Readers Choices 2012 (4)

Swirl of notes

Here is the final round of Rifftides readers’ listening choices. Thanks to all who responded for introducing me—and many others, I’m sure—to music or musicians that I would not have known otherwise. Without this exercise, among other recordings The Mars Volta, cellist Claire Gastinel and the marvelous O Grande Circo Mistico by Edu Lobo and Chico Buarque, would have escaped me. Looking over the playlists of recommended albums by young jazz musicians and sampling their wares, I … [Read more...]