The 10 best jazz albums of 2022

Kokoroko sounded fresh on their debut record, we heard a classic bebop set from the late, great Joe Harriott, and Charles Lloyd completed his three-part trio masterpiece

Hot live bands don’t always make hot records, but south London eight-piece Kokoroko nailed that transition with Could We Be More – a canny 15-track tapestry of the hip jazz references, updated Afrobeat and highlife vivacity, and seductive vocal hooks with which they charmed audiences from jazzers to Fela Kuti fans. Read the full review

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