1 CD / Intakt Records / 2015-02-24Tracks: Variation On a Theme of Marvin Gaye; Check; Is It Alright?; Bisceglia; Flight Plan; Victor Jara; 2 of Us; Bonu; Net Down; Light Over Still Water Paints a Portrait of God; To Roy
Artists: Oliver Lake/William Parker (Bass)
The album 'To Roy' dedicated to trumpeter Roy Campbell, who died in 2014, is the first collaboration between saxophonist Oliver Lake and double bass player...continue...
Personnel: Oliver Lake (saxophone).
Audio Mixers: Patrik Landolt; Oliver Lake; Peter Karl.
Liner Note Author: K. Curtis Lyle.
Recording information: Peterkarlstudios, Brooklyn, NY...continue...
1 CD / Poll Winners Records / 2015-02-24Artists: Art Tatum
1 CD / Poll Winners Records / 2015-02-24Artists: Duke Ellington
Personnel: Duke Ellington (piano); Jimmy Rushing (vocals); Johnny Hodges, Paul Gonsalves, Harry Carney, Jimmy Hamilton, Russell Procope (saxophone); Dizzy Gillespie, Ray Nance, Clark Terry, Cat Anders...continue...
4 CD / Phono / 2015-02-24Artists: Jim Hall Trio/Jimmy Giuffre
Jimmy Giuffre may not have gotten his due with American audiences outside very specific kinds of jazz circles, but he was loved and respected by other musicians and the audiences of Europe and Asia. H...continue...
1 CD / Phono / 2015-02-24Artists: Earl Bostic/Joe Pass/Richard "Groove" Holmes
2 CD / Phono / 2015-02-24Artists: J.J. Johnson (Trombone)
1 CD / Dreamcovers Records / 2015-02-24Artists: John Coltrane
Personnel: John Coltrane (tenor saxophone); Donald Byrd (trumpet); Red Garland (piano); Earl May, Paul Chambers (bass); Art Taylor, Louis Hayes, Albert "Tootie" Heath (drums).
Recorded at the V...continue...
1 CD / Phono / 2015-02-24Artists: Kenny Drew
1 CD / Dreamcovers Records / 2015-02-24Artists: Bill Evans (Sax)
2 CD / Phoenix Jazz / 2015-02-24Artists: Dave Bailey (Drums)/Dave Bailey Sextet
1 CD / Impulse! / 2015-02-24Tracks: Kiff; Un Poco Loco; Take Five [Take 1] - (take); Come Together; Dance; Blue in Green; November; Take Five [Take 2] - (take); Maladie d'amour; Somebody That I Used to Know; Letting Go
Artists: Jacky Terrasson (Piano)
Pianist/composer Jacky Terrasson makes his Impulse! label debut with the release of Take This, a new album that captures the quintessence of his multifaceted musical...continue...
2 CD / ECM Records (USA) / 2015-02-24Tracks: Improbable Day; Ashen Sky; Deliverance; Souvenance; Tunis At Dawn; Youssef's Song; January; Like a Dream; On the Road; Kasserine; Nouvelle Vague
Artists: Anouar Brahem (Oud/Composer)
The music is by turns graceful, hypnotic, and taut and starkly dramatic. The strings have a glowing transparency and fragility in these pieces, often providing...continue...
1 CD / Lillian Industries, Inc. / 2015-02-24Tracks: Robbop; One World; No Limits; Best Man In This Body; Givin' Back; Moments; My Own Lane; Return To You; My Jam; Always There; Always There
Artists: Robert Tardik
In a career spanning over two decades, Rob Tardik has established himself as an award winning guitarist and contemporary jazz/world instrumental music artist, having performed...continue...
Audio Mixers: Robert Tardik; Steve Oliver.
Recording information: Guitardik Studios, Whitby, Ontario; Kava Sound, Toronto, Ontario; SOM Entertainment Studios, Banning, CA.
1 CD / FMP/Free Music Production (Germany) / 2015-02-24Tracks: Looking Into the Universe; Emerging from the Cosmic Exterial; Feeling; Willing
Artists: William Parker (Bass)/Cecil Taylor
In the background is a rustling and rattling. Three musicians are creeping about, a scene that for a few moments turns toward ritual. Voices communicate...continue...
In 2008, Germany's Free Music Production label released The Dance Project, a live recording of a multimedia performance presented by pianist poet and composer Cecil Taylor at Berlin's Akademie der Kun...continue...
1 CD / FMP/Free Music Production (Germany) / 2015-02-24Tracks: Brooks; Onliest, The (The Loneliest 1); Lhotse; Onliest, The (The Loneliest 2)
Artists: Alexander von Schlippenbach
Berlin, Feb. 1977 - a recording studio, set up by Jost Gebers - No windows, only electric light and absolutely insulated from the outside world....continue...
Recording information: 02/1972-02/1977....continue...
1 CD / Fmp / 2015-02-24Tracks: Something More; Something More [Continued]; Something More [Continued]; Something More [Continued]; Something More [Continued]; Something More [Continued]; Something More [Continued]; Enough Is Not E...
Artists: Günter Christmann/Mats Gustafsson (Saxophone)/Paul Lovens
The tacit dedication of the three musicians - GŁnter Christmann, Mats Gustafsson and Paul Lovens - to nothing but the musical flow, the confidence within...continue...
Personnel: Günter Christmann (cello, trombone); Mats Gustafsson (soprano saxophone, baritone saxophone); Paul Lovens (percussion).
Audio Mixer: Alexander Frangenheim.
Liner Note Aut...continue...
1 CD / Jazzhaus / 2015-02-17Artists: Jazzchor Freiburg
1 CD / McG Jazz / 2015-02-17Artists: Maureen Budway
1 CD / Blue Bamboo Music / 2015-02-17Artists: Glen Ackerman
1 CD / Kalimba (USA) / 2015-02-17Artists: Paula Atherton
1 CD / / 2015-02-17Artists: Paul Grabowsky
1 CD / Trost / 2015-02-17Tracks: Two City Blues 2; One Fine Day
Artists: Keiji Haino/Peter Brötzmann/Jim O'Rourke
1 CD / Alga Marghen / 2015-02-17Artists: Ghedalia Tazartes
Tazartes' Transports, the first album by this experimentalist, originally came out in 1977 in a very limited edition, and the CD reissue adds another three tracks recorded 20 years later. With his str...continue...
1 CD / Hubro / 2015-02-17Tracks: Fahrkunst; Hoksang; Second Fahrkunst; Boyd 1970; School of Ecofisk; Lassome
Artists: Christian Wallumrod
1 CD / Alga Marghen / 2015-02-17Artists: Ghedalia Tazartes
1 CD / Alga Marghen / 2015-02-17Artists: Ghedalia Tazartes
This was Ghedalia Tazartes' third album, originally released in 1979 and reissued on CD with a more recently recorded third part added on. His strange collages do not fit comfortably with any classifi...continue...
1 CD / Highnote Records, Inc. / 2015-02-17Tracks: Soul Leo; Love Looks Good on You; Elder, The; Ellie's Love Theme; Your Zowie Face; Mirrors; Amsterdam After Dark; Lift Ev'ry Voice and Sing; Suite Sioux
Artists: Russell Malone
Russell Malone's 2015 effort, Love Looks Good on You, showcases more of the swinging, adroit jazz guitarist's sound. The album follows up his 2010 studio album, Triple Play, and marks his debut for th...continue...
1 CD / Omnivore / 2015-02-17Tracks: Red Car; Blues for Blanche
Artists: Art Pepper
Personnel: Art Pepper (alto saxophone); Milcho Leviev (piano); Carl Burnett (drums).
Liner Note Author: Laurie Pepper.
Recording information: Parnell's, Seattle, WA (01/28/1981).
1 CD / Highnote Records, Inc. / 2015-02-17Tracks: You Make Me Feel So Young; It Could Happen To You; I Fall In Love Too Easily; On Green Dolphin Street; Time After Time; I've Got the World On a String; Little Girl Blue; Just In Time; This Can't Be L...
Artists: Ernestine Anderson
2 CD / Sunnyside / 2015-02-17Tracks: Celestial Bird Dance; Threshold; Open Door Within; Unfettered Muken; Spiral Mist; Just Arrived; Kalahari Pleiades; For Coltrane; Twelve By Twelve; Shadows Lean Against My Song; Song is My Story, The;...
Artists: Abdullah Ibrahim
Personnel: Abdullah Ibrahim (grand piano).
Audio Mixer: Klaus Genuit.
Recording information: Fazoli Concert Hall, Sacile, Italy (06/24/2014/06/25/2014).
Photographer: Johannes Kas...continue...
1 CD / Tzadik Records / 2015-02-17Tracks: Ouroboros [Trio Version 1]; Aristos, The; Ouroboros [Duo Version]; Occam'S Razor; Ouroboros [Trio Version 2]
Artists: John Zorn (Composer)
1 CD / Purple Pyramid / 2015-02-17Tracks: Mirror's Image; Street Urchin; Kinky Dee; Leeward Winds; Mirror Crack'd; Layed Back Lifestyle
Artists: Billy Cobham
Personnel: Billy Cobham (drums); Joe Chindamo (keyboards).
Liner Note Author: Dave Thompson .
Recording information: Tokyo (02/15/1992).
Photographer: Howard Jones ....continue...
1 CD / Marquis Music / 2015-02-17Tracks: It Ain't Right; Swing Brother Swing; You're My Thrill; Don't Explain; What a Little Moonlight Can Do; All I Can Do is Cry; Long Gone Lonesome Blues; One Never Knows, Does One?; Was It Something I Sai...
Artists: Lily Frost
1 CD / Anzic Records / 2015-02-17Tracks: Love Being Here With You; There Ain't No Sweet Man That's Worth The Salt Of My Tears; Que Sera, Sera; My Brooklyn Love Song - (featuring Hilary Gardner); Doddlin' Song, A - (featuring Amy Cervini); L...
Personnel: Michael Cabe (piano); Matt Wilson (drums).
Audio Mixer: Brian Montgomery.
Recording information: Sear Sound, New York, NY (04/28/2014/04/29/2014)....continue...
1 CD / Shanachie / 2015-02-17Tracks: One of a Kind - (featuring Grace Kelly); Out of a Dream - (featuring Najee); When I Say Your Name - (featuring Dave Koz); Sky Watcher; Just One Wish - (featuring Norman Brown); San Lorenzo - (featuri...
Artists: Brian Simpson
1 CD / Sunnyside / 2015-02-17Tracks: Let's Start; Wheelchair; Red Panda; Round You Go; Room; You Are a Creature; Carol's Kid; Zora the Cat; Repeater; Keep on the Watch; Peculiar People; Day Zombie; Blessing, The
Artists: Nick Sanders Trio
Personnel: Nick Sanders (piano); Connor Baker (drums).
Audio Mixer: James Farber.
Recording information: Oktaven Studios, Yonkers, NY (08/12/2014/08/13/2014)....continue...
1 CD / Sounds of Yesteryear / 2015-02-17Artists: Lionel Hampton
1 CD / Sounds of Yesteryear / 2015-02-17Artists: Vido Musso
1 CD / Premium Records / 2015-02-17Artists: Various Artists
1 CD / / 2015-02-17Artists: Rainbow
1 CD / Criss Cross / 2015-02-17Artists: Lage Lund/Lage Lund Trio
Lage Lund's fourth album for Criss Cross, 2015's Idlewild, showcases more of the urbane and swinging guitarist's jazz sound. The album follows up his 2013 effort, Foolhardy, and this time finds the No...continue...
1 CD / Origin / 2015-02-17Tracks: Hocus Pocus; Black Lace Freudian Slip; C.P. You; Look of Love, The; It Could Happen To You; Healing Hymn, The; I Like You; Lynda B; B In C; Autobiography; You Go To My Head
Artists: The H2 Big Band
1 CD / Origin / 2015-02-17Tracks: In the Park; Shot Through With Beauty; Quantum Theory; Stowell What; Cookie Monster Blue; My Funny Valentine; Wabash III
Artists: John Stowell-Michael Zilber Quartet
1 CD / Infinita Records / 2015-02-17Tracks: Traveler; Barcelona Express; Cafe Paris; Berlin Bossa; Meeting in Madrid; Marching West; Journey Home; Beyond the Bayou; Across the Moors; Urban Trilogy: Metropolis, The; Urban Trilogy: Ancient City,...
Artists: Lawson Rollins
Audio Mixer: Dominic Camardella.
Recording information: Santa Barbara Sound Design.
Editor: Dominic Camardella.
Photographer: JoAnn Rollins....continue...
1 CD / Origin / 2015-02-17Tracks: Billions; Still More; Mr. Rubato; Glorious Traffic Jam; Hesitation; Same, The (Prelude); Same But Different, The; Little Song (For Mirthe); Winter's Lament; Before Acceptance; Acceptance or Denial
Artists: Chad McCullough/Bram Weijters
1 CD / Capri / 2015-02-17Tracks: Decathexis From Youth [For Cole], The; Elena; Spring is Here; Manhattan Nocturne; Au Privave; I Should Care; Journey, The; Tami's Tune; Bud Like
Artists: Charles McPherson
Personnel: Charles McPherson (alto saxophone); Keith Oxman (tenor saxophone); Chip Stephens (piano); Todd Reid (drums).
Liner Note Author: Charles McPherson.
Recording information: Might...continue...
1 CD / Sackville (Canada) / 2015-02-17Tracks: It's a Thing; Sprauncy; Squiggles; Looking For Turner; Rain; Lady Jekyll and Mistress Hyde; Leisure Palace; Caribana Queen
Artists: Humphrey Lyttelton
For this set, trumpeter Humphrey Lyttelton performs eight of his obscure but rewarding originals with Jim Galloway (doubling on soprano and baritone), guitarist Ed Bickert, bassist Neil Swainson and d...continue...
1 CD / Origin / 2015-02-17Artists: Lucas Pino
1 CD / Criss Cross / 2015-02-17Artists: Alex Sipiagin Sextet
1 CD / Edition / 2015-02-17Tracks: Another Day; Girls of Costa Rica; He Sleeps, I Keep Watch; Bullhorn; In La Borie; This One is For You; Nanomachines; Ouroboros; Cold Blooded; End is Nigh, The
Artists: Verneri Pohjola