Seattle Scene: April 13-29, 2017

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.

Thu. April 13, 8 PM; $5 – $15 at the door

Debut performance of saxophonist Steve Griggs with his son Ben Griggs on analog synth. While Steve improvises on the acoustic foundations of Thelonious Monk and John Coltrane, Ben plugs into experimenters Pauline Oliveros and Steve Reich. Greg Campbell joins on percussion.

Haynes + Pyle + Kelley/Millis
Fri. April 14, 8 PM; $5 – $15 at the door

Liminal drone-pop from NoCal’s Ensemble Economique (Denovali, Not Not Fun), tactile sound corrosion fromSan Francisco’s Jim Haynes (Editions Mego, Ghostly International), and polyglot esoterica by way of murder ballad and / or blotted collage from Seattle locals Robert Millis (Climax Golden Twins, Abduction, Sublime Frequencies) in duo with trumpeter Greg Kelley (nmperign).

Inverted Space Ensemble
Sat. April 15, 8 PM; $5 – $15 at the door

Inverted Space Ensemble showcases an evening geared at sculpting time in new ways. Drawing on a tradition of long works, Inverted Space returns with a pair of newly composed long pieces. Our co-director Jeff Bowen unveils a world premier ensemble piece. Also on the concert is the Seattle premier of John Eagle’s tuning #3 (first position) performed by our artistic director and violinist Luke Fitzpatrick.

FRI. 4/21 – Composer/guitarist Tom Baker reviews his compositions for guitar from 1992 to the present

SAT. 4/22 – Drone Cinema Film Festival, founded by Kim Cascone w/ live set by Seattle drone masters bités

FRI. 4/28 – Eveline Müller revives her Klang Quartet and introduces the new Klang Orchestra

SAT. 4/29 – Ask the Ages first gig in over a year, expect new music and special guests