Sunday, August 21, 2016

Sunday Session: August 21, 2016

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

* British Airways stops musician from flying with cello as 'it didn't have a visa' (The Independent UK)
* Hancock & Martin Explore Fusion Frontier in Brooklyn (DownBeat)
* Archivists Grapple With Problems Of Preserving Recent Culture Held On Tape Cassettes And Floppy Drives (
* Mashup Weaves Together 57 Famous Classical Pieces by 33 Composers: From Bach to Wagner (
* Bobby Hutcherson: 1941-2016 (
* Bay Area jazz legend Bobby Hutcherson dies at 75 (San Jose Mercury News)
* Appreciation: Bobby Hutcherson connected some of the highest points in jazz (Los Angeles Times)
* A not so mixed music - What kind of culture allows composers to flourish and what kind of composers do flourish? (
* Henry Kaiser - Clouds of colored light (
* Algorithm and blues: Putting a Google-written song to the test (Toronto Star)
* Inside Carlos Santana's New Jazz-Rock Supergroup (Rolling Stone)
* First Listen: The Bad Plus, 'It's Hard' (NPR)
* The new wave of new age: How music’s most maligned genre finally became cool (
* OP-ED: (not just) White Boy Music — the very punk rock history of Bad Brains, Fishbone and Living Colour (
* Life With Bird, By Charlie Parker’s Stepdaughter (
* Tomorrow's Musical Instruments Look Like Lightsabers and Metal Detectors (
* Is Bandcamp the Holy Grail of Online Record Stores? (New York Times)
* How Bad Urban Planning Led To The Birth Of A Billion-Dollar Genre (
* I Am The Blues Documents America’s Last Generation of Blues Legends (DownBeat)

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