Here is a short list of suggested Jazz music.  You'll find artists listed below with select albums from their repertoire  beneath them.  A printer-friendly version of the list is at the bottom of the page.  Enjoy!


Louis Armstrong

Doin' What I Please

Hot Fives and Sevens

Count Basie

April in Paris

The Essential Count Basie

George Benson


The Best of Benson

Absolute Benson

John Coltrane

John Coltrane - Ken Burns Jazz

The Best of Miles Davis and John Coltran


The Best of Ken Burns Jazz

Miles Davis

Kind of Blue

Round About Midnight

Miles Ahead

Duke Ellington

Early Ellington

Duke Ellington's Greatest Hits

Count Plays Duke

Ella Fitzgerald

Jazz Masters 6

Best of Ella Fitzgerald & Louis Armstrong on Verve

Oh, Lady Be Good!

Benny Goodman

The Birth of Swing

Benny Goodman at Carnegie Hall

Billie Holiday

The Legacy

Billie Holiday - Ken Burns Jazz

The Essence of Billie Holiday

Modern Jazz Quartet



European Concert

Charlie Parker

The Genius of Charlie Parker

A Studio Chronicle

Charlie Parker - Ken Burns Jazz

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