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KCCK Top 88 for 2010

  ARTIST TITLE LABEL
1) The Stanley Clarke Band The Stanley Clarke Band (Purchase) Heads Up
2) Curtis Fuller I Will Tell Her (Purchase) Capri
3) David Sanborn Only Everything (Purchase) Decca
4) John Pizzarell Rockin' in Rhythm (Purchase) Telarc
5) Fahir Atakoglu Faces & Places (Purchase) Far & Here
6) Claudio Roditi Simpatico (Purchase) Resonance
7) Jeff Lorber Fusion Now Is the Time (Purchase) Heads Up
8) Brad Mehldau Highway Rider (Purchase) Nonesuch
9) Regina Carter Reverse Thread (Purchase) E1
10) Jan Garbarek Dresden (Purchase) ECM
11) Moutin Reunion Quartet Soul Dancers (Purchase) Plus Loin
12) Hadley Caliman Straight Ahead (Purchase) Origin
13) Phil Kelly & the Northwest Prevailing Winds Ballet of the Bounding Beagles (Purchase) Origin
14) David Benoit Earthglow (Purchase) Heads Up
15) Everette Harp First Love (Purchase) Shanachie
16) Charlie Hunter Gentlemen, I Neglected to Inform You... (Purchase) Spire Artists
17) Hot Club of Detroit It's About That Time (Purchase) Mack Avenue
18) Arturo O'Farrill Risa Negra (Purchase) Zoho
19) Grover Washington Jr. Grover Live (Purchase) Lightyear
20) Stanton Moore Groove Alchemy (Purchase) Telarc
21) Martin Taylor's Spirit of Django Last Train to Hauteville (Purchase) P3
22) Absolute Ensemble featuring Joe Zawinul Absolute Zawinul (Purchase) Intuition/Sunnyside
23) Lionel Loueke Mwaliko (Purchase) Mwaliko
24) Christian Howes with Robben Ford Out of the Blue (Purchase) Resonance
25) SF Jazz Collective Live 2009 (Purchase) SF Jazz
26) Larry Carlton & Tak Matsumoto Take Your Pick (Purchase) 335
27) Trombone Shorty Backatown (Purchase) Verve Forecast
28) Mark Weinstein Timbasa (Purchase) Jazzheads
29) Thomas Lorenzo Spanish Breeze (Purchase) Barcelona
30) Kenny Burrell Be Yourself (Purchase) High Note
31) Orrin Evans Faith in Action (Purchase) Posi-Tone
32) Jeff Golub Blues For You (Purchase) E1)
33) Ken Watters Riyel (Purchase) Summit
34) Mark Egan Truth Be Told (Purchase) Wavetone
35) Fred Hersch Whirl (Purchase) Palmetto
36) Kilimanjaro Homecoming (Purchase) Kilimanjaro
37) Poncho Sanchez Psychedelic Blues (Purchase) Concord Picante
38) Esperanza Spalding Chamber Music Society (Purchase) Heads Up
39) Manu Katche Third Round (Purchase) ECM
40) Jeb Patton New Strides (Purchase) MaxJazz
41) Larry Goldings and Harry Allen When Larry Met Harry (Purchase) Five by Five
42) Joe Chambers Horace to Max (Purchase) Savant
43) Amina Figarova Sketches (Purchase) Munich
44) Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra Portrait in Seven Shades (Purchase) Jazz at Lincoln Center
45) Adam Schroeder A Handful of Stars (Purchase) Capri
46) Dr. Lonnie Smith Spiral (Purchase) Palmetto
47) Ben Allison Think Free (Purchase) Palmetto
48) Joel Frahm and Bruce Katz Project A (Purchase) Anzic
49) Jacky Terrasson Push (Purchase) Concord
50) Mike LeDonne The Groover (Purchase) Savant
51) John Scofield and Vince Mendoza 54 (Purchase) EmArcy
52) Freddy Cole Freddy Cole Sings Mr. B (Purchase) High Note
53) Steve Hobbs  Vibes, Straight Up (Purchase) Compass
54) Jeremy Pelt  Men of Honor (Purchase) High Note
55) Abdullah Ibrahim & the WDR Big Band Bombella (Purchase) Sunnyside
56) VW Brothers Muziek (Purchase) Patois
57) Wayne Escoffery   Uptown (Purchase) Posi-Tone
58) Tia Fuller Decisive Steps (Purchase) Mack Avenue
59) Wayne Wallace Latin Jazz Quintet Bien Bien! (Purchase) Patois
60) Phil Woods Solitude (Purchase) Jazzed Media
61) One for All Incorrigible (Purchase) JLP
62) Chris Washburne & the Syotos Band Fields of Moons (Purchase) Jazzheads
63) Hiromi   Place to Be (Purchase) Telarc
64) Jason Moran Ten (Purchase) Blue Note
65) Tom Harrell  Roman Nights (Purchase) High Note
66) Dan Moretti  Tres Muse (Purchase) FJR
67) Manhattan Transfer  The Chick Corea Songbook (Purchase) Four Quarters
68) Yotam Resonance (Purchase) JLP
69) Hadley Caliman/Pete Christlieb Reunion (Purchase) Origin
70) Wynton Marsalis Quintet & Richard Galliano From Billie Holiday to Edith Piaf (Purchase) Rampart Street
71) Jim Rotondi 1000 Rainbows (Purchase) Posi-Tone
72) Lavay Smith and her Red Hot Skillet Lickers Miss Smith To You! (Purchase) Fat Note
73) Joey DeFrancesco Never Can Say Goodbye (Purchase) High Note
74) Houston Person Mellow (Purchase) High Note
75) John Stein Raising the Roof (Purchase) Whaling City Sound
76) Sharel Cassity Relentless (Purchase) JLP
77) Carla Bley Carla's Christmas Carols (Purchase) Watt Works/ECM
78) Jane Monheit Home (Purchase) EmArcy
79) Manuel Valera  Currents (Purchase) MaxJazz
80) Lorraine Feather Ages (Purchase) Jazzed Media
81) Lee Ritenour Six String Theory (Purchase) Concord
82) Brian Setzer Orchestra Songs From Lonely Avenue (Purchase) Surfdog
83) Charles Lloyd Quartet Mirror (Purchase) ECM
84) Jamie Cullum The Pursuit (Purchase) Verve Forecast
85) Hot Club of San Francisco Hot Club Cool Yule (Purchase) Azica
86) Nellie McKay Normal as Blueberry Pie (Purchase) Verve
87) Bonerama Hard Times (Purchase) Highsteppin'
88) Oregon In Stride (Purchase) CamJazz

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