Best of 2015: Orphy Robinson

1. Kendrick Lamar – To Pimp A Butterfly (Top Dawg Entertainment)

2. Matthew Shipp – The Conduct Of Jazz (Thirsty Ear Recordings)

3. Kamasi Washington – The Epic (Brainfeeder) Review here

4. Henry Threadgill’s Zooid – In For a Penny, In For a Pound (Pi Recordings)

5. Steve Coleman – Synovial Joints (Pi Recordings)

6. Emily Saunders – Outsider/Insiders (The Mix Sounds) Review here

7. Jamison Ross – Jamison (Concord)

8. Reginald Cyntje – Spiritual Awakening (Private Press)

9. Omar Sosa – Ilé (World Village)

10. Entropi – New Era (F-IRE)