Ken Franckling's 2010 top 10 list

Ken writes and/or photographs for Jazz Times, Jazziz, HotHouse, allaboutjazz.com and other publications, as well as his own blog.

The 10 best new jazz releases of 2010, listed alphabetically:

  • Dave Bass Quartet, Gone (Dave Bass Music)
  • Lisa Engelken, Caravan, (Little Angel)
  • Tamir Hendelman, Destinations (Resonance)
  • Dave Holland Octet, Pathways (Dare2)
  • Christine Jensen, treelines (Justin Time)
  • Pat Metheny, Orchestrion (Nonesuch)
  • Jean-Michel Pilc, True Story (Dreyfus)
  • Ellen Rowe Quartet, Wishing Well (PKO Records)
  • Omar Sosa & NDR Bigband, Ceremony (Otá)
  • Jacky Terrasson, Push (Concord Jazz)