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Here you will find Jazz music written for dramatic purposes. This type of Jazz stands apart from other Jazz subgenres in that its instrumentation and production techniques are specifically chosen for their dramatic aspects. Whether to create tension, suspense, or evoke a specific mood or style, Dramatic Jazz music can work very well for Film and TV production.


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PICKLED HERRING - (by Music Candy)  Year: 2014
Music Candy Homorous, quirky approach to otherwise classic blues piano work. Comical mystery, nothing too serious, cartoons and more with a serious organ melody trying to maintain a poker face as it deals with the playful piano. Funk Lab, by Dean H Anderson. Instrumental, Jazz, Dramatic Jazz
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Jazz, Dramatic Jazz  
671014 3:06 Med Slow 95   
60sec (60 secs) - Jazz, Dramatic Jazz  
671018 1:05 Med Slow 95   
30sec (30 secs) - Jazz, Dramatic Jazz  
671020 0:35 Med Slow 95   


IT'S BEEN TOLD BEFORE - (by Skip Peck)  Year: 2015
Skip Peck A jazz reggae type tune with bowed basses, piano, guitar, vibes, drums and accordion. Instrumental, Jazz, Dramatic Jazz
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Jazz, Dramatic Jazz
789012 3:58 Med Slow 102   


FOR THE LOVE OF THE BASS - (by David Phillips)  Year: 2014
David Phillips If you need music for film noir, jazz or dance clubs, private investigation scenes involving the underworld, detectives, gangsters and shady characters with trench coats and fedoras, this is it! Cooking show music for food network, corporate advertisements, dancing, commercials and game shows. Instrumental, Jazz, Dramatic Jazz
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Jazz, Dramatic Jazz
660422 1:46 Med Slow 95   


NIGHT ALIVE - (by Richard deCosta)  Year: 2010
Richard deCosta Eerie, creepy noir lounge music, with a spooky theater organ, distant piano tinkling and subtle upright bass. Perfect for that crime scene or detective story. Instrumental, Jazz, Dramatic Jazz
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Jazz, Dramatic Jazz
398105 2:12 Med Slow 102   


PROLOGUE FREE JAZZ SOLO - (by Visual Works)  Year: 2013
Visual Works solo jazz guitar, alternative fusion sensual and inspirational atmosphere. Free ballad hot fusion jazz alternative. relaxed and intimate ambiance. background music, film and tv, Instrumental, Jazz, Dramatic Jazz
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Jazz, Dramatic Jazz  
632268 3:12 Slow 75   


MONDAY MORNING - (by Rosalind Richards)  Year: 2011
Rosalind Richards Good city scene music, fast, sexy, jazzy, hip. Get moving on a bluesy Monday Morning with all the help of the saxophones, piano, horns, flutes, drums, tambourine. Catchy riff. Escalates, mood turns positive, hopeful, fun. Great Dramatic theme for film about urban life, subways, skyscrapers, food. Instrumental, Jazz, Dramatic Jazz
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Jazz, Dramatic Jazz
578258 3:52 Medium 120   


LOST IN THE CITY - (by Steve Urwin)  Year: 2007
Steve Urwin A soft melodic jazz piece with electric piano strings sax with acoustic bass,there comes a walking bass and cello passage unexpected but mellow. The melody slides back into the frame to the end.A provoking melody with atmosphere. Gentle but brooding melts into the night.The sadness but not hopeless, Instrumental, Jazz, Dramatic Jazz
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Jazz, Dramatic Jazz  
272075 4:04 Slow 60   
30sec - Jazz, Smooth Jazz  
359896 0:30 Slow 60   
15sec - Jazz, Smooth Jazz  
359899 0:17 Slow 60   
60sec - Jazz, Smooth Jazz  
359895 1:06 Slow 60   


HAUNTED TRAILER - (by Jeff Steinman)  Year: 2010
Jeff Steinman Very slow-paced midi big band track with dramatized hard hits. This song was written to be a movie trailer that builds in intensity from start to finish. It starts out very sleuth sounding (a little like the Pink Panther). It then builds as the orchestra and percussion come in. Instrumental, Jazz, Dramatic Jazz
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Jazz, Dramatic Jazz
391368 2:08 Slow 70   
30sec - Jazz, Dramatic Jazz
391330 0:31 Slow 70   
Full Track - Jazz, Dramatic Jazz
384744 2:08 Slow 70   
60sec - Jazz, Dramatic Jazz
391369 1:01 Slow 70   
15sec - Jazz, Dramatic Jazz
391370 0:15 Slow 70   
Stinger - Jazz, Dramatic Jazz
391371 0:09 Slow 70   


THE CONFRONTATION - (by Skip Peck)  Year: 2014
Skip Peck A slow and deliberate jazz funk tune featuring electric piano, horn section, electric bass and drums. Instrumental, Jazz, Dramatic Jazz
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Jazz, Dramatic Jazz
743844 2:31 Med Slow 80   


TERRY'S SONG - (by Mike McAnally)  Year: 1994
Mike McAnally Big Band 1940's 1950's swing style smooth pop jazz Guitar solo with Brass punch arrangements. Romantic wooing dedicated moving into the bridge reflective theme. Theme Song for nostalgic TV show or Broadway show, Instrumental, Jazz, Dramatic Jazz
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Jazz, Dramatic Jazz  
519261 2:49 Medium 108   


COMING FROM NOWHERE - (by Mike McAnally)  Year: 1999
Mike McAnally New age with jazz undertones, in the style of Ray Charles in regards to tempo,thematical material for uplifting emotions that range from romantic to pensive, the B section is about resolved conflicts,recap to 1st theme with bari sax double.Orchestrated to enhance melody lines with colorful harmony, Instrumental, Jazz, Dramatic Jazz
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Jazz, Dramatic Jazz  
518743 3:39 Slow 72   


MARLOW - (by Nick Nicolas)  Year: 2013
Nick Nicolas Thematic cinematic film-noir soundtrack instrumental; dramatic, mysterious, suspenseful, tense, spacious, subtle, driving, whirling atmospheric music. Instrumental, Jazz, Dramatic Jazz
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Jazz, Dramatic Jazz
624221 3:41 Medium 120   
60sec - Dangerous, Edgy Music
632360 1:00 Medium 120   


I'M NOT YOUR DAWG - (by Dan Morrissey)  Year: 2009
Dan Morrissey Cool, smokey, slow, atmospheric, lazy, groovy, jazzy pop track. Electric piano, laid back upright bass and lush strings flavor the effortless beat which builds slowly to a climax. very catchy, dreamy, glorious, unique & slightly mexican sounding. Contains bass, electric piano, horns, synths, strings, Instrumental, Jazz, Dramatic Jazz
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Jazz, Dramatic Jazz
326988 4:20 Medium 119   


BEFORE THE DAWN (ROMANTIC JAZZ) - (by Ntinos Tselis)  Year: 2014
Ntinos Tselis A Jazz instrumental track with great 60's acoustic and inspirational melody. Commences with a romantic mood and builds to a funky, melodramatic song. Ideal for movie soundtrack and coffee shops. Sounds like Duke Ellington, Miles Davis and Modern Jazz Quartet. Available at different versions/tempos. Instrumental, Jazz, Dramatic Jazz
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Jazz, Dramatic Jazz
693182 3:43 Medium 108   


ETUDE NUMBER 37 - (by Kent Scott Carter)  Year: 2011
Kent Scott Carter Free form jazz with a piano emphasis. Avante garde, mysterious and menacing. Great accent to a crime scene/detective movie. Instrumental, Jazz, Dramatic Jazz
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Jazz, Dramatic Jazz
472965 1:12 Medium 120   


FISHNET BLUES - (by Guy A. Ruvolo)  Year: 2010
Guy A. Ruvolo Down and out, sitting in a smokey bar. It's 3 AM, she left me, my wallet's gone. A sexy 50's jazz guitar, perplexed vibes, with a saxy horn section. The Hammond B3 organist is drunk, so is the beat drummer. But after 6 drinks, the chick at the end of bar looks good, even with torn fishnets. Instrumental, Jazz, Dramatic Jazz
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Jazz, Dramatic Jazz
429728 2:01 Slow 63   


TRIPPING OVER YOU - (by Ethereal Motion)  Year: 2016
Ethereal Motion A groovy and sensual acid/chill jazz song featuring a flowing tenor sax melody. Driving acoustic guitars, smooth bass, real horn section and drums. The party has been going on for days and now it's time to actually chillout on the beach and relax. Sexy, serene, swaggering and slightly mystical. Instrumental, Jazz, Dramatic Jazz
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Jazz, Dramatic Jazz
785608 3:05 Med Slow 85   
Variation A (Drums And Bass Only) - Jazz, Dramatic Jazz
785610 3:05 Medium 85   
Variation B (No Drums) - Jazz, Dramatic Jazz
785611 3:05 Medium 85   
Variation C (No Horn Section) - Jazz, Dramatic Jazz
785612 3:05 Medium 85   
Variation D (No Melodies Or Horn Section) - Jazz, Dramatic Jazz
785613 3:05 Medium 85   
Variation E (No Melodies) - Jazz, Dramatic Jazz
785614 3:05 Medium 85   


BREATH IN - (by Milana Zilnik)  Year: 2013
Milana Zilnik Spacious jazzy dramatic solo, builds up towards the faster blues in the middle. Sounds like Chick Corea. Rich harmonies with suspense and tension. Movie scenes, reflecting some awakening, becoming live after being in doubt. Shyness, new romance. Ballet dance, restaurant, live concert, theater. Instrumental, Jazz, Dramatic Jazz
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Jazz, Dramatic Jazz  
624020 4:54 Building   


UNFORSEEN EVENTS - (by Skip Peck)  Year: 2015
Skip Peck The feeling of loss never eases even with time featuring piano, bass and drums. Instrumental, Jazz, Dramatic Jazz
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Jazz, Dramatic Jazz
779963 3:01 Slow 70   


A WILD NIGHT - (by Alastair Cameron)  Year: 2015
Alastair Cameron An epic and dramatic jazz track that starts slowly but builds to a breathtaking finale. A full orchestra gives a grand and energetic and manic feel similar in style to the opening titles of Tintin. Instrumental, Jazz, Dramatic Jazz
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Jazz, Dramatic Jazz
721826 2:57 Med Fast 135   
60sec - Jazz, Dramatic Jazz
721822 1:03 Med Fast 135   
Segue - Jazz, Dramatic Jazz
721823 0:12 Med Fast 135   
Impact - Jazz, Dramatic Jazz
721825 0:07 Med Fast 135   
30sec - Jazz, Dramatic Jazz
721824 0:35 Med Fast 135   


THE OPINIONATED - (by Skip Peck)  Year: 2015
Skip Peck A busy melody talks your ear off and tells you how it is, featuring piano, acoustic bass, vibes and drums. Instrumental, Jazz, Dramatic Jazz
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Jazz, Dramatic Jazz
788896 3:54 Very Fast 175   


THE TIMEPIECE - (by Skip Peck)  Year: 2013
Skip Peck A very eclectic waltz that plays 2 against 3 and still keeps perfect time with piano, cellos, basses, acoustic guitar and drums. Instrumental, Jazz, Dramatic Jazz
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Jazz, Dramatic Jazz
671244 2:43 Very Fast 175   


IMPROBABLE - (by Skip Peck)  Year: 2014
Skip Peck A very soulful and meaningful ballad with piano, electric piano, guitar, bass and drums. Instrumental, Jazz, Dramatic Jazz
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Jazz, Dramatic Jazz
743836 2:59 Slow 70   


THE INSIDER - (by Skip Peck)  Year: 2014
Skip Peck A positive, rhythmic and moving jazz tune that swings, featuring piano, acoustic guitar, vibes, acoustic bass and drums. Instrumental, Jazz, Dramatic Jazz
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Jazz, Dramatic Jazz
743846 3:18 Very Fast 175   


LIFE STYLE TV LIGHT COMEDY 60 - (by Alexander Khaskin)  Year: 2010
Alexander Khaskin Slow Tempo with a catchy tune and a pulsing rhythmic beat. Lively and exciting vibe that is right on target for Life style TV shows, lifestyle, infomercials or any positive, uplifting media project. Instrumental sweet chic sophisticated & charming as can be. Romantic playful jazzy flirty & sassy, Instrumental, Jazz, Dramatic Jazz
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
60sec - Jazz, Dramatic Jazz
425142 0:59 Med Fast 134   


SUMMER OF FORTITUDE - (by Michael Zaneski)  Year: 2014
Michael Zaneski Post-bop chamber jazz for violin, flute, acoustic bass, and electronics. Exquisite, intricate solos and lingering harmonies humidify the musical air, giving this an abstract but very wet, summery feel. Perfect for edgy, urban psychological drama. Instrumental, Jazz, Dramatic Jazz
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Jazz, Dramatic Jazz
639824 2:36 Very Slow 46   


MIDNIGHT - (by Mark Dorricott)  Year: 2013
Mark Dorricott Put your cool hat on and have a listen to some velvet smooth underground sounds as the city sleeps.... Bittersweet, romantic bluesy late night jazz featuring Wayne Morley (trumpet). Set the atmosphere and mood for an after hours movie scene, a tv drama series, or a fashion show. Instrumental, Jazz, Dramatic Jazz
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Jazz, Dramatic Jazz
618412 4:18 Med Slow 90   


WHATEVER HAPPENED - (by Ethereal Motion)  Year: 2014
Ethereal Motion A somber and dramatic chill jazz song with real drums, heavy electric guitars, groovy bass, moody synths and flowing tenor sax melody. An overall groovy feeling with a subtle dark air to the sound. Sexy and sultry in a goth jazz like way. Good late night driving song with a sad and melancholic mood. Instrumental, Jazz, Dramatic Jazz
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Jazz, Dramatic Jazz
644337 3:11 Med Slow 80   
Variation A (Drums And Bass) - Dramatic, Sad Music
644338 3:11 Med Slow 80   
Variation B (No Melody) - Dramatic, Sad Music
644339 3:11 Med Slow 80   


WHAT WERE WE THINKING - (by Skip Peck)  Year: 2015
Skip Peck A very reserved and sparse piano melody over a very energetic rhythm section that morphs into a straight jazz swing on the bridge and solos. Features also electric piano, acoustic bass and drums. Perfect music for after that second cup of coffee. Instrumental, Jazz, Dramatic Jazz
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Jazz, Dramatic Jazz
788106 3:03 Very Fast 180   


TAINTED MONEY - (by Skip Peck)  Year: 2015
Skip Peck A sultry and bluesy jazz ballad with piano, acoustic guitar, tuba, drums and acoustic bass. Instrumental, Jazz, Dramatic Jazz
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Jazz, Dramatic Jazz
788154 3:28 Slow 79   


OUR LAST MOMENT - (by Skip Peck)  Year: 2015
Skip Peck Sad, sad and sad played by piano, guitar, drums and bass. Instrumental, Jazz, Dramatic Jazz
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Jazz, Dramatic Jazz
785630 4:15 Slow 67   


NOCTURNAL HEAT - (by John Lawrence Schick)  Year: 2016
John Lawrence Schick A dark, sultry piano lounge track. Melancholy mood. Instrumental, Jazz, Dramatic Jazz
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Jazz, Dramatic Jazz
793903 2:05 Slow   


JUST THE RIGHT WORDS - (by Skip Peck)  Year: 2015
Skip Peck A dramatic latin groove pulls you in by the heartstrings with piano, electric piano, drums, bass, guitar and percussion. Instrumental, Jazz, Dramatic Jazz
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Jazz, Dramatic Jazz
787100 4:14 Med Slow 80   


DO YOU REMEMBER - (by Jens Larsson)  Year: 2013
Jens Larsson Soundtrack from an old movie. 1950's of romantic music with string orchestra piano and acoustic bass. May suit to films and tv of old character. Romance passionate elegant with disney style on strings. Instrumental, Jazz, Dramatic Jazz
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track (1950 style piano w orchestra) - Jazz, Dramatic Jazz  
608213 2:09 Very Slow 45   


THE FUNNY MAN - (by Skip Peck)  Year: 2013
Skip Peck A march-like jazz swing that keeps chugging along no matter what featuring piano, acoustic guitar, acoustic bass, vibes and drums. Instrumental, Jazz, Dramatic Jazz
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Jazz, Dramatic Jazz
671030 3:19 Medium 115   


QUIRKS - (by Ethereal Motion)  Year: 2009
Ethereal Motion Quirky acid jazz tune, cool tenor sax melody, tight horn sections. Groovy, moody and dissonant. Real drums, bass & guitars. Thematic film or TV. Heavy guitars add an interesting twist to the horn sections, synth loops & pads. End credits, dark humor, buddy road show, romantic breakup, edgy mystery, Instrumental, Jazz, Dramatic Jazz
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Jazz, Dramatic Jazz
424640 3:16 Med Slow 90   
Variation A (No Melody Or Harmony) - Jazz, Dramatic Jazz
424692 3:17 Med Slow 90   
Variation B (No Melody Or Horns) - Jazz, Dramatic Jazz
424693 3:17 Med Slow 90   


THERE WERE SIGNS - (by Skip Peck)  Year: 2015
Skip Peck A slightly foreboding and warning tune that gives thought for choices that matter, featuring piano, acoustic bass, acoustic guitar and drums. Instrumental, Jazz, Dramatic Jazz
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Jazz, Dramatic Jazz
788103 3:30 Med Fast 143   


PINK CAT M - (by Alex Morch)  Year: 2011
Alex Morch Jazzy trip-hop with a dirty beat, upright bass through a tube amp and simple melodies played by marimba and clarinet. Perfect for a super suspicious night out in the cigaret smoking, neon glowing, trenchcoat wearing city. Sneaky gritty menacing, gang banger music, tattoo parlor, nasty thriller music, Instrumental, Hip Hop, Trip Hop
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Hip Hop, Trip Hop
503579 2:41 Med Slow 85   
60sec - Hip Hop, Trip Hop
503578 1:01 Med Slow 100   
Stinger - Hip Hop, Trip Hop
503580 0:03 No Tempo 134   
30sec - Hip Hop, Trip Hop
503577 0:31 Med Slow 100   
Loop A - Hip Hop, Trip Hop
503583 0:12 Med Slow 100   
Loop B - Hip Hop, Trip Hop
503582 0:12 Med Slow 100   
15sec - Jazz, Dramatic Jazz
503576 0:17 Med Slow 100   
Stinger - Jazz, Dramatic Jazz
503581 0:08 No Tempo   


REALLY REALITY - (by Evens Colas)  Year: 2012
Evens Colas Ala Pink Panther, this is a crime-in-progress, jewel-thief, intrigue, something-hidden track. Perfect for a tense scene, it gets your audience's attention and they know there is impending danger, something is afoot! Elegant, upscale, those rich criminals. Instrumental, Jazz, Dramatic Jazz
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Jazz, Dramatic Jazz
567353 2:11 Medium 121   


FILLED WITH DOUBT - (by Skip Peck)  Year: 2014
Skip Peck A warm and mellow jazz swing filled with doubt with vibes lead, piano, acoustic guitar, acoustic bass and drums with brushes. Instrumental, Jazz, Dramatic Jazz
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Jazz, Dramatic Jazz
745494 3:02 Med Slow 90   


THE OPINIONATED ONE - (by Skip Peck)  Year: 2011
Skip Peck grand piano, marimba, sax, acoustic guitar, acoustic bass, drums. The opinion is to play it hard and fast! And this one delivers. Instrumental, Jazz, Dramatic Jazz
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Jazz, Dramatic Jazz
727838 3:18 Very Fast 246   


WITHOUT FAIL - (by Skip Peck)  Year: 2014
Skip Peck A song of desolation and angst featuring piano, vibes, guitar, acoustic bass and drums with brushes. Instrumental, Jazz, Dramatic Jazz
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Jazz, Dramatic Jazz
755662 3:14 Slow 76   


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