Aug 20, 2010 8:36 AM
You know that grown-up party you're planning; the one you hope evokes no memories of a college kegger? Well, this is the kind of sophisticated music you want playing in the background. It doesn't matter if you think you like jazz, Playboy Jazz After Dark ($50/two-disc set) will get under your skin. It makes jazz accessible to those of us who are just now dipping our toe into the genre.