The Top 100 Jazz Albums
As Picked by James Hutchins




01. Miles Davis - Kind of Blue
02. John Coltrane - Ascension
03. John coltrane - My Favorite Things
04. Duke Ellington - Okeh Ellington
05. Miles Davis - The Birth of The Cool
06. Thelonius Monk - Brilliant Corners
07. John Coltrane - A Love Supreme
08. Louis Armstrong - Complete "Hot Fives & Sevens"
09. Billie Holiday - The Complete Billie Holiday on Verve 1945-1959
10. Ornette Coleman - The Shape of Jazz To Come
11. John Coltrane - Giant Steps
12. Ella Fitzgerald - 75th Birthday Celebration
13. Sarah Vaughan - Sarah Vaughan with Clifford Brown
14. Albert Ayler - Spiritual Unity
15. Roscoe Mitchell Sextet - Sound
16. The Modern Jazz Quartet - Lonely Woman
17. Dave Brubeck Quartet - Time Out
18. John Coltrane - Blue Train
19. Bessie Smith - The Collection
20. Lester Young - With the Oscar Peterson Trio
21. Duke Ellington - The Blanton Webster Band
22. Miles Davis - Bitches Brew
23. Charlie Parker - Yardbird Suite
24. Count Basie - The Complete Atomic Basie
25. Charles Mingus - Mingus Ah Um
26. Dizzy Gilepsie - Shaw Nuff
27. Art Blakey - Moanin' [Blue Note]
28. Sidney Bechet - Master Takes: Victor Sessions (1932-1943)
29. Fletcher Henderson - A Study in Frustration/Thesaurus of Classic Jazz
30. Benny Goodman - Sing, Sing, Sing [Bluebird]
31. Herbie Hancock - Maiden Voyage
32. Sonny Rollins - Saxophone Colossus
33. Clifford Brown - The Beginning & The End
34. Sonny Rollins - Way Out West
35. Max Roach - Percussion Bitter Sweet
36. Herbie Hancock - Head Hunters
37. Sun Ra - Atlantis
38. Fats Navarro & Tadd Dameron - The Complete Blue Note and Capitol Recordings
39. Wardell Gray - Wardell Gray Memorial, Vol. 1
40. Sonny Stitt - Endgame Brilliance: Constellation & Tune-Up
41. J.J. Johnson & Al Grey - Things Are Getting Better All the Time
42. Coleman Hawkins - Body and Soul [RCA]
43. Dexter Gordon - Go!
44. Phil Woods - Rights of Swing
45. Clifford Brown/Max Roach - At Basin Street
46. Horace Silver - Horace Silver and the Jazz Messengers
47. Art Farmer with Benny Golson - Meet The Jazztet
48. Jackie Mclean - Destination: Out!
49. Freddie Hubbard - Ready For Freddie
50. Hank Mobley - soul Station
51. Donald Byrd - A New Perspective
52. Wes Montgomery - The Incredible Jazz Guitar of...
53. Lee Morgan - The Sidewinder
54. Cannonball Adderly - Somethin' Else
55. Grant Green - Idle Moments
56. Joe Henderson - Page One
57. Horace Silver - Song For My Father
58. Bobby Timmons - This Here Is Bobby Timmons
59. Jimmy Smith - Back at the Chicken Shack
60. Gene Harris - Introducing The Three Sounds
61. Jack McDuff - Brother Jack McDuff Live!
62. Shirley Scott - Soul Shoutin'
63. Peggy Lee - Capitol Collectors Series, Vol. 1: The Early Years
64. Willis "Gator" Jackson - Legends of Acid Jazz
65. George Benson - Beyond the Blue Horizon
66. Scott Joplin - His Complete Works
67. Jelly Roll Morton - 1923-1924 [Milestone]
68. King Oliver - Great Original Performances 1923-1930
69. Kid Ory's Creole Jazz Band - Kid Ory's Creole Jazz Band (1954)
70. Johnny Dodds - 1926
71. Artie Shaw - Big Bands
72. Lester Young and the Oscar Peterson Trio - S/T
73. Bud Powell - The Amazing Bud Powell, Vol. 1
74. Erroll Garner - Concert by the Sea
75. Louis Armstrong and His All-Stars - Plays W.C. Handy
76. Miles Davis - Round About Midnight
77. Stan Getz - Sweet Rain
78. Miles Davis - Miles Ahead
79. Miles Davis - Miles Smiles
80. Woody Shaw - Rosewood
81. Sun Ra and his Arkestra - Live at Montreux
82. Cecil Taylor - Unit Structures
83. McCoy Tyner - Expansions
84. Eric Dolphy - Out There
85. John Coltrane - Live At The Village Vanguard
86. Bill Evans - Sunday at the Village Vanguard [live]
87. Lionel Hampton - Hamp: The Legendary Decca Recordings
88. Charlie Christian - The Genius of the Electric Guitar [Columbia]
89. Earl Hines - Tour de Force
90. Bix Beiderbecke - Bixology, 1924-30
91. Eubie Blake - Blues and Rags (1917-1921)
92. Albert Ammons - The First Day
93. Lennie Tristano - Descent into the Maelstrom
94. Charles Mingus - Pithecanthropus Erectus
95. Joe McPhee - Topology
96. Don Cherry - Mu
97. Mose Allison - The Sage of Tippo
99. Butch Morris - Dust To Dust
100. Kenny Burrell - Midnight Blue

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