Sunday, December 25, 2022

2022 Reset - Top ten / three + honorable mentions

Jazz Top Ten (new releases)
1. Mary Halvorson - Amaryllis (Nonesuch) 
2. The Attic - Love Ghosts (NoBusiness) 
3. David Murray Brand New World Trio - Seriana Promethea (Intakt) 
4. Gard Nilssen Acoustic Unity - Elastic Wave (ECM) 
5. Zoh Amba - Bhakti (Mahakala Music) 
6. John Zorn & Bill Laswell - The Cleansing (Tzadik) 
7. Secret People - self titled (Out of Your Head) 
8. Ballister - Chrysopoeia (Aerophonic/Not Two) 
9. Matthew Shipp Trio - World Construct (ESP-Disk) 
10. The Comet Is Coming - Hyper-Dimensional Expansion Beam (Impulse!)

Jazz New Releases (honorable mention)

Akira Sakata / Takeo Moriyama - Mitochondria (Trost Records)
Francisco Mela and Zoh Amba - Causa y Efecto Vol. 1 (577 Records)
Tim Berne / Matt Mitchell - One More, Please (Intakt Records)
Avram Fefer Quartet - Juba Lee (Clean Feed Records)
Julieta Eugenio - Jump (Greenleaf Music)
Jon Irabagon - Rising Sun (Irabbagast Records)

Jazz Top Three (reissue / historical)

1. Don Ayler - In Florence 1981 (Railroad Town Music) 
2. Albert Ayler - La Cave Live Cleveland 1966 Revisited (ezz-thetics records)
3. John Coltrane, Favorites Revisited 1963-65 (ezz-thetics records)

Jazz Reissue / Historical (honorable mention)

Albert Ayler – Revelations: The Complete ORTF 1970 Fondation Maeght Recordings (INA / Elemental Music)
Charles Mingus - The Lost Album From Ronnie Scott's (Resonance Records)
Miles Davis Quintet - Live Europe 1960 Revisited (ezz-thetics records)
Andrew Hill - Point Of Departure To Compulsion!!!!! (ezz-thetics records)
Sam Rivers Trio - Caldera (NoBusiness Records)
Art Blakey's Jazz Messengers with Thelonious Monk (Atlantic Records)
Ornette Coleman - Genesis Of Genius: The Contemporary Albums (Craft Recordings)

Non Jazz (new releases and reissues)

Chris Forsyth - Evolution Here We Come (No Quarter Records)
S.G. Goodman - Teeth Marks (Verve Forecast Records)
The Black Keys - Dropout Boogie (Nonesuch/Warner Records)
Neil Young - Citizen Kane Jr. Blues [Bottom Line 1974] (Shakey Pictures Records) 
The Paranoid Style - For Executive Meeting (Bar/None Records)
The Rolling Stones - El Mocambo 1977 (Rolling Stones Records)
Rich Ruth - I Survived, It's Over (Third Man Records)
Neil Young - Noise and Flowers (Reprise Records)
Dungen -  En Är För Mycket och Tusen Aldrig Nog (Mexican Summer)
Wilco - Yankee Hotel Foxtrot Super Deluxe (Nonesuch)
Brim - California Gold (Royal Oakie Records)
Pink Floyd - Animals 2018 Remix (Pink Floyd Records)

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