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Monifa Brown

20 Dec 2018 6:55 PM | MONIFA BROWN

Here is a rundown of my top ten favorite recordings of 2018 in addition to my two favorite reissues:

*SF Jazz Collective CD: Live at SF Jazz Center 2017-Original Compositions & The Music of Ornette Coleman, Stevie Wonder, & Thelonious Monk.  (SFJazz Records)

*Eddie Henderson-Be Cool (Smoke Sessions)

*McClenty Hunter-Groove Hunter (Strikezone Records)

*Kenny Barron-Concentric Circles (Blue Note)

*Shamie Royston- Uplifted Heart (Sunnyside)

*Allan Harris-The Genius of Eddie Jefferson (Resilience Music)

*Renee Rosnes-Beloved Of The Sky (Smoke Sessions)

*Stefon Harris & Blackout-Sonic Creed (Motema)

*Bobby Sanabria Multiverse Big Band-West Side Story Reimagined (Jazzheads)

*Kurt Elling-The Questions (Okeh/Sony Masterworks)

Reissues

*Miles Davis John Coltrane-The Final Tour: The Bootleg Series, Vol. 6  (Sony Legacy)

*Erroll Garner-Nighconcert (Mack Avenue)

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