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Forget 10, Here’s 20 (Best Jazz Albums of 2012)

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1. Brad Mehldau Trio – Ode  (Nonesuch)


2. John Abercrombie –  Within A Song   (ECM)


3. Kris Davis – Aeriol Piano   (Clean Feed)


4. Ravi Coltrane – Spirit Fiction     (Blue Note)


5. Luciana Souza  – Duo III   (Sunnyside)


6. Paradoxical Frog – Union   (Clean Feed)


7. Ahmad Jamal  –  Blue Moon     (Jazz Village)


8. Billy Hart – All Our Reasons   (ECM)


9. Tim Berne – Snakeoil    (ECM)


10. Orrin Evans – Flip The Script     (Posi-Tone)


11. Ryan Truesdell – Centennial: Newly Discovered Works of Gil Evans  (ArtistShare)


12. David Virelles – Continuum  (Pi) 


13. Vijay Iyer Trio – Accelerando (ACT)


14. Neneh Cherry & The Thing – The Cherry Thing  (Smalltown Supersound)


15. Mary Halvorson – Bending Bridges   (Firehouse 12) 


16. Masabumi Kikuchi – Sunrise  (ECM)


17. Jon Irabagon’s Outright!  – Unhinged  (Irabbagast)


18. Darius Jones Quartet – Book of Mae’Bull  (AUM Fidelity)


19. Steve Lehman Trio – Dialect Florescent (Pi)


20. Frank Kimbrough Trio – Live At Kitano (Palmetto)


Don’t go thinking this list in any hierarchical order – Brad’s not top and Frank’s not bottom. 


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Spinning Right Now

Rihanna “Red Lipstick”

Nas “The Don” (Sony)

Frank Lowe The Loweski (ESP)

Carlo Costa Natura Mora (Prom Night)

Joey Ramone Ya Know? (BMG)

Kip Moore “Something ‘Bout a Truck (MCA)

Carly Rae Jepsen “Call Me, Maybe” 

Drake “HYFR”

Various Artists The Kentucky Derby Is Decadent and Depraved 

Ravi Coltrane Spirit Fiction (Blue Note)

Fly Year of the Snake (ECM)

Ralph LaLama  Bop Juice (Smalls Live)

Walk The Moon “Anna Sun” (RCA)