Best Male Jazz Singers of All Time


The Top Ten

1 Louis Armstrong Louis Armstrong Louis Armstrong, nicknamed Satchmo or Pops, was an American trumpeter, composer and singer who was one of the most influential figures in jazz.

Every Christmas He's playing in the Background at my house! - Curti2594

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2 Bing Crosby Bing Crosby Harry Lillis "Bing" Crosby, Jr. was an American singer and actor. Crosby's trademark warm bass-baritone voice made him the best-selling recording artist of the 20th century, having sold over one billion records, tapes, compact discs and digital downloads around the world.

To the anonymous TopTenner who makes SENSATIONAL lists: hello. I had you in mind when I made this list as you appreciate beautiful Jazz music and artists. Since I don't know your favourite male artist, I went by my own personal preference. I hope that somewhere in this list I have included yours!
Kisses. - Britgirl

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3 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.

My two favorite Christmas songs are white Christmas and the Christmas song - Ajkloth

4 Frank Sinatra Frank Sinatra Francis Albert "Frank" Sinatra was an American singer, actor, and producer who was one of the most popular and influential musical artists of the 20th century.

You are so adorable BritGirl. Have a gorgeous day as well. )

Why he isn't the first one he is the real first one

I really apreciate his ambition and talent and everyhing. If you read his life you can understand what I mean

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5 Ray Charles Ray Charles Raymond Charles Robinson, professionally known as Ray Charles, was an American singer, songwriter, musician, and composer.

If you're speaking about strictly jazz and not a combination of popular music and jazz, Just from this list - Ray Charles, Louis Armstrong, Tony Bennett, Joe Williams, Mel Torme', Frank Sinatra, Nat King Cole, Bin Crosby, Harry Conick Jr., Cab Calloway. By the way Where is Johnny Hartman.

6 Tony Bennett
7 Mel Torme
8 Robbie Williams Robbie Williams Robert Peter "Robbie" Williams is an English singer, songwriter and actor. He was a member of the pop group Take That from 1990 to 1995 and again from 2009 to 2012. He has also had commercial success as a solo artist.

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Great albums

9 Joe Williams
10 Harry Connick Jr. Harry Connick Jr. Joseph Harry Fowler Connick Jr. is an American singer, musician, and actor. He has sold over 28 million albums worldwide.

The Contenders

11 Chet Baker
12 Al Jarreau
13 George Benson George Benson
14 Cab Calloway
15 Miles Davis Miles Davis
16 Kenny Rankin

Brilliant voice, phrasing, range, guitar. Truly under appreciated talent. Sadly, he has sung his last song.

17 Billy Eckstine
18 Michael Franks
19 Johnny Hartman

To anonymous who asked where Johnny Hartman was, I added him for you. I'm not familiar with this particular gentleman but I will be sure to check him out! - Britgirl

20 Jon Hendricks
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