Welcome to the March 2012 issue

Our features this month include newly discovered recordings by Indianapolis jazz great Wes Montgomery, Don Byron’s jazz-gospel fusion project Love, Peace, and Soul, the “lost album” by Fred Wesley & The J.B.’s, and the restoration of Scott Joplin’s opera Treemonisha by the Paragon Ragtime Orchestra. Also included is an overview of five Delmark blues CDs released over the past year, the new documentary Everyday Sunshine: The Story of Fishbone, Andraé Crouch’s latest gospel CD, a new reggae album from Junior Toots, Santana trumpeter Bill Ortiz’s EP Winter in America, and Musiq Soulchild’s MusiqInTheMagiq. Wrapping up this issue is Giant Single: The Profile Records Rap Anthology and hip hop releases from Common, Childish Gambino, The Cool Kids, and CSJQ.