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100 best jazz albums of all time, including three from this century. (Martin Gayford/Telegraph)
#100 from that list, a 2009 recording. Yawn. (lala)
Chamber Music American to honor Chick Corea (NewMusicBox)
Chick Corea's entry on the top 100 jazz list. (lala)
Alvin Lucier says he wasn't good enough to play jazz so he studied classical instead. It occurs to me his music may be as far away as you can get from frenetic jazz improvisation. (Weslyan Argus via Avant Music News)
Henry Cowell/Open Minds coverage in the Wall Street Journal. Unfortunately, I wasn't able to attend either concert this week. (Brett Campbell/WSJ).
"Visual Acoustics: The Modernism of Julius Shulman is, we hear, a sumptuous documentary about the accomplished Californian architectural photographer who captured the work of nearly every modern and progressive architect since the 1930s including Frank Lloyd Wright, Richard Neutra, John Lautner and Frank Gehry." (BerkeleySide)