Jazzwise February 2016 Issue Albums Reviewed List

All these albums are reviewed in the February 2016 issue of Jazzwise which is out now – to read them all click here to subscribe and get a FANTASTIC FREE CD


Aarhus Jazz Orchestra Lars Møller’s Rewrite of Spring DaCapo

Eivind Aarset I.E. Jazzland Recordings

Art ‘Turk’ Burton and Congo Square Spirits featuring Ari Brown Then and Now

Joey DeFrancesco Trip Mode High Note

Corrie Dick Impossible Things Chaos Collective

Echoes Of Swing Dancing ACT

GoGo Penguin Man Made Object Blue Note

Danny Grissett The In-Between Criss Cross

Scott Hamilton Live in Barcelona Blau

Scott Hamilton & Jeff Hamilton Trio Live in Bern Capri

Mette Henriette ECM

Stix Hooper Live in LA/We Went West/A Jazz Moment In Time Stix Hooper Enterprises

Tore Johansen Earth Stills Inner Ear

Peter Jones Utopia Howlin’ Werewolf Records

Stacey Kent Tenderly OKeh Records

Håkon Kornstad Tenor Battle Jazzland

Krokofant Krokofant II Rune Grammofon

Bill Laurance Aftersun Ground Up

Dominic Lash/Alex Ward Appliance Vector Sounds

Medbøe/Eriksen/Halle The Space Between Losen

Alex Merritt Quartet Anatta F-IRE

Livio Minafra – Louis Moholo-Moholo Born Free Incipit

Matt Mitchell Vista Accumulation PI Recordings

Ben Monder Amorphae ECM

The Derek Nash Acoustic Quartet You’ve Got to Dig it to Dig It, You Dig? Jazzizit

Nordic Circles Winter Rainbow AMP Music & Records

Luca Nostra Quintet Are You OK? Via Veneto Jazz

NYSQ POWER of 10 Whirlwind Recordings

Opus Five Tickle Criss Cross Jazz

Evan Parker’s Sant’Anna Arresi Quintet Filu ’e Ferru Associazione Culturale Punta Giara

William Parker/Raining On The Moon Great Spirit AUM Fidelity

Houston Person Something Personal HighNote

Plaistow Titan DYFL

Gerard Presencer and the DR Big Band Groove Travels Edition

Tom Rainey Trio Hotel Grief Intakt

Marc Ribot The Young Philadelphians: Live In Tokyo Yellowbird

Splashgirl Hibernation Hubro

Bill Stewart Space Squid Pirouet

Cleveland Watkiss Song Diasporas Right Now

John Zorn Cerberus – The Book Of Angels Volume 26: Spike Orchestra Plays Masada Book 2 Tzadik



Teemu Åkerblom Quartet Jazzaggression

Karrin Allyson Many a New Day Motéma

Josh Berman Trio A Dance and a Hop Delmark

Andrea Brachfeld Lotus Blossom Jazzheads

Rosanna Brandi One Day Squeaky Monkey

Sarah Buechi Shadow Garden Intakt

Frank Carlberg Word Circus Red Piano Records

Das Kapital Kind of Red Label Bleu

Anthony De Mare Liaison: Re-imaging Sondheim from the Piano ECM New Series

Georgie Fame and the Last Blue Flames Swan Songs Three Line Whip

Ulrich Gumpert Quartett A New One Intakt

The Gurdjieff Ensemble Komitas ECM

Mark Hauser Quartet It’s all About the Journey Better Found

Kirk Knuffke Little Cross Steeplechase

Robert Landfermann Night Will Fall Pirouet

Thomas Maintz/Aaron Parks Duets in June Beach Farm

Maciek Pysz A Journey Dot Time Records

Luca Sisera’s Roofer Prospect Leo

Viktor Toth Arura Trio Szemed Kincse/ The Present BMC

Oded Tzur Like a Great River Enja Yellowbird



John Abercrombie The First Quartet ECM

Kenny Barron At The Piano Xanadu Master Edition

Art Blakey The Complete Columbia And RCA Albums Collection Columbia/RCA/Legacy Graham Bond Live At The BBC And Other Stories Repertoire

Clifford Brown/Max Roach All Stars Best Coast Jazz Fresh Sounds

Jack Bruce & The HR Big Band More Jack Than Blues MIG Music

Larry Coryell Aurora Coryellis Purple Pyramid

Duke Ellington Columbia Studio Albums Collection 1959-1961 Columbia/Legacy

William Embling and Anthony Barnett The Lion in The Grove AB Fable

Trilok Gurtu Crazy Saints – Live MIG

Andrew Hill The Complete Remastered Recordings On Black Saint & Soul Note Cam

Steve Lacy Quintet Last Tour Emanem

George Lewis The George Lewis Solo Trombone Record Delmark

Mike Mainieri Journey Thru An Electric Tube Solid State

Mingus Dynasty/ Big Band Complete Remastered Recordings on Black Saint & Soul Note Soul Note

Roscoe Mitchell The Complete Remastered Recordings On Black Saint & Soul Note Cam

Thelonious Monk Complete 1947-56 Trios Essential Jazz Classics

Howard Riley Trio Discussions DuskFire

Max Roach The Complete Remastered Recordings On Black Saint & Soul Note Black Saint/Soul Note

Heinz Sauer & Jasper Van’t Hof Hamburg Episode – Live at Fabrik MIG

Archie Shepp The Complete ReMastered Recordings on Black Saint & Soul Note Cam

UMO Jazz Orchestra with Michael Brecker Live in Helsinki 1995 Random Act Records

Various Artists Jazz from America on Disques Vogue Sony Legacy

Narada Michael Walden Garden Of Love Light/I Cry, I Smile/Awakening BGO Records

Kenny Wheeler The Complete Black Saint & Soul Note Recordings Soul Note

The Larry Young Trio Testifying/Young Blues/Forrest Fire/Groove Street Fresh Sounds



Ernestine Anderson Four Classic Albums Avid

Rod McKuen In The Beginning El

Louis Armstrong Live in Paris, 24 April 1962 Fremeaux

Ran Blake Complete Remastered Recordings on Black Saint & Soul Note Black Saint/Soul Note

Bob Brookmeyer Blues Hot and Cold Phoenix

Ray Conniff The Ray Conniff Hi-Fi Companion El

Teddy Edwards Feelin’s Elemental

Duke Ellington Ellington Uptown/Liberian Suite/ Masterpieces By Ellington Essential Jazz Classics

Urbie Green Big Band Complete 1956-59 Recordings Phono

Lurlean Hunter Four Classic Albums Avid

Jan Lundgren A Retrospective Fresh Sound

Hal McKusick Three Classic Albums Avid

Hal McKusick Three Classic Albums (Second Set) Avid

Lou Mecca/Bill De Arango/ Chuck Wayne 3 Swinging Guitar Sessions Fresh Sound

Marty Paich Four Classic Albums Avid

Marty Paich Four Classic Albums (Second Set) Avid

Charlie Parker Intégrale Vol. 10 Fremeaux

Bobby Scott/Larry Elgart Joyful Noises/The City El

Joe Williams That Kind of Woman/Sentimental And Melancholy Poll Winners

Joe Williams/Harry ‘Sweets’ Edison Complete Small Groups Sessions American Jazz Classics

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