Jazz 2015: First Quarter Round Up [Ranked Roughly]

Jack DeJohnette, Made In Chicago (ECM)

Chris Lightcap’s Bigmouth, Epicenter (Clean Feed Records)

Vijay Iyer Trio, Break Stuff (ECM)

New Vocabulary (with Ornette Coleman), New Vocabulary (System Dialing Records)

Rudresh Mahanthappa, Bird Calls (ACT)

Makaya McCraven, In The Moment (International Anthem)

Rez Abbasi Acoustic Quartet, Intents And Purposes (Enja)

Albert “Tootie” Heath, Philadelphia Beat (Sunnyside)

Jon Lundbom & Big Five Chord, Jeremiah (Hot Cup)

Hypercolor, Hypercolor (Tzadik)

Mark Helias /Tony Malaby /Tom Rainey, The Signal Maker (Intakt)

Drkwav, The Purge (Royal Potato Family)

Curtis Nowosad, Dialectics (Cellar Live Records)

Benny Sharoni, Slant Signature (Papaya Records)

Prism Quartet, Heritage/Evolution (Innova)

Matt Lavelle / John Pietaro, Harmolodic Monk (Unseen Rain)

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