1 CD / / 2014-10-21Artists: Jimmy Smith (Organ)
Personnel: Jimmy Smith (organ); Lalo Schifrin (conductor); Bernie Glow, Jimmy Maxwell, Marky Markowitz, Thad Jones, Ernie Royal, Snooky Young (trumpet); Jimmy Cleveland, Urbie Green (trombone); Tony S...continue...
1 CD / / 2014-10-21Artists: Art Farmer/Bill Evans (Piano)
Personnel: Art Farmer (trumpet); Benny Golson (tenor saxophone); Bill Evans (piano); Addison Farmer (bass); Dave Bailey (drums).
Producer: Jack Lewis.
Recorded at Nola's Penthouse, New Y...continue...
1 CD / / 2014-10-21Artists: Charlie Parker (Sax)
1 CD / / 2014-10-21Artists: Jeremy Steig/Bill Evans (Piano)
1 CD / / 2014-10-21Artists: Ella Fitzgerald
Ella Fitzgerald's Songs in a Mellow Mood finds the singer in the ideal and intimate company of pianist Ellis Larkins. A precursor to her equally stunning Gershwin set with the pianist, this 12-track s...continue...
1 CD / / 2014-10-21Artists: Gerry Mulligan
NIGHT LIGHTS isn't your typical Gerry Mulligan session, the music somewhat warmer than is usually the case for this musician. "Night Lights" itself is a beautiful mood piece with the leader providing ...continue...
1 CD / / 2014-10-21Artists: Art Blakey/Art Blakey & the Jazz Messengers
Full performer name: Art Blakey & The Jazz Messengers.
The Rudy Van Gelder Edition of MOANIN' includes an essay by Bob Blumenthal.
Art Blakey & The Jazz Messengers: Art Blakey (drums); B...continue...
1 CD / / 2014-10-21Artists: Anita O'Day
Personnel: Anita O'Day (vocals); Oscar Peterson (piano); Herb Ellis (guitar); Ray Brown (bass); John Poole (drums).
Recorded at Universal Studios, Chicago, Illinois on January 31, 1957.
1 CD / / 2014-10-21Artists: Eric Dolphy
Personnel includes: Eric Dolphy (alto saxophone, flute, bass clarinet); Misja Mengelberg (piano); Jacques Shols (bass); Han Bennink (drums).
Recorded in Hilversum, Holland on June 2, 1964.
1 CD / / 2014-10-21Artists: Chick Corea
Personnel: Chick Corea (electric piano); Flora Purim (vocals, percussion); Joe Farrell (soprano saxophone, flute); Stanley Clarke (acoustic & electric basses); Airto Moreira (drums, percussion).
1 CD / / 2014-10-21Artists: Ella Fitzgerald
Personnel: Ella Fitzgerald (vocals); Paul Smith (piano); Jim Hall (guitar); Wilfred Middlebrooks (bass); Gus Johnson (drums).
Reissue producer: Phil Schaap.
Recorded live at Deutschlandh...continue...
1 CD / / 2014-10-21Artists: Jim Hall/Bill Evans (Piano)
Personnel: Bill Evans (piano); Jim Hall (guitar).
Recorded at Soundmakers, New York, New York on April 24 and May 14, 1962. Originally released on United Artists (1500). Includes liner notes by...continue...
1 CD / / 2014-10-21Artists: Ella Fitzgerald
1 CD / / 2014-10-21Artists: Bill Evans (Piano)
Personnel: Bill Evans (piano); Eddie Gomez (bass); Jack DeJohnette (drums).
Engineers: Pierre Grand-Jean, Jean-Claude Martin.
Recorded at the Montreux Jazz Festival, Switzerland on June ...continue...
1 CD / / 2014-10-21Artists: Helen Merrill
1 CD / Ninja Tune (USA) / 2014-10-21Tracks: Sky Opposite, The; Ann River, MN; Mint; Clap Track 4; Draft Culture; Schadentrauer; Nest Nest; Few, The; Trophies; Do, Undo, Redo; 11.04.2012; Tried (Now Tired)
Artists: Dorian Concept
Personnel: Richard Eigner (cymbals, shaker).
Illustrator: Oliver Thomas Johnson.
Between When Planets Explode and Joined Ends, Oliver Johnson's first and second Dorian Concept albums, th...continue...
1 CD / Verve / 2014-10-21Tracks: California Dreamin'; Desperado; Superstar; Alone Again (Naturally); Wallflower; If I Take You Home Tonight; I Can't Tell You Why; Sorry Seems to Be the Hardest Word; Operator (That's Not the Way It F...
Artists: Diana Krall
The release date for five-time Grammy Award-winning jazz pianist and singer Diana Krall's new studio album Wallflower (Verve Records) has been moved to October 21....continue...
1 CD / CMP Records / 2014-10-21Tracks: Descent; Eva; Screwbirds; Sweet and Sentimental; Radar; Baden-Baden; Harlem Noctune
Artists: Christof Lauer
Personnel: Christof Lauer (tenor saxophone); Joachim Kuhn (piano); Palle Danielson (bass); Peter Erskine (drums)....continue...
1 CD / Aimrec (Australia) / 2014-10-14Tracks: Rain; Dusk to Dawn; Moonlight Raga; Kaleidoscope; Kashmir; Scintillating; Mudra
Artists: Melodic Intersect
Personnel: Hans Utter (guitar, synthesizer, percussion); Hidayat Khan (sitar); Greg Hatza (keyboards); Kevin Estes (frame drum); Avirodh Sharma (tabla, percussion); Enayat Hossain (tabla).
1 CD / Aimrec (Australia) / 2014-10-14Tracks: Pensive Dawn; Monsoon Desires; Under the Stars; Moonlight Serenade; Twilight Tales; Ocean's Lullaby
Artists: Melodic Intersect
Personnel: Humayoon Popal (vocals); Hans Utter (guitar); Zohaib Hasan (sarangi); Mahroof Sharif (keyboards); Enayat Hossain, Saleiman Azizi (tabla).
Audio Mixer: Armstrong Wiggins....continue...
1 CD / / 2014-10-14Artists: Sonia Johnson
1 CD / Effendi / 2014-10-14Tracks: Funda-Mentally; Nébuleuse; Hip Limp; Subsub's Blues; Chat-As-Chat-Can; Dampfwalzer; Arrabbiata; Blues Malcommodes
Artists: Félix Stüssi/Ray Anderson
Here is the fourth chapter of a decade-old musical epic, still starring the adventurers Alexandre Co^te and Bruno Lamarche on saxophone, Clinton Ryder on bass...continue...
Personnel: Félix Stüssi (piano); Ray Anderson (trombone); Alexandre Côté (soprano saxophone, alto saxophone); Bruno Lamarche (soprano saxophone, tenor saxophone); Clinton Ryder (ac...continue...
1 CD / Albany Music Distribution / 2014-10-14Tracks: Lilac, The; Pace of Life, The; Mr. Clean; Fünf Fündige Fürstinnen; Lejania; Do The Fazz; Steppin Out; Latte Goes Funky; Defeated; Groovy Banana; Tscharly
Artists: Mo' Fazz
Personnel: Fritz Rittmüller (vocals, drums); Oliver Knab (sopranino saxophone, tenor saxophone); Ansgar Gusinde (piano, keyboards); Manuel Frey (double bass, electric bass, background vocals)....continue...
1 CD / Effendi / 2014-10-14Tracks: Invention 2; Acid Bunny; Reemy-Jeeny Leblee; Nouveau Patente; Confusion; Do's and Don'ts; Hunting Season; Idée Courte; Invention 6; BT's; You...And?; Deux
In 2013, I felt the urge to go forward with a new project that could help me grow both as a trombone player and as...continue...
Personnel: Jean-Nicolas Trottier (trombone); Remi-Jean Leblanc (acoustic bass); Rich Irwin (drums).
Audio Mixer: Paul Johnston .
Recording information: Studio Victor, Montréal, QC (...continue...
1 CD / Whaling City Sound / 2014-10-14Artists: The David Liebman Group
After 20 years of exploring free, collective improvisation with his former group, Liebman embarks on a brilliant new adventure, with a new generation of talented...continue...
1 CD / / 2014-10-14Artists: Ndidi Onukwulu/Ndidi
1 CD / / 2014-10-14Artists: Jordan Officer
1 CD / Effendi / 2014-10-14Tracks: Nothing Toulouse; Blues For My Baby; Impulsions; Le Chant; Do It; Sortie Ste Thérèse; Ballad For My Soul; Awareness
Artists: André Leroux/Alain Boyer/Michel Morissette/Gaétan Daigneault/Jean C
Known for his drive and virtuosity, Quebec-based guitarist and composer Michel Morissette has often graced the stage at the Montreal International Jazz Festival and at...continue...
Personnel: Alain Boyer (drums); Michel Morissette (guitar); Gaétan Daigneault (piano, Fender Rhodes piano); Jean Cyr (upright bass).
Audio Mixer: François Arbour.
1 CD / Whaling City Sound / 2014-10-14Tracks: Motif; Buddy's Rendezvous; Snowfall; Mrs. T; Bittersweet; Flashback; Steppin' Out; Morning Of The Leaves; Conflict; Swingin' At The Cookie; Bop'n Bob Don't Stop
Artists: Greg Abate/Greg Abate Quartet
On his new Whaling City Sound disc, Motif, hornman Greg Abate presents Exhibit A to prove he belongs near the top of the list when...continue...
Personnel: Greg Abate (flute, soprano saxophone, alto saxophone, baritone saxophone); Tim Ray (piano); Mark Walker (drums).
Audio Mixer: Peter Kontrimas.
Liner Note Author: Greg Abate....continue...
1 CD / Effendi / 2014-10-14Tracks: Lying Sun; Nuit Blanche; Longing; Genie Is Out; Getting YOunger; Field of Dreams; Morganic; Just a Thought; Hedge Maze
Artists: John Roney/Martin Auguste/Morgan Moore/Tevet Sela
The Israeli-born, Montreal based saxophonist, flutist, capable bassist and composer Tevet Sela weaves together elements of soulful Jazz-funk with African and Middle Eastern music. This...continue...
Personnel: John Roney (piano); Martin Auguste (drums); Tevet Sela (soprano saxophone, alto saxophone).
Audio Mixer: Tim Gowdy.
Recording information: Studio 451, Montreal.
1 CD / Navona Records / 2014-10-14Tracks: Royal Blue Trickle Suite For Piano, The; Petite Dirge; Hard Listening (Series For Solo Concert Piano): For Victor Young; Hard Listening (Series For Solo Concert Piano): Score For a Film With an Inter...
Artists: Mitch Hampton
As composer and pianist Mitch Hampton admits, Hard Listening, his debut solo album on Navona Records, "aims to dissolve all boundaries of style or taste,"...continue...
Personnel: Mitch Hampton (piano).
Audio Mixer: Andy Happel.
Recording information: Futura Productions, Roslindale, MA (11/11/2013).
Editor: Andy Happel.
2 CD / American Jazz Classics / 2014-10-14Artists: Duke Ellington
2 CD / Soundtrack Factory / 2014-10-14Artists: Leonard Bernstein
3 CD / Essential Jazz Classics / 2014-10-14Artists: Dave Brubeck/The Dave Brubeck Quartet/Paul Desmond
2 CD / Essential Jazz Classics / 2014-10-14Artists: Stan Getz (Sax)/Stan Getz Quartet (Sax)
Recorded during Stan Getz's lengthy stay in Copenhagen, the influential tenorman is in excellent form for these quartet performances with a Danish rhythm section. The repertoire is mostly standards wi...continue...
1 CD / Hoo Doo Records / 2014-10-14Artists: Joey Dee/Joey Dee & the Starliters
"Shimmy Baby, Pt. 1," a lively early-'60s rocking studio performance with overdubbed applause and glasses tinkling, easily melts into a creative Hawaiian instrumental from Eden Ahbez entitled "Lonely ...continue...
1 CD / Essential Jazz Classics / 2014-10-14Artists: Thelonious Monk/Thelonious Monk Trio
1 CD / Hoo Doo Records / 2014-10-14Artists: Johnnie Ray (Vocal)
1 CD / Soundtrack Factory / 2014-10-14Artists: Henry Mancini
1 CD / Allegro / 2014-10-14Tracks: Mr. Bone; Splendid Night; Love is On Our Way; Djavan; Allegre; Funky Man; Palco; No No No; Love is On Our Way; [Untitled]
Artists: Raul de Souza
Personnel: Raul de Souza (flugelhorn, trombone); Allegre Correa (vocals, guitar); Maria Pentschev (vocals); Alegre Corrêa (guitar); Harry Sokal (tenor saxophone); Christian Radovan (trombone); Id...continue...
10 CD / Masterworks / 2014-10-14Artists: Various Artists
1 CD / American Jazz Classics / 2014-10-14Artists: Dinah Washington
Don Elliott (Trumpet)/Jerry Wald/Bill Evans (Piano): The Mello Sound of Don Elliott/Listen To The Music Of Jerry Wald
1 CD / Solar Records / 2014-10-14Artists: Don Elliott (Trumpet)/Jerry Wald/Bill Evans (Piano)
1 CD / Essential Jazz Classics / 2014-10-14Artists: Chet Baker (Trumpet/Vocals/Composer)/Chet Baker Quartet/Russ Freeman (Piano)
2 CD / Solar Records / 2014-10-14Artists: Thelonious Monk/Thelonious Monk Quartet
2 CD / Hoo Doo Records / 2014-10-14Artists: Various Artists
1 CD / Songlines / 2014-10-14Tracks: Walk In the Rain, A; Forgiveness; Daylight; Trish; Barber Shop; Ironbound; Redux #2: Daylight; Prepaid Funeral; Fisrt Light; Sweeter Than the Day; Disingenuous Firefight; At the Reception; Redux #4: ...
Artists: Royal Room Collective Music Ensemble/Wayne Horvitz (Composer/Keyboard)
Personnel: Beth Fleenor (clarinet); Ivan Arteaga, Kate Olson, Greg Sinabaldi, Sherik (saxophone); Samantha Boshnack, Al Keith, Steve O'Brien, Steve O'Brien (trumpet); Jacob Herring, Willem De Koch, Na...continue...
1 CD / Jazzed Media / 2014-10-14Tracks: Fungii Mama; Grantstand; Search For Peace; Pannonica; Hi-Fly; Hangin' At Slug's; Melody For C; Autumn In New York; Spiral
Artists: Steve Heckman Quartet/Quintet/Steve Heckman
Personnel: Steve Heckman (tenor saxophone, baritone saxophone); Howard Alden (guitar); Matt Clark (Hammond b-3 organ); Akira Tana (drums)....continue...
1 CD / Songlines / 2014-10-14Tracks: Praha; Eupnea; Thalassa; Totemic, Pt. I; Totemic, Pt. II; Respire; Oslo From Above; Air; Grundtvig Coral; Motels Mono; Hiro; Sweep; Laglio; Statolith; Comacina Dreaming
Personnel: Sissel Vera Pettersen (vocals, soprano saxophone, electronics); Mikkel Ploug (acoustic guitar, electric guitar); Joachim Badenhorst (clarinet, bass clarinet).
Audio Mixer: Jan Erik K...continue...
4 CD / / 2014-10-14Artists: Various Artists