Best new Jazz albums, songs & artists in 2016



Jazz is a wonderful form of art that becomes more adventurous with every year, as it encompasses so much. We selected the best jazz had to offer recently
The Vore selects the top best Jazz albums of 2020. Who are the new Miles Davis, John Coltrane & Charlie Parker in the Jazz genre?
Jazz 2020
Popular artists Kamasi Washington, Jim Rotondi & Jaga Jazzist
Most listened to songs: Kamasi Washington - Re Run Home, Joey Alexander - Over the Rainbow & Jaga Jazzist - Oban

Top 10 new Jazz albums out now in 2020

Recent Jazz albums with reviews, ratings, similar artists, best songs & soundcloud streams.

  1. GoGo Penguin - Man Made Object (05-02-2016)
  2. Jazz artist GoGo Penguin
    Man Made Object - a 05-02-2016 album by GoGo Penguin who also made V2.0 . Music fans who enjoyed Robert Glasper should check out Man Made Object. It is Jazz with Electronic, Soul, Trip Hop, and more influences. The best track on Man Made Object is (soundcloud below).
    Pitchfork Review 7.5%
    Keywords
    Country United Kingdom •
    Length 1:06:55
    Coolest Videoclip All Res
    Label Blue Note
    Official website GoGo Penguin
    Listen on Amazon or iTunes



  3. BADBADNOTGOOD - IV (08-07-2016)
  4. Jazz artist BADBADNOTGOOD
    IV - a 08-07-2016 album by BADBADNOTGOOD who also made III. Music fans who enjoyed Jaga Jazzist should check out IV. It is Jazz with Funk, Hip Hop, and more influences. The best track on IV is 266813463 (soundcloud below).

    Pitchfork Review 7.1%
    Keywords groovy • energetic •
    Country Canada •
    Length 50:33
    Coolest Videoclip Chompy's Paradise
    Label Innovative Leisure
    Official website BADBADNOTGOOD
    Listen on Amazon or iTunes



  5. Melanie De Biasio - Blackened Cities (13-05-2016)
  6. Jazz artist Melanie De Biasio
    Blackened Cities - a 13-05-2016 album by Melanie De Biasio who also made No Deal. Music fans who enjoyed should check out Blackened Cities . It is Jazz with Experimental, Post-Rock, Vocal Jazz, and more influences. The best track on Blackened Cities is (soundcloud below).
    Allmusic Review 80%
    Keywords dark • gloomy • heartfelt •
    Country Belgium •
    Length 24:16
    Coolest Videoclip
    Label PIAS
    Official website Melanie De Biasio
    Listen on Amazon or iTunes



  7. Rudresh Mahanthappa - Bird Calls (03-03-2015)
  8. Jazz artist Rudresh Mahanthappa
    Bird Calls - a 03-03-2015 album by Rudresh Mahanthappa who also made Gamak . Music fans who enjoyed Charlie Parker should check out Bird Calls. It is Jazz with Funk, World, and more influences. The best track on Bird Calls is Bird Calls #1 (soundcloud below).

    Allmusic Review 80%
    Keywords jazzy • world music •
    Country United States •
    Length 01:01:51
    Coolest Videoclip Chillin'
    Label ACT MUSIC & VISION
    Official website Rudresh Mahanthappa
    Listen on Amazon or iTunes



  9. Steve Coleman & the Council of Balance - Synovial Joints (10-05-2015)
  10. Jazz artist Steve Coleman & the Council of Balance
    Synovial Joints - a 10-05-2015 album by Steve Coleman & the Council of Balance who also made Black Science . Music fans who enjoyed Greg Osby should check out Synovial Joints. It is Jazz with Jazz, World, and more influences. The best track on Synovial Joints is Harmattan (soundcloud below).

    Allmusic Review 100%
    Keywords eclectic • technical •
    Country United States •
    Length 01:01:56
    Coolest Videoclip Tempest
    Label (PI)
    Official website Steve Coleman & the Council of Balance
    Listen on Amazon or iTunes



  11. Kamasi Washington - The Epic (08-05-2015)
  12. Jazz artist Kamasi Washington
    The Epic - a 08-05-2015 album by Kamasi Washington who also made The Epic. Music fans who enjoyed Gerald Wilson should check out The Epic. It is Jazz with Funk, Soul, and more influences. The best track on The Epic is Re Run Home (soundcloud below).

    Pitchfork Review 86%
    Keywords groovy • funky •
    Country United States •
    Length 2:53:33
    Coolest Videoclip Miss Understanding
    Label Brainfeeder
    Official website Kamasi Washington
    Listen on Amazon or iTunes



  13. Jaga Jazzist - Starfire (01-06-2015)
  14. Jazz artist Jaga Jazzist
    Starfire - a 01-06-2015 album by Jaga Jazzist who also made What We Must. Music fans who enjoyed The Cinematic Orchestra should check out Starfire. It is Jazz with Electronic, Progressive Rock, and more influences. The best track on Starfire is Starfire (soundcloud below).

    Allmusic Review 70%
    Keywords instrumental • dynamic • electronic •
    Country Norway •
    Length 49:52
    Coolest Videoclip Big City Music
    Label Ninja Tune
    Official website Jaga Jazzist
    Listen on Amazon or iTunes



  15. Get the Blessing - Astronautilus (11-09-2015)
  16. Jazz artist Get the Blessing
    Astronautilus - a 11-09-2015 album by Get the Blessing who also made Lope and Antilope. Music fans who enjoyed Jaga Jazzist should check out Astronautilus. It is Jazz with IDM, Progressive Rock, and more influences. The best track on Astronautilus is Monkfish (soundcloud below).

    Allmusic Review 70%
    Keywords dynamic • electronic • energetic •
    Country United Kingdom •
    Length 42:42
    Coolest Videoclip Phaenomena
    Label Naim
    Official website Get the Blessing
    Listen on Amazon or iTunes



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Upcoming new 2020 Jazz albums

Best upcoming Jazz albums with release dates.

  1. Dark Blue• by Jim Rotondi
  2. Jim Rotondi is signed with Relativity Entertainment in 2020
    Release Date: 04-03-2016 // Label: Relativity Entertainment
    Previous releases: Iron Man
    Associated genre: Jazz Experimental • .
    Official website


  • Southern Comfort• by Matthew Hartnett
  • Matthew Hartnett is signed with D2LAL MMC in 2020
    Release Date: 19-02-2016 // Label: D2LAL MMC
    Previous releases: Southern Comfort
    Associated genre: Jazz R&B • Soul • .
    Official website


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