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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

The Best Christmas Songs Written by Jewish Songwriters The Druggiest Rock Stars of All Time

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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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A Dave Brubeck Christmas is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Jazz Christmas Albums

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Sound of Christmas is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Jazz Christmas Albums
Sound of Christmas Ramsey Lewis, The Ramsey Lewis Trio

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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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When My Heart Finds Christmas is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Jazz Christmas Albums
When My Heart Finds Christmas Harry Connick^! Jr.

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Crescent City Christmas Card is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Jazz Christmas Albums

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Ella Fitzgerald's Christmas is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Jazz Christmas Albums
Ella Fitzgerald's Christmas Ella Fitzgerald

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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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Christmas Songs is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Jazz Christmas Albums
Christmas Songs Diana Krall, The Clayton-Hamilton Jazz Orchestra

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Christmas Jazz Jam is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Jazz Christmas Albums
Christmas Jazz Jam Wynton Marsalis

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

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A Nancy Wilson Christmas is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Jazz Christmas Albums

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A Swingin' Christmas is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Jazz Christmas Albums
A Swingin' Christmas Tony Bennett, Count Basie Orchestra, Count Basie Big Band

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The Spirit of Christmas is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Jazz Christmas Albums

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Merry From Lena is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Jazz Christmas Albums
Merry From Lena Lena Horne

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Remembering Christmas is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Jazz Christmas Albums
Remembering Christmas David Benoit

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Christmas Songs is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Jazz Christmas Albums
Christmas Songs Mel Tormé

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Christmas at My House is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Jazz Christmas Albums
Christmas at My House Larry Carlton

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What a Night! A Christmas Albu... is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Jazz Christmas Albums
What a Night! A Christmas Album Harry Connick^! Jr.

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Merry Christmas is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Jazz Christmas Albums

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Silent Nights: A Christmas Jaz... is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Jazz Christmas Albums

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God Rest Ye Merry Jazzmen is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Jazz Christmas Albums

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Have Yourself a Soulful Little... is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Jazz Christmas Albums
Brian P. Rucker added Have Yourself a Soulful Little Christmas Kenny Burrell

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A Merry Christmas! is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Jazz Christmas Albums
A Merry Christmas! Stan Kenton

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My Kind of Christmas is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Jazz Christmas Albums
My Kind of Christmas Christina Aguilera

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The Christmas Album is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Jazz Christmas Albums
The Christmas Album The Manhattan Transfer

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Christmas '64 is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Jazz Christmas Albums
Christmas '64 Jimmy Smith

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Six String Santa is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Jazz Christmas Albums
Six String Santa Joe Pass

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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 NPR Jazz Christmas with Mar... is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Jazz Christmas Albums

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An Acapella Christmas is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Jazz Christmas Albums
An Acapella Christmas The Manhattan Transfer

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Jazz Musician's Christmas is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Jazz Christmas Albums
jcheek added Jazz Musician's Christmas Tom Kubis

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A Concord Jazz Christmas is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Jazz Christmas Albums

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Christmas Carousel is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Jazz Christmas Albums
Christmas Carousel Peggy Lee

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David Grisman's Acoustic Chris... is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Jazz Christmas Albums

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A New Orleans Christmas Carol is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Jazz Christmas Albums
A New Orleans Christmas Carol Ellis Marsalis^! Jr.

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Sweet Sax Christmas is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Jazz Christmas Albums
Sweet Sax Christmas Mark Maxwell

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Peace Round: A Christmas Celeb... is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Jazz Christmas Albums

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Trio West Plays Holiday Songs is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Jazz Christmas Albums

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The Christmas Message is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Jazz Christmas Albums
The Christmas Message Kirk Whalum

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Boney's Funky Christmas is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Jazz Christmas Albums

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Christmas With Johnny Mathis is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Jazz Christmas Albums

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Jazz on Christmas Eve is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Jazz Christmas Albums

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The Charlie Byrd Christmas Alb... is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Jazz Christmas Albums

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Wonderful Christmas is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Jazz Christmas Albums
Wonderful Christmas James Last

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A Merry Jazzmas is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Jazz Christmas Albums

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A Christmas Concert is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Jazz Christmas Albums