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John Kelman's Best Releases of 2009

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Selected picks representing the top recorded events in jazz and beyond for 2009....

Jazz New Releases


David Sylvian
Manafon

(Samadhi Sound)

Stefano Bollani
Stone In The Water

(ECM)

Kornstad
Dwell Time

(Jazzland)



Lars Danielsson
Tarantella

(ACT)

Tim Garland
Libra

(Global Mix)

David Binney
Third Occasion

(Mythology)



Jon Hassell
Last night the moon came...

(ECM)
In The Country
Whiteout

(Rune Grammofon)
Marc Copland
NYTV3: Night Whispers

(Pirouet)



Anouar Brahem
The Astounding Eyes of Rita

(ECM)

Kurt Rosenwinkel
Reflections

(Wommusic)

Gwilym Simcock
Blues Vignette

(Basho)


Jazz Reissues/Historical Releases


Eberhard Weber
Colours

(ECM)

Henry Cow
40th Anniversary Box

(ReR Megacorp)

Manfred Schoof
Resonance

(Mosaic)



David Liebman Group
Live at MCG

(MCG Jazz)

CODONA
The CODONA Trilogy

(ECM)

Bugge Wesseltoft
New Conceptions of Jazz Box

(Jazzland)


Progressive/Fusion/Funk New Releases


Nils Petter Molvær
Hamada

(Sula)

Chris Potter Underground
Ultrahang

(ArtistShare)

Forgas Band Phenomena
L'Axe du Fou

(Cuneiform)



Jeff Beck
Performing This Week...

(Eagle)

Mike Keneally
Scambot 1

(Exowax)

Rewiring Genesis
Tribute to The Lamb Lies Down on Broadway

(Prog Rock)



Progressive/Fusion/Funk Reissues/Historical Releases


King Crimson
Lizard

(DGM Live)

Hatfield and the North
The Rotters Club

(Esoteric)

Jaco Pastorius
Portrait of Jaco: The Early Years

(Holiday Park)



Soft Machine
Live at Henie Onstad 1971

(Reel Recordings)

National Health
Of Queues and Cures

(Esoteric)

King Crimson
In the Court of the Crimson King

(DGM Live)


Beyond


Jon Balke
Siwan

(ECM)

Sweet Billy Pilgrim
Twice Born Men

(Samadhi Sound)

Ambrose Field/John Potter
Being Dufay

(ECM)



GVSU New Music Ensemble
In C Remixed

(Innova)

Susanna and the Magical Orchestra
3

(Rune Grammofon)

Mungolian Jetset
We Gave It All Away...Now We Are Taking It Back

(Smalltown Supersound)


New Discoveries


Barney McAll
Flashbacks

(Extra Celestial Arts)

Al Orkestra
Where Are We Now?

(Mogno Music)

Lars Horntveth
Kaleidoscopic

(Smalltown Supersound)



Terry Plumeri
Water Garden

(GMMC)

Cyminology
As Ney

(ECM)

The Season Standard
Squeeze Me Ahead of Line

(Unsung)

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