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Steve Coleman & 5 Elements

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One of improvisation’s most dazzling minds, the saxophonist continues to till new soil with his latest album — the fetching interplay on Functional Arrythmias is inspired by the the sparks that fly through the human body’s circulatory, nervous, respiratory systems. The intuitive counterpoint, the sharp turns, and the deep trust of the group’s collabo vibe mark it as yet another unique turn in a fascinating career. The fact that he won recently won a MacArthur Fellowship (genius grant) makes perfect sense.

Sept. 22-28, 8 & 10 p.m., 2014

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