Sunday, September 13, 2015

Sunday Session: September 13, 2015

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

* Key Igor Stravinsky work found after 100 years (The Guardian UK)
* Bassist Gary Peacock Is At The Soloist's Service (NPR)
* Concert review: Saxophonist Phil Woods ends playing career on a high note (Pittsburgh Post-Gazette)
* Why Niche Is The Next Streaming Frontier (Music Industry Blog)
* Crossing The Bridge: The Return Of Sonny Rollins (WFIU)
* How Signing A Major Record Deal Nearly Destroyed My Music Career (
* Review: The 2015 Chicago Jazz Festival - AACM's 50th anniversary dominates the 37th edition (Jazz Times)
* How Steely Dan Created ‘Deacon Blues’ (Wall Street Journal)
* Sounds like a hit: the numbers game behind Spotify cover songs (
* Shack Up: A Loop History - Nate Patrin traces the path of this influential break (Red Bull Music Academy)
* In praise of cheap box sets (The Spectator UK)
* Celebrating Rahsaan Roland Kirk (NPR)
* Long-Delayed Nina Simone Biopic Sets December Release (Rolling Stone)
* The Hi-Fi DIY of Colombia's Bass Lords (
* Frank Zappa’s Long-Awaited ‘Roxy’ Movie Coming: Watch the Trailer — Video (Guitar World)
* New Book Illuminates Playboy Magazine’s Impact on Jazz History (DownBeat)

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