San Francisco Scene: December 2-9, 2016

Gino Robair

From the Bay Improviser Calendar.

Friday, December 2

Fri 12/02 8:00 PM Center for New Music [55 Taylor St SF]
Ben Zucker/Amy Brandon

Fri 12/02 7:00 PM Charlie’s Cafe [3202 Folsom St. San Francisco]
Trance Mission Duo

Saturday, December 3

Sat 12/03 3:00 PM KFJC 89.7 LIve From The Pit [12345 EL Monte Rd., Los Altos Hills, Calif.]
Join avant-garde experimental composer, conductor, pianist, musicologist and and and …. Luciano Chessa as he performs on the saw and Vietnamese dan bau and chats about Dada, Futurism, Moby Dick and much more. KFJC’s Pit will hold court. Naysayer will host. Listen and watch live.

Sat 12/03 7:00 PM Pro Arts Gallery [150 Frank H. Ogawa Plaza Oakland, CA 94612]
this event brings together Biliana Voutchkova (voice + violin) and Michael Thieke (clarinet) from Germany with a trio of local musicians: John McCowen (clarinet), Kanoko Nishi-Smith (koto/electronics), and Gino Robair (electronics/percussion). The local trio will perform first, followed by Voutchkova/Thieke.

Sat 12/03 8:00 PM Zellerbach Hall [UC Berkeley Campus]
Kronos Quartet Fifty for the Future

Sat 12/03 8:00 PM SF Live Arts at Cyprian’s [2097 Turk Blvd San Francisco]
Rova Saxophone Quartet and the Fred Frith Trio

Sat 12/03 9:00 PM Starry Plough [3101 Shattuck Ave @ Prince Berkeley]
Karry Walker ~ Vegan Butcher ~ Surplus 1980

Sunday, December 4

Sun 12/04 7:30 PM SIMM Series @ The Musicians Union Hall [116 9th St @ Mission SF]
7:30 pm Eric Glick Rieman – piano
8:30 pm Clucas/Djll/Glenn trio
Dan Clucas – trumpet, Tom Djll – trumpet, Jordan Glenn – drums

Sun 12/04 8:00 PM Center for New Music [55 Taylor St SF]
Blurred Music: sfSoundSalonSeries presents Voutchkova/Thieke

Monday, December 5

Mon 12/05 9:00 PM Gray Area Art And Technology [2665 Mission St. SF]
Recombinant Media Labs present Matmos, Bully Fae, and Jeff Carey

Mon 12/05 9:00 PM Studio Grand [3234 Grand Ave, Oakland]
Grex + Inward Creature @ OFJS
Grex: Karl Evangelista-gtr, Rei Scampavia-keys, Robert Lopez-dms, featuring Dan Clucas-tpt
Inward Creature: Miles Wick, et al.

Wednesday, December 7

Wed 12/07 7:45 PM The Nunnery [3016 25th. St SF]
T.D. Skatchit with guest Dean Santomieri. T.D. Skatchit (Tom Nunn & David Michalak – skatchboxes) will premiere 2 pieces from the new “Skatch Art” project @ The Nunnery. Bryan Day will perform solo to open the show.

Wed 12/07 8:00 PM Center for New Music [55 Taylor St SF]
Music by Graduate Composers at Mills College

Wed 12/07 8:00 PM Gray Area Art And Technology [2665 Mission St. SF]
Perpetual Motion, Program Seven: Cinema of Confrontation / The End
Bruce McClure / Greg Pope + Sult

Thursday, December 8

Thu 12/08 8:00 PM Center for New Music [55 Taylor St SF]
Pamela Z and Annë Paiounèn Duo Performance
Pamela Z will be joined by Swedish composer/performer Annë Paiounèn in an evening of solos and duets for voices, electronics, video, and objects at Center for New Music in San Francisco, CA USA

Thu 12/08 8:00 PM Exploratorium [Pier 15 Embarcadero at Green St SF]
Immerse yourself in the intricate dance of music and visual motion performed by composer and intermedia artist Marielle Jakobsons. Transcendent compositions for synthesizers, strings, flute, and voice will be accompanied by hypnotic projections of water and light.

Friday, December 9

Fri 12/09 7:00 PM Adobe Books [3130 24th St, San Francisco, California 94110]
Neem (gabby fluke-mogul & k. kipperman), Voicehandler (Jacob Felix Heule & Danishta Rivero), & Jordan Glenn solo

Fri 12/09 7:30 PM Center for New Music [55 Taylor St SF]
Supove Plays Mattingly – Achilles Dreams of Ebbets Field