Newsbits: Jimmy Bennington / Innova Recordings / Murder of Crows / Myra Melford / Steve Reich

Chicago’s Montrose Saloon will feature Fridays Happy Hour Jazz with Jimmy Bennington Colour and Sound, Friday, May 20th, 6-8 pm.

Eight new artists joined the Innova Recordings label: Alexa Dexa, Anil Çamci, Ayanna Woods, J.E. Hernández, a group consisting of Melanie Dyer/Todd Capp/Anna Gruman/Kurt Ralske, Music Research Strategies LLC, Shara Lunon, and thingNY (Rick Burkhardt, Gelsey Bell, Andrew Livingston, Paul Pinto, Erin Rogers, Dave Ruder, Jeffrey Young).

Murder of Crows is a collaboration between Scottish artists, Violent Butlins, Grey Malkin (The Hare and The Moon, Meadowsilver), and Simon F Shaw (National Bedtime). All proceeds go to support aid in Ukraine.

Myra Melford’s For the Love of Fire and Water is reviewed.

Steve Reich’s Reich/Richter will soon be released.