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John Pietaro

29 Nov 2018 9:17 PM | John Pietaro

MY OWN 'BEST OF 2018' - a perhaps alternative view...

Albums

New Releases:

John Zorn, The Urmuz Epigrams (Tzadik)

Harriet Tubman, Araminta (Sunnyside)

Marty Ehrlich, Trio Exaltation (Clean Feed)

Ra Kalam Bob Moses and Bukky Leo, Spaceships Over Africa (Ra Kalam)

Benjamin Boone/Philip Levine, The Poetry of Jazz (Origin)

Yusef Komunyakaa/David Cieri/Mike Brown, White Dust (Ropeadopa)

Christine Correa and Ran Blake, Streaming (Red Piano)

Elliot Levin/Gabriel Lauber Duo, Yu (Dimensional Recordings)

 

Historic:

 Coltrane, Both Directions at Once (Impulse)

Walt Dickerson/Richard Davis - Divine Gemini (SteepleChase)


Latin : Arturo O’Farrill, Fandango at the Wall (Resilience)


Vocals : Christine Correa and Ran Blake, Streaming (Red Piano)


Debuts: Benjamin Boone/Philip Levine, The Poetry of Jazz (Origin)

 

Concert:

I Never Left and Now I’m Back: A Tribute to Roswell Rudd (Nov 17, 2018, Murmrr, Brooklyn)

 

Musicians:

piano:

Ran Blake

Chris Forbes

Matt Shipp


organ:

Matthew Whitaker


bass:

Ken Filiano

Adam Lane


drums:

Milford Graves

Nasheet Waits

Kenny Wolleson


vibes:

Brian Carrot

Bill Ware

Patricia Brennan


percussion:

Warren Smith

Cyro Baptista

Ches Smith


guitar:

Marc Ribot

Brandon Ross

Mary Halvorson

On' Kai Davis


flute:

Nicole Mitchell

Steve Gorn


soprano saxophone:

Lee Odom


alto:

Sonny Fortune

Gary Bartz

Avram Fefer


tenor:

Joe Lovano

Ras Moshe

James Brandon Lewis


bari:

Dave Sewlson


trumpet:

Wadada Leo Smith

Tom Harrell


trombone:

Steve Swell


tuba:

Bob Stewart


violin:

Gwen Laster


vocals:

Cassandra Wilson

Jay Clayton

Sheila Jordan


poetry:

 Steve Dalachinsky

Amina Baraka


Venues:

Minton’s Playhouse (Harlem)

Village Vanguard (West Village)

Joe’s Pub (SoHo/East Village)

ShapeShifter Lab (Park Slope/Gowanus Bklyn)

Roulette (Boerum Hill Bklyn)

17 Frost (Williamsburg Bklyn)

Scholes Street Studio (Williamsburg Bklyn)

The Colony (Woodstock NY)


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