Sunday, March 22, 2015

Sunday Session: March 22, 2015

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

* We Speak African: Arturo O'Farrill on U.S./Cuba Exchange - Why diplomatic relations will change everything (Jazz Times)
* Five Decades, Six Galaxies, and Counting: The AACM at 50 (Walker Art)
* The Inside Story of How Vegas Changed Elvis Presley: Drugs, Debauchery & Superstitions (Billboard)
* Albert 'Tootie' Heath, Drummer Extraordinaire, Turns The Tables (NPR)
* Wynton Marsalis cancels Venezuela shows (USA Today)
* Dan Aykroyd, John Belushi's Widow Launch Blues Brothers Label (Rolling Stone)
* Could monitor engineers soon be a thing of the past? (Audio Media International)
* Behind The SFJAZZ Collective's Original Approach To Joe Henderson (NPR)
* Flashes of Quincy - The Quincy Jones Interview (
* Record Store Day: Indie labels say majors have ruined the big event (Independent UK)
* Chicago Jazz Festival To Celebrate AACM, Strayhorn, Lady Day with Special Concerts (DownBeat)
* Field Notes: Charles Lloyd at the Village Vanguard - A cause for celebration as the iconic venue turns 80 (Jazz Times)
* Haynes Celebrates 90th with Star-Studded Residency at New York’s Blue Note (DownBeat)
* Streaming Revenue Is Catching Up to Digital Download Revenue (Digital Music News)
* The Unlikely Story of “A Change Is Gonna Come” (The New Yorker)

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