Sunday, March 20, 2016

Sunday Session: March 20, 2016

Marquis Hill
For your Sunday reading, some interesting music-related items that have turned up recently in StLJN's inbox:

* Jimmy Heath Stuns with 90th Birthday Celebration at New York’s Blue Note (DownBeat)
* Afterword: George Martin (Pitchfork)
* A Song-by-Song Look at What Made George Martin the Fifth Beatle (New York Times)
* The Most Played Piano in the World? (Keyboard)
* Finding a new voice: how throat singers are making music for a new generation (CBC)
* Marquis Hill still trumpets the Chicago sound (Chicago Tribune)
* ‘Sync’ Revenues Quietly Earning Millions for Indie Artists (
* Are the Sounds of Regional Hip-Hop Going Extinct? (New York Observer)
* Sonny Rollins Dips Into Archive for New Road Shows Album (DownBeat)
* Frank Sinatra Jr. Dies at 72 (DownBeat)
* Last of the Bohemian (Washington City Paper)
* The Studio that made Rock and Roll History is Rotting Away on a Caribbean Island (
* Bowie producer offers bleak vision of music future (USA Today)
* Pat Metheny to Release Two New Albums May 6 - “The Unity Sessions” and “Cuong Vu Trio Meets Pat Metheny” (Jazz Times)
* Brian Wilson Takes 'Pet Sounds' on Tour: Embracing an Unexpected Career as a Live Artist (Billboard)
* Why Vinyl Records and Other ‘Old’ Technologies Die Hard (New York Times)
* What's Behind the Surge in U.K. Brick-and-Mortar Stores Selling Music? (Billboard)
* Exclusive: Patents Filed for ‘High Definition Vinyl’ Technology (
* Lead Me Home (Oxford American)
* Q&A: Guitar great Mundell Lowe on jazz (San Diego Union-Tribune)

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