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Bill Milkowski

29 Nov 2018 3:18 PM | Bill Milkowski

THE BEST OF 2018

1. JD Allen, Love Stone (Savant)
2. John Scofield, Combo 66 (Verve)
3. Bill Frisell, Music IS (OKeh/Sony Masterworks)
4. Francois Moutin & Kavita Shah, Interplay (Dot Time)
5. Michael Leonhart Orchestra, The Painted Lady Suite (Sunnyside)
6. Wayne Shorter, Emanon (Blue Note)
7. Eddie Henderson, Be Cool (Smoke Sessions Records)
8. Andrew Cyrille, Lebroba (EMC)
9. Joshua Redman, Still Dreaming (Nonesuch)
10. Carlos Hernandez, Dizzy Con Clave (Rodbros Music)

11. Rudy Royston, Flatbed Buggy (Greenleaf Music)
12. Kurt Elling, The Questions (OKeh)
13. Steve Cardenas, Charlie and Paul (Newvelle)
14. Ben Allison, Quiet Revolution (Sonic Camera)
15. Henry Threadgill, Dirt…And More Dirt (Pi Recordings)
16. Myra Melford’s Snowy Egret, The Other Side of Air (Firehouse 12)
17. Dr. Lonnie Smith, All In My Mind (Blue Note)
18. Cuong Vu, Change in the Air (RareNoise)
19. The Nels Cline 4, Currents, Constellations (Blue Note)
20. Mary Halvorson-Bill Frisell, The Maid With The Flaxen Hair — A Tribute to Johnny Smith (Tzadik)
21. Adam Nussbaum, The Lead Belly Project (Sunnyside)
22. Dafnis Prieto Big Band, Back to the Sunset (Dafnison Music)
23. Marshall Gilkes w/WDR Big Band, Always Forward (Alternate Side Records)
24. Bobby Sanabria Multiverse Big Band, West Side Story Reimagined (Jazzheads)
25. The Gil Evans Orchestra, Hidden Treasures, Vol. 1 (Geo)
26. Ralph Peterson’s Gen-Next Big Band, I Remember Bu: Alive Vol. 4 at Sculler’s (Onyx)
27. Ralph Peterson’s Aggregate Prime, Inward Venture: Alive Vol. 5 at the Side Door (Onyx)
28. Frank Kimbrough, Monk’s Dream (Sunnyside)
29. Davy Mooney/Ko Omura, Benign Strangers (Sunnyside)
30. The Chick Corea-Steve Gadd Band, Chinese Butterfly (Concord Jazz)
31. Joey Alexander, Eclipse (Motema Music)
32. Cecile McLorin Salvant, The Window (Mack Avenue)
33. Roman Filiu, Quarteria (Sunnyside) Mark Masters, Our Metier (Capri)
34. Fernando Garcia, Guasabara Puerto Rico (Zoho)
35. Jon Iragabon Quartet, Dr. Quixotic’s Traveling Exotics (Irrabagast)
36. Julian Lage, Modern Love (Mack Avenue)
37. Gilad Hekselman, Ask for Chaos (Hexaphonic/Motema Music)
38. Keith Jarrett, After the Fall (ECM)
39. Matthew Shipp, Sonic Fiction (ESP-Disk)
40. Charles Lloyd & The Marvels + Lucinda Williams, Vanished Gardens (Blue Note)
41. Christian McBride, New Jawn (Mack Avenue)
42. Stefon Harris & Blackout, Sonic Creed (Motema Music)
43. Sylvie Courvoirsier, D’Agala (Intakt)
44. Bobby Previte, Rhapsody (Tzadik)
45. Thumbscrew, Theirs (Cuneiform)
46. Aaron Parks, Little Big (Ropeadope)
47. Jonathan Finlayson, 3 Times Round (Pi Recordings)
48. Marcus Miller, Laid Black (Blue Note)
49. Fima Ephron, Songs From The Tree (Fima)
50. Jean Chaumont, The Beauty of Differences (Musfitme Music)

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