Below are five classic jazz songs about lost love. Hang in there! There are plenty of fish in the sea! Let some jazz legends soothe you while you get used to being single for a while.
In 1962 John Coltrane and his classic quartet, featuring drummer Elvin Jones, pianist McCoy Tyner, and bassist Jimmy Garrison put a damper on their intense jams and showed their sensitive sides with the album Ballads. Coltrane wrote the book on how to play a ballad with this album.
Sonny Rollins brings his usual quirky charm to this otherwise brooding ballad on his renowned Saxophone Collosus from 1956.