1 CD / Greenleaf Music / 2015-03-31Artists: Donny McCaslin
2 CD / AAO Music / 2015-03-31Artists: Various Artists
This 2 CD set features 28 of the most popular jazz songs from New Orleans performed by some of the biggest names from New Orleans....continue...
1 CD / Yellowbird / 2015-03-24Tracks: Language; Night of Sorrow; Promised Land; Ching Ching/For Love of Fruit; Kitchen, The; Times of Sleep and Fate; Little Pockets/Everybody Pays Taxes; First Protest; Virgin of Guadalupe, The; Strawberr...
Artists: Myra Melford
Multi-DownBeat Critics Poll honoree Myra Melford's Snowy Egret is a musical evocation of myths about the American continent: duos, solos, and counterpoint emphasize isolati...continue...
1 CD / Blue Note / 2015-03-17Artists: Marcus Miller
World-renowned electric bassist Marcus Miller releases his first Blue Note opus, "Afrodeezia". After being named UNESCO Artist for Peace and an ambassador for the Slave...continue...
1 CD / / 2015-03-17Tracks: Prelude To the Hit; Beehive; 7th Avenue North; Essaouira Walks; Astral Flight 17; African Market; For Hermeto; Spices and Mystics; Below the Equator; You Can't Stop Us Now; Alchemist's Notes, The
Artists: Marc Cary
1 CD / Allegro / 2015-03-10Tracks: Everybodyâ'sâ'song But My Own; Flower Is a Lovesome Thing, A; Rhizom; Anna; Foxy Trot; Gentle Piece
Artists: Christian Maurer/Kenny Wheeler
After the death of the great Kenny Wheeler in September 2014, PAO is proud to offer this must-have CD in celebration of the heritage of...continue...
1 CD / Allegro / 2015-03-10Tracks: Concierto D'aranjuez; Will O' the Wisp; Saeta; Pan Piper, The; Solea
Artists: David Liebman
Long-awaited reissue of the classic masterpiece! This stunning tribute from Miles Davis' saxophonist in the '70s is not to be missed, and the great cover...continue...
1 CD / Allegro / 2015-03-10Tracks: It's Like That; Illusions; Eileen's Song; When I Think of You; Billy; Footsteps In the Dark; Flute and Drum; Summerrain; In a Sentimental Mood
Artists: Gunter Wehinger
Another trans-Atlantic recording project of PAO mastermind Paul Zauner, bringing together the roots of U.S. jazz with the classically-trained, old European-style flute of Günter Wehinger...continue...
1 CD / Songlines / 2015-03-10Tracks: Arrangement of Unequal Things, The; Seven In Six/a Particularity With a Universal Resonance; A King of Resigned Indignation; Agency; Gleaning
Artists: Harris Eisenstadt
Versatile, stylish NY drummer Harris Eisenstadt's second release of creative chamber jazz by his Golden State quartet, this immaculately recorded (24/88.2) Vancouver Jazz Festival concert...continue...
1 CD / Allegro / 2015-03-10Tracks: Solidao; Petite Source; Nao Quero Amar; Mésange Bleue; Rumba Yava; Un Niño En La Calle; Lisboa Nao Sejas Francesca; Caminando Con Tus Ojos Verdes
Artists: Jean-Marie Machado/David Liebman
Portuguese fado meets the distinguished sax of old-school gentleman David Liebman - a true crossover!...continue...
1 CD / Fabulous (USA) / 2015-03-10Tracks: Just Gone; Chimes Blues; Froggie Moore; Buddy's Habit; Chattanooga Stomp; Working Man Blues; Go 'Long Mule; Tell Me Dreamy Eyes; Texas Moaner Blues; Copenhagen; Cake Walkin' Babies From Home; St Loui...
Artists: Louis Armstrong
1 CD / Allegro / 2015-03-10Tracks: Out of Nowhere; E Train; Psaume; Song is You, The; When You're Smiling; Me 'N' You; These Foolish Things; I Remember You; Starline
Artists: Lenny Popkin
Lenny Popkin is one of the last jazz impressionists, as if providing the music to Renoir's breakfast in Monet's garden of water lilies... A "favorite...continue...
1 CD / Allegro / 2015-03-10Tracks: Line For Lions; Speak Low; A Time For Love; It's You or No One; Indian Summer; High Fly; Bubbles; Love Letters; Shiny Stocking; Darn That Dream
Artists: Art Farmer
The last musical highlight of one of the greatest musicians of our time, Art Farmer, also features the finest Polish jazz masters including Jarek Smietana...continue...
1 CD / Jazzhaus / 2015-03-10Tracks: Wild Heart of the Earth, The; No Id; I Would; Car Désepérée; On Another's Sorrow; Snow Falling; I Am Broken; Bitter and the Sweet, The; How Do I Love Thee?; As Soon As They Have All Al...
Artists: Cecile Verny Quartet/Cécile Verny
After 25 years of worldwide success, the Cécile Verny Quartet tops off its career with a magnificent live album....continue...
1 CD / Nimbus Alliance / 2015-03-10Tracks: Alap; Goodwill; Shabalgoo; Take Care Of Yourself; I'm Ready Now; Invocation; Revengence; Goodbye Glasgow; With a You
Artists: Jonathan Edwards
The Royal Conservatoire of Scotland presents its second year of graduating students, with liner notes by Tommy Scott....continue...
1 CD / BGP (Beat Goes Public) / 2015-03-03Artists: John Carter (Clarinet)/Bobby Bradford (Jazz)
1 CD / AAO Music / 2015-03-03Artists: Various Artists
This collection of Jazz Standards are performed by some of the giants of Jazz Saxophone. Over 1 Hour of Classic Jazz Saxophone. Charlie Parker, Stan...continue...
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...
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...
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 / 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 / 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 / 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 / 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 / Sounds of Yesteryear / 2015-02-17Artists: Lionel Hampton
1 CD / Origin / 2015-02-17Tracks: In the Air Again; Yardbird Sketch; Unit 'E'; Laws of Motian; For Now; Ravel; Dance Cadaverous; Blues Sketch; Sage; Hendrix
Artists: Scott Hesse
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
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 / 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 / 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 / GHB Records / 2015-02-17Tracks: Way Down Yonder In New Orleans; Bugle Boy March; I'd Give a Dollar For a Dime; In the Shade of the Old Apple Tree; Bye Bye Blues; St. James Infirmary Blues; Mississippi Mud; Love Nest; Just a Gigolo;...
Artists: Duke Heitger/Duke Heitger's Steamboat Stompers
1 CD / Kalimba (USA) / 2015-02-17Artists: Paula Atherton
1 CD / Edition / 2015-02-17Tracks: Oyster Trails; Somewhere; Aurora 5am; Spiderton; O Do Not Love Too Long; Reflections On the Spiral; Living In the Fast Lane; Intro (For Fathers); For Tom and Everything; Try To Turn Back; Valediciton
Artists: Blue-Eyed Hawk
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
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 / Blue Bamboo Music / 2015-02-17Artists: Glen Ackerman
1 CD / Edition / 2015-02-17Tracks: River's End; Into the Shadow; Anne; Riga
Artists: Slowly Rolling Camera
1 CD / Origin / 2015-02-17Artists: Lucas Pino
1 CD / Sounds of Yesteryear / 2015-02-17Artists: Vido Musso
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 / McG Jazz / 2015-02-17Artists: Maureen Budway
1 CD / Act Music / 2015-02-10Tracks: Speak To Me; Inspire; Breathe; On the Run; Time; Magic Spells; Hear This Whispering; Great Gig In the Sky, The; Gotta Go Somewhere; Money; Us and Them; Purple or Blue; Any Colour You Like; Brain Dama...
Artists: Nguyên Lê
Tributee: Pink Floyd.
Personnel: Nguyên Lê (electric guitar, electronics); Youn Sun Nah (vocals); Fiete Felsch, Peter Bolte (flute, alto saxophone); Marcus Bartelt (bass clarinet, bar...continue...
1 CD / Enja Records / 2015-02-10Tracks: Failure; Desperation; Rage; Calm; Hope; Triumph
Artists: Holger Scheidt/Holger Scheidt Group
Personnel: Holger Scheidt (upright bass); Rich Perry (tenor saxophone); Gordon Au (trumpet); Victor Gould (piano); Anthony Pinciotti (drums).
Audio Mixers: Holger Scheidt; Anthony Ruotolo.
1 CD / MRI / 2015-02-10Tracks: No Self, No Thought, No Mind; Shenai Letticia; Gratitude; Fatherhood; Goodbye Dear Sweet Mother; God-Fire; Put the Heart First
Artists: Tisziji Muñoz/Marilyn Crispell
1 CD / Summit Records / 2015-02-10Tracks: Take Five; Duke, The; Easy As You Go; Far More Blue; In Your Own Sweet Way; There'll Be No Tomorrow; My One Bad Habit; Summer Song; Strange Meadowlark; Weep No More; Trav'lin Blues
Artists: Karla Harris
Personnel: Karla Harris (vocals); Bob Sheppard (alto saxophone); Ted Howe (piano, keyboards); Tom Kennedy (acoustic bass, electric bass); Dave Weckl (drums).
Audio Mixer: Talley Sherwood.
1 CD / Whaling City Sound / 2015-02-10Tracks: Sixties, The; Lost Mambo; Endless Waltz; La Comparsa/Mi Montuno; Lost Valentine; My Foolish Heart; Baltic Bolero; Since I Found You; Dark Eyes; Silence; Just A Fool
Artists: Harvie S (Bass)/Ignacio Berroa/Karrin Allyson/Dave Bass (Piano)/Phil Woods
Cincinnati kid and pianist Dave Bass attended Berklee College of Music, studied with Madame Chaloff, gleaning an exquisite touch on piano and an appreciation of...continue...
Lyricist: Dave Bass .
Personnel: Harvie S (acoustic bass); Ignacio Berroa (drums); Dave Bass (piano); Phil Woods (alto saxophone).
Audio Mixer: Todd Whitelock.
Audio Remixer: Mich...continue...
1 CD / Acrobat (USA) / 2015-02-10Tracks: My Silent Love; I Can't Believe It's True; Sittin' On a Log (Pettin' My Dog); Never Had No Lovin'; Old Fashioned Love; S' Wonderful; Interlude in B Flat; Japanese Sandman, The; Sobbin' Blues; Born to...
Artists: Artie Shaw
Liner Note Author: Paul Watts....continue...
1 CD / Enja Records / 2015-02-10Tracks: Black Market; Butterfly; Joyous Lake; Medieval Overture; Resolution; Red Baron; Low-Lee-Tah; There Comes a Time
Artists: Rez Abbasi Acoustic Quartet/Rez Abbasi
Personnel: Rez Abbasi (steel guitar, fretless guitar, baritone guitar); Bill Ware (vibraphone); Stephan Crump (acoustic bass); Eric McPherson (drums).
Audio Mixers: Michael Marciano; Rez Abbasi...continue...
1 CD / Vizztone / 2015-02-10Tracks: About to Be Your Baby; Good Time; Please Don't Let Me Be Misunderstood; Control Yourself; Forgetting You; Heart of Memphis; Like a River; Easier That Way; What You Want; Good & Plenty; Baby You're th...
Artists: Robin McKelle & the Flytones/Robin McKelle
Audio Mixer: Scott Bomar.
Recording information: Electrophonic Recording, Memphis, TN.
Photographer: Jacob Bickenstaff....continue...