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WDCB jazz hosts name their favorite releases of 2016!

December 20th, 2016

Every year, WDCB presents new jazz recordings from hundreds of currently active artists, young and old. During 2016, plenty of well-known jazz veterans made excellent music. Lots of rising young stars also made music that grabbed our ears. WDCB’s hosts offer short lists here of some of their personal favorites from 2016.

 

Paul Abella – ‘DCB Jazz, Mornings and Music Director
Freddie Hendrix – Jersey Cat
Marquis Hill – The Way We Play
Black Art Jazz Collective – Presented By the Side Door Jazz Club
Kenny Barron – Book of Intuition
Dave Douglas – Brazen Heart

Honorable Mentions:
Donny McCaslin – Beyond Now
Dave Douglas – Dark Territory

 

 

Leslie Keros – Mood Indigo, Wednesday Nights, 10pm
Bill Evans – Some Other Time: The Lost Sessions from the Black Forest
Kenny Barron – Book of Intuition
Houston Person and Ron Carter – Chemistry
Curtis Robinson – Dancing in the Street
Frank Catalano, Jimmy Chamberlin and David Sanborn – Bye Bye Blackbird

Honorable mentions:
Adison Evans – Hero
Sari Kessler – Do Right

 

 

Barry Winograd – ‘DCB Jazz, Middays
Count Basie & Lester Young – Classic 1936-47 Studio Sessions
Bill Evans – Some Other Time: The Lost Sessions from the Black Forest
Buselli-Wallarab Jazz Orchestra – Basically Baker, volume 2
One for All – The Third Decade
Dwiki Dharmahan – Pasar Klewer

 

 

Al Carter-Bey – Chicago Jazz Spotlight, Wednesday Nights, 9pm
Warren Wolf – Convergence
Brent Kimbrough & Co. – 12th Street Serenade
Christian McBride – Live at the Village Vanguard
Leslie Odom, Jr. – (self-titled)
Terell Stafford – Brotherlee Love

 

 

Dan Bindert – General Manager of WDCB
Ernie Krivda – Requiem For A Jazz Lady
Marquis Hill – The Way We Play
Mike LeDonne – That Feelin’
Mark Colby – All Or Nothing At All
Kenny Barron – Book of Intuition

Honorable Mention:
Larry Young – In Paris: The ORTF Recordings

 

 

Bes Nievera – ‘DCB Jazz, 1st & 3rd Sundays, 9am
Nels Cline – Lovers
Marquis Hill – The Way We Play
Tord Gustavson – What Was Said
Snarky Puppy – Culcha Vulcha
BIll Frisell – When You Wish Upon A Star

 

 

Jay Greene – ‘DCB Jazz, Saturdays, 7am
Mark Colby Quartet – All or Nothing At All
Andy Brown Quartet – Direct Call
Scott Neumann & Tom Christensen – Spin Cycle
Dave Stryker – Eight Track II
Branford Marsalis & Kurt Elling – Upward Spiral

 

 

Matthew Hermes – ‘DCB Jazz, Overnights
Rene Marie – Sound Of Red
Catherine Russell – Harlem On My Mind
Marquis Hill – The Way We Play
Black Art Jazz Collective – Presented By The Side Door Jazz Club
Mack Avenue All Stars – Live at the 2015 Detroit Jazz Festival

 

 

Bruce Oscar – ‘DCB Jazz, Afternoons
George Freeman & Chico Freeman – All in the Family
H2 Big Band – It Could Happen
Christian McBride – Live at the Village Vanguard
Dee Dee Bridgewater & Irvin Mayfield – Dee Dee’s Feathers
Joe Magnarelli – Three on Two