San Francisco Scene: February 3-10, 2017

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From the Bay Improviser Calendar.

Friday, February 3

Fri 2/03 8:00 PM Zellerbach Hall [US Berkeley Berkeley]
Available Light, John Adams, composer, Lucinda Childs, choreographer, Frank O. Gehry, stage design More…

Saturday, February 4

Sat 2/04 12:00 AM KZSU Radio [90.1 FM
KZSU Day of Noise

Sat 2/04 4:00 PM Octopus Literary Salon [2101 Webster St. #170 Oakland]
Dear Everyone: A Book Party and Poetry/Music Performance

Sat 2/04 8:00 PM St John’s Episcopal Church [14 Lagunitas Rd Ross, CA 94957]
AGAVE BAROQUE: Music of J Chr Bach, Tunder, Pachelbel, Weckmann, Schein & others.
Agave Baroque is Aaron Westman, Natalie Carducci, violins; William Skeen, cello and viola da gamba; Kevin Cooper, guitar and theorbo; Henry Lebedinsky, harpsichord and organ. 2/4/17, 8 pm, St John’s Episcopal, Ross, CA.

Sat 2/04 8:00 PM Artiszen Cultural Center / Presented by Jazz Remedy [337 Georgia Street / Vallejo, CA]
Kahil El’Zabar brings his Ethnic Heritage Ensemble to the Bay Area, with Corey Wilkes (trumpet) and Alex Harding (baritone sax). Presented by Jazz Remedy.

Sat 2/04 8:00 PM Mercury 20 [475 25th St. Oakland, CA 94612]
Bischoff, Brown, and Perkis
Live Electronic Music
John Bischoff, Chris Brown, and Tim Perkis perform improvisations for their “TRANSIT” CD release concert.All three are long-time collaborators as members of The HUB, the pioneering computer network band. Free copy of the CD with admission.

Sunday, February 5

Sun 2/05 7:30 PM First Presbyterian Church San Anselmo [72 Kensington Rd San Anselmo, CA 94960]
Echo Chamber Orchestra presents Romany Romance on February 5 in San Anselmo, CA.

Monday, February 6

Mon 2/06 7:30 PM Bird & Beckett Books and Records [653 Chenery St. SF]
From Chicago & NYC, Kahil El’Zabar & the New Ethnic Heritage Ensemble. Be Free tour. Kahil (multi-percussion & voice); Corey Wilkes (trumpet); Alex Harding (baritone saxophone).

Tuesday, February 7

Tue 2/07 7:30 PM CCRMA [660 Lomita Dr. Stanford]
Kyle Bruckmann – New Electroacoustic Music for Oboe and English Horn.

Wednesday, February 8

Wed 2/08 7:30 PM Canessa Gallery [708 Montgomery St SF]
For our February event at Canessa Gallery we’re excited to present electronic soundscapes from New York artist Laura Feathers, 8-bit avant chiptunes from Tammy Duplantis and epic fuzzed-out drones from Earth Jerks.

Wed 2/08 8:00 PM Gray Area Art And Technology [2665 Mission St. SF]
Tempest: live A/V performance
Join us for Tempest, the live A/V project that associates the analog instruments of Franck Vigroux with the visual algorithms of Antoine Schmitt.

Thursday, February 9

Thu 2/09 7:30 PM SFJAZZ Center [201 Franklin Street (at Fell) SF CA]
Vijay Iyer with Wadada Leo Smith & Rudresh Mahanthappa
An Evening of duets

Thu 2/09 8:00 PM Luggage Store Creative Music Series [1007 Market Street SF]
8-10pm Transitions – A sound shifting relay series of short solo performances curated by Josh Martin
Monte Cimino (When Prophecy Fails/Concrete Walls/Getting Worse/Burial Tree)
Joshua Marshall (Life’s Blood Ensemble, Soloist, multiple ensembles)
Andre Custoidio (Nihl Communication/Say Bok Gwai/Thunderegg/MANY more)
TIm Sullivan (VOCO)
Alex Yeung (VOCO/Conquest For Death/Say Bok Gwai)
Josh Martin (VOCO)
Chris Sneeringer

Thu 2/09 8:00 PM Exploratorium [Pier 15 Embarcadero at Green St SF]
Experience the thrilling improvisations of renowned cellist Okkyung Lee. Drawing from noise and extended techniques, jazz, Western classical, and Korean traditional and popular music, Lee’s intensely physical performances cross exhilarating new territories of sound.

Friday, February 10

Fri 2/10 7:30 PM SFJAZZ Center [201 Franklin Street (at Fell) SF CA]
Vijay Iyer’s Open City & Blindspot with Teju Cole
This night is devoted to a pair of projects in collaboration with Nigerian-American poet and writer Teju Cole, who adds spoken word passages to Open City, Iyer’s large-group piece inspired by Cole’s award-winning 2012 novel, as well as Blindspot, their incisive new multimedia work.

Fri 2/10 8:00 PM Pro Arts [150 Frank H Ogawa Plaza, Oakland, CA 94612]
Jacob Wick: trumpet
Jacob Felix Heule: percussion
Owen Stewart-Robertson: guitar
Kanoko Nishi-Smith: koto
Sandy Gordon (NYC): percussion
Andrew Choate (LA): reading More…