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
7Hey Lover (feat. Roy Ayers)Adrian Younge and Ali Shaheed MuhammadCrossover Jazz
8Clear Blue SkiesCarmen LundyJazz
9Gone at LastAmber WeekesJazz
10Help the PoorRobben FordJazz
11Angel's DanceBilly Joe Walker, Jr.Jazz
12Talk to Your DaughterRobben FordJazz
13Indian SummerBilly Joe Walker, Jr.Jazz
14WorkChick Corea TrioJazz
15My Favorite ThingsKayle BrecherJazz
16DystopiaGrant FergusonFusion
17Flash (with Scott Colley & Satoshi Takeishi)Joshua Redman & Brooklyn RiderJazz
18Lost in CentraliaProject AlcazarFusion
19Unity VillagePat Metheny TrioJazz
20Evening GlowJurgen BurdorfJazz
21Nature BoyKevin Eubanks & Stanley JordanJazz
22Cissy StrutJohn ScofieldJazz
23Stella by StarlightJim HallJazz
24RevelationRobben FordJazz
25The Things We Did Last SummerGrant GreenJazz
26Window of the SoulChuck LoebJazz
27GoodbyeStu HammFusion
28Morning SunKevin Eubanks & Stanley JordanJazz
29Gee Baby, Ain't I Good to YouKenny BurrellJazz
30Chitlins Con CarneKenny BurrellJazz
31VeritasAlex Skolnick TrioJazz
32DolemiteScott HendersonJazz
33Here's That Rainy DayWes MontgomeryJazz
34Autumn Leaves (Live)Stanley JordanJazz
35CaravanWes MontgomeryJazz
36High and MightyJohn ScofieldJazz
37Blue BossaPat MartinoJazz
38Stang's SwangStevie Ray Vaughan & Double TroubleJazz
39Imagine ThatChris StandringJazz
40Digital DelicacyRoberto RestucciaJazz
41The Music InsideChuck LoebJazz
42ExposureRoberto RestucciaJazz
43Four on Six (Live in Concert)Pat MartinoJazz
44Feels About RightJurgen BurdorfJazz
45Fly Me to the MoonChampian FultonJazz
46I Wish I KnewMichael DeaseJazz
47Rumble in the JungleChristian McBrideJazz
48EmbryoJonathan NGJazz
49Purple Haze (feat. Rey Monroig, Nicky Orta & Abel Pabon)Jorge GarciaJazz
50DevotionGrant FergusonFusion
51MediterraneoGrant FergusonFusion
52Memorial DayGrant FergusonFusion
53BlowbackGrant FergusonFusion
54DowntimeJoey AlexanderJazz
55NovemberGrant FergusonFusion
56RelentlessGrant FergusonFusion
57CathedralGrant FergusonFusion
58Brother Where Are You (Live)Kurt EllingJazz
59Oye Como VaBill O'ConnellJazz
60Ties That BindDiego RiveraJazz
61Someone's in the HouseKat EdmonsonJazz
622 in 1Greg HoweFusion
63LandslideGreg HoweFusion
64SkylineGreg HoweFusion
65SitGreg HoweFusion
66This That & the Other ThingKen FowserJazz
67Run, the Darkness Will PassShabaka and the AncestorsJazz
68For the Love of YouWarren WolfJazz
69One Note SambaLizzie ThomasJazz
70Echoes in Time / the WrinkleMiles DavisJazz
71You Reap Just What You SowCatherine RussellJazz
72The Lyrical Cole-ManHarold MabernJazz
73Alexander's RagtimeCharlie HunterJazz
74For MaWarren WolfJazz
75So in LoveJimmy GreeneJazz
76Iron StarletConnie HanJazz
77I Love to See You Smile3D Jazz TrioClassic Jazz
78Bone CollectionDavina and The VagabondsJazz
79Rahway BluesAnson WrightJazz
80Our Miss BrooksChurch on MondayMainstream Jazz
81DreamsvilleEric AlexanderJazz
82They Call the Wind MariaDick Hyman & Ken PeplowskiJazz
83Blue StepsFlying Horse Big BandJazz
84JoleneSara GazarekJazz
85DextrouslyAlan RosenthalJazz
86StreamTrevor GiancolaJazz
87Second Thoughts (feat. Jean Baylor)Richie GoodsContemporary Jazz
88I Want to Talk About YouHouston PersonJazz
89When You Wish Upon a StarKat EdmonsonJazz
90Crossover (feat. Rey Monroig, Nicky Orta & Abel Pabon)Jorge GarciaJazz
91The Weather Report (feat. Take 6)IncognitoSmooth Jazz
92Everything ExplainedPat Metheny TrioJazz
93What a PairTamuz NissimJazz
94QuasimodoJeff ReedJazz
95United We StandDan WilenskyJazz
96There is Always One More TimeDiane SchuurTraditional Jazz
97The Rewinder (Live)Guitar ElationJazz
98Changed in Mid AirElsa NilssonContemporary Jazz
99Devil May Care (feat. Christian McBride)Kandace SpringsJazz
100From Paris with LoveMelody GardotJazz
101April SongGrant FergusonFusion
102WarpathGrant FergusonFusion
103Smoke Gets in Your EyesLeslie PintchikJazz
104Females Are Strong As HellRoxy CossJazz
105The House of Blue Lights (Live)Ben SidranJazz
106Creative (Live)Jon BatisteJazz
107A Bela (For Darden)Shawn PurcellJazz
108Why Was I BornTroy RobertsJazz
109WhisperingsAhmad JamalJazz
110Village Blues (Take 1)John ColtraneJazz
111Almost Like Being in LoveFleur SeuleJazz
112Blues for BobbyRich WilleyJazz
113EpistrophySteve KhanLatin Jazz
114Paid Time off (feat. Gilbert Castellanos, Joshua White, Rob Thorsen & Tyler Kreutel)Christopher HollydayJazz
115Can’t Find My Way HomeChristian SandsJazz
116A Time for PeaceCarmen LundyJazz
117Folks TuneRachel TherrienJazz
118Double RainbowAndrea BrachfeldJazz
119Water MusicProject AlcazarFusion
120Nights in White Satin (feat. Rey Monroig, Nicky Orta & Abel Pabon)Jorge GarciaJazz
121My GirlWayne AlpernJazz
122Looking GlassProject AlcazarFusion
123MiraculousDavid BoswellContemporary Jazz
124Time and TideGrant FergusonFusion
125Blue ChameleonShuffle DemonsJazz
126The MissBrian LandrusJazz
127ThroughAlexa TarantinoJazz
128Deed I DoSue Anne GershenzonTraditional Jazz
129The VagabondAaron DiehlJazz
130One Mint JulepFlying Horse Big BandBig Band
131Midnight BlueKenny BurrellJazz
132Back Here AgainBlueyContemporary Jazz
133My Shining HourCeCe GableContemporary Jazz
134RubberbandMiles DavisJazz
135Go on Shining (feat. Jon Batiste)Rachael & VilrayJazz
136Room with a ViewTbone Paxton & the RJ Spangler QuartetJazz
137Missing YouRebecca Coupe FranksJazz
138Yes or No (feat. Wayne Shorter)Jazz At Lincoln Center OrchestraBig Band
139Blues a La BurgessDerrick Gardner & the Big Dig! BandBig Band
140Great, There is No LoveEvent Horizon Jazz QuartetJazz
141FotografiaCeCe GableTraditional Jazz
142Bucket's Got a HoleDerrick ShezbieJazz
143Don isChristian McBrideJazz
144TêkêGilfemaJazz
145Kiss Me Right (feat. Gilbert Castellanos, Joshua White, Rob Thorsen & Tyler Kreutel)Christopher HollydayJazz
146Only You (feat. Andrew D'Angelo)Ted PoorAvant-Garde Jazz
147Mo JazzinJohnny BrittSmooth Jazz
148Jocosa Guajira (feat. Kelvis Ochoa)Harold López-NussaLatin Jazz
149Tripped out SlimTrombone ShortyContemporary Jazz
150Roundabout (feat. Rey Monroig, Nicky Orta & Abel Pabon)Jorge GarciaJazz
151Blackbird (feat. Rey Monroig, Nicky Orta & Abel Pabon)Jorge GarciaJazz
152Teru (feat. Wayne Shorter)Jazz At Lincoln Center OrchestraBig Band
153What of What We AreEnrique HaneineContemporary Jazz
154CinématiqueGrant FergusonFusion
155Pharaoh's DanceMiles DavisJazz
156Rio EscuroJohn SteinContemporary Jazz
157Baba DrameBill FrisellJazz
158Invitation (feat. Peter Michael Escovedo...)Kenny WashingtonContemporary Jazz
159Well You Needn'tMonty AlexanderJazz
160ConspiracyRich WilleyJazz
161Back at the Chicken Shack3D Jazz TrioClassic Jazz
162Lonely AvenueFlying Horse Big BandBig Band
163Grooveness (feat. Errol Cooney, Djamel Laroussi & Keith Jones)Munyungo JacksonJazz
164How's Never (feat. Dayna Stephens, Sam Yahel & Jongkuk Kim)Massimo BiolcatiContemporary Jazz
165BelieverSteve Slagle TrioJazz
166Little RoomTroy RobertsContemporary Jazz
167Here's to LifeJoan Watson-JonesJazz
168Love Me in a Special WayLafayette Harris Jr.Jazz
169President Gillespie SuiteJohn BaileyJazz
170AshesIdle HandsJazz
171No Man's Land (feat. Ben Van Gelder, Martin Nevin & Jimmy Macbride)Alex GoodmanJazz
172City NightsAlan BraufmanJazz
173Giant PetsRob EmanuelContemporary Jazz
174OceanaBilly ChildsMainstream Jazz
175Indoor VoicesSenri OeJazz
176Somewhere over the RainbowMichael ZilberBig Band
177No MoreJazzmeia HornJazz
178Well, You Needn't (Live at Palo Alto High School, Palo Alto, CA / 1968)Thelonious MonkJazz
179For the Love of You (feat. Phil Perry & Maysa)IncognitoSmooth Jazz
180Be Here (feat. Kenny Lattimore)Boney JamesContemporary Jazz
181Soul EyesTia FullerJazz
182ThrillerWayne AlpernJazz
183How Deep is the OceanDiana KrallJazz
184Down by the RiversideChristian McBrideJazz
185Cotton TailRodney WhitakerJazz
186From the Beginning (feat. Rey Monroig, Nicky Orta & Abel Pabon)Jorge GarciaJazz
 

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