The best jazz albums of 2007.

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Dec. 18 2007 2:51 PM

The Best Jazz Albums of 2007

Mingus, Hancock, Lovano, Friedlander …

It's been a good year for jazz. No single new recording stands out, as Ornette Coleman's Sound Grammar did in 2006, but many albums more than satisfy.

Charles Mingus Sextet with Eric Dolphy, Cornell 1964

Fred Kaplan, Slate's "War Stories" columnist, also writes about jazz for several publications. His jazz blog can be read here.

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