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Ted Gioia
Ted Gioia writes on music, literature and pop culture. Author of 11 books including the forthcoming Music: A Subversive History (Basic Books, October 2019).
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Ted Gioia 5h
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For those who don't live on the route of an ice cream truck—yes, I feel your pain—here a selection of greatest hits.
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Ted Gioia 5h
Today's new music recommendation: Live at Fondation Louis Vuitton, a new album from Colin Currie & Steve Reich More jazz-oriented than you might expect—this will get on my shortlist of favorite Steve Reich recordings.
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Boing Boing 5h
Incredible clip of Shaolin Kung Fu seen from above
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Mathew Ingram 6h
Warren Buffett doesn’t think most newspapers can be saved via
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Wynton Marsalis discusses his soundtrack for the forthcoming biopic about jazz pioneer Buddy Bolden.
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ⓋMahlerite 7h
Reading book on work songs, from prehistoric times to the present 👌🏻 very interesting!
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Ted Gioia 7h
Are we entering the age of 2-minute pop songs?
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A celebration of ice cream truck music. I recall the story of a parent who told children that the trucks only played music when they were out of ice cream—how cruel can you get?
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When Scott Joplin's opera Treemonisha came back from the dead.
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Ted Gioia 8h
Memoir that Prince was writing at the time of his death will be published in October.
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Okayplayer Apr 22
After being rushed to the hospital Roy Ayers is now recovering. 🙏🏾 Details here:
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Brad Farberman Apr 22
There are so many amazing Mingus anecdotes. One of my favorites is from Yusef Lateef, who was asked to jam on . . . the idea of a coffin.
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Spyro Gyra Official 22h
Very sad to hear of the passing today of our brother, Dave Samuels, a man of great talent, intelligence and wit. Farewell, brother.
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Ted Gioia 19h
When Ricola used famous singers to sell throat lozenges.
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Ted Gioia Apr 22
Jazz Festival Accidentally Books Jazz Artist (satire—but just barely).
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Ted Gioia Apr 22
Today's new music recommendation: Come What May, a new album from saxophonist Joshua Redman.
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Amanda Petrusich Apr 22
I’ve spent the last five months working on this story — about a Czech trumpet player named Eric Vogel, and the jazz band he started in a Nazi concentration camp — and I am humbled and proud to finally see it out in the world:
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Ted Gioia Apr 22
I’ve been critical of streaming platforms, but I didn’t see this coming.
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Ted Gioia Apr 22
"Gene Wolfe was the Proust of science fiction."
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Ted Gioia Apr 22
The mystery of why Michelangelo burned his sketches just before he died.
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