Top Albums of 1953

RankAll Time
ArtistAlbumGenresBuy from
1 735 The Quintet Jazz at Massey Hall/The Greatest Jazz Concert Ever Bebop
2 2420 Stan Kenton New Concepts of Artistry in Rhythm Big Band
3 2772 Thelonious Monk Thelonious Monk Trio Hard Bop          
4 2878 J.J. Johnson With Clifford Brown/The Eminent Jay Jay Johnson Volume 1 Bebop

Some albums "bubbling under" the all-time top 3000:
Peggy Lee Black Coffee with Peggy Lee Vocal Jazz
Fred Astaire The Astaire Story Vocal Jazz
Duke Ellington The Duke Plays Ellington/Piano Reflections Jazz          
Duke Ellington Ellington Uptown/Hi-Fi Ellington Uptown Big Band
Miles Davis Vol. 2 Jazz