Andrew Gilbert

Best Releases of 2006

Jazz

  1. Tomasz Stanko Quartet, Lontano, (ECM)
  2. Ornette Coleman, Sound Grammar, (Phrase Text)
  3. Joe Locke/Geoffrey Keezer Group, Live in Seattle (Origin Records)
  4. Cedar Walton, One Flight Down (HighNote Records)
  5. Chris Potter, Underground (Sunnyside)
  6. Roberta Piket Trio, Love and Beauty (Thirteenth Note Records)
  7. Eric Alexander, It’s All In the Game, (HighNote Records)
  8. Ben Goldberg Quintet, the door, the hat, the chair, the fact (Cryptogramophone)
  9. Aaron Goldberg, Worlds (Sunnyside)
  10. Lonnie Smith, Jungle Soul (Palmetto)

International

  1. Toumani Diabate’s Symmetric Orchestra, Boulevard De L’Independance (Nonesuch)
  2. Maria Bethania, Maria Bethania Sings the Vinicius de Moraes Songbook (DRG)
  3. Hector Buitrago, Conector (Nacional Records)
  4. Ali Farka Toure, Savane (Nonesuch)
  5. Le Trio Joubran, Randana (Sheer Sound)
  6. Thomas Mapfumo, Rise Up (Real World)
  7. Susan McKeown, Blackthorn: Irish Love Songs (World Village)
  8. Hamilton de Holanda Quintet, Brasilianos (Adventure Music)
  9. Marta Topferova, Flor Nocturna (World Village)
  10. Marisa Monte, Infinito Particular (Metro Blue)