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Lloyd Sachs (Downbeat)

NEW RELEASES

1.

Allen Toussaint: The Bright Mississippi (Nonesuch)

2.

John Hollenbeck: Eternal Interlude (Sunnyside)

3.

Steve Lehman: Travail, Transformation, and Flow (Pi)

4.

Henry Threadgill: This Brings Us To, Volume 1 (Pi)

5.

Steve Kuhn: Mostly Coltrane (ECM)

6.

Christian Lillinger: First Reason (Clean Feed)

7.

Roswell Rudd: Trombone Tribe (Sunnyside)

8.

Matthew Shipp: Harmonic Disorder (Thirsty Ear)

9.

Matt Wilson: That's Gonna Leave a Mark (Palmetto)

10.

Lucky 7's: Pluto Junkyard (Clean Feed)

REISSUES

1. Louis Armstrong: The Complete Louis Armstrong Decca Sessions (1935-46) (Mosaic)

2. Air: Air Song (Why Not)

3. Tito Rodriguez: El Inolvidable: A Man and His Music (Fania)

VOCAL

Bob Dylan: Christmas in the Heart (Columbia)

DEBUT

Christian Lillinger: First Reason (Clean Feed)

LATIN

Dafnis Prieto: Live at Jazz Standard NYC (Dafnison Music)

Gene Seymour (Eye on the Arts)

NEW RELEASES

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1.

Keith Jarrett: Paris/London: Testament (ECM)

2.

Joshua Redman: Compass (Nonesuch)

3.

Dave Douglas: Spirit Moves (Greenleaf Music)

4.

Joe Lovano: Folk Art (Blue Note)

5.

Keith Jarrett-Gary Peacock-Jack DeJohnette: Yesterdays (ECM)

6.

Fly: Sky & Country (ECM)

7.

Vijay Iyer: Historicity (ACT)

8.

Jon Gordon: Evolution (ArtistShare)

9.

Abdullah Ibrahim: Senzo (Sunnyside)

10.

John Surman: Brewster's Rooster (ECM)

REISSUES

1. Ella Fitzgerald: Twelve Nights in Hollywood (Hip-O Select/Verve)

2. Louis Armstrong: The Complete Louis Armstrong Decca Sessions (1935-46) (Mosaic)

VOCAL

Nellie McKay: Normal as Blueberry Pie (Verve)

DEBUT

No choice.

LATIN

Mark Levine: Off & On: The Music of Moacir Santos (Left Coast Clavé)

Mike Shanley (JazzTimes)

NEW RELEASES

1.

Chris Potter: Ultrahang (ArtistShare)

2.

Steve Lehman: Travail, Transformation, and Flow (Pi)

3.

Josh Berman: Old Idea (Delmark)

4.

Ravi Coltrane: Blending Times (Savoy Jazz)

5.

The Monterey Quartet: Live at the 2007 Monterey Jazz Festival (MJF/Concord)

6.

Warren Smith: Old News, Borrowed Blues (Engine)

7.

Rudresh Mahanthappa: Apti (Innova)

8.

Flow Trio: Rejuvenation (ESP-Disk)

9.

John Patitucci: Remembrance (Concord)

10.

Sean Jones: The Search Within (Mack Avenue)

REISSUES

No choice.

VOCAL

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No choice.

DEBUT

No choice.

LATIN

No choice.

Bill Shoemaker (pointofdeparture.org, Downbeat)

NEW RELEASES

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1.

Fred Anderson: 21st Century Chase (Delmark)

2.

Henry Threadgill: This Brings Us To, Volume 1 (Pi)

3.

Bill Dixon: Tapestries for Small Orchestra (Firehouse 12)

4.

Louis Moholo-Moholo: An Open Letter to My Wife Mpumi (Ogun)

5.

Ishmael Wadada Leo Smith: Abbey Road Quartet (Treader)

6.

Nicole Mitchell: Renegades (Delmark)

7.

Joe Morris-Simon H. Fell-Alex Ward: The Necessary and the Possible (Victo)

8.

Dennis González: A Matter of Blood (Furthermore)

9.

Joëlle Léandre & George Lewis: Transatlantic Visions (RogueArt)

10.

Salem Washington: Strings (Cadence)

REISSUES

1. Horace Tapscott: The Dark Tree (Hatology)

2. Charles Tyler: Saga of the Outlaws (Nessa)

3. Roscoe Mitchell: The Solo Concert (AECO)

VOCAL

Julie Tippetts & Martin Archer: Ghosts of Gold (Discus)

DEBUT

Alexander Hawkins: No Now Is So (FMR)

LATIN

Dafnis Prieto: Live at Jazz Standard NYC (Dafnison Music)

Hank Shteamer (Time Out New York, Dark Forces Swing Blind Punches)

NEW RELEASES

1. Ran Blake: Driftwoods (Tompkins Square)

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2.

Chad Taylor: Circle Down (482 Music)

3.

Jon Irabagon & Mike Pride: I Don't Hear Nothin' but the Blues (Loyal Label)

4.

John Hollenbeck: Eternal Interlude (Sunnyside)

5.

Darius Jones: Man'ish Boy (AUM Fidelity)

6.

Henry Threadgill: This Brings Us To, Volume 1 (Pi)

7.

Borah Bergman: Luminescence (Tzadik)

8.

Jim Black: Houseplant (Winter & Winter)

9.

Charles Evans & Neil Shah: Live at Saint Stephens (Hot Cup)

10.

Loren Stillman: Winter Fruits (Pirouet)

REISSUES

1. Walt Dickerson: Tell Us Only the Beautiful Things (Why Not)

2. Horace Tapscott: The Dark Tree (Hatology)

3. Revolutionary Ensemble: Vietnam (ESP-Disk)

VOCAL

No choice.

DEBUT

Darius Jones: Man'ish Boy (AUM Fidelity)

LATIN

No choice.

Slim (Cadence)

NEW RELEASES (listed alphabetically; 5.5 points each)

Dee Alexander: Wild Is the Wind (Blujazz) Raoul Bjorkenheim-William Parker-Hamid Drake: DMG @ The Stone Vol 2 (DMG/Arc) Michael Blake & Kresten Osgood: Control This (Clean Feed) FAB Trio: Live at Ironworks (Konnex) Gerold Genssler-Uli Jennessen-Henrik Waldsdorff: LAX Live (Jazzwerkstatt) Dennis González: Renegade Spirits (Furthermore) Billy Lester: Visceral (Coppens) John Miller: Stage Door Johnny Takes on Broadway (PS Classics) Janet Planet: Of Thee I Sing (Stellar) Trio 3 & Irène Schweizer: Berne Concert (Intakt)

REISSUES (listed alphabetically; 2 points each)

Ted Curson: Jubilant Power (InnerCity) Peter Kowald: Open Secrets (FMP) Charles Tyler: Saga of the Outlaws (Nessa)

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VOCAL

Dee Alexander: Wild Is the Wind (Blujazz)

DEBUT

No choice.

LATIN

No choice.

Zan Stewart (Newark Star-Ledger)

NEW RELEASES

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1.

James Moody: 4A (IPO)

2.

Cedar Walton: Voices Deep Within (HighNote)

3.

Frank Wess: Once Is Not Enough (Labeth Music)

4.

Lanny Morgan: 6 (ACM)

5.

McCoy Tyner: Solo: Live From San Francisco (Half Note)

6.

Luis Bonilla: I Talking Now! (Planet Arts)

7.

Grant Stewart: Plays the Music of Duke Ellington & Billy Strayhorn (Sharp Nine)

8.

SFJazz Collective: Live 2009: The Works of McCoy Tyner (SFJazz)

9.

Bobby Hutcherson: Wise One (Kind of Blue)

10.

Ed Palermo: Eddy Loves Frank (Cuneiform)

REISSUES

1. Billie Holiday: The Complete Commodore & Decca Masters (Hip-O Select/Verve)

2. John Coltrane: Side Steps (Prestige)

3. Louis Armstrong: The Complete Louis Armstrong Decca Sessions (1935-46) (Mosaic)

VOCAL

Madeline Eastman: Can You Hear Can Me Now? (Mad-Kat)

DEBUT

Carol Bach-y-Rita: What Love Is (Arugula)

LATIN

Mark Levine: Off & On: The Music of Moacir Santos (Left Coast Clavé)

Michael Steinman (Cadence, All About Jazz-New York)

NEW RELEASES

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1. Dan Block-Jon-Erik Kellso-Andrew Scott: Nostalgia (Sackville)

2. Joel Press & Kyle Aho: Untying the Standard (Cadence Jazz)

3. Grant Stewart: Plays the Music of Duke Ellington & Billy Strayhorn (Sharp Nine)

4. Marty Grosz: Hot Winds, the Classic Sessions (Arbors)

5. Dick Hyman: Thinking About Bix (Reference)

6. Soprano Summit: Live in '75 and More (Arbors)

REISSUES

1. Louis Armstrong: The Complete Louis Armstrong Decca Sessions (1935-46) (Mosaic)

2. Various Artists: Professor Visits Harlem: Swing Strings (AB Fable)

3. Peter Ecklund: Horn of Plenty (Classic Jazz)

VOCAL

Lyle Ritz & Rebecca Kilgore: I Wish You Love (PDX Music)

DEBUT

No choice.

LATIN

No choice.

W. Royal Stokes (jazzhouse.org; wroyalstokes.com)

NEW RELEASES (listed alphabetically; 5.5 points each)

Fred Anderson: 21st Century Chase (Delmark) Joshua Breakstone: No One New (Capri) Diva Jazz Trio: Never Never Land (Arbors) Keith Jarrett: Paris/London: Testament (ECM) Ramsey Lewis: Songs From the Heart (Concord) Irvin Mayfield: Book One (World Village/Harmonia Mundi) Resonance Big Band: Tribute to Oscar Peterson (Resonance) Roswell Rudd: Trombone Tribe (Sunnyside) Carol Sudhalter: The Octave Tunes (Alfa) Mark Weinstein & Omar Sosa: Tales From the Earth (Otà)

REISSUES (listed alphabetically; 2 points each)

Dave Brubeck: Time Out (Legacy Edition) (Columbia/Legacy) John Coltrane: Side Steps (Prestige) Artie Shaw: Classic Artie Shaw Bluebird and Victor Sessions (Mosaic)

VOCAL

Tierney Sutton: Desire (Telarc)

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DEBUT

Kristina Train: Spilt Milk (Blue Note)

LATIN

Positive Catastrophe: Garbatos Volume One (Cuneiform)

Jeff Stockton (All About Jazz-New York)

NEW RELEASES

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1.

Charles Evans: The King of All Instruments (Hot Cup)

2.

Nicole Mitchell: Renegades (Delmark)

3.

Warren Smith: Old News, Borrowed Blues (Engine)

4.

Darius Jones: Man'ish Boy (AUM Fidelity)

5.

Jeff "Tain" Watts: Watts (Dark Key)

6.

Flow Trio: Rejuvenation (ESP-Disk)

7.

Miroslav Vitous: Remembering Weather Report (ECM)

8.

John Surman: Brewster's Rooster (ECM)

9.

Burnt Sugar: Making Love to the Dark Ages (Live Wired)

10.

Fred Anderson: Live at Velvet Lounge Volume III (Asian Improv)

REISSUES

No choice.

VOCAL

No choice.

DEBUT

Darius Jones: Man'ish Boy (AUM Fidelity)

LATIN

No choice.

Mark Stryker (Detroit Free Press)

NEW RELEASES

1. Henry Threadgill: This Brings Us To, Volume 1 (Pi)

2. Tom Harrell: Prana Dance (HighNote)

3. Miroslav Vitous: Remembering Weather Report (ECM)

4. John Hollenbeck: Eternal Interlude (Sunnyside)

5. Jeff "Tain" Watts: Watts (Dark Key)

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6.

Clayton Brothers: Brother to Brother (ArtistShare)

7.

Steve Kuhn: Mostly Coltrane (ECM)

8.

Chris Potter: Ultrahang (ArtistShare)

9.

Dana Hall: Into the Light (Origin)

10.

Grant Stewart: Plays the Music of Duke Ellington & Billy Strayhorn (Sharp Nine)

REISSUES

1. Louis Armstrong: The Complete Louis Armstrong Decca Sessions (1935-46) (Mosaic)

2. Roscoe Mitchell: Congliptious (Nessa)

3. Freddie Hubbard: Without a Song: Live in Europe 1969 (Blue Note)

VOCAL

Kurt Elling: Dedicated to You (Concord)

DEBUT

Dana Hall: Into the Light (Origin)

LATIN

Miguel Zenón: Esta Plena (Marsalis Music)

John F. Szwed ( Signal to Noise , The Wire )

NEW RELEASES

1.

Atomic: Retrograde (Jazzland)

2.

Louis Armstrong: Fleischmann's Yeast Show (Jazz Society)

3.

Vijay Iyer: Historicity (ACT)

4.

Satoko Fujii & Myra Melford: Under the Water (Libra)

5.

Ingebrigt Håker Flaten & Håkon Kornstad: Elise (Compunctio)

6.

Geir Lysne: The Greig Code (ACT)

7.

Burnt Sugar: Making Love to the Dark Ages (Live Wired)

8.

Bill Dixon: Tapestries for Small Orchestra (Firehouse 12)

9.

David Binney: Third Occasion (Mythology)

10.

Steve Lehman: Travail, Transformation, and Flow (Pi)

REISSUES

1. Louis Armstrong: The Complete Louis Armstrong Decca Sessions (1935-46) (Mosaic)

2. Denny Zeitlin: Mosaic Select: The Columbia Studio Trio Sessions (Mosaic)

3. Various Artists: Freedom Rhythm & Sound: Revolutionary Jazz 1963-82 (Soul Jazz)

VOCAL

Gretchen Parlato: In a Dream (ObliqSound)

Ballots 2009 [5]

DEBUT

Etienne Charles: Folklore (Etienne Charles)

LATIN

Bobby Sanabria: Kenya Revisited Live!!! (Jazzheads)

Neil Tesser (Jazziz, examiner.com)

NEW RELEASES

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1.

Pierre Dørge: Whispering Elephants (SteepleChase)

2.

Luis Bonilla: I Talking Now! (Planet Arts)

3.

Darcy James Argue: Infernal Machines (New Amsterdam)

4.

Martial Solal: Live at the Village Vanguard (CAM Jazz)

5.

Vijay Iyer: Historicity (ACT)

6.

Evan Parker: The Moment's Energy (ECM)

7.

Henry Threadgill: This Brings Us To, Volume 1 (Pi)

8.

Gary Burton-Pat Metheny-Steve Swallow-Antonio Sanchez: Quartet Live (Concord)

9.

Dave Douglas: A Single Sky (Greenleaf Music)

10.

Derrick Gardner: Echoes of Ethnicity (Owl Studios)

REISSUES

1. Denny Zeitlin: Mosaic Select: The Columbia Studio Trio Sessions (Mosaic)

2. Billie Holiday: The Complete Commodore & Decca Masters (Hip-O Select/Verve)

3. Bill Bruford: The Summerfold Collection 1987-2008 (Summerfold)

VOCAL

Roberta Gambarini: So in Love (Emarcy)

DEBUT

Darcy James Argue: Infernal Machines (New Amsterdam)

LATIN

Mario Adnet & Philippe Baden Powell: Afro Samba Jazz (Adventure Music)

Greg Thomas (Jazz It Up!, National Jazz Museum in Harlem)

NEW RELEASES

1. Roy Hargrove: Emergence (Verve)

2. Bobby Broom: Plays for Monk (Origin)

3. Christian McBride: Kind of Brown (Mack Avenue)

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4.

Benny Golson: New Time, New 'Tet (Concord)

5.

Kurt Elling: Dedicated to You (Concord)

6.

Vijay Iyer: Historicity (ACT)

7.

Jon Gordon: Evolution (ArtistShare)

8.

Cyrus Chestnut: Spirit (Jazz Legacy)

9.

Robert Glasper: Double Booked (Blue Note)

10.

Dominick Farinacci: Lover's Tales and Dances (Koch)

REISSUES

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1. Ella Fitzgerald: Twelve Nights in Hollywood (Hip-O Select/Verve)

2. Freddie Hubbard: Without a Song: Live in Europe 1969 (Blue Note)

3. Johnny Griffin: From Johnny Griffin With Love (Storyville)

VOCAL

Kurt Elling: Dedicated to You (Concord)

DEBUT

Gerald Clayton: Two-Shade (ArtistShare)

LATIN

Chembo Corniel: Things I Wanted To Do (ChemboroRecords)

George Varga (San Diego Union-Tribune, JazzTimes)

NEW RELEASES

1.

Keith Jarrett: Paris/London: Testament (ECM)

2.

James Moody: 4A (IPO)

3.

Linda Oh: Entry (Linda Oh Music)

4.

Branford Marsalis: Metamorphosen (Marsalis Music)

5.

Ravi Coltrane: Blending Times (Savoy Jazz)

6.

Jim Hall & Bill Frisell: Hemispheres (ArtistShare)

7.

Allen Toussaint: The Bright Mississippi (Nonesuch)

8.

Joe Lovano: Folk Art (Blue Note)

9.

Martial Solal: Live at the Village Vanguard (CAM Jazz)

10.

Matthew Shipp: Harmonic Disorder (Thirsty Ear)

REISSUES

1. Louis Armstrong: The Complete Louis Armstrong Decca Sessions (1935-46) (Mosaic)

2. Miles Davis: The Complete Columbia Album Collection (Columbia/Legacy)

3. John Coltrane: Side Steps (Prestige)

VOCAL

Ballots 2009 [5]

Gretchen Parlato: In a Dream (ObliqSound)

DEBUT

Linda Oh: Entry (Linda Oh Music)

LATIN

Miguel Zenón: Esta Plena (Marsalis Music)

Jason Weiss (Shuffle Boyle, Signal to Noise)

NEW RELEASES

1.

Tony Malaby: Warblepeck (Songlines)

2.

Ab Baars & Ken Vandermark: Goofy June Bug (Wig)

3.

Cliff Korman: trainsofthought (Almonds & Roses)

4.

Roswell Rudd: Trombone Tribe (Sunnyside)

5.

Bengt Berger: Beches Brew (Country & Eastern)

6.

Frank Carlberg: The American Dream (Red Piano)

7.

Denis Colin: Subject to Change (Le Chant du Monde)

8.

Jeremy Udden: Plainville (Fresh Sound New Talent)

9.

Joe Morris: Colorfield (ESP-Disk)

10.

Jason Adasiewicz: Varmint (Cuneiform)

REISSUES

1. Elton Dean: Happy Daze/Oh! For the Edge (Ogun)

2. Revolutionary Ensemble: Vietnam (ESP-Disk)

3. Eddy Louiss: D'un jour à l'autre

(Tempo)

VOCAL

Frank Carlberg: The American Dream (Red Piano)

DEBUT

No choice.

LATIN

No choice.

Michael J. West (Washington City Paper, JazzTimes)

NEW RELEASES

1. Ramsey Lewis: Songs From the Heart (Concord)

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2.

Darcy James Argue: Infernal Machines (New Amsterdam)

3.

Rakalam Bob Moses: Father's Day B'hash (Sunnyside)

4.

Gretchen Parlato: In a Dream (ObliqSound)

5.

Vijay Iyer: Historicity (ACT)

6.

Arve Henriksen: Cartography (ECM)

7.

Steve Lehman: Travail, Transformation, and Flow (Pi)

8.

Joe Lovano: Folk Art (Blue Note)

9.

Jeff "Tain" Watts: Watts (Dark Key)

10.

Robert Glasper: Double Booked (Blue Note)

REISSUES

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1. Roscoe Mitchell: Congliptious (Nessa)

2. Tony Bennett & Bill Evans: The Complete Recordings (Fantasy)

3. Tony Williams: Spring (Blue Note)

VOCAL

Gretchen Parlato: In a Dream (ObliqSound)

DEBUT

Darcy James Argue: Infernal Machines (New Amsterdam)

LATIN

Bebo & Chucho Valdes: Juntos Para Siempre (Callé 54)

Josef Woodard (Downbeat, JazzTimes, Los Angeles Times)

NEW RELEASES

1.

Joe Lovano: Folk Art (Blue Note)

2.

Henry Threadgill: This Brings Us To, Volume 1 (Pi)

3.

Dave Douglas: Spirit Moves (Greenleaf Music)

4.

Jim Beard: Revolutions (Sunnyside)

5.

The Monterey Quartet: Live at the 2007 Monterey Jazz Festival (MJF/Concord)

6.

Melody Gardot: My One and Only Thrill (Verve)

7.

Joshua Redman: Compass (Nonesuch)

8.

Arve Henrisksen: Cartography (ECM)

9.

Jeff "Tain" Watts: Watts (Dark Key)

10.

Vijay Iyer: Historicity (ACT)

REISSUES

1. Codona (Don Cherry-Nana Vasconcelos-Collin Walcott): The Codona Trilogy (ECM)

2. Miles Davis: Sketches of Spain (Legacy Edition) (Columbia/Legacy)

3. Lee Konitz & Martial Solal: Star Eyes 1983 (Hatology)

Ballots 2009 [5]

VOCAL

Melody Gardot: My One and Only Thrill (Verve)

DEBUT

No choice.

LATIN

Miguel Zenón: Esta Plena (Marsalis Music)

Ron Wynn (Nashville City Paper, JazzTimes)

NEW RELEASES

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1.

James Carter-John Medeski-Christian McBride-Adam Rogers-Joey Baron: Heaven on Earth (Half Note)

2.

Kurt Elling: Dedicated to You (Concord)

3.

Robert Glasper: Double Booked (Blue Note)

4.

Steve Kuhn: Mostly Coltrane (ECM)

5.

Jackie Ryan: Doozy (Open Art)

6.

Tierney Sutton: Desire (Telarc)

7.

Henry Threadgill: This Brings Us To, Volume 1 (Pi)

8.

Allen Toussaint: The Bright Mississippi (Nonesuch)

9.

Miguel Zenón: Esta Plena (Marsalis Music)

10.

Stefon Harris: Urbanus (Concord)

REISSUES

1. Charles Mingus: Mingus Ah Um (Legacy Edition) (Columbia/Legacy)

2. Miles Davis: Sketches of Spain (Legacy Edition) (Columbia/Legacy)

3. John Coltrane: Side Steps (Prestige)

VOCAL

Kurt Elling: Dedicated to You (Concord)

DEBUT

No choice.

LATIN

Miguel Zenón: Esta Plena (Marsalis Music)

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