Top Bebop Albums




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RankAll Time
Rank
ArtistAlbumYearSubgenre(s)Other Genre(s)
1 387 John Coltrane Giant Steps 1960 Hard Bop
2 468 Charles Mingus Mingus Ah Um 1959 Post-Bop
3 474 Sonny Rollins Saxophone Colossus 1957 Hard Bop
4 584 Thelonious Monk Brilliant Corners 1957 Hard Bop
5 600 Thelonious Monk Genius of Modern Music (Volume One) 1951
6 630 Oliver Nelson The Blues and the Abstract Truth 1961 Hard Bop
7 703 John Coltrane My Favorite Things 1961 Post-Bop Modal Jazz
8 735 The Quintet Jazz at Massey Hall/The Greatest Jazz Concert Ever 1953
9 763 Art Blakey & The Jazz Messengers Moanin' 1958 Hard Bop
10 772 Wayne Shorter Speak No Evil 1965 Post-Bop
11 804 John Coltrane Blue Train 1958 Hard Bop
12 856 Cannonball Adderley Somethin' Else 1958 Hard Bop
13 873 Lee Morgan The Sidewinder 1964 Hard Bop
14 952 Bud Powell The Amazing Bud Powell 1951
15 1002 Wes Montgomery The Incredible Jazz Guitar of Wes Montgomery 1960 Hard Bop
16 1016 Horace Silver Song for My Father 1965 Hard Bop
17 1114 Charles Mingus Pithecanthropus Erectus 1956 Post-Bop
18 1206 Thelonious Monk Genius of Modern Music, Vol. 2 1952
19 1209 Charles Mingus Blues and Roots 1960 Post-Bop
20 1243 Thelonious Monk with John Coltrane Thelonious Monk with John Coltrane 1961 Hard Bop
21 1301 Sonny Rollins Way Out West 1957 Hard Bop
22 1314 Sonny Rollins A Night at the "Village Vanguard" 1958 Hard Bop
23 1317 John Coltrane Coltrane "Live" at the Village Vanguard 1962 Hard Bop Modal Jazz
24 1323 Miles Davis Milestones 1958 Hard Bop
25 1340 Sonny Rollins The Bridge 1962 Hard Bop
26 1361 Clifford Brown & Max Roach Daahoud/Clifford Brown & Max Roach 1954 Hard Bop
27 1425 Hank Mobley Soul Station 1960 Hard Bop
28 1461 Charles Mingus Tijuana Moods/New Tijuana Moods 1962 Post-Bop
29 1496 Art Blakey Quintet A Night at Birdland Vol. 1 1954 Hard Bop
30 1500 Miles Davis Miles Smiles 1967 Post-Bop Modal Jazz
31 1538 Miles Davis Nefertiti 1968 Post-Bop Modal Jazz
32 1540 Dexter Gordon Our Man in Paris 1963 Hard Bop
33 1565 Sun Ra Jazz in Silhouette 1958 Post-Bop
34 1606 Miles Davis Round About Midnight 1957 Hard Bop
35 1675 Herbie Hancock Takin' Off 1962 Hard Bop
Post-Bop
Modal Jazz
36 1685 Chick Corea Now He Sings, Now He Sobs 1968 Post-Bop
37 1780 Miles Davis Steamin' with the Miles Davis Quintet 1961 Hard Bop
38 1814 Miles Davis Cookin' with the Miles Davis Quintet 1957 Hard Bop
39 1827 Sonny Clark Cool Struttin' 1958 Hard Bop
40 1839 Jackie McLean Let Freedom Ring 1962 Post-Bop
41 1843 Lee Morgan Search for the New Land 1964 Post-Bop
42 1849 McCoy Tyner The Real McCoy 1967 Post-Bop
43 1859 Dexter Gordon Go 1962 Hard Bop
44 1876 Thelonious Monk Monk's Music 1958 Hard Bop
45 1891 Wayne Shorter Juju 1964 Modal Jazz
46 1927 Miles Davis Relaxin' with The Miles Davis Quintet 1958 Hard Bop
47 2006 Sonny Rollins Tenor Madness 1956 Hard Bop
48 2030 Charlie Parker and Dizzy Gillespie Bird & Diz 1952
49 2154 Larry Young Unity 1966 Post-Bop
50 2180 Wes Montgomery Full House: Recorded 'Live' at Tsubo - Berkeley, California 1962 Hard Bop
51 2193 John McLaughlin Extrapolation 1969 Post-Bop
52 2201 Ornette Coleman Something Else!!!! 1958 Hard Bop
53 2212 Grant Green Idle Moments 1964 Hard Bop
54 2235 Dizzy Gillespie Groovin' High 1955
55 2250 Duke Ellington and John Coltrane Duke Ellington and John Coltrane 1963 Hard Bop
56 2255 Horace Silver Horace Silver Quintet (Vol. 1 & 2)/Horace Silver and The Jazz Messengers 1955 Hard Bop
57 2280 Charles Mingus Mingus at Antibes 1960 Post-Bop
58 2288 Art Blakey Quintet A Night at Birdland Vol. 2 1954 Hard Bop
59 2306 Eric Dolphy At the Five Spot, Vol. 1 1961 Post-Bop Avant-Garde Jazz
60 2324 John Coltrane Coltrane Plays the Blues 1962 Hard Bop
61 2326 Sonny Rollins Freedom Suite 1958 Hard Bop
62 2346 Charles Mingus Mingus Mingus Mingus Mingus Mingus 1964 Post-Bop
63 2367 Herbie Hancock Empyrean Isles 1964 Hard Bop
64 2391 John Coltrane Africa/Brass 1961 Hard Bop
Post-Bop
Modal Jazz
65 2426 Rahsaan Roland Kirk Rip, Rig and Panic 1965 Post-Bop
66 2428 Joe Henderson Inner Urge 1965 Hard Bop
67 2445 Joe Henderson Page One 1963 Hard Bop
68 2456 Benny Carter Further Definitions 1962 Swing
69 2495 Freddie Hubbard Hub-Tones 1962 Hard Bop
70 2509 Miles Davis E.S.P. 1965 Post-Bop
71 2523 Thelonious Monk Misterioso 1958 Post-Bop
72 2527 Art Blakey & The Jazz Messengers A Night in Tunisia 1961 Hard Bop
73 2533 Clifford Brown & Max Roach Study in Brown 1955 Hard Bop
74 2537 Wayne Shorter Adam's Apple 1966 Hard Bop
Post-Bop
75 2543 Charles Mingus Oh Yeah 1962 Post-Bop
76 2597 Wynton Kelly Trio & Wes Montgomery Smokin' at the Half Note 1965 Hard Bop
77 2626 Rahsaan Roland Kirk The Inflated Tear 1968 Post-Bop
78 2661 Wynton Marsalis Black Codes (from the Underground) 1985 Post-Bop
79 2671 Art Blakey Art Blakey's Jazz Messengers with Thelonious Monk 1958 Hard Bop
80 2730 Art Blakey & The Jazz Messengers Free for All 1964 Hard Bop
81 2737 John Coltrane Crescent 1964 Post-Bop Avant-Garde Jazz
82 2761 Dizzy Gillespie At Newport 1958 Big Band
83 2772 Thelonious Monk Thelonious Monk Trio 1953 Hard Bop
84 2829 Miles Davis Workin' with the Miles Davis Quintet 1959 Hard Bop
85 2842 Thelonious Monk Thelonious Himself 1957 Hard Bop
86 2878 J.J. Johnson With Clifford Brown/The Eminent Jay Jay Johnson Volume 1 1953
87 2889 Lee Morgan Cornbread 1966 Hard Bop
88 2949 Kenny Burrell Midnight Blue 1963 Hard Bop
89 2971 Horace Silver Blowin' the Blues Away 1959 Hard Bop


Albums "bubbling under" the all-time top 3000:
Booker Little Out Front 1961 Hard Bop
Milt Jackson and Wes Montgomery Bags Meets Wes! 1962 Hard Bop
Coleman Hawkins & Ben Webster Coleman Hawkins Encounters Ben Webster/Blue Saxophones 1959 Post-Bop
Cannonball Adderley Mercy, Mercy, Mercy! - Live at 'The Club' 1967 Hard Bop Soul Jazz
Sonny Rollins East Broadway Run Down 1966 Post-Bop Avant-Garde Jazz
Joe Henderson Mode for Joe 1966 Hard Bop
Roy Haynes Out of the Afternoon 1962 Post-Bop
Miles Davis My Funny Valentine: Miles Davis in Concert 1965 Post-Bop
Steve Lacy Reflections: Steve Lacy Plays Thelonious Monk 1959 Post-Bop
Thelonious Monk Thelonious in Action: Recorded at the Five Spot Cafe, New York City 1958 Hard Bop
Sun Ra and The Arkestra Sound of Joy 1968 Post-Bop



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