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Chris Potter sails into new odyssey with ‘The Sirens’

Saxophonist Chris Potter brings the music (and sidemen) from his new album “The Sirens,” inspired by Homer’s “Odyssey” to Jazz Alley on Tuesday and Wednesday, Feb. 26-27.

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Tenor saxophonist Chris Potter has been making albums since Marian McPartland invited him to guest on her 1993 disc “In My Life.” The full-throated, muscular, technically dazzling musician has gone on to acclaim with bassist Dave Holland and as a leader in his own right, most recently with “The Sirens,” a smartly integrated suite of themes inspired by Homer’s “Odyssey.” Potter appears with the personnel from that album — David Virelles (piano), Larry Grenadier (bass) and Eric Harland (drums) — at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday and Wednesday at Dimitriou’s Jazz Alley, 2033 Sixth Ave., Seattle; $22.50 (206-441-9729 or

Paul de Barros, Seattle Times jazz critic

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