San Francisco Scene: May 24-30, 2019

Source: Bay Improviser.

Friday, May 24

Fri 5/24 7:00 PM Adobe Books [3130 24th St SF]
John Bischoff / OMMO / CORUSCANT

Saturday, May 25

Sat 5/25 8:00 PM Berkeley Finnsh Hall [1970 Chestnut St. Berkeley]
The Berkeley Finnish Heritage Society and Bay Area composers Rent Romus & Heikki Koskinen’s present Manala

Sat 5/25 8:00 PM Center for New Music [55 Taylor St SF]
V.L.P. (Vlatkovich, Liebig, and Powell) and the Ochs-Robinsonn Duo team up for a double bill of free improvised music at Center for New Music.

Sunday, May 26

Sun 5/26 8:00 PM Berkeley Finnsh Hall [1970 Chestnut St. Berkeley]
The Berkeley Finnish Heritage Society and Bay Area composers Rent Romus & Heikki Koskinen’s present Manala

Monday, May 27

Mon 5/27 8:00 PM Make-Out Room [3225 22nd St SF]
The Monday Make-Out II
The cutting edge of Bay Area jazz and improvised music–
Set #1: Jonathan Kay/Jordan Glenn Duo (improvised music)
Jonathan Kay-sax, Jordan Glenn-drums
Set #2: RDL+ (modern jazz)
Doug Lee-bass, Ruthie Dineen-piano/accordion, Luis Salcedo-guitar
Set #3: Dave Slusser’s Lost Planet (modern jazz/rock)
David Slusser – winds, keys, Len Paterson & Steve Clarke – guitars, Thomas Scandura – drums

Mon 5/27 9:30 PM Pro Arts [150 Frank H Ogawa Plz Oakland]
Kretzmer/Mezzacappa/Nordson & John Saint Pelvyn Group

Wednesday, May 29

Wed 5/29 9:30 PM Octopus Literary Salon [2101 Webster St. #170 Oakland]
Phillip Greenlief

Thursday, May 30

Thu 5/30 7:00 PM Center for New Music [55 Taylor St SF]
The Black Cedar Trio presents the winners of their 2018 Commissioning Competition: “Tres Colores” by Chilean composer Javier Contreras, “In The Spring” by San Jose composer Andre Gueziec, and “Out of Nothing” by Minnesota composer Victoria Malawey.

Thu 5/30 8:00 PM Luggage Store Creative Music Series [1007 Market Street SF]
8:15 pm Josh Allen – tenor saxophone
9:00 pm Josh Martin – electric bass

Thu 5/30 8:30 PM Fort Mason Center for Arts & Culture – Gallery 308 [2 Marina Blvd SF]
Edward Schocker’s Crossing Ensemble: Self_less
Self_Less is a new musical work by Edward Schocker and The Crossing Ensemble that examines our “sense of self” while questioning the uniformity of these perceived feelings.

A L’ARME! Festival VOL. VI Takes Place July 31 – August 3 in Berlin

Source: A L’ARME!

A L’ARME! FESTIVAL VOL. VII
International Festival of Avant-garde Jazz & Experimental Music

31 JULY TO 3 AUGUST 2019 | BERLIN
RADIALSYSTEM & HOLZMARKT 25 / SÄÄLCHEN

With Colin Stetson, Matana Roberts, Moor Mother, Natalie Sandtorv, Nils Petter Molvær, Gurls, Anguish (Dälek/Fire!/Faust), Groupshow!, Els Vandeweyer, Tristan Honsinger, Greg Fox, Jealousy Party, Lana Trio & JD Zazie and many more

Downtown Music Gallery Newsletter

Source: Downtown Music Gallery.

The Downtown Music Gallery 28th Anniversary Celebrations begins on May 1st! Every In-store in May Helps Celebrate the Spirit of Creative Music Performed Live.

Sunday, May 26th:
6pm: JONATHAN CHEN / GAMIN – Electronics / Korean Double Reeds!

Sunday, June 2nd:
6pm: WHAT HAPPENS IN A YEAR: GIACOMO MEREGA / JOSH SINTON / TODD NEUFELD!
7pm: URS LEIMGRUBER – Solo Sax!

Sunday, June 9th:
6pm: BRANDON SEABROOK & JESSE DULMAN – Guitar / Tuba Duo
7pm: VIV CORRINGHAM / DAVE MANDL / DAVID WATSON / AARON MOORE –
Voice / Bass Guitar / Guitar / Percussion!

Monday, June 10th:
6pm: WILLIAM PARKER – Book Celebration!

DMG is located at 13 Monroe St. (between Catherine & Market Sts) in a basement below a small gallery. Take the F train to East Broadway or the 6 train to Canal or the B or D to Grand, or the M-15 bus to Madison & Catherine. Come on Down, the Sunday Music Series is Always Free & the Vibes are Always Cosy. You can check the weekly in-store sets through our Instagram feed

Maryanne Amacher to be Performed in London

Source: ICA.

The Institute of Contemporary Arts, in collaboration with London-based experimental music series Kammer Klang and Swiss music ensemble Contrechamps, is proud to present a series of programmes on the work of composer Maryanne Amacher. Spanning three events over two evenings, the series will culminate in the UK premiere of GLIA (2005) – a newly commissioned reconstruction of a rarely presented seminal work for seven instruments and electronics.

Music and More Reviews

Source: Music and More.

Sam Rivers Trio – Emanation (NoBusiness, 2019)

Teodross Avery – After the Rain: A Night for Coltrane (Tompkins Square, 2019)

Sun Ra – Space is the Place: Music for the Film (Enterplanetary Koncepts, 2019)

Sun Ra – Monorails & Satellites: Works for Solo Piano Vol. 1, 2 and 3 (Cosmic Myth Records, 2019)