The 100 best jazz albums?

Here is a list by David Remnick, via Jason Kottke.  It is good, albeit a bit mainstream for my tastes.  I’m glad to see he likes Ascension.  I would add more late Miles Davis (Live at Fillmore and In a Silent Way, among others), Ornette Coleman’s Free Jazz, more Cecil Taylor, the Blakey/Monk album, Solo Monk (my favorite jazz album?), and some Stan Kenton as well.  I’m due to cover a reader request for contemporary jazz soon, so I’ll leave the moderns out of it for the time being.


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