Newsbits: Brotzmann, Drake and Parker in Austin / Rare Beefheart Release / Sun Ra Coffee / 101 Weirdest on Spotify

Peter Brötzmann
Cover of Peter Brötzmann

The Peter Brotzmann, Hamid Drake, William Parker Trio play Austin on June 3.

On April 28th Gonzo Multimedia will be releasing on CD a rare live recording of the Captain in concert at Harpo’s in Detroit, Michigan on Dec. 11, 1980.

Chicago’s Dark Matter Coffee has teamed up with the CHicago Jazz Fest to produce a Sun Ra coffee blend.

The Guardian is running a series on the 101 weirdest releases on Spotify. A number of these are quite interesting.