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The Sputnik Guide to Jazz (1950-1959)

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1Charlie Parker
The Complete Savoy and Dial Master Takes

"Bloomdido" (1950)
2Dinah Washington
Dinah Jams

"Mad About the Boy" (1952)
Vocal Jazz, Traditional Pop
3Gerry Mulligan
Best of Gerry Mulligan Quartet With Chet Baker

"'S Wonderful" (1952)
Cool Jazz
4Art Tatum
Art Tatum's Finest Hour

"Too Marvelous for Words" (1953)
Jazz, Stride
5Louis Armstrong
Plays W.C. Handy

"Yellow Dog Blues" (1954)
Vocal Jazz, Dixieland
6Benny Carter
The Formidable Benny Carter

"Jeepers Creepers" (1954)
7Clifford Brown and Max Roach
Clifford Brown and Max Roach

"Parisian Thoroughfare" (1954)
Hard Bop
8Sarah Vaughan
Sarah Vaughan

"Jim" (1955)
Vocal Jazz, Standards
9Frank Sinatra
In The Wee Small Hours

"In the Wee Small Hours of the Morning" (1955)
Standards, Vocal Jazz
10Duke Ellington
Ellington at Newport 1956 (Complete)

"Diminuendo in Blue - Live" (1956)
Big Band
11Charles Mingus
Mingus at the Bohemia

"Jump Monk" (1956)
12Sonny Rollins
Saxophone Colossus

"St. Thomas" (1957)
Hard Bop
13Abbey Lincoln
That's Him

"My Man" (1957)
Vocal Jazz
14Miles Davis
Birth of the Cool

"Deception" (1957)
Cool Jazz, Bebop
15Count Basie
The Atomic Mr. Basie

"The Kid from Red Bank" (1958)
Big Band, Swing
16Tito Puente and His Orchestra
Dance Mania

"El Cayuco" (1958)
Mambo, Guaguancó
17Ahmad Jamal
At the Pershing: But Not for Me

"Surrey with the Fringe on Top - Live" (1958)
Cool Jazz
18Sonny Rollins
A Night At The Village Vanguard

"A Night in Tunisia - Live" (1958)
Hard Bop
19Cannonball Adderley
Somethin' Else

"Autumn Leaves" (1958)
Hard Bop
20Miles Davis
Kind of Blue

"So What" (1959)
Modal Jazz, Cool Jazz
21Ornette Coleman
The Shape of Jazz to Come

"Lonely Woman" (1959)
Avant-Garde Jazz
22The Dave Brubeck Quartet
Time Out

"Take Five" (1959)
Cool Jazz
23Jimmy Witherspoon
Singin' the Blues

"When I've Been Drinkin'" (1959)
24Sun Ra
Sound Sun Pleasure!!

"Enlightenment" (1959)
Avant-Garde Jazz
25Art Blakey

"Art You Real" (1959)
Hard Bop
26Charles Mingus
Mingus Ah Um

"Goodbye Pork Pie Hat" (1959)
27Nina Simone
Little Girl Blue

"Little Girl Blue" (1959)
Vocal Jazz
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