From the San Diego Reader:
The multifaceted Jeff Kaiser celebrated his 50th birthday on Saturday night by gathering more than 20 top-drawer musicians at UCSD for a special performance, but it was the audience that received the gift. If free jazz was always this joyous, creative and downright fun, then Anthony Braxton and the Art Ensemble of Chicago would chart like the Beatles. Kaiser’s creative brain works in mysterious, hilarious ways. He’s also got a smartass sense of humor, and a committed indifference to the idea that his music might offend those with tiny ears.