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Complete list of CDs reviewed in JJ October 2016 (see below for excerpts):
Adderley, Cannonball/Sextet With Joe Zawinul: Complete 1962 Live Performances (Phono 870258)
Adolfo, Antonio: Tropical Infinito (AAM 0710)
Alexander, Joey: Countdown (Motéma 234279)
Allen, Harry/All Star Saxophone Band: The Candy Men (Arbors 19450)
Ambrose, Ari: Retrospect (SteepleChase 31816)
Aprea, Ron: Pays Tribute To John Lennon (Early Autumn 1117)
Aprea, Ron/Sextet: Remembering Blakey (Early Autumn 1111)
Auld, Georgie: Four Classic Albums (Avid Jazz 1192)
Blake, Seamus/Chris Cheek/Reeds Ramble: Let's Call The Whole Thing Off (Criss Cross 1388)
Boaters Project: The Boaters Project (Frith & Dean 001)
Bolling, Claude/Big Band: From CB to CB With Love (Frémeaux & Associés 8523)
Brown, Les: Four Classic Albums (Avid Jazz 1193)
Burroughs, William S.: Let Me Hang You (Ernest Jenning Record Co/Khannibalism 122)
Charles, Ray: The Atlantic Years - In Mono (Atlantic 0081227944568)
Choe, Eugenia: Magic Light (SteepleChase 33127)
Coolman, Todd: Collectables (Sunnyside 4025)
DE3: Live At Maxwell's (Sunnyside 1448)
Drăghici, Damian: The American Dream (Century Jazz 3187)
Dylan, Bob: Fallen Angels (Columbia 88985308022)
Eilertsen, Mats: Rubicon (ECM 477 4315)
Ellington, Duke: The Treasury Shows, Vol. 21 (D.E.T.S. 903 9021)
Erskine, Peter/Trio: As It Was (ECM 475 5832)
Guy, Barry: The Blue Shroud (Intakt 266/2016)
Haarla, Iro: Ante Lucem/For Symphony Orchestra And Jazz Quintet (ECM 473 2371)
Hamasyan/Henriksen/Aarset/Bang: Atmospheres (ECM 471 4269)
Hayes, Tubby: The Long Shadow Of The Little Giant (Acrobat 4389)
Hayes, Tubby: Split Kick - Live In Sweden 1972 (Savage Solweig 004)
Hodges, Johnny/Ben Webster: Complete 1954-61 Small Group Studio Sessions (Phono 870255)
Hodges, Johnny/Wild Bill Davis: Featuring Grant Green/Joe's Blues (Phono 870262)
Hodges, Johnny/Wild Bill Davis: Featuring Les Spann & Mundell Lowe/Blue Hodge (Phono 870264)
Hodges, Johnny/Wild Bill Davis: Featuring Kenny Burrell/Mess Of Blues (Phono 870263)
Hodges, Johnny/Wild Bill Davis: Con-Soul & Jazz/Wild Bill Is The Boss! (Phono 870265)
Holiday, Billie: The Complete Carnegie Hall Performances (Poll Winners 27352)
Jazz At Berlin Philharmonic VI: Celtic Roots (ACT 9836)
Joelle, Florence: Life Is Beautiful If You Let It (Zoltan 009)
Katché, Manu: Unstatic (Anteprima/Musicast 18021)
King, B.B.: Four Classic Albums (Avid Roots 1203)
Kozlov, Boris: Conversations At The Well (Criss Cross 1389)
Langeland, Sinikka: The Magical Forest (ECM 477 6831)
Marks, Roger: In Retrospect (Upbeat 270)
Martinez, Pedrito: Habana Dreams (Motéma 234238)
Mingus, Charles/The Jazz Workshop All Stars: The Complete 1961-1962 Birdland Broadcasts (Solar 4569972)
Mintzer, Bob: All L.A. Band (Fuzzy Music 022)
Modern Jazz Quartet: Lonely Woman (Atlantic PPAN SD1381)
Moten, Bennie: The Bennie Moten Collection 1923-32 (Fabulous 2058)
National Jazz Ensemble: Featuring Gerry Mulligan (Dot Time 8002)
Niehaus, Lennie: Complete Fifties Recordings (Phono 870253)
Noy, Oz: Who Gives A Funk (Abstract Logix 052)
Nunez, Gerardo/Ulf Wakenius: Logos (ACT 9822)
O'Farrill, Chico: The Complete Norman Granz Recordings (Malanga Music 831)
Päivinen, Pepa/Hannu Risku: Duo (Lumni 389)
Palombi, Luigi: Duke Ellington Piano Works (Dynamic 7743)
Pearson, Duke: Four Classic Albums (Avid Jazz 1198)
Pegasys: Pegasys (SLAM 572)
Pellisier, Florian: Cap De Bonne Espérance (Heavenly Sweetness 136)
Perdomo, Luis: Spirits And Warriors (Criss Cross 1387)
Perko, Jukka/Avara: Invisible Man (ACT 9819)
Peterson, Oscar: With Strings (Essential Jazz Classics 55696)
Pifarély, Dominique: Tracé Provisoire (ECM 478 1796)
Portal, Michel: Men's Land (Label Bleu 6513)
Preminger, Noah: Dark Was The Night: Cold Was The Ground (
Raney, Jimmy: Live In Tokyo (Elemental Music 906092)
Rollins, Sonny: What's New? (RCA Victor/Legacy 88985308592)
Saft, Jamie/New Zion: Sunshine Seas (RareNoise 065)
Sambeat, Perico/Big Band: Voces (Nuba 7853)
Seim, Trygve: Rumi Songs (ECM 473 2253)
Steps Ahead/WDR Big Band Cologne: Steppin' Out (Jazzline 77033)
Texier, Henri: Sky Dancers (Label Bleu 6720)
Various: The Rough Guide To Brazilian Jazz (Rough Guide 1345)
Various: Tempo Anthology, British Modern Jazz 1954-60 (Acrobat 7101)
Vitous, Miroslav: Music Of Weather Report (ECM 377 2956)
Weiskopf, Joel: Where Angels Fear To Tread (SteepleChase 31813)