Top 10 CD's of 2012 - Bob Putignano, Bob Porter,
Richard Ludmerer

Bob Putignano Top Ten For 2012

1. Enrico Crivellaro "Freewhellin'" Electro-Fi -
2. Raphael Wressnig "Soul Gift"
3. Albert King "I'll Play the Blues For You" w/bonus tracks Stax Remasters - Concord
4. Warren Haynes "Live at the Moody Theater" Stax - Concord
5. Booker T. & the MG's "Green Onions - 50th Anniversary Edition" w/bonus tracks Stax Remasters - Concord
6. Lloyd Jones "Doin' What It Takes" Reference Recordings -
7. Merl Saunders & Jerry Garcia "Keystone Companions" 4 CD box set Fantasy - Concord
8. Danny Caron "Jazz + Blues"
9 Lisa Mann "Satisfied"
10. Bruce Kaphan "Bruce Kaphan Quartet"

Bob Porter Top Ten For 2012

SEATTLE 1956-Jazzat the Philharmonic (Acrobat)
STRICTLY ROMANCIN-Catherine Russell (World Village)
NEWARK 1953-Hank Mobley (Uptown)
SINGULAR GENIUS-Ray Charles (Concord)
BLUES FOR PRES & TEDDY-Harry Allen (Japanese-label forgotten)
COMPLETE STUDIO SESSIONS-Thelonious Monk Quartet (Sony)
NATURALLY-Houston Person (High Note)
COMPLETE MY PEOPLE-Duke Ellington (Storyville)

Richard Ludmerer's Top Ten For 2012

1. Shemekia Copeland "33 & 1/3" Concord Records
2. Rick Estrin and The Nightcats "One Wrong Turn" Alligator Records
3. Raphael Wressnig and Alex Schultz "Soul Gift"
4. Omar and The Howlers "Essential Collection" Ruf Records
5. Curtis Salgado "Soul Shot" Alligator Records
6. Albert Castiglia "Living The Dream" Bluesleaf Records
7. The Blues Broads Delta Groove Records
8. Royal Southern Brotherhood Ruf Records
9. Paul Rishell "Talking Guitar" CD Baby
10. Debbie Davies "After The Fall" M.C. Records

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