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Trained in the art of bebop, French trumpeter Erik Truffaz has been making drum-‘n’-bass-influenced jazz albums in his native country since the late ’90s. (Picture Miles Davis in a dance club.) His first U.S. release, 2000’s The Mask, compiled many of his best tracks, some of which were later remixed on 2001’s Revisite. On his latest for Blue Note, Mantis, Truffaz continues his organic interpretations of electronica’s quickly skittering rhythms (provided by drummer Phillippe Garcia and bassist Michel Benita) and ambient-to-extreme sonic textures (supplied by guitarist Manu Codjia). Mantis is the best of both worlds, and you can see Truffaz deftly navigate between the two at 8 p.m. at the Embassy of France’s La Maison Francaise, 4101 Reservoir Road NW. $15. (202) 944-6091. (Christopher Porter)