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11/22/2014 - 01/06/2015

Saturday, November 22
Sat 11/22 7:30 PM Center for New Music [55 Taylor St SF]
Pianist Anne Rainwater presents an evening of vocal and piano music by three friends including Ian Power’s hauntingly beautiful Ave Maria, based on a Scelsi theme, and Jude Traxler’s setting of Theodore Roethke’s poem The Waking. Also on the program is a world premiere by Danny Clay, a setting of the poetry by local writer Roy Doughty.  More...
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Sunday, November 23
Sun 11/23 2:00 PM The Nunnery [3016 25th. St SF]
The Jon Raskin Variety Show plus T.D. meets T.D. with Tom Djll. Jon Raskin performs on saxophone, various small synths, concertina and jaw harps. Tom Djlls hackMIDI meets the skatchbox.  More...
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Sun 11/23 3:00 PM Center for New Music [55 Taylor St SF]
Trumpeter/composer Erik Jekabson brings his chamber­jazz group to play music from his recording “Anti­Mass”, which was inspired by artwork from the DeYoung Museum. The “String­tet” consists of Trumpet, saxophone, violin, viola, bass and drums doubling on vibraphone.  More...
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Sun 11/23 3:30 PM Old First Concerts [1751 Sacramento St. San Francisco]
Turns of Centuries, Program II
Hadley McCarroll, piano; Monica Scott, 'cello

Matthew Goodheart - “for piano and cello(s)” 2014
Ludwig van Beethoven - Sonata for Cello and Piano in D Major, Op. 102/2 1815
Sergei Rachmaninoff - Sonata for Cello and Piano 1900  More...
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Sun 11/23 7:30 PM SIMM Series [Outsound Presents @ Musicians Union Hall 116 9th St @ Mission SF]
7:30 PM Emily Hay/Motoko Honda/Biggi Vinkeloe
flutes, voice, piano
8:30 PM Time is Now Not Money performs "Origins and Originals"
Bishu Chatterjee - bass, Lorin Benedict - voice, Aaron Bennett - saxophone, Scott R. Looney - piano, Surya Prakash - drums/percussion  More...
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Sun 11/23 7:30 PM Canessa Gallery [708 Montgomery St SF]
Meridian Music: Composers in Performance Series presents internationally acclaimed composer, educator, and electronic music pioneer Pauline Oliveros.  More...
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Monday, November 24
Mon 11/24 7:30 PM Center for New Music [55 Taylor St SF]
In The Incendiary Cycle, vigorous horn lines contend with a profusion of guitar, electronics and percussion. The instrumental dynamic evokes the natural and industrial processes that cyclically renew the California landscape.  More...
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Sunday, November 30
Sun 11/30 8:00 PM Temescal Arts Center [511 48th Street Oakland]
Company-style electroacoustic improv with Håvard Skaset (ac. guitar) and Guro Skumsnes Moe (double bass) from Oslo. Featuring Jacob Felix Heule, Tom Djll, John McCowen, and other local musicians.  More...
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Monday, December 1
Mon 12/01 8:30 PM Make-Out Room [3225 22nd St San Francisco, CA]
The Monday Make-Out
The cutting edge of Bay Area jazz and improvised music--

◉ Set 1, 8:30pm: Lewis Jordan Trio (introspective chamber jazz)
(Lewis Jordan-sax, poetry, Karl Evangelista: gtr, Nava Dunkelman: perc)

◉ Set 2, 9:30pm: Heikki Koskinen Quartet (new compositions by Bay Area experimentalists)
(Heikki Koskinen: E tpt etc., Adam Lowdermilk: b, Timothy Orr: dms, Rent Romus: winds)

◉ Set 3, 10:30pm: Aaron Bennett's Electro-Magnetic Trans-Personal Orchestra (large group improvisation)
(Aaron Bennett: sax, leader, comp., Bishu Chatterjee (বিশু চ্যাটার্জি): b, Kristina Dutton: vln, Rob Ewing: tbn, John Finkbeiner: gtr, Jeff Hobbs: vln, Darren Johnston: tpt, Joe Lasqo: MSP/laptop & synth)  More...
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Wednesday, December 3
Wed 12/03 7:30 PM Center for New Music [55 Taylor St SF]
The Guerrilla Composers Guild presents Teleformation: the symbiosis of early and new musical styles and ideas. Local composers (Nick Benavides, Danny Clay, Joseph Colombo, Sam Withrow) are collaborating with dynamic Bay Area performers Vijay Chalasani (viola), Crystal Pascucci (cello), and Chris Whitley (violin), to produce a show that intertwines the forms of the vintage masters with the styles of rising local talent.  More...
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Wed 12/03 8:00 PM Berkeley Arts [2133 University Avenue Berkeley]
Sarah Cahill and Adam Tendler Play Luciano Berio  More...
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Wed 12/03 9:30 PM Studio Grand [3234 Grand Ave, Oakland]
Oakland Freedom Jazz Society presents THE SOLO SHOW V.1 (music for Clarinet)  More...
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Thursday, December 4
Thu 12/04 8:00 PM Luggage Store New Music Series [Outsound co-Presents @ The Luggage Store Gallery 1007 Market St. SF]
8:00 PM DunkelpeK
Nava Dunkelman - percussion, Jakob Pek - guitar, miscellany, piano
9:00 PM Mike Sopko & Hamir Atwal duo
"an amazing document of eclectic improvisation. . . " - Frank Alkyer  More...
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Thu 12/04 8:00 PM Berkeley Arts [2133 University Avenue Berkeley]
Addleds and Sult are both groups founded by Jacob Felix Heule and Tony Dryer to explore concerns in acoustic noise and brutalist minimalism. This concert will be their first performance as a combined sextet. Featuring Håvard Skaset and Guro Skumsnes Moe from Oslo!

Talk More inhabits the fuzzy regions between improvisation and composition, ambience and noise, accessibility and experimentation, stasis and movement, drone and melody. Aaron Oppenheim plays Laptop-instrument, Shanna Sordahl plays Cello and Electronics, and Andrew Weathers plays Guitar and Electronics. http://talkmoretalkmore.com/  More...
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Friday, December 5
Fri 12/05 7:30 PM Berkeley Art Museum [2626 Bancroft Way Berkeley]
Five years ago, Terry Riley played at our very first L@TE event, and we are elated to have him return to close out the series. Pioneer of the minimalist aesthetic, seminal influence on the Velvet Underground and Sonic Youth, devotee of Hindustani classical music as well as jazz, Riley remains one of the most dynamic compositional voices of the twentieth and twenty-first centuries. He will joined by his son, guitarist and composer Gyan Riley. Don’t miss your last chance to hear his sublime music reverberate through our vast architecture.  More...
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Fri 12/05 8:00 PM The Red Poppy Art House [2698 Folsom St @23rd St SF]
The Beth Custer Ensemble  More...
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Fri 12/05 8:00 PM Zellerbach Playhouse [UC Berkeley]
Paul Dresher Electro-Acoustic Band and Amy X Neuburg
They Will Have Been So Beautiful: Songs and Images of Now  More...
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Fri 12/05 8:00 PM Berkeley Arts [2133 University Avenue Berkeley]
Set One. Kaiborg - the dynamic duo from so called SoCal of Jeff Kaiser (LA) – trumpet plusplus and David Borgo (San Diego) – saxophones

Set Two. Music for Hard Times – Paul Winstanley – extended electric bass and Tom Nunn – invented instruments.  More...
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Saturday, December 6
Sat 12/06 7:30 PM The Nunnery [3016 25th. St SF]
Saturday Night @ the Nunnery ~ Kaiborg - Jeff Kaiser, trumpet and David Borgo, saxophone. Tom Dambly, trumpet and Brendan Lai-Tong, trombone PLUS Dave Mihaly, drums, guitar and voice.  More...
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Sat 12/06 8:00 PM Zellerbach Playhouse [UC Berkeley]
Paul Dresher Electro-Acoustic Band and Amy X Neuburg
They Will Have Been So Beautiful: Songs and Images of Now  More...
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Sunday, December 7
Sun 12/07 7:30 PM Tom's Place [3111 Deakin Street Berkeley]
Sunday Improv Salon with Gino Robair  More...
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Sun 12/07 8:30 PM Temescal Arts Center [511 48th Street Oakland]
New music and choreography from the spastic and disjunct ZE BIB! along with new pieces by the bay area's hardest working group of dance artists, the Wax Poets.


https://www.facebook.com/events/495893513886087/  More...
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Thursday, December 11
Thu 12/11 8:00 PM Luggage Store New Music Series [Outsound co-Presents @ The Luggage Store Gallery 1007 Market St. SF]
8pm GIF Problem
Sharmi Basu - electronics, Josh Marshall - tenor sax, Aaron Oppenheim - electronics
9pm Key West
Brian Pedersen - saxophones, Rent Romus - saxophones, Dave Dupuis - upright bass, Randylee Sutherland - euphonium/drums  More...
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Thu 12/11 9:00 PM Duende [468 19th Street Oakland]
Charlie Hunter - Scott Amendola Duo  More...
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Friday, December 12
Fri 12/12 7:30 PM Temescal Arts Center [511 48th Street Oakland]
The Guerrilla Composers Guild presents Teleformation: the symbiosis of early and new musical styles and ideas. Local composers (Nick Benavides, Danny Clay, Joseph Colombo, Sam Withrow) are collaborating with dynamic Bay Area performers Vijay Chalasani (viola), Crystal Pascucci (cello), and Chris Whitley (violin), to produce a show that intertwines the forms of the vintage masters with the styles of rising local talent.  More...
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Saturday, December 13
Sat 12/13 12:00 PM Noisebridge Hackerspace [2169 Mission St SF]
GodwaffleNoisePancakes  More...
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Sat 12/13 8:00 PM Berkeley Arts [2133 University Avenue Berkeley]
Ghost in the House - 10th Anniversary Celebration - A Decade of Ectoplasmic Ecstasy and Terror
Karen Stackpole – Gongs, percussion
David Michalak - lap steel, percussion
Tom Nunn - inventions
Dean Santomieri – The Dreamer, vocal & Resonator Guitar
Kinji Hayashi – The Dancer
Plus special Guest  More...
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Sat 12/13 8:00 PM Center for New Music [55 Taylor St SF]
The Rova Sax Quartet has its first meeting with Ryan Page, a live video performer who uses circuit bent laserdisc players, prepared discs, and custom video mixing circuits to create a vibrant, mysterious visual language.  More...
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Sat 12/13 9:30 PM Studio Grand [3234 Grand Ave, Oakland]
New Music and Experimental Sounds w/Broken-Trap Ensemble + Canyonlands  More...
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Sunday, December 14
Sun 12/14 7:00 PM SFJAZZ Center [201 Franklin Street (at Fell) SF CA]
Steve Coleman brings his supercharged Five Elements band to SFJAZZ, presenting a fresh approach to John Coltrane’s masterwork, A Love Supreme with Berkeley-born trumpeter Jonathan Finlayson, guitarist Miles Okazaki, bassist Anthony Tidd and drummer Sean Rickman, the group heard on Coleman’s 2013 Pi Recordings release, Functional Arrhythmias.  More...
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Tuesday, December 16
Tue 12/16 7:30 PM Tom's Place [3111 Deakin Street Berkeley]
A visiting special guest, with Gino Robair (percussion) and others yet to be named.  More...
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Wednesday, December 17
Wed 12/17 7:30 PM Second Act [1727 Haight St. SF]
Christina Stanley, Tujurikkuja, Tiros Won, (O)X_3Y3  More...
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Thursday, December 18
Thu 12/18 8:00 PM Luggage Store New Music Series [Outsound co-Presents @ The Luggage Store Gallery 1007 Market St. SF]
sonic alchemy, stretched membrane, texture, chance and exploration
8pm: Ben Bennett/Wilson Shook
9pm: Thomas Dimuzio  More...
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Thu 12/18 8:00 PM Subterranean Arthouse [2179 Bancroft Way Berkeley]
The Long Breath with Gelsey Bell & Ann Dyer  More...
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Friday, December 19
Fri 12/19 8:00 PM Center for New Music [55 Taylor St SF]
Gratkowski/Brown/Winant Trio
Frank Gratkowski, clarinet, bass clarinet, alto sax
Chris Brown, piano and live electronics

William Winant, vibraphone and percussion

This trio specializes in improvisations that seamlessly meld avant-garde classical, jazz and electronic influences. Extended techniques and interactive electronic signal processing create an original sound-world that transcends its instrumental sources through hybrid timbral and temporal transformations.  More...
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Sunday, December 21
Sun 12/21 11:00 AM Berkeley Art Museum [2626 Bancroft Way Berkeley]
Let’s Go! A Farewell Revel

December 21, 2014; 11 a.m. – 5 p.m.

A Full Day of Free Events at BAM/PFA

Come celebrate BAM/PFA's final day of public programs in its 2626 Bancroft Way location before the institution moves to a brand new home in downtown Berkeley in early 2016!

• Dance Battles by the Brilliant TURFinc
• Vibrant Vocals from All-Women Ensemble Kitka
• Performance by Groundbreaking Artist Dohee Lee
• Inspired Sound Art by Chris Kallmyer
• Art-Making for Kids of All Ages with Veronica Graham
• Ligeti’s Poème Symphonique for 100 Metronomes, led by Sarah Cahill  More...
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Sun 12/21 8:00 PM Berkeley Arts [2133 University Avenue Berkeley]
Two solos

Set One: Ben Bennett – invented and revisioned instruments

Set Two: The Visitor – Bob Marsh – wearable sound  More...
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