Raise Your Standards: Jazz Music for Kids

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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.

Putumayo Kids: New Orleans Playground

Though it’s been out for over ten years, we think no jazz for kids collection is complete without a mention of this classic compilation from Putumayo Kids. Full of danceable tracks including Fats Domino’s “Whole Lotta’ Lovin’” and Buckwheat Zydeco’s “Skip to My Blues” you can cue this one up again and again when you want that Mardi Gras vibe in your own living room.

Learn more about the Putumayo Kids collection here.

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

—Amber Guetebier

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