THE 10 BEST JAZZ CDS OF 2013


Jamie Baum: In This Life (Sunnyside)
Duduka Da Fonseca: New Samba Jazz Directions! (Zoho)
Michael Dease: Coming Home (D Clef)
Alan Ferber: March Sublime (Sunnyside)
Fred Hersch & Julian Lage: Free Flying (Palmetto)
Andy Hunter: Think Like a Mountain (River Records)
Earl McIntyre: Brass Carnival & Tribute! (LegendFactory)
Gina Schwarz: Jazzista (Unit Records)
Wayne Wallace: Latin Jazz-Jazz Latin (Patois)
Frank Wess: Magic 101 (IPO Recordings)



BEST REISSUES:
John Coltrane: Afro Blue Impressions
(Pablo)
Tito Puente: Quatro: The Definitive Collection (includes: Cuban Carnival, Night Beat, Dance Mania, Revolving Bandstand) (Sony)

BEST LATIN CDs:
Los Mas Valientes: Live! At Makor: A 10th Anniversary Celebration
(706 Music)
Various Artists: Salsa de la Bahia [compilation] (Patois)

BEST BOX SET: Charles Mingus: The Jazz Workshop Concerts 1964-65 (Mosaic)


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"THE DEFINITION OF JAZZ": THE BASIE BAND AT ITS BEST
BIG BANDS, PART 1: THE BIRTH OF SWING
BIG BANDS, PART 2: THE TRADITION CONTINUES
DEFINITIVE DOLPHY, RECENT ROLLINS
GENIUS ON THE EDGE: BUD POWELL AND THELONIOUS MONK
HE'S NO ORDINARY JOE: JOE HENDERSON
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