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Matthew Hooke

08 Jan 2018 8:27 PM | Matthew Hooke

Matt Hooke's Favorite Jazz Albums 2017

In no particular order, here are some of my favorite recordings from this year.  

Wingfield, Reuter, Stavi, Sirkis-The Stone House (MoonJune Records)

Vijay Iyer Sextet-Far From Over (ECM Records)

Daymé Arocena-Cubafonía (Brownswood Recordings)

Chris Thile & Brad Mehldau-Chris Thile & Brad Mehldau (Nonesuch Records)

Ryley Walker & Bill Mackay-SpiderBeetleBee (Drag City)

Sandor Szabo, Michael Manring and Balázs Major-Asymmetry (Greydisc)

Kevin Kastning & Carl Clements-Even This Late It Happens (Greydisc)

Omar Sosa & Seckou Keita-Transparent Water (World Village)

Raul Midon-Badass and Blind (Artistry Music)

Thundercat-Drunk (Brainfeeder)

Fred Hersch-Open Book (Palmetto)

Tony Allen-The Source (Decca Records)

Don Ross-A Million Brazilian Civilians (CandyRat Records)

Randy Newman-Dark Matter (Nonesuch Records)

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