The 100 Jazz Albums That Shook The World on Spotify

Jazzwise made a list of 100 Jazz albums that shook the world:

I put them in a list with spotify links, for convenience.

Rank Album Artist(s)
1 Kind Of Blue (Legacy Edition) Miles Davis
2 A Love Supreme John Coltrane
3 The Shape Of Jazz To Come Ornette Coleman
4 Sunday At The Village Vanguard [Keepnews Collection] Bill Evans Trio
5 Saxophone Colossus Sonny Rollins
6 Brilliant Corners (Keepnews Collection) Thelonious Monk
7 Mingus Ah Um Charles Mingus
8 Bird 100 Charlie Parker
9 Bitches Brew Miles Davis
10 The Köln Concert Keith Jarrett
11 Giant Steps (Deluxe Edition) John Coltrane
12 Out To Lunch (The Rudy Van Gelder Edition) Eric Dolphy
13 The Hot Fives And Hot Sevens, Volume Iii Louis Armstrong
14 Never No Lament: The Blanton-Webster Band Duke Ellington
15 The Inner Mounting Flame Mahavishnu Orchestra
16 Albert Ayler Trio Spiritual Unity
17 Head Hunters Herbie Hancock
18 Time Out Dave Brubeck
19 Free Jazz Ornette Coleman
20 Heavy Weather Weather Report
21 Ahmad Jamal At The Pershing: But Not For Me Ahmad Jamal Trio
22 Jelly Roll Morton Volume 1
23 Songs For Swingin’ Lovers! (Remastered) Frank Sinatra
24 Wes Montgomery The Incredible Jazz Guitar Of Wes Montgomery
25 Fontessa The Modern Jazz Quartet
26 The Genius Of Bud Powell (Expanded Edition) Bud Powell
27 Nefertiti, The Beautiful One Has Come – Live At The Cafe Montmartre, 1962 Cecil Taylor
28 Moanin’ (The Rudy Van Gelder Edition) Art Blakey & The Jazz Messengers
29 Maiden Voyage Herbie Hancock
30 Getz/Gilberto (Expanded Edition) Stan Getz João Gilberto
31 Bright Size Life Pat Metheny
32 A New Sound – A New Star, Vol. 1 Jimmy Smith
33 Afric Pepperbird Jan Garbarek Quartet
34 The Thundering Herds (1946-1947) Woody Herman
35 Ellington at Newport 1956 (Complete) Duke Ellington
36 Ella Fitzgerald Sings The Cole Porter Songbook (Expanded Edition) Ella Fitzgerald
37 The Black Saint And The Sinner Lady Charles Mingus
38 Somethin’ Else (Rudy Van Gelder Edition) Cannonball Adderley
39 Emergency! The Tony Williams Lifetime
40 20th Century Masters: Best Of Billie Holiday (The Millennium Collection) Billie Holiday
41 Return To Forever Chick Corea
42 Focus Stan Getz Eddie Sauter
43 Sketches Of Spain 50th Anniversary (Legacy Edition) Miles Davis
44 The Jazz Workshop George Russell
45 Impressions John Coltrane
46 Point Of Departure (The Rudy Van Gelder Edition) Andrew Hill
47 The Bridge Sonny Rollins
48 Sun Ra The Heliocentric Worlds Of Sun Ra Volume 1
49 Odyssey: 1945-1952 Dizzy Gillespie
50 Lennie Tristano / The New Tristano Lennie Tristano
51 John Zorn: Cat O’Nine Tails, The Dead Man, Memento Mori & Kol Nidre John Zorn Molinari Quartet
52 Extrapolation John McLaughlin
53 Karma Pharoah Sanders
54 Lester Young Lester Young/Buddy Rich Trio
55 Ascension John Coltrane
56 A Jackson In Your House / Message To Our Folks Art Ensemble Of Chicago
57 Song For My Father Horace Silver
58 Brownie Lives! Live at Basin Street and in Concert at Carnegie Hall Max Roach-Clifford Brown Quintet
59 Body & Soul Coleman Hawkins
60 The Complete Machine Gun Sessions The Peter Brötzmann Octet
61 Birth Of The Cool Miles Davis
62 The Atomic Mr Basie Count Basie
63 Four For Trane Archie Shepp
64 Songs: The Art Of The Trio, Volume Three Brad Mehldau
65 Gerry Mulligan Quartet Vol.1 (Expanded Edition) Gerry Mulligan Quartet
66 The Individualism Of Gil Evans Gil Evans
67 John Handy Live At Monterey Jazz Festival
68 From Gagarin’s Point of View Esbjörn Svensson Trio
69 Under Milk Wood: Jazz Suite The Stan Tracey Quartet
70 Dollar Brand African Marketplace
71 Speak No Evil Wayne Shorter
72 Genius Of Modern Music (Vol.1, Expanded Edition) Thelonious Monk
73 Rip Rig And Panic / Now Please Don’t You Cry Beautiful Edith Rahsaan Roland Kirk
74 The New Standard Herbie Hancock
75 Night Train (Expanded Edition) Oscar Peterson Trio
76 Dream Weaver Charles Lloyd Quartet
77 Art Tatum The Genius Of Art Tatum No.1
78 The Audience With Betty Carter (Live) Betty Carter
79 The Blues and the Abstract Truth Oliver Nelson
80 John Surman Tales Of The Algonquin
81 The Colours Of Chloë Eberhard Weber
82 The Tao of Mad Phat: Fringe Zones (Live) Steve Coleman Steve Coleman and Five Elements
83 Love Scenes Diana Krall
84 For Alto Anthony Braxton
85 Astigmatic Krzysztof Komeda
86 Steps Ahead Steps Ahead
87 Django Reinhardt Rétrospective 1934-53
88 Indo Jazz Suite The Joe Harriott-John Mayer Double Quintet
89 Let Freedom Ring (Rudy Van Gelder Edition) Jackie McLean
90 Liberation Music Orchestra Charlie Haden
91 The Music Improvisation Company Derek Bailey
92 Sarah Vaughan’s Golden Hits Sarah Vaughan
93 Jazz på svenska Jan Johansson
94 Blue Light ‘Til Dawn Cassandra Wilson
95 Black Codes (From The Underground) Wynton Marsalis
96 Combustication Medeski, Martin & Wood
97 Soul Of Things Tomasz Stanko Quartet
98 Journey To The Urge Within Courtney Pine
99 These Are The Vistas The Bad Plus
100 Held on the Tips of Fingers Polar Bear

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