Best of 2011: Richard Brody’s Top 10 Concerts

10. Joe Louis Walker with Murali Coryell – The Parting Glass
9. Dave Alvin & the Guilty Ones with Los Straitjackets – Club Helsinki
8. The Jack DeJohnette Quintet – Freihofer Jazz Festival at SPAC (Read his review)
7. The Marcus Strickland Quartet – Freihofer Jazz Festival at SPAC (Read his review)
6. Ambrose Akinmusire – Skidmore College’s Zankel Music Center
5. Alejandro Escovedo & the Sensitive Boys – Club Helsinki (Read his review)
4. Richard Thompson – The Egg (Read his review)
3. Jimmy Cobb’s “So What” Band – The Egg
2. The Joe Lovano/John Scofield Quartet – The Egg
1. Jeff Coffin Mu’tet – Albany Riverfront Jazz Festival at the Albany Riverfront Park

Special Mention to Nadia Salerno-Sonnenberg & the New Century Orchestra at the College of Saint Rose’s Massry Center

By Richard Brody, Nippertown contributor


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2 Responses to “Best of 2011: Richard Brody’s Top 10 Concerts”

  1. J Hunter says:

    I gotta say, that Scofield/Lovano show was definitely choice. Those guys have been playing together so long, they don’t even need to look at each other, They work via ESP.

  2. LP says:

    Richard….love the end of year best of lists…..I was there for most of these and agree…..

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