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My Best of for 2007

The following lists are some of my favorites of this past year, listed in no particular order and with no particular preference.

2007 CD’s:

David Virelles Quintet Motion (Justin Time), Joel Miller Tantramar (Artist Share), Chembo Corniel For The Rest Of Your Life (Chemboro), Mike Barone Big Band By Request (Rhubarb Recordings), Mark Weinstein Con Alma (Jazzheads), Freddy Cole With The Bill Charlap Trio Music Maestro Please (Highnote), Tierney Sutton Band On The Other Side (Telarc), Josh Nelson Let It Go (Native Language) Gil Coggins Better Late Than Never (Small Records), Matt Haviland Beyond Good and Evil (Connotation), The Jamie Breiwick Quintet Song To A Rose (Indie),

DVD’s: Wes Montgomery Live in ’65 Jazz Icons

Duke Ellington Live in ’58 Jazz Icons

Hi-light Concerts:

Art of Jazz Celebration; The Complete Package 5 Days 50 Jazz Greats and especially, Francisco Mela Quartet,

Barry Harris Trio with Howard Johnson,

Kenny Wheeler, Norma Winstone, Lee Konitz, Dave Holland, Joe Labarbera & Friends

The Guelph Jazz Festival:

Charlie Haden Liberation Orchestra with Carla Bley,

Anthony Braxton with The Aim Toronto Orchestra, Anthony Braxton - The Diamond Curtain Wall Trio

Marianne Trudel Quintet

TD Canada Trust Toronto Jazz Festival:

United Trombone Summit

Roy Hargrove Quintet

Trio Beyond

Michel Donato Trio,

Freddy Cole Quartet,

Marcus Belgrave Quartet

Misc. Shows:

Lincoln Centre Jazz Orchestra,

Roberta Gambarini,

Glen Gould Tribute with David Virelles Quintet and Hilario Duran Trio,

Ernest Dawkins New Horizons Ensemble,

Drums Live III

Music and memories that will last. Some of the wonderful performances of 2007, live and on CD, as well as a couple of great treasures from the past, captured on the DVD's from Jazz Icons. Cheers to more great music for 2008 and the time to listen and enjoy.

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  • Artist / Group Name: Freddy Cole
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