Sunday, August 12, 2018

Sunday Session: August 12, 2018

Jason Moran
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:

* Randy Weston: Music is Life Itself (New Music Box)
* Houston celebrates jazz legend Arnette Cobb’s 100th birthday with music (Houston Chronicle)
* The Weirdest Musical Instruments Ever (
* Alice Coltrane Concluded Trilogy with ‘Lord Of Lords’ (DownBeat)
* John Cage's ten rules for students and teachers (
* Wisdom from a Master (
* How music has responded to a decade of economic inequality (
* An Interview with Jason Moran (The Believer)
* Four Pro Tips For Touring With Paul Simon (Billboard)
* These tiny, stretchy speakers and microphones let your skin play music (Science)
* These LA Artists Are Keeping Jazz Raw as Hell (
* The Rise and Decline of Guitarist Emily Remler (Jazz Times)
* Musicians Only Get 12 Percent of the Money the Music Industry Makes (Rolling Stone)
* 2018 Newport Jazz Festival: Special Recap (Jazz Times)
* Warner Music Group Sells Its Entire Stake in Spotify (Variety)
* Henry Threadgill’s sonic worlds (
* 'Hipster kryptonite': will CDs ever have a resurgence? (The Guardian)
* The Band's Robbie Robertson Looks Back On 50 Years Of 'Music From Big Pink' (NPR)
* This Band Launched a Business Writing Theme Songs for Tech Companies (Time)
* The Strange David and Goliath Saga of Radio Frequencies (Wired)
* Coming of Age in the Loft Jazz Scene (New York Times)
* In Various Constructs: Remembering Cecil Taylor (Viewpoint)
* The 50 most influential dance music albums of all time (
* Ghost Man at the Player Piano (
* Delayed Trane: John Coltrane’s Lost Album (Jazz Times)
* Jazz em Agosto Spotlights Zorn’s Panoramic Work (DownBeat)
* Q&A with Chris Potter: Crossing Currents with Dave Holland and Zakir Hussain (Jazziz)

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