JACOB ANDERSKOV – “GRANULAR ALCHEMY”
(Pianist leads an international quartet in a session of all progressive originals).
ANTHONY BRANKER & ASCENT – “TOGETHER”
(Composer & Musical Director bringing together a swinging quintet of soulful
performances. All music composed and arranged by Anthony).
BRIAN CLANCY – “INTRODUCING BRIAN CLANCY”
(Young saxophonist with his debut album. A quartet doing compositions of Clancy’s
musical upbringing, including tunes from jazz icons such as Coltrane, Nat King Cole, and
Thomas ‘Fats’ Waller). - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VWDP2Knalj8
HAL GALPER TRIO – “AIREGIN REVISITED”
(Pianist leads a trio offering a set of straight-ahead originals and some classic bop tunes.)
JEFF JOHNSON – “SUITCASE”
(Collective improvising quartet led by this bassist doing all originals inspired by Ernest
Hemingway and his way of writing).
BOBBY MATOS – “AFRICAN LATIN JAZZ ENSEMBLE”
(Afro Latin percussionist, composer/arranger, and Jazz Live performer doing collective
tunes inspired by band members families and influences).
PAUL TYNAN & AARON LINGTON – “BICOASTAL COLLECTIVE: CHAPTER 3”
(Canadian trumpeter and California-based saxophonist with their third recording on
the Bicoastal Collective series. The duo combines a quartet of improvisers for a set of
BEN WARFIELD – “A WINDOW THAT SHOWS THE MOON”
(Trumpeter/flugelhorn player and his New York jazz octet doing straight-ahead tunes
arranged and composed by him). - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kNgKcFMg6b0
MICHAEL WEBSTER – “MOMENTUS”
(New York-based saxophonist/composer leads a sextet presenting a collection of nine
original compositions. Textural and orchestral options stretched out a bit).