San Francisco Scene: June 14-20, 2019

Source: Bay Improviser.

Friday, June 14

Fri 6/14 6:30 PM Octopus Literary Salon [2101 Webster St. #170 Oakland]
The Deconstruction of What You Know|Dunkelman/fluke-mogul/NishiS
The Deconstruction of What You Know
–Joshua Allen, tenor saxophone
–Henry Kaiser, guitar
–William Winant, drums
–Kevin Murray, drums
&
Dunkelman/fluke-mogul/Nishi-Smith
–Nava Dunkelman, percussion
–gabby fluke-mogul, violin
–Kanoko Nishi-Smith, koto

Fri 6/14 7:30 PM SFJAZZ Center [201 Franklin Street (at Fell) SF CA]
John Coltrane’s ‘A Love Supreme’ Re-Imagined
The Mattson 2
w/ Special Guest Calvin Keys

Fri 6/14 8:00 PM Center for New Music [55 Taylor St SF, CA]
Amina Kirby and Jess Tambellini open EEP by performing a duo with handmade electronic instruments, then Monopiece, a trio consisting of Nathan Corder on electronics, Matt Robidoux on guitar, and Tim Russell on percussion, collaborate with vocalist Rodolfo Cordova-Lebron. This performance is part of the EEP (Electronic Ensemble Performance Weekend).

Saturday, June 15

Sat 6/15 6:00 PM San Jose Peace and Justice Center [48 South 7th St, San Jose]
Flukemogul/Murray, LechugaEspadas Talesfore Jr., SLOB, TBA

Sat 6/15 8:00 PM Yerba Buena Center for the Arts [701 Mission St @3rd SF]
Other Minds 24: Concert 2 – Brian Baumbusch’s ‘The Pressure’

Sat 6/15 8:00 PM Center for New Music [55 Taylor St SF, CA]
Brendan Glasson and Sally Decker perform a collaborative set exploring chaotic events within controlled environments. Kevin Blechdom and Blevin Blectum will whisk you away to a psychedelic organic-electronic universe of sonic snauses. This performance is part of EEP! … an Electronic Ensemble Performance Weekend.

Sat 6/15 8:00 PM ODC Dance Theatre [3153 17th Street at Shotwell SF]
The Dresher | Davel Invented Instrument Duo, formed in 2001 and after many national and international tours, will present of their first full-length concerts in San Francisco. The program includes a world premiere of a new work by Dresher as well as existing Duo repertoire. The instruments were created by Paul Dresher, Daniel Schmidt and the pioneering electronic music inventor Don Buchla. After the concert, the audience will be invited on-stage to play the instruments and interact with the performers.

Sunday, June 16

Sun 6/16 3:00 PM ODC Dance Theatre [3153 17th Street at Shotwell SF]
The Dresher/Davel Invented Instrument Duo
The duo of renowned composer, performer & instrument inventor Paul Dresher and virtuoso percussionist Joel Davel, consistently generates excitement and wonder with concert programs performed entirely on their large-scale invented musical instruments.

Sun 6/16 4:00 PM Center for New Music [55 Taylor St SF, CA]
EEP! (Electronic Ensemble Performance Weekend) closing act includes ambient electroacoustic improvisation by Los Angeles-based Tim Feeney, Clay Chaplin, and David Sumner. The second half of the concert features The HUB, a collaborative, and improvisational performance practice characterized by the sharing of digital information via a network.

Sun 6/16 7:00 PM Yerba Buena Center for the Arts [701 Mission St @3rd SF]
Other Minds 24: Concert 3 – Four Pianos in Quarter Tones

Sun 6/16 7:30 PM Temescal Arts Center [511 48th Street Oakland]
Doors That Only Open in Silence (open participation, non-hierarchical workshop in free improvisation)

Monday, June 17

Mon 6/17 7:00 PM SFJAZZ Center [201 Franklin Street (at Fell) SF CA]
Hristo Vitchv Quartet
Two Shows 7:00pm & 8:30pm
SFJAZZ Center’s Joe Henderson Lab

Mon 6/17 9:00 PM Pro Arts [150 Frank H Ogawa Plz Oakland]
Oakland Freedom Jazz Society presents Microfestival of Instant Composition

Tuesday, June 18

Tue 6/18 6:30 PM The Honey Hive Gallery [4117 Judah St San Francisco]
Sato/Murray/Weeks / Ty Mayer (Floral) / gabby fluke-mogul

Tue 6/18 7:30 PM Center for New Music [55 Taylor St SF]
CD Release Concert for multiple GRAMMY® nominated pianist Nadia Shpachenko’s new album “The Poetry of Places.” 5 San Francisco premieres of architecture-inspired works by Amy Beth Kirsten, Hannah Lash, James Matheson, Harold Meltzer, and Jack Van Zandt from Shpachenko’s new CD, as well as 2 World Premieres and 2 West Coast premieres of works by Paul Chihara, Thea Musgrave, José Serebrier, and Lewis Spratlan.

Wednesday, June 19

Wed 6/19 7:30 PM Tom’s Place [3111 Deakin Street Berkeley]
Michael Fischer, Vienna (saxophone, electronics)
Solo and Company-style improvisations, with Grosse Abfahrt (Bay Area):
Tom Djll (tpt, elec), Tim Perkis (elec), Gino Robair (elec, perc), Matt Ingalls (cl, bcl), John Shiurba (gtr)
Includes a brief poetry reading by Thomas Antonic

Wed 6/19 8:00 PM Peacock Lounge [552 Haight St SF]
A.C. (Reynols, Argentina), Thomas Dimuzio, & Wobbly
TendHer
Vaux Flores

Thursday, June 20

Thu 6/20 8:00 PM Luggage Store Creative Music Series [1007 Market Street SF]
VauxFlores Industrial Label Showcase
Usufruct, [ruidobello], Oa, Travis Johns

Thu 6/20 8:00 PM Pro Arts [150 Frank H Ogawa Plz Oakland]
A.C. from Argentina
Wobbly
Thomas Dimuzio

One thought on “San Francisco Scene: June 14-20, 2019

  1. Oakland Freedom Jazz Society presents Microfestival of Instant Composition, Monday June 17

    Featuring the Vienna Bay Instant Composers’ Ensemble and conductors:
    Michael Fischer (Vienna)
    gabby fluke-mogul (Tuxedo)
    Phillip Greenlief (Golden Gate)
    Matt Ingalls (Oakland Ave / Harrison)

    Full list of players:
    Brett Carson
    Tom Djll
    Karl Evangelista
    Michael Fischer
    gabby fluke-mogul
    Jordan Glenn
    Phillip Greenlief
    Jacob Felix Heule
    Matt Ingalls
    Aurora Josephson
    Kevin CK Lo
    Lisa Mezzacappa
    Kanoko Nishi-Smith
    Kim Nucci
    Gino Robair
    John Shiurba

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