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