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John Scofield and the Piety Street Band

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Sept. 25

10 p.m. Saturday

Tipitina's, 501 Napoleon Ave., 899-4206; www.tipitinas.com

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The zigzag career of jazz guitarist John Scofield moves like an improvisational solo: backing Chet Baker and Charles Mingus in the 1970s, flanking Miles Davis in the 1980s and bringing virtuosic flair and vocal tone to solo fusion records in the 1990s-2000s. Captured here, 2009's Piety Street (Emarcy) features Jon Cleary, George Porter Jr. and Terence Higgins. 3Pc. Spicy opens. Tickets $20.

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