Village Voice Jazz Poll: 2007

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Critics by Albums

The top 50 albums are listed in rank order, based on points as well as votes. Second column is number of voters. Third column lists album, title, label, and voters. Fourth column is Tom Hull's grade (? = ungraded; empty means I didn't get the record). After the top 50, the albums are listed alphabetically by artist. Several records are noted as [2006], including the Sonny Rollins, which was originally released on Rollins' own Doxy label in 2006, then reissued by Verve in 2007.

1.26Maria Schneider: Sky Blue (ArtistShare): David Adler, Larry Blumenfeld, Nate Chinen, Thomas Conrad, Francis Davis, Paul de Barros, Ken Dryden, Steve Feeney, Tom Greenland, David Hajdu, James Hale, Don Heckman, Tad Hendrickson, George Kanzler, Fred Kaplan, John McDonough, Jim Macnie, Howard Mandel, John Matouk, Bill Milkowski, Russ Musto, Ted Panken, Thierry Peremarti, Doug Ramsey, Gene Seymour, W. Royal Stokes, George Varga, Ron WynnB
2.19Charles Mingus: Cornell, 1964 (Blue Note): Larry Blumenfeld, Stuart Broomer, Nate Chinen, Steve Dollar, Laurence Donohue-Greene, Ken Dryden, David Fricke, Will Friedwald, Ed Hazell, Tad Hendrickson, George Kanzler, Fred Kaplan, Dan Morgenstern, Ted Panken, Doug Ramsey, Derk Richardson, Gene Seymour, Josef Woodard, Ron Wynn**
3.15Michael Brecker: Pilgrimage (Heads Up): David Adler, Larry Applebaum, Nate Chinen, James Hale, Don Heckman, Geoffrey Himes, Ashley Kahn, George Kanzler, John Matouk, Bill Milkowski, Dan Ouellette, Ted Panken, Thierry Peremarti, Neil Tesser, George Varga**
4.13Terence Blanchard: A Tale of God's Will (A Requiem for Katrina) (Blue Note): Larry Blumenfeld, Will Friedwald, David Hajdu, Geoffrey Himes, Willard Jenkins, John Matouk, Bill Milkowski, Dan Ouellette, Gene Seymour, Neil Tesser, George Varga, Josef Woodard, Ron Wynn***
5.14Joe Lovano/Hank Jones: Kids (Blue Note): David Adler, Larry Applebaum, Steve Feeney, Will Friedwald, David Hajdu, Geoffrey Himes, George Kanzler, Fred Kaplan, John McDonough, Jim Macnie, Dan Morgenstern, Gene Seymour, Zan Stewart, John SzwedA-
6.13Herbie Hancock: River: The Joni Letters (Verve): Larry Applebaum, Larry Blumenfeld, Nate Chinen, Paul de Barros, Will Friedwald, Fred Kaplan, Howard Mandel, John Matouk, Bill Milkowski, Dan Ouellette, Gene Seymour, Josef Woodard, Ron WynnB-
7.9Dee Dee Bridgewater: Red Earth: A Malian Journey (Emarcy): Tom Greenland, Willard Jenkins, George Kanzler, Suzanne Lorge, John Matouk, Russ Musto, Dan Ouellette, Neil Tesser, Ron Wynn*
8.12Joshua Redman: Back East (Nonesuch): David Adler, Nate Chinen, Thomas Conrad, Francis Davis, Steve Feeney, Don Heckman, Willard Jenkins, John McDonough, Bill Milkowski, Dan Morgenstern, Dan Ouellette, George VargaA-
9.8Keith Jarrett/Gary Peacock/Jack DeJohnette: My Foolish Heart (ECM): Thomas Conrad, Paul de Barros, David Fricke, John McDonough, Doug Ramsey, John Szwed, Josef Woodard, Ron WynnA-
10.8Abbey Lincoln: Abbey Sings Abbey (Verve): Larry Blumenfeld, Francis Davis, Laurence Donohue-Greene, Steve Feeney, Suzanne Lorge, Jim Macnie, John Matouk***
11.9McCoy Tyner: Quartet (High Note/McCoy Tyner Music): Larry Applebaum, Thomas Conrad, Laurence Donohue-Greene, Steve Feeney, Bill Milkowski, Russ Musto, Gene Seymour, Bill Shoemaker, Zan StewartA-
12.6Anat Cohen: Poetica (Anzic): Larry Applebaum, Fred Kaplan, Dan Morgenstern, Russ Musto, Gene Seymour, George Varga*
13.7Trio M: Big Picture (Cryptogramophone): Larry Applebaum, Laurence Donohue-Greene, James Hale, Martin Johnson, Howard Mandel, Derk Richardson, George VargaA-
14.7Carla Bley: The Lost Chords Find Paolo Fresu (ECM/Watt): Thomas Conrad, Steve Feeney, Geoffrey Himes, Fred Kaplan, Derk Richardson, Gene Seymour, George Varga**
15.7Paul Motian/Bill Frisell/Joe Lovano: Time and Time Again (ECM): Larry Applebaum, Larry Blumenfeld, Nate Chinen, James Hale, Geoffrey Himes, Fred Kaplan, Bill MilkowskiB
16.6Fred Anderson/Hamid Drake: From the River to the Ocean (Thrill Jockey): Larry Blumenfeld, Steve Dollar, Phil Freeman, Kurt Gottschalk, James Hale, Jeff StocktonA-
17.5Joe Zawinul: Brown Street (Heads Up): Don Heckman, Willard Jenkins, Bill Milkowski, Dan Ouellette, Josef Woodard*
18.5Anat Cohen: Noir (Anzic): Paul de Barros, Will Friedwald, Ashley Kahn, George Kanzler, W. Royal Stokes***
19.5Miles Davis: Live at the 1963 Monterey Jazz Festival (MJF/Concord): Thomas Conrad, Paul de Barros, David Hajdu, John McDonough, Jim Macnie
20.4William Parker: Corn Meal Dance (AUM Fidelity): Ed Hazell, Tad Hendrickson, Bill Shoemaker, Jeff StocktonA-
21.7Steve Lacy/Roswell Rudd: Early and Late (Cuneiform): Stuart Broomer, Will Friedwald, Ed Hazell, Martin Johnson, Bob Rusch, W. Royal Stokes, John SzwedA-
22.4Bill Holman: Hommage (Jazzed Media): Paul de Barros, David Hajdu, Dan Morgenstern, Doug Ramsey
23.5The Bad Plus: Prog (Heads Up): David Fricke, Ted Panken, Thierry Peremarti, Steve Smith, Josef Woodard**
24.4Jewels and Binoculars: Ships With Tattooed Sails (Upshot): Francis Davis, David Fricke, Tom Hull, Jim MacnieA
25.7David Murray: Sacred Ground (Justin Time): David Adler, Steve Dollar, Tom Hull, Russ Musto, Dan Ouellette, Derk Richardson, Jeff StocktonA
26.4David Torn: Prezens (ECM): Phil Freeman, Andrey Henkin, Jim Macnie, Derk RichardsonA-
27.5Charles Tolliver: With Love (Blue Note): Francis Davis, Tad Hendrickson, Willard Jenkins, George Kanzler, John MatoukB
28.4Muhal Richard Abrams: Vision Towards Essence (Pi): Thierry Peremarti, Derk Richardson, Bill Shoemaker, Steve Smith**
28.4Bill Charlap: Live at the Village Vanguard (Blue Note): Will Friedwald, David Hajdu, John McDonough, Doug Ramsey**
30.5Matthew Shipp: Piano Vortex (Thirsty Ear): Francis Davis, Steve Dollar, Phil Freeman, Tad Hendrickson, Geoffrey Himes?
30.5David S. Ware: Renunciation (Thirsty Ear): Steve Dollar, Laurence Donohue-Greene, Phil Freeman, David Fricke, Derk RichardsonA-
32.3Anthony Braxton: 9 Compositions (Iridium) 2006 (Firehouse 12): Stuart Broomer, Ted Panken, John Szwed
32.3Tyshawn Sorey: That/Not (Firehouse 12): Francis Davis, Steve Dollar, Steve Smith
34.4Chris Potter: Follow the Red Line: Live at the Village Vanguard (Sunnyside): David Hajdu, Ashley Kahn, Ted Panken, Thierry PeremartiA-
35.4Claudia Quintet: For (Cuneiform): Paul Blair, Paul de Barros, David Fricke, Tom GreenlandA-
36.3Bennie Wallace: Disorder at the Border (Justin Time): Steve Feeney, Dan Morgenstern**
37.4Harry Allen/Joe Cohn: Music from Guys & Dolls (Arbors): Francis Davis, Will Friedwald, George Kanzler, Bob PorterA-
38.3Roscoe Mitchell: Composition/Improvisation Nos. 1, 2, & 3 (ECM): Stuart Broomer, Ed Hazell, Bill Shoemaker**
39.4Chris Potter: Song for Anyone (Sunnyside): Paul de Barros, Ashley Kahn, Bill Milkowski, Josef WoodardB
40.2Peter Brötzmann/Mats Gustafsson/Ken Vandermark: Sonore: Only the Devil Has No Dreams (Jazzwerkstatt): Laurence Donohue-Greene, Andrey Henkin
40.2Evan Christopher: Delta Bound (Arbors): Bob Porter, W. Royal Stokes**
42.4Bill McHenry: Roses (Sunnyside): David Adler, Nate Chinen, Jim Macnie, Thierry Peremarti**
42.4Tierney Sutton: On the Other Side (Telarc): Thomas Conrad, Suzanne Lorge, Josef WoodardA-
44.3Exploding Star Orchestra: We Are All From Somewhere Else (Thrill Jockey): Nate Chinen, Steve Smith, Neil Tesser?
45.2Powerhouse Sound: Oslo/Chicago Breaks (Atavistic): Tom Hull, Jeff StocktonA
46.3Andy Bey: Ain't Necessarily So (12th Street): Ashley Kahn, Suzanne Lorge, Jeff Stockton**
47.3Robert Glasper: In My Element (Blue Note): Don Heckman, Russ Musto, Steve Smith*
48.2Nels Cline Singers: Draw Breath (Cryptogramphone): Paul de Barros, Derk Richardson?
48.2Mark Murphy: Love Is What Stays (Verve): David Hajdu, Bob RuschD
50.4John Abercrombie: The Third Quartet (ECM): Thomas Conrad, James Hale, Bill Milkowski, Gene SeymourB
Dave Allen: Real and Imagined (Fresh Sound New Talent): Martin Johnson?
Harry Allen: Hits by Brits (Challenge): Bob Porter***
Rodrigo Amado: Surface (European Echoes): Bob Rusch*
Fred Anderson/Harrison Bankhead: The Great Vision Concert (Ayler): Bill Shoemaker
Antfarm Quartet: Dialogues Part 2 (Dreambox): Slim
Pablo Aslan: Buenos Aires Tango Standards (Zoho): Ed HazellA-
Gregg August: One Peace (Iacuessa Music): Paul BlairB-
Patti Austin: Avant Gershwin (Rendevous Entertainment): Suzanne Lorge
Omer Avital: Room to Grow (Smalls): Tom Greenland, Jeff Stockton***
Derek Bailey: Standards (Tzadik): Stuart Broomer
Billy Bang: Above & Beyond: An Evening in Grand Rapids (Justin Time): Laurence Donohue-Greene, Tom HullA-
Alan Barnes/Scott Hamilton: Zootcase (Woodville): Bob Rusch
Alvin Batiste: Marsalis Music Honors (Marsalis Music): Larry Blumenfeld, Willard Jenkins**
Stefano Battaglia: Re: Pasolini (ECM): Thomas Conrad, Don Heckman*
Jerry Bergonzi: Tenorist (Savant): Ken Dryden***
Tim Berne's Bloodcount: Seconds (Screwgun): Steve Smith, John SzwedA-
Michael Bisio/Raymond Boni/Dominic Duval/Joe McPhee: Port of Saints (Cadence Jazz): John Szwed
Michael Blake: Amor de Cosmos (Songlines): David Adler?
Paul Bley: Solo in Mondsee (ECM): Ed Hazell, Fred Kaplan**
The Blueprint Project/Han Bennink: People I Like (Creative Nation): Ed Hazell***
John Blum: Astrogeny Quartet (Eremite): Tom Greenland
Bonerama: Bringing It Home (Highsteppin' Productions): Ashley Kahn
Ruby Braff: C'est Magnifique (Arbors): Paul Blair**
Ruby Braff: And the Flying Pizzarellis (Arbors): John McDonough**
Brooklyn Repertory Ensemble: Pragmatic Optimism (360 Degrees): Bob RuschB-
Peter Brötzmann Chicago Tentet: American Landscapes 1 & 2 (Okkadisk): Andrey Henkin***
Rob Brown: Sounds (Clean Feed): Jeff Stockton**
Dave Brubeck: Indian Summer (Telarc): Ken Dryden, Dan Morgenstern*
Burnt Sugar: Live From Minnegiggle Falls (Trugroid): Phil Freeman
Kenny Burrell: 75th Birthday Bash Live! (Blue Note): John Matouk, Bob PorterC+
John Butcher: The Geometry of Sentiment (Emanem): Kurt Gottschalk
John Butcher/Paal Nilssen-Love: Concentric ([2006] Clean Feed): Andrey HenkinB
Chris Byars: Photos in Black, White and Gray (Smalls): Tom Hull, Martin JohnsonA-
Taylor Ho Bynum/Tomas Fujiwara: True Events (482 Music): Howard Mandel
Uri Caine: Plays Mozart (Winter & Winter): Francis Davis, Ed Hazell, Bill Shoemaker***
: The Benny Carter Centennial Project (Evening Star): Ken Dryden, Dan Morgenstern
Ron Carter: Dear Miles (Blue Note): Don Heckman**
Cato Salsa Experience & the Thing with Joe McPhee: Two Bands and a Legend (Smalltown Superjazz): David Fricke, Andrey Henkin
Jimmy Cobb: Cobb's Corner (Chesky): Ashley Kahn, Bob Porter
Manu Codjia: Songlines (Beejazz): Thierry Peremarti
Avishai Cohen: After the Big Rain (Anzic): David Fricke
Joe Cohn: Restless (Arbors): Dan Morgenstern***
Freddie Cole: Music Maestro Please (High Note): Suzanne Lorge**
Com Você: Candeias (Nocturne): Suzanne Lorge
Harry Connick, Jr: Chanson du Vieux Carre (Marsalis Music): Bob Porter**
Consider the Source: Esperanto ((s/r)): Howard Mandel
Chick Corea/Bela Fleck: The Enchantment (Concord): Don HeckmanC+
Jack Cortner: Fast Track (Jazzed Media): George Kanzler
Jacques Coursil: Clameurs (Sunnyside): Phil Freeman**
Sylvie Courvoisier: Lonelyville (Intakt): Kurt Gottschalk
John Coxon/Wadada Leo Smith: Brooklyn Duos (Treader): Kurt Gottschalk
Connie Crothers: Music Is a Place (New Artists): Stuart Broomer, Bill Shoemaker
Charles Davis: Land of Dreams (Smalls): Zan Stewart**
Miles Davis: Winter in Europe 1967 (Gambit): Jeff Stockton
Jorrit Dijkstra/John Hollenbeck: Sequence (Trytone): Kurt Gottschalk
Dave Douglas: Live at the Jazz Standard (Greenleaf): James Hale***
Dave Douglas: Moonshine (Greenleaf): David Hajdu
Bill Easley: Businessman's Bounce (18th & Vine): Bob Porter?
Marty Ehrlich/Myra Melford: Spark! (Palmetto): Larry Blumenfeld, Geoffrey Himes?
Bruce Eisenbeil: Inner Constellation (Nemu): Stuart Broomer**
Harris Eisenstadt: The All Seeing Eye + Octet (Poo-Bah): Bill Shoemaker, John Szwed
Eldar: Re-imagination (Masterworks Jazz/Sony BMG): W. Royal Stokes, Neil Tesser*
Kurt Elling: Nightmoves (Concord): Suzanne Lorge, Neil Tesser?
Amir ElSaffar: Two Rivers (Pi): Tad Hendrickson, Steve Smith***
Kahil El'Zabar: Transmigration (Delmark): Tom HullA-
Wayne Escoffery: Veneration (Savant): Ken Dryden***
Peter Evans: Quartet! (Firehouse 12): Ed Hazell
Alan Ferber: The Compass (Fresh Sound New Talent): Paul Blair**
Joe Fiedler: The Crab (Clean Feed): Jim Macnie**
Alvin Fielder: A Measure of Vision (Clean Feed): Jeff Stockton***
Flat Earth Society: Psychoscout (Crammed Disc): Paul Blair
Floratone: Floratone (Blue Note): Dan Ouellette***
Joe Fonda/Ramon Lopez: Silent Cascade (Konnex): Bob Rusch
Roberto Fonseca: Zamazu (Justin Time): Tad Hendrickson
Anat Fort: A Long Story (ECM): Francis Davis, Ken Dryden, Jim Macnie, W. Royal Stokes***
Sonny Fortune: You and the Night and the Music (18th & Vine): Zan Stewart*
Joel Frahm: We Used to Dance (Anzic): Zan Stewart***
Bob French: Marsalis Music Honors (Marsalis Music): Bob Porter***
Erik Friedlander: Block Ice and Propane (Skip Stone): Steve Dollar, Fred Kaplan, Jim Macnie***
Don Friedman: Waltz for Marilyn (Jazz Excursion): Andrey Henkin
Satoko Fujii: Bacchus (Muzak): Derk RichardsonC+
Satoko Fujii: When We Were There (Polystar): Phil FreemanA-
Hal Galper: Furious Rubato (Origin): Ken Dryden**
Lafayette Gilchrist: Three (Hyena): Geoffrey HimesB
Darrell Grant: Truth and Reconciliation (Origin): Willard Jenkins*
Brian Groder: Torque ([2006] Latham): Geoffrey Himes**
John Gross/Dave Frishberg/Charlie Doggett: Strange Feeling (Diatic): Doug Ramsey
Frode Haltli: Passing Images (ECM): Josef Woodard?
Mary Halvorson/Jessica Pavone: On and Off (Skirl): Steve Dollar
Tardo Hammer: Stop Look & Listen: The Music Of Tadd Dameron (Sharp Nine): Thomas Conrad, Zan Stewart*
Happy Apple: Back on Top (Sunnyside): Tom HullA-
Tom Harrell: Light On (High Note): Zan StewartB
Steve Harris & Zaum: I Hope You Never Love Anything as Much as I Love You (Amazon): John Szwed
Bobby Hebb: That's All I Wanna Know (Intuition): Howard MandelB
Arve Henriksen: Strjon (Rune Grammofon): Phil Freeman
Fred Hersch: Night and the Music (Palmetto): Steve FeeneyB
Antoine Herve: Road Movie (Nocturne): John Szwed
Conrad Herwig: A Jones For Bones Tones (Criss Cross): Paul Blair
His Name Is Alive: Sweet Earth Flower: A Tribute to Marion Brown (High Two): Stuart Broomer, Martin JohnsonB
Holly Hofmann/Mike Wofford: Live at Athenaeum Jazz, Vol. 2 (Capri): George VargaB-
François Houle/Evan Parker/Benoît Delbecq: La Lumiere de Pierres (Psi): Andrey Henkin
Human Feel: Galore (Skirl): David Adler
Charlie Hunter: Mistico (Fantasy): Dan Ouellette?
Indigo Trio: Live in Montreal (Greenleaf): Howard Mandel***
Insight: A Genesis ((s/r)): Russ Musto
Vijay Iyer/Mike Ladd: Still Life with Commentator (Savoy Jazz): George VargaA-
Jazz at the Philharmonic: Hamburg 2/29/56 (Fresh Sound): Bob Porter
Chris Jentsch: Brooklyn Suite (Fleur De Son): Paul Blair*
Jon-Erik Kellso: Blue Roof Blues (Arbors): Bob Porter***
Benjamin Koppel: Babop (Cowbell): Bob Rusch
Joachim Kuhn/Majid Bekkas: Kalimba (ACT): Andrey Henkin***
Matt Lavelle: Spiritual Power (Silkheart): Tom HullA-
Steve Lehman: On Meaning (Pi): Stuart Broomer, Thierry Peremarti***
Dave Liebman/Manhattan School of Music Orchestra: Miles Ahead (MSM): John McDonough
Jason Lindner Big Band: Live at the Jazz Gallery (Anzic): David Adler, Dan Morgenstern*
Ramon Lopez/Joe Fonda/Bruno Angelini: Silent Cascade (Konnex): Slim
Lionel Loueke: Virgin Forest (ObliqSound): Tad Hendrickson
Ingrid Lucia/The Flying Neutrinos: Don't Stop (DIY): Suzanne Lorge
Jan Lundgren: A Swinging Rendezvous (Marshmallow): Doug Ramsey
Mike Markaverich: Reel Time Standards (Marktime): W. Royal Stokes
Wynton Marsalis/JALC Orchestra: Congo Square-Love, Libation, Liberation (JALC): Ted Panken
Bill Mays: Inventions Trio (Palmetto): W. Royal StokesB-
Donny McCaslin: In Pursuit (Sunnyside): John Szwed**
Donny McCaslin: Soar ([2006] Sunnyside): Steve Dollar, Steve Feeney**
John McLaughlin/Jaco Pastorius/Tony Williams: Trio of Doom (Columbia/Legacy): David Fricke, Howard Mandel*
John McLean: Better Angels (Blujazz): Neil TesserB
Myra Melford/Tanya Kalmanovitch: Heart Mountain (Perspicacity): Steve Smith
Pat Metheny/Brad Mehldau: Quartet (Nonesuch): Nate Chinen, Josef Woodard
Nicole Mitchell: Black Unstoppable (Delmark): Larry Applebaum, Willard JenkinsB
Thelonious Monk: Live at the 1964 Monterey Jazz Festival (MJF/Concord): Larry Blumenfeld, Martin Johnson, Ron Wynn
Mike Moreno: Between the Lines (World Culture Music): Nate Chinen
Mostly Other People Do The Killing: Shamokin!!! (Hot Cup): Kurt Gottschalk, Martin JohnsonA-
Paul Motian: Live at the Village Vanguard, Volume 1 (Winter & Winter): Martin Johnson**
Moutin Reunion Quartet: Sharp Turns ((import)): Ashley Kahn
George Mraz/Iva Bittova: Moravian Gems (Cube Metier): Suzanne Lorge
Michael Musillami: The Treatment (Playscape): James Hale
Sainkho Namchylak/Roy Carroll: Tuva-Irish Live Music Project (Leo): Kurt Gottschalk
Steve Nelson: Sound Effect (High Note): Ted Panken**
Sam Newsome: Monk Abstractions (Sam Newsome): Bob Rusch
Nublu Orchestra: Coinducted by Butch Morris (Nublu): Howard Mandel
Oregon: 1000 Kilometers (CAM Jazz): Paul de Barros**
Other Dimensions In Music: In Paris: Live At The Sunset 2006 (Futura/Marge): Phil Freeman
Evan Parker/Barry Guy/Paul Lytton: Zafiro (Maya): Stuart Broomer
Evan Parker/Ned Rothenberg: Live at Roulette (Animul): Andrey Henkin
Alan Pasqua: The Antisocial Club (Cryptogramophone): Derk Richardson*
Oscar Peterson/Ella Fitzgerald: JATP Lausanne 1953 (TCB): John McDonough***
Enrico Pieranunzi: Live In Japan (CAM Jazz): David Adler**
Jean-Michel Pilc: New Dreams (Dreyfus): Thierry Peremarti
Pink Martini: Hey Eugene! (Heinz): W. Royal StokesA-
Tineke Postma: A Journey That Matters (Foreign Media Group): Neil Tesser*
Sue Raney: A Tribute to Doris Day: Heart's Desire (Fresh Sound): Will Friedwald
Enrico Rava: The Words and the Days (ECM): Laurence Donohue-Greene***
Steve Reid: Daxaar (Domino): Martin JohnsonA-
Hanna Richardson: Live at the Fleece (Lala): Bob Rusch
Matana Roberts: The Chicago Project (Central Control): Tad Hendrickson?
Herb Robertson: Live at Alchemia (Not Two): Andrey Henkin
Sonny Rollins: Sonny, Please ([2006] Doxy): Laurence Donohue-GreeneA-
Wallace Roney: Jazz (High Note): Russ Musto**
Ned Rothenberg: Inner Diaspora (Tzadik): Howard Mandel, Bill Shoemaker
Jackie Ryan: You and the Night and the Music (Open Art): Don Heckman, Ron Wynn
Sam Sadigursky: The Words Project (New Amsterdam): Steve Smith
Dino Saluzzi/Anja Lechner: Ojos Negros (ECM): James HaleB
Bobby Sanabria Big Band: Urban Folktales (Jazzheads): Neil Tesser**
Jacques Schwarz-Bart: Sone Ka-La (Decca): Tad Hendrickson
Irene Schweizer/Hamid Drake/Fred Anderson: Willisau & Taktlos (Intakt): Bob Rusch
Kendrick Scott Oracle: The Source (World Culture): Ted PankenB
SFJazz Collective: Live 2006: 3rd Annual Concert Tour (SF Jazz): Willard Jenkins
SFJazz Collective: Live 2007 (SFJazz): Geoffrey Himes
Bud Shank/Bill Mays: Beyond the Red Door (Jazzed Media): Ken Dryden
Kendra Shank: A Spirit Free: Abbey Lincoln Songbook (Challenge): Fred Kaplan*
Brad Shepik: Places You Go (Songlines): James Hale, Steve SmithB
Mark Sherman: Family First (Miles High): Zan Stewart?
Carol Sloane: Dearest Duke (Arbors): Will Friedwald**
Slow Poke: At Home (Palmetto): Dan OuelletteA-
Wadada Leo Smith/Gunter Baby Sommer: Wisdom in Time (Intakt): Laurence Donohue-Greene, Ed Hazell, Slim
Martial Solal: Solitude (CAM Jazz): Thierry Peremarti
Marvin Stamm: Alone Together (Jazzed Media): Paul Blair
Michael Stephans: Om/shalOM (Endemik): Ashley Kahn
Grant Stewart: In the Still of the Night (Sharp Nine): Zan Stewart*
Joan Stiles: Hurly Burly (Ob-la Dee): Martin JohnsonA-
Dave Stryker/Steve Slagle: Latest Outlook (Zoho): Zan Stewart***
Helen Sung: Sungbird (Sunnyside): Larry Applebaum**
Supersilent: 8 (Rune Grammofon): Phil Freeman, David Fricke
Steve Swell: Swimming in a Galaxy of Goodwill and Sorrow (Rogue Art): Jeff Stockton
Swami LatePlate (Bobby Previte/Jamie Saft): Doom Jazz (Veal): Kurt Gottschalk
Aki Takase/Silke Eberhard: Ornette Coleman Anthology (Intakt): Kurt Gottschalk, Slim
Billy Taylor/Gerry Mulligan: Live at MCG (MCG Jazz): John Matouk, Ron Wynn***
Territory Band-6 with Fred Anderson: Collide (Okkadisk): Kurt Gottschalk***
Stan Tracey Orchestra: At the Appleby Jazz Festival (ReSteamed): Bill Shoemaker
Assif Tsahar/Cooper-Moore/Chad Taylor: Digital Primitives (Hopscotch): Tom HullA-
Allan Vaché: With Benny in Mind (Arbors): John McDonough*
Albert van Veenendaal/Meinrad Kneer/Yonga Sun: Predictable Point of Impact (Evil Rabbit): Tom HullA-
Gary Versace: Reminiscence (Steeplechase): Paul Blair
Rob Wagner: Trio (Valid): Ron Wynn
Mal Waldron/David Frisesen: Remembering Mal (Soul Note): Slim
Jeff "Tain" Watts: The Ebonix Folk's Music (Black Keys): Ashley Kahn, Russ Musto, Ted Panken
Kenny Werner: Lawn Chair Society (Blue Note): Steve Dollar, George Varga*
Howard Wiley: Angola Project (Howard Wiley): Larry Applebaum, Laurence Donohue-GreeneB
Willie Williams: Comet Ride (Miles High): Russ Musto?
Larry Willis: Blue Fable (High Note): Doug Ramsey**
Gerald Wilson: Monterey Moods (Mack Avenue): Don Heckman, John Matouk, Doug Ramsey, W. Royal Stokes?
Matt Wilson: The Scenic Route (Palmetto): Steve Feeney, Willard Jenkins, Neil Tesser**
Pinky Winters: Speak Low (Cellar Door): Doug Ramsey
Phil Woods/Irio De Paula: The Gershwin Affair (Philology): Ken Dryden
Sam Yahel: Truth and Beauty (Origin): Gene Seymour*
Craig Yaremko: Sync Jazz (Excursion): Paul Blair

Total number of records: 256. Total number that I have rated: 161 (62%).