LA Jazz Scene

November 2016
Erwin Helfer
Last Call - The Sirens Records
Barbara Carroll
Live At Birdland - Harbinger
Steven Lugerner
Jacknife - The Music Of Jackie McLean - Primary
Erroll Garner
Ready, Take One - Legacy
Eric Alexander
Second Impression - High Note
Lucky Thompson
Bop & Ballads - Sonorama
Richard Sorce
Closer Than Before - EverJazz
Jake Shimabukuro
Nashville Sessions - JS Records
Warren Wolf
Convergence - Mack Avenue
Afro Peruvian New Trends Orchestra
Uniting Beats - Bluespiral
Carol Bach-Y-Rita
My House - Self-Released
Anna Danes
Find Your Wings - DLG
Alison Lewis
Seven - Shamayim Music
Helen Fenton
Come Away With Me - Self-Released
Midiri Brothers Septet
Simply Splendid - Midiri Music

October 2016
Blue Mitchell & Sonny Red
Baltimore 1966 - Uptown
Dan Haedicke
In All The Ways - Kwality Records
Harmonie Ensemble/New York
George Gershwin - Harmonia Mundi
Louis Rosen
Dream Suite - Di-Tone Records
Ilse Huizinga
Here's to Maya Angelou - Daybreak
Joey Alexander
Countdown - Motema
Laurence Hobgood Trio
Honor Thy Fathers - Circumstantial Productions
Brad Mehldau Trio
Blues And Ballads - Nonesuch
The Cookers
The Call Of The Wild And Peaceful Heart - Smoke Sessions
Jim Snidero
MD66 - Savant
Rez Abbasi & Junction
Behind The Vibration - Cuneiform
Joe Mancuso/Dave Black
Just The Two Of Us - Mancuso
Adam Benjamin & Jason Harnell
Go Shlomo - f.Boo Music
Sara Gazarek and Josh Nelson
Dream In The Blue - Steel Bird Music
Woody Shaw/Louis Hayes
The Tour, Volume One - Highnote

September 2016
Barbara Dane
Throw It Away - Dane Legacy Project
Nora McCarthy
Blessings - RedZen
Alexa Fila/Sal Mosca
A World Of Art - Zinnia
Diane Witherspoon
Live - LIfeforce Jazz
Jeri Southern
Blue Note, Chicago, March 1956 - Uptown
Carol Sloane
Sophisticated Lady - Progressive
Count Basie and Lester Young
Classic 1936-1947 Studio Sessions - Mosaic
Sonny Rollins Trio
Live In Europe 1959 - Essential Jazz Classics
Winston Byrd
Once Upon A Time Called...Right Now - Ropeadope
eremy Monteiro & Alberto Marsico
Jazz-Blues Brothers (Verve)
eremy Monteiro
Brazilian Dreams - Jzznote
Russ Miller Jazz Orchestra
You And The Night And The Music - Self-Released

August 2016
Lennie Tristano
Chicago, April 1951 - Uptown
Professor Longhair
Live In Chicago - Orleans
Bobby Darin
Four Classic Albums - Avid
Acme Jazz Garage
Acme Jazz Garage - Solar Grooves
Dyan Kane
Dyatribe - Interplay
Dollar Brand
Plays Sphere Jazz - Phono
Andy Schumm/Enrico Tomasso
When Louis Met Bix - Lake
Cuong Vu Trio
Meets Pat Metheny - Nonesuch
Quincy Jones Orchestra
Live In Ludwigshafen 1961 - Jazz Haus
Peter Zak
Standards - Steeplechase
Jane Ira Bloom
Early Americans - Outline
Rent Romus' Life's Blood Ensemble
Rising Colossus - Edgetone

July 2016
Ornette Coleman
New Vocabulary - System Dialing
Phil Woods
Live At The Deer Head Inn - Deer Head
George Coleman
A Master Speaks - Smoke Sessions
Conrad Herwig/Igor Butman
Reflections - Criss Cross
Carla Bley/Andy Sheppard/Steve Swallow
Andando et Tiempo - ECM
Cannonball Adderley
Music, You All - Real Gone
Wade Legge
Wade Legge Trio - Fresh Sound
Christian Chevallier
His Orchestra and Small Groups 1955-1961 - Fresh Sound
Barbara Paris
Nine Decades Of Jazz - Perea Productions
Strawberry Fields Forever - OA2
Diana Panton
Red - E-One
Nancy Kelly
B That Way - Blue Bay
Sheila Landis & Rick Matle
Beautiful Things - SheLan
Jocelyn Michelle
Time To Play - Chicken Coup
Melissa Aldana
Back Home - Wom Music

June 2016
Various Artists
Hot Jazz & Swing 1926-1947 - Doctor Jazz
Bill Evans
Some Other Time - Resonance
Ken Peplowski
Enrapture - Capri
Noah Preminger
Dark Was The Night, Cold Was The Ground - Self-Released
Cohearance - Mack Avenue
Hendrik Meurkens
Harmonicus Rex - Height Advantage
Ferit Odman
Dameronia With Strings - Equinox Music
Derek Brown
Beatbox Sax - Self-Released
Tony D Aveni
Alone With Duke - Iztone
Richie Cole
Pittsburgh - RCP
Charles Lloyd & The Marvels
I Long To See You - Blue Note
Tony Messina
Send In The Clowns - Heart To Heart
Forrest Westbrook
The Remarkable - Fresh Sound
CD Reviews
Jazz Around Town
November 2016
Introducing CHOPS
Phil Norman Tentet
Joeless Shoe
Chick Corea's Elektric Band
Polly Gibbons
Kat Parra
Maryanne Reall

October 2016
The 2016 Monterey Jazz Festival

September 2016
50 Years Of Jeff Beck
Buddy Guy
Tribute To Ray Charles
Christian McBride
4 Jazz Books:
Ted Williams Photos
Kid Ory
Charles Lloyd
The New Orleans Jazz Scene Today

August 2016
A Tribute to the Great Terry Gibbs
Harold Mabern and Pharoah Sanders
Dale Head
Janis Mann
Freda Payne

July 2016
The 2016 Playboy Jazz Festival

June 2016
Keith Jarrett - Recent Solo Concert
Luis Munoz Quintet
Daria Sings The Beatles
Brian Bromberg's Full Circle Acoustic Band
Lorraina Marro
The Rich Life Of Henry Holloway
Upcoming: The Monterey Jazz Festival