Top Jazz Songs 2014 – Top 10 Jazz Songs by Best Jazz Artists

by Top New Songs 2014 on June 29, 2013

Jazz Songs, an awesome form of music which is credited as a musical development by the African-American communities from southern part of USA, at the beginning of 20th century. It was merely not a symbol of integration of these two communities, but also proved to be a priceless gift to those who love music more than anything. In other words we can say that Jazz songs or jazz music came into existence, when typical African music was mixed with European style of music. Jazz is also one of the most popular and improvised dancing styles of the present time. It has no limits, no boundaries. If you are looking for top jazz songs of all time, we have got a list of the best jazz songs from best jazz albums.

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Jazz music is extremely flexible in nature which is the soul reason of it’s popularity as this flexibility permitted it to blend with regional music of other cultures. The other factor which helped a lot in spreading of jazz music across the globe is globalization. There are so many famous jazz songs by famous jazz singers of the world. Below is the list in which we tried to include all great jazz songs of all time. But before you go further, we want to tell you about what are the famous forms of jazz music. Jazz piano music, Saxophone jazz music, and jazz guitar songs are one of the most popular form of live jazz music played on the best jazz instruments.

Top 10 Jazz Songs For Dance

Do you know what are the best jazz songs for dance or good songs for a jazz dance? We have got these top 10 fast jazz dance songs which can rock your jazz dance party. Scroll down for the list of top 10 jazz songs for dance given below.

  1. Bemsha Swing – Thelonious Monk
  2. Bumpin’ on Sunset – Wes Montgomery
  3. A Year Ago – Kenny G
  4. Feeling Good – Nina Simone
  5. Cover Girl – Larry Coryell – (fast jazz dance songs)
  6. Georgia On My Mind – Ray Charles & The Count Basie Orchestra
  7. In a Sentimental Mood – John Coltrane & Duke Ellington
  8. Havana – Kenny G
  9. Moon Tune – Bob James/David Sanborn
  10. My Funny Valentine – Gerry Mulligan/Chet Baker

List of Top Jazz Songs 2013 Greatest Popular Hits

Strange Fruit – Billie Holiday
So What – Miles Davis
My Favorite Things – John Coltrane
Take Five – Dave Brubeck
Acknowledgement – John Coltrane
Birdland – Weather Report
Freddie Freeloader – Miles Davis
Psalm – John Coltrane
Salt peanuts – Dizzy Gillespie
Mercy, Mercy, Mercy – Cannonball Adderley
Chameleon – Herbie Hancock and THe Headhunters
Goodbye Pork Pie Hat – Charles Mingus
Straight Life – Freddy Hubbard
The Creator Has A Master Plan – Pharaoh Sanders
Blue In Gree – Miles Davis
One O’Clock Jump – Count Basie
Bumpin’ on Sunset – Wes Montgomery
Naima – John Coltrane
Back At The Chicken Shack – Jimmy Smith
Mister Magic – Grover Washington Jr.
Giant Steps – John Coltrance
Dolphin Dance – Herbie hancock
In A Silent Way – Miles Davis
Resolution – John Coltrance
In N’ Out – Joe Henderson
Alone Together – Grant Green
Rocket Number nine Take Off For Planet Venus – Sun Ra
St. Louis Blues – W.C. Handy
Tipitina – Professor Longhair
Naguine – Django Reinhardt – top jazz songs
Breakfast Feud – Charlie Christian
Captain Fingers – Lee Ritenour
It Might As Well Be Spring – Sarah Vaughan
Science Funktion – Donald Byrd
A Remark You Made – Weather Report
Blue Rondo A La Turk – Dave Brubeck
Black Satin – Miles Davis – Best Jazz Songs
Minnie The Moocher – Cab Clloway
Just The Two Of Us – Grover Washington Jr.
Aerial Boundaries – Michael Hedges
Round Midnight – Thelonious Monk
Red Clay – Freddie Hubbard – Top Jazz Songs
Bright Size Life – Pat Metheny
Portrait Of Tracy – Jaco pastorious
Maiden Voyage – Herbie Hancock
Mood Indigo – Duke Ellington
Moanin – Art Blakey
Body & Soul – Coleman Hawkins
Right Off – Miles Davis
Straight, No Chaser – Thelonious Monk
Jelly Roll Blues – Jelly Roll Morton
(They call me) Dr. Professor Longhair – Professor Longhair
Stratus – Billy Cobham – Popular Jazz Songs
Sun Goddess” – Ramsey Lewis
Fables of Faubus – Charles Mingus
Miles Beyond – Mahavishnu Orchestra
Room 335 – Larry Carlton
The Girl From Ipanema – Getz/Gilberto
Epistrophy – Thelonious Monk

As we have already told you about fast jazz dance songs above, some music lovers have a different choice as they want to listen to smooth jazz music or smooth jazz songs which are mostly played on jazz instruments, such as jazz piano, jazz guitar or jazz saxophone, and are jazz and blue romantic songs. Below is the list of top 10 jazz artist of all time who has delivered us the most popular jazz songs.

List of Top 10 Jazz Artists /Musicians of All Time

  • Billie Holiday (Best Female Jazz Singer)
  • Miles Davis
  • Louis Armstrong
  • Thelonious Monk
  • Herbie Hancock
  • Charles Mingus
  • Charlie Parker
  • John Coltrance
  • Ella Fitzgerald
  • Art Blakey

Best Jazz Songs 2013 List

Lonely Woman – Ornette Coleman
Hello, Dolly – Louis Armstrong
The Perfect Man – Sun Ra and his Arkestra
Chasin’ the Bird – Charlie Parker
God Bless the Child – Billie Holiday
Hymn of the Seventh Galaxy – Return to Forever
Tea for Two – Art Tatum
Cause We’ve Ended as Lovers – Jeff Beck
Volunteered Slavery – Rahsaan Roland Kirk
Pursuance – John Coltrane – Latest Jazz Songs List
Speak no Evil – Wayne Shorter
Potato Head Blues – Louis Armstrong
Chitlins Con Carne – Kenny Burrell
Pharoah’s Dance – Miles Davis
Satin Doll – Duke Ellington
A Night in Tunisia – Sonny Rollins

At present there are many popular styles of jazz songs such as Afro Cuban jazz, New Orleans Jazz, West Coast jazz, Indo jazz, Latin jazz, Chamber jazz, Ska Jazz, Soul Jazz, Free Jazz, and Free jazz, which are being played in various forms including jazz rock, smooth jazz, jazz funk, acid jazz, jazz rap, M-Base, jazz fusion, and punk jazz etc.. Enjoy all these top jazz songs which are the great jazz songs of all time. Keep visiting for more updates in the top jazz songs list 2013, including latest jazz songs and top new jazz albums.

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