[JPL] Top 5 + 25 2011 Jazz

Ken Irwin - WMUA Jazz Music Dir. ken-irwin at comcast.net
Fri Dec 30 23:43:33 EST 2011


I could listen to that music all day long!  Great selections, and I agree that Karrin's CD is just about her best work to date.  Also I'm crazy about Jeremy Pelt, and Josh's James Farm release.  Have a great 2012, and I'll see you 'Round. 



Ken Irwin 
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Here’s my Top 5, followed by 25 runners-up: 

Karrin Allyson: ‘Round Midnight   Concord Jazz 

Scott Hamilton: A Splendid Trio Arbors 

Christian McBride: Conversations With Christian Mack Avenue 

Sonny Rollins: Road Shows, Vol. 2 Doxy 

Terell Stafford: This Side of Strayhorn Max Jazz 


Bruce Barth Trio Live at Smalls Smalls Live 

T.K. Blue: Latinbird Motema 

Uri Caine Trio Siren Winter & Winter 

Etienne Charles: Kaiso Culture Shock 

Giacomo Gates: The Revolution Will Be Jazz Savant 

Roy Haynes: Roy-alty Dreyfus Jazz 

Nick Hempton: The Business Positone 

Rebecca Kilgore/Harry Allen: Live at Feinstein’s Arbors      

Brian Lynch: Conclave, Vol. 2 Criss Cross Jazz 

Tom McDermott/Evan Christopher: Almost Native Threadhead 

Rene Marie: Black Lace Freudian Slip Motema 

Tim Mayer: Resilience Jazz Legacy 

Miles Espanol: New Sketches of Spain eOne 

Sophie Milman: In the Moonlight eOne 

Jeremy Pelt: The Talented Mr. Pelt High Note 

Noah Preminger:   Before the Rain Palmetto 

Yakov Okun: New York Encounter Criss Cross Jazz 

Houston Person: So Nice High Note 

Joshua Redman: James Farm Nonesuch 

Claudio Roditi: Bons Amigos Resonance 

Poncho Sanchez/Terence Blanchard: Chano Y Dizzy Concord Picante 

Joan Stiles: Three Musicians Oo-Bla-Dee 

3 Cohens: Family Anzic 

Phil Woods/Bill Mays: Phil & Bill Palmetto 

Larry Vuckovich: Somethin’ Special Tetrachord 


  -- Tom Reney

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