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BIRD CALLS FAVORITE JAZZ 2011

by Dr. Bill
2/7/2012

TOP CHOICES    
     
JD Allen Victory! Sunnyside
Kermit Driscoll Reveille 19/8
Joe Lovano Bird Songs Blue Note
Rudresh Mahanthappa/Steve Lehman Dual Identity clean feed
Delfayo Marsalis Sweet Thunder Troubadour Jass
Mike Reed Stories and Negotiations 482 Music
     
     
OTHERS WORTH A LISTEN    
     
Michiel Braam Quartet BBB
Anthony Brown India & Africa Water Baby
Bill Charlap/Renee Rosnes Double Portrait Blue Note
Gerald Clayton Bond: the Paris Sessions EmArcy
Steve Coleman The Mancy of Sound Pi
Dead Cat Bounce Chance Episodes Cuneiform
Tim Daisy/Ken Vandermark Conversation Multikulti Project
Chris Dingman Waking Dreams Between Worlds
Pierre Dorge Sketches of India Steeplechase
Amir ElSaffar Inana Pi
Mary Halvorson Saturn Sings Firehouse
Fred Hersch Alone at the Vanguard Palmetto
ICP Orchestra ICP049/ICP50 ICP
Vijay Iyer Tirtha ACT
Lee Konitz Live at Birdland ECM
Ken Peplowski In Search of... Capri
Enrico Rava Tribe ECM
Reptet At the Cabin ARC
Jason Robinson The Two Faces of Janus Cuneiform
Sonny Rollins Road Shows Volume 2 Doxy/EmArcy
Tyshawn Sorey Oblique - 1 Pi
Jen Shyu + Mark Dresser Synastry Pi
Spoke Succinct envoi
Craig Taborn Avenging Angel ECM
Cuong Vu Leaps of Faith Origin
Cedar Walton The Bouncer HighNote
Kenny Werner Balloons Half Note
     
     
REISSUES    
Jaki Byard A Matter of Black and White HighNote
Miles Davis Live in Europe 1967 Columbia
Bill Dixon Intents & Purposes RCA/International Phonograph
Duke Ellington The Complete 1932-1940 Brunswick, Columbia and Master Recordings of... Mosaic
Julius Hemphill Dogon A.D. Mbari/International Phonograph
Langston Hughes Harlem in Vogue Fingertips
Roscoe Mitchell Old/Quartet Sessions Nessa
Roscoe Mitchell Before There Was Sound Nessa
Sam Rivers Trilogy Mosaic Select
Wadada Leo Smith/Ed Blackwell Blue Mountain's Sun Drummer Kabell
Randy Weston Blue Moses CTI
     
JAZZ LIVE    
Marc Ribot/Albert Ayler Tribute Cleveland Museum of Art  
Mike Lee Nighttown  
Bill Charlap/Renee Rosnes Nighttown  
Miles/Coltrane Tribute TriC JazzFest  
Reptet Brother's Lounge  
 Tim Daisy/Ken Vandermark Now That's Class  
Spoke Nighttown  
     
NON-JAZZ LIVE    
Los Muniquitos de Matanzas Cleveland Musem of Art  
Bassekou Kouyate Cleveland Musem of Art  
Tinariwen Grog Shop  
     

 
 

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