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- Vocalist Barbara Dane to Release "Throw It Away ...," August 19 (7/22/2016)
- Dane's first recording in 14 years features Tammy Hall, Ruth Davies, Bill Maginnis.
- "Leap of Faith," New Disc by Trumpeter/Composer Steffen Kuehn, Due July 29 (7/6/2016)
- Following Grammy win with Pacific Mambo Orchestra, Kuehn releases 4th CD as a leader.
- Trombonist Reggie Watkins's "Avid Admirer" to Be Released July 15 (6/30/2016)
- Third CD as a leader is a deeply personal tribute to trombonist Jimmy Knepper.
- Vocalist Tiffany Austin Announces Summer Shows in NYC, SF, San Jose (6/17/2016)
- Appearing w/ Tommy Campbell, Smalls NYC, 7/9; w/ her quintet in SF 7/14, San Jose 8/13.
- "Z Octet," New CD by Pianist Peggy Stern, Due July 8 from Estrella Prods. (6/13/2016)
- Composed and arranged by Stern, the CD was recorded in her current home base of Austin.
- Roberta Piket's "One for Marian: Celebrating Marian McPartland" Due June 10 (5/17/2016)
- The pianist honors her late friend and mentor with a sextet date focusing on Marian's tunes.
- Audiophile Vinyl Release of Gabriel Alegria Afro-Peruvian Sextet's "10" (5/6/2016)
- Saponegro Records will release the band's 5th recording, and first vinyl product, on June 24.
- Hot Tone Music to Release New CDs by Mimi Jones & Luis Perdomo, May 13 (4/25/2016)
- "Montage" is Perdomo's 1st solo piano CD; "Feet in the Mud" is by bassist Jones's quartet.
- Spin Cycle to Release Self-Titled Debut CD on May 6 (4/7/2016)
- New quartet is co-led by drummer Scott Neumann and saxophonist Tom Christensen.
- "The Songbook Sessions: Ella Fitzgerald" Due April 8 from Jane Monheit (3/24/2016)
- The CD, produced and arranged by Nicholas Payton, is the first for her Emerald City label.
- Ian Carey's "Interview Music: A Suite for Quintet+1" Set for April 8 Release (3/18/2016)
- New CD is the 5th for Kabocha Records by the Bay Area trumpeter-composer.
- Sonny Rollins's "Holding the Stage: Road Shows, vol. 4" to Be Released (3/15/2016)
- Available digitally April 8 and on CD April 15 from Doxy/OKeh Records.
- "The Music of Jackie McLean" CD Due from Steven Lugerner & Jacknife 4/22 (3/11/2016)
- The saxophonist's April West Coast CD release tour will feature pianist Larry Willis.
- Pianist/Composer Peter Horvath's "Absolute Reality" Due March 25 (3/10/2016)
- New CD, with Victor Bailey among the guest artists, is follow-up to 1995's "Foreign Matter."
- Nicholas Payton: In the Studio, On the Road; "Textures" Due This Spring (3/7/2016)
- Grammy-winning multi-instrumentalist also set to debut new group, Afro-Caribbean Mixtape.
- Saxophonist Russ Nolan's First Live Rercording Due Feb. 12 (1/11/2016)
- "Sanctuary from the Ordinary" was recorded at Firehouse 12 with Nolan's quartet.
- Tenor Saxophonist Matt Parker Debuts New Trio on "Present Time" (1/6/2016)
- Bassist Alan Hampton & drummer Reggie Quinerly are heard on the CD, due Feb. 12.
- Nicolas Bearde's "Invitation," Produced by Nat Adderley Jr., Due Jan. 29 (12/15/2015)
- The vocalist's 5th album is his first entirely straight-ahead set of songs.
- New CD by drummer Brian Andres & the Afro-Cuban Jazz Cartel (12/8/2015)
- 3rd CD by Bay Area octet is due Jan 15; special guests include Alex Acuna, John Santos.
- Orrin Keepnews to Be Honored at Memorial Concert at Yoshi's, Nov. 29 (11/5/2015)
- The event is a benefit for a scholarship fund in the name of the legendary jazz producer.
- Sonny Rollins to Receive Award from the Jazz Foundation of America (10/15/2015)
- LIfetime Achievement Award to be presented 10/22 at 14th annual "Great Night in Harlem."
- Saxophonist Steven Lugerner to Preview Spring 2016 CD with Fall Dates (9/28/2015)
- His band Jacknife will perform "The Music of Jackie McLean" at Nov West Coast shows.
- New CD by Caroline Davis, "Doors: Chicago Storylines," Due Nov. 6 (9/22/2015)
- The alto saxophonist/composer's 2nd CD features her working quartet + special guests.
- "An Evening of Indigos" Due Oct. 16 from Saxophonist Bill Kirchner (9/8/2015)
- Live recording with Kirchner, ss; Carlton Holmes, p; Jim Ferguson, b/voc; Holli Ross, voc.
- Saxophonist John Wojciechowski's "Focus" Due Sept. 18 from Origin. (8/31/2015)
- Quartet date features his working band: Ryan Cohan, Dennis Carroll, Dana Hall.
- Laurie Antonioli's "Varuna" to Be Released by Origin Records Sept. 18 (8/25/2015)
- The duo session reunites the Bay Area vocalist with piano legend Richie Beirach.
- Trumpeter/vocalist Bob Merrill's "Cheerin' Up the Universe" Due Sept 4 (8/19/2015)
- Accurate Records release with support from John Medeski, Drew Zingg, Russ Gershon.
- Keyboardist/Composer Michael Gallant to Release 2nd CD October 9 (8/12/2015)
- "Live Plus One" features his working trio (Dmitry Ishenko, Rob Mitzner) + Pepe Gonzalez.
- Bay Area Bassist/Composer Fred Randolph to Release 3rd CD (8/5/2015)
- "Song Without Singing," on Randolph's Creative Spirit Records, is due out Aug. 28.
- Gabriel Alegria Afro-Peruvian Sextet Marks 10th Anniversary with "10" (7/24/2015)
- New CD, the band's 5th, will be released by ZOHO Music August 7.
- Bassist/Composer Robert Sabin's "Humanity Part II" Set for July 14 Release (6/19/2015)
- Sabin's third album is a tentet session inspired by his love of film music.
- "Jeff Denson Trio + Lee Konitz" to Be Released July 7 (6/8/2015)
- The latest collaboration between the bassist and the alto sax legend.
- "Padme," CD Debut by Caili O'Doherty CD, to Be Released July 7 (5/27/2015)
- The NYC-based pianist/composer will be touring the West Coast in June/July.
- Jazz at Filoli Celebrates 25th Anniversary (5/21/2015)
- Popular Bay Area summer concert series announces summer 2015 schedule.
- New Bob Mintzer Big Band CD, "Get Up!," Due from MCG Jazz June 23 (5/20/2015)
- The 5th Mintzer big band CD for the label and 20th overall.
- Tiffany Austin Debuts June 2 with "Nothing But Soul" (5/15/2015)
- Bay Area vocalist brings a tradition-rooted yet thoroughly modern style to her CD debut.
- Steven Lugerner Announcement New Digital Single with Fred Hersch (5/6/2015)
- The woodwind expert is also touring the West Coast, completing Jackie McLean tribute CD.
- "Misfits II: Pop," 3rd CD by Pianist Enoch Smith Jr., Set for May 19 Release (5/1/2015)
- With Noah Jackson, bass; drummer Sangmin Lee; vocalist Sarah Elizabeth Charles.
- Seattle Jazz Singer Eugenie Jones to Release "Come Out Swingin'" May 12 (4/23/2015)
- Follow-up to Jones's 2013 debut "Black Lace Blue Tears" features her sharp originals.
- Drummer Dan Brubeck's CD Debut Honors His Parents' Music (4/8/2015)
- "Celebrating the Music and Lyrics of Dave & Iola Brubeck" will be released April 28.
- Keyboardist Steve McQuarry to Present Tribute to Carla Bley at SFJAZZ Center (4/2/2015)
- McQuarry will use Bley's scores for octet and big band at the June 5 concert.
- Bassist/Composer/Vocalist Mimi Jones Announces New Shows (3/25/2015)
- The Hot Tone Music head will be working in New England, the Midwest, Europe.
- "Team & Variations," 2nd CD by Guitarist Isaac Darche, Due April 14 (3/12/2015)
- Quintet date with Chad Lefkowitz-Brown, Glenn Zaleski, Desmond White, E.J. Strickland.
- Saxophonist Russ Nolan to Release "Call It What You Want" March 31 (3/6/2015)
- His 5th CD as a leader in 10 years features Mike Eckroth, Dan Foose, Brian Fishler.
- Cellist/Arranger Akua Dixon to Release New CD January 13, 2015 (2/11/2015)
- Eponymous album features her working string quartet plus special guests.
- Lainie Cooke to Release New CD on Ralph Peterson's Onyx Music Label (2/6/2015)
- The vocalist's third CD, produced by Peterson, is scheduled for March 17 release.
- New CD by Drummer/Composer Reggie Quinerly Due March 17 (2/2/2015)
- "Invictus" is the follow-up to his 2012 debut "Music Inspired by Freedmantown."
- Bassist/Composer Mark Wade Debuts Feb. 17 with "Event Horizon" (12/16/2014)
- First recording for the Mark Wade Trio with Tim Harrison, piano,& Scott Neumann, drums.
- Peter Zak's "The Disciple" to Be Released by SteepleChase Oct. 21 (10/2/2014)
- Pianist's 10th CD in as many years features Peter Washington, b, & Willie Jones III, d.
- "Manhattan Stories," 2-CD Live Set by Charles Lloyd, Now Available (9/16/2014)
- From Resonance Records, two 1965 NYC concerts (Slugs', Judson Hall) with Lloyd's previously unrecorded quartet of Gabor Szabo, Ron Carter, and Pete LaRoca.
- Pianist Mike Longo to Release Oscar Peterson Tribute CD Oct. 7 (9/15/2014)
- "The Mike Longo Trio Celebrates Oscar Peterson Live" due from his CAP label.
- Vocalist Roseanna Vitro to Release "Clarity: Music of Clare Fischer" Sept. 30 (9/3/2014)
- CD is Vitro's first since her Grammy-nominated "The Music of Randy Newman" (2011).
- Trombonist/Composer Jason Jackson to Release "Inspiration" Oct. 14 (8/12/2014)
- The orchestral recording, ten years in the making, is Jackson's first CD since 2001.
- Vocalist Nicolas Bearde & Nat Adderley Jr. at Yoshi's SF Sept. 13 (8/1/2014)
- Show to feature new music from forthcoming Bearde album produced by Adderley.
- Trumpeter/Composer Ian Carey to Premiere New Work in Berkeley 9/20 (7/24/2014)
- "Interview Music: A Suite for Quintet+1" to be performed at the California Jazz Conservatory.
- Reed Master Harvey Wainapel to Release "Amigos Brasileiros Vol. 2" (7/22/2014)
- CD is a showcase for his musical alliances with top Brazilian composers and players.
- Reggie Watkins to Release "One for Miles, One for Maynard" Aug. 26 (7/15/2014)
- Second CD, and first in 10 years, for the Pittsburgh-based trombonist-composer.
- Origin to Release Guitarist Bobby Broom's "My Shining Hour" (7/9/2014)
- New CD features Broom's trio with Dennis Carroll, bass, and Makaya McCraven, drums.
- Laurie Antonioli Sings the Music of Joni Mitchell (7/2/2014)
- "Songs of Shadow, Songs of Light" is her Origin Records debut, due out August 19.
- Sherie Julianne Debuts with "10 Degrees South," July 29 (6/27/2014)
- The Bay Area vocalist works with pianist, arranger, and mentor Marcos Silva.
- Resonance Records to Release 2-CD Live Set by Charles Lloyd Sept. 9 (6/23/2014)
- Featuring his previously unrecorded quartet: Gábor Szabó, Ron Carter, Pete La Roca.
- "Shrimp Tale," Debut CD by the Alan Chan Jazz Orchestra, Due July 15 (6/6/2014)
- Los Angeles-based big band performs the compositions of its Hong Kong-born leader.
- "Colors of Life," 2nd CD by Vocalist Jua, Set for June 24 Release (5/30/2014)
- His Chocolate Chi label will release the disc, which was produced by Onaje Allan Gumbs.
- Laurie Pepper's Memoir, "ART: Why I Stuck with a Junkie Jazzman," Due 5/16 (5/5/2014)
- The companion volume to Art and Laurie's classic jazz bio "Straight Life."
- "Margie Baker Sings with So Many Stars," 4th CD by the Veteran SF Vocalist (4/30/2014)
- Baker's new CD for the Consolidated Artists Productions label (CAP) is due May 20.
- Sonny Rollins's "Road Shows, vol. 3" Due from Doxy/OKeh Records May 6 (4/9/2014)
- First album in distribution agreement with Sony Music Masterworks.
- Two New Duo CDs by Bassist Jeff Denson to Be Released April 15 (3/28/2014)
- "I'll Fly Away," with pianist Joshua White, and "Two," with Swiss clarinetist Claudio Puntin.
- David White Jazz Orchestra's second CD, "The Chase," Due April 8 (3/18/2014)
- Follow-up to 2011 debut "Flashpoint" will be released by White's Mister Shepherd label.
- Saxophonist Zan Stewart Debuts on CD with "The Street Is Making Music." (2/27/2014)
- The former jazz journalist is supported by his working quartet on the Mobo Dog release.
- Sonny Rollins & Doxy Records Sign Distribution Pact for "Road Shows, vol. 3" (2/20/2014)
- Sony Music Masterworks/OKeh Records will release the new CD May 6.
- Pianist Mike Longo with Bob Cranshaw and Lewis Nash: "Step On It," March 4 (2/7/2014)
- Trio's third recording to be released by Longo's Consolidated Artists Productions.
- Revolutionary Snake Ensemble's "Live Snakes" to Be Released March 11 (1/28/2014)
- Third CD by Boston-based band, led by Ken Field, and first for Accurate Records.
- Kabocha Records to Release "Duocracy" Feb. 25 (1/22/2014)
- Duo album by trumpeter Ian Carey and pianist Ben Stolorow is their first collaboration.
- Hot Tone Music to Release CDs by Bassist Mimi Jones, Saxophonist Camille Thurman, and Drummer Shirazette Tinnin on Feb. 4 (12/20/2013)
- Thurman & Tinnin debut with "Origins" & "Humility: Purity of My Soul" respectively; "Balance" is 2nd Hot Tone CD by Jones, label founder/president.
- "Relentless," 4th Album by Tenor Saxophonist Russ Nolan, Due Jan. 21 (12/17/2013)
- New CD, for his Rhinoceruss Music label, features Cuban pianist Manuel Valera.
- Reed Player/Composer Matt Renzi to Release "Rise and Shine" Jan. 14 (12/12/2013)
- Renzi's 8th CD features his trio (Dave Ambrosio, b; Russ Meissner, d.) + guests.
- Anton Schwartz to Release "Flash Mob," His 5th CD, Jan. 28 (11/19/2013)
- The tenor saxophonist/composer is joined by his quintet featuring Taylor Eigsti.
- Brad Hoyt's "Far Away from Everyday" Due Dec. 3 by Harp Guitar Music (11/12/2013)
- Third CD from the Colorado-based pianist, harp guitarist, and composer.
- Pianist Peter Zak to Perform Solo Concert at Piedmont Piano, Jan. 4. (11/6/2013)
- Concert coincides with the release of his new SteepleChase CD "The Eternal Triangle."
- Suzanna Smith's "Halfway Between Heaven & Love" Due Nov. 19 (10/23/2013)
- Debut CD by Oakland-based singer-songwriter, co-produced by Kitty Margolis.
- Sophomore CD by Guitarist Eric DiVito Due Nov. 12 (10/11/2013)
- "The Second Time Around" is a trio date + guests Steve Wilson, Mavis Swan Poole.
- New from Widow's Taste: "Art Pepper Vol. VIII: Live a the Winery" (9/30/2013)
- The "Unheard Art Pepper" series features a 1976 concert recorded in Saratoga, California.
- Chicago Trumpeter Marquis Hill to Release New CD, "The Poet," Oct. 22 (9/24/2013)
- Hill's third CD in three years features original material performed by the Blacktet.
- Guitarist Ricardo Grilli Debuts with "If on a Winter's Night a Traveler" (9/18/2013)
- Quintet date by Săo Paulo-born, NYC-based guitarist/composer to be released Oct. 15.
- Ed Reed's tribute to the King Cole Trio, "I'm a Shy Guy," Due Oct. 1 (9/6/2013)
- The Bay Area vocalist's 4th CD features support from Randy Porter, Anton Schwartz.
- Quartet San Francisco's "Pacific Premieres: New Works by Calif. Composers." (8/23/2013)
- Fourth CD by the acclaimed cross-genre string quartet due Sept. 24 from ViolinJ
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