Group efforts

By JON GARELICK  |  April 7, 2009

Speaking of Lurie and "The Shop of Wild Dreams": an album of that title (also on Zipa!) is the latest from the Jessica Lurie Ensemble, an impressive mix of folk pop and jazz covering "Dreams" and some of the other tunes from the Tiptons album. Like the Tiptons, Lurie moves from one authoritative arrangement to the next, one dance after another, without ever missing a step.

FLY | Regattabar, Charles Hotel, 1 Bennett St, Cambridge | April 17 at 7:30 + 10 pm | $20 | 617.395.7757 or www.regattabarjazz.com | Café 939, 939 Boylston St, Boston | April 15-16 at 8 pm | $10 | 617.923.8487 or www.cafe939.com | THE TIPTONS SAX QUARTET + THE REVOLUTIONARY SNAKE ENSEMBLE | Dante Club, 3 Dante Terrace, Somerville | April 16 at 8 pm | $10 | 617.623.9265

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