TEAM VIBE: Best of 2017 – Damian Wilkes

1. Tony Tixier – Life Of Sensitive Creatures [Whirlwind]
2. Ludere – Retratos [Blaxtream]
3. Web Web – Oracle [Compost]
4. Steve Coleman’s Natal Eclipse – Morphogenesis [Pi Recordings]
5. Makaya McCraven Quartet – RAWS:LA [Grown Kids Radio]
6. Nicole M. Mitchell & Haki R. Madhubuti – Liberation Narratives [Third World Press]
7. Charles Lloyd New Quartet – Passin’ Thru [Blue Note]
8. Thundercat – Drunk [Brainfeeder]
9. Kazumi Kaneda – Hard Light [Inner Ocean]
10. Vijay Iyer Sextet – Far From Over [ECM]
11. Moonchild – Voyager [Tru Thoughts]
12. The Heliosonic Tone-tette – Heliosonic Toneways, Vol. 1 [Sciensonic Laboratories]
13. Pó De Café Quarteto – Terra [?]
14. Camilla George Quartet – Isang [Ubuntu]
15. Chip Wickham – La Sombra [Lovemonk]
16. Jaska Lukkarinen Trio – Origami [We Jazz]
17. Ross McHenry Trio – The Outsiders [First World Records]
18. Ambrose Akinmusire – A Rift In Decorum: Live At The Village Vanguard [Blue Note]
19. Nduduzo Makhathini – Ikhambi [Universal SA]
20. Kyoto Jazz Sextet – Unity [Extra Freedom]