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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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KICK IT! - (by Chester Yourczek)  Year: 2012
Chester Yourczek Upbeat jazzy number written for spy, sophisticated, cartoonish mood. This theme inspired by TV shows like Archer, Venture Bros, Johnny Quest, etc. Standard jazz group with an addition of flute, guitar, sparse sfx, and sampling. Instrumental, Jazz, Dramatic Jazz
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track (Full Version) - Jazz, Dramatic Jazz  
572898 1:58 Med Slow 96   
Variation (45 second Version) - Jazz, Jazz Fusion  
572896 0:45 Med Slow 96   
60sec (60 second Version) - Jazz, Jazz Fusion  
572897 1:01 Med Slow 96   
30sec (30 second Version) - Jazz, Jazz Fusion  
572895 0:30 Med Slow 96   
15sec (15 second Version) - Jazz, Jazz Fusion  
572894 0:15 Med Slow 96   
Stinger (Stinger Version) - Jazz, Dramatic Jazz  
572899 0:09 Med Slow 96   


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   


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   


BLUE NIGHT - (by Giovanni Perini)  Year: 2016
Giovanni Perini Smooth jazz theme (think of The Pink Panther) played by a trumpet (think of Miles Davis) and a small jazz ensemble including a guitar, a piano and strings. Perfect for elegant products commercials or movies or scenes with a sensual atmosphere. Instrumental, Jazz, Lounge Jazz
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Jazz, Lounge Jazz
793548 1:31 Slow 70   
30sec (variation, without drums) - Jazz, Lounge Jazz
793684 0:30 Slow 70   
15sec (gotham city/blade runner ) - Jazz, Dramatic Jazz
794815 0:16 Slow 70   


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   


DETECTIVE MUSIC - (by Gregory Domeier)  Year: 2013
Gregory Domeier Laidback with a Cool Jazz feel, featuring melodic electric guitar and bass that creates a mood of suspense. Clean octave guitars tip toe around a slinky bass line as the drums keep a steady and jazzy beat. Instrumental, Jazz, Dramatic Jazz
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
60sec - Jazz, Dramatic Jazz
575563 0:44 Med Fast 140   
Variation (No drums) - Comedy, Comedy Jazz
575562 0:44 Med Fast 140   


BABY - (by Tom Rule)  Year: 2012
Tom Rule Laid back cool jazz with vibraphone, brushes, acoustic bass, quiet piano. Sets a great mood for a cocktail party, quiet restaurant, dinner at home, romance. Could even be a lullaby done by a frustrated Dad trying to get baby to sleep. Instrumental, Jazz, Dramatic Jazz
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Jazz, Dramatic Jazz
538893 2:47 Med Slow 96   


POLITICAL GAME SHOW - (by Wolftooth)  Year: 2014
Wolftooth Kitschy and edgy, the track starts as a game show parody, a la The Dating Game or Family Feud. Then it transitions to a dark and ominous version of this theme before it concludes on a positive note. Perfect for political advertisements, highlighting the humorous incompetence of your challenger. Instrumental, Jazz, Dramatic Jazz
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
30sec - Jazz, Dramatic Jazz
648708 0:35 Medium 105   
Variation - Dangerous, Edgy Music
648705 0:33 Medium 105   
Bed - Action, Impending Electronic
648707 0:33 Medium 105   
Variation - Jazz, Dramatic Jazz
648706 0:35 Medium 105   


FAILINGS - (by Skip Peck)  Year: 2012
Skip Peck Light strings, woodwinds, brass, piano and oboe portray a very rueful attitude. Instrumental, Jazz, Dramatic Jazz
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Jazz, Dramatic Jazz
673496 2:54 Med Slow 94   


FORET MAGIQUE - (by Jean Pascal Vielfaure)  Year: 2007
Jean Pascal Vielfaure Twin Peaks style - bass, piano, jazzy, rhythmic, hypnotic, melodic, emotional, mysterious, sad, lonely, unsettled, restrained, meloncholy, relaxing, peaceful, happiness, emotive, romantic, dreamy, chilled, Instrumental, Jazz, Dramatic Jazz
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Jazz, Dramatic Jazz
319308 3:04 Fast 158   


WE ARE EASILY AMUSED - (by Skip Peck)  Year: 2011
Skip Peck An eccentric and energetic jazz piano tune with electric bass, flute, drums and marimba. Instrumental, Jazz, Dramatic Jazz
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Jazz, Dramatic Jazz
714118 3:51 Medium 125   


THE THIRD MAN - (by Jonas Hornqvist)  Year: 2014
Jonas Hornqvist Dark, suspenseful, dramatic and jazzy film noir track with a vibe from the 1940's and 1950's. Featuring Piano, upright bass, oboe, fender rhoads, marimba. Ideal for creating a mysterious and thrilling scene or a private investigator scene. Instrumental, Jazz, Dramatic Jazz
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track (Suspenseful and dramatic) - Jazz, Dramatic Jazz
703833 1:23 Slow 70   


WHILE THE CITY SLEEPS - (by Texas Music Forge)  Year: 2012
Texas Music Forge Muted trumpet over standup bass and piano chords is the music you imagine you could hear if you open the window of your flat in the city and can hear the voices of the night. Strong candidate for film, TV, radio sweep, website video or ads for cosmetics, luxury goods, cars, liquor, technology, Instrumental, Jazz, Dramatic Jazz
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Bed - Jazz, Dramatic Jazz
553239 0:51 Medium 120   
Variation (:45 edit) - Jazz, Dramatic Jazz
549887 0:46 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   


SMOKE AND NOIR - (by Wolftooth)  Year: 2015
Wolftooth Very smokey and seductive jazz inspired track perfect for film noir, detective, 40's, 50's gumshoe, passion and lust. Could be a short cue from the movie Chinatown. Instrumental, Jazz, Dramatic Jazz
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
30sec - Jazz, Dramatic Jazz
709681 0:39 Slow 64   


ETUDE NUMBER 39 - (by Kent Scott Carter)  Year: 2011
Kent Scott Carter Free form jazz instrumental. Avante garde piece great for a mystery or detective thriller. Instrumental, Jazz, Dramatic Jazz
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
60sec - Jazz, Dramatic Jazz
472968 1:04 Slow 60   


ECOS - (by Visual Works)  Year: 2013
Visual Works Synergy music collaboration project. Duo with Juan Carlos Sirvent and virtual alternative fusion jazz band into a sensual and inspirational atmosphere excited Acoustic guitar, contrabajo, cimbals, french horn. Ballad hot fusion jazz alternative. relaxed and bright. Instrumental, Jazz, Dramatic Jazz
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Jazz, Dramatic Jazz  
632120 5:58 Medium 110   


LONE CLARINET - (by Mark Allaway)  Year: 2011
Mark Allaway Solo clarinet bathed in reverb gives a spacious and a slightly melancholic ambience to this emotive track. Lonely reflection surrounds you as the melodies and phrases quietly weave their way through the ether to join you. Also available as a Sting. Jazz, blues, Soundscapes, Instrumental, Jazz, Dramatic Jazz
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Jazz, Dramatic Jazz
499064 1:22 Med Slow 96   
Stinger - Jazz, Jazz (pending cat.)
499065 0:11   


SATIN BLUES - (by Sixteenth Moon)  Year: 2012
Sixteenth Moon An exquisite, seductive bluesy piece for sultry sax and smooth jazz orchestra. Imagine John Coltrane meets Nina Simone. Perfect for sexy scenes, smoky jazz clubs, and adverts for perfume, rich chocolate and high end products. 1940s detective story, backroom card game, Vegas action, femme fatale, Instrumental, Jazz, Dramatic Jazz
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
60sec (Sensual & Alluring) - Jazz, Dramatic Jazz
564379 1:03 Slow 60   


SAM SPADE - (by Andy L)  Year: 2013
Andy L This cool jazz noir style track takes you back in time to the detective stories of the 40's and 50's. Features sultry piano, laid back double bass, jazzy guitar licks, magical flute and light brushes. Works well in moody scenes featuring dark streets, smokey cafe's, private eye, alleyways, New York, Instrumental, Jazz, Cool Jazz
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Jazz, Cool Jazz  
595069 2:19 Med Slow 100   
60sec (Edit) - Jazz, Dramatic Jazz  
595072 1:03 Med Slow 100   


MILES AWAY - (by Mark Dorricott)  Year: 2014
Mark Dorricott Transporting, immersive and calming music, taking a reflective journey far from home. A totally relaxing new jazz ambient vibe. Comforting and warming. A match for a contemplative / calm film scene, maybe a Neo-Noir film similar to Blade Runner etc, or high end retail/spa music. Instrumental, Jazz, Dramatic Jazz
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Jazz, Dramatic Jazz
638272 3:59 Med Slow 90   


RAINY NIGHT - (by Cauchemar)  Year: 2011
Cauchemar A cool rhythm section and hip, contemporary jazz piano set an intimate club mood for the listener; perfect for film moods, swinging romance, and club & restaurant environments! Complex chord voicings and a swinging percussive groove top off the night with this Post-bop hit! Instrumental, Jazz, Dramatic Jazz
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Jazz, Dramatic Jazz  
505567 2:02 Med Slow 80   


MUSIC YOU CAN'T HAVE - (by Tao & Sound)  Year: 2016
Tao & Sound Music You Can't Have is a positive noir free jazz. Useful for investigation scenes, anytime gangster jobs and cool "work in progress" tutorial processes, it will give elegance and rhythm to your audiovisual project. It also offers a rich variability to use it split on different points of your work. Instrumental, Jazz, Dramatic Jazz
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Jazz, Dramatic Jazz
793611 5:46 Med Fast 135   


MERCY MAMA - (by Joseph Velasquez II)  Year: 2011
Joseph Velasquez II This song kind of sounds similar to an Aaron Copland song. I wrote it to be cute and fun for the ear. The song has a clarinet dixie land feel to it with great background horns and strings as well as some congas to give it a latin flavor. Instrumental, Jazz, Dramatic Jazz
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Jazz, Dramatic Jazz
458531 1:30 Medium 118   


SMOKEY NIGHT CAFE - (by John Lawrence Schick)  Year: 2014
John Lawrence Schick A smokey lusty club atmosphere. Piano, violin, and upright bass. One can feel Bogey lurking in the corner cafe table. Instrumental, Jazz, Dramatic Jazz
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Jazz, Dramatic Jazz
679074 2:15 Med Slow 90   


ETUDE NUMBER 34 - (by Kent Scott Carter)  Year: 2011
Kent Scott Carter An avante garde free form jazz instrumental. Has a very mysterious and slightly ominous quality that would fit well with a dark indie scene. Instrumental, Jazz, Dramatic Jazz
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Jazz, Dramatic Jazz
472928 1:15 Slow 60   


SHE WALKS IN BEAUTY - (by Texas Music Forge)  Year: 2012
Texas Music Forge Hot jazz "tap" rhythm serviced by upright bass and snare supports a "beat poet" take on Lord Byron's ode to beauty. Add in a smokin' harmonica solo and you've got a singular track that makes a statement in movie, TV, ads for cosmetics, fashion, store sales or any celebrations of feminine beauty. Male Vocals, Jazz, Jazzabilly
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track (Lyrics by Lord Byron) - Jazz, Jazzabilly
553564 3:14 Med Slow 100   
60sec (:60 arrangement) - Jazz, Dramatic Jazz
553660 0:59 Med Slow 100   


ONE SUMMER EVENING - (by Alien Dream Park)  Year: 2015
Alien Dream Park Piano, congas, sax, brass ensemble, strings and synths provide a Caribbean flavor to this tune. Perfect for a tropical dance number, or romantic tropical commercial. Instrumental, Jazz, Dramatic Jazz
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Jazz, Dramatic Jazz  
745760 3:10 Med Fast 133   


WILD JUNGLE SPIRITS - (by Adagio Music)  Year: 2014
Adagio Music Big, brash, and punchy track featuring a hard charging tenor sax riff over a powerful and funky drum groove melding into a sensuous flute melody. Great music for dramatic effects, getting attention, cut scenes, violent or spirited actions for media projects in film, TV, advertising, entertainment et, Instrumental, Jazz, Dramatic Jazz
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Jazz, Dramatic Jazz
700945 1:06 Med Fast 146   


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   


LOOKING FOR A CLUE - (by Gustavo Coutinho)  Year: 2016
Gustavo Coutinho Atmospheric jazz with a mysterious feeling, a touching of suspense. Imagine a detective carefully looking for a clue in a house. Perfect for crime scene and detective games, mobile games, crime, police investigation. Mellow piano scales, apprehensive melodies on wind instruments. Instrumental, Jazz, Dramatic Jazz
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track (Full Instrumental Track) - Jazz, Dramatic Jazz
800163 2:08 Slow 70   
Loop (Full Loop) - Jazz, Dramatic Jazz
800162 1:16 Slow 70   


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   


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   


VOCAL JAZZ SYMPHONY - (by Alexander Khaskin)  Year: 2010
Alexander Khaskin Fun, comedic, all voices jazz composition, A Capella, Jazz, Dramatic Jazz
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Jazz, Dramatic Jazz
425264 1:59 Med Fast 132   


HORN OF PLENTY - (by Tom Dwyer)  Year: 2011
Tom Dwyer Horn of Plenty is a full horn section playing full out. A jazzy arrangment with a bit of marching music. Smooth horns with real soul. Instrumental, Jazz, Dramatic Jazz
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Jazz, Dramatic Jazz
503562 1:14 Medium 110   


COPS 'N' ROBBERS - (by James Mulvale)  Year: 2011
James Mulvale Moody, chilling cops and robbers piece. Think a 1930s car chase, black and white, gangsters and speakeasys on every corner, and a hard-nosed cop. This track has plenty of character and is a good stand-alone piece as well as background music. Instrumental, Jazz, Dramatic Jazz
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Jazz, Dramatic Jazz
504963 4:22 Medium 120   


MELLOW JAZZ (60S EDIT) - (by A-P-M Productions)  Year: 2008
A-P-M Productions Slow, reflective jazz track with melancholic piano chords, vibraphone melody and string section accompaniment. Instrumental, Jazz, Cool Jazz
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
60sec - Jazz, Cool Jazz
327188 1:01 Med Slow 82   
Stinger - Jazz, Cool Jazz
327185 0:11 Fast 169   
15sec - Jazz, Cool Jazz
327186 0:16 Fast 168   
30sec - Jazz, Cool Jazz
327187 0:31 Med Slow 86   
Full Track - Jazz, Dramatic Jazz
327189 1:24 Fast 163   


NO FUNKY JAZZ HERE - (by Vincent Pace)  Year: 2012
Vincent Pace This trumpet driven, funky jazz track is perfect for the retro scene. It takes you back into the 70's setting the mood for any action or drama. The modern synth elements also makes this track perfect for supporting the tension of any chase scene. When listening to this track, think of 'Shaft'. Instrumental, Jazz, Dramatic Jazz
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Jazz, Dramatic Jazz  
525816 2:10 Med Slow 97   


JUST CHARGE IT - (by Skip Peck)  Year: 2012
Skip Peck A quirky and dramatic melody framed by a very chromatic series of chords, featuring piano, vibes, bass and drums. Instrumental, Jazz, Dramatic Jazz
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Jazz, Dramatic Jazz
674586 2:32 Med Fast 143   


BEAT THE CLOCK (FULL) - (by Ian Kirton)  Year: 2010
Ian Kirton Medium paced, laid back, lounge jazz creating a light, stylish feel with a slight air of suspicion. Cool but busy bass line intro leads to smooth Rhodes, choppy guitars and lazy trombone over percussive rhythm. Lead guitar melody comes in at 02.15. Instrumental, Jazz, Dramatic Jazz
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
17 Mixes Available
533479 3:05 Med Slow 100   


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