Top Albums of 1954

RankAll Time
ArtistAlbumGenresBuy from
1 417 Miles Davis Classics in Jazz/Birth of the Cool Cool Jazz
2 1361 Clifford Brown & Max Roach Daahoud/Clifford Brown & Max Roach Hard Bop
3 1496 Art Blakey Quintet A Night at Birdland Vol. 1 Hard Bop
4 1632 Louis Armstrong Louis Armstrong Plays W.C. Handy Dixieland, Vocal Jazz
5 1954 Dinah Washington Dinah Jams Standards, Vocal Jazz
6 1962 Chet Baker Chet Baker Sings Cool Jazz, Standards, Vocal Jazz
7 2038 Sarah Vaughan Images/Swingin' Easy Vocal Jazz
8 2053 Bill Haley and His Comets Shake, Rattle and Roll [1954]/Rock Around the Clock [1955] Rock & Roll
9 2076 Lester Young with the Oscar Peterson Trio With the Oscar Peterson Trio #1 & #2/The President Plays with the Oscar Peterson Trio Swing
10 2288 Art Blakey Quintet A Night at Birdland Vol. 2 Hard Bop
11 2474 June Christy Something Cool Cool Jazz, Vocal Jazz
12 2534 Frank Sinatra Songs for Young Lovers Standards, Vocal Jazz

Some albums "bubbling under" the all-time top 3000:
Dizzy Gillespie with Roy Eldridge Roy and Diz #2 Jazz     
Frank Sinatra Swing Easy! Standards, Swing, Vocal Jazz
Bud Powell The Amazing Bud Powell, Vol. 2 Jazz
Dave Brubeck Quartet Jazz Goes to College Cool Jazz
Gerry Mulligan California Concerts Jazz