Top Third Stream Albums





Rank All Time Artist Album Subgenre(s) Other Genre(s) Year
1
393
Miles Davis Sketches of Spain Modal Jazz 1960
2
397
Charles Mingus The Black Saint and the Sinner Lady Avant-Garde Jazz 1963
3
1616
Moondog Moondog Modern Classical 1969
4
1662
The Modern Jazz Quartet Django Cool Jazz 1956
5
1995
Jimmy Giuffre 3 Thesis/1961 Cool Jazz 1961
6
2048
Charles Mingus Let My Children Hear Music Experimental Big Band 1972
7
2215
Jimmy Giuffre 3 Fusion/1961 Cool Jazz 1961

Albums "bubbling under" the all-time top 3000:
Don Ellis Electric Bath Experimental Big Band 1967
Ornette Coleman Skies of America Avant-Garde Jazz, Modern Classical 1972
Charles Mingus Pre-Bird/Mingus Revisited 1961
Sun Ra and His Myth Science Arkestra Angels and Demons at Play Avant-Garde Jazz 1965
Wadada Leo Smith Ten Freedom Summers Avant-Garde Jazz 2012