Sunday, January 29, 2017

Sunday Session: January 29, 2017

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

* Errol Morris: The American Institution Of Philip Glass (NPR)
* Weekend LISTening: Rock Goes To The Symphony (NPR)
* Jamaica’s last vinyl factory Tuff Gong to start pressing records again (
* Chuck Stewart, Master Jazz Photographer, Dies at 89 (WBGO)
* A Brief History of the Ownership of the Beatles Catalog (Billboard)
* From Flash Mobs To Janelle Monáe, Women's Marches Join A New Wave Of Protest Music (WBUR)
* John Cale’s Inventive Retrospection (The New Yorker)
* The History of Popularity (Los Angeles Review of Books)
* Sundance 2017: Grateful Dead Doc 'Long Strange Trip' Is Heartbreaking Tribute (Rolling Stone)
* FCC chairman nominee is bad news for musicians (Chicago Tribune)
* Founding Allman Brothers Band Drummer Butch Trucks Passes Away at 69 (
* Can Wynton Marsalis and Lincoln Center Save Jazz Music? (Harvard Business School Weekly)
* The story of how 'Love Is All Around' became the theme to 'The Mary Tyler Moore Show' (Los Angeles Times)
* Dr. John Has a New Music Director (Offbeat)
* How Laurie Anderson And Philip Glass Were About To Change The World (NPR)
* Jazz Innovators Unite for ‘Musicians Against Fascism’ Concert in NYC (DownBeat)
* Marilyn Maye: The Queen Of Cabaret (NPR)
* LSD May Help Reveal What Makes Music Meaningful (
* Music Must Compete In The "Attention Economy" says Sony Exec (
* Popular music magazine plots reunion tour in print (Columbia Journalism Review)
* NOLA Jazz Fest Announces Lineup (Jazz Times)

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