Sunday, October 30, 2016

Sunday Session: October 30, 2016

Willie Bobo
Some interesting music-related items that have landed in StLJN's inbox over the past week:

* A Robot Is Collecting Sound Samples and Turning Them into Collages (
* Questlove Recounts The Blackest White House Party Ever With President Obama (
* Villafranca Elegantly Links Cultures & Grooves in Mother Africa Suite (DownBeat)
* Lyrical send-off for jazz master Bobby Hutcherson (SFGate)
* Schneider & Washington Among DownBeat Readers Poll Winners (DownBeat)
* A Classic Jazz Documentary That Honors and Insults the Art Form (The New Yorker)
* Celebrating Bill Graham’s legacy on death’s anniversary (San Francisco Chronicle)
* How Cypress Hill's Eric Bobo Discovered Lost Tapes by His Legendary Dad, Percussionist Willie Bobo (KCET)
* Jimmy Heath Celebrates 90 Years with ‘Legendary’ Concert in NYC (DownBeat)
* Five of the best young female jazz musicians (The Guardian UK)
* Why Streaming Is Taking Over the Music Industry In One Handy Chart (Fortune)
* Earliest The Doors Live Recording To Be Officially Released (
* The lost albums loved by the stars – from ecstatic gospel to Italian prog (The Guardian UK)
* Hutcherson Tribute Celebrates Vibraphonist’s Brilliance, Warmth (DownBeat)
* Pick N’ Pull: 18 Best Record Stores In America (
* The 20 CDs Curated by Steve Jobs and Placed on Prototype iPods (2001) (
* World exclusive: Bob Dylan - I'll be at the Nobel Prize ceremony... if I can (The Telegraph UK)
* Another View: Monterey ’16 (

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