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Nick DeRiso’s Top Albums for 2011: Jazz Rock and Fusion Jazz

There are records that are frankly too loud to be jazz, and swing too much to be rock. This is the slot for those things — a place where you’ll find everyone from Tony Levin and Derek Sherinian from Black Country Communion to Nels Cline and Bill Frisell.

Kidd Jordan – On Fire (2011)

An astonishing thing to witness when viewing Fred Anderson’s live performance on DVD, 21st Century Chase, was the sight of a guy celebrating his 80th birthday splaying notes from his saxophone with abandon, power and purpose. And then, when he finished his solo, witnessing a dude only six years his junior doing the same.

Fred Anderson – 21st Century Chase (2009) (CD/DVD)

Fred Anderson – 21st Century Chase (2009) (CD/DVD)

by S. Victor Aaron Birthday parties are almost always such fun events and nowadays, they all get captured on video. When someone marks their eightieth birthday, that’s a real cause for celebration. And when the birthday boy celebrates it by ripping it up making some great music, that’s just icing on the birthday cake. Delmark Records, a Chicago institution asRead More