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Source: Bay Improviser.

Saturday, June 11

Sat 6/11 1:00 PM Yerba Buena Gardens [760 Howard Street]
Alice Coltrane Tribute: Brooklyn Raga Massive with special guest Reggie Workman. Spearheaded by bass giant and NEA Jazz Master Reggie Workman, a close associate of both John and Alice Coltrane, this unprecedented collaboration is between Brooklyn Raga Massive’s Jay Gandhi (bansuri), Mari Tanaka (tanpura) and Sameer Gupta (drum set and tabla), and a cast of Bay Area jazz mainstays join the celebration, including powerhouse tenor saxophonist Richard Howell, pianist Kev Choice, bassist David Ewell, and jazz harpist and vocalist Destiny Muhammad.

Sat 6/11 8:00 PM St. Cyprian’s [2097 Turk St San Francisco]
Rova Saxophone Quartet + Social Stutter: The Tale of Two Sax Quartets

Sunday, June 12

Sun 6/12 4:00 PM Center for New Music [55 Taylor St SF]
Music by Ted Allen with dance on video by Barbara Mahler; also two new pieces by Andy Evans, and ‘Lux Perpetua’ by Xopher Davidson.

Thursday, June 16

Thu 6/16 8:00 PM Ivy Room [860 San Pablo Ave Albany]
Fred Frith Trio + Las Sucias (co-headlining)
Fred Frith – electric guitar / Jason Hoopes – electric bass / Jordan Glenn – drums.
Danishta Rivero and Alexandra Buschman-Román

Friday, June 17

Fri 6/17 8:00 PM Mosswood Sound Series [3630 Telegraph Ave enter 2nd door on 37th St Oakland]
Brett Carson + Joshua Marshall / Thea Farhadian + Tim Perkis

Tuesday, June 21

Tue 6/21 5:00 PM Chapel Of The Chimes [4499 Piedmont Avenue Oakland]
Join us to celebrate the solstice again at Garden of Memory at Chapel of the Chimes! Welcome back!

This year’s concert will take into account concerns about covid and safety. TICKETS WILL BE CAPPED AT 2000 – less than half the previous concert in 2019. PROOF OF VACCINATION AND MASKS WILL BE REQUIRED FOR ENTRY. There will be both fewer audience goers, and fewer performers spaced throughout the building in the large, more ventilated spaces.