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 from jazz this month?
Welcome to our September 2022 selection of albums that have already been released or will soon be released this month (“What to Wait For”). These albums got our full attention and are worth your time. They are listed in order of release date.
Acid jazz (also known as “club jazz”) is a genre that combines elements of jazz, soul, hip-hop, and funk. It is hugely inventive and often extremely groove-based. So, if you’re looking to get into jazz, then the list hereafter features some of the best acid-jazz albums to start with.
What should you expect in Jazz this month? This is our November 2021 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 should be worth your time.
The albums are ordered by the release date.
A playlist with one track per selected album is available at the end of the post.