Serving the San Francisco Bay Area New Music Community

Temescal Arts Center
511 48th Street
Oakland CA   


Upcoming Events:
Saturday, October 5 2019 8:30 PM
duo B. Experimental Band plays PEOPLE IN SORROW
plus Fay Victor/ Jochem van Dijk Duo

Fifty years after the Art Ensemble of Chicago recorded its magnificent work, People in Sorrow, Oakland's duo B. Experimental Band pays tribute to the Ensemble and its enduring legacy with a new arrangement for 15 improvisers.

Polly Moller-Springhorn, flutes
Kyle Bruckmann, oboe
Kevin Robinson, woodwinds
David Boyce, tenor saxophone
Cory Wright, woodwinds
Randy McKean, woodwinds
Henry Hung, trumpet
Alan Williams, trombone
Murray Campbell, violin
Karl Evangelista, guitar
Erika Oba, piano
Lisa Mezzacappa, bass
Donald Robinson, drums
Jason Levis, drums
with special guest, Fay Victor, voice

Opening Set - direct from Brooklyn!
Fay Victor/Jochem van Dijk Duo

Fay Victor - voice, compositions
Jochem van Dijk - bass guitar, compositions

Fay Victor & Jochem van Dijk have been composing music and words together for close to 20 years. The Fay Victor Ensemble was a 10 year compositional lab, releasing three albums of their their work, performed by the Ensemble. This special Bay area debut will focus on dynamic interplay, stories, songs from old and improvisation.  More...

Thursday, October 17 2019 8:00 PM
Sam Ospovat - direct from Bklyn NYC - solo drums!

Lisa Mezzacappa SIX
Aaron Bennett, tenor sax
Mark Clifford, vibes
John Finkbeiner, guitar
Tim Perkis, electronics
Sam Ospovat, drums
Lisa Mezzacappa, bass

Kasey Knudsen, alto sax
Ben Goldberg, clarinet
Andrew Stephens, trumpet
Nora Stanley, alto sax  More...