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Rhythm In Every Guise: Top Ten for 2007

David A. Orthmann By

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It's impossible to do justice to all of the excellent 2007 releases, so here are ten that had the greatest impact on me. With one exception, each includes the name of a drummer who was essential in making the music special.





Grant Stewart

In the Still of the Night (Sharp Nine)

Drummer: Joe Farnsworth





Tardo Hammer

Look Stop and Listen (Sharp Nine)

Drummer: Joe Farnsworth





Bob Devos

Playing For Keeps (Savant Records)

Drummer: Steve Johns





Frank Basile Quintet

Thursday The 12th (FBM)

Drummer: Mark Ferber





Omer Avital Group

Room To Grow (Smalls Records)

Drummer: Joe Strasser





Jerry Weldon

3 O'Clock In The Morning - Live At Smoke (Dex Jazz)

Drummer: Jimmy Cobb





Melvin Rhyne

Front And Center (Criss Cross Jazz)

Drummer: Ray Appleton





Peter Beets

New Groove (Criss Cross Jazz)

A piano, bass and guitar trio





Zaid Nasser

Escape From New York (Smalls Records)

Drummer: Phil Stewart





Akiko Tsuruga

Sweet and Funky (18th and Vine)

Drummer: Vince Ector


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