Best Male Jazz Singers of All Time

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The Top Ten

1 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.

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.

2 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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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 Joe Williams
9 Robbie Williams Robbie Williams

Swing when your winning

Swings both ways

Great albums

10 Chet Baker

The Newcomers

? Curtis Stigers
? Sammy Davis Jr.

The Contenders

11 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.
12 Al Jarreau
13 George Benson George Benson
14 Cab Calloway
15 Kenny Rankin

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

16 Billy Eckstine
17 Michael Franks
18 Miles Davis Miles Davis
19 Dean Martin Dean Martin
20 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

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