Dopolarians: ‘The Bond’ (Mahakala Music)

Two names immediately jump out of the lineup of this avant-garde collective: bassist William Parker and drummer Brian Blade. But it’s readily apparent that the group itself is the star. Alto saxophonist Chad Fowler, pianist Christopher Parker, trumpeter Marc Franklin and vocalist Kelley Hurt round out the roster, and they expand on the template of

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