France has always been supportive of the jazz movement. Since the 369th Harlem Infantry Regiment band shared their music during WWI, jazz has always been celebrated throughout France and especially in Paris! We have selected our best jazz bars in Paris...


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NEW MORNING

The most famous jazzmen have hosted show at the New Morning, including Art Blakey, Archie Shepp and Chet Baker. Currently, the New Morning features a wider variety of music, such as reggae, folk and rock. Jazz however remains a key genre at the New Morning, so don't hesitate to check their program!

Opening times vary according to their program

7-9 rue des Petites Ecuries

10th arrondissement 

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© Caveau de la Huchette

© Caveau de la Huchette

CAVEAU DE LA HUCHETTE

Located in an old medieval cellar, le Caveau de la Huchette has been a popular jazz venue for the last 60 years. Most post-war jazz celebrities have performed here. A wonderful place to dance under the stoned arch and enjoy live orchestras, acoustic soloists and big brass bands!

Open Monday to Thursday and Sunday: 9:30pm- 2:30am
Friday and Saturday: 9:30pm- 4am

5 rue de la Huchette
5th arrondissement

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© Caveau des Oubliettes

© Caveau des Oubliettes

CAVEAU DES OUBLIETTES

Don't miss their Tuesday evening jazz sessions! Such a wonderful atmosphere in the stone cave basement. One of the most atmospheric jazz venues in Paris!

52 rue Galande
5th arrondissement 

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DUC DES LOMBARDS

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© Philippe Marchin

Duc des Lombards is one of the most famous Parisian jazz spot in the city. The lineup varies, and often attracts wonderful local and international artists. 

Concerts from Monday to Saturday: 7:30pm and 9:30pm
After Hours/Jam Sessions and free admission (compulsory drinks) every Friday and Saturday from 11:30pm

42 Rue des Lombards
1st arrondissement

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SUNSET SUNSIDE

A wonderful intimate venue in the centre of Paris. It is definitely one of the cosiest jazz bar in the city of lights! 

Open 5:30pm-2am daily
Concert times vary

60 Rue des Lombards
1st arrondissement

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