Calendar: Avant Jazz

Peggy Lee Septet: Tell Tale

Wednesday, September 13, 2017 @ 8:00 pm
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The Peggy Lee Septet, featuring Vancouver’s leading improvisers, presents Tell Tale, a journey of lush, tender beauty and stark abstraction.

Matana Roberts: “breathe…”

Thursday, September 14, 2017 @ 8:00 pm
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"breathe…” is part of a conceptual sound cycle exploring rise of militarized police in American culture and beyond.

James Brandon Lewis: UnRuly Notes // Val Jeanty Duo

Monday, September 18, 2017 @ 8:00 pm
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James Brandon Lewis + Val Jeanty present live spontaneous composition followed by new ensemble UnRuly Notes.

Kazuhisa Uchihashi: FLECT ft. Ikue Mori + Shelley Hirsch

Thursday, September 28, 2017 @ 8:00 pm
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A night of improvisation featuring Kazuhisa Uchihashi on electric guitars + daxophone with guests Ikue Mori and Shelley Hirsch.

For Living Lovers // Brandon Ross & Blazing Beauty

Tuesday, October 10, 2017 @ 8:00 pm
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Immortal Obsolescence is a compositions series for improvisation inspired by photographic images of Venezuelan artist Carolina Muñoz.

Ches Smith: Laugh Ash

Wednesday, October 11, 2017 @ 8:00 pm
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Ches Smith debuts 3 new pieces that explore orchestrational commonalities and incongruences among acoustic and electronic sounds.

Lisa Mezzacappa: Glorious Ravage

Thursday, October 12, 2017 @ 8:00 pm
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Lisa Mezzacappa presents Glorious Ravage, an evening-length song cycle inspired by female explorers.

Kelly Moran: Hallucinations for Keyboard and Electronics

Monday, October 16, 2017 @ 8:00 pm
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Hallucinations for Keyboard and Electronics are pieces influenced by states of altered consciousness & their effect on musical processes.

Charmaine Lee: Ceremony with Conrad Tao // Duo with Nate Wooley

Monday, October 30, 2017 @ 8:00 pm
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Vocalist Charmaine Lee premieres Ceremony in collaboration with Conrad Tao.

Chris Lightcap & SuperBigmouth

Friday, November 3, 2017 @ 8:00 pm
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With SuperBigmouth, Chris Lightcap combines and composes for his two working groups, Bigmouth and Superette.