Popular on marlbank this week: Jung at heart & some clues on what's next

Thanks for reading this week. Carl Jung, pictured, was hardly that other famed CJ - Reggie Perrin's boss in David Nobbs' 1970s TV sitcom The Fall and Rise of Reginald Perrin, now, was he? Because classic harrumphs such as I didn't get where I am …

Published: 17 Jul 2022. Updated: 21 days.

Thanks for reading this week. Carl Jung, pictured, was hardly that other famed CJ - Reggie Perrin's boss in David Nobbs' 1970s TV sitcom The Fall and Rise of Reginald Perrin, now, was he? Because classic harrumphs such as I didn't get where I am today by thinking do not cut it at all beyond a mound of blancmange when talk invariably turns to the founder of analytical psychology, Jung.

Our own Swiss CJ, taking a break from the collective unconscious, did, from his handy vantage point of the celestial sphere, inspire the excellent Vitor Pereira quintet release Jung, a track review of which is much and actually most read among all the dear readers in the collective huddle on marlbank this week. It is certainly beyond, yes - AJ - I didn't get where I am today by wittering on about trading fours - Archetypal Jazz


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  3. For the ages, Mesmerism

''As far as we can discern, the sole purpose of human existence is to kindle a light in the darkness of mere being'' - Carl Jung in Memories, Dreams, Reflections (1962)

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Best jazz albums in 2022 - overall & UK lists

1 TYSHAWN SOREY TRIO, MESMERISM, PI A case of not fearing the glare of the rear view mirror - the future of the trio has counterintuitively arrived couched in a meta-standards language that is anything but standard 2 TOM HARRELL, OAK TREE, HIGHNOTE

Published: 17 Jul 2022. Updated: 2 days.

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1 TYSHAWN SOREY TRIO, MESMERISM, PI

A case of not fearing the glare of the rear view mirror - the future of the trio has counterintuitively arrived couched in a meta-standards language that is anything but standard

2 TOM HARRELL, OAK TREE, HIGHNOTE

3 JULIA HÜLSMANN QUARTET, THE NEXT DOOR, ECM

4 BILLY DRUMMOND AND FREEDOM OF IDEAS, VALSE SINISTRE, CELLAR LIVE

5 JOHN SCOFIELD, JOHN SCOFIELD, ECM

6 DOOMCANNON, RENAISSANCE, BROWNSWOOD

7 KOKOROKO COULD WE BE MORE, BROWNSWOOD

8 KIT DOWNES TRIO, VERMILLION, ECM

9 PIPE DREAM, BLUE ROADS, CAM JAZZ

10 DAVID BINNEY A GLIMPSE OF THE ETERNAL, CRISS CROSS


UK

1 DoomCannon, Renaissance, Brownswood

2 Kokoroko, Could We Be More, Brownswood

3 Kit Downes trio, Vermillion, ECM

4 Trevor Watkis Routes In Jazz Group, The Music of Dizzy Reece, Blue Soundscape Music

5 Gareth Williams, Short Stories, Miles Music

6 Vega Trails, Tremors in the Static, Gondwana

7 Binker and Moses, Feeding the Machine, Gearbox

8 Emily Francis Trio, Luma, No label

9 Emma Rawicz, Incantation, No label

10 Brigitte Beraha, Blink, Let Me Out Records

Click on each entry above for reviews and more details. Supersedes earlier lists. Up to the end of the year further updates and rerankings on this page will appear. Latest update: 7 August 2022

Tyshawn Sorey trio, top - photo: detail from the Mesmerism cover art

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