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Music hosts Jedd Beaudoin, Chris Heim, Carla Eckels and Bill Pearce run down the year's best music, including world, rock, local music, jazz, R&B, gospel, blues, and books about music.Join KMUW's music hosts on Global Village, Strange Currency, Night Train, Crossroads, Soulsations & Straight No Chaser as they highlight their favorites. See show pages for upcoming show information or to listen to past shows through the streaming archive.Enjoy.

Night Train | Best of 2017

  1. Vincent Herring - Hard Times (Smoke Sessions)
  2. Ben Allison - Layers of the City (Sonic Camera)
  3. Peter Erskine New Trio - In Praise of Shadows (Fuzzy Music)
  4. Jack DeJohnette, Larry Goldings, John Medeski, John Scofield - Hudson (Motema)
  5. Ralph Towner - My Foolish Heart (ECM)
  6. Roswell Rudd - Embrace (Rare Noise)
  7. Ben Sidran - Picture Him Happy (Nardis Music)
  8. Chuck Owen & the Jazz Surge - Whispers on the Wind (MAMA)
  9. Audrey Ochoa Trio - Afterthought (Chronograph)
  10. Johnny O'Neal - In the Moment (Smoke Sessions)
  11. Ahmad Jamal - Marseille (Jazz Village/PIAS)
  12. Christian McBride Big Band - Bringin' It (Mack Avenue)
  13. Michel Camilo - Live in London (Redondo Music)/Fred Hersch - Open Book (Palmetto)
  14. Cécile McLorin Salvant - Dreams and Daggers (Mack Avenue)
  15. Jowee Omicil - Let's Bash (Jazz Village)
  16. Jazzmeia Horn - A Social Call (Prestige)
  17. Louis Hayes - Serenade for Horace (Blue Note)
  18. Bill Charlap - Uptown Downtown (Impulse)
  19. Steve Khan - Backlog (Tone Center)
  20. Pete Malinverni Trio - Heaven (Saranac
  21. Pat Martino - Formidable (High Note)
  22. Anouar Brahem - Blue Maqams (ECM)
  23. Tarik Yamani - Peninsular (Edict)
  24. Delfeayo Marsalis - Kalamazoo (Troubadour Jass)
  25. Akiko Tsuruga - So Cute, So Bad (AT Records)/Katie Thiroux -Off Beat (Capri)


  1. Jaco Pastorius - Truth, Liberty & Soul (Resonance)
  2. Sun Ra - Singles: The Definitive 45s Collection (Strut)
  3. Arthur Blythe - In the Tradition/Lennox Avenue Breakdown/Illusions/Blythe Spirit (BGO)
  4. Bill Evans - Another Time: The Hilversun Concert (Resonance)
  5. Mark Murphy - Wild and Free (High Note)