The best  first steps to Jazz

A Listmania! list by "chriscatilo"
 
Kind Of Blue
1.  Kind Of Blue by Miles Davis
The list author says:
  "Best selling jazz album ever with an extraordinary sextet lineup including John Coltrane and Bill Evans. Essential to any collection."
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4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (271 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

Sunday at the Village Vanguard
2.  Sunday at the Village Vanguard by Bill Evans
The list author says:
  "A quitely spoken and 'romantic' album this trio. A modal innovator, the sadly underated Evans plays like an inspired concert pianist."
£23.64   Used & New from: £4.06
5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (4 customer reviews)

A Love Supreme
3.  A Love Supreme by John Coltrane
The list author says:
  "Argueably the best 'modal' jazz ever from the most influencial saxophonist of his time."
£14.41   Used & New from: £0.44
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (36 customer reviews)

Giant Steps
4.  Giant Steps by John Coltrane
The list author says:
  "Coltrane's last but best bebop work. Great fun to listen to."
£6.95   Used & New from: £2.37
4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (27 customer reviews)

The Shape of Jazz to Come
5.  The Shape of Jazz to Come by Ornette Coleman
The list author says:
  "Coleman's highly innovative recording in avant gard jazz. Radical than bebop and modal but conservative compared to the later free jazz."
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E. S. P.
6.  E. S. P. by Miles Davis
The list author says:
  "Debut (-ish) album of probably the best small jazz band ever with Shorter, Hancock, Carter and Williams (listen to his exceptional drum solo)"
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4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (14 customer reviews)

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Maiden Voyage
7.  Maiden Voyage by Herbie Hancock
The list author says:
  "A beautiful album with work that swtiches between calm seas of modal and stormy weathers of the avant gard. Hancock, Williams and Carter puts their case for the best rhythm section ever."
£7.03   Used & New from: £2.18
4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (18 customer reviews)

JuJu
8.  JuJu by Wayne Shorter Quartet
The list author says:
  "The ideas man for Miles's Davis quintet, Shorter produces this inspiring work. A modern work the proudly swings."
£7.40   Used & New from: £2.39
4.9 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (8 customer reviews)

Miles Smiles
9.  Miles Smiles by Miles Davis
The list author says:
  "Great followup from ESP, with more ideas from Wayne Shorter and Hancock's virtuoso playing."
£6.03   Used & New from: £3.30
4.9 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (14 customer reviews)

Money Jungle
10.  Money Jungle by Duke Ellington
The list author says:
  "An age-meets-youth line up of Ellington, Roach and Mingus. Ellington shows he is no old man and proudly but gently demonstrates his swing."
£7.50   Used & New from: £1.49
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (19 customer reviews)

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