San Francisco Scene: May 25 – June 1, 2018

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Source: Bay Improviser.

Friday, May 25

Fri 5/25 9:30 AM Gray Area Art And Technology [2665 Mission St. SF]
Ebbing Sounds Symposium
Gray Area is thrilled to host Ebbing Sounds Symposium, an interdisciplinary symposium accompanied by concerts investigating new ways of music production, music listening and music critique.

Fri 5/25 6:30 PM Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive [2155 Center Street Berkeley, CA 94704]
Alam and Manik Khan play sarode duets with tabla drummer Nilan Chaudhuri.

Fri 5/25 7:00 PM Cafe Claude [7 Claude Lane San Francisco]
Vijay Anderson Quartet

Fri 5/25 7:30 PM First Unitarian Universalist Chapel [1157 Franklin St San Francisco CA]
guitarists Giacomo Fiore and Paul Kogut (NY) will present an evening of improvised ruminations in solo and duo settings.

Fri 5/25 7:30 PM Center for New Music [55 Taylor St SF]
Friction Quartet + Danny Clay + Pascal Le Boeuf: CounterPaint Video Release

Fri 5/25 8:00 PM California Jazz Conservatory [2087 Addison Street Berkeley]
David Slusser: Stray Horns Play Sun Ra

Fri 5/25 9:00 PM Bird & Beckett Books and Records [653 Chenery St. SF]
Larry Ochs – Donald Robinson Duo

Saturday, May 26

Sat 5/26 8:00 PM Problem Library [1288 15th Ave, San Francisco, California 94122]
Foreign Drama is an event series of female electronic musicians from strong influence of cultures outside of America. Viewfinder and RVC will be performing experimental live sets.

Sat 5/26 9:00 PM Gray Area Art And Technology [2665 Mission St. SF]
Ebbing Sounds Symposium
Gray Area is thrilled to host Ebbing Sounds Symposium, an interdisciplinary symposium accompanied by concerts investigating new ways of music production, music listening and music critique.

Sunday, May 27

Sun 5/27 1:00 PM Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive [2155 Center St. Berkeley]
Pianist Sarah Cahill performs a solo concert including works by composers Lou Harrison and Ruth Crawford.

Sun 5/27 7:30 PM The Red Poppy Art House [2698 Folsom St @23rd St SF]
Pascal’s Triangle: No-Boundaries, Modern Jazz Piano Trio
Grammy-nominated jazz pianist and composer Pascal Le Boeuf presents a collection of new and classic original works with an “advanced-propulsion rhythm team” (New York Times) comprised of Bay Area heroes Giulio Xavier Cetto on bass and Malachi Whitson on drums.

Sun 5/27 8:00 PM Amnesia [853 Valencia St SanFrancisco, CA 94110]
Oakland based indie/post jazz band The Dirty Snacks Ensemble will share a bill with Maria Neckam and Loosh, on tour from Brooklyn.

Tuesday, May 29

Tue 5/29 7:00 PM Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive [2155 Center St. Berkeley]
Full: Cities
Berkeley Symphony musicians and friends perform six small-ensemble pieces written by living composers from San Francisco, Hamburg, and Shanghai.

Thursday, May 31

Thu 5/31 7:30 PM CCRMA [660 Lomita Dr. Stanford]
Helen Newby presents some of her recent works for cello and electronics.

Friday, June 1

Fri 6/01 7:00 PM Kala Art Institute [Kala Art Gallery 2990 San Pablo Avenue Berkeley, CA 94702]
“Rapoport Remembered,” is the brainchild of violin/vocals duo Hae Voces (Kristina Dutton and Majel Connery).

Fri 6/01 8:00 PM Old First Concerts [1751 Sacramento St. SF]
Hannah Addario-Berry, Jeff Anderle & Kate Campbell

Fri 6/01 8:30 PM The Lab [2948 16th St SF]
Idris Ackamoor & The Pyramids: Friday 6/1 and Saturday 6/2