Sunday, April 09, 2017

Sunday Session: April 9, 2017

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

* Amy Helm pays tribute to her father and the Band with The Last Waltz Remembered (Calgary Herald)
* N.E.A. to Honor Jazz Masters Under a Cloud of Uncertainty (New York Times)
* Scott LaFaro, The Short Life of a Master Bassist (NEPR)
* The 30 Top Instruments and Innovations of Roland’s Ikutaro Kakehashi (1930-2017) (Electronic Musician)
* Revisiting Sonny Rollins’s Score for “Alfie,” a Musical Masterwork That Transcended the Film (The New Yorker)
* Keith Richards on His Hero Chuck Berry: 'The Granddaddy of Us All' (Rolling Stone)
* Interview: How ‘Dark Side of the Moon’ shaped the music of ‘Legion’ (
* How Significant Is the Music Industry's Rebound? (The Atlantic)
* Lawrence English, Philosopher Of Sound, Kindly Requests You Lay Down (NPR)
* John McLaughlin: The Last Long Haul (Jazz Times)
* The NEA Jazz Masters Tribute Concert Transcends Its Fraught Political Moment (NPR)
* Second volume of rare Sun Ra singles to be released as 10×7″ box set (
* Impeach The President: A Loop History (
* Trumpeting women in jazz (
* All for One, One for All: Dave Holland in Conversation (Vortex)
* NEA Jazz Masters Concert Perpetuates ‘Sanctity of the Arts’ (DownBeat)
* With Fewer Venues, Jazz Musicians Take Array Of Gigs, And Lean On New Skills (WBUR)
* Harry Shearer: Why My 'Spinal Tap' Lawsuit Affects All Creators (Rolling Stone)
* A Quest to Rename the Williamsburg Bridge for Sonny Rollins (The New Yorker)
* Why Nature Sounds Help You Relax, According to Science (
* Q&A with Adam Rudolph: Musical Modularity (DownBeat)
* Buddy Bolden's blues: The birth of a mad genius -- and of jazz (New Orleans Times-Picayune/
* Nile Rodgers Talks Rock Hall Induction: 'Everything Is Rock & Roll' (Rolling Stone)
* L.A. Jazz Is Having a Moment. So Why Are So Many of the City's Jazz Clubs Closing? (LA Weekly)

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