Sunday, January 22, 2017

Sunday Session: January 22, 2017

Matthew Shipp
Here are some interesting music-related items that have landed in StLJN's inbox over the past week:

* Donny McCaslin: Bowie Deepened The Relationships In My Band (
* Julius Eastman’s Guerrilla Minimalism (The New Yorker)
* Ex-Time Warner CEO reopens famed Harlem jazz club (New York Post)
* Why Has This One Bassline Been Sampled Seventy-Seven Times? (
* Prolific Free-Jazz Pianist Matthew Shipp Leaves Recording Behind (Village Voice)
* Music's Weird Cassette Tape Revival Is Paying Off (Fast Company)
* Mysterious Stone Instruments Keep Being Discovered in Vietnam (Atlas Obscura)
* “Not a political composer”: Interview with John Adams (
* Is NYC (still) capital of jazz? (Jazz Beyond Jazz/
* Meyer's Ace Hardware Closing, Leaving Historic Jazz-Age Relics At Risk (
* William Onyeabor: one of music’s most insoluble puzzles to the end (The Guardian)
* Susan Rogers: From Prince to Ph.D. (Tape Op)
* This Is the "Jass" Record That Introduced Millions of Americans to a New Kind of Music (Smithsonian)
* Bill Laswell Shares the Stories Behind Some of His Most Memorable Releases (
* What 'La La Land' Gets Right About Jazz (Billboard)
* Projecting Trends: The Music Streaming Playlist Economy (
* Maria Schneider: Protecting the Power of Music (Jazz Times)
* If music was a regular job, would anyone do it? (Irish Times)

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