Ingrid Laubrock Quintet at Cornelia Street Cafe 13 Dec 2013 Reviewed

Ingrid Laubrock
Ingrid Laubrock (Photo credit: Wikipedia)


From Jazz Right Now:


Fearless is the first word that comes to mind when I think about Ingrid Laubrock‘s music. Also, intrepid. Bold. Daring. Decisive. The bandleader remarked after the performance, “there’s nothing like performing new music with people who are up for taking risks … and these guys are not timid.” The band, which consists of Tim Berne (alto), Ben Gerstein (trombone), Dan Peck (tuba), and Tom Rainey (drums), explored plenty of new territory. The group grew out of Laubrock’s desire to form a band “with only horns and drums,” to give her recent compositions a voice and to experiment with texture