Sunday, July 17, 2016

Sunday Session: July 17, 2016

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

* The Loudest Sound In The World Would Kill You On The Spot (
* I Can’t Believe I’m Saying This, But I Miss My CDs (Wired)
* Hermeto Pascoal's 80th Birthday Concert - Multi-instrumentalist performs with his all-star British ensemble (Jazz Times)
* Brian Eno Plays the Universe (
* Jazz Stars Unite Across Generations in Rochester (DownBeat)
* theartsdesk at Love Supreme Festival 2016: Kamasi Washington, Esperanza Spalding and Stanley Clarke - Laid back atmosphere, inspiring music at the UK’s only green field jazz festival (
* Marvin Gaye Documentary ‘Marvin, What’s Going On?’ Being Developed With the Support of Gaye’s Family (
* Snap, Crackle And Swing: Young Roy Haynes (
* Four Really Weird Music Gadgets (
* Listen to the Bad Plus Cover Prince’s ‘The Beautiful Ones’ From the Trio’s Upcoming Album ‘It’s Hard’ (Exclusive) (Wall Street Journal)
* New study ranks the best (and worst) U.S. cities for music fans (
* The Music Business And The Great Youtube Debate (
* Surprise! 78 DSO musicians each receive $5,000 bequest (Detroit Free Press)
* A rude car salesman did me a huge favor, says jazz icon Herbie Hancock (CNBC)
* Culture, not biology, decides the difference between music and noise (PBS)
* How the ’70s Dethroned the ’60s as Popular Music’s Golden Age (Pitchfork)
* How It All Stax Up: Charting the Rise of Neo-Classic Soul (
* 50 years ago, this Boston band toured with The Beatles, then broke up immediately (Boston Globe)
* Music Ownership Incredibly Unimportant to 15-19 Year Olds, Study Finds (
* Warner Music Issues Potentially Devastating Blow to Small Record Stores (Pitchfork)
* Neuroscientists Still Don’t Know Why Music Sounds Good (Wired)
* Rob Mazurek’s Universe of Sound (
* In New Orleans, scandal tarnishes a jazz star and the libraries he was asked to help (Washington Post)
* Headphones Everywhere (The New Yorker)

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