Sunday, January 03, 2016

Sunday Session: January 3, 2016

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

* Ornette Coleman remembered by Neneh Cherry (The Guardian UK)
* Globally Acclaimed Composer Paola Prestini Is Turning National Sawdust into an Incubator for the Music World (Vanity Fair)
* Artist's Choice: Luciana Souza on Wordless Singing (Jazz Times)
* The Strange Acoustic Phenomenon Behind These Wacked-Out Versions of Pop Songs (
* 10 Important Things To Know About The Recent Copyright Royalty Board Decision (
* Sugarfoot Stomp (Oxford American)
* UK police busts karaoke “gang” for sharing songs that aren’t commercially available (
* How To Piece Together an Album From 10,000 Different Samples (
* Porter Spreads Jubilant Vibe (DownBeat)
* Joss Stone, racism and reggae (Jamaica Observer)
* Zappa Gets ‘Cosmik’ in Previously Unseen Concert Film (DownBeat)
* Jamie Cullum on how hip hop turned him into a jazz player (South China Morning Post)
* Michael Bates and His Power Trio: Bassist & composer finds profound context for improv (Jazz Times)
* In The Podcast World, Some Music Students Seek A Career Gateway (NPR)
* The Revenant Composer Ryuichi Sakamoto Explains His Process (Vanity Fair)
* Natalie Cole Dies at 65 (JazzTimes)

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