Date(s) - 11/01/2023
8:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Luggage Store Gallery
- New Music
- Performance Art
Add This Event to Your Calendar
SLIDING SCALE $10-20 (No one turned away for lack of funds. Donate to Outsound.)
- 8:00 PM David Leikam – NS Design CR6-string Radius fretless electric bass guitar with pedals
- 8:40 PM Hayden Dekker – alto saxophone, EWI, electronics
- 9:00 PM Mika Pontecorvo’s Two Improvisatory Compositions
David Leikam is a SFBA-based composer-performer and bandleader. Being born with cerebral palsy has affected his body and speech, giving him a distinct view into his creative arts/music process and being largely a self-taught multi-instrumentalist.
David has performed and/or recorded with: Wadada Leo Smith, Pamela Z, Eddie Gale, Kidd Jordan, John Bergamo, Doug Ellington, Muruga Booker, James Gurley, Perry Robinson, Sikiru Adepoju, Jon Raskin, Timothy Orr, Patrick Cress, Sheila Bosco, amongst others.
Hayden Dekker grew up in Albany, California and has been playing saxophone for over 15 years. After a post-highschool gap year playing jazz at Agder Folk Highschool in Norway, He returned to California to earn a bachelor’s in jazz studies from CSU Long Beach. Today, he teaches lessons and plays around the bay area as a part of the band, Aaron Space and his Terrestrial Underlings. Now armed with the EWI (Electronic Wind Instrument), Hayden fuses the expression of a wind instrument with the power of a synth.
Mika Pontecorvo’s Two Improvisatory Compositions
- River of Shadows – Elijah Pontecorvo plays a solo electric 6-string fretless bass guitar opposite an electro-acoustic composition entitled River of Shadows utilizing the field recording of found objects (specifically Pacific Coast beach stones from the Trinadad, California area.) River of Shadows is a composition by Mika Pontecorvo from 2016.
- High Skumble – An improvised duo of bass clarinet and guitar through a genertive process architecture. Jaroba – bass clarinet and Mika Pontecorvo – guitar, process-architecture… These works are in preparation for Mika Pontecorvo’s presentation at the 27th Generative Arts Conference in Rome Italy in December of 2023.