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100 Greatest Classic Jazz Songs

A quintessential playlist featuring the most revered Jazz artists.

98 songs (9 hours and 6 minutes) curated by Amazon's Music Experts
1
So What
Miles Davis - Kind Of Blue (Legacy Edition)
9:22
2
A Love Supreme, Pt. I – Acknowledgement
John Coltrane - A Love Supreme
7:42
3
Moanin'
Art Blakey - Moanin' (The Rudy Van Gelder Edition)
9:30
4
‘Round Midnight
Thelonious Monk - Round Midnight (Original Recordings)
3:09
5
Take the "a" Train
Duke Ellington - Top 5 - Duke Ellington - EP
3:00
6
Take Five
The Dave Brubeck Quartet - Time Out
5:24
7
Moonlight In Vermont
Ella Fitzgerald & Louis Armstrong - Ella and Louis
3:42
8
Giant Steps
John Coltrane - Giant Steps
4:43
9
God Bless The Child
Billie Holiday - Billie Holiday And Tony Scott Orchestra
3:59
10
Stardust (Remastered 2005)
Nat King Cole - The World Of Nat King Cole
3:15
11
How High The Moon (1st Take)
Ella Fitzgerald - Ella Fitzgerald: The Voice Of Jazz
3:15
12
My Favorite Things
John Coltrane - My Favorite Things
13:44
13
Feeling Good
Nina Simone - Feeling Good
2:52
14
Whatever Lola Wants (Lola Gets)
Sarah Vaughan - Misty
2:36
15
West End Blues
Louis Armstrong And His Hot Five - The Best of The Hot 5 & Hot 7 Recordings
3:18
16
In The Mood
Glenn Miller & His Orchestra - The Essential Glenn Miller
3:38
17
Good Morning Heartache
Billie Holiday - The Decca Singles Vol. 1: 1945-1949
3:07
18
In A Sentimental Mood
Duke Ellington & John Coltrane - Duke Ellington & John Coltrane
4:15
19
A Night In Tunisia
Dizzy Gillespie - A Night In Tunisia
9:38
20
My Funny Valentine
Chet Baker - My Funny Valentine
2:20
21
Strange Fruit
Billie Holiday - The Complete Verve Studio Master Takes
3:02
22
Moonlight Serenade
Glenn Miller & His Orchestra - The Essential Glenn Miller
3:25
23
Mona Lisa (Remastered 2003)
Nat King Cole - The World Of Nat King Cole
3:16
24
Cheek To Cheek
Ella Fitzgerald & Louis Armstrong - Ella and Louis
5:53
25
KoKo
Charlie Parker - The Genius Of Charlie Parker
2:56
26
St. Louis Blues
Louis Armstrong - Louis Armstrong Plays W. C. Handy
8:50
27
Blue Rondo À La Turk
The Dave Brubeck Quartet - Time Out
6:43
28
Dream A Little Dream Of Me
Ella Fitzgerald - Essential - Ella Fitzgerald
3:09
29
Rhapsody in Blue
Saint Louis Symphony Orchestra and Leonard Slatkin and Jeffrey Siegel - Instant Classical Collection - Timeless Classics, Vol.3
17:57
30
All of Me
Billie Holiday - The Complete Billie Holiday
3:04
31
At Last
Etta James - Etta James At Last!
3:02
32
Sing, Sing, Sing
Benny Goodman & His Orchestra - King Of Swing
8:40
33
Skylark
Carmen McRae - Birds Of A Feather
3:00
34
Moon River (Album Version)
Vince Guaraldi Trio - Essential Standards (eBooklet)
5:21
35
All Blues
Miles Davis - Kind Of Blue (Legacy Edition)
11:32
36
It Don't Mean a Thing (If It Ain't Got That Swing) [1990 Remaster]
Louis Armstrong & Duke Ellington - The Great Summit - The Master Tapes
3:58
37
The Girl From Ipanema [feat. Astrud Gilberto]
Stan Getz & João Gilberto feat. Astrud Gilberto - Silver Memories: Reminiscence
2:49
38
Milestones
Miles Davis - Milestones
5:42
39
Naima
John Coltrane - The Very Best Of John Coltrane
4:18
40
Boogie Stop Shuffle
Charles Mingus - Ah Um
5:02
41
Lush Life
John Coltrane & Johnny Hartman - The Gentle Side Of John Coltrane
5:29
42
Cantaloupe Island (Remastered 1999 / Rudy Van Gelder Edition)
Herbie Hancock - Empyrean Isles (Rudy Van Gelder Edition / Expanded Edition)
5:33
43
Freddie Freeloader
Miles Davis - Kind Of Blue (Legacy Edition)
9:46
44
Yardbird Suite
Charlie Parker - Yardbird Suite
2:39
45
Blue Train
John Coltrane - Blue Train
10:44
46
Straight No Chaser
Thelonious Monk - The Best Of Thelonious Monk
2:57
47
Blue in Green
Miles Davis - Kind Of Blue (Legacy Edition)
5:37
48
Flamenco Sketches (Alternate Take)
Miles Davis - Kind Of Blue (Legacy Edition)
9:31
49
There Will Never Be Another You (Digitally Remastered)
Chet Baker - Chet Baker Love Songs
3:01
50
Waltz For Debby
Bill Evans - The Best Of Bill Evans
1:21
51
Body and Soul
Coleman Hawkins And His Orchestra - Body & Soul
3:02
52
Bye Bye Blackbird (Live In Stockholm, Sweden / 1962)
John Coltrane - Live Trane - The European Tours
17:51
53
Monk's Dream (Take 8)
Thelonious Monk - Monk's Dream
6:25
54
Mood Indigo
Duke Ellington And His Orchestra - Mood Indigo
5:00
55
Desafinado [feat. Antonio Carlos Jobim]
Stan Getz & João Gilberto feat. Antonio Carlos Jobim - Getz / Gilberto
4:15
56
Caravan
Duke Ellington & His Famous Orchestra - The Essential Duke Ellington
2:38
57
Seven Steps to Heaven
Miles Davis - Seven Steps To Heaven
6:23
58
Satin Doll
Duke Ellington & Duke Ellington & His Famous Orchestra - Jazz Profile: Duke Ellington
2:59
59
Fever
Peggy Lee - Things Are Swingin'
3:19
60
Linus and Lucy
Vince Guaraldi Trio - Linus and Lucy
3:04
61
Maiden Voyage (Remastered 1999/Rudy Van Gelder Edition)
Herbie Hancock - Maiden Voyage
7:57
62
Minor Swing
Django Reinhardt, Stéphane Grappelli & Quintette Du Hot Club De France - Djangologie Vol6 / 1937
3:16
63
Joshua
Miles Davis - Seven Steps To Heaven
6:58
64
Someday My Prince Will Come
Miles Davis - Someday My Prince Will Come
9:02
65
The Sidewinder (Remastered 1999/Rudy Van Gelder Edition)
Lee Morgan - The Sidewinder (The Rudy Van Gelder Edition)
10:25
66
Song For My Father
Horace Silver - Song For My Father
7:18
67
Tickle Toe (Album Version)
Count Basie & His Orchestra - One O'Clock Jump - The Very Best Of Count Basie
2:37
68
Goodbye Pork Pie Hat
Charles Mingus - Ah Um
5:44
69
Twisted (Album Version)
Lambert, Hendricks & Ross - Everybody's Boppin'
2:15
70
Sophisticated Lady
Duke Ellington - The Essential Duke Ellington
3:14
71
Honeysuckle Rose
Django Reinhardt - Djangology
2:49
72
Straighten Up And Fly Right
Nat King Cole - Ultimate Nat King Cole
2:25
73
On Green Dolphin Street
Miles Davis - Kind Of Blue (Legacy Edition)
9:49
74
Begin The Beguine
Artie Shaw and His Orchestra - The Essential Artie Shaw
3:14
75
Footprints (Remastered)
Wayne Shorter - Blue Note Perfect Takes
7:31
76
Four On Six (Album Version) [feat. Tommy Flanagan & Percy Heath & Albert Heath]
Wes Montgomery feat. Tommy Flanagan, Percy Heath & Albert Heath - Incredible Jazz Guitar
6:15
77
Joy Spring
Clifford Brown & Max Roach Quintet - Clifford Brown And Max Roach
6:50
78
Bumpin' On Sunset
Wes Montgomery - Tequila (Expanded Edition)
4:48
79
Ceora
Lee Morgan - Cornbread
6:23
80
Sugar
Stanley Turrentine - The Essential Stanley Turrentine
10:03
81
Cristo Redentor (Remastered)
Donald Byrd - A New Perspective (Remastered / Rudy Van Gelder Edition)
5:43
82
No Room For Squares (Remastered 2000 / Rudy Van Gelder Edition)
Hank Mobley - No Room For Squares (Remastered 2000 / Rudy Van Gelder Edition)
6:57
83
Bouncin' With Bud (Rudy Van Gelder Edition / Remastered 1998)
Bud Powell - The Amazing Bud Powell: Vol. 1 (The Rudy Van Gelder Edition)
3:04
84
Ornithology
Charlie Parker - Groovin' High
4:37
85
Summertime (feat. Louis Armstrong) [Remastered version]
Ella Fitzgerald - The essentials
4:59
86
Stormy Weather
Billie Holiday - Canciones
3:48
87
Autumn Leaves
Miles Davis - Miles Davis, Autumn Leaves
13:27
88
Salt Peanuts
Dizzy Gillespie - Salt Peanuts
6:08
89
Soul Time
Bobby Timmons - Soul Time
6:26
90
Rusty Dusty Blues
Count Basie - Big Band Dance Music: 30 Classic Songs of the 1940s and 1950s
3:07
91
Stolen Moments (Oliver Nelson)
Echo Trio - Echo Jazz Trio
5:46
92
Ain't Misbehavin'
Fats Waller - Legends of Swing, Vol. 10 (Original Classic Recordings)
4:01
93
Donna Lee (Tk 2) [feat. Charlie Parker]
Miles Davis feat. Charlie Parker - The Charlie Parker Years: Billie's Bounce
2:59
94
I'm in the Mood for Love
James Moody - Blue and Moody
2:49
95
Our Love Is Here To Stay
Dinah Washington - The Very Best Of
2:32
96
Misty
Erroll Garner - The sensational erroll garner
2:51
97
Birdland
Weather Report - Heavy Weather (Expanded Edition)
5:59
98
Sing, Sing, Sing
The Benny Goodman Orchestra - The Big Band Era: 18 Greatest Hits
4:21