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Top 100 Jazz/Pop Hits

Probably our most subjective list of all. We had two missions:
1. To list some of the most well known jazz and jazz-influenced music that crossed over to pop.
2. To include some of the artists taht have been influential in jazz, both early and somewhat modern; a starting point to learn about the artists and the music.

Jazz and Instrumental
Pop Crossover Hits

1. Just The Two Of Us - Grover Washington, Jr.
2. Take Five - Dave Brubeck Quartet
3. Linus and Lucy - Vince Guaraldi
4. The Girl From Ipanema - Joao Gilberto, Stan Getz, Antonio Carlos Jobim
5. Stardust - Artie Shaw (or Glenn Miller)
6. So What - Miles Davis
7. Black & Tan Fantasy - Duke Ellington
8. My Favorite Things - John Coltrane
9. God Bless The Child - Billie Holiday
10. One O'Clock Jump - Count Basie
11. What A Wonderful World - Louis Armstrong
12. Strange Fruit - Billie Holiday
13. Sun Goddess - Ramsey Lewis and Earth Wind and Fire
14. St. Louis Blues - W.C. Handy
15. Satin Doll - Duke Ellington
16. Minnie the Moocher - Cab Calloway
17. Stormy Weather - Lena Horne
18. 'Round About Midnight - The Thelonious Monk Quintet
19. Breezin' - George Benson
20. Compared to What - Les McCann & Eddie Harris
21. Shaker Song - Spyro Gyra
22. At Last - Etta James
23. Chasin' the Bird - Charlie Parker
24. Also Sprach Zarathustra - Deodato
25. Flying Home - Lionel Hampton & His Orchestra
26. Desafinado - Stan Getz and Charlie Byrd
27. Java - Al Hirt
28. Feels So Good - Chuck Mangione
29. Smooth Operator - Sade
30. Take the 'A' Train - Duke Ellington
31. Watermelon Man - Hebie Hancock
32. Tea for Two - Art Tatum
33. Jelly Roll Blues - Jelly Roll Morton
34. Midnight in Moscow - Kenny Ball and His Jazzmen
35. It Had To Be You (Vocal, Instrumental) - Harry Connick, Jr.
36. 'Mornin - Al Jarreau
37. Stranger on the Shore - Mr. Acker Bilk
38. Topsy II - Cozy Cole
39. East St. Louis Toodle-oo - Duke Ellington (or Steely Dan)
40. Green Onions - Booker T and the MG's
41. The 'In' Crowd - Ramsey Lewis Trio
42. Tijuana Taxi - Herb Alpert & The Tijuana Brass
43. Sing, Sing, Sing (With a Swing) - Benny Goodman
44. Flying Home - Ella Fitzgerald
45. Cast Your Fate to the Wind - Vince Guaraldi Trio
46. Sleepwalk - Santo and Johnny
47. Soulful Strut - Young-Holt Limited
48. My Funny Valentine - Gerry Mulligan or Chet Baker
49. Wednesday Night Prayer Meeting (Part 1) - Charles Mingus
50. Frenesi - Artie Shaw
51. Sophisticated Lady - Duke Ellington
52. Walk On The Wild Side - Jimmy Smith
53. Deep Purple - Larry Clinton
54. West End Blues - Louis Armstrong & His Hot 5
55. Just Once - Quincy Jones
56. Black Bottom Stomp - Jelly Roll Morton & His Red Hot Peppers
57. Memphis Underground - Herbie Mann
58. Cherry PInk and Apple Blossom White - Perez Prado
59. Street Life - The Crusaders
60. I Got Rhythm - Lena Horne (or Red Nichols)
61. The Entertainer - Marvin Hamlish (or Scott Joplin)
62. Opus One - Tommy Dorsey
63. In The Mood - Glenn Miller
64. Rise - Herb Alpert
65. Birdland - The Manhattan Transfer or Weather Report
66. Cool Breeze - Billy Eckstine & His Orchestra
67. Satin Doll - Count Basie
68. Hog Callin' Blues - Charles Mingus
69. You Make Me Smile - Dave Koz
70. (They Call Me) Dr. Professor Longhair - Professor Longhair
71. Lisbon Antigua - Nelson Riddle
72. I Got It Bad - Nina Simone
73. Rotation - Herb Alpert
74. Alley Cat - Bent Fabric
75. Sweet and Lowdown - George Gershwin or Harry Archer
76. Coeur Vagabond - various
77. Salt Peanuts - Dizzy Gillespie
78. To The End of the World - Pat Metheny Group
79. Mercy, Mercy, Mercy - Cannonball Adderley
80. Body and Soul - Coleman Hawkins
81. Mood Indigo - Duke Ellington
82. Wack Wack - Young Holt Trio
83. Moanin'- Art Blakey
84. Cosmic Messenger - Jean-Luc Ponty
85. Straight, No Chaser - Thelonious Monk
86. Autumn Leaves - Roger Williams
87. Captain Fingers - Lee Ritenour
88. Sweet Baby - George Duke and Stanley Clarke
89. Willow Weep for Me - Wes Montgomery
90. Sneakin' Up Behind You - Brecker Brothers
91. Icarus - Winter Consort
92. Oh-Sho-Be-Do-Be - Dizzy Gillespie
93. Back at the Chicken Shack - Jimmy Smith
94. In N’ Out - Joe Henderson
95. Speak no Evil - Wayne Shorter
96. Out of the Night - Brian Melvin Trio
97. Science Funktion - Donald Byrd
98. Room 335 - Larry Carlton
99. The Good, The Bad and the Ugly - Hugo Montenegro
100. Baroque And Blue - Bolling and Rampal


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