diary of jazz

#31 Karl Lippegaus' |

Best of 2018

Text: Karl Lippegaus

Köln, 15.01.2019 | 3MA (Ballake Sissoko): Amrouz (Galileo Music)

Andrew Cyrille: Lebroba (ECM)

Aretha Franklin: Amazing Grace / The Complete Recordings (Rhino)

Art Ensemble of Chicago and associated ensembles (ECM)

Barre Phillips: End to End (ECM)

Bill Frisell: Music Is (Okeh)

Bruno Angelini: Open Land (La Buissonne)

Cuba Jazz, Jam Sessions – Descargas (Frémeaux)

Charles Mingus: Jazz in Detroit (Strata Concert Gallery) (Barely Breaking Even)

Dave Holland: Unchartered Territories (Dare2)

David Chevallier / Valentin Ceccaldi: Zèbres (Ayler)

David Virelles: Igbo Alakorin (The Singer's Grove) Vol. I & II (Pi)

Edward Perraud Trio: Espaces (Label Bleu)

Eric Dolphy: Musical Prophet (Resonance)

Ethan Iverson / Mark Turner: Temporary Kings (ECM)

Fred Frith Trio: Closer to the ground (Intakt)

Geir Sundstol: Brødløs (Hubro)

Jakob Bro Trio: Bay of Rainbows (ECM)

Jean-Marc Foltz Qtet: Nowaten (Vision Fugitive)

John Coltrane: Both Directions at Once – The Lost Album (Impulse, deluxe edition)

Jon Hassell: Listening to Pictures (Ndeya)

Katja Draksler/Christian Lillinger/Petter Eldh: Punkt. Vrt. Plastik (Intakt)

Keith Jarrett Trio: After The Fall (ECM)

Kim Kashkashian: J.S. Bach, Six Suites for Viola Solo (ECM)

King Crimson: Meltdown - Live in Mexico 2017 (DGM)

Marc Copland: Gary (Illusions)

Michael Mantler: Comment c'est (ECM)

Miklos Lukács, Mátyás Szandai, Mathias Lévy: Bartók Impressions (BMC)

Peter Brötzmann, Heather Leigh: Sparrow Nights (Trost)

Philippe Mouratoglou: Univers-Solitude (Vision Fugitive)

Roberto Negro DaDaDa: Saison 3 (Label Bleu) & Kings and Bastards (Cam Jazz)

Sons of Kemet: Your Queen Is A Reptile (Blue Note)

Spontaneous Music Ensemble: Karyobin (Emanem)

Stella Chiweshe: Kasahwa: Early Singles (Glitterbeat)

Thelonious Monk: Mønk (Gearbox)

Tony Allen & Jeff Mills: Tomorrow Comes The Harvest (Blue Note)

Umlaut Big Band: King of Bungle Bar / Umlaut Plays Don Redman (Umlaut)

Violaine Cochard / Édouard Ferlet: Plucked 'n Dance (alpha)

Wayne Shorter: Emanon (Blue Note)