1 CD / / 2016-03-25Artists: Akiko
1 CD / / 2016-03-25Artists: Akiko
1 CD / / 2016-03-25Artists: Akiko
1 CD / Redeye Music Distribution / 2016-03-18Artists: Dave Stapleton/Deri Roberts
1 CD / Jazz Village / 2016-03-18Tracks: Muhammad's Market; Three Four; Afrik; New Yemenite Song; Bed-Stuy; Bass Hijaz (Intro to Ramat Gan); Ramat Gan; Ayalat Hen; Eser (Middle Eastern Funk)
Artists: Omer Avital
Bassist and composer Omer Avital has been praised by critics as, "extraordinary" (The New York Times), "a pioneer in combining jazz with myriad world music...continue...
Personnel: Alexander Levin (soprano saxophone, tenor saxophone); Ofri Nehemya (tenor saxophone); Asaf Yuria (piano); Yonathan Avishai (double bass).
Audio Mixer: Philippe Teissier Du Cros.
1 CD / ECM Records (USA) / 2016-03-18Tracks: Passage; All Becomes Alive; Empty Mind Receives, The; Labyrinths; Divine Courage, A; Uncut Emeralds; Cold Fire, A; Notes on Water; Marian Anderson
Artists: Vijay Iyer/Wadada Leo Smith
Vijay Iyer has previously played extensively with Wadada in Smith's Golden Quartet, but this album, produced by Manfred Eicher, is the first documentation of their...continue...
Personnel: Vijay Iyer (piano, Fender Rhodes piano, electronics); Wadada Leo Smith (trumpet).
Liner Note Author: Vijay Iyer.
Recording information: Avatar Studios, New York (10/2015).
1 CD / High Note / 2016-03-18Tracks: Easy to Remember; Exactly Like You; Funny (Not Much); That's My Girl; Maybe It's Because I Love You Too Much; Best Man, The; Sweet Lorraine; Love Is the Thing; Jet; Mona Lisa; It's Only a Paper Moon;...
Artists: Freddy Cole
When Freddy Cole is asked why he is finally releasing a tribute to his legendary older brother, who left this world 50 years ago, his...continue...
Personnel: Randy Napoleon (guitar); John Di Martino (piano); Quentin Baxter (drums).
Audio Mixer: Katherine Miller.
Liner Note Author: Will Friedwald.
Recording information: Teane...continue...
1 CD / Highnote Records, Inc. / 2016-03-18Tracks: On the Real Side; Message to Jim Hall; Message From Jim Hall; Nice Lady; Sound for Sore Ears; When a Man Loves a Woman; Saving All My Love for You; Jive Hoot; Haunted Heart; Biskit; He's Gone Away
Artists: Russell Malone
Ever since he hit the national scene, in the late 1980s, Russell Malone has made two things very clear. First, he plays with exquisite taste,...continue...
Personnel: Russell Malone (guitar); Rick Germanson (piano); Willie Jones III (drums).
Liner Note Author: Donald Elfman.
Recording information: Systems Two Recodings Studios, Brooklyn, NY...continue...
1 CD / Tzadik Records / 2016-03-18Tracks: Menina; Trovao; Kong; Bala; Tarde [Homage to Luiz Vieira]; Hammer; Aguidavi; From the Belly; T Rex Constitution; Love Song; Under the Influence; Menina (Interlude)
Artists: Cyro Baptista
Personnel: Cyro Baptista (vocals, percussion); Vincent Segal (cello); Tim Keiper (drum set).
Audio Mixer: David Darlington.
Liner Note Author: Cyro Baptista.
1 CD / Sunnyside / 2016-03-18Tracks: My Shining Hour; Ah Moore; Pawnbroker; All the Rest Is the Same; Feeling Within; Carousel; Lonely Town; This Is New; I Waited for You
Artists: Steve Kuhn Trio (Piano)
Personnel: Steve Kuhn (piano); Steve Swallow (electric bass); Joey Baron (drums).
Audio Mixer: Katsuhiko Naito.
Recording information: Avatar Studios, NYC (08/07/2015).
2 CD / Universal / 2016-03-18Tracks: Lord's Prayer; He Has Made Me Glad; Precious Lord; Old Rugged Cross; NaaNaaNaa; That Is Why I'm Happy; If You're Happy; Giant Steps; All Is Fair in Love; Yesterday; I Want to Be Ready
Artists: Cory Henry
Songwriter, producer and organist Cory Henry has been wowing audiences with his virtuosic playing since the tender age of two. With influences by everyone from...continue...
Personnel: James Williams (drums, percussion).
Audio Mixer: Scott Jacoby.
Editor: Nikki Burch.
Photographer: Jeremy Williams....continue...
1 CD / Tzadik Records / 2016-03-18Artists: John Zorn (Composer)
The fourth CD in a 12-month period by Zorn's most powerful new ensemble presents nine genre-busting compositions mixing jazz, metal, classical, world music and more....continue...
1 CD / Kalimba (USA) / 2016-03-18Tracks: Dance With Me; Old School Jam; I Don't Mind - (featuring Euge Groove); 35th St.; Cruisin'; You Can Go On; Anytime at All; Joy Ride; East Lake; While You Were Dreaming; Love Song
Artists: Adam Hawley
1 CD / Leo / 2016-03-18Tracks: Still/Free; Paper Eyes; Cede; Nightmorning; 4=; Jazz Camp; Wind Chime
Artists: Sarah Bernstein Quartet
Personnel: Sarah Bernstein (violin); Kris Davis (piano); Stuart Popejoy (electric bass); Ches Smith (drums).
Audio Mixer: Andy Taub.
Recording information: Brooklyn Recordings (01/06/201...continue...
1 CD / Leo / 2016-03-18Tracks: Trash Kites; Unaccounted for and Inward; Anything Wooden or Oblong; Of Time in Pieces; No Doubt the Beginning
Artists: Frank Gratkowski/Wilbert de Joode/Achim Kaufmann
Personnel: Frank Gratkowski (clarinet, bass clarinet, alto saxophone); Achim Kaufmann (piano).
Audio Mixer: Wolfgang Stach.
Liner Note Author: Kevin Whitehead.
1 CD / Leo / 2016-03-18Tracks: Full Circles; Wind Up and Down; Sambar É Bom; Minor Force; Lithe Moves
Artists: Dominik Mahnig/Simon Nabatov/Mark Dresser
Personnel: Dominik Mahnig (drums); Simon Nabatov (piano); Mark Dresser (double bass).
Audio Mixer: Hannes Plattmeier.
Liner Note Author: Nick Duvidowski.
Recording information: Lo...continue...
1 CD / Leo / 2016-03-18Tracks: Spaceways; Saxophrenia; Twilight; Maelstrom; Aftermath; Elegy
Artists: The Aardvark Jazz Orchestra
Personnel: Richard Nelson (guitar); Peter Bloom (flute, piccolo, alto saxophone, baritone saxophone); Arni Cheatham (flute, alto saxophone, tenor saxophone); Dan Zupan (clarinet, bass clarinet, barito...continue...
1 CD / Leo / 2016-03-18Tracks: Time Travel; Tree, Wind & Flowers; Cereal Music; (The People Of) Ayotzinapa; Windswept; Talk to Your Teens; Emergence; Pigeons & Heron; Marylin Ascending
Artists: Mike Nord/Georg Hofmann/Andreas Stahel/Mike Norg
Personnel: Georg Hofmann (drums, percussion); Andreas Stahel (flute); Mike Norg (guitar, electronics).
Audio Mixer: Georg Hofmann.
Liner Note Author: Mike Norg.
1 CD / Leo / 2016-03-18Tracks: Cosmic Villages Rondo; Turbulence; Magnetic Field Variation; Local Clowns; Oracle; Last Show on Praxis; Dancing Planet; Zero Gravity Breakfast; Black Market; Circus in Heliosphere; No Place Like Home...
Artists: Goat's Notes
Personnel: Sabine Bouthinon, Maria Logofet (violin); Hugues Vincent (cello); Andrey Bessonov (clarinet); Pierre Lambla (alto saxophone); Iliya Vilkov (trombone); Gregory Sandomirsky (piano); Vladimir ...continue...
1 CD / Trost / 2016-03-18Tracks: No Messages; Old Man Kangaroo; Man in a Vacuum; ... It Is Solved by Walking; Songlines; Two Birds in a Feather
Artists: Fred Hopkins/Peter Brötzmann/Rashied Ali (Drums)
Personnel: Fred Hopkins (double bass); Peter Brötzmann (tarogato, alto saxophone, tenor saxophone); Rashied Ali (drums).
Audio Remasterer: Martin Siewert .
Recording information: 10...continue...
1 CD / / 2016-03-18Artists: 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 / Bolo Classique / 2016-03-18Tracks: On a Misty Night; Our Waltz; Second Time Around, The; Some Other Time; Ruby; Good Morning Heartache; You Don't Know What Love Is; Be My Love; All the Way; Young and Foolish; They Say It's Wonderful
Artists: Jim Riggs/Stefan Karlsson
Audio Mixers: Jim Riggs; Douglas Holmes ; Jim Ogilvy; Stefan Karlsson.
Liner Note Authors: Dan Higgins ; Gary Burton ; Marvin Stamm.
Recording information: Bolo Digital Studios, Denton, ...continue...
1 CD / Uptown Records (R&B) / 2016-03-18Tracks: If I Should Lose You - (previously unreleased); All Members - (previously unreleased); Fungi Mama - (previously unreleased); Blue Spring Variation (Shifting Down, Blue Spring, Blue Spring Shuffle) - ...
Artists: Sonny Red/Blue Mitchell
Personnel: Sonny Red (alto saxophone); Blue Mitchell (trumpet); John Hicks (piano); Joe Chambers (drums).
Audio Remasterer: Doug Benson.
Liner Note Author: Bob Blumenthal.
1 CD / Halcyon (U.K.) / 2016-03-18Tracks: Porter's Love Song to a Chambermaid, A; I Wish I Were Twins; Armful O' Sweetness; Do Me a Favor; Georgia May; Then I'll Be Tired of You; Don't Let It Bother You; Have a Little Dream on Me; Serenade f...
Artists: Fats Waller
Liner Note Author: Harry Bridges Jr....continue...
1 CD / Halcyon (U.K.) / 2016-03-18Tracks: Sentimental Gentleman From Georgia - Joe Venuti & His Orchestra; Everybody Shuffle - Benny Carter and His Club Harlem Orchestra; Symphony in Riffs - Benny Carter and His Club Harlem Orchestra; Disson...
Artists: Various Artists
1 CD / Delmark (Label) / 2016-03-18Tracks: Caballo Ballo; Questioned, Understood, Possessed; Where's Mine; Rose Heading, A; Swap; Rows and Rows; Putting It On, Taking It Off; Cannon From the Nothing Suite; Thunder Cooker
Artists: Keefe Jackson/Jason Adasiewicz
Personnel: Keefe Jackson (bass clarinet, tenor saxophone); Jason Adasiewicz (vibraphone).
Audio Mixers: Keefe Jackson; Jason Adasiewicz.
Liner Note Author: James Falzone .
1 CD / Squatty Roo Records / 2016-03-18Tracks: Sweet Lorraine [Take 1] - (take); Sweet Lorraine [Take 2] - (take); Sweet Lorraine [Take 4] - (take); OK Baby [Take 3] - (take); OK Baby [Take 5] - (take); It's a Good Life [Take 1] - (take); Jazznoc...
Artists: Doc Cheatham
1 CD / OA2 Records / 2016-03-18Tracks: Obsesión; Between Brothers - (featuring Rodner Padilla/Anderson Quintero/Paquito D'Rivera/Dave Samuels/Raul Agraz); Bossagraz; Song for You (Canción Para Ti); FDB; On a Sentimental Day; One...
Artists: Raul Agraz
Personnel: Raul Agraz (trumpet); Jake Ezra (guitar); Antoine Silverman, Entcho Todorov (violin); Jonathan Dinklage (viola); Anja Wood (cello); Dan Willis , Felipe Castro , Javier Olivencia , Ivan Rent...continue...
1 CD / OA2 Records / 2016-03-18Tracks: Chatter From All Sides; Merge, The; October Ballad; 6 A.M.; Second Chance; Katabasis; Porcupine Dreams; Benji's Song; I Used to Hate the Blues; Friday at the Thursday Club; Serious Fun
Artists: Danny Green Trio/Danny Green
Personnel: Danny Green (piano); Julien Cantelm (drums).
Audio Mixer: Chris Allen .
Liner Note Author: Danny Green.
Recording information: Sear Sound, NYC (06/23/2015-06/25/2015)....continue...
1 CD / Origin / 2016-03-18Tracks: I Should Care; Colinas De Santa Maria; Mitsuru; Lullaby for Imke; Sister Gemini; Pepper; Red on Planet Pluto; Looking for the Light; Picturesque; Where the Wild Things Are (Intro); Where the Wild Thi...
Artists: Marcos Varela
Personnel: George Cables (piano); Billy Hart (drums).
Audio Mixer: Andy Taub.
Liner Note Author: Ron Carter .
Recording information: 09/30/2012/10/07/2012....continue...
1 CD / Impex / 2016-03-18Tracks: Dream a Little Dream of Me; Too Young; Sea of Love; Someone That I Used to Love; That's All; Tea for Two; These Foolish Things; I've Got You Under My Skin; For All We Know; I Wish You Love; Cottage F...
Artists: Ayako Hosokawa
1 CD / / 2016-03-18Artists: Lou Donaldson
Personnel: Lou Donaldson (alto saxophone); Herman Foster (piano); Peck Morrison (bass); Dave Bailey (drums); Ray Barretto (congas).
Recorded at the Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, New Jersey on ...continue...
1 CD / / 2016-03-18Artists: Lee Morgan
Personnel: Lee Morgan (trumpet), Gigi Gryce (alto saxophone), Benny Golson (tenor saxophone), Wynton Kelly (piano), Paul Chambers (bass), Charlie Persip (drums).
This 1957 session from trumpete...continue...
1 CD / / 2016-03-18Artists: Lee Morgan
1 CD / / 2016-03-18Artists: Various Artists
1 CD / / 2016-03-18Artists: Herbie Hancock
The Rudy Van Gelder Edition of MAIDEN VOYAGE includes an essay by Bob Blumenthal.
Personnel: Herbie Hancock (piano); George Coleman (tenor saxophone); Freddie Hubbard (trumpet); Ron Carter (bas...continue...
1 CD / / 2016-03-18Artists: Kenny Dorham
Personnel: Kenny Dorham (trumpet); Hank Mobley (tenor saxophone); Cecil Payne (baritone saxophone); Jay Jay Johnson (trombone); Horace Silver (piano); Oscar Pettiford, Percy Heath (bass); Art Blakey (...continue...
1 CD / / 2016-03-18Artists: Joe Henderson
The Rudy Van Gelder Edition of PAGE ONE includes an essay by Bob Blumenthal.
Personnel: Joe Henderson (tenor saxophone); Kenny Dorham (trumpet); McCoy Tyner (piano); Butch Warren (bass); Pete L...continue...
1 CD / / 2016-03-18Artists: Sonny Clark
The Rudy Van Gelder Edition of COOL STRUTTIN' includes an essay by Bob Blumenthal.
Personnel: Sonny Clark (piano); Jackie McLean (alto saxophone); Art Farmer (trumpet); Paul Chambers (acoustic ...continue...
1 CD / / 2016-03-18Artists: Freddie Hubbard
Personnel include: Freddie Hubbard (trumpet); Tina Brooks (tenor saxophone); McCoy Tyner (piano); Sam Jones (bass); Clifford Jarvis (drums).
Producer: Alfred Lion.
Reissue producer: Mich...continue...
1 CD / / 2016-03-18Artists: Bud Powell
1 CD / MoonJune Records / 2016-03-18Tracks: Nocturnal Joy; Zulu; Odlazim; Dolazim; Tovirafro; Razbolje se simsir List; Uaiya; Otkrice Snova
Artists: Vasil Hadzimanov/Vasil Hadzimanov Band
Personnel: Bojan Ivkovic (guitar, percussion); Vasil Hadzimanov (piano, keyboards); Peda Milutinovic (drums).
Recording information: Serbian Tour (10/2014).
Illustrator: Dejan Mandic....continue...
1 CD / Progressive / 2016-03-18Tracks: Cherokee; I'm Getting Sentimental Over You; Take the 'A' Train; King, The; Sweet Lorraine; For the Boss; Broadway; I'm Getting Sentimental Over You - (take); Take the 'A' Train - (take); Broadway - (...
Artists: The Butch Miles Sextet/Butch Miles
Personnel: Al Cohn, Scott Hamilton (tenor saxophone); Marky Markowitz (flugelhorn); John Bunch (piano); Butch Miles (drums).
Audio Mixer: David Stocker .
Liner Note Author: Alfred D. Tic...continue...
1 CD / MoonJune Records / 2016-03-18Tracks: Mechanism; Bye Bye Blues; Marilyn's Escape; Lucila; Sudden Voyage; Big Brother Calling; Mercury in Retrograde; Silent Assessment; Budjanaji; Front Porch Pine
Audio Mixer: Beledo.
Liner Note Author: Beledo.
Recording information: Aru Studio, Bandung, Indonesia (01/21/2015); Dreamland Recording Studios, West Hurley, Woodstock, NY (01/21/2015); ...continue...
Charlie DeVore/Charlie Devore and His New Orleans Family Band: Charlie Devore and His New Orleans Family Band
1 CD / GHB Records / 2016-03-18Tracks: Over the Waves; Careless Love; Girl of My Dreams; Up a Lazy River; Ti-Pi-Tin; Trouble in Mind; Bogalusa Strut; You Can Depend on Me; Should I?; Make Me a Pallet on the Floor; Yearning; Old Fashioned ...
Artists: Charlie DeVore/Charlie Devore and His New Orleans Family Band
Personnel: Jojjo Wight (guitar, drums); Brian O'Connell, Ryan Burrage (clarinet); Jamie Wight (cornet, piano); Charlie DeVore (cornet); Peter Clancy, Bill Evans (trombone); Lars Edegran, Marcello Bona...continue...
1 CD / Audiophile Records / 2016-03-18Tracks: Mood I'm In; Me and the Blues; Free and Easy; It Shouldn't Happen to a Dream; Certain People; I Want to Talk About You; Come on Strong; All Too Soon; Medley: It Started All over Again/The Second Time...
Artists: Marlene VerPlanck
Personnel: Andy Panayi (flute, saxophone); Mark Nightingale (trombone); John Pearce (piano); Bobby Worth (drums).
Audio Mixer: Dave Kowalski.
Recording information: UK (03/2015).
1 CD / CIMP / 2016-03-18Tracks: Maze [Take 1] - (take); In This Moment; On This Day; Maze [Take 2] - (take); Seeing in the Distance; Short and Sweet; Circumstance; City Streets; Collage Four
Artists: Marshall Allen/Odean Pope Trio/Odean Pope
Personnel: Odean Pope (tenor saxophone); Craig McIver (drums).
Liner Note Authors: Marc D. Rusch; Robert D. Rusch; Odean Pope.
Recording information: The Spirit Room, Rossie, NY (01/05/2...continue...
1 CD / CIMP / 2016-03-18Tracks: Mystical Blessing; Bassit; Crossing Zone; Southside Loop; Impressions; Aynes Tries; Free Four All; Collard Greens Blues; Very Thought of You
Artists: Kalaparusha Maurice McIntyre/Kalaparusha Maurice McIntyre Quartet
Personnel: Kalaparusha Maurice McIntyre (tenor saxophone); Warren Smith (drums).
Liner Note Authors: Marc D. Rusch; Robert D. Rusch; Kalaparusha Maurice McIntyre.
Recording information: ...continue...
1 CD / V.S.O.P. / 2016-03-18Tracks: Wade in the Water; Lil David; I Got Shoes; When the Saints Go Marching In; Nigeria; Reminiscence; Sinner Don't Let This Harvest Pass; Nobody Knows the Trouble I've Seen; Valse de Batiste; Harold's Ch...
Artists: American Jazz Quintet
Personnel: Harold Battiste (tenor); Alvin Batiste (clarinet); Ellis Marsalis, Jr. (piano); Ed Blackwell (drums).
Liner Note Author: Scott Yanow.
Recording information: Cosimo's Studio, N...continue...
1 CD / V.S.O.P. / 2016-03-18Tracks: My Shinning Hour; Trouble Is a Man; Star Eyes; Little Girl Blue; These Things; Gone With the Wind; Jitterbug Waltz; Chelsea Bridge; Ask Me Now; I Remember You
Artists: Doug Webb
Liner Note Author: Scott Yanow.
Recording information: Nolan Shaheed's Recording Studio, Pasadena, CA (05/26/2014).
Photographers: Peter Sherman; Juan Carlos Hernández; Antonio Porc...continue...