Jazz is ready to go just about anywhere these days, and our list this year travels a good distance from free playing to fusion, controlled singing to daring solo piano.
Mathew Lee Cothran: Judas Hung Himself in America
Daniel Brandt: Eternal Something
Identity Is a Provocative Spectre Throughout Noel Malcolm's 'Agents of Empire'
Red Baraat: Bhangra Pirates
'A Little History of Economics' Provides a Charming Overview of the Dismal Science
"The Chamber is the filmic equivalent of a fairground ride, the stimulation of emotion over ideas.