Concert Vault

Top 100 Jazz Tracks for 2012

By: Bill Milkowski

98 songs / 11:42:10

  1. 1 Duke Ellington / Passion Flower 03:21
  2. 2 J.J. Johnson Quartet / Impressions 07:27
  3. 3 Mary Lou Williams / History of Jazz Medley: The Lord Is Heavy/Old Fashioned Slow Blues/Fandangle/For the Figs/Baby Bear Boogie/Roll 'Em 09:48
  4. 4 Ben Webster / Stardust 04:21
  5. 5 The Jazz Messengers / M&M 08:51
  6. 6 Dave Brubeck Quartet / Swanee River Boogie 06:40
  7. 7 Zoot Sims / Rosemary's Baby 06:50
  8. 8 Elvin Jones Quintet / Three Card Molly 13:50
  9. 9 Horace Silver Quintet / In Pursuit of the 27th Man 14:44
  10. 10 Pat Metheny / Broadway Blues 06:20
  11. 11 Freddie Hubbard Quintet / First Light 19:46
  12. 12 Miles Davis Quintet / Gingerbread Boy / Footprints 16:37
  13. 13 Oscar Peterson Trio / Daahoud 05:36
  14. 14 Anita O'Day / Let's Fall In Love 03:43
  15. 15 Ella Fitzgerald / Mean To Me 02:43
  16. 16 Carmen McRae / Sweet Georgia Brown 03:33
  17. 17 Sarah Vaughan / I'll Remember April 03:29
  18. 18 Dinah Washington / Teach Me Tonight 02:52
  19. 19 Charles Mingus / Goodbye Pork Pie Hat 07:57
  20. 20 Duke Ellington / Blues for New Orleans 05:57
  21. 21 Oscar Peterson Trio / Up There 05:00
  22. 22 Rahsaan Roland Kirk and The Vibration Society / Giant Steps 06:56
  23. 23 Sonny Rollins Quintet / Alfie's Theme 04:41
  24. 24 Booker Ervin Quartet / Mojo 14:01
  25. 25 Stan Getz Quartet / Girl From Ipanema (Feat. Astrud Gilberto) 04:11
  26. 26 Dizzy Gillespie / Manteca 05:29
  27. 27 Rahsaan Roland Kirk and The Vibration Society / In A Sentimental Mood (With McCoy Tyner) 06:40
  28. 28 Joe Pass / I Can't Get Started 06:36
  29. 29 Duke Ellington / In Triplicate 05:35
  30. 30 Miles Davis Quintet / It's About That Time / Willie Nelson 11:45
  31. 31 John Handy Quintet / Tears of Ole Miss (Anatomy of a Riot) 17:34
  32. 32 Dinah Washington / A Foggy Day 02:43
  33. 33 Betty Carter / Tight 03:30
  34. 34 Ella Fitzgerald / Why Don't You Do Right? 04:26
  35. 35 Anita O'Day / Four Brothers 03:17
  36. 36 Carmen McRae / On Green Dolphin Street 03:18
  37. 37 Carmen McRae / Star Eyes 04:07
  38. 38 Sarah Vaughan / Alfie 05:40
  39. 39 Sarah Vaughan / Sometimes I'm Happy 03:10
  40. 40 Lou Rawls / Street Corner Hustler's Blues / World Of Trouble 08:24
  41. 41 Lou Rawls / Tobacco Road 04:53
  42. 42 Oscar Brown, Jr. / When My Baby Is the First Lady 03:12
  43. 43 Oscar Brown, Jr. / Forty Acres and A Mule 02:50
  44. 44 Sonny Rollins / Don't Stop the Carnival 07:20
  45. 45 Bill Evans Trio / Nardis 04:29
  46. 46 Bill Evans Trio / Very Early 05:15
  47. 47 Weather Report / Scarlet Woman 06:57
  48. 48 Weather Report / Elegant People 06:16
  49. 49 Weather Report / Gibraltar 11:44
  50. 50 Return to Forever / The Hymn Of The Seventh Galaxy 04:26
  51. 51 Return to Forever / Captain Senor Mouse 11:32
  52. 52 Return to Forever / Beyond the Seventh Galaxy 03:18
  53. 53 Booker Ervin Quartet / Boo's Blues 05:03
  54. 54 Cannonball Adderley Quintet / Work Song 06:43
  55. 55 Cannonball Adderley Quintet / Mercy, Mercy, Mercy 03:06
  56. 56 Keith Jarrett Quartet / Southern Smiles 09:24
  57. 57 Thelonious Monk Quartet / I Mean You 10:23
  58. 58 Thelonious Monk Quartet / Nutty (Feat. Pee Wee Russell) 13:48
  59. 59 Thelonious Monk Quartet / 'Round Midnight 09:38
  60. 60 Charles Mingus / Fables of Faubus 15:00
  61. 61 Charles Mingus Quartet / Three Or Four Shades of Blues 10:40
  62. 62 Charles Mingus Quintet / Devil's Blues 11:43
  63. 63 Max Roach Quartet / Driva' Man 07:35
  64. 64 Max Roach Quartet / All Africa 09:13
  65. 65 Count Basie and His Orchestra / Whirlybird 04:19
  66. 66 Count Basie and His Orchestra / Splanky 03:10
  67. 67 Count Basie and His Orchestra / It's Sand, Man 03:00
  68. 68 Count Basie and His Orchestra / The Spirit-Feel 08:35
  69. 69 Count Basie and His Orchestra / Avenue C 02:53
  70. 70 Count Basie and His Orchestra / One O'Clock Jump 04:26
  71. 71 Count Basie Orchestra / Jumpin' at the Woodside (Count Basie) 05:59
  72. 72 Dizzy Gillespie Quintet / Kush 11:33
  73. 73 Dizzy Gillespie Quintet / Swing Low Sweet Cadillac 08:14
  74. 74 Giants of Jazz / I Can't Get Started 04:39
  75. 75 Art Blakey & the Jazz Messengers / Blues March 14:02
  76. 76 Art Blakey & the Jazz Messengers / Along Came Betty 09:48
  77. 77 Ray Charles / Lil' Darlin' 06:27
  78. 78 Ray Charles / My Baby 04:11
  79. 79 Ray Charles / Drown In My Own Tears 07:07
  80. 80 Gato Barbieri Ensemble / Viva Emiliano Zapata 07:28
  81. 81 Herbie Mann Sextet / Todos Locos 08:45
  82. 82 Herbie Mann Quintet / Memphis Underground 12:56
  83. 83 The Louis Armstrong All-Stars / Sleepy Time Down South / Back Home in Indiana 06:53
  84. 84 Dave Brubeck Quartet / Love Walked In 09:31
  85. 85 Dave Brubeck Quartet / Take Five 07:19
  86. 86 Dave Brubeck Quartet / Blue Rondo a la Turk 08:52
  87. 87 Buddy Rich & His Orchestra / West Side Story 17:21
  88. 88 Buddy Rich & His Orchestra / Bugle Call Rag 04:28
  89. 89 Gerry Mulligan Big Band / 18 Carrots (for Rabbit) 07:04
  90. 90 George Wein's Newport All-Stars / Old Man River 07:39
  91. 91 Mose Allison Trio / I Ain't Got Nothin' But The Blues 03:49
  92. 92 Mose Allison / Meet Me At No Special Place 03:18
  93. 93 Stan Getz Quartet / But Not for Me (Feat. Chet Baker) 05:27
  94. 94 Stan Getz Quartet / Chega de Saudade 07:35
  95. 95 Gary Burton Quartet / General Mojo's Well Laid Plan 03:26
  96. 96 Gary Burton Quartet / Sing Me Softly of the Blues 04:00
  97. 97 Joe Pass / Darn That Dream / What Are You Doing The Rest Of Your Life 06:10
  98. 98 Joe Pass / How High the Moon 05:50
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