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.
Jamie xx: In Colour
Tori Amos: Little Earthquakes / Under the Pink (reissues)
'Charlie's Country' Remembers and Lives Australia's Tragic Colonial Past
The Best in the Worst Circumstances in 'Old Man Logan #1'
Nobody Won the 'War for the Soul of America'
Simon Spence's Biography of the Happy Mondays Is 'All Excess'
Soak: Before We Forgot How to Dream
"Merle Haggard, St. Vincent, and the Flaming Lips headed up another eclectic year at Ohio's Nelsonville Music Festival.