Next Now Festival in San Francisco

From Next Now Festival:

Thursday, September 8, 8pm

El Valenciano, 1153 Valencia St., San Francisco, CA

Marco Eneidi Trio – Marco Eneidi/alto saxophone | Donald Robinson/drums | Lisa Mezzacappa/bass

Jim Ryan’s Forward Energy – Jim Ryan/saxes/flute, Rent Romus/saxes, Scott Looney/piano/electronics, Tim Orr/drums

Ava Mendoza– solo guitar

Cartoon Justice
– Mika Pontecorvo/guitar/flutes/electronics | Mariko Miyakawa/cello/voice | Kersti Abrams/altoSax/reeds/flutes | Greg Baker/clarinet/electronics | Aaron Levin/drums/percussion | Loren Steele/bass/electronics

 

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Twelfth Annual San Francisco Electronic Music Festival

From SFEMF:

Thursday, September 8th, 7 PM
SFMoMA:
An evening of live and fixed media works for sound and video including works by Les Stuck & Sonsherée Giles, Sarah Howe, Tim Perkis/ Tom Djll, Alba G. Corral / Kadet Kuhne, and a performance of Milton Babbitt’s “Philomel” by Dina Emerson.

Friday September 9th, 8 PM
Brava Theater Center:
Christian Marclay feat. Shelley Hirsch
http://www.whitecube.com/artists/marclay/
http://www.shelleyhirsch.com/shelley/

Zachary James Watkins
http://zacharyjameswatkins.com/

Jessica Rylan
http://www.irfp.net/

Saturday September 10th, 8 PM
Brava Theater Center:

Yoshi Wada and Tashi Wada
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Yoshi_Wada
http://adagio.calarts.edu/~tashi/

0th
http://0th.cc/

Area C
http://www.areacmusic.com/

Max Mathews tribute (with Marielle Jakobsons)
http://www.csounds.com/mathews/max_bios.html
http://mariplasma.com/

Sunday September 11th, 8PM
Brava Theater Center:

Kevin Drumm
http://www.myspace.com/kevindrumm

J.D. Emmanuel
http://jdemmanuel.com/

Gregg Kowalsky
http://greggkowalsky.net/

Tickets and info: http://www.sfemf.org/

Brava Theater 2781 24th St, San Francisco
http://www.brava.org/

SFMoMA Phillis Wattis Theater 151 Third St, San Francisco
http://www.museumtix.com/program/program.aspx?vid=828&pid=15823065

Jen Shyu Profile

JEN SHYU
Image by IntangibleArts via Flickr

From Anthony Braxton’s Tri-Centric Orchestra:

Jen Shyu is always on the move: leading her own projects, lending her voice to others’, performing in inter/cross-disciplinary contexts, engaging in research abroad.  Ben Ratliff of The New York Times writes, “Instead of thinking about [Jen] categorically, you can focus on how beautifully and generously she uses sound.”  Read her biography and you’ll quickly realize that she is a force to be reckoned with.  Steve Coleman, David Binney and Taylor Ho Bynum are frequent collaborators, and on Thursday, Jen heads out on the road with bassist Mark Dresser to celebrate the release of their duo CD, “Synastry,” available now on Pi Recordings.  I recommend catching one of their performances this month, as Jen will soon depart for Solo, Indonesia, where she will spend the next year studying sindhenan, the traditional singing of Javanese gamelan music, on a Fulbright Scholarship.

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Free Jazz Blog Reviews

Evan Parker, saxophonist, picture taken in Jaz...
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From Free Jazz:

Evan Parker – At Somewhere There (Barnyard Records, 2011) ****
Harris Eisenstadt – Canada Day 2 (Songlines 2011) ****½
Okkyung Lee – Noisy Love Songs (Tzadik, 2011) ****

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Greenwich House Music School Fall Schedule

Morton Subotnick

From Greenwich House Music School:

On September 15th, renowned electronic musician Morton Subotnick will kick off the 26th season of Greenwich House Music School’s acclaimed North River Music series with a discussion on his early electronic works, and his quest to find a new musical language to fit the technology of the 1960s, as well as a short performance of his seminal work, “Silver Apples of the Moon.” Founded by Frank Wigglesworth in 1985, GHMS’s North River Music is one of NYC’s first concert series devoted to new and experimental music and showcases works ranging from the classics of the 20th century avant-garde to new works by composers from a variety of music traditions.

Morton Subotnick: 1963-1973
Discussion and Short Performance of “Silver Apples of the Moon”
Thursday, September 15, 2011
8PM
At Greenwich House Music School (46 Barrow Street at Bedford)
Tickets: $15 at Door (Students/Seniors $10)

North River Music Season 26:

September 15, 2011 Morton Subotnick: 1963 to 1973
December 15, 2011 Deviant Septet
February 25-26, 2012 Ne(x)tworks: Music Without Dance
March 8, 2012 loadbang
May 3, 2012 Morton Subotnick: 1973 to the Present
May 10, 2012 Zentripetal
June 7, 2012 Taka Kigawa

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