THE 10 BEST JAZZ CDS OF 2016

Jane Bunnett & Maqueque: Oddara (Linus)
Michael Dease: Father Figure (Posi-Tone)
Dena DeRose: United (High Note)
Robin Eubanks: More Than Meets the Ear (ArtistShare)
Matthew Fries: Parallel States (Xcappa)
Roberta Piket: One for Marian: Celebrating Marian McPartland (Thirteenth Note)
Renee Rosnes: Written in the Rocks (Smoke Sessions)
Steve Slagle: Alto Manhattan (Panorama)
Michael Spiro/Wayne Wallace La Orquesta Sinfonietta: Canto América (Patois)
Matt Wilson: Beginning of a Memory (Palmetto)


BEST DEBUT CD: Jerome Jennings: The Beast (Iola)

BEST BOX SET: Classic Savoy Be-Bop Sessions 1945-49 (Mosaic)

BEST NEW CDS OF PREVIOUSLY UNRELEASED MATERIAL:
Erroll Garner: Ready Take One
(Columbia)
Frank Sinatra: World on a String (Universal Music)


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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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