RUTH AGUILAR – “AN INVITATION” (Female vocalist, doing a collection of standards and Billie
MIKE ALLEN QUARTET – “A HIP COSMOS” (Saxophonist, leading a quartet, doing straight-ahead
PETER APPLEYARD – “SOPHISTICATED LADIES” (Vibraphonist, heading a session featuring female
Canadian vocalists, doing standards and jazz tunes).
RALPH BOWEN – “TOTAL ECLIPSE” (Saxophonist, backed by an organ trio, doing all straight-ahead
RAVI COLTRANE – “SPIRIT FICTION” (Saxophonist, leading a mostly progressive session of
BILL EVANS – “LIVE AT ART D’LUGOFF’S TOP OF THE GATE” (Legendary pianist, in a previously
unreleased live session).
TOWNER GALAHER – “UPTOWN!” (Drummer, leading an all-star quintet, in a collection of jazz tunes
GUILLERMO KLEIN/LOS GUACHOS – “CARRERA” (Keyboardist, leading an eclectic, Latin-tinged
session with some vocals).
PAT METHENY – “UNITY BAND” (Guitarist, leading a quartet, doing all originals, with some very edgy
tracks and some very melodic tracks).
OSCAR PENAS – “FROM NOW ON” (Guitarist, with a Latin-tinged collection of originals. Some tracks
RALPH PETERSON – “THE DUALITY PERSPECTIVE” (Drummer, leading a quartet and sextet in a
collection of originals. Quartet tracks are on the edgy side).
KELLY POWERS – “PROJECT” (Pianist/vocalist, doing a straight-ahead mix of originals and new
LENORE RAPHAEL/HOWARD ALDEN – “LOVERLY” (Pianist and guitarist, doing straight duet takes
on standards, with a couple of originals).
“3 BRAVE SOULS” (John Beasley, leading a trio, with special guests, on a contemporary session, with 4
UPTOWN VOCAL JAZZ QUARTET – “HUSTLIN’ FOR A GIG” (Vocal group, doing straight-ahead
vocals. All but one written by one of the groups’ singers, Ginny Carr).
“NICK VAYNES” (Trumpeter/trombonist/vocalist, doing a mostly straight-ahead collection of originals
CORY WEEDS – “UP A STEP” (Saxophonist, backed by an organ trio, paying tribute to Hank Mobley,
with mostly Hank’s tunes).
BRANDON WRIGHT – “JOURNEYMAN” (Saxophonist, leading a quartet in a straight-ahead collection
of mostly originals).