San Francisco Scene: July 5-12, 2019

Source: Bay Improviser.

Friday, July 5

Fri 7/05 8:00 PM Studio 4 [1025 Carleton St, Berkeley, CA]
Theresa Wong and Jakob Pek ~ Live at Studio 4

Fri 7/05 8:30 PM The Lab [2948 16th St SF]
The Invisible Hands, Alvarius B, Alan Bishop of Sun City Girls

Saturday, July 6

Sat 7/06 7:00 PM Center for New Music [55 Taylor St SF]
Panoramic Dissonances: Laetitia Sonami, John Davis, Heejin Jang

Sat 7/06 8:00 PM Temescal Arts Center [511 48th Street Oakland]
Do-Over Music Series #7
The Jordan Glenn Party + Danishta Rivero
The JGP…
Danishta Rivero- voice/electronics
Erika Oba- keyboard
Alison Niedbalski- keyboard
Nathan Clevenger- guitar
Bill Wolter- guitar
Lee Hodel- bass
Tony Gennaro- percussion
Tim DeCillis- percussion
Jordan Glenn- conductor
Opening the night will be solo set from Danishta Rivero.

Sunday, July 7

Sun 7/07 7:30 PM SIMM Series @ The Musicians Union Hall [116 9th St @ Mission SF]
7:30pm gabby fluke-mogul – solo acoustic violin improvisation
8:30pm Noertker’s Moxie
Annelise Zamula – alto sax, flute/Brett Carson – piano/Bill Noertker – contrabass/Jordan Glenn – drums

Monday, July 8

Mon 7/08 7:00 PM Adobe Books [3130 24th St SF]
gabby fluke-mogul + Jacob Felix Heule + Kanoko Nishi-Smith
Nathan Corder
Ben Rempel + Daniel Meyer-O’Keeffe

Mon 7/08 9:00 PM Pro Arts [150 Frank H Ogawa Plz Oakland]
Brown/Cohen/Duff & Josh Allen

Tuesday, July 9

Tue 7/09 9:30 PM Uptown Nightclub [1928 Telegraph Ave Oakland]
Active Music Series presents:
– Sandy Buschman/Jordan Glenn/Jason Hoopes/Danishta Rivero quartet
– Rodolfo Córdova & Theresa Wong duo
– Seiyoung Jang

Wednesday, July 10

Wed 7/10 7:45 PM Center for New Music [55 Taylor St SF]
Latitudes: Andrew Weathers and Amma Ateria

Thursday, July 11

Thu 7/11 7:30 PM E.M. Wolfman General Interest Small Bookstore [410 13th St, Oakland, California]
Talk More / Dunkelman::fluke-mogul::Nishi-Smith / Tuckamore

Thu 7/11 8:00 PM Luggage Store Creative Music Series [1007 Market Street SF]
8:15 pm Noah Phillips solo guitar
9:00 pm Deletist
manipulated Cello, oboe and vocal chants or other

Thu 7/11 8:00 PM Center for New Music [55 Taylor St SF]
Jon Raskin – Solo Saxophone / Hanes Adams Duo

Friday, July 12

Fri 7/12 7:30 PM Center for New Music [55 Taylor St SF]
Brent Miller: Nomad Vigil Release Party & Concert

Fri 7/12 8:00 PM Old First Concerts [1751 Sacramento St. SF]
Saxophonist Tod Dickow joins the “inventive, invigorating, mesmerizing, beautiful, virtuosic, and lyrical” (Downbeat Magazine) Charged Particles in a performance of John Coltrane’s complete A Love Supreme.

Fri 7/12 8:30 PM Temescal Arts Center [511 48th Street Oakland]
Geografías del Cuerpo

Dusted Reviews

Source: Dusted.

Detail – Day Two (No Business)

Franz Koglmann Septet – Fruits of Solitude (Hat Hut/Ezz-thetics)

Olivier Messiaen and Linda Catlin Smith — Quartet for the End of Time and Among the Tarnished Stars (Another Timbre)

A Beginner’s Guide to Noise Music

Source: The Hard Times.

If you agree with David Novak, the author of Japanoise: Music at the Edge of Circulation, then you probably believe that writing a history of noise music is inherently impossible. According to Novak, noise comes from the circulation of cultural ideas and artifacts, emerging from the accumulated meaningless debris that accompanies all forms of communication. Vinyl pops and scratches, for example, become noisy if what you want to hear is the recordings on that record. Noise music, therefore, comes from artists purposefully activating that noise. And since that noise comes from an infinite number of contexts, it’s impossible to map the history of noise music, or even to document the entire contemporary noise scene. Both, by definition, are constantly and unendingly regenerating.

I happen to agree with Novak. But I’m going to try anyways.

Whit Dickey Interview

Source: burning ambulance.

Drummer Whit Dickey is a well-known figure on the New York free jazz scene; he came to prominence as a member of the Matthew Shipp Trio and the David S. Ware Quartet in the 1990s, but has made multiple albums as a leader and collaborated with a lot of other musicians, including Joe Morris, Ivo Perelman, and Mat Maneri. His latest releases are a double CD, Tao Quartets, on AUM Fidelity — each CD features a different band — and a duo CD with cornet player Kirk Knuffke, Drone Dream, on NoBusiness.

Zach Rowden Profiled

Source: New Haven Independent.

He switched to music performance. He got interested in experimental composer Morton Feldman and the jazz scene in New York that spawned the likes of John Zorn. “I was like, ‘I’m going to be a musicologist. I’m going to write a book on all this stuff,” Rowden said. “I started writing papers and giving presentations.” But then, in his junior year, after playing his junior recital, professor Donovan Stokes — “one of the most amazing teachers, players, friends, on the planet,” Rowden said — said to Rowden, “yeah, I can’t really let you go to musicology school,” Rowden recalled. “You got to go to school for performance.”