Daily Archives: December 29, 2010

David Fricke’s (Rolling Stone) Best of 2010 List

1. Vijay Iyer: Solo (ACT)
2. Dave Holland: Pathways (Dare2)
3. Keith Jarrett & Charlie Haden: Jasmine (ECM)
4. Wadada Leo Smith & Ed Blackwell: The Blue Mountain’s Sun Drummer (Kabell)
5. Marc Ribot: Silent Movies (Pi)
6. Ideal Bread: Transmit: Music of Steve Lacy (Cuneiform)
7. Carlos Bica & Materia-Prima: Carlos Bica & Materia-Prima (Clean Feed)
8. Eli Degibri: Israeli Song (Anzic)
9. The Bad Plus: Never Stop (E1)
10. David S. Ware: Onecept (AUM Fidelity)
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Steve Dollar’s (Wall Street Journal, Time Out Chicago) Best of 2010 List

Listed alphabetically

Marshall Allen-Matthew Shipp-Joe Morris: Night Logic (RogueArt)
Bizingas: Bizingas (NCM East)
Nels Cline: Dirty Baby (Cryptogramophone)
Stephan Crump: Reclamation (Sunnyside)
Mary Halvorson: Saturn Sings (Firehouse 12)
Chris Lightcap: Bigmouth Deluxe (Clean Feed)
Jason Moran: Ten (Blue Note)
Joe Morris & Nate Wooley: Tooth and Nail (Clean Feed)
William Parker: Uncle Joe’s Spirit House (Centering)
Marc Ribot: Silent Movies (Pi)
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Francis Davis’s (Village Voice) Best of 2010 List

1. ICP Orchestra: ICP Orchestra (ICP)
2. Dominic Duval & Cecil Taylor: The Last Dance (Cadence)
3. Marc Ribot: Silent Movies (Pi)
4. Mary Halvorson: Saturn Sings (Firehouse 12)
5. Myra Melford: The Whole Tree Gone (Firehouse 12)
6. Paul Motian: Lost in a Dream (ECM)
7. Rudresh Mahanthappa & Steve Lehman: Dual Identity (Clean Feed)
8. Michael Formanek: The Rub and Spare Change (ECM)
9. Billy Bang: Prayer for Peace (TUM)
10. Benjamin Herman: Hypochristmastreefuzz: More Mengelberg (Dox)
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Fred Cisterna’s (Signal to Noise, iTunes) Best of 2010 List

New Releases

1. Steve Coleman: Harvesting Semblances and Affinities (Pi)
2. Amir ElSaffar & Hafez Modirzadeh: Radif Suite (Pi)
3. Mary Halvorson: Saturn Sings (Firehouse 12)
4. Rudresh Mahanthappa & Bunky Green: Apex (Pi)
5. Henry Threadgill: This Brings Us To Volume II (Pi)
6. Kris Davis-Ingrid Laubrock-Tyshawn Sorey: Paradoxical Frog (Clean Feed)
7. Taylor Ho Bynum & Tomas Fujiwara: Stepwise (Not Two)
8. Guillermo Klein: Domador de Huellas: Music of “Cuchi” Leguizamon (Sunnyside)
9. Fred Hersch: Whirl (Palmetto)
10. Roscoe Mitchell: Far Side (ECM)
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Nate Chinen’s (New York Times, JazzTimes, The Gig) Best of 2010 List

New Releases

1. Jason Moran: Ten (Blue Note)
2. Keith Jarrett & Charlie Haden: Jasmine (ECM)
3. Mary Halvorson: Saturn Sings (Firehouse 12)
4. Benoît Delbecq: The Sixth Jump (Songlines)
5. Chris Lightcap: Bigmouth Deluxe (Clean Feed)
6. Kris Davis-Ingrid Laubrock-Tyshawn Sorey: Paradoxical Frog (Clean Feed)
7. Charles Lloyd: Mirror (ECM)
8. Myra Melford: The Whole Tree Gone (Firehouse 12)
9. The Bad Plus: Never Stop (E1)
10. Brad Mehldau: Highway Rider (Nonesuch)
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Stuart Broomer’s (All About Jazz–New York, Point of Departure) Best of 2010 List

New Releases

1. Parker/Guy/Lytton + Peter Evans: Scenes in the House of Music (Clean Feed)
2. Mary Halvorson: Saturn Sings (Firehouse 12)
3. AMM & John Butcher: Sounding Music (Matchless)
4. Derek Bailey: More 74 (Incus)

5. Peter Evans: Live in Lisbon (Clean Feed)
6. Anthony Braxton: GTM (Outpost) 2003 (Leo)
7. Ross Bolleter: Night Kitchen (2002-2009) (Emanem)
8. Marc Ribot: Silent Movies (Pi)
9. John Russell: Hyste (Psi)
10. Jon Irabagon: Foxy (Hot Cup)
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Christian Broecking’s (Jazz Thing, Broecking Verlag) Best of 2010 List

New Releases
1. Andrew Cyrille & Greg Osby: Low Blue Flame (TUM)
2. Jason Moran: Ten (Blue Note)
3. Steve Coleman: Harvesting Semblances and Affinities (Pi)
4. Rudresh Mahanthappa & Bunky Green: Apex (Pi)
5. Marc Ribot: Silent Movies (Pi)
6. Christian Scott: Yesterday You Said Tomorrow (Concord)
7. Kris Davis-Ingrid Laubrock-Tyshawn Sorey: Paradoxical Frog (Clean Feed)
8. Charles Lloyd: Mirror (ECM)
9. Steve Lacy: November (Intakt)
10. Billy Bang: Prayer for Peace (TUM)
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