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27 Dec 2016 3:47 PM | John Szwed

Best New Releases:

1 Charlie Haden   Time/Life   Impulse

2 Wadada Leo Smith   American National Parks   Cunieform

3 Tom Harrell   Something Gold, Something Blue   HighNote

4 Loren Richardson   Lift    Blue Note

5 Darcy James  Real Enemies   BMP

6 Allen Lowe      In the Diaspora of the Diaspora: Man With Guitar: Where’s

    Robert Johnson?   Constant Sorrow

7 Steve Lehman  Sélébéyone   Pi

8 BassDrumBone    The Long Road   Auricle  

9 Andrew Cyrille   The Declaration of Musical Independence   ECM

10 Friends and Neighbors   What’s Wrong      Clean Feed



Branford Marsalis and Kurt Elling      Upward Spiral       Okeh

 Reissues or Historical:

1 Miles Davis     Freedom   Columbia/Legacy

2.  James P. Johnson  Classic James P. Johnson Sessions    Mosaic

3 John Coltrane      A Love Supreme   Impulse



Alfredo Rodriguez   Tocororo   Mack Avenue

Best Live Music:

The entire year of performances at Mark Christman's Ars Nova Workshop in Philadelphia

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