The Oakland Active Orchestra (OAO) celebrates its 2nd birthday with a program of short works by bandmembers Darren Johnston, Aaron Bennett, Aram Shelton, Lisa Mezzacappa, Rob Ewing, Cory Wright, and Jordan Glenn.
Plus: Opening Set by:
Dave Rempis-Darren Johnston-Larry Ochs Trio
Oakland Active Orchestra
2011 Birthday Concert
at the Uptown
1928 Telegraph Ave, Oakland CA
No Cover, donations welcome
Active Music Series at the Ivy Room March Edition: Daniel Popsicle & Rob Ewing Sextet
Daniel Popsicle will be playing selections from the Color Music of El Cerrito. The audience is encouraged to bring art supplies. Musicians include: Dan Plonsey (leader), Suki O’Kane, John Schott, Cory Wright, Michael Zelner, Chris Silvey, Myra Chachkin, Lynn Murdock, Ceylan Yagmur, Jamie Bastian, and Mark Culbertson, whose birthday it will be. The mood will be celebratory, as the ensemble has not played in public since last June. A few songs from recent performances are here.
Rob Ewing Sextet. A newly formed group featuring Rob Ewing, trombone; Jacob Zimmerman, alto saxophone; Erik Jekabson – trumpet; Michael Abraham, guitar; Miles Wick, bass; Jon Arkin, drums.