Smart bets: Up Jumped Three

Up Jumped Three’s Bryan White (double bass), Frank Southecorvo (saxophones) and Tim Winter (guitar) are drummerless by choice. “We all think very rhythmically and pass around the responsibility for marking time when necessary. We also play very free on occasion, letting go of meter and tempo completely, and are comfortable in doing so,” White says. New album Eleven Dialogues hinges on the modern jazz players’ free exchange of musical phrases and ideas. “When you find yourself listening to what your bandmates are doing more than you are listening just to yourself, you open yourself up to true musical dialogues.” Up Jumped Three debuts the collection of live and studio tracks at Isis Restaurant & Music Hall’s upstairs lounge on Sunday, Feb. 28, at 5:30 p.m. $10. isisasheville.com. Photo courtesy of the band

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Kat studied entrepreneurship and music business at the University of Miami and earned her MBA at Appalachian State University. Follow me @katmAVL

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