San Francisco Scene: June 18-22, 2017

From the Bay Improviser Calendar.

Sunday, June 18

Sun 6/18 7:30 PM SIMM Series @ The Musicians Union Hall [116 9th St @ Mission SF]
music inspired by the stream of consciousness
7:30 pm Mezzacappa/Morris/Romus
Lisa Mezzacappa – double bass
Zachary Morris – drums/percussion
Rent Romus – saxophones, flutes, small percussion
8:30 Lion Creek
Golnaz Shariatzadeh – Violin, Nina Thiebert – Cello
Kevin Robinson – Woodwinds, Joel Nelson – Guitar

Sun 6/18 7:30 PM Temescal Arts Center [511 48th Street Oakland]
Doors That Only Open in Silence (open participation workshop in free improvisation)
The monthly series of improvisation research at Temescal Arts Center continues. Bring your instrument or come to listen. No advance notice needed — just show up. Small groups will be randomly assembled from submitted names immediately before each group plays. We try to keep transition time between groups at a minimum. Audience & participants encouraged to donate some cash for space rental. Over by 10pm.

Monday, June 19

Mon 6/19 9:30 PM Studio Grand [3234 Grand Ave, Oakland]
OFJS: the SOUND Effekt plus Tremblewick Boog

Wednesday, June 21
Wed 6/21 5:00 PM Chapel of the Chimes [4499 Piedmont Avenue Oakland, CA]
Garden of Memory
The Garden of Memory is held every June 21st from 5pm to 9pm to celebrate the solstice at The Chapel of the Chimes in Oakland, California.

Thursday, June 22

Thu 6/22 8:00 PM Luggage Store Creative Music Series [1007 Market Street SF]
8:00 pm KREation Ensemble debuts “Planes Through Spheres Suite”
Kevin Robinson -Woodwinds, Isaac Otto – Woodwinds, Kelley Kipperman – Acoustic Bass, Maia Ziaee – Plano, Brandon Glasson -Vibraphone
9:00 pm The Matt Renzi Trio
Matt Renzi- saxophone, oboe, English Horn, Lisa Mezzacappa- bass, Jason Levis- drums

Thu 6/22 8:00 PM The Lab [2948 16th St SF]
A special evening of funky and noisy sounds, invented instruments, whimsy, and more 😺 🎶
8:00PM Pet The Tiger Inventors Collective performs Arc Weld
8:40PM Amanda Chaudhary solo. Funky and experimental electronics
9:20PM Amanda Chaudhary with collaborators Joshua Marshall, Jaroba, and Christina Stanley
door: $5-10

Thu 6/22 9:00 PM Gray Area Art And Technology [2665 Mission St. SF]
UNSEEN series | Summer 2017
Join us for our Summer edition of our UNSEEN series featuring artists Kris T. Force, Samantha Weinert, Osman Koç, Jody Stillwater, and William Kingston Davies!

AMN Picks of the Week: Davis, Sharp & Ensemble Resonanz / Creation VI / Amir ElSaffar / Dale Cooper / Svartsinn / Doug Wieselman Trio S

Here is where I post, at a frequency of about once a week, a list of the new music that has caught my attention that week. All of the releases listed below I’ve heard for the first time this week and come recommended.

Gareth Davis / Elliott Sharp / Ensemble Resonanz – Oceanus Procellarum (2017)
Creation VI – Deus Sive Natura (2017)
Amir ElSaffar – Not Two (2017)
Dale Cooper Quartet & The Dictaphones – Astrild Astrild (2017)
Svartsinn – Collected Obscurities (2017)
Doug Wieselman Trio S – Somewhere Glimmer (2017)