Indie labels deliver the goods: 2008 in Review

The Denver Post provides yet another best of list.

I didn’t have to strain to come up with 10 winning jazz discs from 2008. Actually, I had to edit down from at least 25 — that must mean it was a terrific year for the music, chiefly due to artists making uncompromising, heartfelt sounds on independent labels.

A lot of adventurous stuff rose to the top this time, and while it wasn’t my intent to showcase the more avant- garde material, that’s just what happened.

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