Damani's List of Jazz 101 Albums

  1. Anything/everything by Louis Armstrong and Ella Fitzgerald
  2. Miles Davis - Kind of Blue
  3. Nicholas Payton - Gumbo Nouveau
  4. Charlie Parker - Birds with Strings
  5. Cannonball Adderley - Domination and Cannonball Takes Charge
  6. Art Blakey & The Jazz Messengers - Mosaic

Chris’ Suggestions

  • Wayne Shorter - Speak No Evil
  • Johnny Contrane - Interstellar Space (“Way out there”)
  • Sonny Rollins - The Bridge
  • Horace Silver stuff
  • Album with Thelonius Monk and Johnny Griffin