Top Ten Blues-Jazz Artists

Or Bluezz as I like to call it. I've added my favourites. If there are anymore you feel I've missed, please feel free to add.

The Top Ten

1 Ray Charles Ray Charles Robinson, professionally known as Ray Charles, was an American singer, songwriter, musician, and composer.
2 Roosevelt Sykes
3 T-Bone Walker
4 Jimmy Witherspoon
5 BB King
6 Etta James Etta James was an American singer who spanned a variety of music genres including blues, R&B, soul, rock and roll, jazz and gospel.
7 Big Joe Turner
8 Billie Holiday Eleanora Fagan, professionally known as Billie Holiday, was an American jazz musician and singer-songwriter with a career spanning nearly thirty years.
9 David T. Walker
10 Tom Waits Thomas Alan "Tom" Waits, born December 7, 1949 is an American singer-songwriter, composer, and actor. ...read more.

I'm taking a chance here. On Wikipedia his music genre says Rock and Experimental... ye-es...quite. Anyway, besides his "experimental" stuff, he does Jazz really well. Love him. - Britgirl

The Contenders

11 Memphis Slim
12 Paul Butterfield
13 Mike Bloomfield
14 Leon Redbone
15 Phoebe Snow
16 Crystal Gayle
17 Gregory Porter
18 Leon Russell
19 Lonnie Johnson
20 Blind John Davis
21 Lowell Fulson
22 Eddie Boyd
23 Nina Simone Nina Simone was an American singer, songwriter, pianist, arranger, and civil rights activist who worked in a broad range of musical styles including classical, jazz, blues, folk, R&B, gospel, and pop.
24 Paula Harris

Underrated and underappreciated.

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