[Article] Duke Ellington and Conny Plank recording session discovered

Can you imagine a cooler collaboration? The true giant of the jazz world (yes, even bigger than Miles Davis, in my opinion) recording in conjunction with the top producer in the world of Krautrock. I can’t imagine a cooler union!

The Wire has more about this here.

Elvis Presley’s 80th Birthday Celebrated With Reissues, New Website

If you are a fan of “The King” (and I am, certainly), tomorrow will be a great day. Elvis would have turned 80 years old today. The thought boggles the mind. Could you imagine him doing Vegas in this day and age?

Rolling Stone Magazine reports on the reissue campaign here, and also announces the launching of a new website dedicated to promoting the re-releases.