If a trip to the Big Easy for Mardi Gras isn’t on your list of weekend must-dos, we’ve found the next best thing with a collection of jazz albums for kids. From the traditional NOLA jazzy flare to soothing lullabies, these latests and greatest collections will leave your kiddos wanting more…music! Click through the gallery to discover some of our favorites.

JoJo & The Pinecones: Night and Day

If the name isn’t enough to get your attention, press play and you’ll soon learn why this jazzy kid’s group is drawing audiences of all ages to their live shows. Also known as the “jazzed-up, popped-up” Joelle & The Pinehurst Trio, this all ages alter-ego, JoJo & The Pinecones will not disappoint. Highly trained jazz musicians, their blend of Americana, folk and pop will have your kids declaring their love for jazz again and again. Their new album, Night and Day, even includes a guest appearance with Jazzy Ash.

Visit them online at jojopinecones.com to find out if they are coming to a town hall near you.


What’s your favorite jazz for kids? Share your thoughts with us in the comments below. 

—Amber Guetebier

all photos courtesy the artists or Amazon