Branford Marsalis Quartet with Kurt Elling
Thu.-Sun. Dec. 10-13 | Saxophonist Branford Marsalis and his quartet, featuring pianist Joey Calderazzo, are joined by Grammy Award-winning vocalist Kurt Elling for a four-night stand. At 8 p.m. and 10 p.m. at Snug Harbor.
Fri. Dec. 11 | Both a deafening end to a 14-year recording silence and a sudden goodbye to drummer Joey LaCaze (who died during its production), 2014's Eyehategod is the eponymous welt of grizzled veterans who sound like they're just getting started. Short Leash and Ossacrux open at 10 p.m. at One Eyed Jacks.
Sun. Dec. 13 | Entrance bandleader Guy Blakeslee collaborated with indie-rock production heavyweight Chris Coady (Beach House, TV on the Radio) on Ophelia Slowly (Everloving), his first solo outing in 10 years. New Holland opens at 9 p.m. at Gasa Gasa.