Penguin Guide to Jazz: Added to 6th Edition

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 6th Ed.
Paul Plummer and Ron Enyard Driving Music: A Great Concert Vol. 1 [Cadence] **
  Driving Music: A Great Concert Vol. 2 [Cadence] **
Jimmy Ponder Ain't Misbehavin' [High Note] ***
  Thumbs Up [High Note] ***
Jean-Luc Ponty Jazz Long Playing [Emarcy] ***
  The Very Best of Jean-Luc Ponty [Atlantic/Rhino] ***
Odean Pope Ebioto [Knitting Factory] ***
Michel Portal Minneapolis [Universal] **
Position Alpha Yeti [Dragon] ***
Chris Potter Gratitude [Verve] ***(*)
Joel Press Mainstream Extensions [Cadence] ***
André Previn Live at the Jazz Standard [Decca] ***
Bobby Previte Just Add Water [Palmetto] ***(*)
Eddie Prévost The Virtue of If [Matchless] ***
  Material Consequences [Matchless] ****
  Seventh of May 2001 - The Matchless Day [Matchless] ***(*)
Julian Priester Out of This World [Milestone] ***
Marcus Printup The New Boogaloo [Nagel-Heyer] ***(*)
Don Pullen Solo Piano Album [Sackville] ***(*)
Queen Mab Close [Spool] ***
John Rae Beware the Feet [Caber] ***
Boyd Raeburn March of the Boyds [Hep] ***
  Boyd Raeburn and His Orchestra 1945-1946 [Storyville] ***
Jimmy Raney Jimmy Raney Visits Paris [Fresh Sound] ***
Enrico Rava Nausicaa [EGEA] ***(*)
  Carmen [Label Bleu] ***
  Shades of Chet [Label Bleu] ***(*)
Rob Reddy However Humble [Koch] ***
  Seeing by the Light of My Own Candle [Knitting Factory] ***(*)
Joshua Redman Passage of Time [Warner Bros] ***(*)
Dizzy Reece A New Star [Jasmine] ***
  Progress Report [Jasmine] ***(*)
Eric Reed Happiness [Nagel-Heyer] ***(*)
Django Reinhardt All Star Sessions [Blue Note] ***
The Remote Viewers Stranded Depots [Leo Lab] ***(*)
  The Minimum Programme of Humanity [Leo] ***(*)
Don Rendell Meet Don Rendell [Jasmine] ***
  Don Rendell Four and Five & Rendell-Carr Quintet 1964-68 [Spotlite] ***
Melvin Rhyne Classmasters [Criss Cross] ***
Alex Riel The Riel Deal [Stunt] ***
  Unriel! [Stunt] ***
  D.S.B. Kino [Stunt] ***
  Rielatin' [Stunt] ***(*)
  Live at Jive [Stunt] ***
  Celebration [Stunt] ***(*)
Tim Ries Alternate Side [Criss Cross] ***
Yannick Rieu What Is the Colour of Love? [Flash Rose] ***
Knut Riisnaes Touching [Resonant] ***(*)
Howard Riley Synopsis [Emanem] ***(*)
  Singleness [Jazzprint] ***(*)
  Overground [Emanem] ***(*)
  Trisect [Jazzprint] ***(*)
  First Encounter [Jazzprint] **(*)
  Interchange [Jazzprint] ***(*)
  Air Play [Slam] ***(*)
Sammy Rimington The Whitewater Session [PEK Sound] ***
  Very Live at Pakefield Rose [RRCD] ***
  Reed My Lips [Jazz Crusade] **(*)
Sam Rivers Culmination [RCA] ***
George Robert Inspiration [TCB] ***(*)
Hank Roberts Black Pastels [Winter & Winter] ***
Marcus Roberts Cole After Midnight [Columbia] ***
Herb Robertson Knudstock 2000 [Cadence] **(*)
  Brooklyn-Berlin [CIMP] ***
  Ritual [CIMP] **(*)
  Music for Long Attention Spans [Leo] **(*)
Scott Robinson Melody From the Sky [Arbors] ***
Spike Robinson Young Lions Old Tigers [Jazzizit] ***
Andrew Robson Sunman [Rufus] ***(*)
Joe Roccisano Nonet [Double-Time] ***
Red Rodney Red Rodney Quintets [Fantasy] ***(*)
  1957 [Prevue] ***
  No Turn on Red [Denon] ***
  The Tivoli Session [Steeplechase] ***
Sonny Rollins What's New? [RCA Victor Gold] ***
  This Is What I Do [Milestone] ****
Dom Um Romao Hotmosphere [OJC] ***
  Saudades [Waterlily Acoustics] ***
  Lake of Perseverance [Irma] **
Wallace Roney No Room for Argument [Stretch] ****
Kurt Rosenwinkel The Next Step [Verve] ***(*)
Renee Rosnes Life on Earth [Blue Note] ***
  With a Little Help From My Friends [Blue Note] ***(*)
Frank Rosolino Thinking About You [Sackville] ***
Ned Rothenberg Tools of the Trade [CIMP] ***(*)
Jim Rotondi Destination Up! [Sharp Nine] ***
Gonzalo Rubalcaba Supernova [Blue Note] ***(*)
Roswell Rudd Broad Stokes [Knitting Factory] **(*)
George Russell New York, N.Y. [Impulse] ***
  Jazz in the Space Age [Chess GRP] ****
  At the Five Spot [Verve] ****
Luis Russell The Luis Russell Story [Retrieval] ****
Charles Rutherford Jazz Pacific Orchestra Collage [Sea Breeze] ***(*)
Paul Rutherford Chapter One: 1970-1972 [Emanem] ****
  Buzz Soundtrack [Emanem] ***
  Trombolenium [Emanem] ***(*)
Terje Rypdal Rarum: Selected Recordings - Volume 7 [ECM] ***
David Sanchez Melaza [Sony] ***(*)
  Travesia [Sony] ****
Pharoah Sanders Spirits [Meta] ***
Arturo Sandoval My Passion for the Piano [Columbia] **
Elvin Sannes Together [Gemini] ***
Mongo Santamaria Mucho Mongo: Soca Me Nice / Ole Ola [Concord] ***
  The Best of the Fania Years [Empire Music] ***
Saheb Sarbib Seasons [Soul Note] ***
  It Couldn't Happen Without You [Soul Note] ***
Gray Sargent Shades of Gray [Concord] ***
Jarmo Savolainen Grand Style [A Records] ***(*)
Mario Schiano De Dé [Splasc(h)] **
Lalo Schifrin Tin Tin Deo [Fresh Sound] ***
Alexander von Schlippenbach Live 1976/77 [FMP] ***(*)
  Hunting the Snake [Atavistic] ***(*)
  Swinging the Bim [FMP] ****
Larry Schneider Summertime in San Remo [Splasc(h)] ***(*)
  Lemon Lips [Splasc(h)] ***(*)
  Jazz [Steeplechase] ***
Rob Schneiderman Edgewise [Reservoir] ***(*)
Ed Schuller Art of the Duo [Tutu] ***
Bob Schulz Bob Schulz and His Frisco Jazz Band [GHB] ***
Irène Schweizer Chicago Piano Solo [Intakt] ****
Louis Sclavis L'Affrontement des Pretendants [ECM] ****
  Dans la Nuit [ECM] ***
John Scofield Works for Me [Verve] ***
  Uberjam [Verve] **
Jimmy Scott The Source [Atlantic] ***(*)
  Mood Indigo [Milestone] ***
  Over the Rainbow [Milestone] **(*)
  But Beautiful [Milestone] ***(*)
Ronnie Scott Boppin' at Esquire [Indigo] ***
Shirley Scott Like Cozy [Prestige] ***(*)
  Talkin' Verve [Verve] ***
Trygve Seim Different Rivers [ECM] ****
Bud Shank Plays the Music of Bill Evans [Fresh Sound] ***
Artie Shaw Artie Shaw 1940 [Classics] ***
  Artie Shaw 1940-1941 [Classics] ***
  Artie Shaw 1941-1942 [Classics] ***
  Self Portrait [RCA] ****
Ian Shaw Soho Stories [Milestone] ***
Woody Shaw Live: Volume 1 [High Note] ***
George Shearing Duets [Concord] ***
  Reflections: The Best of George Shearing 1992-1998 [Telarc] ***(*)
  Back to Birdland [Telarc] ***
Archie Shepp Blasé / Live at the Pan African Festival [Varese] ***
  St Louis Blues [Jazz Magnet] ***
  Swing Low [Elephant] ***
  Live in New York [Verve] ***(*)
Andy Sheppard Dancing Man and Woman [Provocateur] ***(*)
  Music for a New Crossing [Provocateur] ***
Matthew Shipp Prism [Hatology] ***
  Expansion, Power, Release [Hatology] ***
  New Orbit [Thirsty Ear] ***(*)
  Nu Bop [Thirsty Ear] ***
Wayne Shorter Footprints Live! [Verve] ***
Alan Silva Alan Silva & the Sound Visions Orchestra [Eremite] **(*)
  Transmissions [Eremite] ***
Horace Silver Six Pieces of Silver [Blue Note] ***(*)
  In Pursuit of the 27th Man [Blue Note] ***
Silver Leaf Jazz Band New Orleans Wiggle [GHB] ****
Sonny Simmons Manhattan Egos [Arhoolie] ***
Ken Simon Another Side [CIMP] ***
Zoot Sims Zoot Sims et Henri Renaud [Emarcy] ***
Blaise Siwula Dialing Privileges [CIMP] **(*)
  Badlands [CIMP] **(*)
Steve Slagle New New York [Omnitone] ***(*)
Don Sleet All Members [OJC] ***
Carol Sloane I Never Went Away [High Note] ***
Jimmy Smith Cool Blues [Blue Note] ***
  Live! Root Down [Verve] ***(*)
  Ultimate Jimmy Smith [Verve] ***
  Jimmy Smith's Finest Hour [Verve] ***
  Dot Com Blues [Blue Thumb] **(*)
Johnny 'Hammond' Smith The Soulful Blues [Prestige] ***
Roger Smith Green World [Emanem] ***(*)
Tommy Smith Spartacus [Spartacus] ***(*)
  Into Silence [Spartacus] ***
Wadada Leo Smith Red Sulphur Sky [Tzadik] ****
  Reflectativity [Tzadik] ***(*)
  Golden Quartet [Tzadik] ***(*)
Willie 'The Lion' Smith Music on My Mind [Emarcy] ***
Paul Smoker Large Music [CIMP] ***
  Large Music 2 [CIMP] ***
  Mirabile Dictu [CIMP] ***(*)
Gary Smulyan Blue Suite [Criss Cross] ***
Martial Solal Plays Ellington [Dreyfus] ****
Les Spann Gemini [OJC] ***
Martin Speake Hullabaloo [Linn] ***
  Secret [Basho] ***(*)
Glenn Spearman Free Worlds [Black Saint] **(*)
  The Fields [Black Saint] ***
  Live at Fire in the Valley [Eremite] ***
  Blues for Falasha [Tzadik] ***
Chris Speed Iffy [Knitting Factory] ***
  Emit [Songlines] ***(*)
Alister Spence Three Is a Circle [Rufus] ***(*)
Spontaneous Music Ensemble Challenge [Emanem] ***
  SME+ = SMO [Emanem] ***(*)
Terrell Stafford Fields of Gold [Nagel-Heyer] ***
Mattias Ståhl Ståhl Blå [Dragon] ***(*)
Tomasz Stanko The Soul of Things [ECM] ***(*)
John Stein Hustle Up! [Tightly Knit] ***
  Green Street [Challenge] ***
  Portraits and Landscapes [Jardis] ***
  Conversation Pieces [Jardis] ***
Bobo Stenson Serenity [ECM] ****
  Rarum: Volume 8 - Selected Recordings [ECM] ***
Mike Stern Voices [Atlantic] ***
Peggy Stern Room Enough [Koch] ***(*)
  Actual Size [Koch] ***(*)
John Stevens Live at the Plough [Ayler] ***
Sonny Stitt Sonny Stitt and the Top Brass [Atlantic] ***
  Sonny's Blues [Jazz House] **(*)
  The Boss Man [Prestige] ***
  Brothers-4 [Prestige] **(*)
Marcus Strickland At Last [Fresh Sound] ***
String Trio of New York First String [Black Saint] ***
  Area Code 212 [Black Saint] ***
Dave Stryker All the Way [Steeplechase] ***
  Blue to the Bone II [Steeplechase] **(*)
  Shades of Miles [Steeplechase] ***
  Changing Times [Steeplechase] ***(*)
Sun Ra The Great Lost Sun Ra Albums: Cymbals / Crystal Spears [Evidence] ***
  Pathways to Unknown Worlds [Evidence] ***
  It Is Forbidden [Total Energy] ***
  The Solar Myth Approach: Volumes 1 & 2 [Varese] ***
Klaus Suonsaari The Music of Tom Harrell [Storyville] ***(*)
  Something in Common [Storyville] ***
  With Every Breath I Take [Storyville] ***(*)
John Surman Where Fortune Smiles / Live at Woodstock Town Hall [BGO] ***
  Coruscating [ECM] ****
  Invisible Nature [ECM] ***(*)
Ralph Sutton A Pair of Kings [Arbors] ***
Tierney Sutton Blue in Green [Telarc] ***
Esbjörn Svensson E.S.T. Live [ACT] ***
  Good Morning Susie Soho [ACT] ***(*)
  Strange Place for Snow [ACT] ***
Ewan Svensson Figures [Dragon] ***
Steve Swallow Always Pack Your Uniform on Top [ECM] ***
John Swana Philly Gumbo [Criss Cross] ***
Steve Swell Particle Data Group [Cadence] ***
Aki Takase Le Cahier du Bal [Leo] ***(*)
Gregory Tardy Abundance [Palmetto] ***(*)
Buddy Tate Buddy Tate 1945-1950 [Classics] ***
Art Tatum Over the Rainbow [Dreyfus] ***(*)
Cecil Taylor The Willisau Concert [Intakt] ****
Martin Taylor In Concert [Milestone] ****
  Stepping Stones [Linn] ***(*)
  Nitelife [Sony] **
John Tchicai Infinitesimal Flash [Buzz] ***
Tees Valley Jazzmen Please Tees Me [P.E.K. Sound] *(*)
Joe Temperley Easy to Remember [Hep] ***
Clark Terry Jazz Matinee [Hanssler Classics] ***
  Live on QE2 [Chiaroscuro] ***
  Herr Ober [Nagel-Heyer] ***
Eje Thelin At the German Jazz Festival 1964 [Dragon] ***
Toots Thielemans The Live Takes [Narada] **(*)
  Toots Thielemans & Kenny Werner [Uptown/Universal] ***(*)
Ed Thigpen Easy Flight [Stunt] ***
  It's Entertainment! [Stunt] ***(*)
  The Elements of Swing [Stunt] ***(*)
Jesper Thilo Jesper Thilo Meets Jake Hanna [Music Mecca] ***
  Flying Home [Music Mecca] ***(*)
  Nothing to Declare [Music Mecca] ***(*)
Luther Thomas Realities: Old and New [CIMP] *(*)
René Thomas The Real Cat [Emarcy] ***
  Meeting Mr Thomas [Emarcy] ***
Barbara Thompson Thompson's Tangos [Intuition] ***
Gail Thompson JADU [Enja] ***
Lucky Thompson Lucky Thompson 1944-1947 [Classics] ***
  Lucky Start [EPM Musique] ***
  Modern Jazz Group [Emarcy] ***(*)
Malachi Thompson Timeline [Delmark] ***
Sir Charles Thompson Hey There [Black & Blue] ***
  Robbins' Nest Live at the Jazz Showcase [Delmark] ***
  I Got Rhythm [Delmark] ***
Claude Thornhill Buster's Last Stand [Hep] ***
Henry Threadgill Everybody's Mouth a Book [PI] ***(*)
  Up Popped the Two Lips [PI] ***
Bobby Timmons Quartets and Orchestra [Milestone] **
Keith Tippett Linuckea [FMR] ***
Cal Tjader Extremes [Fantasy] ***
  Blackhawk Nights [Fantasy] ***
Jim Tomlinson Brazilian Sketches [Candid] **(*)
Ross Tompkins Younger Than Springtime [Arbors] **(*)
Pietro Tonolo Un Veliero all'Orizzonte [EGEA] ***
  Sotto la Luna [EGEA] ***
  Portrait of Duke [Label Bleu] ***
  Retrò [EGEA] ***(*)
  Autunno [EGEA] ***
Mel Torme My Kind of Music [Verve] ***
  Too Darn Hot [Concord] ***
Jean Toussaint The Street Above the Underground [Alltone] **(*)
  Blue Black [Space Time] **
Colin Towns Another Think Coming [Provocateur] ***(*)
Clark Tracey Stability [Linn] ***(*)
Stan Tracey Laughin' and Scratchin' [Jazz House] ***
  Duke Ellington - The Durham Connection [33 Jazz] **(*)
Theo Travis Bodywork [33 Jazz] ***
  Passion Dance [Jazz House] ***
  Berlin Vibe [Symbol] ***
  Heart of the Sun [33 Jazz] ***(*)
Trio AAB Wherever I Lay My Home That's My Hat [Caber] ***(*)
Gianluigi Trovesi In Cerca di Cibo [ECM] ***(*)
  Dedalo [Enja] ***(*)
Assif Tsahar The Hollow World [Hopscotch] ***
Mark Turner Dharma Days [Warner Bros] ***(*)
Steve Turre In the Spur of the Moment [Telarc] ***
  TNT [Telarc] ***
Stanley Turrentine Sugar [CTI/Epic] ***
McCoy Tyner Focal Point [OJC] ***(*)
  Jazz Roots [Telarc] ***(*)
Gebhard Ullmann The Clarinet Trio Oct. 1, '98 [Leo Lab] ***
James Blood Ulmer Reunion [Knitting Factory] ***
  Blue Blood [Innerhythmic] ***
  Memphis Blood: The Sun Sessions [Label M] ***(*)
Hans Ulrik Day After Day [Storyville] ***
  Strange World [Stunt] ***
  Jazz and Mambo [Stunt] ***(*)
  Shortcuts [Stunt] ***
UMO Jazz Orchestra One More Time [Challenge] ***(*)
  Transit People [Naxos] ***(*)
University of Wisconsin-Eu Claire Jazz Ensemble Rhapsody Sea Breeze [Sea Breeze] ***
Uppsala Big Band In Progress [Sittel] **(*)
Warren Vaché What Is There to Say? [Nagel-Heyer] ***(*)
  The Best Thing for You [Zephyr] ***(*)
  2gether [Nagel-Heyer] ****
Trine-Lise Vaering When I Close My Eyes [Stunt] ***
  In So Many Words [Stunt] ***
  When the Dust Has Settled [Stunt] **(*)
Kid Thomas Valentine Red Wing [GHB] **(*)
  At Moose Hall 1968 [Jazz Crusade] ***
  Live in Denmark Vol. 3 [Storyville] ***
  Live in Denmark Vol. 4 [Storyville] ***
Eric Van der Westen Me, Myself and I [Challenge] ***
Fred Van Hove Lust [Wimprotwee] ***
Ken Vandermark Steam [Eighth Day Music] ***
  Transatlantic Bridge [Okkadisk] ***
  Spaceways Incorporated [Atavistic] ***
  Burn the Incline [Atavistic] ***(*)
  Acoustic Machine [Atavistic] ***(*)
Jasper Van't Hof Tempo Brutto [Intuition] ***
Tom Varner The Swiss Duos [Unit] ***
  Second Communion [Omnitone] ****
Sarah Vaughan Sweet 'N' Sassy [Roulette] ***
  Ballads [Roulette] ***(*)
Charlie Ventura Charlie Ventura 1946-1947 [Classics] ***
  Charlie Ventura 1947-1948 [Classics] ***(*)
  Charlie Ventura 1949 [Classics] ***(*)
  High on an Open Mike [Fresh Sound] ***
Joe Venuti Four String Joe [Jazz Archives] ***
  Joe Venuti 1926-1928 [Classics] ***
Edward Vesala Rodina [Love Records] ***(*)
Vienna Art Orchestra The Minimalism of Erik Satie [Hatology] ****
  All That Strauss [TCB] ***
  Artistry in Rhythm [TCB] ***
Frank Vignola Off Broadway [Nagel-Heyer] ***(*)
Mads Vinding The Kingdom (Where Nobody Dies [Stunt] ***(*)
  Daddio Don [Stunt] ***(*)
  Six Hands Three Minds One Heart [Stunt] ***
Eddie 'Cleanhead' Vinson Cleanhead Blues [Camden] ***
Eric Vloeimans Umai [Challenge] ***(*)
Cuong Vu Bound [OmniTune] ***
  Pure [Knitting Factory] **(*)
  Come Play With Me [Knitting Factory] **
Peter Vuust The Big View [Storyville] ***
Mal Waldron Into the Light [Materiali] ***
Don Wall On the Inside Looking In [Double-Time] ***(*)
Bennie Wallace Someone to Watch Over Me [Enja] ***(*)
Thomas 'Fats' Waller Fine Arabian Stuff [High Note] ***
Per Henrik Wallin 9.9.99 [Stunt] ***
  Proklamation I & Farewell to Sweden [Hatology] ***(*)
Wanderlust Song and Dance [Rufus] ***
  Full Bronte [Miro] ***
David S. Ware Cryptology [Homestead] ***
  Surrendered [Columbia] **(*)
  Live in the Netherlands [Splasch] **(*)
  Corridors & Parallels [Aum Fidelity] ***(*)
Dinah Washington Complete 1943-1951 Mercury Master Takes [Jazz Factory] ***
  Queen of the Juke Box 'Live' 1948-1955 [Baldwin Street] ***
Grover Washington Jr Discovery: The First Recordings [Prestige] ***
  The Millennium Collection [Motown] ***
  Love Songs [Warners] ***(*)
Sadao Watanabe Sadao 2000 [Verve] **(*)
Bobby Watson Perpetual Groove: Live in Europe [Red] ***
  Live at Someday in Tokyo [Red] ***(*)
Eric Watson Full Metal Quartet [Owl] ****
  Sketches of Solitude [Night Bird] ***
Trevor Watts Live at the Athens Concert Hall [Arc] ***(*)
  Trevor Watts and the Celebration Band [Arc] ****
Weather Report The Best of Weather Report [Columbia] ****
Eberhard Weber Little Movements [ECM] ***(*)
  Endless Days [ECM] ***
Ben Webster Ultimate Ben Webster [Verve] ***
Joel Weiskopf New Beginning [Criss Cross] ***
Walt Weiskopf Siren [Criss Cross] ***(*)
Peter Martin Weiss Bass Hits [Savant] ***(*)
Don Weller Live [33 Jazz] ***(*)
Dick Wellstood A Night in Dublin [Arbors] ***(*)
Alex Welsh Live at the Royal Festival Hall 1954-55 [Lake] ***(*)
  It Has to Be [Lake] ***
  Vintage Alex Welsh Band 1962 [Jazzology] **(*)

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