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
Chet Baker Chet Baker
American

Chaka Khan Chaka Khan
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

Leon RedboneLeon Redbone
Canadian
Hugh MasekelaHugh Masekela
South African
Bobby DarinBobby Darin
American

BucketheadBuckethead
American
Al GreenAl Green
American
Don CherryDon Cherry
American
Herbie HancockHerbie Hancock
American

Kyle EastwoodKyle Eastwood
American
Ginger BakerGinger Baker
British
Fiona AppleFiona Apple
American

Martin KempMartin Kemp
British
Glenn MillerGlenn Miller
American
Eva CassidyEva Cassidy
American
George BensonGeorge Benson
American

Jaco PastoriusJaco Pastorius
American
Rachael MacFarlaneRachael MacFarlane
American
Jamie CullumJamie Cullum
British

Judith DurhamJudith Durham
Australian
Jack BruceJack Bruce
British
Jill ScottJill Scott
American
Donald FagenDonald Fagen
American

Tevin CampbellTevin Campbell
American
Tim BuckleyTim Buckley
American
Les PaulLes Paul
American

Julie LondonJulie London
American
Peggy LeePeggy Lee
American
Romano MussoliniRomano Mussolini
Italian
Jeff PorcaroJeff Porcaro
American

Danny CareyDanny Carey
American
Chick CoreaChick Corea
American
Neal SchonNeal Schon
American

Walter BeckerWalter Becker
American
Chet AtkinsChet Atkins
American
Gary KempGary Kemp
British
MadlibMadlib
American

Lea DeLariaLea DeLaria
American
Stan GetzStan Getz
American
Sarah VaughanSarah Vaughan
American

Esperanza SpaldingEsperanza Spalding
American
Corinne Bailey RaeCorinne Bailey Rae
British
Keith JarrettKeith Jarrett
American
Ahmed BestAhmed Best
American

Montell JordanMontell Jordan
American
Al JarreauAl Jarreau
American
Mel TorméMel Tormé
American

Peter ErskinePeter Erskine
American
Tommy EmmanuelTommy Emmanuel
Australian
Michael McCaryMichael McCary
American
Tito PuenteTito Puente
American

Pino PalladinoPino Palladino
British
Ralph TresvantRalph Tresvant
American
Dinah WashingtonDinah Washington
American

Gino VannelliGino Vannelli
Canadian
Antônio Carlos JobimAntônio Carlos Jobim
Brazilian
Ethel WatersEthel Waters
American
Tommy BolinTommy Bolin
American

Astrud GilbertoAstrud Gilberto
Brazilian
Melody GardotMelody Gardot
American
Yehudi MenuhinYehudi Menuhin
Swiss, British, American

Earl HinesEarl Hines
American
Georgie FameGeorgie Fame
British
Paco de LucíaPaco de Lucía
Spanish
Tony LevinTony Levin
American