Sunday, January 28, 2018

Sunday Session: January 28, 2018

Hugh Masekela
Here's the roundup of various music-related items of interest that have shown up in one of StLJN's various inboxes or feeds over the past week:

* Never Alone: Reflections on the 2018 Winter Jazzfest (
* World Music Influences on John Coltrane’s Music (KCRW)
* Havana’s acclaimed jazz festival sees big American presence (NBC News)
* Hear Lost Music from the Original Muscle Shoals Rhythm Section (Garden and Gun)
* Where Are All the Female Music Producers? (Billboard)
* Fred Hersch And The Art Of Introspection (NPR)
* In Monterrey, Life Moves to the Rhythm of Cumbia (
* Geri Allen’s Spirit Fills Winter Jazzfest During All-Star Tribute (DownBeat)
* Questlove On The Benefits Of Silence, Controversy, And Chemistry (Fast Company)
* James Brown-Inspired Roller-Skating Is Alive and Well in Chicago (
* Hugh Masekela obituary: South African jazz pioneer who fought the evil of apartheid (The Guardian)
* 20 Essential Hugh Masekela Songs (
* Hugh Masekela (04/04/1939 – 23/01/2018) (Jazzwise)
* 30 Fascinating Early Bands of Future Music Legends (Rolling Stone)
* From Sonic Youth to Sia, the surprising history of Starbucks’ record label (
* What do smart speakers and voice assistants REALLY mean for music? (
* 20 of the Most Innovative Musicians Working Today (Paste)
* After The Vinyl Revival, The Vinyl-Playing Jukebox Is Back (NPR)
* The Highlight Of My Career Is Still Being Out Here”: Dr Lonnie Smith On ‘All In My Mind’ (
* NMPA Claims Victory: CRB Raises Payout Rate from Music Subscription Services (Billboard)

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