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BIRD CALLS DECADE OF JAZZ 1990-1999

by Dr. Bill
4/14/2011

TOP CHOICES      
Muhal Richard Abrams Blu Blu Blu Black Saint 1991
Ray Anderson et al Slideride hat ART 1995
Paul Bley Bebop Steeplechase 1990
Michiel Braam Het XYZ der Bik Bent Braam BVHaast 1996
Anthony Braxton Charlie Parker Project hat ART 1995
Peter Brotzmann The Chicago Octet/Tentet Okkadisk 1998
Jaki Byard At Maybeck Concord Jazz 1992
Clusone 3 Rara avis hatology 1999
Steve Coleman/Dave Holland Phase Space DIW 1992
Steve Coleman Curves of Life RCA Victor 1995
Dave Douglas Constellations hat ART 1995
Bill Frizell Have a Little Faith Nonesuch 1993
Steve Lacy 5 x Monk 5 x Lacy Silkheart 1996
Steve Lacy The Rent Cavity Search 1999
Mingus Big Band Live in Time Dreyfus 1996
Paul Motian Trio at the Village Vanguard JMT/Winter & Winter 1995
Paul Motian Sound of Love Winter & Winter 1997
David Murray Death of a Sideman DIW 1992
Sam Rivers Inspiration/Culmination RCA Victor 1999
Kenny Wheeler Angel Song ECM 1997
       
       
OTHER OUTSTANDING CDs      
1990      
Dave McKenna Live at Maybeck Recital Hall Concord Jazz  
Marian McPartland Plays the Benny Carter Songbook Concord Jazz  
Paul Motian On Broadway, Vol. 2 JMT/Winter & Winter
Paul Motian Bill Evans JMT/Winter & Winter
Maceo Parker Roots Revisited Verve  
Don Pullen Random Thoughts Blue Note  
John Scofield Time on My Hands Blue Note  
Kenny Wheeler Music for Large and Small Ensembles ECM  
       
1991      
Anthony Braxton Willisau (Quartet) hat  
Betty Carter Feed the Fire Verve  
Marty Ehrlich Side by Side ENJA  
Charlie Haden Dream Keeper Blue Note  
Barry Harris Live at Maybeck Recital Hall Concord Jazz  
Julius Hemphill Fat Man and the Hard Blues Black Saint  
Andrew Hill But Not Farewell Blue Note  
ICP Orchestra Bospaadje Konijnehol I ICP  
Steve Lacy More Monk Soul Note  
Paul Motian In Tokyo JMT/Winter & Winter
Ralph Peterson Presents the Fo'tet Blue Note  
Bobby Previte Weather Clear, Track Fast ENJA  
John Scofield Meant to Be Blue Note  
Sonny Sharrock Ask the Ages Axiom  
       
1992      
Jane Ira Bloom Art and Aviation Arabesque  
Anthony Braxton Willisau (Quartet) 1991 hat ART  
Don Byron Tuskegee Experiment Nonesuch  
Dedication Orchestra Spirits Rejoice Ogun  
8 Bold Souls Sideshow Arabesque  
Joe Henderson Lush Life Verve  
Joe Lovano From the Soul Blue Note  
       
1993      
Alvin Batiste Late Columbia  
Tim Berne Diminutive Mysteries JMT/Winter & Winter
Tommy Flanagan Let's ENJA  
Charles Gayle Touchin' on Trane FMP  
Joe Henderson So Near, So Far Verve  
John Scofield What We Do Blue Note  
Cassandra Wilson Blue Light 'til Dawn Blue Note  
       
1994      
Peter Brotzmann Songlines FMP  
Clusone 3 Soft Lights and Sweet Music hat ART  
Marty Ehrlich Can You Hear a Motion? ENJA  
Tommy Flanagan Lady Be Good...For Ella Verve  
Bill Frisell This Land Nonesuch  
Ed Jackson Wake Up Call New World  
Misha Mengelberg Who's Bridge Avant  
Maria Schneider Evanescence ENJA/Artists Share  
Randy Weston Marrakech in the Cool of the Evening Verve  
       
1995      
Tim Berne Poisoned Minds JMT  
Baikida Carroll Door of the Cage Soul Note  
Thomas Chapin Menagerie Dreams Knitting Factory  
Dave Douglas In Our Lifetime New World  
Abdullah Ibrahim Yarona Tiptoe/ENJA  
Myra Melford Even the Sounds Shine hat ART  
David Murray Flowers around Cleveland Bleu Regard  
Buell Neidlinger Blue Chopsticks K2B2  
Henry Threadgill Too Much Sugar for a Dime Axiom  
Reggie Workman Cerebral Caverns Postcards  
       
1996      
Han Bennink/Dave Douglas Serpentine Songlines  
Jane Ira Bloom The Nearness Arabesque  
Don Byron Bug Music Nonesuch  
James Carter Conversin' with the Elders Atlantic  
Pierre Dorge Music from the Danish Jungle dacapo  
Dave Douglas Stargazer Arabesque  
Marty Ehrlich New York Child ENJA  
Dave Holland Dream of the Elders ECM  
Howard Johnson Gravity!!! Verve  
Steve Lacy Bye-Ya Free Lance  
Myra Melford The Same River, Twice Gramavision  
Horace Tapscott aiee! The Phantom Arabesque  
       
1997      
Aaly Trio + Ken Vandermark Hidden in the Stomach Silkheart  
Clusone 3 Love Henry Gramavision  
Steve Coleman Genesis & The Opening of the Way RCA Victor  
Dave Douglas Stargazer Arabesque  
Ellery Eskelin One Great Day... hatology  
Tommy Flanagan  Sea Changes Evidence  
Bill Frisell Nashville Nonesuch  
Julius Hemphill Sextet At Dr. King's Table New World  
Lee Konitz Alone Together Blue Note  
Misha  Mengelberg No Idea DIW  
Sam Rivers Portrait FMP  
Martial Solal Just Friends Dreyfus  
Henry Threadgill Where's Your Cup? Columbia  
       
1998      
Elton Dean Newsense Slam  
Pierre Dorge Giraf dacapo  
Dave Douglas Convergence Soul Note  
Tommy Flanagan Sunset and the Mockingbird Blue Note  
Bill Frisell Gone, Just like a Train Nonesuch  
Vinny  Golia Lineage Nine Winds  
Fred Hersch Thelonious Nonesuch  
Dave Holland Points of View ECM  
Greg Osby Banned in New York Blue Note  
Ken Peplowski Grenadilla Concord Jazz  
Rova Bingo Victo  
Vandermark 5 Target or Flag Atavistic  
       
1999      
Ray Anderson Where Home Is ENJA  
Dave Douglas Leap of Faith Arabesque  
8 Bold Souls Last Option Thrill Jockey  
Gerry Hemingway Waltzes, Two-steps, Other Matters of the Heart GM  
ICP Orchestra Jubilee Varia hatology  
Vandermark 5 Simpatico Atavistic  
Matt Wilson Smile Palmetto  

 
 

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