Top Soul Jazz Albums





Rank All Time Artist Album Subgenre(s) Other Genre(s) Year
1
2140
Jimmy Smith The Sermon! 1959
2
2208
Jimmy Smith Back at the Chicken Shack 1960
3
2271
Ray Charles Ray Charles at Newport Rhythm & Blues 1958
4
2336
Ray Charles Genius + Soul = Jazz Rhythm & Blues 1961
5
2619
Cannonball Adderley Mercy, Mercy, Mercy! - Live at 'The Club' Hard Bop 1967
6
2711
George Benson Breezin' Jazz-Funk, Smooth Jazz 1976
7
2996
Bobby Timmons This Here Is Bobby Timmons Hard Bop 1960

Albums "bubbling under" the all-time top 3000:
Gil Scott-Heron & Brian Jackson Winter in America Jazz-Funk, Soul 1974
Freddie Hubbard Red Clay Post-Bop 1970
Herbie Mann Memphis Underground 1969
Rahsaan Roland Kirk Blacknuss 1972
The Ramsey Lewis Trio The In Crowd 1965
Jimmy Smith and Wes Mongomery Jimmy & Wes: The Dynamic Duo Big Band 1966
Grant Green Feelin' the Spirit 1963
Jimmy Smith Prayer Meetin' 1963
Jimmy Smith Organ Grinder Swing 1965
Booker T. & The MG's Soul Dressing Rhythm & Blues 1965