January/February 2006
Contents

Features

  • Nellie McKay: The Real McKay — available
  • Bobo Stenson: Thoughts too Deep for Tears — available
  • Roswell Rudd: Song Styles of a Planet — available
  • Year in Review: Highs & Lows — available

Reviews

Guitartistry

  • On My Way Back Home
    Daisuke Abe — available
  • Venusian Commute
    Alex Domschot, Marc Johnson, Vic Stevens — available
  • Greasy Street
    Richie Hart — available
  • Earth Tones
    Charlie Hunter, Chinna Smith, Ernest Ranglin — available
  • This Is It!
    Melvin Sparks — available
  • Ximo Tebar Goes Blue
    Ximo Tebar — available
  • Tales of Robert Dickinson
    Teemu Viinikainen — available
  • Hidden
    David Ullmann — available
  • Trio Paradise
    Mark Whitfield — available
  • Impressions
    Chris Winters — available

Vox

  • Learn to Smile Again
    Susie Arioli Band — available
  • Observatory
    Julia Dollison — available
  • Made in Europe
    Caroline Henderson — available
  • Just You, Just Me
    Ranee Lee and Oliver Jones — available
  • Live at the Dakota
    Barbara Morrison — available
  • You're Nearer: Love Songs of the 30s and 40s
    Lindsey Muir — available
  • Sophisticated Lady
    Sandi Shoemake — available
  • Duets
    Nicola Stilo and Toninho Horta — available
  • Segundo
    Maria Rita — available

DVDs

  • In Concert
    The Benedetto Players and the Guild Masters — available
  • Peter Bernstein Trio: Live at Smoke
    Peter Bernstein Trio — available
  • Rendezvous in New York
    Chick Corea — available
  • Al Di Meola, Jean-Luc Ponty and Stanley Clarke: Live at Montreux 1994
    Al Di Meola, Jean-Luc Ponty and Stanley Clarke — available
  • Last Date
    Eric Dolphy — available
  • Candy Dulfer: Live at Montreux
    Candy Dulfer — available
  • Live at the River East Art Center
    Kahil El'Zabar's Ritual Trio — available
  • Ella Fitzgerald: Live at Montreux 1969
    Ella Fitzgerald — available
  • New Guitar Summit: Live at the Stoneham Theatre
    Jay Geils, Duke Robillard and Gerry Beaudoin — available
  • 20th Anniversary Concert
    The Vinny Golia Large Ensemble — available
  • King of the Vibes
    Lionel Hampton — available
  • Kinetic Hues: Live at Fat Cat
    Ari Hoenig Group — available
  • Solo Inventions
    Charlie Hunter — available
  • Live in Baalbeck
    Ahmad Jamal — available
  • Bob James: Live at Montreux 1985
    Bob James — available
  • The Art of Improvisation
    Keith Jarrett — available
  • J.J. Johnson's Last Concert
    J.J. Johnson — available
  • Stan Levey: The Original Original
    Stan Levey — available
  • David Liebman Teaches and Plays: A Day at the Jamey Aebersold Summer Jazz Workshops
    David Liebman — available
  • The Manhattan Project
    The Manhattan Project — available
  • Spontaneous Inventions
    Bobby McFerrin — available
  • Youssou N'Dour: Live at Montreux
    Youssou N'Dour — available
  • Power of Three
    Michel Petrucciani — available
  • Favorite Solos
    Bucky Pizzarelli — available
  • The Lost Tapes
    Buddy Rich — available
  • Overtime
    Lee Ritenour — available
  • A Special Evening With Duke Robillard and Friends
    Duke Robillard — available
  • Willie the Lion
    Willie Smith — available
  • The Magic Sun
    Sun Ra and Phill Niblock — available
  • Brazilian Beats
    Various Artists — available
  • Chicago Blues Reunion: Buried Alive in the Blues
    Various Artists — available
  • A Great Day in Harlem
    Various Artists — available
  • Smithsonian Jazz Masters DVD Series — available
  • Make it Funky: The Music That Took Over the World
    Various Artists — available
  • Norman Granz Jazz in Montreux: Jazz at the Philharmonic '75
    Various Artists — available
  • Roots: Salute to the Saxophone/The Gadd Gang (Double Time Jazz Collection, Vol. 5)
    Various Artists — available
  • A Life in E Flat
    Phil Woods — available
  • Celestial Subway Lines/Salvaging Noise
    John Zorn and Ken Jacobs — available

Eighty-Eights

  • Lyric
    Billy Childs Ensemble — available
  • Viaticum
    E.S.T. — available
  • Friends Treasures Heroes
    Bob Florence — available
  • 'S Wonderful
    The Great Jazz Trio — available
  • Bembe en Mi Casa
    Nachito Herrera — available
  • Night Song
    Mike LeDonne — available
  • Maverick
    Carli Munoz — available
  • Play Morricone
    Enrico Pieranunzi, Marc Johnson, Joey Baron — available
  • Labyrinth
    Kerry Politzer Quartet — available
  • Blues Alley-Second Set
    Hod O'Brien — available

Saxophonics

  • Back on Top
    Richie Cole & the Alto Madness Orchestra — available
  • Faith
    Sherman Irby — available
  • If the Sea Replied
    Tim Garland with the Northern Sinfonia Strings — available
  • Mood Ellington
    Jed Levy Quintet — available
  • The Round
    Alexander McCabe — available
  • A Strange Day
    Carla Marciano 4tet — available
  • Passing Place
    Dan Moretti & Once Through — available
  • Time Flies
    P.J. Perry — available
  • Just the Beginning
    Julius Tolentino — available
  • Square Peg, Round Hole
    Woody Witt Quintet — available

Albums

  • Choros & Alegria
    Moacir Santos — available
  • Backstabber's Ball
    Neal Caine — available
  • Unfinished Symphony
    Dakah Hip Hop Orchestra — available
  • September Suite
    Amina Figarova — available
  • The Sameness of Difference
    Jacob Fred Jazz Odyssey — available
  • Whendo
    Gangbe Brass Band — available
  • Towards the Shining Path
    Lafayette Gilchrist — available
  • Gilfema
    Lionel Loueke, Ferenc Nemeth, Massimo Biolcati — available
  • Sixty Six Steps
    Leo Kottke and Mike Gordon — available
  • Harrison on Harrison
    Joel Harrison — available
  • Stridemonster
    Dick Hyman and Dick Wellstood — available
  • Unearth
    Jonathan Kreisberg — available
  • Quiereme Mucho
    Steve Kuhn Trio — available
  • Demian as Posthuman
    Steve Lehman — available
  • Mozart Piano Concertos 20/23
    Jacques Loussier Trio — available
  • Teddy Wilson: Marian McPartland's Piano Jazz
    Marian McPartland — available
  • Amazon River
    Hendrik Meurkens — available
  • The Complete Library of Congress Recordings
    Jelly Roll Morton — available
  • Waltz Again
    David Murray 4Tet & Strings — available
  • Citizen Zen
    New York Electric Piano — available
  • Prime
    Oregon — available
  • Mosaic Select 19: The Pacific Jazz Piano Trios
    Russ Freeman, Richard Twardzik, Jimmy Rowles, Clare Fischer — available
  • Hybrids
    The Ripple Effect — available
  • Mystikal
    Wallace Roney — available
  • Blue Mongol
    Roswell Rudd — available
  • Artistry 3
    John Sheridan Trio — available
  • Dragon
    Jake Shimabukuro — available
  • A Very Rare Evening
    Nina Simone — available
  • Mosaic Select 20: Charles Tolliver
    Charles Tolliver — available
  • Living Water
    Dwight Trible — available
  • The Sugar Hill Suite
    Trio X — available
  • Length of Days
    Deanna Witkowski — available

Gigbag

  • Gigbag: January/February 2006 — available

Audio Files

  • Hodgepodge: Running Down the Voodoo on Three Cool Projects — available

Books

  • The American Songbook
    Ken Bloom — available
  • The Autobiography of Pops Foster: New Orleans Jazzman
    Pops Foster/Tom Stoddard — available
  • B.B. King: There Is Always One More Time
    David McGee — available
  • Bix: The Definitive Biography of a Jazz Legend
    Jean Pierre Lion — available
  • Black Notes: Essays of a Musician Writing in a Post-Album Age
    William C. Banfield — available
  • Bunny Berigan: Elusive Legend of Jazz
    Robert Dupuis — available
  • Circular Breathing: The Cultural Politics of Jazz in Britain
    George McKay — available
  • The Devil's Horn: The Story of the Saxophone, from Noisy Novelty to King of Cool
    Michael Segell — available
  • Elegant Soul: The Life and Music of Gene Harris
    Janie Harris and Bob Evancho — available
  • The Fifty Greatest Jazz Piano Players of All Time
    Gene Rizzo — available
  • Growing Up With Jazz: Twenty-Four Musicians Talk About Their Lives And Careers
    W. Royal Stokes — available
  • How to Grow as a Musician
    Sheila E. Anderson — available
  • In Search of Buddy Bolden: First Man of Jazz
    Donald Marquis — available
  • Jazz ABZ: An A to Z Collection of Jazz Portraits
    Wynton Marsalis with illustrations by Paul Rogers — available
  • Jazz on Film
    Scott Yanow — available
  • Kansas City Jazz: From Ragtime to Bebop
    Frank Driggs and Chuck Haddix — available
  • The Language of the Blues
    Debra DeSalvo — available
  • Louis Armstrong and Paul Whiteman: Two Kings of Jazz
    Joshua Berrett — available
  • Miss Peggy Lee: A Career Chronicle
    Robert Strom — available
  • My Sax Life
    Paquito D'Rivera — available
  • Paris Jazz: A Guide from the Jazz Age to the Present
    Luke Miner — available
  • The Parisian Jazz Chronicles
    Mike Zwerin — available
  • Pioneers of Jazz: The Story of the Creole Band
    Lawrence Gushee — available
  • Satchmo Blows Up the World
    Penny Von Eschen — available
  • Sinatra: The Life
    Anthony Summers and Robbyn Swan — available
  • Stochelo Rosenberg
    Stochelo Rosenberg, Leo Eimers and Harry Klunder — available
  • Tommy Dorsey: Livin' in a Great Big Way
    Peter Levinson — available
  • Understanding Jazz: Ways to Listen
    Tom Piazza — available
  • Valaida: A Novel
    Candace Allen — available
  • Vision Festival: Peace
    Edited by Patricia Nicholson Parker — available
  • With Billie
    Julia Blackburn — available
  • Is Jazz Dead? (Or Has it Moved to a New Address): Three Views On… — available

Top 50 CDs of 2005

  • Thelonious Monk Quartet with John Coltrane at Carnegie Hall
    Thelonious Monk Quartet with John Coltrane — available
  • Town Hall, New York City, June 22, 1945
    Dizzy Gillespie and Charlie Parker — available
  • One Down, One Up: Live at the Half Note
    John Coltrane — available
  • Without a Song (The 9/11 Concert)
    Sonny Rollins — available
  • Beyond the Sound Barrier
    Wayne Shorter Quartet — available
  • Flow
    Terence Blanchard — available
  • Reimagining
    Vijay Iyer — available
  • I Have the Room Above Her
    Paul Motian/Bill Frisell/Joe Lovano — available
  • The Ground
    Tord Gustavsen Trio — available
  • Day Is Done
    Brad Mehldau Trio — available

Gearhead

  • Tascam CD-GT1mkII Portable CD Guitar Trainer — available
  • Sibelius 4 — available

News

  • The Immeasurable Sun Ra — available

Columns

Final Chorus

  • Jazz is Good for Business — available

The Gig

  • The Year in Gigs — available

Cadenza

  • Always Sonny — available

Departments

Artist Profiles

  • Jean-Michel Pilc: Rocket Man — available
  • Mark Murphy: Always the Beat Generation — available
  • The Esbjorn Svensson Trio: Taking Five with E.S.T. — available
  • Mike Marshall: Braziliance — available
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