Sunday, July 10, 2016

Sunday Session: July 10, 2016

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

* Photos: DC Jazz Festival - Kamasi, Cécile, Revive, Marquis Hill and more perform (Jazz Times)
* Corea and Friends Take Part in Multi-Generational Tribute to Tyner (DownBeat)
* Jazz Legend Charlie Parker’s Mystery Music Uncovered (The Daily Beast)
* Live Springsteen: The Floodgates Have Opened (No Depression)
* Sony Music Tricked Michael Jackson Fans Into Buying Fake CDs (
* Today In History – July 3, 1969: Newport Jazz Fest Experiments With Rock Music (What's Up Newport)
* Irvin Mayfield resigns as director of the New Orleans Jazz Orchestra (Offbeat)
* Irvin Mayfield resigns from New Orleans Jazz Orchestra (New Orleans Times-Picayune)
* Hear Electronic Ladyland, a Mixtape Featuring 55 Tracks from 35 Pioneering Women in Electronic Music (
* How Jazz-Loving Teenagers–the Swingjugend–Fought the Hitler Youth and Resisted Conformity in Nazi Germany (
* BadBadNotGood: making jazz hip (hop) again (The Guardian UK)
* Critic's Notebook: Who Will Write the First Great Rock 'n' Roll TV Drama? (Hollywood Reporter)
* The Long Play: The Death and Resurrection of the Pop Album (
* Carl Allen: Learning From the Giants (Modern Drummer)
* 10 Cutting-Edge Artists That Have Captured the Imagination Mid-Year (WQXR)
* JALC Announces 2016 Ertegun Jazz Hall of Fame Inductees (Jazz Times)
* Iyer, Sorey, Crump Rekindle Bonds at Chicago’s Constellation (DownBeat)
* Beyond “La Bamba”: Los Lobos is the best rock band nobody’s listening to (A.V. Club)
* Review: Steps Ahead at Ronnie Scott's (Jazz Journal UK)
* Bayou Maharaja: James Booker, the tragic genius of New Orleans (The Independent UK)
* Is jazz entering a new golden age? (The Guardian UK)
* Inside the Oldest Labor Union for Black Musicians (Atlas Obscura)
* Benny Golson Remembers John Coltrane (Jazz Times)
* Kansas City Union, Home to Bird and Basie, Plans Centennial Celebration (DownBeat)

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