June 29, 2016

Getting weird with kitchen utensils.

recent set with:
Kanoko Nishi-Smith - koto
John McCowen - clarinets, floor tom
Tom Djll - trumpet
Jacob Felix Heule - percussion

June 18, 2016

June shows

I have a very diverse string of shows I’m looking forward to playing over the next few weeks. I hope you can join me!

Sunday June 19: Doors That Only Open in Silence (open participation improv workshop). Bring your instrument and play.
Temescal Arts Center, Oakland. 7:30pm. Donation requested. https://www.facebook.com/events/887055581406380/

Monday June 20. 9:30 PM. Studio Grand.
Tom Djll - trumpet & electronics
Jacob Felix Heule - percussion
John McCowen - clarinets, floor tom
Kanoko Nishi-Smith - koto
“KOKUO” is sloppy Japanese for “great treasure”. It is also  a particular ‘inner force’ aikido exercise involving breath and centering, the ideas of which will underlie the set.
w/ DIAL and KEY (Andrew J Palmer - electronics & Sung Kim - handmade instruments)

Saturday June 25. 3:30 PM. Re:Sound Sun. Mare Island Shoreline Heritage Preserve, building A-168 [Railroad & Mercado Ct. Mare Island, Vallejo CA, 94592].
I’ll be performing Chris Duncan’s piece 12 Symbols (for twelve cymbals) along with Miles Stegall, Ben Bracken, Ashley Bellouin, Nicole Thomas, Warren Huegel, Christie Yuri Noh, Dennis Remsing, Jason Leggiere, Sean Smith, Dylan Hadley and Chris Duncan.
Daniel Menche (Portland) http://danielmenchemain.blogspot.com/
Mem1 (Rhode Island) http://www.mem1.com/
Zachary James Watkins (Oakland) http://www.zacharyjameswatkins.com/

and two shows in early July that I want to put on your radar:

Friday July 8: Bill Orcutt & Jacob Felix Heule / Jooklo Duo / Hummel at SANTO Recording, Oakland. https://www.facebook.com/events/1716550955271517/

Sunday July 10: I’ll be playing pieces by Morton Feldman and Pauline Oliveros at the third night of sfSoundFestival [ NOTATIONS | ORIENTATIONS ] https://www.facebook.com/events/1098925743493540/

new video: ad hoc improvisation by myself, Jordan Glenn and Chris Christensen last month at Doors That Only Open in Silence: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6D-_Qwx7MaU