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W. Royal Stokes

23 Dec 2019 3:04 PM | W. Royal Stokes

BEST RELEASES of 2019


Nota bene: All of my choices are in alphabetical order by artist and thus are equally rated. 


10 BEST NEW RELEASES 


Terri Lyne Carrington and Social Science, Waiting Game (MOTEMA MUSIC, LLC) 


Anat Cohen Tentet, Triple Helix (Anzic Records LLC)


The Diva Jazz Orchestra, Diva & The Boys (MCG Jazz) 


Ivo Perelman, Matthew Shipp, William Parker, Bobby Kapp, Ineffable Joy (Esp Disk Ltd.)


Scott Robinson, Tenormore (Arbors Records)


Jim Robitaille, View from Within (Whaling City Sound)


Marcus Shelby Orchestra, Transitions (MSO Records)


Tyshawn Sorey and Marilyn Crispell, The Adornment Of Time (Pi Recordings) 


Carol Sudhalter, Live At Saint Peter's Church (Alfa Music) 


Rodney Whitaker, All Too Soon (Origin Records)


3 BEST REISSUE OR HISTORICAL 


Louis Armstrong, Live In Europe (Dot Time Records)


Betty Carter, The Music Never Stops (Blue Engine Records) 


Buddy Rich, Just In Time: The Final Recording (Gearbox Records)


BEST VOCAL RELEASE


Calabria Foti, Prelude To A Kiss (MoCo Records)


BEST DEBUT RELEASE


John Yao's Triceratops, How We Do (See Tao Recordings)


BEST LATIN JAZZ RELEASE


Pablo Lanouguere Quintet, Eclectico (PabloLanouguere.com) 

 

Please go to WRoyalstokes.com for my additional “NOTABLE RELEASES OF 2019” as well as my “A ROUNDUP OF 160 OR SO JAZZ, BLUES, BEYOND, AND OTHER BOOKS PUBLISHED IN THE PAST YEAR OR SO.”


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