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.
Sankt Otten + N: Männerfreundschaften und Metaphysik
'Becoming Unbecoming' and the Toll Extracted From Survivors
Hiss Golden Messenger: Heart Like a Levee
Big Star: Complete Third
David Bromberg Band: The Blues, the Whole Blues and Nothing But the Blues
A 21st-century Muckraker Pierces the Heart of the Internet in 'Reading the Comments'
Zomba Prison Project: I Will Not Stop Singing
Westworld: Season 1, Episode 1 - "The Original"
"It's just so easy to kill someone in a video game that it's surprising when a game makes murder difficult.