San Francisco Scene: September 8-15, 2017

Source: Bay Improviser.

Friday, September 8

Fri 9/08 7:00 PM SFJAZZ Center [201 Franklin Street (at Fell) SF CA]
Jenny Scheinman and Myra Melford
at SFJAZZ Center, Joe Henderson Lab

Fri 9/08 7:00 PM Diesel Bookstore [5433 College Ave Oakland, CA 94618]
Del Sol String Quartet
Del Sol performs selections from their latest album “Dark Queen Mantra”, with some discussions and album signing.
with musicologist Derek Katz as moderator

Fri 9/08 8:00 PM Brava Theater [2781 24th St San Francisco]
SFEMF, night 1:
Aaron Dilloway
Las Sucias
Suki O’Kane

Saturday, September 9

Sat 9/09 12:00 PM Noisebridge Hackerspace [2169 Mission St SF]
September 9—Saturday
Noon until 2pm SHARP!
R K Faulhber—————Mod Life Crisis——-Ape Parts——-
—Kevin Lo———-Wooly Mari’s Guillotine

Sat 9/09 3:00 PM Maybeck Studio for the Performing Arts [1537 Euclid Ave. Berkeley]
Wooden Fish Ensemble plays Hyo-shin Na’s Music
Maybeck Studio for the Performing Arts
3:00 PM
$15 – $20

Sat 9/09 4:00 PM River Bank [332 Georgia Street, Vallejo CA 94590]
David Dunn, Cheryl E. Leonard, Jen Boyd, Jorge Bachmann and Kevin Corcoran
Re:Sound is part of the 2017 Visions of the Wild Festival. The theme of this year’s festival is Changing Landscapes. Artists will engage with ecological change through sound, multimedia performance, and lecture.

Sat 9/09 4:00 PM Adobe Books [3130 24th St SF]
Reception for San Francisco Electronic Music Festival

Sat 9/09 8:00 PM Brava Theater [2781 24th St San Francisco]
San Francisco Electronic Music Festival, Night 2:
JH1.FS3 (Puce Mary / Liebestod)
Kaori Suzuki
Dax Pierson

Sat 9/09 8:00 PM Center for New Music [55 Taylor St SF]
Hastings, Mayock, and Smith: Textural Resonance
Textural Resonance features three artists (John P. Hastings, Ben Mayock, and Andrew C. Smith) utilizing text as the focus of their musical works. The performances explore the anthropocene, semantics, and guestbooks via the deconstruction of language and the operatic tradition.

Sat 9/09 9:00 PM Studio Grand [3234 Grand Ave, Oakland]
In Too Deep is a new monthly curated by electronic music duo KYN (Josh Casey & Yari Bundy) in association with Studio Grand. Occurring every 2nd Saturday, the series will feature local artists specializing in the darker side of experimental dance music. Incorporating Bay Area experimental traditions and the sounds of Berlin’s underground dance scene, In Too Deep seeks to create a space for those left wanting more from the current sound of commercialized electronic music, and to present an audiovisual landscape incorporating rhythm, noise, and atmosphere.

Sunday, September 10

Sun 9/10 3:00 PM Center for New Music [55 Taylor St SF]
“KOTO PLUS ONE” Hyo-shin Na’s Music Shoko Hikage, koto/bass koto, Yuki Yasuda, koto/bass koto & Thomas Schultz, piano

Sun 9/10 4:00 PM Old First Concerts [1751 Sacramento St. SF]
Ensemble Ari
Jean Ahn’s Archimedes’ Principle plus works by Bartók, Dohnányi, and Schumann.

Sun 9/10 7:30 PM SIMM Series @ The Musicians Union Hall [116 9th St @ Mission SF]
7:30 pm Bari Blaster Meets the Moe!strator
Jon Raskin – saxophones, Moe! Staiano – percussion
8:30 pm Lords of Outland
Philip Everett – drums, percussion, electronic autoharp, Ray Schaeffer – electric basses
Rent Romus – alto, soprano, c-melody saxophones
Unhinged free improvisation to thematic compositional suites inspired by abstract and socio-political poetry, science fiction, horror, and fantasy.

Sun 9/10 8:00 PM SFEMF [Brava Theater, 2781 24th Street SF]
SFEMF, Night 3:
Suzanne Ciani
Beast Nest
Waxy Tomb

Monday, September 11

Mon 9/11 9:30 PM Studio Grand [3234 Grand Ave, Oakland]
OFJS: Jakob Pek Solo + Annie May Willis Solo

Tuesday, September 12

Tue 9/12 9:00 PM Uptown Nightclub [1928 Telegraph Ave Oakland]
Active Music Series presents:
Sung Kim/Brian Pedersen Duo
Robert Lopez (percussion) w/Deborah Karp and Megan Nicely (dancers)
Robin Hiroko Walsh solo

Wednesday, September 13
Wed 9/13 7:30 PM Canessa Gallery [708 Montgomery St SF]
Our September show will feature sounds by S.F. Skatchbox duo T.D. Skatchit featuring Bruce Ackley of ROVA and Aurora Josephson. Later in the evening Kristina Dutton and Majel Connery will be performing new works for violin and voice.

Wed 9/13 9:30 PM Ivy Room [860 San Pablo Ave Albany]
Ornettology Side Two

Thursday, September 14

Thu 9/14 8:00 PM Luggage Store Creative Music Series [1007 Market Street SF]
8pm: Seiyoung Jang – Electronics
9pm: Kim Nucci – Electronics

Friday, September 15

Fri 9/15 7:00 PM Center for New Music [55 Taylor St SF]
Timothy Johnson: Solo Piano
Timothy Johnson composes patterned based compositions for piano that are mixes impressionism with minimalism. He will be performing pieces from his last album as well as new unreleased works.

Fri 9/15 8:00 PM Mills College Littlefield Concert Hall [5000 MacArthur Blvd Oakland]
Annual Darius Milhaud concert with Kate Campbell and Amy Zanrosso performing two piano music by Milhaud, Stravinsky, Tailleferre, Rzewski, and Cage.