AngelicA 28 Festival Internazionale di Musica

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The Angelica Festival is celebrating its 28th year with AngelicA 28 Festival Internazionale di Musica in Bologna, Modena (Italy)

May 3>5 + 9 + 13 + 16>19 + 24>27 2018

 

The festival lineup currently includes:
John King GUITORGANUM,
Eric Chenaux SLOWLY PARADISE,
Skadedyr CULTUREN ,
David Behrman HEADY STRING WINDS,
Giorgio Nottoli IL SOFFIO-IL BATTITO-L’ELETTRICO POLICROMO,
Alvin Curran A BANDA LARGA sinfonia di strada,
SETOLADIMAIALE UNIT & Evan Parker
Dharma, HIS HUBRIS, SA ,
TRIO Kimmig-Studer-Zimmerlin & John Butcher,
Gavin Bryars Italian Ensemble & Ensemble Korymbos STRINGS, GUITARS & VOICES,
Orchestra del Teatro Comunale di Bologna,
Piccolo Coro Angelico,
LIBERARE LA VOCE,
Mike Patton FORGOTTEN SONGS (Mike Patton, Uri Caine),
Anthony Braxton & Jacqueline Kerrod, …

For more information visit: AngelicA

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Logan Richardson Interview

Source: burning ambulance.

The latest episode of the Burning Ambulance podcast features an interview with saxophonist Logan Richardson. Born in Kansas City, Missouri, Richardson has recorded with people like Ambrose Akinmusire, Walter Smith III, Gerald Clayton, Joe Chambers, and Billy Hart, and was a member of the NEXT Collective, whose 2013 album Cover Art included jazz versions of tunes by D’Angelo, Drake, Jay-Z and Kanye West, Pearl Jam, N.E.R.D., and others. His 2016 album, Shift, featured Pat Metheny in a very rare sideman appearance, and his newest album, Blues People, will be out in April.

San Francisco Scene: March 16-23, 2018

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

Source: Bay Improviser.

Friday, March 16

Fri 3/16 7:00 PM Center for New Music [55 Taylor St SF]
Free As AIR: Celebrating 30 Years of Asian Improv aRts

Fri 3/16 8:00 PM Old First Concerts [1751 Sacramento St. SF]
Holes in the Floor
Cello quartet Holes in the Floor present a program of works including West Coast Premieres by Jeremy Crosmer and Bosba Panh, along with works by Alexandre Tansman and Laszlo Varga’s arrangement of the Ciaccona from J. S. Bach’s Violin Partita. No. 2.

Fri 3/16 8:00 PM Community Music Center [544 Capp Street San Francisco]
Jeff Denson leads on double and electric basses with vocals, accompanied by Lyle Link on tenor and soprano saxes, Dahveed Behrhoozi on piano, and Alan Hall, drumset.

Saturday, March 17

Sat 3/17 7:30 PM Temescal Arts Center [511 48th Street Oakland]
Theresa Wong
Julia Reidy
Judith Hamann

Sunday, March 18

Sun 3/18 7:30 PM SIMM Series @ The Musicians Union Hall [116 9th St @ Mission SF]
7:30pm Bleeding Vector
Lorin Benedict – voice, Eric Vogler – guitar
8:30pm Pek/Dunkelman/Romus
Jakob Pek – guitar, preparations, percussion
Nava Dunkelman – percussion
Rent Romus – saxophones More…

Sun 3/18 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. Over by 10pm. It’s free. If you want to contribute, bring snacks and drinks.

Sun 3/18 7:30 PM The Red Poppy Art House [2698 Folsom St @23rd St SF]
Karl Evangelista: Exploring the Filipino-American Avant-Garde
Filipino-American guitarist Karl Evangelista ranks among a new wave of creative musicians grounded in jazz, 20th century experimentalism, and popular song. Joined by an all-star grouping of Bay Area experimentalists, Evangelista explores a spectrum of folk melodies and brand new compositions, venturing into the meeting point between ecstatic song and the dark outer reaches of noise, psychedelia, and free jazz.
Featuring Kasey Knudsen (alto sax), Crystal Pascucci (cello), Rei Scampavia (keys), and Robert Lopez (Drums) More…

Monday, March 19

Mon 3/19 9:30 PM Studio Grand [3234 Grand Ave, Oakland]
Oakland Freedom Jazz Society: Fluke-Mogul/Heule/Nucci/Robinson

Tuesday, March 20

Tue 3/20 4:00 PM Center for New Music [55 Taylor St SF]
Tracking Series #1: Going Public
Join your fellow community members for the first event in the Tracking Series, a new series of events meant to catalyze and build a community of new music researchers to demonstrably improve gender and racial equity within the field of new music.

Tue 3/20 7:30 PM Tom’s Place [3111 Deakin Street Berkeley]
The Third Ear: Doug Lynner, Shiro Fujioka, Peter Grenader, all on modular synthesizers. Three master analog synthesists together for the first time.

Wednesday, March 21

Wed 3/21 7:45 PM Peacock Lounge [552 Haight St SF]
Relay for Death, Jim Haynes, AEMAE, The Third Ear

Thursday, March 22

Thu 3/22 7:00 PM Montalvo Arts Center [15400 Montalvo Road Saratoga, CA]
The Living Earth Show

Thu 3/22 8:00 PM Luggage Store Creative Music Series [1007 Market Street SF]
8:00 PM Collette McCaslin
Collette McCaslin – percussion, trumpet, soprano saxophone
9:00 PM L.J. Altvater
looped cassette tapes (physically cut and spliced) run through guitar effects pedals

Friday, March 23

Fri 3/23 5:30 PM Z Space [450 Florida St SF]
SFCMP in Concert: A 4-Concert Weekend
Celebrating Pauline OLIVEROS and Steven SCHICK
Join us for a weekend of artistry and creativity at our “at the CROSSROADS Series” where we will celebrate the 85th anniversary of Pauline Oliveros’ birth as well as Steven Schick‘s final season as SFCMP’s Artistic Director.
The weekend’s events include four concerts, composer talks, a solo-percussion concert by Steven Schick, and a celebratory reception and toast to honor maestro Schick’s seven years of dedication to SFCMP.

Works by
Galina Ustvolskaya
Xavier Beteta
Carolyn Chen
Luciano Berio
Pauline Oliveros
3 Winners of SF Search Under-30 Call for Scores: Danny Clay, John Ivers, Nathan Chamberlain
Morton Feldman
Composer Talk with Carolyn Chen
SPECIAL EVENTS: Reception and toast for Steven Schick followed by Steven Schick solo-percussion concert performing works of Iannis XENAKIS, Kurt SCHWITTERS, and Celeste ORAM

Fri 3/23 7:00 PM Sound & Savor [24th and Adeline in West Oakland. Exact locale given to those who sign up.]
Duck Baker solo guitar and 4 course gourmet vegan menu.

Dave Rempis Profiled

Source: Chicago Reader.

Chicago saxophonist Dave Rempis grew up outside Boston in Wellesley, Massachusetts, son of a Greek father and a mother he describes as an “American mutt from Indianapolis.” He absorbed traditional Greek music at weddings and church functions, as well as through an AM radio show his father liked that featured a family friend on clarinet. He knew his family was different from his classmates’, but at that age he didn’t realize how rare it was for a native-born white American to belong to a minority community held together by that sort of social and cultural glue.

Meredith Monk Reviewed

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Source: The New York Times.

Meredith Monk has spent over 50 years steadily churning out gracefully challenging works. It has come to feel like part of the rhythm of living in New York — one of the better parts — for Ms. Monk to announce a new stage show.

Sections of “Cellular Songs” — her latest evening-length piece, written for an entirely female version of her vocal ensemble and running through Sunday at the Brooklyn Academy of Music — have appeared as works in progress since 2015. In those presentations, several of Ms. Monk’s stylistic hallmarks were in evidence: unpredictable yet ensorcelling rhythmic grooves; trebly, chattering murmurs arising from groupings of singers; solo passages requiring the deep, plaintive power of the composer’s shockingly serene voice.