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    20 Extremely Relaxing Jazz Albums That At Least Everyone Should Check Out Once

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    Hi and welcome a post about jazz!

    Let me get ahead of any comments like "i'm 12 and where is Charlie Parker" and say I am absolutely not an expert on jazz, far from it, and these are just some albums that I personally have enjoyed and think you will too. That's it! Bye bye!

    1. Red Garland's Piano by Red Garland

    Prestige

    My One Sentence Extremely Vague Review: Now that's some good stuff.

    Standout track: "Almost Like Being In Love"

    2. The Incredible Jazz Guitar of Wes Montgomery by Wes Montgomery

    Riverside/OJC

    My One Sentence Extremely Vague Review: It's impossible to go wrong with Wes.

    Standout track: "West Coast Blues"

    3. Afro-Harping by Dorothy Ashby

    Cadet

    My One Sentence Extremely Vague Review: Doesn't get much better, mon frère.

    Standout track: "Come Live With Me"

    4. Chamber Music of the New Jazz by Ahmad Jamal

    Parrot

    My One Sentence Extremely Vague Review: Now we're cookin' with gas.

    Standout track: "Darn That Dream"

    5. Wave by Antônio Carlos Jobim

    AM

    My One Sentence Extremely Vague Review: Would you believe me if I told you this album was recorded in New Jersey?

    Standout track: "Triste"

    6. Midnight Blue by Kenny Burrell

    Blue Note

    My One Sentence Extremely Vague Review: Kennnnnnnnny.

    Standout track: "Chitlins Con Carne"

    7. Mother Nature's Son by Ramsey Lewis

    Cadet

    My One Sentence Extremely Vague Review: The Beatles meet jazz and I am in hog heaven.

    Standout track: "Cry Baby Cry"

    8. John Coltrane and Johnny Hartman by John Coltrane and Johnny Hartman

    Impulse

    My One Sentence Extremely Vague Review: Yes.

    Standout track: "They Say It's Wonderful"

    9. Moonlight in Vermont by Johnny Smith

    Roost

    My One Sentence Extremely Vague Review: It's like I'm transported right to Vermont.

    Standout track: "Moonlight In Vermont"

    10. Getz/Gilberto by Stan Getz and João Gilberto

    Verve

    My One Sentence Extremely Vague Review: Check please!

    Standout track: "Desafinado"

    11. Quiet Kenny by Kenny Dorham

    New Jazz

    My One Sentence Extremely Vague Review: Other Kennnnnnnny.

    Standout track: "Alone Together"

    12. Bags Meets Wes by Milt Jackson and Wes Montgomery

    Riverside

    My One Sentence Extremely Vague Review: Two great tastes that taste great together.

    Standout track: "S.K.J."

    13. Undercurrent by Bill Evans and Jim Hall

    United Artists

    My One Sentence Extremely Vague Review: All Bill is chill but this one especially so.

    Standout track: "My Funny Valentine"

    14. Shape of Things to Come by George Benson

    AM

    My One Sentence Extremely Vague Review: There's a reason George blew up.

    Standout track: "Shape Of Things To Come"

    15. Coleman Hawkins Encounters Ben Webster by Coleman Hawkins and Ben Webster

    Verve

    My One Sentence Extremely Vague Review: And what an encounter it was.

    Standout track: "Tangerine"

    16. Kelly Blue by Wynton Kelly

    Riverside

    My One Sentence Extremely Vague Review: It doesn't get much cooler.

    Standout track: "Do Nothin' Till You Hear From Me"

    17. No Problem by Chet Baker and Duke Jordan

    SteepleChase

    My One Sentence Extremely Vague Review: Folks, this is auditory xanax.

    Standout track: "No Problem"

    18. Somethin' Else by Cannonball Adderley

    Columbia

    My One Sentence Extremely Vague Review: (Lebron James Instagram story voice) SHEESH!

    Standout track: "Autumn Leaves"

    19. Gerry Mulligan Meets Ben Webster by Gerry Mulligan and Ben Webster

    Verve

    My One Sentence Extremely Vague Review: Now that's what's up.

    Standout track: "Chelsea Bridge"

    20. Idle Moments by Grant Green

    Blue Note

    My One Sentence Extremely Vague Review: "Idle Moments," man... "Idle Moments."

    Standout track: "Idle Moments", obviously.

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