25 OTHER Notable Jazz Discs of 2018

Given the profusion of top-shelf jazz recordings released throughout the year, my Top 10 list barely scratched the surface of the new and notable.

So here are 25 more of 2018’s best jazz releases, worthy of your time and attention.

Antonio Adolfo: Encontros — Orquestra Atlantica (AAM)

Ambrose AkinmusireOrigami Harvest (Blue Note)

Roni Ben-Hur & Harvie SIntrospection (Jazzheads)

Anat Cohen & Fred HerschLive in Healdsburg (Anzic)

Chick CoreaThe Musician (Concord)

Rob Dixon Trio featuring Charlie Hunter & Mike ClarkCoast to Crossroads (Rob Dixon)

Bill FrisellMusic IS (Okeh/Sony)

Aaron GoldbergAt the Edge of the World (Sunnyside)

Jimmy Haslip/Scott Kinsey/Gergo BorlaiArc Trio (Blue Canoe)

Carlos HenriquezDizzy Con Clave (RodBros)

Fred Hersch TrioLive in Europe (Palmetto Records)

Charles Lloyd & the Marvels + Lucinda WilliamsVanished Gardens (Blue Note)

Medeski Martin & Wood with Alarm Will SoundOmnisphere (Indirecto)

Brad Mehldau TrioSeymour Reads the Constitution! (Nonesuch)

Hendrik Meurkens/Bill CunliffeCabin in the Sky (Height Advantage)

Francois Moutin & Kavita ShawInterplay (Dot Time)

Bill O’ConnellJazz Latin (Savant)

Houston Person & Ron CarterRemember Love (HighNote)

Charles Pillow Large EnsembleElectric Miles (MAMA)

Dan Pugachi NonetPlus One (Unit)

Cecile McLorin SalvantThe Window (Mack Avenue)

SFJAZZ CollectiveOriginal Compositions & the Music of Ornette Coleman, Stevie Wonder & Thelonious Monk (SFJAZZ)

John ScofieldCombo 66 (Verve)

Dr. Lonnie Smith, All in My Mind (Blue Note)Jim Snidero & Jeremy PeltJubilation! Celebrating Cannonball Adderley (Savant)

Kamasi WashingtonHeaven and Earth (Young Turks)

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