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  • Gilles Peterson’s Best Of 2017

    Gilles Peterson shares two of his Best of 2017 playlists: his ‘Top 20 Tracks from Around the Globe in 2017′, followed by an extensive ’50 Jazz and Beyond Records of 2017’. Read on to see Gilles’s must-listens released over the past 12 months, crossing the world from Cuba to Congo and then diving into the top…

    Gilles Peterson shares two of his Best of 2017 playlists: his ‘Top 20 Tracks from Around the Globe in 2017′, followed by an extensive ’50 Jazz and Beyond Records of 2017’.

    Read on to see Gilles’s must-listens released over the past 12 months, crossing the world from Cuba to Congo and then diving into the top tier of jazz-released this year.

    Gilles Peterson’s 20 Top Tracks from Around the Globe in 2017…

    20 – Sibusile Xaba – Open Letter to Adoniah (South Africa)
    19 – Ache Meyi – Meme (Cuba)
    18 – Yasmine Hamden – Cafe (Lebanon)
    17 – Juana Molina – Cosoco (Argentina)
    16 – Akiko Kiyama / Aalko – B.I.C (Japan)
    15 – Oumou Sangare – Yere Faga (Mali)
    14 – Dayme Arocena – Mambo Na Ma (Cuba)
    13 – The Scorpios – El Sheikh Sairo (Sudan)
    12 – Zazou Bikaye Cy1 – M’Pasi Ya (Congo / France)
    11 – Arthur Verocai – No Voo Do Urubu (Brasil)
    10 – Fabiano do Nascimento – Canto do Xango (Brasil)
    9 – Trio Da Kali/ Kronos Quartet – Eh Ya Ye (Mali)
    8 – Alemayehu Eshete – Alteleyeshegnem (Ethiopia)
    7 – Meridian Brothers – Donde Estas Maria (Colombia)
    6 – Makadem and Behr – Nyako (Kenya)
    5 – Riddlore – Bakka Pygmies Rhythm (Uganda)
    4 – DJ Juls – Teef Teef (Ghana)
    3 – Innov Gnawa – Baniya (Moroco)
    2 – Albert Siassia – mama africa (Congo)
    1 – Dona Onete – No Meio do Pitiu (Brasil)

    Gilles Peterson’s 50 Essential Jazz and Beyond Records of 2017…

    50 – Richard Spaven – The Self (Bandcamp)
    49 – Fiuum Sharrkk – We Are astinishingly Lifelike (Bandcamp)
    48 – Tony Allen – The Source (Blue Note)
    47 – Dwight Tribble – Inspirations (Gondwana)
    46 – Shigeto – The New Monday (Ghostly International)
    45 – Chip Wickham – La Sombra (Lovemonk)
    44 – Eddie Palmieri / Wisdom – Sabiduria (ropeadope)
    43 – Roberto Fonseca – Abuc (Impulse)
    42 – Wojtek Mazolewski – Theme de Yoyo (Lanquidity)
    41 – The Heliocentrics – a world of Masks (soundway)
    40 – Keyon Harrold – The Mugician (Legacy)
    39 – Ruby Rushton – Trudy’s songbook Vol 2 (22A)
    38 – Eabs – Repetitions (Letters of Komeda) (astigmalic)
    37 – Wildflower – Wildflower (stac)
    36 – Chantae Cann – Sol Empowered (Atlanta)
    35 – David Virelles – Gnosis (ECM)
    34 – Mario Batkovic – Mario Batkovic ( Invada)
    33 – Kyoto Jazz Sextet – Unity (Extra Freedom)
    32 – J.A.M – Silent Notes (victor)
    31 – Preservation Hall Jazz Band – That’s It (Legacy)
    30 – James Brandon Lewis Trio – No Filter
    29 – Ezra Collective – Juan Pablo: The Philosopher (Ezra)
    28 – Emma-Jean Thackray’s Walrus – Walrus (Deptford Beach)
    27 – Colin Stetson – All This I do for Glory (52HZ)
    26 – Hypnotic Brass Ensemble – Book of Sound (Honest Jons)
    25 – Steve Coleman’s Natal Eclipse – Morphogenesis (pi)
    24 – Zara Macfarlane -Arise (Brownswood)
    23 – Robert Mitchell – A Vigil for Justice A Vigil for Peace (DOF)
    22 – Denys Baptiste – The Late Trane (Edition)
    21 – Ryan Porter – Spangle -Lang Lane (World Galaxy)
    20 – Nicholas Peyton – Afro Carribean Mixtape (Paytone)
    19 – Mausiki Scales – Drums and Shadows (Scales)
    18 – Vibration Black Finger – Gaudi (enid)
    17 – Yazz Ahmed – La Saboteuse (Naim Jazz)
    16 – Onyx Collective – Lower East Street Pt 1 + 2 (Big Dada)
    15 – Charles Lloyd New Quartet – Passin’ Thru (Blue Note)
    14 – Alice Coltrane – Turiyasangitananda (Luaka Bop)
    13 – Jazzmeia Horn – A Social Call (Prestige)
    12 – Ahmad Jamal – Marseille ( Jazz Village)
    11 – Nubya 5 – Nubya Garcia (Jazz Refreshed)
    10 – Hello Skinny – Watermelon Sun (Brownswood)
    9 – Christian Scott A Tunde Adjuah – Diaspora (RopeaDope)
    8 – Makaya Mccraven – Highly Rare (International Anthem)
    7 – Vels Trio – Yellow Ochre (TRC)
    6 – Andrea Belfi – Ore (Float)
    5 – Irreversible Entanglements – Irreversible Entanglements (International Anthem)
    4 – James Holden – The Animal Spirits (Border Community)
    3 – Binker and Moses – Journey to the Mountain (Gearbox)
    2 – Kamasi Washington – Harmony of Difference (Young Turks)
    1 – Nicole Mitchell / Haki Madhubuti – Liberation Narratives (Third World Press)

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