Saturday, November 26, 2005

Top Ten Jazz CDs of 2005

Everyone's got their two cents. As promised, here are my choices for the best jazz records of 2005.
  1. Kenny Wheeler: What Now?
  2. Kenny Barron: Live at Bradley's II
  3. Bill Frisell: East/West
  4. Wayne Shorter Quartet: Beyond the Sound Barrier
  5. Wynton Marsalis: Live at the House of Tribes
  6. Joe Lovano: Joyous Encounter
  7. George Russell's Living Time Orchestra: The 80th Birthday Concert
  8. Harry Connick, Jr. and Branford Marsalis: Occasion
  9. Doug Wamble: Bluestate
  10. Thelonious Monk and John Coltrane: Live at Carnegie Hall
Here's hoping this will become an annual tradition. Start shopping.


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