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Midnight Passages: Our Favorite Music of 2021

Person playing trumpet during the night.
Chris Bair
Person playing trumpet during the night.

Doug Anders' Favorite Jazz Recordings of 2021 (in no particular order of preference.)

  1. Anaïs Reno - Lovesome Thing: Anaïs Reno Sings Ellington & Strayhorn 
  2. Marbin - Fernweh
  3. Bill Cunliffe, John Patitucci and Vinnie Colaiuta - Trio
  4. Todd Cochrane’s TC3 - Then and Again, Here and Now
  5. Perry Smith - Peace
  6. Sons of Kemet - Black to the Future
  7. Out to Dinner - Play On
  8. Idit Shner - Live at the Jazz Station 
  9. Andrew Cyrille - The News
  10. John Moulder - Metamorphosis

Other Jazz albums released in 2021 I really liked:

Jennifer Wharton’s Bonegasm - Not a Novelty, Steve Coleman - Live at the Village Vanguard, vol 2, Adrian Younge - The American Negro, Cameron Graves - Seven, Dan McCarthy - A Place Where We Once Lived, Emmet Cohen - Future Stride, Yaniv Tabenhouse - Moments in Trio, Vol. 3, Mike Clark & Mike Zilber - Mike Drop

Midnight Passages can be heard Tuesday nights from 8:00-10:00 on KLCC.

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Doug Anders is the host of KLCC's newest jazz program Midnight Passages.
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