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.
The Dardennes' Laboring Body in 'Two Days, One Night'
The Flash: Season 2, Episode 1 - "The Man Who Saved Central City"
Dungen: Allas Sak
For a Book on Technology, Sven Birkerts' 'Changing the Subject' Is Surprisingly Personal
Drake and Future: What a Time to Be Alive
Matt Nathanson: Show Me Your Fangs
Doctor Who: Season 9, Episode 3 - "Under the Lake"
'The Connection' Makes Familiar Paths Exciting Again
"There’s a preciousness to McCarter and the rest of the mostly young band. You want to freeze the moment, to make sure they are taking it all in too. Because it’s going to change.