The maestro’s epic recitals shine a light on what takes place inside that beguiling cranium of his. Recently saluted as an NEA Jazz Master, he used his acceptance speech to remind that onstage he’s often “oversaturated with input” that flows through him. More often than not, transcendent passages bubble up from the deep rhythmic glide that defines these solo excursions. Jump into the deep end of the Sun Bear Concerts for a taste.
Stern Auditorium, Carnegie Hall, 881 7th Ave, 8 pm $45-$100