Capital Bop Ranks DC’s Best 2013 Jazz Albums

December 31, 2013

In a year when just about every musician in the world seemed to be putting out his or her own recording, D.C.’s jazz scene yielded a manageable and strikingly high-quality crop. It’s not just the quality but the variety, in terms of sound and perspective, that grabs your attention about these albums. Here are Capital Bop’s Top Five Picks of 2013…

5 – Kenny Rittenhouse Septet, New York Suite

4 – Siné Qua Non, Simple Pleasures

3 – Reginald Cyntje, Love

2 – Brian Settles Trio, Folk

And the top rated…

1 – Allyn Johnson & Sonic Sanctuary, The Truth

(Capital Bop)

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