A GUITAR AMP sits beneath a grand piano and a huge battery of percussion shares the stage with a cello and a bass clarinet. The sound palette shifts from a loutish, precise dissonance to a hard-edged, driving rhythm. A dreamy, melodic clarinet solo inspired by Georgian choral music follows a ferocious, densely textured ensemble work by an American composer. In the plush seats of New York's Lincoln Center, the audience is grooving and applauding wildly as the band sets into a rendition of... More >>>