These days, it seems we all like to pick our favourites or best-of lists. I've been doing this for several years so why stop now. Despite the pandemic and its disastrous effect on the music business, there was some excellent music released in 2020. I'll cover some of them in this show and the next. If you want to check out all of my choices visit the One Man's Jazz website. There are some new things on the bill this week, too: pianist Leo Genovese's Argentinean trio, French improvisor and facilitator Jean-Jacques Birgé, and the Chicago-New York threesome of Geof Bradfield, Ben Goldberg and Dana Hall.
Dan Rosenboom Quartet "A Moment Of Clarity" from Points On An Infinite Line (Orenda) 2:00:15
Host speaks 2:09:15
Roots Magic "Devil Got My Woman" from Take Root Among The Stars (Clean Feed) 2:10:03
Lynn Cassiers "Fair Deep Blue Skies" from Yun (Clean Feed) 2:18:26
Geof Bradfield, Ben Goldberg & Dana Hall "Never Met A Stranger" from General Semantics (Delmark) 2:21:54
Host speaks 2:27:15
Jim Black Trio "This One And This Too" from Reckon (Intakt) 2:29:35
Jim Black Trio "Tripped Overhue" from Reckon (Intakt) 2:39:45
Camila Nebbia Sexteto "Borrar Un Recuerdo" from Aveces la luz de lo que existe resplandece solamente ala distancia (Self-released) 2:41:03
Jean-Jacques Birgé "Balance" from Pique-Nique Au Labo (GRRR) 2:47:42
Host speaks 2:52:35
Russ Lossing Trio "Postlude" from Mood Suite (Steeplechase) 2:54:59
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