Jazzwise May 2015 Issue Albums Reviewed List


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

New Releases

Martin Archer and Engine Room Favourites Bad Tidings from Slackwater Drag Discus

Julian Argüelles Let It Be Told Basho

Burak Bedikyan Leap of Faith Steeplechase/Look Out

Julia Biel Love Letters and Other Missiles Rokit Records

Adam Birnbaum, Doug Weiss, Al Foster Three of a Mind Daedalus Records

Black Flower Abyssinia Afterlife Zephyrus

Dee Dee Bridgewater Dee Dee’s Feathers OKeh Records

Filomena Campus and Giorgio Serci Scaramouche Incipit Records

The Ben Cox Band This Waiting Game Absolute

Carsten Dahl Bach Goldberg Variations Tiger

Elina Duni Quartet Dallëndyshe ECM

Kyle Eastwood Timepieces Jazz Village

Duane Eubanks Quintet Things of That Particular Nature Sunnyside

Kevin Eubanks Stanley Jordan Duets Mack Avenue

Digby Fairweather The Best of Digby Fairweather’s Half Dozen Rose Cottage

Paolo Fresu & Daniele di Bonaventura In Maggiore ECM

Ray Gelato And The Giants Original Flavours Double Scoop

David Gibson Boom! Posi-Tone

Aaron Goldberg The Now Sunnyside

Benny Greb Moving Parts Herzog

Gunnar Halle Istanbul Sky Ozella

Gavin Harrison Cheating The Polygraph Kscope

Huntsville Pond Hubro

José James Yesterday I Had The Blues: The Music Of Billie Holiday Blue Note

Seckou Keita 22 Strings ARC Music

Alexey Kruglov/Jaak Sooäär Quartet The Mighty Five Art Beat Records

James Brandon Lewis Divine Travels OKeh

Joe Lovano & Dave Douglas Sound Prints Live at Monterey Jazz Festival Blue Note

Russell Malone Love Looks Good On You HighNote

Marcus Miller Afrodeezia
 Blue Note

Van Morrison Duets RCA Records

The Eddie Myer 5tet Why Worry? This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Charles Lloyd Wild Man Dance Blue Note

Roberto Ottaviano Forgotten Matches: The Worlds Of Steve Lacy Dodiclune

Partikel String Theory Whirlwind Recordings

Freddie Redd Music For You Steeplechase

Phil Robson Trio The Cut Off Point Whirlwind

Russell, Beresford, Edwards and Liavik SolbergWill It Float? Va Fongool

Jim Snidero Main Street Savant

Bjørn Solli Aglow: The Lyngør Project Volume 1 Lyngør Records

Jacky Terrasson
 Take This 

Julie Tippetts and Martin Archer Vestigium Discus

Jack Walrath Unsafe at Any Speed SteepleChase

Kamasi Washington The Epic Brainfeeder

Zu Cortar Todo Ipecac


New Releases Short Cuts

Harry Allen Jan Lundgren Quartet Quietly There Stunt

Inclusion Principle Third Opening Discus

Andy Brown Soloist Delmark

Dewa Budjana Hasta Karma MoonJune Records

Melanie De Biasio No Deal Remixed Play It Again Sam

Tam De Villiers 4tet Panacea Whirlwind Recordings

Lara Downes A Billie Holiday Songbook Steinway & Sons

Jens Fossum Bass Detector Ozella Music

Charlie Hart’s Equators Masansani Club Deep River

The Ted Howe Jazz Orchestra Pinnacle Hot Shoe Records

Inclusion Principle Third Opening Discus

Jonathan Kreisberg Wave Upon Wave New For Now

Malene Mortensen Can’t Help It Stunt

Michael O’Neill & Kenny Washington New Beginnings Jazzmo

Sean Noonan & Malcolm Mooney Pavees Dance: There’s Always The Night Noonans Music

Mikkel Ploug Trio At Black Tornado Whirlwind Recordings

Aki Rissanen/Jussi Lehtonen Quartet …With Dave Liebman Ozella

Jormin/ Willemark/Nakagawa Trees of Light ECM

Savina Yannatou & Primavera en Salonico Songs From Thessaloniki ECM


Reissues and Archive Cuts

Cannonball Adderley Sextet Complete Live In Tokyo 1963 Solar

Teresa Brewer The Songs Of Bessie Smith/It Don’t Mean A Thing If It Ain’t Got That Swing Ace Records

John Carter & Bobby Bradford Self Determination Music BGP

Clarke-Boland Big Band Handle With Care Atlantic

Ornette Coleman Quartet Live In Paris 1971 Domino

John Coltrane Quartet The 1962 Graz Concert (Complete Edition) In Crowd

The Johnny Dankworth Orchestra Duet For 16 Vocalion

Miles Davis Live in Berlin 1969 Domino Records

Bill Evans Peace Pieces DreamCovers

Carlos Garnett The New Love/Cosmos Nucleus/Let This Melody Ring On Soul Brother

Jimmy Giuffre/ Jim Hall Trio Complete Studio Recordings Phono

Al Jarreau We Got By Reprise/Warner

Glow Reprise/Warner

Look To The Rainbow Reprise/Warner

Mandrill Composite Truth/Just Outside Of Town Soul Brother

Alphonse Mouzon In Search Of A Dream MPS

Idris Muhammad Turn This Mutha Out Soul Brother

Mark Murphy Shadows TCB

Jaco Pastorius Big Band Twins II Warner Bros

Sun Ra And Intergalactic Research Arkestra It’s After The End Of The World MPS

Joe McPhee & John Snyder To Be Continued Kye

Thelonious Monk Thelonious Monk Trio Essential Jazz Classics

Plays Duke Ellington/The Unique Thelonious Monk Essential Jazz Classics

Monk’s Dream Masterworks

Complete 1966 Geneva Concert Solar

Sonny Rollins Rollins Plays For Bird Essential Jazz Classics

The Bridge Essential Jazz Classics


Reissues Short Cuts

Dave Bailey The Complete 1 & 2 Feet In The Gutter Sessions Phoenix

Count Basie Basic Basie MPS

George Benson The Ultimate Collection Rhino

Dee Dee Bridgewater Just Family Elektra

Miles Davis The Quintessence Fremeaux

Deodato Love Island Warner Jazz

Kenny Drew I Love Jerome Kern / Jazz Impressions of Pal Joey Phono

Stéphane Grappelli Violinspiration MPS

Dizzy Gillespie A Musical Safari Solar

Jim Hall It’s Nice To Be With You MPS

Earl Hines Four Classic Albums Plus Avid

Harry James Four Classic Albums Plus Avid

Hank Jones Have You Met This Jones? MPS

Machito Kenya / With Flute to Boot Malanga

Cecil Payne Four Classic Albums Avid

Lalo Schifrin Bossa Nova and Latin Sessions Malanga

Ernie Watts Chariots of Fire Qwest

Phil Woods Four Classic Albums Avid