WILL BERNARD – “JUST LIKE DOWNTOWN” (Guitarist, leading an organ-based quartet, doing straight-ahead mostly originals).
RANDY BRECKER / WLODEK PAWLIK – “NIGHT IN CALISA” (Trumpeter, backed by Polish musicians and orchestra, playing straight-ahead originals).
NICK HEMPTON – “ODD MAN OUT” (Saxophonist, leading a quintet, in a collection of straight-ahead mostly originals).
DAVE KING TRUCKING COMPANY – “ADOPTED HIGHWAY” (Quintet, dong progressive originals).
HALIE LOREN – “SIMPLY LOVE” (Female vocalist, with a straight-ahead, mixed-bag of tunes).
STEPHEN McQUARRY TRIO – “AZURE” (Nice, straight-ahead piano trio, doing all originals).
NEW WEST GUITAR GROUP – “BIG CITY” (Guitar trio, doing straight-ahead originals and new standards).
MANUEL VALERA & NEW CUBAN EXPRESS – “EXPECTIVAS” (Pianist, doing mostly straight-ahead originals, with latin rhythms. On the edgy side).
DICK WELLER – “TUNES REMEMBERED” (Drummer, with sax and organ, re-imagining mostly pop songs from the 60’s).