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Stressless Jazz Chair Medium by Ekornes


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Stressless Jazz Chair Medium, Leather
by Ekornes Stressless

At A Glance:
Designed with comfort and function in mind, the Stressless Jazz Chair is the direct result of more than 35 years of refining what Ekornes has preached all along. Though very contemporary in its overall design, the round base and smooth steel frame pays tribute to the original Jazz Chair from 1971. The Stressless Jazz Chair and ottoman can be adjusted to match your height, while adding or removing the three base rings allows you to choose between short, medium and tall sitting heights.

What's To Like:
The recline function (the Glide System) reacts to shifts in your body weight. This means you never have to hold tension in your body, like you would in many other recliners. Your head, neck, and shoulders are supported well by the Stressless Jazz Chair's headrest. The headrest moves with the chair to keep your head supported in a reading position with your neck muscles relaxed. As an alternative, you can drop the headrest if you'd like to lie almost fully flat. The Plus system within the chair controls lumbar region support, so that whenever you need it, the chair moves to support your lower back. And all that's not even getting into the way the chair looks! It's refined-looking, like it belongs in the home of someone who appreciates the finer things - like you do.

What's Not to Like:
We're not going to be able to knock this recliner's comfort. It's simply comfortable. So it's all a matter of taste at this point. If you don't like its look, then that's what's not to like. We don't think that the price tag is an issue here because of the incredible value a Stressless recliner is in terms of comfort and durability.

The Bottom Line:
With a striking combination of comfort, function, and balanced good looks, the Stressless Jazz Chair is the direct result of more than 35 years of refining what Ekornes has preached all along. Slightly contemporary in its overall design, the wood frame and plush upholstery are reminders of the Stressless Jazz Chair's luxurious quality.

Ekornes introduced the Stressless chair in 1971, meticulously developing and designing the chair to provide your body with the ultimate in comfort and support while sitting upright or reclined. This revolutionary design has made Stressless the ultimate recliner for the past 35 years.


  • Chair dimensions: 39-43" h x 33.1" w x 29.5" d
  • Ottoman dimensions: 17.75" h x 21.5" w x 14.75" d
  • Seat height: 17.3" h
  • Stressless Glide System: allows you to adjust the glide setting so you can automatically shift to any seating position by simply using your body weight.
  • Plus System: automatically provides correct support for your head and lumbar area in all positions. The lower back support adjusts in parallel with the headrest, so you can enjoy perfect support, whether you are sitting in an upright or reclining position.
  • ErgoAdapt: seat tilts down automatically the moment you sit down, providing the most comfortable sitting angle. If you prefer to lie down, the seat elevates to the completely flat position.
  • Upholstered in your choice of leather or fabric
  • Cushioned with two layers of foam
  • Glide system within the chair is made of sturdy steel
  • Strong, high-quality bent plywood base swivels and provides excellent stability

Materials & Measurements

Recliner: 39-43" h x 33.1" w x 29.5" d
Seat Height: 17.3" h
Ottoman: 17.75" h x 21.5" w x 14.75" d

Materials & Fabrics:
To get a closer look at the upholstery options and wood finishes for the Stressless Jazz Chair, visit our Ekornes Stressless Materials Library.

About The Manufacturer

Ekornes StresslessEkornes® Stressless®

Comfort is the primary goal of the entire Stressless line. Since 1971, when they first introduced themselves to the world, Ekornes has been interested in bringing the world's most comfortable seating experience to a wider and wider audience.

Ekornes is a Norwegian company, and they made their name and reputation on the Stressless line of home furnishings. While the Stressless Recliner is undoubtedly their most significant product in a historical sense, the Ekornes Stressless Sofa concedes no ground when it comes to the three most important aspects of home furnishing design; comfort, support, and style. In this sense the sofas are not redundant products, but serious and inspired variations and continuations on a theme; total comfort, total relaxation, total balance and fit. The principles of the Ekornes lines were laid out in detail with the first recliners, but only with the advent of the Ekornes Stressless Sofa has the fullness of their vision come into clear focus.

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Comments about Ekornes Stressless Jazz Chair and Ottoman, Medium:

...the world? If so, I haven't sat in it yet. Simple, beautiful, luxurious and comfortable. It is exactly as advertised. It's certainly pricey, but so it's just excellent. Also, customer service at SmartFurniture has been transparent and exceptionally helpful.

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Shipping & Delivery

Inside Delivery: $343.60 per item

In home delivery is a great way to have large and fragile items delivered inside your home or office! When your order reaches the local station in your area, the delivery agent will call to schedule a day and time specific appointment. The item will be delivered by two trained furniture movers and placed inside your room of choice (includes a flight of stairs).

Quick-ship chairs arrive within 4-6 weeks from the date of purchase. Otherwise, chairs are made to order and arrive in 8-12 weeks.

For additional information, please see our shipping and delivery policies page.

Product Q&A

Q: The Stressless Jazz Chair in this medium size seems a bit too short for me around my neck and shoulders. Are there other sizes available?
A: Yes! The Stressless Jazz Chair is available in a Large version.

Q: Is the ottoman included in your price?
A: Correct. The price you see is for both the Jazz chair and ottoman together.

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    Is the seat height adjustable? I sat in the Sunrise chair at a store and it seemed too low to the ground as I am 6 feet tall so I need something where the seat height from the ground is higher.
    Asked on 8/15/2015 by Nick

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    • Smart Furniture Staff Reviewer


      The seat height is not automatically adjustable on the Sunrise (16.5"), or any other Ekornes recliner. However, the Blues (med.) can be adjusted up to 18.5" for seat height when being set-up by adding the included height rings, and the Jazz (med.) can be adjusted the same way up to 19".

      For standard seating that cannot be adjusted, the tallest seats would be:
      Metro Tall (Med.) 18.5"
      City Tall (Med.) 18.5"
      Spirit (Lg.) 18"

      Answered on 8/17/2015 by Karen G. from Smart Furniture
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Ekornes guarantees the internal mechanism of our recliners for a period of 10 years from the date of purchase of the product. The 10 year guarantee covers the Plus™-system and the internal metal frame, including the metal springs and gliding system. It does not cover damage to leather or woodwork or any faults or damage caused by the use of the product other than in accordance with the manufacturer's recommendations, as well as any faults or damage arising from any repairs made by any persons not authorized by the manufacturer.