Wednesday, December 19, 2007

Top Ten of 2007

I'm soliciting a compiled list from the members of the RJA, but in the meantime, here's mine. If you send me yours--top ten jazz or top ten whatever, I'll post it.

D.E. Stacey’s Top Ten Jazz Albums for 2007

1. Enrico Rava. The Words and the Days. ECM.

2. Trio M. (Myra Melford, Mark Dresser, Matt Wilson). The Big Picture. Cryptogramophon.

3. Kenny Werner. Lawn Chair Society. Blue Note.

4. John Schofield. This Meets That. Universal.

5. Harris Eisenstadt. The All Seeing Eye + Octets. Poo-bah Records.

6. Luciana Souza. The New Bossa Nova. Verve.

7. Carla Bley. The Lost Chords Find Paolo Fresu. Watt ECM.

8. Abram Wilson. Ride! Ferris Wheel to the Modern Day Delta. Dune Records/The Orchard.

9. Carl Saunders. The Lost Bill Holman Charts. Mama Jazz Foundation/AMG.

10. Marty Erhlich and Myra Melford: Spark! (Palmetto)

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