100 Greatest Jazz Vocalist Albums

Criteria: These Jazz vocal albums, were chosen for their influence, impact, originality, and quality on the world of Jazz. (Greatest Hits are excluded from consideration.)
Jazz Vocalist Albums
1. Lady In Satin
Billie Holiday
2. Sarah Vaughan with Clifford Brown
Sarah Vaughan & Clifford Brown
3. Ella In Rome
Ella Fitzgerald
4. The Hottest New Group In Jazz
Lambert, Hendricks & Ross
5. September of My Years
Frank Sinatra
6. Chet Baker Sings
Chet Baker
7. Ella & Louis
Ella Fitzgerald & Louis Armstrong
8. Dinah Jams
Dinah Washington
9. Crazy & Mixed Up
Sarah Vaughan
10. Songs for Distingue Lovers
Billie Holiday
11. John Coltrane & Johnny Hartman
John Coltrane & Johnny Hartman
12. Ella In Berlin
Ella Fitzgerald
13. What A Wonderful World
Louis Armstrong
14. Dedicated to You
Ray Charles & Betty Carter
15. You Won't Forget Me
Shirley Horn
16. Lady Sings The Blues
Billie Holiday
17. Swingin' Easy
Sarah Vaughan
18. Anita Sings the Most
Anita O'Day
19. At Newport
Nina Simone
20. Blossom Dearie
Blossom Dearie
21. At Carnegie Hall
Billie Holiday
22. Live In Paris
Diana Krall
23. Swingin Miss D.
Dinah Washington
24. Night Lights
Nat King Cole
25. At Carnegie Hall
Tony Bennett
26. Mystery Lady
Etta James
27. How Long Has This Been Going On
Sarah Vaughan
28. Nina At the Village Great
Nina Simone
29. At Newport
Billie Holiday, Ella Fitzgerald, Carmen McRae
30. Francis Albert Sinatra & Antonio Carlos Joabim
Frank Sinatra
31. Ella & Basie
Ella Fitzgerald & Count Basie
32. Beach Samba
Astrud Gilberto
33. The Great American Songbook (Live)
Carmen McRae
34. Over the Years
Abbey Lincoln
35. New Moon Daughter
Cassandra Wilson
36. At Town Hall
Nina Simone
37. Something Cool
June Christy
38. Blue Moon
Carmen McRae
39. Mis'Ry & The Blues
Jack Teagarden
40. What A Difference A Day Makes
Dinah Washington
41. The Audience with Betty Carter
Betty Carter
42. Tony Bennett Bill Evans Album
Tony Bennett & Bill Evans
43. Black Coffee
Peggy Lee
44. Chris Craft
Chris Connor
45. Mark Murphy Sings
Mark Murphy
46. Wild Is The Wind
Nina Simone
47. Nancy Wilson & Cannonball Adderley
Nancy Wilson & Cannonball Adderley
48. Don't Go To Strangers
Etta Jones
49. Let's Get Lost
Chet Baker
50. That Bad Eartha
Eartha Kitt

51. Echoes of An Era
Chaka Khan
52. Night In Manhattan
Lee Wiley
53. Golden Days
King Pleasure
54. Never Make Your Move To Soon
Ernestine Anderson
55. Sinatra at the Sands
Frank Sinatra
56. Mel Torme Swings Shubert Alley
Mel Torme
57. Solitude
Billie Holiday
58. The Benny Carter Sessions
Sarah Vaughan
59. Frank Sinatra Sings For Only The Lonely
Frank Sinatra
60. Unforgettable : With Love
Natalie Cole
61. A Swingin' Affair
Frank Sinatra
62. Once More With Feeling
Billy Eckstine
63. Talking To The Sun
Abbey Lincoln
64. Blue Gardenia
Etta James
65. Plays W.C. Handy
Louis Armstrong
66. The Art of Excellence
Tony Bennet
67. At Mister Kellys
Sarah Vaughan
68. Once Upon A Summertime
Blossom Dearie
69. Sin & Soul... and Then Some
Oscar Brown Jr.
70. Memories of You
Mark Murphy
71. Blue Light Red Light
Harry Connick Jr.
72. Accentuate The Positive
Al Jarreau
73. Sassy Swings the Tivoli
Sarah Vaughan
74. In The Name of Love
Freddy Cole
75. I Love You, Paris
Shirley Horn
76. 500 Miles High
Flora Punim
77. Sentimental Journey
Rosemary Clooney
78. Billy's Best
Billy Eckstine
79. Freddie Freeloader
Jon Hendricks
80. The Misty Miss Christy
June Christy
81. Inside Betty Carter
Betty Carter
82. In The Wee Small Hours
Frank Sinatra
83. Skylark
Annie Ross
84. Coffee, Cigarettes, and Memories
Jeri Southern
85. Pick Yourself Up With Anita O'Day
Anita O'Day
86. Sings Fred Astaire
Mel Torme
87. The Grand Encounter
Diane Reeves
88. Things Are Swinging
Peggy Lee
89. Radio Music Society
Esperanza Spalding
90. Love Scenes
Diana Krall
91. Traveling Miles
Cassandra Wilson
92. Live At Yoshis
Dee Dee Bridgewater
93. Live At The Village Vanguard
Mary Stallings
94. Live At Ronnie Scotts
Carmen McRae
95. Pastel Blues
Nina Simone
96. The Window
Cécile McLorin Salvant
97. Out of The Blue
Carol Sloane
98. The Boy Next Door
Stacey Kent
99. Duologue
Lee Wiley
100. Grand Freddy
Freddy Cole


Last Updated: 2020-01-20
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