Nels Cline’s latest album is reviewed.
On September 29, Heterodyne will perform two sets at DC’s Art All Night celebration at Blagden Alley (access is from the west side of the 1200 block of 9th Street NW). The first set will begin at 8:30; the second at 10:30. The performance will feature NPR’s Bob Boilen; poetry by the late Susan Mumford, one of Bob’s collaborators in Tiny Desk Unit, will be read while Heterodyne performs.
Flutist Ellen Burr and bassist Jeff Schwartz continue their monthly third Thursday residency at the Industry Cafe & Jazz in Culver City, known as “Thirdsdays,” with a special show October 18. For the first set, at 8pm, they will be joined by guitarist Derek Bomback and drummer Peter Valsamis to collaboratively improvise on material ranging from Icelandic folk songs to theatre games. The second set, at 9, will be by the all-Canadian guest trio of Valsamis, legendary bassist Lisle Ellis, and alto saxophonist Yves Charuest, whose bio sports work with Peter Kowald, Louis Moholo, William Parker, members of Sun Ra’s Arkestra, and other icons of the avant-garde. 6039 Washington Blvd, in the Arts District.
Roscoe Mitchell’s 2018 reissue of Sounds is reviewed.
John Butcher’s new album encompassing 20 years of multiple saxophone compositions is out.
Source: San Francisco’s Other Minds.
Latitudes: Tetuzi Akiyama & John Krausbauer
October 10, 2018 @ the Center For New Music, San Francisco
The Nature of Music: Linda Bouchard
October 16, 2018 @ the David Brower Center, Berkeley
Gloria Cheng & Terry Riley play the piano music of Terry Riley
December 5, 2018 @ the YBCA Forum, San Francisco
The Nature of Music: Anne Guthrie
January 10, 2019 @ the David Brower Center, Berkeley
Dennis Russell Davies & Maki Namekawa play Shostakovich / Stravinsky
February 10, 2019 @ the Taube Atrium Theater, San Francisco
OM Festival 24: The Arditti Quartet play Ivan Wyschnegradsky
March 23, 2019 @ the Taube Atrium Theater, San Francisco
OM Festival 24: World Premiere of Brian Baumbusch’s “The Pressure”
June 15, 2019 @ the YBCA Theater, San Francisco
OM Festival 24: Microtonal music for 4 Pianos by Ivan Wyschnegradsky
June 16, 2019 @ the YBCA Theater, San Francisco