Monday, December 08, 2014

El Intruso -The 8th Creative Music Critics Poll 2014

El Intruso is a website in Spanish founded in 2005 for people who care about music. Our focuses are creative music, jazz and beyond, free improvisation, art-rock and all kind of experimental music. Let us to know your opinion about your favorites in these categories (no more than three choices in each category) Here Goes...

Musician of the year: Sonny Simmons
Newcomer Musician: James Brandon Lewis
Group of the year: Mostly Other People Do the Killing, Nels Cline Singers, Audio One
Newcomer Group: Audio One
Album of the year: John Zorn - Valentine’s Day
Composer: John Zorn, Henry Threadgill
Drums: Dylan Ryan, Paal Nilssen-Love, Chad Taylor
Acoustic Bass: Reid Anderson, Eric Revis, William Parker
Electric Bass: Ingebrigt Haker-Flaten
Guitar: Marc Ribot, Nels Cline, Mary Halvorson
Piano: Kris Davis, Matthew Shipp, Vijay Iyer
Keyboards/Synthesizer/Organ: Jamie Saft, Larry Goldings, Jared Gold
Tenor Saxophone: Ken Vandermark, Peter Brotzmann, Brian Patneaude
Alto Saxophone: Oliver Lake, Steve Lehman, Sonny Simmons
Baritone Saxophone: Mats Gustafsson, Gary Smulyan
Soprano Saxophone: Dave Liebman, Branford Marsalis, Sam Newsome
Trumpet/Cornet: Rob Mazurek, Dave Douglas
Clarinet/bass clarinet: Jeremiah Cymerman, David Murray
Trombone: Steve Swell, Steve Davis
Flute: Henry Threadgill, Nicole Mitchell
Violin/Viola: Jessica Pavone, Eyvind Kang, Jenny Scheinman
Cello: Fred Lonberg-Holm
Vibraphone - Jason Adasiewicz, Bobby Hutcherson
Electronics: Rob MazurekOthers instruments: Brandon Seabrook (banjo), Sonny Simmon (Cor anglais)
Female Vocals: Linda Sharrock, Leena Conquest
Male Vocals: Theo Bleckman
Best Live Band: The Thing, Jon Irabagon Trio, The Bad Plus
Record Label: Cuneiform, Improvising Beings, Clean Feed

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