Best Jazz Artists

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21 Al Di Meola
22 Dizzy Gillespie
23 Charlie Christian
24 Chet Baker

Brilliant and very talented trumpeter/singer who lived through his music. His music could completely wrench your heart but sound so sweet and heavenly all at the same time.

25 The Modern Jazz Quartet
26 Wes Montgomery Wes Montgomery

He helped introduce jazz to popular music.

Easily the greatest Jazz guitarist who ever lived. And when you think that he just played with his thumb for picking and three fingers for fretting... damn. Spectacular

27 George Benson George Benson

I'm thinking George Benson should be a lot higher then 17 not only does he hum the solo but plays it. Very gifted note for not guitarist (Plus he plays clean undistorted for the most part lead AND RYTHEM Guitar simultaneously. Goerge for #1

come on guys. George is a great fusion of jazz and soul. Just take a listen to Give Me The Night. he is the king. - fireinside96

31? Really wow you have to be kidding me. I expected him to be in at least the top 5 - Sabbath

28 Dave Brubeck
29 Stan Getz V 1 Comment
30 Bill Evans

One of the best jazz pianist

31 Ornette Coleman
32 Nat King Cole Nat King Cole Nathaniel Adams Coles, known professionally as Nat King Cole, was an American singer who first came to prominence as a leading jazz pianist.
33 Robbie Williams Robbie Williams V 1 Comment
34 Wayne Shorter
35 Jamie Cullum

Momentum is his momentum on Jazz

36 Marcus Miller
37 Julie London

Best Female singer in my opinion... I love her song called, Cry me a river it is soft and relaxing and is full of great emotion with her voice and the lyrics in the song... The song will give you strong emotional feel I guarantee it.

38 Thelonious Monk

His style of piano playing is unique. Each person in his quartet is so talented. He has the best jazz quartet I have ever heard in my life.

Perhaps my favorite jazz pianist

39 Vagif Mustafazadeh

His works... Life itself... I can't describe. Just listen, dream and enjoy the harmony of music... - Yunis

40 Billie Holiday Billie Holiday Eleanora Fagan, professionally known as Billie Holiday, was an American jazz musician and singer-songwriter with a career spanning nearly thirty years.

Are you guys kidding me? Billie Holiday is one of the jazz greats! Everything about her is amazing... Her signature style of singing half a beat behind but never off tune and the obvious pain and experience in her voice as she sings. Honestly... When she sings it lets you know that no one will ever sing like that again... The era of great jazz singers is over...

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