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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



Bobo Stenson Trio




Vince Mendoza


Phil Markowitz


Arild Andersen
Live at Belleville


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


Pat Metheny
Tokyo Day Trip


Marc Copland
Another Place


Enrico Pieranunzi Trio feat. Kenny Wheeler
As Never Before

(Cam Jazz)

Reissues/Historical Releases

Pat Metheny
Question and Answer


Charlie Haden
The Private Collection


David Liebman
Pendulum: Live at the Village Vanguard


Charlie Mariano
Helen 12 Trees

(Promising Music/MPS)

George Duke
My Soul: The Complete MPS Fusion Recordings

(MPS/Universal Group)

Genesis: 1970-1975



The Wrong Object
Stories From the Shed



(Rune Grammofon)

Jimmy Herring

(Abstract Logix)

Deus Ex Machina


Asaf Sirkis Trio
The Monk

(SAM Productions)

King Crimson
The Collectable King Crimson Volume Three

(DGM Live)


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


Arve Henriksen


Todd Sickafoose
Tiny Resistors


Jon Balke
Book of Velocities


Trygve Seim / Frode Haltli


Fred Frith
The Happy End Problem


New Discoveries

Mathias Eick
The Door


Aaron Parks
Invisible Cinema

(Blue Note)


(AIM Records)

Apo Calypso


Havard Wiik
The Arcades Project



(Rune Grammofon)


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