Serving the San Francisco Bay Area New Music Community

Fri, Apr 20 2018 9:00 PM

Studio Grand
3234 Grand Ave, Oakland
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Ben Goldberg - clarinet (
Francis Wong - tenor saxophone (
Chamberlain Zhang - electronics (
Jordan Glenn - drums (



BEAK is a percussion-heavy ensemble that blurs the line between dynamic/energetic grooves and chaos. The power of this electric ensemble is wheeled by Jordan Glenn’s curious baton, moving in and out of composed and improvised material.

Karl Evangelista - guitar

Lisa Mezzacappa - bass

Robert Lopez - drums

Bob Woods-LaDue - percussion

Kevin Robinson - saxophone

Theo Padouvas - trumpet

Jordan Glenn - conductor/composer

with visiting old friend, Michael Coleman - keyboards (
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Videos featuring musicians playing at this event
avantNOIR, a suite of compositions for jazz quartet plus guests, is a musical companion to the crime novels of Dashiell Hammett and Paul Auster. All music by Lisa Mezzacappa.
Fred Frith, Guitar; Jordan Glenn, Drums; Jason Hoopes, bass