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1,000 Jazz Albums You Should Hear Before You Die - By Recording Date

1,000 Jazz Albums You Should Hear Before You Die – The Complete List
By Recording date, not release date (whenever possible)
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W.C. Handy's Memphis Blues Band – W.C. Handy (Memphis Archives, 1917-1923)
W.C. Handy's Memphis Blues Band – W.C. Handy (Memphis Archives, 1917-1923)
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Moten Swing (Compilation) – Bennie Moten (ASV/Living Era, 1920′S & 30′S)
Moten Swing (Compilation) – Bennie Moten (ASV/Living Era, 1920′S & 30′S)
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The Essential Bessie Smith – Bessie Smith (Columbia/Legacy, 1923-1933)
The Essential Bessie Smith – Bessie Smith (Columbia/Legacy, 1923-1933)
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Off the Record: The Complete 1923 Jazz Band Recordings - Oliver, King and His Creole Jazz Band
Off the Record: The Complete 1923 Jazz Band Recordings - Oliver, King and His Creole Jazz Band
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Louis Armstrong and King Oliver –  (Milestone Records, 1923-24 Recording Dates)
Louis Armstrong and King Oliver – (Milestone Records, 1923-24 Recording Dates)
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Jelly Roll (Compilation) – Jelly Roll Morton (Challenge Records, 1923-1926 Recording Dates)
Jelly Roll (Compilation) – Jelly Roll Morton (Challenge Records, 1923-1926 Recording Dates)
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The Complete Set: 1923-1926 (Compilation) – Freddie Keppard (Hot and Sweet, 1923-1927)
The Complete Set: 1923-1926 (Compilation) – Freddie Keppard (Hot and Sweet, 1923-1927)
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Blackstick: Anthologie 1923-1950 (Compilation) – Sidney Bechet (C&B Media, 1923-1950 Recordings)
Blackstick: Anthologie 1923-1950 (Compilation) – Sidney Bechet (C&B Media, 1923-1950 Recordings)
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Gershwin Plays Rhapsody in Blue – George Gershwin (Shout! Factory/Biograph, 2003 Compilation Date)
Gershwin Plays Rhapsody in Blue – George Gershwin (Shout! Factory/Biograph, 2003 Compilation Date)
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Blues Singers and Hot Bands on Okey: 1924-1929 – King Oliver (Frog, 1924-1929 Recording Dates)
Blues Singers and Hot Bands on Okey: 1924-1929 – King Oliver (Frog, 1924-1929 Recording Dates)
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Fletcher Henderson and the Dixie Stompers 1925-1928 – Fletcher Henderson (Disques Swing. 1925-1928)
Fletcher Henderson and the Dixie Stompers 1925-1928 – Fletcher Henderson (Disques Swing. 1925-1928)
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Hot Fives, Vol. 1 (Compilation) – Louis Armstrong (1925-26 Recording Dates)
Hot Fives, Vol. 1 (Compilation) – Louis Armstrong (1925-26 Recording Dates)
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1926-1929 (Compilation) – Ethel Waters (Melodie Jazz Classics, 1926-1929 Recording Dates)
1926-1929 (Compilation) – Ethel Waters (Melodie Jazz Classics, 1926-1929 Recording Dates)
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The Pearls – Jelly Roll Morton (Bluebird, 1926-1939 Recording Date)
The Pearls – Jelly Roll Morton (Bluebird, 1926-1939 Recording Date)
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1928-1939 (Compilation) – Bud Freeman
1928-1939 (Compilation) – Bud Freeman
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1929-1934 (Compilation) – Chick Webb (Classics)
1929-1934 (Compilation) – Chick Webb (Classics)
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That's a Serious Thing (Compilation) – Jack Teagarden (Bluebird RCA, 1929-1957 Recording Dates)
That's a Serious Thing (Compilation) – Jack Teagarden (Bluebird RCA, 1929-1957 Recording Dates)
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The Joint Is Jumpin' – Fats Waller (Bluebird RCA, 1929-1943 Recording Dates)
The Joint Is Jumpin' – Fats Waller (Bluebird RCA, 1929-1943 Recording Dates)
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Maniac's Ball (Compilation) – the Casa Loma Orchestra (Hep, 1931-1937 Recording Dates)
Maniac's Ball (Compilation) – the Casa Loma Orchestra (Hep, 1931-1937 Recording Dates)
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Charlie Christian the Genius of Electric Guitar
Charlie Christian the Genius of Electric Guitar
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Under the Harlem Moon – Fletcher Henderson (ASV/Living Era, 1932-1937)
Under the Harlem Moon – Fletcher Henderson (ASV/Living Era, 1932-1937)
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Piano Starts Here - Tatum, Art
Piano Starts Here - Tatum, Art
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1933-1941 (Compilation) – Joe Sullivan (Classics, 1933-1941 Recording Dates)
1933-1941 (Compilation) – Joe Sullivan (Classics, 1933-1941 Recording Dates)
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The Essential Benny Goodman (Compilation) – Benny Goodman (1934-1945)
The Essential Benny Goodman (Compilation) – Benny Goodman (1934-1945)
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Stomp It off (Compilation) – Jimmy Lunceford (GRP Records, 1992 Compilation Date, 1934-35
Stomp It off (Compilation) – Jimmy Lunceford (GRP Records, 1992 Compilation Date, 1934-35
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Let's Get Together (Compilation) – Chick Webb (ABM, 2000 Compilation Date, 1934-1939 Recording Dates
Let's Get Together (Compilation) – Chick Webb (ABM, 2000 Compilation Date, 1934-1939 Recording Dates
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The Pied Piper – Bunny Berigan (Bluebird/RCA 1935-40 Recording Dates)
The Pied Piper – Bunny Berigan (Bluebird/RCA 1935-40 Recording Dates)
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The Hi-De-Ho Man – Cab Calloway (Sony, 1935-47 Recording Dates)
The Hi-De-Ho Man – Cab Calloway (Sony, 1935-47 Recording Dates)
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The Quintessential Billie Holiday, Vol. 2 (1936, Compilation) – Billie Holiday
The Quintessential Billie Holiday, Vol. 2 (1936, Compilation) – Billie Holiday
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Lester Leaps in – Count Basie (Epic, 1936-40 Recording Dates)
Lester Leaps in – Count Basie (Epic, 1936-40 Recording Dates)
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1937-1938 – Bunny Berigan (Melodie Jazz Classics, 1937-1938 Recording Dates)
1937-1938 – Bunny Berigan (Melodie Jazz Classics, 1937-1938 Recording Dates)
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Benny Goodman - Live at Carnegie Hall (1938)
Benny Goodman - Live at Carnegie Hall (1938)
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The Library of Congress Recordings (Compilation) – Jelly Roll Morton (Rounder, 1938 Recording Dates
The Library of Congress Recordings (Compilation) – Jelly Roll Morton (Rounder, 1938 Recording Dates
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1938-1940 (Compilation) – Hot Lips Page (Classics, 1938-1940 Recording Dates
1938-1940 (Compilation) – Hot Lips Page (Classics, 1938-1940 Recording Dates
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The Best of Gene Krupa: Drummin' Man (Compilation) – Gene Krupa (Jazz Forever, 1938-41
The Best of Gene Krupa: Drummin' Man (Compilation) – Gene Krupa (Jazz Forever, 1938-41
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El Tambor De Cuba (Box Set) – Chano Pozo
El Tambor De Cuba (Box Set) – Chano Pozo
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The Essential Glenn Miller – Glenn Miller (Bluebird/RCA, 1939-1944 Recording Dates)
The Essential Glenn Miller – Glenn Miller (Bluebird/RCA, 1939-1944 Recording Dates)
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1939-1941 – Pete Johnson (Classics, 1939-41 Recording Dates, 1996 Compilation Release Date)
1939-1941 – Pete Johnson (Classics, 1939-41 Recording Dates, 1996 Compilation Release Date)
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Platinum Glenn Miller (Compilation) – Glenn Miller (RCA,  1939-1942 Re
Platinum Glenn Miller (Compilation) – Glenn Miller (RCA, 1939-1942 Re
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Live: 1939-1941 – Charlie Christian (Jazz Archives (France) 1939-1941 Recording Dates)
Live: 1939-1941 – Charlie Christian (Jazz Archives (France) 1939-1941 Recording Dates)
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