San Francisco Scene: October 5-12, 2018

Source: Bay Improviser.

Friday, October 5

Fri 10/05 8:00 PM Zellerbach Hall [US Berkeley Berkeley]
Max Richter with the American Contemporary Music Ensemble performing Infra and music from The Leftovers
Max Richter performs selections from his work Infra, inspired by T.S. Eliot’s The Waste Land, and from his score for the dystopian HBO drama The Leftovers.

Saturday, October 6

Sat 10/06 11:00 AM Bird & Beckett Books and Records [653 Chenery St. SF]
Andre Custodio is hosting a series of performances of textured sound utilizing electronics and other instruments for a bookstore environment. Performing solo for most of these Saturdays, but will occasionally invite others to fill-in.

Sat 10/06 7:00 PM Foothill Presbyterian Church [5301 MCKEE ROAD, San Jose]
Ensemble ARI will perform All RAVEL CONCERT including Jean Ahn’s flashback of Ravel.

Sat 10/06 7:30 PM Tom’s Place [3111 Deakin Street Berkeley]
A secret gathering for people in the know, an all-electronic quartet featuring David Toop with Tom Djll, Wobbly and Gino Robair. Opening: Madalyn Merkey, solo electronics.

Sat 10/06 8:00 PM Temescal Arts Center [511 48th Street Oakland]
DO-OVER Music Series:
The Jordan Glenn Party + Jason Hoopes, solo electric bass
Brett Carson- keyboard
Karl Evangelista- guitar
Joel Nelson- guitar
Bob Woods-LaDue- drums/percussion
Robert Lopez- drums/percussion
Alexandra Buschman- voice/electronics
Jon Arkin- electronic drums
Jason Hoopes- electric bass
Jordan Glenn- conductor

Sunday, October 7

Sun 10/07 2:00 PM Center for New Music [55 Taylor St SF]
Thomas Schultz plays The People United Will Never Be Defeated and music by Hyo-shin Na
Schultz plays Frederic Rzewski’s monumental masterpiece from 1975, THE PEOPLE UNITED WILL NEVER BE DEFEATED and Hyo-shin Na’s RAIN STUDY (1999) and SMALL NOISE (2018).

Sun 10/07 3:00 PM Maybeck Studio for the Performing Arts [1537 Euclid Ave. Berkeley]
Chris Brown: Retrospectacles CD Release Concert
Seating is limited. Get your required online reservation here.

Sun 10/07 5:00 PM Soundwave Studios [2240 Wood St Oakland CA 94607]
Resonant Frequencies is a monthly open mic night specifically for Electronic Musicians and Visual Synthesis. No DJ’s, No Singer Songwriters. Just you and some machines, making love in sweet {dis}harmony. The focus is on hardware sets yet other modalities are encouraged. We welcome all genres of music; what better way to do that than getting together, sharing those ideas and make connections.

Monday, October 8

Mon 10/08 8:00 PM CNMAT [1750 Arch Street Berkeley]

Tuesday, October 9

Tue 10/09 7:30 PM CCRMA [660 Lomita Dr, Stanford, CA 94305]
Systemic Improvisation | Palle Dahlstedt, Per Anders Nilsson, Tim Perkis, and Gino Robair

Tue 10/09 8:00 PM The Laundry SF [3359 26th St SF]
Resident is a monthly Open Mic event started by Jeremy Black and friends in 2017. Set in a casual atmosphere in an awesome location, The Laundry, it is the perfect event if you are a beginner or even experimented musician/performer and want to reach out to the San Francisco Community.

Tue 10/09 9:00 PM Uptown Nightclub [1928 Telegraph Ave Oakland]
Active Music Series presents:
– PERFORMANCE with Cilla Vee (north carolina) and local improvisers
– alex cruse
– Voicebox (Dylan Burchett and Rodolfo Córdova)

Wednesday, October 10

Wed 10/10 7:00 PM Center for New Music [55 Taylor St SF]
Latitudes: The Music of Tetuzi Akiyama & John Krausbauer
Guitarist Tetuzi Akiyama brings his motorik “infinite boogie” and graveside blues minimalism to the Center for New Music. Akiyama will be supported by ecstatic music aesthete John Krausbauer whose explorations of amplified violin and stroboscopic lighting induce states of heavy trance.

Wed 10/10 7:30 PM SFJAZZ Center [201 Franklin Street (at Fell) SF CA]
KRIS DAVIS, Joanne Brackeen and Helen Sung celebrate Monk’s 101st birthday.
Two generations of piano artistry celebrate the legacy of Thelonious Monk, featuring DownBeat Critics Poll Rising Star Piano winner Kris Davis, 2018 NEA Jazz Master recipient Joanne Brackeen, and Mary Lou Williams Jazz Piano Competition winner Helen Sung.

Thursday, October 11

Thu 10/11 8:00 PM Luggage Store Creative Music Series [1007 Market Street SF]
Cilla Vee Life Arts “Psychic Bandwidth”
an inter-disciplinary collaborative structured improvisation project
Cilla Vee, Gino Robair, Cheryl Leonard, Amy Reed, Rent Romus, Ivy Johnson, Tongo Eisen-Martin, Eric Kupers and the CSU East Bay Inclusive Interdisciplinary Ensemble

Thu 10/11 8:00 PM Ivy Room [860 San Pablo Ave Albany]
Trio with Scott Amendola, Fred Frith and Phillip Greenlief

Thu 10/11 8:00 PM ODC Dance Theatre [3153 17th Street at Shotwell SF]
ODC Theater presents a three-evening run (October 11-13, 2018) of ECHO, a new dance/performance work by Sara Shelton Mann with a score by Pamela Z at ODC Theater at 8pm in San Francisco, CA USA

Friday, October 12

Fri 10/12 8:00 PM Old First Concerts [1751 Sacramento St. SF]
Stenberg | Cahill Duo
Kate Stenberg, violin; Sarah Cahill, piano
Aaron Gervais Talking in Circles World Premiere
Gabriela Lena Frank Suenos de Chambi
Kaija Saariaho Tocar
Linda Catlin Smith With Their Shadows Long
plus works by Henry Cowell and Grażyna Bacewicz

Fri 10/12 8:00 PM Center for New Music [55 Taylor St SF]
Visible Transitions
Improvised Painting from Live Music & Improvised Music from Visual Compositions: Live Abstract Painting by Ethan Cranke w/ Music by Gino Robair, Palle and Per Anders from Sweden + Tomas Dimuzio, Phillip Greenlief, and David Samas. GAZE EMANATIONS, drawings by Brian Lucas, performed by Pet the Tiger and Co. Cheryl Leonard, Tom Nunn, Tom Djll, Gino Robair, Bryan Day, Phillip Greenlief, David Samas.

Fri 10/12 8:00 PM ODC Dance Theatre [3153 17th Street at Shotwell SF]
ODC Theater presents a three-evening run (October 11-13, 2018) of ECHO, a new dance/performance work by Sara Shelton Mann with a score by Pamela Z at ODC Theater at 8pm in San Francisco, CA USA