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John Kelman's Best of 2008

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Selected picks representing the top recorded events in jazz and beyond for 2008....

Jazz New Releases


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Leucocyte

(ACT)

Bobo Stenson Trio
Cantando

(ECM)

Atomic
Retrograde

(Jazzland)



Vince Mendoza
Blauklang

(ACT)

Phil Markowitz
Catalysis

(Sunnyside)

Arild Andersen
Live at Belleville

(ECM)




Sylvain Luc / Trio Sud
Young and Fine

(Dreyfus Jazz)


Steve Khan
The Suitcase

(Tone Center)

Kurt Rosenwinkel Group
The Remedy: Live at the Village Vanguard

(ArtistShare)




Pat Metheny
Tokyo Day Trip

(Nonesuch)


Marc Copland
Another Place

(Pirouet)

Enrico Pieranunzi Trio feat. Kenny Wheeler
As Never Before

(Cam Jazz)


Reissues/Historical Releases



Pat Metheny
Question and Answer

(Nonesuch)


Charlie Haden
The Private Collection

(NAIM)

David Liebman
Pendulum: Live at the Village Vanguard

(Mosaic)




Charlie Mariano
Helen 12 Trees

(Promising Music/MPS)

George Duke
My Soul: The Complete MPS Fusion Recordings

(MPS/Universal Group)


Genesis
Genesis: 1970-1975

(Rhino)


Progressive/Fusion


The Wrong Object
Stories From the Shed

(MoonJune)

Elephant9
Dodovoodoo

(Rune Grammofon)

Jimmy Herring
Lifeboat

(Abstract Logix)




Deus Ex Machina
Imparis

(Cuneiform)


Asaf Sirkis Trio
The Monk

(SAM Productions)

King Crimson
The Collectable King Crimson Volume Three

(DGM Live)


Beyond


Punkt / Sidsel Endresen / Jon Hassell
Live Remixes Vol. 1

(Jazzland)


Arve Henriksen
Cartography

(ECM)


Todd Sickafoose
Tiny Resistors

(Cryptogramophone)



Jon Balke
Book of Velocities

(ECM)

Trygve Seim / Frode Haltli
Yeraz

(ECM)

Fred Frith
The Happy End Problem

(ReR/Fred)


New Discoveries


Mathias Eick
The Door

(ECM)

Aaron Parks
Invisible Cinema

(Blue Note)

Splashgirl
Doors.Keys.

(AIM Records)



Motif
Apo Calypso

(Jazzland)

Havard Wiik
The Arcades Project

(Jazzland)

Skyphone
Avellaneda

(Rune Grammofon)

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