Ken Waxman’s Top 10 for 2002

Artist, album, label
(in alphabetical order)

1) BUTCHER/MASASAOKA/ROBAIR
Guerrilla Mosaics
482 Records 482-1013

2) THE ELECTRICS
Chain of Accidents
AYLER aylCD-035

3) MARTIN FONDSE OKTEMBLE
Ere Ibeji
Bvhaast CD 1401

4) BARRY GUY-MARILYN CRISPELL-PAUL LYTTON
Odyssey
Intakt CD 070

5) LAZRO/ZINGARO/LÉANDRE/LOVENS
Madly You
Potlatch P102

6) ROSCOE MITCHELL & THE NOTE FACTORY
Song for My Sister
PI Recordings 103

7) TONY OXLEY/THE B.I.M.P. QUARTET
Floating Phantoms
a/l/l 001

8) WILLIAM PARKER
Raining On the Moon
Thirsty Ear THI 57119.2

9) URSEL SCHLICHT’S IMPLICATE ORDER
Sound Quest
Cadence Jazz Records CJR 1140

10) JEFF SONG & LOWBROW
Diasporama
Stellar Sound Productions STL 1012

Four Runner ups (in alphabetical order)

1) JAMES EMERY
Fourth World
between the lines btl020/EFA10190-2

2) SATOKO FUJII
Bell the Cat!
Tokuma Japan Communications TKCB-72369

3) GIARDULLO/MCPHEE/BISIO/TABBAL
Shadow & Light
Drimala DR 02-347-01

4) HERB ROBERTSON
The Legend of the Missing Link
Splasc (H) CDH 827.2