Jazz Listings From the New York Times

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From NYTimes.com:

Michael Attias and Renku (Wednesday) Mr. Attias, a saxophonist, develops compositional fragments into compact expeditions in this working trio with the bassist John Hébert and the drummer Satoshi Takeishi. Their set will feature music from all three musicians. At 8 p.m., Barbès, 376 Ninth Street, at Sixth Avenue, Park Slope, Brooklyn , (347) 422-0248, barbesbrooklyn.com; $10 suggested donation. (Nate Chinen)

Endangered Blood (Wednesday) Organized but not necessarily led by the multireedist Chris Speed, Endangered Blood draws strength from its players’ mutual, headlong commitment. Besides Mr. Speed, its roster includes the alto saxophonist Oscar Noriega, the bassist Trevor Dunn and the drummer Jim Black; they’ll be playing music from a recent self-titled album and commemorating the fifth anniversary of the label that released it, Skirl. Sharing the bill is a strong, protean trio led by the drummer Dan Weiss, with Jacob Sacks on piano and Eivind Opsvik on bass. At 8 p.m., Littlefield, 622 Degraw Street, between Third and Fourth Avenues, Gowanus, Brooklyn , littlefieldnyc.com; $10. (Chinen)

Tom Rainey Trio (Thursday) Tom Rainey, a starkly suggestive drummer, digs in with Ingrid Laubrock, a German-born, British-based tenor and soprano saxophonist (and, as of recently, his spouse); and Mary Halvorson, a guitarist with a sharp-splintered but flexible attack. The trio has a recent album, “Pool School,” on the Portuguese label Clean Feed. At 9 and 10:30 p.m., Jazz Gallery, 290 Hudson Street, at Spring Street, South Village , (212) 242-1063, jazzgallery.org; $15, or $10 for members, for the first set; $10, or $5 for members, for the second set. (Chinen)

Test (Monday) Test no longer plays on subway platforms, but it’s still a subterranean endeavor, thanks to an ethos of free-form group improvisation upheld by the multireedists Daniel Carter and Sabir Mateen, the drummer Tom Bruno and the bassist Matthew Heyner. At 10 p.m., University of the Streets, 130 East Seventh Street, second floor, East Village , (212) 254-9300, universityofthestreets.org; $10. (Chinen)

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