These Are the Worst-Case Scenarios for China in the Trade War

By Bloomberg

China Downplays Chances for Trade Talks While U.S. Plays ‘Little Tricks’

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China’s economic growth could tumble, debt surge and foreign companies flee in a deepening trade war, economists warn as a week of escalating tensions forces them to ponder worst-case scenarios.… Read Full Article

Wes Montgomery — Back on Indiana Avenue: The Carroll DeCamp Recordings


Label’s sixth collection of jazz guitar great’s unheard work arrives as limited edition
two-LP Record Store Day exclusive April 13; two-CD/Digital sets due April 19

Montgomery’s early career in Indianapolis revealed in studio and live recordings by Indianapolis pianist and arranger Carroll DeCamp

Deluxe package includes essay by jazz scholar Lewis Porter and exclusive interviews with guitar giants George Benson and John Scofield

Los Angeles, Calif.—Resonance Records, the leading outlet for high-quality, previously unissued archival jazz releases, delves deeper into the early, unheard work of the innovative and influential guitarist Wes Montgomery with its April 13 (LP) and April 19 (CD) release, Back on Indiana Avenue: The Carroll DeCamp Recordings.… Read Full Article

Navy Submarine Sailors Kept ‘Rape’ Lists Of Female Colleagues, Military Probe Finds

One woman told investigators the lists made “her question all males on the boat.”

The USS Florida.

By Mary Papenfuss (HuffPost)

Servicemen on the second submarine in the U.S. Navy to integrate female officers and sailors with its male crew kept ranked “rape lists” of the women, triggering fears for their safety, a military investigation found.… Read Full Article

Wes Montgomery With The Wynton Kelly Trio: Smokin’ In Seattle: Live At The Penthouse (1966)

By C. MICHAEL BAILEY  (All About Jazz)

Wynton Kelly Trio & Wes Montgomery – Smokin’ In Seattle-Live At The Penthouse Recorded 1966 Release 2017.

In his superb contribution to Bloomsbury Press’ 33 & 1/3 series, Bitches Brew (2015), George Grella notes (emphasis mine): 

“No style of art can remain static: irrelevance is just as much a risk as the inevitable decadence that comes from a style developing to its last measure.Read Full Article