The Cellar Door Sessions were recorded at the Washington, D.C., club by a jazz-rock ensemble featuring pianist Keith Jarrett, drummer Jack DeJohnette, bassist Michael Henderson, percussionist Airto Moreira, saxophonist Gary Bartz, and guitarist John McLaughlin.
A compilation of Davis's recordings for the Prestige label also debuted on the chart, at number 25.
Diana Krall's Christmas Songs, featuring the Clayton/Hamilton Orchestra, remained at number one on the chart for the eighth straight week.
On the contemporary-jazz chart, a 40th-anniversary compilation of Vince Guaraldi's music from A Charlie Brown Christmas moved into the number-one spot, dethroning Kenny G's Greatest Holiday Classics.
The only new entry on the chart was Hidden Beach Recordings Presents: Unwrapped No. 4, a fusion of hip-hop and jazz, which debuted at number five.