Newsbits: Experimental in Bristol, UK / Lacy, Ray, and Drury in NY / Drumm and Lescalleet in Houston / Champion of New Music Awards

Nick Hennies, H, and Matt Loveridge appear February 16 in Bristol, UK.

Frank Lacy (trombone, flumpet, voice), Kevin Ray (bass), and Andrew Drury (drums) will perform as the trio 10³²K, and explore the musical legacy of Delta blues legend Skip James in Hard Time Killing Floor Suite, February 26 at Lincoln Center.

Houston’s Nameless Sound presents Mazen Kerbaj & Kevin Drumm/Jason Lescalleet at 800 Aurora Street, HOUSTON TX 77098.

The American Composers Orchestra, flutist and Director of the International Contemporary Ensemble (ICE) Claire Chase, and conductor Michael Morgan have been given the Champion of New Music Award.