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Composer and woodwind player Anna Webber gets down to the intricate essentials

Invoking the clock in a musical context raises certain expectations about timekeeping, but composer and woodwind player Anna Webber subverts them on her new Clockwise (Pi). She rarely has percussionist Ches Smith play a steady groove for long—instead he rushes the tempo, changes cadences, drops in brief silences, and switches constantly among vibes, timpani, and […]