Jazzwise July 2014 Issue Album Reviews List


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

New Release Album Reviews

Monty Alexander and Harlem-Kingston Express Monty Alexander Harlem-Kingston Express Vol. 2: The River Rolls On Motéma

Rodrigo Amado Wire Quartet Wire Quartet Clean Feed

Ginger Baker Why? Motéma

Ketil Bjørnstad Sunrise ECM

Black Top # One Babel

Uri Caine Callithump Winter & Winter

The Nels Cline Singers Macroscope Mack Avenue

Nicola Conte Free Souls Schema

Olegario Diaz Basquiat By Night/Day SteepleChase

Paul Dunmall / Paul Rogers / Philip Gibbs The Clouds Turned Silver FMR Records

John Escreet
 Sound, Space and Structures

Oran Etkin Gathering Light Motéma

Orrin Evans’ Captain Black Big Band Mother’s Touch Posi-Tone

The Omar Hakim Experience We Are One Ozmosis

Dose Hermanos Batique Dose Hermanos

Matthew Halsall & the Gondwana Orchestra When the World Was One Gondwana Records

Dylan Howe Subterranean: New Designs on David Bowie’s Berlin Motorik

José James While You Were Sleeping Blue Note

Keith Jarrett /Charlie Haden Last Dance ECM

Konitz Tepfer Janisch Williams Live in London Volume 1 Whirlwind Recordings

Frank Lacy & The Smalls Legacy Band Live at Smalls Smalls LIVE

Ingrid Laubrock Octet Zürich Concert Intakt Intakt

Christof Lauer & NDR Bigband play Sidney Bechet Petite Fleur ACT

Magos and Limón Dawn

The Magnificent Seven Jazz Band The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly Irthling Records

Georgia Mancio /Nigel Price Come Rain or Come Shine
 Roomspin Records

Muthspiel Grenadier Blade
Christian Muthspiel 4 Seaven Teares ACT

Meshell Ndegeocello Comet, Come To Me Naïve

Outside Line Introducing Outside Line GLP Records

Nils Petter Molvær Switch OKeh

Gregory Porter/Donald Smith/Mansur Scott Great Voices of Harlem PAO Records

Preservation Hall Jazz Band That’s It! Legacy

Joshua Redman Trios Live Nonesuch 5

Eric Reed The Adventurous Monk Savant

Dino Saluzzi Group El Valle de la Infancia ECM

JC Sanford Orchestra Views for the Inside Whirlwind Recordings

Sax Appeal Funkerdeen Jazzizit

Silence Blossoms Silence Blossoms Efpi

Various Artists Jazz & The Philharmonic OKeh

Jacob Young Forever Young ECM

Alice Zawadzki China Lane
 Whirlwind Recordings


Short Cuts New Releases

The Ambient Jazz Ensemble Suite Shop

Soren Bebe Trio featuring Marc Johnson Eva From Out Here

Thomas Clausen Morning…Dreaming… Stunt

Donald Edwards Evolution of an Influenced Mind Criss Cross

Peter Epstein Polarities Songlines

Georgie Fame, Madeline Bell & Steve Gray Singer Proper

Goldings Bernstein Stewart Ramshackle Serenade Pirouet

Jackiem Joyner Evolve Mack Avenue

Kappeler/Zumthor Babylon-Suite ECM

Roan Kearsey-Lawson Presence in Mind 144 Records

Matt London Speak Now Music for Tenor Saxophone ML

Matinier/Ambrosini Inventio ECM

Benedicte Maurseth/Asne Valland Nordli Over Tones ECM

Soren Moller Lines of Progression ILK

The New Mastersounds Therapy Legere Recordings

The Ed Palermo Big Band Oh No! Not Jazz!! Cuneiform

sPace moNkey The Karman Line Hubro

Toco Memoria Schema

The Westerlies Wish the Children Would Come on Home Songlines

Basak Yavuz Things… Z Muzik Yapim

Reissues / Archive Reviews

Mose Allison Swingin’ Machine Warner Atlantic /
Middle Class White Boy Warner Atlantic

Ornette Coleman To Whom Keeps A Record Warner Atlantic

Alice Coltrane Eternity Warner Atlantic

Coltrane Four Classic Albums AvidJazz

Hank Crawford Mr. Blues Warner Atlantic /
Mr. Blues Plays Lady Soul Warner Atlantic

Bill Evans Three Classic Albums Plus AvidJazz

Art Farmer Interaction Atlantic

Stan Getz Quartet & Quintet The Complete Roost Studio Sessions American Jazz Classics

Jimmy Giuffre 3 & 4 New York Concerts Elemental Music

The Chico Hamilton Quintet A Different Journey Warner Reprise

The Joe Harriott Double Quintet, under the direction of John Mayer Indo-Jazz Suite Warner Atlantic

Billie Holiday The Complete 19521957 Small Group Studio Sessions Masterworks

Freddie Hubbard Keep Your Soul Together/Polar AC/ Skagly BGO

Ahmad Jamal Trio Complete Live At The Spotlite Club 1958 Phoenix/
Complete 1961 Alhambra Performances Essential Jazz Classics/
Complete 1962 At The Blackhawk Essential Jazz Classics

Yusef Lateef The Gentle Giant Warner Atlantic

Rudy Linka Acoustic and Electric Retrospective Supraphon

Pat Martino Joyous Lake Warner Bros

Charles Mingus The Jazz Experiments Of Charles Mingus Verse BCP/
Charles Mingus Mingus Moves Warner/Atlantic/
Mingus Dynasty Chair In The Sky Warner/Elektra

World’s Experience Orchestra The Beginning Of A New Birth World Productions

Jaco Pastorious Word Of Mouth Warner Atlantic

David Sanborn Sanborn Warners Bros

David Sanborn Another Hand Elektra

Shirley Scott Superstition Soul Brother Records

Horace Silver Quartet Live In New York

Clive Stevens Atmospheres ESC Records
Various Artists Jazz Legends Box Set – 20 Original Albums From The Iconic Atlantic Label Atlantic/Rhino

Miroslav Vitous Magical Shepherd Warner Atlantic

Alexander Von Schlippenbach Payan Enja

Reissues Short Cuts Reviews

Betty Blake Sings in a Tender Mood: Complete Recordings 1957-61 Fresh Sound

Charlie Byrd Four Classic Albums Avid

Nat King Cole Live in Tokyo In Crowd

Eddie Lockjaw Davis / Don Patterson Quintet Complete Recordings Groove Hut

Ella Fitzgerald Things Ain’t What They Used To Be Reprise

Carmen McRae For Once In My Life Atlantic

Kid Ory Storyville Nights / Plays W C Handy / Dixieland Marching Songs Upbeat

Bill Perkins Four Classic Albums Avid

Shorty Rogers and His Giants Jazz Waltz Reprise

George Shearing Jazz Moments Essential Jazz Classics

Benny Goodman B.G. In Hi-fi Essential Jazz Classics

Benny Goodman Sextet Live at Basin Street East American Jazz Classics

Jim Hall Classic Quartets: Impromptu / Burnin’ Essential Jazz Classics

Coleman Hawkins The Lost 1950 Munich Concert Solar

Quincy Jones / Harry Arnold Big Band = Jazz! Phoenix

Sonny Stitt Low Flame / Feelin’s Essential Jazz Classics

Stanley Turrentine Betcha Elektra

Frank Wess Four Classic Albums Avid

Lester Young Complete Aladdin Recordings Phoenix