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The 60 Most Romantic Jazz Wedding Songs And First Dances!

Last Updated: 12th May 2022

Whether you want an enduring first dance song, a perfect love song for your wedding ceremony or a sweet and sophisticated accompaniment to your drinks reception, there’s nothing quite like a selection of jazz wedding songs to set the scene for a classy and elegant day!

Jazz classics are absolutely ideal as a first dance. They’re timeless and hopelessly romantic, making them the perfect choice for this special moment. You’ll never regret choosing a song by one of the greats like Frank Sinatra, Ella Fitzgerald or Nina Simone, as the lyrics of their songs ring as true today as they did the day they were written.

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The beauty of jazz wedding songs is that they can bring any style of wedding to life. Whether you’ve booked a swanky hotel and plan to have Champagne and canapés, or are having a relaxed garden party for your drinks reception, your guests will appreciate the chic feel that this style of music will bring to the occasion.

Below, we’ve listed our favourite jazz and swing love songs for your wedding. You might fall in love with one for your first dance or decide to play others throughout your day.

Can’t Take My Eyes Off You – Andy Williams

You’re My Everything – Nat King Cole

Love Is Here to Stay – Tony Bennett feat. Diana Krall

Fly Me to the Moon – Frank Sinatra

I’m Glad There Is You – Sarah Vaughan

I Get A Kick Out Of You – Frank Sinatra

It’s a Wonderful Time for Love – Norah Jones

Let There Be Love – Nat King Cole

Love at First Sight – Michael Bublé

Loving You – Shirley Horn

Cheek to Cheek – Fred Astaire

Let’s Do It (Let’s Fall In Love) – Ella Fitzgerald

The Very Thought of You – Nat King Cole

Love Me Tender – Elvis Presley

It Amazes Me – Blossom Dearie

She – Elvis Costello

My One and Only Love – John Coltrane

I Only Have Eyes for You – Michael Bublé

The First Time Ever I Saw Your Face – Roberta Flack

The Way You Look Tonight – Frank Sinatra

How Sweet It Is to Be In Love – Johnny Hartman

What a Wonderful World – Louis Armstrong

It Had to Be You – Frank Sinatra

Wonderful Tonight – Eric Clapton

All Of You – Helen Merrill

You Brought a New Kind of Love to Me – Frank Sinatra

I’ve Got a Crush on You – Frank Sinatra

You’ll Always Be The One I Love – Dean Martin

Because Of You – Tony Bennett

Let’s Fall In Love – Dinah Washington

Unforgettable – Nat King Cole

Our Love is Here to Stay – Ella Fitzgerald

I’ve Got You Under My Skin – Frank Sinatra

The Look Of Love – Diana Krall

The Sunshine Of Love – Louis Armstrong

I’m In The Mood For Love – Louis Armstrong

Love You Madly – Ella Fitzgerald

You Go to My Head – Billie Holiday

I Can’t Believe That You’re In Love With Me – Billie Holiday

Till There Was You – Etta Jones

Misty – Sarah Vaughan

I’ll Be Seeing You – Jimmy Durante

Never Quit Loving You – Jill Barber

My Funny Valentine – Frank Sinatra

At Last – Etta James

The Nearness Of You – Frank Sinatra

Dream A Little Dream Of Me – Louis Armstrong and Ella Fitzgerald

When I Fall In Love – Nat King Cole

My Baby Just Cares For Me – Nina Simone

You Don’t Know What Love Is – Chet Baker

The Man I Love – Billie Holiday

A Sunday Kind Of Love – Etta James

Who Loves You? – Billie Holiday feat. Teddy Wilson

You’re My Thrill – Billie Holiday

Feeling Good – Nina Simone

Moonlight Serenade – Frank Sinatra

I’m In The Mood For Love – Julie London

L-O-V-E – Nat King Cole

You Do Something To Me – Ella Fitzgerald

A Kiss to Build a Dream On – Louis Armstrong

Of course, hiring a jazz band will elevate your wedding even further. Sumptuous background music is their speciality during the day and in the evening these talented jazz musicians will wow the crowd as they perform breathtaking live renditions of the classics or modern songs with an upbeat and jazzy twist – as well as your first dance! On top of that, they’ll arrive dressed like they’ve stepped straight out of the Great Gatsby!

You don’t have to hire a full band to get the live jazz experience. A Rat-Pack and jazz singer will treat your guests with songs from crooners such as Dean Martin and Michael Bublé. Hiring one is a great way to create an unforgettable vibe!

If you’d love to bring your day to life with a live jazz band or singer, give us a bell on 0800 53 000 35 to discuss your needs or fill in the quick enquiry form on your chosen act’s profile and we’ll get back to you ASAP!

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