San Francisco Scene: April 21-28, 2017

English: Rent Romus performing at the San Fran...

From the Bay Improviser Calendar.

Friday, April 21

Fri 4/21 7:00 PM Sound and Savor House concerts [West Oakland, private residence. Only given out to guests who sign up.]
Robert Dick solo flute and 4 course menu

Fri 4/21 8:00 PM Z Space [450 Florida St SF]
LOU HARRISON : A CENTENARY CELEBRATION
A Weekend Festival
April 21 & 22, 2017
Join us for SFCMP in concert for a weekend festival celebrating the great Lou Harrison whose 100th birthday we celebrate in 2017. 1 film, 3 concerts, composers talks, food, friends and great music at the beautiful Z Space. Attend with an All-Weekend Pass for $60, or attend individual events. Concerts are $25 each (or $15 for a group of 4 or more tickets). The Friday night film is $10. Get your tickets now.

Fri 4/21 8:00 PM 542 Washington (House Show) [542 Washington Ave, Richmond CA]
Dillon Vado is a local drummer and vibraphonist. This concert will feature all original music by Dillon Vado and improvisations from the band. Featuring Dillon Vado on vibraphone, Beth Schenck on alto sax, Greg Sankovich on piano, Alan Hall on drums, and Jeff Denson on bass.

Fri 4/21 8:00 PM CNMAT [1750 Arch Street Berkeley]
CNMAT presents: Marco Fusi

Saturday, April 22

Sat 4/22 11:00 AM Z Space [450 Florida St SF]
LOU HARRISON : A CENTENARY CELEBRATION
A Weekend Festival
April 21 & 22, 2017

Sat 4/22 1:00 PM Gray Area Art And Technology [2665 Mission St. SF]
Don Buchla Memorial Concerts
Join the convergence for a two day festival in celebration and remembrance of electronic music and design pioneer Don Buchla! Presented by Recombinant Media Labs, Buchla & Associates, Gray Area and Obscura Digital.

Sat 4/22 7:30 PM BRAUN REHEARSAL HALL – STANFORD [Department of Music Stanford University 541 Lasuen Mall, MC:3076 Stanford, CA 94305-3022]
Natasha Barrett’s work encompasses sound-art, sound-architectural installations, interactive techniques, collaboration with experimental designers and scientists as well live performance and improvisation. She will be in residence at Stanford/CCRMA for several weeks beginning mid-April presenting lectures as part of the Music222 course, public talks, graduate master classes, and presenting a concert of her 3D sound works on Saturday April 22nd with CCRMA’s GRAIL (Giant Radial Array for Immersive Listening) multichannel system, which will be installed in the Braun Rehearsal Hall for the duration of the quarter. Don’t miss this very special event with one of the greatest composers in the spatial music realm!

Sat 4/22 7:30 PM Bird & Beckett Books and Records [653 Chenery St. SF]
The Lost Trio collaboration project

Sat 4/22 8:00 PM Center for New Music [55 Taylor St SF]
Restoration—new Scandinavian works for viola d’amore

Sat 4/22 8:00 PM Community Music Center [544 Capp Street SF]
April 22 — Jon Jang/Francis Wong Quartet

Sunday, April 23

Sun 4/23 1:00 PM Gray Area Art And Technology [2665 Mission St. SF]
Don Buchla Memorial Concerts
Join the convergence for a two day festival in celebration and remembrance of electronic music and design pioneer Don Buchla! Presented by Recombinant Media Labs, Buchla & Associates, Gray Area and Obscura Digital.

Sun 4/23 2:00 PM The Nunnery [3016 25th. St SF]
the return of GHOST In The HOUSE – Second Sight CD Release Show

Sun 4/23 4:00 PM Old First Concerts [1751 Sacramento St. SF]
Matt Renzi’s ‘Arm Sized-Legging’
Matt Renzi, saxophone, oboe, English horn; Helen Newby, cello; John Wiitala, drums; Hamir Atwal, drums

Sun 4/23 7:00 PM Incarnation Episcopal Church [1750 29th Avenue, San Francisco, CA 94122]
A choral concert with Masterworks Serenade, under the direction of Dr. Bryan Baker. Founded in January 2008 by Dr. Bryan Baker, Serenade is a chamber choir of 26 singers selected by audition primarily among members of Masterworks Chorale. The singers are committed members of the chamber choir, devoting many hours to rehearsal and performance with Serenade. Its varied repertoire, which partially overlaps that of Masterworks Chorale, ranges from classical to contemporary, spirituals and popular pieces.

Sun 4/23 7:00 PM Gray Area Art And Technology [2665 Mission St. SF]
Don Buchla Memorial Concerts
Join the convergence for a two day festival in celebration and remembrance of electronic music and design pioneer Don Buchla! Presented by Recombinant Media Labs, Buchla & Associates, Gray Area and Obscura Digital.

Sun 4/23 7:30 PM SIMM Series @ The Musicians Union Hall [116 9th St @ Mission SF]
7:30 The Hung Professionals
Tom Weeks – alto saxophone, Nathan Corder- guitar, Scott Siler- drums
8:30 Heikki Koskinen – piano/e-trumpet with Donald Robinson – drums, Rent Romus – saxophones

Monday, April 24

Mon 4/24 12:00 PM CNMAT [1750 Arch Street Berkeley]
Interfacing Sound: Visual Representation of Sound in Musical Software Instruments

Mon 4/24 9:30 PM Studio Grand [3234 Grand Ave, Oakland]
Oakland Freedom Jazz Society: Karl Evangelista’s Song & Dance Trio + Series Premiere

Thursday, April 27
Thu 4/27 6:00 PM Center for New Music [55 Taylor St SF]
Composer Reading Session with The Living Earth Show
This year’s C4NM Ensemble in Residence, The Living Earth Show, will read and workshop up to six works for guitar and percussion. Composers may submit up to five minutes of music for this opportunity, and will receive 20-30 minutes of time with the ensemble, and a recording of the entire session.

Thu 4/27 8:00 PM Luggage Store Creative Music Series [1007 Market Street SF]
8pm The Shade Asked the Shadow
Lucio Menegon – prepared lap steel, Janie Cowan – bass
9pm McCaslin/Pino Duo
Collette McCaslin – soprano saxophone/trumpet, Mark Pino – drums

Thu 4/27 8:00 PM ODC Dance Theatre [3153 17th Street at Shotwell SF]
Risa Jaroslow & Dancers: Touch Bass

Friday, April 28

Fri 4/28 7:30 PM Point Richmond Jazz [201 Martina St., Point Richmond, 94801 CA]
The Jacob Szekely Trio with cellist Jacob Szekely. With the Jacob Szekely Trio, Szekely has created a unique musical tapestry that incorporates the richness of jazz improvisation, the structure of classical music and the edginess of rock into its own alchemy which Szekely calls rock chamber jazz.

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