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JAZZ 2006

by Dr. Bill
1/5/2007

BIRD CALLS BEST JAZZ 2006

*most played

+not in WRUW library

Art Ensemble of Chicago/NON-COGNITIVE ASPECTS OF THE CITY (Pi)

+Ran Blake/ALL THAT IS TIED (Tomkins Square)

*Nels Cline/NEW MONASTERY (cryptogramophone)

*+Ornette Coleman/SOUND GRAMMAR (Sound Grammar)

*Jack DeJohnette/Trio Beyond/SAUDADES (ECM)

*Andrew Hill/TIME LINES (Blue Note)

Monks Music Trio/MONK'S BONES (CMB)

*Paul Motian Band/GARDEN OF EDEN (ECM)

*Odean Pope's Saxophone Choir/LOCKED & LOADED (HalfNote)

Paul Samuels/SPEAK (LKS)

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ALSO WORTH A LISTEN

Ben Allison/COWBOY JUSTICE (Palmetto)

Fred Anderson/TIMELESS (Delmark)

Jimmy Cobb/JIMMY COBB (Marsalis Music)

Dave Douglas/MEANING AND MYSTERY (Greenleaf)

Frequency/FREQUENCY (Thrill Jockey)

Stefon Harris/AFRICAN TARANTELLA (Blue Note)

Billy Hart/QUARTET (HighNote)

Fred Hersch/IN AMSTERDAM (Palmetto)

John Hicks/SWEET LOVE OF MINE (HighNote)

Dave Holland/CRITICAL MASS (Dare2)

Kidd Jordan/PALM OF SOUL (Aum Fidelity)

Frank Kimbrough/PLAY (Palmetto)

Lee Konitz/NEW NONET (Omnisound)

+Steve Lacy/RECESSIONAL (mode/avant)

Joe Lovano/STREAMS OF EXPRESSION (Blue Note)

Branford Marsalis/BRAGGTOWN (Marsalis Music)

John McNeil/EAST COAST COOL (Omnitone)

Bennie Maupin/PENUMBRA (cryptogramophone)

Mingus Big Band/LIVE IN TOKYO (Sue Mingus/Sunnyside)

Ted Nash/IN THE LOOP (Palmetto)

Eric Reed/HERE (MaxJazz)

Tomasz Stanko/LONTANO (ECM)

David S. Ware/BALLADWARE (Thirsty Ear)

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MISSED FROM PREVIOUS YEARS (2004-2005)

+Michael Moore/Jewels & Binoculars/FLOATER (Ramboy)

Sam Rivers/VIOLET VIOLETS (Stunt)

*Alexander von Schlippenbach/MONK'S CASINO (Intakt)

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FLAWED

Muhal Richard Abrams/George Lewis/Roscoe Mitchell/STREAMING (Pi)

Jason Moran/ARTIST IN RESIDENCE (Blue Note)

Sonny Rollins/SONNY, PLEASE (Doxy)

+Ken Vandermark/Territory Band/COMPANY SWITCH (OkkaDisk)

Randy Weston/ZEP TEPI (Random Chance)

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REISSUES

Miles Davis/CELLAR DOOR SESSIONS (Columbia)

Herbie Hancock/ESSENTIAL (Columbia)

Microscopic Septet (2) (Cuneiform)

Harry Miller/WHICH WAY NOW (Cuneiform)

Charles Mingus/MUSIC WRITTEN FOR MONTEREY... (Sue Mingus/Sunnyside)

Roswell Rudd/BLOWN BONE (Emanen)

Fats Waller/IF YOU'VE GOT TO ASK...(RCA)

Weather Report/FORECAST: TOMORROW (Columbia)

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BEST LIVE JAZZ IN CLEVELAND

Jason Moran/MOCA/ JAZZFEST

Paul Shapiro/JCC

Paul Samuels/NIGHTTOWN

 
 

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