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The Best Jazz Albums of the 2010s

2.

Wayne Shorter Quartet - Without a Net
February 5, 2013
Critic Score
88
5 reviews

5.

Vijay Iyer Sextet - Far From Over
August 25, 2017
Critic Score
86
5 reviews

6.

Kamasi Washington - The Epic
May 5, 2015
Critic Score
86
8 reviews

7.

Flying Lotus - You're Dead!
October 7, 2014
Critic Score
85
37 reviews

8.

Jaga Jazzist - One Armed Bandit
January 26, 2010
Critic Score
84
11 reviews

10.

BADBADNOTGOOD - Late Night Tales
July 28, 2017
Critic Score
83
6 reviews

11.

Kamasi Washington - Heaven and Earth
June 22, 2018
Critic Score
83
28 reviews

12.

Vijay Iyer Trio - Accelerando
March 13, 2012
Critic Score
82
6 reviews

13.

Sons of Kemet - Your Queen is a Reptile
March 30, 2018
Critic Score
82
8 reviews

14.

Szun Waves - New Hymn to Freedom
August 31, 2018
Critic Score
82
6 reviews

16.

Esperanza Spalding - Emily's D+Evolution
March 4, 2016
Critic Score
81
11 reviews

17.

Ezra Collective - You Can't Steal My Joy
April 26, 2019
Critic Score
81
9 reviews

18.

Colin Stetson - All This I Do For Glory
April 28, 2017
Critic Score
81
14 reviews

19.

Nels Cline - Lovers
August 5, 2016
Critic Score
81
10 reviews

20.

Wyatt, Atzmon, Stephen - For The Ghosts Within
November 9, 2010
Critic Score
81
12 reviews

22.

Tony Allen - The Source
September 8, 2017
Critic Score
80
7 reviews

23.

Lonnie Holley - MITH
September 21, 2018
Critic Score
80
8 reviews

24.

The Comet Is Coming - The Afterlife
September 27, 2019
Critic Score
80
6 reviews

25.

Kamasi Washington - Harmony of Difference
September 29, 2017
Critic Score
79
17 reviews
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