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From Angel City Arts

Wednesday, October 5, 8pm
Royal T, 8910 Washington Blvd., Culver City
Slumgum with Special Guest Dwight Trible
Vocalist Dwight Trible collaborates with Slumgum, for an memorable evening of adventurous music. Slumgum is: Jon Armstrong, Tenor Sax; Rory Cowal, Piano; Dave Tranchina, Bass; Trevor Anderies, Drums.

From FaceBook Events

Thursday, October 6, 7pm
The Battery Books and Music, 1005-b Mission St., South Pasadena
A new trio, Base 4, plays Jazz standards interpreted in somewhat ‘free’ style. Derek Bomback – guitar, Alan Cook – Drums, Bruce Friedman – trumpet.

From MetalJazz.com

Thursday, October 6, 9pm
The Mint, 6010 West Pico Blvd., LA
Jacob Fred Jazz Odyssey carry their eruptive ambition to the realm of concept album with their new “Race Riot Suite,” simultaneously old-timey, modern and autobiographical. A horn section featuring Peter Apfelbaum augments the quartet to reproduce the record.

From FaceBook Events

Thursday/Friday, October 6/7, 8pm
Wind Tunnel Gallery, Art Center South, 950 South Raymond Avenue, Pasadena
AxS Festival 2011 presents:
IGNITE / FLOW, Curated by Steve Roden
three commissioned works by Mark So, Yann Novak / Robert Crouch and Carole Kim
CAROLE KIM – direction/video installation, OGURI + ROXANNE STEINBERG – dance, AARON DRAKE – sound, JESSE GILBERT – video processing, MOSES HACMON – live-feed video, BILL BALLOU – co-technical direction / design, JANELLE WEATHERFORD – co-technical direction / lighting design

Friday, October 7, 9pm
Bootleg Theatre Bar, 2220 Beverly Blvd., LA
The Bootleg Theatre presents Chicago’s Mucca Pazza, and Los Angeles’ own Timur and the Dime Museum, and AK and Her Kalishnakovs in concert.

Saturday, October 8, 1pm
Inner-City Arts, 720 Kohler St., Los Angeles
World Festival of Sacred Music, Los Angeles presents:
Right Here, Right Now: Cristian Amigo and Surrealestate
In an exhilarating synthesis of styles and sounds, New York composer-guitarist Cristian Amigo joins Los Angelenos Surrealestate for the premiere of Amigo’s Right Here, Right Now, written specially for the long-standing L.A. music collective. This improvisational piece focuses on the mindful and empathic experience that performers and audiences share as they both shape and transform the music. With group passages, individual solos, extended techniques and electronics, Right Here, Right Now encompasses multiple artistic and cultural perspectives, overlapping planes of time and space. Surrealestate is: Jonathon Grasse – electric guitar, David Martinelli – percussion, Jeff Schwartz – bass; Charles Sharp – winds and small instruments. New music champion Gustavo Aguilar joins the ensemble on drums and percussion.

Saturday, October 8, 9pm
Zephyr Cafe, 340 East 4th St., Long Beach
Alan Cook – drumset/percussion with Steuart Liebig – bass guitars/applied tools and technology

From SundaysLive.org

Sunday, October 9, 4pm
The Broad Stage, Santa Monica College Performing Arts Center, 1310 11th St., Santa Monica presents:
Portals: A Multi-Media Exploration of Longing in the Digital Age
Performances by TIM FAIN violin, and appearing on screen: NICHOLAS BRITELL, piano; FRED CHILD, spoken word actor; CRAIG BLACK / JULIA EICHTEN / HAYLEE NICHELE, dancers. Composers featured in this event include Philip Glass, William Bolcom, Aaron Jay Kernis, Nico Muhly, and Kevin Puts.

From Angel City Arts

Tuesday, October 11, 9pm
Blue Whale, 123 astronaut E S Onizuka St. Suite 301, downtown LA
Angel City Arts and the Blue Whale present the New York avant-jazz quartet Endangered Blood, featuring Chris Speed on Tenor Sax, Oscar Noriega on Alto Sax and Bass Clarinet, Trevor Dunn on Contrabass, and Jim Black on drums.

From SASSAS

Wednesday, October 12, 8pm
Human Resources LA, 410 Cottage Home St., LA
SASSAS and Human Resources LA present: AD HOC #3: Tim Feeney, Vic Rawlings, and Casey Anderson
Tim Feeney and Vic Rawlings have performed together as a duo since meeting within Boston’s “lowercase” improvising community in 2005. Their music explores an unpredictable relationship with making sounds, achieved by elaborate preparation and extension of acoustic soundboxes, such as drums or cello, and expanded via original electronic instruments, ranging from naked circuitboards to amplified kitchen objects. Casey Anderson is an artist working in a number of media, including composition, improvisation, electronic music, saxophone, text, and installations.

From Angel City Arts

Wednesday, October 12, 8pm
Royal T, 8910 Washington Blvd., Culver City
Angel City Arts presents Dromedary & Tone Drift Trio
Dromedary is: Ross Hammond, guitar; Steuart Liebig, bass; Alan Cook, drums
Tone Drift Trio is: G.E. Stinson, guitar & electronics; Steuart Liebig, bass; Kris Tiner, trumpet

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