Groove Notes Top 10 Jazz CD’s of 2010

Publication: Groove Notes
Date: January 2, 2011

People love lists. And Groove Notes isn’t shy about posting them. There were some great albums that came out in the last year, and in no particular order, here are my ten favorites from 2010. 

1. Highway Rider by Brad Mehldau (Nonesuch, March 16, 2010)
2. Decisive Steps by Tia Fuller (Mack Avenue, March 16, 2010)
 3. Jasmine by Keith Jarrett/Charlie Haden (ECM Records, May 25th, 2010)
 4. Music Redeems by The Marsalis Family (Marsalis Music, August 24, 2010) 
5. Tribal by Dr. John (429 Records, August 3, 2010) 
6. Straight Ahead by Hadley Caliman (Origin Records, January 19, 2010)  
7. Stanley Clarke Band by Stanley Clarke (Heads Up, June 15, 2010) 
8. The Cycle of Love by Maurice Brown (Brown Records, April 20, 2010)  
9. Groove Alchemy by Stanton Moore (Telarc, April 13, 2010) 
10. Whirl by Fred Hersch Trio (Palmetto Records, June 21, 2010) 

Honorable Mentions:
Providencia by Danilo Perez
Orchestrion by Pat Metheny
Reverse Thread by Regina Carter
Mirror by Charles Lloyd Quartet
Home byJane Monheit
A Time For Love by Arturo Sandoval  

Submitted by Bobby on January 3rd, 2011 — 12:10pm