1,000 Jazz Albums You Should Hear Before You Die (141-160)

Here is another twenty to add to the list.

Remember that there is no ranking system here, and if you don’t see your favorite jazz album yet, it doesn’t mean it won’t show up.

Every week I will offer up twenty more, in no particular order and with no ranking system or common theme (other than jazz of course).

Hopefully these lists will inspire you to seek some of these albums out that perhaps you haven’t heard before, or revisit an old favorite. And as always, we want your thoughts on any or all of these albums. Either way, let’s get started with this week, and in no particular order, albums 141 through 160.

141. infinityInfinity – McCoy Tyner (Impulse!, 1995)

142. jaco pastoriousJaco Pastorious – Jaco Pastorious (Epic/Legacy, 1976)

143. new concepts of artistry in rhythmNew Concepts of Artistry in Rhythm – Stan Kenton (Capitol, 1952)

144. coast to coastCoast to Coast – Red Holloway (Milestone, 2003)

145. speak no evilSpeak No Evil – Wayne Shorter (Blue Note, 1964)

146. dear louisDear Louis – Nicholas Payton (Verve, 2001)

147. papa gatoPapa Gato – Poncho Sanchez (Concord Picante, 1986)

148. JATP in TokyoJ.A.T.P. in Tokyo – Jazz at the Philharmonic (Pablo, 1953)

149. further definitionsFurther Definitions – Benny Carter and His Orchestra (GRP/Impulse!, 1961)

150. blowin' countryBlowin’ Country – Bud Shank (World Pacific, 1956)

151. into somethingInto Something – Yusef Lateef (Prestige/OJC, 1961)

152. in europeIn Europe – Elvin Jones (Enja, 1991)

153. great friendsGreat Friends – Sonny Fortune (Black & Blue, 1986 recording)

154. the blues and the abstract truthThe Blues and the Abstract Truth – Oliver Nelson (Impulse!, 1961)

155. musique du boisMusique Du Bois – Phil Woods (32 Jazz, 1974)

156. back eastBack East – Joshua Redman (Nonesuch, 2007)

157. the lady who swings the bandThe Lady Who Swings the Band – The Dutch Jazz Orchestra (Challenge, 2006)

158. with the tenors of our timeWith the Tenors of Our Time – Roy Hargrove (Verve, 1994)

159. mode for joeMode for Joe – Joe Henderson (Blue Note, 1966)

160. don ellis at filmoreDon Ellis at Filmore – Don Ellis (Columbia, 1970)

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