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Year End Jazz Chart: 2018


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ArtistTitleLabelPeakWeeksSpinsBuy
1Eddie HendersonBe CoolSmoke Sessions2264780
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2Joey AlexanderEclipseMotema1254779
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3John ColtraneBoth Directions at Once | The Lost AlbumImpulse / Verve1244718
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4Kenny Barron QuintetConcentric CirclesBlue Note2264468
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5Jeff Hamilton TrioLive From San PedroCapri1254369
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6Dr. Lonnie SmithAll In My MindBlue Note1274318
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7Kurt EllingThe QuestionsOKeh1264316
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8Don BradenEarth, Wind and WonderCreative Perspective Music2244272
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9Steve HobbsTribute to BobbyChallenge1264204
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10Allan HarrisThe Genius of Eddie JeffersonResilience4264154
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11Jim Snidero & Jeremy PeltJubilation!Savant5264150
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12Chick Corea + Steve Gadd BandChinese ButterflyConcord Jazz / Stretch1273867
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13Mike LeDonne and The Groover QuartetFrom The HeartSavant3263794
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14Cory Weeds Little Big BandExplosionCellar Live2233717
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15Antonio AdolfoEncontros – Orquestra AtlanticaAAM Music2233636
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16Verve Jazz EnsembleConnect The DotsLightgroove Media1213634
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17Karrin AllysonSome of That Sunshinekasrecords2193615
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18DIVA Jazz Orchestra25th Anniversary ProjectArtistShare1253582
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19Tia FullerDiamond CutMack Avenue6263577
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20Ellis MarsalisThe Ellis Marsalis Quintet Plays the Music of Ellis MarsalisELM8253567
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21Count Basie OrchestraAll About That BasieConcord Jazz1143521
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22Black Art Jazz CollectiveArmor Of PrideHighNote2243494
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23Wynton Marsalis SeptetUnited We SwingBlue Engine2273484
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24Stefon Harris & BlackoutSonic CreedMotema1133483
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25Renee RosnesBeloved Of The SkySmoke Sessions2263457
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26Freddy ColeMy Mood Is YouHighNote5263456
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27Bob Mintzer Big Band | New York VoicesMeeting of MindsMCG Jazz5243428
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28Kamasi WashingtonHeaven and EarthYoung Turks4243416
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29Buster WilliamsAudacitySmoke Sessions6263412
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30Bill O'ConnellJazz LatinSavant7253282
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31Monika HerzigSheroesWhaling City Sound6253274
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32Alfredo RodriguezThe Little DreamMack Avenue4263262
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33Jason Marsalis and the 21st Century Trad BandMelody Reimagined: Book 1Basin Street4263261
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34Marcus MillerLaid BlackBlue Note10243252
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35Manhattan TransferThe JunctionBMG8243232
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36Bob JamesEspressoEvolution Music3153217
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37Corcoran HoltThe MeccaHolthouse Music3263176
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38Miles Davis & John ColtraneThe Final TourLegacy6263168
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39Azar LawrenceElementalsHighNote2263157
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40New FacesStraight ForwardPosi-Tone6253129
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41Eric AlexanderSong of No RegretsHighNote2253119
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42YellowjacketsRaising Our VoiceMack Avenue1153106
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43Benito Gonzalez, Gerry Gibbs & Essiet EssietPassion, Reverence, TranscendenceWhaling City Sound8253094
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43Lisa HiltonEscapismRuby Slippers Production8253094
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45Scott Hamilton Trio featuring Rossano Sportiello & JJ ShakurLive at Pyatt HallCellar Live6253056
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46Pat MartinoFormidableHighNote1253055
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47Bobby SanabriaWest Side Story Re-ImaginedJazzheads1223001
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48Tiffany AustinUnbrokenCon Alma Music16252984
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49Van Morrison and Joey DeFrancescoYou're Driving Me CrazySony / Legacy7262982
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50Julian LageModern LoreMack Avenue11272979
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51Michael DeaseReaching OutPosi-Tone6252973
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52Jeremy PeltNoir en Rouge Live in ParisHighNote4262941
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53Alexis Cole w/ One For AllYou'd Be So Nice To Come Home ToVenus11262937
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54Geoffrey KeezerOn My Way to YouMarKeez14242909
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55Erroll GarnerNightconcertMack Avenue5232906
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56Christian SandsFacing DragonsMack Avenue2142899
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57Cyrille AiméeLiveMack Avenue12262892
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58Leslie PintchikYou Eat My Food, You Drink My Wine, You Steal My Girl!Pintch Hard4262891
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59Steve TurreThe Very Thought of YouSmoke Sessions1172881
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60Dafnis Prieto Big BandBack to the SunsetDafnison Music15252859
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61Lynne Arriale TrioGive Us These DaysChallenge15202820
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62Mike Clark & Delbert BumpRetro ReportRopeadope14252813
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63Steven KroonIn Your DreamsKroonatune17252808
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64Eliane EliasMusic from Man of La ManchaConcord7252794
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65Jemal RamirezAfrican SkiesJoyful Beat9262783
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65Cécile McLorin SalvantThe WindowMack Avenue3142783
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67Ben PatersonLive at Van Gelder'sCellar Live11192773
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68Emmet Cohen featuring Ron CarterMasters Legacy Series Volume 2Cellar Live6252763
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69Jay RodriguezYour SoundWhaling City Sound9252751
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70Brubeck BrothersTimelineBlue Forest16232735
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71Keith Jarrett / Gary Peacock / Jack DeJohnetteAfter The FallECM9252707
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72Houston PersonRain or ShineHighNote3252684
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73George Cotsirilos QuartetMostly In BlueOrigin15242642
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74Dan BlockBlock PartyMiles High9242629
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75McClenty Hunter, Jr.The Groove HunterStrikezone13252618
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76Charlie Sepulveda & The TurnaroundSongs For NatHighNote6182617
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77Rob Dixon Trio ft. Charlie Hunter and Mike ClarkCoast to CrossroadsRob Dixon Music13212604
78Roxy CossThe Future Is FemalePosi-Tone12252580
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79Houston Person & Ron CarterRemember LoveHighNote7182548
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80Ken Peplowski Big BandSunriseArbors12262543
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81George KahnStraight AheadPlaying16262528
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82Akira Tana & GuestsJAZZaNOVAVega Music21242509
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83Gregory PorterNat King Cole & MeBlue Note1252504
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84Helen SungSung with Words (A Collaboration with Dana Gioia)Stricker Street9152481
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85Brad Mehldau TrioSeymour Reads The Constitution!Nonesuch16242461
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86Harold López-NussaUn Día CualquieraMack Avenue20232440
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87Steve Gadd BandSteve Gadd BandBFM Jazz8252434
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88Eddie DanielsHeart Of BrazilResonance19262429
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89Dan Pugach NonetPlus 1Unit20232427
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90Al Di MeolaOPUSEar Music16252422
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91Caesar FrazierInstinctDoodlin5252356
92Kait DuntontrioKAIT 2Real & Imagined Music20262302
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92Stanley Clarke BandThe MessageMack Avenue25262302
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94Dave McMurrayMusic Is LifeBlue Note31242277
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95Dayramir GonzalezThe Grand ConcourseMachat23232275
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95Greg Fishman QuintetSo You SayGreg Fishman Jazz Studios21202275
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97Steve SlagleDedicationPanorama7252271
98Mark Winkler & Cheryl BentyneEastern Standard TimeCafé Pacific13172239
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99Adam Shulman SextetFull TiltCellar Live18262237
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100Lauren HendersonArmameBrontosaurus38252226
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