San Francisco Scene: June 26 – July 3, 2015

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From the Bay Improviser:

Friday, June 26

Fri 6/26 7:30 PM SFJAZZ Center [201 Franklin Street (at Fell) SF CA]
KRONOS PRESENTS Terry Riley Festival
Kronos Quartet, Wu Man, Zakir Hussain

Fri 6/26 8:00 PM Turquoise Yantra Grotto [32 Turquoise Way SF]
Keys Without Locks
Join us for an evening of keyboard works in disparate genres
Matthew Goodheart (extended technique)
Thomas Dimuzio (electronics)
Katy Luo (classical pianist)

Fri 6/26 8:00 PM Center for New Music [55 Taylor St SF]
Reed and Slide: François Houle & Samuel Blazer
Houle & Blazer will perform Gérard Grisey’s Solo pour deux, for clarinet and trombone, a new commission by Joëlle Léandre, and their own compositions

Saturday, June 27

Sat 6/27 1:00 PM Berkeley Arts [2133 University Avenue Berkeley]
The 3rd Annual Richard Waters New Music Festival 1:00 – 10:00 PM

Sat 6/27 2:30 PM Studio 1 [Market Street at 10th San Francisco]
Ritual 71: transient
Creating one more ritual of a total 95 RITUALS (for Anna Halperin) with Dana and Shinichi Iova-Koga, Yuko Kaseki, Sten Rudstrøm, Heekyung Cho, Crow Nishimura and Dohee Lee in musical collaboration with Joshua Kohl on benches by Dan Gottwald.

Sat 6/27 7:30 PM SFJAZZ Center [201 Franklin Street (at Fell) SF CA]
KRONOS PRESENTS Terry Riley Festival
Kronos Quartet, Terry Riley, and Friends

Sat 6/27 8:00 PM Community Music Center [544 Capp Street SF]
Creative music ensemble Gestaltish, will be featured as part of the Community Music Center’s Shenson Faculty Concert Series on June 27, 2015
http://sfcmc.org/event/rachel-condry-clarinet-2/
The members of Gestaltish are offering a FREE improvisation workshop the evening before, June 26, 2015 to demystify self-idiomatic music exploration and encourage musicians and educators to experiment with sound in their own new ways.

Sat 6/27 8:00 PM EastBay Media Center [1939 Addison St. Berkeley]
Barb Golden’s solo show NOT DEAD YET, at the EastBay Media Center, 1939 Addison St., Berkeley. with SPLENDOR GENERATOR (Bill Thibault, original video projections, Antimatter and Tim Perkis, electronic sound), and cellists Theresa Wong and Carla Fabrizio. Poetry, songs, instrumental compositions by Barb.

Sat 6/27 8:00 PM Life Changing Ministry [Oakland]
Matt Ingalls
SAARISELKA (Marielle V. Jakobsons and Chuck Johnson)
THE ESSENTIALISTS (John krausbauer and David Kendall) from LA

Sat 6/27 9:00 PM Starry Plough [3101 Shattuck Ave @ Prince Berkeley]
Brian Kenney Fresno + Jack-O-the-clock + Reconnaissance Fly

Sunday, June 28

Sun 6/28 7:00 PM SFJAZZ Center [201 Franklin Street (at Fell) SF CA]
KRONOS PRESENTS Terry Riley Festival
Kronos Quartet Plays “Salome Dances for Peace”

Sun 6/28 8:00 PM Center for New Music [55 Taylor St SF]
Matthew Goodheart : Works
Blurring lines between composition and sound installation, this evening features works created by and written for Composer/Sound Artist Matthew Goodheart. With bassist George Cremaschi.

Monday, June 29

Mon 6/29 8:00 PM ODC Dance Theatre [3153 17th Street at Shotwell SF]
Rova:Arts presents Rovate 2015: “No Favorites: An Homage to Lawrence Butch Morris”

Mon 6/29 8:00 PM San Francisco Conservatory of Dance [301 8th St, San Francisco, California 94103]
SFCD Summer Dance Series In-Studio: MINIATURES by Sharp & Fine (with Joshua Marshall)//COLLISIONS by Joy Prendergast
MINIATURES is a short work for three dancers, a series of small dances on the theme of relationships with spoken text from Shakespeare’s tragedies and comedies and music scored live by two different saxophonists, Joshua Marshall (June 29 & 30) and Aram Shelton (July 25).
Choreography by Megan and Shannon Kurashige. Dancers: Rachel Laws, Chelsea Reichert, Jane Selna.

Tuesday, June 30

Tue 6/30 7:30 PM Tom’s Place [3111 Deakin Street Berkeley]
On Tuesday, June 30 at 7:30pm, Tom’s Place presents
A Musical Farrago with
Greg Goodman (piano),
George Cremaschi (bass) and
Gino Robair (percussion)

Tue 6/30 8:00 PM San Francisco Conservatory of Dance [301 8th St, San Francisco, California 94103]
SFCD Summer Dance Series In-Studio: MINIATURES by Sharp & Fine (with saxophonist Joshua Marshall)//COLLISIONS by Joy Prendergast
MINIATURES is a short work for three dancers, a series of small dances on the theme of relationships with spoken text from Shakespeare’s tragedies and comedies and music scored live by two different saxophonists, Joshua Marshall (June 29 & 30) and Aram Shelton (July 25).
Choreography by Megan and Shannon Kurashige. Dancers: Rachel Laws, Chelsea Reichert, Jane Selna.

Wednesday, July 1

Wed 7/01 8:00 PM The Nunnery [3016 25th. St SF]
Eye-Full Films and REEL CHANGE @ the Nunnery. Films by David Michalak plus music for experimental films by REEL CHANGE.

Wed 7/01 8:00 PM Berkeley Arts [2133 University Avenue Berkeley]
Ben Goldberg‘s Brainchild

Wed 7/01 9:30 PM Studio Grand [3234 Grand Ave, Oakland]
Oakland Freedom Jazz Society Presents Bristle + Bad Luck

Thursday, July 2

Thu 7/02 7:48 PM Center for New Music [55 Taylor St SF]
sfSoundSalonSeries: James Falzone: solo + RengaWest
Multi-faceted clarinetist/composer James Falzone is an acclaimed member of Chicago’s jazz and creative improvised music scene. His Renga Ensemble draws draws together some of the most diverse and adventurous clarinet and saxophone players working in jazz and improvised music today, including the Bay Area’s own Ben Goldberg. This special West Coast edition will involve an all-star local cast including Goldberg and sfSound’s Matt Ingalls.

Friday, July 3

Fri 7/03 8:00 PM Jupiter [2181 Shattuck Ave. Berkeley]
Klaxon Mutant Jazz All Stars