Serving the San Francisco Bay Area New Music Community

Thu, May 16 2019 8:00 PM

8:15 pm Corder/Hamilton
Nathan Corder - guitar, Sean Hamilton - drums/percussion
9:00 pm Dancin Baby
free doom psychedelic euphonium noise jazz w/Brian Pedersen - euphonium/sax Courtney Sexton - euphonium Jeffrey Lievers - electronics/drums Kit Young - analog video feedback

Dancin' Baby is a quartet who employ heavily processed euphoniums and electronics to create a sound which is equally influenced by free jazz, noise, drone and doom. Analog video feedback artist Kit Young adds to the experience with improvised projections. Brian also performs with free jazz unit Key West, & both Jeff and Courtney are members of Extra Action Marching Band.

Corder/Hamilton merges influences of classical music, free improvisation, noise, sound art, and electronic music.
Sean Hamilton is a percussionist, composer, improviser, and audio engineer whose interests primarily lie in the intersections of new music, electroacoustic music, free improvisation, experimental music, and interdisciplinary projects. He has presented performances throughout North America and in Europe, with featured performances including WKCR-FM New York’s Afternoon New Music, the Interference Series, the Red Room Series, the Anxious Sound Series, the SEAMUS National Conference, and those given while serving as an artist-in-residence with Leeds Improvised Music and Experimentation (LIME) in the United Kingdom. Sean has also presented lectures on improvisation at various universities in the US and UK, including the University of Arizona, New York University, the University of South Carolina, Goldsmiths University of London, and the University of Leeds.
Nathan Corder is an Oakland-based composer of works for electronics, objects, and arrays of people. Active as a composer and improviser on custom designed electronics and guitar, Corder has collaborated with artists such as William Winant, Jaap Blonk, Tatsuya Nakatani, and Roscoe Mitchell. Nathan’s music has been honored and programmed at events such as the International Symposium of New Music (Curitiba, Brazil), Le festival International des Arts Sonores EXHIBITRONIC (Strasbourg), MUSLAB (Mexico City), mise-en music festival, NUNC!3, NYC Electroacoustic Music Festival, N_SEME, Root Signals, the Yarn/Wire Institute, and SEAMUS. In 2014, Nathan was awarded the Allen Strange Memorial award.

Cost: $8-15 sliding