Uptown Vocal Jazz Quartet - When The Sun Goes Down (2002) Vocal Jazz Quartet with Doug Bickel (piano), Frank Russo (drums), Chris Vadala (saxes) and more. Superb arrangements and production. www.uptownvocaljazzquartet.com

Felicia Carter - In The Pink…& Songs In Blue (2001) Sultry vocalist sings songs from the Great American Songbook and Brazilian bossa novas. Features tastefully subtle accompaniments with Lou Rainone (piano), Donato Soviero (guitar), and Dominic Smith (drums) www.feliciacarter.com

New Legacy Jazz Band - 5 Months, 2 Weeks, 2 Days (2001) Hard-swinging big band style music in a small band format. With Alan Dale (drums), Felicia Carter (vocals), Vinnie Corrao (guitar), Lou Rainone (piano), Jon Mathis (trumpet), and more. www.newlegacyjazzband.com

Rick Hannah Trio - Oui Bop (2000) Great guitar trio music runs the gamut from bop to Bach, bossa, boogaloo, and ballads. Lots of interplay and solo space for all with Rick Hannah (guitar), and Phil Cunneff (drums)

Capitol Quartet - Anything Goes (2000) Saxophone quartet with full orchestra and rhythm section including Todd Harrison (drums), and Vince Norman (piano), with Jim McFalls (jazz trombone). Arrangements by Mike Crotty, Alan Baylock, Vince Norman, and others.

Ron Diehl & Friends - Live! (2000) Diehl (saxes), leads this swinging sextet through a spirited collection of blues, big band hits, bossas, and ballads. With Rob Vetter (trumpet and vocals), Bob Smith (piano), Donato Soviero (guitar), Leonard Cuddy and Ryan Diehl (drums)

Charles Bubeck - Without Measure (1999) Bubeck, a virtuosic vibraphonist, presents a set of all original material in an exciting post-bop style, with Paul Pieper (guitar), James Cotton (saxes), and Dominic Smith (drums). www.charlesbubeck.com

Blackman/Barke Quartet - Shadowdance (1999) Co-led by Alan Blackman (piano), and Steve Barke (drums), and featuring Glenn Cashman (saxes). A riveting collection of Blackman's compositions, ranging in style from ECM flavored bossas to New Orleans street beats to modern straight-ahead.

Encompass Quartet (1998) Straight-ahead jazz, featuring the great Albert "Tootie" Heath (drums), Bill Harris (piano), and Herman Riley (tenor sax), with fresh interpretations of tunes by Monk, Gillespie, and Shorter, as well as originals by Harris and Riley.

East Side Jazz Coalition - Chance Encounter (1998) Live recording with Baltimore Tenor Legend Mike Carrick, Bob Jones (drums), and Rick Hannah (guitar). Hear the group stretch out on bop and post bop tunes from Monk, Bird, Mal Waldron, Randy Weston, and more.

Bill Harris - Solo + One (1997) Baldwin in intimate duo setting with Cognac Hennessy competition winner on piano (appears on 4 Tracks) www.billharris.com

Charles Bubeck Quartet - The Ventilator (1996) Vibraphonist's 2nd offering of exciting original tunes. Highlights the playing of another Monk competition finalist, Paul Pieper (guitar), with Dominic Smith (drums) www.charlesbubeck.com