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Top 100 Jazz Albums
The Best Jazz Ever Released Digitally
01Miles DavisKind of Blue1959Shop at Amazon USAShop at Amazon UKDownload unrestricted MP3s
02John ColtraneA Love Supreme1964Shop at Amazon USAShop at Amazon UKDownload unrestricted MP3s
03Charles MingusMingus Ah Um1959Shop at Amazon USAShop at Amazon UKDownload unrestricted MP3s
04The Dave Brubeck QuartetTime Out1959Shop at Amazon USAShop at Amazon UKDownload unrestricted MP3s
05Cannonball AdderleySomethin' Else1958Shop at Amazon USAShop at Amazon UKDownload unrestricted MP3s
06Miles DavisBitches Brew1970Shop at Amazon USAShop at Amazon UKDownload unrestricted MP3s
07John ColtraneGiant Steps1959Shop at Amazon USAShop at Amazon UKDownload unrestricted MP3s
08Sonny RollinsSaxophone Colossus1956Shop at Amazon USAShop at Amazon UKDownload unrestricted MP3s
09Art Blakey & the Jazz MessengersMoanin'1958Shop at Amazon USAShop at Amazon UKDownload unrestricted MP3s
010Eric DolphyOut to Lunch!1964Shop at Amazon USAShop at Amazon UKDownload unrestricted MP3s
011Charles MingusBlack Saint & the Sinner Lady1963Shop at Amazon USAShop at Amazon UKDownload unrestricted MP3s
012Stan Getz & Joao GilbertoGetz/Gilberto1963Shop at Amazon USAShop at Amazon UKDownload unrestricted MP3s
013Ornette ColemanThe Shape of Jazz to Come1959Shop at Amazon USAShop at Amazon UKDownload unrestricted MP3s
014Herbie HancockMaiden Voyage1965Shop at Amazon USAShop at Amazon UKDownload unrestricted MP3s
015John ColtraneBlue Train1957Shop at Amazon USAShop at Amazon UKDownload unrestricted MP3s
016Thelonious MonkBrilliant Corners1956Shop at Amazon USAShop at Amazon UKDownload unrestricted MP3s
017Keith JarrettThe Köln Concert1975Shop at Amazon USAShop at Amazon UKDownload unrestricted MP3s
018Bill Evans TrioWaltz for Debby1961Shop at Amazon USAShop at Amazon UKDownload unrestricted MP3s
019Miles DavisIn a Silent Way1969Shop at Amazon USAShop at Amazon UKDownload unrestricted MP3s
020Herbie HancockHead Hunters1973Shop at Amazon USAShop at Amazon UKDownload unrestricted MP3s
021Wayne ShorterSpeak No Evil1965Shop at Amazon USAShop at Amazon UKDownload unrestricted MP3s
022Lee MorganThe Sidewinder1963Shop at Amazon USAShop at Amazon UKDownload unrestricted MP3s
023Mahavishnu OrchestraThe Inner Mounting Flame1971Shop at Amazon USAShop at Amazon UKDownload unrestricted MP3s
024The Horace Silver QuintetSong for My Father1964Shop at Amazon USAShop at Amazon UKDownload unrestricted MP3s
025John ColtraneMy Favorite Things1960Shop at Amazon USAShop at Amazon UKDownload unrestricted MP3s
026Louis ArmstrongHot Fives & Sevens1928Shop at Amazon USAShop at Amazon UKDownload unrestricted MP3s
027Weather ReportHeavy Weather1977Shop at Amazon USAShop at Amazon UKDownload unrestricted MP3s
028Buena Vista Social ClubBuena Vista Social Club1997Shop at Amazon USAShop at Amazon UKDownload unrestricted MP3s
029John ZornNaked City1990Shop at Amazon USAShop at Amazon UKDownload unrestricted MP3s
130Oliver NelsonThe Blues & the Abstract Truth1961Shop at Amazon USAShop at Amazon UKDownload unrestricted MP3s
-131Pharoah SandersKarma1969Shop at Amazon USAShop at Amazon UKDownload unrestricted MP3s
032Bill Evans TrioSunday at the Village Vanguard1961Shop at Amazon USAShop at Amazon UKDownload unrestricted MP3s
033Charlie ParkerThe Savoy & Dial Studio Sessions1948Shop at Amazon USAShop at Amazon UKDownload unrestricted MP3s
034Dexter GordonGo!1962Shop at Amazon USAShop at Amazon UKDownload unrestricted MP3s
035Wes MontgomeryIncredible Jazz Guitar1960Shop at Amazon USAShop at Amazon UKDownload unrestricted MP3s
036Albert Ayler TrioSpiritual Unity1964Shop at Amazon USAShop at Amazon UKDownload unrestricted MP3s
137Ella Fitzgerald & Louis ArmstrongElla & Louis1956Shop at Amazon USAShop at Amazon UKDownload unrestricted MP3s
138Kenny BurrellMidnight Blue1963Shop at Amazon USAShop at Amazon UKDownload unrestricted MP3s
-239Duke Ellington & His OrchestraEllington at Newport [2CD]1956Shop at Amazon USAShop at Amazon UKDownload unrestricted MP3s
040Miles DavisSketches of Spain1960Shop at Amazon USAShop at Amazon UKDownload unrestricted MP3s
041Hank MobleySoul Station1960Shop at Amazon USAShop at Amazon UKDownload unrestricted MP3s
042Grant GreenIdle Moments1963Shop at Amazon USAShop at Amazon UKDownload unrestricted MP3s
043The Oscar Peterson TrioNight Train1962Shop at Amazon USAShop at Amazon UKDownload unrestricted MP3s
044McCoy TynerThe Real McCoy1967Shop at Amazon USAShop at Amazon UKDownload unrestricted MP3s
045Andrew HillPoint of Departure1965Shop at Amazon USAShop at Amazon UKDownload unrestricted MP3s
046Chet BakerThe Best of Chet Baker Sings1956Shop at Amazon USAShop at Amazon UKDownload unrestricted MP3s
047Miles DavisBirth of the Cool1950Shop at Amazon USAShop at Amazon UKDownload unrestricted MP3s
048Mahavishnu OrchestraBirds of Fire1973Shop at Amazon USAShop at Amazon UKDownload unrestricted MP3s
049Jaco PastoriusJaco Pastorius1976Shop at Amazon USAShop at Amazon UKDownload unrestricted MP3s
050Alice ColtraneJourney in Satchidananda1971Shop at Amazon USAShop at Amazon UKDownload unrestricted MP3s
051Vince Guaraldi TrioA Charlie Brown Christmas1965Shop at Amazon USAShop at Amazon UKDownload unrestricted MP3s
052Ornette ColemanFree Jazz1960Shop at Amazon USAShop at Amazon UKDownload unrestricted MP3s
053Billie HolidayColumbia Recordings (1933-44)1944Shop at Amazon USAShop at Amazon UKDownload unrestricted MP3s
054Chick CoreaReturn to Forever1972Shop at Amazon USAShop at Amazon UKDownload unrestricted MP3s
055Count Basie OrchestraThe Complete Atomic Basie1957Shop at Amazon USAShop at Amazon UKDownload unrestricted MP3s
156Al DiMeolaElegant Gypsy1976Shop at Amazon USAShop at Amazon UKDownload unrestricted MP3s
-157Peter Brotzmann OctetMachine Gun1968Shop at Amazon USAShop at Amazon UKDownload unrestricted MP3s
058Sonny ClarkCool Struttin'1958Shop at Amazon USAShop at Amazon UKDownload unrestricted MP3s
159Clifford Brown & Max RoachStudy in Brown1955Shop at Amazon USAShop at Amazon UKDownload unrestricted MP3s
-160Krzysztof KomedaAstigmatic1965Shop at Amazon USAShop at Amazon UKDownload unrestricted MP3s
061Thelonious Monk w/ John ColtraneAt Carnegie Hall1957Shop at Amazon USAShop at Amazon UKDownload unrestricted MP3s
062Art Ensemble of ChicagoLes Stances a Sophie1970Shop at Amazon USAShop at Amazon UKDownload unrestricted MP3s
063Charles MingusMingus, Mingus, Mingus, Mingus…1963Shop at Amazon USAShop at Amazon UKDownload unrestricted MP3s
064Sun Ra & His ArkestraJazz In Silhouette1958Shop at Amazon USAShop at Amazon UKDownload unrestricted MP3s
065Art PepperMeets the Rhythm Section1957Shop at Amazon USAShop at Amazon UKDownload unrestricted MP3s
066Billie HolidayLady in Satin1958Shop at Amazon USAShop at Amazon UKDownload unrestricted MP3s
067Sarah Vaughan w/ Clifford BrownSarah Vaughan w/ Clifford Brown1954Shop at Amazon USAShop at Amazon UKDownload unrestricted MP3s
068Pat MethenyBright Size Life1975Shop at Amazon USAShop at Amazon UKDownload unrestricted MP3s
069Django ReinhardtBest of Django Reinhardt1940Shop at Amazon USAShop at Amazon UKDownload unrestricted MP3s
070Yusef LateefEastern Sounds1961Shop at Amazon USAShop at Amazon UKDownload unrestricted MP3s
071Duke Ellington w/ Mingus & RoachMoney Jungle1962Shop at Amazon USAShop at Amazon UKDownload unrestricted MP3s
072Miles Davis'Round About Midnight1957Shop at Amazon USAShop at Amazon UKDownload unrestricted MP3s
073Cecil TaylorUnit Structures1966Shop at Amazon USAShop at Amazon UKDownload unrestricted MP3s
074Duke Ellington & His OrchestraBlanton-Webster Recordings1942Shop at Amazon USAShop at Amazon UKDownload unrestricted MP3s
075Antonio Carlos JobimWave1967Shop at Amazon USAShop at Amazon UKDownload unrestricted MP3s
076Billy CobhamSpectrum1973Shop at Amazon USAShop at Amazon UKDownload unrestricted MP3s
077The Gerry Mulligan QuartetThe Best of… with Chet Baker1953Shop at Amazon USAShop at Amazon UKDownload unrestricted MP3s
078Max RoachWe Insist! Freedom Now Suite1960Shop at Amazon USAShop at Amazon UKDownload unrestricted MP3s
079Coleman HawkinsBody & Soul [RCA]1956Shop at Amazon USAShop at Amazon UKDownload unrestricted MP3s
280Joe HendersonPage One1963Shop at Amazon USAShop at Amazon UKDownload unrestricted MP3s
081Charlie Parker & Dizzy GillespieBird and Diz1950Shop at Amazon USAShop at Amazon UKDownload unrestricted MP3s
-282Frank SinatraSongs for Swingin' Lovers1956Shop at Amazon USAShop at Amazon UKDownload unrestricted MP3s
283Lester YoungWith the Oscar Peterson Trio1952Shop at Amazon USAShop at Amazon UKDownload unrestricted MP3s
-184Charles MingusPithecanthropus Erectus1956Shop at Amazon USAShop at Amazon UKDownload unrestricted MP3s
-185Mozdzer, Danielsson & FrescoThe Time2005Shop at Amazon USAShop at Amazon UKDownload unrestricted MP3s
086Larry YoungUnity1965Shop at Amazon USAShop at Amazon UKDownload unrestricted MP3s
087Stan Getz & Charlie ByrdJazz Samba1962Shop at Amazon USAShop at Amazon UKDownload unrestricted MP3s
088Sidney BechetLegendary Sidney Bechet1941Shop at Amazon USAShop at Amazon UKDownload unrestricted MP3s
089Herbie HancockEmpyrean Isles1964Shop at Amazon USAShop at Amazon UKDownload unrestricted MP3s
090The Quintet (w/ Charlie Parker)Jazz at Massey Hall1952Shop at Amazon USAShop at Amazon UKDownload unrestricted MP3s
091Charles MingusBlues & Roots1959Shop at Amazon USAShop at Amazon UKDownload unrestricted MP3s
092Jimmy SmithThe Sermon1958Shop at Amazon USAShop at Amazon UKDownload unrestricted MP3s
093Diana KrallLive in Paris2002Shop at Amazon USAShop at Amazon UKDownload unrestricted MP3s
094Charlie ChristianThe Genius of the Electric Guitar1941Shop at Amazon USAShop at Amazon UKDownload unrestricted MP3s
095Bix BeiderbeckeAt the Jazz Band Ball [ASV]1928Shop at Amazon USAShop at Amazon UKDownload unrestricted MP3s
096Wayne ShorterJuju1964Shop at Amazon USAShop at Amazon UKDownload unrestricted MP3s
097Sonny SharrockAsk the Ages1992Shop at Amazon USAShop at Amazon UKDownload unrestricted MP3s
198Frank Sinatra & Count BasieReprise Studio Recordings1964Shop at Amazon USAShop at Amazon UKDownload unrestricted MP3s
-199Modern Jazz QuartetDjango1955Shop at Amazon USAShop at Amazon UKDownload unrestricted MP3s
0100Bobby HutchersonDialogue1965Shop at Amazon USAShop at Amazon UKDownload unrestricted MP3s
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