Top Jazz Albums of 2008

Time for 2008 lists, here's my top five:

Charles Lloyd — Rabo De Nube
Ellis Marsalis — An Open Letter To Thelonious
Carla Bley Big Band - Appearing Nightly
Sonny Rollins — Road Shows, Vol.1
Mike LeDonne - Five Live
Satoko Fujii Trio-Trace a River
Mauger (Mahanthapa,Dresser,Hemmingway)-The Beautiful Enabler
Vijay Iyer-Tragicomic
Todd Sickafoose-Tiny Resistors
Abdullah Ibrahim - Senzo
E.S.T. - Leucocyte
Avishai Cohen Trio - Gently Disturbed
E_L_B (Erskine/Lé/Benita) - Dream Flight
Fresu/Galliano/Lundgren - Mare Nostrum
Just got the new Roy Hargrove - Earfood disk a couple of days ago. This one should be on anyone's list of top disks for the year.

Terence Blanchard - "A Tale of God's Will"
Christian Scott - "Live at Newport"

Not Jazz, but I have to Mention it - Klaus Schulze and Lisa Gerrard - "Farscape"