There are so many jazz greats who have recorded the holiday classics that we love to hear at the end of every year.

Louis Armstrong, Ella Fitzgerald, Vince Guaraldi, Jimmy Smith, Julie London, Bill Evans, Oscar Peterson, Frank Sinatra, Kenny Burrell, Chet Baker, Bing Crosby and so many more have made their mark with seasonal favourites that remain must-haves on every Christmas playlist.

But there are also countless jazz artists in the here and now who are making their own amazing contributions to the musical repertoire of the holiday season. In this playlist, we take you through some of our favourite tunes from just this past decade — featuring many of the exciting artists who represent the present and future of jazz.

Listen to the full playlist on YouTube