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

Eartha Kitt Eartha Kitt
American

Neal Peart Neil Peart
Canadian

Chaka Khan Chaka Khan
American

Kenny G Kenny G
American

Chet Baker Chet Baker
American

Herb Alpert Herb Alpert
American

Gwen Verdon Gwen Verdon
American

Cindy Breakspeare Cindy Breakspeare
Canadian, Jamaican

Cindy Vela Cindy Vela
American

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Sting Sting
British

Fiona AppleFiona Apple
American

Anni-Frid LyngstadAnni-Frid Lyngstad
Norwegian, Swedish
Martin KempMartin Kemp
British

Tony ScottTony Scott
American

Bobby DarinBobby Darin
American

Don ShirleyDon Shirley
Jamaican, American

Ludwig GöranssonLudwig Göransson
Swedish
Kyle EastwoodKyle Eastwood
American

BucketheadBuckethead
American
Herbie HancockHerbie Hancock
American

Gary KempGary Kemp
British

Julie LondonJulie London
American
Ginger BakerGinger Baker
British

Eva CassidyEva Cassidy
American
Jaco PastoriusJaco Pastorius
American

Rita CoolidgeRita Coolidge
American

Peggy LeePeggy Lee
American

Jeff PorcaroJeff Porcaro
American

Jon BatisteJon Batiste
American
Donald FagenDonald Fagen
American

Tim BuckleyTim Buckley
American

Jack BruceJack Bruce
British

Judith DurhamJudith Durham
Australian
George BensonGeorge Benson
American
Buddy RichBuddy Rich
American

Annie RossAnnie Ross
British

Les PaulLes Paul
American

Danny CareyDanny Carey
American
Tevin CampbellTevin Campbell
American

Walter BeckerWalter Becker
American
Chick CoreaChick Corea
American

Rachael MacFarlaneRachael MacFarlane
American

Neal SchonNeal Schon
American
Chet AtkinsChet Atkins
American

Mel TorméMel Tormé
American
Stan GetzStan Getz
American

Bill BerryBill Berry
American

Cheryl MillerCheryl Miller
American
Frank MorganFrank Morgan
American

Al JarreauAl Jarreau
American
Chuck MangioneChuck Mangione
American

Bobby TroupBobby Troup
American

MadlibMadlib
American

David PaichDavid Paich
American
Michael McCaryMichael McCary
American

Corinne Bailey RaeCorinne Bailey Rae
British

Jamie CullumJamie Cullum
British

Bobby CaldwellBobby Caldwell
American

Melody GardotMelody Gardot
American
Sarah VaughanSarah Vaughan
American

Tina ArenaTina Arena
Australian
Keith JarrettKeith Jarrett
American

Don CherryDon Cherry
American

Wendy CarlosWendy Carlos
American
Lea DeLariaLea DeLaria
American

Doc SeverinsenDoc Severinsen
American
John DensmoreJohn Densmore
American

Tommy BolinTommy Bolin
American
Eumir DeodatoEumir Deodato
Brazilian

Antônio Carlos JobimAntônio Carlos Jobim
Brazilian

Astrud GilbertoAstrud Gilberto
Brazilian
Ralph TresvantRalph Tresvant
American

John L. NelsonJohn L. Nelson
American
Wes MontgomeryWes Montgomery
American