Criteria: With multiple recordings of many of these songs, these 100 Greatest Jazz Instrumentals were chosen as the best examples based on their lasting popularity, impact & originality, and the innovative qualities of the composition.
Jazz has had the broadest perspective of all genre's in music since it's first note to the present day. It is for that reason that this list is presented in the same manner, with respect to all the myriad forms & interpretations of Jazz that exist today.
Newly added names are in Red
Edited By: Rick Varner
Last Updated: 2010-02-26