Links and Lists:
- You’ve read my Jazz Critics Poll ballot, now find the final, tabulated results here, results in all categorieshere, the list of individual ballotshere, and the top 10 essay from Francis Davis, the head mofo in charge.
- Daniel Barenboim’s new recording of the Beethoven symphonies with the West-Eastern Divan Orchestra was one of the best Beethoven events of the year, i.e. one of the best things of music in 2012, and you can go hear the musicians play the Beethoven cycle at Carnegie Hall, January 30 — February 3.
- About the same time, January 29 — February 3, David Virelle’s Continuum will be at the Village Vanguard. The music and band was, by far, my choice for the best Latin Jazz of 2012. If you can pick one date, Henry Threadgill will be playing alto with the band January 31.