Friday, February 25, 7:30 pm
$20 nonmembers; $18 members and students
Celestial Septet: Rova and Nels Cline Singers
The Celestial Septet brings together two forward-looking groups--Wilco guitarist Nels Cline's trio of guitar, bass, and drums, and the Rova Saxophone Quartet of saxophones ranging from baritone to soprano. The Septet will take you on a trip as they blur the boundaries between jazz, rock, late 20th-century European modernism and American minimalism, and 21st-century postmodern fusions. Defying categorization by taking composition as seriously as they take improvisation, the Celestial Septet includes Larry Ochs, Jon Raskin, Steve Adams, and Bruce Ackley, saxophones; Nels Cline, guitar; Trevor Dunn, bass; and Scott Amendola, percussion/electronics.