JD ALLEN – “BLOOM” ‘(Saxophonist, leading a very edgy session of originals and standards in a quartet setting).
JERRY BERGONZI – “INTERSECTING LINES” (Saxophonist, leading a pianoless quartet in a very edgy collection of originals by him and bandmate, saxophonist Dick Oatts).
JEFF COLELLA / PUTTER SMITH – “LOTUS BLOSSOM” (Pianist and bassist collaborating on a collection of straight-ahead originals, jazz tunes and standards).
MICHAEL FIORINO – “ENSEMBLE 456” (Guitarist, leading a septet, performing straight-ahead mostly originals, with vocalist Gingi Lahera singing a Suzanne Vega tune).
FO/MO/DEEP – “THE GROOVY GOODNESS” (Various sized ensembles, doing a collection of contemporary grooves).
GORDON GOODWIN’S BIG PHAT BAND – “LIFE IN THE BUBBLE” (Nice big band grooves, with a couple of contemporary charts).
LOUIS HAYES – “RETURN OF THE JAZZ COMMUNICATORS” (Drummer, leading a quintet, with a straight-ahead variety, recorded live at Smoke).
MIMI JONES – “BALANCE” (Bassist/vocalist doing a mix of straight-ahead instrumental and vocal tracks).
PETER LERNER – “CONTINUATION” (Guitarist, leading a variety of ensemble, with mostly straight-ahead originals).
MARIANNE MATHENY-KATZ – “SOMEWHERE IN PARADISE” (Vocalist, with a nice mix of jazz tunes and standards).
MIKE POPE – “COLD TRUTH-WARM HEART” (Bassist, leading mostly a sextet, in a collection of straight-ahead originals).
ABIGAIL RICCARDS – “EVERY LITTLE STAR” (Vocalist, singing a straight-ahead collection of tunes, and a duet with Jane Monheit on a Joni Mitchell song).
BOBBY SELVAGGIO – “SHORT STORIES” (Alto saxophonist, leading a quartet, with straight-ahead originals).
DOC STEWART – “COD BLUE!” (Nice big band recording of originals and standards).
CAMILLE THURMAN – “ORIGINS” (Saxophonist/vocalist, with a mix of instrumentals and vocals. Mostly her compositions).
SHIRAZETTE TINNIN – “HUMILITY: PURITY OF MY SOUL” (Drummer, leading a variety of ensembles, doing mostly her originals).
“TRILOGY” (Guitarist Bill Coon, bassist Jodi Proznick and pianist Miles Black, doing mostly straight-ahead originals).
PAUL TYNAN / AARON LINGTON – “BICOASTAL COLLECTIVE: CHAPTER FOUR” (Trumpeter and baritone sax player, leading an organ combo, performing straight-ahead originals).