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Lloyd Sachs (Downbeat)
NEW RELEASES 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. Allen Toussaint: The Bright Mississippi (Nonesuch) John Hollenbeck: Eternal Interlude (Sunnyside) Steve Lehman: Travail, Transformation, and Flow (Pi) Henry Threadgill: This Brings Us To, Volume 1 (Pi) Steve Kuhn: Mostly Coltrane (ECM) Christian Lillinger: First Reason (Clean Feed) Roswell Rudd: Trombone Tribe (Sunnyside) Matthew Shipp: Harmonic Disorder (Thirsty Ear) Matt Wilson: That's Gonna Leave a Mark (Palmetto) Lucky 7's: Pluto Junkyard (Clean Feed)

REISSUES 1. Louis Armstrong: The Complete Louis Armstrong Decca Sessions (1935-46) (Mosaic) 2. Air: Air Song (Why Not) 3. Tito Rodriguez: El Inolvidable: A Man and His Music (Fania) VOCAL Bob Dylan: Christmas in the Heart (Columbia) DEBUT Christian Lillinger: First Reason (Clean Feed) LATIN Dafnis Prieto: Live at Jazz Standard NYC (Dafnison Music)

Gene Seymour (Eye on the Arts)
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Keith Jarrett: Paris/London: Testament (ECM) Joshua Redman: Compass (Nonesuch) Dave Douglas: Spirit Moves (Greenleaf Music) Joe Lovano: Folk Art (Blue Note) Keith Jarrett-Gary Peacock-Jack DeJohnette: Yesterdays (ECM) Fly: Sky & Country (ECM) Vijay Iyer: Historicity (ACT) Jon Gordon: Evolution (ArtistShare) Abdullah Ibrahim: Senzo (Sunnyside) John Surman: Brewster's Rooster (ECM)

REISSUES 1. Ella Fitzgerald: Twelve Nights in Hollywood (Hip-O Select/Verve) 2. Louis Armstrong: The Complete Louis Armstrong Decca Sessions (1935-46) (Mosaic) VOCAL Nellie McKay: Normal as Blueberry Pie (Verve) DEBUT No choice. LATIN Mark Levine: Off & On: The Music of Moacir Santos (Left Coast Clavé)

Mike Shanley (JazzTimes)
NEW RELEASES 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. Chris Potter: Ultrahang (ArtistShare) Steve Lehman: Travail, Transformation, and Flow (Pi) Josh Berman: Old Idea (Delmark) Ravi Coltrane: Blending Times (Savoy Jazz) The Monterey Quartet: Live at the 2007 Monterey Jazz Festival (MJF/Concord) Warren Smith: Old News, Borrowed Blues (Engine) Rudresh Mahanthappa: Apti (Innova) Flow Trio: Rejuvenation (ESP-Disk) John Patitucci: Remembrance (Concord) Sean Jones: The Search Within (Mack Avenue)

REISSUES No choice. VOCAL

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No choice. DEBUT No choice. LATIN No choice.

Bill Shoemaker (pointofdeparture.org, Downbeat)
NEW RELEASES 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. Fred Anderson: 21st Century Chase (Delmark) Henry Threadgill: This Brings Us To, Volume 1 (Pi) Bill Dixon: Tapestries for Small Orchestra (Firehouse 12) Louis Moholo-Moholo: An Open Letter to My Wife Mpumi (Ogun) Ishmael Wadada Leo Smith: Abbey Road Quartet (Treader) Nicole Mitchell: Renegades (Delmark) Joe Morris-Simon H. Fell-Alex Ward: The Necessary and the Possible (Victo) Dennis González: A Matter of Blood (Furthermore) Joëlle Léandre & George Lewis: Transatlantic Visions (RogueArt) Salem Washington: Strings (Cadence)

REISSUES 1. Horace Tapscott: The Dark Tree (Hatology) 2. Charles Tyler: Saga of the Outlaws (Nessa) 3. Roscoe Mitchell: The Solo Concert (AECO) VOCAL Julie Tippetts & Martin Archer: Ghosts of Gold (Discus) DEBUT Alexander Hawkins: No Now Is So (FMR) LATIN Dafnis Prieto: Live at Jazz Standard NYC (Dafnison Music)

Hank Shteamer (Time Out New York, Dark Forces Swing Blind Punches)
NEW RELEASES 1. Ran Blake: Driftwoods (Tompkins Square)

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Chad Taylor: Circle Down (482 Music) Jon Irabagon & Mike Pride: I Don't Hear Nothin' but the Blues (Loyal Label) John Hollenbeck: Eternal Interlude (Sunnyside) Darius Jones: Man'ish Boy (AUM Fidelity) Henry Threadgill: This Brings Us To, Volume 1 (Pi) Borah Bergman: Luminescence (Tzadik) Jim Black: Houseplant (Winter & Winter) Charles Evans & Neil Shah: Live at Saint Stephens (Hot Cup) Loren Stillman: Winter Fruits (Pirouet)

REISSUES 1. Walt Dickerson: Tell Us Only the Beautiful Things (Why Not) 2. Horace Tapscott: The Dark Tree (Hatology) 3. Revolutionary Ensemble: Vietnam (ESP-Disk) VOCAL No choice. DEBUT Darius Jones: Man'ish Boy (AUM Fidelity) LATIN No choice.

Slim (Cadence)
NEW RELEASES (listed alphabetically; 5.5 points each) Dee Alexander: Wild Is the Wind (Blujazz) Raoul Bjorkenheim-William Parker-Hamid Drake: DMG @ The Stone Vol 2 (DMG/Arc) Michael Blake & Kresten Osgood: Control This (Clean Feed) FAB Trio: Live at Ironworks (Konnex) Gerold Genssler-Uli Jennessen-Henrik Waldsdorff: LAX Live (Jazzwerkstatt) Dennis González: Renegade Spirits (Furthermore) Billy Lester: Visceral (Coppens) John Miller: Stage Door Johnny Takes on Broadway (PS Classics) Janet Planet: Of Thee I Sing (Stellar) Trio 3 & Irène Schweizer: Berne Concert (Intakt) REISSUES (listed alphabetically; 2 points each) Ted Curson: Jubilant Power (InnerCity) Peter Kowald: Open Secrets (FMP) Charles Tyler: Saga of the Outlaws (Nessa)

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VOCAL Dee Alexander: Wild Is the Wind (Blujazz) DEBUT No choice. LATIN No choice.

Zan Stewart (Newark Star-Ledger)
NEW RELEASES 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. James Moody: 4A (IPO) Cedar Walton: Voices Deep Within (HighNote) Frank Wess: Once Is Not Enough (Labeth Music) Lanny Morgan: 6 (ACM) McCoy Tyner: Solo: Live From San Francisco (Half Note) Luis Bonilla: I Talking Now! (Planet Arts) Grant Stewart: Plays the Music of Duke Ellington & Billy Strayhorn (Sharp Nine) SFJazz Collective: Live 2009: The Works of McCoy Tyner (SFJazz) Bobby Hutcherson: Wise One (Kind of Blue) Ed Palermo: Eddy Loves Frank (Cuneiform)

REISSUES 1. Billie Holiday: The Complete Commodore & Decca Masters (Hip-O Select/Verve) 2. John Coltrane: Side Steps (Prestige) 3. Louis Armstrong: The Complete Louis Armstrong Decca Sessions (1935-46) (Mosaic) VOCAL Madeline Eastman: Can You Hear Can Me Now? (Mad-Kat) DEBUT Carol Bach-y-Rita: What Love Is (Arugula) LATIN Mark Levine: Off & On: The Music of Moacir Santos (Left Coast Clavé)

Michael Steinman (Cadence, All About Jazz-New York)
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Dan Block-Jon-Erik Kellso-Andrew Scott: Nostalgia (Sackville) Joel Press & Kyle Aho: Untying the Standard (Cadence Jazz) Grant Stewart: Plays the Music of Duke Ellington & Billy Strayhorn (Sharp Nine) Marty Grosz: Hot Winds, the Classic Sessions (Arbors) Dick Hyman: Thinking About Bix (Reference) Soprano Summit: Live in '75 and More (Arbors)

REISSUES 1. Louis Armstrong: The Complete Louis Armstrong Decca Sessions (1935-46) (Mosaic) 2. Various Artists: Professor Visits Harlem: Swing Strings (AB Fable) 3. Peter Ecklund: Horn of Plenty (Classic Jazz) VOCAL Lyle Ritz & Rebecca Kilgore: I Wish You Love (PDX Music) DEBUT No choice. LATIN No choice.

W. Royal Stokes (jazzhouse.org; wroyalstokes.com)
NEW RELEASES (listed alphabetically; 5.5 points each) Fred Anderson: 21st Century Chase (Delmark) Joshua Breakstone: No One New (Capri) Diva Jazz Trio: Never Never Land (Arbors) Keith Jarrett: Paris/London: Testament (ECM) Ramsey Lewis: Songs From the Heart (Concord) Irvin Mayfield: Book One (World Village/Harmonia Mundi) Resonance Big Band: Tribute to Oscar Peterson (Resonance) Roswell Rudd: Trombone Tribe (Sunnyside) Carol Sudhalter: The Octave Tunes (Alfa) Mark Weinstein & Omar Sosa: Tales From the Earth (Otà) REISSUES (listed alphabetically; 2 points each) Dave Brubeck: Time Out (Legacy Edition) (Columbia/Legacy) John Coltrane: Side Steps (Prestige) Artie Shaw: Classic Artie Shaw Bluebird and Victor Sessions (Mosaic) VOCAL Tierney Sutton: Desire (Telarc)

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DEBUT Kristina Train: Spilt Milk (Blue Note) LATIN Positive Catastrophe: Garbatos Volume One (Cuneiform)

Jeff Stockton (All About Jazz-New York)
NEW RELEASES 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. Charles Evans: The King of All Instruments (Hot Cup) Nicole Mitchell: Renegades (Delmark) Warren Smith: Old News, Borrowed Blues (Engine) Darius Jones: Man'ish Boy (AUM Fidelity) Jeff "Tain" Watts: Watts (Dark Key) Flow Trio: Rejuvenation (ESP-Disk) Miroslav Vitous: Remembering Weather Report (ECM) John Surman: Brewster's Rooster (ECM) Burnt Sugar: Making Love to the Dark Ages (Live Wired) Fred Anderson: Live at Velvet Lounge Volume III (Asian Improv)

REISSUES No choice. VOCAL No choice. DEBUT Darius Jones: Man'ish Boy (AUM Fidelity) LATIN No choice.

Mark Stryker (Detroit Free Press)
NEW RELEASES 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. Henry Threadgill: This Brings Us To, Volume 1 (Pi) Tom Harrell: Prana Dance (HighNote) Miroslav Vitous: Remembering Weather Report (ECM) John Hollenbeck: Eternal Interlude (Sunnyside) Jeff "Tain" Watts: Watts (Dark Key)

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Clayton Brothers: Brother to Brother (ArtistShare) Steve Kuhn: Mostly Coltrane (ECM) Chris Potter: Ultrahang (ArtistShare) Dana Hall: Into the Light (Origin) Grant Stewart: Plays the Music of Duke Ellington & Billy Strayhorn (Sharp Nine)

REISSUES 1. Louis Armstrong: The Complete Louis Armstrong Decca Sessions (1935-46) (Mosaic) 2. Roscoe Mitchell: Congliptious (Nessa) 3. Freddie Hubbard: Without a Song: Live in Europe 1969 (Blue Note) VOCAL Kurt Elling: Dedicated to You (Concord) DEBUT Dana Hall: Into the Light (Origin) LATIN Miguel Zenón: Esta Plena (Marsalis Music)

John F. Szwed (Signal to Noise, The Wire)
NEW RELEASES 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. Atomic: Retrograde (Jazzland) Louis Armstrong: Fleischmann's Yeast Show (Jazz Society) Vijay Iyer: Historicity (ACT) Satoko Fujii & Myra Melford: Under the Water (Libra) Ingebrigt Håker Flaten & Håkon Kornstad: Elise (Compunctio) Geir Lysne: The Greig Code (ACT) Burnt Sugar: Making Love to the Dark Ages (Live Wired) Bill Dixon: Tapestries for Small Orchestra (Firehouse 12) David Binney: Third Occasion (Mythology) Steve Lehman: Travail, Transformation, and Flow (Pi)

REISSUES 1. Louis Armstrong: The Complete Louis Armstrong Decca Sessions (1935-46) (Mosaic) 2. Denny Zeitlin: Mosaic Select: The Columbia Studio Trio Sessions (Mosaic) 3. Various Artists: Freedom Rhythm & Sound: Revolutionary Jazz 1963-82 (Soul Jazz) VOCAL Gretchen Parlato: In a Dream (ObliqSound)

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DEBUT Etienne Charles: Folklore (Etienne Charles) LATIN Bobby Sanabria: Kenya Revisited Live!!! (Jazzheads)

Neil Tesser (Jazziz, examiner.com)
NEW RELEASES 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. Pierre Dørge: Whispering Elephants (SteepleChase) Luis Bonilla: I Talking Now! (Planet Arts) Darcy James Argue: Infernal Machines (New Amsterdam) Martial Solal: Live at the Village Vanguard (CAM Jazz) Vijay Iyer: Historicity (ACT) Evan Parker: The Moment's Energy (ECM) Henry Threadgill: This Brings Us To, Volume 1 (Pi) Gary Burton-Pat Metheny-Steve Swallow-Antonio Sanchez: Quartet Live (Concord) Dave Douglas: A Single Sky (Greenleaf Music) Derrick Gardner: Echoes of Ethnicity (Owl Studios)

REISSUES 1. Denny Zeitlin: Mosaic Select: The Columbia Studio Trio Sessions (Mosaic) 2. Billie Holiday: The Complete Commodore & Decca Masters (Hip-O Select/Verve) 3. Bill Bruford: The Summerfold Collection 1987-2008 (Summerfold) VOCAL Roberta Gambarini: So in Love (Emarcy) DEBUT Darcy James Argue: Infernal Machines (New Amsterdam) LATIN Mario Adnet & Philippe Baden Powell: Afro Samba Jazz (Adventure Music)

Greg Thomas (Jazz It Up!, National Jazz Museum in Harlem)
NEW RELEASES 1. Roy Hargrove: Emergence (Verve) 2. Bobby Broom: Plays for Monk (Origin) 3. Christian McBride: Kind of Brown (Mack Avenue)

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Benny Golson: New Time, New 'Tet (Concord) Kurt Elling: Dedicated to You (Concord) Vijay Iyer: Historicity (ACT) Jon Gordon: Evolution (ArtistShare) Cyrus Chestnut: Spirit (Jazz Legacy) Robert Glasper: Double Booked (Blue Note) Dominick Farinacci: Lover's Tales and Dances (Koch)

REISSUES 1. Ella Fitzgerald: Twelve Nights in Hollywood (Hip-O Select/Verve) 2. Freddie Hubbard: Without a Song: Live in Europe 1969 (Blue Note) 3. Johnny Griffin: From Johnny Griffin With Love (Storyville) VOCAL Kurt Elling: Dedicated to You (Concord) DEBUT Gerald Clayton: Two-Shade (ArtistShare) LATIN Chembo Corniel: Things I Wanted To Do (ChemboroRecords)

George Varga (San Diego Union-Tribune, JazzTimes)
NEW RELEASES 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. Keith Jarrett: Paris/London: Testament (ECM) James Moody: 4A (IPO) Linda Oh: Entry (Linda Oh Music) Branford Marsalis: Metamorphosen (Marsalis Music) Ravi Coltrane: Blending Times (Savoy Jazz) Jim Hall & Bill Frisell: Hemispheres (ArtistShare) Allen Toussaint: The Bright Mississippi (Nonesuch) Joe Lovano: Folk Art (Blue Note) Martial Solal: Live at the Village Vanguard (CAM Jazz) Matthew Shipp: Harmonic Disorder (Thirsty Ear)

REISSUES 1. Louis Armstrong: The Complete Louis Armstrong Decca Sessions (1935-46) (Mosaic) 2. Miles Davis: The Complete Columbia Album Collection (Columbia/Legacy) 3. John Coltrane: Side Steps (Prestige) VOCAL

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Gretchen Parlato: In a Dream (ObliqSound) DEBUT Linda Oh: Entry (Linda Oh Music) LATIN Miguel Zenón: Esta Plena (Marsalis Music)

Jason Weiss (Shuffle Boyle, Signal to Noise)
NEW RELEASES 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. Tony Malaby: Warblepeck (Songlines) Ab Baars & Ken Vandermark: Goofy June Bug (Wig) Cliff Korman: trainsofthought (Almonds & Roses) Roswell Rudd: Trombone Tribe (Sunnyside) Bengt Berger: Beches Brew (Country & Eastern) Frank Carlberg: The American Dream (Red Piano) Denis Colin: Subject to Change (Le Chant du Monde) Jeremy Udden: Plainville (Fresh Sound New Talent) Joe Morris: Colorfield (ESP-Disk) Jason Adasiewicz: Varmint (Cuneiform)

REISSUES 1. Elton Dean: Happy Daze/Oh! For the Edge (Ogun) 2. Revolutionary Ensemble: Vietnam (ESP-Disk) 3. Eddy Louiss: D'un jour à l'autre . . . (Tempo) VOCAL Frank Carlberg: The American Dream (Red Piano) DEBUT No choice. LATIN No choice.

Michael J. West (Washington City Paper, JazzTimes)
NEW RELEASES 1. Ramsey Lewis: Songs From the Heart (Concord)

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Darcy James Argue: Infernal Machines (New Amsterdam) Rakalam Bob Moses: Father's Day B'hash (Sunnyside) Gretchen Parlato: In a Dream (ObliqSound) Vijay Iyer: Historicity (ACT) Arve Henriksen: Cartography (ECM) Steve Lehman: Travail, Transformation, and Flow (Pi) Joe Lovano: Folk Art (Blue Note) Jeff "Tain" Watts: Watts (Dark Key) Robert Glasper: Double Booked (Blue Note)

REISSUES 1. Roscoe Mitchell: Congliptious (Nessa) 2. Tony Bennett & Bill Evans: The Complete Recordings (Fantasy) 3. Tony Williams: Spring (Blue Note) VOCAL Gretchen Parlato: In a Dream (ObliqSound) DEBUT Darcy James Argue: Infernal Machines (New Amsterdam) LATIN Bebo & Chucho Valdes: Juntos Para Siempre (Callé 54)

Josef Woodard (Downbeat, JazzTimes, Los Angeles Times)
NEW RELEASES 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. Joe Lovano: Folk Art (Blue Note) Henry Threadgill: This Brings Us To, Volume 1 (Pi) Dave Douglas: Spirit Moves (Greenleaf Music) Jim Beard: Revolutions (Sunnyside) The Monterey Quartet: Live at the 2007 Monterey Jazz Festival (MJF/Concord) Melody Gardot: My One and Only Thrill (Verve) Joshua Redman: Compass (Nonesuch) Arve Henrisksen: Cartography (ECM) Jeff "Tain" Watts: Watts (Dark Key) Vijay Iyer: Historicity (ACT)

REISSUES 1. Codona (Don Cherry-Nana Vasconcelos-Collin Walcott): The Codona Trilogy (ECM) 2. Miles Davis: Sketches of Spain (Legacy Edition) (Columbia/Legacy) 3. Lee Konitz & Martial Solal: Star Eyes 1983 (Hatology)

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VOCAL Melody Gardot: My One and Only Thrill (Verve) DEBUT No choice. LATIN Miguel Zenón: Esta Plena (Marsalis Music)

Ron Wynn (Nashville City Paper, JazzTimes)
NEW RELEASES 1. James Carter-John Medeski-Christian McBride-Adam Rogers-Joey Baron: Heaven on Earth (Half Note) 2. Kurt Elling: Dedicated to You (Concord) 3. Robert Glasper: Double Booked (Blue Note) 4. Steve Kuhn: Mostly Coltrane (ECM) 5. Jackie Ryan: Doozy (Open Art) 6. Tierney Sutton: Desire (Telarc) 7. Henry Threadgill: This Brings Us To, Volume 1 (Pi) 8. Allen Toussaint: The Bright Mississippi (Nonesuch) 9. Miguel Zenón: Esta Plena (Marsalis Music) 10. Stefon Harris: Urbanus (Concord) REISSUES 1. Charles Mingus: Mingus Ah Um (Legacy Edition) (Columbia/Legacy) 2. Miles Davis: Sketches of Spain (Legacy Edition) (Columbia/Legacy) 3. John Coltrane: Side Steps (Prestige) VOCAL Kurt Elling: Dedicated to You (Concord) DEBUT No choice. LATIN Miguel Zenón: Esta Plena (Marsalis Music) Home · Prev · [Adler - Dollar] · [Donohue-Greene - Himes] · [Holley - Macnie] · [Mandel - Rusch] · [Sachs - Wynn]

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