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The Rock Fan's Guide to Jazz

Featured Songs

  1. A-ha, Take On Me, Take On Me (Single), Warner Bros., 1984
  2. J. Balvin, Ay Vamos, Ay Vamos (Single), Capitol Latin, 2014
  3. Miles Davis, Freddie Freeloader, Kind of Blue, Columbia, 1959
  4. King Oliver's Creole Jazz Band, Dippermouth Blues, Dippermouth Blues (Single), Gennett Records, 1923
  5. Artie Shaw and His Orchestra, Begin the Beguine, Begin the Beguine (Single), RCA Victor, 1938
  6. Charlie Parker Quintet, Donna Lee, Donna Lee (Single), Savoy Records, 1947
  7. Modern Jazz Quartet, Concorde, Concorde, Prestige, 1955
  8. Jimmy Smith, Back at the Chicken Shack, Back at the Chicken Shack, Blue Note, 1960
  9. Sarah Vaughan, Lullaby of Birdland, Sarah Vaughan with Clifford Brown, EmArcy, 1954
  10. Cecil Taylor, Steps, Unit Structures, Blue Note, 1966
  11. Return to Forever, Spain, Light as a Feather, Polydor, 1973
  12. John Coltrane, Naima, Live at the Village Vanguard Again!, Impulse!, 1966
  13. Ornette Coleman, Lonely Woman, The Shape of Jazz to Come, Atlantic, 1959
  14. Charlie Parker Septet, A Night in Tunisia, A Night in Tunisia (Single), Dial, 1946
  15. Lawrence Welk, Calcutta, Calcutta (Single), Dot Records, 1961
  16. Sonny Rollins, Strode Rode, Saxophone Colossus, Prestige, 1957
  17. Louis Jordan & The Tympany Five, Saturday Night Fish Fry, pts. 1 & 2, Saturday Night Fish Fry (Single), Jump Blues, 1949
  18. Wayne Shorter, Witch Hunt, Speak No Evil, Blue Note, 1966
  19. Luis Russell & His Orchestra, The (New) Call of the Freaks, single, Okeh, 1929
  20. Duke Ellington, Diminuendo and Crescendo in Blue, Ellington at Newport, Columbia, 1956
  21. Duke Ellington, Concerto for Cootie, Never No Lament: The Blanton-Webster Band, Bluebird, 1940
  22. Sun Ra and his Myth Science Arkestra, Interplanetary Music, We Travel the Space Ways, Saturn, 1967
  23. Weather Report, Teen Town, Heavy Weather, Columbia, 1977
  24. Miles Davis, Miles Runs the Voodoo Down, Bitches Brew, Columbia, 1970
  25. Art Blakey and the Jazz Messengers, Moanin', Moanin', " Blue Note, 1959
  26. Ornette Coleman, Voice Poetry, Body Meta, Artists House, 1978
  27. Albert Ayler Trio, Ghosts: First Variation, Spiritual Unity, ESP-Disk, 1965
  28. Ornette Coleman, Him and Her, Of Human Feelings, Antilles, 1982
  29. Charles Mingus, Mode F – Group and Solo Dance, The Black Saint and the Sinner Lady, Impulse!, 1963
  30. The Thing, Have Love Will Travel, Garage, Smalltown Superjazz, 2004
  31. Peter Brötzmann Octet, Machine Gun, Machine Gun, FMP, 1968
  32. Dave Matthews Band, Ants Marching, Live at Red Rocks 8.15.95, RCA, 1997
  33. The Grateful Dead, Truckin', Europe '72, Warner Bros., 1972
  34. Radiohead, Life in a Glasshouse, Amnesiac, Parlophone, 2001
  35. Brad Mehldau, Paranoid Android, Largo, Warner Bros., 2002
  36. MC5, Starship, Kick Out the Jams, Elektra, 1969
  37. The Beatles, Any Time at All, A Hard Day's Night, Parlophone, 1964
  38. Ringo Starr, Postcards from Paradise, Postcards from Paradise (Single), Universal Music Enterprises, 2015
  39. George Harrison, My Sweet Lord, All Things Must Pass, EMI, 1970
  40. Danny Elfman, The Theme from Batman, Batman: Original Motion Picture, Warner Bros., 1989
  41. *NSYNC, I Thought She Knew, No Strings Attached, Jive, 2000