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.
Iron Maiden: The Book of Souls
Noah Gundersen: Carry the Ghost
Can Magic Cure Madness?
FKA twigs: M3LL155X
Elephant Revival: Sands of Now
The Struggling Economies of 'Two Days, One Night'
War Is Eternal in 'Welcome Back #1'
"Ubisoft's Assassin's Creed and Grow Home epitomize the art of the climb.