Newsbits: James Elaine & William Basinski / Christopher Yohmei Blasdel & Sasha Bogdanowitsch / Nakatani in Nashville / Various Reviews

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James Elaine & William Basinski will be the subjects of a video exhibition, 18 October to 16 November 2014 at Museolaboratorio Ex Manifattura Tabacchi, Vico Lupinato 1, Città Sant’Angelo (Pescara) – Italy

Christopher Yohmei Blasdel & Sasha Bogdanowitsch present new original works & improvisations for shakuhachi (Japanese bamboo flute) , voice, world instruments & electronics, intermingling ancient instruments alongside contemporary creations, 7:30PM October 20, 2014 Monday at JACK NY, 505 ½ Waverly Ave, Brooklyn, Between Fulton St & Atlantic Ave in Clinton.

The Quietus reviews the latest albums from Nicole Mitchell and Rodrigo Amado, and covers some of the London jazz scene as well. The Quietus also reviews the latest release from Battle Trance.

Percussion/sound artist Tatsuya Nakatani will returning to Nashville on Saturday, October 4th, and this time he’s enlisting eight Nashville artists for a gong orchestra.