Greatest Latin Jazz Songs and Artists

Criteria: The Greatest Latin Jazz Songs and Artists are ranked on originallity, impact, versitallity, popularity, and influence on latin jazz music.
Greatest Latin Jazz Songs and Artists

Greatest Bossa Novas
1. Song for My Father
Horace Silver
2. The Girl from Ipanema
Antonio Carlos Jobim
3. Carnival
Dizzy Gillespie
4. Totem Pole
Lee Morgan
5. Desafinado
Stan Getz/Joao Gilberto
6. 500 Miles High
Chick Corea/Return to Forever
7. How Insensitive
Roy Hargrove
8. Corcovado
Stan Getz/Astrud Gilberto
9. Meditation
Oscar Peterson
10. My Foolish Heart
Masabumi Kickuchi
11. Ceora
Lee Morgan
12. O Grande Amor
Antonio Carlos Jobim/Stan Getz
13. Triste
Caj Tjader
14. Pensitiva
Art Blakey
15. Watch What Happens
Eddie "Lockjaw" Davis/Tommy Flanagan
16. The Shadow of Your Smile
Wes Montgomery
17. Blue Bossa
Kenny Dorham
18. Recorda Me
Joe Henderson and Kenny Dorham
19. Bossa Nova U.S.A.
Dave Brubeck
20. Wave
Paul Desmond
21. Coral Keys
Freddie Hubbard
22. Clouds
Cannonball Adderley
23. Stumpy Bossa Nova
Coleman Hawkins
24. Con Alma
Dizzy Gillespie
25. Berimbau
Astrud Gilberto
26. Vera Cruz
Stanley Turrentine
27. Recado Bossa Nova
Roy Eldridge
28. Music to Watch Girls By
Al Hirt
29. Prelude in E Minor
Gerry Mulligan
30. Besame Mucho
Grant Green
31. Bahia
Charlie Byrd/Stan Getz
32. Yellow Bird
Gene Ammons
33. Moon and Sand
Kenny Burrell
34. In a Shanty in Old Shanty Town
Dizzy Gillespie
35. O Morro Nao Tem Vez
Antonio Carlos Jobim/Stan Getz
36. African Bossa Nova
Ahmed Abdul-Malik
37. Broadway Bossa Nova
Dave Brubeck
38. Once I Loved
Milt Jackson/Monty Alexander
39. Sossegado Bossa Nova
Frank Duvall
40. Love for Sale
Marian McPartland
41. Bossa Nova Ova
Pepper Adams/Thad Jones
42. Bossa Nova West
Red Holloway
43. Falsa Baiana
Joao Gilberto
44. Gentle Rain
Astrud Gilberto
45. Winter Moon
Stan Getz
46. Tristeza
Baden Powell
47. Para Machuchar Meu Coracao
Antonio Carlos Jobim
48. Amy's Theme
Martin Denny
49. 'S Wonderful
John Pizzarelli
50. Agua de Beber
Antonio Carlos Jobim


Greatest Jazz Sambas
1. Spain
Chick Corea
2. St. Thomas
Sonny Rollins
3. One Note Samba
Coleman Hawkins
4. Captain Marvel
Stan Getz
5. Mas Que Nada
Dizzy Gillespie
6. Tiger of San Pedro
John La Barbera
7. Samba Do Suenho
Caj Tjader
8. Jive Samba
Cannonball Adderley
9. Samba de Minha Terra
Charlie Byrd
10. Harlem Samba
Dizzy Gillespie
11. Cold Shot
Paquito D'rivera/Slide Hampton
12. Spanish Fly
Milt Jackson
13. Brazil
Grant Green
14. Summer Samba
Duke Ellington
15. Little Black Samba
Grover Washington Jr.
16. So Danco Samba
Larry Goldings
17. Jazz Samba
Bill Evans/Jim Hall
18. Jazz-A-Samba
Eddie "Lockjaw" Davis
19. Paquito's Samba
Paquito D'Rivera
20. Samba Song
Chick Corea
21. Simple Samba
Jim Hall
22. Almost a Samba
Gail Marten/Clem Ehoff
23. Soulville Samba
Oscar Peterson
24. Samba Triste
Charlie Byrd/Stan Getz
25. Carioca
Oscar Peterson
Greatest Afro-Cubops
1. A Night in Tunisia
Dizzy Gillespie
2. Manteca
Dizzy Gillespie/Chano Pozo
3. Tito
Arturo Sandoval
4. Havana Special
Chico O'Farrill
5. Oro, Incienso Y Mirra
Dizzy Gillespie/Machito
6. Afro-Cuban Jazz Suite
Charlie Parker
7. The Latin Train
Arturo Sandoval
8. Cuban Nightmare
Tito Puente
9. Sopa de Pichon
Machito
10. Guantanamera
Arturo Sandoval
Greatest Latin Ballads
1. Corcovado
Stan Getz/Antonio Carlos Jobim/Astrud and Joao Gilberto
2. My Foolish Heart
Masabumi Kickuchi
3. Ceora
Lee Morgan
4. Drume Negrita
Arturo Sandoval
5. My Romance
Stan Getz
6. Blue Bossa
Joe Henderson/Kenny Dorham
7. Solea (Spanish)
Miles Davis
8. Blue Skies
Stan Getz
9. Waheera
Arturo Sandoval
10. Prelude in E Minor
Gerry Mulligan
Greatest Latin Jazz Artists
1. Dizzy Gillespie (Afro Cubop)

2. Stan Getz (Bossa Nova)

3. Joao Gilberto (Bossa Nova)

4. Chano Pozo (Afro Cubop)

5. Arturo Sandoval (Afro Cubop)

6. Antonio Carlos Jobim (Bossa Nova)

7. Chico O'Farrill (Afro Cubop)

8. Poncho Sanchez (All-Around)

9. Machito (Afro Cubop)

10. Tito Puente (Afro Cubop)
Antonio Carlos Jobim
Arturo Sandoval
Chick Corea
Tito Puente

Last Updated: 2005-04-24