San Francisco Scene: January 24-31, 2020

Source: Bay Improviser.

Friday, January 24

Fri 1/24 7:30 PM Center for New Music [55 Taylor St SF]
Quince Ensemble: This a Changin’ World

Fri 1/24 8:00 PM California Jazz Conservatory [2040 Addison Street Berkeley]
Marta Sanchez Quintet

Fri 1/24 9:00 PM Gray Area [2665 Mission St. SF]
Moritz von Oswald: Akklamation

Saturday, January 25

Sat 1/25 4:00 PM The Golden Bull [412 14th St Oakland, CA 94612]
Canadensis (Eugene, OR)
Fyrhtu
Souls and Cities

Sat 1/25 6:00 PM Sound & Savor [24th and Adeline Streets Oakland]
Paul Hanson, solo bassoon and electronics with a 4 course Jamaican menu

Sat 1/25 7:00 PM CCRMA [660 Lomita Dr, Stanford, CA 94305]
ArtX, Vibes & Vino, and CCRMA present // NEW DIMENSIONALITY //
live synthesized beatboxing, sensory engagement with the SF Bay tidal record, and an entombed and distorted Alexa…
experience all this and even more of our community’s most boundary-pushing art!

Sat 1/25 7:30 PM Center for New Music [55 Taylor St SF]
Ensemble 4 These Times: Blooming Flowers

Sat 1/25 7:30 PM Saint Mary’s College Chapel [Chapel: Main, 1928 St. Marys Road, Moraga, CA 94575]
Ensemble Ari collaborates with SF Opera Soprano, Rhoslyn Jones (www.rhoslynjones.com), featuring 2 World Premieres by women composers. Along with song literature by Clara Schumann and Fanny Mendelssohn, American composer Amy Beach’s Piano Trio will be performed by Ensemble Ari.

Sat 1/25 8:00 PM Mitchell Park Community Center [3700 Middlefield Rd Palo Alto]
Earthwise welcomes Marta Sanchez jazz piano duo

Sunday, January 26

Sun 1/26 4:00 PM Covenant Presbyterian Church [Covenant Presbyterian Church 670 E.Meadow Drive, Palo Alto, 94306]
Ensemble Ari collaborates with SF Opera Soprano, Rhoslyn Jones (www.rhoslynjones.com), featuring 2 World Premieres by women composers. Along with song literature by Clara Schumann and Fanny Mendelssohn, American composer Amy Beach’s Piano Trio will be performed by Ensemble Ari.

Sun 1/26 4:00 PM Chez Hanny [1300 Silver Avenue SF]
Marta Sanchez Quintet

Sun 1/26 7:30 PM SIMM Series @ The Musicians Union Hall [116 9th St @ Mission SF]
20th Season opening concert
Weeks/Sato/Carson/Levin
Tom Weeks – saxophones, Kazuto Sato – bass, Brett Carson – piano, Aaron Levin – drums
Guinea Pig plays “The New Neighbors” CD release performance
Tony Passarell/Rent Romus/Timothy Orr/Robert Kuhlmann

Monday, January 27

Mon 1/27 8:30 PM Make-Out Room [3225 22nd St SF]
The Monday Make-Out II

Mon 1/27 9:00 PM Pro Arts [150 Frank H Ogawa Plz Oakland]
Jamison Williams (FL) & Liebig/Perkis/Djll

Thursday, January 30

Thu 1/30 7:30 PM Center for New Music [55 Taylor St SF]
Raskin-Brown-Tarasov-Hoopes Quartet

Thu 1/30 8:00 PM Pro Arts [150 Frank H Ogawa Plz Oakland]
Fred Frith/William Winant/Nava Dunkelman/Jakob Pek

Thu 1/30 8:00 PM Luggage Store Creative Music Series [1007 Market Street SF]
Mit Darm
Edward Schocker – glass/shō; Suki O’Kane – electronics
Hanes/Adams is the improvising electronic duo of drummer John Hanes and reed player Steve Adams

Friday, January 31

Fri 1/31 7:30 PM Bing Concert Hall Studio [327 Lasuen St, Stanford, CA 94305]
CCRMA at Bing | The Lord of the Bings: The Return of the Bing | CONCERT 1
Please join us for the third and final installment of our epic concert series The Lord of the Bings: The Return of the Bing. We will present two different evening programs of multichannel immersive music and soundscapes in Bing Concert Hall Studio. Our GRAIL sound system will be deployed again in a 3D setup for a selection of pieces from CCRMA and around the Middle-earth.

Fri 1/31 8:00 PM Center for New Music [55 Taylor St SF]
SANS; duo

Fri 1/31 9:00 PM Bird & Beckett Books and Records [653 Chenery St. SF]
Ethnic Heritage Ensemble