The Roots Music Report's
Top Jazz Song Chart
for the Year of 2020

Rank Song Title Band/Artist Name Sub Genre
1RevivalGregory PorterJazz
2I'm AliveNorah JonesContemporary Jazz
3How Glad I Am (with the Valve Bone Woe Ensemble)Chrissie HyndeJazz
4Classical GasTommy EmmanuelJazz
5DriftingAndy McKeeJazz
6After You've GoneSamoa Wilson with the Jim Kweskin BandRagtime
7Clear Blue SkiesCarmen LundyJazz
8Gone at LastAmber WeekesJazz
9Help the PoorRobben FordJazz
10Angel's DanceBilly Joe Walker, Jr.Jazz
11Talk to Your DaughterRobben FordJazz
12Indian SummerBilly Joe Walker, Jr.Jazz
13WorkChick Corea TrioJazz
14My Favorite ThingsKayle BrecherJazz
15DystopiaGrant FergusonFusion
16Flash (with Scott Colley & Satoshi Takeishi)Joshua Redman & Brooklyn RiderJazz
17Lost in CentraliaProject AlcazarFusion
18Unity VillagePat Metheny TrioJazz
19Evening GlowJurgen BurdorfJazz
20Nature BoyKevin Eubanks & Stanley JordanJazz
21Cissy StrutJohn ScofieldJazz
22Stella by StarlightJim HallJazz
23RevelationRobben FordJazz
24The Things We Did Last SummerGrant GreenJazz
25Window of the SoulChuck LoebJazz
26GoodbyeStu HammFusion
27Morning SunKevin Eubanks & Stanley JordanJazz
28Gee Baby, Ain't I Good to YouKenny BurrellJazz
29Chitlins Con CarneKenny BurrellJazz
30VeritasAlex Skolnick TrioJazz
31DolemiteScott HendersonJazz
32Here's That Rainy DayWes MontgomeryJazz
33Autumn Leaves (Live)Stanley JordanJazz
34CaravanWes MontgomeryJazz
35High and MightyJohn ScofieldJazz
36Blue BossaPat MartinoJazz
37Stang's SwangStevie Ray Vaughan & Double TroubleJazz
38Imagine ThatChris StandringJazz
39Digital DelicacyRoberto RestucciaJazz
40The Music InsideChuck LoebJazz
41ExposureRoberto RestucciaJazz
42Four on Six (Live in Concert)Pat MartinoJazz
43Feels About RightJurgen BurdorfJazz
44Fly Me to the MoonChampian FultonJazz
45I Wish I KnewMichael DeaseJazz
46Rumble in the JungleChristian McBrideJazz
47EmbryoJonathan NGJazz
48Purple Haze (feat. Rey Monroig, Nicky Orta & Abel Pabon)Jorge GarciaJazz
49DevotionGrant FergusonFusion
50MediterraneoGrant FergusonFusion
51Memorial DayGrant FergusonFusion
52BlowbackGrant FergusonFusion
53DowntimeJoey AlexanderJazz
54NovemberGrant FergusonFusion
55RelentlessGrant FergusonFusion
56CathedralGrant FergusonFusion
57Brother Where Are You (Live)Kurt EllingJazz
58Oye Como VaBill O'ConnellJazz
59Ties That BindDiego RiveraJazz
60Someone's in the HouseKat EdmonsonJazz
612 in 1Greg HoweFusion
62LandslideGreg HoweFusion
63SkylineGreg HoweFusion
64SitGreg HoweFusion
65This That & the Other ThingKen FowserJazz
66Run, the Darkness Will PassShabaka and the AncestorsJazz
67For the Love of YouWarren WolfJazz
68One Note SambaLizzie ThomasJazz
69Echoes in Time / the WrinkleMiles DavisJazz
70You Reap Just What You SowCatherine RussellJazz
71The Lyrical Cole-ManHarold MabernJazz
72Alexander's RagtimeCharlie HunterJazz
73For MaWarren WolfJazz
74So in LoveJimmy GreeneJazz
75Iron StarletConnie HanJazz
76I Love to See You Smile3D Jazz TrioClassic Jazz
77Bone CollectionDavina and The VagabondsJazz
78Rahway BluesAnson WrightJazz
79Our Miss BrooksChurch on MondayMainstream Jazz
80DreamsvilleEric AlexanderJazz
81They Call the Wind MariaDick Hyman & Ken PeplowskiJazz
82Blue StepsFlying Horse Big BandJazz
83JoleneSara GazarekJazz
84DextrouslyAlan RosenthalJazz
85StreamTrevor GiancolaJazz
86Second Thoughts (feat. Jean Baylor)Richie GoodsContemporary Jazz
87I Want to Talk About YouHouston PersonJazz
88When You Wish Upon a StarKat EdmonsonJazz
89Crossover (feat. Rey Monroig, Nicky Orta & Abel Pabon)Jorge GarciaJazz
90The Weather Report (feat. Take 6)IncognitoSmooth Jazz
91Everything ExplainedPat Metheny TrioJazz
92What a PairTamuz NissimJazz
93QuasimodoJeff ReedJazz
94United We StandDan WilenskyJazz
95There is Always One More TimeDiane SchuurTraditional Jazz
96The Rewinder (Live)Guitar ElationJazz
97Changed in Mid AirElsa NilssonContemporary Jazz
98Devil May Care (feat. Christian McBride)Kandace SpringsJazz
99From Paris with LoveMelody GardotJazz
100April SongGrant FergusonFusion
101WarpathGrant FergusonFusion
102Smoke Gets in Your EyesLeslie PintchikJazz
103Females Are Strong As HellRoxy CossJazz
104The House of Blue Lights (Live)Ben SidranJazz
105Creative (Live)Jon BatisteJazz
106A Bela (For Darden)Shawn PurcellJazz
107Why Was I BornTroy RobertsJazz
108WhisperingsAhmad JamalJazz
109Village Blues (Take 1)John ColtraneJazz
110Almost Like Being in LoveFleur SeuleJazz
111Blues for BobbyRich WilleyJazz
112EpistrophySteve KhanLatin Jazz
113Paid Time off (feat. Gilbert Castellanos, Joshua White, Rob Thorsen & Tyler Kreutel)Christopher HollydayJazz
114Can’t Find My Way HomeChristian SandsJazz
115A Time for PeaceCarmen LundyJazz
116Folks TuneRachel TherrienJazz
117Double RainbowAndrea BrachfeldJazz
118Water MusicProject AlcazarFusion
119Nights in White Satin (feat. Rey Monroig, Nicky Orta & Abel Pabon)Jorge GarciaJazz
120My GirlWayne AlpernJazz
121Looking GlassProject AlcazarFusion
122MiraculousDavid BoswellContemporary Jazz
123Time and TideGrant FergusonFusion
124Blue ChameleonShuffle DemonsJazz
125The MissBrian LandrusJazz
126ThroughAlexa TarantinoJazz
127Deed I DoSue Anne GershenzonTraditional Jazz
128The VagabondAaron DiehlJazz
129One Mint JulepFlying Horse Big BandBig Band
130Midnight BlueKenny BurrellJazz
131Back Here AgainBlueyContemporary Jazz
132My Shining HourCeCe GableContemporary Jazz
133RubberbandMiles DavisJazz
134Go on Shining (feat. Jon Batiste)Rachael & VilrayJazz
135Room with a ViewTbone Paxton & the RJ Spangler QuartetJazz
136Missing YouRebecca Coupe FranksJazz
137Yes or No (feat. Wayne Shorter)Jazz At Lincoln Center OrchestraBig Band
138Blues a La BurgessDerrick Gardner & the Big Dig! BandBig Band
139Great, There is No LoveEvent Horizon Jazz QuartetJazz
140FotografiaCeCe GableTraditional Jazz
141Bucket's Got a HoleDerrick ShezbieJazz
142Don isChristian McBrideJazz
143TêkêGilfemaJazz
144Kiss Me Right (feat. Gilbert Castellanos, Joshua White, Rob Thorsen & Tyler Kreutel)Christopher HollydayJazz
145Only You (feat. Andrew D'Angelo)Ted PoorAvant-Garde Jazz
146Mo JazzinJohnny BrittSmooth Jazz
147Jocosa Guajira (feat. Kelvis Ochoa)Harold López-NussaLatin Jazz
148Tripped out SlimTrombone ShortyContemporary Jazz
149Roundabout (feat. Rey Monroig, Nicky Orta & Abel Pabon)Jorge GarciaJazz
150Blackbird (feat. Rey Monroig, Nicky Orta & Abel Pabon)Jorge GarciaJazz
151Teru (feat. Wayne Shorter)Jazz At Lincoln Center OrchestraBig Band
152What of What We AreEnrique HaneineContemporary Jazz
153CinématiqueGrant FergusonFusion
154Pharaoh's DanceMiles DavisJazz
155Rio EscuroJohn SteinContemporary Jazz
156Baba DrameBill FrisellJazz
157Invitation (feat. Peter Michael Escovedo...)Kenny WashingtonContemporary Jazz
158Well You Needn'tMonty AlexanderJazz
159ConspiracyRich WilleyJazz
160Back at the Chicken Shack3D Jazz TrioClassic Jazz
161Lonely AvenueFlying Horse Big BandBig Band
162Grooveness (feat. Errol Cooney, Djamel Laroussi & Keith Jones)Munyungo JacksonJazz
163How's Never (feat. Dayna Stephens, Sam Yahel & Jongkuk Kim)Massimo BiolcatiContemporary Jazz
164BelieverSteve Slagle TrioJazz
165Little RoomTroy RobertsContemporary Jazz
166Here's to LifeJoan Watson-JonesJazz
167Love Me in a Special WayLafayette Harris Jr.Jazz
168President Gillespie SuiteJohn BaileyJazz
169AshesIdle HandsJazz
170No Man's Land (feat. Ben Van Gelder, Martin Nevin & Jimmy Macbride)Alex GoodmanJazz
171City NightsAlan BraufmanJazz
172Giant PetsRob EmanuelContemporary Jazz
173OceanaBilly ChildsMainstream Jazz
174Indoor VoicesSenri OeJazz
175Somewhere over the RainbowMichael ZilberBig Band
176No MoreJazzmeia HornJazz
177Well, You Needn't (Live at Palo Alto High School, Palo Alto, CA / 1968)Thelonious MonkJazz
178For the Love of You (feat. Phil Perry & Maysa)IncognitoSmooth Jazz
179Be Here (feat. Kenny Lattimore)Boney JamesContemporary Jazz
180Soul EyesTia FullerJazz
181ThrillerWayne AlpernJazz
182How Deep is the OceanDiana KrallJazz
183Down by the RiversideChristian McBrideJazz
184Cotton TailRodney WhitakerJazz
185From the Beginning (feat. Rey Monroig, Nicky Orta & Abel Pabon)Jorge GarciaJazz
 

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