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

Gwen Verdon Gwen Verdon
American
Tom Waits Tom Waits
American

Eartha Kitt Eartha Kitt
American

Paul Albert Anka Paul Anka
Canadian, American
Nina Simone Nina Simone
American

Lena Horne Lena Horne
American

Jeff Healey Jeff Healey
Canadian

Chet Baker Chet Baker
American

Jason Mraz Jason Mraz
American

Della Reese Della Reese
American

Diana Krall Diana Krall
Canadian

Pat Metheny Pat Metheny
American

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Jo Stafford Jo Stafford
American

Jack Jones Jack Jones
American

K. D. Lang K. D. Lang
Canadian

El DeBargeEl DeBarge
American

Boz ScaggsBoz Scaggs
American

Rory GallagherRory Gallagher
Irish
Harry Connick Jr.Harry Connick Jr.
American

Linda PurlLinda Purl
American

Bobby WomackBobby Womack
American

Rickie Lee JonesRickie Lee Jones
American

Gregg RolieGregg Rolie
American
Sister Rosetta TharpeSister Rosetta Tharpe
American

Lou RawlsLou Rawls
American
Laura NyroLaura Nyro
American

Phyllis HymanPhyllis Hyman
American

Tony HadleyTony Hadley
British
Sylvia SymsSylvia Syms
American

Olu DaraOlu Dara
American
Deana MartinDeana Martin
American

Kate SmithKate Smith
American

Frankie LaineFrankie Laine
American

George DukeGeorge Duke
American

Al MartinoAl Martino
American
Hazel ScottHazel Scott
Trinidadian, American

Sophie TuckerSophie Tucker
Ukrainian, American, Russian

Valarie PettifordValarie Pettiford
American

Blossom DearieBlossom Dearie
American
Stacey KentStacey Kent
American

Carmen McRaeCarmen McRae
American
Harry Connick, Jr.Harry Connick, Jr.
American

Joe WilliamsJoe Williams
American