The Spanish-born bassist/composer premieres a new set of pieces inspired by the poems of Federico García Lorca.
March 29, Philadelphia Museum of Art.
The Indian-American sax innovator’s latest quartet, Gamak, pairs him with microtonal guitarist David “Fuze” Fiuczynski, enabling all sorts of mind- and boundary-bending sounds.
April 6, Montgomery County Community College.
The Danish big band, an anarchic band of era-leaping jazz avant-vaudevillians, returns.
April 11, International House, Ars Nova Workshop.
Michele Rosewoman and New Yor-Uba
Renowned percussionist Pedrito Martinez joins pianist Rosewoman’s long-running Afro-Cuban ensemble, which sings the jazz praises of Yoruban deities.
April 13, Painted Bride.
For those who can’t keep the family separate: Jason is the youngest of the Marsalis brothers, plays the drums and kept the family tradition of pissing off forward-thinking jazz fans with his recent comments sneering at “jazz nerds.”
April 13, Chris’ Jazz Café.
The South African living legend has spent more than four decades fusing African sounds with pop-oriented jazz in his uniquely warm, engaging style.
April 14, Annenberg Center.