Newsbits: Iyer and Smith / Magma in LA / New Mats Gustafsson / Mabel Kwan / Michael Formanek

The new release from Vijay Iyer and Wadada Leo Smith has been garnering reviews, and some are here, here, and here.

Magma in Los Angeles is reviewed.

Utech Records has released a new EP from Mats Gustafsson.

Mabel Kwan’s reworking of the clavichord is profiled.

Michael Formanek‘s Ensemble Colossus in New York is reviewed.