2008's Top Recordings

David R. Adler

  1. Mario Pavone, Trio Arc (Playscape)
  2. Drew Gress, The Irrational Numbers (Premonition)
  3. Guillermo Klein, Filtros (Sunnyside)
  4. Lionel Loueke, Karibu (Blue Note)
  5. Rudresh Mahanthappa, Kinsmen (Pi)
  6. Angelica Sanchez, Life Between (Clean Feed)
  7. Adam Rudolph, Dream Garden (Justin Time)
  8. Charles Lloyd, Rabo de Nube (ECM)
  9. Brian Blade Fellowship, Season of Changes (Verve)
  10. Hans Glawischnig, Panorama (Sunnyside)

And 11 Additional ...

  1. Rosa Passos, Romance (Telarc)
  2. John Ellis, Dance Like There's No Tomorrow (Hyena)
  3. Fieldwork, Door (Pi)
  4. Tim Miller, Tim Miller Trio 2 (ind.)
  5. Bill Dixon with Exploding Star Orchestra (Thrill Jockey)
  6. Tyshawn Sorey, That/Not (Firehouse 12)
  7. George Schuller's Circle Wide, Like Before, Somewhat After (Playscape)
  8. Jamie Baum Septet, Solace (Sunnyside)
  9. Martial Solal Trio, Longitude (Cam Jazz)
  10. Michael Moore & Fred Hersch, This We Know (Palmetto)
  11. Vijay Iyer, Tragicomic (PW)

Historical/Boxed/Reissue/Prev. Unreleased:

  1. The Complete Arista Recordings of Anthony Braxton (Mosaic)
  2. David Liebman, Pendulum: Live at the Village Vanguard (Mosaic Select)
  3. Harry Whitaker, One Who Sees All Things (Smalls)
  4. Grachan Moncur III, Evolution (Blue Note)
  5. Joe Chambers, New World (Porter)
  6. Horace Silver, Live at Newport '58 (Blue Note)
  7. Chris McGregor's Brotherhood of Breath, Eclipse at Dawn (Cuneiform)
  8. Peter Delano, For Dewey (Sunnyside)
  9. Sonny Rollins, Road Shows: Vol. 1 (Doxy/EmArcy)
  10. Dizzy Gillespie Big Band, Showtime at the Spotlite (Uptown)

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