August 26th 2008


-Cachao Descargas, “The Havana Sessions,” (yemaya [accent over last “a”] records).

-Getatchew Mekuria, The Ex & Guests, “Moa Anbessa,” (Terp).

-Evan Parker/Paul Lytton/Barry Guy/Agusti [accent over “i”] Fernandez, “Topos,” (Maya).

-Joe Maini, “The Small Group Recordings,” (LoneHillJazz).

-Sound Dimension, “Mojo Rocksteady Beat,” (Soul Jazz).

-Wire, “Object 47,” (pink flag).

-Coleman Hawkins, “The Stanley Dance Sessions,” (LoneHillJazz).

-The Chris McGregor Septet, “Up to Earth,” (Fledg’ling Records).

-Conlon Nancarrow, “Quartets and Studies: Arditti Quartet,” (Wergo).

-Shelly Manne Septet, Featuring Jimmy Giuffre & Art Pepper, “West Coast Sounds,” (Jazz Factory).

-Stefan Wolpe, “Enactments, Works For Piano,” (hat[now]Art).