Top Cool Jazz Albums




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RankAll Time
Rank
ArtistAlbumYearSubgenre(s)Other Genre(s)
1 49 Miles Davis Kind of Blue 1959 Modal Jazz
2 354 Dave Brubeck Quartet Time Out 1959
3 417 Miles Davis Classics in Jazz/Birth of the Cool 1954
4 551 Bill Evans Sunday at the Village Vanguard 1961
5 731 Bill Evans Waltz for Debby 1961
6 1042 Miles Davis Miles Ahead 1957
7 1174 Gil Evans Out of the Cool 1961 Big Band
8 1471 Lennie Tristano Lennie Tristano 1956
9 1599 The Modern Jazz Quartet Fontessa 1956
10 1691 Oscar Peterson Night Train 1963
11 1709 Art Pepper Art Pepper Meets the Rhythm Section 1957
12 1795 The Art Tatum - Ben Webster Quartet The Art Tatum - Ben Webster Quartet/The Tatum Group Masterpieces, Vol. 8 1958 Stride
13 1838 John Coltrane Ballads 1963 Modal Jazz
14 1928 Charlie Parker Charlie Parker with Strings 1950
15 1934 The Modern Jazz Quartet Django 1956 Third Stream
16 1962 Chet Baker Chet Baker Sings 1954 Standards
Vocal Jazz
17 2136 Stan Getz Focus 1961 Avant-Garde Jazz
18 2165 Jimmy Giuffre 3 Thesis/1961 1961 Third Stream
19 2352 Miles Davis Ascenseur pour l'échafaud/Jazz Track 1958 Film Score
20 2384 Jimmy Giuffre 3 Fusion/1961 1961 Third Stream
21 2410 Bill Evans Portrait in Jazz 1960
22 2474 June Christy Something Cool 1954 Vocal Jazz
23 2636 Bill Evans and Jim Hall Undercurrent 1962 Modal Jazz
24 2659 Jimmy Giuffre Jimmy Giuffre 3 1957
25 2795 Lee Konitz & Lennie Tristano Lee Konitz & Lennie Tristano/Subconscious-Lee 1949


Albums "bubbling under" the all-time top 3000:
Bill Evans Everybody Digs Bill Evans 1959 Modal Jazz
Art Pepper Smack-Up 1960
Gerry Mulligan Gerry Mulligan Meets Ben Webster 1959
Milt Jackson and John Coltrane Bags & Trane 1961 Bebop
Abdullah Ibrahim Water from an Ancient Well 1986
Bill Evans Explorations 1961
Gerry Mulligan What Is There to Say? 1959
Art Pepper Art Pepper + Eleven 1959
Vince Guaraldi A Charlie Brown Christmas 1965 Christmas Music
Jazz Pop
Television Music
Lester Young The Jazz Giants 1956
Ben Webster Soulville 1958
Lee Konitz Motion 1961
Bernard Herrmann Taxi Driver OST 1976 Film Score
Grant Green Born to Be Blue 1985 Hard Bop
Johnny Smith Moonlight in Vermont 1956
Chet Baker It Could Happen to You 1958 Vocal Jazz
Shelly Manne The West Coast Sound 1955
Dave Brubeck Quartet At Carnegie Hall 1963
Dave Brubeck Quartet Jazz Goes to College 1954
Bill Evans Moon Beams/Polka Dots and Moonbeams 1962
Miles Davis Seven Steps to Heaven 1963



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