Jazz Listings from the New York Times

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In the Times:

BLOODCOUNT (Friday) Last year the alto-saxophonist Tim Berne released “Seconds” (Screwgun), chronicling the 1990s reign of this compellingly rough-and-tumble band. He also regrouped with its core members — the multireedist Chris Speed, the bassist Michael Formanek and the drummer Jim Black — who appear here on a bill that also features the spasmodic Philadelphia metal band Normal Love and the aptly named New York Miniaturist Ensemble. At 8 p.m., (OA) Can Factory, 232 Third Street, Gowanus, Brooklyn; (718) 330-0313, issueprojectroom.org; $10. (Chinen)

? CLEAN FEED FESTIVAL (Friday through Monday, Wednesday) The third installment of this minifestival, organized around the roster of the Lisbon-based label Clean Feed, features adventurous improvisers like the alto-saxophonists Mark Whitecage (Friday) and Rudresh Mahanthappa (Saturday); the trumpeter Dennis González (Sunday); and the tenor-saxophonists Tony Malaby (Monday) and Michael Blake(Wednesday). For a full lineup and set times, visit cleanfeed-records.com. At the Living Theater, 21 Clinton Street, near Stanton Street, Lower East Side, (212) 696-6681; $15. (Chinen)

THE BAD PLUS (Tuesday through Thursday) On their recent album “Prog” (Do the Math/Heads Up), the bassist Reid Anderson, the pianist Ethan Iverson and the drummer David King sound as boldly committed as ever; their collision of masscult allusions and highbrow inventions still has the power to overwhelm. (Through Sept. 28.) At 9 and 11 p.m., Village Vanguard, 178 Seventh Avenue South, at 11th Street, West Village, (212) 255-4037, villagevanguard.com; cover, $25, with a $10 minimum. (Chinen)

BENOÎT DELBECQ, JOHN HEBERT, GERALD CLEAVER (Monday) Benoît Delbecq, a brilliant and unconventional French pianist, engages with two sympathetic partners in color and pulse: John Hebert, a bassist, and Gerald Cleaver, a drummer. At 7:30 and 9:30 p.m., Jazz Standard, 116 East 27th Street, Manhattan, (212) 576-2232, jazzstandard.net; cover, $20. (Chinen)

FAB TRIO (Friday and Saturday) FAB stands for Fonda-Altschul-Bang, which in turn stands for the bassist Joe Fonda, the drummer Barry Altschul and the violinist Billy Bang. As a collective, these distinguished avant-gardists have released one potent album, “Transforming the Space” (CIMP), that probably only hints at the depth of their interaction here. At 9 and 11 p.m., Sweet Rhythm, 88 Seventh Avenue South, at Bleecker Street, West Village, (212) 255-3626, sweetrhythmny.com; cover, $25, with a $10 minimum. (Chinen)

? FESTIVAL OF NEW TRUMPET MUSIC (Friday through Thursday) Spanning a dazzling breadth of styles and strategies, the music under this banner stays faithful to the name. The sixth-annual edition rolls on with a handful of groups at Cornelia Street Café on Friday and Saturday; a series of solo performances at the Eldridge Street Synagogue on Sunday afternoon; a group called Trumpet Nation, conducted by Butch Morris, at BRICStudio on Tuesday night; and a tribute to Woody Shaw at the Jazz Standard, beginning on Thursday. Information: fontmusic.org. (Chinen)

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