The season of spring has been a fruitful muse for some of the most influential songwriters in history.

It’s a time of year that’s rich with symbolism. Springtime means renewal, it means growth, it means rejuvenation and it means new life. It’s full of birds chirping, flowers blooming and the sun shining longer and brighter than it has in months. The beauty of music is a natural fit.

Here are 12 classic jazz tunes for your listening enjoyment this spring.