Sunday, May 03, 2015

Sunday Session: May 3, 2015

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

* The World Music Education of Philip Glass (NPR)
* Can Club Owners Make Musicians Play for Free? (The Daily Beast)
* How did Eddie Bo die? Six years later, the piano legend's son still wonders (New Orleans Times-Picayune)
* Selling the Blues - To draw tourists, the Mississippi Delta plays on its musical heritage (Al Jazeera)
* Spalding Combines Music, Theater, Poetry, Dance for New Production (DownBeat)
* Musicians Guild Sues Warner Bros, MGM, Paramount Over Film Scores (Hollywood Reporter)
* Why We Should Teach Music History Backwards (Smithsonian)
* Wadada Leo Smith Celebrates 50 Years of AACM with New York Residency (DownBeat)
* Steve Coleman, a Jazz Outlier, Rides a Wave of Acclaim (New York Times)
* How (not) to behave: Manners and the classical music audience (Washington Post)
* 2015 NEA Jazz Masters Awards Ceremony & Concert (
* 50-plus recipes from New Orleans Jazz Fest vendors, musicians and chefs (New Orleans Times-Picayune)
* Herb Alpert talks music, Tijuana, more (San Diego Union Tribune)
* Louis Armstrong, the Real Ambassador (New York Times)
* How the Rich Stole Jazz Music (The Daily Beast)
* Concord to Reissue 15-CD Thelonious Monk Riverside Box Set (Jazz Times)

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