Critics can be fools, particularly in their own eyes. Here are five jazz discs from 2011 that should have been on my top ten list but slipped from view, then. It's not too late to dig them.
Was George Carlin Right About Everything?
'Scurvy': Chronicling the Etiology of an Affliction
Kate Bush: Before the Dawn
Ted Rall's Bernie Bio Has Extra Relevance in the Wake of the Democrats' Presidential Defeat
Queen: Queen on Air - The Complete BBC Radio Sessions (Deluxe 6-CD Edition)
'Nietzsche's Journey to Sorrento': Wherein Nietzsche Finds His Voice
Minutia Fuels the Masterful 'Boyhood'
Mary Halvorson Octet: Away With You
"I'd gotten burned out on scope and maybe on spectacle in video games, but I think it's time to return to bigger worlds to conquer.