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Best Jazz Songs of 2016

A rich year for jazz, these 40 are our favorite songs of the year.

38 songs (3 hours and 13 minutes) curated by Amazon's Music Experts
1
The Way We Play / Minority (Medley)
Marquis Hill - The Way We Play
6:12
2
Zigzagger
Takuya Kuroda - Zigzagger
6:34
3
Psychotubes
Moon Hooch - Red Sky
3:01
4
The Second
Derrick Hodge - The Second
5:41
5
The Beautiful Ones (Instrumental)
The Bad Plus - It's Hard
3:32
6
In My Room
Jacob Collier - In My Room
4:49
7
This Could Be (For The Travelling Soul)
Theo Croker - Escape Velocity
4:46
8
Song for Selim
Miles Davis & Robert Glasper feat. King - Everything's Beautiful [Explicit]
2:39
9
In Your Eyes (feat. Charlotte Day Wilson)
Various artists - Nova Tunes 3.4
4:03
10
Day Breaks
Norah Jones - Day Breaks
3:57
11
Human Nature
Herb Alpert - Human Nature
3:03
12
Unconditional Love
Esperanza Spalding - Emily’s D+Evolution (Deluxe Edition)
3:46
13
We Don’t Want Nobody Nobody Sent
Charlie Hunter - Everybody Has A Plan Until They Get Punched In The Mouth
5:31
14
Day To Day
Robert Glasper Experiment - ArtScience [Explicit]
5:24
15
Spark [feat. Anthony Jackson & Simon Phillips]
Hiromi feat. Anthony Jackson & Simon Phillips - Spark
9:04
16
Executive Life
Jeff Parker - The New Breed
7:38
17
You're Still The One
John Scofield - Country For Old Men
4:20
18
Tarova
Snarky Puppy - Culcha Vulcha
3:39
19
Struggle Sounds
Seun Kuti & Egypt 80 - Struggle Sounds
7:11
20
Doubt
Ben Wendel - What We Bring
4:55
21
Cohearance
Yellowjackets - Cohearence
7:43
22
Shout Sister Shout
Madeleine Peyroux - Secular Hymns
2:42
23
Echoes Of Utopia
Incognito - In Search Of Better Days
6:50
24
Soul Eyes [feat. Terence Blanchard]
Kandace Springs feat. Terence Blanchard - Soul Eyes
3:22
25
Criss Cross
Joey Alexander - Countdown
5:05
26
French Fries & Champagne
The Hot Sardines - French Fries & Champagne
3:01
27
Still Euge
Euge Groove - Still Euge
5:15
28
Egyptian Fantasy
Bria Skonberg - Bria
5:46
29
Beautiful Love
Nels Cline - Lovers
3:58
30
Third Phase
The Cookers - The Call of the Wild and Peaceful Heart
8:23
31
I Want To Be Happy
Erroll Garner - Ready Take One
3:00
32
Holding On
Gregory Porter - Take Me To The Alley
5:02
33
Broasted or Fried
Willie Bobo - Dig My Feeling
3:55
34
Happy Hour
Chuck Loeb - Unspoken
6:04
35
You Don't Know Me
Neal McCoy - You Don't Know Me
3:59
36
The Return (Upward Spiral)
Kurt Elling & Branford Marsalis feat. Joey Calderazzo, Eric Revis & Justin Faulkner - Upward Spiral
7:19
37
Ornithology
Joshua Redman And Brad Mehldau - Nearness
8:38
38
Nocturne
Julian Lage - Arclight
3:19