1. Ernestine Anderson, Isn’t It Romantic
“Its lush string arrangements are exquisite,” Davis says.

2. Dexter Gordon, The Complete Prestige Recordings
“Represents the bebop master at his finest.”

3. Boston Symphony Orchestra conducted by Charles Münch, Ravel: Daphnis et Chloé
“A complete spectrum of human emotion.”

4. Clifford Brown, The Complete Emarcy Recordings
“One word describes Brownie-‘perfection’!”

5. Guaco, Exitos
“Pure fun. I really wish I could dance!”