Jazzwise August 2013 Issue Album Reviews List


All these albums are reviewed in the AUGUST 2013 issue of Jazzwise – to read them all click here to subscribe here and get a FREE CD and a FREE annual digital / App subscription...

New Releases

ACV Busk Babel

Ralph Alessi and Fred Hersch Only Many Cam Jazz

JD Allen Grace Savant

Lucian Ban/ Mat Maneri Transylvanian Concert ECM

Han Bennink/ Jaak Sooäär Beach Party Barefoot

George Benson Inspiration: A Tribute to Nat King Cole Concord

Jim Black/AlasNoAxis Antiheroes Winter & Winter

Will Calhoun Life in this World Motéma

Christian McBride Trio Out Here Mack Avenue

Michel Camilo What’s Up OKeh/Sony

Peter Canter Quartet Lightflight Ladybird Jazz

Corey Christiansen Lone Prairie Origin Records

Larry Coryell The Lift Wide Hive Records

Benoît Delbecq and Fred Hersch Double Trio Fun House Songlines

Eldar Djangirov Trio Breakthrough Motéma

Empirical Tabular Rasa Naim

Orrin Evans It Was Beauty Criss Cross Criss

Digby Fairweather & Friends To Frederick with Affection Rose Cottage

Jonathan Finlayson and Sicilian Defense Moment & The Message Pi Recordings

Amy Gamlen Group Direction Paris Jazz Underground

Chris Garrick and John Etheridge WTWSFS Flying Blue Whale Records

Gabriel Garrick Septet Song for My Father Jovis

Torsten Goods Love Comes to Town ACT

Matthew Herbert The End of Silence Accidental

Roger Kellaway/ Eddie Daniels Duke at the Roundhouse – Live in Santa Fé IPO

Nigel Kennedy Recital Sony Classical

Joe Locke Lay Down My Heart – Blues & Ballads Vol 1 Motéma Music

Lage Lund Foolhardy Criss Cross Jazz

Musson/Noble/Sanders Tatterdemalion Babel

Dan Nicholls Ruins LOOP

Gary Peacock/Marilyn Crispell Azure ECM

Preservation Hall Jazz Band That’s It Legacy

Wallace Roney Understanding HighNote

Frank Rosaly Cicada Music Delmark

Ntjam Rosie At the Back of Beyond Gentle Daze

Terje Rypdal Melodic Warrior ECM

Nitin Sawhney OneZero Cherry Red

Edward Simon Trio Live in New York at Jazz Standard Sunnyside

Jim Snidero Stream of Consciousness Savant

Dayna Stephens The Nepenthetic Place Sunnyside

Steve Swallow Quintet Into the Woodwork Xtra Watt

Simon Thacker’s Svara-Kanti Rakshasa Slap the Moon

Steve Tyrell It’s Magic: The Songs of Sammy Cahn Concord

Wheelhouse Boss of the Plains Aerophonic

WorldService Project Fire in a Pet Shop Megasound

Short Cuts – New Releases

Big Blue Strange Wonder Cam Jazz

Oscar Brown Jr and Maggie Brown We’re Live ESP-Disk

Arrigo Cappalletti Quintet Hot Music Leo

Mattia Cigalini Beyond Cam Jazz

Jussi Frederiksson Tidewaters Frederiksson Music

Satoko Fujii Spring Storm Delmark Libra

Morten Haxholm Quartet Equilibrium Storyville

Rakka Soutu Lumpeela Julkaisut

Steven Lugerner For We Have Heard Primary

Rob Mazurek Exploding Star Electro Acoustic Ensemble The Space Between Delmark

Mikrokolektyw Absent Minded Delmark

Kit Packham’s One Jump Ahead One Foot in the Groove Pelican

Mike Pride Drummer’s Corpse/Birthing Days AUM Fidelity

Bastian Stein Diegesis Pirouet

Swedish Mobilia / Luca Aquino Did You Hear Something? Leo

Marlene Ver Planck Ballads… Mostly Audiophile

Ben Wendel/Dan Tepfer Small Constructions Sunnyside

Frank Weiss Magic 101 IPO Recordings

Scott Willcox Big Band Go For It! Marquetry Records



The Byron Allen Trio The Byron Allen Trio ESP

Chet Baker Chet Sings! Chant du Monde

Donald Byrd Byrd with Strings/ Byrd Blows on Beacon Hill Phoenix

Donald Byrd and Kenny Burrell All Night Long & All Day Long/ Two Guitars

Donald Byrd/Gigi Gryce The Complete Jazz Lab Sessions Jazz Dynamics

Stanley Clarke The Complete Epic Albums Collection Sony

Miles Davis In Person at the Blackhawk, San Francisco Essential Jazz Classics

Major Surgery The First Cut Next

Paul Desmond The Complete RCA Albums Collection Sony/Columbia Legacy

Joe Farrell Joe Farrell Quartet Hux

Stan Getz Complete Columbia Albums Collection Sony

Jutta Hip Lost Tapes The German Recordings 1952-1955 Jazzhaus

Billie Holliday Lady Day: The Complete Billie Holliday on Columbia 1933-1944 Sony/Legacy

Irakere featuring Chucho Valdés Live at Ronnis Scott’s, Birmingham: The 1995 BBC Recording First Hand Records

Steve Kuhn The Vanguard Date Sunnyside

The Original Mahavishnu Orchestra The Complete Columbia Albums Collection Sony/Legacy

Wynton Marsalis Swingin’ into the 21st Century Sony/Legacy

Chris McGregor’s Brotherhood of Breath Procession Live at Toulouse Ogun

Paul Motian Conception Vessel/Tribute/Dance/Le Voyage/Psalm/It Should’ve Happened A Long Time Ago ECM

Sonny Rollins Our Man in Jazz Essential Jazz Classics

Sonny Stitt Quartets Rearin’ Back /Tribute to Ellington Fresh Sounds

Leon Thomas Spirits Known and Unknown, BGP Records

Various Artists Liberation Music BGP Records

Various Artists London Is The Place For Me 5 and 6: Afro-Cubism, Calypso, High Life, Mento, Jazz Honest Jons

Sarah Vaughan The Complete 1947-1950 Le Chant du Monde

Sarah Vaughan You’re Mine You/The Explosive Side of Sarah Vaughan Essential Jazz Classics

Sarah Vaughan Sarah + 2/After Hours Essential Jazz Classics

Short Cuts/Reissues

Curtis Amy/Paul Bryant Meetin’ Here Fresh Sound

Louis Armstrong Musical Autobiography Vol 1 & 2 Avid

Chet Baker Chet is Back Essential Jazz Classics

Dave Brubeck Live in Europe Phoenix

Cesar Cesar 830 BGP

Don Friedman A Day in the City/Circle Waltz

Ron Jefferson/Tricky Lofton Love Lifted Me/Brass Bag Fresh Sound

Volker Kriegel With a Little Help from my Friends MIG

Herbie Mann Complete Brazilian Sessions Fresh Sound

Warne Marsh/Kenny Drew In Copenhagen Storyville

Les McCann Ltd Plays the Shampoo/In New York Fresh Sound

Carmen McRae The Complete 1946-55 Chant du Monde

Modern Jazz Quartet Plays for Lovers Jackpot

Dudley Moore From Beyond the Fringe El/Cherry Red

Dave Pell Four Classic Albums Avid

Billie Poole Sermonette/Confessin’ the Blues Fresh Sound

Betty Roché The Complete 1941-1961 Chant du Monde

Charlie Shavers/Maxine Sullivan Four Classic Albums Plus Avid

Zoot Sims Compatibility Delmark

Billy Strayhorn/Johnny Hodges Juice A-Plenty Fresh Sound

Ben Webster /Harry Edison Complete Quintet Studio Sessions Essential Jazz Classics

Vinyl Reviews

David Murray Octet, Ming, Black Saint

Enrico Pieranunzi, Marc Johnson and Joey Baron, Deep Down Soul Note

Don Cherry, Dewey Redman, Charlie Haden & Ed Blackwell, Old and New Dreams Black Saint

Oliver Lake, Ntu: The Point from which Freedom Begins Soul Jazz

Steve Lacy and Joe McPhee The Rest Roaratorio

Lost in the Vaults

Okay Temiz Trio Turkish Folk Jazz Sonet 1975

Books & DVDs Jazz – New York in the Roaring Twenties Robert Nippoldt and Hans-Jurgen Schaal Taschen £34.99

Larry Carlton and Robben Ford Unplugged New Morning: The Paris Concert 335 Records

Toot Thielemans Live at Le Chapiteau Challenge Jazz