LORI CARSILLO – “SUGAR AND SMOKE” (Female vocalist, with a mix of straight-ahead standards and others).
EUPHORIA BRASS BAND – “EBB & FLOW” (Local musicians, with New Orleans style brass expressions).
ORRIN EVANS’ CAPTAIN BLACK BIG BAND – “MOTHER’S TOUCH” (Pianist, leading an edgy big band session of mostly originals).
DANNY FREYER – “MUST BE LOVE” (Male vocalist, with a mix of straight-ahead tunes).
LYNNIE GODFREY – “DOING IT HER WAY” (Female vocalist, with straight-ahead versions of a varied collection of tunes, mostly standards).
HOLLY HOFMANN – “LOW LIFE” (Local flutist, playing the alto flute, backed by all-stars on a nice collection of tunes).
JOE LoCASCIO AND WOODY WITT – “ABSINTHE” (Pianist and saxophonist playing music of Billy Strayhorn).
AMY McCONNELL & WILLIAM SPERANDEI – “STEALING GENIUS” (Female vocalist and trumpeter collaborating on a variety of songs).
PROJECT TRIO – “INSTRUMENTAL” (A flute, cello and bass trio collaborating on a variety of music).
DAVID WEISS – “WHEN WORDS FAIL” (Trumpeter, leading a sextet, performing straight-ahead originals).
CRAIG WUEPPER – “STORYTELLING” (Saxophonist, leading a quartet, in a straight-ahead variety of songs).