Around The Jazz Internet: Oct. 1, 2010 : A Blog Supreme News and notes from around the web, including Randy Weston's new works, a jazz education debate, blindfolding the journalist, the new Perfect Sound Forever, 18-year-old seaman John Coltrane and how you can buy David Sanborn's house for $9 million.
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Around The Jazz Internet: Oct. 1, 2010

More links from this week:

  • Sample Randy Weston's forthcoming album here. And get pumped for his upcoming autobiography. (I'm about halfway through, and It Is Fascinating.)
  • Peter Hum features an important, if frustrating conversation about jazz higher education.
  • Reverse blindfold test! George Colligan (musician) interviews Bill Milkowski (journalist).
  • The new Perfect Sound Forever is out, featuring Mulatu Astatke, James Booker and Hamid Drake.
  • Soul singer Bilal talks a little bit about his jazz roots on this The Sound of Young America interview.
  • John Coltrane photo: in the Navy, age 18.
  • Got $9 million? Buy David Sanborn's Upper West Side townhouse!
  • RIP Buddy Morrow and Ed Wiley, Jr.
  • The Latin Jazz Corner interviews Eddie Palmieri.
  • Destination: Out has a Masabumi Kikuchi feature.
  • JazzWax has a variety of new stuff up, including a feature on the CTI label, and some great quotations.
  • The Jazz Session speaks with Darrell Katz and Howard Wiley.
  • The Checkout this week features the JD Allen Trio recorded live in Denver, with special guests Ron Miles (cornet) and Henry Butler (piano).

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Elsewhere at NPR Music:

  • Hear the Exclusive First Listen for the new Mary Halvorson quintet album, Saturn Sings.
  • Marian McPartland's Piano Jazz this week features the Nels Cline Singers (all of them) with guest host Jon Weber.
  • JazzSet this week features the Jonathan Batiste band, a biggish and exciting group.
  • Kevin Whitehead reviews the new tentet album from Dutch trombonist Joost Buis.