Sunday, February 01, 2015

Sunday Session: February 1, 2015

Matthew Shipp
For your Sunday reading enjoyment and edification, here are some noteworthy items encountered during the past week about jazz, creative music, and more:

* Who Killed the Great American Songbook? (The Atlantic)
* Matthew Shipp Talks Herbie Hancock’s Memoir Possibilities, and Not Dying for Your Art (The Talkhouse)
* Sorry, Bjork: Album Leaks Are Just Part of the Process Now (Diffuser)
* When Pop Broke Up With Jazz (NPR)
* Bo Dollis' career inextricably bound to New Orleans Jazz Fest producer Quint Davis (New Orleans Times-Picayune)
* Manna for fans: the history of the hidden track in music (The Guardian UK)
* Get Ready For Classic Songs Of The 50s & 60s To Disappear From Internet Streaming Thanks To Copyright Lawsuits (
* The Death of Music Sales - If CDs are "dead," so is iTunes. (The Atlantic)
* Are these 3D printed instruments the future? (
* The Story of AllMusic, Which Predates the World Wide Web (
* Brian Blade Excels in Multiple Roles at Panama Jazz Festival (Down Beat)
* Bone music: the Soviet bootleg records pressed on x-rays (The Guardian UK)
* Synths of the father: Making some noise at NAMM 2015 (The Register UK)
* Copyright Law Is Eating Away At Our Cultural History: And It's Time To Fix That (
* Our Point Of View At Le Poisson Rouge (NPR)
* Louis Armstrong’s Desert Island Discs appearance found by BBC (The Guardian UK)

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