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September 7, 2018

Eric Lindell: Revolution in Your Heart (Alligator Records)

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

Danny O’Flaherty: Changes (Independent)


September 14, 2018

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


September 17, 2018

The Quickening: Begin Again (Independent)


September 22, 2018

Shamarr Allen: True Orleans (Independent)


September 27, 2018

Billie Davies: Perspectives II (Independent)


September 28, 2018

Jon Batiste: Hollywood Africians (Verve Records)


October 12, 2018

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


November 23, 2018

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


Fall 2018

Tank and the Bangas: tba (Verve Forecast)


Release dates not yet announced

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

Dwayne Dopsie & the Zydeco Hellraisers: Bayou Madness (Louisiana Red Hot Records)

Roland Guerin: Black Coffee (Independent)

Quiana Lynell: t.b.a. (Concord Records)

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)

Preservation Hall Jazz Band: TBA (Sub Pop)

Various Artists: Mardi Gras Indians (Mardi Gras Records)


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)


Released in December 2017

Dave Bartholomew: Jump Children! (Imperial Singles Plus 1950-1962) (Jasmine)

Grayson Capps: Scarlett Roses (Royal Potato Family)

Crooked Vines: Alive (Independent)

Dick Deluxe: Dive Bar Christmas (FritzCo)

Ken Colyer Trust Band with Joe Payton: At Cafe Brasil (504 Records)

Loose Cattle: Seasonal Affective Disorder (Independent)

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

Joel Savoy, Kelli Jones, Caleb Klauder & Reeb Willms: Farewell, Alligator Man: A Tribute to the Music of Jimmy C. Newman (Valcour Records)

Benny Turner: My Brother’s Blues (Nola Blue Records)

Various Artists: United Bakery Records Revue 1 (United Bakery Records)


Released in November 2017

Brass-A-Holics: Word on the Street (Independent)

Dee-1: Slingshot David (The Album) (Independent)

Samantha Fish: Belle of the West (Ruf Records)

Jon Hebert: Bayou Wild (Independent)

Eric Johanson: Burn it Down (Whiskey Bayou Records)

Delfeayo Marsalis: Kalamazoo (Troubadour Jass Records)

Mighty Brother: The Vibe (EP) (Threadhead)

Steve Mignano Band: Lucky 13 (Independent)

Paula and the Pontiacs: Seventeen (Independent)

Pope: True Talent Champion (Community Records)

Revival!: Now is the Time (Independent)

Esther Rose: This Time Last Night (Independent)

Saint Roch: Revelator (Independent)

Toonces: Milk For My Tears (Community Records)

Treadles: Bees are Thieves Too (Community Records)

Uncle “Leo J. Eiffert, Jr.”: Blue Crawfish Cup “for Jesus” (single) (Independent)

Zoe K: It’s Just What I Like (Independent)



Released in October 2017

Brian Blade & The Fellowship Band: Body And Shadow (Blue Note)

Bonerama: Hot Like Fire (Basin Street Records)

Trent Bourgeois: Louisiana Roadhouse (Independent)

Grayson Brockamp and the New Orleans Wildlife Band: Grayson Brockamp and the New Orleans Wildlife Band (Paytone Records)

Cat Head Biscuit Boys: Cat Head Biscuit Boys (Valcour Records)

Dr. John: In the Studio With Mac Rebennack: Good Times in New Orleans 1958-1962 (Vinyl Lovers)

John Fohl: Hands on You (Independent)

Keith Frank: One Night at Cowboy’s (Independent)

Henry Gray and the Creole Cats: 92 (Music Matters Records)

Jamaican Me Breakfast Club: Pop Rock Steady Brewed in New Orleans (Independent)

Mykia Jovan: Elliyahu (Independent)

Jeremy Joyce: Standing On Saint Claude (Independent)

Chris Thomas King: Hotel Voodoo (21st Century Blues)

Lil Bob and the Lollipops: Sweet Soul Swinger… & the Jin Singles (Jin Records)

Lane Mack: Swampodisiac (Independent)

The Malvinas: God Bless The Grass (Soona Songs)

Mel+MooDoggies: Mwomp! (Independent)

National Lagarde: Story of a Southern Gentleman (Independent)

N’awlins Johnnys: Lush Like Me (Independent)

Nicole Ockmond: Something Out of Nothing (Emovere Records)

Paul and the Pontiacs: Seventeen (Independent)

Zachary Richard: Gombo (RZ Records)

The Roamin’ Jasmine: Live at Horace’s Bar (Milo Records)

Sarayah: Feel the Vibe (Basin Street Records)

Christian Scott aTunde Adjuah: The Centennial Trilogy: The Emancipation Procrastination (Ropeadope)

The St Roch Syncopators: Working Men (Independent)

Terry and the Zydeco Bad Boys: Allons Zydeco (Lockdowne Records)

Harry Trahan avec ses Amis et Sa Famille: Coeur et Ame (Independent)

Uncle Nephew (Shannon Powell & Darren Hoffman): Blues (Ropeadope Records)

Kat Walker with Amasa Miller: Torch Songs (Independent)

Mitch Woods: Friends Along the Way (Entertainment One)


Released in September 2017

Mario Abney: Instant Grits Brother Oats (Independent)

Bon Mot: Cheap Drinks, Poor Lighting (Independent)

Marc Broussard: Easy to Love (G Man)

Louise Cappi: Melange (Independent)

Jimmy Carpenter: Plays the Blues (Vizztone)

Juju Child: The Power Of Me (Independent)

Zachary Lee: Duct Tape Doesn’t Fix Broken Hearts (Independent)

Lil Bob & the Lollipops: Sweet Soul Swinger & the Jin Singles (Jin)

Lost Bayou Ramblers: Kalenda (Rice Pump Records)

Mutemath: Play Dead (Wojtek)

Lloyd Price: This is Rock and Roll (Independent)

Louis Prima: The Best, The Wildest (Factory of Sounds)

Drew Rice: Southpaw (Independent)

Kermit Ruffins & Irvin Mayfield: A Beautiful World (Basin Street Records)

Ann Savoy: Plays the Music of Cleoma Falcon (Independent)

Tony Seville and the Cadillacs: Vale La Pena (Independent)

Shake ‘Em Up Jazz Band: Le Donne Mangiano Zucchero (Independent)

Tuba Skinny: Tupelo Pine (Independent)

Smoking Time Jazz Club: Take Your Tone and Fly (Independent)

Kathryn Rose Wood: In the Ashes (Independent)


Released in August 2017

Louis Armstrong: The Complete Decca Singles 1935-1946 (Verve Records/Ume)

Bantam Foxes: Pinball (EP) (Independent)

Dukes of Dixieland: Live @ French Quarter Festival 2017 (Leisure Music)

Dwayne Doopsie & the Zydeco Hellraisers: Top of the Mountain (Crewe Records)

Randy Newman: Dark Matter (Nonesuch)

Original Dixieland Jazz Band/Joe Marsala & His Band: Original Dixieland Jazz Band 1943 & Joe Marsala 1944 (GHB Records)

Aden Paul: Bad Seeds & Precious Stones (Independent)

Roderick Paulin: Slow But Steady (Independent)

John Rankin: Guitar Gumbo (STR Digital) (Reissue)

Kenny Wayne Shepherd Band: Lay It On Down (Concord)

Willem & Dakota: Somewhere Along the Way (Lost Car Records)


Released in July 2017

Louis Armstrong: The Standard Oil Sessions (Dot Time)

J.J. Caillier: Bad As I Wanna Be (Caillier Records)

Tony Dagradi: Oneness (Astral Music)

Dharma Krewe: 7th Floor (Independent)

Luke Fontana & Ernie Vincent: Bayou Bonfouca Blues (Independent)

Keith Frank: One Night at Cowboy’s (Soulwood Records)

Huval-Fuselier Cajun Trio: The Huval-Fuselier Cajun Trio (Independent)

Doug Kershaw: The Very Best of Doug Kershaw (Sunset Blvd)

King James & The Special Men: Act Like You Know (Independent)

Joe Lastie’s New Orleans Sound: Jazz Corner of the World (Independent)

Jeff McCarty: Step Out (Whiskey Bayou Records)

Stanton Moore Trio: With You In Mind: the Songs of Allen Toussaint (Royal Potato Family)

Meschiya Lake, Russel Welch & the Dizzy Birds: 5 Song EP (Syncopation Society)

Rhodes Spedale & Live Jazz Group: Live at Center Stage (Independent)

Various Artists: New Orleans (1961-1964) (504 Records)


Released in June 2017

Benjamin Booker: Witness (ATO)

Canebreakers: Still Lives (EP) (Independent)

Sean Carey featuring Mannie Fresh & the Soul Rebels: All in Time (Lucent Records)

James Clark: Elements (Independent)

Renshaw Davies: The Heat (EP) (Independent)

The Deslondes: Hurry Home (New West Records)

Dave Duplissey: Full of Soul (Saxophobia)

High Performance: Cajun Cool (Swallow)

Hot 8 Brass Band: On the Spot (Independent)

Mike Indest: Don’t Look Back (Independent)

George Lewis and His New Orleans Stompers: The Complete Climax Recording Sessions (American Music)

Darcy Malone and the Tangle: Make Me Over (EP) (Independent)

Naughty Professor: Identity (Independent)

Shannon McNally: Black Irish (Cool Well)

Jason Ricci: Approved by Snakes (Independent)

Greg Schatz: Small Peace of Mind (Independent)

Christian Scott aTunde Adjuah: Diaspora (Ropeadope / Stretch Music)

Spyanage: The Sneak Attack: 4 (Independent)

Shane Theriot: Still Motion (Independent)

Tomb of Nick Cage: The Pharaoh of New Orleans (Independent)

Various Artists: Sea of Love Swamp Pop: Ultimate Collection 1955 – 1962 (Jasmine)

Various Artists: Swamp Pop by the Bayou: Let’s Get Together Tonight (Ace Records)

Released in May 2017

Luke Spurr Allen & the Happy Talk Band: Pothole Heart (Chicken Little)

Bonsoir, Catin: L’aurore (Valcour Records)

John Michael Bradford: Something Old, Something New (AFO)

Charles Brewer Trio: An Evening at Snug Harbor (Independent)

Tony Dagradi: Oneness (Astral Music)

Lynn Drury: Rise of the Fall (Independent)

Erica Falls: Home Grown (Independent)

Justin Gitelman: Faces (Independent)

Charlie Halloran: Cé Biguine! (Twerk-O-Phonic)

Kyle Huval and the Dixie Club Ramblers: Straight Allons (Valcour Records)

Sonny Landreth: Bound By the Blues (2 CDs) (Mascot Music)

Tom Leggett: Jewel In My Crown (Independent)

Alexey Marti: Travesia (Independent)

John Mooney: Truth of the Matter (Independent)

Flow Tribe: Boss (Independent)

Sean Hobbes: About Myself (Independent)

The Holy Warriors: Holy Wars (Independent)

Ellis Marsalis Quintet: The Ellis Marsalis Quintet Plays the Music of Ellis Marsalis (ELM)

New Orleans Jazz Vipers: Live & Viperizin’ (Independent)

Shane Theriot: Still Motion (Independent)

Chase Tyler: Tailgate Sunset (Independent)

Water Seed: We Are Stars (Independent)


Released in April 2017

Wess “Warmdaddy” Anderson: Natural History (Jangly)

Alfred Banks: The Beautiful (Independent)

Terence Blanchard: The Comedian (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack) (Blue Note)

Maurice Brown: The Mood (Mobetta)

Kim Carson and the Real Deal: Don’t Fear the Twang (Independent)

Jon Cleary: Live at Chickie Wah Wah (Independent)

Bicycle Jones & Stover: Song Shed (Volume 2) (Threadhead)

Bonsoir, Catin: L’Aurore (Valcour)

Debbie Davis and Josh Paxton: Vice and Virtues – a live record (Independent)

Doreen’s Jazz New Orleans: Volume XXV: Takin’ It to the Streets (Independent)

Egg Yolk Jubilee: Crux of the Yolk (Independent)

Guitar Slim Jr.: The Story of My Life (re-issue) (Orleans Records)

Hot 8 Brass Band: On the Spot (Thu Thoughts)

Johnny J and the Hipshots: Below the Bible Belt (Solid Splendor)

Johnny Sketch & the Dirty Notes: Sketch (Independent)

Dayna Kurtz: Here, Vol. 1 (Kismet)

Lord David: Blood From a Stone (Independent)

Alex McMurray: Sings His Greatest New Orleans Hits (Independent)

The Monocle: KindHumanKind (Independent)

Naughty Professor: Identity (Independent)

New Orleans Swamp Donkeys: Slightly Concussed: Live at De Melkbus (2CD) (Independent)

Panorama Jazz Band: The Next One (Independent)

Preservation Hall Jazz Band: So it is (Legacy Records)

The Rayo Brothers: Take You for a Drive (Independent)

Paul Sanchez and the Rolling Road Show: Life Is A Ride (Independent)

The Marc Stone Band: Live in Europe (Independent)

Sweet Crude: Créatures (Rhyme & Reason Records)

Travers Geoffray: Highway Kings (Independent)

Trombone Shorty & Orleans Avenue: Parking Lot Symphony (Blue Note)


Released in March 2017

Bag of Donuts: Superpop (Independent)

Marcello Benetti: Il Vizio! (Independent)

Bon Bon Vivant: Paint & Pageantry (Independent)

Doombalaya: Pants on Fiya (Independent)

Chloe Feoranzo and Tom McDermott: Zeppelins Made to Order (Rabadash Records)

David L. Harris: blues I felt (Independent)

Hurray for the Riff Raff: The Navigator (ATO Records)

Josh Hyde: The Call of the Night (Independent)

Tim Laughlin: The Trio Sessions, Vol. 2 (Gentilly Records)

Corey Ledet & His Zydeco Band: Standing on Faith (CPL Records)

Lilli Lewis: The Promised Land: Songs Of the Sacred South (Independent)

Lord David: Blood from a Stone (Independent)

Irvin Mayfield and the New Orleans Jazz Orchestra: Live at Newport (Basin Street Records)

Sam Price and the True Believers: Sam Price and the True Believers (Independent)

Rault & Sweetwater: Rault & Sweetwater (Independent)

Christian Scott aTunde Adjuah: The Centennial Trilogy: Ruler Rebel (Ropeadope)

Ken Swartz & the Palace of Sin: Smile Away the Blues (Adelphi Records)

Various Artists: Cajun Accordion Kings –And the Queen- (Valcour Records)

Vox and the Hound: Aloha Shores (Community Records)

Zeke Fishhead: One Red Spiral (Independent)

Released in February 2017

Wade Bernard: Mardi Gras Rhythms (Independent)

Black Laurel: Black Laurel (Independent)

Gravy: Get Busy Living (Independent)

David Greely: Shadows on the Teche (Independent)

Little Freddie King: You Make My Night (Made Wright Records)

Khalif Neville featuring Charles Neville: Discerning the Transmudance (Independent)

Shotgun Jazz Band: Steppin On The Gas (Independent)

Smoking Time Jazz Club: Ain’t We Fortunate (Independent)


Released in January 2017

Chris Belleau: Swamp Fever (Proud Dog Records)

Burris: Meant to Be (Independent)

Tasche de la Rocha: Gold Rose (Independent)

P.H. Fred:5 On 4 (Not That Records)

Captain Green: Jazz Noise (Independent)

Ron Hacker & Friends: Live at the Old U.S. Mint (Independent)

James Martin: Something’s gotta give (Independent)

Organic Trio: Saturn’s Spell (Jazz Family)

Juan Pardo & Voices of a Nation: Voices of A Nation (Independent)

Scott Ramminger: Do What Your Heart Says To (Independent)

The Revealers: One World (Independent)

Roamin’ Jasmine: Blues Shuffle Heart (Independent)

The Tangiers Combo: Are You In the Mood? (Independent)

Seva Venet: New Orleans Banjo Vol. 1: “Musieu Bainjo” (Independent)

Vermilion Whiskey: Spirit of Tradition (10 South)


Released in December 2016

Unc Imo:  60 Year Old Rapper w/a Bad Knee (Independent)

Gregory Agid: Words are not Enough (Independent)

Jon Batiste: Christmas with Jon Batiste (Naht Jona)

Big Freedia: A Very Big Freedia Christmazz (Kobalt)

Billie Davies featuring Iris P.: On Hollywood Boulevard (Independent)

Harmonouche: NolAmour (RRJB Music)

David L. Harris: Bein’ Green (CD single) (Dlee)

Burke Ingraffia: Christmas Carol Lullabies (Divine Mercy Music)

The Lonesome Doves: Waiting For Stars (Independent)

Lost Bayou Ramblers: Aloha Golden Meadow (12 inch vinyl single) (Independent)

Margie Perez: Love is All (Threadhead Records)

Masakowski Family: N.O. Escape (Independent)

Keith Porteous: Sound Refuge (Independent)

Don Vappie: A Very Vappie Christmas (Trilport Records)

Released in November 2016

Chris Ardoin & Nustep Zydeco: Requested Live (Maison de Soul)

The Asylum Chorus: Take a Piece (Independent)

Jamie Bergeron & the Kickin’ Cajuns: Comin in Hot (Independent)

Wendell Brunious: In the Tradition / Louis Nelson New Orleans All Stars: April in New Orleans (GHB Records)

Jeff Chaz: This Silence is Killing Me (JCP Records)

Fr. Ron and Friends: This Land (Independent)

Hopalong Catastrophe: The Big Bad Wrong (Independent)

Louie Ludwig: I Got Nothin to Say (ZZI Music)

Johnny Mastro & Mama’s Boys: Never Trust the Living (CSB/Roxy)

Bishop Paul S. Morton: Legacy: Live in New Orleans (Tehillah)

Mysterious Band: Harold and Friends (Independent)

Alcide “Slow Drag” Pavageau: Drag’s Half Fast Jazz Band (GHB Records)

Steve Riley and the Mamou Playboys: Party at the Holiday, All Night Long! (Valcour Records)

Lawrence Sieberth Quartet: Silhouettes (Musik Bloc)

Sideburner: Battle Hymns (Independent)

Various Artists: Ladyfest New Orleans 2016 (Independent)

Mike Zito: Make Blues Not War (Ruf Records)

Released in October 2016

Khari Allen Lee & the New Creative Collective: A New Earth (Independent)

Sean Ardoin: Live at the Chicken Run (Independent)

Traci Borges, Jr.: Warning! (Knight Records)

Dr. John & Friends: The Musical Mojo of Dr. John: A Celebration of Mac & His Music (CD & DVD) (Concord Records)

Courtney Granger: Beneath Still Waters (Valcour)

Forest Huval: Forest Huval (Independent)

Vasti Jackson: The Soul Of Jimmie Rogers (Vast-Eye Music)

Leroy Jones: Back To My Roots (re-released) (Spirit of New Orleans)

Lily Keber: Bayou Maharajah (DVD) (Cadiz Music)

Delfeayo Marsalis and the Uptown Jazz Orchestra: Make America Great Again! (Troubadour Jazz Records)

Alison McConnell: These Walls (Independent)

Walter Mouton and the Scott Playboys: Live at Festivals Acadiens et Creoles (Swallow)

The NOLA Players: Christmas Time in New Orleans (AimHigher Recordings)

One Love Brass Band: Too Big To Fail (Independent)

Billy Pierce: Shapes of Soul (Taylor Surtees Publishing)

Steve Pistorius: Steamboat Days (Independent)

Valerie Sassyfras: Sassquake (Independent)

Amanda Shaw: Red Plastic Cup EP (Independent)

Simple Sound Retreat: Different Shades (Independent)

Leslie Blackshear Smith: How Love Works Part 1:Redeaux (636 Music)

The Tumbling Wheels: Play The No Counts (United Bakery Records)


Released in September 2016

Craig Adams: Live Jazz at Vienne (The Sound of New Orleans)

Alexis & The Samurai: Live At Chickie Wah Wah (Independent)

Mia Borders: Fever Dreams (Blaxican Records)

Adam Crochet: Real Good Love (23 Ducks)

Hamid Drake and Jeff Zielinski: Sawt-e-Sarmad (Independent)

Gauche Mar: Gauche Mar (Independent)

Martin Hawkins: Slim Harpo: Blues King Bee of Baton Rouge (Book) (LSU Press)

Ron Hotstream and the Mid-City Drifters: 13 Days (Independent)

Mahalia Jackson: Moving on up A Little Higher (Shanachie)

Luke Winslow King: I’m Glad Trouble Don’t Last Always (Bloodshot)

Mighty Sam McClain: Time And Change: Last Recordings (City Hall)

The Meters: A Message From The Meters: The Complete Josie, Reprise & Warner Brothers Singles 1968-1977 (2CD) (Real Gone Music)

Randy Newman: The Randy Newman Songbook (4-LP Set) (Nonesuch)

New Orleans Swinging Gypsies: Esplanade Swing (Independent)

New Orleans Suspects: Kaleidoscoped (Louisiana Red Hot Records)

Anders Osborne: Flower Box (Independent)

Bobby Rush: Porcupine Meat (Rounder)

Seth Walker: Gotta Get Back (Royal Potato Family)

Wee Trio: Wee+3 (Bionic Records)


Released in August 2016


Absinthe Minded (featuring Frank Ball, Jon R Smith, Larry Sieberth): Sweet Heat, Summer Love (Independent)

Robin Barnes: Songbird Sessions (Independent)

Carsie Blanton: So Ferocious (Independent)

Sam Broussard and Barry Ancelot: Broken Promised Land (Swallow Records)

Chris Christy Quintet: Live From The Spotted Cat (Independent)

David D’Angelo: Born in Paradise (Independent)

John “Papa” Gros: River’s on Fire (Independent)

Quiana Lynell: Loving Me (Independent)

New Orleans Swinging Gypsies: Esplanade Swing (Independent)

Papa Grows Funk: The Last Leaf 5/6/13 (Independent)

Brian Prunka/Michael Jenner: Continuum (Independent)


Released in July 2016

  • Biglemoi: 5 Song EP (Independent)
  • Chris Christy Quintet: Live From The Spotted Cat (Independent)
  • Cowboy Mouth: The Name of the Band Is… (Independent)
  • Good For Nothin’ Band: Maniac World (Independent)
  • Smoky Greenwell: South Louisiana Blues (Greenwell Records)
  • Kenny Neal: Blood Line (Cleopatra Records)
  • Aaron Neville: Apache (Speakeasy)
  • Anders Osborne: Flower Box (Independent)
  • Nicholas Payton: Textures (Paytone Records) (Digital only)
  • Paul Sanchez: Heart Renovations (Independent)
  • Christian Serpas & Ghost Town: Favorites (Independent)
  • Albert Walters New Orleans Band: Albert Walters New Orleans Band (504 Records)

Released in June 2016

  • Matt Babineaux: A Place To Fall (Independent)
  • The Charles Brewer Trio: Live (Independent)
  • Davell Crawford: Piano in the Vaults, Vol. 1 (Basin Street Records)
  • Dick Deluxe: Turning 61 On Highway 61 (Independent)
  • James Evans: The Golden Whippet of Algiers (Independent)
  • Gina Forsyth: Copper Rooster and Other Tunes and Tales (Waterbug Records)
  • The Grid: Evasive Maneuvers (EP) (Independent)
  • The Branford Marsalis Quartet with special guest Kurt Elling: Upward Spiral (Marsalis Music / OKeh Records)
  • Lily Keber: Bayou Maharajah: The Tragic Genius of James Booker (DVD) (Cadiz Music)
  • Lilli Lewis: Orange Music, Volume 2: Anatomy (Elysium House Records)
  • Leyla McCalla: A Day for the Hunter, A Day for the Prey (Jazz Village)
  • The Melatauns: Swingin’ Melatauns (Independent)
  • Rusty Metoyer: In Due Time (Independent)
  • Zigaboo Modeliste: FAR (Funk Amendment Rights) (JZM Records)
  • Patrick Mooney Band: Leavin’ Wheels (Independent)
  • Nutrio: Nutrio (5 Song EP) (Independent)
  • New Orleans Suspects: Kaleidoscoped (Independent)
  • Lena Prima & the Lena Prima Band: Live at the Dew Drop Jazz & Social Hall (Aftergroove Records)
  • Royal Southern Brotherhood: The Royal Gospel (Ruf Records)
  • Allen Toussaint: American Tunes (Nonesuch Records)
  • Zeke Fishhead: Look Glass Trick (Fishhead Music)

Released in May 2016

  • Alexis & The Samurai: Move into View (Independent)
  • Louis Armstrong: C’est Si Bon / Down by the Riverside (2 CDs) (Le Chant du Monde)
  • Gina Forsyth: Copper Rooter and Other Tunes and Tales (Waterbug)
  • Corey Henry: Lapitah (Louisiana Red Hot Records)
  • Miss Sophie Lee and the Parish Suites: Traverse this Universe (Independent)
  • Jonathan “Boogie” Long: Trying to Get There (Louisiana Red Hot Records)
  • Rusty Metoyer: In Due Time (Independent)
  • Smoke N Bones: Amplify (Independent)
  • The Spirit of Fi-Yi-Yi and the Mandingo Warriors: When That Morning Comes (Independent)
  • Spy Boy Shotgun Slim: Tuba Fattz Lil’ Cuzzin (Independent)
  • The Taxpayers: Big Decision Factory (Independent)
  • Allen Toussaint: The Complete Warner Recordings (2 CDs) (Warner Classics)
  • Various Artists: New Orleans 2nd Line (LP Productions)
  • Young Pinstripe Brass Band: Y.P.S. (Independent)

Released in April 2016

  • Bamboula 2000: Up From Congo Square (Independent)
  • The Batture Boys: Muddy Water (Independent)
  • Jamie Bernstein: You Don’t Know Me (Independent)
  • Bicycle Jones & Stover: Song Shed (Vol. 1) (Independent)
  • Brass Bed: In the Yellow Leaf (Modern Outsider)
  • Cha Wa: Funk ’n’ Feathers (UPT Music)
  • Evan Christopher: Clarinet Road-Bayou Chant & Other Textures (STR Digital)
  • Davell Crawford: Piano in the Vaults, Vol. 1 (Basin Street Records)
  • Creole String Beans: Golden Crown (Independent)
  • Mike Dillon: Functioning Broke (Royal Potato Family)
  • Helen Gillet: Wind Shakes the Trees (LP) (Independent)
  • Hestina: Blossom Talk (Autumn Tone Records)
  • Hokum High Rollers: Maiden Melodies (Independent)
  • Honey Island Swamp Band: Demolition Day (Ruf Records)
  • Thomas W. Jacobsen: The New Orleans Jazz Scene Today (Bluebird Publishing)
  • Leroy Jones: I’m Talkin’ Bout New Orleans (Independent)
  • Dave Jordan & The Nia: No Losers Tonight (Independent)
  • Joy: Just Like That (4 song EP) (Independent)
  • Eric Lindell: Matters of the Heart (Red Parlor Records)
  • Quiana Lynell: Loving Me (Independent)
  • Melatauns: Swingin’ Melatauns (Independent)
  • The Meyers: Here Come The Seltzermen (Independent)
  • Aurora Nealand & the Royal Roses: Comeback Children (Independent)
  • Nouveau String Band: The Great American Road Trip (Independnet)
  • Michael Juan Nunez: Rise (ParishLine)
  • Anders Osborne: Spacedust & Ocean Views (Back On Dumaine Records)
  • Anders Osborne & North Mississippi Allstars: NMO (Independent)
  • Panorama Jazz Band: Best Of The Good (Independent)
  • Lena Prima & the Lena Prima Band: Live at the Dew Drop Jazz & Social Hall (Aftergroove Records)
  • Professor Longhair: Live at the Chicago Folk Festival, 1976 (Orleans Records)
  • Roddie Romero & the Hub City AllStars: Gulfstream (Octavia Records)
  • Crispin Schroeder: Following Branches Down to the Roots (Independent)
  • Amanda Shaw: Amanda Shaw (EP) (Independent)
  • Wayne Toups: Wayne Toups (Jambalaya Music)
  • Vivaz: World Party (Independent)
  • Cole Williams: Sin City: The Mixtape (Independent)
  • Linnzi Zaorski: Greet The Dawn (Independent)
  • Zydeco Revelators: Zydeco Revelators (Independent)


Released in March 2016

  • Dave Bartholomew:Golden Rule In New Orleans: King & Imperial Sides, 1950-1961 (Hoodoo Records)
  • Bas Clas: In Wonderland (Serfdom Records)
  • Brian Carrick and His New Orleans Band: Dew Drop Revisited (504 Records)
  • The Convergers: Hang-Dog Hymns (Drag Snake)
  • Michael Doucet & Tom Rigney: Cajun Fandango! (Independent)
  • Fats Domino: The Big Beat: Fats Domino and the Birth of Rock n’ Roll (DVD) (Shanachie)
  • Roger Hahn: The Sounds of Louisiana: Twenty Essential Music Makers (Pelican Publishing)
  • Ben E. Hunter: Break Out Bold (Awareness Productions)
  • Ernie K-Doe: Don’t Kill My Grove!: The Complete Duke Singles 1964-1970 (Play Back)
  • Darcy Malone & The Tangle: Still Life (Independent)
  • Delfeayo Marsalis with Uptown Jazz Orchestra: Living Free and Running Wild (Troubadour Jass Records)
  • Louis Prima: Very Best Of Louis Prima (2CD) (Not Now Music)
  • Richard “Piano” Scott: You Got It! (Independent)
  • Sheriff Bud Torres: Saltwater Cowboy (Independent)
  • Tuba Skinny: Blue Chime Stomp (Independent)
  • Huey “Piano” Smith: Don’t You Just Know It — The Very Best Of 1956-1962 (Jasmine Music)
  • Rhodes Spedale & Live Jazz Group: Live At Center Stage (Independent)
  • The Tanglers Bluegrass Band: Backwards Burner (Independent)
  • Christian Winther: Refuge In Sound (Sound Perspective Music)

Released in February 2016

  • //Rejected Youth Nation: //Rejected Youth Nation (Independent)
  • Burnhouse: Burnhouse (Independent)
  • Michael Cerveris: Piety (Low Heat Records)
  • Mike Dillon Band: Live (Independent)
  • The Necessary Gentlemen: Hard to Leave (Independent)
  • Victor Goines: A Dance at the Mardi Gras Ball (Rosemary Joseph Records)
  • Doug Kershaw: Anthology: Rare Masters 1958-1969 (Goldenlane Records)
  • Doreen Ketchens: Doreen’s Jazz New Orleans – Live In Concert – Volume XXIV (Independent)
  • Magnetic Ear: Live at Vaughan’s (Independent)
  • Wynton Marsalis: Blood On The Fields: A Film By Susan Shaw (Arthaus Musik)
  • Travis Matte and the Kingpins: Highly Influenced (Mhat)
  • Minos the Saint: Awake and Dream (Independent)
  • Herlin Riley: New Direction (Mack Avenue Records)
  • Smoking Time Jazz Club: Make a Tadpole Holler Whale (Independent)
  • Les White: 45 shades of White (Independent)
  • Lucinda Williams: The Ghosts of Highway 20 (2CDs) (Thirty Tigers)

Released in January 2016

  • Tonya Boyd-Cannon: Muzic is Life (Independent)
  • Chubby Carrier & The Bayou Swamp Band: Zydeco Stuff (Independent)
  • Dukes of Dixieland: New Orleans Voodoo (Leisure Music)
  • Mary Jane Guiney: Stay True (Independent)
  • John Hatchett Band: John Hatchett Band (Independent)
  • Clarence “Frogman” Henry: Baby, Ain’t that Love (Ace Records)
  • The Hot Club of New Orleans: Destination: Live! At St. Louis Cathedral (Independent)
  • Earl King: Come On (2 CDs) (Not Now Music)
  • Lilli Lewis: Orange Music Vol. 1 (Elysium House Music)
  • Jason Marsalis: Heirs of the Crescent City (ELM Records)
  • The New Orleans Cotton Mouth Kings: Still Thirsty (Independent)
  • NOLAtet (featuring Johnny Vidacovich, James Singleton, Brian Haas and Mike Dillon): Dogs (Royal Potato Family)
  • Smoking Time Jazz Club: Make A Tadpole Holler Whale (Independent)
  • Michael Torregano Jr.: The M. Teezy Project (Independent)
  • Vicky P: Can’t Hold me Back (Independent)
  • Zeke Fishhead: No Fun (Independent)


Released in January 2015

  • Big Chief Juan Pardo: Spirit Food (Independent)
  • Cranston Clements: What’s the Rush? (Independent)
  • Deadeye Dick: The Vault (Loudfund Label Services) Note: This is a digital only release
  • Lagniappe Brass Band: Lagniappe Brass Band (Independent)
  • Metronome The City: Isonomia (Independent)
  • New Orleans Swinging Gypsies: New Orleans Swinging Gypsies (Independent)
  • Ratty Scurvics: Deathchildren (Upperninth Records)
  • Ratty Scurvics: Posterity Stares at Me (Upperninth Records)
  • Smoking Time Jazz Club: Everything Is Righteous (Independent)
  • The Write Brothers: First Flight (Independent)

Released in February 2015

  • Kevin Clark and Tom McDermott: Temptation Rag (Viper Records)
  • Kristin Diable: Create Your Own Mythology (Independent)
  • Gayia Marie: Gypsy Love (Independent)
  • Duke Heitger’s Steamboat Stompers: Volume Two (GHB Records)
  • Little Freddie King: Messin’ Around Tha Living Room (Made Wright Records)
  • Potholes Brass Band: Rob Espino Presents The Potholes Brass Band (Bucket Girl Records)
  • Sweet Cecilia: Sweet Cecilia (Old Man Records)
  • Tank and the Bangas: The Big Bang Theory: Live at Gasa Gasa (Independent)
  • Dr. Michael Torregano: Doctor Jazz (Independent)
  • Zeke Fishhead: Waiting For The Abyssinian (Independent)

Released in March 2015

  • Johnny Adams: I Won’t Cry: The Complete Ric & Ron Singles 1959-1964 (Ace Records)
  • Khari Allen Lee & the New Creative Collective: Our Great Awakening (Independent)
  • Kevin Clark & Tom McDermott: Temptation Rag (Vaper Records)
  • Steve Cunningham: Music from Mister Steve (Independent)
  • Dee-1: 3’s Up (EP) (RCA Inspiration)
  • Lee Dorsey: Soul Mine: The Greatest Hits & More 1960-1978 (2CD) (Charly)
  • Feufollet: Two Universes (Feufollet Records / Thirty Tigers)
  • Helen Gillet: Bangkok Silver (Independent)
  • Papa Mali: Music is Love (429 Records)
  • Naughty Professor: Out on a Limb (Independent)
  • The Radiators: Wild & Free II (2-CDs) (Radz Records)
  • Nick Sanders Trio: You Are a Creature (Sunnyside)
  • Various Artists: The Early Career Of Mac Rebennack aka Dr. John: Good Times (Jasmine Records)

Released in April 2015

  • Sharmarr Allen: #NoFilter (POME Music Group)
  • Bipolaroid and Gem Lessour: EP (Booger Records)
  • Spencer Bohren: Seven Birds (Independent)
  • Grayson Capps: If You Knew My Mind (10th Anniversary Edition) (Royal Potato Family)
  • Hildegard (Sasha Masakowski and Cliff Hines): Hildegard (Independent)
  • Eric Lindell: The Sun and the Sea (Independent)
  • Louie Ludwig with the Moss Pickers: Elevation 13 (zzi music)
  • Sasha Masakowski and the Sidewalk Strutters: Old Green River (Independent)
  • The Melatauns: Knuckle Sandwich (Independent)
  • Aurora Nealand and Tom McDermott: City of Timbers (Independent)
  • Peter Novelli: St. Amant Sessions (Independent)
  • George Porter, Jr. and Runnin’ Pardners: It’s Time to Funk (Independent)
  • Kermit Ruffins and the Barbecue Swingers: #imsoneworleans (Basin Street Records)
  • Irene Sage: Love is Good (Independent)
  • Johnny Sansone: Lady on the Levee (Independent)
  • G.G. Shinn: One Last Kiss (Sound of New Orleans)
  • Sons of Soul: Baby Fat (Independent)
  • Washboard Chaz Blues Trio: Live at the Spotted Cat Music Club (Independent)
  • Woodenhead: Live at Tipitina’s (Independent)

Released in May 2015

  • Terence Blanchard: Breathless (Blue Note)
  • Kim Carson: Live At Waylon Rumli: Unplugged (Independent)
  • Chef Menteur: III (Sunrise/Ocean Bender)
  • Choupique: Pass a Good Time (Independent)
  • Clifton Chenier: Clifton Chenier’s Rockin’ Accordion: A Selection of his Earliest Recordings 1954-1960 (Jazmine)
  • Evan Christopher, Keon De Cauter, David Paquette: New Orleans Rendezvous (GHB Records)
  • James Clark: March of the Bipolar Bears (Independent)
  • Gold Standard: Gold Standard (Independent)
  • Duke Heitger’s Steamboat Stompers: Volume 2 (GHB Records)
  • Billy Iuso: Overstanding (Nawlins Music)
  • Hot Club of New Orleans: Destination: Live! At St. Louis Cathedral (Independent)
  • Fawn Larson: The Sway (Independent)
  • John Lisi & Delta Funk!: Shut The Front Door (Independent)
  • Long Sidewalks: Staffa (Breakfast for Dinner)
  • Branford Marsalis Quartet: Coltrane’s A Love Supreme Live in Amsterdam (Okeh / Marsalis Music)
  • Chris Mule: Down to the Bottom (Independent)
  • New Orleans Jazz Vipers: Going! Going! Gone (Independent)
  • Pigeon Town: Pigeon Town (Independent)
  • Steve Pistorius Trio: Under the Creole Moon (GHB Records)
  • George Porter, Jr. & the Runnin’ Pardners: It’s Time to Funk (Independent)
  • The Revelers: Get Ready (Independent)
  • Rhino Electric Band: Guide to the Galaxy (Independent)
  • Steve Riley and the Mamou Playboys: Voyageurs (Independent)
  • The New John Robichaux Society Orchestra: The New John Robichaux Society Orchestra (Independent)
  • Jon Roniger Gypsyland: Live At The Mint (NOLA Baby Records)
  • Royal Southern Brotherhood: Don’t Look Back: The Muscle Shoals Sessions (Ruf Records)
  • GG Shin: One Last Kiss (Sound of New Orleans)
  • Leslie Blackshear Smith: How Love Works Part 1 (Independent)
  • Marc Stone: Poison & Medicine (Louisiana Red Hot Records)
  • Sun God Seven: Sun God Seven (Independent)

Released in June 2015

  • Dana Abbott: Moonlight (Independent)
  • Sharmarr Allen: True Orleans (POME Music Group)
  • The Deslondes: The Deslondes (New West)
  • Dwayne Dopsie and the Zydeco Hellraisers: Calling Your Name (Sound of New Orleans)
  • Colin Lake: One Thing That’s for Sure (Independent)
  • Rosie Ledet & the Zydeco Playboys: Raw! (Independent)
  • Jimmy Robinson: Three (Independent)
  • Kevin Sekhani: Day Ain’t Done (Louisiana Red Hot Records)
  • Brad Walker: Quintet (Independent)
  • Mark Wayne Jazz Trio: Rose Room and other Pretty Ditties (Independent)

Released in July 2015

  • Almas Band: Luz y Sombra (Independent)
  • Amzie Adams: Hurricane Katrina: Rise Up (Independent)
  • Daria & the Hip Drops: Hipnotic (Independent)
  • Charlie Dennard: 5 O’Clock Charlie (Deneaux Music)
  • Dukes of Dixieland: Live at the 2015 New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival (Jazz Fest Live / Munckmix)
  • Galactic: Into the Deep (Provogue Records)
  • Lefty Keith & the True Blues: Vol. 2 (Independent)
  • Colin Lake: One Thing That’s For Sure (Louisiana Red Hot Records)
  • Lonely Lonely Knights: Lonely Lonely Knights (Independent)
  • Beth McKee: Sugarcane Revival (Swampgirl Music)
  • Nation Beat featuring Cha Wa: Carnival Caravan (Independent)
  • The New Orleans Upstarts: More than a Handful (Independent)
  • The Revivalists: Men Amongst Mountains (Wind up Records)
  • Greg Schatz: Everything that you wanted (Hot Spazz Records)
  • Kevin Sekhani: Day Ain’t Done (Louisiana Red Hot Records)
  • Tin Men: On the Shady Side (Independent)
  • Woody’s Rampage: Tip Jar (Sound of New Orleans)


Released in August 2015

  • Dee Dee Bridgewater with Irvin Mayfield & the New Orleans Jazz Orchestra: Dee Dee’s Feathers (OKeh)
  • Jon Cleary: GoGo Juice (Thirty Tigers)
  • Dr. John: High Priest Of Psychedelic Voodoo (Purple Pyramid Records)
  • Andy J. Forest: Word Shadows & Ghost Notes (Slang Records)
  • Nicholas Payton: Letters (double CD) (Paytone Records)
  • Sarah Quintana: Miss River (Independent)
  • Sneaky Pete & The Fens: Live In Pompeii (Independent)
  • Various Artists: I Wanna Sing Right: Rediscovering Lomax in the Evangeline Country: Part Two: Love and Death (Valcour Records)

Released in September 2015

  • Continental Drifters: Drifted: In The Beginning & Beyond (Omnivore Records)
  • Daria & the Hip Drops: Daria & the Hip Drops (Independent)
  • DJ Quickie Mart: Dem Man EP (Subway NL)
  • Dr. John: The Atco/Atlantic Singles 1968-1974 (Omnivore Recordings)
  • The Hot 8 Brass Band: Vilennial: 20 Years of the Hot 8 Brass Band (TruThoughts)
  • Joyful: We’ve Got A River To Cross (Rampart Street Music)
  • La Recolte: Le Deuxieme (Independent)
  • Lil’ Nathan and The Zydeco Big Timers: Face 2 Face (Cha Cha Records)
  • Wynton Marsalis with Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra: Live in Cuba (Red Distribution)
  • Brent Rose: The Unexpected Gift (Independent)
  • Christian Scott: Stretch Music (Ropeadope)

Released in October 2015

  • Brint Anderson: Covered in Earl (Independent)
  • Chris Ardoin & Nustep Zydeko: Zydeko Fever (Maison de Soul)
  • Chubby Carrier & the Bayou Swamp Band: Zydeco Stuff (Swampadelic Records)
  • Harry Connick, Jr.: That Would Be Me (Columbia)
  • The Crooked Vines: The Crooked Vines (Independent)
  • Billie Davies: Hand in Hand in the Hand of the Moon (Independent)
  • Deltaphonic: Texas Texas (Independent)
  • The Doghill Stompers: We on the Rise (Independent)
  • Fats Domino: Thrillin’ in Philly – Live 1973 (Goldenlane Records)
  • Carol Fran: Fran-Tastic (Sound of New Orleans)
  • The Garden District Trio: Then and Now (DHMP records)
  • Johnny Mastro & Mama’s Boys: Never Trust the Living (Independent)
  • Mutemath: Vitals (Independent)
  • New Orleans Steamcog Orchestra: Victory Through Steam (Independent)
  • The Pentones: Don’t Leave Nothin’ Behind (Independent)
  • So Long Storyland: So Long Storyland (Independent)
  • Tortue: Tortue (Independent)
  • Various Artists: Zydeco Black Creole, French Music & Blues 1929-1972 (Fremeaux & Associes)
  • Mitch Woods: Jammin’ On The High Cs (Club 88 Records)

Released in November 2015

  • Cube Earth: Cue Birth (Independent)
  • Dash Rip Rock: Wrongheaded (Dash Snake Records)
  • Lars Edegran’s Palm Court Jazz All Stars: Hello Dolly (GHB Records)
  • Givers: New Kingdom (Glassnote)
  • Nigel Hall: Ladie & Gentlemen… Nigel Hall (Feel Music/Round Hill)
  • Charlie Halloran & the Quality 6: Charlie Halloran & the Quality 6 (Independent)
  • Junko Beat: Jamkronic (Drumparade)
  • Jon-Erik Kellso and the Ear Regulars: In the Land of Beginning Again (featuring Evan Christopher) (Progressive Records)
  • Tyler Kinchen & the Right Pieces: Acoustic Disdrometer (Independent)
  • Liese’s Living Room: What’s it Like (Independent)
  • Todd Mouton: Way Down in Louisiana: Clifton Chenier, Cajun, Zydeco and Swamp Pop Music (BOOK) (UL Lafayette Press)
  • The New Orleans Cotton Mouth Kings: Still Thirsty (Independent)
  • Bobby Rush: Chicken Heads: 50 Years of Bobby Rush (Omnivore)
  • T’Monde: Yesterday’s Gone (Valcour)
  • Various Artists: LadyFest 2015 (Independent)
  • Mike Zito & the Wheel: Keep Coming Back (Ruf Records)

Released in DECEMBER 2015

  • Adams Robinson Project: Supervision Needed (Independent)
  • Danny Barker: New Orleans Jazz Man and Raconteur (GHB Records)
  • The Batiste Mardi Gras Indians: The Treme Posse (Independent)
  • Bionica: Future Settlers (Independent)
  • The Confetti Park Players: We’re Going to Confetti Park! (Independent)
  • John Crawford: Babineaux “An Alligator’s Tale” (Independent)
  • Gina Forsyth, Cameron Dupuy, Michael Dupuy: Mid-City Aces (Little Blue Dot Music)
  • Al “Carnival Time” Johnson and Margie Perez: Don’t Go, Santa! (Independent)
  • Seth Hitsky and Black Dragons: Rain all Day (Independent)
  • Jason Marsalis: Heirs of the Crescent City: Soundtrack to the Documentary Heirs by Sascha Just (ELM Records)
  • Meschiya Lake & The Little Big Horns: Bad Kids Club (Independent)
  • Kelcy Mae: Christmas With You: Merry Me (CD Single) (Parish Road Music)
  • Hank Mackie & Alex Bosworth: The Night We Called it a Day (Independent)
  • Gregg Martinez: Soul of the Bayou (Louisiana Red Hot Records)
  • The Pentones: Don’t Leave Nothin’ Behind (Independent)
  • Steamboat Willie: A New Orleans Kind Of Love: Vol. 3 (Independent)
  • Jack Willis and his New Orleans Band: Orleans Street Shuffle (504 Records)


Released in December 2014

  • Cordray, Robinson, Cambell: CRC (Independent)
  • Kourtney Hart: 7 Song EP (Jive Records)
  • Mahala: Mahala (Independent)
  • Lena Prima with Larry Sieberth: Christmastime is Here (Independent)
  • The Quickening: My Name Ain’t Skip (Independent)
  • Paul Sanchez: The World Is Round Everything That Ends Begins Again (Independent)
  • Christian Scott: Christian Scott Collection (Concord Music)
  • James Singleton: Shiner (Independent)
  • Various Artists: Best of Street New Orleans X-Mas (Sojourn Records)
  • Various Artists: Brand New Old Songs: Recycling the Lomax Recordings (Center for Louisiana Studies)
  • Seva Venet: Revisiting New Orleans String Bands: 1880-1949 (Threadhead Records)
  • The Russell Welch Hot Quartet: Mississippi Gipsy (Independent)
  • Yisrael Trio: Genesis (Yisrael Records)

Released in November 2014

  • Jon Batiste, Chad Smith, Bill Laswell: The Process (M.O.D. Technologies)
  • Boyfriend: Love Your Boyfriend (EP) (Independent)
  • Cordray Robinson Campbell: CRC (Independent)
  • Jeff Chaz: Chronicles (Select-O Hits)
  • Debbie Davis & Matt Perrine: Oh Crap, It’s Christmas (Independent)
  • Funk Monkey: Funky Money (EP) (Independent)
  • Claude Hitt: Working Towards Perfection (Independent)
  • Cary Hudson: Town and Country (Daddy Rabbit Records)
  • Josh Hyde: The Green Room (with John Gros) (Independent)
  • Doug Kershaw & Steve Riley: Face to Face (Valcour Records)
  • Irvin Mayfield & the New Orleans Jazz Playhouse Revue: A New Orleans Creole Christmas (Basin Street)
  • The Roamin’ Jasmine: The Roamin’ Jazmine (Milo Records)
  • Larry Scala Band: Swing Stories from New Orleans (Independent)
  • Shotgun Jazz Band: Yearning (Independent)
  • T-Roy: Deep South Dub (Bayou International)
  • Benny Turner: Journey (NOLA Blue)
  • Various Artists: Je Mendors: Cajun and Creole Lullabies (Louisiana Folk Roots)
  • Various Artists: Louisiana Swamp Blues (Proper/JSP Records)
  • Yojimbo: Ghost Birthday (Independent)

Released in October 2014

  • Al Berard: Incredible Journey (Independent)
  • Big Chief Alfred Doucette: Originals (Independent)
  • Big Pearl & The Fugitives Of Funk: Live On Frenchmen Street (Independent)
  • Debauche: Songs from the Underground (Independent)
  • Ani DiFranco: Allergic to Water (Righteous Babe Records) (features Ivan Neville, Terence Higgins, Matt Perrine, Mike Dillion & others)
  • Carlo Ditta: What I’m Talkin’ About (Orleans Records)
  • P.H. Fred: Rough Dumb Crazy Sad & Blue (Notthat Records)
  • Derrick Freeman: DWB (Independent)
  • Thomas W. Jacobsen: The New Orleans Jazz Scene, 1970-2000: A Personal Retrospective (Louisiana State University Press)
  • Jerry Giddens & Killeen Foundry: Damn it Abby! (Sputnik)
  • Jumbo Shrimp Jazz Band: Louder Than Last Time (Independent)
  • Les Kerr: As Is (O.N.U. Records)
  • Jerry Lee Lewis: Rock & Roll Time (Vanguard)
  • Branford Marsalis: In My Solitude – Live at Grace Cathedral (OKeh)
  • Delfeayo Marsalis: The Last Southern Gentlemen (Troubadour Jass Records)
  • Jason Marsalis Vibes Quartet: The 21st Century Trad Band (Basin Street Records)
  • New Orleans Suspects: Ouroboros (Louisiana Red Hot Records)
  • Quintron and Miss Pussycat: Spellcaster II: Death In Space (Pizza Burglar Records)
  • Rory Danger and the Danger Dangers: The Age of Exploration (Independent)
  • Mark Stone: The Well EP-4 (Independent)
  • Sonia Tetlow: A Place for Everyone (Independent)
  • Valerie Sassyfras: Girls Night Out!: Live at Gasa Gasa (Independent)
  • Lucinda Williams: Down Where The Spirit Meets The Bone (2-Disc) (Thirty Tigers)

Released in September 2014

  • Marcia Ball: The Tattooed Lady And The Alligator Man (Alligator Records)
  • Better Than Ezra: All Together Now (The End Records)
  • Alex Bosworth: Here for You (Pearl River Records)
  • Andrew Block: You Can Only go up From Here (Independent)
  • The Cajun Country Revival: Greetings from Louisiana (Valcour Records)
  • Cardinal Sons: The Echo Choir EP (New Song Recordings)
  • Michael Cerveris & Loose Cattle: North of Houston (Broadway Records)
  • Clifton Chenier & Rod Bernard: Boogie in Black & White (Jin Records)
  • The Cookers (featuring Donald Harrison): Time and Time Again (Motema)
  • Tom Fischer: N.O. Blues (Independent)
  • Flow Tribe: Alligator White EP (Independent)
  • Keith Frank and the Soileau Zydeco Band: Live at Slim’s Y-KiKi Vol. II (Soulwood Records)
  • Generationals: Alix (PolyVinyl Records)
  • Smoky Greenwell: Smoky Greenwell’s New Orleans Blues Jam – Live At The Old U.S. Mint (Independent)
  • Thomas Jenkins: Parish Line (Independent)
  • Sean Johnson & the Wild Lotus Band: Unity (Indpendent)
  • Lost Bayou Ramblers: Gasa Gasa Live (Bayou Perdu)
  • Louie Ludwig: These are the ways of my people (Independent)
  • Jeremy Lyons: Make It Better (Independent)
  • The Mumbles: Syncopatience (Independent)
  • Patrick Sylvest: Lonesome Troubadour (Independent)
  • Various Artists: Best of Street: New Orleans Volume 1 (Independent)
  • Various Artists: Cracking the Cosimo Code: ’60s New Orleans R&B and Soul (Ace)
  • Various Artists: Ultimate New Orleans Brass: Second Line Funk! (Mardi Gras Records)
  • Luke Winslow-King: Everlasting Arms (Bloodshot Records)

Released in August 2014

  • Better Than Ezra: Surprise (25th Anniversary Re-Mastered) (Liaison Records)
  • Will Blades: Field Notes (Royal Potato Family) (features Simon Lott)
  • Jimmy Carpenter: Walk Away (Independent)
  • Dr. John: Ske-Dat-De-Dat…The Spirit of Satch (Proper/Concord)
  • Lance Ellis: Mind, Body and Spirit (Landlord Records)
  • Ironing Board Sam and the Sticks: Ironing Board Sam and the Sticks (Music Maker)
  • Cristina Perez: The Sweetest Thing (Independent)
  • Psycho Sisters: (Susan Cowsill and Vicki Peterson) Up on the Chair, Beatrice (Independent)
  • Tuba Skinny: Owl Call Blues (Independent)

Released in July 2014

  • HG Breland: No Rhyme or Reason (Independent)
  • Marc Broussard: A Life Worth Living (Vanguard)
  • Henry Butler-Steve Bernstein and the Hot 9: Vipers Drag (Impluse!)
  • Jimmy Carpenter: Walk Away (Independent)
  • The Cons and Prose: Famous Last Words (Independent)
  • Antoine Diel and the Misfit Power: On the Corner of Hope and New Orleans (Independent)
  • Dr. Drew: Dat Gumbo (NOLA Face Records)
  • Good Children: An Evening in the Rookery (Independent)
  • Ben E. Hunter: The Nature of Things: Traveler Unplugged (Independent)
  • Clint Kaufmann: All I Know (Independent)
  • Eric Lindell & Company: Live In Space (Sparco Records)
  • Troy Marks: Illumino (EP) (Independent)
  • Nicholas Payton: Numbers (BMF Records)
  • The Revelers: The Revelers Play The Swamp Pop Classics: Volume 1 (EP) (Independent)
  • Lane Rodgers: One Man, One Band (Independent)
  • Christian Serpas & Ghost Town: Revved Up and Ready to Go (Independent)
  • St. Cecilia’s Asylum Chorus: Recordings Vol. 1 (Independent)
  • The Upstarts: Live In New Orleans (Independent)

Released in June 2014

  • Babineaux Sisters: Quoi ca dit (Independent)
  • Bamboula 2000: The Wild Bamboulas (Independent)
  • Paul Barbarin: Rare & Unissued Recordings 1954-1962 (GHB Records)
  • Big Freedia: Just Be Free (Independent)
  • Carsie Blanton: Not Old, Not New (So Ferocious)
  • Bonsoir, Catin: Light the Stars (Valcour Records)
  • Tonya Boyd-Cannon: Then and Now (Independent)
  • Jane Harvey Brown & the Trad Jazz All-Stars: Live From New Orleans at the Old Mint (Independent)
  • James Clark: Cloudwalker (Independent)
  • Cowboy Mouth: Go! (Elm City Music)
  • Hill Country Hounds: HCH (Independent)
  • The Honorable South: Faithful Brave & Honest (Independent)
  • Johnny J: Buster Brotherland (Independent)
  • Yvette Landry: Me & T-Coe’s Country (Soko Music)
  • Mislead: Injection (Dixie Dawg Records)
  • Santo Pecora: Santo Pecora and his New Orleans Rhythm Kings (GHB Records)
  • Cristina Perez: The Sweetest Thing (Independent)
  • Louis Prima Jr and the Witnesses: Blow (Warrior Records)
  • The Quintessential Octopus: Mother (Indpendent)
  • Rayo Brothers: Gunslinger (Independent)
  • Rebirth Brass Band: Move Your Body (Basin Street Records)
  • Royal Southern Brotherhood: HeartSoulBlood (Ruf Records)
  • Sundog: Space Criminal (Community Records)
  • Teedy & The Bootleg Operation: Oh New Orleans Here I Come! (Independent)

Released in May 2014

  • Gregg Allman: All My Friends (includes Dr. John) (Rounder Records)
  • Glen David Andrews: Redemption (Louisiana Red Hot Records)
  • Louis Armstrong and the All Stars: The Complete Columbia and RCA Victor Live Recordings (Mosaic Records)
  • Louis Armstrong and the All Stars: Complete ’56 and ’58 Newport Jazz Festival Performances (Mosaic Records)
  • Jamie Bernstein: WhoonDang (Independent)
  • Cardinal Sons: Make An EP (Independent)
  • Evan Christopher: Django a la Creole: Live! (Lejazzetal Records)
  • Charlie Dennard: From Brazil to New Orleans (Deneaux Music)
  • Mike Dillon: Band of Outsiders (Independent)
  • Extrapedestrian: Tomorrow is a Gift (Independent)
  • Fonology (with Kirk Joseph): Mo’Fone (MoFone)
  • Michaela Harrison: Listen to the Music (Independent)
  • Jonathon Boogie Long: The Blues Revoultion (Independent)
  • Luvis: 25 YRS (Swamp Muck Records)
  • Travis Matte and the Kingpins: X (Mhat)
  • John Mooney: Son & Moon (Fatback Records)
  • David Phy: Me, Myself and Phy (Independent)
  • Kenny Wayne Shepherd Band: Goin’ Home (Concord Records)
  • Smoking Time Jazz Club: I Need Someone Like You (Independent)
  • Various Artists: You Talk Too Much: The Ric & Ron Story Volume 1 (Ace)

Released in April 2014

  • The Bally Who?: A Pilferer’s Patience (Independent)
  • Big Sam’s Funky Nation: Evolution (Independent)
  • Tony Dagradi: Gemini Rising (Independent)
  • Matthew Davidson: Cross My Heart (Magnet Music)
  • Arsene Delay:Comin’ Home (Threadhead Records)
  • Lynn Drury: Come to my House (Independent)
  • Harmonouche: Joli Songe (RRJBMusic)
  • Johnny Angel & Helldorado: Ready… Set… Hold On! (Deuce Records)
  • Brent Johnson with guest Alvin Youngblood Hart and Sonny Landreth: Set the World on Fire (Justin Time Records)
  • Eric Lindell and Co.: Indian Summer (Independent)
  • LosOtros: LosOtros (Independent)
  • Mahayla: Electric Space Age Sweet Heart (Independent)
  • Tommy Malone: Poor Boy (M.C. Records)
  • Stanton Moore: Conversations (Royal Potato Family)
  • Aurora Nealand & The Royal Roses: The Lookback Transmission (Independent)
  • Gaynielle Neville: Woman Power (Independent)
  • Anders Osborne: Coming Down (M.C. Records) (Vinyl)
  • Judith Owen: Ebb & Flow (Twanky Records)
  • Red Wolf Brass Band: 7th Period (Independent)
  • Jon Roniger: t.b.a. (Independent)
  • Smoking Time Jazz Club: I Need Someone Like You (Independent)
  • Joe-El Sonnier: Legacy (Takau Records)
  • Tank and The Bangas: Think Tank (Independent)
  • Waylon Thibodeaux: Back in my Old Stompin’ Grounds (Rabadash Records)
  • Zion Harmonizers: Bringing in the Sheaves (Independent)
  • Zion Trinity: Spirit of the Orisha (Independent)

Released in March 2014

  • Kevin Clark and Tom McDermott: Smiles (Independent)
  • Dillon, Vidacovich, Singleton: Bones (Independent)
  • Dr. John, the night tripper: Gris-Gris (Real Gone Music/Atco)
  • The Iguanas: Juarez (Independent)
  • Kelcy Mae: Half Light (Independent)
  • Tim Laughlin: The Trio Collection, Vol. 1 (Gentilly Records)
  • Ledisi: The Truth (Verve)
  • Magnolia Sisters: Love’s Lies (Arhoolie Records)
  • Ellis Marsalis Trio: On The Second Occasion (ELM Records)
  • Lemon Nash: New Orleans Ukulele Maestro & Tent Show Troubadour (Arhoolie Records)
  • Kevin Naquin & the Ossun Playboys: Jaime Garantie “No Guarantee” (Swallow Records)
  • The Parishioners: Blame it on the Weather (Independent)
  • Professor Longhair: The Last Mardi Gras (Real Gone Music/Atlantic)
  • Quickie Mart: A$$ Rotation Remixes (Independent)
  • Nathan Rivera: Nathan Rivera (Independent)
  • The Revivalists: City of Sound (includes live bonus tracks) (Wind Up Records)
  • Rotary Downs: Traces (Rookery)
  • Roxie Watson: Songs from Hell’s Hollow (Independent)
  • Rusty Yates Band: Passion (Chameleon Records)
  • Cindy Scott: Historia (Independent)
  • Shine Delphi: Something Good… (Independent)
  • Stover with the Voormen: Low Night Lights (Independent)
  • Irma Thomas: Full Time Woman: The Lost Cotillion Album (Real Gone Music/Rhino)
  • Kris Tokarski: Drop me off in Harlem (Independent)
  • We Are Up: Having Too Much Fun (EP) (Independent)
  • Zion Harmonizers: 75th Anniversary (Independent)

Released in February 2014

  • Chris Ardoin: Back Home (Maison de Soul)
  • Chapel Blues: Chapel Blues EP (Independent)
  • The Gators featuring Willie Tee: Wasted (Funky Delicacies)
  • Hurray for the Riff Raff: Small Town Heroes (ATO)
  • The Necessary Gentlemen: Fools to Stay (Independent)
  • The Pontchartrain Wrecks: The Pontchartrain Wrecks (Independent)
  • Quickie Mart: Space Monkey Radio 2 (Independent)
  • Pat Reedy, Ronnie Aitkens & the Longtime Goners: Pat Reedy, Ronnie Aitkens & the Longtime Goners (Independent)
  • Smithfield Fair: Companions (Stevenson Productions)
  • Van Broussard: The Final Curtain (CSP Records)

Released in January 2014

  • A L’Afrique: Payday (Fruge Records)
  • Bas Clas: Love Food Sex Peace (Independent)
  • Raywood Baudoin: Raywood’s Swamp Pop Memories (Jin Records)
  • Brother Dege: How To Kill A Horse (Independent)
  • Flow Tribe: At Capacity: Live @ Tipitina’s (Independent)
  • Pott Folse: Best of Pott Folse (Jin Records)
  • Ryan Foret and Foret Tradition: Someone Special (CSP Records)
  • Calvin Johnson, Jr.: Native Son (Alma Records)
  • Minos the Saint: Minos the Saint (Independent)
  • Nasimiyu: Dirt (EP) (Independent)
  • NOLA County: Human Heartland (Independent)
  • Lena Prima: Starting Something (Independent)
  • Renee and the Walkaways: The Walkaway Sessions (Independent)
  • Shotgun Jazz Band: Don’t give up the Ship (Independent)
  • Tuba Skinny: Pyramid Strut (Independent)
  • Warren Storm, Willie Tee and Cypress: Swamp Pop Jukebox (Jin Records)



Released in December 2013

  • Corey Ledet & his Zydeco Band: Destiny (Independent)
  • One Love Brass Band: Skatober in New Orleans (Independent)
  • Moon Honey: Hand-Painted Dream Photographs (Independent)
  • Royal Southern Brotherhood:Songs from the Road: Live in Germany (Ruf Records)
  • The Russell Welch Hot Quartet: …pour vous (Independent)
  • Alexandra Scott: I love You so Much Always (Independent)
  • Spyanage & Yohnnie: Just for the F___ of it (Spy World)
  • Sweet Crude: Super Vilaine (Independent)
  • Tandem: Bright Nights (Independent)
  • Truth Universal: Invent the Future (Independent)
  • Rick Trolsen’s New Orleans Po’ Boys: Rick Trolsen’s New Orleans Po’ Boys (Lort Records)
  • The Viper Mad Trio: Buddy Bolden’s Blues (Sound of New Orleans)
  • Walter “Wolfman” Washington & the Roadmasters: Howlin’ Live at d.b.a. (Frenchmen Street Records)


Released in November 2013

  • Clarence Johnson III: Watch Him Work (Like Father Like Son Records)
  • Kidd Jordan / Hamid Drake: A Night In November: Live in New Orleans (Valid Records)
  • Ingrid Lucia: Living the Life (Independent)
  • Gregg Martinez: Creole Soul (Louisiana Red Hot Records)
  • Mercy Brothers: Songs of Faith and Devotion, Love and Despair (Louisiana Red Hot Records)
  • Various Artists: Live from the Back Room: Volume 1 (Independent)


Released in October 2013

  • Aural Elixir: Partially Domesticated Amazon: Exposed! (Independent)
  • Jon Batiste and Stay Human: Social Music (Razor & Tie)
  • Borah Bergman, Kidd Jordan, William Parker & Michael Wimberly: Vita Brevis (Some Real Music)
  • James Booker: Classified (remixed and expanded) (Rounder Records)
  • Daniel “Weenie” Farrow, Norbert Susemihl, Seva Venet, Kerry Lewis: Romantic New Orleans (Independent)
  • Gilet Singleton Duo: Ferdinand (Independent)
  • Dash Rip Rock: Dash Does Shaver (Whiskey Bayou)
  • Bo Dollis, Jr & the Wild Magnolias: A New Kind of Funk (One More Time)
  • Eric Morel Ensminger: Wrong Women Knockin’ (Independent)
  • Tyler Kinchen & the Right Pieces: Firmamento de Amor (Independent)
  • Wynton Marsalis: The Spiritual Side of Wynton Marsalis (Columbia / Sony Classics)
  • Missing Monuments: Missing Monuments (Dirt Nap)
  • Anders Osborne: Peace (Alligator Records)
  • Nicholas Payton with the Simphonieorchester, Basel: Sketches of Spain (BMF Records)
  • Georgi Petrov Quartet: Lost Originals (Independent)
  • Soul Avenger: The Cash Route (Independent)
  • Stover with the Voormen: Stover with the Voormen (Independent)
  • Tandem: Bright Nights (Independent)
  • Myles Weeks: Sense of Self (Independent)
  • Mike IX Williams: Last City Zero (Neurot)


Released in September 2013

  • Ganey Arsement: Le Forgeron (Salty Bayou)
  • JJ Caillier & the Zydeco KnockOuts: I Can Give You What You Want (Callier Records)
  • Buddy Flett: Rough Edges (Independent)
  • The Junior League: You Should Be Happy (Greenleaves)
  • Ledisi: I Blame You (Verve Records)
  • Bryan Lee: Play One for Me (Severn Records)
  • Nathan & the Zydeco Cha-Cha’s: New Road (Cha-Cha Records)
  • Cyril Neville: Magic Honey (Ruf Records)
  • Beth Patterson: Forward (Independent)
  • Ratty Scurvics: A Wooden Nickel on Fire (Independent)
  • B. Singer: Cherryfield (Independent)
  • The Rotten Cores: Sweet Fellowship in Shame (Independent)
  • The Scorseses: Magnumpus (Independent)
  • Rough Seven: Codebreaker (Intuition Records)
  • Allen Toussaint: Songbook (CD & DVD) (Rounder)
  • Trombone Shorty: Say That to Say This (Verve Records) [produced by Raphael Saadiq]
  • The Wee Trio: Live at the Bistro (Bionic Records)


Released in August 2013

  • Khari Allen Lee & the New Creative Collective: Conscious Evolution (Independent)
  • Jimmy Buffett: Songs From St. Somewhere (Mailboat)
  • Alex Chilton: Electricity by Candlelight / NYC 2/13/97 (Bar None Records)
  • Tom McDermott: Bamboula (Minky Records)
  • The Onlies: Open Road (Independent)
  • The Rides (Stephen Stills, Kenny Wayne Shepherd, Barry Goldberg): Can’t Get Enough (429 Records)
  • Royal Teeth: Glow Out (Dangerbird Records)
  • Amy Trail: Cold Springs (Independent)
  • Christian Winther & Richard D. Johnson: Two People: The Music of Billy Strayhorn (Independent)


July 2013

  • Mary Clayton: The Best of (Ode / Legacy)
  • Patrick Cooper: Gris Gris in Your Face (Independent)
  • Hurray for the Riff Raff: My Dearest Darkest Neighbor (Independent)
  • Jim McCormick: The Middle of the River (Threadhead Records)
  • Kristina Morales and the Bayou Shufflers: Louisiana Fairytale (Independent)
  • New Orleans Brass Revue: A Tribute to Hoagy (Independent)
  • The Next Generation Big Band: Harold Battiste Presents: The Next Generation Big Band (AFO Records)
  • Preservation Hall Jazz Band: That’s It! (Columbia/Legacy)
  • Rotten Cores: Sweet Fellowship in Shame (Independent)
  • Irma Thomas: For the Rest of my Life (EP) (Swamp Island Records)


June 2013

  • Aaron Lopez Barrantes: ALB. (Independent)
  • Ben Bell and the Stardust Boys: The Matador (Independent)
  • Harry Connick, Jr.: Every Man Should Know (Columbia)
  • Mark Galasso: Big Backyard: Montessori Songs for Children (Independent)
  • Creole George Guesnon: Plays, Sings & Reminisces (American Music Records)
  • Meschiya Lake & The Little Big Horns: Foolers’ Gold (Indpendent)
  • Lightnin’ Slim: High & Low Down (Alive Records)
  • George Lewis: The Best of George Lewis 1943-1964 (GHB Records)
  • Tommy Malone: Natural Born Days (M.C. Records)
  • Jim McCormick: The Middle of the Road (Threadhead Records)
  • Ruby Moon: Vicarious Pleasures (Jumping Man Records)
  • The Plum Magnetic: Terra Animata (Independent)
  • Joshua Polk: Beauty School Dropouts (Indpendent)
  • Smithfield Fair: Stick, Brick & Mortar (Independent)
  • Jason Stewart: Cyclicality (Independent)
  • Strange Roux: Boogieman (Total Riot Records)
  • Various Artists: In His Grace: A Musical Comedy (Independent)
  • Mike Zito & the Wheel: Gone to Texas (Ruf)


May 2013

  • Terence BlanchardMagnetic (Blue Note)
  • Mia Borders: Quarter-Life Crisis (Hyper Soul Records)
  • Clarence BucaroDreaming from the Heart of New York (produced by Anders Osborne) (20 20 Records)
  • Flow TribePainkiller (EP) (Independent)
  • Honey Island Swamp BandCane Sugar (Louisiana Red Hot Records
  • Hot 8 Brass Band: Tombstone (Independent)
  • Billy Iuso: Naked (Independent)
  • Lefty Keith & the True BluesVolume 1 (Independent)
  • Luther Kent: Luther (Atoula)
  • Kelcy Mae: The Fire (Hyper Soul Records)
  • George LewisBest of George Lewis 1943-1964 (GHB Records)
  • Johnny Sansone: Once it Gets Started (Shortstack)
  • The Upstarts: Live in New Orleans (Independent)


April 2013

  • The Blue TreesThe Rebirth of Blue (Independent)
  • Spencer BohrenTempered Steel (Valve Records)
  • BoneramaShake it Baby (Independent)
  • Marc BroussardLive at Full Sail University (Independent)
  • Evan Christopher and Eli YaminLouie’s Dream: For Our Jazz Heroes (Independent)
  • Davell Crawford: Louisiana, My Gift To You (Basin Street)
  • EarphunkNo Nine to Five (Independent)
  • David EganBig Ol’ World (Independent)
  • Fi Yi Yi & The Mandingo WarriorsFi Yi Yi & The Mandingo Warriors (Pertunia)
  • John FohlTeeth and Bones (Independent)
  • Fritzel’s New Orleans Jazz BandVolume 3 (Fritzel’s Music)
  • GenerationalsHeza (Polyvinyl Records)
  • Terence HigginsSwampgrease II – Rage Til Sunrise (Gris Gris Bag Entertainment)
  • Josh HydeThe Green Room (Independent)
  • Billy Iuso: Naked (Independent)
  • Al “Carnival Time” JohnsonBeyond Carnival (Rabadash Records)
  • Dave JordanBring Back Red Raspberry (Threadhead Records)
  • Joe Krown, Walter “Wolfman” Washington & Russell Batiste, Jr.: Soul Understanding (Independent)
  • Yvette LandryNo Man’s Land (Independent)
  • John Lisi & Delta FunkTake it to the Bridge (Blue Goat Records)
  • Los Po-Boy-Citos: Hasta (Superultramega)
  • Steve MasakowskiThings I Like (Independent)
  • Shannon McNally featuring Dr. JohnSmall Talk Town: A Tribute to Bobby Charles (Sacred Sumac Records)
  • Drew MeezDressed No Pickles (Independent)
  • Ivan Neville’s DumpstaphunkDirty Word (Independent) (Note: special guest include Flea from Red Hot Chili Peppers, Art Neville, Trombone Shorty, Rebirth Brass Band).
  • New Orleans Jazz VipersBlue Turning Grey (Independent)
  • New Orleans SuspectsCaught Live at the Maple Leaf (Independent)
  • Palmetto Bug StompersSugar Blues (Independent)
  • Panorama Jazz BandDance of the Hot Earth: Panorama Jazz Band Live (Independent)
  • Zachary RichardLe Fou (Avalanche)
  • Kermit RuffinsWe Partyin’ Traditional Style (Basin Street Records)
  • Terrance Simien & The Zydeco Experience: Dockside Sessions (Music Matters Records)
  • Johnny Sketch and The Dirty Notes2000 Days (Independent)
  • Sunpie and The Louisiana SunspotsIsland Man (Black Folks Records)
  • The Tin MenAvocado Woo Woo (Threadhead Records)


Released in March 2013

  • Ray Abshire & Friends: All Night Long “Tous la nuit” (Swallow)
  • Spencer Bohren: Tempered Steel (Valve Records)
  • Marc Broussard: A Life Worth Living (Vanguard Records)
  • Rich Collins: That Escalated Quickly (Independent)
  • The Cons and Prose: Cryin’ Out Loud (2 song EP) (Indpendent)
  • Andrew Duhon: The Moorings (Independent)
  • Cliff Hines: Wanderlust (Independent)
  • Professor Longhair: Singles 1949-1957 (Floating World Records)
  • The Session: This Is Who We Are (Hep-Tone Fidelity)
  • Various Artists: Rhythm ‘n’ Bluesin’ By The Bayou (Ace)
  • Water Seed: Wonderlove (Independent)
  • Luke Winslow-King: The Coming Tide (Bloodshot Records)


Released in February 2013

  • Gregory Agid Quartet: Mystery Blues (Independent)
  • BeauSoleil avec Michael Doucet: From Bamako to Carencro (Compass Records)
  • Harry Connick, Jr.: Smokey Mary (Columbia)
  • Rosie Ledet: Slap Your Mama (JSP Records)
  • Miss Sophie Lee: Love Street Lullaby (Threadhead Records)
  • Les Bons Enfants: The Good Children (Independent)
  • Lil Wayne: I Am Not a Human Being II (Motown)
  • Jason Marsalis: In a World of Mallets (Basin Street)
  • The Mo’ Jelly Band: Homemade Jam (Independent)
  • Nicholas Payton: #BAM Live at Bohemian Caverns (BMF Records)
  • Professor Porkchop and the Dishes: U R My Everything (Independent)
  • The Revelers: The Revelers (Independent)
  • Rhino Electro-Acoustic Project: Purple Green & Gold Blues (Rhino)
  • Bobby Rush: Down in Louisiana (Deep Rush Visuals)
  • Joel Savoy’s Honky Tonk Merry-Go-Round: Joel Savoy’s Honky Tonk Merry-Go-Round (Valcour Records)
  • The Session: This is Who We Are (Independent)
  • Paul “Lil Buck” Sinegal: Greatest Hits Volume 1 (Independent)
  • Social Set: Celebrate (Independent)
  • To Be Continued Brass Band: To Be Continued Brass Band (Independent)
  • T-Roy: Nola Rock (Bayou International)
  • Zeke Fishhead: Payroll of Bones (Fishhead Music)


Released in January 2013

  • Joe Barry: A Fool to Care (2 CDs) (Ace Records)
  • Benny Grunch and the Bunch: Grunch Road (Benjie Records)
  • Coot: Coot (Independent)
  • Gerald French and the Original Tuxedo Jazz Band: A Tribute to Bob French (11th Commandments Records)
  • Mo’ Jelly BandHomemade Homemade Jam (Independent)
  • Aaron NevilleMy True Story (produced by Keith Richards) (Blue Note Records)
  • Smoking Time Jazz Club: Oh Sister Ain’t That Hot! (Independent)
  • Jo-El SonnierCome On Joe – Have A Little Faith (Morello Recors)
  • Various Artists: Best of Valcour Records 2006-2011 (Valcour Records)



Released in December 2012

  • Black Magnolia: Fields Are Burning (Independent)
  • Chapel Blues: Bed of Roses (Eltor Records)
  • Dash Rip Rock: Black Liquor (Alternative Tentacles)
  • Dirty Bourbon River Show: The Most Peculiar Thing (Independent)
  • Dr. John: Splinter Trip Revisited – Live At Hayfield Jazz (Dandelion Records)
  • Egg Yolk Jubilee: Fried (Independent)
  • New Orleans Suspects: Caught Live at the Maple Leaf (New Orleans Musician’s Clinic)
  • Jo-El Sonnier: Come On Joe – Have A Little Faith (Morello Records)
  • Sweet Olive String Band: Sweet Olive String Band (Independent)
  • Various Artists: I know this to be true (ArtSpot Productions)
  • Various Artists: Ashe Cultural Arts Center Presents Healing Force (Ashe Cultural Arts Center)
  • Various Artists: Gumbo Ya Ya – The Cosimo Matassa Story – Volume 2 (4 CDs) (Proper Box)
  • Seva Venet presents the Storyville Stringband of New Orleans: My Bayou Home (Independent)


Released in November 2012

  • Leon Chavis and The Zydeco FlamesThe Champ Is Here (Independent)
  • Bruce Daigrepont: Jamais De La Vie (Independent)
  • Caleb Elliott: Where You Wanna Be (Independent)
  • Hot 8 Brass Band: The Life & Times Of The Hot 8 Brass Band (Tru Thoughts)
  • Calvin Johnson Jr.: Jewel’s Lullaby (Alma Records)
  • Lil’ Band O’ Gold: Lil’ Band O’ Gold Plays Fats (Dust Devil Music)
  • James Martin: Blue (Independent)
  • Beth Patterson: Hippocampus (Threadhead Records)
  • To Be Continued Brass Band: Live In Concert – A Long Way From Home (Blue Train)
  • Horace Trahan: All The Way (Independent)
  • Sour Sedans: Taste It (Independent)
  • Ned Sublette: Kiss You Down South (Post Mambo)
  • Sonia TetlowOwn Way Home (Threadhead Records)
  • Various Artists: Merry Christmas Wishes To All – Swamp Pop Gold (Jin)


Released in October 2012

  • Louis Armstrong and The All Stars: Satchmo At Symphony Hall / 65th Anniversary: The Complete Performances (Hip-O)
  • Kevin Ray Clark: New Orleans Songbook – Jazz & Blues (Viper Records)
  • Minister Jo “Cool” Davis and Cordell Chambliss: Live in Church (Independent)
  • Johnette Downing: Reading Rocks! (Wiggle Worm Records)
  • Diablo’s Horns: Burnin’! (Independent)
  • Dwayne Dopsie and the Zydeco Hellraisers: Been Good To You (Sound of New Orleans)
  • The Fens: Schwag Or Nothing – Best Of The Fens (Independent)
  • Derrick Freeman: Blurple Pain (DF Records)
  • Garden District Trio: Live Sessions Volume 8-15-2012 (DHMP)
  • Golden Triangle: Swamp Blues (Independent)
  • Kidd Jordan: On Fire 2 (Engine)
  • Clarence Frogman Henry: Greatest Hits (Fuel 2000)
  • High Performance Cajun Dancehall Band: That’s What Makes the Cajuns Dance (Swallow Records)
  • Alex McMurray: I will Never be alone in this Land (Threadhead Records)
  • Rusty Metoyer and the Zydeco Krush: Take My Hand (Independent)
  • Charlie Miller: Classic – 21 Classical Compositions of Charlie Miller For Solo Trumpet and Solo Piano (Independent)
  • Charles Moore & Cal Cunningham: Laptop Girl (Cicada Records)
  • MyNameIsJohnMichael: Picture Perfect Past (Independent)
  • New Birth Brass Band: On My Way (Threadhead Records)
  • Professor Longhair: Crawfish Fiesta (Alligator Records)
  • Tommy Ridgley: Tommy Ridgley Collection 1949-61 (Acrobat Music)
  • Rue Boogaloo: Rue Boogaloo (Independent)
  • Sex Dog: Sex Dog (Tyrcrannaus Records)
  • John Sinclair: Beatnik Youth (LC)
  • Huey Piano Smith: It Do Me Good – the Banashak and Sansu Sessions 1966-78 (Charly Records)
  • Dave Stover: Past the 9 (Independent)
  • Ernie Vincent: Louisiana Magic (Kolab Records)
  • Various Artists: The Balfa Family: A Retrospective: Festivals Acadiens et Creoles 1977-2012 (Valcour Records)
  • Various Artists: Festivals Acadiens 1991-1997 (Center for Louisiana Studies)


Released in September 2012

  • Gina Brown: G’s Spot (Independent)
  • Matthew Davidson: Step Up (EP) (Independent)
  • Empress Hotel: Heavy Halo (Park the Van)
  • Dave Ferrato: Later, On Decatur (Independent)
  • Chris Thomas King: Bona Fide (21st Century Blues)
  • Nathan Lambertson: Bury You Head in my Troubles (Independent)
  • Kid Ory’s Creole Jazz Band: Live at the Club Hangover – San Francisco, October 1954 (Acrobat Music)
  • Lloyd Price: I’m Feeling Good – Standards in Swing (LPM Digital Records)
  • Preservation Hall Jazz Band: 50th Anniversary Collection (4 CDs) (Columbia Legacy)
  • Preservation Hall Jazz Band: St. Peter & 57th St. – 50th Anniversary Concert at Carnegie Hall (Rounder)
  • The Revelers: The Revelers (Independent)
  • Greg Schatz: Where the River Meets the Railroad Tracks (Hot Spazz Records)
  • Paul Soniat: Suddenly (Independent)


Released in August 2012

  • Chris Ardoin: Mr. VIP: Unleashed (Maison de Soul)
  • The Andrew Baham Quintet: …And They Called It Love (AFO Records)
  • Doug Belote: Magazine St (Independent)
  • Rondo Hatton: Rondo Hatton (Independent)
  • Huval, Dupuy & Fuselier Cajun Band: Huval, Dupuy & Fuselier Cajun Band (Swallow Records)
  • Corey Ledet: Nothin’ But the Best (Independent)
  • Matt Lemmler’s New Orleans Jazz Revival Band: Ubuntu (Independent)
  • Louisiana Red featuring Jon Cleary: Always Played The Blues (JSP)
  • Branford Marsalis: Four MFs Playin’ Tunes (Marsalis Music)
  • Philip Melancon: Spinning Sinatra (Independent)
  • Beth Patterson & Patrick O’Flaherty: Caelic (Speak Jolly Music)
  • Harry Shearer: Can’t Take a Hint (Courgette Records)
  • Benny Spellman: Fortune Teller (Shout 78)
  • Sweet Jones: Magnolia (Independent)


Released in July 2012

  • Louis Armstrong: Live at Basin St. (2 CDs) (Mr. Music)
  • Dwight Fitch, Jr.: For Those Who Believe (Crucified 2:20 Music)
  • Herb Hardesty: The Domino Effect – The Wing & Federal Recordings 1958-61 (Ace)
  • Lisa Lynn: Taking All My Secrets to the Grave (New Orleans Angel Records)
  • Nasimiyu Murumba: Rules Aren’t Real (Independent)
  • Christian Scott: Christian aTunde Adjuah (2 CDs) (Concord)
  • Soul Asylum: Delayed Reaction (429 Records)
  • The Woodenwings: Liminal (Independent)
  • Zeke Fishhead: Preservatives Volume 1: Her Anesthetic Majesty’s Rejects (Fishhead Music)


Released in June 2012

  • Johnny Angel: More (Deuce Records)
  • Louis Armstrong: Satchmo at the National Press Club – Red Beans and Rice-ly Yours (Smithsonian Folkways)
  • The Cold: Live at Jimmy’s – July 31, 1981 (Top Pop Records)
  • Willy DeVille: Willy DeVille in New Orleans (Big Beat)
  • Dwight Fitch, Jr.: For Those Who Believe (Crucified 2:20 Music)
  • Andy J Forest: Other Rooms (Slang Records)
  • Helen Gillet: Hellen Gillet (Independent)
  • The Smoky Greenwell Band: 99% Blues (Greenwell Records)
  • Juvenile: Rejuvenation (Young Empire)
  • Norco Lapalco: Norco Lapalco (Independent)
  • Magnolia: Sweet Jones (Independent)
  • Travis Matte and the Kingpins: Let’s Party (Mhat)
  • Michael Juan Nunez and the American Electric: My Little Train Wreck (Parish Line)
  • Jimmy Robinson: Guitarworks (Independent)
  • Tuba Skinny: Rag Band (Independent)
  • Walter Jr.: The Sacraments (Independent)


Released in May 2012

  • Jamal Batiste: Jam-All – Just Do You (Single) (Independent)
  • Big Sam’s Funky Nation: Funky Donkey (Hypersoul Records)
  • Brian Jack and the Zydeco Gamblers: Best of (Independent)
  • Doc Cheatham: The Fabulous Doc Cheatham (Jazzology Records)
  • Dirty Dozen Brass Band: Twenty Dozen (Savoy Jazz)
  • Earphunk: Extended Play Volume 1 (Earphunk Music)
  • The Electrifying Crown Seekers: Thank You for Saving Me (I.K.E. Records)
  • Jeff Snake Greenberg: Music I Play While You Eat – Solo Piano (Independent)
  • Guitar Lightnin’ Lee and His Thunder Band: Just An Ol’ G (Rhinestone Records)
  • The Honeypots: Something Sweet (Independent)
  • Jones Sisters: Not Ashamed (Rampart Street)
  • Joyful: Let My People Go (Rampart Street)
  • Lafayette Rhythm Devils: Devil on a String (Independent)
  • Travis Matte and the Kingpins: Let’s Party (Mhat)
  • Kid Merv: Body & Soul (Independent)
  • Luke Winslow-King: The Coming Tide (Independent)
  • Sonny Landreth: Elemental Journey (Landfall Records)
  • Les Freres Carriere – The Lawtell Playboys: La La (Maison de Soul)
  • Lisa Lynn: Taking All My Secrets To The Grave (New Orleans Angel)
  • Mainline Brass Band: Mainline Brass Band (Independent)
  • Taylor McMahon: Memory Music (EP) (Independent)
  • New Orleans Helsinki Connection: Paradise on Earth (Spirit of New Orleans Productions)
  • Anders Osborne: Black Eye Galaxy (Alligator)
  • Pantera: Vulgar Display of Power (Rhino)
  • Chuck Perkins: A Love song for NOLA (Trikont)
  • Saint Bell: Food Coloring (EP) (Independent)
  • Valparaiso Men’s Chorus: The Straights of St. Claude (Independent)
  • Various Artists: Ace Story – Volume 4 (Ace)
  • Various Artists: Merged Music Series: Vol. 1: 2012 (Merged Music)
  • Willie West: Can’t Help Myself (Aviara)
  • Chip Wilson: Fond Regards (Immersion Records)
  • Zazou City: The Man Who Couldn’t Dream (Jumping Man)


Released in April 2012

  • Daniel Amedee:Themes From… (Independent)
  • Theresa Andersson:Street Parade (Basin Street)
  • Bas Clas:Bas Clas (EP) (Independent)
  • Tab Benoit:Legacy: The Best of (Telarc)
  • John Boutte:All About Everything (Boutteworks)
  • The Carrier Brothers / The Lawtell Playboys:La La (Maison de Soul)
  • Jon Cleary:Occapella (Having Fun with the Songs of Allen Toussaint) (FHQ Records)
  • Debbie Davis:It’s Not the Years, It’s the Miles (Threadhead Records)
  • Dr. John:Locked Down (Nonesuch)
  • Keith Frank:Follow the Leader/Boot Up (2 CDs) (Soulwood Records)
  • Gypsyphonic Disko:Nola-Phonic Volume Two (Independent)
  • The Iguanas:Sin to Sin (PFAM)
  • Meschiya Lake & Tom McDermott:Live from Chickie Wah Wah (Chickie Wah-Wah)
  • Lil Nathan & the Zydeco Big Timers:Go Hard or Go Home (Cha Cha Records)
  • Eric Lindell:I Still Love You (Sparco Records)
  • The Log Ladies:Let’s Build a Myth Together (Independent)
  • Lost Bayou Ramblers:Mammoth Waltz (Independent)
  • Davy Mooney:Perrier Street (Sunny Side Communications)
  • Brandon Moreau:The Long Road (Independent)
  • Michael Juan Nunez and The American Electric:My Little Train Wreck (Parish Line)
  • Sarah Quintana:The World Has Changed (Independent)
  • Reunion 69:Olde Soul (Evergreen Records)
  • The Allyn Robinson Project:Full Circle (Independent)
  • Jimmy Robinson:Guitarworks (Independent)
  • Royal Southern Brotherhood:Royal Southern Brotherhood (Ruf Records)
  • Kermit Ruffins:The Other Side (Basin Street)
  • Anais St. John:Anais (Independent)
  • ShotGun:ShotGun (Independent)
  • T’Monde:Making Believe (Swallow)
  • Dr. Michael White:Adventures in New Orleans Jazz: Part 2 (Basin Street)
  • Various Artists:From the Vaults of Ric and Ron Records: Rare and Unreleased Recordings 1958-1962 (Rounder Records)
  • Various Artists:Ingrid Lucia Presents New Orleans Female Vocalists (American Brat Collaboration)
  • Various Artists:The History Of New Orleans Rhythm & Blues Volume 1 (2 CDs) (Rhythm & Blues Records)
  • Various Artists:Treme: Music from Season 2 (Rounder Records)
  • Various Artists:The Rough Guide to the Music Of New Orleans (2 CDs plus Bonus CD by Dumpstaphunk) (Rough Guides)
  • Various Artists:WTUL Presents Songs From The Basement Volume 10 (WTUL)


Released in March 2012

  • Bob Andrews:Shotgun (Independent)
  • Ed Barret Trio:Trio de Joie (Independent)
  • Evan Christopher:Clarinet Road Volume III – In Sidney’s Footsteps (STR Digital Records)
  • Kristin Diable:Kristin Diable and the City (Speakeasy)
  • Ivy & Timmy Dugas:Cross All Your “T’s” (Jin)
  • Kristi Guillory and the Midtown Project:Broken Glass (Independent)
  • Hurray for the Riff Raff:Look Out Mama (Born to Win Records)
  • Joe Krown:Exposed (Independent)
  • Beth McKee:Next to Nowhere (Swampgirl Music)
  • The Jeb Rault Band:Sweet Dancer (Independent)
  • The Revivalists:City of Sound (Independent)
  • Dennis Sroughmatt:La Belle Blondine (Swallow)
  • WATIV (William A. Thompson IV, Simon Lott, Chris Alford & James Singleton):Syntaxis (Independent)
  • Chip Wilson:Fond Regards (Immersion Records)
  • Zeke Fishhead:Snag (Fishhead Music)


Released in February 2012

  • The Acadias: The Acadias (Independent)
  • Austin Reed Alleman: EP (Independent)
  • Chris Ardoin: Headliner (Maison de Soul)
  • BeauSoleil: Cajun Conja (Rhino)
  • Marcello Benetti: Shuffled (Independent)
  • Randy “13th Street Red Cohen (featuring Derek Huston, Jimmy Carpenter and Alvin “Youngblood” Hart): Avenue Boogie (Independent)
  • Simonia E. Eilton: Faith Through the Storm (Arsi)
  • Galactic: Carnivale Electricos (Anti-)
  • Leroy Jones: Go to the Mardi Gras(CD Single) (LJ Music)
  • Leroy Jones: I’m Talkin’ Bout New Orleans (CD Single) (LJ Music)
  • Morris Ledet & the Zydeco Ramblers: Swing That Thing (Maison de Soul)
  • The Lollies: Potential (Community Records)
  • Jimmy C. Newman: Sings Swamp Country (Gator Man Records)
  • New Orleans Jazzman Band: Jazzin’ on the Mississippi (Abita Music Company)
  • Otel: Grease Fire (Independent)
  • Craig Paddock: Merci (Independent)
  • Jerry Sartain: Louisiana’s Callin’ (CSP Records)
  • Various: Community Records Compilation Volume 3 (Community Records)
  • Various: Nothing But a Party: New Orleans Mardi Gras Collection (Basin Street)
  • Various Artists: Paul Sanchez & Colman DeKay’s Nine Lives – A Musical Story of New Orleans (complete, 2 CDs) (Mystery Street Records)



Released in January 2012

  • Beatin Path: Ghosts (Threadhead Records)
  • Terence Blanchard: Red Tails (film soundtrack) (Sony)
  • The Bridge Trio (featuring Donald Harrison and Davell Crawford): The Bridge Trio (Independent)
  • Domenic: Get Your Soul Right (Independent)
  • Fats Domino: 8 Classic Albums Plus Bonus Tracks (4 CD Set) (Real Gone Classics)
  • The Dukes of Dixieland with the Oak Ridge Boys: When Dixie Meets Country (Leisure Music Group)
  • Gravity A: Renegade Masters (EP) (Independent)
  • Guitar Lightnin’ Lee: Rare Tracks (Music Maker)
  • Gypsy Elise & The Royal Blues: Bluer Than The Blues (Way After Dark Music)
  • Kynt:The Whole World is a Stage (Independent)
  • Lil Wayne & Same Ol’ Two Step: Bring It (Shrimpo Music)
  • Little Freddie King: Chasing Tha Blues (MadeWright Records)
  • Wynton Marsalis: The Music of America (2 CDs) (Sony)
  • N’awlins Johnnys: Live At Tipitina’s (Roulez Records)
  • Zachary Richard: Le Grand Gosier (EP) (Gulf Aid Acadiana)
  • The Soul Rebels: Unlock Your Mind (Rounder Records)
  • Various Artists: Meet Me At Mardi Gras (Rounder)
  • Various Artists: The Warehouse New Orleans. Revisited (Independent)


Released in December 2011

  • Glen David Andrews: Live at Three Muses (Independent)
  • Germaine Bazzle, Leah Chase, Stephanie Jordan: Christmas with New Orleans Ladies Of Jazz and Music Alive Ensemble – I Saw Three Ships (Rachel Jordan Music)
  • Gina Forsyth: Promised Land (Independent)
  • Frenchy: King of Oak Street (DVD) (Tipitina’s Records)
  • Slim Harpo: Slim Harpo Rocks (Bear Family)
  • Kidd Jordan/Joel Futterman/William Parker/Alvin Fielder: Live At The Guelph Jazz Festival 2011 (Creative Collective)
  • Ernie K-Doe: Here Come The Girls – A History 1960-1970 (Charly)
  • Nicholas Payton: Bitches (In + Out Records)
  • Paul Sanchez and The Rolling Roadshow: Reclamation Of The Pie-Eyed Piper (Threadhead Records)
  • Steamboat Willie: Move ‘n On (Independent)
  • Irma Thomas: Soul Queen Of New Orleans (Charly)
  • Kipori Woods: Blues Gone Wild (Louisiana Red Hot Records)


Released in November 2011

  • The Band Court Bouillon featuring Wayne Toups, Steve Riley & Wilson Savoy: The Band Court Bouillon (Valcour Records)
  • The Blues Masters featuring Big Al Carson: Live at the Funky Pirate: 4th Edition (By Special Request) (Tropical Isle Inc)
  • John Boutte: At The Foot Of Canal Street (Boutte Works)
  • Harry Connick, Jr. Trio: Music From The Happy Elf (Marsalis Music)
  • Debauche: Cossaks on Prozac (Independent)
  • Carlo Ditta: As The World Turns (CD single) (Orleans Records)
  • Big Chief Alfred Doucette: America (CD single) (Neutral Ground Records)
  • e.company: On (Independent)
  • Robert Eustis: Flyin’ High (Little King Records)
  • Gypsy Elise & the Royal Blues: Music Box Watermelon (Independent)
  • Gypsy Elise & the Royal Blues: Redline (Independent)
  • Gypsy Elise & the Royal Blues: Said the Spider to the Fly (Independent)
  • Mary Jane Hooper: I’ve Got What You Need (Vinyl 45) (Funky Delicacies)
  • Lost Bayou Ramblers: Bastille (Vinyl 12 inch single) (Otut)
  • Kristina Morales: Wonderful World (Independent)
  • Morning 40 Federation: Live Personal Hygiene (Independent)
  • Marcus Roberts Trio: Celebrating Christmas (J-Master Records)
  • Various Artists: En Francais – Cajun ‘n’ Creole Rock ‘n’ Roll (Bayou Teche Biere)
  • Walter Jr.: The Sacraments – Sound of the Soul (7 CDs) (The Road to Emmaus Music)
  • Allen Wayne: Steppin’ Out (Independent)
  • Luke Winslow-King: You Hear Me Talkin’ To Ya (Vinyl EP) (Fox on a Hill)


Released in October 2011

  • Biopolariod: Transparent Make-Believe (Vinyl Version) (Surreal But Kind)
  • Vin Bruce: Dans La Louisianne (Bear Family Records)
  • Harry Connick, Jr. Trio: Music from the Happy Elf (Marsalis Music)
  • Creole String Beans: Shrimp Boots & Vintage Suits (Independent)
  • Dwayne Dopsie and the Zydeco Hellraisers: The One (Independent)
  • Flow Tribe: Flow Tribe (Independent)
  • Larry Garner: Double Dues: 20th Anniversary Reissue 1991-2011 (JSP Records)
  • Garden District Trio: Live in New Orleans (DHMP Records)
  • Cynthia Girtley: A New Orleans Tribute to Mahalia Jackson (Independent)
  • Hunter Hayes: Hunter Hayes (Atlantic Recordings)
  • Kid Jordan: Kidd Jordan on Fire (Engine Studios)
  • The Josh Garrett Band: String of Problems (Independent)
  • Jolie Blonde et les Bassettes: Home (Independent)
  • Chris Thomas King: Antebellum Postcards (21st Century Blues Records)
  • George Lewis and his New Orleans Stompers: George Lewis and his New Orleans Stompers (Upbeat Recordings)
  • Ellis Marsalis: A New Orleans Christmas Carol (ELM Records)
  • Mutemath: Odd Soul (Teleprompt/Warner Bros.)
  • Aaron Neville: Hercules – The Minit and Sansu Sessions 1960-1977 (Charly)
  • Papa Grows Funk: Needle in the Groove (Funky Krewe Records) (PICTURED)
  • George Porter, Jr. and Runnin’ Pardners: Can’t Beat the Funk! (Independent)
  • Khris Royal & Dark Matter: Khris Royal & Dark Matter (Hypersoul Records)
  • Sir Patrick & the Swamp Bottom Boys: The Swamp Bottom Boys (Independent)
  • Ratty Scurvics and the Black Market Butchers: In Time (Independent)
  • Various Artists: Lady Fest New Orleans – 5th Anniversary Compilation (Independent)
  • Various Artists: Live at the Three Muses – Volume 1 (Independent)
  • John & Jane Vidrine with Family & Friends: Recollections: Cajun Favorites (Vidrine Music)


Released in September 2011

  • Camile Baudoin and the Living Rumors: Old Bayou Blues (Threadhead)
  • Poncho Sanchez and Terence Blanchard: Chano y Dizzy! (Concord Jazz)
  • C.J. Chenier: Can’t Sit Down (World Village)
  • e.company: On (Independent)
  • Roland Guerin: A Different World (Independent)
  • Jerrol: Solo Jazz Improvisation (Independent)
  • The Mumbles: Annunciation St. (Independent)
  • Peter Novelli: Peter Novelli (Independent)
  • Cristina Perez: Cristina Perez (Independent)
  • Quintin Gerard W.: Before It’s Gone (Independent)
  • Trombone Shorty: For True (Verve Forecast)


Released in August 2011

  • Johnny Adams: The Soul of New Orleans (Fuel 2000)
  • Johnnie Allan: Shine On and Favorites from the Past (Jin)
  • Louis Armstrong: Satchmo – The Ambassador of Jazz (Universal Music)
  • Ed Barrett Trio: Hocus Focus (Independent)
  • Edgeville Blank: Chapter 1: Rope Swing (Independent)
  • Mia Borders: Southern Fried Soul – Special Edition (Blaxican Records)
  • Gypsy Elise & The Royal Blues: Ready Teddy is the Chairman of the Blues (Independent)
  • J. Paul Jr. & the Zydeco Nubreeds: Rebel IV Life (Independent)
  • Kid Chocolate: My Take (Funkin Horns Records)
  • Tyler Kinchen and the Right Pieces: Here It Is (Independent)
  • Donald Harrison, Ron Carter, Billy Cobham: This is Jazz: Live at the Blue Note (Half Note Records)
  • Burke Ingraffia: Jazz Animals (Independent)
  • Colin Lake: The Ones I Love (Independent)
  • Rosie Ledet: Come Get Some (JSP Records)
  • Eric Lindell: West County Drifter (MC Records)
  • Jesse Moore: Live at the Old Point (Threadhead Records)
  • Christian Serpas & Ghost Town: Open Road (Independent)
  • The Kenny Wayne Shepherd Band: How I Go (Roadrunner Records)
  • Smithfield Fair: Every New Day (Independent)
  • S-PYanage: Spy World Orda (Rexless Records)


Released in July 2011

  • Shamarr Allen and the Underdawgs: 504-799-8147 (P.O.M.E. Music Group)
  • Beatin Path: Ghosts (Threadhead Records)
  • Eddie Bo: In the Pocket with Eddie Bo (1955-2007) (Vampi Soul)
  • Curren$y: Weekend at Burnie’s (Warner Bros)
  • Jerry Honigman: The Mood Swings ’83 – ’84 (BooRay Music)
  • Liora: There is a Light (Independent)
  • Gregg Martinez: South of the Parish Line (Magnolia Records)m


Released in June 2011

  • Chris Ardoin and NuStep: Sweat (Maison de Soul)
  • Greg Banks: Magazine Street (CD single)
  • Big Blue Marble: The Big Blue Marble (Independent)
  • Big Chief Monk Boudreaux: Won’t Bow Down (f Boo Music)
  • Marc Broussard: Marc Broussard (Atlantic)
  • Mary Broussard and Sweet La La: Creole Royalty (Independent)
  • Grayson Capps: The Lost Cause Minstrels (Royal Potato Family)
  • Lars Edegran Triolian String Band: Lars Edegran Triolian String Band (GHB Records)
  • Givers: In Light (Glassnote Entertainment)
  • Joe Hall & the Louisiana Cane Cutters: Thirty Dobb Special (Independent)
  • Stefon Harris, David Sanchez and Christian Scott: Ninety Miles (CD/DVD) (Concord)
  • Ledisi: Pieces of Me (Verve Forecast)
  • Liquid Peace Revolution: Flower Power Evolution (Independent)
  • Branford Marsalis & Joey Calderazzo: Songs of Mirth and Melancholy (Marsalis Music)
  • Terranova: Tried & True (Independent)
  • The Way Gonners: Hella’ Highway (Big Bender Records)
  • Willie Tee: I’m Only a Man (Get On Down Records)
  • Dr. Michael White: Adventures in New Orleans Jazz—Part 1 (Basin Street)


Released in May 2011

  • Bob Andrews: Chills and Fever (Robertseas)
  • James Andrews: The Big Time Stuff (Independent)
  • John Autin: Piano Town (Rabadash Records)
  • Big Blue Marble: The Big Blue Marble (Independent)
  • Bingo: Open Center to Clear (Independent)
  • Willy DeVille: The Best of Willy DeVille Live (Independent)
  • Dukes of Dixieland: When Country Meets Dixie (Independent)
  • Samirah Evans and Her Handsome Devils: Hot Club – Live at the Vermont Jazz Center (Misha Records)
  • Olivia Greene & Friends: Mumbo Gumbo in New Orleans (Greene Thumb Records)
  • Gypsy Space Caravan: Antares (Independent)
  • Impulss n’ Bazooka Joe: Bronx, New Orleans: Respect Where it Started (Quarter Rat)
  • Louis Ludwig: Nichevo (Independent)
  • Mission vs. Madness: Trainwrecks & Tipjars (Independent)
  • Bobby Michot: Gone Back (Independent)
  • Zigaboo Modeliste: New Life (JZM Records)
  • Charmaine Neville Band: Before the Storm (Independent)
  • The New Orleans Bingo! Show: Memory Parade: Volume 3 (Independent)
  • Reggie V: Shades on a Rainy Day (Independent)
  • Johnny Sansone: The Lord is Waiting and the Devil is too (ShortStack Records)
  • Supagroup: Hail! Hail! (Foodchain Records)
  • Thomas and the People: Beneath the Trees (Independent)
  • Don Vappie: American Creole New Orleans Reunion (DVD) (PBS / Vappielle)
  • The Yat Pack: Takin’ it to the Max (Independent)


Released in April 2011

  • 101 Runners featuring Big Chief Monk Boudreaux: Mardi Gras Indian Funk! (Independent)
  • Tab Benoit: Medicine (Telarc)
  • Big Chief Monk Boudreaux: Won’t Bow Down (f-Boo Music)
  • Spencer Bohren: Blackwater Music (Threadhead Records)
  • Spencer Bohren: Born In A Biscayne (Valve Records)
  • Tha Cartel: Cartel Diem: Lifestyles of the Young & Reckless (Independent)
  • Dr. John & Drew Landry: The Solution to Pollution Project (EP) (Independent)
  • Lynn Drury: Sugar on the Floor (Independent)
  • Feufollet and Brass Bed: Color Sessions (Independent)
  • Garage a Trois: Always Be Happy, But Stay Evil (Royal Potato Family)
  • Helen Gillet: Running of the Bells (Independent)
  • Gravy: The Hard Way (Independent)
  • Jamie Hayes: Signatures (Pussy Cat Records)
  • The Help: Keep the Beat (Independent)
  • Billy Iuso: Trippin’ (N’awlins Music)
  • Drew Landry: Share Croppers Whine/BP Blues (PailHorse Music)
  • Michael Liuzza & Café au Lait: Michael Liuzza & Café au Lait (Independent)
  • Kelcy Mae: Pennies in Hand (Parish Road)
  • Alexis Marceaux: Orange Moon (Independent)
  • Irvin Mayfield: A Love Letter to New Orleans (Basin Street Records)
  • Tom McDermott & Evan Christopher: Almost Native (Threadhead Records)
  • Zigaboo Modeliste: At The Mardi Gras (CD Single) (JZM Records)
  • Aurora Nealand & the Royal Roses: A Tribute to Sidney Bechet: Live in New Orleans (Independent)
  • New Orleans Moonshiners: Frenchmen St. Parade (Independent)
  • Preservation Hall Jazz Band and Del McCoury Band: American Legacies (Preservation Hall)
  • Quintron: “Sucre du Sauvage” (Goner Records)
  • Rebirth Brass Band: Rebirth of New Orleans (Basin Street)
  • Rebirth Brass Band: Why you Worried ’Bout Me? (CD Single) (Basin Street)
  • Bobby Rush: Show You a Good Time (Deep Rush Records)
  • Tommy Sancton and Lars Edegran New Orleans Legacy Band: City of a Million Dreams (GHB Records)
  • Johnny Sansone: The Lord is Waiting and the Devil is too (Shortstack Records)
  • Ken Swartz and the Palace of Sin: When the Roots Hit the Fan (Independent)
  • Terranova: Tried & True (Independent)
  • Allen Toussaint: The Lost Sessions (Fuel 2000)
  • Various Artists: Vieux Carre – The French Quarter – Sounds of New Orleans (Mystery Street Records)
  • Various Artists: Treme Traditions (Mardi Gras Records)
  • Various Artists: The Big Beat—The Dave Bartholomew Songbook (Ace)
  • Voice Of The Wetlands All-Stars: Box of Pictures (Independent)
  • Linnzi Zaorski: Naughty Sweetie (Independent)


Released in March 2011

  • Marcia Ball: Roadside Attractions (Alligator)
  • Bronwynne Brent: Deep Black Water (Independent)
  • Kelly Carlyle: Stethoscope (Independent)
  • Kim Carson: Classic Twang (Bank Street Records)
  • Harry Connick, Jr.: In Concert on Broadway (DVD & CD) (Columbia)
  • Dr. John: Zu Zu Soiree: 1960s-1970s (Blues Boulevard Records)
  • Dave Easley: A Time of the Signs (Independent)
  • Jake Eckert: Roll On (Independent)
  • Empowered: Soul Cry (Independent)
  • Empress Hotel: Empress Hotel (Park The Van)
  • Henry Gray: Lucky Man (Blind Pig)
  • Tim Laughlin featuring Connie Jones: If Dreams Come True (Gentilly Records)
  • Jesse Lege – Joel Savoy and the Cajun Country Revival: The Right Combination (Valcour Records)
  • A. Levy: Commercial Break (Independent)
  • Eric Lindell: Cazadero (Sparco Records)
  • Loomis: A Solitary Attraction (Independent)
  • Wynton Marsalis, Willie Nelson & Norah Jones: Here We Go Again: Celebrating The Genius of Ray Charles (Blue Note)
  • Sasha Masakowski & Musical Playground: Wishes (Independent)
  • Missing Monuments: Painted White (Sympathy for the Hardware Industry)
  • Aaron Neville: Icon (Hip-O Select)
  • Charles Neville & Youssoupha Sidibe: Tree of Life (Sacred Sound Records)
  • The New Orleans Oneironauts: The New Orleans Oneironauts (Independent)
  • Conun Pappas, Jr.: The Other Side of Me (Independent)
  • Poltern Kinder: Feral (Independent)
  • The Real Davis: Davis (Sousaphonk Records)
  • Paul Sanchez with Colan Dekay: Nine Lives (Mystery Street)
  • Frederick “Shep” Sheppard: Habari Gani (Drumparade Records)
  • Patrick Sylvest: Sylvestrings (Independent)
  • Suplecs: Mad Oak Redoux (Small Stone Records)
  • Tuba Skinny: Garbage Man (Independent)
  • Vagabond Swing: Soundtrack to an Untimely Death (Independent)
  • Cyril Vetter: Dirtdobber Blues, a novel featuring the music of Butch Hornsby (Book & CD) (LSU Press)
  • Lucinda Williams: Blessed (Lost Highway)
  • Drew Young: Home by the River (Good and Plenty)
  • Zeke Fishhead: Coup de Grace (Independent)


Released in February 2011

  • Ben de la Cour: Under a Wasted Moon (Independent)
  • Jamie Bergeron & the Kickin’ Cajuns: Your New CD (KC Entertainment)
  • Jeffery Broussard & the Creole Cowboys: Return of the Creole “Le Retour du Creole” (Maison de Soul)
  • Leon Chavis and the Zydeco Flames: Zydeco Soul Child (Independent)
  • Jason Frey & Courtney Granger: Louisiana’s Cajun Prairie Music (Acadiana Records)
  • My Graveyard Jaw: Coming Winds (Independent)
  • Big Chief Donald Harrison, Jr.: The New Sounds of Mardi Gras II (FOMP)
  • J.C. & Company: He’s So Wonderful (Rampart Street Music)
  • Corey Ledet: Do You want More? (Independent)
  • Travis Matte and the Kingpins: Old School (Mhat)
  • Lil Nathan & the Zydeco Big Timers: Deceived Decraded But Not Destroyed (ChaCha Records)
  • The New Orleans All-Stars: Saints In D’a Pocket (Empowerment)
  • The Real Cool Killers: Parades and Saints (Independent)
  • Steve Riley & the Mamou Playboys: Grand Isle (Independent)
  • Various Artists: Frenchmen Street (Mystery Street Records)
  • Various Artists: Mardi Gras Parade Music From New Orleans Volume 2 (GHB Records)
  • Washboard Chaz Blues Trio: On the Street (Independent)


Released in January 2011

  • Reed Alleman: Life’s A Strange Game (Independent)
  • Chris Ardoin: Headliner (NuStep4Lyfe)
  • Raphael Bas: Harmonouche (Independent)
  • H.G. Breland: Better Late Than Never (Independent)
  • Patrice Fisher: Sunset (Broken Records)
  • Don Fontenot and Friends of Louisiana: Wide Open (Swallow)
  • Country Fried: Life is Fine (Country Fried)
  • Hurray for the Riff Raff: Hurray for the Riff Raff (Loose Music)
  • J. the Savage Band: Very Same Dream (Independent)
  • Delfeayo Marsalis: Sweet Thunder (Troubadour Jass Records)
  • Panorama Brass Band: 17 Days (Panarama Records)
  • Wanda Rouzan: Mama Roux (Independent)
  • Rue de Funk: Weather the Storm (Independent)
  • Scott Schmidt: TimePiece (Independent)
  • Kipori Woods: Back in New Orleans (Independent)