Best of 2016: Laurence Prangell (Soul Brother Records)

1. Theo Croker – Escape Velocity (Okeh) Review here

2. Terrace Martin – Velvet Portraits (Ropeadope)

3. Shola Adisa-Farrar & Florian Pellissier Quintet – Lost Myself (Hot Casa)

4. Resolution 88 – Afterglow (Splash Blue) Review here

5. Ashleigh Smith – Sunkissed (Concord)

6. Ed Motta – Perpetual Gateways (Must Have Jazz) Review here

7. Jim Rotondi – Dark Blue (Smoke Sessions)

8. Daymé Arocena – One Takes (Brownwood)

9. Warren Wolf – Convergence (Mack Avenue) Review here

10. Robert Glasper Experiment – ArtScience (Blue Note)

11. Yussef Kamaal – Black Focus (Brownwood) Review here

12. Takuya Kurbad – Zigzagger (Concord)

13. Florian Pellissier Quintet – Cap De Bonne Espérance (Heavenly Sweetness) Review here

14. Axel Tosca Laugart – Axel Tosca Laugart (Alfi)

15. Nomads Orquestra – Nomade Orquestra (Far Out)

16. Snarky Puppy – Culcha Vulcha (GroundUp)

17. Dr. Lonnie Smith – Evolution (Blue Note) Review here

18. Tomoyoshi Nakamura Quartet – Dance With The Wind (Nature Bliss)

19. CLAFFY – CLAFFY (Ropeadope)

20. Bill Laurance – Aftersun (GroundUp)