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100 Greatest Jazz Icons

From Dave Brubeck and Sonny Rollins through to Jamie Cullum, these are the true icons of jazz.

98 songs (8 hours and 38 minutes) curated by Amazon's Music Experts
1
So What
Miles Davis - Kind Of Blue
9:22
2
Take Five
The Dave Brubeck Quartet - Time Out
5:24
3
St. Thomas [feat. Tommy Flanagan & Doug Watkins & Max Roach]
Sonny Rollins feat. Tommy Flanagan, Doug Watkins & Max Roach - Saxophone Colossus
6:47
4
Blue Train (Alternate Take)
John Coltrane - Blue Train
9:58
5
The Girl From Ipanema (Stereo Version) [feat. Astrud Gilberto]
Stan Getz & João Gilberto feat. Astrud Gilberto - Getz/Gilberto (Classics International Version)
5:22
6
Feeling Good
Nina Simone - Feeling Good
2:52
7
Moanin'
Art Blakey - Moanin' (The Rudy Van Gelder Edition)
9:30
8
Fever
Peggy Lee - Things Are Swingin'
3:19
9
A House Is Not A Home
Bill Evans Trio - I Will Say Goodbye
4:36
10
Stolen Moments (feat. Bill Evans, Paul Chambers, Eric Dolphy, George Barrow, Freddie Hubbard, Roy Haynes) [Remastered]
Oliver Nelson - Remastered Hits (All Tracks Remastered)
8:46
11
Work Song
Cannonball Adderley - Them Dirty Blues
5:08
12
Mack the Knife
Louis Armstrong - Ella Fitzgerald & Louis Armstrong Collection
3:17
13
Sing, Sing, Sing (With a Swing)
Benny Goodman & His Orchestra - Sing, Sing, Sing (With a Swing)
5:02
14
In the Mood (Remastered)
Glenn Miller & His Orchestra - The Very Best Of
3:34
15
Everytime We Say Goodbye
Ella Fitzgerald - Ella Fitzgerald from A to Z, Vol. 1
3:31
16
Take the A Train
The Duke Ellington Orchestra - Timeless Jazz featuring Count Basie, Duke Ellington, Stan Getz, Benny Goodman, Glenn Miller and More
3:04
17
Yardbird Suite (Remastered)
Charlie Parker - Bepbop Rhythm
2:56
18
La Conga Blicoti (From ''Midnight In Paris'')
Joséphine Baker - Songs from Woody Allen' Films
2:24
19
Sugar
Stanley Turrentine - The Essential Stanley Turrentine
10:03
20
Sweet Georgia Brown
Oscar Peterson - Sweet Georgia Brown
2:59
21
L-O-V-E
Nat King Cole - L-O-V-E
2:35
22
Stormy Weather
Billie Holiday - Stormy Weather
3:41
23
Mad About The Boy
Dinah Washington - The Jazz Album
3:00
24
Lullaby of Birdland (Remastered)
Sarah Vaughan - Sarah Vaughan: Lullaby of Birdland and Greatest Hits (Remastered)
4:00
25
They Can't Take That Away from Me (feat. Wynton Kelly) [Bonus Track]
Dizzy Gillespie & Stuff Smith feat. Wynton Kelly - Dizzy Gillespie and Stuff Smith (Original Album + 12 Bonus Tracks)
3:43
26
Sound And Sense (Remastered)
Roy Ayers - West Coast Vibes
6:42
27
Night Hawk
Coleman Hawkins - Coleman Hawkins: Verve Ultimate Cool
10:29
28
Someone to Watch Over Me
The Benny Carter Quartet - \'S Wonderful: The Jazz Giants Play George Gershwin
2:40
29
It Was A Very Good Year
Wes Montgomery - Goin' Out Of My Head
3:41
30
Taxi War Dance
Count Basie - Best of Count Basie the Golden Years
2:48
31
Caravan
Buddy Rich - Nine Classic Albums 1958-1962
9:44
32
Comin' Home Baby
Mel Torme - Comin' Home Baby
2:45
33
My Funny Valentine
Chet Baker - My Funny Valentine
2:20
34
Satin Doll [feat. Kenny Burrell & Grady Tate]
Jimmy Smith feat. Kenny Burrell & Grady Tate - Jimmy Smith: Verve Ultimate Cool
7:02
35
Manha De Carnaval (2005 Digital Remaster)
Dexter Gordon - Back Down to the Tropics
8:24
36
Moonlight In Vermont
Gerry Mulligan - RTL Gerry Mulligan
3:15
37
Poinciana
Ahmad Jamal Trio - The 100 Best Jazz Tunes Of The 1950s
8:09
38
The Very Thought Of You
Shirley Horn - You're My Thrill
5:13
39
The Man I Love
Kenny Burrell - The Legend of Kenny Burrell
6:46
40
Quintessence
Quincy Jones & His Orchestra - Quincy Jones: Verve Ultimate Cool
4:19
41
Sarah Jane
Ramsey Lewis - The Very Best Of Ramsey Lewis
4:29
42
Creation Stepper
Courtney Pine - Modern Day Jazz Stories
10:44
43
Bulbs
Gil Evans - Into the Hot
6:55
44
I Got Rhythm
Johnny Dankworth & Cleo Laine - I Love Jazz
3:01
45
Black Narcissus (Album Version)
Joe Henderson - Power To The People [Keepnews Collection] (Remastered)
4:51
46
That's Right
Woody Herman & His Orchestra - The Woody Herman Story
3:05
47
All of Me
Eroll Garner - Serenade to Laura
2:48
48
Night Train
Lionel Hampton - Milestones of a Jazz Legend - Lionel Hampton, Vol. 9
3:04
49
Goodbye Pork Pie Hat
Charles Mingus - Ah Um
5:42
50
I'll See You In My Dreams (.)
Django Reinhardt - The Best Of Django Reinhardt
2:33
51
The Sidewinder
Herbie Mann & Tamiko Jones - A Man And A Woman
3:04
52
When It's Sleepytime Down South
Wynton Marsalis - Standards & Ballads
5:09
53
Hey Laura
Gregory Porter - Liquid Spirit (Bonus Tracks)
3:18
54
Let's Face The Music And Dance
Diana Krall - When I Look In Your Eyes
5:18
55
I Should Care (Original Mix)
Julie London - I Should Care
3:16
56
They Say It's Wonderful
Little Jimmy Scott - Little Jimmy Scott: Great Scott!
4:07
57
These Are The Days
Jamie Cullum - Jamie Cullum - Twentysomething
3:20
58
There Will Never Be Another You (Lester Young Plays Tenor Saxophone)
Lester Young - The Complete Lester Young Studio Sessions On Verve
3:38
59
Matrix
Chick Corea - The Best Of Chick Corea
6:29
60
Where Do You Start
Brad Mehldau Trio - Where Do You Start
4:06
61
Fly Me To The Moon (Remastered) [feat. Count Basie And His Orchestra]
Frank Sinatra feat. Count Basie & His Orchestra - Nothing But The Best (Remastered)
2:25
62
Soho Soul
Tubby Hayes With Clark Terry - The New York Sessions
8:04
63
Come Away With Me
Norah Jones - Come Away With Me
3:18
64
Namely You
Max Roach - Jazz Elite: Best Of Max Roach
2:46
65
Maiden Voyage
Herbie Hancock - Maiden Voyage
7:58
66
Footprints (Remastered)
Wayne Shorter - The Classic Blue Note Recordings
7:31
67
I Remember Clifford
Lee Morgan - I Remember Clifford
7:05
68
Alfie
Roland Kirk - Rip Rig And Panic / Now Please Don't You Cry Beautiful Edith
2:54
69
Bye Bye Blackbird
Bill Henderson - Vocal & Jazz Best
3:04
70
Song For My Father (Remastered 2008)
Horace Silver - Classic Blue Note
7:17
71
At Last
Etta James - At Last: The Collection
3:01
72
Ain't Misbehaving' (Remastered, Part 3)
Fats Waller - Swing Out of Victory (1929 - 1943)
3:57
73
Begin The Beguine
Artie Shaw and His Orchestra - The Essential Artie Shaw
3:14
74
Beyond The Mirage
Paco de Lucía, John McLaughlin & Al Di Meola - Paco De Lucia, Al Di Meola, John McLaughlin
6:10
75
When Sunny Gets Blue
McCoy Tyner - Today And Tomorrow
4:42
76
Heather
Billy Cobham - Crosswinds
8:40
77
It Ain't Necessarily So (Remastered)
Mary Lou Williams - Early Jazz (Remastered)
4:42
78
Bouncin' With Bud (Rudy Van Gelder Edition / Remastered 1998)
Bud Powell - The Very Best
3:03
79
All the Things You Are
Pat Metheny - Question and Answer
8:26
80
Return Expedition
Stanley Jordan - Stolen Moments
15:27
81
The Best Is Yet to Come (Single Version)
Tony Bennett - All Time Greatest Hits
2:33
82
Am I Blue
Grant Green - Am I Blue (Hd Remastered Edition)
6:57
83
Autumn Nocturne (2002 - Remaster; 24 Bit Mastering)
Lou Donaldson - The Complete Blue Note Lou Donaldson Sessions 1957-60
4:54
84
Thunder Walk
George Benson - George Benson: Verve Ultimate Cool
4:39
85
Patricia
Art Pepper - The Return of Art Pepper
3:38
86
Downtime
Robert Glasper Trio - Double Booked
5:21
87
Dance Me To The End Of Love
Madeleine Peyroux - Careless Love
3:55
88
Almost Like Being in Love (Remastered 2016)
Nancy Wilson - Like in Love (feat. Billy May) [Remastered 2016]
1:44
89
Astral Traveling
Pharoah Sanders - Thembi
5:51
90
Lonely Woman
Ornette Coleman - The Best Of Ornette Coleman
4:59
91
Journey In Satchidananda [feat. Pharoah Sanders]
Alice Coltrane & Pharoah Sanders feat. Pharoah Sanders - The Impulse Story
6:36
92
Door of the Cosmos
Sun Ra - Sleeping Beauty
8:59
93
Brown Rice
Don Cherry - Brown Rice
5:14
94
Birdland
Weather Report - Heavy Weather
5:56
95
So Far Away
David Sanborn - Close-Up
5:20
96
Sneakin' Up Behind You
The Brecker Brothers - The Essential Brecker Brothers
4:55
97
Winelight
Grover Washington, Jr. - Winelight
7:32
98
Expansions
Lonnie Liston Smith & The Cosmic Echoes - Jazz Dispensary: Cosmic Stash
6:03