San Francisco Scene: August 5-12, 2016

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From the Bay Improviser Calendar.

Friday, August 5

Fri 8/05 7:00 PM Grace Cathedral [1100 California St, San Francisco, CA]
Presented in collaboration with The Ghiberti Foundation at Grace Cathedral.

Fri 8/05 8:30 PM Studio 961. Headlands Art Centre (closest studio to the Nike site, 3′ by car from main buildings at Headlands [Headlands Art Centre. Sausalito (studio 961)]
Sound artists Aki Onda (Japan / NY) & Phil Dadsonics (NZ) “in dialogue with a Room “. .Studio 961. Headlands Art Centre. 8.30 pm
Aki Onda is renowned for his cassette tape player performances . .Dadson for his experimental musical instruments . .for this event, studio 961.

Saturday, August 6

Sat 8/06 8:30 PM The Lab [2948 16th St SF]
Jogjakarta’s Senyawa embodies the aural elements of traditional Indonesian music whilst exploring the framework of experimental music practice, pushing the boundaries of both traditions. Their music strikes a perfect balance between their avant-garde influences and cultural heritage to create truly contemporary Indonesian new music.

Monday, August 8

Mon 8/08 9:00 PM Studio Grand [3234 Grand Ave, Oakland]
Monday Aug 8th at Studio Grand brings together 3 acts not to be missed. Opening with Rob Ewing solo, followed by Ross Hammond and Sameer Gupta duet, and culminating in a set by Bay Area improvising quartet The Supplicants, w/ Richard Howell, David Boyce, David Ewell and Sameer Gupta.

Tuesday, August 9

Tue 8/09 8:00 PM Center for New Music [55 Taylor St SF]
Voices & Such: sfSoundSalonSeries presents Lorin Benedict, Kattt Atchley, Ron Heglin, and Julie Barwick
An evening showcasing voices, plus one pianist. In the first set, vocalists Lorin Benedict and Ron Heglin will improvise a few pieces together, and then pianist/composer Julie Barwick and Lorin will play a movement from the Shostakovich Cello Sonata (reworked for voice). The long-standing vocal duo of Ron Heglin and Kattt Atchley will present improvisations in the second set.

Tue 8/09 9:00 PM The Uptown [1928 Telegraph Ave Oakland , 94612]
Active Music Series returns to the Uptown with DunkelpeK, Rova Saxophone Quartet, and William Winant/Marshall Trammell Duo

Thursday, August 11

Thu 8/11 7:30 PM Octopus Literary Salon [2101 Webster St. #170 Oakland]
Karl Evangelista + Lewis Jordan + Marshall Trammell (Solo/Duo/Trio)
A special evening of music at once passionate, cerebral, and charged, featuring saxophonist/poet Lewis Jordan, guitarist Karl Evangelista, and drummer/percussionist Marshall Trammell. Trammell will begin the evening with a solo set, followed by a rare duo offering from Evangelista and Jordan (performing a brand new set of folks songs, unlikely melodies, and originals). The three firestarters convene for a trio exploration at night’s end.

Thu 8/11 8:00 PM Luggage Store Creative Music Series [1007 Market Street SF]
8:00 PM Clarke Robinson – synthesizer
9:00 PM Andrew Jamieson’s Trouble Ensemble
Mia Bella D’Augelli – violin, Andrew Jamieson – keyboard, Roger Kim – guitar
Tim DeCillis – drums, Joshua Marshall – tenor saxophone Rent Romus – alto saxophone

Friday, August 12

Fri 8/12 5:00 PM De Young Museum [50 Hagiwara Tea Garden Dr, San Francisco, CA]
Soundwave presents Auricular Arrangements as part of the popular Friday Night series at the de Young Museum

Fri 8/12 8:00 PM Peralta Station [3005 Peralta Oakland]
Jordan Glenn’s BEAK, Hamir Atwal Quartet, OMMO

Fri 8/12 8:00 PM The Peralta Station [3007 Peralta Street]
Jordan Glenn’s BEAK, Hamir Atwal Quartet, OMMO