LA Jazz Scene

September 2017
Diana Krall
Turn Up The Quiet - Verve
The Dave Pell Octet
Plays Berlin, Rodgers & Hart, Burke & Van Heusen - Fresh Sound
Wynton Kelly Trio and Wes Montgomery
Smokin  In Seattle - Resonance
Richie Beirach & Gregor Huebner
Live At Birdland New York - ACT
Art Pepper & Warne Marsh
Unreleased Art: Volume 9 - Widow's Taste
Tyler Pedersen
Swingin'  In Space - Self-Released
Katie Thiroux
Off Beat - Capri
Danny Long
Scottsdale Desert Nights - Self-Released
Denys Baptiste
The Late Trane - Edition
Erica Papillion-Posey
From The Deep - EPPO
Steve Wilson
Sit Back, Relax & Unwind - J.M.I.
Mamiko Watanabe Trio
Flying Without Wings - Self-Released
Oscar Pettiford
Nonet/Big Band/Sextet 1955-1958 - Uptown

August 2017
Dizzy Gillespie
Concert Of The Century - Justin Time
Thelonious Monk
Les Liaisons Dangereuses 1960 - Sam Records
Larry Coryell's 11th House
Seven Secrets - Savoy
Alex Weitz
Luma - Self-Released
Richie Cole
The Many Minds Of Richie Cole - Mark Perna Music
Jimmy Witherspoon
Urban Blues Singing Legend - JSP
Standards Return - Self-Released
Lee Konitz
In Europe '56 - Fresh Sound
Bianca Rossini
Vento do Norte - Apaixonada Music/BDM Records
Chris Potter
The Dreamer Is The Dream - ECM
Marsha Bartenetti
Feels LIke Love - Disk Eyes Productions
Ulf & Eric Wakenius
Father And Son - ACT
Eddie  Cleanhead" Vinson
Honk For Texas - JSP

July 2017
Richard Dowling
The Complete Piano Works Of Scott Joplin - Rivermont
Terry Gibbs
92 Years Young: Jammin' At The Gibbs House - Whaling City
Leroy Carr & Scrapper Blackwell
Vol. 1 1928-1934 - JSP
Vol. 2 1934-1941 - JSP
Ted Brown
Live At Trumpets - Cadence
Heads Of State
Four In One - Smoke Sessions
Cameron Graves
Planetary Prince - Mack Avenue
Jazzmeia Horn
A Social Call - Prestige
Veronica Swift
Lonely Woman - Hodstef Music
Tina Raymond
Left Right Left - Orenda
Fabio Giachino
North Clouds - Tosky
Steve Carr & Alan Oldfield
The Day The Funk Man Turned Green - Self-Released
Shea Welsh
Arrival - Blujazz
Albert Mangelsdorff
And His Friends - MPS

June 2017
Tomasz Stanko
December Avenue - ECM
Sylvia Brooks
The Arrangement - Self-Released
Rebecca Hardiman
Honoring Ella - Self-Released
Kenny Dorham
1962 & 1966 - Uptown
Hod O'Brien/Sal Nistico
Live From The Netherlands - HodStef
Joe Harriott
Helter Skelter - Acrobat
Mark Winkler
The Company I Keep - Cafe Pacific
Cathy Segal-Garcia
In2uition - Dash Hoffman Records
Idrees Sulieman
The 4 American Jazz Men In Tangier - Sunnyside
Albert Ayler
Copenhagen Live 1964 - Hat Art
Larry Coryell
Heavy Feel - Wide Hive
Regina Carter
Ella: Accentuate The Positive - Okeh

May 2017
The Microscopic Septet
Been Up So Long It Looks Like Down To Me - Cuneiform
Randy Kaye Quintet
Brooklyn 1967, May 24th - Philology
Stephane Wrembel
The Django Experiment 1 - Water Is Life Records
The Django Experiment 2 - Water Is Life Records
The Grand St. Stompers
Do The New York - Self-Released
Oscar Hernandez & Alma Libre
The Art Of Latin Jazz - Origin
Rick Hirsch's Big Ol' Band
Pocono Git-Down - Self Released
Chris Bennett/Bill Marx
Something Wonderful - Self-Released
Audrey Bernstein
Alright, Okay, You Win - L.B. Records
Bobby Darin & Johnny Mercer
Two Of A Kind - Omnivore
Mostly Other People Do The Killing
Loafers Hollow - Hot Cup
Debbie Denke
It's All About YOU - Self-Released
Med Flory
Go West Young Med - Fresh Sound

April 2017
Kei Akagi Trio
Contrast & Form - Time & Style Jazz
Oleg Frish
Duets With My American Idols - Time Out Media
Mary Bogue
Blue Smoke - Dance Me To Stardust Records
One Night Of Sin - Dance Me To Stardust Records
Rebecca Kilgore and Bernd Lhotzky
This And That - Arbors
The Jazz Couriers
Live In Morecambe 1959 - Tippin - Gearbox
David Wise
Till They Lay Me Down - Self-Released
Carsten Dahl Trio
Simplicity - Storyville
Michel Benebig
Noumea To New York - American Showplace Music
Mark Masters Ensemble
Blue Skylight - Capri
Tina May Meets Enrico Pieranunzi
Home Is Where The Heart Is - 33 Jazz
Maurice Gainen
Eight - Empyrean Music
Billy Childs
Rebirth - Mack Avenue
Clarice Assad
Live At The Deer Head Inn - Deer Head Records

March 2017
Charles Mingus
The Complete 1961-1962 Birdland Broadcasts - Solar
Charlie Parker
Unheard Bird - The Unissued Takes - Verve
Donny Most
Mostly Swinging - Summit
Don Joseph
A Tribute To The Jazz Poetry Of - Fresh Sound
Carmen Lundy
Something To Believe In - Justin Time
Gabrielle Stravelli
Dream Ago - Big Modern Music
John Stein
Tones - Whaling City Sound
Burak Bedikyan
Awakening - Steeplechase
Deborah Brown
Kansas City Here I Come - Wydawca
Kenny Barron Trio
Book Of Intuition - Impulse
Peter Erskine
Second Opinion - Fuzzy Music
Larry Coryell
Coryell - Real Gone

February 2017
Yusef Lateef
Live At Ronnie Scott's - Gearbox
Charlie Haden/Gonzalo Rubalcaba
Toky Adagio - Impulse
Charlie Haden's Liberation Music Orchestra
Time/Life - Impulse
Hermine Deurloo
Living Here - Zennez
Emmet Cohen
Masters Legacy Series, Vol. 1 - Cellar Live
The Three Sounds
Groovin Hard - Resonance
Slim Gaillard
Searching For You - Sunset Blvd.
The Sugar Hill Trio
The Drive - Goschart Music
Rich Perry
Moods - Steeplechase
Mark Colby
All Or Nothing At All - RCI
Pat Close
Rhythms Of My Soul - Self-Released
George Burton
The Truth Of What I Am - Inner Circle Music
CD Reviews
Jazz Around Town
September 2017
Diana Krall at the Hollywood Bowl
A Tribute To Ella and Dizzy
Harold Mabern
Jazz in Toledo

August 2017
Buster Williams Turns 75
Paulinho Garcia
An L.A. Jam Session
Bambi And Beyond
The First Recorded Sounds In History
Jazz Books on Charlie Haden, Hod O'Brien, Jazz
Images and Strange Fruit

July 2017
The 2017 Playboy Jazz Festival

June 2017
Sondheim and Jazz Concert
Bob Porter's Soul Jazz
San Francisco Jazz
John Von Ohlen's Its Gotta Swing
Five Lps - From Tubby Hayes to Paul Butterfield

May 2017
Doc Severinsen at 90
Maria Schneider
Lorraina Marro
Russell Malone
Karrin Allyson
50 Years At The Village Vanguard
Billie Holiday At Sugar Hill

April 2017
Upcoming: The 39th Playboy Jazz Festival
Herb Wong and Ralph Gleason books
Lee Morgan documentary
Rahsaan Roland Kirk's Case Of The Three Sided

March 2017
Manhattan Transfer Meets Take Six
Kurt Elling Meets Branford Marsalis
Tom Lord s Jazz Discography
The Ghetto Swinger
Cynthia Sayer's You re In The Band

February 2017
Nutty at the E-Spot
Harold Mabern & Pharoah Sanders
Bill Cunliffe Big Band
Mosaic's Savoy Bebop Box Set
A Book on Jazz Producers