Jazz album recommendations for the novice

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Are you new to jazz music and don't know where to start? Or just looking for a good recommendation for good listening? We've got you covered. Check out these essential jazz albums.


John Coltrane, McCoy Tyner, Jimmy Garrison, Elvin Jones
Call Number: Jazz Col
Format: Music CD
Date Added: Mar 24, 2017
Thelonious Monk, Bill Holman Band
Call Number: Jazz Mon
Format: Music CD
Date Added: Mar 30, 2018
Chet Baker, Jimmy Bond, Russ Freeman, Bob Neel, Carson Smith
Call Number: Jazz Bak
Format: Music CD
Date Added: Mar 29, 2018
David Holland Quartet, Dave Holland, Sam Rivers, Anthony Braxton, Barry Altschul
Call Number: Jazz Dav
Format: Music CD
Date Added: Mar 30, 2018
Ella Fitzgerald, Louis Armstrong, Oscar Peterson, Herb Ellis, Ray Brown
Call Number: Jazz Fit
Format: Book
Date Added: Mar 30, 2018
Bill Evans, Sam Jones, Philly Joe Jones, Bill Evans Trio
Call Number: Jazz Eva
Format: Music CD
Date Added: Mar 30, 2018
Wes Montgomery, Tommy Flanagan, Percy Heath, Albert Heath
Call Number: Jazz Mon
Format: Music CD
Date Added: Mar 30, 2018
Miles Davis, Cannonball Adderley, John Coltrane, Wynton Kelly, Bill Evans
Call Number: Jazz Dav
Format: Music CD
Date Added: Mar 29, 2018
Charles Mingus, John Handy, Booker Ervin, Shafi Hadi, Horace Parlan
Call Number: Jazz Min
Format: Music CD
Date Added: Mar 30, 2018
Art Blakey, Benny Golson, Jazz Messengers
Call Number: Jazz Bla
Format: Music CD
Date Added: Mar 30, 2018
Nancy Wilson, Cannonball Adderley, Cannonball Adderley Quintet
Call Number: Jazz Wil
Format: Music CD
Date Added: Mar 30, 2018
Eric Dolphy, Freddie Hubbard, Bobby Hutcherson, Richard Davis, Tony Williams
Call Number: Jazz Dol
Format: Music CD
Date Added: Mar 29, 2018
Joe Henderson, Kenny Dorham, McCoy Tyner, Butch Warren, Pete La Roca
Call Number: Jazz Hen
Format: Music CD
Date Added: Mar 30, 2018
Chick Corea, Return to Forever (Musical group)
Call Number: Jazz Cor
Format: Music CD
Date Added: Mar 29, 2018
Cannonball Adderley, Miles Davis, Hank Jones, Sam Jones, Art Blakey
Call Number: Jazz Add
Format: Music CD
Date Added: Mar 23, 2017
Wayne Shorter, Freddie Hubbard, Herbie Hancock, Ron Carter, Elvin Jones
Call Number: Jazz Sho
Format: Music CD
Date Added: Mar 24, 2017
Bill Evans Trio, Bill Evans, Paul Motian, Scott LaFaro
Call Number: Jazz Bil
Format: Music CD
Date Added: Mar 30, 2018
Gregory Porter, Alicia Olatuja, Chip Crawford, Aaron James, Emanuel Harrold
Call Number: Jazz Por
Format: Music CD
Date Added: Mar 30, 2018
Bill Evans, Eddie Gomez, Philly Joe Jones, Chuck Israels, Larry Bunker
Call Number: Jazz Eva
Format: Music CD
Date Added: Mar 30, 2018
Sonny Rollins, Ben Riley, Bob Cranshaw, Harry T Saunders
Call Number: Jazz Rol
Format: Music CD
Date Added: Mar 30, 2018
Ornette Coleman, Don Cherry, Charlie Haden, Billy Higgins
Call Number: Jazz Col
Format: Music CD
Date Added: Mar 30, 2018
Dave Brubeck Quartet, Paul Desmond
Call Number: Jazz Dav
Format: Music CD
Date Added: Mar 24, 2017
Mary Lou Williams, Mary Lou Williams Trio
Call Number: Jazz Wil
Format: Music CD
Date Added: Mar 30, 2018
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A Love Supreme [Music CD]
John Coltrane, McCoy Tyner, Jimmy Garrison, Elvin Jones
Jazz Col
Page One [Music CD]
Joe Henderson, Kenny Dorham, McCoy Tyner, Butch Warren, Pete La Roca
Jazz Hen
Brilliant Corners: The Music Of Thelonious Monk [Music CD]
Thelonious Monk, Bill Holman Band
Jazz Mon
Return To Forever [Music CD]
Chick Corea, Return to Forever (Musical group)
Jazz Cor
Chet Baker Sings [Music CD]
Chet Baker, Jimmy Bond, Russ Freeman, Bob Neel, Carson Smith
Jazz Bak
Somethin' Else [Music CD]
Cannonball Adderley, Miles Davis, Hank Jones, Sam Jones, Art Blakey
Jazz Add
Conference Of The Birds [Music CD]
David Holland Quartet, Dave Holland, Sam Rivers, Anthony Braxton, Barry Altschul
Jazz Dav
Speak No Evil [Music CD]
Wayne Shorter, Freddie Hubbard, Herbie Hancock, Ron Carter, Elvin Jones
Jazz Sho
Ella & Louis [Music CD]
Ella Fitzgerald, Louis Armstrong, Oscar Peterson, Herb Ellis, Ray Brown
Jazz Fit
Sunday At The Village Vanguard [Music CD]
Bill Evans Trio, Bill Evans, Paul Motian, Scott LaFaro
Jazz Bil
Everybody Digs Bill Evans [Music CD]
Bill Evans, Sam Jones, Philly Joe Jones, Bill Evans Trio
Jazz Eva
Take Me To The Alley [Music CD]
Gregory Porter, Alicia Olatuja, Chip Crawford, Aaron James, Emanuel Harrold
Jazz Por
Incredible Jazz Guitar [Music CD]
Wes Montgomery, Tommy Flanagan, Percy Heath, Albert Heath
Jazz Mon
The Best Of Bill Evans Live [Music CD]
Bill Evans, Eddie Gomez, Philly Joe Jones, Chuck Israels, Larry Bunker
Jazz Eva
Kind Of Blue [Music CD]
Miles Davis, Cannonball Adderley, John Coltrane, Wynton Kelly, Bill Evans
Jazz Dav
The Bridge [Music CD]
Sonny Rollins, Ben Riley, Bob Cranshaw, Harry T Saunders
Jazz Rol
Mingus Ah Um [Music CD]
Charles Mingus, John Handy, Booker Ervin, Shafi Hadi, Horace Parlan
Jazz Min
The Shape Of Jazz To Come [Music CD]
Ornette Coleman, Don Cherry, Charlie Haden, Billy Higgins
Jazz Col
Moanin' [Music CD]
Art Blakey, Benny Golson, Jazz Messengers
Jazz Bla
Time Out [Music CD]
Dave Brubeck Quartet, Paul Desmond
Jazz Dav
Nancy Wilson/Cannonball Adderley [Music CD]
Nancy Wilson, Cannonball Adderley, Cannonball Adderley Quintet
Jazz Wil
Zodiac Suite [Music CD]
Mary Lou Williams, Mary Lou Williams Trio
Jazz Wil
Out To Lunch [Music CD]
Eric Dolphy, Freddie Hubbard, Bobby Hutcherson, Richard Davis, Tony Williams
Jazz Dol