Top Free Jazz Albums




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RankAll Time
Rank
ArtistAlbumYearSubgenre(s)Other Genre(s)
1 618 Albert Ayler Spiritual Unity 1965
2 664 Ornette Coleman Free Jazz 1961
3 1235 John Coltrane Ascension 1966 Spiritual Jazz
4 1381 Peter Brötzmann Machine Gun 1968 European Free Jazz
5 1708 Sun Ra Heliocentric Worlds of Sun Ra 1965
6 1792 Cecil Taylor Conquistador! 1967
7 1803 Cecil Taylor Unit Structures 1966
8 1867 Anthony Braxton For Alto 1971
9 1903 Cecil Taylor Live at the Cafe Montmartre/Nefertiti, the Beautiful One Has Come 1963
10 2058 Sun Ra The Magic City 1966
11 2095 Albert Ayler Albert Ayler in Greenwich Village 1967
12 2175 John Coltrane Meditations 1966
13 2339 John Coltrane Interstellar Space 1974
14 2369 Sun Ra Space Is the Place 1973
15 2588 Pat Metheny & Ornette Coleman Song X 1986
16 2644 Ornette Coleman Science Fiction 1972
17 2687 Sun Ra and His Astro-Infinity Arkestra Atlantis 1969 Experimental Big Band
18 2759 Sun Ra Heliocentric Worlds of Sun Ra, Volume 2 1966
19 2798 Jimmy Giuffre Free Fall 1963
20 2804 Cecil Taylor Silent Tongues 1975
21 2907 Roscoe Mitchell Sextet Sound 1966


Albums "bubbling under" the all-time top 3000:
Alice Coltrane Universal Consciousness 1971 Spiritual Jazz
Sun Ra Cosmic Tones for Mental Therapy 1967
Art Ensemble of Chicago Fanfare for the Warriors 1973
Don Cherry Eternal Rhythm 1969
John Coltrane Live at the Village Vanguard Again! 1966
Ornette Coleman Ornette on Tenor 1962
Julius Hemphill Dogon A.D. 1972
Albert Ayler Ghosts/Vibrations 1965
Pharoah Sanders Black Unity 1972 Spiritual Jazz
Archie Shepp The Magic of Ju-Ju 1967
Sun Ra Other Planes of There 1966
Cecil Taylor The World of Cecil Taylor/Air 1961
Don Cherry Symphony for Improvisers 1967
Ornette Coleman The Art of the Improvisers 1970
Archie Shepp The Way Ahead 1968
Sun Ra When Sun Comes Out 1963
Evan Parker Saxophone Solos 1976 European Free Jazz Free Improvisation
Albert Ayler Nuits de la Fondation Maeght Vol. 1 1976
Archie Shepp Mama Too Tight 1966
Ornette Coleman Sound Grammar 2006
Sun Ra Arkestra Sunrise in Different Dimensions 1981 Post-Bop
Sam Rivers Streams 1973
Ornette Coleman & Charlie Haden Soapsuds Soapsuds 1979
Joe Harriott Abstract 1962
Cecil Taylor For Olim 1987
Evan Parker 50th Birthday Concert 1995 European Free Jazz
The Revolutionary Ensemble The People's Republic 1975
Ornette Coleman Ornette! 1962
12Twelve L'univers 2006 Post-Rock
Sam Rivers Crystals 1974 Experimental Big Band



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