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Around The Jazz Internet: Nov. 18, 2011
Originally published on Fri November 18, 2011 3:21 pm
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- "The lick." This is amazing. Also, Peter Hum on Canadian "cutting-edge jazz."
- Jazz at Lincoln Center will open a club in a $1 billion hotel in Doha, Qatar.
- Rehearsing The Blues is interviewing jazz journalists about "The Jazz Internet." First up is NPR Music comrade Josh Jackson of WBGO.
- Lewis Porter on jazz and film for WBGO. Pres teaches you how to make a pork pie hat.
- Howard Mandel meets the soldier who wrote jazz landscapes of Iraq. He first reported about Sgt. William Thompson IV for NPR in 2005.
- Amy Winehouse wanted to release a jazz record with ?uestlove of The Roots and British saxophonist Soweto Kinch, according to an AP story. Some of that will appear on a posthumous album. In tangentially related news, the new Roots album undun will feature a brief moment of pianist D.D. Jackson going nuts.
- Jamaaladeen Tacuma is one of seven Pew Fellows for 2012. Perhaps you know of the bassist's work with Ornette Coleman, including the record re-released this year, which features a (new?) Ornette tune.
- More on David Murray and his Nat King Cole en Español record, this time from the New York Times.
- JazzDIY has recently posted an interview with Todd Barkan of Dizzy's, the club at Jazz at Lincoln Center.
- On Cuneiform Records. (My way of admitting guilt that I can't be at Cuneifest.)
- RIP Jack McCray. RIP Andre Hodeir (old news, but noteworthy).
- So Killing, Man, dot-com. A site of transcriptions. You know the reference of the title, no?
- Destination: Out has posted some music from the new Juma Sultan box set.
- JazzWax spoke with Dick Hafer, a saxophonist who recorded with Charles Mingus.
- The Jazz Session spoke with pianist Joan Stiles and trumpeter Tim Hagans.
- The Checkout spoke to Hans Schuman of JazzReach and the editor of a new autobiography from Papa Jo Jones. Plus a studio session with saxophonist Ben Van Gelder.
Elsewhere at NPR Music:
- The Keith Jarrett interview.
- Marian McPartland's Piano Jazz this week features the Albert Dailey episode.
- JazzSet this week features the Mingus Big Band and Miguel Zenon + winds at Newport.
- The 1967 Miles Davis live box set is reviewed on Fresh Air.
- New albums from Pablo Aslan and Sao Paolo Underground also reviewed on Fresh Air.
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