Sunday, June 04, 2017

Sunday Session: June 4, 2017

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

* Rod Argent: A 50 Year Odyssey - The Zombies Odessey and Oracle (Tape Op)
* Trouble No More: Allman Brothers Biographer Alan Paul Reflects on 25 Years of Interviewing Gregg Allman (Billboard)
* Don't Worry, Your MP3s Are Safe: A Frank Discussion On The Future Of A Format (NPR)
* In A Lost Concert, Jaco Pastorius Sounded The Rhythm Of The City (WBGO)
* Philadelphia's music legacy is vast but hard to find (Charlotte Observer)
* For Video Soundtracks, Computers Are The New Composers (NPR)
* Thundercat: Drinking Songs (Jazz Times)
* Saxophonist Sonny Rollins On His Colossal Archive (NPR)
* The Checkout: The Irrepressible Ingenuity of Cooper-Moore (WBGO)
* Allman Brothers Manager Bert Holman Talks Band Archives in Wake of Gregg Allman's Death: 'There's a Great Deal of Material' (Billboard)
* Sax Sonics, Guitar Phonics at FIMAV (DownBeat)
* Frustrated by Trump, D.D. Jackson rekindles his passion for jazz (Ottawa Citizen)
* Four innovations in classical music (
* Keeping the Flame Alive: The World of Deep Funk Archival Compilations (
* Have We Reached the End of the FM Dial? (Billboard)
* 21st Century Bebop? (Ronan Guilfoyle)
* First Listen: DeJohnette, Grenadier, Medeski & Scofield, 'Hudson' (NPR)
* Kamasi Washington Leads a New Guard in Jazz  (
* La La Means … What Exactly? (Jazz Times)
* Why Catchy Songs Get Stuck in Our Brains: New Study Explains the Science of Earworms (
* Luxembourg’s ‘Like a Jazz Machine’ Fest Lives Up to Spirited Name (DownBeat)
* Bern Nix, Guitarist Steeped in Ornette Coleman's Harmolodic Language, Dies at 69 (WBGO)
* Prince’s death has given rise to a ghoulish new tourism business in Minnesota (Chicago Reader)
* Hear Diana Krall Play an Exclusive Session, and Talk About Her Sleek New Album (WBGO)
* Vanishing: Where Is The Music Of The Impending Apocalypse? (
* Inside the quietest place on earth (BBC)
* Jazz Icons Lend Music and Vocals to Wilson’s Poetic Sandburg Tribute (DownBeat)

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