Top Jazz Bars in Singapore

October 18, 2023

Discover Singapore's Hidden Jazz Gems

Singapore, a city that beautifully blends tradition and modernity, offers a vibrant and diverse nightlife scene for both locals and visitors. For those who appreciate the soothing melodies and soulful rhythms of jazz, Singapore has some hidden gems that will make your evenings unforgettable. Let's take a tour of these delightful jazz enclaves.

Simply Jazz: Where Jazz Lovers Unite

Photo: Nicholas Lim โ€ข Zelda Tatiana โ€ข Noon Goh โ€ข Simply Jazz by Tin Box

Located in an intimate setting, Simply Jazz is poised to become the ultimate haven for jazz enthusiasts. Headlined by the resilient godfather of jazz, Jeremy Monteiro, this venue offers a diverse range of jazz genres, from Latin and bebop to contemporary and straight-up jazz. With world-class acoustics, seasoned musicians, and emerging talents from the local jazz scene, Simply Jazz is your gateway to musical merriment. As you enjoy the music, savor a wide array of pan-Asian cuisine that will tantalize your taste buds.

Simply Jazz by Tin Boxโ€

30 Victoria St, #B1-03/04 Chijmes, Singapore 187996

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The Whiskey Library and Jazz Club: For the Jazz and Whiskey Connoisseur

Photo: Angela Y โ€ข Jyotsna Rebeiro โ€ข Whiskey Library & Jazz Club

If your ideal evening involves the sweet serenade of silky jazz tunes and the refined taste of fine whiskeys, The Whiskey Library and Jazz Club should be on your must-visit list. Every Friday and Saturday, the Quartet jazz group brings soulful tunes to life, encompassing bebop, ballads, and blues. In this posh lounge, you can indulge in over 1,000 bottles of whiskeys and pair your smooth drams with French-influenced Pan-Asian cuisine. Remember, doors open at 5 pm, so be sure to make your reservations in advance for an unforgettable experience.

Whiskey Library & Jazz Club

39 Syed Alwi Rd, at The Vagabond Club, Singapore 207630

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Maduro: A Haven for Jazz and Cocktails

Photo: Maduro โ€ข Stanley Chan โ€ข Benson Kong ้พš่€€้ธฟ

For a dose of jazz and cocktails, head to Maduro, Dempsey's latest addition. This cocktail bar and listening lounge features a live music program dedicated to all your favorite classics. It boasts an extensive collection of scotch, whiskeys from around the world, and wine vintages. You can also enjoy the occasional inventive concoctions. Additionally, Maduro has an invite-only private den where you can leave your inhibitions at the door.

Maduro

2 Bukit Manis Rd, Lower Lobby of Sofitel Singapore Sentosa, 099891

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Astor Bar: New York Jazz Vibes in Singapore

Photo: Yala Jr โ€ข Nikhil Durgani โ€ข Daniel Lim

If you've ever dreamt of experiencing the ambiance of a New York jazz club in Singapore, Astor Bar at the St Regis Singapore is the place to be. With deep red walls and plush leather seats, it's the perfect setting for jazz nights. Rhythm and blues extraordinaire Ron Sinclair takes the stage every evening from 6 pm until late, captivating guests with his soulful crooning and bewitching piano skills.

Astor Bar

29 Tanglin Road, The St. Regis Singapore, Lobby Level, 247912

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Bob's Bar: Cuban Charm and Sweet Jazz

Photo: S Chan โ€ข Bob's Bar โ€ข Smart Traveller โ€ข Michelle Cronin โ€ข Paul P

Bob's Bar offers a delightful blend of mojitos, Cubanos, Latin music, and sweet jazz. With a menu that includes rum-based cocktails and a range of bar bites, you can savor everything from wagyu beef sliders to exotic Ensalada Serrana. The live house band adds a shot of Cuban charm over the weekends. Don't forget to enjoy your sundown cocktails on the alfresco terrace, where you can sip in style.

Bob's Bar

1 The Knolls, 098297

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Blu Jaz Cafe: The Corner of Jazz and Elegance

Photo: K. Marchan โ€ข JAO NK โ€ข Alzerius Groumf โ€ข Blu Jaz , Bali Lane โ€ข Alex Leong

Nestled at the corner of Bali Lane, Blu Jaz Cafรฉ is impossible to miss, thanks to its bright blue neon lights. This alfresco joint consistently attracts a bustling crowd, both young and old, with its regular live music sets. Expect to see household jazz names and impressive young talents like keyboardist Aya Sekine and saxophonist Nicole Duffell gracing the stage. Keep an eye on their socials for updates on their music programs.

Blu Jaz , Bali Lane

11 Bali Ln, Singapore 189848

Singapore may be known for its stunning architecture and delicious street food, but its jazz scene is equally impressive. These hidden jazz gems offer unforgettable evenings filled with music, delicious cuisine, and a touch of sophistication. Whether you're a jazz aficionado or just looking for a unique night out, these venues are waiting to enchant your senses and leave you with unforgettable memories.

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