Newsbits: Maneri, Parker, and Ban / Carla Bley / Brian Marsella / Susan Alcorn / Magma / Jaimie Branch

English: Susan Alcorn

The latest from Mat Maneri, Evan Parker, and Lucian Ban is reviewed.

Carla Bley is interviewed and profiled.

The Chicago Reader covers Brian Marsella’s treatment of John Zorn.

Susan Alcorn was recently awarded $40,000.

Seventh Records is releasing a new version of Magma’s Wurdah Itah with 25 minutes of new takes.

Jaimie Branch’s Fly or Die is reviewed by Bandcamp and the Village Voice.