Peter Margasak “Best of 2009” list on Chicago Reader

New Releases
1. Henry Threadgill: This Brings Us To, Volume 1 (Pi)
2. Vijay Iyer: Historicity (ACT)
3. Die Enttäuschung (Axel Dörner, Rudi Mahall, Jan Roder, Uli Jennessen): Die Enttäuschung (Intakt)
4. Steve Lehman: Travail, Transformation, and Flow (Pi)
5. Martial Solal: Live at the Village Vanguard (CAM Jazz)
6. Christian Lillinger: First Reason (Clean Feed)
7. Liam Noble: Brubeck (Basho)
8. J.D. Allen: Shine! (Sunnyside)
9. Jeremy Udden: Plainville (Fresh Sound New Talent)
10. Mike Reed: About Us (482 Music)

1. Sun Ra: The Antique Blacks (Art Yard)
2. Codona (Don Cherry-Nana Vasconcelos-Collin Walcott): The Codona Trilogy (ECM)
3. Michel Portal, John Surman, Barre Phillips, Stu Martin, and Jean-Pierre Drouet: Alors!!! (Futura)

Dee Alexander: Wild Is the Wind (Blujazz)

Christian Lillinger: First Reason (Clean Feed)

Buika & Chucho Valdes: El Último Trago (WEA International)


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    brand new Mutamassik Lp:

    Musically motivated by funk & apocalypse – before, during and after which is the Soul.
    spiritual testing > physical punishment
    savage > urban
    living in the wild on edge > talking politics in nice warm room
    crunchy & heavy
    raw & relentless
    keeper of the instrumental flame {raw crunchy nuts music}
    Head bangin’ music.
    Sa’aidi Buttafuoco on a Glandular Level.
    Drums & Colors, Pulse & Blood.
    Beat down the dough before it beats down you.
    Relentless Rhythms from the Immigrant Sound Sources. Punk Jaw Pan-African. Pioneer of Sa’aidi Hardcore & Baladi Breakbeats. Big Greasy Nose Music.
    AfrabiQ BaroQ.+Martial MelanQ.+DarQ PunQ Qubti FunQ.+

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