Sunday, April 26, 2015

Sunday Session: April 26, 2015

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

* Jazz's 'Sound Seeker' Finds Ancient Strings From Hungary And Greece (NPR)
* Music industry playing a sour jobs tune (Rochester Democrat and Chronicle)
* Inside The Black Box: A Deep Dive Into Music's Monetization Mystery (Forbes)
* Bernard Stollman, ESP Disk' Founder, Dies at 85 (Jazz Times)
* Remembering Bernard Stollman: 10 Essential ESP-Disk Albums (Stereogum)
* The Man Who Broke the Music Business - The dawn of online piracy (The New Yorker)
* “Frantic comes with the territory”: Friday the 13th composer Harry Manfredini talks horror, synths and jazz (Fact magazine)
* It's Thin, It's Plastic, It's Back: Flexi Discs Find New Fans (NPR)
* Hancock, Corea Deliver Spirited Duo Performance in Chicago (DownBeat)
* How Herbie Hancock Crafted a Hip-Hop Classic (
* Steve Earle Can't Stop, Won't Stop (Mother Jones)
* Old Friends, Deep Truths and New Music at the Annual NEA Jazz Masters Awards (Blouin Art Info)
* ‘Free at First: The Audacious Journey of the Association for the Advancement of Creative Musicians’ Review (Wall Street Journal)
* Celebrate New Orleans Jazz Fest With These Photos of the 1940s Jazz Scene (LIFE)

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