Sunday, January 17, 2016

Sunday Session: January 17, 2016

Mose Allison
For your Sunday reading, some interesting music-related items that have turned up recently in StLJN's inbox:

* Paul Bley • When Will The Blues Leave (Rant and Dawdle)
* Review: Weather Report - The Legendary Live Tapes 1978-1981 (Jazz Times)
* Why is modern music so loud? (BBC)
* David Bowie Dies at Age 69 After Battling Cancer (Billboard)
* The South Stole Americana (Los Angeles Review of Books)
* When Jazz Met Photography Met Design (The Online Photographer)
* 30 key blues musicians in pictures (The Telegraph UK)
* In Memoriam: David Bowie’s Diverse Career & Poetic Departure (DownBeat)
* An insider's look behind the making of David Bowie's secretive 'Blackstar' album (Los Angeles Times)
* Jazz Musicians Behind David Bowie's 'Blackstar' Remember the Late Legend (Billboard)
* David Bowie remembered by Blackstar musicians Donny McCaslin, Jason Lindner, Tim Lefebvre and Mark Guiliana (Ottawa Citizen)
* Q&A with Bill Frisell: Thriving on the Unexpected (DownBeat)
* Musical melodies obey same laws as foraging animals (
* How A Korean Jazz Festival Found A Huge Young Audience (NPR)
* A Meeting of the New Music Minds (Wall Street Journal)
* Millennials Are Making The Music Business Bite-Sized (
* How crowdfunded music festivals are offering an alternative to increasingly corporate ones (The Independent UK)
* Creativity, Emotions, and the Brain (Pacific Standard)
* The Kamasi Washington Phenomenon (PopMatters)
* How a 90-Year-Old Missing Person Became a Hit on Spotify (
* Cy Walter’s Cocktail Piano, With a Twist (Wall Street Journal)
* Mose Allison Caps Touring Career with Heartfelt Live Album (DownBeat)

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