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100 Essential Jazz Albums by cdandlp

Django Reinhardt The Great Artistry of Django Reinhardt

Django Reinhardt

The Great Artistry of Django Reinhardt (1952)


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Charlie Parker The Greatest Jazz Concert Ever

Charlie Parker

The Greatest Jazz Concert Ever (1953)


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Louis Armstrong Louis Armstrong Plays W.C. Handy

Louis Armstrong

Louis Armstrong Plays W.C. Handy (1954)


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Clifford Brown and Max Roach Study in Brown

Clifford Brown and Max Roach

Study in Brown (1955)


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Kenny Dorham Afro-Cuban

Kenny Dorham

Afro-Cuban (1955)


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Charles Mingus Pithecanthropus Erectus

Charles Mingus

Pithecanthropus Erectus (1956)


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The Quintet at Massey Hall

The Quintet

at Massey Hall (1956)


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Art Blakey quintet A night at Birdland : volume 1

Art Blakey quintet

A night at Birdland : volume 1 (1957)


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Art Pepper Meets the Rhythm Section

Art Pepper

Meets the Rhythm Section (1957)


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Bud Powell The amazing Bud Powell

Bud Powell

The amazing Bud Powell (1957)


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Count Basie The Atomic Mr. Basie

Count Basie

The Atomic Mr. Basie (1957)


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Curtis Fuller New Trombone

Curtis Fuller

New Trombone (1957)


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Hank Mobley Dippin'

Hank Mobley

Dippin' (1957)


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John Coltrane Blue train

John Coltrane

Blue train (1957)


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Paul Chambers Quartet Bass On Top

Paul Chambers Quartet

Bass On Top (1957)


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Sonny Rollins Saxophone colossus

Sonny Rollins

Saxophone colossus (1957)


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Sonny Rollins Way Out West

Sonny Rollins

Way Out West (1957)


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Art Blakey Moanin'

Art Blakey

Moanin' (1958)


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Cannonball Adderley Quintet Somethin' Else

Cannonball Adderley Quintet

Somethin' Else (1958)


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Coleman Hawkins Soul

Coleman Hawkins

Soul (1958)


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Kenny Burrell Blue Lights Vol. 1

Kenny Burrell

Blue Lights Vol. 1 (1958)


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Lou Donaldson Blues Walk

Lou Donaldson

Blues Walk (1958)


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Miles Davis Ascenceur Pour L'échafaud

Miles Davis

Ascenceur Pour L'échafaud (1958)


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Sonny Clark Cool Struttin'

Sonny Clark

Cool Struttin' (1958)


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Thelonious Monk Quartet Misterioso

Thelonious Monk Quartet

Misterioso (1958)


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Art Tatum Art Tatum and Ben Webster Quartet

Art Tatum

Art Tatum and Ben Webster Quartet (1959)


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Cecil Taylor Love For Sale

Cecil Taylor

Love For Sale (1959)


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Dave Brubeck Quartet Time Out

Dave Brubeck Quartet

Time Out (1959)


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John Coltrane Giant steps

John Coltrane

Giant steps (1959)


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Kenny Burrell At the Five Spot Cafe

Kenny Burrell

At the Five Spot Cafe (1959)


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Miles Davis Kind of blue

Miles Davis

Kind of blue (1959)


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Ornette Coleman The Shape Of Jazz To Come

Ornette Coleman

The Shape Of Jazz To Come (1959)


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Oscar Peterson Trio Sonny Stitt Sits in with the Oscar Peterson Trio

Oscar Peterson Trio

Sonny Stitt Sits in with the Oscar Peterson Trio (1959)


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Wayne Shorter Juju

Wayne Shorter

Juju (1959)


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Bill Evans Portrait In Jazz

Bill Evans

Portrait In Jazz (1960)


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Charles Mingus Blues and Roots

Charles Mingus

Blues and Roots (1960)


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Ella Fitzgerald Mack the Knife : Ella in Berlin

Ella Fitzgerald

Mack the Knife : Ella in Berlin (1960)


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Eric Dolphy Quintet Outward Bound

Eric Dolphy Quintet

Outward Bound (1960)


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Freddie Hubbard Open Sesame

Freddie Hubbard

Open Sesame (1960)


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Max Roach We Insist!

Max Roach

We Insist! (1960)


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Randy Weston Uhuru Afrika

Randy Weston

Uhuru Afrika (1960)


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Red Garland Quintet Soul Junction

Red Garland Quintet

Soul Junction (1960)


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Bill Evans Trio Sunday at the Village Vanguard

Bill Evans Trio

Sunday at the Village Vanguard (1961)


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Dexter Gordon Go!

Dexter Gordon

Go! (1961)


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Gil Evans Out Of The Cool

Gil Evans

Out Of The Cool (1961)


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John Coltrane My Favorite Things

John Coltrane

My Favorite Things (1961)


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Kenny Dorham Whistle Stop

Kenny Dorham

Whistle Stop (1961)


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Max Roach Percussion Bitter Sweet

Max Roach

Percussion Bitter Sweet (1961)


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Oliver Nelson Blues And The Abstract Truth

Oliver Nelson

Blues And The Abstract Truth (1961)


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Oliver Nelson Screamin' The Blues

Oliver Nelson

Screamin' The Blues (1961)


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Yusef Lateef Eastern Sounds

Yusef Lateef

Eastern Sounds (1961)


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Art Blakey and the Jazz Messengers Buhaina's Delight

Art Blakey and the Jazz Messengers

Buhaina's Delight (1962)


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Charles Mingus Tijuana moods

Charles Mingus

Tijuana moods (1962)


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Duke Ellington Duke Ellington Meets Coleman Hawkins

Duke Ellington

Duke Ellington Meets Coleman Hawkins (1962)


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Jimmy Smith Midnight Special

Jimmy Smith

Midnight Special (1962)


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Wes Montgomery Full House

Wes Montgomery

Full House (1962)


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Donald Byrd A New Perspective

Donald Byrd

A New Perspective (1963)


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Duke Ellington Money Jungle

Duke Ellington

Money Jungle (1963)


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Grachan Moncur III Evolution

Grachan Moncur III

Evolution (1963)


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Horace Silver Quintet Song for My Father

Horace Silver Quintet

Song for My Father (1963)


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Jackie McLean Destination Out!

Jackie McLean

Destination Out! (1963)


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Kenny Burrell Midnight Blue

Kenny Burrell

Midnight Blue (1963)


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Lee Morgan The Sidewinder

Lee Morgan

The Sidewinder (1963)


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Oscar Peterson Trio Night train

Oscar Peterson Trio

Night train (1963)


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Thelonious Monk Monk's Dream

Thelonious Monk

Monk's Dream (1963)


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Anthony Williams Life Time

Anthony Williams

Life Time (1964)


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Eric Dolphy Out To Lunch

Eric Dolphy

Out To Lunch (1964)


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Grant Green Idle Moments

Grant Green

Idle Moments (1964)


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Herbie Hancock Empyrean Isles

Herbie Hancock

Empyrean Isles (1964)


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Joe Henderson In 'n Out

Joe Henderson

In 'n Out (1964)


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Stan Getz/Joao Gilberto Getz/Gilberto

Stan Getz/Joao Gilberto

Getz/Gilberto (1964)


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Yusef Lateef Live At pep's

Yusef Lateef

Live At pep's (1964)


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Herbie Hancock Maiden Voyage

Herbie Hancock

Maiden Voyage (1965)


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John Coltrane A Love Supreme

John Coltrane

A Love Supreme (1965)


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Rahsaan Roland Kirk Rip Rig and Panic

Rahsaan Roland Kirk

Rip Rig and Panic (1965)


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Sam Rivers Contours

Sam Rivers

Contours (1965)


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Don Cherry Complete Communion

Don Cherry

Complete Communion (1966)


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Ella Fitzgerald Ella and Louis

Ella Fitzgerald

Ella and Louis (1966)


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Wayne Shorter Adam's Apple

Wayne Shorter

Adam's Apple (1966)


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Hank Mobley Hi Voltage

Hank Mobley

Hi Voltage (1967)


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McCoy Tyner The Real McCoy

McCoy Tyner

The Real McCoy (1967)


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Archie Shepp The Magic of Ju-Ju

Archie Shepp

The Magic of Ju-Ju (1968)


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Chick Corea Now He Sings  Now He Sobs

Chick Corea

Now He Sings Now He Sobs (1968)


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Ray Barretto Acid

Ray Barretto

Acid (1968)


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Charles Earland Black Talk!

Charles Earland

Black Talk! (1969)


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Quincy Jones Walking in Space

Quincy Jones

Walking in Space (1969)


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Miles Davis Bitches Brew

Miles Davis

Bitches Brew (1970)


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George Benson Beyond the Blue Horizon

George Benson

Beyond the Blue Horizon (1971)


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Weather Report Heavy Weather

Weather Report

Heavy Weather (1971)


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Archie Shepp Attica Blues

Archie Shepp

Attica Blues (1972)


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Miles Davis On The Corner

Miles Davis

On The Corner (1972)


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Pharoah Sanders Black Unity

Pharoah Sanders

Black Unity (1972)


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Billy Cobham Spectrum

Billy Cobham

Spectrum (1973)


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Donald Byrd Black Byrd

Donald Byrd

Black Byrd (1973)


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Herbie Hancock Head hunters

Herbie Hancock

Head hunters (1973)


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Stanley Clarke Stanley Clarke

Stanley Clarke

Stanley Clarke (1974)


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Keith Jarrett The Koln Concert

Keith Jarrett

The Koln Concert (1975)


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Chick Corea My Spanish Heart

Chick Corea

My Spanish Heart (1976)


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Grupo Irakere Grupo Irakere

Grupo Irakere

Grupo Irakere (1978)


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Chet Baker The Touch Of Your Lips

Chet Baker

The Touch Of Your Lips (1979)


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About this collection

Tony, a record collector and a CDandLP member for some years now, is proposing us a collection of 100 essential records from 50s to 70s in all styles of Jazz.
From Django Renhart's Swing to Herbie Hancock's Jazz-Funk, going through Coltrane's Hard-Bop, Getz-Gilberto's Bossa-Nova-Jazz or Ray Berretto's Latin Jazz, discover or rediscover 100 classics and must-have records!


Tony has developed a very interesting graphic application where you can visualize collaborations between famous Jazz Musicians, through a graph. This application is available in beta version at : www.pinville.com.

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