Are any of you fine people into late 50's to early 60's jazz?

Just looking for suggestions or recommendations.
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  • aprazer402aprazer402 Posts: 819
    That's the golden age of some of the best hard-bop jazz. Here's a source that lists 100 top jazz albums. There are several best lists available, I just had this one handy. I like this jazz era too, but I like blues more than jazz. Enjoy. http://www.jazzwisemagazine.com/pages/jazz-album-reviews/11585-the-100-jazz-albums-that-shook-the-world?showall=&start=9
  • FestYboyFestYboy Posts: 714
    Thelonious Monk!!! Love that guy but I think that's after the era you're after.
  • afterburntafterburnt Posts: 3,361
    @aprazer402 man, I love it all and won't live long enough to imbibe it all. Thanks for for the leads.
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    Self Control is over rated.
  • MrBuhlMrBuhl Posts: 1,895
    Definitely a fan - Milt Schmidt, Milt Jackson, Ray Brown, Oscar Peterson, of course Miles and Charles Mingus. If you would like specific favorites, happy to provide my likes - YMMV.
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  • voltzvoltz Posts: 4,675
    yep!
    Sonny Rollings
    Miles
    John Coltrane
    Mingus & Monk fighting over the piano :)
    Dave Brubeck
    Ornette Coleman
    Cannonball Adderley
    The Atomic Mr.Basie
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  • tonyp063tonyp063 Posts: 224
    edited October 6
    oh heck yes!
    Getz
    Joe Pass
    Wes Montgomery
    Mingus
    Monk
    Bill Evans

    Way too many to name.
    You might want to peruse this list & look at the performers for some suggestions
    https://www.allmusic.com/album/the-100-best-jazz-tunes-of-the-1950s-mw0002114823

    and
    http://www.jazzwisemagazine.com/artists/14533-jazz-in-the-1950s-ultimate-guide
  • Viking64Viking64 Posts: 476
    tonyp063 wrote: »
    Joe Pass
    I saw Joe Pass at The University of Vermont back in 1977 or 1978. I was only about 13 at the time and a big KISS fan, but I really enjoyed him. :)
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  • EmlynEmlyn Posts: 1,883
    My avatar reflects that I am. Freddie Hubbard, although his career and arguably best or most groundbreaking work continued into the early 1970s.
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  • EmlynEmlyn Posts: 1,883
    edited October 6
    Another name not mentioned yet is Art Blakey. An outstanding jazz drummer himself, but he also gave a lot of young musicians their start in his bands including The Jazz Messengers.
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  • bassfannbassfann Posts: 104
    I recently discovered my interest in Jazz,when I received about 50 mini lp cd's. These k2 recorded discs sound incredible. I wish I had a better CD player to unlock their full potential.
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