Dear patient musicians: I know a lot of you have been waiting for quite a while. Please understand that I fully intend to write up every CD sent to me. I feel as bad as you feel frustrated, but I must sleep sometime.

The order below is not strict but the reviews will tend to be done from top to bottom.

Type Musician Title From Preview
1. project Between The Lines Many titles BTL ~14 older ones that will be grouped and ~10 new ones that will be done individually
2. project Tomasz Stanko Secondary Stanko wish Kind of a discography of the rest of his output, after the BAJL
3. project Krzysztof Komeda Komplete Komeda wish Relatively unknown, but very important person in modern European Jazz
4. project Either/Orchestra E/O at 20: A Retrospective wish Russ Gershon's mother would be proud
5. project Wayne Shorter Building a Jazz Library wish Have all the needed CDs, picking just 12 is hard
6. project John Abercrombie John Abercrombie on ECM wish Big John is instantly recognizable, which is saying something
7. wish David Binney A Retrospective direct Have all his output

1. review Wee Trio Capital Diner Vol. 1 publicist - RedCat
2. review Andrea Centazzo Mitteleuropa Orchestra Vol 1-5 direct See the Ictus review
3. review Scott Fields Beckett label See above
4. review Bernardo Sassetti Unreal: Sidewalk Cartoon label See above
5. review Alvin Fielder Alvin Fielder Trio label See above
6. review Carlos Barretto Radio Song label See above
7. review Wally Shoup The Levitation Shuffle label See above
8. review Ethan Winogrand Tangled Tango label See above
9. review Vijay Iyer Still Life With Commentator direct Iyer always has interesting things to say
10. review/article Ron Thomas Cycles/Doloroso/17 Solo Improvisations/Music In Three Parts direct Welcoming back an old friend, heady, but emotional music
11. review Ayler Records Various titles direct A sampler of the download-only section
12. article Dave Douglas Dave Douglas At The Jazz Standard direct 6 night, 12 set stand entirely recorded
13. review Darrell Grant Truth And Reconciliation publicist - Red Cat Double CD - very direct and deep music
14. review Saga Saga musician referral Fabulous far-out Lithuanian jazz
15. review Toxikum Toxikum musician referral More very interesting jazz from Northern Europe
16. review Morrie Louden Time Piece publicist - TwoShow New to me, but at first hearing, fine compositions, nice arrangements
17. review Jeff "Tain" Watts Folk's Songs publicist - TwoShow Cool grooves, dynamic drumming with McBride, Strickland, Kikowski
18. review Phil Wilson Celebrating The Music Of Antonio Carlos Jobim label - Capri Records ACJ arranged wonderfully
19. review Judi Silvano Women's Work - Live at Sweet Rhythm, NYC publicist - Ann B I know Allison Miller
20. review Michael Marcus The Magic Door direct Free-ish, interesting trio +
21. review Rodrigo Amado Teatro / Surface direct Fabulous, gnarly, dense free jazz
22. review Finnish Jazz Teemu Mattson / Nordic Trinity / Joona Toivanen / Eero Koivistoinen FIMIC Quite varied, all very good
23. review Raoul Bjorkenheim The Sky Is Ruby FIMIC Dynamic playing by Aaltonen, Haarla, compositions by Bjorkenheim
24. review Loren Stillman Trio Alto Vol. 2 direct All originals w/ trio - drums & bss
25. review Pete McGuinness First Flight publicist - B&K Exciting big band arrangements
26. review Jason Lindner Live At The Jazz Gallery publicist - RedCat Double CD. Interesting compositions
27. review Francois Carrier Far North direct Free jazz and fabulous
28. review Moppa Elliot Shamokin!!! publicist - B&K Fun, but serious
29. review Marcus Strickland Open Reel Deck publicist - RedCat Live show from Jazz Standard
30. review McCoy Tyner McCoy Tyner Quartet Label - Half Note Live Tyner! w/Lovano, McBride, Watts
31. review Ryan Cohan One Sky publicist - RedCat A mixture of accessible music and deep thinking
32. review Donny McCaslin In Pursuit direct Great group - heard them live
33. review Mark Weinstein Con Alma publicist - TwoShow
34. review The Claudia Quintet For publicist - B&K Super group
35. review Lee Konitz/Ohad Talmor Portology label - Omnitone Boy is this good!
36. review Alper Yilmaz Clashes publicist - TwoShow Hot electric bass with Binney
37. review John Stein Green Street publicist - Mixed Media In the pocket guitar organ trio
38. review Howard Wiley The Angola Project publicist - GoMedia Very emotion playing
39. review Opsvik/Saks/Maneri/Motian Two Miles A Day direct Amazing music - Motian is the best at this
40. review Eivind Opsvik Rocket Engine - What is This That Stands Before Me / Hari Honzu direct Black Sabbath (?!) and other things
41. review Chris Gestrin after the city has gone: quiet publicist - GoMedia 2CD - evocative and free-ish, intriguing
42. review Michael Blake Amor de Cosmos publicist - GoMedia Another interesting record
43. review Gregg August One Peace publicist - B&K Edgy, always shifting - like Woody Shaw in the best way at times
44. review Zach Brock Zach Brock And The Coffee Achievers - Live At The Jazz Factory direct Very active violinist - live. w/ Matt Wigton (Lily Maase)
45. review Nathan Eklund The Crooked Line publicist RedCat Very good young original group
46. review 3 Cohens Braid publicist - RedCat Individually high profile
47. review Grupo Los Santos Lo Que Somos Lo Que Sea publicist - B&K With Paul Carlon
48. review Willie Williams Comet Ride publicist - B&K Williams is only 50, but his playing is full of history
49. review Michael Dease Clarity direct Extremely solid mainstream playing and composing. He has got that extra something
50. review Russ Nolan With You In Mind publicist - RedCat Release 3/4 w/ Kenny Werner Trio
51. review NYNDK Nordic Disruption publicist - TwoShow Danish Quartet w/Chris Washburne - hyper-modern post-bop
52. review Marc Copland Voices publicist - TwoShow Second Volume of trios with Peacock and drummer, this one with Motian
53. review Benjamin Lapidus Herencia Judia publicist - B&K
54. review Kali Z. Fasteau Live at the Kerava Festival: Finland direct
55. review James Silberstein Expresslane publicist - TwoShow Smokin' mainstream with All For One members
56. review Bruce Eisenbeil Carnival direct Uncompromising!
57. review Satoko Fujii Bacchus publicist - B&K From Vulcan to Minerva to Bacchus
58. review Hans Glawischnig Panorama label - Sunnyside Exciting music from a super bassist
59. review Darren Sigesmund Strands direct Approachable mainstream with an extra twist of complication - nice!
60. review John Chin Blackout Conception publicist - B&K Mainstream player with exceptional compositional skills.
61. review Davidson / Murley / Braid / DMBQ Live direct With Jim Vivian and Ian Froman. Live, great band.
62. review Drew Gress The Irrational Numbers publicist - RedCat Extending Butterflies
63. review Bryan McNamara Love For All direct Eclectic band - high energy, good music
64. review George Kontrafouris Little Daddy's Blues direct Plays a lot of piano with Fins, but is also a killer organ player
65. review Lisle Ellis Sucker Punch Requiem label - Henceforth Complex with many layers
66. review Denis DiBlasio Where The Jade Buddha Lives direct
67. review Ernesto Cervini Mem3 direct
68. review Dave Douglas Moonshine direct
69. review Adam Kolker Flag Day label - Sunnyside
70. review Dafnis Prieto Taking The Soul For A Walk publicist - TwoShow Very emotional music
71. review Enrico Granafei In Search Of The Third Dimension publicist - B&K How can one human do this?
72. review Samuel Hallkvist Pa Begaran direct Guitar, sax and drums (Peter Nilsson from Plunge). Unique music.
73. review Taylor Eigsti Let It Come To You publicist - GoMedia Unique vision of standards and originals
74. review Arturo O'Farrill Song for Chico publicist - TwoShow Way beyond the standard "Latin" jazz.
75. review Moss Moss label - Sunnyside Very interesting mix of instruments and voices
76. review Vijay Iyer Tragicomic label - Sunnyside With Rudresh and others. The music is much less connected to India.
77. review Alexis Cuadrado Puzzles publicist - RedCat With Stillman, both Ferbers
78. review Bernard/Emer/Lackner/Ferber Night For Day publicist - RedCat Part of Brooklyn Jazz Underground
79. review Anne Mette Iversen Best of the West / Many Places publicist - RedCat first album includes string quartet
80. review Bill Stewart Incandescence publicist - TwoShow organ, piano & drums!
81. review Zlatko Kaucic Visionarja direct A homage to Steve Lacy and Brecko Kosovel w/ McCandless and Cisi, others
82. review Pete Robbins Do The Hate Laugh Shimmy publicist - RedCat
83. review Bill O'Connell Triple Play publicist - TwoShow
84. review Andrew Rathbun Affairs Of State direct
85. review Torben Waldorff Afterburn publicist - B&K High energy w/ McCaslin, Clohesy and Wikan
86. review Sumi Tonooka Long Ago Today publicist - B&K Highly inventive mainstream, feel lucky to have found her.
87. review Kevin Brow Koptor direct Very exciting, FSNT strikes again
88. review Asher & Alex Stein Quixotic publicist - B&K
89. review Geraldine Laurent Time Out Trio label - Dreyfus Very strong and individual voice
90. review Sylvain Luc Young And Fine direct With Jean Marc Jafet and Andre Ceccarelli. Luc and Ceccarelli were on Ourio's album Oversea
91. review Jean Michel Jarre The Complete Oxygene label - Dreyfus 2 CD, 13 tracks of electronic keyboards excursions
92. review Philip Catherine Guitars Two label - Dreyfus Solo Catherine on electric and acoustic guitar
93. review Bireli Lagrene Just The Way You Are label - Dreyfus An amazing musician, starting with Django, but moving beyond.
94. review Andrea Centazzo Andrea Centazzo Voyagers direct With Hans-Peter Salentin (tpt) and Sylwia Bialas (voice) - original, exciting music
95. review Kris Davis Rye Eclipse direct New to me, but smoking controlled chaos!
96. review Los Gauchos Filtros label - Sunnyside Unique mixture of music cultures, ending up being its own thing.
97. review Oleg Kireyev Mandala publicist - TwoShow Powerful and multi-cultural
98. review Mark Weinstein Straight No Chaser publicist - TwoShow With Dave Stryker, Victor Lewis
99. review Bennett Paster & Gregory Ryan Grupo Yanqui Rides Again publicist - B&K Good music
100. review Steve Elmer Fire Down Below direct
101. review Andy Middleton The European Quartet Live publicist - B&K A really together quartet
102. review Sheila Cooper Tales Of Love And Longing direct Cooper sings AND plays sax!
103. review Brinsk - Aryeh Kobrinsky A Hamster Speaks direct One of the more original albums I have gotten in a while. New label - Nowt Records.
104. review Marc Copland Another Place publicist - TwoShow The story continues...
105. review CNY Jazz Orchestra Then, Now And Again publicist - B&K A high energy bunch!
106. review Kriktor Bjarta Farger direct On the edge with two drummer and bass + electronics
107. review Harley Card Non-Fiction direct Canada continues to impress - interesting music that is deep and accessible
108. review Sisters Euclid Faith Cola direct From a completely different part of Canadian jazz, to be sure!
109. review Conrad Herwig The Latin Side of Wayne Shorter label - Half Note Hey - it works!
110. review Humair/Kuhn/Malaby Full Contact label - Bee Jazz All three players at the top of their form.
111. review Jay Foote Anatomy and Birth direct Been a while, but worth the wait, for sure.
112. review Mark Sherman Live @ The Bird's Eye publicist - B&K Top notch mainstream
113. review Antonio Ciacca Rush Life label - Motema Very alive mainstream
114. review Various Artists El Gallo Rojo Sampler direct Wonderful, varied jazz at the edge.
115. review Phil Markowitz Catalysis label - Sunnyside Heck of a band
116. review Adrian Iaies Vals De La 81st & Columbus label - Sunnyside Gorgeous fusion of classical, jazz and tango.
117. review Emilio Solla Conversas (Al Lado Del Agua) publicist - TwoShow Another take on the fusion of tango, jazz and Argentine folk music
118. review Joe Parillo Segments publicist - MixedMedia Very good compositions and playing
119. review Nilardi Kumar / U. Shrinivas Zitar / Samjanitha label - Dreyfus Outstanding Indian fusion!
120. review Various Artists ESP - reissues from the sixties label - ESP From the 60s: Milford Graves, Henry Grimes, Giuseppi Logan, The Holy Modal Rounders.
121. review Joanna Pascale Through My Eyes publicist - RedCat
122. review The Flail The Flail direct Live album - the guys are terrific
123. review Joel Harrison The Wheel publicist - TwoShow A real fusion of string quartet and jazz quintet
124. review Noah Preminger Dry Bridge Road publicist - B&K Startling debug
125. review Deborah Thurlow The Darwin Effect direct More interesting music Thurlow (Patchworks)
126. review Rebecca Martin The Growing Season label - Sunnyside Intriguing melodies and lyrics
127. review David Berger I Had The Craziest Dream publicist - Red Cat Ya gotta love Swing
128. review Kenny Baron The Traveler label - Sunnyside A true master
129. review Dominique Di Piazza Princess Sita label - Sunnyside Amazing playing and musicianship
130. review OK/OK Eating Mantis direct - Tatsuya Koeda Beyond genre!
131. review Bill Cole - Untempered Ensemble Proverbs For Sam publicist - B&K Incredibly hot music
132. review Jim Duff Jazz Mass direct
133. review Carlos Franzetti Film Noir label - Sunnyside
134. review George Colligan Runaway label - Sunnyside
135. review Lafont/Roman/Loeffler/Campion Latches label - Sunnyside
136. review Adam Niewood Epic Journey publicist - TwoShow
137. review Cory Combs Farifax In The Pacific direct
138. review Sean Noonan Live From New York And Beyond direct
139. review Sam Sadigursky Words Project II direct
140. review Marshall Gilkes Lost Words publicist - TwoShow
141. review Bill Cantrell Axiom publicist - TwoShow
142. review Michael Bates Clockwise publicist - RedCat
143. review Aaron Irwin Blood And Thunder publicist - B&K
144. review Ramon Montager Sambaso / Boyya direct
145. review Eli Degibri Live at Lousi 649 direct
146. review Dan Cray Over Here Over Heard publicit - TwoShow Most standard, very well done
147. review Bruno Raberg Lifelines publicist - B&K Double CD - adventurous music w/Cheek, Monder, Wilson & Poor
148. review Benn Clatworthy The Decider publicist - MixedMedia Nice sax, well done modern standards and some originals
149. review Aturo O'Farrill / Claudia Acuna In These Shoes publicist - TwoShow Latin sounds - including Willow Weep For Me
150. review Pete Rodriguez El Alquimista publicist - TwoShow
151. review Christophe Wallemme Start "So Many Ways" label - Bee Jazz
152. review John Stein Encounterpoint publicist - MixedMedia
153. review Tibgui Retrato direct
154. review Simon Jermyn Trot A Mouse direct
155. review Jo Lawry I Want To Be Happy direct
156. review Conference Call (Ullmann/Jefries/Fonda/Schuller) Poetry In Motion direct

1. review Mick Rossi Inside The Sphere direct/old Outstanding trio playing Rossi's edgy compositions
2. review Elissa Lala Eternal Now direct/old Another from a very fine singer
3. review Mick Rossi Nosferatu direct/old Spooky film, spooky improvised, unordered music
4. review Johnnie Valentino Searching Souls direct/old Quite a band, and such great music
5. review Peter van Huffel Mind Over Matter direct/old 3 years old, but still sounds fresh
6. review Peter van Huffel On Common Ground direct/old Live
7. review Gene Smith No Attachments direct/old David Braid's first recording: very solid and interesting mainstream
8. review Mike Murley Extra Time direct/old Very nice post-bop
9. review Mike Murley Live At The Senator direct/old Has Ed Bickert on guitar
10. review Mike Murley Conversation Piece direct/old Jim Vivian on bass
11. review Mike Murley Duologue direct/old Sax-guitar duets
12. review Claudio Scolari Reflex direct/old