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Articles by Jim Santella

  1. Experiences
    356
    Published: 2011-07-21
    Tomas Janzon
    Experiences
  2. Second Chance
    215
    Published: 2011-07-10
    Irene Kral
    Second Chance
  3. Couldn't Stand the Weather
    254
    Published: 2011-07-09
    Stevie Ray Vaughan and Double Trouble
    Couldn't Stand the Weather
  4. Raw Jazz
    570
    Published: 2009-12-18
    Hanjin
    Raw Jazz
  5. You Can't Buy Love
    428
    Published: 2009-12-17
    Sonja Dunson
    You Can't Buy Love
  6. New Ground
    434
    Published: 2009-08-28
    Iris Ornig
    New Ground
  7. Until It's Time
    408
    Published: 2009-08-27
    Jack Wilkins
    Until It's Time
  8. Moods
    276
    Published: 2009-08-26
    Michaela Rabitsch / Robert Pawlik Quartet
    Moods
  9. Nuthin' But a Thang!
    484
    Published: 2009-08-24
    Glenn Patrik
    Nuthin' But a Thang!
  10. Metropolitain
    383
    Published: 2009-08-23
    Kyle Eastwood
    Metropolitain
  11. Fun Out of Life
    333
    Published: 2009-08-02
    April Hall
    Fun Out of Life
  12. Modern Times
    457
    Published: 2009-07-26
    Bobby Selvaggio
    Modern Times
  13. Heart Beats
    352
    Published: 2009-05-05
    Omer Klein
    Heart Beats
  14. Beauty
    209
    Published: 2009-05-04
    Gary Hassay / Dan Dechellis / Tatsuya Nakatani
    Beauty
  15. El Viaje
    262
    Published: 2009-04-05
    Pedro Giraudo Jazz Orchestra
    El Viaje
  16. Live & Unveiled
    258
    Published: 2009-03-23
    Jason Campbell
    Live & Unveiled
  17. High Noon: The Jazz Soul of Frankie Laine
    451
    Published: 2009-02-18
    Gary Smulyan
    High Noon: The Jazz Soul of Frankie Laine
  18. Juicy
    424
    Published: 2009-01-04
    Earl R. Johnson Jr.
    Juicy
  19. Flood
    495
    Published: 2008-12-13
    Avishai Cohen
    Flood
  20. Persistence
    260
    Published: 2008-11-12
    Joe Magnarelli
    Persistence
  21. Energy Fields
    319
    Published: 2008-11-11
    Ralph Lalama Quartet
    Energy Fields
  22. Cleome: Live Takes
    241
    Published: 2008-10-09
    Judi Silvano
    Cleome: Live Takes
  23. Soliloque
    389
    Published: 2008-10-08
    Francois Theberge Group with Lee Konitz
    Soliloque
  24. Conversations With My Family
    392
    Published: 2008-09-29
    Mike Garson
    Conversations With My Family
  25. My Favorite Guitars
    397
    Published: 2008-09-28
    Andreas Oberg
    My Favorite Guitars
  26. Letter to Herbie
    495
    Published: 2008-09-26
    John Beasley
    Letter to Herbie
  27. Just This Once
    287
    Published: 2008-08-24
    Los Blancos
    Just This Once
  28. Live in London
    323
    Published: 2008-08-23
    Gene Harris
    Live in London
  29. This We Know
    340
    Published: 2008-08-12
    Michael Moore & Fred Hersch
    This We Know
  30. Rainbow People
    169
    Published: 2008-08-08
    SteveTurre
    Rainbow People
  31. My Little French Dancer
    182
    Published: 2008-07-15
    Diane Hoffman
    My Little French Dancer
  32. Cannon Re-Loaded: All-Star Celebration of Cannonball Adderley
    132
    Published: 2008-07-08
    Various Artists
    Cannon Re-Loaded: All-Star Celebration of Cannonball Adderley
  33. Dreams & Shadows
    195
    Published: 2008-07-01
    Judy Wexler
    Dreams & Shadows
  34. Continuum
    219
    Published: 2008-06-06
    Eric McPherson
    Continuum
  35. Alone Together
    177
    Published: 2008-06-05
    Tim Hagans
    Alone Together
  36. When You Know
    323
    Published: 2008-06-04
    Dianne Reeves
    When You Know
  37. "My Voice" . . . . Living the Dream!
    153
    Published: 2008-05-22
    Sammie Roberts
    "My Voice" . . . . Living the Dream!
  38. Music for a Green Planet
    251
    Published: 2008-05-05
    Hayes Greenfield
    Music for a Green Planet
  39. The Song is You
    188
    Published: 2008-04-21
    Marcus Belgrave & Michele Ramo
    The Song is You
  40. Floratone
    157
    Published: 2008-04-03
    Floratone
    Floratone
  41. The Lost Chords Find Paolo Fresu
    147
    Published: 2008-04-02
    Carla Bley
    The Lost Chords Find Paolo Fresu
  42. An Immusical Journey
    298
    Published: 2008-04-01
    The Free Jazz Heptakaidectet
    An Immusical Journey
  43. Comet Ride
    149
    Published: 2008-03-14
    The Willie Williams Trio
    Comet Ride
  44. Live at St. Nick's
    213
    Published: 2008-03-13
    Salim Washington
    Live at St. Nick's
  45. Standards & Ballads
    458
    Published: 2008-01-26
    Wynton Marsalis
    Standards & Ballads
  46. The Story, So Far
    358
    Published: 2008-01-07
    Katie Bull
    The Story, So Far
  47. Side Dishes
    296
    Published: 2008-01-06
    James Harman
    Side Dishes
  48. Get Happy
    149
    Published: 2008-01-05
    Royce Campbell
    Get Happy
  49. Delta Bound
    310
    Published: 2007-12-20
    Evan Christopher
    Delta Bound
  50. Blues in Our Heart
    238
    Published: 2007-12-07
    David Ostwald
    Blues in Our Heart
Read more album reviews by Jim Santella
  1. Read "Rufus Reid: Live in Vienna"
    427
    Published: 2010-09-04
    DVD/Film Reviews
    Rufus Reid: Live in Vienna
  2. Read "The Jazz Singers: The Ultimate Guide"
    540
    Published: 2009-08-28
    Book Reviews
    The Jazz Singers: The Ultimate Guide
  3. Read "Joe Magnarelli's Trumpet Jams"
    317
    Published: 2009-03-07
    Multiple Reviews
    Joe Magnarelli's Trumpet Jams
  4. Read "Blue Note 70th Anniversary Celebration"
    282
    Published: 2009-02-26
    Live Reviews
    Blue Note 70th Anniversary Celebration
  5. Read "Mark Sherman at the Crowne Plaza Hotel, Los Angeles"
    265
    Published: 2009-02-25
    Live Reviews
    Mark Sherman at the Crowne Plaza Hotel, Los Angeles
  6. Read "Tony Monaco: Vital Organs"
    406
    Published: 2009-01-10
    Multiple Reviews
    Tony Monaco: Vital Organs
  7. Read "Eric Alexander: Three Times Around the Block"
    526
    Published: 2008-12-06
    Multiple Reviews
    Eric Alexander: Three Times Around the Block
  8. Read "Monk Competition 2008: Saxophones"
    823
    Published: 2008-11-22
    Live Reviews
    Monk Competition 2008: Saxophones
  9. Read "Jazz & Blues: A Tribute to B.B. King"
    528
    Published: 2008-11-22
    Live Reviews
    Jazz & Blues: A Tribute to B.B. King
  10. Read "Jeremy Pelt: November & Chillin' Live"
    242
    Published: 2008-09-06
    Multiple Reviews
    Jeremy Pelt: November & Chillin' Live
  11. Read "High Hat, Trumpet and Rhythm: The Life and Music of Valaida Snow"
    344
    Published: 2008-08-09
    Book Reviews
    High Hat, Trumpet and Rhythm: The Life and Music of Valaida Snow
  12. Read "Jazz: An Introduction to the History and Legends Behind American Music"
    234
    Published: 2008-06-21
    Book Reviews
    Jazz: An Introduction to the History and Legends Behind...
  13. Read "Bireli Lagrene"
    241
    Published: 2008-05-10
    Multiple Reviews
    Bireli Lagrene
  14. Read "Straight Ahead: Jon Mayer & Grant Stewart"
    191
    Published: 2008-05-04
    Multiple Reviews
    Straight Ahead: Jon Mayer & Grant Stewart
  15. Read "Trumpet and Piano Jazz: Irvin Mayfield/Ellis Marsalis & Umberto Petrin/Jean-Luc Cappozzo"
    234
    Published: 2008-04-06
    Multiple Reviews
    Trumpet and Piano Jazz: Irvin Mayfield/Ellis Marsalis & Umberto...
  16. Read "Larry Coryell: A Retrospective"
    458
    Published: 2008-02-03
    DVD/Film Reviews
    Larry Coryell: A Retrospective
  17. Read "Love Letters: Ella Fitzgerald, Nicki Parrott/Rossano Sportiello & Ed Reed"
    254
    Published: 2008-02-02
    Multiple Reviews
    Love Letters: Ella Fitzgerald, Nicki Parrott/Rossano Sportiello...
  18. Read "The Large Ensemble: Maria Schneider, Brad Steinwehe & Westchester Jazz Orchestra"
    303
    Published: 2008-01-05
    Multiple Reviews
    The Large Ensemble: Maria Schneider, Brad Steinwehe &...
  19. Read "Monk Competition 2007: Trumpets"
    347
    Published: 2007-11-22
    Live Reviews
    Monk Competition 2007: Trumpets
  20. Read "Duke Ellington: Live in '58"
    625
    Published: 2007-11-18
    DVD/Film Reviews
    Duke Ellington: Live in '58
  21. Read "John Coltrane: Live in '60, '61 & '65"
    566
    Published: 2007-11-06
    DVD/Film Reviews
    John Coltrane: Live in '60, '61 & '65
  22. Read "Accordion to Jazz"
    348
    Published: 2007-11-04
    Multiple Reviews
    Accordion to Jazz
  23. Read "Sarah Vaughan: Live in '58 & '64"
    514
    Published: 2007-10-28
    DVD/Film Reviews
    Sarah Vaughan: Live in '58 & '64
  24. Read "Wes Montgomery: Live in '65"
    459
    Published: 2007-10-26
    DVD/Film Reviews
    Wes Montgomery: Live in '65
  25. Read "Satoko Fujii & Natsuki Tamura Duo"
    166
    Published: 2007-09-27
    Live Reviews
    Satoko Fujii & Natsuki Tamura Duo
  26. Read "Journeyman's Road: Modern Blues Lives From Faulkner's Mississippi To Post-9/11 New York"
    310
    Published: 2007-08-09
    Book Reviews
    Journeyman's Road: Modern Blues Lives From Faulkner's...
  27. Read "Cryptogramophone"
    469
    Published: 2007-08-06
    Record Label Profiles
    Cryptogramophone
  28. Read "Kenny Burrell and The Jazz Heritage All-Stars play in Hollywood"
    378
    Published: 2007-07-26
    Live Reviews
    Kenny Burrell and The Jazz Heritage All-Stars play in Hollywood
  29. Read "Hot 'n' Heavy: Live at the Ascension Loft"
    250
    Published: 2007-07-19
    DVD/Film Reviews
    Hot 'n' Heavy: Live at the Ascension Loft
  30. Read "Anat Cohen: Chant Of The Reeds"
    255
    Published: 2007-05-21
    Multiple Reviews
    Anat Cohen: Chant Of The Reeds
  31. Read "Tone Center On Song With Carlos Santana Tribute And Michael Landau Group"
    290
    Published: 2007-05-18
    Multiple Reviews
    Tone Center On Song With Carlos Santana Tribute And Michael...
  32. Read "John Abercrombie at The Jazz Bakery, L. A."
    150
    Published: 2007-05-16
    Live Reviews
    John Abercrombie at The Jazz Bakery, L. A.
  33. Read "Columbia/Legacy Signature Series: Count Basie & The Brecker Brothers"
    419
    Published: 2007-05-13
    Multiple Reviews
    Columbia/Legacy Signature Series: Count Basie & The Brecker...
  34. Read "Jazz Mozart: John di Martino & Uri Caine"
    435
    Published: 2007-05-06
    Multiple Reviews
    Jazz Mozart: John di Martino & Uri Caine
  35. Read "Guitars: Michael Musillami, Threedom & Tom Guarna"
    133
    Published: 2007-05-05
    Multiple Reviews
    Guitars: Michael Musillami, Threedom & Tom Guarna
  36. Read "Stanley Clarke: Night School"
    461
    Published: 2007-03-16
    DVD/Film Reviews
    Stanley Clarke: Night School
  37. Read "Steve Swell: Double Diploid & Live at the Bowery Poetry Club"
    224
    Published: 2007-03-03
    Multiple Reviews
    Steve Swell: Double Diploid & Live at the Bowery Poetry Club
  38. Read "Jake Shimabukuro Live: Ukulele Jazz"
    245
    Published: 2007-02-25
    Live Reviews
    Jake Shimabukuro Live: Ukulele Jazz
  39. Read "Jazz Guide NYC"
    271
    Published: 2007-02-21
    Book Reviews
    Jazz Guide NYC
  40. Read "Scott McLemore; Brian Allen: Found Music; Synapse"
    230
    Published: 2007-01-14
    Multiple Reviews
    Scott McLemore; Brian Allen: Found Music; Synapse
  41. Read "On Fire; Estate"
    119
    Published: 2007-01-14
    Multiple Reviews
    On Fire; Estate
  42. Read "A Telarc Christmas: Two Helpings Of Festive Fare"
    530
    Published: 2006-12-10
    Multiple Reviews
    A Telarc Christmas: Two Helpings Of Festive Fare
  43. Read "Mike Arroyo: Performing Live"
    141
    Published: 2006-11-12
    DVD/Film Reviews
    Mike Arroyo: Performing Live
  44. Read "Charles Mingus: Two Impressive Souvenirs"
    196
    Published: 2006-10-01
    Multiple Reviews
    Charles Mingus: Two Impressive Souvenirs
  45. Read "Bir"
    179
    Published: 2006-08-07
    DVD/Film Reviews
    Bir
  46. Read "Portrait Of Johnny: The Life Of John Herndon Mercer"
    280
    Published: 2006-08-06
    Book Reviews
    Portrait Of Johnny: The Life Of John Herndon Mercer
  47. Read "New Guitar Summit: Live at the Stoneham Theatre"
    239
    Published: 2006-07-30
    DVD/Film Reviews
    New Guitar Summit: Live at the Stoneham Theatre
  48. Read "Louis Armstrong"
    268
    Published: 2006-07-09
    Book Reviews
    Louis Armstrong
  49. Read "Jane Fuller: Mellow Kicks On Route 66"
    182
    Published: 2006-06-14
    Live Reviews
    Jane Fuller: Mellow Kicks On Route 66
  50. Read "Randy Brecker: Some Skunk Funk & Soul Bop Band-Live"
    199
    Published: 2006-06-07
    Multiple Reviews
    Randy Brecker: Some Skunk Funk & Soul Bop Band-Live
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  1. Read "Lady Day: The Complete Billie Holiday On Columbia (1933-1944)"
    539
    Published: 2001-10-01
    CD/LP/Track Review
    Billie Holiday: Lady Day: The Complete Billie Holiday On Columbia (1933-1944)
  2. Read "Codes"
    412
    Published: 2006-05-12
    CD/LP/Track Review
    Ignacio Berroa: Codes
  3. Read "The Black Big Bands: Four Swinging Big Bands from a Bygone Era"
    360
    Published: 2004-07-12
    DVD/Film Reviews
    The Black Big Bands: Four Swinging Big Bands from a Bygone Era
  4. Read "Ken Burns Jazz: The Story Of America's Music"
    447
    Published: 2000-12-01
    CD/LP/Track Review
    Ken Burns: Ken Burns Jazz: The Story Of America's Music
  5. Read "Legends of Jazz: The Jazz Masters"
    349
    Published: 2005-05-30
    Live Reviews
    Legends of Jazz: The Jazz Masters
  6. Read "The Word is Out"
    493
    Published: 2006-03-21
    CD/LP/Track Review
    Jaco Pastorius Big Band: The Word is Out
  7. Read "Miles Davis - Seven Steps: The Complete Columbia Recordings, 1963-1964"
    937
    Published: 2004-09-22
    Extended Analysis
    Miles Davis: Miles Davis - Seven Steps: The Complete Columbia Recordings, 1963-1964
  8. Read "The Legendary Big Band"
    525
    Published: 2002-12-05
    CD/LP/Track Review
    Billy Eckstine: The Legendary Big Band
  9. Read "Wes Montgomery: Live in '65"
    459
    Published: 2007-10-26
    DVD/Film Reviews
    Wes Montgomery: Live in '65
  10. Read "Louis Armstrong: An Extravagant Wife"
    715
    Published: 2004-04-01
    Book Reviews
    Louis Armstrong: An Extravagant Wife
  11. Read "Solos, Sessions & Encores"
    336
    Published: 2007-11-05
    CD/LP/Track Review
    Stevie Ray Vaughan: Solos, Sessions & Encores
  12. Read "Milestones"
    428
    Published: 2001-04-01
    CD/LP/Track Review
    Miles Davis: Milestones
  13. Read "Ultimate Cool & Sanctified: Two Blue Note Compilations"
    347
    Published: 2006-05-12
    Multiple Reviews
    Ultimate Cool & Sanctified: Two Blue Note Compilations
  14. Read "The Complete Roulette Dinah Washington Sessions"
    656
    Published: 2004-12-24
    Extended Analysis
    Dinah Washington: The Complete Roulette Dinah Washington Sessions
  15. Read "The Last Word - The Warner Bros. Years"
    465
    Published: 2002-08-03
    CD/LP/Track Review
    Miles Davis: The Last Word - The Warner Bros. Years
  16. Read "The Essential Mingus Big Band"
    211
    Published: 2001-11-01
    CD/LP/Track Review
    Mingus Big Band: The Essential Mingus Big Band
  17. Read "Buddy Guy: Can't Quit The Blues"
    645
    Published: 2006-10-22
    Extended Analysis
    Buddy Guy: Buddy Guy: Can't Quit The Blues
  18. Read "George Benson: Live at Montreux 1986"
    584
    Published: 2005-12-04
    DVD/Film Reviews
    George Benson: Live at Montreux 1986
  19. Read "Louis Armstrong: An Extravagant Life"
    504
    Published: 2004-03-27
    Book Reviews
    Louis Armstrong: An Extravagant Life
  20. Read "Junjo"
    524
    Published: 2006-08-02
    CD/LP/Track Review
    Esperanza Spalding: Junjo
  21. Read "Filles De Kilimanjaro"
    497
    Published: 2002-08-01
    CD/LP/Track Review
    Miles Davis: Filles De Kilimanjaro
  22. Read "Blue Bossa Nova & Great Jazz Tenor Saxophone"
    543
    Published: 2006-05-05
    Multiple Reviews
    Blue Bossa Nova & Great Jazz Tenor Saxophone
  23. Read "Duke Ellington: Live in '58"
    625
    Published: 2007-11-18
    DVD/Film Reviews
    Duke Ellington: Live in '58
  24. Read "Footprints: The Life And Music Of Wayne Shorter"
    480
    Published: 2004-11-09
    CD/LP/Track Review
    Wayne Shorter: Footprints: The Life And Music Of Wayne Shorter
  25. Read "A Jazz Musician's Christmas"
    577
    Published: 2002-12-02
    CD/LP/Track Review
    Tom Kubis Big Band: A Jazz Musician's Christmas
  26. Read "Fats Waller: If You Got To Ask, You Ain't Got It!"
    610
    Published: 2006-09-29
    Extended Analysis
    Fats Waller: Fats Waller: If You Got To Ask, You Ain't Got It!
  27. Read "In Person Saturday Night At The Blackhawk, Complete, Volume II"
    408
    Published: 2003-05-06
    CD/LP/Track Review
    Miles Davis: In Person Saturday Night At The Blackhawk, Complete, Volume II
  28. Read "100 Years of Jazz Guitar"
    773
    Published: 2005-10-12
    Extended Analysis
    Various Artists: 100 Years of Jazz Guitar
  29. Read "Downright Upright"
    433
    Published: 2007-02-21
    CD/LP/Track Review
    Brian Bromberg: Downright Upright
  30. Read "Tony Bennett: The Complete Improv Recordings"
    712
    Published: 2004-12-10
    Extended Analysis
    Tony Bennett: Tony Bennett: The Complete Improv Recordings
  31. Read "The Great Summit/Complete Sessions"
    523
    Published: 2000-10-01
    CD/LP/Track Review
    Louis Armstrong & Duke Ellington: The Great Summit/Complete Sessions
  32. Read "One Night With Blue Note"
    534
    Published: 2003-12-13
    DVD/Film Reviews
    One Night With Blue Note
  33. Read "The Best Of Ken Burns JAZZ"
    419
    Published: 2000-12-01
    CD/LP/Track Review
    Ken Burns: The Best Of Ken Burns JAZZ
  34. Read "Jazz and the Classical Guitar"
    364
    Published: 2006-02-24
    Book Reviews
    Jazz and the Classical Guitar
  35. Read "Monk Competition 2008: Saxophones"
    823
    Published: 2008-11-22
    Live Reviews
    Monk Competition 2008: Saxophones
  36. Read "Miles Davis: Miles in Berlin"
    947
    Published: 2006-04-01
    Extended Analysis
    Miles Davis: Miles Davis: Miles in Berlin
  37. Read "At Carnegie Hall"
    281
    Published: 2001-04-01
    CD/LP/Track Review
    The Dave Brubeck Quartet: At Carnegie Hall
  38. Read "The Essential Sonny Rollins: The RCA Years"
    607
    Published: 2005-11-16
    CD/LP/Track Review
    Sonny Rollins: The Essential Sonny Rollins: The RCA Years
  39. Read "About The Blues"
    246
    Published: 2002-09-01
    CD/LP/Track Review
    Julie London: About The Blues
  40. Read "Live (And Very Plugged In)"
    315
    Published: 2003-11-13
    CD/LP/Track Review
    Dave Weckl Band: Live (And Very Plugged In)
  41. Read "Good Night, and Good Luck"
    421
    Published: 2005-10-18
    CD/LP/Track Review
    Dianne Reeves: Good Night, and Good Luck
  42. Read "In Person Friday Night At The Blackhawk, Complete, Volume I"
    410
    Published: 2003-05-06
    CD/LP/Track Review
    Miles Davis: In Person Friday Night At The Blackhawk, Complete, Volume I
  43. Read "Water Babies"
    425
    Published: 2002-08-01
    CD/LP/Track Review
    Miles Davis: Water Babies
  44. Read "The Complete Savoy And Dial Studio Recordings: 1944-1948"
    340
    Published: 2001-02-01
    CD/LP/Track Review
    Charlie Parker: The Complete Savoy And Dial Studio Recordings: 1944-1948
  45. Read "Nat King Cole At The Sands"
    307
    Published: 2002-09-01
    CD/LP/Track Review
    Nat King Cole: Nat King Cole At The Sands
  46. Read "The Essential Dave Brubeck"
    389
    Published: 2003-05-01
    CD/LP/Track Review
    Dave Brubeck: The Essential Dave Brubeck
  47. Read "Playboy's Latin Jazz Christmas: A Not So Silent Night"
    354
    Published: 2001-10-01
    CD/LP/Track Review
    Various Artists: Playboy's Latin Jazz Christmas: A Not So Silent Night
  48. Read "The Columbia Years (1962-1968)"
    528
    Published: 2001-06-01
    CD/LP/Track Review
    Thelonious Monk: The Columbia Years (1962-1968)
  49. Read "Money Jungle"
    320
    Published: 2002-08-01
    CD/LP/Track Review
    Duke Ellington: Money Jungle
  50. Read "Nina Simone Sings the Blues"
    423
    Published: 2006-01-10
    CD/LP/Track Review
    Nina Simone: Nina Simone Sings the Blues