Category Archives: 1990s

D:O Best of the 1990s

In the spring of 2007, Destination: Out asked many of our favorite jazz writers, critics, and musicians for lists of their favorite jazz albums of the 1990s. Here is everything we got; this link should provide you with a pdf… Continue reading

Category 1990s, lists

THE BEST JAZZ OF THE 1990s, Part Five-B

THE DARK TREE 2 Horace Tapscott The Dark Tree, 1 & 2 hatOLOGY : 1991 HT, piano; John Carter, clarinet; Cecil McBee, contrabass; Andrew Cyrille, drums. WELCOME TO THE CONCLUSION OF THE SUMMATION OF NINETIES WEEK (Part five [b] of… Continue reading

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THE BEST JAZZ OF THE 1990s, Part Five-A

WELCOME TO THE SUMMATION OF NINETIES WEEK (Part five [a] of five) Before we offer a full accounting of the top vote-getters, we need to extend our sincerest thanks to every person who contributed a list to this venture. Listmaking… Continue reading

Category 1990s, lists

THE BEST JAZZ OF THE 1990s, Part Four

WELCOME TO NINETIES WEEK (Part four of five) ‘I love the ’90s!’ – Colette Over the past month, we polled music critics, musicians, and bloggers for their favorite jazz records from the 1990s. We got a terrific response. See below… Continue reading

Category 1990s, lists, Ornette Coleman

THE BEST JAZZ OF THE 1990s, Part Three

  WELCOME TO NINETIES WEEK (Part three of five) ‘The present is in constant struggle with the past.’ -Jean Genet Over the past month, we polled music critics, musicians, and jazz bloggers for their favorite records from the 1990s. We… Continue reading

Category 1990s, Henry Threadgill, lists

THE BEST JAZZ OF THE 1990s, Part Two

WELCOME TO NINETIES WEEK (Part two of five) ‘Rewrite history while it’s still fresh.’ – JG Ballard It’s too easy to fetishize the distant past. We mostly highlight overlooked jazz from the 60s, 70s, and 80s here at D:O, but… Continue reading

Category 1990s, lists, Sonny Sharrock

THE BEST JAZZ OF THE 1990s, Part One

WELCOME TO NINETIES WEEK! ‘Il faut etre moderne.’ – Rimbaud Our main goal and real joy here at D:O is digging through jazz’s past and shining a light on unjustly forgotten recordings. But sometimes the past starts to feel a… Continue reading

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