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

More From Jazz Musicians
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.

Gwen Verdon Gwen Verdon
American

Tom Waits Tom Waits
American

Miles Davis Miles Davis
American

Eartha Kitt Eartha Kitt
American

Chaka Khan Chaka Khan
American

Chet Baker Chet Baker
American

Kenny G Kenny G
American

Neal Peart Neil Peart
Canadian

Herb Alpert Herb Alpert
American
Cindy Vela Cindy Vela
American

Cindy Breakspeare Cindy Breakspeare
Canadian, Jamaican

Sting Sting
British

Amy WinehouseAmy Winehouse
British

Dr. JohnDr. John
American

Norah JonesNorah Jones
American
João GilbertoJoão Gilberto
Brazilian
Bobby DarinBobby Darin
American

Leon RedboneLeon Redbone
Canadian

Al GreenAl Green
American

Kyle EastwoodKyle Eastwood
American
Danny CareyDanny Carey
American

Fiona AppleFiona Apple
American

BucketheadBuckethead
American

Herbie HancockHerbie Hancock
American

Martin KempMartin Kemp
British
Ginger BakerGinger Baker
British

Lea DeLariaLea DeLaria
American
Eva CassidyEva Cassidy
American

Glenn MillerGlenn Miller
American

Julie LondonJulie London
American
Don CherryDon Cherry
American

George BensonGeorge Benson
American
Tevin CampbellTevin Campbell
American

Tim BuckleyTim Buckley
American

MadlibMadlib
American

Jaco PastoriusJaco Pastorius
American

Jack BruceJack Bruce
British
Donald FagenDonald Fagen
American

Jill ScottJill Scott
American

Jamie CullumJamie Cullum
British

Rachael MacFarlaneRachael MacFarlane
American
Astrud GilbertoAstrud Gilberto
Brazilian

Jeff PorcaroJeff Porcaro
American
Peggy LeePeggy Lee
American

Les PaulLes Paul
American

Walter BeckerWalter Becker
American
Chet AtkinsChet Atkins
American

Neal SchonNeal Schon
American
Stan GetzStan Getz
American

Chick CoreaChick Corea
American

Gary KempGary Kemp
British
Al JarreauAl Jarreau
American

Michael McCaryMichael McCary
American
Corinne Bailey RaeCorinne Bailey Rae
British

John DensmoreJohn Densmore
American

Mel TorméMel Tormé
American

Sarah VaughanSarah Vaughan
American
Antônio Carlos JobimAntônio Carlos Jobim
Brazilian
Judith DurhamJudith Durham
Australian

Eumir DeodatoEumir Deodato
Brazilian

Peter ErskinePeter Erskine
American

Tommy EmmanuelTommy Emmanuel
Australian
Keith JarrettKeith Jarrett
American

Bobby TroupBobby Troup
American

Esperanza SpaldingEsperanza Spalding
American

Dinah WashingtonDinah Washington
American

Xavier CugatXavier Cugat
Cuban, Spanish
Bill BrufordBill Bruford
British

Tito PuenteTito Puente
American
Steve GaddSteve Gadd
American

Melody GardotMelody Gardot
American
Bobby CaldwellBobby Caldwell
American
Olu DaraOlu Dara
American