Best Jazz Artists

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21 Sonny Rollins
22 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.

Dreamy... He bleeds through his music and all you can hear is his raw emotion. Brilliant!

23 Charlie Christian
24 Dexter Gordon
25 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

26 The Modern Jazz Quartet
27 Ornette Coleman
28 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

29 Dave Brubeck
30 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.
31 Stan Getz V 1 Comment
32 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

33 Bill Evans

One of the best jazz pianist

34 Cab Calloway V 1 Comment
35 Robbie Williams Robbie Williams V 1 Comment
36 Wayne Shorter
37 Jamie Cullum

Momentum is his momentum on Jazz

38 Marcus Miller

Amazing bassist - emilk

39 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.

40 Vagif Mustafazadeh

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

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