Find Your Jazz

A Listmania! list by Wicker-king (North London, England)
 
A Portrait of
1.  A Portrait of by Duke Ellington
The list author says:
  "This is jazz in its purest state. A genius of his time."
12.99   Used & New from: 0.01

The Complete Atomic Basie
2.  The Complete Atomic Basie by Count Basie
The list author says:
  "The true master of swing. Everything he touched turned to gold"
6.49   Used & New from: 0.70
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Masters
3.  Masters by Charlie Parker
The list author says:
  "Jazz lost its way after Bird. Everyone wanted to be him but none could"
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Swing This Baby
4.  Swing This Baby by Baby! (Series) Swing This
The list author says:
  "A terrific intro to some of the newer swing. BBVD and RCR swing!"
12.95   Used & New from: 2.49
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The Quintet - Jazz At Massey Hall: Debut Records Presents
5.  The Quintet - Jazz At Massey Hall: Debut Records Presents by Dizzy Gillespie
The list author says:
  "This might be the greatest collection of musicians ever, ever, ever"
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FOREVER FOR NOW
6.  FOREVER FOR NOW by Harry Connick Jr.
The list author says:
  "A very common way into jazz. Mixes it up with a bit of the old and a bit of the new"
4.58   Used & New from: 0.01
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Hot Fives and Sevens
7.  Hot Fives and Sevens by Louis Armstrong
The list author says:
  "Check out the early recordings to really marvel at his greatness"
12.98   Used & New from: 10.50
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Moanin'
8.  Moanin' by Art Blakey
The list author says:
  "I love this. Just solid jazz. Really transports you to smoky rooms in manhattan"
14.95   Used & New from: 1.60
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Popular Songs: The Best of Wynton Marsalis
9.  Popular Songs: The Best of Wynton Marsalis by Wynton Marsalis
The list author says:
  "The whole Standard Time series is a great intro to all the great things about jazz"
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Kind Of Blue
10.  Kind Of Blue by Miles Davis
The list author says:
  "Not my cup of tea (a bit of a bird wannabe) but a lot of people swear by him"
2.07   Used & New from: 0.29
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My Way: The Best Of Frank Sinatra (2CD)
11.  My Way: The Best Of Frank Sinatra (2CD) by Frank Sinatra
The list author says:
  "The greatest vocalist (jazz or otherwise) ever"
9.74   Used & New from: 0.13
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The Best Of Holly Cole
12.  The Best Of Holly Cole by Holly Cole
The list author says:
  "I don't understand the Diana Krall movement. This is the best female vocal of the last decade"
18.08   Used & New from: 7.88
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Body & Soul
13.  Body & Soul by Thelma Carpenter
The list author says:
  "Like Moanin', this is just a great jazz CD. A precursor to Parker"
11.50   Used & New from: 3.99

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