Greg Fishman “New Journey”

Chicago-based jazz saxophonist Greg Fishman's album "New Journey" is a collection of original music with sparks of imagination. Joining him is his regular Chicago crew, bassist Eric Hochberg, drummer Phil Gratteau, and pianist Dennis...
Divine Colors by Justin Nielsen

Album of the Month – Justin Nielsen’s “Divine Colors”

Justin Nielsen is the consummate jazz educator and professional musician.  You would expect someone with his advanced level of chops and musicality to be located in Los Angeles, Chicago, New York City, or somewhere...
Coltrane Plays the Blues

Coltrane Plays the Blues

This is a great, classic Coltrane album. It's not one of his more well-known albums, but the playing is superb, and it's definitely worth a listen or ten. John Coltrane recorded this album in 1960...
Michael Kocour - Spiffyvideo

Featured Album: Michael Kocour’s “Spiffy”

"Spiffy" is a brand new album from Phoenix jazz pianist/organist Michael Kocour.  Kocour is the Director of the Jazz Studies program at Arizona State University. He was quite gracious to send me a couple copies...
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Gilad Hekselman “Homes”

In regards to New York City based jazz guitarist Gilad Hekselman, one thing is abundantly clear: he continues to establish himself as one of the most brilliant and creative voices on the scene today....

The Coyote Anderson Quartet “Innervoices”

Learn Jazz Standards is proud to promote the 2015 release of guitarist Coyote Anderson's Innervoices.  Joining Anderson for his debut release as a leader is soulful Spanish vocalist Corina Hernandez, Carl Limbacher on electric...

Trey Wright’s Songs from Oak Avenue

We haven't promoted new jazz albums on the LJS Blog for a few months now, but we are bringing back our jazz album reviews!  It is vitally important that jazz lovers continue to support current...

International Patdown “First Flight”

Purchase this album on Cdbaby here Purchase this album on Amazon here Purchase this album on iTunes here Learn Jazz Standards.com is proud to promote International Patdown's brand new 2014 release of First Flight. This dynamic trio...

Charlie Austin “Homage”

Charlie Austin's latest album, "Homage," is a very enjoyable take on the classic piano trio.  Canadian jazz pianist Charlie Austin, from Edmonton, AB, is joined by bassist Rene Worst and drummer Mike Gillespie for the project. It...

Joshua Redman “Trios Live”

Click above to purchase Joshua Redman Trios Live Learn Jazz Standards.com is proud to promote renowned saxophonist Joshua Redman's 2014 release of Trios Live. Joining Redman for this trio release on Nonesuch records is drummer...
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