TOP 20 OF 2020

It’s been a long and difficult year, however one of the bright points has been the plethora of amazing music released. What follows is our top picks for the year. They’re all too good to rank so they are in Alphabetical order.

Ambrose Akinmusire
On The Tender Spot Of Every Calloused Moment


Billy Childs

Various Artists
Blue Note Re:imagined

Brandee Younger and Dezron Douglas
Force Majeure

Brandi Disterheft

Butcher Brown

Christian McBride Big Band
For Jimmy, Wes and Oliver

Doxas Brothers
The Circle

Ella Fitzgerald
The Lost Berlin Tapes

Emie R Roussel Trio
Rythme De Passage

Joe Bowden
Roots – Tales of the Urban Yoda

Joshua Redman, Brad Mehldau, Christian McBride & Brian Blade

Kassa Overall
I Think I’m Good

Keith Jarrett
Budapest Concert

Laila Biali
Out of Dust

Melody Gardot
Sunset in the Blue

Nubya Garcia

It Is What It Is

Tom Misch & Yussef Dayes
What Kinda Music