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Best of Jazz Editors’ Picks Review

JAN Best of Jazz 2019

EDITOR’S

“Best of Jazz 2019”

LISTEN TO THE PLAYLIST FROM JAN: YouTube Channel

HERE ARE THE TWELVE ALBUMS THAT SHOULD BE ON EVERYONE’S DEVICES


THE DAVID BERKMAN SEXTET

album: SIX OF ONE

“Musical mastery and beauty from a giant of his generation …”

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TUCKER BROTHERS

album: TWO PARTS

“Fresh, enchanting, elegant, and exquisite musicality throughout …”

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GARZONE · ERSKINE · PASQUA · OLES

album: “3 NIGHTS IN L.A.”

“Stunning! … ridiculously great and hard swinging modern jazz!”

Jazz Artistry Now

CHARLIE DENNARD

album: DEEP BLUE

“Swinging, Soulful, and Sublime modern instrumentally driven music with the historically centered timelessness of a classic album of New Orleans jazz roots…”

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MIKE HOLOBER & THE GOTHAM JAZZ ORCHESTRA

album: HIDING OUT

“Progressive modern jazz, with brilliant soloists and great charts …”

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JOEL ROSS

album: KINGMAKER

“proof that the next generation of artists has positively arrived in full clarion voice and with firm musical intentions that could portend an amazing future …”

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DAN ARCAMONE

album: PSALM

“progressive jazz fusion brilliance once again … Arcamone pays tribute to Coltrane in an innovative and respectfully musical way …”

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AIMEE NOLTE

album: LOOKING FOR THE ANSWERS

“A simply wonderful album … with teeth!”

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JOHNATHAN BLAKE

album: TRION

“A masterful recording from one of the top musicians working today …”

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KENNY WERNER

album: THE SPACE

“Solo piano genius … yes, genius!”

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BRANFORD MARSALIS QUARTET

album: THE SECRET BETWEEN THE SHADOW AND THE SOUL

“a true band that is still among the ‘gold standard’ of working jazz ensembles … Marsalis and mates are at the top of their game here …”

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ANTHONY BRAXTON

album: “QUARTET (New Haven) 2014”

“A model of collective improvisation and spontaneous composition that’s very enjoyable to hear …”

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