Serving the San Francisco Bay Area New Music Community

Sun, Jul 21 2019 6:30 PM

The Honey Hive Gallery
4117 Judah St, San Francisco
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Sato/Weeks/Murray - Alex Cohen - Dancin' Baby TBA

—Kazuto Sato, bass
—Tom Weeks, alto saxophone
—Kevin Murray, drums

Alex Cohen Solo
—Alex Cohen, guitar

Dancin' Baby
—Brian Pedersen, euphonium/sax
—Courtney Sexton, euphonium
—Jeffrey Lievers, electronics/drums
—Kit Young, analog video feedback

+ more TBA

All Ages, no substances in/around the venue
Doors at 6:30 show over by 10
$10 Donation

Kazuto Sato:
Bassist Kazuto Sato first played in Japan with pianist Katsuyuki Itakura (Peter Brötzmann, Scott Robinson, Dave Holland), and later toured the country with Kenny Millions, playing both in and outside of the jazz realm. He later relocated to NYC and spent several years as a session bassist playing rock, folk, and blues. Additionally, while in New York he played with notable improvisers including the Charles Downs (Rashid Bakr) group, Denis Charles, Sabir Mateen, Daniel Carter, Charles Gayle, Jo Jones Jr, Jay Hoggard, and Bruce Edwards (Sun Ra). Sato is currently based in the San Francisco Bay Area.

Kevin Murray:
NYC-based drummer Kevin Murray started his improvised music career as a direct result of a workshop and performance with bassist William Parker in 2012. From 2013-2016 he was a regular member of Sun Ra and Cecil Taylor-veteran trumpeter Eddie Gale’s ensembles, and has also performed alongside Nicole Mitchell, Peter Kuhn, Rent Romus, Darren Johnston, Tom Weeks, Josh Allen, Joel Frahm, Gabby Fluke-Mogul, Aaron Rubinstein, Eli Wallace, Kaelen Ghandhi and others. He has a live album featuring William Parker, Dave Sewelson, and Kaelen Ghandhi that is due out on Gaucimusic this summer. Other projects include Elaine the Singer, a side project of math-rock duo Floral, and now-defunct groups Percentage Bridge, Parhelion, and The Investors.

Tom Weeks:
Tom Weeks is a composer, improviser, and saxophonist from the San Francisco Bay Area, CA. He has received a Bachelor's degree in Jazz Composition from Berklee College of Music, Boston, MA, and a Master's degree in Composition from Mills College, Oakland, CA. He has studied with Roscoe Mitchell, Fred Frith, Zeena Parkins, Pauline Oliveros, Chris Brown, W.A. Mathieu, Steve Adams, Richard Evans, Phil Wilson, and Greg Hopkins, among others. His music is influenced by various African-American musical traditions, the historical avant-garde, and the heavy metal and hardcore traditions; utilizing improvisation, extended techniques, and traditional and experimental notational practices. He has worked with musicians such as Alvin Curran, Makoto Kawabata, Ricardo Descalzo, The MolOt Ensemble, Jack Wright, Nick Millevoi, Hans Koch, Walter Thompson, Vinny Golia, William Winant, G. Calvin Weston, members of the ROVA saxophone quartet, and Henry Kaiser, among many others. His frequent collaborators include Camille Emaille, Nathan Corder, Joshua Allen, gabby fluke-mogul, and Kevin Murray.
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