Sunday, August 07, 2016

Sunday Session: August 7, 2016

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

* Ten Louis Armstrong Landmarks (Offbeat)
* Quantum Computers Don’t Make Sense. But This One Makes Music (Wired)

* See John Coltrane, Duke Ellington and Dizzy Gillespie As You've Never Seen Them Before (Vanity Fair)
* Why Festivals Are More Popular Than Ever (
* Classic and unreleased Sun Ra tracks pressed to coloured 10″ EPs (
* JT Essentials: Forgotten Fusion Classics - The Gary Burton Quartet, Jack DeJohnette and more (Jazz Times)
* Nate Wooley’s guide to American weirdos (The Wire)
* Sound Art Shows You What Musical Notes Actually Look Like (Gizmodo)
* Are corporate music festivals killing local venues? (
* Kamasi Washington Talks Jazz-Ambassador Status, Life on the Road (Rolling Stone)
* Shopping for classical music: A remembrance (
* Scott Injects Dramatic Political Message into Drum Showcase (DownBeat)
* From Bowie to Prince: 10 Weird Video Games About Musicians (
* Inside the Zappa Family Feud (Rolling Stone)
* Playing outside the box (The Economist)
* Herbie Hancock On His Next Album, Flying Lotus And Jupiter's Satellite (NPR)
* Headhunter Mike Clark Brings The Rhythm To The Checkout (WBGO)
* Roland: Moving forward (
* Audio-fail: why is so much sound art so bad? (The Guardian UK)
* Pete Fountain, New Orleans' clarinet-playing musical ambassador, dies at 86 (

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