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I am often asked to rank my favorites, but I can’t. It’s difficult enough to choose 25 favorites out of the 136 or so reviews I wrote for the year, so these are listed in the order that I reviewed them. Links go to my reviews. This is a pretty eclectic list, so enjoy!
Cover image of the album Universound by Giorgio Costantini
Giorgio Costantini
January 6, 2011
Cover image of the album Mississippi Boy by Mike Strickland
Mike Strickland
January 11, 2011
Blues
Cover image of the album Beauty and Fire by Tomas Michaud
Tomas Michaud
January 24, 2011
Guitar music
Cover image of the album Dreaming Still by Kathryn Kaye
Kathryn Kaye
January 30, 2011
Debut Albums
Cover image of the album Timeless II by Michael Dulin
Michael Dulin
March 1, 2011
Cover image of the album Whisperings Solo Piano Volume 1 by Whisperings Solo Piano Radio
Whisperings Solo Piano Radio
March 14, 2011
Cover image of the album First Melancholy, Then The Night Stretch by Rick Cutler
Rick Cutler
March 27, 2011
Cover image of the album Where I Belong by SAJJAD
SAJJAD
April 4, 2011
Review by Kathy Parsons
Debut Albums
Cover image of the album The Piano Pieces by Christopher Ferreira
Christopher Ferreira
April 7, 2011
Debut Albums
Cover image of the album Destinations by John Gatti
John Gatti
May 7, 2011
Cover image of the album eQuinox by Ralph Zurmühle
Ralph Zurmühle
May 9, 2011
Cover image of the album Colors From A Giant's Kit by Sir Roland Hanna
Sir Roland Hanna
May 17, 2011
Cover image of the album Waltz of the Asparagus People by Robin Meloy Goldsby
Robin Meloy Goldsby
June 6, 2011
Cover image of the album Something Getting Wrong by Michael de Salem
Michael de Salem
July 4, 2011
Cover image of the album Alma Vieja by Russ Hewitt
Russ Hewitt
July 24, 2011
Review by Kathy Parsons
Guitar music
Cover image of the album Road Home by Brad Jacobsen
Brad Jacobsen
August 16, 2011
Debut Albums
Cover image of the album Four Steps to the Ocean by Wayne Gratz
Wayne Gratz
August 17, 2011
Review by Kathy Parsons
Cover image of the album At the Very Moment by Marcus Loeber
Marcus Loeber
August 27, 2011
Cover image of the album The Spectrum of Love by Greg Maroney
Greg Maroney
September 24, 2011
Cover image of the album Star Eyes by John Fluker
John Fluker
October 15, 2011
Review by Kathy Parsons
Cover image of the album Island of Anywhere by Mike Howe
Mike Howe
October 17, 2011
Review by Kathy Parsons
Guitar music
Cover image of the album Travels by Doug Hammer
Doug Hammer
November 8, 2011
Whisperings Album of the Year
Cover image of the album Peaceful Christmas by Louis Landon
Louis Landon
November 22, 2011
Holiday Albums
Cover image of the album Whereas by Rebecca Oswald
Rebecca Oswald
December 13, 2011
Cover image of the album The Piano by Chad Lawson
Chad Lawson
December 20, 2011
Review by Kathy Parsons