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Dafnis Prieto Proverb Trio EPK (Video)

Anthony Dean-Harris
Editor-in-Chief
anthony.deanharris@nextbop.com / @i_ADH

Things were cool when Jason Lindner performed at 92Y Tribeca last week with Now Vs. Now. He was going to continue being his usual awesome self and make spectacular, electronic jazz that goes in all sorts of different directions. We were going to get a new album somewhere down the line and all would be well, but then Lindner under the helm of 2011 MacArthur grant recipient drummer Dafnis Prieto working alongside emcee Kokayi just unveiled the EPK for the Dafnis Prieto Proverb Trio album. That's when things got kicked up to a whole 'nother level.

The Proverb Trio has actually been around since 2009 when they first performed together at the Whitney Museum, (although Prieto and Kokayi have first performed together in 2004 at the Saalfelden Jazz Festival in Austria). Yet this will be their first album which is to release later this year. Judging from the video, it's a cause for excitement, which means Jason Lindner is going to be more awesome than expected, Dafnis Prieto is still doing different stuff that's more than worthy of his MacArthur genius grant, and 2012 will still have some tricks up its sleeve.