John Abercrombie/Rob Schepps Quartet
March 25. Upstate icon John Abercrombie is a giant of jazz guitar and the possessor of one of the instrument's most innovative and instantly recognizable styles. He's been recording for the seminal ECM label for almost 50 years and has worked with Dave Holland and Jack DeJohnette in the amazing trio Gateway as well as with McCoy Tyner, Lester Bowie, Ralph Towner, and others. For this date at the Rosendale Cafe he co leads a quartet with hard-working Hudson Valley saxophonist Rob Schepps; the group also features Bill Evans Trio drummer Eliot Zigmund and bassist David Kingsworth. (The Levin Brothers jam March 4; DÜM Turkish Rhythm Celebration stirs it up April 1.) 8pm. $15. Rosendale. (845) 658-4406; Rosendalecafe.com.