Friday, December 6, 2013

Top Ten for 2013

1. Matthew Shipp, Piano Sutras, Thirsty Ear
2. Wadada Leo Smith & Tumo, Occupy The World, TUM Records
3. Vijay Iyer & Mike Ladd, Holding It Down: The Veterans’ Dream Project, Pi Recordings
4. Nicole Mitchell’s Ice Crystal, Aquarius, Delmark
5. Wheelhouse (Dave Rempis, Jason Adasiewicz, Nate McBride), Boss of the Plains, Aerophonic
6. Darcy James Argue’s Secret Society, Brooklyn Babylon, New Amsterdam Records
7. The Convergence Quartet (Taylor Ho Bynum, Alexander Hawkins, Dominic Lash, Harris Eisenstadt), Slow and Steady, No Business Records
8. Adam Lane Trio (Adam Lane, Darius Jones, Vijay Anderson), Absolute Horizon, No Business Records
9. Charles Lloyd & Jason Moran, Hagar’s Song, ECM
10. Lubomyr Melnyk, Three Solo Pieces, Unseen Worlds

Top Re-Issues
Joe McPhee, Nation Time, Box Set w/ previously unreleased material, Corbett vs.Dempsey

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