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ImageTime for the annual frenzy of best-of lists.  At One Man's Jazz, they're "favourites", chosen from among the hundreds of tracks played on the show in 2017.  You'll hear some of these fine recordings revisited on the first couple of shows of January.  Hopefully you will be inspired to go out and buy some of this music. The artists deserve the support.
One Man’s Jazz 17 Favourite Albums for ‘17

Michael Attias Quartet * Nerve Dance (Clean Feed) - USA  -- riveting compositions and performances
Eric Revis * Sing Me Some Cry (Clean Feed) - USA  --  inside - outside excellent music
Wadada Leo Smith * Monk: Reflections & Meditations On Monk (Tum) - USA  -- a man, a trumpet and Monk's music. Stunning.

Aalberg-Kullhammar-Zetterberg & Santos Silva * Basement Sessions Vol 4 (Clean Feed) - Sweden/Norway/Portugal
Rez Abbasi * Unfiltered Universe (Whirlwind) - USA
Black Motor * Branches (We Jazz)  - Finland
Borderlands Trio * Asteroidea (Intakt) - USA
Scott Dubois Quartet * Autumn Wind (ACT Music) - USA
Tomas Fujiwara * Triple Double (Firehouse 12) - USA
Vijay Iyer Sextet * Far From Over (ECM) - USA
Komunyakaa-Cieri-Brown * White Dust (Ropeadope) - USA
LAB Trio * Nature City (Outnote) - Belgium
Roots Magic * Last Kind Words (Clean Feed) - Italy
Angelica Sanchez Trio * Float The Edge (Clean Feed) - USA
Dejan Terzic Axiom * Prometheus (CamJazz) - Germany
David Virelles * Gnosis (ECM) - Canada
Wójciński/Szmańda Quartet * Delusions (Fundacja Sluchaj) - Poland

and a baker’s dozen more keepers:
Ambrose Akinmusire * A Rift In Decorum (Blue Note) - USA
Tim Berne’s Snakeoil * Incidentals (ECM) - USA
David Binney * The Time Verses (Criss Cross) - USA
Satoko Fujii * Aspiration (Libra) - Japan
Max Johnson * In The West (Clean Feed) - USA            
Lama * Metamorphosis (Clean Feed) - Portugal
Rudresh Mahanthappa’s Indo-Pak Coaliton * Agrima (ind.) - USA
Lisa Mezzacappa * Avant Noir (Clean Feed) - USA
Lisa Mezzacappa * Glorious Ravage (New World) - USA
Matt Mitchell * A Pouting Grimace (Pi) - USA
Quinson Nachoff Ethereal Trio (Whirlwind) - Canada
Alister Spence * Not Everything But Enough (ind.) - Australia
Craig Taborn * Daylight Ghosts (ECM) - USA
 
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