Billboard #1 Jazz Albums of 1989

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Starting in 1987, Billboard switched from having one “Top Jazz Albums” chart with forty chart positions to having two jazz albums charts: 1) the existing “Top Jazz Albums” chart was reduced to 15 chart positions, and 2) a new “Top Contemporary Jazz Albums” chart premiered with 25 positions. Here’s a chart of the #1 Top Jazz Albums of 1989:

Week Ending Album Artist(s)
January 7 Talkin’ ‘Bout You Diane Schuur
January 21
February 4
February 18
March 4 Michel Camilo Michel Camilo
March 18
April 1
April 15
April 29 Chick Corea Akoustic Band Chick Corea Akoustic Band
May 13 The Truth is Spoken Here Marcus Roberts
May 27
June 10 Chick Corea Akoustic Band Chick Corea Akoustic Band
June 24
July 8
July 22
August 5 In a Sentimental Mood Dr. John
August 19
September 2 Tenderly George Benson
September 16
September 30
October 14
October 28
November 11 “When Harry Met Sally” Soundtrack Harry Connick, Jr.
November 25
December 9 Waiting for Spring David Benoit
December 23

#1 Jazz Albums:
1970 · 1971 · 1972 · 1973 · 1974 · 1975 · 1976 · 1977 · 1978 · 1979
1980 · 1981 · 1982 · 1983 · 1984 · 1985 · 1986 · 1987 · 1988 · 1989

#1 Contemporary Jazz Albums:
1987 · 1988 · 1989

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