1. Heavy Tin … Makeover … 2012

    Cool, genre-bending contemporary jazz.

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  2. Brian Bromberg … In The Spirit of Jobim … 2012

    Bassist virtuoso, producer and composer Bromberg dedicates two albums to other musical artists that have serves as inspiration and influence over the years: Jimi Hendrix and Jobim.

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  3. Greg Poree … Phoenix … 2012

    I feel like I should be relaxing in a club in NYC listening to this. It focuses on acoustic guitar throughout, but incorporates uke, piano, African djembe, and jazz drums.

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  4. The Cinematic Orchestra … The Cinematic Orchestra Presents: In Motion #1 (feat Dorian Concept, Tom Chant, Grey Reverend, Austin Peralta) … 2012

    Jason Swinscoe of The Cinematic Orchestra has long been intrigued by the link between vision and sound. This album uses his favorite musician to produce soundtracks to, or musical reimaginings of, seminal work by avant-garde filmmakers. Cool stuff.

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  5. Brian Bromberg … Bromberg Plays Hendrix … 2012

    Bassist virtuoso, producer and composer Bromberg dedicated two albums to two other creative artists: Jimi Hendrix and Jobim.

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