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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.

Bobby Avey – Authority Melts From Me (2014)

There have been times in the recent history of jazz when I thought that the MuseumAuthority™ would win out.

Jeff Ballard Trio with Lionel Loueke and Miguel Zenon – Time’s Tales (2014)

Jeff Ballard is best known as Brad Mehldau’s longtime drummer and also one third of the critically acclaimed FLY trio with Mark Turner and Larry Grenadier.

David Gilmore – Numerology: Live At The Jazz Standard (2012)

David Gilmore – Numerology: Live At The Jazz Standard (2012)

Guitarist David Gilmore (not the Pink Floyd guitarist David GilMOUR) has been prolific as a sideman, composer and educator. Leader? Not as much. But when he’s gotten around to making a record, it’s made an impact.

Henry Cole and the Afrobeat Collective – Roots Before Branches (2012)

When Henry Cole sought to find a singular style of music that would appeal to the diverse tastes of his local Old St. Juan music scene, his search was over when he discovered the pioneering Afrobeat sounds of Fela Kuti.

Half Notes: Miguel Zenon – Alma Adentro: The Puerto Rican Songbook (2011)

You’ll have little difficulty in finding jazz recordings that seek to transform popular songs into standards. That’s been part and parcel of the tradition from the very beginning. More unusual, however, is someone like saxophonist Miguel Zenon, who so personalizes the shopworn idea on Alama Adentro. Each of the tunes on this forthcoming Marsalis Music release, due Aug. 30, wasRead More

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