Rob Pratt, Good Times

Saxophonist Dann Zinn can stretch a single note seemingly into infinity. He can make a blazing lick or a squall of notes seem like a howl of emotion or a precise meditation on the value of pi. With a sensibility that favors melody and texture over mindless blowing. Zinn somehow bridges the shifting, fractal-like playing of Micheal Brecker and the cubist, oblique approach of Joe Lavano, electrifying the room every time he steps up to the mic…