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Oakland Active Music Series: Free Experimental Jazz | The Uptown

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Tuesday, January 8, 2013 - 9:00 pm | Cost: FREE
The Uptown Nightclub | 1928 Telegraph Avenue, Oakland, CA 94612



Oakland Active Music Series: Free Improv Jazz Concerts | The Uptown

Oakland Active Music Series: Free Experimental Jazz | The UptownOakland Active Orchestra performs a free ongoing monthly residence at The Uptown in Oakland on every second Tuesday of the month.

Oakland Active Orchestra explores various innovative and traditional techniques in composition and free improvisation. Each month, new compositions written by members of the fourteen piece ensemble will be presented and two other groups will perform.

Doors open at 9 pm. Show starts at 9:30 pm. There’s no cover, but donations are welcome.

The Uptown Nightclub is closed as of November 6, 2014.

Tuesday, January 8, 2013
Tiberius, Headboggle, Mindless Thing | Oakland Active Music Series: Free Improv Jazz Concerts | The Uptown

Tiberius is primarily a spontaneously creative unit comprised of Dominic Cramp (Evangelista, Borful Tang, Lord Tang, Vulcanus 68) playing organ and electronics and Mike Guarino (Sir Richard Bishop, Oaxacan) playing drums, guitar, and electronics.

Headboggle is a self described “culmination of diverging unsound musical and accidental pursuits…” He studied Classical and Ragtime piano under noted agtime Revivalist Dr. Brian Dykstra. Influences may/not include “Bartok, Scott Joplin, and Morton Subotnick, Eno’s Oblique Strategies, Andy Kaufman, and John Cage.

Mindless Thing is a new collaboration between drummer/composer Jordan Glenn and saxophonist/poet/artist/sage Jim Ryan.


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