REBEKAH BELL – “TO WATCH OVER ME” (Female vocalist, doing The Great American Songbook).
STEVE CARDENAS – “MELODY IN A DREAM” (Guitarist, leading mostly a trio, doing straight-ahead originals and jazz tunes).
GRANT CLARKSON QUINTET – “HEARTS OF LIGHT” (Local bassist, with local musicians, doing straight-ahead originals).
REBECCA DUMAINE - “BETTER THAN ANYTHING” (Female vocalist, backed by a trio, doing a great mix of straight-ahead tunes).
ES2 – “ALGO RHYTHMS” (Sextet, doing a funky, straight-ahead collection of originals).
LISA FERRARO – “SERENADING THE MOON” (Female vocalist, backed by Houston Person’s group, doing straight-ahead standards).
TORD GUSTAVSEN – “EXTENDED CIRCLE” (Norwegian pianist, leading a quartet, with a set of all orginal/mainstreams tunes).
NATHAN HUBBARD – “ENCINITAS & EVERYTHING AFTER, VOL.2” (Local composer/percussionist, with the second of a soon to be released 5 volume set, featuring new and previous material from the past 15 years).
THE NATIVE JAZZ QUINTET – “NJQ: STORIES” (Quartet, with a straight-ahead collection of tunes from around the world).
“THE PUPETTEERS” (All-star quartet presenting a studio session of edgy and exploratory tunes).
MATTHEW SHIP – “ROOTS OF THINGS” (Pianist, leading a trio with an effort featuring original avant-garde/free jazz tunes).
ADAM SMALE – “OUT OF THE BLUE” (Guitarist, leading a quartet, with a straight-ahead collection of mostly originals).
DANIEL SMITH – “SMOKIN’ HOT BASSOON BLUES” (Bassoon player, leading a quartet, with other special guests, with a collection of jazz tunes).
BEN STOLOROW & IAN CAREY – “DUOCRACY” (Trumpet/piano duo, doing standards).