When the Jazz Police shake you at 3:00 AM and demand to see your music collection, in order to keep your Hip Quotient at acceptable levels, you better make sure that these gems are among your treasures. We live in an era where one gets music in many ways. The following recommendations are on CD/DVD or available as downloads.

Listening Recommendations (you can get critical reviews elsewhere)

Joe Locke/Geoffrey Keezer Group – Signing (Motema)

CD/DVD Reviews

Ron’s Top Picks for 2009

Ron’s Top 10 Picks for 2008

Ron’s Top 10 Picks for 2007

SFJAZZ Collective – Live 2007

Silvano Monasterios/Mark Egan/Paul Wertico – Jazz Impressions

Eddie Daniels – Live at the Iridium

Denny Zeitlin – Slickrock

Jessica Williams – Live at Yoshi’s Vol. 1

Mulgrew Miller – Live at Yoshi’s Vol. 1

Branford Marsalis – John Coltrane’s A Love Supreme

Frank Kimbrough – Lullabluebye

Saxophone Summit – Gathering of Spirits

Gonzalo Rubalcaba – Paseo

For archived reviews go here…