David Ake - Humanities Really lovely work from pianist David Ake, wonderfully paired here with trumpeter Ralph Alessi – whose sparkling tones really seem to illuminate all the musical ideas that Ake brings to the set! - Dusty Groove
Josh Lawrence - Contrast The session is elegantly lyrical and clearly suggestive of a modern jazz sensibility, with an amazing combination of talents.
Ken Fowser - Don't Look Down Ken Fowser's "Don't Look Down" is an insightfully straight-ahead record. Rest assured he's looking up and ahead, with every intention of taking the listener along. - Gary Walker WBGO
Michael Dease - Reaching Out Reaching Out shapes up as a collection of swinging tunes and sharp arrangements. As the title suggests, it approaches the tradition in a spirit of urgent exploration. - Gary Walker WBGO
New Faces - Straight Forward The New Faces group is assembled from musician members of the Posi Tone stable of artists and has produced a very satisfying new album aptly titled "Straight Forward". - Huffington Post