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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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A Charlie Brown Christmas is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Jazz Christmas Albums
A Charlie Brown Christmas Cyrus Chestnut

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Ella Wishes You a Swinging Chr... is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Jazz Christmas Albums

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An Oscar Peterson Christmas is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Jazz Christmas Albums

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Sound of Christmas is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Jazz Christmas Albums
Sound of Christmas Ramsey Lewis, The Ramsey Lewis Trio

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A Dave Brubeck Christmas is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Jazz Christmas Albums

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Three Suites is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Jazz Christmas Albums
Three Suites Duke Ellington

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Have Yourself a Jazzy Little C... is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Jazz Christmas Albums

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Crescent City Christmas Card is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Jazz Christmas Albums

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Have Yourself a Soulful Little... is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Jazz Christmas Albums
Brian P. Rucker added Have Yourself a Soulful Little Christmas Kenny Burrell

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Christmas Songs is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Jazz Christmas Albums
Christmas Songs Diana Krall, The Clayton-Hamilton Jazz Orchestra

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Jazz Piano Christmas is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Jazz Christmas Albums
Jazz Piano Christmas Beegie Adair

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The Spirit of Christmas is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Jazz Christmas Albums

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Christmas Songs is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Jazz Christmas Albums
Christmas Songs Mel Tormé

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December is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Jazz Christmas Albums
December Chris Botti

The Best Christmas Songs Written by Jewish Songwriters

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When My Heart Finds Christmas is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Jazz Christmas Albums
When My Heart Finds Christmas Harry Connick, Jr.

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Christmas Jazz Jam is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Jazz Christmas Albums
Christmas Jazz Jam Wynton Marsalis

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Ella Fitzgerald's Christmas is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Jazz Christmas Albums
Ella Fitzgerald's Christmas Ella Fitzgerald

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My Kind of Christmas is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Jazz Christmas Albums
My Kind of Christmas Christina Aguilera

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God Rest Ye Merry Jazzmen is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Jazz Christmas Albums

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Merry Christmas is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Jazz Christmas Albums

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Christmas '64 is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Jazz Christmas Albums
Christmas '64 Jimmy Smith

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Silent Nights: A Christmas Jaz... is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Jazz Christmas Albums

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A Swingin' Christmas is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Jazz Christmas Albums
A Swingin' Christmas Tony Bennett, Count Basie Orchestra, Count Basie Big Band

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Christmas at My House is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Jazz Christmas Albums
Christmas at My House Larry Carlton

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Remembering Christmas is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Jazz Christmas Albums
Remembering Christmas David Benoit

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What a Night! A Christmas Albu... is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Jazz Christmas Albums
What a Night! A Christmas Album Harry Connick, Jr.

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Merry From Lena is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Jazz Christmas Albums
Merry From Lena Lena Horne

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A Merry Christmas! is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Jazz Christmas Albums
A Merry Christmas! Stan Kenton

The Best Songs on Sia's Album Everyday Is Christmas

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Six String Santa is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Jazz Christmas Albums
Six String Santa Joe Pass

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A Nancy Wilson Christmas is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Jazz Christmas Albums

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The Christmas Album is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Jazz Christmas Albums
The Christmas Album The Manhattan Transfer

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Dave Koz & Friends: A Smooth J... is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Jazz Christmas Albums

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An Acapella Christmas is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Jazz Christmas Albums
An Acapella Christmas The Manhattan Transfer

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An NPR Jazz Christmas with Mar... is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Jazz Christmas Albums

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Christmas Carousel is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Jazz Christmas Albums
Christmas Carousel Peggy Lee

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A New Orleans Christmas Carol is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Jazz Christmas Albums
A New Orleans Christmas Carol Ellis Marsalis^! Jr.

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Trio West Plays Holiday Songs is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Jazz Christmas Albums

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Jazz Musician's Christmas is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Jazz Christmas Albums
jcheek added Jazz Musician's Christmas Tom Kubis

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Boney's Funky Christmas is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Jazz Christmas Albums

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A Concord Jazz Christmas is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Jazz Christmas Albums

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Christmas With Johnny Mathis is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Jazz Christmas Albums

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Wonderful Christmas is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Jazz Christmas Albums
Wonderful Christmas James Last

The Best Christian Rock Christmas Albums

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David Grisman's Acoustic Chris... is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Jazz Christmas Albums

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Peace Round: A Christmas Celeb... is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Jazz Christmas Albums

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Sweet Sax Christmas is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Jazz Christmas Albums
Sweet Sax Christmas Mark Maxwell

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A Merry Jazzmas is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Jazz Christmas Albums

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The Christmas Message is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Jazz Christmas Albums
The Christmas Message Kirk Whalum

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Now Jazz X'mas Millennium is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Jazz Christmas Albums

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Christmastime is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Jazz Christmas Albums
Christmastime David Benoit

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Let's Share Christmas is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Jazz Christmas Albums
Let's Share Christmas John Pizzarelli