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Jazz Lions


I stopped by Bethany's Stochastic Brooklyn at Barbes this past Wednesday to hear Buy My Book: a young, part-time sextet playing originals by Alex Hills (piano, accordion) and Chris Tordini (bass). Their spatial, occasionally ecstatic compositions were enabled by the multi-talented Becca Stevens (vocals), Masahiro Yamamoto (sax), and Gregg Ruggiero (guitar); I didn't catch the name of the guy on the drum kit, but he was a beast. Keep an eye out for these guys, however and whenever they appear next. (More pics below.)