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Tuesday, December 16 2008

  • Critics Week: A Jazz List December 16, 2008

    Here's music critic Will Layman's list of the best jazz albums of 2008. 1. Aaron Parks, Invisible Cinema (Blue Note) 2. Avashai Cohen Trio, Gently Disturbed, (Razdaz) 3. Eri Yamamoto... (article)

  • Critics Week: A Classical List December 16, 2008

    Here's a best-of-2008 list from Anne Midgette, chief classical music critic of the Washington Post. Glass: Songs and Poems for Solo Cello, Wendy Sutter, cellist (Orange Mountain Musi... (article)

  • Critics Week: Smackdown! December 16, 2008

    Our annual critics week on Soundcheck is always a popular series of shows. Critics weigh in on the best pop, hip hop, classical, jazz, and world music of the year, as well as the wors... (article)

  • Smackdown: Music Critics December 16, 2008

    Our Critics Week special continues with a Soundcheck Smackdown debate over the role -- and relevance -- of music critics today. We'll take your calls and comments. Plus: The latest al... (episode)