Top Experimental Big Band Albums





Rank All Time Artist Album Subgenre(s) Other Genre(s) Year
1
1356
Carla Bley & Paul Haines Escalator Over the Hill 1971
2
1415
Charlie Haden Liberation Music Orchestra 1970
3
2049
Charles Mingus Let My Children Hear Music Third Stream 1972
4
2694
Sun Ra and His Astro-Infinity Arkestra Atlantis Free Jazz 1969

Albums "bubbling under" the all-time top 3000:
George Russell Electronic Sonata for Souls Loved by Nature 1969
Don Ellis Electric Bath Third Stream 1967
Gil Evans Plays the Music of Jimi Hendrix Jazz Fusion, Jazz-Rock 1974
Sam Rivers Crystals Free Jazz 1974