Sunday, March 12, 2017

Sunday Session: March 12, 2017

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

* Recording with David Bowie left a mark on jazz sax player Donny McCaslin (Washington Post)
* How sound effects are really made (BBC)
* Was this Cambridge's greatest ever music gig? (Cambridge News)
* Are living room gigs the future of live music? (BBC)
* How Rock ‘n’ Roll History Was Made—and Nearly Forgotten—in Dallas (
* The Inspiration Behind ‘Roundabout,’ the 1972 Hit Song by Yes (Wall Street Journal)
* Eddie Palmieri: Celebrating 80 Years (DownBeat)
* Interview with Robert Glasper (
* On Iverson on Glasper (Pause): Everyone Wants Everything, Even If It's Different (
* Sexism From Two Leading Jazz Artists Draws Anger — And Presents An Opportunity (NPR)
* The Strange World Of... Annette Peacock (
* The Survivalists: Mosaic and Newvelle Records (Stereophile)
* Dave Valentin, Virtuoso Flutist with a Foundation in Latin-Jazz, Dies at 64 (WBGO)
* Owner of Wolfgang’s Vault in legal battle over streaming rights (The Guardian)
* The Queen of Soul Receives a Multi-Artist Tribute at Carnegie Hall With 'The Music of Aretha Franklin' (Billboard)
* An obituary: The National Endowment for the Arts, 52, of unnatural causes (The Hill)
* These '70s Avant-Garde Jazz Musicians Blew Freely, Fiercely, and Reverently (
* Blanchard’s Opera “Champion” Triumphs in East Coast Debut (DownBeat)
* How A Contract Clause Led To A Fight Between Musicians And Austin's Biggest Event (NPR)
* After Public Battle, SXSW Apologizes And Pledges To Change Its Artist Contract (NPR)
* Italian Band Soviet Soviet Denied Entry To The U.S., Jailed And Then Deported (NPR)
* How Weird Al Yankovic Removed the Misogyny of ‘Blurred Lines’ by Adding Grammar Lessons (
* Forget High Fidelity: How women are reclaiming record stores (

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