Best Jazz Artists

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41Coleman HawkinsV1 Comment
42Thelonious 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.

43Michael BubleV1 Comment
44Max RoachV1 Comment
45Billie HolidayEleanora 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...

46Sun Ra

Aw yeah I love his space themed music! How was this not on the list?! Atlantis, Lanquidity and Space is the Place are amazing albums. - SammySpore

47Richard Cheese
48Stacey Kent
49Harry Connick, Jr

This should be higher up! Anyone! - CandySmith

50Joe Pass
51Nikki Yanofsky

Incredible, vote! She sung the 210 Olympic theme song! - Bigpickleman

Amazing Artist, deserves to be in the top 20!

52Glenn Miller
53Jelly Roll Morton

You people don't know Jazz! This guy created it and he's lower than Amy Winehouse?

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54Johnny Hodges
55Ziad Rahbani
56Art Blakey
57Fats Waller
58Sarah Vaughan
59Toots Thielemans

91 years old and still performing! King of jazz harmonica

60George Gershwin
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