Best Male Jazz Singers of All Time

The Top Ten

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

Feels Like Home

No one has the color of jazz in the voice and on the instrument, like Louis "Satchmo" Armstrong. It's unmistakable.

Juan Carlos Castillo

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. He is one of the best-selling music artists of all time, having sold more than 150 million records worldwide.

He deserves the best

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

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

He should be the first

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

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.

Oh Britgirl...wonderful you! Well, all the men you chose are enchanting singers, you already know that. They were all so gifted and they really seemed to enjoy and love what they sang. I'm not very moved by Harry Connick Jr, though. It's not because he is the youngest one, I'm just not enraptured by his singing. Frank Sinatra, Nat King Cole and Louis Armstrong are my favourite ones from your 'yummy' list. I voted Bing Crosby because I wanted my comment to appear next to yours. It's more cozy for this warm-hearted list.

Ray Charles Ray 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.

Tony Bennett Anthony Dominick Benedetto, known professionally as Tony Bennett, is an American singer of traditional pop standards, big band, and show tunes.
Mel Torme
Joe Williams
Chet Baker

Soft and easy

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

Robbie Williams Robert Peter 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.

Swing when your winning

Swings both ways

Great albums

Al Jarreau

He has to be in the top five...scatting ability alone would put him there...

Dean Martin Dean Martin was an American singer, actor, comedian, and producer. One of the most popular and enduring American entertainers of the mid-20th century, Martin was nicknamed the "King of Cool" for his seemingly effortless charisma and self-assurance.

Powerful and engaging voice.

Sammy Davis Jr.
Cab Calloway
Johnny Hartman
George Benson George Benson is an American guitarist, singer, and songwriter. He began his professional career at the age of 21 as a jazz guitarist. Benson uses a rest-stroke picking technique similar to that of gypsy jazz players such as Django Reinhardt.
Billy Eckstine
Gregory Porter
Kenny Rankin

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

Michael Franks
Michael Buble Michael Steven Bublé is a Canadian singer, songwriter, actor, and record producer. He has won several awards, including four Grammy Awards and multiple Juno Awards.
Miles Davis Miles Dewey Davis III was an American jazz trumpeter, bandleader, and composer. He is among the most influential and acclaimed figures in the history of jazz and 20th century music.

I don't think he ever sang on any song at all. - Mumbizz01

Oscar Brown
Gil Scott-Heron

Beautiful voice, great songwriter

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