Daily Archives: January 19, 2012

Giuseppe Segala´s Best of 2011 List – All About Jazz Italy

Ben Allison – Action Refraction (Palmetto Records)
Piero Bittolo Bon & His Original Pigneto Stompers – Mucho Acustica (Long Song Records)
Bobby Bradford – Mark Dresser – Glenn Ferris – Live in LA (Clean Feed)
Arrigo Cappelletti – Andrea Massaria – Nicola

Stranieri – Mat Maneri – Metamorphosis (Leo Records)
Gerald Cleaver – Uncle June: Be It As I See It (Fresh Sound/New Talent)
Franco D’Andrea – Sorapis (El Gallo Rojo)
Bill Dixon – Envoi (Victo)
Harris Eisenstadt – September Trio (Clean Feed)
Peter Evans – Ghosts (More is More)
Gerry Hemingway Quintet – Riptide (Clean Feed)
Fred Hersch – Alone at the Vanguard (Palmetto Records)
Taylor Ho Bynum – Apparent Distance (Firehouse 12)
Lee Konitz – Brad Mehldau – Charlie Haden – Paul Motian – Live at Birdland (ECM)
Ingrid Laubrock Sleepthief – The Madness of Crowds (Intakt)
Tony Malaby – Novela (Clean Feed)
Paul Motian – The Windmills of Your Mind (Winter and Winter)
Augusto Pirodda – No Comment (JazzWerkstatt)
Michel Portal – Bailador (EmArcy)
Starlicker trio – Double Demon (Delmark)
Craig Taborn – Avenging Angel (ECM)
http://italia.allaboutjazz.com/php/article.php?id=7400

Luigi Santosuosso´s Best of 2011 List- All About Jazz Italy

3 Cohens – Family (Anzic Records)
AA.VV. – Red Hot & Rio 2 (E1)
Ben Allison – Action Refraction (Palmetto Records)
Jason Adasiewicz – Sun Rooms (Delmark Record)
Steven Bernstein’s Millennial Territory Orchestra – MTO Plays Sly (Royal Potato Family)
Brian Carpenter’s Ghost Train Orchestra – Hothouse Stomp (Accurate Records) Dave Douglas – The Three Views (Greenleaf Music)
Erik Friedlander – Bonebridge (Skipstone)
Joel Forrester – Phillip Johnston – Live at the Hillside Club (Asynchronous Records)
Holshouser, Bennink & Moore – Live in NYC (Ramboy Recordings)
Honey Ear Trio – Steampunk Serenade (Foxhaven)
The Humans – It’s Nine O’Clock (El Gallo Rojo)
Zoe Keating – Into The Trees (Autoprodotto)
Calvin Keys—Shawn-Neeq (Tompkins Square Records)
Gerald McCauley – Benjamin Bove – Down the Rhodes: The Fender Rhodes Story (Triads Music)
Mostly Other People Do the Killing – Coimbra Concert (Clean Feed)
Sun Ra – The Eternal Myth Revealed – Vol. 1 (Sun Ra Music Archives Productions/Transparency)
Skúli Sverrisson – Sería/Seria II (Autoprodotto)
Bernie Worrell Orchestra – Bernie Worrell: Standards (Autoprodotto)
Youn Sun Nah – Same Girl (ACT Music)
http://italia.allaboutjazz.com/php/article.php?id=7400

Gigi Sabelli´s Best of 2011 List – All About Jazz

Piero Bittolo Bon Jump the Shark – Ohmlaut (El Gallo Rojo)
Calexico – Selection From Road Atlas 1998-2011 (City Slang)
Vinicio Capossela – Marinai, profeti e balene (La Ciapa/Warner)
Franco D’Andrea – Sorapis (El Gallo Rojo)
Miles Davis – Live in Europe 1967: The Bootleg Series vol. 1 (Sony Legacy)
Erik Friedlander – Bonebridge (Skipstone)
Kip Hanrahan – At Home in Anger (Yellowbird – American Clavé)
Ja Vigiu Plamja – To Infinity and Beyond (El Gallo Rojo)
Nicole Mitchell – Awakening (Delmark)
Mostly Other People Do the Killing – Coimbra Concert (Clean Feed)
Gianluca Petrella Tubolibre – Slaves (Spacebone Records) Giancluca Petrella – Paolino Dalla Porta – Fabrizio Sferra – Il bagno turco (Parco della Musica)
São Paulo Underground – Tres Cabeças Loucuras (Cuneiform)
Archie Shepp – For Losers/Kwanza (Impulse!)
Wadada Leo Smith – Heart’s Reflections (Cuneiform)
Starlicker – Double Demon (Delmark)
Tom Waits – Bad as Me (Anti) Jürg Wickihalder – Jump! (Intakt)
John Zorn – At The Gates Of Paradise (Tzadik)
John Zorn – A Dreamer’s Christmas (Tzadik)
http://italia.allaboutjazz.com/php/article.php?id=7400

Vincenzo Roggero´s Best of List 2011 – All About Jazz Italy

Ben Allison – Action Refraction (Palmetto Records)
Piero Bittolo Bon & His Original Pigneto Stompers – Mucho Acustica (Long Song Records)
Benoit Delbecq Trio – The Sixth Jump (Songlines)
Franco D’Andrea – Sorapis (El Gallo Rojo)
Endangered Blood – Endangered Blood (Skirl)
Shane Endsley and the Music Band – Then the Other (Low Electrical)
Honey Ear Trio – Steampunk Serenade (Foxhaven)
The Humans – It’s Nine O’Clock (El Gallo Rojo)
Italian Instabile Orchestra – Totally Gone (Rai Trade)
Kirk Knuffke – Lisle Ellis – Kenny Wollesen – Chew Your Food (NoBusiness) Adam Lane’s Full Throttle Orchestra – Ashcan Rantings (Clean Feed)
Ingrid Laubrock Sleepthief – The Madness of Crowds (Intakt)
Jon Lundbom & Big Five Chords – Quavers!Quavers!Quavers!Quavers! (Hot Cup)
Mauro Ottolini Sousaphonix – The Sky Above Braddock (Cam jazz)
William Parker Organ Quartet – Uncle Joe’s Spirit House (AUM Fidelity)
Mike Pride’s From Bacteria to Boys – Betweenwhile (AUM Fidelity)
Steve Raegele – Last Century (Songlines)
Julio Resende Trio – You Taste Like a Song (Clean Feed)
Angelica Sanchez – A Little House (Clean Feed)
Cuong Vu 4-t – Leaps of Faith (Origin Records)
http://italia.allaboutjazz.com/php/article.php?id=7400

Neri Pollastri´s Best of 2011 List – All About Jazz Italy

Alexander Balanescu – Ada Milea – The Island (Saphrane)
Stefano Battaglia – The River of Anyder (ECM)
Walter Beltrami – Paroxysmal Postural Vertigo (Auand)
Dino Betti van der Noot – September’s New Moon (SAM Productions)
Carmelo Coglitore with String Trio – Carmelo Coglitore with String Trio (Autoprodotto)
Claudio Cojaniz – Shadows of Colours (Caligola)
Kris Davis – Aeriol Piano (Clean Feed)
Giovanni Maier – The Talking Bass (Long Song) ^
Massimo De Mattia – Mikiri+3 (Setola di Maiale)
Renaud Garcia-Fons – Mediterranées (Enja)
The Humans – It’s Nine O’Clock (El Gallo Rojo)
Lee Konitz – Brad Mehldau – Charlie Haden – Paul Motian – Live at Birdland (ECM)
Leszek Mozdzer – Komeda (ACT)
Livio Minafra 4tet – Surprise!!! (Enja)
Nils Økland/Sigbjørn Apeland – Lysøen – Hommage à Ole Bull (ECM)
Mauro Ottolini – I Separatisti Bassi (Artesuono)
Bobo Rondelli – L’ora dell’ormai (Live Global)
Alfonso Santimone Laser Pigs – Ecce Combo (El Gallo Rojo)
Giuliano Tull Quartet – Boparte (Rudi)
John Zorn – A Dreamer Christmas (Tzadik)
http://italia.allaboutjazz.com/php/article.php?id=7400

Angelo Leonardi´s Best of 2011 List – All About Jazz Italy

Ben Allison – Action Refraction (Palmetto Records)
Stefano Battaglia – The River of Anyder (ECM)
Dino Betti van der Noot – September’s New Moon (SAM Productions)
Bobby Bradford – John Carter Quintet – Comin’ On (Hatology)
Greg Burk Trio – The Path Here (482 Music)
Franco D’Andrea – Sorapis (El Gallo Rojo)
Miles Davis – Bitches Brew Live (Sony Legacy)
Maria Pia De Vito – Huw Warren – ‘O Pata Pata (Parco della Musica)
Bill Dixon – Envoi (Victo)
Erik Friedlander – Bonebridge (Skipstone)
Tigran Hamasyan – A Fable (Verve)
Fred Hersch – Alone at the Vanguard (Palmetto Records)
Robin Holcomb and Talking Pictures with Wayne Horvitz – The Point of It All (Songlines)
Vijay Iyer with Prasanna & Nitin Mitta – Tirtha (Act)
Italian Instabile Orchestra – Totally Gone (Rai Trade)
Tony Malaby – Tamarindo Live (Clean Feed)
William Parker – I Play to Stay a Believer – The Inside Songs of Curtis Mayfield (AUM Fidelity)
Enrico Rava – Tribe (ECM)
Mauro Ottolini Sousaphonix – The Sky Above Braddock (Cam jazz)
Craig Taborn – Avenging Angel (ECM)

Claudio Casanova´s Best of 2011 List – All About Jazz Italy

Agogic – Agogic (Table and Chairs)
Ben Allison – Action Refraction (Palmetto Records)
Tim Berne – Insomnia (Clean Feed)
Piero Bittolo Bon Jump the Shark – Ohmlaut (El Gallo Rojo)
Cline/Berne/Black – The Veil (Cryptogramophone)
Franco D’Andrea – Sorapis (El Gallo Rojo)
Miles Davis – Live in Europe 1967: The Bootleg Series – Vol. 1 (Sony Legacy) Endangered Blood – Endangered Blood (Skirl)
Erik Friedlander – Bonebridge (Skipstone)
Gerry Hemingway Quintet – Riptide (Clean Feed)
Louis Moholo-Moholo – Dudu Pukwana – Johnny Dyani – Frank Wright – Spiritual Knowledge and Grace (Ogun)
Mostly Other People Do the Killing – Coimbra Concert (Clean Feed)
Ivo Perelman Quartet – The Hour of the Star (Leo Records)
Red Trio + John Butcher – Empire (NoBusiness)
São Paulo Underground – Tres Cabeças Loucuras (Cuneiform)
Wadada Leo Smith’s Mbira – Dark Lady of the Sonnets (TUM)
Wadada Leo Smith – Heart’s Reflections (Cuneiform)
Starlicker – Double Demon – (Delmark)
David Sylvian – Died in the Wool (Samadhisound)
Dino Betti van der Noot – September’s New Moon (SAM Productions)
http://italia.allaboutjazz.com/php/article.php?id=7400