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Doug Hall's Best Jazz Albums of 2022


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So many new jazz releases and so little time. If I could lock myself away in a listening room for a month with food and water only, I could begin do justice to all the significant, creative and enlightening recordings that have been offered in 2022. Phew!!!

Charles Lloyd Trios
Blue Note Records

Cecile McLorin Salvant
Ghost Song
Nonesuch Records

Immanuel Wilkins
The 7th Hand
Blue Note Records

Joshua Redman Brad Mehldau Christian McBride Brian Blade
Long Gone
Nonesuch Records

Mary Halvorson
Nonesuch Records

Julian Lage
View With A Room
Blue Note Records

Terri Lyne Carrington
New Standards Vol. 1

Matthew Shipp Trio
World Construct
ESP Disk

Joel Ross
The Parable of the Poet
Blue Note Records

Lady Blackbird
Black Acid Soul

Ches Smith
Interpret It Well
Pyroclastic Records


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