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Tony has delivered a first class jazz record that is inspiring from start to finish and refreshingly honest with no game playing. This is men at work!!”   Dave Liebman


Bireli Lagrène - Mouvements - 2012 new album with with franck Wolf (saxophones), Jean-Yves Jung (orgue Hammond), Jean-Marc Robin (batterie). 


Diana Krall's new album, 'Glad Rag Doll' is an exhilarating and adventurous exploration of new sounds, new instrumentation and new musicians. It stars a singer and piano player, filled with mischief, humour and a renewed sense of tenderness and intimacy.


2012 live release from the Jazz vocalist. Recorded in April, 2011, in the Netherlands with the Metropole Orchestra, conducted by Vince Mendoza.


After two consecutive yet wildly different solo recordings, (the innovative Orchestrion and last year’s Grammy-winning baritone guitar outing What’s It All About), Metheny returns with a quartet record, Unity Band. For the first time in more than 30 years, Metheny features a tenor saxophone in the front line Chris Potter) next to Antonio Sanchez ( drums ) and Ben Williams (bass)


As at home with jazz as he is with funk and soul Miller’s musical vision runs the whole gamut of black music as electric bassist extraordinaire, bass clarinettist, producer and bandleader. With Renaissance he digs deep into, even for him, adventurous territory.


Since his solo debut Water in May 2010, Grammy nominee Gregory Porter has rocketed from talented unknown to one of the most relevant and virtuosic vocalists on the international jazz scene today.


For Garrett, Seeds From The Underground is a special recording. It once again consists of all original compositions, and is truly an homage to those who have inspired and influenced him, both personally and musically. “All of these songs are dedicated to someone,” says Garrett. “And the ‘seeds’ have been planted, directly or indirectly, by people who have been instrumental in my development.”


This ambitious new album from the Grammy-winning singer and bassist Esperanza Spalding is star-packed (Q-Tip, Joe Lovano, Jack DeJohnette and Billy Hart, Lionel Loueke, Gretchen Parlato).