June 2007 CD Reviews - Jazz and Beyond

The UK's most definitive review section of jazz and beyond - below is a complete list of all the albums reviewed in the June 2007 Jazzwise Magazine (Issue No. 109) - to read  them all subscribe here and receive a free  CD. 
June 2007 CD Reviews - Jazz and Beyond
New Releases

Mina Agossi - Who Wants Love? (Candid), Ralph Alessi And This Against - That Look (Between The Line), Michael Brecker Pilgrimage (Emarcy), Bana Congo presents Papa Noel and Guests - Café Noir (Tumi Music), Belmondo/Yusef Lateef - Influence (B-Flat 6124872), Roberto Bonati and the ParmaFrontiere Orchestra - A Silvery Silence (Fragments from Moby Dick) (3MM Records), Anthony Braxton - 9 Compositions (Iridium) 2006 (Firehouse), Bruise - We Packed Are Bags (Foghorn), Taylor Ho Bynum and Tomas Fujiwara - True Events (482), Dee Dee Bridgewater - Red Earth (Universal), Ettore Carucci Trio – Forward (Dodicilune), Scott Colley - Architect Of The Silent Moment (Cam), Lars Danielsson and Leszek Mozdzer – Pasodoble (ACT), Joey DeFrancesco - Live: The Authorised Bootleg (Concord Records), Alison Dewar - Natural (Scherdew Music), Laurent DeWilde - The Present (Nocturne), Mike DiRubbo - New York Accent – Live at the Kitano (Cellar Live), Joanna Eden - My Open Eye (Mr Riddles Music), Kurt Elling – Nightmoves (Concord Jazz), Wayne Escoffery – Veneration (Savant),  Benjamin Escoriza - Aleventa! (Riverboat Records), James Falzone and Allos Musica - The Sign And The Thing Signified  (Allos Documents), Flower-Corsano Duo - The Radiant Mirror (Textile Records), David Gilmore - Unified Presence (RKM Music), Robert Glasper - In My Element (Blue Note), Brian Groder - Torque (Latham Records), Arve Henriksen – Strjon (Rune Grammofon), Joachim Kühn, Majid Bekkas, Ramon Lopez – Kalimba (ACT), The Leaders - Spirits Alike (Double Moon Records), Carol Lian – Soaring (Unichrom), Monstrance – Monstrance (Ape Records), David ‘Fathead’ Newman – Life (HighNote), Opsvik & Jennings - Commuter Anthems (Rune Grammofon), Original Silence - The First Original Silence (Smalltown Superjazz), Brian Patneaude Quartet - As We Know It (Wepa Records), Jim Mullen Organ Trio with Stan Sulzmann – Smokescreen (Diving Duck Records), Enrico Pieranunzi Quintet - Don’t Forget The Poet (Challenge), Mike Reed’s Loose Assembly - Last Year’s Ghost (482 Music), Benny Reid – Findings (Concord Jazz), Tony Scott - A Jazz Life (Kind of Blue), Asaf Sirkis and The Inner Noise - The Song Within (Sam Sam), Martial Solal – Solitude (CamJazz), Alister Spence Trio – Mercury (Universal/Rufus), Michael Stephans - OM/shalom (Endemik Records), Grant Stewart - In the Still of the Night (Sharp Nine), Melissa Stott - The Picture (FeetFirst Records), Branco Stoysin Trio - Quiet Stream Breaks The Rocks (Sun Recordings), James Taylor’s 4th Dimension - Picking Up Where We Left Off  (Real Self), Clare Teal - Paradisi Carousel (Sony BMG), The Bad Plus – Prog (EmArcy), Tight Meat Duo - Vanishing Fist (Bo’Weavil Recordings), Keith Tippett & Tapestry - First Weaving Live At Le Mans (Red Eye), Keith Tippett, Julie Tippetts, Louis Moholo-Moholo & Canto Generàl - Viva La Black Live At Ruvo (Ogun), Pietro Tonolo - Your Songs: The Music Of Elton John (ObliqSound), Daby Toure - Stereo Spirit (Real World/Virgin), Trombonilla - Terminal Clarity (New Jazz Consortium), Erik Truffaz – Arkhangelsk (Blue Note), Beverley Vaughan - What’s New? (www.beverleyvaughan.com), Kenny Werner - Lawn Chair Society (Blue Note), Lewis Wright Quartet - Stop, Look & Listen (LW),


Ella Fitzgerald - The Very Best of the Cole Porter Song Book + The Very Best of the Rodgers & Hart Song Book + Forever Ella (Verve), Love Letters From Ella (Concord), Ray Barretto - The Latin Soul Man: the Best of Ray Barretto (Fania), Paul Bley and Gary Peacock – Partners (Owl), Bob Brookmeyer Septet & Octet - Kansas City Sounds (Fresh Sound), Kenny Drew – Undercurrent (Blue Note),  Bill Evans - Conversations With Myself (Verve), Grant Green - First Recordings (Gambit Records), Joe Henderson -
Power to the People (Milestone), Billie Holiday - Songs for Distingué Lovers (Verve), Milt Jackson - Da Capo (Five Four Records), Ahmad Jamal - Complete Live At The Pershing (Gambit), Complete Live At The Spotlite Club (Gambit), The Jazz Messengers - The Legacy of Art Blakey (Telarc), Jackie McLean - Complete 1955-1957 Quartet Quintet Sextet Sessions (Jazz Connections), Jackie McLean/Mal Waldron
 - Original Quartet: Complete Recordings (Lonehill Jazz), Pat Martino - El Hombre (Universal), Bob Mintzer and Gil Goldstein – Longing (Owl), Wes Montgomery - Riverside Profiles (Riverside 08880723014), Oliver Nelson - The Blues & The Abstract Truth (Impulse!), News From Babel - Sirens and Silences, Work Resumed on the Tower, Letters Home (ReR), Ovary Lodge - Ovary Lodge (Ogun), Shorty Rogers & The Giants  - Volume 3 Shorty Goes To Hollywood (Giant Steps), Sonny Rollins - Sonny Rollins Plus Four  (Prestige), Horace Silver - You Gotta Take A Little Love (Blue Note), Gabor Szabo – Dreams (Blue Moon), Bacchanal (Blue Moon), The James Taylor Quartet – 1987 (BGP), Lennie Tristano - Abstraction & Improvisation (FiveFour), Stanley Turrentine - The Spoiler (Blue Note), Chucho Valdés & his Combo - Introducing Paquito D’Rivera – The Complete 1964 Sessions (Malanga Music), Chucho Valdés Trio - Jazz Batá (Malanga Music)