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Lara Bello, Nick Finzer, Chris Greene + Others: Preston Frazier’s Best Jazz of 2017

Lara Bello, Nick Finzer, Chris Greene + Others: Preston Frazier’s Best Jazz of 2017

Preston Frazier’s Best Jazz of 2017 list touches on Lara Bello, Nick Finzer and Chris Greene, as well as other favorites from Joe Jackson sideman Vinnie Zummo and Lucas Pino.

J.D. Souther – Tenderness (2015)

J.D. Souther – Tenderness (2015)

J.D. Souther has never written more connective lyrics, never sung them better – and both, it seems, were sparked by an ageless new setting.

Billy Childs – Map to the Treasure: Reimaging Laura Nyro (2014)

Billy Childs – Map to the Treasure: Reimaging Laura Nyro (2014)

With Billy Childs’ ‘Map to the Treasure: Reimaging Laura Nyro,’ it looks like my best albums of 2014 list just got longer.

Freddie Hubbard – Pinnacle: Live and Unreleased (2011)

The late Freddie Hubbard, whose brilliant technique and warm tone were occasionally obscured by unfortunate settings, is perhaps to blame for his own dimmed star. Recordings like this make his case all over again.

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