Billboard #1 Jazz Albums of 1972

In 1972, Billboard published a Jazz Album list monthly with 20 albums ranked through June.  Beginning in July, the chart expanded to 25. Here’s a chart of the #1 jazz albums of 1972:

Week Ending Album Artist(s)
January Shaft Soundtrack Isaac Hayes
February
March Smackwater Jack Quincy Jones
April
May
June
July
August Push Push Herbie Mann
September Upendo Ni Pamoja Ramsey Lewis Trio
October
November All the King’s Horses Grover Washington, Jr.
December On the Corner Miles Davis

#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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