BEST JAZZ ALBUMS OF ALL TIME – TOP 10

We decided to list the top 10 best jazz albums of all time. This seems impossible. Actually, it is! But this is a good resource for people who want to discover jazz music, to know the albums and musicians who made jazz history. If you have any suggestions, you can post a comment! To do this list, we chose the most famous jazz musicians, with an eclectic mix of styles. Nowadays, styles in jazz are more diffused, so if you think an artist really marked history recently, don’t hesitate to suggest it! Here is the best jazz albums you should know.

 

10) LOUIS ARMSTRONG – COMPLETE HOT FIVES AND SEVENS

recorded between 1925 and 1928

9) BILL EVANS TRIO – WALTZ FOR DEBBY

1962

8) BENNY GOODMAN – AT CARNEGIE HALL 1938

7) ART BLAKEY & THE JAZZ MESSENGERS – MOANIN’

1958

6) HERBIE HANCOCK – HEAD HUNTERS

1973

5) JOHN COLTRANE – MY FAVOURITE THINGS

1961

4) WES MONTGOMERY – THE INCREDIBLE JAZZ GUITAR OF WES MONTGOMERY

1960

3) ORNETTE COLEMAN – FREE JAZZ A COLLECTIVE IMPROVISATION

1961

2) JOHN COLTRANE – A LOVE SUPREME

1965

1) BEST JAZZ ALBUMS : MILES DAVIS – KIND OF BLUE

1959

This album is the most famous jazz album of all time. The track “So What”, Miles Davis and Bill Evans did the main example of modal jazz. In 2012, the Rolling Stone magazine ranked it as the 12th best album of all time, all music genre included.