2014 Favorites

I’ve written before about my mixed feelings regarding year-end lists. That said, friends, colleagues, readers and listeners still ask for it this time of year, so here it is. Let’s call it Favorites instead of Top 10 or Best of…



1. Billy Childs “Map To The Treasure” (Sony)

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2. Keith Jarrett/Charlie Haden “Last Dance” (ECM)
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3. Otis Brown III “The Thought of You” (Blue Note)
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4. Tom Harrell “Trip” (HighNote)
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5. Wadada Leo Smith “The Great Lakes Suites” (TUM)
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6. Mark Turner “Lathe of Heaven” (ECM)
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7. Kenny Barron & Dave Holland “The Art of Conversation” (Impulse)
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8. Ambrose Akinmusire “The Imagined Saviour Is Far Easier To Pain” (Blue Note)
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9. Fred Hersch “Floating” (MRI)
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10. Ignacio Berroa “Heritage & Passion” (Pasion)

 

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Reissue/Historical

1. “Jazz in Polish Cinema: Out of the Underground 1958-1967” (Jazz on Film Records)
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2. John Coltrane “Offering” (Resonance)
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3. Joe Henderson “Mirror, Mirror” (MPS)

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One comment on “2014 Favorites

  1. Marla says:

    Larry, thanks….didn’t even know about the Joe Henderson release…will have to buy it!

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