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Year in Review

Mark Corroto's Best Releases of 2016


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Nothing gives me such simultaneous joy and grief as selecting my top discs of the year. The task is akin to choosing your favorite child. Regretfully, I give you (in no particular order) my top 12. Please email mail me separately if you want my top 30 and include your top discs, I may want to spend my Christmas money on a few more titles.

Matt Wilson
Beginning Of A Memory

Nels Cline
(Blue Note)

Jeff Lederer
Brooklyn Blowhards
(Little (i) Music)

Live In New York
(Clean Feed)

Matt Parker Trio
Present Time

Steve Lehman
(Pi Recordings)

Larry Young
In Paris: The ORTF Recordings

Noah Preminger
Dark Was The Night, Cold Was The Ground
(Self Produced)

Fred Hersch
Sunday At The Vanguard

Jon Lundbom
2016: EPs...
(Hot Cup)

Franklin Kiermyer
Closer To The Sun
(Mobility Music)

Wadada Leo Smith/Vijay Iyer
A Cosmic Rhythm With Each Stroke

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