Newsbits: Wadada Leo Smith / Akropolis Reed Quintet / Hailen Jackson / Claire Rousay / Colin Webster

A new effort from Wadada Leo Smith and others is reviewed.

The Akropolis Reed Quintet’s new album is reviewed.

Hailen Jackson made ambient music by connecting his plants to synths.

Claire Rousay’s A Softer Focus gets another review.

The new album from Colin Webster is also reviewed.