jazz father daughter songs

jazz father daughter songs

Oh, Jazz music – so energizing, so soothing at the same time! So much history in it, so much talent, and so much beauty!

If you too are a big fan of jazz music, you will definitely love the idea of including at least one jazzy tune into your Big Day – and why not do it for your special Father-Daughter dance?

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Jazz Father-Daughter Songs

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Louis Armstrong – What a Wonderful World
1967, What a Wonderful World
This is an all-time favorite both when it comes to the Bride and Groom’s First Dance and when it comes to the Father-Daughter dance. A true bliss for the ears, a soothing medication for the soul, with lyrics that everyone will want to hum, and a melody that goes straight to your heart. Perfect for the moment!

I see skies of blue and clouds of white
The bright blessed days, the dark sacred nights
And I think to myself
What a wonderful world


Ella Fitzgerald feat. Louis Armstrong – They Can’t Take That Away from Me
1956, Ella and Louis
Looking for a lovely tune where Louis Armstrong’s voice is perfectly complemented by an equally amazing one? Check out this tune – the lyrics are perfect for a Father-Daughter song and the music itself will make you feel absolutely amazing.

The way your smile just beams
The way you sing off key
The way you haunt my dreams
No, no they can’t take that away from me


Etta James – My Dearest Darling
1960, At Last!
Another jazz voice you simply cannot miss out on, and a tune every jazz lover will appreciate (and not only!). You will love the sentimental tone, the beauty in the cadence of the music, and the uniqueness of the vibe given out by this song. You will absolutely love dancing with your father on this!

Whenever you need me
I’ll be there by your side
Oh, I pledge my love to you
With God as our guide


Ray Charles – Come Rain or Shine
1959, The Genius Of Ray Charles
Come rain or shine, your Pops is always going to be there for you. Always supporting you, always happy to be your counsel and your source of strength, always love you unconditionally. It’s a beautiful dedication for your dad, isn’t it?

I’m gonna love you
Like no one’s loved you
Come rain or come shine


Frank Sinatra – The Way You Look Tonight
1964, Frank Sinatra, Billy May
We couldn’t have made a list like this and not add Frank Sinatra to it, right? This tune is particularly popular at wedding Father-Daughter dances even for couples who are not necessarily searching for an actual jazz tune. It’s a song everyone knows, and a song that touches everyone’s hearts – so it’s absolutely perfect from all points of view!

When the world is cold
I will feel a glow just thinking of you
And the way you look tonight



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