Ches Smith, “Interpret It Well” (Pyroclastic)

There’s no telling where the music will go on this album of beautifully surreal performances by percussionist-composer Ches Smith’s finely attuned quartet. His trio with pianist Craig Taborn and violist Mat Maneri is joined by guitarist Bill Frisell in a quartet that displays collective empathy of the highest order. It’s one of those bands where

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