my soundtrack of choice during the lockdown, but I still find time to enjoy jazz. My ten favorite jazz albums released in the first quarter of 2020 are listed in alphabetical order below. No two sound alike.
1. Majid Bekkas- Magic Spirit Quartet
2. Jennifer Curtis and Tyshawn Sorey- Invisible Ritual
Avant-garde fiddle and drum duets.
3. Guitar Elation- Double Live at Green Lady Lounge
Party grooves. (My review.)
4. Kilter- Axiom
Free jazz collides with doom metal.
5. Hailu Mergia- Yene Mircha
6. Pat Metheny- From This Place
Infinite lushness. (My review.)
7. Roscoe Mitchell- Distant Radio Transmission
8. The Necks- Three
9. Jeremy Pelt- The Art of Intimacy, Vol. 1
10. Oded Tzur- Here Be Dragons
Reticent chamber jazz.
(Original image by Plastic Sax.)