Sunday, June 07, 2015

Sunday Session: June 7, 2015

Oscar Peterson
For your Sunday reading, here are some interesting music-related items that have hit StLJN's inbox over the past week:

* Music critics should be more tolerant of individual interpretations (The Strad)
* VIDEO: Building A Shipping Container Studio (Pro Sound News)
* Apple to announce $10-per-month on-demand music service, will retain Beats Music for now - report (Apple Insider)
* 10 of the best: redesigned pianos (The Guardian UK)
* Corea, Barron among jazz greats saluting Oscar Peterson on upcoming album (Montreal Gazette)
* Five musicians see how Austin’s economy is squeezing the creative class (Austin American-Statesman)
* Always a rotten apple': BB King, poison and the daughters of an infertile legend (The Guardian UK)
* Threadgill Releases New Zooid Album on Pi Recordings Label (DownBeat)
* Remembering the Revolutionary Life Of Gil Scott Heron (
* Jazz at Lincoln Center Changes Hiring Policy (
* Steve Albini: Copyright Has Expired (Billboard)
* Colbert Picks Jon Batiste as ‘Late Show’ Bandleader (New York Times)
* Digital Underground - Who Will Make Sure The Internet's Vast Musical Archive Doesn't Disappear? (NPR)
* 12 Essential Archives For Internet-Era Music Historians (NPR)
* The hot Harlem club making 1940s jazz cool again (New York Post)
* ‘Charlie Parker’s Yardbird’ Ties Jazz and Opera Together in Philadelphia (New York Times)
* Philip Glass Never Stops Writing (The New Yorker)
* Miles is to Picasso as Who is to Whom (Brilliant Corners, A Boston Jazz Blog)
* Universal publishing chief addresses questions around direct licensing of digital (
* Are We All Mistuning Our Instruments, and Can We Blame the Nazis? (The Daily Beast)
* Exposing the employment ploy at concert promoter Live Nation (Los Angeles Times)

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