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07/22/2019 - 09/05/2019

Monday, July 22
Mon 7/22 8:00 PM Make-Out Room [3225 22nd St SF]
The Monday Make-Out II
The cutting edge of Bay Area jazz and improvised music--

Set #1: The Out of Bounds Trio (modern jazz)
(Jon Raskin-saxophone)

Set #2: Education Reform (art rock/progressive)
(Shimpei Ogawa: electric bass, Matt Buckner: drums & cymbals, Tyler Dennis: electric piano, Ryan Pate: electric guitar, Aaron Kruziki: vocals, woodwinds & synthesizers)

Set #3: Beauty School (free improvisation)
(Matt Chandler: electric bass, Tom Djll: trumpet/ modular synth, Jacob Heule: drums)  More...
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Mon 7/22 9:00 PM Pro Arts [150 Frank H Ogawa Plz Oakland]
OAKLAND FREEDOM JAZZ SOCIETY PRESENTS:

Rodrigo Barriga/Sean Keenan duo
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Joel Nelson/Jordan Glenn duo
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Sato/Murray/Weeks trio

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$5-15 SUGGESTED DONATION  More...
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Tuesday, July 23
Tue 7/23 7:30 PM El Rio [3158 Mission St SF]
Leila Abdul-Rauf, The Voodoo Cabaret, Being Lara Maykovich  More...
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Tue 7/23 8:00 PM Community Music Center [544 Capp Street SF]
18th Annual Outsound New Music Summit, The Bay Area's Creative Music Festival
Free Flowing, a night of original comprovisation
duo B Experimental Band
The 13-member ensemble from Lisa Mezzacappa & Jason Levis exploring the thrilling boundaries between composed and improvised musical worlds!
Social Stutter Quartet
Led by composer/altoist Beth Schenck, they blur the line between strictly written chamber music and soaring free jazz.
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Wednesday, July 24
Wed 7/24 7:30 PM Community Music Center [544 Capp Street SF]
18th Annual Outsound New Music Summit, The Bay Area's Creative Music Festival
Rocket, a night of exploratory rock
Gentleman Surfer
Difficult to categorize, they draw upon a wide range of influences, anywhere from Captain Beefheart and King Crimson, to film and video game music, Classical, Jazz, Punk, etc. . .
Vegan Butcher
Led by guitarist John Shiurba assembled to interpret his music and somniloquy. The lyrics are culled from the early-morning, half-asleep ramblings of the composer, while the music employs the signature January Scale.
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Thursday, July 25
Thu 7/25 7:30 PM Community Music Center [544 Capp Street SF]
18th Annual Outsound New Music Summit, The Bay Area's Creative Music Festival
Crossing Borders, a night of ground breaking multimedia performance
Francis Wong & Lenora Lee
Tenor saxophone & Dance
Andrea Centazzo
Original percussion and electronics
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Thu 7/25 7:30 PM Bird & Beckett Books and Records [653 Chenery St. SF]
SYNTH MECHANIQUE – J. Lee / R. Duck /AVA K  More...
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Friday, July 26
Fri 7/26 7:30 PM Community Music Center [544 Capp Street SF]
18th Annual Outsound New Music Summit, The Bay Area's Creative Music Festival
Expanding the Rift, a night of exploratory composition and improvisation
Polly Moller Springhorn's Tomography Fortunae
A three-movement graphic score for seven musicians named Tom
Watkins/Winant
Performing the sensitive relationships between their respective instrumental colors, the two explore radical form, dynamics and timbre in real time.
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Saturday, July 27
Sat 7/27 7:00 PM Sound & Savor [24th and Adeline Streets Oakland]
Dinner/concert featuring Sameer Gupta on tabla and Ross Hammond on guitar. 4 course vegan menu featuring Masumoto farm peaches  More...
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Sat 7/27 7:30 PM Community Music Center [544 Capp Street SF]
18th Annual Outsound New Music Summit, The Bay Area's Creative Music Festival
Spontaneous, a celebration of fiery expression and freedom
Vinny Golia Quartet
Presenting a rich heritage of Jazz, contemporary classical and world music into his own unique compositions.
Rent Romus' Deciduous feat. Keith Kelly
An ongoing multi regional project by SF Bay Area saxophonist Rent Romus based on the mutual bridging of those who share a creative tenacity, history and transitory nature of improvisation.
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Sat 7/27 9:00 PM The Chapel [777 Valencia St SF]
This Is Not This Heat w/ Bill Orcutt  More...
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Sunday, July 28
Sun 7/28 2:00 PM Badarikashrama [15602 Maubert Avenue San Leandro, CA 94578]
Meerabai Music Festival - Celebrating Saint Meerabai's life's journey through her poetry, and set to music composed by Rita Sahai.  More...
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Sun 7/28 7:30 PM Bird & Beckett Books and Records [653 Chenery St. SF]
Elder Ones

Elder Ones' music is very influenced by free jazz, Indian music and the classical avant-garde.  More...
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Thursday, August 1
Thu 8/01 8:00 PM Luggage Store Creative Music Series [1007 Market Street SF]
8:15 pm Benedict/Fluke-Mogul
Lorin Benedict - voice, gabby fluke-mogul - violin
9:00 pm Faults
Jaroba-reeds Jorge Bachmann-electronics Kevin Kevin Corcoran - percussion  More...
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Saturday, August 3
Sat 8/03 7:30 PM Adobe Books [3130 24th St SF]
Christine Shields & San Kazakgascar  More...
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Sat 8/03 8:00 PM Sunnyvale [patricktalesforejr@gmail.com Sunnyvale]
Vinny Golia / Danny Kamins / Garrett Wingfield in Sunnyvale  More...
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Sat 8/03 8:30 PM Temescal Arts Center [511 48th Street Oakland]
Do-Over Music Series #8: Winant directs John Zorn's COBRA
A super rare Zorn-authorized public performance of his seminal game piece, COBRA, performed by an all-star Bay Area band, conducted by William Winant.
gabby fluke-mogul, violin
Michiko Theurer, violin
Danielle DeGruttola, cello
Allyson Baker, guitar
John Schott, guitar
John Finkbeiner, guitar
Kanoko Nishi-Smith, koto
Brett Carson, keyboard
Miles Wick, electric bass
Lisa Mezzacappa, acoustic bass
Nava Dunkelman, percussion
Jordan Glenn, drums
Jason Levis, drums
Madalyn Merkey, electronics  More...
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Tuesday, August 6
Tue 8/06 7:30 PM California Jazz Conservatory [2040 Addison Street Berkeley]
The California Jazz Conservatory's Way Out West concert series presents an evening with New Zombies, performing one long set of original instrumental compositions. The Way Out West series provides composer-performers from the Bay Area and beyond with a showcase for forward-looking original work in jazz and related genres.  More...
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Wednesday, August 7
Wed 8/07 7:30 PM Center for New Music [55 Taylor St SF]
Cornelius Boots’ 45th Birthday Bash: Solo Shakuhachi Plus Guests  More...
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Thursday, August 8
Thu 8/08 7:30 PM Center for New Music [55 Taylor St SF]
Ted Moore & Tom Weeks  More...
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Friday, August 9
Fri 8/09 9:00 PM Bird & Beckett Books and Records [653 Chenery St. SF]
Raffi Garabedian Quartet with Richard Sears, Miles Wick, & Tim Buckley  More...
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Saturday, August 10
Sat 8/10 8:00 PM Center for New Music [55 Taylor St SF]
Mukta Raste: Horizons of Tabla w/ harpist Jennifer Ellis  More...
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Sunday, August 11
Sun 8/11 6:00 PM Center for New Music [55 Taylor St SF]
Roberto Granados: Bay Area Composers Group Concert  More...
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Sun 8/11 7:30 PM SIMM Series @ The Musicians Union Hall [116 9th St @ Mission SF]
7:30 pm Guinea Pig
Tony Passarell - saxophones/brass/percussion, Rent Romus - saxophones/flutes/percussion, Timothy Orr - drums, Robert Kullman - electric bass
8:30 pm Fellow Hominids
Cory Wright - saxophones, John Schott - guitar, John Finkbeiner - guitar, Jordan Glenn - drums  More...
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Tuesday, August 13
Tue 8/13 9:00 PM Uptown Nightclub [1928 Telegraph Ave Oakland]
Active Music Series presents:
- Dirt & Copper
- Dolphin (Lefebvre, MacLeod, Nordile)
- Gabby Wen  More...
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Thursday, August 15
Thu 8/15 8:00 PM Luggage Store Creative Music Series [1007 Market Street SF]
Manala Chamber Ensemble
Rent Romus - flutes/alto saxophone, Heikki Koskinen - e-trumpet/tenor recorder, David Samas - voice, Tom Weeks - alto & baritone saxophones, Safa Shokrai - double bass
Free Sax
Aaron Saul - alto saxophone, Andrew Ferren - tenor saxophone, Brian Rodvien - drums/percussion  More...
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Thu 8/15 8:00 PM Balboa Theatre [3630 Balboa St. SF]
Kerry Laitala will be presenting four works from her City Luminous Series celebrating the lighting pioneers that gathered just over a century ago at the fabulous Jewel City, a 635-acre monument to impermanence constructed, and soon after, demolished in San Francisco’s Marina district. These include The City Luminous: Spectacle of Light, which recently received an audience choice award at the 2015 Crossroads Film Festival presented by SF Cinematheque, The City Luminous: Electric Salome, Chromatic Wheels, & the San Francisco premiere of her brand-new Figments in Film, Number One.

All of these performances will feature live sound from Oakland’s experimental music duo extraordinaire Voicehandler, made up of Jacob Felix Heule and Danishta Rivero.  More...
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Thu 8/15 8:00 PM Uptown Nightclub [1928 Telegraph Ave Oakland]
Grex, Hare and Arrow, Jeweled Snakes

Oakland art rock band Grex comes home to round out its 10th Anniversary Tour. Plus: sublime sights & sounds from improv ensemble Hare and Arrow and the relentless heaviness of electronic duo Jeweled Snakes.

Grex: Karl Evangelista - guitar, voice, percussion, Rei Scampavia - keys, voice, percussion
Hare and Arrow: Motoko Honda - Toy Piano, Theo Padouvas - Trumpet, Michael Noonan - Strings, Shanna Sordahl - Strings, Electronics, Automata, Brian Pedersen - Reeds, Sung Kim - Invented Instruments and Automata  More...
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Friday, August 16
Fri 8/16 7:30 PM Center for New Music [55 Taylor St SF]
Latitudes: Lubelski & Bassett | Krausbauer & Suzuki  More...
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Saturday, August 17
Sat 8/17 7:00 PM Sound & Savor [24th and Adeline Streets Oakland]
14th anniversary celebration of the dinner/concert series. 4 course vegan menu featuring Masumoto farm peaches. Mark Dresser - solo bass  More...
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Sat 8/17 8:00 PM Center for New Music [55 Taylor St SF]
Charles Xavier: XBOOM  More...
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Sunday, August 18
Sun 8/18 2:00 PM Center for New Music [55 Taylor St SF]
Jeffrey Mosier & Friends  More...
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Sun 8/18 7:30 PM SIMM Series @ The Musicians Union Hall [116 9th St @ Mission SF]
7:30pm Peanut Twins
Curt Brown - prepared banjo/Kim Nucci - baritone saxophone/Alex Cohen - viol da gamba
8:30pm Noertker's Moxie
Annelise Zamula - alto sax, flute/Joshua Marshall - tenor sax/Bill Noertker - contrabass/Jordan Glenn - drums  More...
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Sun 8/18 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.  More...
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Thursday, August 22
Thu 8/22 8:00 PM Luggage Store Creative Music Series [1007 Market Street SF]
Theresa Wong solo cello & voice
Rodrigo Barriga Quartet: Emily Cardwell, Patrick Talesfore Jr., Ben Westfall  More...
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Saturday, August 24
Sat 8/24 6:30 PM Library Of MusicLandria [2181 6th Ave, Sacramento, California 95818]
Synth Trips - Featuring Franck Martin - In an effort to elevate and support the Modular Synth community in Sacramento and beyond, we're hosting a monthly, modular, textural, quadraphonic synth night at MusicLandria!  More...
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