Newsbits: Geometry / David Toop Book / Jean-Michel Pilc Grant / Zeena Parkins Album / New Sounds Dropped

On December 6, 2019, Relative Pitch Records will release Geometry of Distance, the sophomore album by Geometry, the quartet of improvising musicians Joe Morris (guitar), Tomeka Reid (cello), Taylor Ho Bynum (cornet) and Kyoko Kitamura (voice). The trio version of Geometry, with Joe Morris, Taylor Ho Bynum, and Kyoko Kitamura, will perform on December 8th at The State House in New Haven (310 State St, New Haven, CT 06510).

David Toop has a new book coming out next month.

A $200,000 grant has been awarded to Jean-Michel Pilc of McGill University.

A new Zeena Parkins album is reviewed.

WNYC is dropping the New Sounds show.