Sunday, March 01, 2015

Sunday Session: March 1, 2015

William Hooker
For your Sunday reading, some interesting music-related items that have hit StLJN's inbox over the past week:

* In Oscar Nominations For Best Score, Some Hear Sour Notes (NPR)
* “Birdman” Score Snubbed: Why Oscar Hates Drummers (Medium)
* Apple Hiring More Music Journalists and A Sea of Freelancers (
* Tears and fears as two stars are forced to give up their violins (Slipped Disc)
* From dirt to the divine: 50 years of 'A Love Supreme' (Creative Loafing Atlanta)
* Reminder: Fair Use Is A Right -- And Not 'An Exception' Or 'A Defense' (TechDirt)
* Friday is the New Official Release Day for Albums (Paste)
* International Jazz Day Names Paris as This Year’s Host City (Jazz Times)
* The dangers of digital: Brian Eno on technology and modern music (The Vinyl Factory)
* Ramsey Lewis: Perpetually Reaching Out Through Music (DownBeat)
* The Musical Brain: Novel Study of Jazz Players Shows Common Brain Circuitry Processes Both Music and Language (Johns Hopkins Medicine)
* William Hooker and Oscar Micheaux, visionaries across eras and art forms (Washington Post)
* Copyright Mixtape: How The "Blurred Lines" Lawsuit Could Change Music Forever (
* Composing for Hollywood (The New Yorker)
* Ravi Coltrane takes his own giant steps in the jazz world (Sunday Herald)

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