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DECEMBER 2004

Kuba STANKIEWICZ Chopin Songbook Op.74 CD ACCORD ACD 129-2

Duke Ellington Blues In Orbit Columbia Legacy 512915-2

MILES DAVIS Jazz Moods – Cool Columbia/Legacy COL 516423-2

GEORGE BENSON Jazz Moods – Hot Columbia/Legacy COL 516421-2

NOVEMBER 2004

MILES DAVIS In Person Friday and Saturday Nights at the Blackhawk, Complete Sony Music 0871062000

MILES DAVIS Seven Steps: the Complete Columbia Recordings of Miles Davis 1963 - 1964 Sony Jazz C7K90840 7CDs

DUKE ELLINGTON Vol.7 Cotton Tail Featuring Ivie Anderson 1940 NAXOS JAZZ LEGENDS 8.120738

BESSIE SMITH Vol. 4 Empty Bed Blues 1927 to 1928 NAXOS BLUES LEGENDS 8. 120725

V.S.O.P LIVE UNDER THE SKY Columbia/Legacy C2K 87165

Remembering Duke Ellington Richard Hayman NAXOS LIGHT CLASSICS 8.555017

DJANGO REINHARDT Classic Recordings by Django’s Music and Quintet du Hot Club de France Vol.6 NUAGES NAXOS JAZZ LEGENDS 8.120726

NEVILLE SKELLY & His Swing Orchestra Upstage UPS8003

OCTOBER 2004

Jan GARBAREK (b. 1947) In Praise of Dreams ECM NEW SERIES 1880

Riga Saxophone Quartet - Song and Dance

JANE MONHEIT Taking a Chance on Love Columbia Records 92495

The Essential GEORGE DUKE EPIC/Legacy 516191 2

CLARE TEAL Don’t Talk Sony Jazz Columbia 5186702

JAZZ MOODS - HOT DUKE ELLINGTON Duke Ellington & His Orchestra 1927 - 1941 Columbia/Legacy 516425 2

JAZZ MOODS / COOL DAVE BRUBECK Dave Brubeck - piano and various personnel 1955 -1960
Columbia/Legacy COL 516422 2

Les Trésors Du Jazz – 1953 (A Chronological Jazz History - Box 4) Le Chant Du Monde – Harmonia Mundi 574 1271.80 10 CD Set – Nos. 26 – 35 inclusive.

LOUIS ARMSTRONG VOL.4 Satchel Mouth Swing NAXOS JAZZ Legends 8.120735

ART TATUM Vol.2 Fine And Dandy Original Recordings 1937 - 1944 Naxos Jazz Legends 8.120730

ANDY NARELL And Calypsociation THE PASSAGE Music For Steel Orchestra Heads Up HUCD 3086

SEPTEMBER 2004

Claude BOLLING (b. 1930) Suite for Flute and Jazz Piano Trio (1973) [35:26] Suite No. 2 for Flute and Jazz Piano Trio (1987) [51:11] CANTILENA RECORDS 66025-2

David Sanchez CORAL Saxophonist David Sanchez explores Latin classical masterworks Columbia 517368 8

Adrian Rollini ‘Tap Room Swing’ Living Era CD AJA 5424

Grover Washington, Jnr. Jazz Moods –‘Cool’ Sony Music COL516431 2 – 5164312000

ETTA JONES Always In Our Hearts Etta Jones as we loved her HighNote HCD 7124

AUGUST 2004

Herbie Hancock Jazz Moods – ‘Round Midnight’ Sony Music COL516427-2/516427200

Freddie Hubbard Jazz Moods – ‘Hot’ Sony Music EPC 516429 2

GERALDO & His Orchestra I Bring to You Sweet Music LIVING ERA CD AJA 5558

Jess Stacy Ec-Stacy. 25 great piano performances 1935-45 ASV CD AJA 5172 [78.26]

BESSIE SMITH VOL 3 Preachin’ the Blues Original recordings 1925/27 NAXOS BLUES LEGENDS 8.120702

COVENTRY JAZZ FESTVAL The Coventry Suite Frank Griffith Nonet 33 records 33JAZZ112

Introducing LOUIS ARMSTRONG 3 CD Box Set NAXOS JAZZ LEGENDS 8.103007

ELLA’ Introducing Ella Fitzgerald 3 Volume Set - Naxos Jazz Legends 8.103009

BILLIE HOLIDAY Moanin’ Low 50 original mono recordings 1933- 46 Living Era – 2CD Set – CD AJS282

SECRET ELLINGTON Previously Unrecorded Compositions By Duke Ellington True Life Entertainment TLE 100002

UPCHURCH/TENNYSON Phil Upchurch, Tennyson Stephens CTI 5128022

July 2004

DINAH WASHINGTON After Hours With Miss D VERVE 07605622

COUNT BASIE Jazz Moods Hot Columbia/Legacy 516420 2

MONTY ALEXANDER ‘ROCK STEADY’ with special guest Ernest Ranglin TELARC SURROUND SACD 63581

The Paul Gambaccini Collection UCJ (Universal Classics & Jazz) UCJ 9818846 2CDs

AIRTO FREE CTI 5127852

Passion Mark Towns Salongo 2922

‘Young Blue Eyes’ Frank Sinatra Bluebird – 82876 60283 2

'Transformation’ (The Speed Of Love) David Sancious and Tone Sony Music 512850 2

BOOK REVIEW BLOWING THE BLUES Fifty Years Playing the British Blues Dick Heckstall-Smith & Pete Grant

GEORGE SHEARING Lullabies of Birdland Musical Autobiography Concorde Jazz CCD2-2211-2

‘Come Into My Swing’ Angelo Debarre Ludovic Biere Le Chant Du Monde – CDM 032

STAN GETZ Anniversary Universal VERVE 838 769 – 2

‘Takes Two To Tango’ Pearl Bailey Living Era CD AJA 5531

Lee Ritenour Captain Fingers Epic 5128962 5128962000 [40:35] ADD

Weather Report I Sing the Body Electric Columbia 5128972 [49:31] ADD

Billy Cobham Magic Columbia 5128952 [51:16] ADD

47/81: Cassandra Wilson/LIVE JMT Productions 919 047-2

kinda JAZZY kinda FUNKY A collection of great soul jazz that puts you in a pleasure zone HIGHNOTE RECORDS HCD 6011

Branford Marsalis The Steep Anthology Columbia/Legacy 512913-2

June 2004

BRUCE ADAMS QUARTET featuring DAVE CLIFF Always & Forever Woodville WVCD104

Tierney Sutton Dancing In the Dark TELARC SACD-63592

CAL TJADER The Best of the Concord Years Concord CCD2-2228-2

DUTCH SWING COLLEGE BAND 'WE DOUBLE DARE YOU' Timeless Records CDTTD655

May 2004

FATS WALLER A HANDFUL OF FATS Original 1929 – 1942 Recordings NAXOS Jazz Legends – 8.120760

ELLA FITZGERALD ‘Jukebox Ella’ The Complete Verve Singles – Volume 1 Verve 0760582– 2CD Set

April 2004

PETER WHITE Confidential Columbia 516196 2

PIANO BLUES A Film by Clint Eastwood Columbia/Legacy 512571 2

Barney Bigard Barney’s Bounce 24 original mono recordings 1929 – 1947 Living Era - CD AJA 5507

DUKE ELLINGTON FESTIVAL SESSION Recorded September 8,1959 in Columbia’s studio in New York City. Columbia/Legacy 512916-2

BILLIE HOLIDAY Moanin’ Low 50 original recordings 1933- 46 Living Era CD AJS282 [2CD]

GEORGE BENSON Irreplaceable Universal 9861996

March 2004

Branford Marsalis The Steep Anthology Columbia/Legacy 512913-2

STAN GETZ anniversary Universal Music 838 769 – 2

STAN GETZ Serenity Recorded Live at Café Montmartre in Copenhagen July 6, 1987. Universal Music EmArcy 838770-2

Drop Me Off In HARLEM A Vintage Jazz Portrait Living Era – CD AJA 5504

YUSEF LATEEF With Art Farmer AUTOPHYSIOPSYCHIC CTI 5127952

IDRIS MUHAMMAD HOUSE OF THE RISING SUN   CTI 5127962

FUSE ONE Joe Farrell plus ensemble. CTI 5127942

‘Towering Toccata’ Lalo Schifrin Sony Music – CTI ‘The Master Series’ - 5127982

DEODATO/AIRTO IN CONCERT Live at the Felt Forum CTI 5127872

February 2004

FIRST LADIES of SONG 125 tracks by the 25 greatest American songstresses 1928-1952 LIVING ERA CD AJS500

PATTI AUSTIN BODY LANGUAGE CTI 5127932 ( SONY JAZZ)

PIANO JAZZ The History Le Chant du Monde 574 1231.40 10CD’s

JEAN LUC PONTY In Concert Recorded at the Jazz Jamboree, Sala Kongresowa, Warsaw, Poland October 23 1999 Le Chant du Monde - 974 1185

THE KING COLE TRIO "Vine Street Jump" Transcriptions Volume 5 1940 Featuring Maxene Johnson NAXOS JAZZ LEGENDS 8. 120705

BOB CROSBY’S BOB CATS Palesteena-Original 1937-1940 Recordings NAXOS JAZZ LEGENDS 8. 120681

DJANGO REINHARDT Vol.4 1937 Swingin’ with Django NAXOS JAZZ LEGENDS 8.120698

STAN KENTON Painted Rhythm 1944-1945 The Complete MacGregor Transcriptions Volume 5 NAXOS JAZZ LEGENDS 8. 120714

January 2004

CHARLIE PARKER ‘Mellow Bird’ Volume 3 Original Recordings 1949-1952 NAXOS Jazz Legends 8.120700

TED HEATH & HIS MUSIC Listen to my Music LIVING ERA CD AJA 5459

GARY BURTON MAKOTO OZONE Duet Munich Summer Jazz Festival 1995 LOFT TDK DVD DV-JGBMO

"So Very Rob" Rob McConnell & The SWR Big Band Hanssler CD 93.107

An introduction to FINEST VINTAGE JAZZ LIVING ERA 2CD’s CD AJS 280

RAY NOBLE Smo-o-oth Vintage Jazz Living Era CDAJS271 2CDs

DUKE ELLINGTON BRAGGIN' IN BRASS Volume 5 Original 1938 Recordings NAXOS JAZZ LEGENDS 8.120706

CLAUDE BOLLING SUITES FOR FLUTE AND JAZZ PIANO TRIO NAXOS Light Classics 8.554848

RAY NOBLE & HIS AMERICAN ORCHESTRA LIVING ERA CD AJA 5535

RICHARD BONA Munia The Tale Universal 980 109-3

 

 

Book Review Sharony Andrews Green Grant Green - rediscovering the forgotten genius of jazz guitar

 

 




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