Seattle Scene: October 28 – November 12, 2016

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From Seattle’s Wayward Music Series:

Chapel Performance Space at Good Shepherd Center
4th Floor, 4649 Sunnyside Ave. N, Seattle 98103 (corner N 50th St. in Wallingford)

Every month, Nonsequitur and a community of like-minded presenters and artists offer ten concerts of adventurous music in an informal yet respectful all-ages setting: contemporary classical, free improvisation, the outer limits of jazz, electronic music, microtonal/new instruments, sound art, and other extraordinary sonic experiences.

Renée Baker & Ensemble
Fri. Oct. 28, 8 PM; $5 – $15 at the door

Chicago violinist, composer, and improviser Renée Baker has been at the forefront of creative/avant garde music as a member of the AACM, founder of the Chicago Modern Orchestra Project, Mantra Blue Free Orchestra, Chicago Sinfonietta, etc. Here she leads ten outstanding Seattle musicians in works combining conduction, graphic scores, and standard notation. Presented by Nonsequitur & Earshot Jazz Festival.

The Sound Ensemble
Sat. Oct. 29, 7 PM; $15, $10 senior/students

The Sound Ensemble performs new music inspired or influenced by nature. Each of these pieces portrays a different facet of our interaction with nature, allowing us to explore through the mind of the composer: John Teske susurrus, Tom Cipullo Rain, Greg Dixon Cedar Forest, John Cage Litany for the Whale, John Luther Adams songbirdsongs, Anna Thorvaldsdottir Hrim.

FRI. 11/4 – Seattle Composers’ Salon w/ Keith Eisenbrey, Jeremy Shaskus, Daniel Webbon, Neil Welch

SAT. 11/5 – Nonsequitur presents Musica Elettronica Viva (MEV), with Alvin Curran, Frederic Rzewski, Richard Teitelbaum

THU. 11/10 – Dialectical Imagination + Christian Pincock

FRI. 11/11 – Satchel Henneman performs new works for solo guitar by local composers

SAT. 11/12 – LA trombonist Michael Vlatkovich, saxophonist Yves Chartuest, with locals Jim Knodle (trumpet) and Greg Campbell (percussion)