Showcase 2022

Jazz albums released in 2022
JazzWorldQuest Showcase 2022 features streaming of tracks appeared on albums released in 2022 by jazz musicians around the world. Enjoy the music and please support the artists by going to their performances, purchasing their albums, or following them on social media.

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Arbenz- Vistel- Puschnig- Marshall- M. Arbenz - Conversation #8 - Ablaze

Florian Arbenz- Jorge Vistel- Wolfgang Puschnig- Oren Marshall- Michael Arbenz – Catch Me If You Can
Album: Conversation #8 – Ablaze
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Marco Pacassoni Trio - Life

Marco Pacassoni Trio feat. John Patitucci & Antonio Sanchez (Italy): Time Vibes
Album: Life
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New Days Ahead – The Music of Daniel Hofecker

New Days Ahead – The Music of Daniel Hofecker(Austria/Hungary) -Politics
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Tobias Hoffmann Jazz Orchestra-Conspiracy

Tobias Hoffmann Jazz Orchestra(Austria)-Conspiracy
Album: Conspiracy (MONS Records)
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Marco Trabucco (Italy)- Open Space exp
Composer: Marco Trabucco
Album: X [ics]
Label: Abeat records
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orjan hulten orion - shifting ground

Örjan Hultén Orion(Sweden) – Shifting Ground
Composer: Filip Augustson
Album: Shifting Ground
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Luisvi Jimenez-Caminos Cruzados

Luisvi Jimenez(Spain)- Africa
Composer: Luisvi Jimenez
Album: Caminos Cruzados
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Made in Wood - Simplicity 200

Made in Wood(Denmark) – Wednesday Vibes
Album: Simplicity
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Stefano Travaglini & Achille Succi-Book of Innocence

Stefano Travaglini & Achille Succi(Italy)- Bauci
Composer: Stefano Travaglini
Album: Book of Innocence
Label: Notami

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ARC Trio and the John Daversa Big Band - ARCEOLOGY

ARC Trio and the John Daversa Big Band(USA)-Red and Gold
Album: ARCEOLOGY The Music of MSM Schmidt
Label: Blue Canoe Records
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Roberto Magris Duo & Trio 2022

Roberto Magris(Italy)-Cool World
Composer: Roberto Magris
Album: Roberto Magris Duo & Trio
Label: JMood Records
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Igor Willcox feat. Daniel Santiago, Erik Escobar - Message From Another Dimension (Single)

Igor Willcox feat. Daniel Santiago, Erik Escobar(Brazil) – Message From Another Dimension (Single)
Composer/Drums/Synth Bass/Keys: Igor Willcox
Daniel Santiago-guitar
Erik Escobar-rhodes
Label: Room 73 Records
Igor Willcox’s latest composition, a beautiful, lush jazz-rock song with a new age edge, written in the trio format.

Nastazio Gkoumas(Greece)-I should dance
Album: Dig City
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Florian Arbenz(Switzerland)-Fee-Fi-Fo-Fum
Album: Conversation #6 & #7 (double album)
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Marilyn Scott(USA)-Summer Night
Album: The Landscape
Label: Blue Canoe Records
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Rafael Kyriakides Band(Cyprus)-Damage Disk
Composer: Rafael Kyriakides
Album: Spiritual World
Rafael Kyriakides : Drums-Piano-Synth
Ft. Nastazio Gkoumas Guitar
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Nastazio Gkoumas-Unknown Limits

Nastazio Gkoumas(Greece)-Further Life
Composer: Nastazio Gkoumas
Album: Unknown Limits
A piece from the new album released by virtuoso guitarist Nastazio Gkoumas.
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Artur Tuźnik Sextet(Denmark/Poland)-Lazy Song
Album: Spring
LAZY SONG – the lead single from the new album by Copenhagen-based Polish pianist and composer Artur Tuźnik features melodies of his Polish origins blended with the acoustics of Scandinavian jazz.
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Mike Miller(USA)-Mr. Moreira
Album: Trust
Label: Blue Canoe Records
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Tony Adamo-Better Than Picasso At MidNite

Tony Adamo(USA)-Better Than Picasso At MidNite
Composer: Tony Adamo
Label: Saint Jaz Records
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JazzWorldQuest-Igor Willcox Quartet-North City

Igor Willcox Quartet(Brazil)-North City
With their new single called “North City,” Brazilian drummer Igor Willcox and his band continue their series of jazz fusion experimentation. Again the chemistry between the four musicians is flawless and the compositional construction is based on the tasteful balance between acoustic and electric instruments. The song’s structure allows everyone to keep jamming freely throughout the song, the keyboards open the door to an exciting sax line, which is followed by a vivid rhythm section. The groove is warm and lively, dynamic bass lines combined with frequent tempo changes, add energizing colors to the ensemble. Enjoy an entertaining piece of jazz fusion expertly played with heart and soul.

JazzWorldQuest Showcase 2022-TriTone Asylum - The Hideaway Sessions-Jazz albums released in 2022

TriTone Asylum(USA)- Grasshopper
Album: The Hideaway Sessions
Label: Blue Canoe Records
TriTone Asylum is based in Southern California. Spear-headed by Peter Sepsis (bass) and Philip Topping (EVI). Through their unique instrumentation, they have masterfully developed an electro acoustic sound that melds jazz, funk, and music from around the world.
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JazzWorldQuest Showcase 2022-T-asos Gkoumas-Blurring Mind-Jazz albums released in 2022

Nastazio Gkoumas Trio(Greece)-Unspoken Words
Composer: Nastazio Gkoumas
Album: Blurring Mind
Contemporary jazz peace & freedom to the world.
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JazzWorldQuest Showcase 2022-Dimitris Angelakis-Long Way Home-Jazz albums released in 2022

Dimitris Angelakis (Greece)-Ulysses Journey
Composer: Dimitris Angelakis
Album: Long Way Home

Vibraphonist, composer, educator and Fulbright Alumnus Dimitris Angelakis, a Greek native who came of age as a jazz player in Philadelphia and New York, is proud to announce the arrival of his debut recording Long Way Home, releasing on acclaimed bassist Petros Klampanis’ label ΠKmusic.

JazzWorldQuest Showcase 2022-T-INAKI ARAKISTAIN-The Sun Shines Again-Jazz albums released in 2022

Iñaki Arakistain(Spain)- The Sun Shines Again
Composer: Iñaki Arakistain
Album: The Sun Shines Again
Label: Malax Records
As a result of all this enormous trajectory Iñaki Arakistain presents us his 5th studio ALBUM, entitled “THE SUN SHINES AGAIN”
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JazzWorldQuest Showcase 2022-TIwan VanHetten_Parabbean Tales-Jazz albums released in 2022

Iwan VanHetten(UK) – Parrabean Tales
Composer: Iwan VanHetten
Album: Parrabean Tales
Label: Blue Canoe Records
Blue Canoe proudly presents the addition of trumpet player Iwan VanHetten to their roster. Parabbean Tales is VanHetten’s latest solo album and features a stellar cast of Grammy Award winning musicians including Yellowjackets members Will Kennedy, Russell Ferrante, Jimmy Haslip and Bob Mintzer as well as Lenny Castro, Melvin Davis and Andy Narell. In Parabbean Tales Iwan combines the rhythms and melodies of Caribbean music and contemporary jazz with a strong groove to weave a narrative of his childhood and express the love for his native music. Iwan’s career as a trumpet and keyboard player, composer, arranger and producer spans over twenty-five years of touring, performing and recording as a solo artist and with some of the greatest names in the industry including Candy Dulfer and Sister Sledge. All songs on Parabbean Tales are composed, produced and arranged by Iwan VanHetten.
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JazzWorldQuest Showcase 2022-TCamart Jazz-A few Notes for Mary-Jazz albums released in 2022

Camart Jazz(France) – Blues Funk
Album: A few Notes for Mary
Camille LANARRE / Arthur LANARRE -guitars

JazzWorldQuest Showcase 2022-TFlorin Raducanu- Jazz Variation / Paraphrase on the Sonata in F minor K 466 by Domenico Scarlatti-Jazz albums released in 2022

Florin Raducanu(Romania)- Jazz Variation Paraphrase on the Sonata in F minor K 466 by Domenico Scarlatti
composer: Domenico Scarlatti / Florin Raducanu
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JazzWorldQuest Showcase 2022-TNicholas Bridgman-Blue Horizon-Jazz albums released in 2022

Nicholas Bridgman(USA)-Earthworm
Composer: Earthworm
Album: Blue Horizon 
Earthworm is a Latin jazz cha-cha, featuring percussion, a montuno, and energetic solos from guitar, bass, piano, and drums.
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JazzWorldQuest Showcase 2022-TThomas Heflin - Morning Star

Thomas Heflin(USA)-Morning Star
Album: Morning Star
Label: Blue Canoe Records
Tennesse-born jazz trumpeter Thomas Heflin delivers a remarkable new collection of songs, titled, “Morning Star”. This dynamic modern jazz, R&B, crossover album features eleven original compositions and one cover song by the late great James Williams. Thomas Heflin is a virtuosic trumpeter, composer, arranger, educator and all of his talents are on full display with his latest release. Jazz and music fans will welcome this creative output from the bright star of Mr. Heflin. Musicians: Trumpet, Programming, Composer: Thomas Heflin, Bass: Steve Haines, Drums: Xavier Ware, Percussion: Jorge Luis Torres “Papiosco”, Piano, Keyboards: Peter Stoltzman, Guitar – Aaron Matson, Tenor Sax, Soprano Sax, Bass Clarinet – Gregory Tardy, Tenor Sax, Bass Clarinet – Dan Hitchcock, Vocals – Mavis “Swan” Poole, Ariel Pocock

Jazz albums released in 2022 -Alex Coke & Carl Michel-The Emissary

Alex Coke & Carl Michel Sextet(USA)-The Emissary
Composer Alex Coke
Album name: The Emissary
Label: PlayOn Records
Carl Michel guitar, Elaine Barber harp. Bob Hoffnar pedal steel, James Suter bass, Carolyn Trowbridge vibes
Performing compelling music with origins in jazz, classical, folk, extended technique, and improvisation, this unique ensemble is an outgrowth of Coke and Barber’s popular weekly Driveway Concert Series that ran from April 2020 through June 2021. The ensemble explores the compositions of Paul Motian, Hildegard von Bingen, Huddie Ledbetter, Alex Coke & Carl Michel.
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