LA Jazz Scene

Dec. 2018
Greg Fishman Quintet
So You Say - Greg Fishman Jazz Studies
Claudia Villela
Encantada Live - Self-Released
Benito Gonzalez/Gerry Gibbs/Essiet Okon Essiet
Passion Reverence Transcendence - Whaling City Sound
Randy Waldman
Superheroes - BFM Jazz
Bobby Ramirez
Yo Soy Ritmo! Danzon - Self-Released
Charlie Porter
Charlie Porter - Porter House Press
Claudia Koval
With Heart And Soul - Self-Released
Wonderful World - M-Pact Music
Sanah Kadoura
Hawk Eyes - Self-Released
Mark Turner/Ethan Iverson
Temporary Kings - ECM
Memphis Ukulele Band
Holidays Ain’t The Same - Memphis International Records
Mandala - Alpaka

Nov. 2018
Roseanna Vitro
Tell Me The Truth - Skyline Productions
Rebecca Hardiman
Rain Sometimes - Self-Released
Rob Dixon Trio
Coast To Crossroads - Self-Released
Stan Kenton
Concerts In Miniature, Vol. 24 - Sounds Of Yester Year
Elektrik Market
Attraction - Self-Released
Janet Planet
Da Capo - Stella Sound Productions
Scott Routenberg
Supermoon - Summit Records
Lizzie Thomas
Easy To Love - Self-Released
Bill Boris
Bright Moments - Mikomi
Bob Washut Dodectet
Journey To Knowhere - Artists Alliance

Oct. 2018
Monika Herzig
Sheroes - Whaling City Sound        
Duke Ellington
In Coventry, 1966 - Storyville
The Great Revival
Traditional Jazz 1951-57 - Lake
Ben Cohen
Remembering Ben Cohen - Lake
Teague Bechtel
Back At The Roadhouse - Self-Released
Kate Reid
The Heart Already Knows - Self-Released
David Chesky
Aural Paintings - Chesky
Peter Zak Quartet
One Mind - Fresh Sound
Vince Guaraldi
The Complete Warner Bros. – Seven Arts Recordings Omnivore
Norbert Stachel & Karen Stachel
Leh Cats – Movement To Egalitaria - PRP
Kenny Wright
The Bass Master - Focus Fresh
Sam Braysher & Michael Kanan
Golden Earrings Fresh Sound New Talent

Sept. 2018
Dayramir Gonzalez
The Grand Concourse - Machat
Nellie McKay
Sister Orchid - Palmetto
Wayne Powers
If Love Were All - Kabockie Records
Cyrille Aimee
Live - Mack Avenue
Ted Nash Quintet
Live At Dizzy’s Club Coca-Cola - Plastic Sax
Paul Kreibich
Thank You Elvin - Blujazz
George Colligan
Nation Divided - Whirlwind
Little Freddie King
Fried Rice & Chicken - Orleans Records
Don Ellis
Shock Treatment/Autumn - BGO
Reverend Freakchild
Dial It In - Treated and Released
Vinny Raniolo
Air Guitar - Self-Released

Aug. 2018
John Coltrane
Both Directions At Once – The Lost Album - Impulse!
Live At The Purple Pit - NuMu
Hendrik Meurkens & Bill Cunliffe
Cabin In The Sky - Height Advantage
Joshua Redman/Ron Miles/Scott Colley/Brian Blake
Still Dreaming - Nonesuch
Erroll Garner
Night Concert - Mack Avenue
Virginia Ayers Dawson
Standards Of Love - Ayerplay Music
Bobby Sanabria Multiverse Big Band
West Side Story Reimagined - Jazzheads
The Angel City Big Band
Livin’ The Canary Life - Self-released
Marieann Meringolo
Between Yesterday And Tomorrow – Blujazz
Hugo Fattoruso
Y Barrio Opa - Far Out Recordings
The Society Syncopators
Now You’re Talkin’ My Language - Newmarket Music
Tubby Hayes
A Little Workout - Acrobat
Jeff Cosgrove
Hunters & Scavengers - Grizzley Music

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
CD Reviews
Jazz Around Town
Dec. 2018
Bennie Maupin at the Mr. Musichead Gallery
Pat Metheny
Something Cool
Roseanna Vitro
Igor Kogan Big Band
Betty Bryant

Nov. 2018
The 2018 Monterey Jazz Festival

Oct. 2018
Harry Connick Jr.
Roberta Donnay
Alfredo Rodriguez
Playing Changes
Jazz In Available Light

Sept. 2018
Carolyn Martinez
The Savory Collection
Humphrey Lyttelton
French Bebop CDs

Aug. 2018
Tierney Sutton & Tamir Hendelman
Janis Mann
Dave Tull
Tina Phillips
New Lps

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