Dave Douglas/Uri Caine/Andrew Cyrille – Devotion (Greenleaf)

The word devotion may well imply spiritual matters. But that doesn’t mean straight-up reverential or humorless material, as Dave Douglas handily demonstrates with “Curly,” the opening track from the musically restless trumpeter and composer’s inspired collaboration with pianist Uri Caine and drummer Andrew Cyrille. The piece, on which Douglas doesn’t appear, is all hyperkinetic zig-zagging,…
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