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

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.

Miles Davis Miles Davis
American

Tom Waits Tom Waits
American

Chaka Khan Chaka Khan
American

Eartha Kitt Eartha Kitt
American

Neal Peart Neil Peart
Canadian

Chet Baker Chet Baker
American

Gwen Verdon Gwen Verdon
American

Kenny G Kenny G
American

Herb Alpert Herb Alpert
American

Cindy Vela Cindy Vela
American

Cindy Breakspeare Cindy Breakspeare
Canadian, Jamaican

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Sting Sting
British

Fiona AppleFiona Apple
American

Norah JonesNorah Jones
American
Don ShirleyDon Shirley
Jamaican, American

Anni-Frid LyngstadAnni-Frid Lyngstad
Norwegian, Swedish

Bobby DarinBobby Darin
American

Tony ScottTony Scott
American

Kyle EastwoodKyle Eastwood
American
Herbie HancockHerbie Hancock
American

Jaco PastoriusJaco Pastorius
American
Manu DibangoManu Dibango
Cameroonian

Cheryl MillerCheryl Miller
American

BucketheadBuckethead
American
Ellis Marsalis Jr.Ellis Marsalis Jr.
American

Al JarreauAl Jarreau
American
Ludwig GöranssonLudwig Göransson
Swedish

Eva CassidyEva Cassidy
American

Ginger BakerGinger Baker
British

Rita CoolidgeRita Coolidge
American

Julie LondonJulie London
American
Tevin CampbellTevin Campbell
American

Jon BatisteJon Batiste
American

Jeff PorcaroJeff Porcaro
American

Peggy LeePeggy Lee
American
Tim BuckleyTim Buckley
American
Jack BruceJack Bruce
British

Donald FagenDonald Fagen
American

Neal SchonNeal Schon
American

George BensonGeorge Benson
American
Buddy RichBuddy Rich
American

Rachael MacFarlaneRachael MacFarlane
American
Chick CoreaChick Corea
American

Danny CareyDanny Carey
American

Martin KempMartin Kemp
British
Michael McCaryMichael McCary
American

Chet AtkinsChet Atkins
American
Les PaulLes Paul
American

Walter BeckerWalter Becker
American

Don NelsonDon Nelson
American
Wallace RoneyWallace Roney
American

Stan GetzStan Getz
American
John L. NelsonJohn L. Nelson
American

Frank MorganFrank Morgan
American

Gary KempGary Kemp
British

Eumir DeodatoEumir Deodato
Brazilian
Sarah VaughanSarah Vaughan
American

Keith JarrettKeith Jarrett
American

Mel TorméMel Tormé
American

Chuck MangioneChuck Mangione
American

MadlibMadlib
American
Judith DurhamJudith Durham
Australian

Willie DixonWillie Dixon
American
Jamie CullumJamie Cullum
British

John DensmoreJohn Densmore
American

Tina ArenaTina Arena
Australian
Lea DeLariaLea DeLaria
American

Tommy EmmanuelTommy Emmanuel
Australian
Corinne Bailey RaeCorinne Bailey Rae
British

Bill BerryBill Berry
American
Pino PalladinoPino Palladino
British

Wendy CarlosWendy Carlos
American

Romano MussoliniRomano Mussolini
Italian
Dinah WashingtonDinah Washington
American

Tito PuenteTito Puente
American
David PaichDavid Paich
American