Sunday, April 10, 2005

Interesting Articles

The New York Times has an article about the new club John Zorn has started in New York, called The Stone:

As the club's creator, Mr. Zorn is working to turn the glory back onto the musicians and the fans that support them. There are no drinks or merchandise at the Stone, and the club is giving all the door proceeds to the musicians; each month's six-nights-a-week programming will be booked by a single musician (commitments have been made into 2007); and the operating costs will be covered by Mr. Zorn's record-making on his own label, Tzadik.

Wow! The Library of Congress has announced the discovery of a hither to unknown recording from Thelonious Monk and John Coltrane:

The newly discovered performance by pianist Monk and saxophonist Coltrane at Carnegie Hall was never commercially recorded, the library said. The collaboration is not one of the 50 recordings being added to the American registry.

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