LA Jazz Scene

Jan. 2020
Tamuz Nissim
Capturing Clouds - Street Of Stars
Staci Griesbach
My Patsy Cline Songbook - Self-Released
High And Outside - Cadence Jazz Records
Lolly Allen
Coming Home - OA2
Miss Maybell & Charlie Judkins
The Lingering Blues - Self-Released
Stephen Riley
Oleo - SteepleChase
Evan Christopher
Django a la Creole – Live! - Lejazzetal
The Stick EWI Project
In The Moonlight - Self-Released
Lisa Liu
Introducing…Lisa Liu - Self-Released
Maria Jacobs
Live, Bootleggin’ At The Bop Stop - Self-Released
Bill Keis/Ron Ruvio
Reunion - Bill Keis Music
Sefi Zisling
Expanse - Tru Thoughts
Julia Cunningham
Songs From The Harp - Soul Harp Music
Lisa B
Reverberant: Poems & Music - Piece Of Pie

Dec. 2019
Nat King Cole
Hittin’ The Ramp: The Early Years 1936-1943 - Resonance
Alex Hahn
New Flight - Self-Released
Monty Alexander
Wareika Hill - MACD Records
Ed Neumeister
One And Only - MeisteroMusic        
Elizabeth Lamers
Nobody Else But Me - Self-Released
The Jungle Jazz Band
The Animule Dance - Syncopation Society Berlin
Ted Nash
Somewhere Else - Plastic Sax Records
Wolfgang Schalk
Obsession - Frame Up Music
Reynold D. Philipsek
Picture This - Rephi
Sue Keller & Jeff Barnhart
Return To Cripple Creek - Ragtime Press
Bill Dixon/Cecil Taylor
Duets 1992 - Triple Point Records
Reid Hoyson Project
Natural Gifts - Self-Released

Nov. 2019
Miles Davis
Rubberband - Warner/Rhino
John Coltrane
Blue World - Impulse        
Paul Combs
Unknown Dameron - Summit
Dave Brubeck Quartet
The Navy Swings - Sounds Of Yester Year
Louis Armstrong
Live In Europe - Dot Time
Dick Hyman & Ken Peplowski
Counterpoint – Lerner/Loewe - Arbors
Adam Niewood
Home With You At Last - SteepleChase
June Bisantz & Alex Nakhimovsky
Love’s Tango - EH2U Records
Champian Fulton & Cory Weeds
Dream A Little - Cellar Live
John Hasbrouck
Don’t Walk Away From The Stove - Self-Released
Arthur Fields
Anthology - Archeophone
Gordon Goodwin Big Phat Band
The Gordian Knot - Music Of Content

Oct. 2019
Marcus Shelby Orchestra
Transitions - MSO Records
Don Shirley
Piano- Blue Moon
Poncho Sanchez
Trane’s Delight - Concord Picante        
Airmen Of Note
The Jazz Heritage Series – 2019 Radio Broadcasts
Roxy Coss
Quintet - Outside In Music
Four Visions Saxophone Quartet - Sunnyside
Chicago Cellar Boys
Busy ‘Til Eleven - Rivermont
Lila Ammons
Genealogy - Self-Released
Andrew Oliver/David Horniblow
The Complete Morton Project - Le Jazzetal
Don Friedman Trio
Love Music - Progressive
Tish Oney
The Best Part - Blujazz
Ken Teel
Handmade Music - Self-Released
Sept. 2019
Oscar Hernandez & Alma Libre
Love The Moment - Origin
Stan Getz
Getz At The Gate - Verve
Joachim Kuhn
Melodic Ornette Coleman – Piano Works XIII - ACT
Veronica Swift
Confessions - Mack Avenue
Bob Sheppard
The Fine Line - Challenge
Claudia Koval
Songs From The Raggedy Road - Self-Released
ulia Zuzanna Sokolowska
Preludia Do Kawy - Self-Released
Jazzmeia Horn
Love & Liberation - Concord
Jazz At The Philharmonic
Live In Paris – 1958-1960 - Fremeaux & Associates
Nat King Cole & The Quincy Jones Big Band
Live In Paris - Fremeaux & Associates
Lisa Mann
Hard Times, Bad Decisions - Self-Released
Jimmy Cobb
This I Dig Of You - Smoke Sessions
Paul Bley/Gary Peacock/Paul Motian
When Will The Blues Leave - ECM
Buddy Love
I Woke Up Needing Coffee - Self-Released
Kevin Hays/Chiara Izzi
Across The Sea - Via Veneto Jazz

Aug. 2019
Teodross Avery and Gary Motley
Soulful Equanimity - G-Stream Media
Teodross Avery
After The Rain - Tompkins Square
Gretje Angell
In Any Key - Grevlinto
Andrew Carroll
Alliterations - Self-Released
Lisa Rich
Highwire - Tritone
Smoking Time Jazz Club
Contrapuntal Stomp - Self-Released
Melissa Gardiner
Empowered - Melissa May Music
Silvie Rider-Young
You Must Believe In Spring - Self-Released
Jonathan Ng
Dreaming On My Feet - Self-Released
Casey Abrams
Jazz -Chesky
Alex Owen and the Messy Cookers Jazz Band
Get Out And Get Under The Moon - Self-Released
Modern Jazz Quartet
Live In Paris – 1960-1961 - Fremeaux & Associates
Abdullah Ibrahim
The Balance - Gearbox
Lorez Alexandria
On King 1957-1959 - Fresh Sound

July 2019
Ella Fitzgerald
Ella At The Shrine - Verve
Brandee Younger
Soul Awakening - Self-Released
Steve Davis
Correlations - Smoke Sessions
Steve Slagle
Spirit Calls - Panorama
Wes Montgomery
Back On Indiana Avenue - Resonance
Mike Durham’s International Classic Jazz Party 2017
Pleasure Mad - WVR/Lake
Jeff Rupert with Veronica Swift
Let’s Sail Away - Rupe Media
Dustin Laurenzi
Snaketime: The Music Of Moondog - Feeding Tube        
Alex Pangman
Hot Three - Justin Time
New - Justin Time
Javon Jackson
For You - Solid Jackson Records
Greg Abate
Gratitude - Whaling City Sound
Clemens Grassmann
Midnight Apple - Self-Released

June 2019
Rebecca Hardiman
Collections, Volume 1 - Self-Released
Various Artists
Texas Hillbillies - JSP
Stephane Wrembel
The Django Experiment IV - Water Is Life
Bobby Jaspar
Early Years - Fresh Sound
Lucas Gillan’s Many Blessings
Chit-Chatting With Herbie - Jeru Jazz
Beverley Church Hogan
Can’t Get Out Of This Mood - Café Pacific
The Boogie Kings
Disturbing The Peace - Blujazz/Spirit Records
Daniel Goyone
French Keys - Self-Released
Mark Turner
Mark Turner Meets Gary Foster - Capri
Holly Cole
Holly - Shanachie
Miles Davis
1960 - Sleepy Night
Mauricio De Souza’s Bossa Brasil
Five Roads - Pitoca Music
Kristen Lee Sergeant
Smolder - Plastic Sax Records
Bega Blues Band
Brassica Soup - EM Records
CD Reviews
Jazz Around Town
Jan. 2020
The Top Jazz Recordings Of 2019
Ken Peplowski
The Chris Dawson Swingtet Celebrates Christmas
Buddy Rich – One Of A Kind

Dec. 2019
Chucho Valdes
Gordon Goodwin’s Big Pat Band
5 New Xmas Jazz CDs

Nov. 2019
Chick Corea
Fremeaux & Associates Jazz Releases
Recent Classic Jazz Recordings

Oct. 2019
On Vacation!

Sept. 2019
Looking Back

Aug. 2019
Lady Day At Emerson’s Bar & Grill
Josephine Beavers
Bill Holman and Others at Best From The West
Hubert Laws
Kenny Garrett
Gilbert Castellanos
Carolyn Martinez

July 2019
A Tale Of Two Playboy Jazz Festivals

June 2019
Dave Grusin – Not Enough Time
Monty Alexander
Vijay Iyer
Maryann Reall
Ted Des Plantes