Jazzwise February 2014 Issue Album Reviews List


All these albums are reviewed in the FEBRUARY 2014 issue of Jazzwise which is out now – to read them all click here to subscribe here and get a FANTASTIC FREE CD

New Releases

Arild Andersen/Paolo Vinaccia/Tommy Smith Mira ECM

The Jamie Baum Septet+ In This Life Sunnyside Records

Randy Brecker The Brecker Brothers Band Reunion Moosicus

Bushman’s Revenge Thou Shalt Boogie! Rune Grammofon

Daniel Carter/William Parker/Federico Ughi Navajo Sunrise Rudi

Daniele Cavallanti and the Brotherhood Creative Trance Music Ensemble Faces and Tales Rudi Records

The Claudia Quintet September Cunieform Rune

Rachael Cohen Half Time Whirlwind

Dave Douglas DD 50 Special Edition 50th Birthday Recordings Greenlea

Mark Edwards In Deep Quiet Money

GoGo Penguin v2.0 Gondwana

Abdullah Ibrahim Mukashi / Once Upon A Time Intuition

Jazz ExTempore Orchestra East & West 33 Records

Willie Jones III Sextet Plays the Max Roach Songbook Live at Dizzy’s Club Coca-Cola

Jeanette Köhn and Swedish Radio Choir New Eyes on Baroque ACT

Jon Lloyd Group Vanishing Points 33Xtreme Records

Brian Lynch Unsung Heroes Vol. 2 Hollistic Music Works

Étienne Mbappé Pater Noster Plus Loin Music

Zara McFarlane If You Knew Her Brownswood

Mehliana Taming the Dragon Nonesuch

Pat Metheny Unity Group Kin Nonesuch

Mozdzer Danielsson Fresco Polska ACT

Mumpbeak Mumpbeak RareNoise

The Necks Open ReR Megacorp

Bill O’Connell & The Latin Jazz All-Stars Zocalo Savant

Linda Oh Sun Pictures Greenleaf Music

Evan Parker & Joe McPhee What / If / They Both Could Fly Rune Grammofon

Gretchen Parlato Live in NYC ObliqSound

Nicholas Payton Sketches of Spain BMF Records

Troyk-estra Live at the Cheltenham Jazz Festival 2013 Impossible Ark

Mark Perry/Duncan Eagles Road Ahead F-IRE

Romain Pilon Colorfield Whirlwind Records

Steve Plews/Ed Jones Derelict ASC

James Plotkin & Paal Nilssen-Love Death Rattle Rune Grammofon

Ragini Trio Ragini De Werf

Pete Rodriguez El Alquimista (The Alchemist) Conde Music

Michele Rosewoman’s New Yor-Uba 30 Years: A Musical Celebration of Cuba in America Advance Dance Disques

Samo Salamon Quartets Stretching Out Samo Records

Norma Winstone/Glauco Venier/Klaus Gesing Dance Without Answer ECM

Gwilym Simcock and the City of London Sinfonia Instrumation ACT

Tigran Shadow Theater Universal/Verve

Ben Van Gelder Reprise Pirouet

Various Artists Red Hot + Fela Knitting Factory Records

Natalie Williams Where You Are Little Girl Records

Webster Wraight Ensemble No Lucky Days Miso/ Heavenly Sweetness


Short Cut // New Releases

Howard Alden/ Andy Brown Heavy Artillery Delmark

Bad Ass Brass Live! Bad Ass Records

John Bailey Quartet Heart Horizons johnbaileyquartetbandcamp.com

Comanda Barabba Jazz Resistant Rudi Records

Bodrato Battaglia Massaria Furia Bartleby the Scrivener Evil Rabbit

Ruthie Culver/Utterjazz Band Look Stranger Purring

Paul Edis Not Like Me www.pauledis.co.uk

Schweizer Favre Live in Zurich Intakt

Gordon Grdina/Mark Helias No Difference Songlines

Pablo Held Elders Pirouet

Marquis Hill The Poet Skiptone

Dave Jackson Quartet Cosmontology davejacksonmusic.com

John Lake Trio Up on the Downs John Lake

Chuck Loeb Silhouette Moosicus

Myra Melford Life Carries Me This Way Firehouse

Lorna Reid Falling like Dew www.lornareid.com

Sao Paulo Underground Beija Flors Velho E Sujo Cuneiform

Threeway Looking Forward, Looking Back Jazz Cat

Fay Victor Ensemble Absinthe and Vermouth Sunnyside


Reissues/Archive Reviews

Gato Barbieri Fenix/Gato… Para Los Amigos/Que Pasa/Che Corazon Flying Dutchman Jazz Classics

Dollar Brand/Abdullah Ibrahim Orchestra African Space Program Enja

Ornette Coleman Ornette On Tenor Atlantic

John Coltrane and Don Cherry The Avant-Garde Atlantic Warner Andrew Cyrille Complete Remastered Recordings On Black Saint And Soul Note BXS

Gil Evans Svengali Atlantic

Donny Hathaway Never My Love: The Anthology Rhino/Atco

John Coltrane The Complete Sun Ship Session Mosaic Records 3LP Vinyl

Keith Jarrett Concerts: Bregenz/München/No End ECM

Rahsaan Roland Kirk & The Vibration Society Rahsaan, Rahsaan Atlantic

Lee Konitz The Real Lee Konitz\With Warne Marsh Atlantic/Warner Jazz

Shelly Manne & His Men Boss Sounds! – Shelly Manne & His Men At Shelly’s Manne-Hole\Jazz Gunn Atlantic

Jackie McLean Quartet Swing, Swang, Swingin’/ Let Freedom Ring American Jazz Classics

Charles Mingus The Jazz Workshop Concerts 1964-65 Mosaic

Charles Mingus The Clown Atlantic

Charles Mingus Three Or Four Shades Of Blues Atlantic

The Modern Jazz Quartet The Modern Jazz Quartet/At Music Inn – Guest Artist Jimmy Giuffre/The Comedy/Lonely Woman/Plastic Dreams/The Legendary Profile/Blues For Bach Atlantic

Marius Neset Suite for the Seven Mountains Discovery

William Parker Wood Flute Songs:Anthology/Live 2006-2012 Aum Fidelity

Max Roach The Max Roach Trio Featuring The Legendary Hasaan Atlantic

S.O.S. Looking For The Next One Cuneiform Rune

Various Artists Verve: The Sound of America: The Singles Collection Verve

Miroslav Vitous Infinite Search Atlantic

Mal Waldron Hard Talk Enja