Oakland Freedom Jazz Society presents:

Gerber/Glenn/Greenlief/Shiurba

Matylda Gerber (Poland): tenor saxophone

Jordan Glenn: drums

Phillip Greenlief: alto saxophone

John Shiurba: guitar

fluke-mogul/Mezzacappa/Bruckmann

gabby fluke-mogul: violin

Lisa Mezzacappa: bass

Kyle Bruckmann: oboe, english horn

gabby fluke-mogul is a violinist, improviser, composer, & educator living in Oakland, CA.  gabby explores the depths, infinite sounds, hues, & multitudinous voices of the acoustic violin. through improvising//composing, gfm hopes to create space for individual & collective intersectional process, intimacy, & vulnerability. they are interested in the sensual nature of sound—how desire & eroticism are embodied & translated within the political & poetic context(s) of improvisation.

Bassist Lisa Mezzacappa has been an active part of California’s vibrant experimental music community for more than 15 years, as a bandleader, composer, improviser and artworker. Her activities include ethereal chamber music, electro-acoustic works, avant-garde jazz, music for groups from duo to large ensemble, and collaborations with film, dance and visual art.  Recent projects include works inspired by noir crime fiction; scientific processes on micro and cosmic scales; Victorian lady adventurers; and vintage Italian science fiction comics.

Oboist and electronic musician Kyle Bruckmann tramples genre boundaries in widely ranging work as a composer/performer, improviser, orchestral free-lancer and new music specialist. He is a member of sfSound, San Francisco Contemporary Music Players, Eco Ensemble, Splinter Reeds and Quinteto Latino, and remains active within an international community of improvisers and sound artists. His most significant projects as bandleader or collaborator have included Degradient, EKG, Lozenge, and Wrack.

 

DOORS 9:00 PM; SHOW 9:30(ish)

$7-15 sliding scale

Oakland Freedom Jazz Society takes place every Monday night at Studio Grand. Lineups feature avant-jazz, experimental and noise performances by local and touring musicians and multimedia artists. OFJS is a long-running (5 years and counting!) series curated by Fernando Carpenter of VAMP.  For more information, check out OFJS's Facebook page.