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Saturday of Memorial Day weekend is celebrated as International Jazz Day. The holiday was created to honor jazz history, music and musicians, and in honor of the day, The Spec has created a mix to do just that.

Listen below to some of our favorite jazz songs and musicians…

ALEXIS’ PICKS:

<a href="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JGb5IweiYG8?hl=en"><img src="http://thespecblog.com/wp-content/plugins/images/play-tub.png" alt="Play" style="border:0px;" /></a>Artist: Peggy Lee | Song:  Fever

<a href="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OfJRX-8SXOs?hl=en"><img src="http://thespecblog.com/wp-content/plugins/images/play-tub.png" alt="Play" style="border:0px;" /></a>Artist: Nina Simone | Song:  Feeling Good

<a href="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=m5TwT69i1lU?hl=en"><img src="http://thespecblog.com/wp-content/plugins/images/play-tub.png" alt="Play" style="border:0px;" /></a>Artist: Louis Armstrong | Song:  What a Wonderful World

<a href="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=S1UEzL9poPM?hl=en"><img src="http://thespecblog.com/wp-content/plugins/images/play-tub.png" alt="Play" style="border:0px;" /></a>Artist: Nat King Cole | Song:  Unforgettable

<a href="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qDQpZT3GhDg?hl=en"><img src="http://thespecblog.com/wp-content/plugins/images/play-tub.png" alt="Play" style="border:0px;" /></a>Artist: Duke Ellington| Song:  It Don’t Mean a Thing


DEE’S PICKS:

<a href="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RL_P-gHxI3Y?hl=en"><img src="http://thespecblog.com/wp-content/plugins/images/play-tub.png" alt="Play" style="border:0px;" /></a>Artist: Billie Holiday | Song: Come Rain or Come Shine

<a href="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EJQv0dT_6Ls?hl=en"><img src="http://thespecblog.com/wp-content/plugins/images/play-tub.png" alt="Play" style="border:0px;" /></a>Artist: Miles Davis | Song: In Our Own Sweet Way

<a href="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tfb7m6SFcfM?hl=en"><img src="http://thespecblog.com/wp-content/plugins/images/play-tub.png" alt="Play" style="border:0px;" /></a>Artist: Stan Getz | Song: All the Things You Are

<a href="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8WP1p3mUKDw?hl=en"><img src="http://thespecblog.com/wp-content/plugins/images/play-tub.png" alt="Play" style="border:0px;" /></a>Artist: Ella Fitzgerald | Song: I’ve Got a Crush on You

<a href="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DzhHrVmTWDw?hl=en"><img src="http://thespecblog.com/wp-content/plugins/images/play-tub.png" alt="Play" style="border:0px;" /></a>Artist: Tom Waits | Song: Midnight Lullaby
Waits isn’t exactly a “jazz musician,” but the genre has heavily inspired a lot of his music.

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