Sunday, January 18, 2015

Sunday Session: January 18, 2015

Robert Glasper
For your Sunday reading enjoyment and edification, here are some noteworthy items from the past week about jazz, creative music, and more:

* New Record Service VNYL Distributes LPs Like Netflix (Rolling Stone)
* New NEA Reports Crunch the Numbers on Culture (New Music Box)
* Winter Jazzfest 2015 In Photos (NPR's A Blog Supreme)
* Study says we prefer singers who look like big babies during good times (AV Club)
* Why Do All Records Sound the Same? (
*  Newport Jazz Festival Announces 2015 Lineup - Cassandra Wilson, Dr. John, Chris Botti, Jamie Cullum among 40+ artists scheduled (Jazz Times)
* The Addition nightclub in San Francisco to close Jan. 14 (San Jose Mercury-News)
* Simon, Coltrane, McFerrin to Honor Michael Brecker at Fundraiser Concert (Down Beat)
* LA Studio Musicians Income Fell 68% (
* Robert Glasper: 'I get sick of touring run-of-the-mill jazz clubs' (The Guardian UK)
* Filming Sonic Emotion - Robert Herridge’s TV programs changed the way people viewed jazz (Wall Street Journal)
* Musicians Union Threatens To Expel Composer If He Doesn't Pay Fine For Unapproved Videogame Work (
* Rodriguez, Terrasson, MMW with Scofield Explore Melody and Groove at Barcelona Jazz Festival (Down Beat)
* Photo Gallery: Jazz Education Network Conference in San Diego (Jazz Times)
* Jazz At Lincoln Center Domain Change Sparks Outrage (
* The War on Billie Holiday - The Bureau of Narcotics’ strange obsession (In These Times)
* Live From New York: The State of Jazz in 2015 (The Atlantic)

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