We calculated our top 40 new releases and top 10 historical/reissue recordings of 2013 based on year-end lists by our writers. They were asked to choose the 10 best new releases and five best historical titles-i.e., albums and box sets consisting primarily of music recorded a decade or more ago. To see each voter’s ballot, log on to JazzTimes.com. Only CDs and box sets released between Nov. 6, 2012, and Nov. 19, 2013 were eligible. Some releases may have slipped through the cracks, however, as official release dates shifted or weren’t available.
To see numbers 1-20 on the new releases list and the complete historical/reissue recordings list, purchase the issue in print or from the Apple Newsstand. Print and digital subscriptions are also available.