Newsbits: Simon Charles and Martin Kay / Fractal Coltrane / Sun Ra Book / Ross Hammond 12-Hour Concert

Australia’s Avantwhatever presents Simon Charles & Ensemble, as well as Martin Kay, Wednesday, July 26 at The Alderman, 134 Lygon St. Brunswick.

An article discusses a recent video in which a fractal pattern of John Coltrane‘s Giant Steps is formed. The video is getting a lot of attention, though I believe that you could do this for any piece of music.

Jazz Right Now reviews Paul Youngquist’s book on Sun Ra.

Guitarist Ross Hammond is playing a 12-hour concert for the benefit of the Sacramento Food Bank. You can sponsor him here.