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In the late 1940's and 1950's cool jazz evolved directly from bop. Essentially it was a mixture of bop with certain aspects of swing that had been overlooked or temporarily discarded. Dissonances were smoothed out, tones were softened, arrangements became important again and the rhythm section's accents were less jarring. Because some of the key pacesetters of the style (many of whom were studio musicians) were centered in Los Angeles, it was nicknamed "West Coast Jazz." Some of the recordings were experimental in nature (hinting at classical music) while some overarranged sessions were bland but in general this was a viable and popular style. By the late 1950's hard bop from the East Coast ... Read More


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BAR HOPPING - (by Mark Knox)  Year: 2003
Mark Knox Lush music for the lush life. A jazzy rendition of bar hopping that is reminiscent of the score from “Taxi Driver” with a beautifully-played tenor sax, rhythm section and strings. A perfect atmospheric underscore for an urban night life scenario like a New York or Paris bar or club scene. Instrumental, Jazz, Cool Jazz
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Jazz, Cool Jazz
601159 2:45 Slow 60   
60sec - Dramatic, Ethereal Music
601161 1:00 Slow 60   
Variation (without bass solo) - Dramatic, Romantic Music
601160 1:40 Slow 60   


SEASIDE - (by Anthony Davilio)  Year: 2012
Anthony Davilio Jazz song in the style of Ocean's 11 and The Pink Panther. Features an Alto Sax lead with a full rhythm section and a brass horn section. This has appeal on a lot of levels, TV, Movie scenes. Instrumental, Jazz, Cool Jazz
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Jazz, Cool Jazz
512607 2:20 Med Slow 94   
Variation (Rhythm section only) - Jazz, Cool Jazz
512616 2:20 Med Slow 94   
60sec - Jazz, Cool Jazz
512617 1:01 Med Slow 94   
Variation (No Melody) - Jazz, Cool Jazz
512615 2:20 Med Slow 94   


UP NEW YORK STATE - (by Eric Bolvin)  Year: 2014
Eric Bolvin Hip and cool, this retro jazzy piece features tenor sax and piano. Instrumental, Jazz, Cool Jazz
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Jazz, Cool Jazz
672598 2:09 Medium 126   
30sec - Jazz, Cool Jazz
672594 0:30 Med Slow 101   
15sec - Jazz, Cool Jazz
672593 0:15 Medium 128   
Full Track A - Jazz, Cool Jazz
672596 2:09 Medium 127   
Full Track B - Jazz, Cool Jazz
672595 2:09 Med Slow 101   
Stinger - Jazz, Cool Jazz
672597 0:11 Medium 129   


HANGNAIL - (by Winthrop Brookhouse)  Year: 2012
Winthrop Brookhouse cool jazz quartet with clarinet lead. Melody is light and playful. Nice B section release with piano improve. 4/4 meter and multiple keys moving in circle. Background Lounge traditional jazz cinema TV good for light comedy theme or friends walking in Central Park. Instrumental, Jazz, Cool Jazz
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Jazz, Cool Jazz  
533757 3:32 Med Slow 95   
Variation A (Piano Middle) - Jazz, Lounge Jazz  
533947 1:07 Med Slow 95   
Variation B (Piano Intro) - Jazz, Lounge Jazz Vocals  
533943 0:29 Med Slow 95   


DER MASCHINE - (by Dmitri Belchenko)  Year: 2015
Dmitri Belchenko A straight up club electro track with funky basslines and heavy beats. This track is upbeat with a heavy 4/4 rhythm. The beat switches up in the breakdown to an uplifting melodic part that builds to the main drop. Instrumental, Jazz, Cool Jazz
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
12 Mixes Available
754104 2:25 Medium 125   


THAT SOUNDS LIKE BERRIES TO ME (JAZZ SWING) - (by J Osada)  Year: 2013
J Osada A sophisticated swinging jazz track, light and easy. Drums, stand-up bass, rhythm jazzy lead guitar and piano. Has a bit of a retro private detective sound to it. Well suited for the movie documentary projects about early 20th century in the U. S. prohibition law, gangsters. Secret Agents, Instrumental, Jazz, Cool Jazz
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Jazz, Cool Jazz  
628837 1:45 Medium 110   


ON THE RUN (FULL) - (by Anthony Davilio)  Year: 2012
Anthony Davilio jazzy brush drums, walking upright bass, piano, jazz guitar round out this cool jazz tune. Possibly a 007 James Bond heist scene as well as more casual, breezy applications. Instrumental, Jazz, Cool Jazz
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Jazz, Cool Jazz
513899 2:23 Medium 126   
Variation (No Melody) - Jazz, Cool Jazz
514013 2:23 Medium 126   
60sec - Jazz, Cool Jazz
514014 1:01 Medium 126   
Variation (Drums & Bass) - Jazz, Cool Jazz
514015 2:23 Medium 126   


JENNA'S BLUES - (by Mike McAnally)  Year: 2013
Mike McAnally Cool little tune with Guitar & Vibes swinging blues theme good for lounge jazz bar sophisticated bar scene TV Movie background or incidental mood music with other applications like walking style attitude swaggering high spirits along with colorful dynamics hot & cool expression Romantic with Humor, Instrumental, Jazz, Cool Jazz
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Jazz, Cool Jazz  
604535 3:04 Med Slow   


COOL - (by Gary Wolk)  Year: 2011
Gary Wolk This track was inspired by the "cool jazz" stylings of Miles Davis back in the late 1950's A smooth laid-back instrumental featuring Muted Trumpet, Tenor Sax, Vibes, Piano, Upright bass, and brush drum kit, and some strings ala Gil Evans style. Instrumental, Jazz, Cool Jazz
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Jazz, Cool Jazz
479044 2:34 Med Slow 100   


MR. COOL - (by Pete Bax)  Year: 2009
Pete Bax Moving grooving sweet and fun a la Stan Getz. Laidback mellow Jazz at its finest. Sweet romantic, fun night out, dancing, holding hands, making love, Something regarded as cool is an admired aesthetic of attitude, behavior, comportment, appearance and style. Instrumental, Jazz, Cool Jazz
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Jazz, Cool Jazz  
337035 1:41 Very Fast 180   


TRES COOL - (by Gary Wolk)  Year: 2014
Gary Wolk A very cool jazz, big band track. This jazz waltz instrumental features brush drums, piano, upright bass, and horns. Very smooth and laid back. Great for theme music, or background for an upscale urban setting. Chicago, New York, Las Vegas. Has a bit of a retro sound to it. Instrumental, Jazz, Cool Jazz
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Jazz, Cool Jazz
674880 1:43 Medium 120   


AMELISE - (by Really Free Music)  Year: 2004
Really Free Music A distinctly French cafe flavoured melody led by accordion and guitar, with piano, drums and upright bass backing. Slightly jazzy and upbeat. Think cappuccino (capuccino) coffee, bars, onions, and bicycles. Sidewalk cafe's and saucy strippers. Paris restaurants, chefs and cooking. Instrumental, Jazz, Cool Jazz
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Jazz, Cool Jazz
239970 3:37 Med Fast 134   


JAZZ BLUES LOOPS: JAZZ CAT - (by Mark Fitchett)  Year: 2012
Mark Fitchett Backing rhythm track only, no voice or solo instruments. Great for an unobtrusive background bed. Rhythm guitars, bass, drums and keyboards. Bop feel but laid back. Hard bop. Instrumental, Jazz, Cool Jazz
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Loop - Jazz, Cool Jazz
529165 0:40 Med Fast 137   


COOL JAZZ BLUE - (by Anthony Proveaux)  Year: 2015
Anthony Proveaux Cool, mysterious, jazz blues piece featuring vibes, jazz guitar lead & real Jazz rhythm section with brushes on drums & bass. A classy downtown feel with nice easy going tempo. Romance, Mystery, Confidence, Class, Sophistication, understated. Real jazz band sound, featuring all real instruments. Instrumental, Jazz, Cool Jazz
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Jazz, Cool Jazz  
733359 3:43 Medium 120   


SOMETHING YOU DON'T KNOW - (by Bobby Cole)  Year: 2009
Bobby Cole A very chilled and laid back piece of classy Jazz music. Stunning jazz piano chords, laid back drums, and soft bass come together in this beautiful jazz classic. Instrumental, Jazz, Cool Jazz
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Jazz, Cool Jazz
502296 3:50 Med Slow 87   


KATHY'S SECRET (MUTED TRUMPET) - (by Steve Rice Productions)  Year: 2014
Steve Rice Productions A sophisticated and melancholy jazz ballad featuring a beautiful trumpet melody played with straight mute. Evocative of the cool jazz period, post-bop and artists like Miles Davis and Wayne Shorter. This track has an open, airy and textural 3/4 feel and great understated emotional intensity. Instrumental, Jazz, Cool Jazz
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Jazz, Cool Jazz
649757 4:15 Medium 111   


DAWN - (by Malaya Blue)  Year: 2013
Malaya Blue A melodramatic Lounge Jazz song with a cool retro feel. Features Shirley Bassey style vocal, sultry piano, double bass, big band brass section, warm strings, muted trumpet and light brushes. Works well in moody scenes featuring dark streets, smokey cafe's, private eye, alleyways, film noir, gangster, Female Vocals, Jazz, Lounge Jazz Vocals
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Jazz, Lounge Jazz Vocals
639290 3:51 Slow 75   
60sec (Instrumental Edit) - Jazz, Cool Jazz
630459 1:05 Slow 75   
Variation A (Instrumental) - Jazz, Cool Jazz
639293 3:51 Slow 75   
Variation B (Stripped Back Version) - Pop, Easy Listening
639304 3:40 Slow 65   


CLOSING TIME - (by Western Horizon Productions)  Year: 2009
Western Horizon Productions This ballad evokes the atmosphere of a jazz club at closing as a piano and acoustic bass player perform one final tune for themselves and a few lone listeners... nice backing for film, source music or credits, Instrumental, Jazz, Cool Jazz
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Jazz, Cool Jazz
375048 2:33 Slow 78   
60sec - Jazz, Cool Jazz
632266 1:05 Slow 78   
Stinger - Jazz, Cool Jazz
623536 0:11 Slow 78   
15sec - Jazz, Lounge Jazz
640204 0:17 Med Slow   
30sec - Soundalikes, Bill Evans
632267 0:35 Medium 111   


BLASTER, MAN ON WHEELS - (by Ideascapes Music)  Year: 2007
Ideascapes Music Driving cool jazz piece with flute and piano lead. Cool, jazzy, lively, terrific for bar scenes, sophisticated parties and gatherings. Instrumental, Jazz, Cool Jazz
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Segue - Jazz, Cool Jazz
275896 1:06 Med Slow 88   


SHIFTY - (by Doug Kidder)  Year: 2015
Doug Kidder Rock Cool Swing Jazz featuring an electric clean guitar solo with a piano foundation as bass and drums setup the coolness factor with swank perfect for anything with a need for elegant class organic flavored "oh ya" factor koo4/4 swing this could be what you are looking 4 suitable 4 Film/TV/Internet, Instrumental, Jazz, Cool Jazz
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Jazz, Cool Jazz
722828 2:51 Medium 120   
Variation A - Jazz, Cool Jazz
722824 2:47 Medium 120   
Variation B - Jazz, Cool Jazz
722825 2:46 Medium 120   
Variation C - Jazz, Cool Jazz
722826 2:51 Medium 120   
Variation D - Jazz, Cool Jazz
722827 2:51 Medium 120   
Variation E - Jazz, Chillout Jazz
722823 2:47 Medium 120   


A TRIPLE TREAT - (by Skip Peck)  Year: 2011
Skip Peck A little mysterious like someone with hidden talents and abilities that surprise, featuring piano, guitar, vibes, drums and bass. Instrumental, Jazz, Cool Jazz
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Jazz, Cool Jazz
732428 3:33 Medium 114   


CAT PACK (SLOW) - (by Steve Barden)  Year: 2008
Steve Barden Cool slow jazz featuring alto flute and Wes Montgomery-style guitar solo and a Henry Mancini/Pink Panther vibe. Has a campy retro spy genre feel for any cool jazz setting. Works beautifully for commercials. Sneaky slick detective, 1960s hip vibe, comedy murder mystery, Monk, The Mentalist, romcom, Instrumental, Jazz, Cool Jazz
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
30sec - Jazz, Cool Jazz
316181 0:35 Medium 120   


BREAKING SNOW - (by Ethereal Motion)  Year: 2010
Ethereal Motion Beautiful instrumental new age song about the coming spring. Nice sax melody, drums & cool horn sections, sultry, melancholy synth pads & loops. Meditative & serene. Piano brings forth the melting snow in the spring. Majestic, cinematic family, kids or romantic themes, uplifting, nice & sweet as pie, Instrumental, Jazz, Cool Jazz
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Jazz, Cool Jazz
424932 2:38 Slow 70   
Variation (No Melody) - Jazz, New Age Jazz
424933 2:38 Slow 70   


AS LUCK WOULD HAVE IT - (by Skip Peck)  Year: 2009
Skip Peck A mysterious yet fun tune that creates a desire for the unexpected things in life, with piano, bass, drums, vibes and guitar. Instrumental, Jazz, Cool Jazz
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Jazz, Cool Jazz
356327 3:42 Very Fast 186   


STELLA'S YELLOW UMBRELLA - (by Skip Peck)  Year: 2006
Skip Peck sultry moody jazz with piano, guitar, bass, tenor sax and drums with brushes, Instrumental, Jazz, Cool Jazz
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Jazz, Cool Jazz
277144 2:57 Medium 129   


SLICK SELLER - (by Music For TV and Games)  Year: 2008
Music For TV and Games Hip Retro Cool Jazz. Muted trumpet, upright bass, piano, pad and jazz kit percussion. | Usage: full piece composed to be looped or edited for Mobile Games, Flash Games & Advertising, Title Card and Gameplay. Instrumental, Jazz, Cool Jazz
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Jazz, Cool Jazz  
286735 2:03 Med Slow 80   


COOL AND NOIR - (by Gary Wolk)  Year: 2014
Gary Wolk Cool, quirky, sexy, and a bit strange. Think of “Twin Peaks” music. This cool jazz instrumental features drums, upright bass, piano, vibes, and flute. Perfect track for Film Noir. Rainy streets in black and white. Instrumental, Jazz, Cool Jazz
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Jazz, Cool Jazz
633965 1:58 Medium 105   


SIMPATICO - (by Skip Peck)  Year: 2014
Skip Peck An airy and spacious jazz swing full of positive energy with piano, vibes, acoustic guitar, acoustic bass and drums. Instrumental, Jazz, Cool Jazz
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Jazz, Cool Jazz
750791 3:20 Med Fast 147   


CHILLOUT JAZZ SILENT NIGHT - (by A-P-M Productions)  Year: 2010
A-P-M Productions 'Silent Night' is a popular Christmas carol, first performed in Austria, on Christmas Eve 1818. The song has been recorded by over 300 artists (notably: Enya, Andrea Bocelli and Bing Crosby). This version is performed in a 'cool jazz' style, led by a piano, with subtle drums, bass and vibraphones. Instrumental, Jazz, Cool Jazz
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Jazz, Cool Jazz
452000 1:52 Very Slow 47   


NOT FOR USE OUTDOORS - (by Skip Peck)  Year: 2014
Skip Peck An impatient jazz swing tune for those who haven't enough time with piano, marimba, acoustic guitar, acoustic bass and drums. Instrumental, Jazz, Cool Jazz
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Jazz, Cool Jazz
751123 2:27 Very Fast 200   


THE RINGER - (by Skip Peck)  Year: 2009
Skip Peck A straight ahead jazz tune with it's own set of instructions for musical satisfaction, the real deal, featuring piano, acoustic bass, vibes and kickin drummer with big ears. Instrumental, Jazz, Cool Jazz
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Jazz, Cool Jazz
356623 3:55 Very Fast 175   


BAD NEWS TRAVELS FAST - (by Skip Peck)  Year: 2011
Skip Peck A meandering and slightly haunting swing jazz tune perfect for the daily watercooler or front porch chatter about the day's events, featuring piano, acoustic bass, vibes, drums with brushes and acoustic guitar. Instrumental, Jazz, Cool Jazz
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Jazz, Cool Jazz
717458 4:04 Med Fast 130   


SAME HERE - (by Skip Peck)  Year: 2015
Skip Peck A happy song of anticipation of good things to come, featuring piano, vibes, guitar, bass and drums with brushes. Instrumental, Jazz, Cool Jazz
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Jazz, Cool Jazz
776609 3:03 Med Fast 131   


NOIR ET BLANC - (by Gary Wolk)  Year: 2015
Gary Wolk Into the rainy black and white world of Film Noir. This jazzy, sultry instrumental track is very “Twin Peaks” inspired. It features brush drums, upright bass, Rhodes electric piano, vibes, and flute on lead. The first pass has no melody, but the second pass does. Instrumental, Jazz, Cool Jazz
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Jazz, Cool Jazz
722008 2:02 Medium 110   


A HIDDEN MEANING - (by Skip Peck)  Year: 2011
Skip Peck A little mysterious like a story that doesn't quite add up, featuring piano, guitar, vibes, drums and acoustic bass. Instrumental, Jazz, Cool Jazz
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Jazz, Cool Jazz
706291 3:33 Medium 114   


SMOOTH AS YOU - (by Stefan Bode)  Year: 2016
Stefan Bode A very chilled, relaxing and easy-going jazz tune for piano, bass and drums. Classy, elegant and delicate. Nice lounge jazz. Instrumental, Jazz, Cool Jazz
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
10 Mixes Available
776891 2:58 Med Slow 90   


WAITING FOR MILES - (by Paul Freitas)  Year: 2010
Paul Freitas Jazz trio playing a lean, laid-back groove. Jazz vamp. Piano fills. Early '60's mainstream jazz. Sophisticated, Elegant, Stylish. Sports cars, Gala affairs, Beautiful people, Evening wear, Fancy hotels, Night life, Cocktails, Diamonds. Limousines. Hipsters Beatniks, Uptown/Downtown, Cocktail parties, Instrumental, Jazz, Cool Jazz
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Jazz, Cool Jazz
432144 1:41 Med Fast 140   


AMAZED - (by Skip Peck)  Year: 2014
Skip Peck A bouncy jazz swing with a "Miles" cool feel featuring piano, acoustic guitar, vibes, acoustic bass and drums. Instrumental, Jazz, Cool Jazz
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Jazz, Cool Jazz
750080 3:22 Very Fast 180   


WILL POWER - (by Skip Peck)  Year: 2015
Skip Peck A riff based jazz swing tune in a minor key featuring sax, piano, guitar, bass and drums. Instrumental, Jazz, Cool Jazz
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Jazz, Cool Jazz
728305 2:37 Very Fast 180   


THE OUTCAST - (by Skip Peck)  Year: 2011
Skip Peck Sad and sultry jazz blues ballad. We gave it our best shot, but we just don't belong. Features piano, acoustic guitar, vibes, acoustic bass and drums with brushes. Instrumental, Jazz, Cool Jazz
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Jazz, Cool Jazz
717468 4:04 Slow 68   


AN ONGOING STORY - (by Skip Peck)  Year: 2014
Skip Peck A warm and mellow jazz swing filled with promise with fretless bass and clarinets lead, piano, acoustic guitar, acoustic bass and drums with brushes. Instrumental, Jazz, Cool Jazz
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Jazz, Cool Jazz
749224 3:02 Med Slow 90   


ENRAGED - (by Skip Peck)  Year: 2014
Skip Peck A dark and angry jazz swing tune with harmonica, piano, acoustic guitar, acoustic bass and drums. Instrumental, Jazz, Cool Jazz
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Jazz, Cool Jazz
746076 2:37 Very Fast 193   


STRUTTIN' ON 9TH ST. - (by Gary Wolk)  Year: 2010
Gary Wolk This cool-jazz style track gives the feeling of city lights, and city nights. Features a jazz septet with 4 horns, Piano, Upright Bass, and Drums. Great for any TV spot, Film, or Documentary that's needs that Vegas, or New York touch. Cool, Jazzy, and smooth. Instrumental, Jazz, Cool Jazz
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Jazz, Cool Jazz
443367 2:49 Medium 120   


JAZZY MISCHIEF - (by Dewey Dellay)  Year: 2005
Dewey Dellay Piano trio blues fun. Whimsical and mischievous, Instrumental, Jazz, Cool Jazz
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Jazz, Cool Jazz
191921 1:06 Medium 114   


CAN'T YOU SEE - (by Skip Peck)  Year: 2014
Skip Peck A relaxed medium tempo swing tune featuring piano, bass and drums. Instrumental, Jazz, Cool Jazz
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Jazz, Cool Jazz
746074 3:07 Fast 153   


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