San Francisco Scene: July 21-27, 2018

Source: Bay Improviser.

Saturday, July 21
Sat 7/21 7:30 PM Center for New Music [55 Taylor St SF]
HUSH Series — Hans Otte’s Book of Sounds
Get lost in Hans Otte’s 12-movement masterwork for solo piano, The Book of Sounds (1979-1982), performed by pianist D. Riley Nicholson. This underperformed piano cycle uses rare architectures and structures to weave minimal, subtle, haunting sounds in and through the piano. It “lets sounds be sounds” (John Cage). Casual seating and drinks will be on hand to help you through the journey.

Sunday, July 22
Sun 7/22 4:00 PM Old First Concerts [1751 Sacramento St. SF]
Sarah Cahill
Sarah Cahill, piano
Program:
Phil Kline Long Winter
John Adams China Gates
Annea Lockwood RCSC
Samuel Adams Shade Studies
Meredith Monk Steppe Music (excerpts)
Pauline Oliveros Quintuplets Playpen
Terry Riley Be Kind to One Another

Sun 7/22 5:00 PM Community Music Center [544 Capp Street SF]
17th Annual Outsound New Music Summit
The Bay Area’s Creative Music Festival
Touch the Gear Expo
Current Exhibitors: Amanda Chaudhary, Andrew of Chopstick, Andy Puls, Bart Hopkin, Bob Ladue, Collette McCaslin, Dania Luck, David Leikam, Gabby Wen, Hugh Behm-Steinberg, Jeff Klukowski, Jaroba, Jess Rowland, L.J. Altvater, Peter Whitehead, Tammy Duplantis, Tom Djll

Sun 7/22 8:00 PM Gold Lion Arts [2733 Riverside Blvd Sacramento]
Social Stutter, a saxophone quartet led by composer/altoist Beth Schenck along with Kasey Knudsen, Phillip Greenlief and Cory Wright. They blurs the line between strictly written chamber music and soaring free jazz. Solos emerge from the natural order of intricately written lines.
Also performing is the Clifford Childers, Jon Raskin and Jenn Schaaf Trio finding pathways of sound, warping time and generally having a good time stretching the capabilities of brass, sax and drums.

Monday, July 23

Mon 7/23 8:30 PM Community Music Center [544 Capp Street SF]
17th Annual Outsound New Music Summit
The Bay Area’s Creative Music Festival
“The Breath Courses Through Us” a documentary film about the New York Art Quartet directed by Alan Roth featuring: Roswell Rudd, John Tchicai, Milford Graves, Reggie Workman, Amiri Baraka with: Steve Lacy, Pierre Dørge, Ben Young

Mon 7/23 9:30 PM Studio Grand [3234 Grand Ave, Oakland]
Oakland Freedom Jazz Society: Social Stutter + Shariat/Schwenkler Duo

Tuesday, July 24

Tue 7/24 7:30 PM Community Music Center [544 Capp Street SF]
17th Annual Outsound New Music Summit
The Bay Area’s Creative Music Festival
‘Sonic Foundry III’a night of sonic invention with Tim Thompson brings his Space Palette Pro, an exploratory technology enabling complexity and extending human capability! Pet the Tiger Inventors Collective presents Harmonic Series Gamelan performing “Music for Fairies and Elves”, original incidental music for Shakespeare’s Midsummer Night’s Dream David Samas, Bart Hopkin, Peter Whitehead, Daniel Schmidt, Stephen Parris and Ian Saxton

Wednesday, July 25

Wed 7/25 12:00 AM Community Music Center [544 Capp Street SF]
17th Annual Outsound New Music Summit
The Bay Area’s Creative Music Festival
‘The Art of Noise’a night of sonic exploration with SO AR featuring cellist Shanna Sordahl and percussionist Robert Lopez emphasizes the musical transformation of spaces through the ritual of performance XAMBUCA aka Chandra Shukla (sound)strives to give emphasis to art both sonically and visually.

Thursday, July 26
Thu 7/26 6:30 PM Throckmorton Theatre, Tivoli Room [142 Throckmorton Ave Mill Valley, CA 94941]
Del Sol String Quartet

Thu 7/26 7:30 PM Community Music Center [544 Capp Street SF]
17th Annual Outsound New Music Summit
The Bay Area’s Creative Music Festival
‘CarneyVal’a night celebrating the memory of Ralph Carney, a saxophonist and pillar of the San Francisco Bay Area music community for 28 years with
Rubber City
David Slusser – saxophones, Sheldon Brown – saxophones, Chris Ackerman – drums, Richard Saunders – double bass
The Ralph Carney Memorial Octet
David Slusser and Richard Saunders from Rubber City will join Karina Denike and Michael McIntosh from the Serious Jass Project, along with reedists Rent Romus and Phillip Greenlief (also the arranger), Myles Boisen on guitar, and Suki O’Kane on drums

Friday, July 27

Fri 7/27 7:30 PM Community Music Center [544 Capp Street SF]
17th Annual Outsound New Music Summit
The Bay Area’s Creative Music Festival
‘Night of Stone’a night of exploratory rock and psychedelia with
Dire Wolves
Sheila Bosco – drum kit, Brian Lucas – bass,
Jeffrey Alexander – guitarmagoria + moog + wooden sax, Arjun Mendiratta – violin
CDP
Amanda Chaudhary – keyboards/synth, Joshua Marshall – tenor saxophone, Tom Djll – trumpet/synth, Mark Pino -drums

Fri 7/27 9:00 PM Gray Area Art And Technology [2665 Mission St. SF]
Hundred Waters and Eartheater A/V at Gray Area Festival
On Friday night of the 2018 Gray Area Festival, Hundred Waters and Eartheater join us for an evening of detailed sonic tapestries and optimistic melodies.

Fri 7/27 9:00 PM Ivy Room [860 San Pablo Ave Albany]
Charlie Hunter Trio

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