AMN Picks General

AMN Picks of the Week

Here is where I post, at a frequency of about once a week, a list of the new music that has caught my attention that week. All of the releases listed below I’ve heard for the first time this week and come recommended.

Claudia Quintet +1 / Kurt Elling / Theo Bleckmann – What is the Beautiful? (2011)
Bill Laswell / Raoul Björkenheim / Morgan Ågren – Blixt (2011)
Alon Nechushtan – Dark Forces (2011)
Motian Sickness – The Music of Paul Motian, For the Love of Sarah (2011)
Gušmundur Steinn Gunnarsson – Horpma (2011)
Evans / Pluta / Altieri – Sum and Difference (2011)
Peter Evans / Quintet – Ghosts (2011)
Alio Die / Mathias Grassow – Praha Meditations (2010)