Top Albums of 1953





Rank All Time Rank Artist Album Genres
1
736
The Quintet Jazz at Massey Hall/The Greatest Jazz Concert Ever Bebop
2
2105
Stan Kenton New Concepts of Artistry in Rhythm Big Band
3
2236
Thelonious Monk Thelonious Monk Trio Hard Bop

Albums "bubbling under" the all-time top 3000:
J. J. Johnson With Clifford Brown/The Eminent Jay Jay Johnson Volume 1 Bebop
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