From the Bay Improviser Calendar.
Friday, October 7
Fri 10/07 7:30 PM Center for New Music [55 Taylor St SF]
CONCERT FOR TWO PIANOS: Anne Sajdera and Davide Verotta
Fri 10/07 8:00 PM California Jazz Conservatory [2087 Addison Street Berkeley]
Life’s Blood Ensemble perfoms music from their newest release “Rising Colossus” as well as debut compositions
Rent Romus – alto saxophone, Timothy Orr – drums, Max Judelson – double bass, Safa Shokrai – double bass
Joshua Marshall – tenor saxophone, Mark Clifford – vibes, Heikki Koskinen – e-trumpet
Fri 10/07 10:00 PM Studio Grand [3234 Grand Ave, Oakland]
Sun Riah & Invisible Cinema
Join us for a night of experimental music by harpist and vocalist, Sun Riah (OKC), and Jazz and Psychedelic band, Invisible Cinema (Bay Area).
Saturday, October 8
Sat 10/08 7:30 PM Center for New Music [55 Taylor St SF]
Peter Kuhn Trio + Eddie Gale
In their first Bay Area appearance this group comes to us celebrating their new release on NoBusiness Records. They will be joined by Peter’s long time friend and musical collaborator Eddie Gale for collective composition of the highest order.
Sat 10/08 7:30 PM Taube Atrium Theater [401 Van Ness Ave. San Francisco]
The San Francisco Contemporary Music Players – Works by Takemitsu, Thorvaldsdottir, Pereira and Ueno
Sat 10/08 8:00 PM Berkeley Arts [2133 University Avenue Berkeley]
MFP&T19 breaks with its tradition of gallery and proscenium concerts to assemble for a night of pure rock in alternate tunings with Solo Organ (Doug Katelus), ‘Fraid o’ Freyja (Dylan Bolles, Suki O’Kane, Edward Shocker), Winner’s Bitch (Joy Sue Hutchinson, Suki O’Kane) and DJ Paratune spinning the choice mix in microtonal rock.
Sunday, October 9
Sun 10/09 3:00 PM Center for New Music [55 Taylor St SF]
CAGE : empty words
The Center for New Music’s monthly Sunday afternoon series ‘Quiet Time’ kicks off with a performance of John Cage’s Empty Words from 1974. Featuring readings by Luciano Chessa, Ben Zucker, Pamela Z and Danny Clay, the 2.5 hour performance will consist of the work’s four sections read simultaneously.
Sun 10/09 4:00 PM Mills College Littlefield Concert Hall [5000 MacArthur Blvd Oakland]
KRIS DAVIS AND CRAIG TABORN – DUOPOLY – Improvisations for two pianos
Monday, October 10
Mon 10/10 7:30 PM Mills College Ensemble Room [5000 MacArthur Boulevard, Oakland CA]
Saxophonist Ingrid Laubrock and drummer Tom Rainey are celebrating the release of their second duo recording “Buoyancy” (Relative Pitch Records) on their West Coast tour. Their experience playing original compositions, free improvisations, and standard songs inform their improvised duets.
Mon 10/10 9:30 PM Studio Grand [3234 Grand Ave, Oakland]
Fred Frith/Jakob Pek + Nava Dunkelman/Camille Emaille
Tuesday, October 11
Tue 10/11 8:00 PM Gray Area Art And Technology [2665 Mission St. SF]
Perpetual Motion | Ken Jacobs’ Nervous Magic Lantern
Join us and San Francisco Cinematheque for the third installation of PERPETUAL MOTION with Ken Jacobs performing live in San Francisco for the first time in over two decades!
Tue 10/11 8:00 PM Berkeley Arts [2133 University Avenue Berkeley]
2 + 2
Ingrid Laubrock / Tom Rainey Duo
Ingrid Laubrock – saxophone
Tom Rainey – drums
Myra Melford / Ben Goldberg Duo
Myra Melford – piano
Ben Goldberg – clarinet
Tue 10/11 9:00 PM Uptown Nightclub [1928 Telegraph Ave Oakland]
Active Music Series presents: Aram Shelton’s Marches, duo B., and Chris Duncan
Thursday, October 13
Thu 10/13 7:30 PM CCRMA [660 Lomita Dr. Stanford]
Laetitia Sonami – Groundbreaking composer, performer, technologist, and sound installation artist – presents an evening of performances developed by her and in collaboration with Eliane Radigue and Paul DeMarinis. Concert starts at 7.30PM. For more information see http://sonami.net
Thu 10/13 8:00 PM Luggage Store Creative Music Series [1007 Market Street SF]
8pm Inter-dimensional Incursion — Ambient Post-industrial Folk
9pm Ear Spray
Carlos Jennings – electronics
Ann O’Rourke – processed vocals, processed video samples
Mark Pino – percussion
Friday, October 14
Fri 10/14 8:00 PM Center for New Music [55 Taylor St SF]
Jingle Five-O: sfSoundSalonSeries presents Volcano Radar + John Ingle Birthday Festlet
sfSoundGroup founding member John Ingle celebrates, with various musically-inclined friends, the final evening of his 4th decade on earth. VOLCANO RADAR is a fusion of ecstatic improvisational energy and Apollonian intellect, fueled by dual free jazz/noise/avant guitarists Elbio Barilari and Julia A. Miller.
Fri 10/14 9:00 PM Gray Area Art And Technology [2665 Mission St. SF]
Gray Area and blasthaus present Audion, Mozhgan, Jacob Sperber and Matt Hubert live!
Fri 10/14 10:00 PM Studio Grand [3234 Grand Ave, Oakland]
A night with Jordan Glenn’s Wiener Kids and Special Guests
Oakland’s own bizarro sax/drum trio Wiener Kids presents a very special evening of music in celebration of their 10 year anniversary. To help them celebrate, they have invited friends Fred Frith, Jason Hoopes, Christina Stanley and Crystal Pascucci. They will play selections from their extensive catalog, ranging from the whimsical to the profound. More..