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The Best Jazz Albums of 2020

1.

Maria Schneider Orchestra - Data Lords
July 24, 2020
Critic Score
86
5 reviews

4.

Jyoti - Mama, You Can Bet!
August 28, 2020
Critic Score
82
8 reviews

5.

Thundercat - It Is What It Is
April 3, 2020
Critic Score
81
30 reviews

6.

Nubya Garcia - Source
August 21, 2020
Critic Score
80
12 reviews

7.

Moses Boyd - Dark Matter
February 14, 2020
Critic Score
80
13 reviews

8.

Wilma Archer - A Western Circular
April 3, 2020
Critic Score
79
7 reviews

9.

The Necks - Three
March 27, 2020
Critic Score
78
7 reviews

10.

Tony Allen & Hugh Masekela - Rejoice
March 20, 2020
Critic Score
78
7 reviews

11.

GoGo Penguin - GoGo Penguin
June 12, 2020
Critic Score
77
7 reviews

12.

SPARKLE DIVISION - To Feel Embraced
July 24, 2020
Critic Score
77
5 reviews

13.

Kamaal Williams - Wu Hen
July 24, 2020
Critic Score
77
10 reviews

14.

Pat Metheny - From This Place
February 21, 2020
Critic Score
76
5 reviews

15.

The Nels Cline Singers - Share The Wealth
November 13, 2020
Critic Score
75
5 reviews

16.

Bent Arcana - Bent Arcana
August 21, 2020
Critic Score
74
5 reviews

17.

Hailu Mergia - Yene Mircha
March 27, 2020
Critic Score
74
5 reviews

18.

Ali Shaheed Muhammad & Adrian Younge - Roy Ayers JID002
June 19, 2020
Critic Score
73
7 reviews

20.

Jaga Jazzist - Pyramid
August 7, 2020
Critic Score
69
10 reviews
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