Jazz that’s laid-back. Cool. Elegant. That’s The Jazz Groove. Non-commercial, listener-supported Internet radio. Free!

Among the millions of recordings that make up the almost infinite body of work that is jazz, thousands of magical songs stand out by how they make you feel.

Those inspired recordings exude elegance and sophistication while their timeless melodies cast a spell, dissolving worries and melting away stress. At The Jazz Groove, those songs - jazz's coolest - are our specialty.

The performers, songwriters and producers who’ve created Jazz Groove style music are pure genius. Treat yourself to a meticulously curated blend of jazz spanning seven decades; from national treasures like Miles Davis, Cole Porter, Quincy Jones, Billie Holiday, George Gershwin, Nat King Cole, and Ramsey Lewis to today’s luminaries including Wynton Marsalis, Diana Krall, Kurt Elling, and Joshua Redman. When you listen to The Jazz Groove you’re bathed in a deeply therapeutic, artful collection of jazz.

It takes just one click to experience bliss as you're musically elevated to a better place. Our lush tapestry of laid-back jazz is presented commercial free thanks to generous financial support from listeners like you (we receive no ad or government funding - we're 100% listener supported).

The Jazz Groove is a service of the Foundation to Advance Jazz to which contributions are tax deductible. Our mission is to dramatically expand the jazz audience. According to Nielsen, 99% of music consumption does not include jazz. That's unacceptable for America's most important contribution to the arts. We believe jazz has great potential to reach millions of new fans; our mission is to unlock and activate that audience. We're a 501(C) (3) organization dependent on the support of our listeners to be able to operate.

What’s New

Version 1.0.16

-Incremental bug fixes.

Ratings and Reviews

4.6 out of 5
17 Ratings

17 Ratings

sulla0 ,

The Jazz Groove app will not open

This app has been cutting off for several days. I have already left a message, but no feedback. This is such a good app, why won't it work?

OldOV ,

An improvement over the previous 32-bit version.

Unlike their previous version, this new 64 bit seems better able to withstand fluctuations in LTE signal strength. Whereas the prior version dropped out at 2 bars, this one holds longer. Unfortunately, they still haven’t grasped the concept of buffering.
As for the music, only the late, great KPLU Tacoma/Seattle bettered The Jazz Groove & ONLY because KPLU played a lot of vocalists. I suppose this has something to do with copyrights. An NPR affiliate, KPLU benefited from it’s quarterly fund drives plus what they received from DC.
That said, I’ve not found a better jazz app. You’d do well adding this to your collection of music apps.

zzaJLover ,

Excellent but Annoying

Excellent music selection and sound quality and easy for me to support the non-profit organization from the app. However, still has buffering issues and seems cut off if any other app opens? Definitely 5 stars if it can perform consistently.


The Foundation to Advance Jazz
29.5 MB

Requires iOS 10.3 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch.



Age Rating
Rated 4+
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