St. Louis Jazz Notes: Sunday Session: May 24, 2020

Written by on May 24, 2020

Gary Bartz

Here’s this week’s roundup of various music-related items of interest:

* Bluesman Lucky Peterson Dies at 55 (Billboard)
* Remembering Michael McClure: The Real Lizard King (
* Jorge Santana, Guitarist Who Helped Shape the Sound of Latin Rock with Malo, Is Dead at 68 (WBGO)
* Remembering the passion of Alto Madness creator Richie Cole (Chicago Tribune)
* From Chuck Berry to John Lennon: 8 songs that Paul McCartney couldn’t live without (
* Pondering The Future of The Arts – If They Have One (
* Pandemic Spurs Marc Ribot, Music Workers Alliance To Demand Economic Fairness (DownBeat)
* Brown Sugar: The Story of Lucille Wilson Armstrong (
* Alvin Lucier (
* Social distancing in UK clubs “financially unviable”, new survey states (
* The Durability Of Drummer Rashied Ali’s Survival Records (DownBeat)
* Gene Perla’s Brighter Day (
* For Jazz Legend Gary Bartz, “Hearing is Like A Fingerprint” (
* The Dizzy Chronicles: Legendary jazz musician trapped in Spokane by Mount St. Helens eruption (Spokane Spokesman-Review)
* Archie Shepp: Memoirs of a Gunfighter (Jazz Times)
* What if Louis Armstrong had succumbed to the last pandemic? (Chicago Tribune)
* Exclusive First Look at New Photograph of Blues Legend Robert Johnson (Vanity Fair)
* Ivan Neville on battling back from coronavirus and pneumonia: ‘Don’t let this take me’ (
* Music Revenue to Drop 25% in 2020, but Long-Term Outlook Is Good: Goldman-Sachs (Variety)
* Jazz Coalition Announces the First Wave of Awardees From Its Commission Fund (WBGO)
* The records that changed my life, from A (Joan Armatrading) to Z (Frank Zappa), and 58 more (San Diego Union Tribune)
* Jazz history lost: How a string of deaths from Covid-19 has left the jazz community in a state of shock (
* Grégoire Maret Under The Influence Of ‘Americana’ (DownBeat)
* A Conversation With …Danny Weis (
* Eric Clapton, B.B. King’s ‘Riding with the King’ to Be Reissued With Two Unreleased Tracks (Rolling Stone)
* How the Coronavirus Is Affecting America’s Vinyl Record Industry (
* An Overdue Ovation for Ernie Watts (Jazz Times)
* Covid Conversations, Volume 2: Deborah Gordon (
* Stranded musicians surrounded by wolves outside ‘haunted’ castle after bus breaks down (New York Daily News)

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