Oakland Freedom Jazz Society Presents:
Guitarist Eyal Maoz, bassist James Ilgenfritz and drummer Lukas Ligeti collide their multifarious interests into one another like a post-modern demolition derby, pulling from the wreckage a sound that is as intricate as it is aggressive.
The multi-faceted electric trio is collectively based in in Southern California and New York, and are preparing to record the follow-up to their self-titled debut CD, which was on Tzadik Records. Described as “A fierce unit specializing in a noise-bathed jazz/rock hybrid,” the trio has performed around the US, Europe, and Asia.
Their music combines avant-jazz, new music, No Wave, African and Israeli traditions, holding its opposing urges in an electrifying tension that is both melodic and deconstructive.
Nathan Corder - electronics
Matt Robidoux - guitar
Tim Russell - drums
with special guest Anastasia Clarke - vocals, electronics
DOORS 9:30 PM; SHOW 9:45 PM
$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.