Sunday, September 04, 2016

Sunday Session: September 4, 2016

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

* Corea Extends 75th Birthday World Tour, Announces New Dates (DownBeat)
* Hancock, Shorter, Santana Bring Mega Mash-Up to Hollywood Bowl (DownBeat)
* Apple Threatens Legal Action Against Digital Music News for Frank Ocean Coverage (
* Famed jazz bassist Ron Carter picks 10 faves from his 2,200 recordings (Detroit Free Press)
* Ron Carter: Changing lives of bassists one song at a time (Detroit Free Press)
* Why Dropping Music on Friday Is Pivotal (Hint: It’s Not Sales) (Wired)
* Don't believe the hype about human music curators (
* After 30 Albums and 3 Recent Prizes, a Jazzman Flirts With the Mainstream (New York Times)
* Jewish Guitar God Mike Bloomfield’s Blues (
* New Research Reveals National, State, and Regional Facts about Arts Participation (
* Guitarist Sharp & Actor Buscemi Team Up for Burroughs Tribute (DownBeat)
* Forgotten Heroes: Sonny Sharrock’ s Footprints on the Moon (Premier Guitar)
* Seven unlikely stars who scored big with Stax songs (BBC)
* Juan Gabriel was a songwriter who knew how to channel the struggles of modern life and the hurt of the wounded (Los Angeles Times)
* Upcoming John Coltrane Doc To Be Narrated By Denzel Washington (
* Interview: Pulitzer Prize Winner Henry Threadgill (WBGO)
* Musicians’ Union Publish New Airline Cabin Policy Rating System (
* DJ Shadow Will Be Selling Off His Record Collection in L.A. Next Weekend (LA Weekly)
* The Evolution Of Afropunk (Forbes)
* Moments in Music: the Lost Art of Music Manifestos (

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