1,000 Jazz Albums You Should Hear Before You Die (181-200)

Here is another 20 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 181 through 200.

181. portrait in jazzPortrait in Jazz – Bill Evans (Riverside/OJC, 1959)

182. misterioso (paul motian)Misterioso – Paul Motian (Soul Note, 1986)

183. have a little faithHave a Little Faith – Bill Frisell (Elektra/Nonesuch, 1992)

184. Bug MusicBug Music – Don Byron (Nonesuch, 1996)

185. the seattle concertThe Seattle Concert – Duke Ellington (RCA, 1952)

186. Funk Dumplin'sFunk Dumplin’s – Clark Terry (Matrix, 1978)

187. public eyePublic Eye – Roy Hargrove (Novus, 1990)

188. jam miamiJam Miami: A Celebration of Latin Jazz – Various Artists (Concord Jazz, 2000)

189. Clifford Brown & Max RoachClifford Brown & Max Roach – Clifford Brown/Max Roach Quintet (Emarcy, 1954)

190. the great american songbook (carmen mcrae)The Great American Songbook – Carmen McRae (Atlantic, 1972)

191. the search withinThe Search Within – Sean Jones (Mack Avenue, 2009)

192. I got rhythm (teddy wilson)I Got Rhythm – Teddy Wilson (Verve, 1956)

193. Spontaneous explorationsSpontaneous Explorations – Earl Hines (Contact, 1964)

194. head huntersHead Hunters – Herbie Hancock (Columbia/Legacy 1973)

195. the essential bessie smithThe Essential Bessie Smith – Bessie Smith (Columbia/Legacy, 1997 release date, 1923-1933 recording dates)

196. coleman hawkins encounters ben websterColeman Hawkins Encounters Ben Webster – Coleman Hawkins with Ben Webster (Verve, 1957)

197. in concert (martin taylor)In Concert – Martin Taylor (Milestone, 2000 release date, 1988 recording date)

198. easy to love (gambarini)Easy To Love – Roberta Gambarini (Now Forward Inc., 2006)

199. kaleidoscopeKaleidoscope – Sonny Stitt (Prestige/OJC 1950)

200. Junior's BluesJunior’s Blues – Junior Mance (Riverside, 1962)

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