BRIAN ALLEN WITH TONY MALABY AND TOM RAINEY (Wednesday) Mr. Allen,
an adventurous trombonist, has a new album called “Synapse�
(Braintone) featuring the tenor saxophonist Tony Malaby and the drummer Tom
Rainey. Their mode of expression is ruggedly free-form, but with a high degree
of collective sensitivity. At 10 p.m., Barbès, 376 Ninth Street, at Sixth Avenue,
Park Slope, Brooklyn, (718) 965-9177, barbesbrooklyn.com; cover, $8. (Chinen)
BRIAN ALLEN SYNAPSE TRIO PREVIEW FROM NEW YORK TIMES SEPTEMBER 2006
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