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.

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Amy WinehouseAmy Winehouse
(British)
Eartha KittEartha Kitt
(American)

Norah JonesNorah Jones
(American)
Bobby DarinBobby Darin
(American)
Kyle EastwoodKyle Eastwood
(American)

BucketheadBuckethead
(American)
Michel LegrandMichel Legrand
(French)
Glenn MillerGlenn Miller
(American)

Al GreenAl Green
(American)
Fiona AppleFiona Apple
(American)
Rachael MacFarlaneRachael MacFarlane
(American)

Herbie HancockHerbie Hancock
(American)
Ginger BakerGinger Baker
(British)
Martin KempMartin Kemp
(British)

Don CherryDon Cherry
(American)
Eva CassidyEva Cassidy
(American)
Esperanza SpaldingEsperanza Spalding
(American)

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Julie LondonJulie London
(American)
Jaco PastoriusJaco Pastorius
(American)
Mel TorméMel Tormé
(American)

George BensonGeorge Benson
(American)
Jack BruceJack Bruce
(British)
Donald FagenDonald Fagen
(American)

Jeff PorcaroJeff Porcaro
(American)
Chet AtkinsChet Atkins
(American)
Chick CoreaChick Corea
(American)

Peggy LeePeggy Lee
(American)
Jill ScottJill Scott
(American)
Les PaulLes Paul
(American)

Tevin CampbellTevin Campbell
(American)
Neal SchonNeal Schon
(American)
Ralph TresvantRalph Tresvant
(American)

Walter BeckerWalter Becker
(American)
Judith DurhamJudith Durham
(Australian)
Gary KempGary Kemp
(British)

Dr. JohnDr. John
(American)
Ray QuinnRay Quinn
(British)
Al JarreauAl Jarreau
(American)

Tim BuckleyTim Buckley
(American)
Corinne Bailey RaeCorinne Bailey Rae
(British)
Ahmed BestAhmed Best
(American)

Sarah VaughanSarah Vaughan
(American)
Stan GetzStan Getz
(American)
Bobby CaldwellBobby Caldwell
(American)

MadlibMadlib
(American)
Leon RedboneLeon Redbone
(Canadian)
Lea DeLariaLea DeLaria
(American)

Michael McCaryMichael McCary
(American)
Dinah WashingtonDinah Washington
(American)
Keith JarrettKeith Jarrett
(American)

Jamie CullumJamie Cullum
(British)
Hugh MasekelaHugh Masekela
(South African)
Danny CareyDanny Carey
(American)

Tommy EmmanuelTommy Emmanuel
(Australian)
Tito PuenteTito Puente
(American)
Jelly Roll MortonJelly Roll Morton
(American)

Pino PalladinoPino Palladino
(British)
Montell JordanMontell Jordan
(American)
Paco de LucíaPaco de Lucía
(Spanish)

Xavier CugatXavier Cugat
(Cuban,Spanish)
Tina ArenaTina Arena
(Australian)
Bix BeiderbeckeBix Beiderbecke
(American)

Yehudi MenuhinYehudi Menuhin
(Swiss,British,American)
Steve GaddSteve Gadd
(American)
Antônio Carlos JobimAntônio Carlos Jobim
(Brazilian)

Tony LevinTony Levin
(American)
Tommy BolinTommy Bolin
(American)
Astrud GilbertoAstrud Gilberto
(Brazilian)

Willie DixonWillie Dixon
(American)
Bobby TroupBobby Troup
(American)
Kenny BallKenny Ball
(British)