Sunday, October 01, 2017

Sunday Session: October 1, 2017

Bud Powell
Here's the roundup of various music-related items of interest that have appeared in StLJN's inbox over the past week:

* Why Do Orchestras Seem to Play Behind the Beat? (WQXR)
* How jazz is becoming the sound of resistance once again (
* Patti LaBelle: New Jazz Attitude (Jazz Times)
* An introduction to Jon Hassell in 10 records (
* Giving peace a chance? Music can drive us apart as much as it unites (
* Reminiscing with Latin-jazz legend Eddie Palmieri (Jazz Times)
* From Louis Armstrong to the N.F.L.: Ungrateful as the New Uppity (The New Yorker)
* Labels And Artists Lending A Hand To Those Affected By Natural Disasters (NPR)
* Meet Jason DeMarco, The Reason Adult Swim’s Music Is So Good (
* A Century Of Song: Monk At 100 (
* Playlist of the Lambs: psychopaths may have distinct musical preferences (The Guardian)
* Frank Zappa’s 1977 Halloween residency to be released as 158-track costume box set (
* 70s boombox makes comeback, attracts new generation (
* Was the Blues Born on a Vaudeville Stage? (
* Spotify Is Paying $2.77 Million a Month In Rent for Its World Trade Center Offices (
* How Facebook Is Trying to Avoid a Public Relations Disaster with Songwriters (
* Bizarre footage shows trumpet-playing bear travelling in motorcyclist's sidecar while sitting at traffic lights (The Mirror)
* America's Small Cities Are Betting Their Second Act on Festivals (
* New York Hot Jazz Festival Electrifies McKittrick Hotel (DownBeat)
* The Summer of Yoko Ono Ends with Shrieks and Screams (Smithsonian)
* Bud Powell Revisited (
* Coltrane’s Hidden Gems: A Seeker’s Guide (
* A Walk Through The Avant-Garde World of ‘Art Rap’ Music (
* Hugh Hefner's Big Contributions to Jazz (WBGO)
* Technician of the Sacred - Three recent books demonstrate that John Cage is overdue for a populist revival (
* Ostrava Days, Brooklyn Nights - On Hypocrisy and Insularity in New Music (
* Linda Ronstadt: 'I don’t like any of my albums' (The Guardian)
* Culture Clubs: A History of the U.S. Jazz Clubs, Part I: New Orleans and Chicago (
* How Instagram Became The Music Industry’s Secret Weapon (Fast Company)
* A Guide to U.K. Jazz in 2017 (
* Q&A: John McLaughlin & Jimmy Herring (Jazz Times)
* Which Two Songs Are the First to Be Encoded Into the Fabric of Life? (

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