Jazz 2001 Top 10 -- UPI Arts & Entertainme

By KEN FRANCKLING, United Press International
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Here are one writer's choices for the top jazz recordings and reissues of 2001.

The 10 best new jazz releases:


1- Tom Harrell, "Paradise," BMG Bluebird.

2- Avishai Cohen and the International Vamp Band, "Unity" (Stretch)

3- Denny Zeitlin Trio, "As Long as There's Music." (32 Jazz)

4- Carmen Lundy, "This is Carmen Lundy" (Justin Time).

5- Tierney Sutton, "Blue in Green" (Telarc Jazz)

6- Stefano DiBattista, "Stefano DiBattista" (Blue Note)

7- Mark Levine and The Latin Tinge, "Serengeti" (LCC)

8- Ben Allison, "Riding the Nuclear Tiger" (Palmetto)

9 - Orlando Cachaito Lopez, "Cachaito" (Nonesuch/World Circuit)

10- Bob Belden,"Black Dahlia" (Blue Note)

The best jazz boxed sets or reissues:

1- Miles Davis, "The Complete 'In a Silent Way' Sessions" (Columbia)

2- Live Trane: The European Tours" (Pablo)

3- Billie Holiday, "Lady Day -- the Complete Billie Holiday on Columbia, 1933-1944" (Columbia Legacy)

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