Sunday, October 09, 2016

Sunday Session: October 9, 2016

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

* Watch Bill Clinton, Carlos Santana Praise John Coltrane in Doc Promo; Sonny Rollins, Common, Kamasi Washington also appear in preview of 'Chasing Trane" (Rolling Stone)
* Jerry Seinfeld and the Buddy Rich tapes (Jazz in Pop Culture)
* Art or music? The National Gallery of Art provokes ears and thoughts (Washington Post)
* Musician Wants to Make Taking the A Train Easier on the Ears (Wall Street Journal)
* Bob Koester opens new record store after Jazz Record Mart closes (Chicago Tribune)
* Q&A with Ibrahim Maalouf: Synthesizing East & West (DownBeat)
* The demise of rock ’n’ roll nostalgia (Macleans)
* The 14 pieces of software that shaped modern music (
* Classical Reimagined (
* Blow, Mr. Dexter: A Look Back at Round Midnight, 30 Years Later (
* The Best of Festival Season - Standout photos from this summer's major jazz events (Jazz Times)
* Donny McCaslin on David Bowie: 'We had this amazing connection, then he was gone' (The Guardian UK)
* The Musicians Behind Luke Cage on Creating a ‘Timeless’ Sound and the Lack of Opportunities for Black Composers (
* Guitar Wizard John McLaughlin Announces Final U.S. Tour (DownBeat)
* The Giant Legacy of Rudy Van Gelder (
* A Brief History of Jazz in Hip-Hop: Tribe, De La Soul, Digable Planets (
* 'Thriller' Songwriter Rod Temperton Dies At 66 (NPR)
* Rod Temperton: the effortless orchestrator of the perfect pop illusion (The Guardian UK)
* Q&A with Drummer Nate Smith: From Many Voices, One Sound (DownBeat)
* The new cool: how Kamasi, Kendrick and co gave jazz a new groove (The Guardian UK)
* Danny Fields Is the Music Industry Wild Man You’ve Never Heard Of (
* ‘Are we there yet?’: on the road with Beach Boy Brian Wilson (The Guardian UK)

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