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04 Jan 2017 12:01 AM | Joe Lang

BEST OF LISTS 2016

Reissues/Historic

Count Basie/Lester Young, Classic 1936-1947 Studio Sessions (Mosaic)

Joe Bushkin, Live at the Embers 1952 (Dot Time Records)

Jim Cullum Jazz Band, George Gershwin’s Porgy and Bess Live (Riverwalk Jazz)

Bill Evans, Some Other Time: The Lost Sessions from the Black Forest (Resonance)

Ella Fitzgerald, Live at Chautuqua, Vol. 1 (Dot Time)

Shirley Horn, Live at the 4 Queens (Resonance)

Chuck Israels National Jazz Ensemble, Featuring Gerry Mulligan (Dot Time)

Thad Jones/Mel Lewis Orchestra, All My Yesterdays (Resonance)

Sarah Vaughan, Live at Roxy’s (Resonance)

Larry Young, In Paris: The ORTF Recordings (Resonance)

Big Bands

BBB featuring Bernie Dresel, Live ‘n Bernin” (Monster Music)

John Beasley, Presents MONK’estr,a Vol. 1 (Mack Avenue)

Wayne Bergeron, Full Circle (Summit)

Chuck Israels Jazz Orchestra, Garden of Delights (Dot Time)

Stan Kenton/The BYU Synthesis Big Band, A Kenton Celebration (Tantara)

Phil Norman Tentet, Then & Now (MAMA)

Scott Reeves Jazz Orchestra, Portraits and Places (Origin Records)

Mike Vax and the Stan Kenton Legacy Orchestra, Stormon’ Through the South (Summit)

Small Groups

Harry Allen’s All Star New York Saxophone Band, The Candy Men (Arbors)

Ehud Asherie, Shuffle Along (Blue Heron)

Benny Golson, Horizon (HighNote)

Scott Hamilton & Harry Allen, Live (GAC Records)

Mike Jones, Roaring (Capri)

Eric Olsen and Lou Caimano, Dyad Plays Jazz Arias (Ringwood)

Ken Peplowski, Enrapture (Capri)

Houston Person and Ron Carter, Chemistry (HighNote)

Bria Skonberg, Bria (Masterworks/Okeh)

Rossano Sportiello/Nicki Parrott/Ed Metz, Strictly Confidential (Arbors)

Vocals

Susie Arioli, Spring (Spectra)

Freddie Cole, He Was the King (HighNote)

Judy Carmichael and Harry Allen, Can You Love Me Once More (GAC Records)

Mary Foster Conklin, Photographs (Mock Turtle Music)

Rebecca DuMaine, Happy Madness (Summit)

Marty Elkins, Walkin’ By the River (Nagel-Heyer)

Rebecca Kilgore, Moonshadow Dance (Cherry Pie Music)

Mark Murphy, Live in Athens, Greece (Harbinger)

Catherine Russell, Harlem on My Mind (Jazz Village)

Lauren White, Out of the Past: Jazz and Noir (Café Pacific)


Comments

  • 23 Jan 2017 4:47 PM | Bernie Dresel
    Thank you, Joe! Glad you dig the album!
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