from Jim Wilke:
For Pacific Northwest jazz fans in particular, here are some of the exceptional releases from artists living in Seattle, Portland, and Vancouver.
Clipper Anderson – The Road Home – Origin
Human Spirit – Dialogue Live at Earshot Festival – Origin
Cory Weeds – Up A Step – Cellar Live
Pearl Django – Eleven- Modern Hot
Ezra Weiss/Rob Scheps Big Band – Our Path To This Moment- Roark
Bill Anschell/Brent Jensen/Chris Symer – Blueprints – Origin
Jon Hamar – Hymn – Origin
Jeff Johnson – Suitcase – Origin
Johnny Conga – Oye! – Hand to Drum
The Cats / Jay Thomas et al – Neo-Boogaloo – Pony Boy
Make sure and check out Jim Wilke’s complete 2012 list here.