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Best of jazz – year 2007

Discover 20 jazz tracks from 2007.

No rank, no order, just 20 amazing jazz tracks released in 2007 to enjoy music at its best. Listen to the playlist while browsing the art covers and visiting the artists’ websites.

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Best Jazz 2007

Tord Gustavsen Trio

Best Jazz 2007 - Tord Gustavsen Trio - Being There
Tord Gustavsen Trio
“Blessed Feet”
from Being There
(ECM)

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Wadada Leo Smith, Günter Baby Sommer

Best Jazz 2007 - Wadada Leo Smith, Günter Baby Sommer - Wisdom In Time
Wadada Leo Smith, Günter Baby Sommer
“Pure Stillness”
from Wisdom In Time
(Intakt Records)
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Colin Stetson

Best Jazz 2007 - Colin Stetson - New History Warfare, Volume 1
Colin Stetson
“And It Fought To Escape”
from New History Warfare, Volume 1
(Aagoo Records)

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Frank Kimbrough

Best Jazz 2007 - Frank Kimbrough - Air
Frank Kimbrough
“Coming On The Hudson”
from Air
(Palmetto Records)
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George Galiano

George Galiano - The Hill People
George Galiano
“The Hill People”
from The Hill People
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Joachim Kühn, Majid Bekkas with Ramon Lopez

Best Jazz 2007 - Joachim Kühn, Majid Bekkas with Ramon Lopez - Kalimba
Joachim Kühn, Majid Bekkas with Ramon Lopez
“Youmala”
from Kalimba
(ACT)
Website

The Souljazz Orchestra

The Souljazz Orchestra - Freedom No Go Die
The Souljazz Orchestra
“Insurrection”
from Freedom No Go Die
(Do Right! Music)

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Scott Colley

Scott Colley - Architect Of The Silent Moment
Scott Colley
“Usual Illusion”
from Architect Of The Silent Moment
(C.A.M. Jazz)
Website

Amir ElSaffar

Best Jazz 2007 - Amir ElSaffar - Two Rivers
Amir ElSaffar
“Shatt Al-Arab (Maqam Hadidi)”
from Two Rivers
(Pi Recordings)

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David Torn

David Torn - Prezens
David Torn
“Ak”
from Prezens
(ECM)

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Christian Scott

Christian Scott - Anthem
Christian Scott
“Litany Against Fear”
from Anthem
(Concord Records)

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The Heliocentrics

The Heliocentrics - Out There
The Heliocentrics
“The Zero Hour”
from Out There
(Now-Again Records)

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David Binney

David Binney - Out Of Airplanes
David Binney
“Brainstorms Pt 1”
from Out Of Airplanes
(Mythology Records)

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Erik Friedlander

Erik Friedlander - Block Ice & Propane
Erik Friedlander
“King Rig”
from Block Ice & Propane
(Skipstone Records)

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Die Enttäuschung

Die Enttäuschung - 4
Die Enttäuschung
“Oben Mit”
from 4
(Intakt Records)
Website

Matana Roberts

Matana Roberts - The Chicago Project
Matana Roberts
“Birdhouse 1”
from The Chicago Project
(Central Control International)
Website

Manu Katché

Manu Katché - Playground
Manu Katché
“Inside Game”
from Playground
(ECM)
Website

Terence Blanchard

Terence Blanchard - A Tale Of God's Will
Terence Blanchard
“Ghost Of Congo Square”
from A Tale Of God’s Will (A Requiem For Katrina)
(Blue Note)

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Dave Douglas Quintet

Dave Douglas Quintet - Live At The Jazz Standard
Dave Douglas Quintet
“Earmarks”
from Live At The Jazz Standard
(Greenleaf Musi)

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Bruce Hornsby, Christian McBride, Jack DeJohnette

Bruce Hornsby, Christian McBride, Jack DeJohnette - Camp Meeting
Bruce Hornsby, Christian McBride, Jack DeJohnette
“Questions And Answers”
from Camp Meeting
(Legacy)

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Best Jazz 2007 Spotify Playlist

Albums’ List

Here is the list of the 20 best jazz 2007 albums:

  • Tord Gustavsen Trio – Being There
  • Wadada Leo Smith, Günter Baby Sommer – Wisdom In Time
  • Colin Stetson – New History Warfare, Volume 1
  • Frank Kimbrough – Air
  • George Galiano – The Hill People
  • Joachim Kühn, Majid Bekkas with Ramon Lopez – Kalimba
  • The Souljazz Orchestra – Freedom No Go Die
  • Scott Colley – Architect Of The Silent Moment
  • Amir ElSaffar – Two Rivers
  • David Torn – Prezens
  • Christian Scott – Anthem
  • The Heliocentrics – Out There
  • David Binney – Out Of Airplanes
  • Erik Friedlander – Block Ice & Propane
  • Die Enttäuschung – 4
  • Matana Roberts – The Chicago Project
  • Manu Katché – Playground
  • Terence Blanchard – A Tale Of God’s Will
  • Dave Douglas Quintet – Live At The Jazz Standard
  • Bruce Hornsby, Christian McBride, Jack DeJohnette – Camp Meeting

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