Best Jazz Artists

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41 Michael Buble Michael Buble V 1 Comment
42 Vagif Mustafazadeh

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

43 Sun 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

44 Clifford Brown V 1 Comment
45 Coleman Hawkins V 1 Comment
46 Benny Goodman

Benny Goodman is obviously the best. His jazz band was the first jazz band to ever play at carnegie hall.

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47 Max Roach Max Roach V 1 Comment
48 Stacey Kent
49 Joe Pass Joe Pass

He has such a vast expanse of musical knowledge. He is called the virtuoso for a reason. I'm not saying the classic jazz artists like Ellington and Coltrane aren't great, they definitely are, I just think that Joe Pass is under recognized for his talent and skill.

50 Nikki Yanofsky

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

Amazing Artist, deserves to be in the top 20!

51 Richard Cheese
52 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. V 1 Comment
53 Jaco Pastorius Jaco Pastorius John Francis Anthony Pastorius III, professionally known as Jaco Pastorius is a multi-instrumentalist and influential bassist.

John Coltrane, Duke Ellington, and Miles Davis are my favorites, but Jaco is the greatest bassist ever.

54 Harry Connick, Jr

This should be higher up! Anyone! - CandySmith

55 Horace Silver

The Great Horace Silver.

Wow! Not on the list - Opium_Den

56 Glenn Miller
57 Rahsaan Roland Kirk

Blind man juggling multiple instruments. - Opium_Den

boi - KingofSnails42

58 Jelly Roll Morton

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

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59 Johnny Hodges
60 Ziad Rahbani
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