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The acid-jazz movement has unearthed a lot of garbage, but Terry Callier, a soul/folk/jazz artist through the ’70s who retired from the undependable music scene in the ’80s for a regular job and fatherhood, is a diamond in the trash. In 1991, a 10-year-old single became a club hit in Britain, and with his daughter away at college, Callier resurrected his music career. The just-released TC in DC (a 1982 trio date recorded live in the District) features a subtle sound located somewhere between Tim Buckley’s spacey middle period and Seal’s recent Unplugged session. Bongos, bass, and Collier’s baritone gently balance his clear guitar strums. The same trio will be on hand when TC is back in DC with Eddie Jones & the Young Bucks at 8 p.m. at the Black Cat, 1831 14th St. NW. $15. (202) 667-7960. (CP)