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January 2, 2020

The Chris Lee Band: Protest Songs and Party Songs (Independent)

Evan Christopher and Fapy Lafertin: A Summit in Paris (Camille)

Perdido Jazz Band: Tenderloin 400 (Independent)

Snake Hat: 5 Song (EP) (Independent)


January 3, 2020

Henry Butler: All-Star Collection 1992-2016 (2 CDs) (Butterfly)

Naughty Professor: Everyday Shredder (EP) (Independent)

Slugger: Milky Way (EP) (Independent)

Sula Spirit: A Journey Within (Independent)


January 17, 2020

Waylon Thibodeaux: Here We Go Again (Rabadash Records)


January 31, 2020

The Meters: Gettin Funkier All The Time: Complete Joise / Reprise and Warner Records 1968-1977 (8 albums on 6 CDs) (includes never released outtakes, including the Beatles “Come Together” Neil Young’s “Down by the River” and Stephen Stills “Love the One You’re With” and many others (SoulMusic Records)


February 3, 2020

Alex McMurray: Lucky One (Independent)


February 7, 2020

Delfeayo Marsalis’ Uptown Jazz Orchestra: Jazz Party (Troubadour Jass Records)


February 14, 2020

Michael Doucet: Lacher Prise (Compass Records)


Spring 2019

Cowboy Mouth: EP (Independent)

Maggie Koerner: t.b.a. (Concord Records)


Release dates not yet announced

Big Chief Donald Harrison Jr.: The Eclectic Jazz Revolution of Unity (Independent)

Keith Burnstein’s Kettle BlackThings That Are Heavy Make Me Feel Light (Independent)

Little Maker: The Salty Seas We Used to Know (Independent)

Jeremy Davenport: t.b.a. (Basin Street)

Nicholas Payton with the Simphonieorchester, Basel: Black American Symphony (BMF)


Released in December 2019

Delfeao Marsalis Uptown Jazz Orchestra: Jazz Party (Troubadour Jass)

Dopolarians: Garden Party (Mahakala)

Sierra Green & the Soul Machine: Sierra Green & the Soul Machine (Independent)

Little Freddie King: Jaw Jackin’ Blues (Made Wright Records)

Margaret Lewis: Reconsider Me: The Ram Singles & more Southern Gems (Ace)

SwampHouse (by Tony Pasko, featuring Fred Leblanc): SwampHouse (5 song EP) (Down Boy Records)

The Tomb of Nick Cage: Cryptids and Creatures (Independent)


Released in November 2019

Byron Asher: Byron Asher’s Skrontch Music (Sinking City Records)

Jon Batiste: Chronology of a Dream: Live at the Village Vanguard (Verve)

Blato Zlato: In the Wake (Independent)

Marc Broussard: A Lullaby Collection (SOS)

Kenneth Hagans: Plays traditional New Orleans Music (Independent)

Katy Hobgood Ray featuring Dave Ray: I Dream of Water (Out of the Past)

Dr. John & the WDR Big Band: Big Band Voodoo (recorded in Germany 1995) (Orange Music)

Naughty Professor: Everyday Shredder (EP) (Independent)

The Revelers: At the End of the River “Au bout de la rivière” (Independent)

Various Artists: Blues Christmas (Putumayo)

Mike Zito & Friends: Rock ‘N’ Roll: A Tribute To Chuck Berry (Ruf Records)

Released in October 2019

Dave Bartholomew: The King of New Orleans R&B (2 CDs) (Jasmine)

Beau Bayou & Sabine Connection Zydeco: True to My Roots (Independent)

Bipolaroid: Paint it Blacker  (Get Hip Recordings)

Bonerama featuring Michael McDonald: Empty World (single) (Basin Street Records)

Harry Connick, Jr.: True Love: A Celebration of Cole Porter (Verve)

Chick Corea, Christian McBride & Brian Blade: Trilogy 2 (Concord)

Charlie Dennard: Melodias (Independent)

Fats Domino: I’ve Been Around: The Complete Imperial and ABC Records (12 CDs & DVD) (Bear Family)

Dukes of Dixieland: New Orleans Voodoo (Leisure Jazz)

eyope: Elevation (Independent)

Feufollet: Prends Courage: A 20 Year Retrospective (Feufollet Records)

Kevin Griffin: Anywhere You Go (BMG)

Roland Guerin: Grass Roots (Louisiana Red Hot Records)

Dave Jordan: Burning Sage (Independent)

Elizabeth Joan Kelly: Farewell, Doomed Planet! (Independent)

Earl King: More Than Gold: The Complete 1955-1962 Ace & Imperial Singles (2 CDs) (Soul Jam)

James Martin: Keep Movin’ (Parlor Records)

Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis: Big Band Holidays II (Blue Engine Records)

Max & The Martians: Please Hold On Love On Vacation (Mashed Potato Records)

Hanna Mignano Quartet: Hanna Mignano Quartet (Independent)

The New Orleans Swinging Gypsies: Hot Boudin (Independent)

Paul Sanchez: I’m a song, I’m a story, I’m a ghost  (Independent)

G.G. Shinn: Live in Concert (Independent)

The Soul Rebels: Poetry in Motion (Mack Avenue)

Greg Speck, Sam Albright, James Clark: Songs with Accordion, Bass, Percussion  (GSM Records)

Quinn Sternberg: Mind Beach (Independent)

Sabrina Stone: International Date Line (Independent)

T’Monde: Lights in the Harbor (Valcour Records)


Released in September 2019

Sean Ardoin & KRS: VEN (Independent)

Claude Bryant & the Allstars: Live in New Orleans  (Independent)

Jeff Chaz: No Paint (JCP Records)

Dr. John: The Mojo of Dr. John (Sunset Blvd)

Sarah Dupee: Cypress Island (Independent)

Ghalia: Mississippi Blend (Ruf Records)

The Junior League: Adventureland (Kool Kat Musik)

Chris Thomas King: Les Bleus (EP)  (Independent)

Lilli Lewis Project: We Belong (Louisiana Red Hot Records)

Lost Bayou Ramblers: On Va Continuer! (DVD & CD) (Worklight Records)

Branford Marsalis with the Ural Philharmonic Orchestra conducted by Alexey Bogorad: Gabriel Prokofiev: Saxophone Concerto (Signum)

Mislead: H OH (Dixie Dawg Records)

Sarah Quintana & Christophe Lampidecchia: Love Letters (Independent)

Richard Scott’s Twisty River Band: Port of New Orleans (Independent)

Think Less Hear More: The Contenders I (Think Less Hear More Records)

Various Artists: Blues Kings of Baton Rouge (Bear Family)

Various Artists: Friends & Legends of Louisiana (L&M)


Released in August 2019

Jon Batiste: Anatomy of Angels: Live at the Village Vanguard (Verve Records)

Tony Dagradi: Down Time (Astral Music)

Extended (Oscar Rossignoli, Matt Booth & Brad Webb)Harbinger (Origin Records)

PJ Morton: Paul (Morton Records)

Georgi Petrov: Alien of Extraordinary Abilities (Breakfast for Dinner Records)

Esther Rose: You Made It This Far (Father/Daughter Records)

Bobby Rush: Sitting on Top of the Blues (Deep Rush Records)

Dr. Michael Torregano: Morning Inspiration (Independent)

Charlie Wooton Project featuring Arsene Delay: Blue Basso (Wild Heart Records)


Released in July 2019

Donna Angelle and the Zydeco Posse: I’m Just a Country Girl (Cypress Records)

Mike Broussard & Nu’Edition Zydeko: One Shot (Independent)

Ecirb Muller’s Twisted Dixie: What Had Happened Was… (New Orleans Music Company)

Keith Frank Presents Soul Wood All-Stars: Legends of the South Vol. 3 (Soul Wood Records)

Matt Lemmler: New Orleans in Stride (Independent)

Notel Motel: Heavy & Sweaty (Independent)

Roderick Paulin: Da Hustle Don’t Stop (Independent)

Reverend Freakchild: Dial It In (Floating Records)

Soul Brass Band: Levels (Independent)

Russell Welch: Acetate Sessions (Twerk-O-Phonic)

Various Artists: Rhythm ‘n’ Bluesin’ By The Bayou: Bop Cat Stomp Vol. 21 (Ace Records)

Various Artists: The Best Of The Cajun Hits (Swallow Records)

Various Artists: The Best Of The Cajun Hits: Vol. 2 (Swallow Records)

Various Artists: The Best Of The Cajun Hits: Vol. 3 (Swallow Records)


Released in June 2019

Mike Doussan: Yesterday’s Troubles (Independent)

Smoky Greenwell: Blues and the Power of Peace (Greenwell Records)

Notel Motel: Heavy & Sweaty (Independent)

Pell: Gravity (PayDay Records)

Preservation Hall Jazz Band: So It Is (reissue) (SubPop Records)

Preservation Hall Jazz Band: That’s It (reissue) (SubPop Records)

Preservation Hall Jazz Band: A Tuba to Cuba (Soundtrack) (SubPop Records)

Steve Riley & the Mamou Playboys: 30 Years Live! (Valcour Records)

Royal Teeth: Hard Luck (Northern Transmission)

Trendafilka: under, over (Independent)


Released in May 2019

2020 Vision Trinity: New Orleans Beat Experience Vol. 1 (Independent)

Bamboula 2000 & David D. Omni: Cuba to Congo Square (Omnibus)

Ryan Foret & Foret Tradition: Show me the Way to Go Home (BSE)

Joe Hall & the Cane Cutters: Aye Cher Catin (Fruge Records)

Johnny Sketch & the Dirty Notes: Melt Your Face (2 CDs) (Full Fontal Records)

Lulu and the Broadsides: Sampler (Kismet)

Wynton Marsalis: Bolden: Music from the Original Soundtrack (Blue Engine)

Max and the Martians: Curtains (Independent)

Aaron Neville: Love Letters: The Allen Toussaint Sessions (Sunset Blvd)

New Orleans Jazz Orchestra: Songs: The Music of Allen Toussaint (Storyville)

Alex Owens & the Messy Cookers Jazz Band: Get Out and Get Under the Moon (Independent)

Revealers: Pray Chant Sing (Independent)

Greg Schatz: Amoebotics (Hot Spazz Records)

Kenny Wayne Shepherd Band: The Traveler (Concord Records)

Tank and the Bangas: Green Balloon (Verve Forecast)

Benny Turner & Cash McCall: Going Back Home (NOLA Blue)

Various Artists: Allen Toussaint: Artist, Producer, Songwriter (Sunset Blvd)

Various ArtistsJazz Fest: The New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival (5 CDs Live) (Smithsonian Records)

Voodoo Wagon: Live @ Checkpoint Charlie’s (DPL)

Zeke Fishhead: Vacationing in Cryptomnesia (Independent)


Released in April 2019

Bonerama: Plays Zeppelin (Basin Street Records)

Mia Borders: Good Side of Bad (Blaxican Records)

John Boutte: A “well tempered” Boutte (Independent)

Lillian Boutte: You’ve Gotta Love Lil! (Independent)

Davell Crawford: Dear Fats, I Love You (Basin Street Records)

Dwayne Dopsie & the Zydeco Hellraisers: Bon Ton (Louisiana Red Hot Records)

Keith Frank: Keith Frank presents The Soulwood All-Stars: Legends of the South Vol. 3 (Independent)

Fr. Ron & Friends: On My Way Home (Independent)

Gorgeous!: Imperfection (Ropeadope)

Tristan Gianola’s Guitar is Dead: Guitar is Dead (Accretions)

Roland Guerin: Grass Roots (Louisiana Red Hot Records)

Josh Hyde: Into the Soul (Independent)

Leroy Jones and Katja Toivola: Vol. II (Independent)

Jumbo Shrimp Jazz Band: The Crustaceous Capers of the Jumbo Shrimp Band (Independent)

The Links: Take it Away EP (Warganized Records)

Quiana Lynell: A Little Love (Concord Records)

Tom McDermott: Tom McDermott meets Scott Joplin (Arbors Records)

Anders Osborne: Buddha and the Blues (Back on Dumaine Records)

Tiffany Pollack & Eric Johanson: Blues in my Blood (NOLA Blue Records)

Sam Price and the True Believers: Dragonfly (Independent)

Professor Longhair: Live on the Queen Mary (CD & Vinyl) (Capitol Records)

Herlin RileyPerpetual Optimism (Mack Avenue)

Adonis Rose and the New Orleans Jazz Orchestra: Songs: The Music of Allen Toussaint (Independent)

Khris Royal & Dark Matter: Dark Matter II (Independent)

Monty Russell: Fat Man (Independent)

Geovane Santos: Jobim (Independent)

Smoking Time Jazz Club: Contrapuntal Stomp (Independent)

Marc Stone: Live at Tipitina’s (Independent)

Tuba Skinny: Some Kind-A-Shake (Independent)

Uncle Nef: Love Songs (Ropeadope)

U.S. Nero: Why Don’t They Cherish the Moon? (Dry Birth Records)

Cole Williams: Believe (Louisiana Red Hot Records)

Chip Wilson: Stories and Occasional Lies (Independent)

Woodenhead: Live at Chickie Wah Wah (Threadhead)

Mitch Woods: A Tip of the Hat to Fats (Blind Pig Records)


Released in March 2019

AF the Naysayer: Parts: Act 1 (EP) (Independent)

Jonathan Bauer: Walk Don’t Run (Independent)

Kevin Ray Clark: Indigo Soundscape (Independent)

Deacon John: Crowded Shotgun House (CD single) (Vitter Communications)

Harrison Fontenot: The Harrison Fontenot Cajun Collection (Swallow)

Garden District Trio: Upward (DHMP Records)

The Lost Bayou Ramblers: Rodents of Unusual Size (Music from the Motion Picture) (Bandcamp)

NOLA Is Calling: Sewing Machine Effects (Independent)

The Rayo Brothers: Victim & Villain (Nouveau Electric Records)

Ben Redwine: Samba Jazz (Independent)

Nick Sanders Trio: Playtime 2050 (Sunnyside)

Valerie Sassyfras: Crazy Train (Independent)

Christian Scott aTunde Adjuah: Ancestral Recall (Ropeadope)

Soul Brass Band: Levels (Independent)

Spider Murphy’s Fatback Vipers: Smells Like Salvation (Mahogany)

Noah Young: Splinter (Bubble Bath Records)


Released in February 2019

Benny Amon: Benny Amon’s New Orleans Pearls (Independent)

Steve Conn: Flesh and Bone (Not Really Records)

Johnette Downing with Scott Billington: Swamp Romp (Wiggle Worm Records)

P.H. Fred & the Unlucky Mothers: Songs from a Room (Notthat)

Funk on Da Table: Live at Tipitina’s New Orleans (Independent)

Galactic: Already Ready Already (Thirty Tigers)

Guitar Slim, Jr.: I’ll Survive (Independent)

Hot 8 Brass Band: Take Cover (EP) (Tru Thoughts)

J & the Causeways: J & the Causeways (EP) (Independent)

Bryan Lee: Sanctuary (Earrelevant)

The Local Skank: Yeah Brad (Independent)

Seth Walker: Are You Open? (Royal Potato Family)

The Set Up Kings: The Set Up Kings (Independent)


Released in January 2019

The Amazing Nuns: Chicken Little Was Right (Independent)

Crazy Whisky: Black Crow (Independent)

Charlie Dennard: Deep Blue (Independent)

Little Freddie King: Absolutely the Best (MadeWright Records)

Louie Ludwig: The Things You Done on a Mardi Gras Day (CD Single) (zzi music)

Alexey Marti: Mundo (Independent)

Lena Prima: Prima La Famiglia (Basin Street Records)

Belton Richard: The Essential Belton Richard: Volume 2 (Swallow)

Harold Steinitz and Dave Thomas: Wheels Up! (Independent)


Released in December 2018

The Asylum Chorus: Blue Sunshine (Threadhead Records)

Junior Dugas: Your Love Captured Me (Jin Records)

First Revolution Singers: Heaven is my Goal (504 Records)

Generationals: State Dogs: Singles 2017-18 (Polyvinyl Records)

Grayson Brockamp & the New Orleans Wildlife Band: A Dream or a Nightmare (Independent)

KS JoelBaby Steps (Independent)

Little Queenie: Purple Heart (Deeva Records / XYYX Records)

The Meters: The Meters at Rozy’s (Vinyl LP) (REG)

Old Riley & the Water: Biting Through (Independent)

One South Park: One South Park (Independent)

Roadside Glorious: Brawn and Bone (Independent)

Various Artists (Cousin Joe, James Booker and Snooks Eaglin): Rhapsody in Bronze (504 Records)

Various Artists: Louisiana Red Hot Records the Best of 2018 (Louisiana Red Hot Records)


Released in November 2018

Shamarrr Allen: True Orleans (P.O.M.E.)

Spencer Bohren: Makin’ It Home to You (Valve Records)

The Dirty Rain Revelers: Spark (Independent)

Roderick Harper: Perfect Imperfections (Independent)

Jacye: That Was Then (Crazy Chester)

Doreen Ketchens: Doreen’s Jazz New Orleans – Stellar Volume XXVII (DJNO)

Doreen Ketchens: Doreen’s Jazz New Orleans – Spittin’ Fire Volume XXVIII (DJNO)

Corey Ledet and his Zydeco Band: Accordion Dragon (Independent)

Ellis Marsalis: An 80th Birthday Celebration (Vinyl 2-LP Set) (ELM Records)

John Medeski’s Mad Skillet: John Medeski’s Mad Skillet (Indirecto Records) [featuring Will Bernard, Kirk Joseph & Terrence Higgins]

Michot’s Melody Makers: Blood Moon (Sinking City Records)

The Revivalists: Take Good Care (Loma Vista)

Ric Robertson: The Fool, The Friend (Independent)

Christian Serpas & Ghostown: Rockin’ ol’ Christmas (3 song EP) (Independent)

Sexy Dex and the Fresh: Don’t Play My B Sides (Community Records)

Various Artists: Live at Little Gem Saloon (Basin Street Records)

Various Artists: The Lyrical Legacy of Caesar Vincent (Swallow)

Various Artists: Musicians Mentors & Barroom Heroes: WHIV Radio Live from New Orleans (Independent)

Various Artists: Feelin’ Right Saturday Night: The Ric & Ron Anthology (2-LP Set) (Craft)

Mike Zito: Blue Room (Ruf Records)


Released in October 2018

Blake Miller & the Old-Fashioned Aces: Quelle Belle Journee (Independent)

Boyfriend: DBLSPK (Independent)

Future Cowboys: Going Kamikaze (Independent)

Jon Hatchett Band: Mother Nature Wins Again (Independent)

Peter Holsapple and Alex Chilton: The Death of Rock (Omnivore)

L.E.S. Douze: The Stoned: 12 Live Recordings from Louis Michot’s residency at the Stone (Nouveau Electric Records)

Jason Neville and Cris Jacobs: Neville Jacobs (Harmonized Records)

Kari Sjostrand & Larry Turner: The Deal (Karisma)

Warren Storm: Country by Storm (Jin)

The Wanting: Dark Road (Independent)

Zeke Fishhead: Ipso Factom (Fish Head)


Released in September 2018

The Abitals: The Abitals (Independent)

Shamarr Allen: True Orleans (Independent)

Sean Ardoin: Kreole Rock and Soul (Louisiana Red Hot Records)

Jon Batiste: Hollywood Africians (Verve Records)

Billie Davies: Perspectives II (Independent)

Kelcy Mae: Ever More Nest: The Place That You Call Home (Independent)

Eric Lindell: Revolution in Your Heart (Alligator Records)

Jonathon Long: Jonathon Long (Wild Heart / Whiskey Bayou)

Danny O’Flaherty: Changes (Independent)

The Quickening: Begin Again (Independent)


Released in August 2018


Thomas Brewer: Holy Moly (Independent)

James Evans Trio: The Divine Array of Possibilities (Jimmy Wizard)

Givers: Movin’ On (EP) (Glassnote)

Tom Hook: 62 (Arbors Records)

Inner Fire District: There will be singing about the dark times (Independent)

Joyful: Sanctified Soul (Jamalar / Rampart Street Music)

Doreen Ketchens: Doreen’s Jazz New Orleans – Vol XXVI: Our View, Our Music (DJNO)

The Ellis Marsalis Center for Music Jazz Orchestra: The Silverbook Project Vol. 1 (Independent)

Marshland: Marshland (Independent)

Noisewater: Noisewater (Louisiana Red Hot Records)

Bill Richards: Postcards from the Sofa (Sweet Willy Records)

Sabertooth Swing: Extinct Possibilities (Independent)

Slave: Put Some Slave on Dat (Independent)

Keith Stone with Red Gravy: Blues with a Taste of New Orleans (Independent)

Kenny Triche: Floating Frenchmen (Independent)

Bob Worth and the Annunciators: Wasted Time (Independent)


Released in July 2018


Sean Ardoin & R.O.G.K.: How Great is Your Love (Zydekool)

Louis Armstrong: Sparks, Nevada 1964! (Dot Time)

Chubby Carrier & the Bayou Swamp Band: Black Pot (Swampadelic)

Leon Chavis and the Zydeco Flames: This All I Know (Independent)

Jon Cleary: Dyna-Mite (Thirty Tigers)

Yvette Landry: Louisiana Lovin’ (Independent)

Lil’ Nathan & the Zydeco Big Timers: Unpause (ChaCha)

Alynda Segarra & the Special Men: Don’t Tell Me That It’s Over (45 rpm. single) (Special Men Industries)



Released in June 2018

Todd Adams: This is not a dream (Independent)

Gregory Agid Quartet: Jamz (Bubble Bath Records)

Better Than Ezra: Deluxe (Vinyl) (PledgeMusic)

Big Freedia: 3rd Ward Bounce (EP) (Asylum Records)

Tyler Christian: Sink or Swim (Time:Less)

Tom Hambridge: The Nola Sessions (includes Allen Toussaint) (Superstar Records)

Darcy Malone & The Tangle: Make Me Over (Independent)

Derrick Freeman and James Martin: Derrick Freeman and James Martin Present SOUL (Independent)

Buddy Guy: The Blues is Alive and Well (Silvertone / RCA)

Miss Mojo: Love In Time (Independent)

Papo y Son Mandao: So What…¿ Que Bolá? (Independent)

Jim Pharis: High Mileage (Independent)

Sarah Quintana: Daddy Lies (Independent)

Shawan and the Wonton: Catchin’ Feels (Independent)

Shirley and Lee: Shirley and Lee’s Golden Decade (2-CD Set) (Jasmine)

Johnny Sonnier & Jimmy Breaux: A Tribute to Aldus Roger & More (Swallow)



Released in May 2018

Marcello Benetti: The Coffee Suite (Independent)

Big Sam’s Funky Nation: Songs in the Key of Funk: Volume One (Independent)

Mark Braud: Living the Tradition (Independent)

Cha Wa: Spyboy (UPT)

Andrew Duhon: False River (Independent)

Ryan Foret & Foret Tradition: Louisiana Soul (Independent)

In Business: In Business presents… Space Story (Independent)

Bunk Johnson: Rare & Unissued Masters: Volume Two 1943-1946 (American Music)

Sandra Love & the Reason: Manifest Your Dreams (Independent)

Darcy Malone and the Tangle: Pure as Gold EP (Independent)

Sasha Masakowski: Art Market (Ropeadope)

Alison McConnell: Never Satisfied (Independent)

Beth McKee: Dreamwood Acres (Independent)

Steve Murrell: Elysian Fields (Independent)

Khalif Neville: Wishin’ (Independent)

Noruz: The Witching Hour (Independent)

Pucusana: Nothing New (Independent)

Carmela Rappazzo: Howlin’ at the Moon (Independent)

Simple Sound Retreat: Wake Up, Let’s Go (Independent)

Don Suhor: New Orleans Clarinet & Sax Virtuoso (GHB Records)

Waylon Thibodeaux: Here We Go Again (Rabadash)

Various Artists: Putumayo Presents: New Orleans Party (Putumayo)

Luke Winslow-King: Blue Mesa (Bloodshot Records)

Mike Zito: First Class Life (Ruf Records)


Released in April 2018

Marcia Ball: Shine Bright (Alligator Records)

Birdog Small Band: Birddog Small Band (Crimson Viper)

Matt Booth & Palindromes: Matt Booth & Palindromes (B4D Records)

Mark Braud: Living The Tradition (Independent)

The Catahoulas: New Orleans R&B (Independent)

Cha Wa: Spyboy (UPT Music)

Charlie Dennard: Sozihno (Independent)

Dr. C & the Gris Gris: Hexes with Axes (Independent)

Keith Frank & the Soileau Zydeco Band: Return of the King (Indpendent)

Funk Monkey: Rollin’ Live at the Leaf (Independent)

G & The New Orleans Swinging Gypsies: Swing 17 (Independent)

Gal Holiday: Lost & Found (HTRP)

The Heavyweights Brass Band: This City (Lulaworld Records)

Billy Iuso: Home by the Sea (Independent)

Kidd Jordan, Alvin Fielder, Joel Futterman, Steve Swell: Masters Of Improvisation – Recorded Live In New Orleans (Valid Records)

Chas Justus & the Jury: Chas Justus & the Jury (Blackpot Records)

Kevin Naquin and the Ossun Playboys: Man in the Morror (Swallow)

Cyril Neville: Endangered Species: The Complete Recordings (Louisiana Red Hot Records)

Cyril Neville: Endangered Species: The Essential Recordings (Louisiana Red Hot Records)

Nolatet: No Revenge Necessary (Royal Potato Family)

On The Levee Jazz Band: Swinging New Orleans Jazz (Big Al Records)

Panorama Jazz Band: Let the Music Play You (Independent)

Josh Paxton: Standard Deviation (Independent)

The Radiators: Welcome to the Monkey House (Independent)

Jon Roniger – the Good For Nothing Band: Jon Roniger and the Good For Nothing Band (Independent)

Paul Sanchez: One More Trip Around the Sun (Independent)

Johnny Sansone (with Anders Osborne and North Mississippi Allstars): Hopeland (Independent)

Shake ‘Em Up Jazz Band: A Woman’s Place (Bunny Friend)

The Tin Men: Sing with Me (Independent)

T Broussard & the Zydeco Steppers: Goin’ Live (Independent)

Horace Trahan Until The End (Independent)

Richard Scott: French Quarter Concert (Independent)

Amanda Shaw: Please, Call me Miss Shaw (Little Fiddle)

Tank and the Bangas: Live Vibes (Verve Forecast)

Tuba Skinny: Nigel’s Dream (Independent)

Jamie Lynn Vessels: Storm Coming (Independent)

Walter Wolfman Washington: My Future Is My Past (Anti Records)

Water Seed: Say Yeah!! Live at the Blue Nile (Louisiana Red Hot Records)

Dr. Michael White: Tricentennial Rag (Basin Street Records)


Released in March 2018

Terence Blanchard featuring the E-Collective: Live (Blue Note Records)

Amadee Castenell: Live at Club 39 (Black Rose Records)

Ted Hefko and the Thousandaires: Gas Station Guru (Independent)

Jambalaya Brass Band: Habana to New Orleans (West Music)

Johnny Angel & Helldorado: Crawfish & Cowboys (Deuce Records)

The Junior League: Eventually is Now (Greenleaves Sound)

Jourdan Thibodeaux et Les Rodailleurs: Boue, Boucane, et Bouteilles (Valcour)

Little Freddie King: Fried Rice & Chicken (Orleans Records)

Tom McDermott: Podge-Hodge (Independent)

Nutria: Call To The Air (B4D Records)

Michael O’Hara (The Sheik): It’s My Turn (Rabadash Records)

Palmetto Bug Stompers: Stomping Our Way Into Your Heart (Independent)

Dr. Michael Torregano: For Your Ears Only (Independent)

Tuba Skinny: Nigel’s Dream (Independent)

The Vettes: Gold Star (Independent)

Zeke Fishhead: Defunct (Nugs.net)


Released in February 2018

Germaine Bazzle: Swingin’ At Snug (Independent)

Bon Bon Vivant: Live At The New Orleans Jazz Museum (Independent)

Keith Frank: Return of the King (Independent)

Mike Harvey’s Hot Club: Mike Harvey’s Hot Club (Independent)

Lillie Lewis: The Henderson Sessions (Louisiana Red Hot Records)

Natalie Mae: Run To You (Independent)

Mark McGrain featuring John Boutte: Love, Time, And Divination (Immersion Records)

Jasen Weaver: The Voscoville (Independent)

Zoukeys (Beth Patterson & Josh Paxton): Senzorga (Speak Jolly Music)


Released in January 2018

Jamal Batiste: All Rock’d Up (Independent)

Crossing Canal: Lowdown Runaround Fool (Independent)

Dinola: Up High (Saustex Records)

Ghalia & Mama’s Boys: Let the Demons Out (Ruf Records)

Jason Marsalis and the 21st Century Trad Band: Melody Re-imagined: Book 1 (Basin Street Records)

Misled: Receneraton: Vol 1 (Dixie Dawg Records)

Brittany Purdy: Welcome to Sazaraz (Independent)

Soul Project: The Long Hustle (Independent)

Jamison Ross: All for One (Concord)