JACKIE ALLEN – “MY FAVORITE COLOR” (Female vocalist, with a collection of straight-ahead originals and old and new standards).
PERRY BEEKMAN – “BEWITCHED” (Vocalist/guitarist interpreting the songs of Rodgers & Hart).
BRIAN BLADE & THE FELLOWSHIP BAND – “LANDMARKS” (Drummer, leading a variety of ensembles in a mostly straight-ahead collection).
TYLER BLANTON – “GOTHAM” (New York vibraphonist with a versatile quartet featuring saxophonist Donny McCaslin whom lay down a fusion of on-edge grooves, techno textures and hard rock ferocity).
OLIVER BOGE – “THE WORLD BEGINS TODAY” (Saxophonist and pianist leading a trio with all originals that touch upon contemporary, post-bop and modern jazz tunes).
BILLY BRANDT – “THE BALLAD OF LARRY’S NEIGHBOR” (Vocalist/guitarist, with a straight-ahead collection of mostly originals).
REGINALD CYNTJE – “ELEMENTS OF LIFE” (Trombonist, leading a straight-ahead session, complete with steel pan drums and vocalese singing).
MATT GARRISON – “PATCHWORK” (Saxophonist, leading a straight-ahead session, with vocalist Melissa Morgan singing on all but 3 tracks).
JEREMY MANASIA – “PIXEL QUEEN” (Pianist, leading a trio, in a straight-ahead session of mostly originals).
IVO PERELMAN & MAT MANERI – “TWO MEN WALKING” (Tenor saxophonist and violist with progressive duet session).
RIVERSIDE – “RIVERSIDE” (Collective quartet featuring Dave Douglas that was created in memory of Jimmy Giuffre (1921-2008)).
KATE ROSS – “PEOPLE MAKE THE WORLD GO ROUND” (Female vocalist, performing a straight-ahead mix of tunes).
RUBY BLUE – “REVEALED” (Local singer, performing mostly straight-ahead standards, backed by local musicians).
STRUNZ & FARAH – “MOODS” (Guitarist, with their usual contemporary, flamenco style grooves).
JERRY VIVINO – “BACK EAST” (Saxophonist/flutist, in a straight-ahead session of originals, old and new standards).