Philip Booth

Notable Jazz Discs of 2006
(in alphabetical order; circa 12:22 a.m., Dec. 21, 2006)

  • Richard Bona, Tiki (Decca)
  • Bill Frisell, Ron Carter, Paul Motian (Nonesuch)
  • Kenny Garrett, Beyond the Wall (Nonesuch)
  • Winard Harper Sextet, Make It Happen (Piadrum)
  • Medeski, Scofield, Martin and Wood, Out Louder (Indirecto)
  • Pat Metheny and Brad Mehldau, Metheny Mehldau (Nonesuch)
  • Jason Moran, Artist in Residence (Blue Note)
  • Sonny Rollins, Sonny Please (Doxy)
  • Steve Swallow, So There (ECM/Watt)
  • Pete Zimmer Quintet, Judgment

+3 more (bonus overtime picks)

  • Chris Potter, Underground (Sunnyside)
  • Weather Report, Forecast:Tomorrow
  • Don Byron, Do the Boomerang (Blue Note)

+3 non-jazz favorites

  • Elvis Costello and Allen Toussaint, The River in Reverse (Verve)
  • Los Lobos, The Town and the City (Hollywood)
  • Derek Trucks, Songlines (Legacy)