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Rollins is Big Winner in Village Voice Jazz Critics Poll

Sonny Rollins’ Road Shows, Vol. 1, a collection of assorted live performances by the saxophone legend, has been voted the best jazz album of the year by jazz critics in the annual Village Voice Jazz Poll. Anthony Braxton’s The Complete Arista Recordings took top honors for Reissue of the Year. Best Vocal album is Cassandra Wilson’s Loverly. Noah Preminger’s Dry Bridge Road was voted Best Debut. And the Best Latin jazz recording is Bebo Valdés and Javier Colina’s Live at the Village Vanguard. Nearly 80 critics representing many different publications voted in the poll. Results can be found at Village Voice Jazz Poll Winners.

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