100 years of jazz includes the best of todays jazz. Here are the new albums we’re digging now:

Antonio Adolfo-“Octet & Originals https://antonioadolfomusic.com/albums/octet-and-originals/
Houston Person- “Reminiscing At Rudy’s http://www.jazzdepot.com/
The Bad Plus-“The Bad Plushttps://www.thebadplus.com/
KOKOROKO-“Could We Be More https://www.kokorokomusic.co.uk/
Rosa Brunello-“Sounds Like Freedom” http://www.rosabrunello.com/
Kingsley Durant-“Convertible” http://kingsleydurant.com/
Cecile McLorin-Salvant-:”Melusine”: https://cecilemclorinsalvant.bandcamp.com/album/m-lusine
Krasno Moore Project: Book Of Queens https://shop.concordjazz.com/collections/krasno-moore-project
Immanuel Wilkins-“The 7th Hand”: https://store.bluenote.com/products/immanuel-wilkins-the-7th-hand
Markus Rutz-“Storybook”: https://rutzmusicworks.com/pre-order-storybook

Skip Grasso-“Becoming” https://skipgrassomusic.bandcamp.com/album/becoming
Cyrus Chestnut “My Father’s Hands” Hailing from Baltimore, pianist Cyrus Cestnut has played with legends such as Betty Carter, Wynton Marsalis and Terence Blanchard. His latest as leader is being praised by critics from New York to London. http://www.jazzdepot.com/
Shabaka “Afrikan Culture” Sons of Kemet and Shabaka & The Ancestors leader goes it alone on this masterpiece of meditative, esoteric jazz.
Samara Joy – “Linger Awhile” 22 year old phenom makes her debut for the Verve label. https://jazz.centerstagestore.com/pages/samara-joy
Redman Mehldau McBride Blade – “Long Gone” Four heavyweights come together on an ”EP” that clocks in at over 47 minutes. Originally Redman’s touring band now rightfully billed as a supergroup. https://www.nonesuch.com/albums/longgone
Mary Halvorson – “Belladonna” “Amaryllis”– Mary Halvorson released sister albums and both are stunning. One of the most inventive guitarists going. A rare 5 star review from Downbeat for both! https://www.maryhalvorson.com/media

Flora Purim “If You Will“- The legendary Flora Purim is back with a powerful new record and sounding as good as ever. Includes an excellent duet with her daughter. https://florapurim.bandcamp.com/album/if-you-will
Sasha Berliner “Onyx” – San Francisco native and rock drummer turned jazz vibraphonist Sasha Berliner returns with a powerfully eclectic new album https://www.sashaberlinermusic.com/shop-1
Gerald Clayton “Bells On Sand” – Multiple time Grammy nominee Gerald Clayton returns with his sophomore album for Blue Note featuring a little bass from his legendary dad, John Clayton https://geraldclayton.lnk.to/BellsOnSand
Ronnie Foster “Reboot” – Ronnie’s first new album in 36 years! A master at the top of his game. Welcome back, Ronnie! https://ronniefoster.lnk.to/Reboot
Brian Jackson “This Is Brian Jackson” – Gil Scott-Heron collaborator steps out on his own and brings a 70’s vibe with this collection of fine R&B inflected jazz https://www.amazon.com/This-Brian-Jackson/dp/B09WHQCZ79/ref=asc_df_B09WHQCZ79/?tag=hyprod-20&linkCode=df0&hvadid=563651004852&hvpos=&hvnetw=g&hvrand=14971287415327688266&hvpone=&hvptwo=&hvqmt=&hvdev=c&hvdvcmdl=&hvlocint=&hvlocphy=9018842&hvtargid=pla-1651228062935&psc=1
Brandee Younger “Somewhere Different” – Harpist Brandee Younger delivers an amazing album showcasing her versatility on an instrument rarely used in jazz. Amazing record! https://brandee.bandcamp.com/merch/somewhere-different-vinyl
Lady Blackbird “Black Acid Soul” – Lady Blackbird conjures the spirits of Nina Simone and Billie Holiday with a collection of stirring torch songs rooted in this country’s problematic history https://iamladyblackbird.bandcamp.com/album/black-acid-soul
DOMi & JD BECK “Not Tight” – Sounding like nothing that’s come before yet full of influences. Their debut is star studded and stunning in their playing and originality https://shop.domiandjdbeck.com
Cecile McLorin Salvant “Ghost Song” – The celebrated jazz vocalist returns with a richly textured release showing off her tremendous range. Fitting she covers a Kate Bush song another once in a generation vocalist. https://store.nonesuch.com/en/search/?q=cecile&search-button=&lang=en_US