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Source: Bay Improviser Calendar.

Friday, April 29

Fri 4/29 7:30 PM Medicine for Nightmares [3036 24th St SF]
MYSTERY SCHOOL plays 2 sets

Fri 4/29 8:00 PM Mosswood Sound Series [3630 Telegraph Ave enter 2nd door on 37th St Oakland]
One of the world’s leaning singers of contemporary music, NICHOLAS ISHERWOOD performs a diverse program of contemporary vocal music, including 3 premieres by graduate composers from UC Berkeley and a rare performance of “Followe Thy Faire Sunne” (1962) for voice and tubular bells by Morton Feldman.

Fri 4/29 8:00 PM Center for New Music [55 Taylor St SF]
gabby fluke-mogul, Jean Carla Rodea, Gerald Cleaver, Moe Staiano, & Las Sucias present an evening of solo, duo, & quartet performances!

Fri 4/29 8:00 PM The Sound Room [2147 Broadway Oakland]
Scott Amendola, Ben Goldberg, & Todd Sickafoose play the music of Thelonious Monk + More!

Saturday, April 30

Sat 4/30 4:00 PM Temescal Arts Center [511 48th Street Oakland]
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UNLOCKED FESTIVAL (Lockdown Festival VII)
Emerging from the fog of the pandemic, a host of experimentalists join for an action-packed evening of noise, sights, and sound. (In-person and streaming online.)
PROGRAM:
4pm Positive Knowledge (Oluyemi Thomas and Ijeoma Thomas)
4:30pm duo B. (Jason Levis and Lisa Mezzacappa)
5pm Tongo Eisen-Martin
5:30pm Lenora Lee and Francis Wong
6pm Evicshen
6:30pm Grex (Karl Evangelista and Rei Scampavia)
7pm Tom Weeks / Kazuto Sato / Gerald Cleaver
7:45pm Rova Saxophone Quartet

Sat 4/30 5:00 PM Center for New Music [55 Taylor St SF]
Lenny Gonzalez, Rich Graff, and Robert Nance present a cross-fading concert collaboration. Utilizing the Center for New Music’s state of the art Meyer Sound system, the artists will engage in a concert-length dialogue.

Sat 4/30 7:00 PM Center for New Music [55 Taylor St SF]
JOEL ST. JULIEN AND ROBERT NANCE PRESENT OSCILLATORY!

Sat 4/30 8:00 PM CNMAT [1750 Arch Street Berkeley]
Rage Thormbones will complete their residency at CNMAT this month and present a concert of works by UC Berkeley composers.

Sunday, May 1

Sun 5/01 4:00 PM All Saints’ Episcopal Church [555 Waverley Street Palo Alto, CA 94301]
A sonic exploration of the unique relationship between urban and natural landscapes found in the Bay Area.

Sun 5/01 7:00 PM Center for New Music [55 Taylor St SF]
Departure Duo (Nina Guo and Edward Kass) returns to C4NM to perform an energetic and colorful program of recent commissions.

Sun 5/01 7:30 PM Temescal Arts Center [511 48th Street Oakland]
Doors That Only Open in Silence (open participation, non-hierarchical workshop in free improvisation)

Sun 5/01 7:30 PM CCRMA [660 Lomita Dr, Stanford, CA 94305]
Earplay, directed and conducted by Mary Chun, will perform six works — including two world premieres — from four Stanford composers: Patricia Alessandrini, Constantin Basica, Chris Chafe, and Erik Ulman.

Friday, May 6

Fri 5/06 8:00 PM Mosswood Sound Series [3630 Telegraph Ave enter 2nd door on 37th St Oakland]
anita chandavarkar / matthew welch / Josh Allen

Fri 5/06 8:00 PM St. Mark’s Episcopal Church [600 Colorado Ave, Palo Alto, CA 94306, USA]
A sonic exploration of the unique relationship between urban and natural landscapes found in the Bay Area.