Sixth Great Moment of Last Night’s Undead Jazz Fest

You’ve seen the top five great moments of last night Undeadathon? Here’s the lagniappe:

6. Ceramic Dog Takes Five, Ten, Fifteen, Twenty on Brubeck.

Marc Ribot, Ches Smith, and Shahzad Ismaily were concluding some kind of gleeful shit storm, and out of the blue Paul Desmond’s famed riffs fell like a rock slide from the guitarist’s fretboard. There’s wasn’t too much nudge and wink in the air; yes they were slapping around “Take Five,” but they were kissing it, too. By the time it started to sound like an outtake from After Bathing At Baxters, you knew it was going to be a strong set for the threesome.

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