Maybe because of christmas coming, we are getting a little weak in the heart, sentimental and soft, and so are some of the new releases to be presented, going back to their roots rather than moving forward, but luckily not all.
Chad Taylor - Circle Down (482 Music, 2009) ***
Listen and download from eMusic.
Vijay Iyer Trio - Historicity (ACT, 2009) ***½
Watch Historicity's promo video
Plaistow - Jack Bambi (Self Published, 2009) ****
You can download the whole thing, lock stock & barrel, for free from their website.