Jazzwise Dec 2014/Jan 2015 Issue Albums Reviewed List


All these albums are reviewed in the December 2014/January 2015 issue of Jazzwise which is out now – to read them all click here to subscribe and get a FANTASTIC FREE CD

New Releases

ARQ (Alison Rayner Quintet) August Blow the Fuse Records

Kenny Barron/Dave Holland The Art of Conversation Impulse!

Andy Bey Pages From An Imaginary Life High Note

Ketil Bjørnstad
 A Passion for John Donne

Cyrus Chestnut Midnight Melodies Smoke

The Cookers Time and Time Again Motéma Music

Chris Dundas Oslo Odyssey BLM Records

Samuel Eagles Quartet Next Beginning F-IRE

Geoff Eales Invocation Nimbus

European Jazz Sextet Live at the International Jazzfest in Viersen Konnex

Luc Ex Assemblée Red Note

Bill Frisell Guitar In The Space Age Okeh

Gerry Gibbs Thrasher Dream Trio We’re Back Whaling City Sound

Bebel Gilberto Tudo Portrait/Sony Masterworks

 An Improvised Escape
 Hansu-Tori HANSU001

Conrad Herwig The Latin Side Of Joe Henderson Featuring Joe Lovano Half Note Records

Lisa Hilton 
 Ruby Slippers Productions

Jenny Hval & Susanna Meshes of Voice Susanna Sonata

Jason Jackson Inspiration Jack & Hill

Paul Jackson Trio Groove Or Die Whirlwind

James Farm
 City Folk

Eric Johnson & Mike Stern Eclectic Heads Up

Russ Johnson Still Out To Lunch Enja/Yellow Bird

Jøkleba Outland ECM

Karen Lane Organ Project Two Steps from the Blues www.cdbaby.com/cd/karenlane

Nguyên Lê with Michael Gibbs and NDR Bigband Celebrating The Dark Side Of The Moon ACT

Lumen Drones Lumen Drones ECM

Magma Riah Sahiltaahk

Branford Marsalis In My Solitude: Live at Grace Cathedral OKeh

Michael Mantler The Jazz Composer’s Orchestra Update ECM

Medeski, Scofield, Martin, Wood Juice OKeh/Sony Masterworks

Møster! Inner Earth Hubro

Gregory Porter Issues Of Life – Features & Remixes Motéma

Tineke Postma/ Greg Osby
 Sonic Halo
 Challenge Records

Simon Purcell Red Circle Whirlwind Recordings

Roller Trio 
 Lamplight Social Record

Zoë Schwarz Blue Commotion Exposed
 33 Records

Kavita Shah Visions Naïve

Tierney Sutton Paris Sessions

Fred Thomas/Zac Gvirtzman Living Standards F-IRE

Trio 3 + Vijay Iyer Wiring Intakt

Olivia Trummer Fly Now
 Contemplate Music

David Virelles Mboko ECM

Mike Walker and Stuart McCallum Beholden Shell-Like

Marcin Wasilewski Trio with Joakim Milder Spark of Life ECM

Ernie Watts A Simple Truth Flying Dolphin Records

Robin Williamson Trusting In The Rising Light ECM

Michael Wollny Trio Weltentraum Live — Philharmonie Berlin ACT

Short Cuts// New Releases

Brooklyn Jazz Underground 7X7 BJU Records

Freddy Cole Singing the Blues Highnote

Johannes Enders Mellowtonin Enja

Paul Edis Mr Hipster Vignette

Sammy Figueroa & Glaucia Nasser Talisman Savant

Garzone/Bergonzi/Winther/ Aman/Mogensen Quintonic Stunt

Erik Honoré Heliographs Hubro

Phil Haynes No Fast Food CornerStoreJazz

Ideal Bread Beating the Teens: Songs of Steve Lacy Cuneiform

Intransit Barlovento That Hat Records

Christoph Irniger Pilgrim Italian Circus Story Intakt

Darius Jones The Oversoul Manual AUM Fidelity

Lifestories Lifestories Reverb

Sylvain Rifflet/Jon Irabagon Perpetual Motion Jazz Village

Jerome Sabbagh The Turn Bee Jazz

Skelton Skinner Allstars Septet Play Ellington & Basie Diving Duck

Michael Schiefel Platypus Trio BMC

Various Artists Magic Moments 7 Sounds of Surprise ACT


Louis Armstrong and his All Stars Columbia and RCA Victor Live Recordings Mosaic

Don Cherry Modern Art: Stockholm 1977 Mellotronen

Rosemary Clooney CBS Radio Recordings 1955-61 Mosaic
John Coltrane and Friends Sideman: Trane’s Blue Note Sessions Blue Note

Ry Cooder Soundtracks Warner Bros

The Miles Davis Quintet Featuring John Coltrane All of You: The Last Tour 1960 Trapeze

Miles Davis Round About Midnight DreamCovers

Miles Davis + 19 Miles Ahead DreamCovers

Grant Green Nigeria Essential Jazz Classics EJC

Tubby Hayes Tubby The Tenor/Tubby’s Back In Town/Boston ’64 Fresh Sounds

Roy Haynes Hip Ensemble Boplicity

The Jazz Crusaders Complete Live At The Lighthouse ’62 American Jazz Classics

Elvin Jones Jazz Machine Remembrance MPS

Pete Magadini Bones Blues Sackville

Mahavishnu Orchestra Between Nothing & Eternity/Visions Of The Emerald Beyond

Junior Mance Trio Junior’s Blues/Happy Time/Big Chief! American Jazz Classics

Charles Mingus Mingus Moods Proper

Thelonious Monk Jackie-ing Nederlands Jazz Archief

Gerry Mulligan Jeru/What Is There To Say? Essential Jazz Classic EJC

Gerry Mulligan Quartet The Gerry Mulligan Quartet/Spring Is Sprung Essential Jazz Classic

Nucleus with Leon Thomas Live 1970 Gearbox

Weather Report Forecast Tomorrow Columbia Legacy

Short Cuts// Reissues


Manny Albam / Ernie Wilkins Drum Suite Fresh Sound

Louis Armstrong Young Satchmo Upbeat

Chet Baker Sextet and Quartet Dream Covers

Booker Ervin The Book Cooks Verse

Art Farmer Listen to Art Farmer /Brass Shout Pollwinners

King Fleming The King Fleming Trio Fresh Sound

Coleman Hawkins The Hawk Swings Boplicity

Shirley Horn At The Gaslight Square 1961 Solar

Jonah Jones The Unsinkable Jonah Jones Blue Moon

Lee Konitz / Bill Evans You and Lee / Lee Konitz Meets Jimmy Giuffre American Jazz Classics

Julie London Your Number Please/ …at Home Fine and Mellow

Jacques Loussier Play Bach Vol. 1, 2 and 3 American Jazz Classics

Brew Moore Svinget ’14: Brew Moore in Europe Fresh Sound

Don Randi Feelin’ Like Blues / Where do we go from Here? Fresh Sound

Sue Raney Complete Capitol Years 1956-1960 Fresh Sound

Paul Smith Trio and Quartet Fresh Sound |

Buddy Tate Swingville Sessions Fresh Sound

Various Artists Blue Note: Uncompromising Expression Blue Note