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The Delegation: Evergreen (Canceled World)

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Stretched out over two discs and featuring a 13-piece band that includes a string quartet, two vocalists and a dedicated person on “additional electronics" Evergreen (Canceled World) totally lives up to its larger-than-life sweep and scope. The brainchild of keyboardist and composer Gabriel Zucker, the Delegation's music is rooted in the edgy sort of modern / avant jazz one expects from the Brooklyn scene. Yet it goes off into all sorts of interesting tangents which encompass various forms of contemporary ...