Steve Emerine

In no particular order, here are my Jazz Journalists Association Top Ten album nominees for 2005:

  • “Last Set at Jaime’s: Jazz for Two Pianos,” Jeff Haskell and Gary Moran, Sabino Music
  • “A Walk in the Park,” Dena DeRose, MaxJazz
  • “Bouncing With Bud and Phil,” Bud Shank and Kenny Davern, Capri
  • “In Concert at the Outpost Performance Space,” Kenny Davern, Arbors
  • “Controlled Nonchalance at the Regattabar, Vol. 2,” Ruby Braff, Arbors
  • “Cookin’ the Books,” Buddy DeFranco, Arbors
  • “The Tokyo Albums,” Johnny Hartman, Gambit
  • “Something to Live For,” Susan Artemis, Susan Artemis Records
  • “Trio,” Lisa Otey, Owl’s Nest Productions
  • “Back in New York,” Scott Hamilton, Concord

— Steve Emerine, Tucson