As the busy week fades out, the two-day sanctuary finally arrives. Sit back and relax with Bon Vivant’s jazz music playlist for the weekend. No matter whether you are taking it easy on the couch or planning a dinner party with friends, this jazz music playlist will fit the mood easily. Treat yourself and your guests with some of the most beautiful and memorable tunes there are. The unusual tempo of Dave Brubeck’s famous song Take Five is bound to get everybody’s feet and toes moving along.
The list also includes some of the greatest jazz songs ever written. Take the A Train, Fables of Faubus and April in Paris have stood the test of time. Most of these songs have been performed by the various musicians over the decades and still rank among the most popular ones nowadays. Our jazz music playlist offers the best mix of instrumental and vocal jazz, varying from masterpieces like So What and A Love Supreme to swing-inspired pieces like Louis Armstrong’s When the Saints are Marching In.
Discover your all-time favourite and revisit some perhaps forgotten jazz music classics. Some songs on the list even offer a little modern twist. Enjoy!
Jazz Music Classics Playlist
Dave Brubeck – Take Five
Duke Ellington – Take the A Train
Astrud Gilberto & Stan Getz – The Girl from Ipanema
Frank Sinatra – Fly me to the Moon
Billie Holiday – Dream a little Dream of Me
Desmond P – Take Ten
Nat King Cole – Autumn in New York
Charles Mingus – Fables of Faubus
Herbie Hancock – Watermelon Man
Cahrlie Parker – Summertime
Frank Sinatra – That’s Life
Miles Davis – So What
Nina Simone – Feeling Good
Louis Armstrong – When the Saints are marching in
Edith Piaf – Non, je ne regrette rien
Count Basie – April in Paris
Frank Sinatra – New York, New York
John Coltrane and Miles Davis – On Green Dolphin Street
Herbie Hancock – Primary Influences
John Coltrane – A Love Supreme