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Year in Review: 2022 Individual Ballots

The new and historical releases that each of our critics chose as their favorites of the year

Cécile McLorin Salvant
Cécile McLorin Salvant (photo: Shawn Michael Jones)

Here’s a full accounting of every album and box set title voted for by our contributors—listed here in descending alphabetical order by last name—as part of our 2022 Year in Review section. (Links are to coverage of the respective albums/artists in JazzTimes over the past year.)

A.D. AMOROSI
New Releases
1. Immanuel Wilkins The 7th Hand (Blue Note)
2. Jean Carne JID012 (Jazz Is Dead)
3. Melody Gardot/Philippe Powell Entre eux Deux (Decca)
4. Bill Cunliffe Trio (Le Coq)
5. Billy Drummond & Freedom of Ideas Valse Sinistre (Cellar)
6. Tyshawn Sorey Trio Mesmerism (Yeros7)
7. Chucho Valdés & Paquito D’Rivera Reunion Sextet I Missed You Too! (Sunnyside)
8. Sun Ra Arkestra Living Sky (Omni)
9. Ronnie Foster Reboot (Blue Note)
10. Trevor Dunn’s Trio-Convulsant Séances (Pyroclastic)

Historical/Reissues
1. Ornette Coleman Round Trip: Ornette Coleman on Blue Note (Blue Note)
2. Pat Martino Baiyina (The Clear Evidence) (Real Gone)
3. William Parker Universal Tonality (Centering/AUM Fidelity)
4. Ronnie Foster Two Headed Freap (Blue Note)
5. Charles Mingus A Modern Jazz Symposium of Music and Poetry with Charles Mingus (New Land)

DAN BILAWSKY
New Releases
1. Dave Stryker As We Are (Strikezone)
2. Jakob Bro/Joe Lovano Once Around the Room: A Tribute to Paul Motian (ECM)
3. Ryan Keberle’s Collectiv do Brasil Sonhos da Esquina (Alternate Side)
4. Abdullah Ibrahim Solotude (Gearbox)
5. Melissa Stylianou featuring Gene Bertoncini & Ike Sturm Dream Dancing (Anzic)
6. Natalie Cressman & Ian Faquini Auburn Whisper (GroundUP)
7. Anat Cohen Quartetinho (Anzic)
8. Jason Yeager Septet Unstuck in Time: The Kurt Vonnegut Suite (Sunnyside)
9. Duduka Da Fonseca & Quarteto Universal Yes!!! (Sunnyside)
10. Caleb Wheeler Curtis Heat Map (Imani)

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Historical/Reissues
1. Charles Mingus The Lost Album from Ronnie Scott’s (Resonance)
2. Dave Brubeck Trio Live from Vienna 1967 (Brubeck Editions)
3. Brian Blade & the Fellowship Band Live from the Archives – Bootleg June 15, 2000 (Stoner Hill)
4. Bill Evans Morning Glory (Resonance)
5. Bill Evans Inner Spirit (Resonance)

PHILIP BOOTH
New Releases
1. Julian Lage View with a Room (Blue Note)
2. Al Foster Reflections (Smoke Sessions)
3. Billy Drummond and Freedom of Ideas Valse Sinistre (Cellar)
4. Tom Harrell Oak Tree (HighNote)
5. Jeff Coffin Between Dreaming and Joy (Ear Up)
6. Redman Mehldau McBride Blade LongGone (Nonesuch)
7. Chuck Owen and the Jazz Surge Within Us: Celebrating 25 Years of the Jazz Surge (MAMA)
8. Joel Ross The Parable of the Poet (Blue Note)
9. Martin Bejerano CubanAmerican (Figgland)
10. Snarky Puppy Empire Central (GroundUP)

Historical/Reissues
1. Bill Evans Morning Glory (Resonance)
2. Bill Evans Inner Spirit (Resonance)
3. Jack McDuff Live at Parnell’s (Soul Bank)
4. Miles Davis The Bootleg Series, Vol. 7: That’s What Happened 1982-1985 (Columbia/Legacy)
5. Pepper Adams with the Tommy Banks Trio Live at Room at the Top (Reel to Real)

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SHAUN BRADY
New Releases
1. Immanuel Wilkins The 7th Hand (Blue Note)
2. Mary Halvorson Amaryllis (Nonesuch)
3. Cécile McLorin Salvant Ghost Song (Nonesuch)
4. Sélébéyone Xaybu: The Unseen (Pi)
5. Tyshawn Sorey Trio Mesmerism (Yeros7)
6. Marta Sanchez SAAM (Spanish American Art Museum) (Whirlwind)
7. David Murray Brave New World Trio Seriana Promethea (Intakt)
8. Matthew Shipp Trio World Construct (ESP-Disk’)
9. JD Allen Americana Vol. 2 (Savant)
10. Myra Melford’s Fire and Water Quintet For the Love of Fire and Water (RogueArt)

Historical/Reissues
1. Cecil Taylor The Complete, Legendary, Live Return Concert at the Town Hall NYC November 4, 1973 (Oblivion)
2. Charles Mingus The Lost Album from Ronnie Scott’s (Resonance)
3. Albert Ayler Revelations: The Complete ORTF 1970 Fondations Maeght Recordings (Ina/Elemental)
4. Mal Waldron Searching in Grenoble: The 1978 Solo Piano Concert (Tompkins Square)
5. William Parker Universal Tonality (Centering/AUM Fidelity)

BRAD COHAN
New Releases
1. Ivo Perelman/Matthew Shipp Fruition (ESP-Disk’)
2. Anteloper Pink Dolphins (International Anthem)
3. Sarah Bernstein Veer Quartet (New Focus)
4. Janel Leppin Ensemble Volcanic Ash (Cuneiform)
5. Chad Taylor Trio The Reel (Astral Spirits)
6. David Soldier and William Hooker The LeWitt Etudes (Mahakala)
7. Zoh Amba featuring William Parker and Francisco Mela O Life, O Light Vol. 1 (577)
8. Mali Obomsawin Sweet Tooth (Out of Your Head)
9. Michael Bisio Quartet MBefore (TAO Forms)
10. Fred Moten Brandon López Gerald Cleaver Moten/Lopez/Cleaver (Relative Pitch)

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Historical/Reissues
1. William Parker Universal Tonality (Centering/AUM Fidelity)
2. Charles K. Noyes Devil Trap (zOaR)
3. Mishagas 1996-1997 (Astral Spirits) 3
4. Elliott Sharp / Tim Dahl / Weasel Walter Kompromat (zOaR)
5. Albert Ayler Revelations: The Complete ORTF 1970 Fondations Maeght Recordings (Ina/Elemental)

THOMAS CONRAD
New Releases
1. Immanuel Wilkins The 7th Hand (Blue Note)
2. Keith Jarrett Bordeaux Concert (ECM)
3. Gerald Clayton Bells on Sand (Blue Note)
4. Charles Lloyd Trios: Chapel (Blue Note)
5. Jakob Bro/Joe Lovano Once Around the Room: A Tribute to Paul Motian (ECM)
6. Marquis Hill New Gospel Revisited (Edition)
7. Various Artists Here It Is: A Tribute to Leonard Cohen (Blue Note)
8. John Scofield John Scofield (ECM)
9. Tyshawn Sorey Trio Mesmerism (Yeros7)
10. Brian Landrus Red List (Palmetto)

Historical/Reissues
1. Charles Mingus The Lost Album from Ronnie Scott’s (Resonance)
2. Bill Evans Inner Spirit (Resonance)
3. Charles Mingus Charles Mingus Presents Charles Mingus (Candid)
4. Bill Evans Morning Glory (Resonance)
5. Oscar Peterson A Time for Love: Live in Helsinki 1987 (Mack Avenue)

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J.D. CONSIDINE
New Releases
1. Mary Halvorson Amaryllis/Belladonna (Nonesuch)
2. Tyshawn Sorey Trio Mesmerism (Pi)
3. James Brandon Lewis Quartet MSM Molecular Systematic Music Live (Intakt)
4. JD Allen Americana Vol. 2 (Savant)
5. Miguel Zenón Música de las Américas (Miel)
6. Michael Formanek Drome Trio Were We Where We Were (Circular File)
7. Jakob Bro/Joe Lovano Once Around the Room: A Tribute to Paul Motian (ECM)
8. Charles Lloyd Trios: Chapel (Blue Note)
9. Tomas Fujiwara’s Triple Double March (Firehouse 12)
10. Matthew Stevens & Walter Smith III In Common III (Whirlwind)

Historical/Reissues
1. Miles Davis The Bootleg Series, Vol. 7: That’s What Happened 1982-1985 (Columbia/ Legacy)
2. Ornette Coleman Genesis of Genius: The Contemporary Albums (Craft/Concord)
3. Cecil Taylor The Complete, Legendary, Live Return Concert at the Town Hall NYC November 4, 1973 (Oblivion)
4. Charles Mingus The Lost Album from Ronnie Scott’s (Resonance)
5. Various Classic Black & White Jazz Sessions (Mosaic)

MORGAN ENOS
New Releases
1. Julian Lage View with a Room (Blue Note)
2. Melissa Aldana 12 Stars (Blue Note)
3. Julieta Eugenio Jump (Greenleaf)
4. Miguel Zenón Música de las Américas (Miel)
5. Oded Tzur Isabela (ECM)
6. Roxana Amed Unánime (Sony Latin)
7. Nduduzo Makhathini In the Spirit of Ntu (Blue Note Africa)
8. Mali Obomsawin Sweet Tooth (Out of Your Head)
9. Yellowjackets Parallel Motion (Mack Avenue)
10. Brian Lynch and Spheres of Influence Songbook Vol. 2: Dance the Way U Want To (Hollistic MusicWorks)

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Historical/Reissues
1. Albert Ayler Revelations: The Complete ORTF 1970 Fondations Maeght Recordings (Ina/Elemental)
2. Jack McDuff Live at Parnell’s (Soul Bank)
3. John Coltrane Blue Train: The Complete Masters (Blue Note)
4. Cecil Taylor The Complete, Legendary, Live Return Concert at the Town Hall NYC, November 4, 1973 (Oblivion)
5. Mal Waldron Searching in Grenoble: The 1978 Solo Piano Concert (Tompkins Square)

STEVE GREENLEE
New Releases
1. Wadada Leo Smith, Jack DeJohnette & Vijay Iyer A Love Sonnet for Billie Holiday (TUM)
2. Wadada Leo Smith String Quartets No. 1-12 (TUM)
3. Wadada Leo Smith The Emerald Duets (TUM)
4. Michael Leonhart Orchestra The Normyn Suites (Sunnyside)
5. Nate Wooley/Columbia Icefield Ancient Songs of Burlap Heroes (Pyroclastic)
6. Miles Okazaki Thisness (Pi)
7. James Gaiters Soul Revival Understanding Reimagined (self-released)
8. Natsuki Tamura Summer Tree (Libra)
9. Andrew Cyrille, William Parker & Enrico Rava 2 Blues for Cecil (TUM)
10. The OGDB Quartet Ode to O (TUM)

Historical/Reissues
1. Vince Guaraldi A Charlie Brown Christmas: Deluxe Edition (Craft)
2. Jack McDuff Live at Parnell’s (Soul Bank)
3. Pepper Adams with the Tommy Banks Trio Live at Room at the Top (Reel to Real)
4. Dave Brubeck Trio Live from Vienna 1967 (Brubeck Editions)

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GEOFFREY HIMES
New Releases
1. Immanuel Wilkins The 7th Hand (Blue Note)
2. Charles Lloyd Trios: Chapel (Blue Note)
3. Cécile McLorin Salvant Ghost Song (Nonesuch)
4. Bill Frisell Four (Blue Note)
5. Dave Douglas Quintet Songs of Ascent (Greenleaf)
6. Grdina/Helias/Shipp Pathways (Attaboygirl)
7. Steven Bernstein’s Millennial Orchestra Community Music Vols. 2-4 (RPF)
8. The Todd Marcus Jazz Orchestra In the Valley (Stricker Street)
9. Erik Friedlander A Queens’ Firefly (Skiptone)
10. Julian Lage View with a Room (Blue Note)

Historical/Reissues
1. Art Blakey/Thelonious Monk Art Blakey’s Jazz Messengers with Thelonious Monk (Atlantic)
2. Sam Rivers Trio Caldera (NoBusiness)
3. Charles Mingus The Lost Album from Ronnie Scott’s (Resonance)
4. Cecil Taylor The Complete, Legendary, Live Return Concert at the Town Hall NYC, November 4, 1973 (Oblivion)
5. Frank Kimbrough Lullabluebye/Play (Palmetto)

MARTIN JOHNSON
New Releases
1. Cécile McLorin Salvant Ghost Song (Nonesuch)
2. The Angelica Sanchez Trio Sparkle Beings (Sunnyside)
3. Marta Sanchez SAAM (Spanish American Art Museum) (Whirlwind)
4. Tim Berne/Matt Mitchell One More Please (Screwgun)
5. Myra Melford’s Fire and Water Quintet For the Love of Fire and Water (RogueArt)
6. Miles Okazaki Thisness (Pi)
7. Mary Halvorson Amaryllis (Nonesuch)
8. Makaya McCraven In These Times (International Anthem)
9. Jacob Garchik Assembly (Yestereve)
10. Jason Moran/Milford Graves Live at Big Ears (Yes)

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Historical/Reissues
1. Cecil Taylor The Complete, Legendary, Live Return Concert at the Town Hall NYC, November 4, 1973 (Oblivion)
2. Mal Waldron Searching in Grenoble: The 1978 Solo Piano Concert (Tompkins Square)
3. Charles Mingus The Lost Album from Ronnie Scott’s (Resonance)
4. Art Blakey and the Jazz Messengers First Flight to Tokyo: The Lost 1961 Recordings (Blue Note)

BRUCE KLAUBER
New Releases
1. John Scofield John Scofield (ECM)
2. Avishai Cohen Trio Shifting Sands (Naive)
3. Melody Gardot and Philippe Powell Entre eux Deux (Decca)
4. Joey Alexander Origin (Mack Avenue) 7
5. Billy Drummond & Freedom of Ideas Valse Sinistre (Cellar)
6. Charles Lloyd Trio of Trios (Blue Note)
7. Alan Broadbent Trio Like Minds (Savant)
8. Ron Carter Finding the Right Notes (In + Out)
9. Harry Allen My Reverie by Special Request (TYR)
10. Sheila Jordan Live at Mezzrow (SmallsLIVE/Cellar)

Historical/Reissues
1. Charles Mingus The Lost Album from Ronnie Scott’s (Resonance)
2. Ella Fitzgerald Ella at the Hollywood Bowl: The Irving Berlin Songbook (Verve)
3. The Oscar Peterson Trio We Get Requests (Verve)
4. Art Blakey/Thelonious Monk Art Blakey’s Jazz Messengers with Thelonious Monk (Atlantic)
5. Lou Donaldson Blues Walk (Blue Note)

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BILL MEREDITH
New Releases
1. The Headhunters Speakers in the House (Ropeadope)
2. Yellowjackets Parallel Motion (Mack Avenue)
3. Alex Acuña Gifts (Le Coq)
4. Snarky Puppy Empire Central (GroundUP)
5. Planet Drum In the Groove (360 Productions)
6. ARC Trio & the John Daversa Big Band ARCeology: The Music of MSM Schmidt (Blue Canoe)
7. Jazz Sabbath Vol. 2 (Blacklake)
8. DOMi & JD Beck NOT TiGHT (Blue Note)
9. Tierney Sutton Paris Sessions 2 (BFM Jazz)
10. Duduka Da Fonseca & Quarteto Universal Yes!!! (Sunnyside)

Historical/Reissues
1. Vince Guaraldi A Charlie Brown Christmas: Deluxe Edition (Craft)
2. Vince Guaraldi Trio Jazz Impressions of Black Orpheus (Craft)
3. Robben Ford & the Blue Line Live at Yoshi’s (Repertoire)
4. Johnny Hammond Gears (Jazz Dispensary)

ALLEN MORRISON
New Releases
1. Christian McBride and Inside Straight Live at the Village Vanguard (Mack Avenue)
2. Ron Carter Finding the Right Notes (In+Out)
3. Goldings, Bernstein, Stewart Perpetual Pendulum (Smoke Sessions)
4. Magnus Lindgren/John Beasley/SWR Big Band Bird Lives (ACT)
5. Bill Charlap Trio Street of Dreams (Blue Note)
6. Samara Joy Linger Awhile (Verve)
7. Harry Skoler Living in Sound: The Music of Charles Mingus (Sunnyside)
8. Cécile McLorin Salvant Ghost Song (Nonesuch)
9. Various Artists Here It Is: A Tribute to Leonard Cohen (Blue Note)
10. Snarky Puppy Empire Central (GroundUP)

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Historical/Reissues
1. Charles Mingus The Lost Album from Ronnie Scott’s (Resonance)
2. Ella Fitzgerald Ella at the Hollywood Bowl: The Irving Berlin Songbook (Verve)

MAC RANDALL
New Releases
1. Natalie Cressman & Ian Faquini Auburn Whisper (GroundUP)
2. Danilo Pérez Crisálida (Mack Avenue)
3. Terri Lyne Carrington new STANDARDS vol. 1 (Candid)
4. Dave Stryker As We Are (Strikezone)
5. The Bad Plus The Bad Plus (Edition)
6. Samara Joy Linger Awhile (Verve)
7. Jakob Bro/Joe Lovano Once Around the Room: A Tribute to Paul Motian (ECM)
8. Redman Mehldau McBride Blade LongGone (Nonesuch)
9. Cécile McLorin Salvant Ghost Song (Nonesuch)
10. John Scofield John Scofield (ECM)

Historical/Reissues
1. Charles Mingus The Lost Album from Ronnie Scott’s (Resonance)
2. Hasaan Ibn Ali Retrospect in Retirement of Delay: The Solo Recordings (Omnivore)
3. Albert Ayler Revelations: The Complete ORTF 1970 Fondations Maeght Recordings (Ina/Elemental)
4. Cecil Taylor The Complete, Legendary, Live Return Concert at the Town Hall NYC, November 4, 1973 (Oblivion)
5. Sheila Jordan Comes Love: Lost Session 1960 (Capri)

BRITT ROBSON
New Releases
1. Wadada Leo Smith, Jack DeJohnette and Vijay Iyer A Love Sonnet for Billie Holiday (TUM)
2. Tyshawn Sorey Trio Mesmerism (Yeros7)
3. Tim Berne/Gregg Belise Chi (Intakt)
4. Rob Mazurek Quartet Father’s Wing (RogueArt)
5. Ches Smith Interpret It Well (Pyroclastic)
6. Xiomara Torres La Voz del Mar (Patois)
7. Makaya McCraven In These Times (International Anthem)
8. Mary Halvorson Amaryllis (Nonesuch)
9. Immanuel Wilkins The 7th Hand (Blue Note)
10. Catherine Russell Send for Me (Dot Time)

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Historical/Reissues
1. William Parker Universal Tonality (Centering/AUM Fidelity)
2. Charles Mingus Mingus Three: Deluxe Edition (Rhino)
3. Miles Davis The Bootleg Series, Vol. 7: That’s What Happened 1982-1985 (Columbia/Legacy)
4. Cecil Taylor The Complete, Legendary, Live Return Concert at the Town Hall NYC, November 4, 1973 (Oblivion)
5. Lightnin’ Hopkins Lightnin’ in New York (Candid)

MIKE SHANLEY
New Releases
1. Jon Irabagon Rising Sun (Irabbagast)
2. Ches Smith Interpret It Well (Pyroclastic)
3. Tyshawn Sorey Trio Mesmerism (Yeros7)
4. Mary Halvorson Amaryllis/Belladonna (Nonesuch)
5. Miles Okazaki Thisness (Pi)
6. Matthew Shipp Trio World Construct (ESP-Disk’)
7. James Brandon Lewis Quartet MSM Molecular Systematic Music Live (Intakt)
8. David Virelles Nuna (Pi/El Tivoli)
9. Nate Wooley/Columbia Icefield Ancient Songs of Burlap Heroes (Pyroclastic)
10. Whit Dickey Quartet Astral Long Form: Staircase in Space (TAO Forms)

Historical/Reissues
1. Hasaan Ibn Ali Retrospect in Retirement of Delay: The Solo Recordings (Omnivore)
2. Cecil Taylor The Complete, Legendary, Live Return Concert at the Town Hall NYC, November 4, 1973 (Oblivion)
3. Lennie Tristano Personal Recordings 1946-1970 (Mosaic/Dot Time)
4. Ornette Coleman Round Trip: Ornette Coleman on Blue Note (Blue Note)

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JACKSON SINNENBERG
New Releases
1. Zach Barocas New Freedom Sound Eight Freedoms (Arctic Rodeo)
2. Charlie Gabriel 89 (Sub Pop)
3. Tyshawn Sorey Trio Mesmerism (Yeros7)
4. Wadada Leo Smith The Emerald Duets (TUM)
5. Wadada Leo Smith’s Great Lakes Quartet The Chicago Symphonies (TUM)
6. DOMi & JD Beck NOT TiGHT (Blue Note)
7. Brad Mehldau Jacob’s Ladder (Nonesuch)
8. Charles Lloyd Trio of Trios (Blue Note)
9. Janel Leppin Ensemble Volcanic Ash (Cuneiform)
10. Kahil El’Zabar Quartet A Time for Healing (Spiritmuse)

Historical/Reissues
1. The Pyramids Aomawa: The 1970s Recordings (Strut)
2. Ornette Coleman Genesis of Genius: The Contemporary Albums (Craft)
3. Wayne Davis Wayne Davis (Strut/Black Fire)
4. The Collective Idrissa’s Dream (Strut)
5. Albert Ayler Revelations: The Complete ORTF 1970 Fondations Maeght Recordings (Ina/Elemental)

MARK STRYKER
New Releases
1. JD Allen Americana Vol. 2 (Savant)
2. Billy Drummond & Freedom of Ideas Valse Sinistre (Cellar)
3. Jazz Orchestra of the Concertgebouw Threnody: The Music of Jim McNeely (Jazzorchestra Ctgbw)
4. Christian McBride & Inside Straight Live at the Village Vanguard (Mack Avenue)
5. Walter Smith and Matthew Stevens In Common III (Whirlwind)
6. Dafnis Prieto featuring Luciana Souza Cantar (Dafnison)
7. Mary Halvorson Amaryllis (Nonesuch)
8. Cécile McLorin Salvant Ghost Song (Nonesuch)
9. Dave Stryker As We Are (Strikezone)
10. Keith Jarrett Bordeaux Concert (ECM)

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Historical/Reissues
1. Various Artists John Sinclair Presents Detroit Artists Workshop (Strut)
2. Cecil Taylor The Complete, Legendary, Live Return Concert at the Town Hall NYC, November 4, 1973 (Oblivion)
3. Sun Ra The Futuristic Sounds of Sun Ra (Craft)
4. Charles Mingus The Lost Album from Ronnie Scott’s (Resonance)
5. Fania All Stars Live at Cheetah Vol. 1 (Craft)

JEFF TAMARKIN
New Releases
1. Redman Mehldau McBride Blade LongGone (Nonesuch)
2. Immanuel Wilkins The 7th Hand (Blue Note)
3. Wayne Shorter/Terri Lyne Carrington/Esperanza Spalding/Leo Genovese Live at the Detroit Jazz Festival (Candid)
4. Angelique Kidjo/Ibrahim Maalouf Queen of Sheba (Mi’ster Productions)
5. Shabaka Afrikan Culture (Impulse!)
6. Nduduzo Makhathini In the Spirit of Ntu (Blue Note)
7. Makaya McCraven In These Times (International Anthem)
8. Eliane Elias Quietude (Candid)
9. Raul Midón Eclectic Adventurist (Artistry/Mack Avenue)
10. Ramsey Lewis The Beatles Songbook: The Saturday Salon Series, Volume One (Steele)

Historical/Reissues
1. Chick Corea The Montreux Years (BMG) 
2. Ella Fitzgerald Ella at the Hollywood Bowl: The Irving Berlin Songbook (Verve/UMe)
3. Miles Davis The Bootleg Series, Vol. 7: That’s What Happened 1982-1985 (Columbia/Legacy)
4. Bill Evans You Must Believe in Spring (Craft)
5. Ornette Coleman Genesis of Genius: The Contemporary Albums (Craft)

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CHRIS J. WALKER
New Releases
1. Redman Mehldau McBride Blade LongGone (Nonesuch)
2. The Bad Plus The Bad Plus (Edition)
3. Myra Melford’s Fire & Water Quintet For the Love of Fire and Water (RogueArt)
4. Eliane Elias Quietude (Candid)
5. Antonio Sánchez SHIFT: Bad Hombre Vol. II (Warner Bros.)
6. Samara Joy Linger Awhile (Verve)
7. Kurt Rosenwinkel Kurt Rosenwinkel Plays Piano (Heartcore)
8. Roberta Donnay Blossom-ing! (Village Jazz Cafe)
9. Joel Ross The Parable of The Poet (Blue Note)
10. Keith Jarrett Bordeaux Concert (ECM)

Historical/Reissues
1. John Coltrane Blue Train: The Complete Masters (Blue Note)
2. Sheila Jordan Comes Love: Lost Session 1960 (Capri)
3. Ray Charles Genius Loves Company (Tangerine)
4. Frank Zappa The Mothers 1971 (Zappa/UMe)
5. Erroll Garner Liberation in Swing: Centennial Collection (Octave/Mack Avenue)

MICHAEL J. WEST
New Releases
1. Luke Stewart’s Silt Trio The Bottom (Cuneiform)
2. Terri Lyne Carrington new STANDARDS vol. 1 (Candid)
3. Billy Drummond & Freedom of Ideas Valse Sinistre (Cellar)
4. Joe McPhee/Michael Bisio/Fred Lonberg-Holm/Juma Sultan The Sweet Spot (RogueArt)
5. Joel Ross The Parable of the Poet (Blue Note)
6. Danilo Pérez Crisálida (Mack Avenue)
7. Josean Jacobo Herencia Criolla (self-released)
8. Roxy Coss Disparate Parts (Outside In)
9. Youn Sun Nah Waking World (Warner)
10. Mike Allemana Vonology (ears&eyes)

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Historical/Reissues
1. Cecil Taylor The Complete, Legendary, Live Return Concert at the Town Hall NYC, November 4, 1973 (Oblivion)
2. Os Tatuis Os Tatuis (Far Out)
3. Albert Ayler Revelations: The Complete ORTF 1970 Fondations Maeght Recordings (Ina/Elemental)
4. Freddie Hubbard Music Is Here (Wewantsounds)