DMG Newsletter December 31st 2015

Source: DMG.

The DMG FREE Weekly In-Store Concert Series Continues With:

January 3rd, 2016 – Triple Bill to Start the Year off right!
6pm: BEN GOLDBERG – Residency Set Number Six
7pm: LOUISE D.E. JENSEN – Solo Alto Sax & Voice
8pm: CHRIS PITSIOKOS / DANIEL LEVIN / JASPER STADHOUDERS – Sax/Cello/Guitar

Sunday, January 10th:
6pm: THE SANDBOX: Eliot Cardinaux / Dennis Zurilovitch / Daniel Levine / Joanna Mattrey / Isaac Luxon / Devin Gray
7pm: ANTLERS & CAPILLARIES featuring: Daniel Levine / Kenny Warren / Sean Ali / Flin Van Hemmen

Sunday, January 17th:
6pm: DAMIAN ALLEGRETTI!
7pm: JEFF PLATZ & DMITRY ISHENKO – Guitar & Bass Duo

Sunday, January 24th:
6pm: ALVARO DOMENE/BRIGGAN KRAUSS
7pm: JORGE NUNO – Solo Guitar

Sunday, January 31st:
6pm: ANA ISMA VEIL – Solo Vocal CD Release Set
7pm: RAS MOSHE & Friends

Sunday, February 7th:
6pm: DEEP ECOLOGY TRIO: CRISTIAN AMIGO – Guitar / JD PARRAN – Winds / ANDREW DRURY – Percussion

DMG is located at 13 Monroe St. (between Catherine & Market Sts) in a basement below a Buddhist temple. Take the F train to East Broadway or the 6 train to Canal or the B or D to Grand, or the M-15 bus to Madison & Catherine. Come on Down, the Music Always Free & the Vibes are Quite Cosy!

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San Francisco Scene: January 4-8, 2016

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From the Bay Improviser Calendar:

Monday, January 4
Mon 1/04 8:00 PM Make-Out Room [3225 22nd St SF]
The Monday Make-Out
The cutting edge of Bay Area jazz and improvised music–
Set #1: Exploring Miles (electro jazz)
Tony Passarell-cnt, ss, keys; Karl Evangelista-gtr, Robert Kuhlmann-b, Britt Ciampa-dms, Dex Lopaz-pc
Set #2: Nathan Clevenger’s Elective Infinities (new jazz)
Sarah Zaharako-vln; Aram Shelton-as, cl; Eric Perney-b, Britt Ciampa-dms, Nathan Clevenger-comp, grt
Set #3: Rent Romus’s Lords of Outland (powerhouse free jazz)
Philip Everett-dms; Ray Scheaffer-b; Collette McCaslin – tpt; Rent Romus – as, ss

Thursday, January 7
Thu 1/07 8:00 PM Luggage Store Creative Music Series [1007 Market Street SF]
PUPPY NEW YEAR!
(Puppy Surprise Open-Invitation Group Improv night)
Bring your instrument(s) and improvise in randomly-drawn groups of musicians!

Friday, January 8
Fri 1/08 8:00 PM Old First Concerts [1751 Sacramento St. SF]
Farallon Quintet
O1C Artists-in-Residence
Natalie Parker, clarinet; Dan Flanagan, violin; Matthew Oshida, violin; Elizabeth Prior, viola; Jonah Kim, cello
Jean Francaix Quintet for Clarinet and String Quartet
Chad Cannon new clarinet quintet World Premiere
Jose Gonzalez Granero Paisajes World Premiere
Johannes Brahms Clarinet Quintet in B minor, Op. 115

Fri 1/08 8:00 PM Gray Area Grand Theater [2665 Mission San Francisco]
The San Francisco Tape Music Festival

Michael Formanek Ensemble Kolossus in Baltimore, January 22


Source: Creative Alliance

ENSEMBLE KOLOSSUS:

Loren Stillman, Oscar Noriega, Chris Speed, Brian Settles, Tim Berne – Reeds
Dave Ballou, Ralph Alessi, Shane Endsley, Kirk Knuffke – Trumpets
Alan Ferber, Jacob Garchik, Ben Gerstein, Jeff Nelson – Trombones
Patricia Brennan – Marimba
Mary Halvorson – Guitar
Kris Davis – Piano
Michael Formanek – Bass
Tomas Fujiwara – Drums
Mark Helias – Conductor

Baltimore bassist extraordinaire convenes a truly massive, powerhouse big band to celebrate his new release on ECM records. Michael Formanek Ensemble Kolossus will perform 2 exclusive area concerts to mark the release of “The Distance”, the group’s first release on ECM Records. The Kolossus is a vehicle for bassist Formanek’s singular compositions and arrangements and features a stunning lineup of world class jazz artists. This will be one of the highlights of the jazz music calendar and a celebratory victory for the Baltimore jazz scene. Don’t miss out on this!

Two shows! | 7pm & 9:30pm | ADV $20, $17 mbrs. | +$3 at the door