The Best Jazz Christmas Albums Albums
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The Best Jazz Christmas Albums

List of all jazz Christmas albums. For many, jazz Christmas albums capture the essence of the holiday spirit, even if the music isn't quite what you'd expect to hear around holiday time. Some of the biggest bands and artists of the genre have released holiday songs that were much better than the traditional songs that flooded airwaves, allowing for the popularity of jazz songs, which are among the most requested during the holiday season. The albums and songs featured on this list are some of the most well known and popular titles of that genre, and likely introduced an entirely new audience to holiday and Christmas music. These are some of the most popular Christmas songs of all time and some of the greatest jingles in the history of music. Bands like Dave Brubeck, Chet Baker and Chris Botti released music that captured the holiday spirit. Not to be outdone, Wynton Marsalis, Diana Krall, and let's not forget the Rat Pack also released Christmas albums.

There are some albums that feature the traditional, standard songs, or reinterpreted songs. No matter what style or type of Christmas song you enjoy, you're likely to find an album on this list that will fit whatever music you enjoy. 

This is the list of jazz Christmas albums. From innovative takes on traditional songs to recreating the versions that have been around for years, jazz bands sure now how to make holiday music enjoyable. Take a look at other lists like Rap Christmas albums and Alternative Christmas Albums. List is alphabetical but you can sort by any column.List is alphabetical but you can sort by any column.List is alphabetical but you can sort by any column.

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    Ramsey Lewis, The Ramsey Lewis Trio

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