1 CD / Centaur Records / 2017-03-03Artists: Mario Lamar Hunter
Mario Lamar Hunter is an award-winning Woodwind Performer and seasoned music educator. He is known internationally as a top-notch professional musician with more than three...continue...
1 CD / Urtext / 2017-03-03Artists: Aaron Cruz/Abraham Barrera/Salvador Merchand
Recognized as one of the great Mexican composers of the 20th century, Manuel M. Ponce is the stare of the latest release from Urtext. In...continue...
1 CD / / 2017-03-03Artists: Fabio Mariani/Giorgio Rosciglione/Tiziana de Carolis
1 CD / Now Again Reserve / 2017-03-03Tracks: Baiame; Moulding of Red Earth; Nameless Children; Drought - Killing; New Life - Refusal; Shadow of Yaraan; Yowi - Spirit of Death; Flight of Yaraan; Endless Search; Entrance to Warrambol, Pt. 1 & 2; ...
Artists: Rob Thomsett
Audio Remasterer: Dave Cooley.
Liner Note Author: Jon Dale.
Recording information: Glo-Audio Studio, Canberra (1974/1975); Glo-Audio Studio, Canberra (1976)....continue...
1 CD / / 2017-03-03Artists: Wes Montgomery/Wes Montgomery Quartet
1 CD / / 2017-03-03Artists: Coleman Hawkins/Sonny Rollins
1 CD / / 2017-03-03Tracks: Potzdamer Platz; No. 9; Lyckig Resa; Bullet Train; Poet, The; Never Too Late; Twelve Tone Rag; Song for Jörgen; Dance of Masja; On the Banks of the Seine; Tväredet
Artists: Jan Lundgren
1 CD / Fledg'ling Records / 2017-03-03Tracks: Dawning; Journey Home, The; Carefree Days; Hindustan Nights; Elegy; Lay of the Land; Resolution; New Horizons
Artists: Brass Project/John Warren
1 CD / Jazz 'n' Arts / 2017-03-03Tracks: Waltz for Carlo; Voisins Imaginaires; Tr,nenmeer; Monument; Feeling Round; Souvenirs, Un; Sans Souveniers; Choral; PoSme Sans Mots; Mo
Artists: Alexandra Lehmler
1 CD / Jazzline Records / 2017-03-03Tracks: Keep It Up; Little Voice; Choros #3; Homecoming; Amazonias; One Times One; Daybreak
Artists: Vince Mendoza/WDR Big Band
1 CD / / 2017-03-03Artists: George Harrison
Hard as it is to believe, George Harrison, guitar picker, was also an electronic music pioneer, as these two lengthy, abstract tone poems for early-vintage Moog synthesizer reveal. A naif in the elect...continue...
1 CD / / 2017-03-03Tracks: For the Fallen; Uprising; Drum Battle; Anti-Hero; Balloonist, The; Mikie Lee; Profar; Carry On; Yes You; Austin Peralta
With a constantly evolving sound that incorporates electronic music, rock and hip-hop, Kneebody has established itself as one of the most forward-looking groups in jazz....continue...
Personnel: Ben Wendel (tenor saxophone); Shane Endsley (trumpet); Adam Benjamin (piano, Fender Rhodes piano, synthesizer); Kaveh Rastegar (bass guitar).
Audio Mixer: Nate Wood .
1 CD / Whirlwind Recordings / 2017-03-03Tracks: Alawain; Time Being; Sculpture #1, Phase Shift; Next 20, The; Teo; Sculpture #2, Tempus Funkit; One and Four; Lonely Woman; 53rd St. Theme; Sculpture #3, All the Things You Could Become in the Large ...
Artists: Tim Armacost
1 CD / Efpi Records / 2017-03-03Tracks: After Joshua; Maps; Birds; Creeping Commercialism; Shard; On the Opening of a Dwarf Sunflower; Chresmomancy; Mad Giant Bee; Sieve of Eratosthenes; Islands in the Green; Handbuilt By Robots
Artists: Madwort Saxophone Quartet
3 CD / Big 3 / 2017-03-03Artists: Cab Calloway
1 CD / Naxos of America / 2017-03-03Tracks: Five; Cells; Junk; Imaginary Limits; Past Tense; Asset or Liability; It's Strange Coming Back; Reverie of Lack; Semi-Quasars; Hemmingways
The Australian trio Trichotomy returns with The Known and the Unknown on Challenge Records. In a distinct step into new territory electronic sounds merge with...continue...
1 CD / Intuition / 2017-03-03Artists: Günter Sommer
This release of Gunter "Baby" Sommer is the ninth publication in the "European Jazz Legends" series. "We are called Gunter Baby Sommer's Quarteto Trionfale," the...continue...
1 CD / Spartacus / 2017-03-03Tracks: Apple Honey; Way Things Look Tonight, The; Blues March; Humpty Dumpty; Tam O' Shanter; Nefertiti; Things to Come; Bud Powell
Artists: Tommy Smith Youth Jazz Orchestra/Jim Locke
1 CD / CAM Jazz / 2017-03-03Tracks: Muchacho Jujeño; Danzón Cubano; Fuga Y Misterio; Old Adam; Niñas De Santa Fe, Las; Milonga Del Angel; I Got Rhythm Variations; Muerte Del Angel, La
Artists: Enrico Pieranunzi/Bruno Canino (Piano)
Personnel: Enrico Pieranunzi (piano); Bruno Canino (piano).
Liner Note Author: Brian Morton.
Recording information: Bauer Studios (12/08/2015-12/10/2015)....continue...
1 CD / Naxos of America / 2017-03-03Tracks: Luck Child (A.K.A. Sandbox); One Trick Pony; Song of Life; Blackbird; Fay; In a Sentimental Mood; Finding You; When Love Is New; Oh Shenandoah; Miniature No.7; House Is Not a Home, A; God Bless the C...
Artists: Fay Claassen
With this album, Luck Child, a long-standing wish of Dutch jazz singer Fay Claassen is fulfilled. It is an ode to youth and beauty with...continue...
1 CD / Retrieval / 2017-03-03Artists: Various Artists
Hot Dance Music and Jazz from Britain 1923-1936, is again a fine release by Retrieval Records, a division of Challenge Records. Retrieval is one of...continue...
1 CD / Blue Moon (Import) / 2017-03-03Artists: Bobby Hackett
1 CD / Woodville / 2017-03-03Tracks: Fat Cat; Lowest Common Denominator, The; Blip Blop; Sweet Pea; Phonus Bolonus; Pro-State Solution; Giladiator; Sun, Moon, Stars, Rain
Artists: Gilad Atzmon/Alan Barnes
1 CD / / 2017-03-03Artists: Jack Wilson (Piano US)
1 CD / / 2017-03-03Artists: Nina Simone
Nina Simone was on her way to becoming a major name by 1962, with her protest and civil rights songs granting her acclaim and recognition far beyond the jazz world. Sings Ellington is a change of pace...continue...
1 CD / / 2017-03-03Artists: Eddie Higgins
Pianist Eddie Higgins' third album as a leader (following an obscurity for Replica and a Vee Jay LP) features his regular Chicago-based trio of the era, a group with bassist Richard Evans and drummer ...continue...
1 CD / WPCR / 2017-03-03Tracks: Winter Weather; I Don't Know Why; There's a Small Hotel; Out of Nowhere; Aren't You Glad You're You; Remember; Together; Deep Purple; Always; Lover Come Back to Me; By the River Sainte Marie; Alone T...
Artists: Harry "Sweets" Edison (Trumpet)/Joe Williams (Vocals)
When singer Joe Williams left Count Basie's orchestra to go out on his own in early 1961, at first he co-led a group with veteran trumpeter Harry "Sweets" Edison. The Together set matches Williams and...continue...
1 CD / WPCR / 2017-03-03Tracks: Trav'lin' Light; Swamp People, The; Green Country, The (New England Mood); Forty-Second Street; Pickin' Em Up & Layin' Em Down; Lonely Time, The; Show Me the Way to Go Home; California Here I Come
Artists: Jimmy Giuffre
Personnel: Jimmy Giuffre (clarinet, tenor saxophone, baritone saxophone); Jim Hall (guitar); Bob Brookmeyer (trombone).
Liner Note Author: Nat Hentoff....continue...
1 CD / / 2017-03-03Artists: Johnny Smith
1 CD / / 2017-03-03Artists: Milt Jackson
Personnel: Milt Jackson (vibraphone); Cannonball Adderley (alto saxophone); Frank Foster, Lucky Thompson (tenor saxophone); Sahib Shihab (baritone saxophone); Joe Newman (trumpet); Jimmy Cleveland (tr...continue...
1 CD / / 2017-03-03Artists: Jack Teagarden
Cut at a series of sessions in late January and early February 1961, the music on Portrait of Mr. T is interchangeable with the content of The Dixie Sound, which came from the same sessions -- the dif...continue...
1 CD / / 2017-03-03Artists: Lennie Tristano
Tristano's piano solos are challenging and ambitious on these unaccompanied solo works, recorded between 1960 and 1962 (all except "You Don't Know What Love Is" Tristano originals). The variety and sh...continue...
1 CD / / 2017-03-03Artists: Sarah Vaughan
The Lonely Hours, Sarah Vaughan's contribution to the genre of saloon song LPs, doesn't have a stellar selection of material -- although of course nearly anything recorded by one of America's foremost...continue...
1 CD / / 2017-03-03Artists: Gene Harris
On this Fresh Sound CD, Gene Harris sounds more like Oscar Peterson than himself, since he had not yet developed the bluesy style that was the trademark of his many recordings for Concord during the l...continue...
1 CD / / 2017-03-03Artists: Zoot Sims
1 CD / Atlantic (Label) / 2017-03-03Tracks: Lover Come Back to Me; Comes Love; Lover Man; Pete's Alibi; Cheremoya; Jordu; Flamingo; Marcia Lee
Artists: Conte Candoli/Lou Levy
Personnel: Conte Candoli (trumpet); Lou Levy (piano); Bill Holman (tenor saxophone); Lawrence Marable (drums).
Liner Note Author: Bill Russo.
Trumpeter Conte Candoli and pianist Lou Levy...continue...
1 CD / WPCR / 2017-03-03Tracks: Perdido; Early Autumn; It Had to Be You; All Alone; Lullaby of Birdland; If I Knew Then; Indiana; Midnight Sun; Whiffenpoof Song; Shadrak; Old Man River; Chloe; Joshua Fit the Battle of Jericho
Artists: The Delta Rhythm Boys
1 CD / / 2017-03-03Artists: Dinah Washington
1 CD / / 2017-03-03Artists: Art Farmer/Art Farmer Quartet
1 CD / / 2017-03-03Artists: Ornette Coleman Double Quartet/Ornette Coleman
The 1998 reissue of FREE JAZZ contains all the original tracks and liner notes, plus additional tracks and rare photos.
Ornette Coleman Double Quartet: Ornette Coleman (alto saxophone); Freddie...continue...
1 CD / / 2017-03-03Artists: Roland Hanna
When Destry Rides Again, with music by Harold Rome, became a hit on Broadway, it was not a surprise that certain A&R men saw possibilities in producing jazz treatments of selections from this musical....continue...
1 CD / WPCR / 2017-03-03Tracks: Drum Also Waltzes, The; Nommo; Drums Unlimited; St. Louis Blues; For Big Sid; In the Red (A Xmas Carol)
Artists: Max Roach
Personnel: Max Roach (drums, cymbals).
Liner Note Author: Nat Hentoff.
Photographer: Ray Ross .
Other than a trio set with the legendary pianist Hasaan Ibn Ali, this set was Max R...continue...
1 CD / / 2017-03-03Artists: Jesse Powell
1 CD / / 2017-03-03Artists: Sonny Stitt
Sonny Stitt (doubling on alto and tenor) performs eight songs from Broadway shows on this LP while accompanied by a ten-piece group filled with all-stars. Except for "Hello Dolly," none of the materia...continue...
1 CD / WPCR / 2017-03-03Tracks: Backlash; Return of the Prodigal Son, The; Little Sunflower; On the Que-Tee; Up Jumped Spring; Echoes of Blue
Artists: Freddie Hubbard
Personnel: Freddie Hubbard (trumpet, flugelhorn); James Spaulding (alto saxophone, flute); Albert Dailey (piano); Bob Cunningham (bass); Otis Ray Appleton (drums); Ray Barretto (percussion).
1 CD / / 2017-03-03Artists: Coleman Hawkins/Milt Jackson
Personnel: Milt Jackson (vibraphone); Coleman Hawkins (tenor saxophone); Tommy Flanagan (piano); Kenny Burrell (guitar); Eddie Jones (bass) Connie Kay (drums).
Producer: Nesuhi Ertegun.
3 CD / / 2017-03-03Artists: Helene Martin
1 CD / / 2017-03-03Artists: Charles Mingus
Personnel: Charles Mingus (bass); George Adams (vocals, tenor saxophone); Jack Walrath (trumpet); Don Pullen (piano); Dannie Richmond (drums).
Recorded at Atlantic Recording Studios, New York, ...continue...
1 CD / / 2017-03-03Artists: Charles Mingus
Personnel: Charles Mingus (acoustic bass); George Adams (tenor saxophone); Jack Walrath, Marcus Belgrave (trumpet); Don Pullen (piano); Dannie Richmond (drums).
Recorded at Atlantic Recording S...continue...
1 CD / / 2017-02-24Artists: Francesco Di Giovanni