Sunday, June 03, 2018

Sunday Session: June 3, 2018

Dorothy Ashby
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:

* Why African and Caribbean sounds are dominating British music right now (
* Three Faces of New South African Jazz (
* We are living in the golden age of the music explainer (
* Avant-Garde Flame Kept Alive at FIMAV (DownBeat)
* The Missing Music of the Left (New York Review of Books)
* Live Review: Dave Burrell Night in Brooklyn (Jazz Times)
* Unbundling The Song: Inside The Next Wave Of Recorded Music's Disruption (Forbes)
* Jazzmeia Horn's vocal jazz shines light on social injustice (Charleston Post and Courier)
* Eddie Palmieri, Age 81 and Going Strong (Miami New Times)
* Walk over, Beethoven (
* Cuba Comes to The Kennedy Center (DownBeat)
* Jazz Today: Young Women Are Sounding the Horns (
* The chords of the universe (
* A Lunchtime Meeting Helped Spawn Nels Cline’s New Album (DownBeat)
* Lyrical Intensity Unabated as The Last Poets Return (DownBeat)
* Watch the full We Out Here documentary capturing London's dynamic jazz community (
* The Real-Time Reverence of Ry Cooder (American Songwriter)
* "You go and you play": On Paul Motian's limitless jazz (Dark Forces Swing Blind Punches)
* Photos: Vision Fest 23 in Brooklyn (Jazz Times)
* From ‘25th Hour’ to ‘BlacKkKlansman’: The Man Behind Spike Lee's Music (
* Remembering Dorothy Ashby, the Detroit Pioneer Who Introduced the Harp to Jazz (
* The Transcendental Sound of Moroccan Gnawa Music (
* Shabaka Hutchings Wants a Revolution (Jazz Times)
* DIVA Jazz Orchestra Celebrates 25 Years (DownBeat)

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