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Laptop/Piano/Objects+: Joe Lasqo & Headboggle: Space Ghost Études — 2 pianos, 2 electronics tables, 2 sets of objects, and 2 very odd musicians ◉ + Set 1: Lucian Ban (piano) & Mat Maneri (viola) perform works from ECM album Transylvanian Concert ◉ Thu 27 Oct @ Center for New Music, San Francisco

I’m looking forward to join one of the Bay Area’s most exciting pianists and electronic musicians, Headboggle (Derek Gedalecia) for mano a mano, 2-piano, 2-electronics-table action in a series of Space Ghost Études. And I’m very excited to present in the … Continue reading

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—— Past Performances ——————————————————

Note: Shows, releases, and other events below are only in approximate chronological order.  

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AI-architect & human friends build multimedia transhumanist sacred architecture in a mandala-labyrinth, based on ancient Indian spatial sciences: Vāstu Vidyā (वास्तु विद्या) 2.0  ◳ ◱ ◰  Jorge Bachmann (electronics), Nan Busse (dancer/builder), David Hatt (cathedral organ), Joe Lasqo (MSP/laptop/piano), Maxxareddu (AI/architect/musician), Bill Thibault (algorithmic light)  ◳ ◱ ◰   Fri 29 Jul in Soundwave ((7))’s Sounding Bodies, Embodied Architecture @ Grace Cathedral, San Francisco ◳ ◱ ◰  + in earlier sets: Gabriel Gold, Agnes Szelag/Amy Lewis, & Kadet Kuhne

Coordinates: Grace Cathedral (1100 California St, San Francisco, CA 94108 – map), Set 4 of show starting 7pm, Fri 29 Jul Line-up (more details below…): Jorge Bachmann, Nan Busse, David Hatt, Joe Lasqo, Maxxareddu, Bill Thibault.  ☞ Advance tickets available at: … Continue reading

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MSP+synth in meta-tap digital tango w Lucie Vítková, Lisa Mezzacappa, & Bryan Day Wed 06 Jul @ Canessa Gallery, SF + Set 1: Phillip Greenlief’s BARBEDWIRE, with Evelyn Davis & gabby fluke-mogul, @ 8pm

有朋自遠方來, 不亦樂乎 When friends come from afar, is there not joy? – Confucius (孔子) I’m keenly looking forward to once again play with Brno-born Czech composer | accordionist | dancer | sound artist Lucie Vítková, in a unique quartet with San … Continue reading

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The Golden Gate Improvisers Orchestra’s BIG BANG ◉ Using the LIO language for large-scale conducted electroacoustic improv ◉ Aaron Bennett, Tom Djll, Ron Heglin, Joe Lasqo, Jason Levis, Scott R. Looney, Joshua Marshall, David Michalak, Suki O’Kane, Tim Perkis, Mika Pontecorvo, Donald Robinson, Rent Romus, John Shiurba, & Scott Walton ++ the language of the London Improvisers Orchestra ◉ Sat 11 June @ The Second Act, SF

Coordinates: The Second Act, SF, 1727 Haight St, SF (between Shrader & Cole – map), 8pm, Sat 11 Jun. Line-up (more details below…): Aaron Bennett, Tom Djll, Ron Heglin, Joe Lasqo, Jason Levis, Scott R. Looney, Joshua Marshall, David Michalak, Suki O’Kane, … Continue reading

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Electric Shadow Theater: Film Truth + Surreal Sound by Fushigi Kenkyūkai (不思議研究会) ◉ sonified films by Jean Cocteau, and Robert Florey / Slavko Vorkapić ◉ with music by Beth Custer, Thomas Dimuzio, Tom Djll, Joe Lasqo, David Michalak, and special guest from Sweden, Biggi Vinkeloe, Thu 26 May @ The Second Act, SF

Coordinates: The Second Act, SF, 1727 Haight St, SF (between Shrader & Cole – map), 7:30pm, Thu 26 May. ☞ Advance tickets available at a discount: here ☞ Examiner.com review of our 17 Apr performance of this program: here I’m excited … Continue reading

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Piano: Jazz++ residency, continuing Wed 27 Apr @ PianoFight, “SF’s Next Landmark Entertainment Venue”: Ornette Coleman, Miles Davis, Charles Mingus, Thelonius Monk, Oliver Nelson, Steve Adams, Darren Johnston, Larry Ochs, Georges Gurdjieff (Георгий Гурджиев), Komitas (Կոմիտաս), Bollywood & more…

I’m delighted to continue my second Jazz++ residency @ PianoFight, “SF’s Next Landmark Entertainment Venue”, 144 Taylor St., SF (map), 5:30-8pm++, 4th Wednesdays, next show: Wed 27 Apr. + see also: Examiner.com write-up of this residency: here Formed by Rob … Continue reading

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Electric Shadow Theater: Film Truth + Surreal Sound by Fushigi Kenkyūkai (不思議研究会) ◉ sonified films by Jean Cocteau, Fernand Léger, and Maya Deren ◉ with music by Steve Adams, Bryan Day, Tom Djll, Joe Lasqo, John McCowen, David Michalak, Sat 02 Apr @ The Second Act, SF

Coordinates: The Second Act, SF, 1727 Haight St, SF (between Shrader & Cole – map), 8pm, Sat 02 Apr. ☞ Advance tickets available at a $5 discount: here It will be a great pleasure to play again at The Second Act, the … Continue reading

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Electric Shadow Theater: Film Truth + Surreal Sound by Fushigi Kenkyūkai (不思議研究会) ◉ sonified films by Jean Cocteau, and Robert Florey / Slavko Vorkapić ◉ with music by Steve Adams, Bryan Day, Thomas Dimuzio, Tom Djll, Joe Lasqo, and John McCowen, Sun 17 Apr @ PianoFight, SF

I’m very excited to once again bring Electric Shadow Theater to PianoFight, “SF’s Next Landmark Entertainment Venue”, 144 Taylor St., SF (map), with new ensemble Fushigi Kenkyūkai (不思議研究会), 7pm, Sun 17 Apr and some of the freshest, most exciting films … Continue reading

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Electric Shadow Theater: Film Truth + Surreal Sound by Fushigi Kenkyūkai (不思議研究会) ◉ Films: Jean Cocteau, Fernand Léger, & Maya Deren (Майя Дерен) ◉ Music: Jorge Bachmann, Beth Custer, Bryan Day, Thomas Dimuzio, Tom Djll, Joe Lasqo, David Michalak, & Suki O’Kane ◉ Tue 23 Feb @ PianoFight, SF

I’m very excited to return to PianoFight, “SF’s Next Landmark Entertainment Venue”, 144 Taylor St., SF (map), with new ensemble Fushigi Kenkyūkai (不思議研究会), 8pm, Tue 23 Feb and some of the freshest, most exciting films ever made. ☞ Advance tickets … Continue reading

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