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Fri November 18, 2011

Around The Jazz Internet: Nov. 18, 2011

Originally published on Fri November 18, 2011 3:21 pm

  • "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.

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