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Ches Smith

This exciting new trio features three of the most notable musicians in New York’s vibrant creative music scene—drummer Ches Smith (John Zorn, Tim Berne, Marc Ribot), pianist Craig Taborn (Chris Potter, Dave Douglas, Wadada Leo Smith), and violist Mat Maneri (Marilyn Crispell, Paul Motian). Smith has composed a book of music that draws on the chemistry of the group. There is through composed material as well as pieces designed to stimulate open-ended improvisation. The group will release its debut CD, The Bell (ECM) in January 2016.

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