Sunday, April 19, 2015

Sunday Session: April 19, 2015

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

* Cecil Taylor in 1983 (Burning Ambulance)
* Listen to the Future (The New Yorker)
* How Lester Young Invented Cool (The Daily Beast)
* At Corea and Hancock’s performance, crowd-pleasers and timeless classics (Washington Post)
* This New Collection of 12,000 Photographs Chronicles the American Jazz Scene (Smithsonian)
* Lonnie Liston Smith’s life in jazz (Red Bull Music Academy)
* The Media Column: The music business is starting to think the next big thing is just a computer algorithm away (The Independent UK)
* Rewind The Biggest Instrumental Hits of the Past 50 Years (
* Bill Withers: The Soul Man Who Walked Away (Rolling Stone)
* Stan Freberg 1926-2015 (Pro Sound News)
* Universal Music Agrees to Pay $11.5 Million to Settle Digital Royalties Class Action (Hollywood Reporter)
* A Pressing Business: tQ Goes Inside A Czech Vinyl Plant (The Quietus)
* Revenge Of The Record Labels: How The Majors Renewed Their Grip On Music (Forbes)
* This record store will lathe-cut any song you want to 7-inch disc (Consequence of Sound)
* Being Ringo: A Beatle's All-Starr Life (Rolling Stone)
* Anna Clyne, a Composer Who Creates With Images (New York Times)
* The Story Behind the Robert Johnson and Johnny Shines Cover Photo (American Songwriter)
* From Woody to Lead Belly, the master of Smithsonian Folkways (Washington Post)
* Tour the Wild, Modular Robotic Percussion of Bastl Instruments (

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