Links to various articles by Troy Collins: Album Reviews, Artist Interviews, etc.

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John Abercrombie Quartet - Live at the Hilton Ballroom, April 15, 2007
Muhal Richard Abrams / George Lewis / Roscoe Mitchell - Streaming (Pi)
Steve Adams Trio - Surface Tension (Clean Feed)
Jason Adasiewicz - Rolldown (482 Music)
Jason Adasiewicz's Rolldown - Varmint (Cuneiform)
AGOGIC - AGOGIC (Table and Chairs Music)
Ahleuchatistas - Of The Body Prone (Tzadik)
Jason Ajemian - The Art of Dying (Delmark)
Jason Ajemian - Folklords (Delmark)
Ambrose Akinmusire - When The Heart Emerges Glistening (Blue Note)
Ben Allison - Medicine Wheel (Palmetto)
Ben Allison - Cowboy Justice (Palmetto)
Ben Allison and Man Size Safe - Little Things Run The World (Palmetto)
Ben Allison - Think Free (Palmetto)
Ben Allison - The Stars Look Very Different Today (Sonic Camera)
Barry Altschul - The 3dom Factor (TUM Records)
Scott Amendola Trio - Lift (Sazi Records)
Fred Anderson - Timeless: Live at the Velvet Lounge (Delmark)
Fred Anderson and Hamid Drake - From The River To The Ocean (Thrill Jockey)
Ray Anderson / Han Bennink / Christy Doran - ABD (Hatology)
Darcy James Argue's Secret Society - Infernal Machines (New Amsterdam)
Arrive - There Was... (Clean Feed)
Art Ensemble of Chicago - Non-Cognitive Aspects of the City: Live at Iridium (Pi)
Atomic - Lucidity (Jazzland)
The Bad Plus - Prog (Heads Up)
Billy Bang - Prayer for Peace (TUM Records)
Billy Bang - Da Bang! (TUM)
Thomas Barber's Janus Bloc - Snow Road (D Clef Records)
Carlos Barretto - Radio Song (Clean Feed)
BassDrumBone - The Line Up (Clean Feed)
BassDrumBone - The Long Road (Auricle)
Michael Bates - A Fine Balance (Between The Lines)
Michael Bates Outside Sources - Clockwise (Greenleaf Music)
Matt Bauder - Day In Pictures (Clean Feed)
Josh Berman - Old Idea (Delmark)
Will Bernard - Blue Plate Special (Palmetto)
Tim Berne - Insomnia (Clean Feed)
Tim Berne, Jim Black & Nels Cline - The Veil (Cryptogramophone)
Tim Berne's Snakeoil - Shadow Man (ECM)
Steven Bernstein - Diaspora Suite (Tzadik)
Steven Bernstein's Millennial Territory Orchestra - We Are MTO (Mowo! Inc.)
David Binney - Third Occasion (Mythology)
David Binney - Graylen Epicenter (Mythology)
David Binney - Barefooted Town (Criss Cross)
Michael Bisio / Matthew Shipp Duo - Floating Ice (Relative Pitch)
Michael Bisio - Accortet (Relative Pitch)
Andy Biskin Quartet - Early American: The Music of Stephen Foster (Strudelmedia)
Andy Biskin - Trio Tragico (Strudelmedia)
Jim Black - Dogs of Great Indifference (Winter & Winter)
Black Music Disaster - Black Music Disaster (Thirsty Ear)
Cindy Blackman - Music For The New Millennium (Sacred Sound)
Johnathan Blake - The Eleventh Hour (Sunnyside)
Michael Blake Sextet - Amor De Cosmos (Songlines)
Michael Blake / Kresten Osgood - Control This (Clean Feed)
Ran Blake & Anthony Braxton - A Memory Of Vienna (Hatology)
Samuel Blaser Quartet - 7th Heaven (Between The Lines)
Samuel Blaser - Consort in Motion (Kind of Blue)
Samuel Blaser Consort in Motion - A Mirror to Machaut (Songlines)
Samuel Blaser Quartet - Spring Rain (Whirlwind)
Paul Bley / Kresten Osgood - Florida (ILK)
Boxhead Ensemble - Nocturnes (Atavistic)
Anthony Braxton - Trio & Quintet (Town Hall) 1972 (Hatology)
Anthony Braxton - Trio and Duet (Sackville)
Anthony Braxton - Creative Orchestra (Koln) 1978 (Hatology)
Anthony Braxton - Seven Compositions (Trio) 1989 (Hatology)
Anthony Braxton - Eight (+1) Tristano Compositions 1989 For Warne Marsh (Hatology)
Anthony Braxton / Joe Fonda - Duets 1995 (Clean Feed)
Anthony Braxton / Milford Graves / William Parker - Beyond Quantum (Tzadik)
Michael Brecker - Pilgrimage (Heads Up)
Kyle Brenders Quartet - Offset (18th Note Records)
Bridge 61 - Journal (Atavistic)
Peter Brötzmann - The Complete Machine Gun Sessions (Atavistic)
Peter Brötzmann / Peeter Uuskyla - Born Broke (Atavistic)
Kevin Brow - Koptor (Fresh Sound)
Rob Brown Trio - Sounds (Clean Feed)
Rob Brown Ensemble - Crown Trunk Root Funk (AUM Fidelity)
Kyle Bruckmann's Wrack - Intents & Purposes (482 Music)
Kyle Bruckmann - On Procedural Grounds (New World Records)
Kyle Bruckmann's Wrack - ...Awaits Silent Tristero's Empire (Singlespeed)
Greg Burk - Many Worlds (482 Music)
Greg Burk Trio - The Path Here (482 Music)
Burning Ghosts - Burning Ghosts (Orenda)
Dave Burrell - Momentum (High Two)
Taylor Ho Bynum and Tomas Fujiwara - True Events (482 Music)
Taylor Ho Bynum Sextet - The Middle Picture (Firehouse 12)
Taylor Ho Bynum Sextet - Asphalt Flowers Forking Paths (Hatology)
Taylor Ho Bynum - Enter the PlusTet (Firehouse 12)
Uri Caine - Plays Mozart (Winter & Winter)
Uri Caine Trio - Siren (Winter & Winter)
James Carney Group - Ways & Means (Songlines)
Daniel Carter / William Parker / Federico Ughi - The Dream (577 Records)
James Carter - Present Tense (Emarcy)
James Carter Organ Trio - At The Crossroads (EmArcy)
Regina Carter - I'll Be Seeing You: A Sentimental Journey (Verve)
Thomas Chapin - Ride (Playscape)
Chicago Underground Duo - In Praise of Shadows (Thrill Jockey)
Chicago Underground Duo - Locus (Northern Spy)
Chicago Underground Trio - Chronicle (Delmark)
Claudia Quintet - For (Cuneiform)
Claudia Quintet - Royal Toast (Cuneiform)
Claudia Quintet + 1 featuring Kurt Elling & Theo Bleckmann - What Is the Beautiful? (Cuneiform)
Clean Feed Records - Summer '06 Releases From Clean Feed Records
Alex Cline - Continuation (Cryptogramophone)
Nels Cline - New Monastery: A View Into The Music Of Andrew Hill (Cryptogramophone)
Nels Cline - Coward (Cryptogramophone)
The Nels Cline Singers - Draw Breath (Cryptogramophone)
The Nels Cline Singers - Initiate (Cryptogramophone)
The Nels Cline Singers - Macroscope (Mack Avenue)
Bill Cole's Untempered Ensemble - Proverbs for Sam (Boxholder)
Steve Coleman and Five Elements - Harvesting Semblances and Affinities (Pi)
Ravi Coltrane - Spirit Fiction (Blue Note)
Conference Call - Poetry in Motion (Clean Feed)
Jim Connolly - Jim Connolly and the Gove County String Quartet (pfMentum)
Contact - Five on One (Pirouet)
The Cookers - Cast The First Stone (Plus Loin)
The Cookers - Believe (Motema Music)
The Cookers - Time and Time Again (Motema)
Cooper-Moore - Outtakes 1978 (Hopscotch)
Marc Copland - Another Place (Pirouet)
Marc Copland - Crosstalk (Pirouet)
Cosmologic - Eyes in the Back of My Head (Cuneiform)
Jeff Davis - We Sleep outside (Loyal Label)
Kris Davis - The Slightest Shift (Fresh Sound New Talent)
Kris Davis - Rye Eclipse (Fresh Sound)
Ernest Dawkins - The Messenger: Live At The Original Velvet Lounge (Delmark)
Ernest Dawkins' New Horizons Ensemble - The Prairie Prophet (Delmark)
Michael Dessen Trio - Between Shadow and Space (Clean Feed)
Jorrit Dijkstra - Pillow Circles (Clean Feed)
The Bill Dixon Orchestra - Intents And Purposes (International Phonograph Inc.)
Bill Dixon - Bill Dixon With Exploding Star Orchestra (Thrill Jockey)
DJ Logic - Zen of Logic (Ropeadope)
Dave Douglas - Meaning And Mystery (Greenleaf)
Dave Douglas - A Single Sky (Greenleaf Music)
Dave Douglas & Keystone - Spark of Being (Greenleaf Music)
Dave Douglas Quintet - Time Travel (Greenleaf Music)
Dr. Mint - Visions and Nightmares (pfMENTUM)
Brian Drye - Bizingas (NCM East)
Scott DuBois - Banshees (Sunnyside)
Scott DuBois - Landscape Scripture (Sunnyside)
Marty Ehrlich's Rites Quartet - Things Have Got To Change (Clean Feed)
Marty Ehrlich's Rites Quartet - Frog Leg Logic (Clean Feed)
Harris Eisenstadt - The All Seeing Eye + Octets (Poo-Bah)
Harris Eisenstadt - Guewel (Clean Feed)
Harris Eisenstadt - Canada Day (Clean Feed)
Harris Eisenstadt - Canada Day IV (Songlines)
Nathan Eklund Group - The Crooked Line (Jazz Excursion)
Lisle Ellis - Sucker Punch Requiem: An Homage to Jean-Michel Basquiat (Henceforth)
Liberty Ellman - Ophiuchus Butterfly (Pi)
Liberty Ellman - Radiate (Pi)
Amir ElSaffar - Two Rivers (Pi)
Amir ElSaffar Two Rivers Ensemble - Inana (Pi)
Kahil El'Zabar's Ritual Trio featuring Billy Bang - Big M: A Tribute to Malachi Favors (Delmark)
Kahil El'Zabar Quartet - What It Is! (Delmark)
Empty Cage Quartet - Stratostrophic (Clean Feed)
Empty Cage Quartet - Gravity (Clean Feed)
Endangered Blood - Work Your Magic (Skirl)
Booker Ervin - The Freedom Book (Prestige)
Robin Eubanks Mass Line Big Band - More Than Meets The Ear (Artist Share)
Peter Evans Quartet - The Peter Evans Quartet (Firehouse 12)
Peter Evans Quartet - Live in Lisbon (Clean Feed)
Exploding Star Orchestra - We Are All From Somewhere Else (Thrill Jockey)
Exploding Star Orchestra - Stars Have Shapes (Delmark)
FAB Trio - History of Jazz in Reverse (TUM)
Geoff Farina / Luther Gray / Nate McBride - Out Trios Volume Four: Almanac (Atavistic)
Fast 'N' Bulbous - Waxed Oop (Cuneiform)
Avram Fefer Trio - Ritual (Clean Feed)
Alvin Fielder Trio - A Measure of Vision (Clean Feed)
Joe Fiedler Trio - Plays The Music Of Albert Mangelsdorff (Clean Feed)
Joe Fiedler Trio - I'm In (Multiphonics Music)
Joe Fiedler - Like, Strange (Multiphonics)
Scott Fields Ensemble - Beckett (Clean Feed)
Scott Fields Ensemble - Denouemont (Clean Feed)
Scott Fields Freetet - Bitter Love Songs (Clean Feed)
Scott Fields Ensemble - Samuel (New World)
Fieldwork - Door (Pi)
Fight the Big Bull - Dying Will Be Easy (Clean Feed)
Fire Room - Broken Music (Atavistic)
Clare Fischer Orchestra - Extension (International Phonograph, Inc.)
Flat Earth Society - Psychoscout (Crammed)
The Flatlands Collective - Maatjes (Clean Feed)
The Fonda/Stevens Group - Memphis (Playscape)
Michael Formanek - Small Places (ECM)
Sonny Fortune - You and the Night and the Music (18th & Vine)
The Frame Quartet - 35mm (Okka Disk)
Colter Frazier Quartet - Colter Frazier Quartet (pfMentum)
Free Form Funky Freqs - Urban Mythology: Volume One (Thirsty Ear)
Free Range Rat - Nut Club (Clean Feed)
Frequency - Frequency (Thrill Jockey)
Erik Friedlander - Prowl (Cryptogramophone)
Erik Friedlander - Broken Arm Trio (Skipstone)
Erik Friedlander - Bonebridge (Skipstone)
Erik Friedlander - Claws & Wings (Skipstone)
Erik Friedlander - Nighthawks (Skipstone)
Erik Friedlander - Oscalypso (Skipstone)
Bill Frisell / Ron Carter / Paul Motian - Bill Frisell / Ron Carter / Paul Motian (Nonesuch)
Bill Frisell - Beautiful Dreamers (Savoy Jazz)
Bill Frisell - Big Sur (Okeh)
Satoko Fujii Four - When We Were There (Polystar)
Satoko Fujii Min-Yoh Ensemble - Fujin Raijin (Victo)
Satoko Fujii Quartet - Bacchus (Muzak)
Satoko Fujii Trio - Trace a River (Libra)
Satoko Fujii Ma-Do - Heat Wave (Not Two)
Satoko Fujii Orchestra New York - Summer Suite (Libra)
Satoko Fujii / Natsuki Tamura - Chun (Libra)
Satoko Fujii Ma-Do - Desert Ship (Not Two)
Satoko Fujii Orchestra New York - ETO (Libra)
Tomas Fujiwara & The Hook Up - The Air Is Different (482 Music)
Tomas Fujiwara & The Hook Up - After All is Said (482 Music)
The Fully Celebrated - Drunk On The Blood Of The Holy Ones (AUM Fidelity)
Jacob Garchik - Ye Olde (Yestereve)
Kenny Garrett - Beyond The Wall (Nonesuch)
Jeff Gauthier's Goatette - One And The Same (Cryptogramophone)
Jeff Gauthier Goatette - House of Return (Cryptogramophone)
Chris Gestrin/Ben Monder/Dylan van der Schyff - The Distance (Songlines)
Paul Giallorenzo - Get In To Go Out (482 Music)
Lafayette Gilchrist - Three (Hyena)
Lafayette Gilchrist - Soul Progressin' (Hyena)
Robert Glasper Experiment - Black Radio (Blue Note)
Hans Glawischnig - Panorama (Sunnyside)
Ben Goldberg - Go Home (BAG Production)
Ben Goldberg - Two Sides of Ben Goldberg
Andrew Green - Narrow Margin (Microphonic)
Groundtruther - Altitude (Thirsty Ear)
Tim Hagans - Alone Together (Pirouet)
Mary Halvorson & Jessica Pavone - On and Off (Skirl)
Mary Halvorson & Jessica Pavone - Thin Air (Thirsty Ear)
Mary Halvorson & Jessica Pavone - Departure of Reason (Thirsty Ear)
Mary Halvorson Trio - Dragon's Head (Firehouse 12)
Mary Halvorson, Reuben Radding & Nate Wooley - Crackleknob (Hatology)
Mary Halvorson Quintet - Bending Bridges (Firehouse 12)
Mary Halvorson - Reverse Blue (Relative Pitch)
Ross Hammond - Teakayo Mission (Prescott Recordings)
Ross Hammond Quartet - Adored (Prescott Recordings)
Ross Hammond - Interview: Holding onto the Wave, May, 2013
Stefon Harris - African Tarantella: Dances With Duke (Blue Note)
Joel Harrison - The Wheel (Innova)
Joel Harrison 7 - Search (Sunnyside Records)
Joel Harrison - Mother Stump (Cuneiform)
Joel Harrison 5 - Spirit House (Whirlwind Recordings)
Emily Hay / Brad Dutz / Wayne Peet - Emil Hay / Brad Dutz / Wayne Peet (pfMENTUM)
Gerry Hemingway Quintet - Demon Chaser (Hatology)
Julius Hemphill - Dogon A.D. (International Phonograph, Inc.)
Herculaneum - Orange Blossom (482 Music)
Fred Hess - How 'Bout Now (Tapestry)
Fred Hess - In The Grotto (Alison)
Fred Hess Band - Single Moment (Alison)
Fred Hess Big Band - Hold On (Dazzle Records)
Andrew Hill - Change (Blue Note)
His Name Is Alive - Sweet Earth Flower: a tribute to Marion Brown (High Two)
Eric Hofbauer and The Infrared Band - Myth Understanding (CNM)
John Hollenbeck - Rainbow Jimmies (GPE Records)
John Hollenbeck Large Ensemble - Eternal Interlude (Sunnyside)
Honey Ear Trio - Steampunk Serenade (Foxhaven)
Bruce Hornsby - Camp Meeting (Legacy)
Ron Horton - Everything In A Dream (Fresh Sound New Talent)
Wayne Horvitz - Way Out East (Songlines)
Wayne Horvitz Gravitas Quartet - One Dance Alone (Songlines)
Wayne Horvitz Sweeter Than The Day - A Walk In The Dark (Independent)
Human Feel - Galore (Skirl)
Jason Kao Hwang - Edge (Asian Improv)
Jason Kao Hwang / Edge - Stories Before Within (Innova)
Jason Kao Hwang / Edge - Crossroads Unseen (Euonymus)
Ideal Bread - Transmit: Vol. 2 of The Music of Steve Lacy (Cuneiform)
Jon Irabagon's Outright! - Outright! (Innova)
Jon Irabagon with Mike Pride - I Don't Hear Nothin' But The Blues (Loyal Label)
Jon Irabagon - The Observer (Concord)
Jon Irabagon - Foxy (Hot Cup Records)
Vijay Iyer and Rudresh Mahanthappa - Raw Materials (Savoy)
Vijay Iyer - Tragicomic (Sunnyside)
Vijay Iyer Trio - Historicity (ACT Music)
Vijay Iyer Trio - Accelerando (ACT Music)
Keefe Jackson's Project Project - Just Like This (Delmark)
Keefe Jackson Quartet - Seeing You See (Clean Feed)
Joseph Jarman - As If It Were The Seasons (Delmark)
The Jazz Passengers - Reunited (Justin Time)
Darren Johnston - The Edge of the Forest (Clean Feed)
Darius Jones Trio - Man'ish Boy (A Raw & Beautiful Thing) (AUM Fidelity)
Darius Jones & Matthew Shipp - Cosmic Lieder (AUM Fidelity)
Darius Jones Trio - Big Gurl (Smell My Dream) (AUM Fidelity)
Darius Jones Quartet - Book of Mae'bul (Another Kind of Sunrise) (AUM Fidelity)
Kidd Jordan / William Parker / Hamid Drake - Palm of Soul (AUM Fidelity)
Junk Box (Fujii / Tamura / Hollenbeck) - Fragment (Libra)
Junk Box - Cloudy Then Sunny (Libra)
Henry Kaiser & Ray Russell - The Celestial Squid (Cuneiform)
Pandelis Karayorgis / Nate McBride / Curt Newton - Betwixt (Hatology)
Pandelis Karayorgis Quintet - System Of 5 (Hatology)
Fred Katz - Folk Songs For Far Out Folk (Reboot Stereophonic)
Achim Kaufmann / Michael Moore / Dylan van der Schyff - Kamosc (Red Toucan)
Dave King Trucking Company - Good Old Light (Sunnyside)
Roland Kirk / Jack McDuff - Kirk's Work (Prestige)
KLANG - Tea Music (Allos Documents)
KLANG - Other Doors (Allos Documents)
Kneebody - Low Electrical Worker (Colortone Media)
Kneebody - You Can Have Your Moment (Winter & Winter)
Kirk Knuffke Quartet - Big Wig (Clean Feed)
Kirk Knuffke - Amnesia Brown (Clean Feed)
Charlie Kohlhase's Explorer's Club - Adventures (Boxholder)
Alex Kontorovich - Deep Minor (Chamsa)
Tim Kuhl - King (WJF Records)
Steve Kuhn Trio w/ Joe Lovano - Mostly Coltrane (ECM)
Steve Lacy - Esteem (Atavistic)
Steve Lacy / Roswell Rudd Quartet - Early and Late (Cuneiform)
Julian Lage - Arclight (Mack Avenue)
Michel Lambert - Le Passant (The Wanderer) (Rant)
Adam Lane / Lou Grassi / Mark Whitecage - Drunk Butterfly (Clean Feed)
Steve Lantner - Paradise Road (Skycap)
Steve Lantner Trio - What You Can Throw (Hatology)
Lawnmower - West (Clean Feed)
Lawnmower - Lawnmower II (Clean Feed)
The Leaders - Spirits Alike (Double Moon)
The Peggy Lee Band - Invitation (Drip Audio)
Steve Lehman Quintet - On Meaning (Pi)
Steve Lehman Octet - Travail, Transformation, and Flow (Pi)
Steve Lehman Trio - Dialect Fluorescent (Pi)
Daniel Levin Trio - Fuhuffah (Clean Feed)
Steuart Liebig Tee-Tot Quartet - Always Outnumbered (pfMentum)
David Liebman & Ellery Eskelin - Renewal (Hatology)
David Liebman & Ellery Eskelin - Non Sequiturs (Hatology)
John Lindberg / Karl Berger - Duets 1 (Between The Lines)
Living By Lanterns - New Myth/Old Science (Cuneiform)
Joe Locke - Love Is A Pendulum (Motema)
Fred Lonberg-Holm Trio - Terminal Valentine (Atavistic)
Russ Lossing / Mat Maneri / Mark Dresser - Metal Rat (Clean Feed)
Joe Lovano - Streams of Expression (Blue Note)
Joe Lovano Us Five - Folk Art (Blue Note)
Joe Lovano Us Five - Bird Songs (Blue Note)
Joe Lovano Us Five - Live at Longwood Gardens, January 19, 2013
Allen Lowe - Blues and the Empirical truth (Music & Arts)
Lucky 7's - Pluto Junkyard (Clean Feed)
Rudresh Mahanthappa - Codebook (Pi)
Rudresh Mahanthappa's Indo-Pak Coalition - Apti (Innova)
Rudresh Mahanthappa & Bunky Green - Apex (Pi Recordings)
Tony Malaby / Angelica Sanchez / Tom Rainey - Alive In Brooklyn, Vol. 2 (Sarama)
Tony Malaby - Tamarindo (Clean Feed)
Tony Malaby Cello Trio - Warblepeck (Songlines)
Tony Malaby - Paloma Recio (New World)
Tony Malaby's Apparitions - Voladores (Clean Feed)
Michael Marcus and Ted Daniel - Duology (Boxholder)
Michael Marcus - Lotus Symphony (Not Two)
Denman Maroney - Udentity (Clean Feed)
Billy Martin / John Medeski - Mago (Amulet)
Sabir Mateen - Prophecies Come To Pass (577 Records)
Mauger - The Beautiful Enabler (Clean Feed)
Rob Mazurek Quintet - Sound Is (Delmark)
Rob Mazurek Pulsar Quartet - Stellar Pulsations (Delmark)
Rob Mazurek Octet - Skull Sessions (Cuneiform)
Rob Mazurek and Black Cube SP - Return the Tides: Ascension Suite and Holy Ghost (Cuneiform)
Pete McCann - Most Folks (Omnitone)
Pete McCann - Range (Whirlwind)
Donny McCaslin - In Pursuit (Sunnyside)
Donny McCaslin Trio - Recommended Tools (Greenleaf Music)
Donny McCaslin - Declaration (Sunnyside)
Donny McCaslin - Perpetual Motion (Greenleaf)
John McNeil - East Coast Cool (Omnitone)
Joe McPhee & Ingebrigt Haker Flaten - Blue Chicago Blues (Not Two)
Joe McPhee / Jamie Saft / Joe Morris / Charles Downs - Ticonderoga (Clean Feed)
Medeski, Martin & Wood - Zaebos: The Book of Angels, Vol. 11 (Tzadik)
Medeski, Scofield, Martin & Wood - Out Louder (Indirecto)
Medeski, Scofield, Martin & Wood - Juice (Indirecto)
John Medeski / Matthew Shipp - Scotty Hard's Radical Reconstructive Surgery (Thirsty Ear)
Brad Mehldau - House On Hill (Nonesuch)
Myra Melford's Be Bread - The Image of Your Body (Cryptogramophone)
Myra Melford / Tanya Kalmanovitch - Heart Mountain (Perspicacity)
Pat Metheny Unity Band - Live at Longwood Gardens, August 9, 2012
Lisa Mezzacappa & Nightshade - Cosmic Rift (Leo Records)
Nicole Mitchell's Black Earth Ensemble - Black Unstoppable (Delmark)
Nicole Mitchell's Black Earth Ensemble - Xenogenesis Suite: A Tribute to Octavia Butler (Firehouse 12)
Nicole Mitchell's Black Earth Strings - Renegades (Delmark)
Mi3 - Free Advice (Clean Feed)
The Microscopic Septet - Lobster Leaps In (Cuneiform)
Modo Trio with Jamie Saft - The Uninvited (482 Music)
Ben Monder - Hydra (Sunnyside)
Joe Morris Quartet - Beautiful Existence (Clean Feed)
Joe Morris Trio - Live at Tonic, August 10, 2006
Joe Morris Bass Quartet - High Definition (Hatology)
Joe Morris / Petr Cancura / Luther Gray - Wildlife (AUM Fidelity)
Joe Morris Quartet - Today On Earth (AUM Fidelity)
Rob Mosher's Storytime - The Tortoise (Independent)
Mostly Other People Do The Killing - Shamokin!!! (Hot Cup)
Mostly Other People Do The Killing - This Is Our Moosic (Hot Cup)
Mostly Other People Do the Killing - Mauch Chunk (Hot Cup)
Mostly Other People Do the Killing - Interview: Setting the Record Straight, January, 2013
Paul Motian Band - Garden of Eden (ECM)
Mungenast/Field/Bloom/Proudman - No Such Animal (Innova)
David Murray Black Saint Quartet - Sacred Ground (Justin Time)
Mushroom with Eddie Gale - Joint Happening (Hyena)
Michael Musillami - Fragile Forms (Playscape)
Michael Musillami Trio with Mark Feldman - The Treatment (Playscape)
Michael Musillami Trio + 3 - From Seeds (Playscape)
Michael Musillami Trio - Old Tea (Playscape)
Quinsin Nachoff - Magic Numbers (Songlines)
Quinsin Nachoff - Horizons Ensemble (Independent)
Ted Nash - In The Loop (Palmetto)
Roy Nathanson - Sotto Voce (AUM Fidelity)
The New Mellow Edwards - Big Choantza (Skirl)
New York Art Quartet - Old Stuff (Cuneiform)
Sean Noonan - Brewed By Noons (Songlines)
Nordic Connect - Spirals (Artist Share)
Opsvik and Jennings - Commuter Anthems (Rune Grammofon)
Opsvik and Jennings - A Dream I Used To Remember (Loyal Label)
Eivind Opsvik - Overseas III (Loyal Label)
Eivind Opsvik - Overseas IV (Loyal Label)
Eivind Opsvik - Overseas V (Loyal Label)
Rick Parker Collective - Finding Space (WJF)
William Parker - Long Hidden: The Olmec Series (AUM Fidelity)
William Parker and Hamid Drake - Summer Snow (AUM Fidelity)
William Parker's Raining On The Moon - Corn Meal Dance (AUM Fidelity)
William Parker - Double Sunrise Over Neptune (AUM Fidelity)
William Parker Quartet - Petit Oiseau (AUM Fidelity)
William Parker Organ Quartet - Uncle Joe's Spirit House (Centering Records)
Alan Pasqua - The Antisocial Club (Cryptogramophone)
John Patitucci Trio - Remembrance (Concord)
Jessica Pavone - Songs of Synastry and Solitude (Tzadik)
Mario Pavone Sextet - Deez to Blues (Playscape)
Mario Pavone - Trio Arc (Playscape)
Mario Pavone Double Tenor Quintet - Ancestors (Playscape)
Ivo Perelman / Joe Morris / Gerald Cleaver - Family Ties (Leo Records)
Ivo Perelman / Matthew Shipp / Gerald Cleaver - The Foreign Legion (Leo Records)
Ivo Perelman / Matthew Shipp / William Parker / Gerald Cleaver - Serendipity (Leo Records)
People - 3xaWoman: The Misplaced Files (Telegraph Harp)
Ben Perowsky Quartet - Esopus Opus (Skirl)
Pharoah & The Underground - Spiral Mercury (Clean Feed)
Phoenix Ensemble / Mark Lieb - Clarinet Quintets: Morton Feldman, Milton Babbitt (Innova)
Eric Platz - Life After Life (Allos Documents)
Odean Pope - Odean's List (In + Out)
Chris Potter - Underground (Sunnyside)
Powerhouse Sound - Oslo / Chicago: Breaks (Atavistic)
Noah Preminger - Dry Bridge Road (Nowt)
Bobby Previte and the New Bump - Set The Alarm For Monday (Palmetto)
Bobby Previte - The Coalition of the Willing (Ropeadope)
Mike Pride - From Cradle to Grave
Dafnis Prieto Sextet - Taking the Soul for a Walk (Dafnison Music)
Tom Rainey - Obbligato (Intakt)
Rashanim - Shalosh (Tzadik)
Edward Ratliff - Those Moments Before (Strudelmedia)
Rob Reddy's Gift Horse - A Hundred Jumping Devils (Reddy Music)
Rob Reddy's Small Town - The Book of the Storm (Reddy Music)
Rob Reddy - Bechet: Our Contemporary (Reddy Music)
Mike Reed's Loose Assembly - Last Year's Ghost (482 Music)
Mike Reed - The Speed of Change & Proliferation (482 Music)
Mike Reed's People, Places & Things - About Us (482 Music)
Mike Reed's People, Places & Things - Stories and Negotiations (482 Music)
Mike Reed's Loose Assembly Featuring Roscoe Mitchell - Empathetic Parts (482 Music)
Mike Reed's People, Places & Things - Clean on the Corner (482 Music)
Reut Regev - This is R Time (Ropeadope)
Reut Regev's R*Time - Exploring the Vibe (Enja)
Dave Rempis Percussion Quartet - Rip Tear Crunch (482 Music)
Dave Rempis / Frank Rosaly - Cyrillic (482 Music)
The Rempis Percussion Quartet - Montreal Parade (482 Music)
Marc Ribot - Asmodeus: Book of Angels, Vol. 7 (Tzadik)
Marc Ribot's Ceramic Dog - Party Intellectuals (Pi Recordings)
Marc Ribot's Ceramic Dog - Your Turn (Northern Spy)
Marc Ribot Trio - Live at the Village Vanguard (Pi Recordings)
RIDD Quartet - Fiction Avalanche (Clean Feed)
Jason Rigby - The Sage (Fresh Sound New Talent)
Riverside - Riverside (Greenleaf)
Max Roach & Archie Shepp - The Long March (Hatology)
Matana Roberts - The Chicago Project (Central Control)
Jason Robinson & Anthony Davis - Cerulean Landscape (Clean Feed)
Jason Robinson - The Two Faces of Janus (Cuneiform)
Jason Roebke Octet - Cinema Spiral (NoBusiness)
Josh Roseman - New Constellations: Live In Vienna (Accurate Records)
Daniel Rosenboom - Book of Omens (Nine Winds)
Rova::Orkestrova - No Favorites! (New World)
Roswell Rudd / Mark Dresser - Airwalkers (Clean Feed)
George Russell Sextet - Ezz-Thetics (Riverside)
Carl Hancock Rux - Good Bread Alley (Thirsty Ear)
Dylan Ryan / Sand - Circa (Cuneiform)
Robert Sabin - Romero (Ranula Music)
Robert Sabin - Humanity Part II (Ranula Music)
Sacks / Opsvik / Maneri / Motian - Two Miles A Day (Loyal Label)
Angelica Sanchez Quintet - Live at The Stone, August 10, 2006
Angelica Sanchez - Life Between (Clean Feed)
Sao Paulo Underground - Tres Cabecas Loucuras (Cuneiform)
Sao Paulo Underground - Beija Flors Velho E Sujo (Cuneiform)
Sao Paulo Underground - Cantos Invisiveis (Cuneiform)
Matthias Schubert Quartet - Trappola (Red Toucan)
George Schuller's Circle Wide - Like Before, Somewhat After (Playscape)
George Schuller's Circle Wide - Listen Both Ways (Playscape)
Seabrook Power Plant - Seabrook Power Plant (Loyal Label)
Seabrook Power Plant - Seabrook Power Plant II (Loyal Label)
Sex Mob - Sexotica (Thirsty Ear)
Sex Mob - Cinema, Circus & Spaghetti (Sex Mob Plays Fellini: The Music of Nino Rota) (Royal Potato Family)
Elliott Sharp Trio - Aggregat (Clean Feed)
Avery Sharpe - Legends and Mentors (JKNM)
Aram Shelton's Fast Citizens - Two Cities (Delmark)
Aram Shelton Quartet - Everything for Somebody (Singlespeed Music)
Brad Shepik Trio - Places You Go (Songlines)
Brad Shepik - Human Activity Suite (Songlines)
Matthew Shipp - Piano Vortex (Thirsty Ear)
Matthew Shipp Trio - Harmonic Disorder (Thirsty Ear)
Matthew Shipp Trio - Elastic Aspects (Thirsty Ear)
Matthew Shipp Trio - Root of Things (Relative Pitch)
Matthew Shipp Trio - The Conduct of Jazz (Thirsty Ear)
Matthew Shipp Trio - Piano Song (Thirsty Ear)
Shot x Shot - Let Nature Square (High Two)
Shoup / Burns / Radding / Campbell - The Levitation Shuffle (Clean Feed)
Asaf Sirkis and the Inner Noise - The Song Within (SAM Productions)
Ted Sirota's Rebel Souls - Seize The Time (NAIM)
Skirl Records - New Exit From Brooklyn: Chris Speed's Skirl Records
Slow Poke - At Home (Palmetto)
Ches Smith & These Arches - Finally Out Of My Hands (Skirl)
Dr. Lonnie Smith - Jungle Soul (Palmetto)
Wadada Leo Smith's Golden Quartet - Tabligh (Cuneiform)
Wadada Leo Smith / Jack DeJohnette - America (Tzadik)
Wadada Leo Smith - America's National Parks (Cuneiform)
Sound In Action Trio - Gate (Atavistic)
Russ Spiegel - Chimera (Steeplechase)
Spring Heel Jack - Song and Themes (Thirsty Ear)
Heiner Stadler - Tribute to Bird & Monk (Labor Records)
Ben Stapp Trio - Ecstasis (Uqbar)
Starlicker - Double Demon (Delmark)
Jamie Stewardson - Jhaptal (Fresh Sound New Talent)
Bill Stewart - Incandescence (Pirouet)
Billy Stein - Hybrids (Barking Hoop)
Stirrup - Sewn (482 Music)
String Trio of New York with Oliver Lake - Frozen Ropes (Barking Hoop)
Sun Ra - Strange Strings (Atavistic)
Sun Ra - The Night Of The Purple Moon (Atavistic)
Sun Ra - Some Blues But Not The Kind Thats Blue (Atavistic)
Sun Ra - Secrets of the Sun (Atavistic)
John Surman - Flashpoint: NDR Jazz Workshop - April '69 (Cuneiform)
Tain and the Ebonix - Folk's Songs (Dark Key Music)
Horace Tapscott - The Dark Tree (Hatology)
Chad Taylor - Circle Down (482 Music)
John Tchicai / Charlie Kohlhase / Garrison Fewell - Good Night Songs (Boxholder)
The Thirteenth Assembly - (un)sentimental (Important)
Henry Threadgill Zooid - This Brings Us To, Volume I (Pi Recordings)
Henry Threadgill Zooid - This Brings us To, Volume II (Pi Recordings)
Henry Threadgill Zooid - Tomorrow Sunny / The Revelry, Spp (Pi Recordings)
Henry Threadgill Zooid - In for a Penny, In for a Pound (Pi Recordings)
Thumbscrew - Thumbscrew (Cuneiform)
Tin/Bag - And Begin Again (Evander)
Charles Tolliver Big Band - With Love (Blue Note)
Charles Tolliver Big Band - Emperor March: Live at the Blue Note (Half Note)
Tortoise - Beacons Of Ancestorship (Thrill Jockey)
Transit - Transit (Clean Feed)
Trio M - The Guest House (Enja)
Tyft - Smell The Difference (Skirl)
McCoy Tyner - Guitars (Half Note)
Jeremy Udden - Plainville (Fresh Sound New Talent)
Jeremy Udden's Plainville - If the Past Seems So Bright (Sunnyside)
Gebhard Ullmann - New Basement Research (Soul Note)
The Ullmann / Swell 4 - News? No News! (Jazzwerkstatt)
James "Blood" Ulmer - Bad Blood in the City: The Piety Street Sessions (Hyena)
The Vandermark 5 - Free Jazz Classics, Vol. 3 & 4 (Atavistic)
The Vandermark 5 - A Discontonuous Line (Atavistic)
The Vandermark 5 - Beat Reader (Atavistic)
The Vandermark 5 - Annular Gift (Not Two)
Various Artists - Healing Force: The Songs of Albert Ayler (Cuneiform)
Various Artists - Impulsive! Revolutionary Jazz Reworked (Impulse!)
Cuong Vu - Vu-Tet (Artist Share)
Rob Wagner / Hamid Drake / Nobu Ozaki - Trio (Valid Records)
Torben Waldorff - Afterburn (ArtistShare)
David S. Ware Quartet - BalladWare (Thirsty Ear)
David S. Ware - Shakti (AUM Fidelity)
David S. Ware / Cooper-Moore / William Parker / Muhammad Ali - Planetary Unknown (AUM Fidelity)
The Whammies - Play the Music of Steve Lacy (Driff Records)
Corey Wilkes & Abstrakt Pulse - Cries From Tha Ghetto (Pi)
Howard Wiley - The Angola Project (H.N.I.C. Music)
Matt Wilson's Arts & Crafts - The Scenic Route (Palmetto)
Ethan Winogrand - Tangled Tango (Clean Feed)
Ben Wolfe - No Strangers Here (MaxJazz)
Nate Wooley Sextet - (Sit In) The Throne of Friendship (Clean Feed)
Nate Wooley - Argonautica (Firehouse 12)
Katherine Young's Pretty Monsters - Pretty Monsters (Public Eyesore)
John Zorn - From Silence To Sorcery (Tzadik)
John Zorn / Bar Kokhba Sextet - Lucifer: The Book of Angels Vol. 10 (Tzadik)
John Zorn / Masada Quintet Featuring Joe Lovano - Stolas: Book of Angels, Volume 12 (Tzadik)
John Zorn - O'o (Tzadik)
John Zorn - Femina (Tzadik)
Zu with Mats Gustafsson - How To Raise An Ox (Atavistic)
Zu with Nobuzaku Takemura - Identification With The Enemy (Atavistic)
Zu - Carboniferous (Ipecac)

POINT OF DEPARTURE

Jason Adasiewicz's Sun Rooms - From The Region (Delmark)
JD Allen Trio - Victory! (Sunnyside)
Barry Altschul's 3dom Factor - Tales of the Unforeseen (TUM)
Rodrigo Amado - Searching For Adam (Not Two)
Rodrigo Amado Motion Trio - Desire & Freedom (NotTwo)
Michael Attias - Spun Tree (Clean Feed)
Dave Ballou - Solo Trumpet (Clean Feed)
Celano Baggiani Group - Alienology (Trytone)
BassDrumBone - The Other Parade (Clean Feed)
Michael Bates - Acrobat: Music for, and by, Dmitri Shostakovich (Sunnyside)
Matt Bauder and Day in Pictures - Nightshades (Clean Feed)
Josh Berman & His Gang - There Now (Delmark)
Josh Berman Trio - A Dance and A Hop (Delmark)
Tim Berne - Snakeoil (ECM)
Tim Berne's Snakeoil - You've Been Watching Me (ECM)
Ran Blake - Ran Blake Plays Solo Piano (ESP)
Paul Bley, Franz Koglmann, Gary Peacock - Annette (Hatology)
Peter Brötzmann / Joe McPhee / Kent Kessler / Michael Zerang - Tales Out Of Time (hatOLOGY)
Taylor Ho Bynum Sextet - Apparent Distance (Firehouse 12)
John Carter & Bobby Bradford Quartet - Flight for Four (International Phonograph)
Andrea Centazzo - Moon in Winter (Ictus)
The Chicago Plan - The Chicago Plan (Clean Feed)
Chicago Underground Duo - Boca Negra (Thrill Jockey)
The Claudia Quintet - September (Cuneiform)
The Claudia Quintet - Super Petite (Cuneiform)
Gerald Cleaver Uncle June - Be It As I See It (Fresh Sound New Talent)
Gerald Cleaver - Interview: Surrendering to the Experience, September 2013
Steve Coleman and Five Elements - The Mancy of Sound (Pi Recordings)
Steve Coleman - Interview: Stories along the Path, June 2013
Steve Coleman & the Council of Balance - Synovial Joints (Pi)
Stephan Crump - Rhombal (Papillon Sounds)
Kris Davis / Ingrid Laubrock / Tyshawn Sorey - Paradoxical Frog (Clean Feed)
Kris Davis - Aeriol Piano (Clean Feed)
Ernest Dawkins - Afro Straight (Delmark)
Carlo De Rosa's Cross-Fade - Brain Dance (Cuneiform)
Bill Dixon - Tapestries for Small Orchestra (Firehouse 12)
Dave Douglas' Tiny Bell Trio - Constellations (Hatology)
Dave Douglas Quintet - Brazen Heart (Greenleaf)
Mark Dresser Seven - Sedimental You (Clean Feed)
Kermit Driscoll - Reveille (19/8 Records)
Andrew Drury - Content Provider (Soup and Sound)
Scott DuBois - Black Hawk Dance (Sunnyside)
Marty Ehrlich Large Ensemble - A Trumpet in the Morning (New World)
Harris Eisenstadt - Canada Day II (Songlines)
Harris Eisenstadt - Interview: Freedom in Structure, August 2012
Harris Eisenstadt - Golden State (Songlines)
Harris Eisenstadt - Old Growth Forest (Clean Feed)
Amir ElSaffar and Hafez Modirzadeh - Radif Suite (Pi Recordings)
Amir ElSaffar - Alchemy (Pi)
Empirical - Out 'n' In (Naim)
Empty Cage Quartet & Soletti/Besnard - Take Care of Floating (Rude Awakening)
Endangered Blood - Endangered Blood (Skirl)
Ellery Eskelin, Andrea Parkins & Jim Black - One Great Day... (hatOLOGY)
Ellery Eskelin - Trio New York II (Prime Source)
Ellery Eskelin - Interview: The Big Picture, June 2016
Peter Evans Quintet - Ghosts (More Is More Records)
James Falzone - Interview: The Already and the Not Yet, December 2012
Farmers By Nature - Out Of This World’s Distortions (AUM Fidelity)
Fight The Big Bull - All is Gladness in the Kingdom (Clean Feed)
Michael Formanek Ensemble Kolossus - The Distance (ECM)
Tomas Fujiwara & Taylor Ho Bynum - Stepwise (Not Two)
Tomas Fujiwara & The Hook Up - Actionspeak (482 Music)
Tomas Fujiwara / Ben Goldberg / Mary Halvorson - The Out Louds (Relative Pitch)
Fly - Year Of The Snake (ECM)
Ricardo Gallo's Tierra De Nadie - The Great Fine Line (Clean Feed)
Paul Giallorenzo’s GitGo - Force Majeure (Delmark)
Grass Roots - Grass Roots (AUM Fidelity)
Frank Gratkowski & Hamid Drake - Frank Gratkowski & Hamid Drake (Valid)
Devin Gray - Dirigo Rataplan (Skirl)
Rich Halley Quartet - Requiem for a Pit Viper (Pine Eagle Records)
Rich Halley - Interview: The Outsider, September 2014
Rich Halley 4 - Creating Structure (Pine Eagle)
Rich Halley 5 - The Outlier (Pine Eagle)
Mary Halvorson Quintet - Saturn Sings (Firehouse 12)
Mary Halvorson Septet - Illusionary Sea (Firehouse 12)
Mary Halvorson - Interview: Variety and Contrast, September 2015
Mary Halvorson Octet - Away With You (Firehouse 12)
Harriet Tubman - Araminta (Sunnyside)
Joel Harrison String Choir - The Music of Paul Motian (Sunnyside)
Joel Harrison & Lorenzo Feliciati - Holy Abyss (Cuneiform)
Billy Hart - All Our Reasons (ECM)
Curtis Hasselbring - Number Stations (Cuneiform)
Mark Helias' Open Loose - The Signal Maker (Intakt)
Gerry Hemingway Quintet - Riptide (Clean Feed)
Fred Hess Big Band - Into The Open (Alison Records)
Jon Irabagon - It Takes All Kinds (Irabbagast/Jazzwerkstatt)
Jon Irabagon featuring Tom Harrell - Behind the Sky (Irabbagast)
Keefe Jackson - Interview: Following the Moment, March, 2014
Keefe Jackson & Jason Adasiewicz - Rows and Rows (Delmark)
Darren Johnston's Gone To Chicago - The Big Lift (Porto Franco)
Pandelis Karayorgis Trio - Cocoon (Driff Records)
Pandelis Karayorgis Quintet - Circuitous (Driff Records)
Kirk Knuffke - Interview: No Limits, June 2015
Lee Konitz New Quartet - Live at the Village Vanguard (Enja)
Adam Lane's Full Throttle Orchestra - Ashcan Rantings (Clean Feed)
Last Exit - Iron Path (ESP)
Ingrid Laubrock Anti-House - Strong Place (Intakt)
George Lewis - Solo Trombone Record (Sackville)
Chris Lightcap's Bigmouth - Deluxe (Clean Feed)
Chris Lightcap's Bigmouth - Epicenter (Clean Feed)
John Lindberg - Interview: Exciting Adventures, December 2016
Fred Lonberg-Holm's Fast Citizens - Gather (Delmark)
Rudresh Mahanthappa - Gamak (ACT Music)
Rudresh Mahanthappa - Bird Calls (ACT Music)
Tony Malaby's Novela - Tony Malaby's Novela (Clean Feed)
Tony Malaby - Interview: Visualizing the Sound, March 2015
Tony Malaby Paloma Recio - Incantations (Clean Feed)
Rob Mazurek Exploding Star Orchestra - Galactic Parables: Volume 1 (Cuneiform)
Myra Melford's Be Bread - The Whole Tree Gone (Firehouse 12)
Myra Melford - Snowy Egret (Enja)
Lisa Mezzacappa's Bait & Switch - What Is Known (Clean Feed)
Lisa Mezzacappa's Bait & Switch - Comeuppance (NotTwo)
Lisa Mezzacappa Trio - X Marks the Question (Queen Bee)
The Microscopic Septet - Friday The 13th: The Micros Play Monk (Cuneiform)
The Microscopic Septet - Manhattan Moonrise (Cuneiform)
The Microscopic Septet - Been Up So Long It Looks Like Down to Me: The Micros Play the Blues (Cuneiform)
Allison Miller - BOOM TIC BOOM (Foxhaven)
Allison Miller - Interview: A Life Soaked in Music, September 2016
Minamo - Kuroi Kawa - Black River (Tzadik)
Dom Minasi String Quartet - Dissonance Makes the Heart Grow Fonder (Konnex)
Nicole Mitchell - Awakening (Delmark)
Nicole Mitchell's Ice Crystal - Aquarius (Delmark)
Nicole Mitchell - Engraved in the Wind (Rogue Art)
Jason Moran - Ten (Blue Note)
Rakalam Bob Moses & Greg Burk - Ecstatic Weanderings (Jazzwerkstatt)
Mostly Other People Do the Killing - Forty Fort (Hot Cup)
Mostly Other People Do the Killing - Red Hot (Hot Cup)
Mostly Other People Do the Killing - Loafer’s Hollow (Hot Cup)
Michael Musillami Trio + 4 - Mettle (Playscape)
Michael Musillami Trio - Pride (Playscape)
Aruan Ortiz Trio - Hidden Voices (Intakt)
Jeff Parker Trio - Bright Light In Winter (Delmark)
Mario Pavone Orange Double Tenor - Arc Suite T/Pi T/Po (Playscape)
Mario Pavone - Street Songs (Playscape)
Ivo Perelman Quartet - The Hour of the Star (Leo Records)
Anthony Pirog - Interview: The New Electric, December 2014
Don Pullen - Richard's Tune (Sackville)
Tom Rainey Trio - Pool School (Clean Feed)
Mike Reed's People, Places and Things - A New Kind of Dance (482 Music)
Tomeka Reid - Interview: On the Rise, December 2015
Eric Revis - Interview: The Specter of Posterity, March 2013
Eric Revis Trio - Crowded Solitudes (Clean Feed)
Jason Robinson - Tiresian Symmetry (Cuneiform)
Jason Roebke Octet - High/Red/Center (Delmark)
Daniel Rosenboom - Interview: A Pioneer Spirit, June 2014
Ned Rothenberg - Quintet for Clarinet and Strings (Tzadik)
Ned Rothenberg - Ryu Nashi/No School-New Music for Shakuhachi (Tzadik)
Rova + Nels Cline Singers - The Celestial Septet (New World)
Adam Rudolph's Go: Organic Guitar Orchestra - Turning Towards The Light (Cuneiform)
Paul Rutherford - Tetralogy (Emanem)
Samo Salamon Trio - Almost Almond (Sanje)
Angelica Sanchez Quintet - Wires & Moss (Clean Feed)
Elliott Sharp Aggregat - Quintet (Clean Feed)
Elliott Sharp Aggregat - Dialectrical (Clean Feed)
Ches Smith and These Arches - Hammered (Clean Feed)
Vinnie Sperrazza - Apocryphal (Loyal Label)
The Jeremy Steig Quartet - Flute Fever (Internationl Phonograph)
Jason Stein's Locksmith Isidore - Three Kinds of Happiness (Not Two)
Jason Stein Quartet - The Story This Time (Delmark)
Co Streiff - Russ Johnson Quartet - In Circles (Intakt)
Horace Tapscott Quintet - The Giant is Awakened (International Phonograph, Inc.)
The Thirteenth Assembly - Station Direct (Important)
Thumbscrew - Convallaria (Cuneiform)
Trio BraamDeJoodeVatcher - Quartet (Bik Bent Braam)
Gebhard Ullmann Basement Research - Hat and Shoes (Between the Lines)
Variable Density Sound Orchestra - Evolving Strategies (NotTwo)
Vox Arcana - Aerial Age (Allos Documents)
Weasel Walter, Mary Halvorson, Peter Evans - Electric Fruit (Thirsty Ear)
Alex Ward - Predicate (FMR)
Greg Ward's Phonic Juggernaut - Greg Ward's Phonic Juggernaut (Thirsty Ear)
David S. Ware - Onecept (AUM Fidelity)
Matt Wilson's Big Happy Family - Beginning of a Memory (Palmetto)
Nate Wooley Quintet - (Put Your) Hands Together (Clean Feed)
Nate Wooley - Interview: Existing Within the Music, March 2016

BAGATELLEN

Brian Allen with Tony Malaby and Tom Rainey - Synapse (Braintone)
The Microscopic Septet - History of the Micros, Vols. 1 & 2 (Cuneiform)
Jason Moran - Artist In Residence (Blue Note)

ONE FINAL NOTE

Peter Apfelbaum and the Hieroglyphics Ensemble - It Is Written (ACT)
Michaël Attias Trio - Renku (Playscape)
Michaël Attias - Credo (Clean Feed)
Sam Bardfeld - Periodic Trespasses (Fresh Sound New Talent)
Beans - Only (Thirsty Ear)
Michael Blake Trio - Right Before Your Very Ears (Clean Feed)
Rob Brown Quartet - Radiant Pools (Rogue Art)
Taylor Ho Bynum and SpiderMonkey Strings - Other Stories [Three Suites] (482 Music)
James Carter - Out of Nowhere (Half Note)
James Carter/Cyrus Chestnut/Reginald Veal/Ali Jackson - Gold Sounds (Brown Brothers)
Claudia Quintet - Semi-Formal (Cuneiform)
Dave Douglas - Keystone (Greenleaf)
Decision Dream - Steamroom Variations (Red Toucan)
Zé Eduardo/Jack Walrath Quartet - Bad Guys (Clean Feed)
Marty Ehrlich - News on the Rail (Palmetto)
James Finn - Plaza De Toros (Clean Feed)
Erik Friedlander - Interview, December 2005
Ben Goldberg - The Door, the Hat, the Chair, the Fact (Cryptogramophone)
Vinny Golia - Sfumato (Clean Feed)
Groundtruther - Longitude (Thirsty Ear)
Gerry Hemingway Quintet - Double Blues Crossing (Between The Lines)
Andrew Hill - Time Lines (Blue Note)
Lindsey Horner - Don't Count On Glory (Cadence)
Last Exit - Köln (Atavistic)
Steve Lehman - Demian As Posthuman (Pi)
Rob Mazurek - Interview, March 2006
John McNeil - East Coast Cool (Omnitone)
Joe McPhee and John Snyder - Pieces of Light (Atavistic)
Roscoe Mitchell Quintet - Turn (Rogue Art)
Michael Musillami Trio - Dachau (Playscape)
MTKJ Quartet - Day Of The Race (Nine Winds)
Odyssey The Band - Back In Time (Pi)
Eivind Opsvik - Overseas II (Fresh Sound New Talent)
William Parker Quartet - Sound Unity (AUM Fidelity)
Mike Reed - In The Context Of (482 Music)
Tone Collector [Malaby/Opsvik/Davis] - Tone Collector (Jazzaway)
Dylan van der Schyff - The Definition of a Toy (Songlines)
The Vandermark 5 - The Color of Memory (Atavistic)
Zu - How to Raise an Ox + The Way of the Animal Powers (Atavistic + Xeng)

JUNKMEDIA

Ben Allison and Medicine Wheel - Buzz (Palmetto)
Scott Amendola Band - Believe (Cryptogramophone)
Fred Anderson and Hamid Drake - Back Together Again (Thrill Jockey)
Art Ensemble of Chicago - Sirius Calling (Pi Recordings)
Tim Berne's Big Satan - Souls Saved Hear (Thirsty Ear)
Steven Bernstein - Diaspora Hollywood (Tzadik)
Blue Series Continuum - GoodandEvil Sessions (Thirsty Ear)
Blues Explosion - Damage (Sanctuary)
Björk - Medulla (Elektra)
Anthony Braxton Quartet - Four Compositions (GTM) 2000 (Delmark)
Dave Burrell's Full-Blown Trio - Expansion (High Two)
Don Byron - Ivey-Divey (Blue Note)
Can - The First Four Albums (Mute, remastered reissues)
James Carter/Cyrus Chestnut/Reginald Veal/Ali Jackson - Gold Sounds (Brown Brothers)
Nick Cave and The Bad Seeds - B-Sides and Rarities (Mute)
Chicago Underground Trio - Slon (Thrill Jockey)
Tom Christensen - New York School (Playscape)
Nels Cline and Vinny Golia - The Entire Time (Nine Winds)
Nels Cline Singers - The Giant Pin (Cryptogramophone)
Nels Cline - Interview, January 2005
Alice Coltrane - Translinear Light (Impulse!)
Contemporary Jazz Quintet - Actions 1966-67 (Atavistic)
Danger Doom - The Mouse and the Mask (Epitaph)
Ernest Dawkins' New Horizons Ensemble - Mean Ameen (Delmark)
Dirty Three - She Has No Strings Apollo (Touch and Go)
Dirty Three - Cinder (Touch and Go)
DJ Spooky and Dave Lombardo - Drums of Death (Thirsty Ear)
Dave Douglas - Freak In (Bluebird/RCA)
Dave Douglas - Bow River Falls (Premonition)
Mark Dresser/Denman Maroney - Time Changes (Cryptogramophone)
Electric Masada - 50th Birthday Celebration (Tzadik)
Ellery Eskelin - Arcanum Moderne (hATOLOGY)
Ellery Eskelin - Ten (hATOLOGY)
Kahil El'Zabar and David Murray - We Is (Delmark)
Fast N' Bulbous - Pork Chop Blue Around The Rind (Cuneiform)
Fieldwork - Simulated Progress (Pi Recordings)
FME - Cuts (Okka Disk)
Erik Friedlander - Quake (Cryptogramophone)
Vinny Golia - A Gift For The Unusual (Nine Winds)
Drew Gress - 7 Black Butterflies (Premonition)
Groundtruther - Latitude (Thirsty Ear)
Gerry Hemingway Quartet - Devil's Paradise (Clean Feed)
Gerry Hemingway Quintet - Double Blues Crossing (Between The Lines)
Gerry Hemingway Quartet - The Whimbler (Clean Feed)
Fred Hersch - Trio + 2 (Palmetto)
Fred Hess Quartet - Crossed Paths (Tapestry)
Charlie Hunter - Come In Red Dog, This Is Tango Leader (Ropeadope)
Vijay Iyer - Reimagining (Savoy)
Russ Johnson - Save Big (Omnitone)
Mike Ladd & Vijay Iyer - In What Language? (Pi Recordings)
Mike Ladd - Negrophilia (Thirsty Ear)
Mike Ladd - Father Divine (ROIR)
John Lindberg Quartet - Winter Birds (Between The Lines)
Fred Lonberg-Holm Trio - Other Valentines (Atavistic)
Rudresh Mahanthappa - Mother Tongue (Pi Recordings)
Mat Maneri - Pentagon (Thirsty Ear)
Kalaparush Maurice McIntyre and the Light - Morning Song (Delmark)
Medeski, Martin and Wood - End of the World Party [just in case] (Blue Note)
Ron Miles Quartet - Laughing Barrel (Sterling Silver)
Jason Moran - Same Mother (Blue Note)
MTKJ Quartet - Making Room For Spaces (Nine Winds)
Ted Nash and Odeon - La Espada de la Noche (Palmetto)
New Salt - New Salt (Xeng)
Opsvik and Jennings - Floyel Files (NCM)
Greg Osby - St. Louis Shoes (Blue Note)
Greg Osby - Channel III (Blue Note)
Jeff Parker - Like-Coping (Delmark)
Jeff Parker and Scott Fields - Song Songs Song (Delmark)
Jeff Parker - The Relatives (Thrill Jockey)
Jeff Parker - Interview, February 2005
William Parker - Scrapbook (Thirsty Ear)
William Parker - Luc's Lantern (Thirsty Ear)
William Parker - Sound Unity (AUM Fidelity)
Bobby Previte and Bump - Counterclockwise (Palmetto)
Quasi - Interview, September 2003
Rashanim - Masada Rock (Tzadik)
Revolutionary Ensemble - And Now ... (Pi Recordings)
Marc Ribot - Spiritual Unity (Pi Recordings)
Rosenberg/Baker/Hatwich/Daisy - New Folk, New Blues (482 Music)
Rova :: Orkestrova - Electric Ascension (Atavistic)
Jenny Scheinman - 12 Songs (Cryptogramophone)
Wadada Leo Smith - Lake Biwa (Tzadik)
Sonic Liberation Front - Ashe A Go-Go (High Two)
Sex Mob - Dime Grind Palace (Ropeadope)
Matthew Shipp - Equilibrium (Thirsty Ear)
Matthew Shipp - Harmony And Abyss (Thirsty Ear)
Matthew Shipp - Interview, October 2004
Nancy Sinatra - Nancy Sinatra (Sanctuary)
Sleater-Kinney - The Woods (Sub Pop)
Chris Speed's Yeah NO - Swell Henry (Squealer)
Spring Heel Jack - The Sweetness Of The Water (Thirsty Ear)
Sun Ra - Space Is The Place, DVD reissue, Interview with director & producer
John Surman - Way Back When (Cuneiform)
Chad Taylor - Interview, January 2004
John Tchicai, Garrison Fewell Quintet - Big Chief Dreaming (Soul Note)
Thirsty Ear - Label Profile, August 2003
Triptych Myth - The Beautiful (AUM Fidelity)
Vandermark 5 - Airports For Light (Atavistic)
David S. Ware Quartet - The Freedom Suite (AUM Fidelity)
Mike Watt - The Secondman's Middle Stand (Columbia)
Matt Wilson Quartet - Humidity (Palmetto)
Matt Wilson's Arts and Crafts - Wake Up (To What's Happening) (Palmetto)
Yohimbe Brothers - The Tao of Yo (Thirsty Ear)
John Zorn - Voices in the Wilderness (Tzadik)
John Zorn - The Unknown Masada (Tzadik)
John Zorn - Magick (Tzadik)
John Zorn's Masada - Sanhedrin (Tzadik)
John Zorn - Mysterium (Tzadik)
John Zorn / Masada String Trio - Azazel: Book of Angels, Vol. 2 (Tzadik)

JAZZMATAZZ

Wayne Shorter - Alegria (Verve)
Albert Ayler - Music is the Healing Force of the Universe (Impulse!)
Earl Hines - Once Upon a Time (Impulse!)
Steve Kuhn, Gary McFarland - The October Suite (Impulse!)
Sam Rivers - Crystals (Impulse!)
Pee Wee Russell - Ask Me Now! (Impulse!)
Archie Shepp - Attica Blues (Impulse!)

CADENCE MAGAZINE

Ahmed Abdullah - Travelling The Spaceways (Planet Arts) - April 2005, p.127
Rodrigo Amado - Teatro (European Echoes) - March 2007, p.46
Andrea Rossi Andrea - Textmelog.blue (Splasch) - July 2006, p.127
Shan Arsenault - The Jazz Beat Sessions (Jazzbeat) - April 2006, p.128
Art Ensemble of Chicago - Non-Cognitive Aspects of the City (Pi) - November 2006, p.41
Assumptions Trio - Departures (Newmarket) - April 2005, p.109
Michael Attias - Credo (Clean Feed) - August 2006, p.41
Derek Bailey & Evan Parker - The London Concert (PSI) - October 2005, p.30
Dave Ballou - Regards (Steeplechase) - January 2006, p.116
Bandapart - Bandapart (ILK) - September 2006, p.112
Sam Bardfeld - Periodic Trespasses (Fresh Sound New Talent) - August 2006, p.108
Carlos Bechegas - Open Density (Forward.Rec) - April 2005, p.116
Carlos Bechegas/Peter Kowald- Open View (Forward.Rec) - April 2005, p.116
Gregg Bendian - Change (Aggregate) - June 2006, p.104
Jean-Christophe Beney - Polychromy (Effendi) - April 2005, p.46
Jerry Bergonzi - Tenor of the Times (Savant) - November 2006, p.125
Faruq Z. Bey - Auzar (Entropy) - April 2005, p.109
Andrew Bishop - Time and Imaginary Time (Envoi) - December 2005, p.41
Dan Blake - The Party Suite (Daniel Blake) - September 2006, p.105
Luca Bonvini - The Mystic Trumpet (Splasch) - July 2005, p.106
Dan Brantigan - Becoming (Silent Medicine) - April 2006, p.111
John Wolf Brennan - Momentum Four: Rising Fall (Leo) - May 2006, p.117
Helene Breshand/Jean-Francois Pauvros - Sombre (Victo) - December 2005, p.43
Gai Bryant - 2 Degrees East (GB) - June 2006, p.122
Taylor Ho Bynum & SpiderMonkey Strings - Other Stories ... (482 Music) - May 2006, p.127
James Carney - Green-Wood (Songlines) September 2007, p.32
Corey Christiansen - Awakening (Mel Bay) - June 2006, p.122
Benn Clatworthy/Otmaro Ruiz/Chris Colangelo/Jim Paxson - Live (BCM) - April 2005, p.109
Cooper-Moore - Outtakes 1978 (Hopscotch) - May 2006, p.43
Miles Davis - 'Round About Midnight (Columbia) - October 2005, p.29
Roberto Demo - Sono Un Bluff (Abeat) - May 2005, p.26
Bob Dogan - Rings (Big Foot) - June 2006, p.128
Michel Donato - And His European Friends (Effendi) - April 2005, p.46
Michel Doneda/Tetsu Saitoh - Spring Road (Scissors) - December 2005, p.43
Lars Duppler - Palindrome Sextet (Jazzhaus) - December 2005, p.106
Ze Eduardo/Jack Walrath - Bad Guys (Clean Feed) - August 2006, p.41
Harris Eisenstadt - The All Seeing Eye + Octets (Poo-bah) September 2007, p.41
Empty Cage Quartet - Hello The Damage (Pfmentum) - January 2007, p.105
Peter Epstein/Brad Shepik/Matt Kilmer - Lingua Franca (Songlines) - April 2006, p.105
James Falzone - The Sign and the Thing Signified (Allos) - July 2007, p.132
Riccardo Fassi - Plays the Music of Eric Dolphy (Splasch) - July 2006, p.127
Fast N' Bulbous - Pork Chop Blue Around The Rind (Cuneiform) - May 2005, p.25
Kali Z. Fasteau - Making Waves (Flying Note) - April 2005, p.127
Morton Feldman Jazz Tributes (Villars Edition) - May 2005, p.25
Simon H. Fell - Four Compositions (Red Toucan) - April 2005, p.121
Joe Fiedler - Plays The Music of Albert Mangelsdorff (Clean Feed) - August 2006, p.41
Fieldwork - Simulated Progress (Pi) - November 2005, p.34
Milo Fine/Davu Seru/Elliot Fine - Second Meeting (Elfin) - May 2006, p.117
Riccardo Fioravanti - Bill Evans Project (Abeat) - February 2006, p.43
Dave Fox - Dedication Suite (Umbrella) - May 2006, p.107
Satoko Fujii - Live In Japan (MTCJ) - June 2006, p.41
Satoko Fujii/Natsuki Tamura - In Krakow In November (Not Two) - May 2007, p.108
Jerry Granelli - The Sonic Temple (Songlines) - August 2007, p.44
Lou Grassi - Avanti Galoppi (CIMP) - June 2005, p.127
Stephen Gauci - Long Night Waiting (Cadence) - January 2006, p.132
Burton Greene - Signs of the Times (CIMP) - November 2006, p.123
Phillip Greenlief - Seared Circuit Incident (Evander) - November 2006, p.117
Danny Grissett - Promise (Criss Cross) - November 2006, p.133
Alfred Gulden/Christof Thewes - Greyhound (Jazzhaus) - December 2005, p.106
Iro Haarla/Ulf Krokfors - Penguine Beguine (TUM) - December 2005, p.114
Chico Hamilton - Truth (Fresh Sound) - October 2005, p.29
Masashi Harada/Mat Maneri - The Soul With Longing For Dim Hills ... (Leo) - May 2006, p.117
Mark Helias - Atomic Clock (Radio Legs) - September 2006, p.41
Gerry Hemingway - The Whimbler (Clean Feed) - February 2006, p.104
Vijay Iyer - Reimagining (Savoy) - November 2005, p.44
Guus Janssen - Futeristche Historie (Data) - September 2006, p.120
Phillip Johnston - Rub Me The Wrong Way (Innova) - April 2005, p.129
Juez - Shemspeed Alt Schule (Modular Mood) - June 2005, p.42
Soren Kjaergaard - Keys (ILK) - September 2006, p.112
Soren Kjaergaard - Amfebia (ILK) - September 2006, p.112
Soren Kjaergaard - Akustika (ILK) - September 2006, p.112
Hakon Kornstad/Harvard Wiik - Eight Tunes We Like (Moserobie) - December 2005, p.43
Hakon Kornstad - Single Engine (Jazzland) - September 2007, p.117
Pete La Roca - Turkish Women At The Bath (Fresh Sound) - October 2005, p.29
Oliver Lake/Reggie Workman/Andrew Cyrille [Trio 3] - Time Being (Intakt) - November 2006, p.123
Oliver Maas - Invisible Change (Jazz Haus) - September 2006, p.120
George Marsh and W.A. Mathieu - Game/No Game (Mutable) - January 2006, p.105
Adam Lane - Music Degree Zero (CIMP) - July 2006, p.134
Nguyen Le - Walking On The Tiger's Tail (ACT) - November 2005, p.116
London Improv. Orch. - Responses, Reproductions & Reality (Emanem) - December 2005, p.120
Andy Lumpp - Musica Ex Spiritu Sancto (Nabel) - April 2006, p.122
Lungau Big Band - The Monk's Progress (LBB) - December 2005, p.114
Rudresh Mahanthappa - Mother Tongue (Pi) - May 2005, p.126
Irvin Mayfield - Strange Fruit (Basin Street) - December 2005, p.125
Roscoe Mitchell & Tatsu Aoki - First Look (Southport) - June 2006, p.123
Ravish Momin - Climbing The Banyan Tree (Clean Feed) - July 2005, p.108
Ferris Mosby - East West (MMG) - April 2006, p.111
Francois Moutin - Something Like Now (Nocturne) - April 2006, p.128
MRC Trio - That Magic Thread (Romhog) - June 2005, p.113
Michael Musillami - Dachau (Playscape) - April 2006, p.40
Ted Nash and Odeon - La Espada de la Noche (Palmetto) - September 2005, p.104
Niacin - Organik (Magna Carta) - June 2006, p.104
Zimbabwe Nkenya - And The New Jazz (High Mayhem) - June 2006, p.41
Alfonso Pais - Terranova (Clean Feed) - July 2005, p.106
Paper Hat - Nine Conversations (Rufus) - November 2006, p.133
William Parker - Long Hidden: The Olmec Series (AUM Fidelity) - August 2006, p.114
Mario Pavone - Deez to Blues (Playscape) - June 2006, p.111
Claudio Puntin - Mondo (Jazzhaus) - November 2005, p.116
Reuben Radding - Fugitive Pieces (Pine Ear) - September 2006, p.41
Revolutionary Ensemble - And Now ... (Pi) - April 2005, p.131
Howard Riley - Two Is One (Emanem) - November 2006, p.117
Barry Romberg - Random Access Part 3 (Romhog) - May 2005, p.25
Kareem Roustom - Almitra's Question (Fuller Street) - December 2005, p.114
George Russell - The Complete Bluebird Recordings (Lonehill) - October 2005, p.30
Paul Rutherford - Neuph (Emanem) - October 2005, p.30
Walter Smith III - Casually Introducing (FSNT) - September 2006, p.105
Sound On Survival - Live (Henceforth) - January 2006, p.132
Ed Spargo - Ed Spargo (ESJ) - April 2006, p.111
Spontaneous Music Ensemble - A New Distance (Emanem) - December 2005, p.114
Norbert Stein - Pata Java (Pata) - November 2005, p.116
John Stevens - New Cool (Emanem) - October 2005, p.30
Tim Stevens - Three Friends In Winter (Rufus) - June 2006, p.128
Hans Sturm - Altered States of Bass (Water Street) - May 2006, p.107
Tangoseis - Pasion / A.S. (Abeat) - May 2005, p.25
3 Sisters - Village (Romhog) - December 2005, p.114
Caroline Thon - Patchwork (Jazz Haus) - September 2006, p.105
Dick Titterington - Yellow Dance (Heavywood) - January 2006, p.116
Tone Collector - Tone Collector (Jazzaway) - April 2006, p.131
Trio Da Paz - Somewhere (Blue Toucan) - April 2006, p.105
Birgit Ulher/Damon Smith/Martin Blume - Sperrgut (Balance Point) - July 2006, p.130
Gebhard Ullmann/Chris Dahlgren/Art Lande - Die Blaue Nixe (Between The Lines) - May 2007, p.47
Various Artists -Freedom of the City 2004 (Emanem) - December 2005, p.120
Vinkeloe/Cremashi/Masaoka/Robair - Klang.Farbe.Melodie (482 Music) - July 2005, p.132
Trevor Watts - World Sonic (Hi 4 Head) - May 2006, p.107
WBZ Trio - Prima Ballerina (ILK) - July 2006, p.130
Western jazz Quartet - Mayan Myths (Sea Breeze) - November 2006, p.125
Mario Zara - Songs (Abeat) - February 2006, p.43

YEAR END POLLS AND LISTS

2016
NPR Music Jazz Critics Poll: 2016
El Intruso 9th Annual Critics Poll: 2016
All About Jazz: Best of 2016

2015
NPR Music Jazz Critics Poll: 2015
El Intruso 8th Annual Critics Poll: 2015
All About Jazz: Best of 2015

2014
NPR Music Jazz Critics Poll: 2014
El Intruso 7th Annual Critics Poll: 2014
All About Jazz: Best of 2014

2013
NPR Music Jazz Critics Poll: 2013
El Intruso 6th Annual Critics Poll: 2013
All About Jazz: Best of 2013

2012
Rhapsody Jazz Critics Poll: 2012
El Intruso 5th Annual Critics Poll: 2012
All About Jazz: Best of 2012

2011
Rhapsody Jazz Critics Poll: 2011
El Intruso 4th Annual Critics Poll: 2011
All About Jazz: Best of 2011

2010
Village Voice Jazz Critics Poll: 2010
El Intruso 3rd Annual Critics Poll: 2010
All About Jazz: Best of 2010

2009
Village Voice Jazz Critics Poll: 2009
El Intruso 2nd Annual Critics Poll: 2009
All About Jazz: Best of 2009

2008
El Intruso 1st Annual Critics Poll: 2008
All About Jazz: Best of 2008

2007
All About Jazz: Best of 2007

2006
All About Jazz: Best of 2006

2005
One Final Note: Top Ten of 2005

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