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Year End Jazz Chart: 2021


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ArtistTitleLabelPeakWeeksSpinsBuy
1Emmet CohenFuture StrideMack Avenue1255619
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2The Baylor ProjectGenerationsBe a Light2265489
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3Veronica SwiftThis Bitter EarthMack Avenue1275442
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4Vincent HerringPreaching to the ChoirSmoke Sessions1265384
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5Greg AbateMagic Dance: The Music of Kenny BarronWhaling City Sound1265330
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6Mike LeDonneIt's All Your FaultSavant1265054
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7Nelson RiverosThe Latin Side of Wes MontgomeryZoho2255053
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8Dr. Lonnie SmithBreatheBlue Note1275037
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9Cory WeedsO Sole Mio!Cellar Music2264687
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10Yoko MiwaSongs of Joyubuntu music1264642
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11George CablesToo Close For ComfortHighNote2264601
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12Antonio AdolfoJobim ForeverAAM Music1204502
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13Dave StrykerBaker's CircleStrikezone2274468
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14Santi DebrianoFlash Of The SpiritTruth Revolution Collective3244392
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15Gerry GibbsSongs From My FatherWhaling City Sound1174375
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16Nnenna FreelonTime TravelerOrigin4254369
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17Charlie Sepulveda & The TurnaroundThis Is Latin JazzHighNote3264241
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18Allan HarrisKate's SoulfoodLove Productions4274064
19Kenny GarrettSounds from the AncestorsMack Avenue2173987
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20Quincy DavisQ VisionQore3253984
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21Clifton AndersonBeen Down This Road BeforeRopeadope / What We Do Music6263918
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22Diego FigueiredoAntarcticaArbors10243861
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23Steven Feifke Big BandKineticOutside In Music5253847
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24Jeremy PeltGriot: This Is Important!HighNote6263809
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25Greg MurphyCool WaterWhaling City Sound6243787
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26Eric ReedFor Such a Time as ThisSmoke Sessions1253768
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27Tony Monaco / Hendrik MeurkensStrollin'Reid Hoyson Productions5263753
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28Leon Lee DorseyThank You Mr. MabernJazz Avenue 16273751
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29Willie Jones IIIFallen HeroesWJ37253744
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30Benito GonzalezSing to the WorldRainy Days4263726
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31Bob Mintzer & WDR Big Band CologneSoundscapesMCG Jazz5233708
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32Roy Hargrove & Mulgrew MillerIn HarmonyResonance4223637
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33Alexa TarantinoFireflyPosi-Tone6223632
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34Diego RiveraIndigenousPosi-Tone7243601
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35Matthew WhitakerConnectionsResilience1133559
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36Dan WilsonVessels of Wood and EarthBrother Mister Productions3243524
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37Le Coq Records PresentsThe Jazz All Stars, Vol. 1Le Coq6263493
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38Lauren HendersonMusaBrontosaurus9233480
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39Bill Cunliffe, John Patitucci and Vinnie ColaiutaTrioLe Coq5263459
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40Joey DeFrancescoMore MusicMack Avenue1123422
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41Lisa HiltonMore Than Another DayRuby Slippers Productions5243368
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42AlbareAlbare Plays Jobim vol 2Alfi11243349
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43Jim SnideroLive At The Deer Head InnSavant5253343
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44Samara JoySamara JoyWhirlwind4153289
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45Brianna ThomasEverybody KnowsBreathline13253285
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46Orrin EvansThe Magic of NowSmoke Sessions4213237
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47Ana?ɬs RenoLovesome Thing, Ana?ɬs Reno Sings Ellington & StrayhornHarbinger6233207
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48Sounds Of A&RQuestions Left UnansweredSoaring12243205
49Dara TuckerDreams Of Waking: Music for a Better WorldGreen Hill Music7233195
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50Ray ObiedoRay Obiedo Latin Jazz Vol. 2Rhythmus6153179
51Bruce HarrisSoundviewCellar Music10263152
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52Kyle Asche Organ TrioFive Down BluesCellar Music Group8203037
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53Renee RosnesKinds Of LoveSmoke Sessions5153027
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54Jane MonheitCome What MayClub 4418253026
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55Henry Robinett QuartetJazz Standards Volume 2 Then AgainNefertiti10253025
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56Michael WolffLive at Vitello'sSunnyside14252994
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57Jennifer Wharton's BonegasmNot A NoveltySunnyside13242951
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58John SteinSerendipityWhaling City Sound14232944
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59Leon Lee DorseyFreedom Jazz DanceJazz Avenue 15182936
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60Michael DeaseGive It All You GotPosi-Tone7242922
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61Brandee YoungerSomewhere DifferentImpulse!8152900
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62Jae Sinnett TrioAltered EgosJ-Nett Music5182855
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63Victor GouldIn Our TimeBlue Room Music5142820
64Dan Bonsanti The 14 Jazz OrchestraCartoon BebopDabon Music13242807
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65Ulysses Owens Jr. Big BandSoul ConversationsOutside In Music13242782
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66Art HiraharaOpen SkyPosi-Tone12192770
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67Clifford LambBlues & Hues New OrleansWeber Works Entertainment Group12202746
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68Jeremy Monteiro Jay Anderson Lewis NashLive At No Black Tie Kuala LumpurJazzNote17232727
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69Freda PayneLet There Be LoveThe Sound Of LA18212712
70Behn GilleceStill Doing Our ThingPosi-Tone20222696
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71Eric WyattA Song Of HopeWhaling City Sound3112654
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72Dave BassThe Trio Vol. 1Dave Bass Music15252653
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73Roni Ben-HurStoriesDot Time22252650
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74Greg SkaffPolarisSMK Jazz31252637
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75Joe ChambersSamba de MaracatuBlue Note11272629
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76YellowjacketsJackets XLMack Avenue1252625
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77Echo Park Project Latin Jazz OctetIt's My TurnEcho Park19242587
78Kendall CarterIntroducing Kendall CarterLladnek Music13242586
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79Jenny KlukkenColor In MotionJK20202583
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80Mark Winkler & David BenoitOld FriendsCafe Pacific18242582
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81Verve Jazz EnsembleVery Live!Lightgroove Media19242565
82Julian LageSquintBlue Note19232556
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83Helen SungQuartet+Sunnyside5132550
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84David Kikoski with Boris KozlovSure ThingHighNote22242539
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85Dave Brubeck QuartetTime OutTakesBrubeck Editions6242537
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86Chad Lefkowitz-BrownQuartet SessionsLa Reserve15242536
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87Russell Ferrante TrioInflexionBlue Canoe14172522
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88Lisa HiltonTransparent SkyRuby Slippers Productions8162494
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89Norah Jones'Til We Meet Again (Live)Blue Note22242491
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90Joe FarnsworthCity of SoundsSmoke Sessions3112486
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91Ian Hendrickson-SmithThe LowdownCellar Music7232485
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92Kenney PolsonColors of BrazilRosetta22232476
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93Jill McCarron TrioJazz MotifJill McCarron Music24192450
94Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra Septet with Wynton MarsalisThe Democracy! SuiteBlue Engine20232400
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95George Kahn QuartetDreamcatcherPlaying5232383
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96Roseanna VitroListen HereSkyline17252358
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97John Hasselback IIIEntranceHasselCastle21242348
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98Steve SlagleNasentia (Birth)Panorama17232346
99Mike ScottCollecting ThingsMike Scott Music28232345
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100Henry FranklinShowers of BlessingsSkipper Productions29202336