Top Post-Bop Songs


Rank All Time Artist Song Subgenre(s) Other Genre(s) Year
1
830
John Coltrane My Favorite Things Modal Jazz 1961
2
2644
Charles Mingus Fables of Faubus/Original Faubus Fables 1959
3
2725
Oliver Nelson Stolen Moments 1961
4
3716
Charles Mingus Pithecanthropus Erectus 1956
5
5432
Miles Davis Footprints Modal Jazz 1967
6
7005
Charles Mingus Haitian Fight Song 1957
7
7552
Wayne Shorter Footprints 1967
8
7578
John Coltrane Alabama 1964

Songs "bubbling under" the all-time top 10000:
Charles Mingus Better Get It in Your Soul/Better Get Hit in Yo' Soul 1959
Gil Evans Las Vegas Tango Experimental Big Band 1964
Rahsaan Roland Kirk You Did It, You Did It Cool Jazz 1962
Keith Jarrett The Song Is You ECM Style Jazz 1988
Wayne Shorter Infant Eyes Modal Jazz 1966
Wynton Marsalis A Foggy Day Standards 1987
Joe Lovano Fort Worth 1992
Chick Corea Steps - What Was 1968
Eric Dolphy Fire Waltz Avant-Garde Jazz 1961
Jackie McLean Melody for Melonae 1963
Wynton Marsalis Work Song (Blood on the Fields) 1997
The Lounge Lizards Harlem Nocturne Avant-Garde Jazz, No Wave 1981
Charles Mingus Wednesday Night Prayer Meeting 1960
Ambrose Akinmusire feat. Becca Stevens Our Basement (Ed) 2014