Newsbits: Sound Places / Creative Differences / Triokinesis / Xenakis / Cymerman

Bowerbird invites composers, musicians, poets, and sound artists of all variety to submit audio works for SOUND PLACES, a “virtual” festival that uses personal listening devices – ipods and smart phones – and geographic locations to create unique and personal site-specific experiences for audiences. SOUND PLACES will take place June 16 – June 30, as part of the Commotion Festival. Submissions are due May 30, 2012.

Creative Differences‘ final Spring show is June 10th, featuring Tony Malaby and Michael Formanek, among others.

San Diego’s Athenaeum Jazz at the Studio returns with boundary-pushing music this Saturday, June 2, with a performance by the New York–based TrioKinesis at 8 p.m. TrioKinesis is made up of saxophonist Eric Person, bassist Joseph Lepore and drummer Shinnosuke Takahashi.

Burning Ambulance features Xenakis on what would have been his 90th birthday, and includes a 2-part video interview.

Jeremy Cymerman is in the last 2 weeks of a Kickstarter campaign to release a new solo record, Purification/Dissolution. He is 70% of the way to his goal and would appreciate a push over the edge.