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.
Neal Peart Neil Peart
Canadian

Chaka Khan Chaka Khan
American

Miles Davis Miles Davis
American

Tom Waits Tom Waits
American

Eartha Kitt Eartha Kitt
American

Gwen Verdon Gwen Verdon
American

Chet Baker Chet Baker
American

Kenny G Kenny G
American

Herb Alpert Herb Alpert
American

Cindy Breakspeare Cindy Breakspeare
Canadian, Jamaican

Cindy Vela Cindy Vela
American
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Sting Sting
British

Don ShirleyDon Shirley
Jamaican, American

Norah JonesNorah Jones
American
Anni-Frid LyngstadAnni-Frid Lyngstad
Norwegian, Swedish

Fiona AppleFiona Apple
American

Martin KempMartin Kemp
British

Bobby DarinBobby Darin
American

Ludwig GöranssonLudwig Göransson
Swedish
Kyle EastwoodKyle Eastwood
American

Ginger BakerGinger Baker
British
BucketheadBuckethead
American

Buddy RichBuddy Rich
American

Michael McCaryMichael McCary
American
Eva CassidyEva Cassidy
American

Herbie HancockHerbie Hancock
American
Julie LondonJulie London
American

Jamie CullumJamie Cullum
British

Rita CoolidgeRita Coolidge
American

Jaco PastoriusJaco Pastorius
American

Tim BuckleyTim Buckley
American
Montell JordanMontell Jordan
American

Gary KempGary Kemp
British

Phil HarrisPhil Harris
American

Tevin CampbellTevin Campbell
American
Peggy LeePeggy Lee
American
Donald FagenDonald Fagen
American

Jeff PorcaroJeff Porcaro
American

Jack BruceJack Bruce
British

Rachael MacFarlaneRachael MacFarlane
American
George BensonGeorge Benson
American

Chet AtkinsChet Atkins
American
Tina ArenaTina Arena
Australian

Eumir DeodatoEumir Deodato
Brazilian

Les PaulLes Paul
American
Mel TorméMel Tormé
American

Chick CoreaChick Corea
American
Danny CareyDanny Carey
American

Frank MorganFrank Morgan
American

Walter BeckerWalter Becker
American
Don CherryDon Cherry
American

Neal SchonNeal Schon
American
MadlibMadlib
American

Stan GetzStan Getz
American

Esperanza SpaldingEsperanza Spalding
American

Leon RedboneLeon Redbone
Canadian
Al JarreauAl Jarreau
American

John L. NelsonJohn L. Nelson
American

Judith DurhamJudith Durham
Australian

John DensmoreJohn Densmore
American

Lea DeLariaLea DeLaria
American
Keith JarrettKeith Jarrett
American

Sarah VaughanSarah Vaughan
American
Melody GardotMelody Gardot
American

Tommy EmmanuelTommy Emmanuel
Australian

Cheryl MillerCheryl Miller
American
Wendy CarlosWendy Carlos
American

Dinah WashingtonDinah Washington
American
Corinne Bailey RaeCorinne Bailey Rae
British

Bobby TroupBobby Troup
American
Ralph TresvantRalph Tresvant
American

Chuck MangioneChuck Mangione
American

David PaichDavid Paich
American
Don NelsonDon Nelson
American

Victor WootenVictor Wooten
American
Tito PuenteTito Puente
American