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2020s - 2020 to 2029

The 2020s – Here is the best jazz of the 2020s decade. From 2020 to 2029 (soon enough), find links to the yearly selections: 2020, 2021, and 2022

You can also explore our album reviews per year:

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Best of Jazz – Year 2022 (so far)

Although it’s still early in the year, there are already a few frontrunners for the Best Jazz Albums of 2022. Ivo Perelman’s latest release, (D)IVO, is certainly as intense as it is perfect. Another early favorite is Michael Bisio and Matthew Shipp’s Flow of Everything. The duet completes each other so amazingly; it is stunning. Blue Note Records additionally listed two albums, The 7th Hand and Bells On Sand by Immanuel Wilkins and Gerald Clayton. What a start!

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Best of jazz – year 2021

Discover our final and definitive “Best Jazz Albums of 2021” list.

This year, the selection is divided into albums featuring solos, duets, trios, quartets, quintets, and larger ensembles, with three selections per category, for a total of 18 albums. We also added one category for “Artist of the Year”, and one for “Archive of the Year”, thereby adding two albums to the final selection, for a grand total of 20 albums that sum up how great 2021 was for jazz.

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