Switchboard Music Festival

Dominique Leone in 2008.
Dominique Leone in 2008. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

The Switchboard Music Festival takes place Sunday April 1, in San Francisco, and features the following artists:

2:00 Danny Holt
2:50 The Living Earth Show + Nonsemble 6 and Grains
3:25 Jeff Anderle
3:50 Dominique Leone‘s “Les Noces”
4:30 Dan Cantrell
4:55 Ramon and Jessica
5:30 Cornelius Boots & Friends
5:55 Beep
6:35 Mercury Falls
7:15 SFCM Guitar Ensemble
7:40 The Hurd Ensemble
8:20 Volti
9:20 Faun Fables



March 20, 2012
Dan Peck Matt Nelson Brian Osborne, Secret Project Robot
Brian Osborne Dan Peck Matt Nelson

March 20, 2012
Emily Manzo & Barry London with Guests, Secret Project Robot
Aaron Diskin Barry London Emily Manzo Katherine A Young

March 20, 2012
New Action Band, Secret Project Robot
Katherine A Young Nick Hallett Zach Layton

March 20, 2012
Pretty Monsters, Secret Project Robot
Erica Dicker Katherine A Young Mike Pride Owen Stewart-Robertson

Upcoming Transparent Productions Shows

Jason Kao Hwang live at Saalfelden 2009 Italia...
Jason Kao Hwang live at Saalfelden 2009 Italiano: Jason Kao Hwang live at Saalfelden 2009 (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

From DC’s Transparent Productions:

Sunday, April 1
7pm (w/a brief intermission)
$15 advance / $20 at the door
For a full evening & night of original & creative music

Bill Cole’s Untempered Ensemble
Bill Cole – didgeridoo, nagaswar, sona, shenai,
Warren Smith – percussion, Joe Daley – tuba,
Atticus Cole – percussion, Shayna Dulberger – bass,
Ras Moshe – tenor, Althea Sully Cole – vocals

Jason Hwang / Edge (Sunday, April 22nd)
Jason Kao Hwang – violin, viola
Ken Filiano – bass
Taylor Ho Bynum – trumpet
Andrew Drury – drums

The Mark Taylor Quartet (Sunday, May 6th)
Mark Taylor – French horn
Keith Witty – bass
Chris Dingman – vibes
Gerald Cleaver or Tomas Fujiwara – drums

DMG Newsletter March 23rd, 2012

American drummer Jim Black, performing with th...
American drummer Jim Black, performing with the Ellery Eskelin trio, at La Dynamo, Pantin (France) (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

From DMG:

John Zorn/David Krakauer: Pruflas! Peter McEachern/Thomas Chapin Qnt! Elliott Sharp Trio! Devin Gray Dirigo Rataplan with Ellery Eskelin, Dave Ballou, Michael Formanek! Jon Raskin/Carla Harryman! Sebastian Schunke/Anders Nilsson!

Connie Crothers & David Arner! Yusef Lateef’s Roots Run Deep! Mike Osborne/Harry Miller/Tony Levin! Matt Wilson’s Arts & Crafts! Scott DuBois/Gebhard Ullmann/Thomas Morgan/Kresten Osgood! Enrico Pieranunzi/Scott Colley/Antonio Sanchez! Chicago Underground Duo! Kidd Jordan & Joe Chonto/David Tamura! No Neck Blues Band LP!

Steve Lacy Lisbon ’72! Joe McPhee/Ingebrigt Haker Flaken! Kyoko Kitamura! Fenn O’Berg! Ballister: Rempis/Lonberg-Holm/Nilsson-Love! Rafael Toral/Dave Seru! Wally Shoup/Paul Kikuchi! Otomo Yoshihide LP! Merzbow/Marhaug!

Graham Collier Relook! Chicago Underground Duo! Jozef Van Wissem & Jim Jarmusch! Books by Matt Lavelle & Kurt Gottschalk! Richard Youngs! Rapoon! Alan Holdsworth! Headhunters! Wolfgang Rihm/Arditti Qt! Ben Goldberg Rarities! Mark Stewart! Penny Rimbaud!


The DMG Free Weekly In-Store Performance Series Continues With:

This Sunday, March 25th at 6pm:
Great West Coast/East Coast Guitar/Reeds/Bass Trio!?!

Sunday, April 1st Double-Header:
6pm: Mysterious UK Trumpeter & JOSH SINTON – Baritone Sax!
7pm: HAN-EARL PARK – Solo Electric Guitar from World Traveling Improviser!

Sunday, April 8th Double-Header:
6pm: GL DIANA – Laptop / BEN GERSTEIN – Trombone / MIKE PRIDE – Drums!
7pm: ISMAEL C – Solo Violin & Voice – “Love ‘n Defeat Songs”!

Sunday, April 15th Double-Header:
6pm: LathanAliVanHemmen featuring: LATHAN HARDY – Alto Sax / SEAN ALI – Contrabass / FLIN VAN HEMMEN – Drums!
7pm: The Passover Trio: DAVE GROLLMAN – Drums/LUCIO MENEGON & BRENDAN LANDIS – Guitars!

Sunday April 22nd Early Double-Header (Note 1st Set is at 5pm!):
6pm THE MUJO 4-TET featuring: MICHAEL ATTIAS – Saxes / J.G.B. – Clarinet / PASCAL NIGGENKEMPER – Contrabass / CARLO COSTA – Drums!

Sunday April 29th at 6pm:
BIRDS IN THE MEADOW Featuring -DARIUS JONES – Alto Sax & MARTY McCAVITT – Electronics!

Sunday, May 6th at 6pm:
The Return of BONNIE KANE on Sax & CHRIS WELCOME on Guitar!

Sunday, May 13th Double-Header:
6pm: SARAH BUECHI – Vocalist & CHRISTOPH KNOCHE – Bass Clarinet & Harmonica!
7pm: DANIEL LEVIN – Solo & Duo Cello(s)!

Sunday, May 20th – No In-Store During the Victo Festival!

Sunday, May 27th Double-Header:
6pm: JESSE DULMAN & JASON CANDLER – Great Tuba & Alto Sax Duo!

Sunday June 3rd, 2012 at 6pm:
ZOMBI JAZZ from Florida!

Sunday, July 1st at 6pm:

Monsieur Délire Reviews

Gentle Giant, Musikhalle Hamburg, April 1974: ...
Gentle Giant, Musikhalle Hamburg, April 1974: Derek Shulman (voc, guitar): Ray + Derek Shulman (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

From Monsieur Délire:

MYELIN / Axon (Intonema)
BEN VIDA / esstends-esstends-esstends (Pan, merci à/thanks to Dense Promotion)
ARTISTES VARIÉS-VARIOUS ARTISTS / SID Chip Sounds: The Music of the Commodore 64 (Robot Elephant Records)
GENTLE GIANT / Free Hand [Deluxe Edition] (EMI/Chrysalis)
HEDDY BOUBAKER & HERNANI FAUSTINO / Domino Doubles (re:konstruKt)
MICHAEL MUSILLAMI TRIO + 4 / Mettle (Playscape Recordings – merci à/thanks to Improvised Communications)
LSD-3 / Labyrinth (Unit Records)
ANDREA BELFI / Wege (Room40)
ERIKM / Transfall (Room40)
CHRISTIAN BOUCHARD / Automacité (empreintes DIGITALes)
SONORE / Cafe Oto/London (Trost – merci à/thanks to Forced Exposure)
THOMAS TILLY & JEAN-LUC GUIONNET / Stones Air Axioms (Circum-Disc)
SOIZIC LEBRAT & HEDDY BOUBAKER / Quasi souvenir (Petit Label)
PHILIP GAYLE / Babanço Total (Public Eyesore)
INNER EAR BRIGADE / Rainbro (altrOck)
PETER BRODERICK / http://www.itstartshear.com (Hush Records)
GUIDO DEL FABBRO / Ctenophora (&records)
SAM SHALABI – ALEXANDRE ST-ONGE – MICHEL F. CÔTÉ / Jane and the Magic Bananas (&records)