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
Nik Bärtsch's Ronin - Holon

Honourable Mentions:

Todd Sickafoose - Tiny Resistors
John Zorn/Secret Chiefs 3 - Xaphan: the Book of Angels Vol. 9
Aaron Parks - Invisible Cinema
Kurt Rosenwinkel - The Remedy
Marcin Wasilewski Trio - January
Brian Blade and the Fellowship Band - Season of Changes
Another set of lists from a local jazz site"
Thank you Kana813! Checked out your link and found Sahib Shihab - what a great find! Ordered two of his CDs: Sahib Shihab and the Danish Radio Jazz Orchestra; and Companionship: Jazz Joint, Vol. 2. These sound very promising - perhaps as enjoyable as Rahsaan. Can't wait for delivery!