Shabaka and the Ancestors
Our favorite records from a year that we’re ready to put behind us.
Jazz continues to thrive after 100 years, so we expanded our list to 20 this year.
Our 33 favorite records in a deeply upsetting year, thus far.
See the London jazz musician perform a 45-minute solo set.
The best albums from an extremely long month.
A powerful, emotional spiritual jazz album that reflects the tension of our times.
Hear the first single, “Go My Heart, To Heaven.”
These are the albums we can’t wait to hear in 2020.
A brand new studio album set to be released in early 2020.
Plus Algiers, Mdou Moctar and more.
Plus Shabaka and the Ancestors, Sudan Archives, Terry Riley, Kim Gordon and more.
Free jazz, fusion, Afrobeat and ECM.