List of famous jazz singers with their biographies that include trivia, interesting facts, timeline and life history.

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Jazz singers are musicians who compose and sing jazz music, a genre dating back to early 1800s. Jazz singers are often composers also and play instruments and compose songs and albums for the music lovers. A jazz singer is often associated with other forms of music like blues, reggae and ragtime. Jazz singers often form a band with other members playing instruments like guitar, piano etc. Jazz singers travel a lot of places across the globe to play for their fans. Like many other musicians Jazz singers offer their audiences a different world to unwind and let go. This genre of music has survived for a century now and is still as famous as ever. Jazz singers have now modernized their music and there are new forms like acid jazz which include modern elements like synthesizer, whereas Jazzcore is for heavy metal lovers and Punk jazz combines with punk rock music. However, the jazz music is still popular for its inherent charm and the singers are working hard to keep the tradition alive. From Miles Davis to Wynton Marsalis, there have been eminent jazz singers around the world who have redefined the art time and again. To discover more about famous Jazz singers enter this space and read their biographies which include their life histories, interesting facts and trivia.

Diana Ross Diana Ross
American

Tom Waits Tom Waits
American

Nina Simone Nina Simone
American

Eartha Kitt Eartha Kitt
American

Paul Albert Anka Paul Anka
Canadian, American

Lena Horne Lena Horne
American

Jeff Healey Jeff Healey
Canadian
Gwen Verdon Gwen Verdon
American

Chet Baker Chet Baker
American

Jason Mraz Jason Mraz
American

Pat Metheny Pat Metheny
American

Della Reese Della Reese
American

Diana Krall Diana Krall
Canadian

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Jo Stafford Jo Stafford
American

Jack Jones Jack Jones
American

K. D. Lang K. D. Lang
Canadian

Adnan SamiAdnan Sami
Canadian, Indian, Pakistani, British

Harry Connick Jr.Harry Connick Jr.
American
Paloma FaithPaloma Faith
British

Boz ScaggsBoz Scaggs
American
Bobby WomackBobby Womack
American

Macy GrayMacy Gray
American

Rory GallagherRory Gallagher
Irish
Sister Rosetta TharpeSister Rosetta Tharpe
American

Deana MartinDeana Martin
American
Rickie Lee JonesRickie Lee Jones
American

Linda PurlLinda Purl
American

Tony HadleyTony Hadley
British

Al MartinoAl Martino
American

Laura NyroLaura Nyro
American
El DeBargeEl DeBarge
American

Phyllis HymanPhyllis Hyman
American

Kate SmithKate Smith
American

Frankie LaineFrankie Laine
American
Gregg RolieGregg Rolie
American
Sylvia SymsSylvia Syms
American

Phoebe SnowPhoebe Snow
American

Al Di MeolaAl Di Meola
American

George DukeGeorge Duke
American
Olu DaraOlu Dara
American

Sophie TuckerSophie Tucker
Ukrainian, American, Russian
June PointerJune Pointer
American

Hazel ScottHazel Scott
Trinidadian, American

Roy AyersRoy Ayers
American
Blossom DearieBlossom Dearie
American

Meshell NdegeocelloMeshell Ndegeocello
German, American
Renee OlsteadRenee Olstead
American

Ruth BrownRuth Brown
American

Narada Michael WaldenNarada Michael Walden
American
Jimmy ScottJimmy Scott
American

Big Joe TurnerBig Joe Turner
American
Carmen McRaeCarmen McRae
American

Harry Connick, Jr.Harry Connick, Jr.
American

Teresa BrewerTeresa Brewer
American

Valarie PettifordValarie Pettiford
American
Betty CarterBetty Carter
American

Stacey KentStacey Kent
American

AṣaAṣa
French, Nigerian

Tex BenekeTex Beneke
American

Dolores GrayDolores Gray
American
Jack TeagardenJack Teagarden
American

Kenny RankinKenny Rankin
American
Mildred BaileyMildred Bailey
American

Tim HauserTim Hauser
American

Achinoam NiniAchinoam Nini
Israeli
Thelma CarpenterThelma Carpenter
American

Patricia BarberPatricia Barber
American
Jimmy RushingJimmy Rushing
American

Ella Mae MorseElla Mae Morse
American
Chris ConnorChris Connor
American

Susannah McCorkleSusannah McCorkle
American

Jean SablonJean Sablon
French
Doc CheathamDoc Cheatham
American

Don CornellDon Cornell
American
Gloria LynneGloria Lynne
American