Date Concert Performers
2018
Jan 11 Percussion Lovefest
Feb 17 David Friend Solo Piano
Mar 17 Thonas Buckner Baritone
2017
Feb 24 Steve Schick and Vanessa Tomlinson Percussionists
Mar 15 Chris Speed Quartet "Endangered Blood" Chris Speed, tenor saxophone; Jim Black, percussion; Trevor Dunn, bass; Oscar Noriega, alto saxophone and clarinets
Apr 13 Nordeson/Brandstegg Duo Percussion and Marimba Lumina, Live Processing
May 18 Lukas Ligeti's Notebook Percussion/Composer
Sept 16 Matt Welch Solo Bagpipes
Oct 27 Michael Dessen Trio With special guests Nicole Mitchell and Joshua White
Nov 20 Vickie Chow Solo Piano
2016
Feb 4 Lisa Moore Solo Piano
Feb 27 The Westerlies Brass Quartet (Two Trombones and Two Trumpets)
Mar 8 Ashley Bathgate Solo Cello
Apr 10 Dave Rempis, Darren Johnston, Larry Ochs Two Saxophones and One Trumpet
Aug 14 Aruan Ortiz Solo Piano
Sept 30 Ingrid Laubrock and Tom Rainey Saxophone and Percussion
Oct 19 Sandbox Percussion Quartet Percussion
Nov 4 Sarah Cahill Solo Piano
2015 PERCUSSION
Jan 15 red fish blue fish Directed by Steven Schick. Evening’s artists: Carlota Careers, Christopher Clarion, Dustin Donahue, Fiona Digney, Leah Bowden and Ryan Nestor
Feb 6 Ross Karre Master percussionist performance of Opera with Objects
Feb 18 Jean-Charles Francois Trio / PFL Project Francois, percussion and composer; Pascal Pariaud, clarinet and Giles Laval, electric guitar (France)
Mar 20 Aiyun Huang and Eric Derr Percussion
April 9 On Structure Percussion with conceptual performance practices and multimedia
May 1 Kjell Nordeson Improvisational percussion
AND NOW, LIVE FROM NEW YORK
Sept 28 Florent Ghys Bass, electronics, video
Oct 29 Vicky Chow Piano (This concert at Dizzy’s)
Nov 21 Vasko Dukovski Clarinets
2014
Jan 24 Clocked Out Duo Vanessa Tomlinson, percussion and Erik Griswold, Prepared piano and percussion (Australia)
Feb 21 Zeena Parkins Solo harp and electronics
FRESH SOUND AT ATHENAEUM SCHOOL FOR THE ARTS
Mar 7 Nicole Mitchell with Sun Dial Ensemble Mitchell, flutes; Mark Dresser, bass; Dwight Trible, vocals; Michael Dessen, trombone; Najite Agindotan, percussion; Juan David Rubio, drums
FRESH SOUND at UCSD’S THE LOFT
April 2 Ned Rothenberg & Marty Ehrlich Rothenberg, alto sax, clarinets, shakuhachi, and Marty Ehrlich, sax, clarinet and flute
April 20 Chris Speed Trio Speed, sax; Dave King, drums and Chris Tordini, bass
May 16 Marco Eneidi and Cosmic Brujo Eneidi, sax and Brujo, drums (This concert at Dizzy’s)
FRESH SOUND AT BREAD & SALT
Sept 6 Thollem McDonas and Alex Cline McDonas, electric piano; Cline, percussion
Oct 10 Neil Rolnick Computer / electronics
Nov 5 Ramon Amezcua / Point Loma aka Bostich Amezcua, electronics; Hodgkinson, clarinet and lap steel guitarand Tim Hodgkinson (England)
2013 CROSSOVERS AT SPACE 4 ART
Jan 10 ICP Duo: Bennink, Oliver w/ Dresser Han Bennink, drums; Mary Oliver, violin and viola; w/Mark Dresser, bass
Jan 20 Erik Deutsch Band Deutsch, keyboards; Jeff Hill, bass; Tony Mason, drums and Jon Gray, trumpet/vocals (New York and Colorado)
Feb 13 Larry Ochs and Don Robinson Ochs, saxophones and Robinson, drums
Mar 14 Carl Stone Live computer music (Tokyo and Los Angeles)
Mar 31 Rez Abbasi Trio Rez Abbasi, guitar; Satoshi Takaishi, drums and Mark Dresser, bass (subbing for John Hebert)
Apr 25 Gyan Riley Solo guitar
May 14 Jeff Parker Trio Parker, guitar; Chad Taylor,drums and Chris Lopes, bass
FRESH SOUND AT BREAD & SALT
Sept 13 Eric Byers Solo cello and electronics
Oct 1 Ian David Rosenbaum Solo percussion: drums, marimba and flower pots
Oct 20 KONK PACK Thomas Lehn, analogue synthesizer; Tim Hodgkinson, steel guitar and Roger Turner, drums, percussion (Germany / England)
Nov 1 Evan Ziporyn Solo clarinet, acoustic and electronics
2012 FOCUS ON NEW YORK AT SPACE 4 ART San Diego
Mar 6 Ben Goldberg Trio Goldberg, clarinet (San Francisco); Ches Smith, drums (New York) and Jeff Parker, guitar (Chicago)
Apr 9 James Moore Solo guitar performing contemporary classical music (New York)
May 10 BRIM: Eve Beglarian, Mary Rowell Beglarian, voice/ composer and Rowell, violin and mandolin: stories of a journey down the Mississippi
Jun 4 David Shively Percussion and electronics. Music by Makan, Lucier and Tenney (New York)
CROSSOVERS AT SPACE 4 ART
Sept 5 Dieter Mobius, Tom Erbe, Wobbly, Lesser Performing two generations of electronic musicians (West Coast and Switzerland)
Oct 2 Ken Filiano and Anders Nilsson Filiano, acoustic bass and Nilsson on guitar (New York)
Oct 18 Philippe Manoury’s en echo Manoury, composer; Miller Puckette, live electronics; Juliana Snapper, soprano
Oct 19 Philippe Manoury’s en echo Encore performance: previous night sold out so we held another performance this night
Nov 30 Michael Dessen Trio Dessen, trombone; Dan Weiss, drums and Chris Tordini, bass
Dec 17 Todd Reynolds Reynolds, violin and electronics (New York)
2011 VOICE AND ELECTRONICS SERIES AT UCSD’S THE LOFT
Mar 12 Pamela Z Voice and electronics (San Francisco)
Mar 25 Consume Tristan Shone, electronics; Clint McCallum, voice; David Medine, live sound/electronics; Jason Ponce, live video; Rick Snow
April 22 Theo Bleckmann Acappella, electronically processed and improvised vocal music (New York)
May 21 Alex Nowitz Solo concert for voice and live electronics (Germany)
2010
Jan 5 Margaret Noble and Susan Narucki Noble, electronics and acoustic instruments; Narucki, voice and electronics
PERCUSSION SERIES
Feb 9 Steven Schick Percussion solo of John Luther Adams “Mathematics of Resonant Bodies”
Mar 16 Scott Amendola & Wil Blades Amendola, percussion; Blades, organ (San Francisco)
April 6 Wollesonic Meets Bombshell Kenny Wolleson, percussion (New York); Sean Conway, Bombshell performers
May 7 Michael Pisaro, Greg Stuart “Fields Have Ears” experimental percussion music & redfish, bluefish
ROOTS AND REEDS SERIES
Sept 17 Matt Welch, Bagpipes Original and Traditional bagpipe compositions (New York)
Oct 27 Sqwonk – Bass Clarinet Duo Jeff Anderle and Jonathan Russell (from San Francisco)
Nov 19 Guy Klucevsek, Accordion Contemporary and traditional music for accordion (New York)
Dec 17 Oliver Lake, Saxophone New and Improvised music (New York)
2009 CONCERTS AT SUSHI PERFORMANCE SPACE
Jan 13 Nels and Alex Cline Percussion. Rare performance by the Cline twins
Feb 10 Blevin Blectum Live Electronics with video
Mar 10 Aiyun Huang Percussion and Video (Montreal)
April 14 Pamela Z and Lisle Ellis Pamela, voice, electronics, video and Ellis, bass and circuitry
May 12 Barnyard Drama Christine Duncan, voiceand Jean Martin, drums, turntables, loops (Montreal)
Oct 6 John Bischoff Historical and new electronic / computer works (from San Francisco)
Nov 3 James Moore and Pablo Gomez Moore, banjo, guitar, electronics (New York) and Gomez, guitar and electronics
Dec 1 Hans Fjellestad & GE Stinson Fjellestad, Moog Synth, analog electronics and Stinson, guitar, computer and electronics (Los Angeles)
2004-2008 BREAK TO GO TO NYC
2004 CONCERTS AT SAN DIEGO MUSEUM OF ART
Jan 15 En Echo Miller Puckette, electronics; Juliana Snapper, soprano; composition by Philippe Manoury
Feb 11 Wofford / Ellis duo Mike Wofford, piano and Lisle Ellis, bass
Mar 22 Steve Feld Ethnomusicologist The Time of the Bells - recording and visuals of Italy, France and Finland
2002
Jan 19 Aspect of Physics Jason Soares, Matt Lorenz, and JFRE Coad - electronics, guitars, and video
Jan 27 Brooklyn Sax Quartet David Bindman, Fred Ho, Sam Furnace, Chris Jones
Feb 1 Raw Materials Vijay Iyer, piano; Rudresh Mahanthappa, sax
Feb 23 Marcelo and Marcos Marcelo Radulovich, electronics, Marcos Fernandes, phonography, field recordings. Video by Hans Fjellestad, Ivan Diaz-Robledo
Mar 6 Rubble on Spruce Live experimental and improvised music - Hans Fjellestad and Battery Operated
Mar 9 Lisle Ellis/Paul Plimley Ellis, bass; Plimley, piano
Mar 15 Rubble on Spruce Hans, and Cosmologic w/ Michael Dessen, trombone; Jason Robinson, sax; Scott Walton, bass; Nate Hubbard, drums
Mar 24 Peter Brotzmann Brotzmann, sax; Marco Eneidi, sax; Jackson Krall, drums; Lisle Ellis, bass
April 6 El’Zabar / Bang / Bluiett Kahil El'Zabar, drums/ percussion; Billy Bang, violin; Hamiett Bluiett, sax and flute
April 10 Rubble on Spruce Biggie Vinkeloe, sax; Mark Weaver; Harris Eisenstadt, drums with Nate Hubbard
April 12 Rubble on Spruce Spring Reverb - with Trummerflora Collective. Kristy Cheadle, Donkey, Lisle Ellis, Hans Fjellestad, Robert Montoya, etc
April 26 What We Live Larry Ochs, sax; Lisle Ellis, bass; Don Robinson, drums (San Francisco)
May 3 Satoko Fujii Quartet Satoko Fujii, piano; Natsuki Tamara, trumpet; Tatsuya Yoshikd, drummer; Takeharu Hayakawa, bass
May 11 Dynasty Seth Misterka, sax and electronics; Jennifer Deveau, bass; Edward Kapparek, drums/visuals
May 25 Matmos Drew Daniels and MC Schmidt - experimental electronics
Sept 21 Trevor Watts Moire Music Trio Trevor Watts, sax; Colin McKensie, gass; Giarrpaolo Scatozza, percussion. from England
Sept 27 Jeanrenaud Trio Joan Jeanrenaud, cello; Miya Masaoka, koto; Larry Ochs, sax
Oct 5 Bailey and Lewis Derek Bailey, guitar (England) ; George Lewis, trombone
Oct 19 Rubble on Spruce CD Release - Nate Hubbard, drums; Las Cajoa del Ritmo: Ramon Amescua, Pepe Mogt, Jorge Ruiz
Oct 26 Cutler/Dimuzio Chris Cutler (England) percussion and electronics; Thomas Dimuzio, live sampling and processing
Nov 9 Rubble on Spruce Phonography Marcos Fernandes, Marcelo Radulovich, Leticia Casteneda, and more
Nov 15 Ellis and Brown Lisle Ellis, bass and electronics; Chris Brown, electronics
Nov 23 John Lindberg World Star Trio John Lindberg, bass; Adam Randolph, percussion, Pablo Calogero, sax
Dec 6 Rova Sax Quartet Larry Ochs, Steve Adams, Jon Raskin, Bruce Ackley
Dec 7 Rubble on Spruce lower case sound - Josh Russell, Tucker Dulin, Ilya Monosov
Dec 12 LAST CONCERT at Spruce Street Forum Lisle Ellis,electronics; Joelle Leandre, bass (France); Willie Winant, drums; George Lewis, trombone
2001
Jan 7 Tribute to Robert Erikson  Concert performed by Erikson’s colleagues from UCSD -  benefit  geneva, sans-serif; font-size: for Music Dept Scholarship Fund
Feb 3 Saadet Turkoz  Vocalist – lives in Zurich from Kazakhstan / Turkey 
Feb 16 Shipp / Parker / Cleaver  Matthew Shipp, piano; William Parker, bass; Gerald Cleaver, drums
Feb 21 Derome/Tanguay Danse Jean Derome, sax, flutes, voice; Pierre Tanguay, drums, voice. (Montreal)
Feb 24 Joan Jeanrenaud  Solo acoustic cello, works by Terry Riley, Steve Mackey, and others 
Mar 2 Topaz Erik Friedlander, cello; Stomu Takeishi, bass; Andy Laster, sax;  geneva, sans-serif; font-size: Satoshi Takeishi, percussion
Mar 24 Misha Mengleberg  Solo piano (Amsterdam)
April 7  Paraphrase Tim Berne, reeds; Tom Rainey, drums; Drew Gress, bass 
April 14 Buckner and Kubera  Tom Buckner, baritone; Joseph Kubera, piano Music by Charles Ives/Lecture by Mitchell Morris about Ives preceded 
April 28 Alvin Curran  Solo piano and electronica 
May 5 Hans Fjellestad Solo electronics and video 
May 12 Griffin and Snapper  Sean Griffin, harpist and composer; Juliana Snapper, soprano
May 26 Stefano Scodonibbio Solo bass (Italy)
May 27 School Days  Ken Vandemark, sax; Jeff Bishop, trombone; Ingebright Haker-Flaten, bass;  geneva, sans-serif; font-size: Paal Nilssen-Love, drums; Kjell Nordeson, vibes
June 7 Street of Dreams Theresa Gunn’s presentation of at-risk students’ songs and music 
Sept 21 Amy Knoles  Percussion solo with video and electronics
Oct 19 Terry Riley  Terry, piano and synthesizer; George Brooks, sax; Krishna Bhatt, sitar 
Oct 26 Konk Pack  Thomas Lehn, analogue synthesizer; Tim Hodgkinson, steel guitar; Roger Turner, drums, percussion (Germany/England) 
Nov 9 Nortec Collective  Bostich and Plankton Man performs with Trummerflora Collective
Nov 16 Saadet Turkoz Saadet, vocalist and Eyvind Kang, viola 
Dec 1 Scot Ray Quintet  Alex Cline, drums; Nels Cline, electric guitar; Jeff Gauthier, electric violin; Steuart Liebig, bass, Scott Ray, trombone 
Dec 8 Steven Feld  Ethnomusicologist - The Sound of the Rainforest, video and sound - bird song of Papua New Guinea 
2000
Jan 21 Vijay Iyer and Ben Goldberg Iyer, piano; Goldberg, clarinet
Jan 25 Frode Gjerstad Frode Gjerstad, sax; (Norway) William Parker, bass; Hamid Drake, percussion 
Feb 5 Triana  JD Parran, clarinets; Anthony Davis, piano; Bert Turetzky, bass
Feb 19 Paul Plimley  Piano solo 
Mar 4 Sarah Cahill Piano solo 
Mar 18 Mike Wofford Quartet  Wofford, piano; Holly Hofmann, flute; Duncan Moore, drums; Derk Lieszkiewicz, bass 
April 7 Terry Riley Terry Riley, piano; Stefano Scodanibbio, bass (Italy) 
April 22 Cecil Lytle  Solo piano
May 27 Cline / Stinson / Gauthier  Alex Cline, drums; Jeff Gauthier, electric violin, GE Stinson, guitars
June 2 Jason Robinson Ensemble  Robinson, sax; Anthony Davis, piano; Robert Perkins, percussion; Rob Thorsen, bass 
June 10 Liebig Trio  Steuart Liebig, bass; Billy Mintz, drums; Vinny Golia, woodwinds 
June 15 Van Hove/ Bauer  At St. Paul’s Episcopal Cathedral. Fred van Hove (Belgium), organ; Johannes Bauer, trombone (Germany) 
Sept 23 Lisle Ellis  Solo concert for bass and electronics 
Oct 14 Trio Three Andrew Cyrille, drums; Oliver Lake, saxes; Reggie Workman, drums
Oct 21 Bennink and Plimley  Han Bennink (Amsterdam), drums; Paul Plimley (Vancouver), piano
Nov 4 Ellery Eskelin Trio  Eskelin, sax; Andrea Parkins, accordion/sampler; Jim Black, drums 
Nov 11 Preston / Cline / Cline Don Preston, piano; Nels Cline, bass guitar; Alex Cline, percussion 
Dec 1 Scot Ray Quintet  Scot Ray, trombone; Alex Cline, drums; Nels Cline,electric guitar; Jeff Gauthier, violin; Steuart Liebig, bass guitars
Dec 9 Le Quon Ninh Ninh, percussionist from France
Dec 16 Michael Dessen Ensemble Dessen, trombone, plus UCSD performers
1999
Jan 9 Cynthia Aaronson Davis Cynthia, soprano; Scott Walton, piano; Music by Strauss, Bernstein, Argento, Handel, A. Davis
Jan 16 GE and Alex  GE Stinson, guitars; Alex Cline, drums
Jan 31 Gloria Cheng Solo piano - Scriabin, Hindemuth, Applebaum, and more
Feb 6 Chris Brown  Chris Brown, piano and electronics
Feb 27 Project Punk #1  Ulfar Haraldsson, bass; Erik Griswold, keyboards; Terry Longshore/Brett Reed, percussion; Jason Robinson, sax; Glen Whitehead, trumpet
Mar 6 Hear  Hannes Giger, bass; Eric Fischer, vibraphone 
Mar 13 Jon Jang  Jon Jang, piano
Mar 18 Leroy Jenkins Leroy Jenkins, solo violin (AACM founding member)
Mar 20 Aleck Karis  Aleck Karis, solo piano - Philip Glass piano works
Mar 26 Steve Lacy Trio  Steve Lacy, soprano sax; Jean-Jacques Avenel, bass; John Betsch, drums
April 3 Michael Dessen Quintet  Dessen, trombone; Mike Wofford, piano; Kerry Campbell, sax; Rob Thorsen, bass; Craig Dawson, drums, Gil Castellano, trumpet
April 8-10 Improvisor’s Festival  Three days concerts/ symposiums, featuring Pauline Oliveros, LaDonna Smith, Eddie Provost, UCSD grad students
April 17 Vinny Golia Trio  Vinny Golia, saxes; Mike Wofford, piano; Mike Elizondo, bass
April 24 Wadada Smith Trio  Wadada, trumpet; Alex Cline, drums, Harumi, poetry
May 1 Joel Harrison Quartet  Harrison, guitars; Paul Hanson, bassoon; Devon Huff, bass; Russ Gold, drums
May 8 Gregg Bendian Quartet  Bendian, percussion; Jim Whitney, bass; David Witham, piano
May 14 Vanessa Tomlinson and Friends  Vanessa, percussion; UCSD colleagues; works by Erik Griswold, Jean-Charles Francois
May 18 City Winds Ensemble  Esther Landau, flute; Tom Nugent, oboe; Jim Freeman, clarinet; Zachary Limacher, horns; William Hunker, bassoon
May 29 GE Stinson, Nels Cline GE Stinson, guitars; Nels Cline, guitars
June 5 Michael Vlatkovich Trio  Vlatkovich, trombone; Anders Swanson, bass; Christopher Garcia, percussion
June 26 Anthony Davis/James Newton Anthony Davis, piano, improvisation/composition; James Newton, flute, improvisation/composition
Oct 16 Equal Interest Trio Myra Melford, piano; Leroy Jenkins, violin; Joseph Jarman, woodwinds
Oct 23 Steve Lacy  Steve Lacy, soprano saxophones, Irene Aebi, vocalist
Dec 4 Andrew Cyrille  Solo percussion
Dec 11 Pauline Oliveros Pauline, accordion; Dana Reason piano; Philip Geld, shakuhachi
1998
Feb 14 Glenn Horiuchi  Glenn Horiuchi, shamisen; Francis Wong, Sax and violin; Bill Roper, tuba 
Feb 22 Improvisational Ensemble   Dan Plonsey, sax; Scott Walton, bass; Dana Reason, piano
Mar 1 Joel Harrison Quartet  Harrison, piano; Paul Hanson, bassoon; John Evans, bass; Russ Gold, drums
Mar 14 Fiddle Hickies- Traditional Irish Music Patric Petrie, fiddle; Peter Damahek, guitar, banjo, fiddle; Chris Davis, fiddle; Steve Blass, mandobanjo
Mar 18 What We Live Larry Ochs, sax; Lisle Ellis, bass; Don Robinson, drums 
April 5 CD Release Party  Patrick O’Keefe, clarinet; Jason Stanyek, guitar; Scott Walton, bass; Glen Whitehead, trumpet 
April 10 GE Stinson Quartet  Stinson, guitar; Steuart Liebig, bass; Jeff Gauthier, violin; Gregg Bendian, drums 
April 17 Buckner/Lewis Duo Tom Buckner, baritone; George Lewis, trombone
April 24 Arc-en-ciel Chamber Music Quartet  Theresa Tunnicliff, clarinet; Mary Szanto, cello; Igor Pandurski, violin; Linda Scott, piano -Messiaen, Satie 
May 1 Noah Howard Trio Noah Howard, sax; Anthony Davis, piano; Scott Walton, bass 
May 3 Chris Speed Band Chris, sax; Cuong Vu, trumpet; Skuli Sverson, bass; Jim Black, drums 
May 24 Eric Griswold’s Clocked Out  Celebrating the music of Sun Ra and Duke Ellington 
June 14 Gerry Hemingway Quartet  Hemingway, drums; Ray Anderson, trombone; Ellery Eskelin, sax; Mark Dresser, bass 
Oct 10 Rova Sax Quartet  Larry Ochs, Steve Adams, Jon Raskin, Bruce Ackley Saxophones
Oct 18 UCSD Women Composers/Performers Benefit to raise funds to atttend the Frau Musica Festival in Germany
Oct 24 StaLiQ Quartet  Steuart Liebig, bass; Alex Cline, drums; Jeff Gauthier, violin; Erik Barber, reeds 
Oct 25 Glossarium  Vinny Golia, saxes; Bert Turetzky, bass; Ed Harkins, brass (19 instruments) 
Nov 4 Yasuhiro Otani  From Tokyo, New Music composer for Mac and software - real time
Nov 7 Revontulet Ensemble  Jeanette Wrate, percussion; Jeff Gauthier, violin; Craig Ochikubo, keyboards; Anders Swanson, bass 
Nov 14 Brad Dutz Quartet  Dutz, percussion; Kim Richmond, woodwinds; plus 2 others
Nov 21 Skin and Bones  Terry Longshore and Brett Reed 
Dec 5 Vijay Iyer Solo piano
Dec 12 Paul Plimley Solo piano
1997
Feb 15        Boom Crash Whack Wham Steve Schick and Vanessa Tomlinson
Feb 22 Boom Crash Whack Wham Skin and Bones Terry Longshore and Brett Reed
Mar 8 Leo Wadada Smith Leo and Harumi Nakimo Smith
April 27           American Jazz w/Bill Horowitz Band Bill Horowitz, guitar; Joseph Sabella, drums, Steve Adam, sax/flute
May 3 Rant Marita Bolles with mixed ensemble - flute, trumpet, guitar, bass, percussion
May 24 An Unlikely Pair  Harry Castle, computer and Janet Parish-Whittaker, flute
May 30 Uptown Music from Down Under Anthony Burr, clarinet; and Vanessa Tomlinson, percussion - contemporary composers 
June 21              Concert and CD Release party Lisa Cella, Terry Longshore, Syvia Re, Martha Renner/Sollberger composer
Aug 14 Kartik Seshadri  Kartik Seshadri, sitar and Arup Chatterjee, tabla
Aug 21 Shweta Jhaveri  Shweta Jhaveri, vocalist and Arup Chatterjee, tabla
Aug 23 Solo Concert Steve Schick, percussionist