Sunday, July 03, 2016

Sunday Session: July 3, 2016

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

* Philip Glass on David Bowie: 'He was a master unto himself' (The Guardian UK)
* Tupac Shakur, Michael Jackson, Hatsune Miku, Whitney Houston, and Elvis: Dead Artists Are Killing It In Music (The Daily Beast)
* David Lynch is throwing a music festival, and the lineup is absolutely bonkers (
* Listen to jazz artist John Handy's collaborations with India's classical music greats (
* Shuffle Along Revives Legacy of Black Broadway Pioneers (DownBeat)
* Spoleto Festival USA - Performances included René Marie, Randy Weston, Cécile McLorin Salvant and more (Jazz Times)
* Sampled or stolen? Untangling the knotty world of hip-hop copyright (
* Brian Wilson talks ‘Pet Sounds,’ 50 years later (San Diego Union Tribune)
* Why Music-Based Social Networks are Doomed (
* Tyondai Braxton on His New EP to Raise Money for Everytown for Gun Safety (
* Reverse Engineering The YouTube Algorithm (
* The Miami sound is gone. But the beat goes on. Here is what replaced it (Miami Herald)
* Fuse Commentary: Critical Injury at the “Boston Globe” (
* DeJohnette, Coltrane & Garrison at Funhouse Fest - All-star trio performs music from "In Movement" (Jazz Times)
* The Story Behind the First Pulitzer for Jazz (
* Smithsonian Exhibit to Showcase Jazz Photographer Herman Leonard (Offbeat)
* The incisive 'Eat That Question: Frank Zappa in His Own Words' gives the iconic rocker the stage (Los Angeles Times)
* Black Disco: How jazz became the music of resistance in apartheid South Africa (
* When Music Is Violence (The New Yorker)
* Moon Zappa Shares Heartfelt Post About Family Drama (
* Can electronic music revolutionise school music lessons? (The Guardian UK)
* Lawyer Who Pursued ‘Stairway to Heaven’ Case Against Led Zeppelin Suspended From Practicing Law (
* The Day Riverport Rioted (Riverfront Times)
* Did the Star-Spangled Banner land Stravinsky in jail? (Boston Globe)
* Watch a beautiful meditation on the function of music (
* FAME Studios: From Revolutionizing ‘60s Soul to Reimagining Nashville Country (

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