Sunday, January 01, 2017

Sunday Session: January 1, 2017

Alphonse Mouzon
Here are some interesting music-related items that have landed in StLJN's inbox over the past week:

* The Year Jimi Hendrix Spent in Nashville (Nashville Scene)
* Jazz saxophonist Charles Lloyd on his lifelong intoxication with music (PBS)
* The music theory principle that unifies 2016’s radio hits (
* Crowdsourcing Meets Music for Symphonies of the Future (US News)
* How Kafundó Records is Preserving the Marginalized Cultures of Brazil in a Changing Political Climate (
* Q&A with Terrace Martin: From Hip-Hop to Herbie Hancock (DownBeat)
* A Man at Home On the Road—Remembering Mose Allison (1927-2016) (New Music Box)
* In Gritty Sao Paulo, Samba Reinvents Itself With An Introspective Sound (NPR)
* Mourning Stars Through Streams, Screens And Communities (NPR)
* 5 Ways to Make Opera More Appealing to Young People (Paste)
* Music streaming hailed as industry's saviour as labels enjoy profit surge (The Guardian)
* George Clinton on funk, touring and staying relevant at 75 (The Guardian)
* R.I.P. Alphonse Mouzon, prolific jazz fusion drummer has died at 68 (
* Before he won Oscars for his music, composer Howard Shore helped kick off SNL (Washington Post)
* What Happened to Rock Music? (The New Republic)

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