Newsbits: Claire Chase / Pat Patrick / Alice Coltrane / Nicole Mitchell / David Murray and Kahil El Zabar

Alice Coltrane

Claire Chase from the International Contemporary Ensemble has won the $100,000 Avery Fisher Prize.

The Chicago Reader features an obscure album from Sun Ra sideman Pat Patrick.

A new Alice Coltrane album, World Spirituality Classics 1: The Ecstatic Music of Alice Coltrane Turiyasangitananda, has been released.

The Chicago Reader also features a review of the new album from Nicole Mitchell.

David Murray and Kahil El Zabar will perform in Pittsburgh on June 4.