1 CD / Mobile Fidelity / 2014-06-24Tracks: Code Cool; Wind Song, The; Romanesque; Smash; Redshift; Spring Song; Devil's Food; Scream; Swim, The; Bashful; Storyteller, The; Missing
Artists: Patricia Barber
Personnel: Patricia Barber (vocals, piano); John Kregor (guitar); Jon Deitemyer (drums).
Audio Mixer: Jim Anderson.
Recording information: Chicago Recording Company, Chicago, IL.
1 CD / Masterworks / 2014-04-08Artists: Nina Simone
Nina Simone's debut LP for the Bethlehem label, 1958's LITTLE GIRL BLUE, presents Simone's brooding sound and highly-focused eclecticism fully-formed from the very start. Even from the beginning, she ...continue...
1 CD / Act Music / 2014-03-12Tracks: 4.30 AM; I Do; One Of These Days; This Is My People; Because; Time; Snowfall; Match Perfect; Inscription For The Ceiling Of A Bedroom; Bed Is Too Small; Baby's Bed Is A Silver Mon; Leave Me Here; Oh,...
Artists: Peder Kjellsby/Solveig Slettahjell
Personnel: Peder Kjellsby (vocals, whistling, guitar, piano, harmonium, glockenspiel, hand claps, percussion); Solveig Slettahjell (vocals, piano); Sjur Miljeteig (vocals, trumpet, euphonium, glockens...continue...
1 CD / Sophisticated Soul / 2014-03-11Tracks: Too High; Turn Off the Lights; Heaven in Your Eyes; Lush Life; Meu Bem Querer; She's Gone; If I Were a Magician; You Can Bring Me Flowers
Artists: Will Downing
Audio Mixer: Ray Bardani.
Liner Note Author: Will Downing.
Will Downing's 17th studio-album, 2014's Euphoria, is an ambitious and uplifting mix of contemporary R&B and vocal jazz. An ade...continue...
1 CD / ECM Records (USA) / 2014-02-18Tracks: Dance Without Answer; Cucurrucucu Paloma; High Places; Gust Da Essi Viva; Tor a Tor, A; Live To Tell; It Might Be You; Time of No Reply; San Diego Serenade; Breath Away, A; Bein' Green; Slow Fox; Eve...
Artists: Klaus Gesing/Glauco Venier/Norma Winstone
Personnel: Klaus Gesing (bass clarinet, soprano saxophone); Glauco Venier (piano); Norma Winstone (vocals).
Recording information: Audiotorio Radiotelevisione Svizzera, Lugano (12/2012).
1 CD / Brownswood / 2014-02-11Tracks: Open Heart; Her Eyes; Move; You'll Get Me In Trouble; Police & Thieves; Spinning Wheel; Plain Gold Ring; Angie La La; Games We Played, The; Woman in the Olive Groves; Love
Artists: Zara McFarlane
Audio Mixer: Toni Economides.
Photographer: Casey Moore.
The title doesn't refer strictly to its maker. MOBO-nominated jazz producer, songwriter, vocalist, and multi-instrumentalist Zara...continue...
2 CD / Edsel (UK) / 2013-10-22Tracks: Knockin' on Heaven's Door; Every Kind of People; Wrap-U-Up; This Is the Love; Separate Lives; Believe That Love Can Change the World; Rich and Poor; Cigarette in the Rain; Love Is; I Don't Feel Much ...
Artists: Randy Crawford
Liner Note Author: Tony Rounce.
This compilation completes U.K. label Edsel's two-for-one reissue series of Randy Crawford's first ten solo albums. Rich and Poor (1989) and Through the Eyes of ...continue...
2 CD / ObliqSound / 2013-09-24Tracks: Butterfly; All That I Can Say; Alô Alô; Within Me; Holding Back the Years; Juju; Weak; On the Other Side; Better Than; Weak; Butterfly; Alô Alô; Better Than
Artists: Gretchen Parlato
Personnel: Gretchen Parlato (vocals, percussion); Taylor Eigsti (piano, keyboards).
Audio Mixer: Steve Wall .
Recording information: Rockwood Music Hall (12/05/2012-12/06/2012).
1 CD / BFM Jazz / 2013-09-24Tracks: Blue; All I Want; Court and Spark; Don't Go to Strangers; Dry Cleaner from Des Moines, The; Big Yellow Taxi; Woodstock; Little Green; Be Cool; Answer Me My Love; Both Sides Now; April in Paris/Free M...
Artists: Tierney Sutton
Personnel: Tierney Sutton (vocals).
Audio Mixer: Andy Waterman .
Photographer: Tatijana Shoan.
Tierney Sutton claims she had never really encountered Joni Mitchell until she heard...continue...
1 CD / EMI Records / 2013-09-24Artists: Cassandra Wilson
Personnel: Cassandra Wilson (vocals, acoustic guitar); Graham Haynes, Lawrence "Butch" Morris (coronet); Tony Cedras (accordion); Dougie Bowne (vibraphone, drums, percussion); Charlie Burnham (violin)...continue...
1 CD / Sony Music Entertainment / 2013-09-17Artists: Nina Simone
Solo performer: Nina Simone (vocals, piano, organ, tambourine).
Recorded in September and October 1968. Includes original liner notes by Tom Reed and reissue liner notes by David Nathan.