1 CD / ECM Records (USA) / 2016-02-26Tracks: Here Tomorrow; Window Goodbyes; Smooth Descent; Heist; Gone Today, Here Tomorrow; I to I; Scratch; Shush; Quiver; Do Over
Artists: Drew Gress (Double Bass)/Gary Versace/Ralph Alessi Quartet/Nasheet Waits/Ralph Alessi
Trumpeter Ralph Alessi's ECM leader debut - 2013's Baida - was the album where "everything came together for him," according to Nate Chinen in a...continue...
Personnel: Drew Gress (double bass); Gary Versace (piano); Nasheet Waits (drums); Ralph Alessi (trumpet).
Audio Mixers: James A. Farber; Manfred Eicher; Ralph Alessi.
1 CD / Alfi / 2016-02-26Tracks: Chase Scene, The; Monkey's Wedding; Making Joseph's Coffee; Her Neck of the Woods; Seeds; Just Another Rumour; Brick Lane; Too Out
Artists: Darryn Farrugia
Recording information: Oaklands Productions, Melbourne....continue...
1 CD / Jazzhaus / 2016-02-26Artists: Quincy Jones
The Ludwigshafen Concert allows further insight into the artistic inner life of Jone's superb and uncommonly vital orchestra. The team consisted of a number of...continue...
1 CD / Royal Potato Family Records / 2016-02-26Tracks: Pops; Bongo Joe; Dogs; Morphine Drip/Lento; There's No Fire; Melon Ball; Nails
Personnel: Brian Haas (piano); Mike Dillon (vibraphone, percussion); James Singleton (upright bass); Johnny Vidacovich (drums).
Audio Mixers: Bill Palmer; Brian Haas.
1 CD / Ubiquity Recordings / 2016-02-26Tracks: Sophia; Scion; Grow; Far Far Away; Far Far Away; Far Far Away; I Am We; Twister; Cave; Golden
Artists: United Vibrations
Recording information: The Midi Music Company; Vibes & Pressure Studios....continue...
1 CD / Cantaloupe / 2016-02-26Tracks: Drumkit Quartet #51; Drumkit Quartet #1; Drumkit Quartet #3: Mvt 1; Drumkit Quartet #3: Mvt 2; Drumkit Quartet #3: Mvt 3; Drumkit Quartet #6; Drumkit Quartet #50; Drumkit Quartet #54; Drumkit Quartet...
Artists: So Percussion
Drumkit Quartets actually goes well beyond the drumkit - which is to be expected, given the feverishly creative strengths of the artists behind the recording....continue...
Audio Mixers: Pat Burns; Glenn Kotche; So Percussion.
Liner Note Author: Glenn Kotche.
Recording information: The Loft, Chicago.
Editors: Pat Burns; Glenn Kotche; So Percussion....continue...
1 CD / United States of Distribution / 2016-02-26Tracks: White City Blues; Lady bountiful; Out of the Long Dark; Something for MR Jelly Lord
Artists: Nucleus (UK)
Personnel: Brian Smith (alto flute, soprano saxophone, tenor saxophone); Ian Carr (trumpet, flugelhorn); Geoff Castle (keyboards, Moog synthesizer); Roger Sellers (drums).
Liner Note Author: Ro...continue...
1 CD / RareNoise Records / 2016-02-26Tracks: Strength & Power; Cobalt Is a Divine; Bedroom, The; Luminescent; Dunn's Falls; Struttin' for Jah Jah
Artists: Balázs Pándi/Jamie Saft/Roswell Rudd/Trevor Dunn (Composer/Bass Gui
Personnel: Balázs Pándi (drums); Jamie Saft (piano); Roswell Rudd (trombone); Trevor Dunn (acoustic bass).
Audio Mixer: Jamie Saft.
Recording information: Potterville Internati...continue...
1 CD / Chaos Collective / 2016-02-26Artists: Huw Williams
1 CD / / 2016-02-26Tracks: Dindi; De Você eu Gosto; Discussao; Sem Você; Fotografia; Janelas Abertas; Demais O Que Tinha de Ser; Felicidade, A; Canta Canta Mais; So Em Teus Braços; Esquecendo Você; Eu Perci...
Artists: Sylvia Telles
1 CD / ECM Records (USA) / 2016-02-26Tracks: Your Grief; I See You; Imagine the Fog Disappearing; Castle in Heaven, A; Journey of Life; I Refuse; What Was Said to the Rose/O Sacred Head; Way You Play My Heart, The; Rull; Source of Now, The; Swe...
Artists: Simin Tander/Tord Gustavsen/Jarle Vespestad
"What Was Said" brings new colors to Tord Gustavsen's musical palette. His new project introduces the entrancing German-Afghan vocalist Simin Tander, and builds upon the...continue...
Personnel: Tord Gustavsen (piano, bass synthesizer, electronics); Jarle Vespestad (drums).
Recording information: Rainbow Studio, Oslo (04/2015).
Photographers: Francesco Saggio; Oyvind ...continue...
1 CD / Concord / 2016-02-26Artists: Nathan East/Bob James
Recorded in five studios in Nashville and nearby Franklin, Tennessee, The New Cool is something of a follow-up to Nathan East's self-titled 2014 album, though it's billed to the bassist and his fellow...continue...
2 CD / Eremite / 2016-02-19Tracks: [Untitled]; [Untitled]; [Untitled]; [Untitled]; [Untitled]
Personnel: Daniel Carter, Sabir Mateen (reeds); Tom Bruno (drums).
Liner Note Author: Michael Ehlers.
Recording information: 11/13/1999.
Photographers: Tony Getsug; Joshua Abrams;...continue...
2 CD / Essential Jazz Classics / 2016-02-19Artists: Clifford Brown (Jazz)/Max Roach
3 CD / Hoo Doo Records / 2016-02-19Artists: Jack Kerouac
1 CD / Hoo Doo Records / 2016-02-19Artists: Charlie Feathers
4 CD / Essential Jazz Classics / 2016-02-19Artists: Charlie Parker (Sax)
Charlie Parker's historic Dial sessions have been reissued in a variety of ways over the years. This is especially true since the advent of the compact disc. These sessions not only capture Parker's a...continue...
3 CD / Essential Jazz Classics / 2016-02-19Artists: Jazz at the Philharmonic
1 CD / Soul Jam / 2016-02-19Artists: Skip James
1 CD / Jazz Village / 2016-02-19Artists: Ian Shaw
Twice winner of the BBC Jazz Award for Best Vocalist, Ian Shaw's return to working with the singer-with-trio format has him teaming up with the...continue...
2 CD / Jazz Village / 2016-02-19Artists: Rosemary Standley
On A Queen of Hearts, French-American vocalist Rosemary Standley, better known as the singer for the band Moriarty, turns her vocal talents to the cabaret...continue...
1 CD / Jazz Village / 2016-02-19Tracks: Cornichons, Les; Alors Raconte; Blues Du Dentiste, Le; Chansonnette, La; Medley Sambas: Brigitte Bardot/Si Tu Vas à Rio (Madureira Chorou); Tu Veux Ou Tu Veux Pas; Scoubidous (Des Pommes. Des Po...
Artists: Le Grand Orchestre du Splendid
Le Splendid is the name of a Paris café-théâtre founded in the 1970s by a collective of writers and actors. The members of the company...continue...
Personnel: Antoine Hurault (chant, guitar); Philippe Duchesne (chant, saxophone); Frédéric Thibault (chant, piano); Paul Maucourt, Lou Volt, Michel Winogradoff, Xavier Thibault , Alice Morva...continue...
1 CD / Delmark (Label) / 2016-02-19Tracks: Jeep Is Jumpin', The; Prisoner of Love; Cajon, El; Funk in Deep Freeze; Appel Direct (Direct Call); Relaxing; One Morning in May; Catch Me; Ela É Carioca; Freak of the Week
Artists: Andy Brown Quartet
Personnel: Andy Brown (guitar); Jeremy Kahn (piano); Phil Gratteau (drums).
Audio Mixer: Scott Steinman.
Liner Note Author: Jim Carlton.
Recording information: Electrical Audio, C...continue...
Jack DeJohnette/Pat Metheny/Pat Metheny Group/Charlie Haden: Montreal Live '89: Festival Internationale De Jazz De Montreal '89
1 CD / Hi Hat / 2016-02-19Tracks: Blues for Pat; Announcement; Bat, The; Announcement; Calling, Pt. 1, The; Calling, Pt. 2, The; Announcement; Segment
Artists: Jack DeJohnette/Pat Metheny/Pat Metheny Group/Charlie Haden
1 CD / Hi Hat / 2016-02-19Tracks: Mr. Pastorius; Tutu
Artists: Miles Davis/Miles Davis Octet
Personnel: Miles Davis (trumpet, synthesizer); Joe Foley McCreary (guitar); Kenny Garrett (flute, alto saxophone); Adam Holzman, Kei Akagi (synthesizer); Ricky Wellman (drums); Munyungo Jackson (percu...continue...
1 CD / Zeitkratzer / 2016-02-19Tracks: Aus Den Sieben Tagen: Unbegrenzt; Aus Den Sieben Tagen: Verbindung; Aus Den Sieben Tagen: Nachtmusik; Aus Den Sieben Tagen: Intensität; Aus Den Sieben Tagen: Setz Die Segel Zur Sonne
Artists: Zeitkratzer/Keiji Haino
Audio Mixer: Martin Wurmnest.
Recording information: Jahrhunderthalle Bochum, Ruhrtriennale.
Photographer: Vanessa Gageos....continue...
1 CD / Zeitkratzer / 2016-02-19Tracks: Kore: [Part 1]; Kore: [Part 2]; Kore: [Part 3]; Kore: [Part 4]
Artists: Zeitkratzer/Reinhold Friedl
Audio Mixer: Ralf Meinz.
Recording information: Klub Katarakt, Kampnagel Hamburg, Germany (01/2013)....continue...
1 CD / / 2016-02-19Artists: Lee Morgan
Personnel: Lee Morgan (trumpet); Sonny Clark (piano); Doug Watkins (bass); Art Taylor (drums).
Producer: Alfred Lion.
Reissue producer: Michael Cuscuna.
Recorded on November 18, 1...continue...
1 CD / Subtext / 2016-02-19Tracks: depart as air dx stop ??/? /dt somewhere = +?ú(? sigma*(y waiting -x) v)=0 ??/dy/dt for = you x dim; eidolons beginning p = (mýA ý am to (rho-z)-y ?t+(? see to wait dz/dt = it ...
Artists: Paul Jebanasam
Audio Mixer: James Ginzburg.
Sri Lanka-born Paul Jebanasam started the Subtext label with Roly Porter and Emptyset's James Ginzburg, and like those artists, he first emerged during the mid-2000...continue...
1 CD / / 2016-02-19Artists: Sonny Clark/Sonny Clark Trio
Personnel: Sonny Clark (piano); Paul Chambers (bass); Philly Joe Jones (drums).
Producer: Alfred Lion.
Reissue producer: Michael Cuscuna.
Recorded at Van Gelder Studios, Hackensac...continue...
1 CD / / 2016-02-19Artists: Sonny Rollins
1 CD / Sonorama / 2016-02-19Tracks: Fish This Week; Santander; Vacushna; Uptown, The; Sister Sadie; Lover Man; Fata Morgana Altmira
Artists: The Red Bahnik Trio
Personnel: The Red Bahnik Trio (piano); Mani Neumeier (drums).
Recording information: 02/22/1963.
Director: Mani Neumeier....continue...
1 CD / / 2016-02-19Artists: Cannonball Adderley
Personnel: Julian "Cannonball" Adderley (alto saxophone); Miles Davis (trumpet); Hank Jones (piano); Sam Jones (bass); Art Blakey (drums).
Recorded at the Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, New Jer...continue...
1 CD / / 2016-02-19Artists: Jaimeo Brown Transcendence/Jaimeo Brown
1 CD / / 2016-02-19Artists: Horace Parlan
Personnel: Horace Parlan (piano); George Tucker (bass); Al Harewood (drums).
Producer: Alfred Lion.
Reissue producer: Michael Cuscuna.
Recorded at the Van Gelder Studio, Englewood...continue...
1 CD / / 2016-02-19Artists: Hank Mobley
The Rudy Van Gelder Edition of SOUL STATION includes an essay by Bob Blumenthal.
Personnel: Hank Mobley (tenor saxophone); Wynton Kelly (piano); Paul Chambers (bass); Art Blakey (drums).
1 CD / / 2016-02-19Artists: Kenny Dorham
'Round About Midnight at the Cafe Bohemia is a live 1956 album from trumpeter Kenny Dorham. Recorded at the Greenwich Village jazz club Cafe Bohemia, the album features Dorham backed by guitarist Kenn...continue...
1 CD / / 2016-02-19Artists: John Coltrane
Personnel: John Coltrane (tenor saxophone); Lee Morgan (trumpet); Curtis Fuller (trombone); Kenny Drew (piano); Paul Chambers (bass); Philly Joe Jones (drums).
Recorded at Van Gelder Studio, Ha...continue...
1 CD / / 2016-02-19Artists: Kenny Burrell
The Rudy Van Gelder Edition of MIDNIGHT BLUE includes an essay by Bob Blumenthal.
Personnel: Kenny Burrell (guitar); Stanley Turrentine (tenor saxophone); Major Holley, Jr. (bass); Bill English...continue...
1 CD / / 2016-02-19Artists: Jutta Hipp
1 CD / Redeye Music Distribution / 2016-02-19Tracks: After the End; Nothing Is What It Seems; Secret Meeting; Sand
Artists: Travis Laplante/Peter Evans (Trumpet)
Personnel: Travis Laplante (tenor saxophone); Peter Evans (trumpet).
Audio Mixers: Travis Laplante; Ryan Power.
Recording information: The Bunker Studio, Brooklyn, NY (04/08/2015)....continue...
1 CD / Must Have Jazz / 2016-02-19Tracks: Captain's Refusal; Hypochondriac's Fun; Good Intentions; Reader's Choice; Heritage Deja Vu; Forgotten Nickname; Owner, The; Town in Flames, A; I Remember Julie; Overweight and Overblown
Artists: Ed Motta
Perpetual Gateways is Ed Motta's first album recorded in the U.S. It's only the second time he's worked with another producer, Kamau Kenyatta (Gregory Porter).The Brazilian songwriter, singer, multi-i...continue...
1 CD / Criss Cross / 2016-02-19Tracks: Taking Shape; Incantation; Hop Scotch; Apple Street; Way to Her; King; Queen and the Princess; Stablemates; Beautiful Intuition; Thought for the Day; Skippy; Prelude to Real Life
Artists: Donald Edwards
Personnel: Donald Edwards (drums); David Gilmore (guitar); Walter Smith III (tenor saxophone); David Stoller (piano, Fender Rhodes piano, organ); Nicholas Payton (piano, Fender Rhodes piano); Orrin Ev...continue...
1 CD / Origin / 2016-02-19Tracks: Waltz for Debby; Tom Thumb; Waltz for Debby, La; Tom Thumb; Mesha, La; Manhattan Style; Craft, The; Twister; Bolero; Good and Terrible la Mesha
Artists: Ark Ovrutski Quintet
Personnel: Michael Thomas (soprano saxophone, alto saxophone); Michael Dease (trombone); Hélio Alves (piano); Duduka Da Fonseca (drums).
Recording information: Kaleidoscope Sound, Union Ci...continue...
1 CD / Criss Cross / 2016-02-19Tracks: Falling Out; King of the Mountain; Wingspan; Reflections; Olvidame; Who Cares?; Samba De Igor; Big O's Blues
Artists: Conrad Herwig/Conrad Herwig Quintet/Igor Butman
Personnel: Conrad Herwig (trombone); Igor Butman (tenor saxophone); Alex Sipiagin (trumpet, flugelhorn); Dave Kikoski (piano); Jeff "Tain" Watts (drums).
Audio Mixer: David Darlington.
1 CD / Fuzzy Music / 2016-02-19Tracks: Side Man Blue; I Remember Clifford [Quintet Version]; Rhythm Changes; Like Some Song [Take 1] - (take); Burnin'; St. Jimmy's; Side Man Blue (Combo); Side Man Bop [Take 2] - (take); Song for a Friend;...
Artists: Peter Erskine
Personnel: Peter Erskine (drums); Rolf Römer (clarinet, tenor saxophone); Andy Haderer (trumpet); Frank Chastenier (piano); Warren Leight.
Liner Note Author: Peter Erskine.
1 CD / Criss Cross / 2016-02-19Tracks: You and the Night and the Music; Jed's Place; October in Kiev; Yes or No; Jumping Michael; Infant Eyes; Night Has a Thousand Eyes, The; Blues for Gerry; Spring Feelings
Artists: Misha Tsiganov
Personnel: Misha Tsiganov (piano); Seamus Blake (tenor saxophone); Alex Sipiagin (trumpet, flugelhorn); Donald Edwards (drums).
Audio Mixer: David Darlington.
Liner Note Author: Ted Pank...continue...
1 CD / Blue Line Music / 2016-02-19Tracks: So What; R. J.; Little One; Pinocchio; All Blues; Drum Solo; Elegy; Orbits/Paraphernalia; Eighty One/The Sorcerer; Pee Wee
Artists: Various Artists
Unknown Contributor Roles: Herbie Hancock; Ron Carter ; Tony Williams ; Wallace Roney; Wayne Shorter....continue...
1 CD / Rivermont / 2016-02-19Tracks: Chicago (That Toddlin' Town); Siboney; Colonel Bogey March; Mississippi Rag; By the Beautiful Sea; I Miss My Swiss; Beer Barrel Polka; Song of the Fir Tree; Oh! Susanna; Dardanella; Illinois Loyalty;...
Artists: Ethan Uslan
Liner Note Author: Ethan Uslan.
Recording information: Concentrix Music and Sound Design, Inc., Charlotte, Nor (2015).
Photographer: Lynn Redmile....continue...
1 CD / Drag City / 2016-02-19Tracks: To Melt the Moon; Sin Eaters, The; Spiro Agnew; Hard Times Befall the Door-to-Door Glass Shard Salesman; Mondays Are Free at the Hermetic Museum
Recording information: Black Dirt Studio (01/2015).
On their third full-length as Rangda, drummer Chris Corsano and guitarists Ben Chasny and Sir Richard Bishop sharpen their focus considerably...continue...