Top 10 Albums of 2023 – Joanne Cole’s Picks

I want to thank KGNU and the Listener Members for keeping independent voices alive! Always SO MUCH fun to host a radio show and explore the music together.

Artist Album Label
1 Yussef Dayes Black Classical Music Brownswood Recordings
2 Lakecia Benjamin Phoenix Whirlwind Recordings
3 Brandee Younger Brand New Life Impulse Records
4 Dom Flemons Traveling Wildfire Smithsonian Folkways
5 The Bahama Soul Club Sundub Society Big O Music
6 Jon Batiste World Music Radio Verve
7 Mélusine Cécile McLorin Salvan Nonesuch
8 Jalen Ngonda Come Around And Love Me Daptone
9 Shemekia Copeland Done Come Too Far Alligator
10 Various Basie Swings the Blues Candid Records
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