Sunday, November 01, 2015

Sunday Session: November 1, 2015

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

* YouTube's pay TV service makes video-creators a deal they literally can't refuse (Boing Boing)
* Why Record Labels Are Making Rappers Dance For Dollars (The Daily Beast)
* Trombone Shorty Did the Adult Voices for the Peanuts Movie (Offbeat)
* Watch Tim Burton and Danny Elfman Talk 'Batman' Score (Rolling Stone)
* CBS Radio Says That It Doesn't Play Pre-1972 Music, Because All Its Old Songs Are Remastered (
* The Greatest Week in the History of Avant-Garde Jazz (
* Bennett, Corea Among Winners in 2015 DownBeat Readers Poll (DownBeat)
* The oldest written song ever discovered — The Hurrian Hymn (c. 1400BC)(
* Why pop-turned-jazz stars just ain't got that swing (The Guardian UK)
* Soundtrack of a Movement (Berlin Jazz Festival)
* Vijay Iyer - Degrees of choice (Innerviews)
* How Losing My Record Deal Helped Me Feed My Family (
* Meet Alan Howarth, the Composer Who Invented What Halloween Sounds Like (
* Shirley Scott, 'Queen Of The Organ' (NPR)
* McPherson Revisits Bebop Roots in New York (DownBeat)
* The Brief and Bizarre Life of the Fake Amazon Bandcamp Page (Consequence Of Sound)
* SONGS Music CEO Matt Pincus: Why Music Publishing's Two-Class System Could Spell the End for New Indie Firms (Billboard)
* A New day for jazz vinyl & delivery (
* We Are Still Rattling Chains and Crunching Leaves To Signal It's Halloween (Atlas Obscura)
* The Feeling Of Space: How Sun Ra Integrated Sci-Fi in Music (Paste)
* Ellen Fullman and the avant garde drone of ‘The Long String Instrument’ (Dangerous Minds)
* The entire musical world is in crisis: John McLaughlin (Times of India)
* Brian Eno’s Music For Airports Adds Sweetness To Din (Classical Voice America)

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