Sunday, March 25, 2018

Sunday Session: March 25, 2018

Sun Ra
Here's a 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:

* Chick Corea remains perpetually active: "I don't know what 'retire' means." (San Diego Union Tribune)
* ‘Keeping The Blues Alive’: Watch Exclusive Interview With Muddy Waters’ Daughter (
* Streaming is easy but I don't want idiots listening to my favourite albums (The Guardian)
* Q&A with Ethan Iverson (
* Kareem Abdul-Jabbar: Sharing the Passion for Jazz (Jazz Times)
* Buell Neidlinger 1936-2018 (
* At 80, Charles Lloyd Continues to Explore (DownBeat)
* A Message Behind the Music: Jazz and Social Justice (
* Milford Graves: Full Mantis (
* Marian McPartland: A Centennial Celebration (NPR)
* How We Reverse Engineered the Cuban “Sonic Weapon” Attack (
* Artist’s Choice Playlist: Steve Jordan on Masters of Swing & Groove (Jazz Times)
* How Today's Blockbuster Soundtracks Are Launching New Artists to Stardom (Rolling Stone)
* The 25 Greatest Soundtracks of All Time (Rolling Stone)
* These Women Make A Living By Singing at People's Funerals (
* How The Sound Of Country Music Changed (NPR)
* Afrofuturist and Jazz Pioneer Sun Ra’s Legendary Indianapolis Concert (
* U.S. Music Industry Hits Highest Revenue Mark in a Decade, Fueled by Paid Subscriptions (Billboard)
* Guitar Center’s $1 billion in debt reveals this truth about musical tastes (Los Angeles Daily News)
* Will Spotify Eat the Music Industry? (Motley Fool)
* In Tennessee, music is being made deep below Earth's surface (Rock Hill Herald)
* At Lawrence Jam Sessions, An Unusual Instrument Lets Everyone Make Music Together (KCUR)
* Jane Bunnett And Maqueque: The New Queens of Afro-Cuban Jazz (NPR)
* Brain Damage Saved His Music (
* ‘I realised that no-one in the music business knew what they were doing’(

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