List of famous jazz musicians who have made significant contribution to the field of Jazz music.

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Throughout history, there have been many Jazz musicians, who have made significant contribution to the field of Jazz music. The list includes many familiar and great Jazz musicians such as Quincy Jones, Jimi Hendrix, Willie Nelson, Phil Collins and Louis Armstrong.

Tom Waits Tom Waits
American
Miles Davis Miles Davis
American

Eartha Kitt Eartha Kitt
American

Chaka Khan Chaka Khan
American

Kenny G Kenny G
American

Chet Baker Chet Baker
American
Gwen Verdon Gwen Verdon
American

Herb Alpert Herb Alpert
American

Neal Peart Neil Peart
Canadian
Cindy Vela Cindy Vela
American

Cindy Breakspeare Cindy Breakspeare
Canadian, Jamaican

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Sting Sting
British

Ginger BakerGinger Baker
British

Martin KempMartin Kemp
British

Don CherryDon Cherry
American
Norah JonesNorah Jones
American
Fiona AppleFiona Apple
American

Don ShirleyDon Shirley
Jamaican, American

Jack BruceJack Bruce
British

Gary KempGary Kemp
British
Bobby DarinBobby Darin
American

Kyle EastwoodKyle Eastwood
American

BucketheadBuckethead
American

Ahmed BestAhmed Best
American

Jamie CullumJamie Cullum
British
Eva CassidyEva Cassidy
American

Herbie HancockHerbie Hancock
American
Montell JordanMontell Jordan
American

Glenn MillerGlenn Miller
American

Jill ScottJill Scott
American
Buddy RichBuddy Rich
American

Ludwig GöranssonLudwig Göransson
Swedish
Jaco PastoriusJaco Pastorius
American

Julie LondonJulie London
American

Peggy LeePeggy Lee
American

Kate CeberanoKate Ceberano
Australian

Jeff PorcaroJeff Porcaro
American
Tim BuckleyTim Buckley
American

Donald FagenDonald Fagen
American

Danny CareyDanny Carey
American

Tevin CampbellTevin Campbell
American
Chet AtkinsChet Atkins
American

George BensonGeorge Benson
American
Mel TorméMel Tormé
American

Chick CoreaChick Corea
American

Rachael MacFarlaneRachael MacFarlane
American
Walter BeckerWalter Becker
American

Les PaulLes Paul
American
Michael McCaryMichael McCary
American

Frank MorganFrank Morgan
American

Neal SchonNeal Schon
American
Phil HarrisPhil Harris
American

Leon RedboneLeon Redbone
Canadian
John DensmoreJohn Densmore
American

Al JarreauAl Jarreau
American

Stan GetzStan Getz
American

Lea DeLariaLea DeLaria
American
MadlibMadlib
American
Eumir DeodatoEumir Deodato
Brazilian

Chuck MangioneChuck Mangione
American

Melody GardotMelody Gardot
American

Corinne Bailey RaeCorinne Bailey Rae
British
Keith JarrettKeith Jarrett
American

Sarah VaughanSarah Vaughan
American

Judith DurhamJudith Durham
Australian

Dinah WashingtonDinah Washington
American

Don NelsonDon Nelson
American
Pino PalladinoPino Palladino
British

David PaichDavid Paich
American
Tommy EmmanuelTommy Emmanuel
Australian

Tommy BolinTommy Bolin
American
Esperanza SpaldingEsperanza Spalding
American
Doc SeverinsenDoc Severinsen
American