Sunday, April 29, 2018

Sunday Session: April 29, 2018

Charles Neville
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:

* Revisit the Historic Night When Dizzy Gillespie Opened for Ray Charles in 1970 (Paste)
* Council’s measures present two paths for American Jazz Museum (Kansas City Business Journal)
* Terence Blanchard Talks New Album 'Live,' Gun Violence & Working With Spike Lee (Billboard)
* NEA Jazz Masters Concert Honors Titans (DownBeat)
* The unit structures of Cecil Taylor (The Wire)
* Photographer Spends 10 Years Tracking Down The Original Locations Of Vinyl Covers (
* Entertainment lawyer Jay B. Ross fought for the people who made the music he loved (Chicago Reader)
* The Quest to Teach AI to Write Pop Songs (Gizmodo)
* Entire music album to be stored on DNA (
* Steve Miller talks back (Offbeat)
* 'We're on Life Support': Is Streaming Music the Final Note for Professional Songwriters? (Pacific Standard)
* Portland Label Unearths Lost Sun Ra Concert (
* Jazz Foundation Honors Greats, Calls for Assistance (DownBeat)
* Live Review: 2018 NEA Jazz Masters Tribute Concert (Jazz Times)
* “Now That’s What I Call Music!” will be mankind's greatest relic (
* This amazing ring allows people to play instruments using hand gestures (
* The Fifth Era of Recorded Music (
* The 7 people you see at Jazz Fest in New Orleans (
* My Country Needs Me: on Sons Of Kemet’s Your Queen Is A Reptile (
* Why Terence Blanchard’s “Live” Matters (Village Voice)
* Music Modernization Act Passes U.S. House Unanimously (
* Neville Brothers saxophonist Charles Neville has died at age 79 (New Orleans Advocate)
* Charles Neville Of The Neville Brothers Dies At 79 (NPR)
* Four radical and radically original pieces of music that blew up the modernist status quo in 1968 (Los Angeles Times)
* Professor Longhair at 100: New Orleans Jazz Fest, new DVD celebrate piano legend's legacy (New Orleans Advocate)
* State and Mainstream: The Jazz Ambassadors and the U.S. State Department (

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