Even though we try to listen to as much jazz music as we can, it is extremely hard to estimate how many new jazz releases are available every year. This article by Tom Hull, in which he estimates that about 6K new jazz albums are released each year, is eye-opening. 6K! That is quite a number for only jazz albums. So we will try to list as many “new jazz releases 2022” as possible. As 1K seems quite reachable, we will try to aim at 2k releases listed here by the end of this year.Read More
Break a Vase is an album by Alexander Hawkins‘ new sextet Mirror Canon (with Richard Olátúndé Baker, Neil Charles, Stephen Davis, Otto Fischer, and Shabaka Hutchings). It was recorded by Will Biggs on July 27 and 28, 2021, at Challow Park Studios, in Oxfordshire, in the United Kingdom, and it was released on January 21, 2021, on Intakt Records.Read More
Live at the Museum is New York City-based French and Malagasy pianist Mathis Picard’s first solo release. It was recorded live at the National Jazz Museum of Harlem in New York City, in January 2019, and it will be released on January 28, 2022, on Outside in Music.Read More
What should you expect in Jazz this month? This is our January 2022 Selection of albums that have already been released or have yet to be released this month (What to Wait For?). These albums got our full attention and should be worth your time.
The albums are ordered by the release date.Read More