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Dan Cray Trio: Over Here Over Heard

Pianist Dan Cray swings standards convincingly with his smart, interactive trio-a kind of jazzier version of the Bad Plus-while supplying renegade touches, like his whirlwind take on “That Old Black Magic” and a spirited reading of Wayne Shorter’s grooving soul-jazz anthem “Hammer Head.” Cray also displays an uncommonly sensitive touch on “More Than You Know” and an expressive extrapolation on “Moon River.” Drummer Greg Wyser-Pratte underscores this live set with extroverted energy and creative choices.

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