Sunday, April 12, 2015

Sunday Session: April 12, 2015

Charles Lloyd
For your Sunday reading, some interesting music-related items that have hit StLJN's inbox over the past week:

* Afrofuturism on film: five of the best (The Guardian UK)
* The best and oddest science-inspired music (BBC)
* Rare Footage of Duke Ellington Highlights When Jazz and Baseball Were in Perfect Harmony (Smithsonian)
* Philip Glass On Legacy: 'The Future ... It's All Around Us' (NPR)
* Carol Kaye at 80 (BBC)
* Star Tribune music critic Jon Bream parts with his 25,000-piece record collection (Minnesota Public Radio)
* THX Just Remade the Deep Note Sound to be More Awesome (
* The Science of a Piezoelectric Violin (
* Frank Sinatra Is Chairman of the Board From Here to Eternity (The Daily Beast)
* VIDEO: Sinatra in the Studio (Pro Sound News)
* Have all the good songs been written? (NPR)
* Smithsonian receives $2.5M to expand jazz programs at museum (Washington Post)
* Billie Holiday's centenary: a life in pictures (The Guardian UK)
* Robert Johnson: rare new photograph of delta blues king authenticated after eight years (The Guardian UK)
* Farewell, Doug Sax (Bobby Owsinski's Big Picture Music Production Blog)
* Charles Lloyd, Jazz Master, Questing Still (New York Times)

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