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Doug Collette's Best Releases of 2011

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In no particular order, but all artists display unusually high levels of imagination and creative courage here, rendering each album worth playing for years to come.






Brad Mehldau
Brad Mehldau
Brad Mehldau
b.1970
piano

Live in Marciac
(Nonesuch)





Pat Metheny
Pat Metheny
Pat Metheny
b.1954
guitar

What's It All About
(Nonesuch)





Corea, Clarke & White
Forever
(Concord)





Bela Fleck
Bela Fleck
Bela Fleck
b.1958
banjo

Rocket Science
(eOne)





John Scofield
John Scofield
John Scofield
b.1951
guitar

A Moment's Peace
(Emarcy)





The New Gary Burton
Gary Burton
Gary Burton
b.1943
vibraphone
Quartet
Common Ground
(Mack Avenue)





Medeski Scofield Martin & Wood
In Case the World Changes Its Mind
(Indirecto)





The Wood Brothers
Smoke Ring Halo
(Southern Ground)





North Mississippi Allstars
Keys to the Kingdom
(Songs of the South)





Tedeschi Trucks Band
Tedeschi Trucks Band
Tedeschi Trucks Band

band/orchestra

Revelator
(Sony Masterworks)

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