San Francisco Scene: November 16-21, 2018

Source: Bay Improviser.

Friday, November 16

Fri 11/16 7:00 PM Adobe Books [3130 24th St SF]
LIVE MUSIC! Laetitia Sonami&Wobbly / Chris Brown / Efectos Humanos

Fri 11/16 7:30 PM Herbst Theatre [401 Van Ness Ave SF]
Brooklyn Rider
Iconoclastic Brooklyn Rider—which NPR credited with “recreating the 300-year-old form of string quartet as a vital and creative 21st-century ensemble” performs a program called Healing Modes that combines Beethoven’s great String Quartet No. 15, Op. 132 with other new works written in response to it.

Fri 11/16 8:00 PM Center for New Music [55 Taylor St SF]
Scott R. Looney / Joseph Noble / Kjell Nordeson – Duos and Trio

Saturday, November 17

Sat 11/17 11:00 AM Bird & Beckett Books and Records [653 Chenery St. SF]
Andre Custodio is hosting a series of performances of textured sound utilizing electronics and other instruments for a bookstore environment. Performing solo for most of these Saturdays, but will occasionally invite others to fill-in.

Sat 11/17 8:00 PM Mills College Littlefield Concert Hall [5000 MacArthur Blvd Oakland]
Mills Performing Group plays music by Monk, Ashley, Feldman, Payne, Reid, and Cowart.

Sat 11/17 8:00 PM ODC Dance Theatre [3153 17th Street at Shotwell SF]
The Crushing Spiral Ensemble
Matt Small – bass and compositions
Steve Adams – saxophones
Sheldon Brown – saxophone and clarinet
Chris Grady – trumpet
Steve Blum – piano
Michael Pinkham – drums

Sat 11/17 8:30 PM Other Cinema at ATA Gallery [992 Valencia St. San Francisco, CA]
Thomas Dimuzio and Lori Varga/Hans Grusel’s Krankenkabinet

Sat 11/17 8:30 PM Dildo Factory [West Berkeley]
Brutal Sound Effects Festival #85
w/ David Slusser, Kanoko Nishi-Smith/gabby fluke-mogul/Nava Dunkelman, Medicine Cabinet, Daniel Blomquist, SO AR, Linoleum

Sunday, November 18

Sun 11/18 7:30 PM SIMM Series @ The Musicians Union Hall [116 9th St @ Mission SF]
A night with ruth weiss
She will perform a quartet set with Hal Davis – log, Doug O’Connor – double bass, Rent Romus – saxophones/flutes and a duo set with Doug Lynner – Mystery Serge Synth

Sun 11/18 7:30 PM Temescal Arts Center [511 48th Street Oakland]
Doors That Only Open in Silence (open participation, non-hierarchical workshop in free improvisation)
The monthly series of improvisation research at Temescal Arts Center continues. Bring your instrument or come to listen. No advance notice needed — just show up. Small groups will be randomly assembled from submitted names immediately before each group plays. We try to keep transition time between groups at a minimum. Over by 10pm. It’s free. If you want to contribute, bring snacks and drinks.

Sun 11/18 7:30 PM Bird & Beckett Books and Records [653 Chenery St. SF]
Don Cherry’s Complete Communion
Henry Hung, trumpet
John Wiitala, bass

Sun 11/18 8:00 PM Center for New Music [55 Taylor St SF]
Martin Azevedo & Planarian Collective, with Dennis Aman: Disassembling The Clocks

Monday, November 19

Mon 11/19 7:30 PM Center for New Music [55 Taylor St SF]
Clara Yang Piano: Sound of the Past and the Present

Mon 11/19 9:30 PM Studio Grand [3234 Grand Ave, Oakland]
OFJS Presents: Tim Rowe’s How To Play The Drums

Wednesday, November 21

Wed 11/21 7:00 PM Octopus Literary Salon [2101 Webster St. #170 Oakland]
Music for People Volume 2
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Street Priest- Jacob Felix Heule, Matt Chandler, Doug Katelus
gabby fluke-mogul
Berlin Duo- Suki O’Kane, Edward Schocker
Snake- Nick Barbeln

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DOWNTOWNMUSIC.NET Photos

Source: DOWNTOWNMUSIC.NET.

November 9, 2018
Anna Webber Solo, Schl8hof, Wels
Anna Webber

November 9, 2018
Dave Rempis, Joshua Abrams, Avreeayl Ra, Jim Baker, Schl8hof, Wels
Avreeayl Ra Dave Rempis Jim Baker Joshua Abrams

November 9, 2018
Jaimie Branch Solo, Schl8hof, Wels
Jaimie Branch

November 9, 2018
Kompost 3, Schl8hof, Wels
Benny Omerzell Lukas König Manu Mayr Martin Eberle

November 9, 2018
Pulverize the Sound, Schl8hof, Wels
Mike Pride Peter Evans Tim Dahl

November 9, 2018
Punkt.Vrt.Plastik, Schl8hof, Wels
Christian Lillinger Kaja Draksler Petter Eldh

Downtown Music Gallery Newsletter

Source: Downtown Music Gallery.

Mary Halvorson & Joe Morris! Ingrid Laubrock Chaos Practices: Kris Davis / Nate Wooley / Mary Halvorson! Evan Parker / William Parker Trio! Peter Brotzmann & Heather Leigh III! Larry Ochs / Gerald Cleaver! Jamie Saft Qt: Bill McHenry!

River on Mars: Avram Fefer/Greg Tate/On Ka’a Davis! Chicago Edge Unit: Mars Williams/Jeb Bishop/Hamid Drake..! Kaja Draksler Trio! Francois Houle/Alexander Hawkins/Harris Eisenstadt! Aaron Goldberg/Matt Penman/Leon Parker! Brandon Lopez & Andrew Bernstein Solo Discs! Bob Drake!

Plus Historic Discs from the United States of America! Lee Morgan! Duke Ellington & His Orchestra! Barney Kessel! The MC5! King Tubby & Linval Thompson! Plus Lots of Great Vinyl!

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Upcoming Sets at Downtown Music Gallery – FREE, every Sunday at 6pm

November 18th:
6pm: THE BEYOND TRIO: MICHAEL EATON – Soprano Sax / CHERYL PYLE – C Alto Flutes /
REGGIE SYLVESTER – Drums
7pm: MICHAEL FOSTER / JOANNA MATTREY / DAVID MEIER – Saxes / Viola / Drums!

Sunday, December 2nd:
6pm: GUILLERMO GREGORIO & OMAR TAMEZ – Clarinet & Guitar
7pm: GUILLERMO GREGORIO / OMAR TAMEZ / RAYMON LOPEZ – Clarinet / Guitar / Drums

Sunday, December 9th:
6pm: FACKPAMP: ANDERS NILSSON / HAMPUS OHMAN-FROLUND SARAH BERNSTEIN
7pm: AXIS: JON IRABAGON / JOHN HEGRE / NILS DRONEN!
8pm: GIACOMO MEREGA / KENT O’DOHERTY – Bass Guitar / Alto Sax

Sunday, December 16th:
6pm: HUMAN RITES TRIO: JASON KAO HWANG / KEN FILIANO / ANDREW DRURY – Strings/Bass/Drums

Vital Weekly Reviews 1157

Source: Vital Weekly.

FEAN (CD by Moving Furniture Records) *
WESENBERG – THIRD PLACES (CD by Audiophob) *
MORTAJA – COMBINED MINDS (CD by Audiophob) *
MIKE FAZIO – THE VAST APART (CD by Faith Strange) *
LAURA COLE – ENOUGH (2CD by Discus Music) *
RON CAINES / MARTIN ARCHER AXIS – LES OISEAUX DE MATISSE (CD by Discus Music)
ZABELOV GROUP – EG (CD by Minority Records)
MARC BEHRENS – MUT ATT NARC IMM (CD by Auf Abwegen) *
CRANIOCLAST – CRACT ON SAIL (LP by Auf Abwegen) *
KOMMISSAR HJULER UND FRAU & PANICSVILLE – SPLIT (LP by Nihilist)
NEIL CAMPBELL & STICKY FOSTER – ENGE CHALEUR TELEGRAPHIQUE (CDR by Chocolate Monk) *
AUME – CQ CQ (CD/USB by Mobilization Recordings) *
JYRKI LEHTO & MARKKU TOIKKANEN – JUST VISITIN’ (CDR by Art First Records) *
TAR OF – FANA (cassette by Glass Orchard Records) *
TROMBILATION (double cassette by Faux Amis Records)
THEY WILL BURN US TO ASHES – UNTITLED (cassette by Saga House) *
JEROEN DIEPENMAAT – KNIP/PLAK (cassette, private) *

Avant Scena Reviews

Source: Avant Scena.

Francois Carrier – “Elements” (FMR, 2018)

Daniel Carter/Patrick Holmes/Matthew Putman/Hilliard Greene/Federico Ughi – “Telepatia Liquida” (577 Records, 2018)

Ingrid Laubrock – “Contemporary Chaos Practics: Two Works For Orchestra With Soloists Mary Halvorson, Kris Davis, Nate Wooley, Ingrid Laubrock” (Intakt, 2018)

Jason Mears Quartet – “Ammonite” (2018)

Tyshawn Sorey – “Pillars” (Firehouse 12, 2018)

Agustí Fernández & Sarah Claman – “Antipodal Suite” (Sirulita Records, 2018)

Mountweazel – “Doublethink” (Aut Records, 2018)