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  • Best of 2014

    BRIAN BLADE AND THE FELLOWSHIP BAND "Landmarks" (ECM)BLAKE MILLS "Heigh Ho" (Verve)ZION 80 "Adramelech - John Zorn's the Book of Angels, Vol. 22" (Tzadik)TAYLOR HASKINS "Fuzzy Logic" (Sunnyside)FENNESZ "Becs" (Editions Mego)RUFUS REID "Quiet Pride: The Elizabeth Catlett Project" (Motéma Music)JOHN ZORN "On Leaves of Grass" (Tzadik)RUDY ROYSTEN "303" (Greenleaf Music)WOLFGANG MUTHSPIEL "Driftwood" (ECM)DAVE DOUGLAS & URI CAINE "Present Joys" (Greanleaf Music)MARCIN WASILEWSKI TRIO "Spark Of Life" (ECM)MARC RIBOT "Live at the Village Vanguard" (Pi Recordings)ERIC HARLAND "Vipassana" (GSI)JASON MORAN "ALL RISE: A Joyful Elegy for Fats Waller" (Blue Note)NIR FELDER "Golden Age" (Okey Records)ANTONIO SANCHEZ "Three Times Three" (Cam Jazz)PAT METHENY...

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  • Best of 2013

    NEW: Susana and Ensemble Neon "The Forester" (Rune Grammofon) Sao Paulo Underground "Beija Flors Velho E Sojo" (Cuneiform) Bil Frisell "Big Sur" (Okeh) Liberation Prohpecy "Invisible House" (Calvin Cycle Collective) Rudresh Mahanthappa "Gamak"  (Act Music & Vision) Dave Holland "Prism"  (Dare2 Records) Nick Cave & the Bad Seeds "Push the Sky Away"  (Bad Seed) Squeeze-Bot "Sweet Dreams Are Made of Squeeze"  (Self-Released) Dave Douglas Quintet  "Time Travel"  (Greenleaf Music) Pat Metheny "Tap: John Zorn's Book of Angels, Vol. 20"  (Tzadik) Wayne Shorter Quartet  "Without A Net [Live]"  (Blue Note Records) Ceramic Dog "Your Turn"  (Northern Spy) Chris Potter  "The Sirens"  (ECM) Carol Emanuel, Bill Frisell & Kenny Wollesen "The Mysteries"  (Tzadik) Keith Jarret...

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  • Best of 2012

    New Recordings BOB DYLAN "Tempest" (Columbia) GETATCHEW MEKURIA & THE EX & FRIENDS " Y'Anbessaw Tezeta" (Terp) TERRY RILEY "Aleph" (Tzadik) REGINA SPEKTOR "What We Saw From the Cheap Seats" (Sire) PAUL BUCHANAN "Mid Air" (Newsroom Records) CALEXICO "Algiers" (Anti-) BILL FAY "Life Is People" (Dead Oceans) SUN KIL MOON "Among the Leaves" (Caldo Verde) LEONARD COHEN "Old Ideas" (Columbia) HIGH DUCHESS "Wanderlust" (Tzadik) SCOTT WALKER "Bish Bosch" (4AD) GLEN HANSARD "Rhythm and Repose" (Anti-) Old Recordings CAN "The Lost Tapes" (Mute) V/A "Work Hard, Play Hard, Pray Hard: Hard Time, Good Time & End Time Music 1923-1936" (Tompkins Square)...

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