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  • Where Or When

    Emanuele Cisi #: MXJ409 RELEASED: 11/19/13 info

    The highly talented saxophonist Emanuele Cisi has been a fixture on the European jazz scene for over thirty years. Though born and raised in Torino, Italy, he has a special connection to...Read More

  • Essential Elements

    Ben Paterson #: MXJ223 RELEASED: 10/29/13 info

    On Essential Elements, Ben Paterson presents a fresh take on a number of standards as well as some compelling original compositions in a standard trio format. Joining Paterson are bassist Joshua Ramos...Read More

  • From Here I See

    Ben Wolfe #: MXJ608 RELEASED: 04/02/13 info

    Ben Wolfe’s recording, From Here I See, is a continuation of his belief in the primacy of melody over all other aspects of music. The recording features all original compositions presented...Read More

  • The Best Thing For You

    John Proulx #: MXJ508 RELEASED: 10/23/12 info

    John Proulx (pronounced "Proo"), a Grammy Award-winning composer, presents a fresh take on a number of standards as well as six compelling, original compositions. The selections and arrangements offer a wide variety...Read More

  • Travelin' Light

    Dena DeRose #: MXJ507 RELEASED: 08/21/12 info

    Dena DeRose’s new solo recording, Travelin’ Light features her in the intimate venue, The Chromatic Attic in Antwerp, Belgium. For this recording, DeRose digs deep into the Great American Songbook unearthing...Read More

  • A New Kiss

    David Budway #: MXJ222 RELEASED: 06/28/11 info

    David Budway’s impressive release, A New Kiss, features a mix of jazz standards and originals with elements of classical music, Arabic improvisation and popular song. Budway is joined by a...Read More

  • This Side Of Strayhorn

    Terrell Stafford #: MXJ408 RELEASED: 03/29/11 info

    Billy Strayhorn is widely considered to be one of the greatest composers of our time, and his three-decade-long collaboration with Duke Ellington furnished the American songbook with a number of timeless classics....Read More

  • Triple Play

    Russell Malone #: MXJ607 RELEASED: 11/02/10 info

    Russell Malone has been a significant figure in the jazz world for more than two decades. On Triple Play, he once again cements his reputation as a pre-eminent jazz guitarist, composer...Read More

  • New Strides

    Jeb Patton #: MXJ221 RELEASED: 11/17/09 info

    Pianist, composer and arranger Jeb Patton has been described as both a "young phenom" and an "absolute great," earning a well-regarded reputation in the international jazz community. On his MAXJAZZ piano series...Read More

  • Currents

    Manuel Valera #: MXJ220 RELEASED: 10/06/09 info

    Cuban pianist, composer and arranger Manuel Valera is at the forefront of contemporary modern jazz. He represents the next generation of great performers and composers. On Currents, his sound is fresh, inviting...Read More

  • Baker's Dozen

    John Proulx #: MXJ506 RELEASED: 07/28/09 info

    Baker’s Dozen presents a fresh take on twelve standards popularized by the late trumpeter/vocalist Chet Baker, plus an original that reflects Baker’s style. Surrounding John Proulx are some...Read More

  • Until It's Time

    Jack Wilkins #: MXJ606 RELEASED: 06/15/09 info

    Guitarist Jack Wilkins has been a part of the music scene for many years, recording and touring since the early 1970’s. On his release Until It’s Time, Wilkins’ distinct sound and...Read More

  • Live At Jazz Standard Volume Two

    Dena DeRose #: MXJ505 RELEASED: 10/21/08 info

    Dena DeRose has it all: she’s a dynamic jazz pianist, a compelling singer, and an innovative composer and arranger. On her release Live at Jazz Standard Volume 2, she performs both...Read More

  • November

    Jeremy Pelt #: MXJ407 RELEASED: 07/15/08 info

    Jeremy Pelt wrote and arranged all of the compositions on this acoustic, straight-ahead release. November features Pelt’s working quintet including tenor saxophonist JD Allen, pianist Danny Grissett, bassist Dwayne Burno...Read More

  • Don't Take Your Time

    Erin Bode #: MXJ118 RELEASED: 06/09/08 info

    The CD is reflective of her broad range of musical tastes – three jazz standards, songs by Cy Coleman and Irving Berlin, an American traditional, a tune from Lennon & McCartney, one from Bob...Read More

  • No Strangers Here

    Ben Wolfe #: MXJ605 RELEASED: 05/20/08 info

    Bassist Ben Wolfe wrote, arranged, and orchestrated all of the songs for this exceptional release. No Strangers Here features some outstanding musicians including a core band featuring Marcus Strickland, tenor and soprano...Read More

  • Live At Jazzbaltica

    Trio Da Paz & Joe Locke #: MXJ701 RELEASED: 03/25/08 info

    Joe Locke is regarded by many to be the most gifted vibraphonist of his generation. The recording was produced by all four musicians and features five original compositions and three standards. Trio...Read More

  • Live At Jazz Standard Volume One

    Dena DeRose #: MXJ504 RELEASED: 10/23/07 info

    Dena DeRose has it all: she’s a dynamic jazz pianist, a compelling singer, and an innovative composer and arranger. On her release Live at Jazz Standard Volume One, she performs both...Read More

  • Shock Value

    Jeremy Pelt #: MXJ406 RELEASED: 09/25/07 info

    Trumpeter Jeremy Pelt takes another big step forward on his new recording, Shock Value, which features his electric band WiRED. The five-time recipient of DownBeat’s Critics Poll as the top rising...Read More

  • Taking Chances

    Terrell Stafford #: MXJ405 RELEASED: 03/13/07 info

    Trumpeter and composer Terell Stafford is one of the most gifted and versatile musicians of his generation. Stafford combines lyricism and his love of melody with a spirited, adventurous edge. Taking Chances...Read More

  • When You're There

    Frank LoCrasto #: MXJ218 RELEASED: 11/21/06 info

    This is Frank LoCrasto and his debut release When You’re There. LoCrasto, a gifted pianist, composer and arranger, wrote all of the songs for this exceptional release. When You’re There...Read More

  • Softly

    Romero Lubambo #: MXJ603 RELEASED: 11/07/06 info

    On Softly, Romero Lubambo performs a variety of compositions including traditional Brazilian songs and American standards as well as original works. The unique aspect of this recording is that each song has...Read More

  • Live At Jazz Standard Volume Two

    Russell Malone #: MXJ604 RELEASED: 10/10/06 info

    Recorded September 9-11, 2005 at Jazz Standard in New York, Live at Jazz Standard Volume 2 offers a dynamic set of music. There is nothing quite like an entrancing live recording that puts the...Read More

  • Live At Jazz Standard Volume One

    Russell Malone #: MXJ602 RELEASED: 10/10/06 info

    On Live at Jazz Standard Volume One, Russell Malone captivates from the opener and displays why he is one of the most in-demand guitarists today. Live at Jazz Standard Volume One...Read More

  • Live At The Kennedy Center Volume Two

    Mulgrew Miller #: MXJ219 RELEASED: 08/29/06 info

    Live at The Kennedy Center (Volume Two) features a sumptuous selection of songs from a trio that shifts seamlessly from hard-driving grooves to soft ballads, all with a distinct sound that has...Read More

  • Til Tomorrow

    Cassandre McKinley #: MXJ123 RELEASED: 08/29/06 info

    McKinley grew up outside of Boston and began training as a singer, dancer and actress at the age of 14. She began working with vocal coaches while attending The Boston Conservatory of Music,...Read More

  • Live At The Kennedy Center Volume One

    Mulgrew Miller #: MXJ217 RELEASED: 08/29/06 info

    Live at The Kennedy Center (Volume One) features a sumptuous selection of songs from a trio that shifts seamlessly from hard-driving grooves to soft ballads, all with a distinct sound that has...Read More

  • Moon And Sand

    John Proulx #: MXJ503 RELEASED: 08/01/06 info

    With a voice that has shades of a young Chet Baker and an “in the pocket” piano style, John Proulx is on his way. Moon And Sand is recorded with legendary musicians...Read More

  • Live At Jazz Standard With Fred Hirsch

    Nancy King #: MXJ122 RELEASED: 05/09/06 info

    Very few improvisers in vocal jazz have mastered the musical vocabulary like Nancy King. The same can be said for the extremely accomplished pianist Fred Hersch. After many years of circling each...Read More

  • Here

    Eric Reed #: MXJ216 RELEASED: 05/09/06 info

    Over the last fifteen years, pianist Eric Reed has been a mainstay on the jazz scene. Having toured the world with his group and recorded as both a leader and sideman on...Read More

  • Over And Over

    Erin Bode #: MXJ121 RELEASED: 01/31/06 info

    Since the release of her debut album, Bode and pianist/guitarist Adam Maness have been writing a wide range of music that supplements their interpretations of the Great American Songbook, making music...Read More

  • Wildcrafted

    Geoffrey Keezer #: MXJ215 RELEASED: 10/25/05 info

    Geoffrey Keezer, regarded as one of the premiere pianists of his generation, is proud to announce the release of Wildcrafted, his first live CD. Wildcrafted, Keezer’s follow-up release to his critically...Read More

  • Identity

    Jeremy Pelt #: MXJ404 RELEASED: 07/19/05 info

    Trumpeter Jeremy Pelt has something to say, and does so in Identity with ten original compositions which define his musical direction and reinforce his capabilities as a leader.Read More

  • Live At Yoshi's Volume Two

    Jessica Williams #: MXJ214 RELEASED: 07/19/05 info

    Jessica Williams has the rare ability of drawing audiences into her musical circle by extracting vivid emotions from the music she plays. This is clearly evident on her new release Live at...Read More

  • Live At Yoshi's Volume Two

    Mulgrew Miller #: MXJ212 RELEASED: 06/07/05 info

    Mulgrew Miller thrives as one of the premiere jazz pianists of today. He returns with the second volume of Live at Yoshi’s, his third recording as a leader since joining MAXJAZZ...Read More

  • Solo Voyage

    Denny Zeitlin #: MXJ213 RELEASED: 06/07/05 info

    Renowned for his versatile compositions and intelligent interpretation of standards, pianist Denny Zeitlin’s recording, Solo Voyage, adds another chapter to his distinguished career. Zeitlin’s momentum continues to build following his 2004...Read More

  • In The P.M.

    Peter Martin #: MXJ211 RELEASED: 04/26/05 info

    Martin returns to the studio with his long time collaborators Reuben Rogers, bass; and Greg Hutchinson, drums; a trio that currently backs Grammy-award-winning vocalist Dianne Reeves. In The P.M. also features...Read More

  • A Walk In The Park

    Dena DeRose #: MXJ502 RELEASED: 04/26/05 info

    Dena DeRose casts a spell on her listener. Like other pianist/vocalists she is most often compared to – Shirley Horn and Diana Krall – she bewitches with her masterful phrasing and her manipulation...Read More

  • Serene Renegade

    René Marie #: MXJ120 RELEASED: 09/28/04 info

    René Marie sings about life and the art of living it fully. On Serene Renegade, her 4th CD for MAXJAZZ, she sings not only about her remarkable story but also those of...Read More

  • People Behave Like Ballads

    Rebecca Martin #: MXJ119 RELEASED: 08/31/04 info

    Rebecca Martin knows that music serves people in many ways. She knows that in the beginning, a bard – or “scop” in old Anglo-Saxon, which means “shaper” - went from village to village...Read More

  • Live At Yoshi's Volume One

    Jessica Williams #: MXJ210 RELEASED: 07/20/04 info

    Jessica Williams is entrancing when she performs. As with her previous release, All Alone, Williams chooses to showcase her playing more so than her considerable composing skills. She selected mostly standards for...Read More

  • Slickrock

    Denny Zeitlin #: MXJ209 RELEASED: 05/25/04 info

    Not long ago Marian McPartland – who in the decades of her career has listened to and performed with more pianists than anyone else on earth – had Zeitlin on her NPR show “Piano...Read More

  • Live At Yoshi's Volume One

    Mulgrew Miller #: MXJ208 RELEASED: 05/25/04 info

    Miller takes it to the next level now by recording his first live album. Recorded July 22-23, 2003, at Yoshi’s at Jack London Square – one of the world’s premiere jazz clubs...Read More

  • Playground

    Russell Malone #: MXJ601 RELEASED: 04/06/04 info

    Russell Malone’s Playground features his working band of Martin Bejerano, piano; Tassili Bond, bass; E.J. Strickland, drums and guests Gary Bartz, saxophone; and Joe Locke, vibes. All arrangements are...Read More

  • Luna

    Claudia Acuña #: MXJ117 RELEASED: 03/16/04 info

    Claudia Acuña began by singing Chilean folk and pop music and later tried rock, fusion and opera before coming upon her first musical career model – Frank Sinatra – at age 15. After years...Read More

  • MaxJazz Holiday

    Various Artists #: MXJ301 RELEASED: 11/01/03 info

    The first holiday release, MAXJAZZ Holiday featured many of the label’s stellar roster. “The jazz label’s artists – including Carla Cook, René Marie, LaVerne Butler, Bruce Barth and Mary Stallings –...Read More

  • Merry Magic

    Eric Reed #: MXJ302 RELEASED: 11/01/03 info

    Produced by Eric Reed, Merry Magic features Reed not only on piano and organ, but also as a surprise vocalist on “Santa Claus Is Coming To Town.” His quartet is comprised of...Read More

  • Falling Up

    Geoffrey Keezer #: MXJ207 RELEASED: 09/01/03 info

    Due to his taking to the piano at age three, Geoffrey Keezer worked early with such legends of jazz as Dizzy Gillespie, Ray Brown and Art Blakey, becoming the last pianist – and...Read More

  • Love Locked Out

    Patti Wicks #: MXJ501 RELEASED: 08/01/03 info

    Patti Wicks is a singer and pianist in the tradition of Jeri Southern, Shirley Horn and Paolo Conte. Her throaty voice and subtle lyrical readings, blended with her contemplative piano work, movingly...Read More

  • New Beginnings

    Terrell Stafford #: MXJ402 RELEASED: 06/01/03 info

    Terell Stafford has been a ubiquitous presence on the jazz scene. Since the mid-1990's, he’s been an integral part of jazz groups led by such stellar performers as Cedar Walton,...Read More

  • Soulful Song

    Steve Wilson #: MXJ401 RELEASED: 06/01/03 info

    Soulful Song features compositions from Stevie Wonder, Gil Scott Heron, Earth Wind & Fire and Steve Wilson’s friend, Patrice Rushen. Through this CD, Wilson melds where MAXJAZZ began – the voice – and...Read More

  • Live At Jazz Standard

    René Marie #: MXJ116 RELEASED: 04/01/03 info

    Listening to this third fantastic recording from René Marie, it’s clear she fully absorbed the music she listened to growing up: Maurice Ravel, Hank Williams, Harry Belafonte, Peter, Paul & Mary, the...Read More

  • All Alone

    Jessica Williams #: MXJ206 RELEASED: 03/01/03 info

    The prolific and highly creative pianist Jessica Williams is well-known for her stunning compositions and her mesmerizing solo concerts. All Alone showcases Williams’ startling multi-layered sound, giving her the ability to sound...Read More

  • Live At The Village Vanguard

    Bruce Barth #: MXJ205 RELEASED: 02/01/03 info

    “. . . a somewhat under- appreciated pianist of enormous ability, . . . Barth plays with an understated intensity, swathed in graceful technique and cradled in modernist harmonies. It bursts out in his own solos." -...Read More

  • Simply Natural

    Carla Cook #: MXJ115 RELEASED: 10/01/02 info

    In Cook’s singing you hear the vocal precision that comes from her years of study of voice , piano and string bass - disciplines she pursued rigorously ever since she made ...Read More

  • The Sequel

    Mulgrew Miller #: MXJ204 RELEASED: 09/01/02 info

    Miller is one of the most acclaimed – and recorded – jazz pianists of his generation. In a 1995 New York Times poll, he was selected as the “most in-demand” pianist in jazz and was...Read More

  • This Side Up

    Jessica Williams #: MXJ203 RELEASED: 04/01/02 info
  • Something Unexpected

    Peter Martin #: MXJ202 RELEASED: 09/01/01 info

    “The elegance of his touch, the textural clarity of his improvisations and the careful design of his solos distinguish Martin from many pianists of the 35-and-under generation." - Los Angeles...Read More

  • Vertigo

    René Marie #: MXJ114 RELEASED: 09/01/01 info

    Ms. Marie devoured the songbooks of Sarah Vaughn and Ella Fitzgerald ultimately using their vocal stylings as a point of departure for finding her own voice. Rene Marie’s sophomore release,”Vertigo,...Read More

  • East And West

    Bruce Barth #: MXJ201 RELEASED: 07/01/01 info

    Bruce Barth CD's feature a superb collection of originals and standards performed by one of the most intuitive pianists and composers in the industry. In addition to touring with his own trio,...Read More

  • A Foolish Thing To Do

    Laverne Butler #: MXJ113 RELEASED: 07/01/01 info

    LaVerne Butler’s latest release, A Foolish Thing To Do, captures her confidence, fluid mastery of the jazz form and her genuine joy in the music. With esteemed sidemen Bruce Barth (piano),...Read More

  • Live At The Village Vanguard

    Mary Stallings #: MXJ112 RELEASED: 03/01/01 info

    “One can best describe Mary Stallings’ mid-range vocal style as comfortable, fanciful and seasoned. She’s a pro with a lengthy career that has included stints with the orchestras of Dizzy Gillespie,...Read More

  • Dem Bones

    Carla Cook #: MXJ111 RELEASED: 02/01/01 info
  • Love Happened To Me

    Phillip Manuel #: MXJ110 RELEASED: 07/01/00 info

    That Aaron Neville was among the first to recognize a young Phillip Manuel’s talent speaks volumes about his abilities. . . Manuel wields pinpoint control over his instrument, and is equally at home...Read More

  • How Can I Keep From Singing

    René Marie #: MXJ109 RELEASED: 06/01/00 info

    A self-taught vocalist Rene Marie has been compared to Ella Fitzgerald Sarah Vaughan and Nancy Wilson - quite stunning considering her musical path. Marie started singing professionally at 15 with the Randolph...Read More

  • All In Good Time

    Asa Harris #: MXJ108 RELEASED: 09/01/99 info

    “Asa Harris’ All in Good Time may forfeit this strong, seasoned jazz vocalist some of her best-kept-secret status – although this standards-heavy, mostly trio-backed album is an enjoyable way to do it. . . With...Read More

  • You'd Be So Nice To Come Home To

    Christine Hitt #: MXJ107 RELEASED: 08/01/99 info

    Christine Hitt is an extraordinary performer whose superb vocals are rivaled only by her matchless piano excursions. Her initial MAXJAZZ CD - You'd Be So Nice To Come Home To - shares...Read More

  • It's All About Love

    Carla Cook #: MXJ106 RELEASED: 08/01/99 info
  • Fade To Blue

    Laverne Butler #: MXJ105 RELEASED: 06/01/99 info

    Blues In The City by LaVerne Butler was not only her MAXJAZZ debut, but maintains the distinction of launching the label’s highly acclaimed Vocal Series. The release hit #1 on the Gavin...Read More

  • Fade To Blue

    Mardra & Reggie Thomas #: MXJ104 RELEASED: 03/01/98 info

    “Fade To Blue opens another fertile chapter in a long line of jazz giants from east of the St. Louis Arch. Illinois natives Mardra & Reggie Thomas swing, serenade and ultimately seduce the...Read More

  • One, Two, Three

    Dave Venn #: MXJ103 RELEASED: 08/01/97 info

    Love Letters is a worthy entree to pianist Dave Venn's artfully designed pastiche, One Two Three. His debut compact disc as a leader celebrates all three voices early on. First, the ringing...Read More

  • I'll Remember April

    The Kennedy Brothers #: MXJ102 RELEASED: 08/01/97 info

    The Kennedy Brothers and drummer Todd Strait have fashioned a perfect blend of standards for their first trio compact disc, I'll Remember April. They display great command of their instruments and sheer...Read More

  • Two Roads

    Brilliant Corners #: MXJ101 RELEASED: 07/01/97 info

    Brilliant Corners features layer upon layer of resplendent colors and cutting edge creativity. Their compact disc, Two Roads, is a refreshing amalgam of humor, melodic excursions, brash new inventions and simmering ballad...Read More