2021 Jazz Album Releases

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(1794)

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(888)

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(774)

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(657)
May 14
Sons of Kemet - Black To The Future
Sons of Kemet
Black To The Future
86
critic score
(24)
75
user score
(638)
Mar 26
AJR - OK ORCHESTRA
AJR
OK ORCHESTRA
53
critic score
(2)
34
user score
(523)
Oct 8
BADBADNOTGOOD - Talk Memory
BADBADNOTGOOD
Talk Memory
76
critic score
(20)
77
user score
(466)
Jun 25
SAULT - Nine
SAULT
Nine
86
critic score
(13)
74
user score
(398)
Apr 30
Flying Lotus - Yasuke
Flying Lotus
Yasuke
81
critic score
(3)
75
user score
(375)
Sep 3
Nala Sinephro - Space 1.8
Nala Sinephro
Space 1.8
86
critic score
(6)
76
user score
(203)
Jun 4
Greentea Peng - MAN MADE
Greentea Peng
MAN MADE
79
critic score
(14)
72
user score
(155)
May 28
Jaubi - Nafs at Peace
Jaubi
Nafs at Peace
78
critic score
(2)
78
user score
(146)
Jul 23
Emma-Jean Thackray - Yellow
Emma-Jean Thackray
Yellow
83
critic score
(14)
73
user score
(141)
Jul 16
Rodrigo Amarante - Drama
Rodrigo Amarante
Drama
83
critic score
(5)
74
user score
(129)
Mar 12
Nubiyan Twist - Freedom Fables
Nubiyan Twist
Freedom Fables
74
critic score
(10)
71
user score
(110)
Apr 9
Vijay Iyer, Linda May Han Oh & Tyshawn Sorey - Uneasy
Vijay Iyer, Linda May Han Oh & Tyshawn Sorey
Uneasy
83
critic score
(6)
73
user score
(102)
Apr 23
Alfa Mist - Bring Backs
Alfa Mist
Bring Backs
72
critic score
(5)
70
user score
(92)
Mar 12
Pino Palladino & Blake Mills - Notes With Attachments
Pino Palladino & Blake Mills
Notes With Attachments
77
critic score
(5)
72
user score
(82)
Mar 19
Bell Orchestre - House Music
Bell Orchestre
House Music
80
critic score
(8)
70
user score
(62)
Jun 25
Papangu - Holoceno
Papangu
Holoceno
75
user score
(53)
Nov 12
Portico Quartet - Monument
Portico Quartet
Monument
74
critic score
(6)
74
user score
(52)
Feb 26
Fire! - Defeat
Fire!
Defeat
63
user score
(51)
Jan 18
Bill Wurtz - here comes the sun
Bill Wurtz
here comes the sun
81
user score
(46)
Jun 25
Eli Keszler - Icons
Eli Keszler
Icons
75
critic score
(1)
70
user score
(45)
Sep 24
Esperanza Spalding - SONGWRIGHTS APOTHECARY LAB
Esperanza Spalding
SONGWRIGHTS APOTHECARY LAB
78
critic score
(2)
75
user score
(43)
Jan 15
Robohands - Shapes
Robohands
Shapes
70
user score
(42)
Feb 5
Femi Kuti & Made Kuti - Legacy +
Femi Kuti & Made Kuti
Legacy +
76
critic score
(10)
70
user score
(41)
Nov 12
Ill Considered - Liminal Space
Ill Considered
Liminal Space
80
critic score
(1)
80
user score
(41)
Jan 29
Delvon Lamarr Organ Trio - I Told You So
Delvon Lamarr Organ Trio
I Told You So
77
critic score
(6)
73
user score
(36)
Nov 12
Irreversible Entanglements - Open The Gates
Irreversible Entanglements
Open The Gates
75
critic score
(4)
69
user score
(36)
Nov 19
Makaya McCraven - Deciphering The Message
Makaya McCraven
Deciphering The Message
77
critic score
(7)
74
user score
(36)
Jul 15
BADBADNOTGOOD - Signal From The Noise
BADBADNOTGOOD
Signal From The Noise
91
user score
(35)
Jan 22
Azmari - Samā’ī
Azmari
Samā’ī
70
critic score
(1)
70
user score
(34)
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May 28
Portico Quartet - Terrain
Portico Quartet
Terrain
76
critic score
(5)
70
user score
(34)
Dec 10
Jeff Parker - Forfolks
Jeff Parker
Forfolks
82
critic score
(7)
66
user score
(32)
May 14
Jayda G - DJ​-​Kicks
Jayda G
DJ​-​Kicks
80
critic score
(2)
76
user score
(31)
Apr 9
Damon Locks Black Monument Ensemble - Now
Damon Locks Black Monument Ensemble
Now
74
critic score
(4)
75
user score
(30)
Oct 29
Theon Cross - Intra-I
Theon Cross
Intra-I
78
critic score
(7)
72
user score
(26)
Feb 26
Adrian Younge - The American Negro
Adrian Younge
The American Negro
72
critic score
(8)
66
user score
(24)
Jan 15
Karoline Wallace - Stiklinger
Karoline Wallace
Stiklinger
65
user score
(23)
Jun 25
John Carroll Kirby - Septet
John Carroll Kirby
Septet
76
critic score
(5)
66
user score
(23)
Oct 29
Patrick Shiroishi - Hidemi
Patrick Shiroishi
Hidemi
70
critic score
(2)
78
user score
(23)
Jan 29
Fergus McCreadie - Cairn
Fergus McCreadie
Cairn
100
critic score
(1)
74
user score
(22)
Feb 5
Femi Kuti - Stop the Hate
Femi Kuti
Stop the Hate
70
critic score
(2)
73
user score
(22)
Oct 22
John Coltrane - A Love Supreme: Live in Seattle
John Coltrane
A Love Supreme: Live in Seattle
92
critic score
(7)
79
user score
(22)
Jan 15
Apifera - Overstand
Apifera
Overstand
50
critic score
(1)
64
user score
(19)
Feb 12
Elephant9 - Arrival of the New Elders
Elephant9
Arrival of the New Elders
73
critic score
(3)
69
user score
(19)
Jan 4
Louie Zong - pigeon!
Louie Zong
pigeon!
50
user score
(18)
Aug 6
Moritz Von Oswald Trio - Dissent
Moritz Von Oswald Trio
Dissent
73
critic score
(1)
72
user score
(18)
Nov 19
Ben LaMar Gay - Open Arms to Open Us
Ben LaMar Gay
Open Arms to Open Us
81
critic score
(5)
69
user score
(18)
Mar 26
Pavel Milyakov & Bendik Giske - Pavel Milyakov & Bendik Giske
Pavel Milyakov & Bendik Giske
Pavel Milyakov & Bendik Giske
80
critic score
(1)
69
user score
(17)
Feb 5
Made Kuti - For​(​e​)​ward
Made Kuti
For​(​e​)​ward
80
critic score
(1)
69
user score
(15)
Mar 5
Kuzu - The Glass Delusion
Kuzu
The Glass Delusion
71
user score
(13)
Apr 23
Monobody - Comma
Monobody
Comma
71
user score
(13)
Oct 29
Swindle - THE NEW WORLD
Swindle
THE NEW WORLD
70
critic score
(2)
64
user score
(13)
Feb 5
Archie Shepp & Jason Moran - Let My People Go
Archie Shepp & Jason Moran
Let My People Go
75
critic score
(1)
68
user score
(12)
Feb 19
Nun Gun - Mondo Decay
Nun Gun
Mondo Decay
74
user score
(12)
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