Jazzwise May 2014 Issue Album Reviews List



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

New Releases

Ambrose Akinmusire The Imagined Savior is Far Easier To Paint Blue Note

Julian Argüelles Circularity CAMJazz

Paul Bley Play Blue – Live in Oslo ECM

Billy Bottle & The Multiple Unrecorded Beam Leo

Kris Bowers Heroes + Misfits Concord Jazz

Pete Brown and Phil Ryan with Psoulchedelia Perils Of Wisdom Interoceter Records

Chloe Charles Break The Balance www.chloecharles.com

Wayne Escoffery Quintet Live at Firehouse 12 Sunnyside

Elliot Galvin Trio Dreamland Chaos Collective

Louise Gibbs and The Septet 7 Deadly Sings 33Xtreme

Tom Guarna Rush Brooklyn Jazz Underground

Taylor Haskins Fuzzy Logic Sunnyside

Alexander Hawkins Ensemble Step Wide, Step Deep Babel

Tim Hegarty Tribute Miles High Records

Jon Irabagon/Mark Helias/Barry Altschul It Takes All Kinds Jazzwerkstatt/Irabbagast

Josh Kemp Tone Poetry Fulltone Music

Roan Kearsey-Lawson Presence in Mind 144 Records

Takuya Kuroda Rising Son Blue Note

Dominic Lash Quartet Opabinia Babel

John McLaughlin and the 4th Dimension The Boston Record Abstract Logix

Led Bib The People In Your Neighbourhood Cuneiform

Mike Longo Step on It Consolidated Artists

Marc Mac presents Visioneers Hipology BBE Records

Machine Mass featuring Dave Liebman INTI Moonjune

Raymond MacDonald and Marilyn Crispell Parallel Moments Babel

Made To Break Cherchez La Femme Trost

Harvey Mason Chameleon Concord

Andrea Motis and Joan Chamorro Quintet featuring Scott Hamilton Live at Jamboree Barcelona SWIT

Plymouth Plymouth Rare Noise Records

Shez Raja Collective Soho Live 33 Records

Kala Ramnath & Ty Burhoe Samay Chakra Tala Records

Alfredo Rodriguez The Invasion Parade Mack Avenue

Matt Slocum Black Elk’s Dream Chandra Records

Omar Sosa Senses Ota

Marius Neset & Trondheim Jazz Orchestra Lion ACT

Sunn O))) & Ulver Terrestrials Southern Lord SUNN

Warren Vache / Alan Barnes The Cobbler’s Waltz Woodville

Christian Vuust Urban Hymn Aero Music

Tim Warfield Inspire Me! Herb Harris Music

Frank Wess Magic 201 IOP  

Dhafer Youssef Birds Requiem OKeh

Sandro Zerafa The Bigger Picture

Short Cuts// New Releases

Diego Barber + Craig Taborn Tales Sunnyside

Steve Cardenas Melody in a Dream Sunnyside

Susan Clynes Life is… Moonjune

Gabrielle Ducomble Notes from Paris

Sławek Dudar Quartet Inside City Luna Music

Lisa Ferraro Serenading the Moon Pranavasonic Universal

Charlotte Hug Stefano Pastor Paragon D’archi Leo

Chris Ingham Quartet Hoagy Downhome

Nina Kristofferson Billie Holiday Story NK Records

Kavorka Culture Shock Bronx Bound Records

Resolution 88 Resolution 88 Synthethesia

Revolutionary Snake Ensemble Live Snakes Accurate Records

Samo Salamon & the Slovene Philharmonic String Chamber Orchestra Orchestrology

The Bob Sands Quartet Out and About Steeplechase

The Souljazz Orchestra Inner Fire Strut

Dave Stryker Eight Track Strikezone

Aki Takase La Planete Flying Soul Intakt


Reissue Archive Reviews

Cannonball Adderley/ Bill Evans Legendary Quartet/ Quintet Sessions American Jazz Classics

Gato Barbieri The Third World BGP

Count Basie Afrique BGP

John Coltrane Out Of This World Proper

Digby Fairweather Digby Fairweather Archives: Chris Ellis Rose Cottage

Grant Green & Ike Quebec Complete Instrumental Sessions Essential Jazz Classics

Woody Herman Woody Herman’s Big New Herd At The Monterey Jazz Festival Atlantic

Abdullah Ibrahim African Piano ECM

Keith Jarrett Arbour Zena ECM

Keith Jarrett Ritual with Dennis Russell Davies ECM

Joachim Kühn 70th Birthday Edition: Trio Kühn Humair JennyClark/ Europeana ACT

Little Feat Rad Gumbo: The Complete Warner Bros years 1971-1990 Warner/Rhino

Lonnie Liston Smith Astral Travelling BGP

Brother Jack McDuff Quartet with Grant Green Goodnight, It’s Time To Go / The Honeydripper Groove Hut

Bud Powell Birdland 1953 ESP-Disk

Sam Rivers Contrasts ECM

Tom Scott Tom Scott & The L.A. Express/Tom Cat/New York Connection

Wayne Shorter Second Genesis/ Wayning Moments Essential Jazz Classics EJ

Jimmy Smith Quartet Back at the Chicken Shack/Midnight Special Essential Jazz Classics

Sonny Stitt & Brother Jack McDuff ’Nuther Futher/ Soul Shack Groove Hut

Ralph Towner/ John Abercrombie Five Years Later ECM

Miroslav Vitous Group ECM

Chick Webb/ Ella Fitzgerald Complete Decca Sessions (1934-1941) Mosaic

Ben Webster The Warm Moods + BBB & Co American Jazz Classics

Ben Webster Quartet Live In Hilversum 1970 Domino

Short Cuts// Reissues

Gene Ammons and Sonny Stitt Boss Tenors in Orbit! / Soul Summit Fresh Sound

Howard McGhee Nobody Knows You When You’re Down and Out / House Warmin’ Fresh Sound

Red Mitchell / Harold Land Quintet Hear Ye! Hear Ye! Atlantic

Donald Byrd / Pepper Adams Motor City Scene Bethlehem / Verse

Betty Carter Round Midnight / Out There Solar

Kenny Clarke / Francy Boland Orchestra Jazz Is Universal Atlantic

Nat King Cole / George Shearing Nat King Cole Sings / George Shearing Plays Jackpot

Jimmy Giuffre Three Classic Albums Plus (Second Set) Avid

Grant Green Goin’ West / Feelin’ The Spirit Masterjazz

Jazz Crusaders At The Lighthouse ’62 Fresh Sound

Volker Kriegel Lost Tapes Jazz Haus

Charlie Parker Complete Bird at the Apollo RLR

Pee Wee Russell New Groove / College Concert Solar |

Clark Terry / Bob Brookmeyer Quintet Complete Live Recordings, 1962-65 Fresh Sound

Clark Terry Four Classic Albums Avid

Bobby Troup The Songs of Bobby Troup Bethlehem / Verse

Stanley Turrentine with The Three Sounds Blue Hour – The Complete Sessions Essential Jazz Classics

Various Artists Jazz Britannia ’56 Harkit

Ben Webster In Norway Storyville