Sunday, June 12, 2016

Sunday Session: June 12, 2016

Kidd Jordan
Some interesting music-related items that have landed in StLJN's inbox over the past week:

* Rhino to Release Coltrane “Atlantic Years - In Mono” Box - Set includes “Giant Steps,” “The Avant-Garde” and other classic LPs (Jazz Times)
* Prince: death by ignorance and fear (Boing Boing)
* What It’s Like to Be a Children’s Rap Lyricist (The Atlantic)
* Music curation and playlists: the new music battleground (#midem) (
* These Three Music Startups Just Won Big In Cannes (Forbes)
* Corea To Play 80 Shows at Blue Note During Historic Residency (DownBeat)
* This Is What Synths Made of Repurposed Telephone Switchboards Sound Like (
* Google's art machine just wrote its first song (
* Court Declares Remastered Old Songs Get Brand New Copyright (
* Sound Salvation - Spinning the tales and tracks of a college radio DJ (
* How to Buy a Hit Song In 24 Hours or Less (
* Rocking out to ‘Heavy Metal Parking Lot’ with one of the men who made it (Washington Post)
* Do Musicians Get Better With Age? (BBC)
* Saxophonist Kidd Jordan plays free jazz rooted in tradition (Boston Globe)
* Lovano Salutes Lundvall, Hank Jones on 25th Blue Note Disc (DownBeat)
* Cool Papa - Paul Simon’s musical afterlives (The New Yorker)
* Old Locks and Irregular Pounds - Henry Threadgill’s improvisations are adventurous, though never at the expense of human feeling (The Nation)
* Live Review: Creative Risks Pay Off at Healdsburg’s Billy Hart Tribute (KQED)
* Little Richard mono vinyl box set set for release (
* An Underrated Soul Singer Returns (The New Yorker)
* A California club bans DJs who use laptops … but why? (The Guardian UK)
* Canada Tempest: Debating Critic’s Role In Our Time (Classical Voice America)
* Dr. John, Krall & Other Stars To Honor LiPuma at Tri-C Jazz Fest (DownBeat)
* Mapping Coltrane's Life (
* Is Caroline Shaw really the future of music? (The Guardian UK)
* The Museum Of Psychphonics opens in Indianapolis (Wire)
* Is the Era of Free Streaming Music Coming to an End? (
* Distributor Allegro Closes, Leaving 100s Of Indie Labels In Limbo (
* These Charts Show How Drastically Pop Has Changed Over the Past 50 Years (
* Airport Security Damaged John Patitucci’s Bass (

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