BEEGIE ADAIR – “A TIME FOR LOVE” (Typically nice, straight-ahead piano trio,
PATRICIA BARBER – “SMASH” (Female vocalist, with a collection of her own
THE BATTLE OF SANTIAGO – “FULL COLOUR” (Very edgy Latin grooves).
IZZY CHAIT – “STRAIGHT FROM THE HEART” (German-born male vocalist, with
nice, straight-ahead renditions of standards).
MICHAEL GALLANT TRIO – “COMPLETELY” (Keyboardist, leading a trio, with a
creative collection of straight-ahead originals).
PAMELA HINES – “3.2.1.” (Pianist, leading a trio, with a collection of standards and
Bill Evans tunes).
THE JAZZ PROFESSORS – “DO THAT AGAIN” (Music teacher from the University
of Central Florida, doing a straight-ahead mix of standards and originals).
KAREN MARGUTH – “A WAY WITH WORDS” (Female vocalist, with a double-disc
release of songs by Caroll Coates, featuring San Diegan Gilbert Castellanos).
PETER MARIN – “OVERNIGHT SUCCESS” (Local male vocalist, with a straight-
ahead collection of standards).
NATE NAJAR TRIO – “BLUES FOR NIGHT PEOPLE” (Guitarist, in an acoustic set,
paying tribute to Charlie Byrd).
DOUG ROBINSON – “SOLO/PIANO” (Former San Diegan, with a solo piano outing of
JACKIE RYAN – “LISTEN HERE” (Female vocalist, backed by the Clayton Brothers,
with Gilbert again making an appearance, doing straight-ahead standards).
ROB RYNDAK – “A WONDERFUL THING” (Pianist, leading a variety of ensembles,
in a nice, straight-ahead collection of originals).