Among the gems being added this week include trombonist Steve Davis' latest, drummer Lewis Nash, and the always great Big Band sounds of The University of North Texas One O'clock Lab Band.
Here's a little taste of the New from Neil Cowley Trio to get you in the mood...
Complete list after the jump...
JEFF COFFIN & THE MU’TET – “INTO THE AIR” (Funky grooves from a core
quintet, plus special guests, doing all originals).
ALEXIS COLE – “JOY ROAD: THE COMPLETE WORKS OF PEPPER ADAMS,
VOLUME 5” (Individual disc, taken from a box set, with vocal renditions of Pepper’s
NEIL COWLEY TRIO – “THE FACE OF MOUNT MOLEHILL” (Intriguing, crossover
set, featuring all originals).
STEVE DAVIS – “GETTIN’ IT DONE” (Trombonist, leading his usual groovin’,
straight-ahead session. Great band, doing mostly originals.
KLANG – “BROOKLYN LINES…CHICAGO SPACES” (Pianoless quartet, doing all
LEWIS NASH QUINTET – “THE HIGHEST MOUNTAIN” (Drummer, leading a great
quintet, doing a straight-ahead selection of Jazz tunes).
U.N.T. ONE O’CLOCK LAB BAND – “LAB 2012” (Yearly release of this great college
big band, doing a great mix of jazz tunes and originals).
LOU PALLO – “THANK YOU, LES” (Guitarist, leading an all-star collaboration of
some of Les Paul and Mary Ford’s best known tunes. Has Keith Richards singing a
passable ‘It’s Been A Long, Long Time’).
DION PARSON & 21ST CENTURY BAND – “LIVE AT DIZZY’S CLUB COCA
COLA, VOL.2” (Live double disc, of straight-ahead tunes, incorporating steel pans).
VARIOUS ARTISTS – “JOY ROAD: THE COMPLETE WORKS OF PEPPER
ADAMS, VOLS. 1-5 SAMPLER” (A mostly instrumental tribute to the compositions of
the great Bari player).