2 CD / Universal / 2016-06-24Tracks: Okiedoke Incomplete - (previously unreleased); Okiedoke Alternate Take - (previously unreleased); Okiedoke Incomplete - (previously unreleased); Okiedoke Alternate Take - (previously unreleased); Oki...
Artists: Charlie Parker (Sax)
Co-produced and with detailed liner notes by Phil Schaap, the world's pre-eminent Bird scholar, this collection features 58 previously unknown takes. These previously grounded performances...continue...
Liner Note Author: Phil Schaap.
Recording information: Mercury Studios (01/1949); New York City (01/1949); Mercury Studios (03/12/1951); New York City (03/12/1951); Mercury Studios (05/04/1949/...continue...
1 CD / Far Out Recordings / 2016-06-24Artists: Azymuth
Outubro is Azymuth's tribute recording, in a sense, to their Brazilian brothers and sisters. It leans heavily on José Roberto Bertami's Fender Rhodes as a direct means of communication, with gorg...continue...
1 CD / International Anthem / 2016-06-24Tracks: Executive Life; Para Ha Tay; Here Comes Ezra; Visions; Jrifted; How Fun It Is to Year Whip; Get Dressed; Cliche
Artists: Jeff Parker (Guitar)
Personnel: Jeff Parker (electric guitar, electric piano, Wurlitzer organ, Mellotron, synthesizer, midi, drum programming); Ruby Parker (vocals); Paul Bryan (electric guitar, bass guitar); Josh Johnson...continue...
1 CD / Shanachie / 2016-06-24Tracks: Love Born in Flames - (featuring Stuart Zender); Just Say Nothing; Everyday Grind; Racing Through the Bends Maysa; Love's Revival; Selfishly; Love Be the Messenger; I See the Light; Echoes of Utopia;...
Liner Note Author: Bluey....continue...
1 CD / Sunnyside / 2016-06-24Tracks: String Finger; Ginger Something; Eye Factory; Bucky's Blues; Either Way; Slow Ships; Saturday Song; Alhambros; Forever Green; Strawberry Jam; While You Sleep; Windmill Hill
Artists: Chris Cheek
Audio Mixer: Aaron Nevezie.
Recording information: Supertone Studios, Estivella, Spain (07/2015)....continue...
1 CD / Entertainment One Music / 2016-06-24Tracks: Do Something Real; Armenia in the Sky - (featuring Hanson); Him or Me; I Love You No More; Tell Me; It Takes a Lot to Laugh, a Train to Cry; Let the Mystery Be; Idea; Cactus, Les; I Can Only Give You...
Artists: Bun E. Carlos
Photographer: Mike Casale.
Having brilliantly beat the skins for Cheap Trick, one of America's great rock bands, since 1975, Bun E. Carlos has nothing to prove to anyone. Except perhaps the mem...continue...
1 CD / eOne / 2016-06-24Tracks: Wild Tales; Sundance; Flamenco Beach; My Promise to You; Reach Higher; Dreamcatcher; Wonderland; Kings Road; Golden Child; True Stories
Artists: The Rippingtons
Audio Mixer: Russ Freeman .
Recording information: Midas Studios; Surfboard Studios, Marina Del Rey, CA....continue...
1 CD / JSP Records / 2016-06-24Tracks: Return of Honk, The; Camilla's Hop; Mama Don't; Fruit Boots - (featuring Ray Gelato); Big Legged Woman; They Killed Crazy Horse; Castle Rock - (featuring Ray Gelato); Why Oh Why; Blues for T-Bone; Do...
Artists: Joe Houston/Otis Grand
Personnel includes: Joe Houston (vocals, alto & tenor saxophones); Ray Gelato, Peter Beck (tenor & baritone saxophones); Dave Priseman (trumpet); Steve Diamond (piano, Hammond B-3 organ); Dave Rowberr...continue...
1 CD / RareNoise Records / 2016-06-24Artists: Balázs Pándi/Keiji Haino/Merzbow
1 CD / Tzadik Records / 2016-06-24Tracks: Mitochondrial Ballet; Aura Aurora; Afterimage, Before; Efflorescence; On the Restless Seas of Time; Our Cells Know
Artists: Robert Dick
Personnel: Robert Dick (contrabass flute).
Audio Mixer: James Dellacatoma.
Liner Note Author: Robert Dick.
Recording information: Orange Sound, NJ (02/25/2016)....continue...
1 CD / Al Maslakh / 2016-06-24Tracks: Nashaz; Schwankung I; Kurve Gekratzt; Schwankung II; Hirak Munharif
Artists: Andrea Neumann/Michael Vorfeld/Sharif Sehnaoui/Michael Thieke
1 CD / Challenge Classics / 2016-06-24Artists: Marutyri (Rotterdam Jazz/Funk)
1 Blu-Ray Video / / 2016-06-24Artists: David Newman (Film Composer)
Tributee: James Horner....continue...
1 CD / Efpi Records / 2016-06-24Artists: Johnny Hunter (Drums)/Johnny Hunter Quartet
1 CD / Robinsongs / 2016-06-24Tracks: Black Widow; Flamingo; Quiet Village (Cha-Cha-Cha); Moonglow; Theme from "Picnic"; Jaws; Baia; Turning Point; Dragonfly; Towering Toccata; Frances' Theme (From Day of the Animals); Macumba; Eagles in...
Artists: Lalo Schifrin (Composer)
1 CD / Cuneiform Records / 2016-06-24Tracks: Kort Hilsen; Sayembara; Naked O; Majken; Globus; Sir William; Barbro Violet; Slakt Sving; I Just Did Say Something
Personnel: Atle Nymo (tenor saxophone); Magnus Broo (trumpet); Mattias Ståhl (vibraphone); Håkon Mjåset Johansen (drums).
Audio Mixers: Chico Jones; Ingebrigt Håker Flaten....continue...
1 CD / Cuneiform Records / 2016-06-24Tracks: Nightbreak; JFK Beagle; A-List; Philly; Peterborough; Rose-Colored Rhythm; If You Seek a Fox; Pure Poem; Newark Beagle; Mangold
Artists: Claudia Quintet
Personnel: Red Wierenga (accordion); Chris Speed (clarinet, tenor saxophone); Matt Moran (vibraphone); Drew Gress (acoustic bass); John Hollenbeck (drums, percussion).
Audio Mixer: Andy Taub....continue...
1 CD / Le Label / 2016-06-24Tracks: Blackened Cities
Artists: Melanie De Biasio
Personnel: Melanie De Biasio (chant, flute); Pascal Mohy (piano); Pascal Paulus (synthesizer, background vocals); Dré Pallemaerts (drums); Bart Vincent (background vocals).
1 CD / Cabin Music / 2016-06-24Artists: Tbelly
1 CD / Fledg'ling Records / 2016-06-24Tracks: Mock Orange; Whirligig; Jynjyg; Druid, The; Outside the Scorpion; Walrus; Hornpipe; Watershed; Rill-A-Ree
Artists: John Surman
Westering Home captures British reedist John Surman at his most melodic and soulful, channeling the audacity of previous outings to create music that's still daring but with a new emphasis on structur...continue...
1 CD / Whirlwind Recordings / 2016-06-24Artists: Donna Lewis
Donna Lewis' fifth studio effort, 2015's Brand New Day, is an intimate, jazz-infused covers album that finds the Welsh-born singer/pianist backed by maverick jazz trio the Bad Plus. Best known for her...continue...
1 CD / Fledg'ling Records / 2016-06-24Tracks: Cloudless Sky; Iron Man; Norwegian Steel/Septimus; Hinc Illae Lacrimae (Hence These Tears)/For Us All
Artists: John Surman
For Morning Glory, John Surman sets aside his signature baritone saxophone in favor of soprano sax, bass clarinet, and synthesizer -- the result is a record as radiant and beautiful as its title porte...continue...
1 CD / Edwards Music Productions / 2016-06-24Artists: Peter Edwards Trio
1 CD / Resonance / 2016-06-24Tracks: Something Happens to Me; Boy from Ipanema, The; Hi-Fly; Lover Man; You'd Be So Nice to Come; Home to; Isn't It Romantic?; Meditation; Just for a Thrill; Set Closer
Artists: Shirley Horn
First set of previously unreleased Shirley Horn music to be issued in over 10 years. Re-mastered audio from the original tapes. 60 page booklet of...continue...
1 CD / Brainfeeder / 2016-06-24Tracks: Loops; Hole, The; Drum Battle; They Are We; Platforming; Home; Move; Thought Not; Rounds; Not Love
Personnel: Ben Wendel (melodica, tenor saxophone); Shane Endsley (trumpet); Adam Benjamin (Fender Rhodes piano, keyboards); Kaveh Rastegar (electric bass); Nate Wood (drums).
Audio Mixer: Alfre...continue...
1 CD / Empress / 2016-06-24Tracks: Amundsen; On a Clear Day; Midnight Sun; Because; Fix You; Unrequited; Under Pressure; Si j'étais un Homme; It's Just Talk; Feelin' Groovy; La Llorona; I Don't Know Where I Stand; Sweet Thing; Mi...
Artists: Emilie-Claire Barlow
2 CD / BHM Productions / 2016-06-20Artists: Sun Ra
1 CD / / 2016-06-18Artists: The Corey Kendrick Trio
1 CD / / 2016-06-17Artists: Alison Lewis
1 CD / Ocean Street Records / 2016-06-17Tracks: Wine at the Beach; Suddenly; Ping Pong; New Sax Song; Bill's Beat; First Light; Endless Sumner; Gratitude; Morning Blue; Journey, The; Janine's Cha-Cha; Flight Deck
Artists: Will Sumner
Personnel: Will Sumner (guitar, keyboards, percussion); Janine Thomas, Rik Ogden, Jason Weber (saxophone).
Photographer: Susan LaCasse....continue...
3 CD / / 2016-06-17Artists: Various Artists
1 CD / Poll Winners Records / 2016-06-17Artists: Wes Montgomery
3 CD / / 2016-06-17Artists: Various Artists
2 CD / Decca / 2016-06-17Artists: Various Artists
1 CD / Lickety Split / 2016-06-17Artists: Stu Brown
1 CD / Essential Jazz Classics / 2016-06-17Artists: Philly Joe Jones/Sonny Rollins/Sonny Rollins Quartet
2 CD / Jackpot / 2016-06-17Artists: Édith Piaf
1 CD / Soul Jam / 2016-06-17Artists: Etta James
1 CD / High Note / 2016-06-17Tracks: Bye Bye Blackbird; But Beautiful; Young and Foolish; Fools Rush In; Can't We Be Friends?; Blame It on My Youth; I Did Not Know What Time It Was; I Can't Get Started; Blue Monk; When I Fall in Love
Artists: Houston Person/Ron Carter (Bass)
"Chemistry" is certainly an apt title for the latest Houston Person-Ron Carter duo album. Every tune is imbued with a rare sense of intimacy and...continue...
Audio Mixer: Rudy Van Gelder.
Liner Note Author: Allen Morrison.
Recording information: Van Gelder Recording Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ (12/22/2015).
Photographer: R. Andrew Lep...continue...
1 CD / Hubro / 2016-06-17Artists: Erlend Apneseth
2 CD / F-Ire / 2016-06-17Artists: John Martin (Cello)
1 CD / High Note / 2016-06-17Tracks: Moontrane, The; Obsequious; Book's Bossa; Ichi-Ban; Sun Bath; Invitation
Artists: Louis Hayes/Woody Shaw
"By no means is jazz dead - that's essentially why Louis Hayes and I formed this band. We really enjoy playing." So wrote Woody Shaw,...continue...
2 CD / My Kind of Music / 2016-06-17Artists: Various Artists
1 CD / Babel / 2016-06-17Artists: Michelson & Morley
1 CD / Woodward Avenue Records / 2016-06-17Tracks: Still Boppin' Along; Funk It Up; Florence; Simple Love, A; Strut Yo' Stuff; From the Other Side; Paris; Compared to Who?; Bourbon Street Boogie; JoJo
Artists: Jack Magnet
1 CD / Decca / 2016-06-17Artists: The Hot Sardines
French Fries illustrates the duality of the Hot Sardines ethos: a hot jazzy mix of foot stompin' blues on one side, and on the other,...continue...
1 CD / MPS Records / 2016-06-17Artists: Hamilton de Holanda
1 CD / ECM Records (USA) / 2016-06-17Tracks: Testamento; Arioso; Lacrimae; Battaglia; Parlando; Sospiro; Narrante; Silenzio; Lamento-Furioso
Artists: Mona Matbou Riahi/Golfam Khayam
ECM debut album of Golfam Khayam and Mona Matbou Riahi, otherwise known as the Naqsh Duo. The guitarist and clarinetist, both born in Teheran, have...continue...
1 CD / Uptown / 2016-06-17Tracks: I Hadn't Anyone Till You; Jeri Introduces Her Trio Members; Mad About the Boy; You Better Go Now; I'm in Love With the Honorable Mr. So and So; Dancing on the Ceiling; I Get a Kick out of You; Too La...
Artists: Jeri Southern
1 CD / Dub Store Records / 2016-06-17Artists: Ernest Ranglin