The New York Times: 12 Pop, Rock and Jazz Concerts to Check Out in N.Y.C. This Weekend

CONNIE HAN TRIO at Jazz Standard (July 23, 7:30 and 9:30 p.m.). Han is a 23-year-old pianist and conservatory dropout with an impressive stockpile of jazz history at her disposal. On “Crime Zone,” released last year, she reaches back into the glory years of post-bop, when Wayne Shorter was subtly expanding the modal style developed by Miles Davis and John Coltrane, and the pianist Cedar Walton was putting fresh twists into its rhythmic alignments. She will bring her book of hard-swinging, rhythmically astute original tunes to the Standard with the bassist Ivan Taylor and the drummer Bill Wysaske.

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