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KSDS Celebrates Recorded Jazz Centennial With Your Help!

Blog Name:Home Page News

Blog Author:San Diego's Jazz 88.3

Posted on:February 7, 2017

San Diego's Jazz 88.3 celebrated 100 years of recorded jazz (2/26). Back, in 1917, The Original Dixieland Jass Band cut two sides for the Victor Recording Label. Since then we have been blessed with hundreds of quintessential jazz recordings. We aired our Top 100 Jazz Recordings (voted on by the KSDS listeners) to celebrate this historic date. Thank you for all the votes and support during this historic date. You can always become a member- just call 619-388-3301 or pledge here. HERE'S THE FULL LIST...


Top 100 Jazz Recordings - Voted By Jazz 88.3 KSDS Listeners

No.Artist - "Title" - Album
1Miles Davis - "So What" - Kind of Blue - 50th Anniversary Collector's Edition (1958-60
2Dave Brubeck - "Take Five" - Time Signatures: A Career Retrospective (disc 2)
3Charlie Parker - "Ko Ko" - The Complete Original Master Takes: The Savoy Recordings
4John Coltrane - "Giant Steps" - Giant Steps (Rhino Replicas)
5Thelonious Monk - "Straight No Chaser" - The Best of the Blue Note Years
6Billie Holiday - "Strange Fruit" - Lady Day
7Louis Armstrong - "West End Blues" - Hot Fives & Hot Sevens, Vol III
8Stan Getz - "The Girl from Ipanema" - Getz / Gilberto
9Gerry Mulligan - "Bernie's Tune" - Legacy
10Duke Ellington - "Diminuendo In Blue / Crescendo In Blue" - Ellington At Newport (Complete) [Disc 1]
11Miles Davis - "All Blues" - Kind Of Blue
12Coleman Hawkins - "Body And Soul" - Retrospective (1929-1963)
13Bill Evans - "Waltz For Debby" - New Jazz Conceptions
14John Coltrane - "My Favorite Things" - The Very Best Of John Coltrane
15Cannonball Adderley - "Mercy, Mercy, Mercy" - The Definitive Cannonball Adderly
16Ella Fitzgerald - "How High The Moon" - Mack The Knife: Ella In Berlin
17Count Basie - "April in Paris" - April in Paris
18Ornette Coleman - "Lonely Woman" - Beauty Is A Rare Thing
19Oliver Nelson - "Stolen Moments" - The Blues And The Abstract Truth
20Charlie Parker - "Just Friends" - Charlie Parker With Strings: The Master Takes
21The Horace Silver Quintet - "Song For My Father" - Song For My Father
22John Coltrane - "Part 4 - Psalm" - A Love Supreme
23Dizzy Gillespie - "Groovin' High" - Groovin' High
24Duke Ellington - "Mood Indigo" - Ellington Indigos
25Bix Beiderbecke - "Singin' The Blues" - Volume I - Singing The Blues
26Charles Mingus - "Pithecanthropus Erectus" - Pithecanthropus Erectus
27Art Blakey and the Jazz Messengers - "Moanin'" - Moanin'
28Lambert, Hendricks, Ross - "Twisted" - Everybody'S Boppin'
29Sonny Rollins - "Blue 7" - Saxophone Colossus (2005 24bit rmst)
30Miles Davis - "Boplicity" - Birth Of The Cool
31Herbie Hancock - "Maiden Voyage" - A Jazz Collection
32Count Basie - "Oh, Lady Be Good" - One O'Clock Jump - The Very Best Of Count Basie
33Duke Ellington - "Take The A" Train"" - The Blanton-Webster Band [Disc 2]
34Clifford Brown - "Jordu" - The Definitive Clifford Brown
35Benny Goodman - "Sing Sing Sing (With A Swing)" - Live At Carnegie Hall (1938)
36Lee Morgan - "The Sidewinder" - The Sidewinder
37John Coltrane - "Impressions" - Impressions
38Dave Brubeck & Paul Desmond - "Blue Rondo ala Turk" - Take Five
39Chick Corea - "Windows" - The Best Of Chick Corea
40Charlie Parker - "Salt Peanuts" - Jazz At Massey Hall
41Chet Baker - "My Funny Valentine" - The Best Of Chet Baker Sings
42Ahmad Jamal - "Poinciana" - Complete Trio Argo Sessions 1956-62 (Disc 2)
43Vince Guaraldi Trio - "Cast Your Fate to the Wind" - Jazz Impressions Of Black Orpheus
44Louis Armstrong - "Weather Bird" - Hot Fives & Hot Sevens, Vol III
45Les McCann - "Compared to What" - Swiss Movement
46Horace Silver - "Filthy Mcnasty" - Doin' The Thing
47Charles Lloyd - "Forest Flower - Sunrise / Sunset" - Forest Flower/Soundtrack
48Willie Bobo - "Fried Neck Bones And Some Home Fries" - Spanish Grease - Uno Dos Tres 1.2.3
49Miles Davis - "Round Midnight" - Miles Plays For Lovers
50Charlie Christian - "Seven Come Eleven" - Geniius of the Electric Guitar Disc 1
51Miles Davis - "Freddie Freeloader" - Kind of Blue - 50th Anniversary Collector's Edition (1958-60
52Jimmy Smith - "Back At The Chicken Shack" - The Best Of Jimmy Smith
53Anita O'Day, Buddy Bregman - "Honeysuckle Rose" - The Diva Series
54Bud Powell - "Un Poco Loco" - The Definitive Bud Powell
55Count Basie Orchestra, Joe Williams - "Every Day I Have The Blues" - The Definitive Joe Williams
56George Shearing - "Lullaby of Birdland" - Lullabies Of Birdland - A Musical Autobiography
57Charles Mingus - "Goodbye Pork Pie Hat" - Mingus Ah Um
58Nat King Cole - "Sweet Lorraine" - The Very Best of
59Cal Tjader - "Guarachi Guaro" - Tjader Plays Mambo
60Dizzy Gillespie - "Manteca" - The Complete RCA Victor Recordings 1947-1949
61Stanley Turrentine - "Sugar" - Sugar
62Thelonious Monk - "Misterioso" - The Best of the Blue Note Years
63Nancy Wilson - "Never Will I Marry" - The Best Of Nancy Wilson: The Jazz And Blues Sessions
64Art Tatum - "Tea For Two" - The Complete Capitol Recordings, Vol. 1
65Sarah Vaughan - "Mean To Me" - Sarah Vaughan In Hi-Fi
66Joe Henderson - "Inner Urge" - The Definitive Joe Henderson
67Woody Herman - "Four Brothers" - The Thundering Herds 1945-1947
68Fats Waller - "Ain't Misbehavin'" - Jazz Masters - The Vocalists
69Sonny Rollins - "The Bridge" - The Bridge
70Louis Armstrong - "Potato Head Blues" - The Hot Fives and Hot Sevens
71Mongo santamaria - "Watermelon Man" - Mongo's Greatest Hits
72Dexter Gordon - "Gotham City" - Gotham City
73Sidney Bechet - "Summertime" - The Best of Sidney Bechet
74The Modern Jazz Quartet - "BAGS' GROOVE" - Longing for the Continent
75Art Blakey and the Jazz Messengers - "Blues March" - Moanin'
76Billie Holiday - "God Bless The Child" - The Legacy (1933-1958) - Disc 3
77Wayne Shorter - "Speak No Evil" - The Classic Blue Note Recordings
78Django Reinhardt - "Minor Swing" - Jazz Tribute No. 39: The Indispensable Django Reinhardt, 194
79Joe Sample - "Hippies On A Corner" - Old Places Old Faces
80Count Basie & His Orchestra - "One O'Clock Jump" - The Complete Decca Recordings
81Ella Fitzgerald - "Let's Call The Whole Thing Off" - Ella And Louis Again
82Jelly Roll Morton - "King Porter Stomp" - 1924 - 1926
83Lester Young - "Jumpin' with Symphony Sid [1946]" - The Complete Aladdin Recordings [disc 2]
84Weather Report - "Birdland" - Heavy Weather
85Eric Dolphy - "Out There" - The Complete Prestige Recordings (disc 2)
86Sonny Rollins - "St. Thomas" - Saxophone Colossus (2005 24bit rmst)
87Wes Montgomery - "West Coast Blues" - The Incredible Jazz Guitar Of Wes Montgomery
88Johnny Smith - "Moonlight In Vermont" - Moonlight In Vermont
89Freddie Hubbard - "Hub-Tones" - The Best Of Freddie Hubbard
90Mel Torme - "Lulu's Back In Town" - The Mel Torme Collection 1942-1985
91Johnny Hartman, John Coltrane - "My One And Only Love" - John Coltrane And Johnny Hartman
92Art Pepper - "Straight Life" - Meets The Rhythm Section
93Gil Evans - "Las Vegas Tango" - The Individualism Of Gil Evans
94Archie Shepp - "Hambone" - Fire Music
95Bobby Hutcherson - "Little B'S Poem" - Components
96Hank Mobley - "This I Dig Of You" - Soul Station
97Frank Sinatra-Count Basie - "Fly Me To The Moon (In Other Words)" - It Might As Well Be Swing
98Dave Brubeck - "Strange Meadowlark" - Time Out
99Miles Davis - "Concierto De Aranjuez" - Sketches Of Spain
100Woody Shaw - "The Moontrane" - The Moontrane
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