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Oakland Active Music: Free Improv Jazz Concert | The Uptown

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Tuesday, December 18, 2012 - 9:00 pm | Cost: FREE
The Uptown Nightclub | 1928 Telegraph Avenue, Oakland, CA 94612

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

Oakland 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, December 18, 2012
Deconstruction Orchestra | Oakland Active Music Series: Free Improv Jazz Concerts | The Uptown

The Deconstruction Orchestra is a 20 piece spontaneously conducted orchestra using cell structure composition to creature a tapestry of sound.

Cell structure composition, flash cards, and hand signals are used as well as collective improvisation to create a mass of polyphony. Led by saxophonist Joshua Allen, the group has a 6 piece rhythm section and a mass of horns. (Jazz/Experimental)

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Cost: FREE
Categories: East Bay, Live Music
Address: 1928 Telegraph Avenue, Oakland, CA 94612