26 Jazz Songs for a Romantic Mood

Feeling romantic or need to put yourself in the mood for love? Here are some recommended songs for your "romantic mood" jazz playlist.

  • #1 Body and Soul - a 1939 recording by tenor saxophonist Coleman Hawkins
  • #2 I Love You - singer Jo Stafford's interpretation of Cole Porter's 1944 classic
  • #3 Tenderly - a 1944 song recorded in 1957 on solo piano by George Shearing
  • #4 My Funny Valentine - by Miles Davis, Chet Baker, Bill Evans & Jim Hall
  • #5 Time After Time - by Chet Baker

  • #6 My Foolish Heart - Scott Hamilton
  • #7 I Concentrate on You - Scott Hamilton
  • #8 Let's Call the Whole Thing Off - Billie Holiday
  • #9 They Can't Take That Away from Me - Billie Holiday
  • #10 I've Got You Under My Skin - Dinah Washington
  • #11 You'd Be So Nice to Come Home To - Helen Merrill & Clifford Brown
  • #12 Say It (Over and Over Again) - John Coltrane
  • #13 You Don't Know What Love Is - John Coltrane
  • #14 (I Love You) For Sentimental Reasons - Bobby Hutcherson
  • #15 Embraceable You - Bobby Hutcherson

  • #16 Laura - trumpeter Clifford Brown's 1955 recording of the 1944 movie theme
  • #17 Alone Together - Tony Bennett's 1960 take on a 1932 song
  • #18 Easy to Love - Cole Porter song masterfully interpreted by alto saxophone great Charlie Parker in 1950
  • #19 I'm Glad There Is You - Barney Kessel
  • #20 Love is Here to Stay -Barney Kessel
  • #21 My Love and I - Charlie Haden Quartet West
  • #22 Where Are You, My love? - Charlie Haden Quartet West
  • #23 Sophisticated Lady - Ben Webster
  • #24 I Got It Bad (And That Ain't Good) - Ben Webster

  • #25 Angel Eyes - Frank Sinatra
  • #26 One for My Baby (And One More for the Road) - Frank Sinatra

 

 


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