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1Kamasi WashingtonThe Epic2015Shop at Amazon USAShop at Amazon UKDownload unrestricted MP3s
2Matana RobertsCoin Coin Chapter One2011Shop at Amazon USAShop at Amazon UKDownload unrestricted MP3s
3Fire! OrchestraExit!2013Shop at Amazon USAShop at Amazon UKDownload unrestricted MP3s
4Esperanza SpaldingEmily's D+Evolution2016Shop at Amazon USAShop at Amazon UKDownload unrestricted MP3s
5NiechecNiechec2016Shop at Amazon USAShop at Amazon UKDownload unrestricted MP3s
6BadBadNotGoodIII2014Shop at Amazon USAShop at Amazon UKDownload unrestricted MP3s
7Idris Ackamoor & The PyramidsWe Be All Africans2016Shop at Amazon USAShop at Amazon UKDownload unrestricted MP3s
8Portico QuartetIsla2009Shop at Amazon USAShop at Amazon UKDownload unrestricted MP3s
9Herbie HancockRiver: The Joni Letters2007Shop at Amazon USAShop at Amazon UKDownload unrestricted MP3s
10Contemporary Noise QuintetPig Inside the Gentleman2007Shop at Amazon USAShop at Amazon UKDownload unrestricted MP3s
11Shabaka and the AncestorsWisdom of Elders2016Shop at Amazon USAShop at Amazon UKDownload unrestricted MP3s
12Fire! OrchestraEnter2014Shop at Amazon USAShop at Amazon UKDownload unrestricted MP3s
13Rudresh MahanthappaBird Calls2015Shop at Amazon USAShop at Amazon UKDownload unrestricted MP3s
14Tord Gustavsen TrioBeing There2007Shop at Amazon USAShop at Amazon UKDownload unrestricted MP3s
15Michael BreckerPilgrimage2007Shop at Amazon USAShop at Amazon UKDownload unrestricted MP3s
16Maria Schneider OrchestraThe Thompson Fields2015Shop at Amazon USAShop at Amazon UKDownload unrestricted MP3s
17Esperanza SpaldingEsperanza2008Shop at Amazon USAShop at Amazon UKDownload unrestricted MP3s
18Wyatt/Atzmon/StephenFor the Ghosts Within2010Shop at Amazon USAShop at Amazon UKDownload unrestricted MP3s
19Pat Metheny Unity GroupKin (<-->)2014Shop at Amazon USAShop at Amazon UKDownload unrestricted MP3s
20Allen ToussaintThe Bright Mississippi2009Shop at Amazon USAShop at Amazon UKDownload unrestricted MP3s
21Angles 9Injuries2014Shop at Amazon USAShop at Amazon UKDownload unrestricted MP3s
22Jack DeJohnetteMade in Chicago2015Shop at Amazon USAShop at Amazon UKDownload unrestricted MP3s
23Nik Bartsch's RoninHolon2008Shop at Amazon USAShop at Amazon UKDownload unrestricted MP3s
24Avishai Cohen TrioGently Disturbed2008Shop at Amazon USAShop at Amazon UKDownload unrestricted MP3s
25Nils Petter MolvaerBaboon Moon2011Shop at Amazon USAShop at Amazon UKDownload unrestricted MP3s
26Wadada Leo SmithTen Freedom Summers2012Shop at Amazon USAShop at Amazon UKDownload unrestricted MP3s
27Vijay Iyer TrioAccelerando2012Shop at Amazon USAShop at Amazon UKDownload unrestricted MP3s
28José JamesNo Beginning, No End2013Shop at Amazon USAShop at Amazon UKDownload unrestricted MP3s
29John Abercrombie QuartetThe Third Quartet2007Shop at Amazon USAShop at Amazon UKDownload unrestricted MP3s
30Tomasz Stanko New York QuartetWislawa2013Shop at Amazon USAShop at Amazon UKDownload unrestricted MP3s
31Yussef KamaalBlack Focus2016Shop at Amazon USAShop at Amazon UKDownload unrestricted MP3s
32Keith Jarrett & Charlie HadenJasmine2010Shop at Amazon USAShop at Amazon UKDownload unrestricted MP3s
33HiromiVoice2011Shop at Amazon USAShop at Amazon UKDownload unrestricted MP3s
34Christian ScottYesterday You Said Tomorrow2010Shop at Amazon USAShop at Amazon UKDownload unrestricted MP3s
35Wynton MarsalisFrom the Plantation…2007Shop at Amazon USAShop at Amazon UKDownload unrestricted MP3s
36Bill FrisellHistory, Mystery2008Shop at Amazon USAShop at Amazon UKDownload unrestricted MP3s
37Ambrose AkinmusireThe Imagined Savior…2014Shop at Amazon USAShop at Amazon UKDownload unrestricted MP3s
38Bixiga 70III2015Shop at Amazon USAShop at Amazon UKDownload unrestricted MP3s
39The Heliocentrics13 Degrees of Reality2013Shop at Amazon USAShop at Amazon UKDownload unrestricted MP3s
40Austin PeraltaEndless Planets2011Shop at Amazon USAShop at Amazon UKDownload unrestricted MP3s
41The Roy Hargrove QuintetEarfood2008Shop at Amazon USAShop at Amazon UKDownload unrestricted MP3s
42The Souljazz OrchestraInner Fire2014Shop at Amazon USAShop at Amazon UKDownload unrestricted MP3s
43Norah JonesDay Breaks2016Shop at Amazon USAShop at Amazon UKDownload unrestricted MP3s
44Peter EvansZebulon2013Shop at Amazon USAShop at Amazon UKDownload unrestricted MP3s
45Metheny/MehldauQuartet2007Shop at Amazon USAShop at Amazon UKDownload unrestricted MP3s
46Jack DeJohnette, Ravi Coltrane & Matthew GarrisonIn Movement2016Shop at Amazon USAShop at Amazon UKDownload unrestricted MP3s
47Dan BerglundDan Berglund's Tonbruket2010Shop at Amazon USAShop at Amazon UKDownload unrestricted MP3s
48Leszek MozdzerKomeda2011Shop at Amazon USAShop at Amazon UKDownload unrestricted MP3s
49Rob Mazurek OctetSkull Sessions2013Shop at Amazon USAShop at Amazon UKDownload unrestricted MP3s
50Chris Lightcap's BigmouthEpicenter2015Shop at Amazon USAShop at Amazon UKDownload unrestricted MP3s
51TrioscapesDigital Dream Sequence2014Shop at Amazon USAShop at Amazon UKDownload unrestricted MP3s
52Mary Halvorson OctetAway With You2016Shop at Amazon USAShop at Amazon UKDownload unrestricted MP3s
53Cassandra WilsonLoverly2008Shop at Amazon USAShop at Amazon UKDownload unrestricted MP3s
54Joe Zawinul & the WDR OrchestraBrown Street2007Shop at Amazon USAShop at Amazon UKDownload unrestricted MP3s
55Pat MethenyDay Trip2008Shop at Amazon USAShop at Amazon UKDownload unrestricted MP3s
56Guillaume Perret & The Electric EpicOpen Me2014Shop at Amazon USAShop at Amazon UKDownload unrestricted MP3s
57Robert GlasperIn My Element2007Shop at Amazon USAShop at Amazon UKDownload unrestricted MP3s
58Terence BlanchardA Tale of God's Will2007Shop at Amazon USAShop at Amazon UKDownload unrestricted MP3s
59Charles Lloyd QuartetRabo de Nube2008Shop at Amazon USAShop at Amazon UKDownload unrestricted MP3s
60Tim BerneSnakeoil2012Shop at Amazon USAShop at Amazon UKDownload unrestricted MP3s
61Gregory PorterLiquid Spirit2013Shop at Amazon USAShop at Amazon UKDownload unrestricted MP3s
62Darcy James Argue's Secret SocietyInfernal Machines2009Shop at Amazon USAShop at Amazon UKDownload unrestricted MP3s
63Tigran HamasyanMockroot2015Shop at Amazon USAShop at Amazon UKDownload unrestricted MP3s
64Branford Marsalis QuartetMetamorphosen2009Shop at Amazon USAShop at Amazon UKDownload unrestricted MP3s
65Lloyd Miller & The Heliocentrics(OST)2010Shop at Amazon USAShop at Amazon UKDownload unrestricted MP3s
66The Kilimanjaro Darkjazz EnsembleFrom the Stairwell2011Shop at Amazon USAShop at Amazon UKDownload unrestricted MP3s
67Marcin Wasilewski TrioFaithful2011Shop at Amazon USAShop at Amazon UKDownload unrestricted MP3s
68Takuya KurodaRising Son2014Shop at Amazon USAShop at Amazon UKDownload unrestricted MP3s
69Antonio SanchezBirdman (Soundtrack)2014Shop at Amazon USAShop at Amazon UKDownload unrestricted MP3s
70Brian Blade FellowshipSeason of Changes2008Shop at Amazon USAShop at Amazon UKDownload unrestricted MP3s
71John ZornDreamachines2013Shop at Amazon USAShop at Amazon UKDownload unrestricted MP3s
72Mostly Other People Do the KillingSlippery Rock!2013Shop at Amazon USAShop at Amazon UKDownload unrestricted MP3s
73Chick Corea & Gary BurtonThe New Crystal Silence2008Shop at Amazon USAShop at Amazon UKDownload unrestricted MP3s
74Kelan Philip Cohran…& The Hypnotic Brass Ensemble2012Shop at Amazon USAShop at Amazon UKDownload unrestricted MP3s
75Jason MoranTen2010Shop at Amazon USAShop at Amazon UKDownload unrestricted MP3s
76Henry Threadgill ZooidThis Brings Us To [Vol 1]2009Shop at Amazon USAShop at Amazon UKDownload unrestricted MP3s
77Matana RobertsCoin Coin Chapter Two2013Shop at Amazon USAShop at Amazon UKDownload unrestricted MP3s
78Vijay IyerHistoricity2009Shop at Amazon USAShop at Amazon UKDownload unrestricted MP3s
79Ambrose AkinmusireWhen the Heart Emerges Glistening2011Shop at Amazon USAShop at Amazon UKDownload unrestricted MP3s
80Brad Mehldau TrioBlues and Ballads2016Shop at Amazon USAShop at Amazon UKDownload unrestricted MP3s
81Mary Halvorson QuintetSaturn Sings2010Shop at Amazon USAShop at Amazon UKDownload unrestricted MP3s
82Christian ScottChristian aTunde Adjuah2012Shop at Amazon USAShop at Amazon UKDownload unrestricted MP3s
83Pat MethenyUnity Band2012Shop at Amazon USAShop at Amazon UKDownload unrestricted MP3s
84John SurmanSaltash Bells2012Shop at Amazon USAShop at Amazon UKDownload unrestricted MP3s
85Steve Lehman OctetTravail, Transformation, and Flow2009Shop at Amazon USAShop at Amazon UKDownload unrestricted MP3s
86Ravi ColtraneSpirit Fiction2012Shop at Amazon USAShop at Amazon UKDownload unrestricted MP3s
87Mammal HandsFloa2016Shop at Amazon USAShop at Amazon UKDownload unrestricted MP3s
88Charles Lloyd QuartetMirror2010Shop at Amazon USAShop at Amazon UKDownload unrestricted MP3s
89Ahmad JamalBlue Moon2012Shop at Amazon USAShop at Amazon UKDownload unrestricted MP3s
90Gretchen ParlatoIn a Dream2009Shop at Amazon USAShop at Amazon UKDownload unrestricted MP3s
91Christian McBride & Inside StraightKind of Brown2009Shop at Amazon USAShop at Amazon UKDownload unrestricted MP3s
92Fabiano do NascimentoDança dos Tempos2015Shop at Amazon USAShop at Amazon UKDownload unrestricted MP3s
93Miguel ZenonEsta Plena2009Shop at Amazon USAShop at Amazon UKDownload unrestricted MP3s
94Ibrahim MaaloufKalthoum2015Shop at Amazon USAShop at Amazon UKDownload unrestricted MP3s
95Geri AllenFlying Toward the Sound2010Shop at Amazon USAShop at Amazon UKDownload unrestricted MP3s
96Matthew HalsallInto Forever2015Shop at Amazon USAShop at Amazon UKDownload unrestricted MP3s
97Manu KatchéManu Katché2012Shop at Amazon USAShop at Amazon UKDownload unrestricted MP3s
98Corea, Clarke & WhiteForever2011Shop at Amazon USAShop at Amazon UKDownload unrestricted MP3s
99Terri Lyne CarringtonThe Mosaic Project2011Shop at Amazon USAShop at Amazon UKDownload unrestricted MP3s
100Rudresh Mahanthappa & Bunky GreenApex2010Shop at Amazon USAShop at Amazon UKDownload unrestricted MP3s
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