1,000 Jazz Albums You Should Hear Before You Die (421-440)

6 Feb

Here is another 20 to add to the list.

Remember that there is no ranking system here, and if you don’t see your favorite jazz album yet, it doesn’t mean it won’t show up.

Every week I will offer up twenty more, in no particular order and with no ranking system or common theme (other than jazz of course).

Hopefully these lists will inspire you to seek some of these albums out that perhaps you haven’t heard before, or revisit an old favorite. And as always, we want your thoughts on any or all of these albums. Either way, let’s get started with this week, and in no particular order, albums 421 through 440.

421. The Cats – Tommy Flanagan with John Coltrane and Kenny Burrell (New Jazz/OJC, 1957)

422. The Quintessential Billie Holiday, Vol. 2 (1936, compilation) – Billie Holiday (Columbia, 1987)

423. Money Jungle – Duke Ellington (Blue Note, 1962)

424. Stan Getz with Cal Tjader – Stan Getz (Fantasy/OJC, 1958)

425. It’s All in the Game – Eric Alexander (Highnote, 2006)

426. Iron Man – Eric Dolphy (Westwind, 1963)

427. Fat Albert Rotunda – Herbie Hancock (WEA, 1968)

428. Barefoot Boy – Larry Coryell (One Way, 1971)

429. Eye of the Beholder – Chick Corea (GRP Records, 1988)

430. Of Kindred Souls – Roy Hargrove (Novus, 1993)

431. The Paris Concert, Edition One – Bill Evans (Blue Note, 1979)

432. Red Earth – Dee Dee Bridgewater (Emarcy/URGD, 2007)

433. Lester Leaps In – Count Basie (Epic, 1936-40 recording dates, 1955 release date)

434. Stormy Monday – Lou Rawls (Blue Note, 1962)

435. Soul Sauce: Memories of Cal Tjader – Poncho Sanchez (Concord, 1995)

436. On Fire – Michel Camilo (Epic, 1989)

437. Serenade to a Soul Sister – Horace Silver (Blue Note, 1968)

438. Screamin’ the Blues – Oliver Nelson (Original Jazz Classics, 1960)

439. Wynton Marsalis – Wynton Marsalis (Columbia, 1981)

440. Kind of Brown – Christian McBride (Mack Avenue, 2009)

1,000 Jazz Albums You Should Hear Before You Die (401-420)

2 Responses to “1,000 Jazz Albums You Should Hear Before You Die (421-440)”

  1. brokenears February 6, 2010 at 11:35 am #


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