Here we go with the best albums from the Month of July.
Charles Lloyd New Quartet: Passin’ Thru
My favorite album of the month. Amazing that this album consists of live recordings only. This is some top notch traditional jazz music. Only 7 tracks, but over an hour long this is sure to be an album I’ll be going back to throughput the year.
John Pizzarelli: Sinatra and Jobim @ 50
Fantastic jazz album from the Guitarist and vocalist. You hear his authenticity and passion for this music on this record. I highly recommend this album for anyone who is even remotely interested in Sinatra or Jobim. I find his singing/ humming charming while he solos though I’m sure it will annoy others. Love the track “Agua de Beber”.
Stanton Moore: With You In Mind
An all star cast joins Stanton Moore on this album. This album is a tribute to the late Allen Toussaint and I feel it’s a fitting one. It’s a fantastic mix of vocal and instrumental music. It perfectly captures the energy of a bumping jazz club and all that makes New Orleans great.
The Best of the Rest:
Terrance Martin Presents: The Pollyseeds
Benny Greb: Gregfruit2