NICOLAS BEARDE – “INVITATION”
(Male vocalist, with a mix of standards and jazz tunes).
JUNE BISANTZ – “IT’S ALWAYS YOU: CHET BAKER, VOL.2” (Female vocalist, performing songs made famous by Chet).
JAIMEO BROWN – “TRANSCENDENCE: WORK SONGS” (Male vocalist, doing very edgy takes on old work songs. Specifically done for Black History Month).
JIM CLAYTON – “LENNY JUMPS IN” (Pianist, leading a quintet, performing mostly straight-ahead originals).
CHRIS CONTE – “OUR LOVE WILL LAST” (Bassist/vocalist, with a mix of standards and jazz tunes).
MARY FOSTER CONKLIN – “PHOTOGRAPHS” (Female vocalist, backed by some all-stars, performing mostly standards).
RON DAVIS – “POCKET SYMPHRONICA”
(Keyboardist, leading a small orchestra, performing mostly originals).
REBECCA KILGORE – “MOONSHADOW DANCE” (Female vocalist, performing originals by herself, Ellen Vanderslice and Mike Horsfall).
HUBERT LAWS / JEFFREY BIEGEL – “SYMPHONIC ARRANGEMENT: SUITE FOR FLUTE & JAZZ PIANO” (A re-working of landmark Jean-Pierre Rampal/Claude Bolling work from the 1970’s).
YAIR LOWESENSON TRIO – “OLD BOTTLES NEW WINE” (Guitarist, leading a quartet, performing mostly straight-ahead originals).
JENNY MAYBEE / NICK PHILLIPS – “HAIKU” (Female vocalist/pianist, with trumpet and bass, performing originals based on the Haiku form).
GREG MERRITT JAZZ QUARTET – “NEW YORK SEXY”
(Mostly contemporary grooves on originals and jazz tunes, with a couple of straight-ahead tracks).
MILOŠ – “BLACKBIRD: THE BEATLES ALBUM”
(Mostly acoustic guitar takes on Beatles classics).
DICK OATTS / MATS HOLMQUIST NEW YORK JAZZ ORCHESTRA – “A TRIBUTE TO HERBIE + 1” (Big band takes on Herbie Hancock).
ERIC OLSEN – “SEA CHANGES” (Pianist, leading a quartet, with jazz versions of Classical melodies).
LAURA PERLMAN – “PRECIOUS MOMENTS” (Female vocalist performing The Great American Songbook).
JEMAL RAMIREZ – “POMPONIO”
(Drummer, leading a straight-ahead septet in a variety of jazz tunes).
RENEE ROSNES – “WRITTEN IN THE ROCKS”
(Pianist, leading a quintet, in a straight-ahead collection of originals).
DEBORAH SHULMAN – “MY HEART’S IN THE WIND” (Female vocalist, with a ballad session, featuring a variety of songs).
DR.LONNIE SMITH – “EVOLUTION” (Organist, performing a mix of straight-ahead, contemporary and progressive grooves).
TAMBURR / MIYAMOTO / OGAWA – “PEOPLE TALK” (Vibraphonist Christian Tamburr, leading a trio, in a straight-ahead collection of originals and others).
JERRY WELDON – “ON THE MOVE!” (Sax player, backed by an organ trio, in a nice straight-ahead session).