All That Jazz

1. Cyro Baptista

May 6 at 8 and 10

The Brazil native has provided beats for an incredible array of performers—Brian Eno to Yo-Yo Ma to Snoop Dogg—and is known for inventing new instruments as well as new sounds.

2. “John Zorn Improv Party”

May 7 at 8 and 10

The avant-garde, free-jazz mastermind who’s ruled the downtown scene for years brings his genre-bending cohorts together to support the nonprofit venue he founded last year.

All That Jazz