Among a handful of the key jazz guitarists of his generation, John Scofield also is one of its most versatile. His numerous projects run the jazz gamut from prickly free escapades through swing to fluid balladry, but he also loves to work a groove and has done extensive explorations of fusion, gnarly funk, and R&B, sneaking in a share of rock influence along the way. In the last couple of years, Scofield has gotten a lot of mileage out of his fascinating Piety Street project: gospel standards reinvented New Orleans-style with second line funk master George Porter. Now, with a ballads album reportedly on the way, Scofield returns with his frequent jazz trio collaborators, agile electric bass innovator Steve Swallow and kinetic drummer Bill Stewart. $40 at 7 p.m.; $30 at 9:30 p.m.
Fri., Feb. 4, 2011
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