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BIRD CALLS FAVORITE JAZZ 2013

by Dr. Bill
1/26/2014

TOP CHOICES 2013    
David Ake Bridges Posi-Tone  
Barry Altschul The 3dom Factor TUM  
Steve Coleman Functional Arrythmias Pi  
Rudresh Mahanthappa Gamak ACT  
Allison Miller's Boom Tic Boom No Morphine No Lillies Foxhaven  
Howie Smith/Mike Nock Opal Dream Open Blue  
Steve Swallow Into the Woodwork Watt/ECM  
Craig Taborn Chants ECM  
Trio 3 + Jason Moran Refraction - Breakin' Glass Intakt  
The Whammies Play the Music of Steve Lacy Vol. 2 Driff  
       
OTHERS WORTH A LISTEN      
Ralph Alessi Baida ECM  
Geri Allen Grand River Crossing Motema  
JD Allen Grace Savant  
Darcy James Argue Brooklyn Babylon New Amsterdam  
Tim Berne Shadow Man ECM  
Carla Bley Trios ECM  
Gary Burton Guided Tour Mack Ave.  
Kris Davis Massive Threads Thirsty Ear  
Dave Douglas Time Travel Greenleaf  
Mark Dresser Nourishments clean feed  
Marty Ehrlich A Trumpet in the Morning New World  
Amir ElSaffar Alchemy Pi  
The Engines with John Tchicai Other Violets Not Two  
George Foley By George Berkshire  
Bill Frisell Big Sur Okeh  
Ben Goldberg Unfold Ordinary Mind BAG Production  
Ben Goldberg Subatomic Particle Homesick Blues BAG Production  
Frank Gratkowski Le vent et la gorge Leo  
Mary Halvorson Illusionary Sea Firehouse 12  
Curt Hasselbring Number Stations Cuneiform  
Dave Holland Prism Dare2  
Oliver Lake Big Band Wheels Passin' Thru  
Ingrid Laubrock Anti-House Strong Place Intakt  
Charles Lloyd/Jason Moran Hagar's song ECM  
Joe Lovano Cross Culture Blue Note  
Jason Marsalis In a World of Mallets Basin St.  
Myra Melford Life Carries Me This Way Firehouse 12  
Mostly Other People Do the Killing Slippery Rock Hot Cup  
William Parker Wood Flute Songs AUM Fidelity 2006-12
Gary Peacock/Marilyn Crispell Azure ECM  
Odean Pope Odean's Three In+Out  
Chris Potter Sirens ECM  
Eric Revis City of Asylum clean feed  
Rova Saxophone Quartet A Short History Jazzwerkstadt  
Wayne Shorter Without a Net Blue Note  
Tomasz Stanko Wislawa ECM  
Ken Vandermark Impressions of Po Music Okkadisk  
Randy Weston/Billy Harper Roots of the Blues Sunnyside  
       
MISSED FROM PREVIOUS YEARS      
Jeb Bishop/Jorrit Dijkstra 1000 Words Driff 2012
Michael Dessen Forget the Pixel clean feed 2010
Masabumi Kikuchi Sunrise ECM 2012
Eric Revis Parallax clean feed 2012
Matana Roberts Live in London Central Control 2011
David Virelles Continuum Pi 2012
       
REISSUES/FROM THE VAULTS      
Paul Bley Closer ESP-Disk 1965
John Carter/Bobby Bradford Flight for Four Flying Dutchman/IP 1969
Miles Davis Live in Europe 1969 Columbia 1969
Jack DeJohnette Special Edition ECM 1979-84
Tommy Flanagan/Jaki Byard The Magic of 2 Resonance 1982
Steve Lacy The Sun Emanem 1967-73
Chris McGregor Procession: live at Toulouse Ogun 1977
Chris McGregor Sea Breezes Fledg'ling 1987
Paul Motian Paul Motian ECM 1972-84
David Murray Live at the Lower Manhattan Ocean Club Jazzwerkstatt 1977
       
JAZZ LIVE      
Eric Alexander/Harold Mabern NightTown    
Cleveland Jazz Orch.: Miles tribute Hanna Theatre    
Mark Dresser Transformer Station/CMA    
Bill Frisell Allen Theatre/Tri-C JazzFest    
John Hollenbeck Oberlin    
Hot Club of Detroit NightTown    
Vijay Iyer Oberlin    
Michael Mussalami Mahall's 20 Lanes    
Ken Peplowski NightTown    
       
NON-JAZZ LIVE      
Booker T NightTown    
Fanfare Ciocarlia Transformer Station/CMA    
Oliver Mtukudzi Cleveland Museum of Art    
Red Baraat Solstice/CMA    
Aziz Sahmaoui & Univ. of Ganawa Transformer Station/CMA    

 
 

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