Twenty Jazz Records That Shaped My Life

A Listmania! list by Mike Hendon "Colonel Hall" (London U.K.)
 
The Complete Concert : 1964 (My Funny Valentine and "Four & More")
1.  The Complete Concert : 1964 (My Funny Valentine and "Four & More") by Miles Davis
The list author says:
  "My introduction to Miles. George Coleman is stunning, rhythm section sublime."
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A Love Supreme
2.  A Love Supreme by John Coltrane
The list author says:
  "I remember when it was record of the month in NME. Those were the days."
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Point Of Departure
3.  Point Of Departure by Andrew Hill
The list author says:
  "This was as far out as I thought possible. Blew my mind. Great cover."
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Out To Lunch (The Rudy Van Gelder Edition)
4.  Out To Lunch (The Rudy Van Gelder Edition) by Eric Dolphy
The list author says:
  "Dolphy suddenly made sense. Williams and Hutcherson outstanding."
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Four For Trane
5.  Four For Trane by Reggie Workman
The list author says:
  "The New Thing never sounded so cool. Great interpretations of Trane songs."
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Somethin' Else
6.  Somethin' Else by Cannonball Adderley
The list author says:
  "Leading up to Kind Of Blue. "Autumn Leaves" Stunning."
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Monk Big Band And Quartet In Concert
7.  Monk Big Band And Quartet In Concert by Thelonious Monk
The list author says:
  "I saw Monk at around this time and was bowled over. Terrific arrangements."
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Miles Smiles
8.  Miles Smiles by Miles Davis
The list author says:
  "The second great quintet. Great Wayne Shorter compositions."
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Kind Of Blue
9.  Kind Of Blue by Miles Davis
The list author says:
  "I came to this late, but when I did, I never stopped playing it. Collossal!"
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Circle Vol.1
10.  Circle Vol.1 by Ornette Coleman
The list author says:
  "It took some time, but I got there in the end. The new Blue Note era - greaaat!"
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Maiden Voyage
11.  Maiden Voyage by Herbie Hancock
The list author says:
  "Wonderful, dreamy music. Comfortable in many fields, but this is his best."
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Speak No Evil
12.  Speak No Evil by Wayne Shorter
The list author says:
  "Another member of the great Miles quintet, another fantastic album."
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Midnight Blue
13.  Midnight Blue by Kenny Burrell
The list author says:
  "A classic Blue Note album, that just grooves from start to finish."
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The Shape of Jazz to Come
14.  The Shape of Jazz to Come by Ornette Coleman
The list author says:
  "Suddenly the new wave sounded like the blues!"
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Genius Plus Soul
15.  Genius Plus Soul by Ray Charles
The list author says:
  "Jazz, Blues, Big Band, Organ, Quincey Jones .. It's got everything!"
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Songs For Swingin' Lovers
16.  Songs For Swingin' Lovers by Frank Sinatra
The list author says:
  "The definitive Frank album. Nuff' said!"
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Ella Fitzgerald Sings The Cole Porter Songbook
17.  Ella Fitzgerald Sings The Cole Porter Songbook by Ella Fitzgerald
The list author says:
  "The greatest vocalist, the greatest composer.Great arrangements. Phew!"
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Ray Charles & Betty Carter
18.  Ray Charles & Betty Carter by Ray Charles
The list author says:
  "I came to Ray Charles via soul, but discovered this. Wonderful mood music."
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Hustlin' (Rudy Van Gelder Edition)
19.  Hustlin' (Rudy Van Gelder Edition) by Stanley Turrentine
The list author says:
  "Had to include a Blue Note organ combo. Shirley Scott is superb."
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Aja
20.  Aja by Steely Dan
The list author says:
  "Out of place here? I don't Think so! The greatest rock band bar none."
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