2016 Festive Fifty – 50-41

Well, here we go again. A reminder that these lists are subtly different from those “best of the year” ones. These are my favourites from this year’s releases. You will have different ones. And who’s to say which – or whose – are “the best”. But I do hope you find something you like here in what will be my last Festive Fifty for thejazzbreakfast:


Fini Bearman

Burn The Boat

(Two Rivers)

Review HERE

little things49

Young Pilgrims

Little Things

(Stoney Lane)

Review HERE

groove travels48

Gerard Presencer & Danish Radio Big Band

Groove Travels


Review HERE


Marcus Strickland’s Twi-Life

Nihil Novi

(Blue Note)

Review HERE


Loïs Le Van

So Much More


Review HERE

the magical forest45

Sinikka Langeland

The Magical Forest


Review HERE


Logan Richardson


(Blue Note)

Review HERE

napoli trip43

Stefano Bollani

Napoli Trip


Review HERE


Yilian Cañizares


(Naive Records)

Review HERE


Shabaka And The Ancestors

Wisdom Of Elders


Review HERE

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