Best of 2015

Posted on 7 January 2016 in Uncategorized

2015 was another great year for Doek. We had one of our best festivals ever, toured throughout the world with numerous projects, and released a number of exciting new recordings. Here’s a small list of a few journalists that listed various Doek related events as part of their Best of 2015 lists.

Ken Vos – Concert of the year for Jazzism: Misha Mengelberg: A Celebration – Doek Festival, Bimhuis

Tim Sprangers – Concert of the year for Jazzism: John Dikeman, William Parker, Hamid Drake – Bimhuis

Downbeat Readers Poll – Instrumentalist, clarinet: Michael Moore

Colin Green – Albums of the year for Free Jazz Blog: Dikeman, Parker, Drake – Live at La Resistenza (el Negocito)

Peter Gough – Albums of the year for Free Jazz Blog: John Dikeman, Steve Noble, Dirk Serries – Obscure Fluctuations (Trost)

David Shafir – Albums of the year for undistracted listening: Dikeman, Parker, Drake – Live at La Resistenza

John Sharpe – Albums of the year for All About Jazz: Universal Indians w Joe McPhee – Skullduggery (Cleanfeed)

Albums of the year on Opduvel: Dikeman, Parker, Drake – Live at La Resistenza

Tom Hull – Encuesta 2015 Poll instrumentalist, clarinet: Michael Moore

John Sharpe – Encuesta 2015 Poll instrumentalist, clarinet: Michael Moore

Paul Acquaro – Encuesta 2015 Poll instrumentalist, tenor saxophone: John Dikeman

Mark Carroto – Encuesta 2015 Poll instrumentalist, tenor saxophone: John Dikeman

John Sharpe – Encuesta 2015 Poll instrumentalist, tenor saxophone: John Dikeman

Guy Peters – Encuesta 2015 Poll instrumentalist, tenor saxophone: John Dikeman