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Pianoless trios are usually led by a tenor sax because the instrument’s vast range amply fills the holes left by a chording instrument’s absence. Trumpeter Tim Hagans took on the tenor trios’ dominance last year on Audible Architecture, a formidable threesome date (augmented by sax on four tracks) on which he told drummer Billy Kilson to “consider the whole record a drum solo.” (Don’t stickmen do that anyway?) Hagans’ Milesian voicings sometimes jump into Freddie Hubbard’s cupboard (a comparison that can be tested when Hub visits Twins II this weekend), and that mixture of force and restraint is what builds Audible’s sound architecture. Hagans brings his quartet to town, but I suggest getting drunk and heckling the piano player until he lays out. The Tim Hagans Quartet plays at 8:30 & 10:30 p.m. tonight and Saturday at the Willard Hotel’s Nest Lounge, 1401 Pennsylvania Ave. NW. $12. (202) 628-9100. (CP)