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best albums of 2020

Top 50 Albums of 2020

Our favorite records from a year that we’re ready to put behind us.

best jazz albums of 2020

The 20 Best Jazz Albums of 2020

Jazz continues to thrive after 100 years, so we expanded our list to 20 this year.

The 33 Best Albums of 2020 So Far

Our 33 favorite records in a deeply upsetting year, thus far.

Watch Shabaka Hutchings’ “Life from Isolation” Boiler Room session

See the London jazz musician perform a 45-minute solo set.

best albums of March 2020 Half Waif

The Best Albums of March 2020

The best albums from an extremely long month.

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Shabaka and the Ancestors – We Are Sent Here by History

A powerful, emotional spiritual jazz album that reflects the tension of our times.

Shabaka and the Ancestors announce new album, We Are Sent Here By History

Hear the first single, “Go My Heart, To Heaven.”

most anticipated albums of 2020

The Most Anticipated Albums of 2020

These are the albums we can’t wait to hear in 2020.

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Shabaka and the Ancestors to release new album, tour in 2020

A brand new studio album set to be released in early 2020.

Big Ears festival 2020

Can’s Damo Suzuki, Tindersticks, Thundercat to play Big Ears Festival 2020

Plus Shabaka and the Ancestors, Sudan Archives, Terry Riley, Kim Gordon and more.

Shabaka and the Ancestors best jazz of 2016

The 10 Best Jazz Albums of 2016

Free jazz, fusion, Afrobeat and ECM.