Playing tracks by
Nils Økland Band, Dominique Pifarély Quartet, Avishai Cohen, Vijay Iyer & Wadada Leo Smith, Jon Balke and more.
ECM Records always releases a ton of quality music each year, 2016 no exception.
This mix contains a few violinists (Nils Økland, Dominique Pifarély, Mat Maneri), trumpeters (Avishai Cohen, Wadada Leo Smith, Ralph Alessi), and pianists (Jon Balke, Vijay Iyer, Craig Taborn, Anat Fort), among others. Musicians from all around the world under the hand of producer Manfred Eicher sound cut from the same long cloth.
This is not a best of, but here are 8 tracks that were released this year.