Sunday, September 18, 2016

Sunday Session: September 18, 2016

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

* Jazz pioneer Buddy Bolden and the Louisiana mental asylum band (
* Record Bin: How Muddy Waters fused folk music and the blues on "Folk Singer" (
* TIFF Review: ‘I Called Him Morgan’ is a Moody, Melancholic Study of the Late Trumpeter, Lee Morgan (
* From 'Stairway to Heaven' to 'Damn Girl': 'Raging Bull' Remains Center Stage in Copyright Fights (Billboard)
* Metheny Quartet Plays SFJAZZ, Extends Guitarist’s Reach (DownBeat)
* Defeating The Jazz Zombies: America’s Music Is Alive & Well — These 7 Artists Are Proof (
* Interview: Sun Ra Commander Marshall Allen (Austin Chronicle)
* How Afrobeats Became Pop Music’s Next Big Thing (Buzzfeed)
* Artifact / Diagramming: An Interview with Mark Fell (
* Music with a Capital "M" - An Interview with Ethan Iverson of the Bad Plus (
* Donny McCaslin Takes 'Blackstar' Collaborators Beyond Bowie on New Album 'Beyond Now' (Billboard)
* Steve Buscemi and Elliott Sharp Talk William S. Burroughs, the 80s New York Scene, and the Creative Influence of Exhaustion (
* Fresh Pairings, Familiar Faces Delight at Chicago Jazz Fest (DownBeat)
* The Link Between Whitney Houston and the Rise of Auto-Tune in North Africa (
* Why Apple is anything but the future of music (
* Heath, Weston, DeJohnette Shine in NYC Salute to Keepnews (DownBeat)
* The Summer in Jazz Releases (
* Harmolodics: the truth at last (
* ‘Play something they can enjoy,’ says jazz saxophone great George Coleman (Memphis Commercial Appeal)
* Q&A: Nels Cline - The guitarist and sonic provocateur invents a new brand of mood music on his Blue Note Records debut (Jazz Times)
* Hidden in plain sight: a global underground dance music scene with millions of fans (
* How Blockchain Startups Are Disrupting The $15 Billion Music Industry (Forbes)
* 8 Artists Exploding the Concept of Native American Music (Paste)
* Don Buchla, modular synthesizer pioneer, dies aged 79 (The Guardian UK)

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