The 15th Annual Outsound New Music Summit

by on July 14, 2016

“Co-Presented by KFJC 89.7FM, Beginning on Sunday, July 24th through July 30, Outsound Presents their 15th Annual Outsound New Music Summit. This year the Festival of new and improvised music features living legend Oliver Lake, as well as Donald Robinson, Big City Orchestra, Brett Carson’s Mysterious Descent, Brandon Evans with Mark Pino and Christina Stanley, Dan Plonsey, inner Ear Brigade, Dirty Snacks Ensemble, Vinny Golia, Lisa Mezzacappa, Thomas Carnacki, IMA and more along with a hands on interactive Touch the Gear Expo a documentary film about Sonny Simmons, and an improvisation music workshop for all ages.

Sunday July 24: Community Improvisation Workshop with Brandon Evans 2pm: All-ages all instruments community improvisation music workshop. $5-15 donation.”

Sunday July 24: Touch the Gear Expo
7pm: A hands-on, family-friendly expo for all ages for new and experimental music gear. Free.

July 25: Sonny Simmons A Documentary Film by Brandon Evans 7:30pm: Film. 9pm: Q&A with director Brandon Evans. $8

July 26: Dan Plonsey Ensemble: “On His Shoulders Stands Nothing” (Randy McKean, Cory Wright, Dan Plonsey, Lynn Murdock, Masha Albrecht, Steve Lew, Suki O’Kane)
Brett Carson’s Mysterious Descent (David Katz, Brett Carson, Mia Bella D’Augell, Nava Dunkelman)
7:30pm: Artist Q&A. 8:15pm: Concert

July 27: Golia/Mezzacappa/Anderson
(Vinny Golia, Lisa Mezzacappa, Vijay Anderson)
Thomas Carnacki (Sheila Bosco, Jesse Burson, Gregory Hagan, James Kaiser, Cheryl E. Leonard, Gregory Scharpen)
7:30pm: Artist Q&A. 8:15pm: Concert

July 28: Oliver Lake with Donald Robinson
Brandon Evans/Christina Stanley/Mark Pino
7:30pm: Artist Q&A. 8:15pm: Concert

July 29: Mark Clifford’s Dirty Snacks Ensemble
(Mark Clifford, Vibraphone; Aram Shelton, Geneva Harrison, Scott Brown, Kristina Dutton, Steve Blum)
Bill Wolter’s Inner Ear Brigade (Bill Wolter, Josh Marshall, Andrew Jamieson, Steven Wright, Christopher Lauf, Alison Niedbalski, David Slusser)
7:30pm: Artist Q&A. 8:15pm: Concert

July 30: Big City Orchestra “The Persian Market”
(Das, Ninah Pixie, Andy Cowitt, Polly Moller, Suki O’Kane)
IMA (electro-percussion with Amma Ateria and Nava Dunkelman) 7:30pm: Artist Q&A. 8:15pm: Concert

Festival Pass: $65; $60 in advance. $15 general/$12 student/seniors unless noted.
Advance Tickets: at Brownpaper Tickets (see link above)

The 15th Annual Outsound New Music Summit is dedicated to the life and legacy of creative powerhouse saxophonist Marco Eneidi.

Funding for the 15th Annual Outsound New Music Summit is made possible through the Musical Grant Program,which is administered by the San Francisco Friends of Chamber Music, and supported by the Heller Foundation, the Hewlett Foundation, the San Francisco Foundation and San Francisco Grants for the Arts.

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E. ”Doc” Smith

E. "Doc" Smith is a musician, producer and recording artist with Edgetone Records, who has worked with the likes of Brian Eno, Madonna, Mickey Hart and many others. He is also the inventor of the musical instrument, the Drummstick and makes his home in San Francisco.

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