Tuesday, December 08, 2009

The list, part one (Jazz)

You can check out a list of my top ten jazz records of 2009 over at the Jazzhouse blog. The roundup also includes one DVD, one book, ten honorable-mention discs and seven live shows. I heard tons and tons of great jazz this year. Thanks very much to all the artists, labels and publicists who saw fit to send me their wares. Please do keep them coming in 2010.

Look for my general 2009 top ten in TONY soon.


On the pop side of things, here are my reviews of last week's Rihanna show (check out the festive crowd video I shot during "Umbrella") and the new Chris Brown album. Pretty fascinating to hear both sides of this sad story in rapid succession.