[members-announce] June Independent Ear
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Fri Jun 12 14:05:36 EDT 2009
Fresh new June entries in The Independent Ear webzine at www.openskyjazz.com
* Part 2 of our ongoing series Ain't but a few of us - Black jazz
writers telling their story; this time with a revealing contribution from
* The Sampling Game: Bonding the Generations; hip hop producer
Jonathan Kaslow reverses the sampling equation with his newly released
compilation Stax: The Soul of Hip Hop; check his insights on the often
obscure source material central to the hip hop game.
* A letter-from-South Africa; our conversation with
saxophonist-composer Salim Washington on his current residency in the
Kwa-Zulu Natal region of beautiful South Africa and how it compares to
another recent residency he undertook in Bahia, Brazil.
* The Tip: to label or not to label - advice on why self-producing DIY
jazz artists really need to label their product properly.
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