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03/07/2019 - 04/20/2019

Friday, March 8
Fri 3/08 7:30 PM Center for New Music [55 Taylor St SF]
Gabriel Mindel Saloman, known widely for his work in seminal noise band Yellow Swans, joins Latitudes to present his ongoing investigations into music of the liberated body. Composer and instrument-builder Ashley Bellouin is joined by guitarist Ben Bracken to conjure a sound equal parts spiritual, mental, and physical—minimal by design, maximal in spirit.  More...
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Saturday, March 9
Sat 3/09 8:00 PM St. Mark's Lutheran Church [1111 O’Farrell Street San Francisco]
Let’s go! We’re heading out into nature both tamed and wild with music of flowers, fields and forests, of birds and bees, of gentle garden creatures and lurking monsters! Featuring Britten, Schumann, Delius, Mechem, Stanford, Hensel, Crabtree, Nelhybel, Ligeti, Van Brink, and the winner of our New Voices Project.  More...
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Sat 3/09 8:00 PM Center for New Music [55 Taylor St SF]
Looney/ Mezzacapa/ Nordeson Trio  More...
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Sat 3/09 8:00 PM CNMAT [1750 Arch Street Berkeley]
Pianist Jenny Q Chai in Sonorous Brushes
A Multi-Sensory Concert Featuring Works by Debussy, Durieux, Ravel, Messiaen, and a California Premiere by Jarosław Kapuściński using Antescofo Software  More...
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Sunday, March 10
Sun 3/10 4:00 PM St. Mark's Episcopal Church [600 Colorado Avenue Palo Alto]
Let’s go! We’re heading out into nature both tamed and wild with music of flowers, fields and forests, of birds and bees, of gentle garden creatures and lurking monsters! Featuring Britten, Schumann, Delius, Mechem, Stanford, Hensel, Crabtree, Nelhybel, Ligeti, Van Brink, and the winner of our New Voices Project.  More...
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Sun 3/10 5:00 PM Center for New Music [55 Taylor St SF]
Zwischenspiel  More...
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Sun 3/10 8:00 PM Wind River [421 Wild Way, Santa Cruz]
Composer/bassist James Ilgenfritz (NYC) leads an evening of solo and duo works, with a program stradding the worlds of composition and free improvisation, including an improvising duo with Bay Area oboist Kyle Bruckmann. His program includes his own work, fellow New Yorkers Lucie Vitkova and Miya Masaoka, Anthony Donofrio, and Watsonville-based composer Jeffrey Treviño.  More...
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Sun 3/10 8:00 PM Temescal Arts Center [511 48th Street Oakland]
Shapeshifters Cinema - Sung Kim

A live, improvised soundtrack will be performed by Theo Padouvas (trumpet), Shanna Sordahl (invented instruments and cello), Brian Pedersen (reeds), and Sung Kim (invented instruments).  More...
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Tuesday, March 12
Tue 3/12 8:00 PM CNMAT [1750 Arch Street Berkeley]
James Ilgenfritz (composer, bassist and improviser) and Friends  More...
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Wednesday, March 13
Wed 3/13 7:30 PM California Jazz Conservatory [2040 Addison Street Berkeley]
Drummer Jeff Marrs with Adam Shulman, piano, and Giulio Xavier Cetto, bass, join together to play standards and some music from the debut CD Marrs Attacks.  More...
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Thursday, March 14
Thu 3/14 7:30 PM CCRMA [660 Lomita Dr, Stanford, CA 94305]
Thomas Buckner: Songs Without Words

Songs Without Words, for voice (no text) and electronics presents work written for, and dedicated to Thomas Buckner by some of the most pioneering composers in experimental music: Alvin Lucier, Robert Ashley, Annea Lockwood, and Phill Niblock.  More...
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Thu 3/14 8:00 PM Luggage Store Creative Music Series [1007 Market Street SF]
8:15 pm Franck Martin - modular synth
9:00 pm Murder Sewage
Naomi Harrison-Clay (sax), Joel Nelson (Guitar), Maia Ziaee (synth), and Rowan Mathews (vocals)  More...
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Friday, March 15
Fri 3/15 7:00 PM Adobe Books [3130 24th St SF]
3 Leafs / Joel St. Julien / Rod Barriga  More...
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Fri 3/15 7:30 PM Center for New Music [55 Taylor St SF]
David Tanenbaum and Friends  More...
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Sunday, March 17
Sun 3/17 4:00 PM St. Paul's Episcopal Church [114 Montecito Avenue Oakland]
Let’s go! We’re heading out into nature both tamed and wild with music of flowers, fields and forests, of birds and bees, of gentle garden creatures and lurking monsters! Featuring Britten, Schumann, Delius, Mechem, Stanford, Hensel, Crabtree, Nelhybel, Ligeti, Van Brink, and the winner of our New Voices Project.  More...
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Sun 3/17 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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Sun 3/17 7:30 PM SIMM Series @ The Musicians Union Hall [116 9th St @ Mission SF]
7:30pm Gabby Wen: solo performance of guqin
8:30pm Noertker's Moxie: Annelise Zamula - alto sax, flute; Joshua Marshall - tenor sax; Bill Noertker - contrabass; Daniel Pearce - drums  More...
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Monday, March 18
Mon 3/18 10:30 AM CNMAT [1750 Arch Street Berkeley]
David Dunn

David Dunn is a composer and sound artist.  More...
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Sunday, March 24
Sun 3/24 2:00 PM Center for New Music [55 Taylor St SF]
Clare Longendyke: From San Francisco With Love  More...
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Sun 3/24 7:00 PM Adobe Books [3130 24th St SF]
Crystal Quartez / Clamber  More...
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Wednesday, March 27
Wed 3/27 7:30 PM CCRMA [660 Lomita Dr, Stanford, CA 94305]
Amnon Wolman: Barrier, Stop for inspection

"Barrier, Stop for inspection" was commissioned for the 2018 Warsaw Autumn Festival, and employs sounds, texts and images. The text, about the activity of remembering, was written in June 2018, and was translated to Polish by Halina Cieplińska. It appears both in English and in Polish orally and visually in fixed times during the piece. Most other materials, musical and visual, are performed and controlled during the live performance.  More...
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Thursday, March 28
Thu 3/28 8:00 PM Center for New Music [55 Taylor St SF]
Bard Music West Plays! 1.0: Games and Revolutions  More...
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Friday, March 29
Fri 3/29 9:00 PM Ivy Room [860 San Pablo Ave Albany]
Amendola vs. Blades vs. Skerik vs. Parker at Ivy Room  More...
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Friday, April 5
Fri 4/05 12:30 PM Cadillac Hotel [380 Eddy Street, San Francisco, CA 94102]
Zendrummer E. Doctor Smith joins flautist Laura Austin Wiley and her electric quartet featuring 7 string bassist Edo Castro, guitarist David McFarland and keyboardist Jim Lang.  More...
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Fri 4/05 7:00 PM Adobe Books [3130 24th St SF]
Matt Baldwin / Nico Georis / Danny Paul Grody  More...
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Saturday, April 13
Sat 4/13 4:00 PM San Francisco Public Library, Richmond Branch [351 9th Avenue San Francisco, CA 94118]
Bruce Ackley, of the Rova Saxophone Quartet, presents a brief and informal survey of the history of the soprano saxophone including works by John Coltrane, Steve Lacy, Sidney Bechet and Johnny Hodges.  More...
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Friday, April 19
Fri 4/19 7:00 PM Adobe Books [3130 24th St SF]
Dax Pierson / Beast Nest / Marc Manning  More...
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