Sunday, April 03, 2016

Sunday Session: April 3, 2016

Muhal Richard Abrams
Some interesting music-related items that have landed in StLJN's inbox over the past week:

* Musicians are exploited on the London and Paris jazz scenes (London School of Economics Business Review)
* Report: Streaming overtakes downloads in music business sales (
* Markato: What Online Chord Charts Should Be (
* Music sales remain steady, but lucrative CD sales decline (Houston Chronicle)
* Revisiting Brian Eno’s ‘The Studio as a Compositional Tool’ (
* Soul Survivor - The revival and hidden treasure of Aretha Franklin (The New Yorker)
* Farewell to Bohemian Caverns: Musicians remember the ‘sole home of soul jazz’ (
* Before time runs out, how about a White House jazz summit? (Chicago Tribune)
* Alan Lomax's Massive Archive Goes Online (NPR)
* A Conversation on Jazz & Hollywood (Jazz Times)
* Coming, the collapse of radio’s iHeartMedia (Media Life)
* The rise of Mo'Wax founder James Lavelle — and the record industry that fell with him (
* Matthew Herbert turned cheese, aubergine and ham into edible, playable vinyl records (The Vinyl Factory)
* Liz Phair, Steve Albini & Me: The True Story of 1993, the Greatest Goddamn Year in Chicago Rock History (New City Music)
* The Ballad of Fred and Yoko (Arkansas Times)
* Remembering a jazz music revolutionary, Indianapolis' own David Baker (
* National Jazz Museum in Harlem Unveils New Location (Jazz Times)
* ‘Heir to Hendrix’ Shuggie Otis: ‘I could have been a millionaire, but that wasn’t on my mind’ (The Guardian UK)
* Muhal Richard Abrams: Think All, Focus One (New Music Box)
* I ran the official record store of Soviet Azerbaijan (
* Beyond Objects, Beyond Scores - Aditi Sriram interviews Vijay Iyer (
* Opera And Jazz Mingle In 'Charlie Parker's Yardbird' (NPR)
* Gato Barbieri, Latin Jazz Saxophonist, Dies at Age 83 (Billboard)

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