John Abercrombie Animato CD cover Oct 2008 John Abercrombie
Guitar
Animato
With Jon Christensen (percussion, drums), Judd Miller (synthesizer, Evi), and Vince Mendoza (synthesizer, performer)
ECM, October 2008

Scot Colley on Boz Scaggs Speaking Low CD cover Oct 2008 Scott Colley
Bass
Boz Scaggs: Speak Low
Featuring Boz Scaggs (vocals) with numerous musicians
Decca, October 2008
www.scottcolley.com
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Todd Coolman on Our Delight CD cover Oct 2008 Todd Coolman
Bass
Our Delight
The James Moody & Hank Jones Quartet, with James Moody (flute, tenor saxophone), Hank Jones (piano), and Adam Nussbaum (drums)
IPO Recordings, October 2008
www.toddcoolman.com

Hal Galper CD cover Now Here This Hal Galper
Piano
Now Hear This
With Tony Williams (drums), Cecil McBee (bass), Terumasa Hino (trumpet, flugelhorn), and Anthony Williams (drums)
Enja, October 2008
www.halgalper.com
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CD cover Points of Entry: The Laurels Project, Vol. 2 Laura Kaminsky
Composer (“Until a Name” for solo flute)
Points of Entry: The Laurels Project, Vol. 2–Contemporary Works for Solo Flute by American Women Composers
With numerous artists
Capstone, October 2008
www.laurakaminsky.com

CD cover Points of Entry: The Laurels Project, Vol. 2 Ralph Lalama
Clarinet, flute, tenor saxophone, soloist
John Riley
Drums
Scott Wendholt
Trumpet, soloist
Monday Night Live at the Village Vanguard
The Vanguard Jazz Orchestra
Planet Arts, October 2008
2009 Grammy Award for Best Large Jazz Ensemble Album
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CD cover J-Zone Presents Chief Chinchilla @ The Liqua Store Jarrett “J-Zone” Mumford
Producer
J-Zone Presents Chief Chinchilla: Live @ The Liqua Store
Limited edition release
Old Maid Entertainment, October 2008

Abercrombie Gateway CD cover September 08 John Abercrombie
Guitar
Gateway
With Dave Holland (bass) and Jack DeJohnette (drums)
ECM, September 2008
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Lalama CD cover Energy Fields Ralph Lalama Quartet
Tenor saxophone
Energy Fields
With John Hart (guitar), Rick Petrone (bass), and Joe Corsello (drums)
Mighty Quinn, September 2008
ralphlalama.com

CD cover Arturo O’Farrill & Claudia Acuña Arturo O’Farrill & Claudia Acuña
Piano, all arrangements
In These Shoes
Zoho, September 2008
www.arturoofarrill.com
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CD Cover Abandoned Time Du Yun composer Sept. 2008 Du Yun
Composer (“Vicissitudes No. 1”)
Abandoned Time
International Contemporary Ensemble (ICE), featuring Dan Lippel (guitar); with composers D. Fujikura, M. Davidovsky, K. Saariaho, and M. Lindberg
New Focus Recordings, September 2008
www.iceorg.org/about/artist/yun.html

Abercrombie Sargasso Sea CD cover August 2008 John Abercrombie
Guitar
Sargasso Sea
With Ralph Towner
ECM, August 2008
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Stephanie Brown Schubert CD cover August 2008 Stephanie Brown
Piano
Schubert: The Masterworks
With numerous artists
Brilliant Classics, August 2008

Todd Coolman CD cover Perfect Strangers Todd Coolman
Bass
Perfect Strangers
Produced by Jon Faddis, with Eric Alexander (tenor sax), John Riley (drums), Brian Lynch (trumpet), and Jim McNeely (piano)
ArtistShare, August 2008
www.toddcoolman.com
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Dominic Donato CD cover August 2008 Dominic Donato
Percussion (Talujon Percussion Quartet)
A Concert of Music by Allen Brings
Allen Brings (composer) with numerous artists
Capstone, August 2008

McElwaine Main Ingredient CD cover July 2008 James McElwaine
Composer (“Rediscover Me” and “Rediscover Me–Reprise”)
The Main Ingredient: Shame On The World & I Only Have Eyes For You
Featuring Patrick Adams, Luther Vandross, and Cuba Gooding, with numerous artists
Expansion UK, July 2008
(reissue CD of two original albums from 1981 and 1975)
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Gluck on USAF Auroral Skies CD cover June 2008 David Gluck
Composer (“Auroral Skies”)
Auroral Skies: New Commissions for Wind Band
United States Air Force Band of Mid-America
Altissimo!, June 2008
(Released by the USAF in 2007)

Jimmy Greene The Overcomers Suite CD cover June 2008 Jimmy Greene
Tenor saxophone, composer, arranger
The Overcomer’s Suite
With Xavier Davis (piano), Luques Curtis (bass), and Kendric Scott (drums)
Nu Jazz, June 2008
www.jimmygreene.com
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Dominic Donato CD cover one May 2008 Dominic Donato
Percussion (Talujon Percussion Quartet)
Mild Violence
Steven L. Ricks (composer) with numerous artists
Bridge, May 2008

Dominic Donato CD cover two May 2008 Dominic Donato
Percussion (soloist)
Metalmorphosis; Music for Tamtams
John Cage, Stuart Jones, James Tenney, Peter Jarvis, and Elizabeth Hoffman (composers); recorded, edited, and mastered by Andrew Cardenas
Capstone, May 2008
www.musicfortamtams.com
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Kevin Hays on Mike Moreno Third Wish CD cover May 2008 Kevin Hays
Piano, Fender Rhodes piano
Mike Moreno: Third Wish
With Mike Moreno (guitar), Doug Weiss (bass), and Kendrick Scott (drums)
Criss Cross, May 2008
www.kevinhays.com

Cobb Met Opera Orchestra Grand Opera CD cover Timothy Cobb
Principal double bass (Metropolitan Opera Orchestra)
Grand Opera: Verdi, Puccini, Wagner
Leonard Bernstein, Joseph Keilberth (conductors); Cologne Radio Symphony Orchestra, Metropolitan Opera Chorus, and numerous artists
Melodram, April 2008
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Fred Hand CD cover April 2008 Frederic Hand
Classical guitar, arranger
Places of the Spirit: The Holy Land
A collaboration with Paula Robison (flute), Adam Abeshouse (violin), and Steve Beck (piano)
Pucker Gallery, April 2008
2008 Classical Recording Foundation Awards: Samuel Sanders Collaborative Artist Award (PDF)

Kevin Hays Into the Blue CD cover April 2008 Kevin Hays
Piano, Fender Rhodes piano
Nicholas Payton: Into the Blue
With Nicholas Payton (trumpet, vocals, synths), Vicente Archer (acoustic bass), Marcus Gilmore (drums), and Daniel Sadownick (percussion)
Nonesuch, April 2008
www.kevinhays.com
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Doug Munro CD cover Big Boss Bossa Nova 2.0 Doug Munro
Guitar
Big Boss Bossa Nova 2.0
With Michael Goetz (bass), Jason “J. Dog” Devlin (drums), and Jason Anderson (drums)
Chase Music Group, April 2008
www.dougmunro.com

Arturo O’Farrill & The Afro-Latin Jazz Orchestra CD cover Song for Chico Arturo O’Farrill & The Afro-Latin Jazz Orchestra
Piano, artistic and musical director
Song for Chico
Zoho, April 2008
2009 Grammy Award for Best Latin Jazz Album
www.arturoofarrill.com
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Kenny Washington on Expedition 2 CD cover image Kenny Washington
Drums (featured on "Two Guys and a Gal" with Sylvia Cuenca)
Louie Bellson & Clark Terry: Louie & Clark Expedition 2
With Louie Bellson (composer, drums), Clark Terry (trumpet, flugelhorn), Sylvia Cuenca (drums), and numerous artists
Percussion Power, April 2008

Scot Colley on Boz Scaggs Speaking Low CD cover Oct 2008 Scott Colley
Bass
Alex Sipiagin: Out of the Circle
Featuring Alex Sipiagin (trumpet, piccolo trumpet, bass trumpet, flugelhorn) with numerous musicians
Sunny Side Records, March 2008
www.scottcolley.com
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Kevin Hays on Incandescence CD cover March 2008 Kevin Hays
Piano
Bill Stewart: Incandescence
With Bill Stewart (drums) and Larry Goldings (accordion, Hammond b-3 organ)
Pirouet Records, March 2008
www.kevinhays.com

Pete Malinverni Invisible Cities CD cover image Pete Malinverni
Piano, composer, arranger
Invisible Cities
With Rich Perry (tenor saxophone), Tim Hagans (trumpet, flugelhorn), Ugonna Okegwo (acoustic bass, bass guitar), and Tom Melito (drums)
Reservoir, March 2008
petemalinverni.com
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Abercrombie Coincidence CD cover February 2008 John Abercrombie
Guitar
Coincidence
With Joe Beck
Whaling City Sound, February 2008

Ashton-LondonChamber Orchestra-Vivaldi-CD cover Graham Ashton
Trumpet (London Chamber Orchestra)
Best 100 Vivaldi
With numerous artists
EMI Classics, February 2008
www.grahamashton.com
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Tara O'Connor and Margaret Kampmeier CD cover Richard Festinger: Chamber Works, New Millennium Ensemble Tara Helen O’Connor
Flute
Richard Festinger: Chamber Works / New Millennium Ensemble
Bridge, February 2008

Timothy Cobb on Wuorinen: Dante Trilogy CD cover Timothy Cobb
Double bass (on “The River of Light”)
Charles Wuorinen: The Dante Trilogy (Chamber version)
Charles Wuorinen (composer) and The Group for Contemporary Music
Naxos American Classics, January 2008
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Richie Morales CD cover Patrick Moraz: Coexistence/Libertate Richie Morales
Drums
Coexistence/Libertate
With Patrick Moraz (keyboards, synthesizer, vocoder), John Wooloff (guitars, synthesizer) and Syrinx (pan flute)
United States of Distribution LTD, January 2008
www.richiemorales.com

Jim Rotondi Four of a Kind CD cover January 2008 Jim Rotondi
Trumpet
David Hazeltine
Piano
Four of a Kind
With John Webber (bass) and Joe Farnsworth (drums)
Posi-Tone/Rhombus, January 2008
www.jimrotondi.com
www.davidhazeltine.com
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Jacque Trussel CD cover performing on Charles Koechlin: Le Livre de la Jungle Jacque Trussel
Performer (voice)
Charles Koechlin: Le Livre de la Jungle
Charles Koechlin (composer), Steuart Bedford (conductor), with the Orchestre National de Montpellier Langudoc-Roussillon, Vincent le Texier, and Iris Vermillion
Accord, January 2008