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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
09Eric DolphyOut to Lunch!1964Shop at Amazon USAShop at Amazon UKDownload unrestricted MP3s
110Art Blakey & the Jazz MessengersMoanin'1958Shop at Amazon USAShop at Amazon UKDownload unrestricted MP3s
-111Charles 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
128Buena Vista Social ClubBuena Vista Social Club1997Shop at Amazon USAShop at Amazon UKDownload unrestricted MP3s
-129John ZornNaked City1990Shop at Amazon USAShop at Amazon UKDownload unrestricted MP3s
030Pharoah SandersKarma1969Shop at Amazon USAShop at Amazon UKDownload unrestricted MP3s
031Oliver NelsonThe Blues & the Abstract Truth1961Shop 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
035Albert Ayler TrioSpiritual Unity1964Shop at Amazon USAShop at Amazon UKDownload unrestricted MP3s
036Wes MontgomeryIncredible Jazz Guitar1960Shop at Amazon USAShop at Amazon UKDownload unrestricted MP3s
037Ella Fitzgerald & Louis ArmstrongElla & Louis1956Shop at Amazon USAShop at Amazon UKDownload unrestricted MP3s
038Duke Ellington & His OrchestraEllington at Newport [2CD]1956Shop at Amazon USAShop at Amazon UKDownload unrestricted MP3s
139Kenny BurrellMidnight Blue1963Shop at Amazon USAShop at Amazon UKDownload unrestricted MP3s
-140Miles 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
147Miles DavisBirth of the Cool1950Shop at Amazon USAShop at Amazon UKDownload unrestricted MP3s
-148Mahavishnu OrchestraBirds of Fire1973Shop at Amazon USAShop at Amazon UKDownload unrestricted MP3s
049Alice ColtraneJourney in Satchidananda1971Shop at Amazon USAShop at Amazon UKDownload unrestricted MP3s
050Jaco PastoriusJaco Pastorius1976Shop 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
056Peter Brotzmann OctetMachine Gun1968Shop at Amazon USAShop at Amazon UKDownload unrestricted MP3s
057Al DiMeolaElegant Gypsy1976Shop at Amazon USAShop at Amazon UKDownload unrestricted MP3s
058Sonny ClarkCool Struttin'1958Shop at Amazon USAShop at Amazon UKDownload unrestricted MP3s
059Krzysztof KomedaAstigmatic1965Shop at Amazon USAShop at Amazon UKDownload unrestricted MP3s
160Thelonious Monk w/ John ColtraneAt Carnegie Hall1957Shop at Amazon USAShop at Amazon UKDownload unrestricted MP3s
-161Art Ensemble of ChicagoLes Stances a Sophie1970Shop at Amazon USAShop at Amazon UKDownload unrestricted MP3s
062Clifford Brown & Max RoachStudy in Brown1955Shop 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
067Pat MethenyBright Size Life1975Shop at Amazon USAShop at Amazon UKDownload unrestricted MP3s
068Sarah Vaughan w/ Clifford BrownSarah Vaughan w/ Clifford Brown1954Shop 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
072Cecil TaylorUnit Structures1966Shop at Amazon USAShop at Amazon UKDownload unrestricted MP3s
073Miles Davis'Round About Midnight1957Shop at Amazon USAShop at Amazon UKDownload unrestricted MP3s
174Duke Ellington & His OrchestraBlanton-Webster Recordings1942Shop at Amazon USAShop at Amazon UKDownload unrestricted MP3s
-175Antonio 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
080Frank SinatraSongs for Swingin' Lovers1956Shop at Amazon USAShop at Amazon UKDownload unrestricted MP3s
181Joe HendersonPage One1963Shop at Amazon USAShop at Amazon UKDownload unrestricted MP3s
-182Charlie Parker & Dizzy GillespieBird and Diz1950Shop at Amazon USAShop at Amazon UKDownload unrestricted MP3s
083Charles MingusPithecanthropus Erectus1956Shop at Amazon USAShop at Amazon UKDownload unrestricted MP3s
084Lester YoungWith the Oscar Peterson Trio1952Shop at Amazon USAShop at Amazon UKDownload unrestricted MP3s
85Mozdzer, Danielsson & FrescoThe Time2005Shop at Amazon USAShop at Amazon UKDownload unrestricted MP3s
186Stan Getz & Charlie ByrdJazz Samba1962Shop at Amazon USAShop at Amazon UKDownload unrestricted MP3s
-187Larry YoungUnity1965Shop at Amazon USAShop at Amazon UKDownload unrestricted MP3s
-388Sidney BechetLegendary Sidney Bechet1941Shop at Amazon USAShop at Amazon UKDownload unrestricted MP3s
-189Herbie HancockEmpyrean Isles1964Shop at Amazon USAShop at Amazon UKDownload unrestricted MP3s
-190The Quintet (w/ Charlie Parker)Jazz at Massey Hall1952Shop at Amazon USAShop at Amazon UKDownload unrestricted MP3s
-191Charles MingusBlues & Roots1959Shop at Amazon USAShop at Amazon UKDownload unrestricted MP3s
-192Jimmy SmithThe Sermon1958Shop at Amazon USAShop at Amazon UKDownload unrestricted MP3s
-193Diana KrallLive in Paris2002Shop at Amazon USAShop at Amazon UKDownload unrestricted MP3s
-194Charlie ChristianThe Genius of the Electric Guitar1941Shop at Amazon USAShop at Amazon UKDownload unrestricted MP3s
-195Bix BeiderbeckeAt the Jazz Band Ball [ASV]1928Shop at Amazon USAShop at Amazon UKDownload unrestricted MP3s
-196Wayne ShorterJuju1964Shop at Amazon USAShop at Amazon UKDownload unrestricted MP3s
-197Sonny 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
-1100Bobby HutchersonDialogue1965Shop at Amazon USAShop at Amazon UKDownload unrestricted MP3s
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