Robert Ginsburg, host of Shades of Jazz on KUAF, made selections of some of his favorite jazz in the year. The list:
- John Beasley, MONK'estra Volume I
- Catherine Russell, Harlem on My Mind
- Ari Hoenig, The Pauper & the Magician
- Corey Christiansen, Factory Girl
- the soundtrack to Miles Ahead
- Wolfgang Muthspiel, Rising Grace.