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A Dynamic Jazz Trio: The Cutting-edge From NJ-NY and Boston at Outpost 186


Outpost 186
186 1/2 Hampshire St.
Cambridge, MA


Sat, October 28, 2017
8:00 pm

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Mark Whitecage
Mark Whitecage

sax, alto

Bob Moses
Bob Moses


Damon Smith
Damon Smith

bass, acoustic


This trio has an ever present sense of what is appropriate, switching horns to achieve specific timbral ends. The sound on alto saxophone, drums & bass is enormous and a tad bright; and the clarinet work provides a dark contrast. The trio's improvised lines defy description, so skilled are they at adapting to the situation at hand. Melodies range from the plaintively lyrical to the aggressively harsh -- from simple to convoluted -- with stops at every possible gradation in between.

Alex Lemski uploaded this event on September 22, 2017