May 2007 CD Reviews - Jazz and Beyond

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The UK's most definitive review section of jazz and beyond - below is a complete list of all the albums reviewed in the May 2007 Jazzwise Magazine (Issue No. 108) - to read  them all subscribe here and receive a free  CD.  
May 2007 CD Reviews - Jazz and Beyond
Helen Merrill/Gordon Beck -  No Tears, No Goodbyes (Owl), Cannonball Adderley -Riverside Profiles (Riverside),  Dinah Wasington - Evil Gal  (El), Harry Roche - Spiral/Sometimes (El),  Machito - Relax and Mambo (Living Era),  Ruby Braff -  Complete Quartet/Quintet Sessions (Gambit), Woody Herman - His Octet and his Band (Fresh Sound),  Various - Romanian Jazz (Sonar),  Various - Squeeze Me (Proper), Red Garland - The 1956 Trio (EJC),  Art Farmer - The Brass Sessions (Gambit) Lee Konitz etc - Steps Towards a Dream (Odin), Bill Harris    - Complete Fifties Sessions (Lonehill), Kevin Mahogany - Pride and Joy (Telarc), Cy Touff - Primitive Cats (Fresh Sounds), Baby Face Willette - Behind the Ball (Groove Hug), Sonny Clark - Complete Studio Recordings    (Gambit), Curtis Counce etc - Complete Studio Recordings (Gambit), Bessie Smith  - The Essence of Bessie Smith (Delta), Harry Edison - Complete Studio Recordings (Definitive), Trevor Watkis - Straight Ahead…  (Bluesoundscape), Marc Moulin - I Am You (Blue Note),  Dept of Good and Evil - Feat. Rachel Z (Savoy), Joshua Redman - Back East (Nonesuch), Bob Mintzer/Gil Goldstein - Longing  (Owl), Joe Lovano and Hank Jones - Kids…     (Blue Note), Lee Konitz/Kenny Werner - Unleemited (Owl), Alessandro Carabelli Group - Aphrodite (Nagel Heyer), Jelly Roll Morton - Doctor Jazz (Proper), Basquiat Strings - With Seb Rochford    (F-ire), Cinematic Orchestra - Ma Fleur (Ninja Tune), Newtopia Project - Suite Elegiaque (Zig Zag), Sean Noonan - Brewed By Noon (Songlines), Liberation Prophecy - Last Exit Angel  (Basement Front Records), Brian Dickinson/Jerry Bergonzi - Soul Mission  (Dodicilune),  Kenny Wheeler - Still Waters (Dodicilune), Ettore Carucci - Forward (Dodicilune), Chris Laurence - New View (Basho), Paul Motian - Time And Time Again (ECM), Satoko Fujii/Tamura - In Krakow In November  (Not two), Enrico Pieranunzi -  Don’t Forget The Poet (Challenge), The Number - The Making of Quiet Things (Slam), Paul Bley/Gary Peacock - Partners (Universal), Stanley Turrentine - The Spoiler (Blue Note), John Pisano - John Pisano’s Guitar Night (Mel Bay), The Leaders - Spirits Alike  (Challenge), Kenny Clarke - Klook’s The Man (Proper), Frank Holder - I Love Being Here With You (Mainstem), Pat Martino - El Hombre (Prestige), Bebel Gilberto - Momento (V2), Papa Noel - Café Noir (Tumi), Benjamin Escoriza - Alevanta (WMN), Roberto Fonseca - Zamazu (Enja), Clifford Brown/Max Roach - More at the Bee Hive (RLR), Miles Davis - Cookin’ (Prestige), Horace Silver - You Gotta Take a Little Love    (Blue Note), Scrignoli, Martino, Laviano - Changing Trane (Dodicilune), John Coltrane - Traneing In (Prestige), Steve Kuhn - Live at Birdland (Blue Note), Johnny Griffin - Introducing Johnny Griffin (Blue Note), Duke Pearson - The Right Touch (Blue Note), Ella Fitzgerald - Dearly Beloved (Proper), Lennie Tristano -Abstraction and Improvisation (FiveFour), KCP 5 - Many Ways (Double Moon), Three Way - Conversations  (Jazzcat), Steve Herberman - Action Reaction (Reach), Wadada Leo Smith/Baby Sommer - Wisdom In Time (Intakt), Russell Gunn - Plays Miles  (High Note), William Parker and Hamid Drake - First Communion (Aum Fidelity0, Fred Anderson/Hamid Drake - Live Willisau (Intakt), Taylor Bynum/Tomas Fujiwara - True Events (482), Renato D’Aiello - Sintetico (33), Jane Monheit - Surrender (Concord0, Mark Murphy -Love Is What Stays (Verve), Tierney Sutton - On The Other Side (Telarc), Silje Nergaard - Darkness Out Of Blue (Emarcy), Alison Dewar - Natural (Scherdew), Moishe’s Bagel - Salt (Each day), European Youth Jazz Orch - European Youth Jazz Orch 2006  (Music Mecca), Rudy Linka  - Beyond the New York City Limits (Sony), Jazz Funk Collective - A Dummy’s Guide To Jazz (Own label), Sarah Partridge - You Are There (Nagel Heyer), Roditi etc - Smile (Nagel Heyer), James Westfall - Independent  (Bionic), Erika Ishibara - This Crazy Town (Timeless), Wycliffe Gordon - Standards Only (Nagel Heyer), Double Beat - Something New (Big Sur), Sonny Simmons - The Traveller (Jazzaway), Scott DuBois - Tempest (Soul Note), Ethnic Heritage Ensemble - Live at the Ascension Loft  (Delmark) Jazzmob - Infernal Machine (Jazzaway), Ian Hendrickson-Smith - Blues In The Basement (Cellar Live),  Nightcrawlers - Presenting (Cellar Live), Jai - Without Zero (Real World), Push The Triangle - Repush Machina (Digitruc), Keller Williams - Dream (Sci Fidelity), Honolulu Jazz Quartet - Tenacity (HJQ), Michael O’Neill - Ontophony  (Songlines), Crimetime Orchestra - Life is a Beautiful Monster (Jazzaway), Radio String Qt - Celebrating the Mahavishnu Orch (ACT), Dave Liebman - Homage to John Coltrane (Owl), Hiromi - Time Control (Telarc), Billie Holiday - Retrospective (Sage),  Donato/Bouchard - Happy Blue (Harmonia), Quentin Collins - If Not Now, Then When? (Sunlight Square), Julie Dexter/Khari Simmons - Moon Bossa (Brash)