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Ian Patterson's Best Releases of 2013

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The following list represents my personal favorites of those CDs I reviewed this year. I am convinced that we live in a great age for jazz/creative music. You can only ever listen to a very small percentage of what's out there, but it's still a privilege to able to access this much terrific music.

Kenny Wheeler, Norma Winstone
and the London Vocal Project
(Edition Records)

Yuhan Su
Flying Alone
(Inner Circle Music)

Charles Lloyd and Jason Moran
Hagar's Song
(ECM Records)

Francesco Turrisi
Songs of Experience
(Taquin Records)

Marius Neset
(Edition Records)

Blood, Sweat, Drum + Bass
On The Road To Damascus
(Blood Sweat Media)

Chris Potter
(ECM Records)

Christy Doran's New Bag
(Double Moon Records) )

Bill Frisell
Big Sur

Asaf Sirkis
Shepherd's Stories
(Stonebird Productions)

Stefano Bollani and Hamilton de Holanda
O Que Sera
(ECM Records)

David Redmond
(Fresh Sound New Talent)

Arun Ghosh
A South Asian Suite
(Camoci Records)

Ahmad Jamal
Saturday Morning
(Jazz Village)

Joachim Kuhn
Voodoo Sense
(ACT Music)

Chris Jennings
Drum 'n Koto
(Promise Land Records)


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