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.