Monday, December 04, 2006

The Best of 2006

The Jazz Set
Live365.com
Host: Banzai Bill White

Playlist
Dec. 5 to Dec. 11

Program Note: Next Week—Top 30 From The Best in Classic Jazz

I learned years ago from Mr. Michael Gourrier that you never “rank” your Top 30 list. These cuts are in no particular order, though I will say that I was really impressed with five of these albums in particular: Joe Locke and Geoffery Keezer’s “Live in Seattle,” Christian Scott’s “Rewind That,” Kenny Garrett’s “Beyond the Wall,” Anton Schwartz’s “Radiant Blue,” and Ted Nash’s “In The Loop.” All the albums presented this week, though, are EXCELLENT albums. They would all make excellent additions to your Jazz library. I really enjoyed putting this show together. Next week I will be producing my favorite show of the year—the Best in Classic Jazz. It’s going to be lots of fun.

John Coltrane / Giant Steps / Giant Steps
Allen Toussaint / Tipitina And Me / Our New Orleans
Ben Allison / Tricky Dick / Cowboy Justice
Eric Reed / 26-2 / Here
Brian Bromberg / Witch Hunt / Wood II
Dr. Lonnie Smith / Willow Weep For Me / Jungle Soul
Cedar Walton / One Flight Down / One Flight Down
Dave Holland / Lucky Seven / Critical Mass
Jae Sinnett / Palpitations / The Sinnett Hearings
Jon Faddis / The Baron / Teranga
Marc Cary / Gentle Wind / Focus
Ray Mantilla / Maria Cervantes / Good Vibrations
Anthony Wonsey / The Thang (featuring Eric Alexander) / The Thang
Joey DeFrancesco / Speak Low / Organic Vibes
Sean Jones / Puddin' Time / Roots
Mulgrew Miller / Relaxin' At Camarillo / Live At The Kennedy Center (Volume One)
Edsel Gomez / To the Lord / Cubist Music
Vincent Herring / Thoughts / Ends And Means
Joe Locke/ Geoffery Keezer Group / Fractured / Live In Seattle
Donald Harrison / Twerk It / The Survivor
Ray Barretto / Lean On Me / Standards Rican-Ditioned
Caribbean Jazz Project / Dusk / Mosaic (Feat. Dave Samuels)
One For All / Downtown Sounds / The Lineup
Javon Jackson / South Side Eddie / NOW
Marcus Strickland / Brooklyn Street Fair / Twi-Life
Winard Harper / Children Of The World / Make It Happen
Dave Valentin / Enciendo / Come Fly With Me
Christian Scott / Kiel / Rewind That
Louis Hayes And The Cannonball Legacy Band / Sweet Georgia Bright / Maximum Firepower
Kenny Garrett / Tsunami Song / Beyond the Wall
Anton Schwartz / Marcel Marceau / Radiant Blue
Ted Nash / Gritty Ditty / In The Loop

The Jazz Set

Happy Holidays!
Enjoy

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