All About Jazz Reviews

From All About Jazz:

07-Mar-09 The Moss Project
Vision (Self Produced)
Reviewed by Roger Farbey

07-Mar-09 Estonian Philharmonic Chamber Choir; Estonian National Symphony Orchestra; Tallinn Chamber Orchestra; Tanu Kaljuste conductor
Arvo Part: In Principio (ECM Records)
Reviewed by C. Michael Bailey

07-Mar-09 Trio 3 / Irene Schweizer
Berne Concert (Intakt Records)
Reviewed by Nic Jones

07-Mar-09 Gerry Hemingway
Gerry Hemingway: Buffalo Pearl & Kinetics
Reviewed by Stuart Broomer

07-Mar-09 Frank Gratkowski
Frank Gratkowski: Palae, Wake and Live at the Musik Triennale Koln
Reviewed by John Sharpe

07-Mar-09 Peter Evans
Peter Evans: Oculus Ex Abyssus; Evans/Fei/Smith/Walter; Sparks
Reviewed by Sean Patrick Fitzell

07-Mar-09 Michael Jefry Stevens
Michael Jefry Stevens: Eastern Boundary Quartet, Michael Jefry Stevens Trio, Conference Call & Southern Excursion Quartet
Reviewed by Karen Hogg

07-Mar-09 Multiple Artists
Sax & Piano: David Murray and Mal Waldron; Ellery Eskelin and Sylvie Courvoisier
Reviewed by Kurt Gottschalk

07-Mar-09 Multiple Artists
Avant Large Ensembles: Making Love to the Dark Ages, Suites, Bill Dixon with Exploding Star Orchestra, Open Port
Reviewed by Ivana Ng

06-Mar-09 Cecil Taylor / William Parker / Masashi Harada
CT: The Dance Project (FMP Records)
Reviewed by Nic Jones

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AMN Best of 2008

Well, here it is, another best of list that you probably should not take too seriously. The top ten of 2008 along with a pile of runners up.

Top Ten:

Stephen Haynes / Taylor Ho Bynum – Double Trio
Jacob Fred Jazz Odyssey – Lil Tae Rides Again
William Parker – Double Sunrise Over Neptune
Anthony Braxton – Quartet (Moscow) 2008
Daniel Carter – Chinatown
Mary Halvorson – Dragon’s Head
William Parker Quartet – Petit Oiseau
Vladimir Bozar n Ze Sheraf Orkestar – Universal Sprache
John Zorn / Lou Reed / Laurie Anderson – The Stone: Issue Three
Steve Swell / Rivers of Sound Ensemble – News from the Mystic Auricle

The Rest:

Bang on a Can – Brian Eno: Music for Airports Live
Beat Circus – Dreamland
James Blackshaw – Litany of Echoes
Box – Studio 1
Rob Brown – Crown Trunk Root Funk
Copperhead Trio – Labyrinths
Cynic – Traced in Air
Bill Dixon – Bill Dixon with Exploding Star Orchestra
Harris Eisenstadt – Guewel
The Empty Cage Quartet – Stratostrophic
Fulminate Trio – Fulminate Trio
Jeff Gauthier / Goatette – House of Return
Frode Gjerstad – A Sound Sight
Dominique Grimaud – Les Quatre Directions
I Heart Lung – Interoceans
Peggy Lee Band – New Code
Daniel Levin – Fuhuffah
Byron Metcalf / Mark Seelig / Steve Roach – Nada Terma
Szilárd Mezei – As You
David Parsons – Surya
Rob Price – I Really Do Not See the Signal
Kurt Rosenwinkel – The Remedy – Live at the Village Vanguard
Stray Ghost – Losthilde
The Thing – Now and Forever
Stevan Kovacs Tickmayer – Cold Peace Counterpoints
Yitzhak Yedid – Oud, Bass, Piano Trio

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