Sunday, August 02, 2015

Sunday Session: August 2, 2015

Wayne Shorter
For your Sunday reading, here are some interesting music-related items that have hit StLJN's inbox over the past week:

* Maria Schneider, nature poet of jazz (Boston Globe)
* Air Canada Refuses Cello as They Were ‘Not Told in Advance’ (The Violin Channel)
* What you need to show to carry an instrument on an aircraft (Slipped Disc)
* From vrrrramp to snikt: exploring sci-fi's most iconic sound effects (
* The next Web standard could be music notation (
* The Tragedy of iTunes and Classical Music (The Atlantic)
* Frank Zappa's Family Plans Massive New Release Schedule (Rolling Stone)
* Curiously-shaped die cut records from Grace Jones, The Cramps, Bowie and more (Dangerous Minds)
* Remembering Vic Firth, An Orchestral — And Entrepreneurial — Legend (NPR)
* Way Out West: How Flying Lotus, Kamasi Washington, and Brainfeeder Are Bringing Jazz Back to the People (
* Sundays at Slugs’ (New York Review of Books)
* Wayne Shorter: Framing Genius (Jazz Times)
* Mikme, GoPro of microphones, is also serious about sound (
* The Freedom Principle review – an astounding fusion of jazz and art (The Guardian UK)
* The 432Hz 'God' Note: Why Fringe Audiophiles Want to Topple Standard Tuning (
* Record Created for Extraterrestrials Now Available for Everyone (New Music Box)
* Four Composers, One (Nearly) Impossible Mission To Reinvent A Classic Theme (NPR)
* Is Cuban Music About To Blow Up In America? (
* Music Artists Take On the Business, Calling for Change (New York Times)

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