December 2008
Contents

Features

  • Tony Bennett: That Holiday Feeling — available
  • Roy Hargrove: Can’t Stop Won’t Stop — available
  • Jazz and Country Fusion: The Searchers — available
  • Wadada Leo Smith: Onward & Upward — available
  • Bill Bruford: The Pilgrim’s Progress — available

Reviews

Vox

  • Big Bang Theory
    Shaun Barrowes — available
  • Friends and Family
    Ray Brown Jr. — available
  • Embracing Voices
    Jane Bunnett — available
  • Live Smoke Sessions
    Lea Delaria — available
  • What Lies Within
    Denise Donatelli — available
  • Afro Blue: The Music of Oscar Brown Jr.
    Cynthia Felton — available
  • Afro Blue: The Music of Oscar Brown Jr.
    Cynthia Felton — available
  • The Very Thought of You
    Nicole Henry — available
  • Stage Door Johnny
    John Miller — available
  • A Kiss to Build A Dream On
    Jessica Molaskey — available
  • Speak Low
    Boz Scaggs — available
  • New O’leans
    Daryl Sherman — available
  • Dreaming of a Song: The Music of Hoagy Carmichael
    Billy Stritch & Klea Blackhurst — available

Currents

  • Butterfly
    Azymuth — available
  • Life Is Good
    Tom Grant — available
  • Apasionado
    Tony Guerrero — available
  • Greatest Hits
    Dave Koz — available
  • The L.A. Chillharmonic
    The L.A. Chillharmonic featuring Richard Smith — available
  • Heat
    Michael Lington — available
  • Heard That
    Jeff Lorber — available
  • On the Rocks
    Matt Marshak — available
  • Infinita
    Lawson Rollins — available
  • The Limit’s the Sky
    Oli Silk — available

Albums

  • Road Shows, Vol. 1
    Sonny Rollins — available
  • The Traveler
    Kenny Barron — available
  • Clockwise
    Michael Bates — available
  • Appearing Nightly
    Carla Bley Big Band — available
  • Ten
    Anthony Brown’s Asian American Orchestra with special guests Steve Lacy & David Murray — available
  • The Othello Syndrome
    Uri Caine Ensemble — available
  • Yizkor: Music of Memory
    David Chevan with Hazzan Alberto Mizrahi & the Afro-Semitic Experience — available
  • Blueprints of Jazz, Vol. 1
    Mike Clark — available
  • Flood
    Avishai Cohen — available
  • Joey D!
    Joey DeFrancesco — available
  • Banshees
    Scott Dubois — available
  • Leucocyte
    E.S.T. — available
  • What the World Needs Now
    Five Play — available
  • Summer Me! Live At Battle Ground
    Johnny Frigo — available
  • Woot
    Garaj Mahal — available
  • Soul Progressin’
    Lafayette Gilchrist & the New Volcanoes — available
  • Rambling Boy
    Charlie Haden Family & Friends — available
  • Mind Wine: The Music of John Hicks
    The John Hicks Legacy Band — available
  • Bert’s Playground
    Ari Hoenig — available
  • Heartfelt
    Christian Howes — available
  • Once Upon a Melody
    Javon Jackson — available
  • The Suitcase, Live in Köln ’94
    Steve Khan — available
  • Force of Four
    Joe Locke — available
  • Nonaah
    Roscoe Mitchell — available
  • Our Delight
    The James Moody and Hank Jones Quartet — available
  • This We Know
    Michael Moore & Fred Hersch — available
  • Novas Bossas
    Milton Nascimento & the Jobim Trio — available
  • The Mancini Project
    Ted Nash — available
  • The Turning Gate
    New Jazz Composers Octet — available
  • Petit Oiseau
    William Parker Quartet — available
  • Ancestors
    Mario Pavone Double Tenor Quintet — available
  • Swinging the Changes
    Nik Payton and Bob Wilber — available
  • Stones World
    Tim Ries — available
  • Tabligh
    Wadada Leo Smith’s Golden Quartet — available
  • Thunder
    S.M.V. — available
  • The Scene
    The Stryker/Slagle Band — available
  • Double Standards
    Martin Taylor — available
  • Guitars
    McCoy Tyner — available
  • The Nature of the Beat
    Wayne Wallace — available

Gigbag

  • Gigbag: December 2008 — available

Audio Files

  • Alms for the Audiophile — available

The Archivist

  • Tatum Art
    Art Tatum — available
  • Jonah Jones at the Embers
    Jonah Jones — available
  • Kind of Blue: 50th Anniversary Collector's Edition
    Miles Davis — available
  • To Be Free: The Nina Simone Story
    Nina Simone — available
  • Live at the 1994 Monterey Jazz Festival
    Shirley Horn — available
  • Giants of the Big Band Era
    Benny Goodman — available

Undertones

  • Eyes in the Back of My Head
    Cosmologic — available
  • Tribal Musette
    Dominique Cravic Et Primitifs Du Futur — available
  • Over Here Over Heard
    Dan Cray Trio — available
  • Tuscan Prelude: Jazz Under Glass
    Jay D’Amico Trio — available
  • Live at Louis 649
    Eli Degibri Trio — available
  • Dragon’s Head
    Mary Halvorson Trio — available
  • Blood and Thunder
    Aaron Irwin Group — available
  • The Same Thing
    Darrel Katz & Jazz Composers Alliance Orchestra — available
  • Waning Moon—Luna Menguante
    Lucia Pulido — available
  • Do the Hate Laugh Shimmy
    Pete Robbins — available
  • Existential Detective
    Barry Romberg’s Random Access Large Ensemble — available
  • Imbued With Memories
    Chip Shelton & Peacetime — available
  • An Die Musik
    Nobu Stowe — available
  • Double Dedication
    Chip White — available
  • Salt ‘N Pepper!
    Martin Wind Quartet — available

Books

  • Hotter Than That: The Trumpet, Jazz, and American Culture
    Krin Gabbard — available
  • Jazz Idiom
    Charles L. Robinson and Al Young — available
  • Luck’s In My Corner: The Life and Music of Hot Lips Page
    Todd Bryant Weeks — available
  • Miles On Miles—Interviews and Encounters with Miles Davis
    Paul Maher Jr. and Michael K. Dorr — available
  • Workout—The Music of Hank Mobley
    Derek Ansell — available

Gearhead

  • Stellartone ToneStyler BASS — available
  • BOSS GT-10 Guitar Effects Processor — available

News

  • Jazz for Obama: Democratic Jazz Party — available
  • The 2009 Jazz Masters: Jazz Oscars — available

Columns

Final Chorus

  • What About Mingus? — available

The Gig

  • Jazz in Hard Times — available

Solo

  • Real Genius? — available

JT Notes

  • Checking His List Twice — available

Cadenza

  • Jump for Gioia — available

Departments

Artist Profiles

  • Mary Halvorson: Fractured Guitar — available
  • Charmaine Clamor: Filipino Fusion — available
  • Francisco Mela: Free Jazz Latin — available

At Home

  • David “Fathead” Newman — available

Overdue Ovation

  • Mundell Lowe: Man of Few Notes, Many Stories — available
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