2008 Jazz Poll Ballots: A-O

New releases, reissues, debuts, and more—each critic's picks

David R. Adler (Philadelphia Inquirer, JazzTimes)

NEW RELEASES 1. Mario Pavone Trio Arc Playscape
2. Drew Gress The Irrational Numbers Premonition
3. Guillermo Klein Filtros Sunnyside
4. Lionel Loueke Karibu Blue Note
5. Rudresh Mahanthappa Kinsmen Pi
6. Angelica Sanchez Life Between Clean Feed
7. Adam Rudolph Dream Garden Justin Time
8. Charles Lloyd Rabo de Nube ECM
9. Brian Blade Fellowship Season of Changes Verve
10. Hans Glawischnig Panorama Sunnyside

REISSUES

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2008 Jazz Poll Ballots: P-Z

1. Anthony Braxton The Complete Arista Recordings Mosaic
2. Pendulum (Dave Liebman) Live at the Village Vanguard Mosaic Select
3. Grachan Moncur III Evolution Blue Note

VOCAL Rosa Passos Romance Telarc

DEBUT Ambrose Akinmusire Prelude to Cora Fresh Sound New Talent

LATIN Rosa Passos Romance Telarc



Clifford Allen (All About Jazz New York, bagatellen.com)

NEW RELEASES

1. Bill Dixon 17 Musicians in Search of a Sound: Darfur AUM Fidelity
2.Bill Dixon & Exploding Star Orchestra Thrill Jockey
3. Anthony Braxton & Joe Morris Four Improvisations (Duo) 2007 Clean Feed
4.Brotherhood of Breath Eclipse at Dawn Cuneiform
5.Globe Unity Orchestra 40 Years Intakt
6.Louis Moholo-Moholo & Marilyn Crispell Sibanye (We Are One) Intakt
7.Chris Speed-Chris Cheek-Stephen Furic Liebovici Jugendstil ESP Disk
8. Trio Vriditas Live at the Vision Festival 2001 Clean Feed
9. Joe Maneri & Peter Dolger Peace Concert Atavistic Unheard Music Series
10. Wadada Leo Smith Tabligh Cuneiform

REISSUES

1. Anthony Braxton The Complete Arista Recordings Mosaic
2.Ted Daniel Tapestry Porter
3.Paul Rutherford Solo in Berlin 1975 Emanem

VOCAL No choice

DEBUT Ideal Bread The Ideal Bread KMB Jazz

LATIN No choice



Larry Applebaum (JazzTimes; WPFW-FM, Washington, D.C.)

NEW RELEASES

1. Bill Frisell History, Mystery Nonesuch
2. Kate McGarry If Less is More Palmetto
3. Paul Motian Live at the Village Vanguard Vol. II Winter & Winter
4. Joe Lovano Symphonica Blue Note
5. Francisco Mela Cirio Half Note
6. Enrico Rava & Stefano Bollani The Third Man ECM
7. Miguel Zenón Awake Marsalis Music
8. Hakon Kornstad & Ingebrigt Flaten Elise Hemlandssanger-Compunctio
9. Lionel Loueke Karibu Blue Note
10. Norma Winstone Distances ECM

REISSUES

1. Miles Davis Broadcast Sessions 1958-’59 Acrobat
2. Anthony Braxton The Complete Arista Recordings Mosaic
3. Chico Hamilton/Elmer Bernstein Sweet Smell of Success El

VOCAL Kate McGarry If Less Is More Palmetto

DEBUT Moss Moss Sunnyside

LATIN Conrad Herwig The Latin Side of Wayne Shorter Half Note



Paul Blair (Hot House)

NEW RELEASES Listed alphabetically; 5.5 points each

Tom Beckham Rebound Apria
Tobias Gebb & Trio West An Upper West Side Story Yummy House
Chuck MacKinnon Mactet New Transmission Krispytone
Adam Nussbaum Standards Kind of Blue
Scott Robinson Forever Lasting Arbors
Todd Sicafoose Tiny Resistors Cryptogramophone
Stein Brothers Quixotic Jazzed Media
Gary Versace Outside In Criss Cross
Jack Walrath Ballroom Steeplechase
Eli Yamin You Can’t Buy Swing Yamin Music

REISSUES No choices

VOCAL No choice

DEBUT Stein Brothers Quixotic Jazzed Media


LATIN No choice



Larry Blumenfeld (Jazziz, Wall Street Journal)

NEW RELEASES

1. Charles Lloyd Rabo de Nube ECM
2. William Parker Petit Oiseau AUM Fidelity
3. Gilfema Gilfema +2 Obliqsound
4. Evan Christopher Django a la Creole Lejazzetal
5. Sonny Rollins Road Shows, Vol 1 Doxy/Emarcy
6. Microscopic Septet Lobster Leaps In Cuneiform Records
7. Cassandra Wilson Loverly Blue Note
8. Guillermo Klein Filtros Sunnyside
9. Dr. Michael White Blue Crescent Basin Street
10. Bill Frisell History, Mystery Nonesuch

REISSUES

1. Anthony Braxton The Complete Arista Recordings Mosaic
2. Miles Davis Kind Of Blue: 50th Anniversary Collectors Edition Columbia/Legacy
3. Nina Simone To Be Free Sony/Legacy

VOCAL Cassandra Wilson Loverly Blue Note

DEBUT Ambrose Akinmusire Prelude Fresh Sound New Talent

LATIN Miguel Zenón Awake Marsalis Music



Shaun Brady (Philadelphia Daily News, Downbeat)

NEW RELEASES

1. Mario Pavone Trio Arc Playscape
2. Donny McCaslin Recommended Tools Greenleaf
3. Rudresh Mahanthappa Kinsmen Pi
4. Adam Rudolph Dream Garden Justin Time
5. Charles Lloyd Rabo de Nube ECM
6. Kurt Rosenwinkel The Remedy ArtistShare
7. Dafnis Prieto Taking the Soul for a Walk Dafnison
8. Fieldwork Door Pi
9. Aaron Parks Invisible Cinema Blue Note
10. Paul Motian Trio 2000 +Two Live at the Village Vanguard Vol. II
Winter & Winter

REISSUES

1. Anthony Braxton The Complete Arista Recordings Mosaic
2. Charlie Mariano Helen 12 Trees MPS-Promising
3. Sahib Shihab and the Danish Radio Jazz Group Oktav

VOCAL Moss Moss Sunnyside

DEBUT Blink The Epidemic of Ideas Thirsty Ear

LATIN Dafnis Prieto Taking the Soul for a Walk Dafnison



Stuart Broomer (All About Jazz—New York, pointofdeparture.org)

NEW RELEASES

1. Anthony Braxton Quartet (Moscow) 2008 Leo
2. Evan Parker Boustrophedon ECM
3. Enrico Pieranunzi with Kenny Wheeler As Never Before CAM Jazz
4. Mostly Other People Do the Killing This Is Our Moosic Hot Cup
5. Stephen Gauci's Stockholm Conference Live at Glenn Miller Café, pt. 1 & 2 Ayler
6. Brotherhood of Breath Eclipse at Dawn Cuneiform
7. Angelica Sanchez Life Between Clean Feed
8. Totem Solar Forge ESP
9. John Zorn The Dreamers Tzadik
10. Grosse Abfahrt Everything that Disappears Emanem

REISSUES

1. Anthony Braxton The Complete Arista Recordings Mosaic
2. Giuseppi Logan Quartet ESP Disk
3. Grachan Moncur III Evolution Blue Note

VOCAL No choice

DEBUT Noah Preminger Dry Bridge Road NOWT

LATIN No choice



Thomas Conrad (Stereophile, JazzTimes)

NEW RELEASES

1. Sonny Rollins Road Shows, Vol. 1 Doxy/Emarcy
2. Charles Lloyd Rabo De Nube ECM
3. Carla Bley Appearing Nightly WATT/ECM
4. Horace Silver Live At Newport ‘58 Blue Note
5. McCoy Tyner Guitars Half Note/McCoy Tyner Music
6. Enrico Rava & Stefano Bollani The Third Man ECM
7. Bobo Stenson Cantando ECM
8. Brad Mehldau Live Nonesuch
9. Patricia Barber The Cole Porter Mix Blue Note
10. Enrico Pieranunzi-Marc Johnson-Joey Baron As Never Before (CAM Jazz)

REISSUES

1. Miles Davis Kind Of Blue: 50th Anniversary Collectors Edition Columbia/Legacy
2. Lionel Hampton The Complete Lionel Hampton Victor Sessions 1937-1941 Mosaic
3. Charlie Parker Washington, D.C., May 23, 1948 Uptown Jazz

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