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Find here a list of favorite records from different styles and eras. Research them and find one right for you and your budget.

Traditional Early Jazz - the 20s

RankFirst NameLast NameAlbumLabelNumberPrice
1 Eddie Condon Jammin at Condons Columbia CL-616 $16.00
2 Louis Armstrong Jazz Classics Decca DL-8284 $16.00
3 Original Dixieland Jass Band Original Dixieland Jass Band X LX-3007 $20.00
4 King Oliver King Oliver in New York RCA LPV-529 $8.00
5 Jelly Roll Morton Rags and Blues Riverside RPL-12-140 $20.00

The Big Bands and Swing - the 30s and 40s

RankFirst NameLast NameAlbumLabelNumberPrice
1 Duke Ellington Brown, Black, and Beige Columbia CL-1162 $12.00
2 Count Basie The Swinging Count Clef MGV-706 $24.00
3 Benny Goodman 1938 Carnegie Hall Concert Columbia OSL-160 $30.00
4 Eddie Sauter Bill Finegan Inside Sauter-Finegan Revisited RCA LPM-2473 $16.00
14 Fats Waller Ain't Misbehavin' RCA LPM-1246 $20.00
13 Fletcher Henderson Fletcher Henderson Riverside RLP-1055 $50.00
5 Edward "Kid" Ory Kid Ory Plays W.C.Handy Verve MGV-1017 $20.00
12 Boyd Raeburn Boyd meets Stravinsky Savoy MG-12040 $16.00

Classic Jazz - the 50s and 60s

RankFirst NameLast NameAlbumLabelNumberPrice
1 Dave Brubeck Quartet Time Out featuring Take Five Columbia CL-1397 $12.00
2 Stan Getz Jazz Classics Prestige PRLP-7434 $10.00
3 Herbie Hancock My Point of View Blue Note BLP-4126 $16.00
4 Miles Davis Birth of the Cool Capitol T-1974 $12.00
5 Charles Mingus Mingus Ah Um Columbia CL-1370 $16.00
6 Sonny Rollins Saxophone Colossus Presige PRLP-7326 $16.00
7 Dinah Washington The Swingin' Miss "D" EmArcy MG-36104 $20.00
8 Charlie Parker Bird Blows the Blues Dial LP-901 $300.00

Jazz recordings everyone should know

RankFirst NameLast NameAlbumLabelNumberPrice
1 Cannonball Adderley Things Are Getting Better Riverside RLP-1128 $16.00
2 Chet Baker Art Pepper Playboys Pacific Jazz PJ-1234 $40.00
3 Thelonious Monk The Genius of Modern Music Blue Note BLP-1510 $10.00
4 Billie Holiday Billie Holiday Decca DL-30011 $20.00
5 Frank Sinatra Sinatra at the Sands Reprise F-1019 $12.00
6 Henry Mancini Henry Mancini Combo! RCA LSM-2258 $12.00
7 Oscar Peterson Oscar Peterson Collates Mercury MGC-110 $40.00

The present jazz scene

RankFirst NameLast NameAlbumLabelNumberPrice
1 Jamie Cullum Twentysomething Verve B0002273-D2 $12.00
2 Karrin Allyson The Best of Karrin Allyson Concord CJA-31459 $16.00
3 Diana Krall Quiet Nights Impulse B001K3JF7K $14.00
4 Michael Buble Its Time Reprise 48946-2 $14.00
5 Chris Botti Italia Columbia 88697076062 $16.00
7 Charlie Haden Quartet West "Always Say Goodbye" Gitanes 3145215012 $15.00