LA Jazz Scene

July 2018
Daryl Sherman
Lost In A Crowded Place - Audiophile
Randy Brecker Quintet
Live 1988 - MVD
James Reese Europe s Society Orchestra
The Product Of Our Souls - Archeophone
Greg Robbins
On Your Way - Self-Released
On The Levee Jazz Band
On The Levee Jazz Band - Big Al Records
Eliane Elias
Music From Man Of La Mancha - Concord
Ben Webster
Valentine's Day 1964 Live - Dot Time
Al Fairweather
The Al Fairweather Collection 1953-1957 - Lake
Cy Colemane
Zack Varner
Blues In The Nude - Self-Released
Jim Self/John Chiodini Duo
Floating In Winter - Basset Hound Music
Soul Blade Orchestra
Vol. 1 - Self-Released

June 2018
Vinny Golia
Syncquistic Linear Expositions - Nine Winds
Erin McDougald
Outside The Soiree - MHR
Don Ellis
Tears Of Joy/Connection - BGO
Francois Moutin & Kavita Shah Duo
Interplay - Dot Time
Allan Vache
It Might As Well Be Swing - Arbors
Ted Daniel
Zulu s Ball - Altura
Joe Mazzaferro
In Terms Of - Joe Mazz Music
Bobby Falk
A New Day - B. Falk Music
Eric Reed
A Light In Darkness - WJ3
Mike Daniels and his Delta Jazz Band
Mike On Mike - Lake
Sam Trippe/Bob Rogers
West Coast Series - Fresh Sound
Bill Hitz/Greig McRitchie
West Coast Series - Fresh Sound

May 2018
Ella Fitzgerald & Louis Armstrong
Cheek To Cheek - Verve
Sally Night
So Cosmopolitan - Global Soul
Dave Tull
Texting And Driving - Toy Car Records
Mark Wade Trio
Moving Day - Self-Released
Kat Edmonson
Old Fashioned Gal - Spinnerette
Dave Liebman & John Stowell
Petite Fleur: The Music Of Sidney Bechet - Origin
Franco Ambrosetti
Cheers - Enja
George Kahn
Straight Ahead - Playing Records
Nino Tempo
Purveyor Of Balladry - Omnivore
Mike Clark & Delbert Bump
Retro Report - Ropeadope
Lou Lanza
Scenes From An Italian: The Billy Joel Project - Self-Released
Steve Gadd
Steve Gadd Band - BFM Jazz

April 2018
Wild Bill Davison
Rare Wild Bill - Sounds Of Yester Year
Adi Braun
Moderne Frau = Self-Released
Charlie Apicella & Iron City
One Night Only - Carlo Music
Samo Salamon & Howard Levy
Peaks Of Light - Samo Records
Don Menza
Sonny Daze - Alessa
Magnus Karlsson & Lasse Bohlin
The Carl Kress Jazz Guitar Duets - Self-Released
Louis Rosen
Act One - Di-Tone Records
Leslie Pintchik
You Eat My Food, You Drink My Wine - Pintch Hard
Jon Mayer Trio
Live At The Athenaeum - BluePort
Duck Baker
Shades Of Blue - Fulica
Alfredo Rodriguez
The Little Dream - Mack Avenue

March 2018
Anat Cohen Tentet
Happy Song - Anzic
Norbert Stein & Pata Messengers
We Are - Pata
Lucky Thompson
Complete Parisian Small Group sessions 1956-59 - Fresh Sound
Alexis Cole with One For All
You d Be So Nice To Come Home To - Venus
Remi Bolduc
Sax Zenith - Les Productions Art And Soul
Dave Brubeck Quartet
The Lost Recordings - Fondamenta
Sarah Vaughan
The Lost Recordings - Fondamenta
Freddy Randall
My Tiny Band Is Chosen - Lake
Paolo Alderighi & Stephanie Trick
Broadway And More - AT
Walter Smith III.
Twio - Self-Released
Mike Fahn
East & West - Sparky 1 Productions
Mary Ann McSweeney
Urban Fado - Sparky 1 Productions
Dan Block
Block Party - Miles High Records

February 2018
Lisa B.
I Get A Kick - Cole Porter Reimagined - Jazzed Media
Vinny Golia Wind Quartet
Live At The Century City Playhouse - Dark Tree
Howard Alden
Solo Guitar - K2B2
Simon Lasky
About The Moment - 33 Jazz
Frank Caruso
Chosen - Etchings
Hiromi & Edmar Castaneda
Live In Montreal - Telarc
Mike Stern
Trip - Heads Up
Heather Keizur & Steve Christofferson
Moon River - Self-Released
Craig Hlady Quartet
Twisted - TPR
Various Artists
Groovin' High - Jam Session At The Hopbine 1965 - Acrobat
Richard Sorce
Samba Para a Vida - EverJazz
Honey Beast - Sharp Three Music
Hazelrigg Brothers
Songs We Like - Self-Released

January 2018
Martial Solal
Solo Piano Vol. 1 - Fresh Sound
Jacques Lesure
For The Love Of You - WJ3
Duke Robillard
And His Dames Of Rhythm - M.C. Records
P.J. Perry Quartet
Alto Gusto - Cellar Live
Ori Dagan
Nathaniel: A Tribute To Nat King Cole - Scat Cat
Lucky Peterson
Tribute To Jimmy Smith - Jazz Village
Julian Costello Quartet
Transitions - 33 Jazz
Cosmic Dust
The Dust Also Rises - Self-Released
George Webb's Dixielanders
1945-1947 - Lake
Kevin Mahogany
The Vienna Affair - Cracked An Egg
Petra van Nuis & Andy Brown
Lessons Lyrical - String Damper Records
Ornette Coleman
Ornette At 12/Crisis - Real Gone Music
Tony Adamo
The New York Crew - Self-Released

December 2017
Shorty Rogers
Early Skylark and Tampa EPs - V.S.O.P.
Stephan Oberhoff
Applauding The Sunset - Self-Released
Hilary Gardner/Ehud Asherie
The Late Set - Anzic
Jason Stein
Lucille - Delmark
Howlin' Wolf
The Complete RPM & Chess Singles - Acrobat
Randy Porter
Plays Cole Porter - Heavywood Music
Bob Lark - Phil Woods Quintet
Thick As Thieves - Jazzed Media
Vijay Iyer Sextet
Far From Over - ECM
Corina Bartra
Takunde - Blue Spiral
Rez Abbasi
Unfiltered Universe - Whirlwind
Bill Charlap Trio
Uptown, Downtown - Impulse
Humphrey Lyttelton
Dusting Off The Archives - Lake
Lowell Fulson
Classic Cuts 1946-1953 - JSP
CD Reviews
Jazz Around Town
July 2018
The 2018 Playboy Jazz Festival

June 2018
Billy Childs Trio
Willie Jones III.
Teddy Wilson's Mosaic box set

May 2018
Chick Corea and Kurt Elling
The Unwrinkled Ear Festival of Improvised Music
Oleg Frish Returns
Jazz Goes Mod

April 2018
Erroll Garner and Thelonious Monk Remembered
Veronica Swift and Benny Green
Freddy Cole
Coco Schumann Remembered
Judy Carmichael’s Swinger
Bob Barry’s Latest Book

March 2018
The Unbeatable Jazz Discography
Dale Fielder
The ASCAP Jazz Awards
James Morrison
Bruce Forman's The Red Guitar
Lori Andrews
Stan Kenton's Concerts In Miniature

February 2018
Jazz Gems From Avid
Blues Classics
Trad Jazz From Lake Records

January 2018
Kevin Mahogany and Barbara Morrison
Dan Levinson
Anat Cohen
Jeremy Pelt
The Savory Collection - Parts Three and Four

December 2017
The 50 Top Jazz Recordings Of 2017
Jason Moran Plays Monk
Mon David Sings Mark Murphy
The Debut Of The Triad Sessions
American Jazz From the Dutch Jazz Archive