Sunday, March 05, 2017

Sunday Session: March 5, 2017

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

* We Are The Robots: Is the future of music artificial? (
* Sun Records Studio: 18 Musical Milestones (Rolling Stone)
* Dot Time Records Discovers Previously Unreleased Armstrong Recordings (DownBeat)
* The fight to preserve King Records’ legacy (Cincinnati Enquirer)
* It’s a Synthesizer. It’s a Violin. It’s a Modulin (
* Grammy-winning jazz superstar Gary Burton to play final concerts in March, then retire (Miami Herald)
* KCSM jazz station cuts programming (
* Veteran jazzmen played with the greats (
* Philly jazz greats celebrate publication of new book (Philadelphia Inquirer)
* Is vinyl Detroit's latest growth industry? (Detroit Metro Times)
* The Keith Jarrett Phenomenon (The Nation)
* How Raphael Saadiq is quietly keeping R&B on film, TV and the radio (KPCC)
* Lou Reed's Archives Acquired By New York Public Library For The Performing Arts (Billboard)
* Inside Lou Reed's Revelatory New Public Archive (Rolling Stone)
* UMG Alone Earns $4.5 Million a Day from Spotify, Apple Music, and YouTube (
* Saving Nina Simone’s Birthplace as an Act of Art and Politics (New York Times)
* Sending Off Nat Hentoff, With Memories and Jazz (Village Voice)
* Linda Oh Pursues New Direction on Forthcoming Album (DownBeat)
* Soundcloud Tells Guy It Needs To Kill His Account Of 8 Years Because Someone Else Trademarked His Name (
* The Internet Is Silencing Artists, According To An Artist On The Internet (
* Ride the Feedback: A Brief History of Guitar Distortion (
* John Hammond: The Lost Interview (Part 1: Signing Aretha and Dylan) (
* 9 Artists Carrying the Torch for Cosmic Jazz (
* How A Contract Clause Led To A Fight Between Musicians And Austin's Biggest Event (NPR)
* Misha Mengelberg, Influential Dutch Pianist-Composer Behind the ICP Orchestra, Dies at 81 (WBGO)

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