Every jazz enthusiast points to Paris as the cornerstone for the most vibrant and authentic jazz experiences in the world. The long, amorous history between Paris and jazz makes it the final destination for those hoping to hear this eclectic genre in its purest form. Let Dats guide steer you towards the hottest musical hideouts in town.
DUC DES LOMBARDS
Immerse yourself in the heart and soul of pianists and composers like Florian Pelissiers at this revered jazz haven. If you're looking for the inside tip, consider waiting after the second musical set for Lois the bartender and enjoy one of his creative cocktails.
This jazz hub attracts eclectic, curious crowds that seek incredible performances from some of the biggest names in jazz, alongside fresh talent breaking into the scene. The only downside? Prepare for a 20-minute wait.
LE CAVEAU DE LA HUCHETTE
This striking medieval cellar has been a peculiar and beloved local favorite for over 60 years. After the jazz shows, early-hours performances move in a swing, disco, rock and soul direction, so there's something for the whole gang.
LE BAISER SALÉ
From traditional to fusion jazz, this old-school location sends music directly from instrument to audience without amplifying the sound. You better have a good ear and authentic interest in music to appreciate this place at its best!
You just stumbled upon one of the most iconic jazz spots in Paris! Many jazz personalities have graced its' stage, including Chet Baker, Dizzy Gillespie, and more. Even Prince performed several times at this warm and special retreat!
It's not a typical jazz club, and that's just the way the hip, young crowd likes it. Come here to enjoy the experimental sounds from a new era of Parisian jazz players. Plus? Free entry and affordable drinks!
In the heart of the Latin district, this charming cozy jazz club and restaurant offers music appreciable by any type of ear. Before you leave, don't forget to sign the ceiling!