Penguin Guide to Jazz Diffs: 5th vs. 6th Editions


Note: These lists are believed to be complete. The sort order has changed slightly between editions, so we use the more recent (6th Edition).

Artist Title 5th Ed. 6th Ed.
AALY Trio I Wonder If Was Screaming [Crazy Wisdom]   ***(*)
Greg Abate Bop City - Live at Birdland [Candid] ***  
  Straight Ahead [Candid] ***  
  Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde [Candid] **(*)  
  My Buddy [Seaside] ***  
  Bop Lives! [Blue Chip] ***(*)  
John Abercrombie Upon a Time [New Albion] ***  
  Cat'n'Mouse [ECM]   ****
Rabih Abou-Khalil Between Dusk and Dawn [MMP] **** ***
  Yara [Enja]   ***
  The Cactus of Knowledge [Enja]   ****
Muhal Richard Abrams Things to Come From Those Now Gone [Delmark] ***(*)  
  The Visibility of Thought [Mutable Music]   ***
Bruce Ackley The Hearing [Avant] ****  
George Adams Earth Beams [Timeless] ***  
  Life Line [Timeless] ***(*)  
  Melodic Excursions [Timeless] ***  
  City Gates [Timeless] ***  
  Decisions [Timeless] ***(*)  
  Live at Montmartre [Timeless] **(*)  
Pepper Adams Live [Culture Press/That's Jazz] ***  
  The Master [Camden]   ***(*)
Steve Adams In Out Side [Nine Winds] ***(*)  
Julian 'Cannonball' Adderley Jazz Workshop Revisited [Capitol]   ***
  Cannonball in Japan [Capitol] **  
Nat Adderley Introducing Nat Adderley [Verve]   ***
  In the Bag [OJC] ***(*) ***
  Thinkin' About Ya [32 Jazz] ***(*)  
NoŽl Akchotť J'en doute encore [Stupeur & Trompette]   ***
  NoŽl Akchotť & Bruno Meillier [SMI]   ***
  Rien [Winter & Winter]   **(*)
  Alike Joseph [Rectangle]   ***
  Simple Joseph [Rectangle]   ***
Alvin Alcorn Live at Earthquake McGoon's Vol. 1 [GHB] *** **(*)
  Live at Earthquake McGoon's Vol. 2 [GHB] **(*) ***(*)
Howard Alden My Shining Hour [Concord]   ***(*)
Terrie Richards Alden Love [Nagel-Heyer]   **(*)
Eric Alexander The First Milestone [Milestone]   ***(*)
  The Second Milestone [Milestone]   ***(*)
Monty Alexander So What [Black & Blue]   ***
  Goin' Yard [Telarc]   **(*)
Rashied Ali Moon Flight [Knitting Factory]   ***
  N.Y. Ain't So Bad [Knit Classics]   ***
  Live at Tonic [DIW]   ***
Jan Allan Software [Imogena]   ***(*)
Carl Allen Piccadilly Square [Timeless] ***  
  The Dark Side of Dewey [Evidence] ***(*)  
  The Pursuer [Atlantic] ***  
  Testimonial [Atlantic] ***  
Geri Allen The Printmakers [Minor Music] ***  
  Home Grown [Minor Music] ***(*)  
Harry Allen Love Songs Live! [Nagel-Heyer]   ***
  Night Birds [Gemini] ***(*) ***
Henry 'Red' Allen Henry 'Red' Allen 1929-1936 [Jazz Classics in Digital Stereo] ****  
  The Hot Trumpets of Joe Newman and Henry 'Red' Allen [Prestige]   **(*)
  Live, 1965 [Storyville] **(*) ***(*)
Ben Allison Medicine Wheel [Palmetto]   ***
  Third Eye [Palmetto]   ***(*)
  Riding the Nuclear Tiger [Palmetto]   ****
Mose Allison The Word From Mose [Atlantic]   ****
  The Sage of Tippo [32 Jazz] ****  
  Middle Class White Boy [Discovery] ***  
  The Mose Chronicles - Live in London Volume 1 [Blue Note]   ***(*)
Karin Allyson Ballads - Remembering John Coltrane [Concord]   ***(*)
Peter Almqvist Dig, Myself and I [Storyville] ***  
  Peter Almqvist Trio With Horace Parlan [Storyville] ***  
Barry Altschul That's Nice [Soul Note] **(*) ***(*)
Ari Ambrose Chainsaw [Steeplechase]   ***(*)
  Early Song [Steeplechase]   ***(*)
Franco Ambrosetti Grazie Italia [Enja]   ***(*)
AMM Tunes Without Measure or End [Matchless]   ***
  Fine [Matchless]   ***(*)
Gene Ammons Blue Gene [OJC] **(*) ***(*)
  God Bless Jug and Sonny [Prestige]   ***
Arild Andersen Molde Concert [ECM]   ***(*)
Ernestine Anderson Live at the 1990 Concord Jazz Festival - Third Set [Concord] ***  
Fred Anderson The Dark Day: Live in Verona 1979 [Atavistic]   ***
  The Milwaukee Tapes: Volume 1 [Atavistic]   ***
  Chicago Chamber Music [Okkadisk]   ***
  Fred Anderson & DKV Trio [Okkadisk]   ***
  Fred Anderson Quartet: Volume 1 [Asian Improv]   ***
  Fred Anderson Quartet: Volume 2 [Asian Improv]   ***
  On the Run: Live at the Velvet Lounge [Delmark]   **
  Duets 2001: Live at the Empty Bottle [Thrill Jockey]   ***
Ray Anderson Old Bottles - New Wine [Enja] ***(*)  
  It Just So Happens [Enja] ***  
Reid Anderson The Vastness of Space [Fresh Sound]   ****
Wessell Anderson Warmdaddy in the Garden of Swing [Atlantic] ***  
  Thw Ways of Warmdaddy [Atlantic] ***  
Krister Andersson About Time [Flash Music] ***(*)  
Ulf Andersson Flying Carpet [Four Leaf Clover]   ***
The Antique Six Roadshow [PEK Sound]   **(*)
Apaturia Quintet Apaturia [YVP] ****  
Peter Apfelbaum Luminous Charms [Gramavision] **(*)  
Arcana The Last Wave [DIW] ****  
  Arc of the Testimony [Axiom] ***(*)  
Julian ArguŽlles Phaedrus [Ah Um] ***  
Tim Armacost The Intercontinental Jazz Trio Live at the BIM-Huis [Via Jazz]   **(*)
  The Wishing Well [Double-Time]   ***
Louis Armstrong The Complete Hot Five and Hot Seven Recordings [Columbia]   ****
  Fireworks [Dreyfus]   ***
  Heebie Jeebies [Naxos Jazz]   ***
  On the Sunny Side of the Street [Jazz] ***  
  The Complete RCA Victor Recordings [Bluebird]   ****
  C'est Si Bon [Proper]   ***
  C'est Si Bon [Dreyfus]   ***
  Satchmo Serenades [Verve]   ***(*)
  Satchmo in Style [Verve]   ***
  Satchmo A Musical Autobiography Vol. 1 [Jazz Unlimited] ***  
  Satchmo A Musical Autobiography Vol. 2 [Jazz Unlimited] ***  
  Satchmo A Musical Autobiography Vol. 3 [Jazz Unlimited] ***  
  Satchmo A Musical Autobiography [Verve]   ***
  Satchmo the Great [Columbia]   ***
  Ambassador Satch [Columbia]   ***
  Basin Street Blues [Black Lion] **(*)  
  I Love Jazz! [Verve]   ***
  Americans in Sweden [Tax] **(*)  
  The Great Summit - The Master Takes [Roulette]   ****
  Masters of Jazz: Louis Armstrong [Storyville] **  
  Louis Armstrong & the All Stars 1965 [EPM Musique] *  
  The Legendary Berlin Concert [Jazzpoint]   **
  The Legendary Berlin Concert Volume II [Jazzpoint]   **
  The Best Live Concert Vol. 1 [Emarcy]   **
  The Best Live Concert Vol. 2 [Emarcy]   **
  Louis Armstrong and His Friends [RCA Victor Gold]   **
Bernhard Arndt Inside Insight [FMP] ***  
Dag Arnesen The Day After [Taurus]   **
  Photographs [Taurus]   **
  Movin' [Taurus]   ***
Thomas Arnesen Backwater Blues [Sittel] ***  
Kenneth ArnstrŲm Jazz Feeling Vol 1: Baby Face [Phontastic]   ***(*)
ARP Muskel Svan Gunga [Dragon] ***  
Lynne Arriale A Long Road Home [TCB]   ***(*)
  Melody [TCB]   ***
  Live at Montreux [TCB]   ***(*)
  Inspiration [TCB]   ****
Art Ensemble of Chicago Tutankhamun [Black Lion] ***  
  The Spiritual [Black Lion] ***  
  A Jackson in Your House / Message to Our Folks [Charly] ***  
Art Group The Complete C.M.C. Sessions [Splasc(h)]   **(*)
  Off Limits [Splasc(h)]   **
Harold Ashby Scufflin' [Black & Blue]   ***
  I'm Old Fashioned [Stash] ***  
Svend Asmussen Still Fiddling [Storyville]   ***(*)
Astreja Music From Davos [Leo]   (***)
Gilad Atzmon Take It or Leave It . . . [Face Jazz]   ***
  Gilad Atzmon & the Orient House Ensemble [Tiptoe]   ***
  Nostalgico [Tiptoe]   ***
Available Jelly In Full Flail [Ear-rational] ***  
  Al(l)ways [NOM] ***(*)  
Omer Avital Think With Your Heart [Fresh Sound]   ***
Albert Ayler The First Recordings: Volume 2 [DIW] **(*) ***(*)
  My Name Is Albert Ayler [Black Lion] ***  
  Goin' Home [Black Lion] ***  
  Witches and Devils [Freedom] ***(*)  
  Vibrations [Freedom] ***  
  The Hilversum Session [Coppens] ***  
Azimuth Azimuth / The Touchstone / Dťpart [ECM] ***(*) **(*)
  Azimuth '85 [ECM] **(*) ***(*)
Ab Baars Hef [Terp]   ***
Alice Babs Metronome-Aren 1951-1958 [Metronome] **(*) ***(*)
Baecastuff One Hand Clapping [Rufus]   ***
Benny Bailey For Heaven's Sake [Hot House] ***  
Craig Bailey A New Journey [Candid] ***  
Derek Bailey Aida [Incus] *** ***(*)
  Arch Duo [Rastascan] *** ***(*)
  Yankees [Charly] ***(*)  
  Post Improvisation, Volume 2: Air Mail Special [Incus]   ***
  Daedal [Incus]   ***
  Ore [Arival]   ****
  And [Rectangle]   **
  String Theory [Paratactile]   **
  Llaer [Sofa]   ***
  Ballads [Tzadik]   ****
Mildred Bailey The Blue Angel Years [Baldwin Street Music]   ***
Chet Baker Chet Baker With Strings [Columbia Legacy]   ***
  This Time the Dream's on Me: Chet Baker Quartet Live, Volume 1 [Blue Note]   ***(*)
  Out of Nowhere: Quartet Live, Volume 2 [Blue Note]   ***(*)
  My Old Flame [Blue Note]   ***(*)
  West Coast Live [Blue Note]   ***
  Boston, 1954 [Uptown]   ***
  Chet Baker Sings [Pacific Jazz]   ***(*)
  Deep in a Dream: The Ultimate Chet Baker collection [Blue Note]   ***
  Songs for Lovers [Blue Note]   ***
  Chet Baker in Paris Volume 1 [Emarcy] ***(*)  
  Chet Baker in Paris Volume 2 [Emarcy] ***(*)  
  Chet Baker in Paris Volume 3 [Emarcy] ***(*)  
  Chet Baker in Paris Volume 4 [Emarcy] ***  
  Chet Baker in Paris [Emarcy]   ***(*)
  Live in Europe, 1956 [Accord] ***  
  Italian Movies [Liuto]   ***
  Chet Is Back [BMG International]   ***
  Baby Breeze [Verve]   ***
  She Was Too Good to Me [Columbia]   ***
  My Funny Valentine [Philology] (****)  
  The Best Thing for You [A&M] ****  
  Broken Wing [Emarcy]   ****
  All Blues [Arco] ***  
  Everything Happens to Me [Timeless] ***  
  Mister B [Timeless] ***  
  Sings Again [Timeless] ***  
  A Night at the Shalimar [Philology] ***  
  The Legacy: Volume 1 [Enja] ***  
  I Remember You - The Legacy: Volume 2 [Enja] ***(*)  
  Round Midnight [Challenge] ***  
  Live From the Moonlight [Philology] ***(*)  
  Silent Nights [Dinemec] ***  
  As Time Goes By [Timeless] **(*)  
  Cool Cat [Timeless] **(*)  
  Heartbreak [Timeless] **  
  Naima [Philology] ***  
  Little Girl Blue [Philology] ***(*) ***
  Live in Rosenheim [Timeless] **(*)  
Ginger Baker Unseen Rain [Day Light]   ***
  African Force [Thunderbolt]   **(*)
Kenny Baker Size 10 [Raymer Sound]   **(*)
Kenny Ball The Pye Jazz Anthology [Castle]   ***(*)
Iain Ballamy Acme [B&W] ***(*)  
  Pepper Street Interludes [Feral]   ***
  Food Organic & GM [Feral]   ***(*)
Dave Ballou Amongst Ourselves [Steeplechase]   **(*)
  Volition [Steeplechase]   ***
  The Floating World [Steeplechase]   ***(*)
  On This Day [Steeplechase]   ***
Billy Bang Vietnam: The Aftermath [Justin Time]   ***(*)
Billy Banks Billy Banks 1932 [Classics]   ***
Denys Baptiste Alternating Currents [Dome]   ***
Paul Barbarin In Concert 1951-1959 [504]   ***
Chris Barber Getting Around [Storyville]   ***
  Jazz Zounds: Chris Barber [Zounds] ***  
  Concert for the BBC [Timeless] ***  
  Live in '85 [Timeless] ***  
  Chris Barber Meets Rod Mason's Hot Five [Timeless] ***(*)  
  Stardust [Timeless] ***  
  In His Element [Timeless] ***(*)  
  Under the Influence of Jazz [Timeless] (***)  
  Panama! [Timeless] **** ***
  Chris Barber With Zenith Hot Stompers [Timeless] **(*)  
  He's Got the Whole World in His Hands [Timeless]   ***
Patricia Barber Nightclub [Blue Note]   ***(*)
Leandro 'Gato' Barbieri The Best of the Early Years [BMG] ***  
  Priceless Jazz [GRP] ****  
  Ruby Ruby [A&M] **(*)  
  Tropico [A&M] ***  
  Fire and Passion [A&M] ***  
  Gato . . . Para Los Amigos [Columbia] ***(*)  
  Gato Barbieri's Finest Hour [Verve]   **
Guy Barker Timeswing [Verve] ***(*)  
  Soundtrack [Provocateur]   ****
Dale Barlow Hipnotation [Spiral Scratch] ***(*)  
  Jazz Juice [Hipnotation] ***  
Alan Barnes Summertime [Concord]   ***(*)
  Manhattan [Concord]   ***(*)
  The Pollwinners Playing Girl Talk [Zephyr]   ***(*)
  Cannonball [ASC]   ***
Emil Barnes The Louisiana Joymakers Introducing De De & Billie Pierce [American Music]   ***
Charlie Barnet Charlie Barnet 1933-1936 [Classics]   ***
  Charlie Barnet 1936-1937 [Classics]   **(*)
  Charlie Barnet 1937-1939 [Classics]   ***
Joey Baron RAIsedpleasuredot [New World] ***  
  Crackshot [Avant] ***  
  Down Home [Intuition] ***(*) ***
  We'll Soon Find Out [Intuition]   ***(*)
Dan Barrett Melody in Swing [Arbors]   ***(*)
  Being a Bear [Arbors]   **(*)
  Blue Swing [Arbors]   ***(*)
  International Swing Party [Nagel-Heyer]   ***
Bill Barron Modern Windows Suite [Savoy]   ***(*)
  Now, Hear This! [Fresh Sound]   ***
  Compilation [Cadence]   **(*)
Kenny Barron First Half Highlights [32 Jazz] ***(*)  
  Soft Spoken Here: Golden Lotus / Sunset to Dawn [32 Jazz] ***(*)  
  Peruvian Blue [32 Jazz] ***(*)  
  Sunset [Camden] ***(*)  
  1 + 1 + 1 [Black Hawk] ***(*)  
  Live at Fat Tuesday's [Enja] ***  
  Quickstep [Enja] ***  
  Other Places [Verve] ****  
  Spirit Song [Verve]   ***
  Freefall [Uptown/Universal]   **(*)
Bruce Barth In Focus [Enja] ***  
  Morning Call [Enja] ***(*)  
  Somehow It's Time [Double-Time]   ***
Gary Bartz Shadows [Timeless] ***(*)  
  The Red and Orange Poems [Atlantic] ***  
  The Blues Chronicles - Tales of Life [Atlantic] ***  
  The Montreal Concert [SM]   ***
  Live @ the Jazz Standard: Volume 1 [OYO]   ***
Count Basie Count Basie 2 [Jazz Classics in Digital Stereo] ***(*)  
  Beaver Junction [Vintage Jazz Classics] ***(*)  
  Blues by Basie [Columbia]   **(*)
  Swinging the Blues [Dreyfus]   ***(*)
  The Count Basie Story [Proper]   ***(*)
  Count Basie [Columbia] ***  
  Americans in Sweden Vol. 1 [Tax] ***  
  Americans in Sweden Vol. 2 [Tax] ***  
  Class of '54 [Black Lion] **  
  Count Basie at Newport [Verve] **(*) ***(*)
  Breakfast Dance and Barbecue [Roulette]   ***(*)
  Lil' Ol' Groovemaker . . . Basie! [Verve] ***  
  More Hits of the Fifties and Sixties [Verve] ***  
  Our Shining Hour [Verve] ***  
  The Board of Directors & Annual Report [MCA]   ***
  Afrique [RCA Victor Gold]   **(*)
  Salle Pleyel 1972 [RTE]   ***
The Basin Street Six The Complete Circle Recordings [GHB]   ***
Alvin Batiste Bayou Magic [India Navigation] ***(*)  
Stefano Battaglia When We Were [Splasc(h)]   ***(*)
  Omen [Splasc(h)]   ***(*)
Jim Beard Ad.Vo.Cate [ESC]   ***
Sidney Bechet Sidney Bechet: Complete Edition - Volume 1, 1923 [Media] ***  
  The Complete 1923-6 Clarence Williams Sessions: 1 [EPM Musique] ***  
  Sidney Bechet: Volume 1 - 1925-1941 [Network]   ***
  Ken Burns Jazz: Sidney Bechet [Columbia Legacy]   ***
  The Prodigious Bechet-Mezzrow Quintet & Septet [Musidisc] ***  
  Shake 'Em Up [Avid]   ****
  Sidney Bechet: Volume 2 - 1941-1947 [Network]   ***
  In the Groove [Jazz Society] ***  
  Sidney Bechet 1949 [Classics]   ***
  Sidney Bechet 1949, Volume 2 [Classics]   ***
  Spreadin' Joy: 1940-1950 [Naxos]   ***
  From New York to Paris [EPM Musique]   ***
  In the Groove [Jazz Society] ***  
  Salle Pleyel: 31 January 52 [Vogue] ***(*)  
  In Concert [Vogue] ***  
Gordon Beck Experiments With Pops [Art of Life]   ****
  Dreams [JMS] **  
  For Evans' Sake [JMS] ****  
Tom Beckham Suspicions [Fresh Sound]   ***(*)
Bix Beiderbecke Bix Beiderbecke 1924-1930 [Jazz Classics in Digital Stereo] ***(*)  
  Bix Lives! [Bluebird] ***  
  The Beiderbecke File [Saville] ***  
  The Bix Beiderbecke Story [Columbia]   ***
  Bix Beiderbecke With Paul Whiteman 1927-1928 [Classics]   ***
Richie Beirach Richie Beirach - Masahiko Togashi - Terumasa Hino [Konnex] ***  
  Some Other Time [Triloka] ***  
Bob Belden Black Dahlia [Blue Note]   ***
Louie Belson 150 MPH [Concord]   ***(*)
  Hot [Musicmasters] ****  
  East Side Suite [Musicmasters] ***(*)  
  Jazz Giants [Musicmasters] ***(*)  
  Airmail Special [Musicmasters] ***  
  Black, Brown & Beige [Musicmasters] ***  
Gregg Bendian Myriad [Atavistic]   ***
  Requiem for Jack Kirby [Atavistic]   ***
Sathima Bea Benjamin Love Light [Enja] **(*)  
  Southern Touch [Enja] ***  
Don Bennett Chicago Calling! [Candid] ***(*)  
  Solar [Candid] ***  
Han Bennink Nerve Beats [Atavistic Unheard Music]   ***
  Jazz Bunker [Leo Golden Years]   ***(*)
  When We're Smilin [Incus]   ***(*)
  In Edamo [ICP]   ***
George Benson Giblet Gravy [Verve]   ***
  Shape of Things to Come [A&M] *(*)  
  White Rabbit [Columbia] **  
  Body Talk [CTI/Epic]   **(*)
  Bad Benson [CTI/Epic]   **
Alison Bentley Alison Bentley Quartet [Slam] ***  
Karl Berger All Kinds of Time [Sackville]   **(*)
  Conversations [In + Out] ***  
  No Man Is an Island [Douglas Music] ***  
Chuck Bergeron Coast to Coast [A Records] ***  
Borah Bergman The River of Sounds [Boxholder]   ****
Jerry Bergonzi Lineage [Red] **(*) ***(*)
  Signed By [Deux] ***(*)  
  Wiggy [Double-Time]   ***(*)
Gunnar Bergsten Play Lars Gullin [Proprius]   ****
Bunny Berigan Bunny Berigan and the Rhythm Makers: Volume 1 - Sing! Sing! Sing! [Jass] ***(*)  
  Bunny Berigan and the Rhythm Makers: Volume 2 - Devil's Holiday! [Jass] ***  
David Berkman Communication Theory [Palmetto]   ****
  Leaving Home [Palmetto]   ***(*)
Bernard Berkhout Airmail Special [Timeless] ***  
  Royal Flush [Timeless] ****  
Tim Berne Cause & Reflect [Level]   ***
  The Shell Game [Thirsty Ear]   ***(*)
  Science Friction [Screwgun]   ****
  Open, Coma [Screwgun]   ***(*)
Bill Berry Hello Rev [Concord] **(*)  
  Shortcake [Concord] ***  
Tony Bevan The Sale of Tickets for Money Was Abolished [Balance Point Acoustics]   ***
  Nothing Is Permanent But Woe [Foghorn]   ***(*)
Ed Bickert Mutual Street [Jazz Alliance] ***  
Acker Bilk Blaze Away [Timeless] ***(*)  
The Birdlanders The Birdlanders Volume 1 [OJC]   **(*)
  The Birdlanders Volume 2 [OJC]   ***
Walter Bishop Jr Milestones [Black Lion] ***  
Michael Bisio Undulations [Omnitone]   ***(*)
  Zebulon [CIMP]   ***
  MBEK [Meniscus]   **(*)
  Concerted [Cadence]   **(*)
Ketil Bjornstad Grace [Emarcy]   ***
Cindy Blackman In the Now [High Note]   ***
  Works on Canvas [High Note]   ***(*)
  Someday [High Note]   ***
Michael Blake Kingdom of Champa [Intuition]   ***
  Drift [Intuition]   ***
Ran Blake Sonic Temples [GM]   ****
Seamus Blake Stranger Things Have Happened [Fresh Sound]   ***
  Sunsol [Fresh Sound]   ***


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