JD ALLEN TRIO - "THE MATADOR AND THE BULL" (Saxophonist, leading a pianoless trio, in an
edgy session of originals).
BRUCE BARTH - "THREE THINGS OF BEAUTY" (Pianist, leading a quartet, with vibraphonist Steve
Nelson, with a straight-ahead collection of jazz tunes, standards and originals).
BRUBECK BROTHERS QUARTET - "LIFETIMES" (A straight-ahead mix of tunes by their famous
father, and a couple of originals).
KEVIN COELHO/FUNKENGRUVEN - "THE JOY OF DRIVING A B-3" (16 year old organ prodigy,
leading a trio, in a straight-ahead collection of originals and standards).
RANDY CRAWFORD & JOE SAMPLE - "LIVE" (Female vocalist, backed by a piano trio, with an
eclectic mix of straight-ahead versions, including…yes, “Street Life”).
JOEY DeFRANCESCO - "WONDERFUL! WONDERFUL!" (Organist, with Larry Coryell and Jimmy
Cobb, doing straight-ahead standards).
STEVE EINERSON - "ARRIVAL" (Piano trio, with a swingin’, straight-ahead mix of originals and
LISA KIRCHNER - "CHARLESTON FOR YOU" (Female vocalist, doing mostly straight-ahead
PAUL KOGUT - "TURN OF PHRASE" (Guitar trio, with a straight-ahead mix of originals, jazz tunes and
standards, including a solo guitar tribute to Wayne Shorter).
KELLY McCARTY 3 - "ROUX STEADY" (Contemporary trio, doing all originals).
DIANE MOSER - "WDMO" (Local pianist, with local musicians, doing mostly straight-ahead originals).
NEW WORLD BEAT - "AFTER CARNIVAL" (Contemporary/world grooves, with some wildly electric
SUE PALMER - "PARTY FAVORITES" (Sue, doing what she does best, swingin’ hard, with a mostly
KAT PARRA - "LAS AVENTURAS DE PASION!" (Female vocalist, doing Latin tunes).
ROBERTA PIKET - "SOLO" (Pianist, interpreting a mix of originals and standards).
RED FOX TAILS - "ALOHA" (Contemporary grooves from local musicians). Interviewed on The New Jazz Thing, Monday, July 30, 2012
CAROL SABOYA - "BELEZAS" (Female vocalist, doing Brazilian tunes, sung in Portuguese).
GARY UMBERTO SCAPELLETI - "COSMIC RITUAL" – (Drummer, leading a progressive, highly electronic session).
DR. LONNIE SMITH - "THE HEALER" (Organist, recorded live, with a mix of progressive and straight-
ERIC VAUGHN - "MINOR RELOCATION" (Pianist, leading a trio and quartet, in a collection of
originals and standards).