Bob Protzman

Top 10 2006 Jazz CDs (not in order, but with one tie bringing the total to 11)

  • Sonny Rollins: “Sonny, Please” (Doxy)
  • Brian Lynch/Eddie Palmieri Project: “Simpatico” (Artist Share)
  • The Harry Allen-Joe Cohn Quartet: “Hey, Look Me Over” (Arbors)
  • Karrin Allyson: “Footprints” (Concord) and Roberta Gambarini: “Easy to Love” (Groovin’ High)
  • The Big Phat Band: “The Phat Pack” (Immergent)
  • Hank Jones and Frank Wess: “Hank and Frank” (Lineage)
  • Joe Lovano Ensemble: “Streams of Expression” (EMI)
  • Buck Hill: “Relax” (Severn)
  • Lynne Arriale Trio: “Live” (Motema)
  • Gianluca Petrella: “Indigo 4″ (Blue Note)

Bob Protzman
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