Sunday, December 06, 2015

Sunday Session: December 6, 2015

Amina Claudine Myers
 For your Sunday reading, some interesting music-related items that have turned up recently in StlJN's inbox:

* An Unexpected Reason for the Cassette Revival (
* Are these the last days of British bands touring America? (
* 100 Years Of Billy Strayhorn, Emotional Architect Of Song (NPR)
* Dweezil Zappa: Roots and Branches (Premier Guitar)
* Photos: Celebrating Billy Strayhorn on the A Train (Wall Street Journal)
* Obituary: Allen Toussaint (Offbeat)
* Download 30-gigs of lost cassettes from the 80s underground (
* This Saxophonist Spends His MacArthur "Genius Grant" on Mentoring Young Jazz Musicians (LA Weekly)
* After 300 Years Of Evolution, Has The Piano Reached Acoustic Perfection? (
* Thom Yorke Compares YouTube and Google to Nazis (
* Stream a Free 65-Hour Playlist of John Cage Music and Discover the Full Scope of His Avant-Garde Compositions (
* Interview: Joseph “Zigaboo” Modeliste (Offbeat)
* From NPR Music, Two Jazz Performances That Wrestle With Race And Policing (NPR)
* Making one album a year is no longer enough (unless you're Adele) (The Guardian UK)
* Wayne Horvitz: The Pianist And The Poet (NPR)
* Amina Claudine Myers, Evolving Song (
* Ennio Morricone: 'The Hateful Eight is like no western you have ever seen before' (The Telegraph UK)
* Maria Schneider on The Thompson Fields (
* Indie Classical Music? It Exists, And One Nashville Tech Startup Is Trying To Save It (Nashville Public Radio)
* Are Artist Collaborations Making Genres Obsolete? (
* World's first computer-generated musical to debut in London (The Guardian UK)
* Bob Dylan's Setlists Aren't A-Changin' (LiveNationTV)
* Billboard Women in Music 'Legend' Loretta Lynn: 'Call Me Your No. 1 You-Know-What-Kind-Of Stirrer" (Billboard)
* Review: Josef Woodard’s Charles Lloyd: A Wild, Blatant Truth (Jazz Times)

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