KCCK Top 88 for 2008

1) Connie Evingson Little Did I Dream: the Songs of Dave Frishberg (Purchase) Minnehaha
2) The Monterey Jazz Festival 50th Anniversary All Stars Live at the 2007 Monterey Jazz Festival (Purchase) Monterey Jazz Festival
3) Jason Miles Soul Summit (Purchase) Shanachie
4) David Finck Future Day (Purchase) Sound Brush
5) David "Fathead" Newman Diamondhead (Purchase) High Note
6) Maceo Parker with the WDR Big Band Roots and Grooves (Purchase) High Note
7) Marian McPartland Twilight World (Purchase) Concord
8) Pat Metheny Day Trip (Purchase) Nonesuch
9) Gerald Albright Sax for Stax (Purchase) Peak
10) David Berger Octet I Had the Craziest Dream: the Music of Harry Warren (Purchase) Such Sweet Thunder
11) Randy Sandke Unconventional Wisdom (Purchase) Arbors
12) Yellowjackets featuring Mike Stern Lifecycle (Purchase) Heads Up
13) Joe Beck & John Abercrombie Coincidence (Purchase) Whaling City Sound
14) Houston Person Just Between Friends (Purchase) High Note
15) Jeff Coffin Mu'tet Mutopia (Purchase) Compass
16) Olivier Ker Ourio Oversea (Purchase) Dreyfus
17) Cedar Walton Seasoned Wood (Purchase) High Note
18) Harry Allen-Joe Cohn Quartet Stompin' the Blues (Purchase) Arbors
19) Earl Klugh The Spice of Life (Purchase) Koch
20) Marcus Miller Marcus (Purchase) Concord
21) Don Braden Gentle Storm (Purchase) High Note
22) David Sanborn Here & Gone (Purchase) Decca
23) Out to Lunch Excuse Me While I Do the Boogaloo (Purchase) Accurate
24) Ted Nash The Mancini Project (Purchase) Palmetto
25) McCoy Tyner Guitars (Purchase) Half Note
26) Robert Walter Cure All (Purchase) Palmetto
27) Freddie Hubbard & the New Jazz Composers Octet On the Real Side (Purchase) Four Quarters
28) S.M.V. Thunder (Purchase) Heads Up
29) Tom Scott Cannon Re-Loaded (Purchase) Concord
30) Gerald Veasley Your Move (Purchase) Heads Up
31) Dafnis Prieto Sextet Taking the Soul for a Walk (Purchase) Dafnison
32) Bonerama Bringing It Home (Purchase) Bonerama
33) Mary Lou Williams A Grand Night for Swinging (Purchase) High Note
34) Roomful of Blues Raisin' a Ruckus (Purchase) Alligator
35) James Carter Present Tense (Purchase) EmArcy
36) Jonathan Butler Live in South Africa (Purchase) Rendezvous
37) Roy Hargrove Earfood (Purchase) EmArcy
38) DJ Logic & Jason Miles Global Noize (Purchase) Shanachie
39) Tim Warfield One for Shirley (Purchase) Criss Cross
40) Hot Club of Detroit Night Town (Purchase) Mack Avenue
41) Bobby Watson Live and Learn Band From The Heart (Purchase) Palmetto
42) Bireli Lagrene Gipsy Project Just the Way You Are (Purchase) Dreyfus
43) NYNDK Nordic Disruption (Purchase) Jazzheads
44) Victor Wooten Palmystery (Purchase) Heads Up
45) Terrence Brewer QuintEssential: the Calling, Volume 3 (Purchase) Strong Brew
46) Fahir Atakoglu Istanbul in Blue (Purchase) Far & Here
47) Nicholas Payton Into the Blue (Purchase) Nonesuch
48) Stanton Moore Emphasis (On Parenthesis) (Purchase) Telarc
49) Pete Mills Fresh Spin (Purchase) Chicken Coup
50) Brian Hughes Live (Purchase) Radio Canada/Sylvan House
51) Avery Sharpe Legends and Mentors (Purchase) JKNM
52) Ben Allison & Man Size Safe Little Things Run the World (Purchase) Palmetto
53) Cory Weeds Quartet Big Weeds (Purchase) Cellar Live
54) Chris Tarry Group Almost Certainly Dreaming (Purchase) 19/8
55) Moutin Reunion Quartet Sharp Turns (Purchase) BluJazz
56) Esperanza Spalding Esperanza (Purchase) Heads Up
57) Jim Rotondi Four of a Kind (Purchase) Posi-Tone
58) Manu Katche Playground (Purchase) ECM
59) Carla Bley The Lost Chords Find Paolo Fresu (Purchase) Watt Works/ECM
60) Metro Express (Purchase) Marsis
61) Hans Glawischnig Panorama (Purchase) Sunnyside
62) David Benoit Heroes (Purchase) Peak
63) Avishai Cohen Gently Disturbed (Purchase) RazDaz/Sunnyside
64) Steve Khan The Suitcase (Purchase) Tone Center
65) Lorraine Feather Language (Purchase) Jazzed Media
66) Brooke Sofferman Fine Whines (Purchase) Summit
67) Holly Cole Holly Cole (Purchase) Koch
68) Bill Frisell History, Mystery (Purchase) Nonesuch
69) Jim Snidero Tippin' (Purchase) Savant
70) Susie Arioli Live (Purchase) Justin Time
71) Cassandra Wilson Loverly (Purchase) Blue Note
72) Joni Mitchell Shine (Purchase) Hear Music
73) Wayne Escoffery Hopes and Dreams (Purchase) Savant
74) Garaj Mahal Woot (Purchase) Owl Studios
75) Ellis Marsalis An Open Letter to Thelonius (Purchase) ELM
76) Lizz Wright The Orchard (Purchase) Verve
77) Houston Person Thinking of You (Purchase) High Note
78) Take 6 The Standard (Purchase) Heads Up
79) Keith Jarrett My Foolish Heart: Live at Montreu (Purchase) ECM
80) Karrin Allyson Imagina: Songs of Brasil (Purchase) Concord
81) Joe Cohn Restless (Purchase) Arbors
82) Dianne Reeves When You Know (Purchase) Blue Note
83) John Pizzarelli With a Song In My Heart (Purchase) Telarc
84) Chris Botti Italia (Purchase) Columbia
85) Eliane Elias Something for You (Purchase) Blue Note
86) Dave Holland Sextet Pass It On (Purchase) Dare2/EmArcy
87) Floratone Floratone (Purchase) Blue Note
88) Duke Robillard and Friends A Swingin Session (Purchase) Stony Plain