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Doug Collette's Best Releases of 2018


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It wasn't hard in the least to compile a 'Best of...' list for 2018. The titles were self-evident as they rolled out, with almost clockwork regularity, over the course of the twelve months, ultimately comprising what I kept going back to most often during the year, enjoying each one more (and in a slightly different way) with each successive hearing.

Jamie Saft
Solo A Genova
Rare Noise Records

Jamie Saft
Blue Dream
Rare Noise Records

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Seymour Reads The Constitution
Nonesuch Records

Julian Lage
Modern Lore
Mack Avenue Records

Fred Hersch
Live In Europe
Palmetto Records

John Medeski
Mad Skillet
Indirecto Records

Nels Cline Four
Currents, Constellations
Blue Note Records

John Scofield
Combo 66
Verve Music Group

John Coltrane
Both Directions At Once: The Lost Album Deluxe Edition
Verve Music Group

Miles Davis
The Final Tour: The Bootleg Series, Vol. 6
Legacy Recordings

No Revenge Necessary
Royal Potato Family Records

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