The best jazz 2020 in 20 essential albums.
3 solos, 3 duets, 3 quartets, 3 quintets, 3 larger ensembles, 1 artist of the year, and 1 archive of the year.
No rank, no order, just 20 albums and a playlist summing it up at the end of this post to enjoy outstanding music.
What should you expect in jazz this month? This is our June 2022 selection of albums that have already been released or have yet to be released this month (“What to Wait For”). These albums got our full attention and are worth your time.
The albums are ordered by the release date.