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Best of jazz – year 2006

Discover the 20 tracks and albums that made 2006 another great jazz year.

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Best Jazz 2006

Jack DeJohnette, Larry Goldings, John Scofield : Trio Beyond

Best Jazz 2006 - Jack DeJohnette, Larry Goldings, John Scofield Trio Beyond - Saudades ecm
Jack DeJohnette, Larry Goldings, John Scofield: Trio Beyond
“Saudades”
from Saudades
(ECM)

Avishai Cohen

Best Jazz 2006 - Avishai Cohen - Continuo
Avishai Cohen
“Nu Nu”
from Continuo
(Sunnyside)

Dave Holland Quintet

Best Jazz 2006 - Dave Holland Quintet - Critical Mass
Dave Holland Quintet
“Easy Did It”
from Critical Mass
(Dare2 Record)

Keith Jarrett

Best Jazz 2006 - Keith Jarrett - The Carnegie Hall Concert
Keith Jarrett
“Part IV”
from The Carnegie Hall Concert
(ECM)

Jason Moran

Best Jazz 2006 - Jason Moran - Artist In Residence
Jason Moran
“Refraction 2”
from Artist In Residence
(Blue Note)

Vijay Iyer & Rudresh Mahanthappa

Best Jazz 2006 - Vijay Iyer & Rudresh Mahanthappa - Raw Materials
Vijay Iyer & Rudresh Mahanthappa
“Stronger Than Itself”
from Raw Materials
(Pi Recording)

Charles Lloyd

Charles Lloyd - Sangam
Charles Lloyd
“Sangam”
from Sangam
(ECM)

Nels Cline

Nels Cline - New Monastery
Nels Cline
“Yokada Yokada / The Rumproller”
from New Monastery (A View Into The Music Of Andrew Hill)
(Cryptogramophone)

Anouar Brahem

Anouar Brahem - Le Voyage De Sahar
Anouar Brahem
“Le Voyage De Sahar”
from Le Voyage De Sahar
(ECM)

E.S.T.

E.S.T. - Tuesday Wonderland
E.S.T.
“Fading Maid Preludium”
from Tuesday Wonderland
(ACT)

Wadada Leo Smith & Adam Rudolph

Wadada Leo Smith & Adam Rudolph - Compassion
Wadada Leo Smith & Adam Rudolph
“Love Rhythms, Heart Songs”
from Compassion
(Meta Records)

Tomasz Stanko Quartet

Tomasz Stanko Quartet - Lontano
Tomasz Stanko Quartet
“Kattorna”
from Lontano
(ECM)

Hiromi

Hiromi - Spiral
Hiromi
“Love And Laughter”
from Spiral
(Telarc)

Alboran Trio

Alboran Trio - Meltemi
Alboran Trio
“Balkan Air”
from Meltemi
(ACT)

Steven Bernstein’s Millennial Territory Orchestra

Steven Bernstein's Millennial Territory Orchestra - MTO Volume 1
Steven Bernstein’s Millennial Territory Orchestra
“Boy In The Boat”
from MTO Volume 1
(Sunnyside)

Kenny Garrett

Kenny Garrett - Beyond The Wall
Kenny Garrett
“Gwoka”
from Beyond The Wall
(Nonesuch)

Bill Frisell, Ron Carter, Paul Motian

Bill Frisell, Ron Carter, Paul Motian
Bill Frisell, Ron Carter, Paul Motian
“Misterioso”
from Bill Frisell, Ron Carter, Paul Motian
(Nonesuch)

Roswell Rudd, Mark Dresser

Roswell Rudd, Mark Dresser - Airwalkers
Roswell Rudd, Mark Dresser
“Airwalkers (Take One)”
from Airwalkers
(Clean Feed)

Contemporary Noise Quintet

Contemporary Noise Quintet - Pig Inside The Gentleman
Contemporary Noise Quintet
“Army Of The Sun”
from Pig Inside The Gentleman
(ElectricEye)

Hamid Drake, Albert Beger, William Parker

Hamid Drake, Albert Beger, William Parker - Evolving Silence Vol. 2
Hamid Drake, Albert Beger, William Parker
“Funky Lacy”
from Evolving Silence Vol. 2
(Earsay)

Best Jazz 2006 Playlist

Albums’ List

Here is the list of the 20 best jazz 2006 albums:

  • Jack DeJohnette, Larry Goldings, John Scofield : Trio Beyond – Saudades
  • Avishai Cohen – Continuo
  • Dave Holland Quintet – Critical Mass
  • Keith Jarrett – The Carnegie Hall Concert
  • Jason Moran – Artist In Residence
  • Vijay Iyer & Rudresh Mahanthappa – Raw Materials
  • Charles Lloyd – Sangam
  • Nels Cline – New Monastery (A View Into The Music Of Andrew Hill)
  • Anouar Brahem – Le Voyage De Sahar
  • E.S.T. – Tuesday Wonderland
  • Wadada Leo Smith & Adam Rudolph – Compassion
  • Tomasz Stanko Quartet – Lontano
  • Hiromi – Spiral
  • Alboran Trio – Meltemi
  • Steven Bernstein’s Millennial Territory Orchestra – MTO Volume 1
  • Kenny Garrett – Beyond The Wall
  • Bill Frisell, Ron Carter, Paul Motian – Bill Frisell, Ron Carter, Paul Motian
  • Roswell Rudd, Mark Dresser – Airwalkers
  • Contemporary Noise Quintet – Pig Inside The Gentleman
  • Hamid Drake, Albert Beger, William Parker – Evolving Silence Vol. 2

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