Howard Mandel

2 top 10s

10 Best Historical Recordings (reissues, restitutions, never before issued)

  • Jelly Roll Morton, the Complete Library of Congress Records by Alan Lomax
  • Thelonious Monk and John Coltrane, Carnegie Hall 1957 (Blute Note)
  • Charlie Parker and Dizzy Gillespie, Town Hall 1945 (Stash?)
  • John Coltrane Live at the HalfNote One Down One Up (Impulse!)
  • Ornette Coleman-Pat Metheny Song X (Nonesuch)
  • Esther Phillips, Jazz Moods Hot (Columbia/Legacy)
  • Baden Powell, O Universo Musical de Baden Powell (Verve?)
  • Dr. John — Best of the Parlaphone Years (Blue Note)
  • Woody Guthrie and Leadbelly (Smithsonian Institution)
  • American Primitives vol. 2, (Revenant)

10 Best New Recordings

  • Bill Frisell East-West (Nonesuch)
  • Andrew Hill, Time Lines (Blue Note)
  • Dafnis Prieto, About the Monks (Zoho)
  • Henry Kaiser-Wadada Leo Smith, Yo Miles! Up River (Rune)
  • Jim Baker, More Questions Than Answers (Delmark)
  • Jack DeJohnette, Music in the Key of Om (Golden Beams)
  • Toto Bono Lokua (Sunnyside Communciations)
  • Hamid Drake and Bindu, Bindu (Rogue Art)
  • Eddie Palmieri, Listen Here! (Concord)
  • Rigmor Gustaffson/Jackie Terrason trio, Close to You (ACT)

Howard Mandel