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You’re hosting a swanky cocktail party, and what goes better with cocktails than a snazzy Sinatra-inspired mix? At this point, pretty much everything. Nothing whatsoever against the great Frank Sinatra, but let’s move beyond the Rat Pack jazz mixes at cocktail parties, shall we?
Our Chillin’ Sippin’ & Loungin’ mix throws out some funky beats, jazzy numbers, and low-key vibes to get your guests tapping their feet to the music. So put away your stand-by jazz CD and tee up some modern jazz, soul.
More About the Music
Introseduction by Miguel Migs – Miguel Migs is a deep house DJ, producer and musician from San Francisco, California.
If She Only Knew by Kevin Yost – Jazz and house-electronic fusion from the album Original Mix, produced by Kevin Yost.
Fooling Myself by King Kooba – Breakbeat funk collective King Kooba is led by former Neneh Cherry and Howie B. cohort Charlie Tate and producer DJ Shuff (Matt Harris).
Shake It Loose by Dolphin Boy – A series of music compilations by French-Tunisian Claude Challe, DJ and co-founder - Raymond Visan, and along with Thierry Begue.
Heidi Bruehl by Tosca – From Tosca’s “friendlier” album, J.A.C., a combination of downtempo and jazz.
Anna (El Negro Zumbon) by Pink Martini – This Portland group draws inspiration from music around the world, crossing genres of classical, jazz and old-fashioned pop.
Sambossa by Jazzelicious – Jazzelicious, aka The Tao of Groove, aka Holmes remixes jazz with downtempo house music.
Summer Fun by Koop – Oscar Simonsson and Magnus Zingmark make up this electronic jazz duo from Sweden.
Don't Look Back by Télépopmusik – Télépopmusik is a French electronic trio comprised of Fabrice Dumont, Stephan Haeri and Christophe Hetier. You may remember their song "Breathe" from a commercial for Mitsubishi Outlander in 2003.
Keep You Kimi by Hird – DJ Christoffer Berg combines melodic harmonies with jazzy downtempo house with lyrics and vocals by Yukimi.
La Maison by Gabin – The Italian duo of Filippo Clary and Max Bottini took their name from Jean Gabin, a French actor of the ‘30s and40s.
Soul Sauce (Guacha Guaro) by Cal Tjader – Cal was a latin vibraphone jazz musician from the ‘40s through the ‘80s.
Jardin D'Hiver by Keren Ann – Keren is a singer, songwriter, composer, producer and sound designer based largely in Paris, Tel-Aviv and New York.
That Ole Devil Called Love by Alison Moyet – Quite a departure from her New Wave "Don't Go" days with ‘80s band, Yaz.
Amor by Miguel Zenón – Miguel is an alto saxophonist, composer and bandleader.
Take 2 Blue by Bitter:Sweet – From their debut album, The Mating Game, by baroque trip-hop duo Shana Halligan (vocals, lyrics and composes) and Kiran Shahani (producer).
Everybody Loves The Sunshine by Destruments – Destruments is a talented young band that captures the spirit of Tower of Power as well as the current trends in popular urban music.
Weather Storm by Massive Attack – Robert “3D” Del Naja and Grand “Daddy G” Marshall are Massive Attack, a British DJ and trip hop duo from Bristol, England.
Gone Baby, Don’t Be Long by Erykah Badu – Erykah Badu is a Grammy Award-winning American singer-songrater, record producer, activist and actress. Her work includes elements of R&B, hip hop and jazz.
Les Portes Du Souvenir by Les Nubians – Sisters Hélène and Célia Faussart are Les Nubians, a Grammy-nominated R&B duo from Paris, France.
The Morning Side of Love by Chico Hamilton – From the album Blue Note Trip Jazzanova: Lookin’ Back/Movin’ On. Jazzanova, a German DJ/production team, compiled this collection of classic tracks from the archives of Blue Note Records, one of America’s greatest jazz labels.