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2013

KEN PEPLOWSKI  Maybe September   Capri 74125-2

CARLA BLEY/ANDY SHEPPARD/STEVE SWALLOW  Trios   ECM 372 4551

DIZZY GILLESPIE QUINTET/HANS KOLLER NEW JAZZ STARS  NDR 60 Years Jazz Edition No. 01   Moosicus N 1301-2

STEFANO BOLLANI & HAMILTON DE HOLANDA  O Que Sera   ECM 374 0459

CHICK COREA  The Vigil   Concord 7234578

THE ALY RYERSON JAZZ FLUTE BIG BAND  Game Changer   Capri 74124-2

RED NICHOLS  Both Sides of the Five Pennies   Retrospective RTS 4227 (2CDs)

NEW BLACK EAGLES JAZZ BAND  Tony's Mining Company   BE[LECD]4005

JULIAN AND ROMAN WASSERFUHR  Running   ACT 9545-2

MARK MASTERS ENSEMBLE  Everything You Did   Capri 74123-2

DUKE ELLINGTON  Retrospection: The Piano Sessions   Phoenix 131594

JACQUI DANKWORTH  Live to Love   Specific Jazz SPEC 018

HELEN WARD  The Queen of Big Band Swing 1935-1943   RETROSPECTIVE RTR 4222

SACHAL STUDIOS ORCHESTRA  Jazz and All That   Sachal Music SM 028

AHMAD JAMAL  Saturday Morning   Jazz Village JV 570027

PETE YORK & YOUNG FRIENDS  Basiecally Speaking   Act 9101-2

DUKE ELLINGTON  The Duke at Fargo 1940   Storyville 103 8435 (2CDs)

BOB BROOKMEYER  Traditionalism Revisited   Phoenix Records 131595

BENNY GOODMAN AND HIS ORCHESTRA  The Essential BG   PROPER RECORDS PROPERBOX 5109 (4CDs)

RCS JAZZ  Things Considered Young Ideas in Jazz   NIMBUS ALLIANCE NI6244

TOMMY FLANAGAN  Four Classic Albums   Avid AMSC 1091 (2CDs)

CHARLES MINGUS  The 1962 Town Hall Concert   PHOENIX RECORDS 131569

ABDULLAH IBRAHIM  Fats, Duke & The Monk   SACKVILLE RECORDS SKCD 2-3048

JAZZ AT VESPERS  Jazz and religion - a book by Ingemar Wågerman   Hönö, Sweden, self-published

AUTUMN IN AUGUSTA  Songs My Mama Would Like   Lucysmithjazz LMS 1263

JUNIOR MANCE QUINTET  Here 'Tis   SACKVILLE RECORDINGS SKCD2-3050

JULIEN HERVE  Waiting for Benny   Naxos 8.573032

NEW BLACK EAGLE JAZZ BAND  A Midsummer Night's Dream   Own Label BE[LECD]4004

JIMMY SMITH  Bashin': The Unpredictable Jimmy Smith   Essential Jazz Classics EJC 55607

COUNT BASIE  Kansas City 7 + Memories Ad-lib   Essential Jazz Classics EJC 55590

JERRI BERGONZI  By Any Other Name (Tunes based on other tunes)   SAVANT RECORDS SCD 2131

NIGEL KENNEDY Recital   SONY CLASSICAL 8876544272

RUBY BRAFF  The Canadian Sessions   Sachville SK2CD 5005 (2CDs)

KENNY DREW  Four Classic Albums   Avid AMSC 1088 (2CDs)

LIONEL HAMPTON  Three Classic Albums Plus   Avid AMSC 1093 (2CDs)

LARRY CARLTON  Then and Now   335 Records 335-1207

ART HODES  I Remember Bessie   Delmark DE 254

MAYNARD FERGUSON  M.F. Horn/M.F. Horn 2/M.F. Horn 3   BGO Records BGOCD 1110 (2CDs)

ROY HAYNES  Three Classic Albums Plus   Avid AMSC 1092 (2CDs)

DAVID GORDON  David Gordon Trio Speaks Latin   NIMBUS ALLIANCE NI6241

LOUIS ARMSTRONG  Satchmo: A Musical Autobiography, part one   Avid Jazz AMSC1082 (2 CDs)

LOUIS ARMSTRONG  Satchmo: A Musical Autobiography, part two, + Louis And the Good Book & Satchmo Plays King Oliver   Avid Jazz AMSC1083 (2CDs)

DAVID NEWTON  Out of This World   Trio TR 590

BEN WEBSTER & TEDDY WILSON  Ben & Teddy   Sackville SKCD2-2056

ELDAR DJANGIROV  Breakthrough   Motema 233714

TOMASZ STANKO / NEW YORK QUARTET  Wislawa   ECM 371 3772 (2CDs)

WOODY GUTHRIE  This Land is Your Land   RETROSPECTIVE RTR4204

VIJAY IYER Trio  Accelerando   ACT 9524-2

VERNERI POHJOLA Quartet  Ancient History   ACT 9517-2

LOU CAIMANO & ERIC OLSEN  Dyad Plays Puccini   Self-released

MIKE DANIELS and his DELTA JAZZBAND  Mike on Mike   LAKE LACD322

LOUIS ARMSTRONG  The Complete Satch Plays Fats   Essential Jazz Classics EJC 55601

URBIE GREEN  5 Classic Albums   AVID JAZZ AMSC1075 (2 CDs)

TERRI LYNE CARRINGTON  The Mosaic Project   CONCORD JAZZ C/A-33016-02

TEEMU VIINIKAINEN Trio  NYT!   Prophone PCD 117

PIERO ODORICI  with the Cedar Walton Trio   Savant SCD2115

STEVIE WONDER  The Jazz Soul plus Tribute to Uncle Ray   Soul Jam 600829

THE FOUR FRESHMEN  The Four Freshmen: It's a Blue World   NIMBUS RETROSPECTIVE RTR4219

PULSAR TRIO  Erpelparka Suite   First Hand Records FHR17

NEW BLACK EAGLE JAZZ BAND  At Symphony Hall - 10th Anniversary Concert   Own Label BE[LECD]4003

FRANK ROSOLINO  Thinking about You   Sackville SK2CD 5007

ERIC GALE  Ginseng Woman/Multiplication   BGO Records CD1078

MARY LOU WILLIAMS  The next 100 years   Renma 6402CD

MILES DAVIS  With The Hi-Hat All Stars: Live at the Hi-Hat, Boston   Jazz Door records JD1216

TESSA SOUTER  Beyond the Blue   MOTMA MTM87

TIM GARLAND/GWILYM SIMCOCK/ASAF SIRKIS  Lighthouse   ACT 9525-2

MATTHIAS SCHRIEFL  Six, Alps & Jazz   ACT 9670-2

FATS WALLER  Complete Victor Piano Solos   Phoenix 131591 (2CDs)

BUD SHANK  Four Classic Albums   Avid AMSC 1087

MIKE LONGO  A Celebration of Diz and Miles   Consolidated Artists Productions Inc CAP 1033

KRIS BROWNLEE  Sincerely Yours   MEGAWAVE MEGW0412

LaGAYLIA FRAZIER and JAN LUNDGREN Trio  Until it's time   PROPHONE PCD 126

SAN FRANCISCO FEETWARMERS  Dippermouth Blues   Gemini CD-107

Mark LOPEMAN  Nice Work If You Can Get It  

DUKE ELLINGTON  All American in Jazz + Midnight in Paris   Essential Jazz Classics EJC 55591

STAN GETZ/GERRY MULLIGAN/HARRY EDISON  Jazz Giants '58   Phoenix 131588

TEX BENEKE AND HIS ORCHESTRA  American Popular Song   Sounds of Yesteryear DSOY901

JUNIOR MANCE  Three Classic Albums Plus   Avid AMSC 1090 (2CDs)

GEORGE MRAZ and ZOE RAHMAN   Unison: Jazz at Greville Lodge vol.3   CUBE-METIER MJCD 21250

Manu KATCHÉ    ECM 370 9456

ZOOT SIMS  Lost Tapes: Baden-Baden - June 23, 1958   Jazz Haus SWR 101715 (Vinyl disc)

KAHIL EL'ZABAR  What it is!   DELMARK RECORDS DE 5002

ELLA FITZGERALD + ROY ELDRIDGE SEXTET  Live in Stockholm 1957   In Crowd 996688

BETTY ROCHÉ  The Complete 1941-1961   Le Chant du Monde 274 2245.46 (2CDs)

LARS JANSSON TRIO  Koan   PROPHONE PCD137

GEORGE BENSON  Inspiration: A Tribute to Nat King Cole   Concord 0888072342682

JUNE TABOR/IAIN BALLAMY/HUW WARREN  Quercus   ECM 372 4555

ZOOT SIMS  Compatability   Jump 12 36

JOHN McLAUGHLIN   Now Here This   ABSTRACTLOGIX ABLX037

LARS GULLIN  Jonas plays Gullin   PCD122

JAH WOBBLE & BILL SHARPE  Kingdom of Fitzrovia   Storyville 101 4279

RALPH SUTTON  Easy Street   Sackville SKCD 2-2040

IN THE COUNTRY  Sunset Sunrise   ACT9548-2

JACKIE RYAN, with John Clayton & Friends  Listen Here   OPEN ART OA07442

BOB CROSBY  South Rampart Street Parade   Retrospective RTS 4220 (2CDs)

JIM MULLEN  String Theory   DDRCD016

CARMEN McRAE  The Complete 1946-1955   Le Chant du Monde 2742243.44 (2CDs)

BILLY LESTER  Storytime   JUJIKAAN JKA001

JOHN ABERCROMBIE  Within A Song   278 9531

HARRY ALLEN & SCOTT HAMILTON  Round Midnight   Challenge Records CR73348

WOODY HERMAN  The Third Herd ‘Live’ 1952    Acrobat Music ADDCD3083 (2CDs)

BENNY BAILEY and PHIL WOODS  Big Brass and Rights of Swing   FRESH SOUND RECORDS FSR-CD 746

DJANGO FESTIVAL ALLSTARS  Live at Birdland   Three's a Crowd Records TCR 5001

DOUG SERTL  Beautiful Friendship   Self-released

FRANK WESS  Magic 101   IPO Recordings IPOC 1023

THE BECHET LEGACY - Bob Wilber/Glenn Zottola  Birch Hall Concerts Live   Classic Jazz CJ 4 (2CDs)

TOM CHALLENGER / GEORGE FOGEL / TOM FARMER / JON SCOTT  Dice Factory   BABEL BDV12110

CHRIS WEST  Surprise Trilogy I   SA8

EVAN COBB  Falling Up   SA10

ALEX LUBET  Spectral Blues: New Music for Acoustic Guitar   RAVELLO RR7865

LES McCANN  The Gospel Truth/Soul Hits/McCanna   BGO Records BGOCD 1105 (2CDs)

NEIL COWLEY TRIO  Live at Montreux 2012   Eagle EAGCD501

Gilad ATZMON  The Tide has Changed   World Village - Division of Harmonia Mundi. WV450015

AKA MOON  Unison   CYP0607

LEON THOMAS  Spirits Known and Unknown   BGP Records CDBGPM 262

NEW BLACK EAGLE JAZZ BAND  In Concert   Own Label BE[LECD]4002

KEITH JARRETT/GARY PEACOCK/JACK DeJOHNETTE  Somewhere   ECM 276 6370

ROBY GLOD/ROBERTA PIKET/MARK TOKAR/KLAUS KUGEL  Op Der Schmelz Live   NEMU RECORDS 012

Bobo STENSON Trio  Indicum   ECM 279 4575

Cannonball ADDERLEY  Cannonball Adderley Quintet   JazzHaus 101702

RADIO STRING QUARTET VIENNA  Posting Joe; Celebrating Weather Report - live   ACT 9553-2

LOMBARDO, BROWN, VERSACE & OATTS  Black Nile   SNJ-BF-019

Albert MANGELSDORFF  Legends Live: Albert Mangelsdorff Quintet, Audimax Freiburg, June 22, 1964   Jazz Haus SWR 101706

ROGER KELLAWAY & EDDIE DANIELS  Duke at the Roadhouse   Ipo Recordings IPOC 1024

MILES DAVIS  Four Classic Albums   Avid Jazz AMSC 1081 (2CDs)

Al COHN  Leader & Sideman: Four Classic Albums Plus   AVID JAZZ AMSC1050 (2CDs)

Benny GOODMAN  & his orchestra, featuring Anita O'Day   JazzHaus 101704

Ben WEBSTER  Three Classics Albums Plus   AVID Jazz AMSC 1038 (2CDs)

NORMAN THATCHER & JOHN SCANTLEBURY WITH THE WESSEX NEW ORLEANS JAZZ BAND  Norman's Last Album   p.e.k. Sound PKCD-370

CHUCHO VALDES  Border-Free   Jazz Village SP 9570016

NILS LANDGREN FUNK UNIT  Teamwork   Act 9552-2

OSCAR PETTIFORD  Lost Tapes Germany 1958/59   JazzHaus 101 759

MARLENE VERPLANCK  Ballads...Mostly   Audiophile ACD 343

BING CROSBY  Love Is...   Sounds of Yesteryear DSOY903

CHARLIE SHAVERS  Four Classic Albums Plus   Avid AMSC 1085 (2CDs)

OMNI UNO  Duets   Megawave MEGW 0422

CRISTINA BRAGA  Samba, Jazz and Love   Enja ENJ 9593 2

TUBBY HAYES  The Complete Tempo Recordings 1955-59   ACROBAT MUSIC ACSCD6002 (6CDs)

MIKE HOBART'S URBAN JAZZ COLLECTIVE  The Third Fish   Anotherworldmusic AWM05

KID ORY  Song of the Wanderer / Dance with Kid Ory or Just Listen   Upbeat URCD241

THOMAS GANSCH & GEORG BREINSCHMID  Live at Weiner Konzerthaus   Preiser PR 91239

CHRISTIAN HOWES  Southern Exposure   Resonance RCD 1020

LENA HORNE  Unforgettable   Jasmine JASCD 249 (2CDs)

CHICK WEBB  Stomping at the Savoy   Proper Records PROPERBOX 5097 (4CDs)

BENNY GOODMAN  AFRS Benny Goodman Shows: Volume 14   SOUNDS OF YESTER YEAR DSOY895

GEORGE SHEARING  At Home   Jazzknight JKR 001

ENRICO TOMASSO  Al Dente   Woodville WVCD 139

LACUNA  Talk on the Step   Babel BVOR 12109

NEW YORK VOICES  Live with the WDR Big Band Cologne   Palmetto PM 2160

IRAKERE  Live at Ronnie Scott's, Birmingham   First Hand Records FHR 20

MIKE HOBART'S URBAN JAZZ COLLECTIVE  The Third Fish   Anotherworldmusic AWM05

OSCAR PETERSON TRIO  West Side Story + Affinity   Poll Winners Records PWR 27315

LARRY CARLTON/ROBBEN FORD  Unplugged   335 Records 335-2004

TOMMY FLANAGAN & JAKI BYARD  The Magic of 2   Resonance HCD 2013

PETE ESCOVEDO  Live From Stern Grove Festival   Concord Picante CPI 34111-02

DUKE ELLINGTON/CHARLIE MINGUS/MAX ROACH  Money Jungle   Poll Winners Records PWR 27314

WYCLIFFE GORDON  The Intimate Ellington: Ballads and Blues   Criss Cross Jazz 1353

NEW BLACK EAGLE JAZZ BAND  In New Orleans   Own Label BE[LECD]4001

QUINCY JONES  Big Band Bossa Nova + The Quintessence   Essential Jazz Classics EJC 55583

BOBBY WELLINS + KATE WILLIAMS  Smoke and Mirrors   kwjazz 745

TONY KINSEY  The Collection 1953-61   Acrobat ACSCD 6001 (6CDs)

CAL TJADER  Live at the Club Macumba   Acrobat ADDCD 3084 (2CDs)

VICTOR FELDMAN  Swinging on a Star   Candid CCS 79107

WYCLIFFE GORDON  Dreams of New Orleans   Chesky JD 354

LES BROWN AND HIS BAND OF RENOWN  Sentimental Journey   Sounds of Yesteryear DSOY907

SAMMY PRICE  Three Classic Albums Plus   Avid AMSC 1078 (2CDs)

STEPHANE GRAPPELLI  Django   American Jazz Classics 99065

BENNY GREEN  Magic Beans   Sunnyside SSC 1338

SONNY ROLLINS  The Bridge   Poll Winners Records PWR 27312

ROLAND KIRK/ROY HAYNES  Domino/Out of the Afternoon   American Jazz Classics 99064

GEORGE SHEARING  The Collection 1939-58   Acrobat ACOCD 7044 (4CDs)

CHARLES LLOYD  Hagar's Song   ECM 372 4550

KLAUS PAIER & ASJA VALCIC  Silk Road   Act 9538-2

MARK LOCKHEART  Ellington in Anticipation   Subtone ST 802

AARON DIEHL  The Bespoke Man's Narrative   Mack Avenue MAC 1066

DUKE ELLINGTON  Black, Brown and Beige   Naxos 8.559737

ANTONIO ADOLFO  Finas Misturas   AAM Music AAM 0705

DAVE PELL OCTET  Jazz Goes Dancing   Fresh Sound FSR-CD 739

KYLE EASTWOOD  The View From Here   Jazz Village 570020

NATHAN HAINES  The Poet's Embrace   Haven Music/Warner Jazz PRO 17384

BEATA PATER  Red   B & B Records BB0418

ZOE SCHWARZ/ROB KORAL/IAN ELLIS  Slow Burn   33Jazz 229

HEATHER MASSE & DICK HYMAN  Lock My Heart   Redhouse Records RHR CD 258

STAN GETZ  Jazz Samba + Big Band Bossa Nova   Essential Jazz Classics EJC 55582

RAY CHARLES  Modern Sounds in Country and Western Music Vols. 1 & 2   Hoodoo 263434

WOODY HERMAN  Blue Flame: Portait of a Jazz Legend   Jazzed Media JM 9005

DON ELLIS  Essence   Fresh Sound FSR 1662

GLENN MILLER AND THE ARMY AIR FORCES BAND  The Old Songs   Sounds of Yesteryear DSOY899

DAVID REES-WILLIAMS TRIO  Ex-Mass   Champs Hill Records CHRCD 047

EARL BOSTIC  Flamingo   Retrospective RTR 4211

TOM DEMPSEY/TIM FERGUSON QUARTET  Beautiful Friendship   Planet Arts 301226

TONIGHT AT NOON  People, Stories and Dreams   Prophone PCD 129

THAD JONES & MEL LEWIS  Presenting Thad Jones, Mel Lewis & "The Jazz Orchestra"/Live At The Village Vanguard/The Big Band Sound of Thad Jones & Mel Lewis Featuring Miss Ruth Brown   BGO Records BGOCD 1068 (2CDs)

STAN KENTON  Two Shades of Autumn   Sounds of Yester Year DSOY 896

LOU STEIN AND HIS JAZZ SEXTET  That Was Yesterday   Sounds of Yester Year DSOY 908

CHARLIE PARKER/DIZZY GILLESPIE  Bird and Diz   Essential Jazz Classics EJC 55566

GILAD ATZMON  Songs of the Metropolis   World Village 450024

GIL SCOTT-HERON  The Revolution Begins - The Flying Dutchman Masters   BGP GILBOX 017 (3CDs)

OLIVER NELSON  Meet Oliver Nelson / Main Stem   Fresh Sound FSR-CD 732

WOODY HERMAN  One-Two-Three-Four Jump   Sounds of Yester Year DSOY 894

JAZZ AT THE MOVIES    Intense Media 600005 (10CDs)

ZOOT SIMS  Lost Tapes   Jazzhaus 101 710

COLEMAN HAWKINS QUINTET  Complete Birdland Broadcasts   Solid Jazz SJR 36630

ERNEST DAWKINS  Afro Straight   Delmark DE 5001

ARETHA FRANKLIN  Aretha: With the Ray Bryant Combo   Soul Jam 600807

TURK MURPHY'S SAN FRANCISCO JAZZ BAND  Live from Earthquake McGoon's /1973 /A Lost Jazz Treasure   Merry Makers Record Company MMRC-CD-48

DON BYAS QUARTET  The Complete 1946-1954 Paris Recordings   Solid Jazz SJR 36635 (3CDs)

RETURN TO FOREVER  The Mothership Returns   Eagle EDGCD 485 (2CDs+)

BOBBY HACKETT  More Ingredients   Retrospective RTR 4208

BUD SHANK  Four Classic Albums   Avid Jazz AMSC1071 (2CDs)

British Traditional Jazz At a Tangent Vol.1   LAKE LACD316

British Traditional Jazz  At a Tangent Vol. 2   LAKE LACD317

TOOTS THIELEMANS  Bluesette: Man Bites Harmonica + Road to Romance   Solar/Discovery 4569932

DIZZY GILLESPIE QUINTET  Legends Live   JazzHaus 101711

FLIP PHILLIPS  Four Classic Albums   Avid AMSC 1070 (2CDs)

FRANK GRIFFITH BIG BAND  Holland Park Non-Stop   Hep 2095

BUDDY RICH AND HIS BUDDIES  Playtime   Fresh Sound FSR-CD 724 (2CDs)

GENE KRUPA  Five Classic Albums Plus   Avid AMSC 1069 (2CDs)

PAUL DESMOND  Blues in Time   NotNow NOT2CD 462 (2CDs)

KONRAD WISZNIEWSKI/EUAN STEVENSON  New Focus   Whirlwind Recordings WR 4629

JACKIE CAIN & ROY KRAL  In the Spotlight + Sweet and Low Down   Solar 4569931

MANUEL ROCHEMAN  Café & Alegria   Naive NJ 622511

PAUL WINTER SEXTET  Count Me In 1962/1963   Living Music LMU 44 (2CDs)

VIC DICKENSON  Five Classic Albums Plus   Avid AMSC 1073 (2CDs)

CHARLES McPHERSON  Live at the Cellar   Cellar Live CL 000726

THE LONDON SWING ORCHESTRA  The Roaring Twenties   Upbeat URCD249

PRESERVATION HALL JAZZ BAND  St. Peter & 57th St.   Rounder Records No Number

KJELL ÖHMAN/HANS BACKENROTH/JOAKIM EKBERG  The Duke   Prophone Swedish Jazz PCD 123

STANLEY JORDAN  Magic Touch/Standards Volume 1/Flying Home   BGO Records BGOCD 1070 (2CDs)

GEOFF EALES  Red Letter Days   NIMBUS ALLIANCE NI 6186

MICHAEL GARRICK'S LYRIC ENSEMBLE  Home Thoughts   JAZZ ACADEMY JAZA 20

DIGBY FAIRWEATHER  To Frederick With Affection   Rose Cottage Records RCR 004

GREG LEWIS  Organ Monk: Uwo In The Black   GregLewisMusic (Self-produced)

HIROMI  Live in Marciac   Telarc TEL 34112-09

EARL "FATHA" HINES ALL STARS  "Live" at the Black Sheep, San Francisco 1961   Acrobat ADDCD 3075 (2CDs)

 

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