Sunday, February 14, 2016

Sunday Session: February 14, 2016

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

* Jazz Record Mart Owner Reaches Deal to Sell All His Records, Closing Soon (
* After Seven Years, Maxwell Will Release The Sequel To ‘BLACKsummers’night’ This Year (Vibe)
* Thad Jones: 50 years of big band jazz in present tense (Detroit Free Press)
* Jazz Night In America At The DC Jazz Loft (NPR)
* 5 Production Lessons from Dave Stewart’s New Autobiography (Pro Sound News)
* The .00005¢ Handshake: More Reasons Why No Talent Buyer Cares About Streaming (MusicTechPolicy)
* Brian Eno and David Byrne’s cultural appropriation – 35 years of My Life in the Bush of Ghosts (Get Into This)
* Why Branford Marsalis is the man (
* Mark Mullins of Bonerama Keeps Trombones Hummin’ & Rockin’ (INTERVIEW) (Glide Magazine)
* The Sound Of Film To Come: how jazz fell in love with the movies (The Guardian UK)
* How skateboarders and jazz musicians make the same moves (
* Jarrett Thrills the Faithful at Sold-Out Carnegie Hall (DownBeat)
* Five reasons why SoundCloud might be doomed (
* The Creative Imperative and FONT Music - Dave Douglas’ “Solo” presentation at the 2016 Jazz Connect Conference (Jazz Times)
* The International Electronic Music Association and the Cassette Underground (Percorsi Musicali)
* Coltrane Church Says It’s Under Threat of Being Priced Out of San Francisco (KQED)
* Interview: Bassist/Producer Bill Laswell (
* How “Vinyl" and Lee Ranaldo Turned a Lost ’70s Act Into TV's Next Great Fictional Band (Pitchfork)
* Leading independent record shop shuns Record Store Day (

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