As with earlier works, the music today continues to inculcate the avant garde but it’s also grounded in the innovations of the great modern jazz pioneers like Mr. Charlie “Bird” Parker. Jazz Artistry Now presents our “Best of …” list for 2020 recordings that reflect the positive evolution of the music and the premium state of the art in our times. Listen.
JAN Best of Jazz 2020
- Post author By Editor
- Post date December 28, 2020
- Tags ARTEMIS, Artemis (Blue Note), Arthur White and MERGE, Best of Jazz, David Berkman, Editor's Picks, El Suelo Mío (T-Town), Event Horizon (Giant Step Arts), Fred Hersch, Immanuel Wilkins, Jazz Artistry Now, Jazz Journalists Association, Jeremy Levy Jazz Orchestra, Joana Queiroz, Jorge Roeder, Logan Richardson, Michael Thomas, Omega (Blue Note), Pasquale Grasso, Patrick Cornelius, Plays the Music of John Coltrane and Pete Seeger (Without Records), Roger Lin, Solo Bud Powell (Sony Masterworks), Songs from Home (Palmetto), Steve Lehman, Tempo Sem Tempo (YP Music), The Planets: Reimagined (OA2), Way of the Cairns (Whirlwind Recordings), When You Find It... (ARC), Whisper of the Isolated Ones (Self-Released), Xenakis and the Valedictorian (Pi)