Best jazz albums of 2013

01. Nicole Mitchell’s Ice Crystal – Aquarius [Delmark]
02. Kenny Wheeler, Norma Winstone & London Vocal Project – Mirrors [Edition]
03. Kenny Garrett – Pushing The World Away [Mack Avenue]
04. Christian McBride & Inside Straight – People Music [Mack Avenue]
05. Alex Sipiagin – Overlooking Moments [Criss Cross]
06. Jonathan Finlayson & Sicilian Defense – Moment and the Message [PI]
07. Maratone Quintet – Finding The Way [Prophone]
08. Terence Blanchard – Magnetic [Blue Note]
09. Marc Cary – For The Love Of Abbey [Motema]
10. JD Allen – Grace [Savant]
11. Gerald Clayton – Life Forum [Concord]
12. Luis Perdomo – Links [Criss Cross]
13. Derrick Hodge – Live Today [Blue Note]

What we listened to:

Aaron Diehl – The Bespoke Man’s Narrative
Aaron Parks Trio – Alive in Japan (Free Download)
Ahmad Jamal – Saturday Morning
Aki Rissanen, Robin Verheyen & Markku Ounaskari – Aleatoric
Alex Sipiagin – Overlooking Moments
Andy Bey – The World According To Andy Bey
Ari Brown – Groove Awakening
Ben Goldberg – Subatomic Particle Homesick Blues
Ben Wolfe – From Here I See
Benny Green – Magic Beans
Bertrand Renaudin – Play
Bobby McFerrin – SpiritYouAll
Cecile McLorin Salvant – WomanChild
Chester Thompson Trio – Approved
Chris Potter – The Sirens
Christian McBride & Inside Straight – People Music
Christian McBride Trio – Out Here
Chucho Valdes & The Afro-Cuban Messengers – Border-Free
Craig Yaremko – CYO3
Cyrus Chestnut – Soul Brother Cool
Dan Tepfer & Ben Wendel – Small Constructions
Darcy James Argue’s Secret Society – Brooklyn Babylon
Dave Douglas – Time Travel
David Boykin Trio – Live at Dorchester Projects
Dayna Stephens – That Nepenthetic Place
Dee Daniels – State of the Art
Derrick Hodge – Live Today
Empirical – Tabula Rasa
Erik Bosgraaf & Yuri Honing – Hotel Terminus
Fabrizio Bosso Spiritual Trio – Purple
Gerald Clayton – Life Forum
Gregory Porter – Liquid Spirit (Deluxe Edition)
J.D. Allen – Grace
Jakob Bro – December Song
Jeremy Pelt – Water and Earth
Jonathan Finlayson & Sicilian Defense – Moment and the Message
June Tabor, Iain Ballamy, Huw Barren – Quercus
Kenny Garrett – Pushing The World Away
Kenny Wheeler, Norma Winstone & London Vocal Project – Mirrors
Kyle Eastwood – The View From Here
Lage Lund – Foolhardy
Live People Quartet- The New Cities
Luis Perdomo – Links
Maratone Quintet – Finding The Way
Marc Cary – For The Love Of Abbey
Mark de Clive-Lowe & The Rotterdam Jazz Orchestra – Take The Space Trane
Matthew Shipp – Piano Sutras
Melissa James – Day Dawns
Michael Rodriguez – Reverence
Nicole Mitchell’s Ice Crystal – Aquarius
Omar Sosa – Eggun
Omer Klein – To The Unknown
Orrin Evans – It Was Beauty
Raf Vilar – Studies in Bossa
Rob Mazurek Octet – Skull Sessions
Robert Glasper Experiment – Black Radio 2
Rodney Green Quartet – Live at Smalls
Sachal Studios Orchestra – Jazz and All That
Samo Salamon Quartets – Stretching Out
Sebastien Texier – Toxic Parasites
Snarky Puppy – Family Dinner Vol.1
Sonny Troupé Quartet – Voyages et Rêves…
Sons of Kemet – Burn
Stan Tracey Quintet – The Flying Pig
Steve Coleman and Five Elements – Functional Arrhythmias
Tarbaby – Ballad of Sam Langford
Terence Blanchard – Magnetic
The New Gary Burton Quartet – Guided Tour
The Universal Quartet – Light
Thomas Enhco – Fireflies
Tim Green – Songs From This Season
Tim Warfield – Eye Of The Beholder
Tim Warfield – Inspire Me!
Tom Gibbs – Fear Of Flying
Trilok Gurtu – Spellbound
Vinnie Sperrazza, Jacob Sacks, Masa Kamaguchi – Play Cy Coleman
Wayne Shorter Quartet – Without A Net
Will Calhoun – Life In This World

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