Sunday, November 26, 2017

Sunday Session: November 26, 2017

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

* Recording Sgt. Pepper's: Unpublished Conversations with George Martin, Geoff Emerick, and Ken Townsend (
* Review: Berlin Jazz Festival 2017 (Jazz Journal)
* Bright Moments With Louis Hayes (Jazz Times)
* The music you didn’t realize you grew up with: Chip Tanaka’s 8-bit revolution (Japan Times)
* The Vast, Versatile Range Of Cécile McLorin Salvant (NPR)
* Bandcamp Is Bringing Back the Record Rack (Jazz Times)
* The New Golden Age Of Jazz (
* Mick Goodrick: Six-String Theorist (Jazz Times)
* Steely Dan Singer Sues Bandmate's Estate (Billboard)
* Quietly successful: Meet the man behind ECM Records (Irish Examiner)
* The vinyl frontier: why do we keep sending music to outer space? (The Guardian)
* Epidemic Sound gives its side of the Spotify ‘fake artists’ controversy (
* Spotify’s Top ‘Fake Artists’ Make Six-Figure Salaries (
* The Inventive Traditions of South African Jazz (
* Dickey Betts: The Lost Allman Brother (Rolling Stone)
* Jon Hendricks, Genre-Pushing Jazz Vocalist, Dead At 96 (NPR)
* Toledo jazz vocalist Jon Hendricks redefined jazz (Toledo Blade)
* George Avakian Dies at 98 - Groundbreaking producer and manager worked with Miles, Armstrong, Ellington, Lloyd, Jarrett and others (Jazz Times)
* George Avakian, Record Producer of Singular Influence, Dies at 98 (WBGO)
* The World of Captain Beefheart: An Interview with Gary Lucas and Nona Hendryx (
* Musicians Backstage in the 1970s: The Photos (Esquire)
* Clifford Brown - The Bach of Jazz (Jazz in Europe)
* George Clinton talks back (Offbeat)
* The Delights of Parsing the Beatles' Most Nonsensical Song (The Atlantic)
* The FBI's Long, Alarming History of Investigating Black Musicians (Pacific Standard)
* INTERVIEW: Reid Anderson of The Bad Plus (London Jazz News)

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