Sunday, May 17, 2015

Sunday Session: May 17, 2015

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

* When does a violin copy become a forgery? (The Strad)
* Review: Pharoah Sanders at Baby’s All Right in Brooklyn (New York Times)
* Austin Signal Cuts to the Chase (Pro Sound News)
* Tiny Music Royalties Add Up, Unexpectedly (NPR)
* For orchestra musicians, thrill of Cuba trip tempered by fear over instruments (Minnesota Public Radio)
* Review: The New Orleans Jazz Scene, 1970-2000: A Personal Retrospective (
* More Evidence Of Big Changes Coming To Guitar Center (Forbes)
* A holding corporation called old America: Charles Mingus’ religious multitudes (Oxford University Press)
* Spillage and Flow: Notes from the 2015 New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival (
* Further Spillage (The Good Kind): More Notes on the New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival (
* An Animated John Coltrane Explains His True Reason for Being: “I Want to Be a Force for Real Good” (Open Culture)
* VNYL Sliding: Why The “Netflix For Vinyl” Service Is Such A Mess (Stereogum)
* LOVE WILL FIND A WAY: The VNYL Subscription Service Blows It? (Pt. 1) (Blurt)
* Jerome Cooper, a Multitextured Jazz Percussionist, Dies at 68 (New York Times)
* The Death of the One-Hit Wonder (
* 'The In Crowd': An Audience-Fueled Jazz-Pop Crossover Hit (NPR)
* Spalding Showcases Range, Diversity in San Francisco (DownBeat)
* The Technology That Saved '(I Can't Get No) Satisfaction' (The Atlantic)
* BB King was that rare thing – a game-changer who was also beloved (The Guardian UK)
* King’s Essential Recordings (DownBeat)
* Composer Philip Glass’s Childhood Gig (Wall Street Journal)
* Even when looking back, Jack DeJohnette forges ahead (Boston Globe)

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