Upcoming Events

  • Mon

    Steve Coleman and Five Elements at University of California, San Diego

    7:00 pm
    Conrad Prebys Concert Hall
    University of California at San Diego



    Steve Coleman and Five Elements
    Concert on Monday, November 27th, 2017 @ 7:00 pm

    General Admission: $15.50
    UCSD Faculty, Staff, Alumni: $10.50
    Student Rush: Free, one-hour before concert, with ID
    MUSIC Box Office: 858-534-3448

    Join UC San Diego's Department of Music for their first Monday Night event of the year featuring Steve Coleman and Five Elements.

    Steve Coleman, alto sax
    Jonathan Finlayson, trumpet
    Anthony Tidd, electric bass
    Sean Rickman, drums

    We will also present two days of masterclasses November 28 and 29 from 3 to 6 pm at Warren Lecture Hall, Studio A. These workshops will also be open to the general public.
  • Fri

    Steve Coleman and Five Elements: Los Angeles Residency

    primary location: The Blue Whale. 123 Astronaut E S Onizuka St., Suite 301 Los Angeles, CA 90012

    From December 1 through December 15, 2017, Steve Coleman and Five Elements will present a residency in Los Angeles. The primary location of activities will be the Blue Whale in downtown Los Angeles.





    • Performances
    • Workshops in the LA area
    • Outreach Programs for the Community


    There will be frequent performances and at the Blue Whale, and also other locations in the Los Angeles area. There will also be outreach activities mostly done in the Southern California area.


    Steve Coleman and Five Elements will perform 6 nights a week at The Blue Whale.

    Click here for more information.

    Steve Coleman and Five Elements have presented successful residencies all around the country. These residencies are designed to generate energy in the areas where they occur, educate local musicians and introduce audiences to creative and progressive music.


    If you are interested in exploring new perspectives in creative music join our creative music community at (registration is free).


    Please bookmark this page and check back with for frequent updates - or if you want to participate, contact us at info1 at m-base dot org


    This is a production of M-Base Concepts, Inc., in collaboration with the Blue Whale, various Universities and other nonprofit partners in the LA area.