Be it bebop, classic, or vocal, jazz is joltin’ the nightlife scene worldwide.

CHICAGO: The classy Peninsula Hotel employs chanteuse Stephanie Browning to swing the lobby every Friday and Saturday night. (312) 337-2888,

SEATTLE: The cabaret club Jazz Alley nearly doubled in size to accommodate crowds for David Benoit and Dr. John, who are slated this month. (206) 441-9729,

NEW YORK: Fresh from a CD release, vocalist and former Wynton Marsalis pianist Loston Harris plays Bemelmans Bar at the Carlyle Hotel. (212) 744-1600,

SHANGHAI: Local renowned jazz vocalist Shadow draws fans to Jazz 37, the penthouse club in the new Four Seasons Shanghai boasting dazzling skyline views. 011-86-21-6256-8888,