Jazzwise December 2012/January 2013 Issue CD Reviews List

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All these albums are reviewed in the December 2012/January 2013 issue of Jazzwise - to read them all click here to subscribe here and get a FREE CD.

NEW RELEASES

Rez Abbasi Trio – Continuous Beat – Enja Records

Nik Bärtsch’s Ronin – Live – ECM

Vinicius Cantuária – Indio de Apartamento – Naïve

Chambr – Freewheel – F-IRE

Mick Coady’s Synergy – Nine Tales of the Pendulum – Jellymould Jazz

Raynauld Colom – Evcoación – Jazz Village

Philip Dizack – The End of an Era – Truth Revolution Records

Elina Duni Quartet – Matanë Malit – ECM

Kevin Eubanks – The Messenger – Mack Avenue

Georgie Fame – Lost In A Lover’s Dream – Three Line Whip

Roman Filiu – Musae – Dafnison

Food – Mercurial Balm – ECM

Michael Formanek – Small Places – ECM

Kekko Fornarelli Kube – Room of Mirrors

Gogo Penguin – Fanfares – Gondwana

The Golden Age of Steam – Welcome to Bat Country – Basho

René von Grünig / Mark Wingfield – Cinema Obscura – Dark Energy Music

Ronan Guilfoyle – Renaissance Man – Steeplechase

Andy Hague – Cross My Palm – Ooh-Er Records

Hello Skinny – Hello Skinny – Slowfoot

Hiromi – Move – Telarc

Mike Hobart’s Urban Jazz Collective – The Third Fish – Another World Music 

Jasper van’t Hof – Oeuvre – Q-Rious Music

Bobby Hutcherson – Somewhere in the Night

Chuck Israels – It’s Nice To Be With You – Stunt Records

Benedikt Jahnel Trio – Equilobrium – ECM

Marc Johnson / Eliane Elias – Swept Away – ECM

Laura Jurd – Landing Ground – Chaos Collective

Nils Landgren – The Moon, The Stars and You / Collector’s Edition – ACT

Tim Lapthorn -  Transport – Pathway Records

Manu Katché - Manu Katché – ECM

Seth McFarlane – Music Is Better Than Words – Universal Records

Harold Mabern – Mr Lucky: A Tribute to Sammy Davis Jr – High Note

Davide Mantovani – Choices – Equilateral

Mark Masters Ensemble – Ellington Saxophone Encounters – Capri

Sebastiano Meloni, Paul Dunmall, Mark Sanders – Pictures Of A Quartet – Slam

Ron Miles – Quiver – Enja/Yellowbird

Naked Truth – Ouroboros – RareNoise

National Youth Jazz – The Change – NYJO Records

Neon Quartet – Subjekt – Edition

Aruán Ortiz and Michael Janisch Qunitet – Banned in London – Whirlwind

Walter Norris and Leszek Mozdzer – The Last Set: Live at the A-Trane – ACT

Pete Oxley and Nicolas Meier – Travels to the West – MGP

Maceo Parker – Soul Classics – Moosicus

Pierrick Pédron – Kubic’s Monk – ACT

Paul Plimley, Barry Guy, Lucas Niggli – Hexentrio – Intakt

Jure Pukl – Abstract Society – Storyville

Iiro Rantala – My History of Jazz – ACT

Return To Forever – The Mothership Has Landed – Eagle Rock

Sam Rivers, Dave Holland, Barry Altschul – Reunion: Live in New York – Pi Recordings

The Rongetz Foundation – Brooklyn Butterfly Session – Heavenly Sweetness

Matteo Sabattini – Metamorpho – Fresh Sound New Talent

Michel Sajrawy – Writings on the Wall – Ozella

Wadada Leo Smith and Louis Moholo-Moholo – Ancestors – TUM TUM

Bobo Stenson Trio – Indicum – ECM

NEW RELEASES Short Cuts

 1982 + BJ Cole - 1982 + BJ Cole – Hubro

Josh Berman and his Gang – There Now – Delmark

George Cables – My Muse – HighNote

Philip Clemo – Mesmer Ali - Colours Arts

Graham Dechter – Takin’ It There – Capri

Denise Donatelli – Soul Shadows – Savant

Joe Fiedler – Big Sackbut – Yellow Sound

Amina Figarova Sextet – Twelve – In + Out

Fourth Page – Blind Horizons – Leo

Max Frankl – Home – Material Records

Adam Glasser – Mzansi – Sunnyside

Jimmy Herring – Subject to Change without Notice – AbstractLogix

Marquis Hill – Sounds of the City – www.marquishill.com

The Hot 8 Brass Brand – The Life and Times of… - Tru Thoughts

Fred Lonberg-Holm’s Fast Citizens – Gather – Delmark

Rachael McFarlane – Hayley Sings – Concord

Rob Mazurek Pulsar Quartet – Stellar Pulsations – Delmar

Fillipe Monteiro – In Bad Company – www.fillipemonteiro.com

Orchestre National De Jazz – Piazzolla! – Jazz Village

Esmond Selwyn – Renegade – Slam

Elliot Sharp’s Terraplane – Sky Road Songs – Enja

The Skinny – Dig On It – Tippin’

TranceFormation – In Concert – New Artists

 

REISSUES/ARCHIVE

 

Ernestine Anderson – The Complete 1947- 1958 – Le Chant du Monde

Chet Baker – The Lyrical Trumpet Of Chet Baker – Phoenix

Chet Baker/Philip Catherine/ Jean-Louis Rassinfosse – Crystal Bells – Igloo Jazz Classics

Clifford Brown/ The Ladies Of Jazz – Sarah Vaughan/ Helen Merrill/Dinah Washington – Phoenix Records

Gary Burton Quartet – In Concert – FiveFour

Ray Charles – The Complete Swing Time & Atlantic Recordings 1948-1959 – Le Chant du Monde

Ornette Coleman – Chappaqua Suite – FiveFour

John Coltrane – Complete Live at Sutherland Lounge – RLR

King Curtis Quintet – The New Scene Of King Curtis/Soul Meeting – Fresh Sounds

Miles Davis – On The Air 1958-1959 – United Archives

Charles Gayle Trio – Look Up – ESP

Stan Getz Quartet – Swiss Radio Days Vol.29 – TCB The Montreux Jazz Label

Grant Green – Green Street – Groove Hut

Joe Harriott Quintet – Movement/High Spirits – Dutton Vocalion

Hampton Hawes – For Real! – Essential Jazz Classics

Coleman Hawkins – Classic Coleman Hawkins Sessions 1922-1947 – Mosaic

Southern Energy – Southern Energy – Black Fire

King Crimson – Larks’ Tongues In Aspic – KCSP 5

Harold Land and Kenny Dorham – Complete Recordings – Eastward Ho! / Fire in the West – Solar

Harold McNair – Harold McNair/Flute & Nut – Dutton Vocalion

Max Middleton / Morrissey Mullen – Another Sleeper Cape Wrath – Vocalion

Hank Mobley – Workout + Hank Mobley Quartet – Amercian Jazz Classics

Preservation Hall Jazz Band – 50th Anniversary Collection – Columbia/Legacy

Django Reinhardt – On Vogue – Complete 1934 – 1951 – Sony CD

David Sanborn – Then Again: The Anthology – Rhino/Warners

Sonny Stitt – Only The Blues – Essential Jazz Classics

Various Artists – All Night Long OST – Harkit

Various Artists – Jazz On Film: Beat, Square & Cool – Moochinabout Moochin

Various Artists – Drink Up –Light Up – Fantastic Voyage

Ben Webster / Stan Tracey – Soho Nights Vol.2 – ReSteamed

Randy Weston – Solo, Duo And Trio In A Modern Mood – Fresh Sound

Randy Weston Trio Plus Cecil Payne – With These Hands / The Modern Art Of Jazz / Jazz A La Bohemia – Fresh Sound

 

REISSUES Short Cuts

Louis Armstrong – Complete Louis Armstrong: Vol. 9. 1938-41 – Fremaux

Louis Armstrong – Complete Louis Armstrong: Vol.10 1941-44 – Fremaux

Chet Baker – Sings: It Could Happen To You – Phoenix

Al Cohn / Richie Kamuca / Bill Perkins – The Brothers! – Essential Jazz Classics

Tino Contreras – El Jazz Mexicano – Jazzman

Duke Ellington – Treasury Shows, Vol.16 – Storyville

Ethel Ennis – Sings Lullabies For Losers / Change of Scenery / Have You Forgotten – Fresh Sound

Nat Gonella – Young Nat Gonella 1930- 36 – Challenge

Teddi King – Four Classic Albums Plus – Avid

Earl Klugh – Finger Paintings / Heart Strong / Wishful Thinking – BGO

Mangione Brothers Sextet / Quintet – Complete Recordings – Fresh Sound

Ted McNabb - ….and co. – Fresh Sound

Carmen McRae – Complete Kapp Recordings – Fresh Sound

Red Nicols – Complete Brunswick Recordings – 1927-32 – Jazz Oracle

André Previn – Four Classic Albums – Avid

Bud Shank – Quintet and Sextet – Fresh Sound

Lonnie Smith – Mama Wailer – CTI

Sun Ra – The Nubians Of Plutonia / Bad And Beautiful – Solar

Sun Ra – Angels And Demons At Play / Sound Sun Pleasure / We Travel The Space Ways – Solar

 

BOOKS & DVDS

DVD

Hiromi – The Trio Project Live In Marciac – Telarc

BOOKS

You’ll Know When You Get There: Herbie Hancock and The Mwandishi Band – Bob Gluck – University of Chicago

Funny Valentine The Story of Chet Baker – Matthew Ruddick – Melrose Books

Record Collector Rare Record Price Guide 2014 – Edited by Ian Shirley – Diamond Publishing

Joe Conzo with David A.Pérez – Mambo Diablo: My Journey with Tito Puente – Blackbeat Books

Ted Gioia – The Jazz Standards: A Guide to the Repertoire – Oxford University Press