100 Essential Jazz Albums

David Remnick, at The New Yorker, compiled a list of 100 Essential Jazz Albums after doing a profile of jazz broadcaster Phil Schaap.

I used to listen to Phil Schaap and Bird Flight on WKCR, when I was up that early. I also always used to play Charlie Parker’s rendition of Just Friends on the juke box at Bradley’s, which closed in 1998, about the same time my life started going downhill.

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One Reply to “100 Essential Jazz Albums”

  1. thanks for the piano discs. i particularly enjoy the j. hicks christmas cuts.

    my favorite albums

    everybody digs bill evans
    chick corea live
    tower of power bump city
    earth wind fire-live
    stanley turentine live @ s.basil

    what’s on your list.


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