Sunday, November 27, 2016

Sunday Session: November 27, 2016

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

* Dap-Kings' Gabriel Roth recalls Sharon Jones' last days: 'She was blaming Trump' (Los Angeles Times)
* Bright Moments With Andrew Cyrille (Jazz Times)
* Review: Berlin Jazz Festival (Jazz Journal UK)
* The Truth About the Tower (Wall Street Journal)
* Exit Zero Festival Offers Global Tastes, Diverse Artists (DownBeat)
* The Forgotten Precursor to iTunes (Pitchfork)
* London jazz festival: Wayne Shorter review – living embodiment of jazz genius (The Guardian UK)
* ‘Look, they’re crucifying Him! And nobody cares!’: When Charlie Chaplin met Igor Stravinsky (
* The 15 Most Overlooked Albums of 2016 (
* The Broken Pop of James Bond Songs (
* Vijay Iyer on Musical and Ethnic Identity (SPIN)
* How Chuck Berry Wrote “Johnny B. Goode” and Created the First Rock and Roll Guitar Hero (Guitar World)
* Why secret album-sharing forum What.CD was a music obsessive’s pirate paradise (
* How Streaming Is Changing The Sound Of Pop Music (
* Sarah Vaughan Competition 2016 - London chanteuse Deelee Dubé takes top prize (Jazz Times)
* Leon Russell in the Dark (Village Voice)
* Rock photographer Michael Zagaris tells the stories behind his most famous shots (The Guardian UK)
* Open Space for Creativity: Cecil Taylor At Antioch (WYSO)
* ‘Alice’s Restaurant,’ an Undying Thanksgiving Protest Song (The Atlantic)
* To find success, soul singer Sharon Jones had to leave the US (PRI)
* Tyshawn Sorey: The Maestro (Jazz Times)
* How Sun Ra’s Definitive Singles Catalog Finally Saw The Light of Day (
* Allison Miller: A Life Soaked in Music (Point of Departure)
* Pauline Oliveros Dead at 84 (Pitchfork)
* James Booker Was Hands Down the Greatest New Orleans Piano Player Ever (The Daily Beast)

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