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Best of jazz – year 2013

20 amazing jazz tracks and albums to picture what was the best jazz 2013. Just scroll down to discover all the albums, in no order, and listen to the entire playlist on Spotify.

Best Jazz 2013

Wayne Shorter Quartet

Best Jazz 2013 - Wayne Shorter Quartet - Without A Net
Wayne Shorter Quartet Featuring Danilo Perez, John Patitucci And Brian Blade
‎”Pegasus”
from Without A Net
(Blue Note)

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Sons Of Kemet

Best Jazz 2013 - Sons Of Kemet Burn
Sons Of Kemet
“Inner Babylon”
from Burn
(Naim Jazz)

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Matana Roberts

Best Jazz 2013 - Matana Roberts Coin Coin Chapter Two Mississippi Moonchile
Matana Roberts
“Amma Jerusalem School”
from Coin Coin Chapter Two: Mississippi Moonchile
(Constellation)
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Goran Kajfeš Subtropic Arkestra

Best Jazz 2013 - Goran Kajfeš Subtropic Arkestra _The Reason Why Vol. 1
Goran Kajfeš Subtropic Arkestra
‎”Yakar Inceden Inceden”
from The Reason Why Vol. 1
(Headspin Recordings)

If you want to discover all the original tracks covered by Goran Kafjes Subtropic Arkestra in The Reason Why Vol I, II & III, you can read this post (with full playlist)

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Dave Holland

Best Jazz 2013 - Dave Holland _Prism
Dave Holland
“Spirals”
from Prism
(Dare2 Records)

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Rudresh Mahanthappa

Best Jazz 2013 - Rudresh Mahanthappa _Gamak
Rudresh Mahanthappa
‎”Waiting Is Forbidden”
from Gamak
(ACT)

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Thundercat

Thundercat _Apocalypse
Thundercat
“Seven”
from Apocalypse
(Brainfeeder)
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Craig Taborn Trio ‎

Craig Taborn Trio Chants
Craig Taborn Trio ‎
“Beat The Ground”
from Chants
(ECM)
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The Heliocentrics

The Heliocentrics _13 Degrees Of Reality
The Heliocentrics
‎”Wrecking Ball”
from 13 Degrees Of Reality
(Now-Again Records)

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Mark De Clive-Lowe & The Rotterdam Jazz Orchestra

Mark De Clive-Lowe The Rotterdam Jazz Orchestra _Take The Space Trane
Mark De Clive-Lowe & The Rotterdam Jazz Orchestra
‎”Take The Space Trane”
from Take The Space Trane
(Tru Thoughts)

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Angelica Sanchez, Wadada Leo Smith

Angelica Sanchez Wadada Leo Smith Twine Forest
Angelica Sanchez, Wadada Leo Smith
“Veinular Rub”
from Twine Forest
(Clean Feed)
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Melt Yourself Down

Melt Yourself Down Melt Yourself Down
Melt Yourself Down
“Fix My Life”
from Melt Yourself Down
(Leaf)

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Daniel Karlsson Trio

Daniel Karlsson Trio Das Taxibåt
Daniel Karlsson Trio
‎”Johansson’s Temptation”
from Das Taxibåt
(Brus & Knaster)
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Nicholas Payton

Nicholas Payton BAM Live At Bohemian Caverns
Nicholas Payton
‎”The African Tinge”
from #BAM Live At Bohemian Caverns
(BMF Records)

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Tomasz Stanko New York Quartet

Tomasz Stanko New York Quartet Wisława
Tomasz Stanko New York Quartet
‎”Assassins”
from Wisława
(ECM)
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The Bureau Of Atomic Tourism

The Bureau Of Atomic TourismSecond Law Of Thermodynamics
The Bureau Of Atomic Tourism
“Meg Nem Sa”
from Second Law Of Thermodynamics
(Rat Records)
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Joachim Kühn Trio Inviting Archie Shepp

Joachim Kühn Trio Inviting Archie Shepp _Voodoo Sense
Joachim Kühn Trio Inviting Archie Shepp
“Firehorse”
from Voodoo Sense
(ACT)
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Darcy James Argue’s Secret Society

Darcy James Argue's Secret Society Brooklyn Babylon
Darcy James Argue’s Secret Society
‎”The Neighborhood”
from Brooklyn Babylon
(New Amsterdam Records)

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GoGo Penguin

GoGo Penguin _v2.0
GoGo Penguin
‎”Garden Dog Barbecue”
from v2.0
(Gondwana Records)

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Fire!

Fire _(Without Noticing)
Fire!
“Would I Whip (Without Noticing)”
from (Without Noticing)
(Rune Grammofon)
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Best Jazz 2013 Playlist

Albums’ List

Here are the full short version of the best jazz 2013 albums:

  • Wayne Shorter Quartet featuring Danilo Perez, John Patitucci, and Brian Blade – Without A Net
  • Sons Of Kemet – Burn
  • Matana Roberts – Coin Coin Chapter Two: Mississippi Moonchile
  • Goran Kajfeš Subtropic Arkestra – The Reason Why Vol. 1
  • Dave Holland – Prism
  • Rudresh Mahanthappa – Gamak
  • Thundercat – Apocalypse
  • Craig Taborn Trio – Chants
  • The Heliocentrics – 13 Degrees Of Reality
  • Mark De Clive-Lowe & The Rotterdam Jazz Orchestra – Take The Space Trane
  • Angelica Sanchez, Wadada Leo Smith – Twine Forest
  • Melt Yourself Down – Melt Yourself Down
  • Daniel Karlsson Trio – Das Taxibåt
  • Nicholas Payton – #BAM Live At Bohemian Caverns
  • Tomasz Stanko New York Quartet – Wisława
  • The Bureau Of Atomic Tourism – Second Law Of Thermodynamics
  • Joachim Kühn Trio Inviting Archie Shepp – Voodoo Sense
  • Darcy James Argue’s Secret Society – Brooklyn Babylon
  • GoGo Penguin – v2.0
  • Fire! – (Without Noticing)

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