The Year's Best New Jazz

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Clockwise from upper left: Gretchen Parlato, Jason Lindner, Stefon Harris.

On this edition of All Songs Considered, we spin some of the year's best new jazz recordings. Bob Boilen talks with WBGO's Josh Jackson, host of Live At the Village Vanguard, a monthly concert series from the legendary New York City jazz club. The two play cuts from some of 2009's standout albums, including "I Can't Help It" (from Gretchen Parlato's In a Dream) and Ben Allison's "Kramer vs. Kramer vs. Godzilla" (from Think Free).

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The Year's Best New Jazz

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Ben Allison

  • Artist: Ben Allison
  • Song: Kramer vs. Kramer vs. Godzilla
  • From: Think Free
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Kramer vs. Kramer vs. Godzilla
Album
Think Free
Artist
Ben Allison
Label
Palmetto Records
Released
2009

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