AMP TRIO – “FLOW” – (Trio doing all straight-ahead collective originals).
“KILLER” RAY APPLETON – “NAPTOWN LEGACY” (Drummer, leading a large ensemble,
doing tunes by Indianapolis’ favorite sons, and some standards).
EHUD ASHERIE – “LOWER EAST SIDE” (Pianist, in a duet with saxophonist Harry Allen,
doing straight-ahead standards).
LARRY BARILLEAU & THE LATIN JAZZ COLLECTIVE – “CARMEN’S MAMBO” –
(Latin percussionist/composer doing a unique mixture of jazz melodies and Afro-Caribbean
rhythms that reflects the classic sound of Latin jazz).
ADINA EVEN-ZOHAR – “FOR THE FIRST TIME IN A LONG TIME” (Female vocalist, with
straight-ahead versions of standards).
DALE FIELDER TRIBUTE QUINTET – “EACH TIME I THINK OF YOU” (Baritone player,
leading a session paying tribute to the Donald Byrd/Pepper Adams quintet).
NICOLE HENRY – “SO GOOD, SO RIGHT” (Female vocalist, recorded live, paying tribute to
DANIEL HUMAIR – “SWEET & SOUR” – (Swiss drummer and composer with a quartet in an
extremely progressive outing performing all originals).
LISA KIRCHNER – “UMBRELLAS IN MINT” (Female vocalist, doing straight-ahead
“DOUG MacDONALD’S REORGANIZED QUARTET” – (Guitarist, leading a straight-ahead
session, doing originals, jazz tunes and standards).
PAT METHENY – “THE ORCHESTRION PROJECT” – (19-Time Grammy Award-winning
guitarist with a two-disc release of all contemporary originals where the Orchestrion itself is an
assemblage of computer-operated acoustic instruments, all controlled by Metheny’s guitar).
“JOY MOVER” – (Female vocalist, with an eclectic mix of tunes, latin, contemporary versions of
standards, like that).
MELTON MUSTAFA – “THE TRAVELING MAN” (Trumpeter, leading a septet, doing
straight-ahead originals, with some edgy solo work).
NEXT COLLECTIVE – “COVER ART” (Septet, doing straight-ahead tunes, obscure and new
“BERNT ROSENGRAN BIG BAND” (Straight-ahead big band, originals, jazz tunes and
standards, with Horace Parlan and Doug Raney).
MANSUR SCOTT HARLEM QUARTET – “SOMETIMES FORGOTTEN, SOMETIMES
REMEMBERED” (Male vocalist, doing mostly extended versions of standards).
HRISTO VITCHEV QUARTET – “FAMILIAR FIELDS” (Bulgarian guitarist, doing straight-
YOCHANAN SEBASTIAN WINSTON – “THE KABBALAH SUITE” (Contemporary jazz and
SHELLY YOELIN’S JAZZ WORKSHOP SEPTET – “SECRET STEPS” (Straight-ahead