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

Nina Simone Nina Simone
American

Tom Waits Tom Waits
American

Eartha Kitt Eartha Kitt
American

Paul Albert Anka Paul Anka
Canadian, American

Lena Horne Lena Horne
American
Jeff Healey Jeff Healey
Canadian

Jason Mraz Jason Mraz
American

Chet Baker Chet Baker
American

Gwen Verdon Gwen Verdon
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

Macy GrayMacy Gray
American

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

June PointerJune Pointer
American
Rory GallagherRory Gallagher
Irish

Boz ScaggsBoz Scaggs
American

Linda PurlLinda Purl
American
Peggy LeePeggy Lee
American

Bobby WomackBobby Womack
American
Adnan SamiAdnan Sami
Canadian, Indian, Pakistani, British

Sister Rosetta TharpeSister Rosetta Tharpe
American

Phyllis HymanPhyllis Hyman
American

Rickie Lee JonesRickie Lee Jones
American

El DeBargeEl DeBarge
American
Tony HadleyTony Hadley
British

Deana MartinDeana Martin
American

Dinah WashingtonDinah Washington
American

Laura NyroLaura Nyro
American
Sarah VaughanSarah Vaughan
American
Al MartinoAl Martino
American

Sylvia SymsSylvia Syms
American

Kate SmithKate Smith
American

Frankie LaineFrankie Laine
American
Narada Michael WaldenNarada Michael Walden
American

Phoebe SnowPhoebe Snow
American
Olu DaraOlu Dara
American

Al Di MeolaAl Di Meola
American

George DukeGeorge Duke
American
Hazel ScottHazel Scott
Trinidadian, American

Roy AyersRoy Ayers
American
Meshell NdegeocelloMeshell Ndegeocello
German, American

Sophie TuckerSophie Tucker
Ukrainian, American, Russian

Blossom DearieBlossom Dearie
American
Valarie PettifordValarie Pettiford
American

Renee OlsteadRenee Olstead
American
James ShigetaJames Shigeta
American

Bob CrosbyBob Crosby
American

Ruth BrownRuth Brown
American

AṣaAṣa
French, Nigerian
Big Joe TurnerBig Joe Turner
American

Carmen McRaeCarmen McRae
American

Jimmy ScottJimmy Scott
American

Teresa BrewerTeresa Brewer
American

Sade AduSade Adu
Nigerian, British
Betty CarterBetty Carter
American

Stacey KentStacey Kent
American
Jack TeagardenJack Teagarden
American

Dolores GrayDolores Gray
American

Kenny RankinKenny Rankin
American
Mildred BaileyMildred Bailey
American

Tex BenekeTex Beneke
American
Harry Connick, Jr.Harry Connick, Jr.
American

Tim HauserTim Hauser
American
Thelma CarpenterThelma Carpenter
American

Al HibblerAl Hibbler
American

Jimmy RushingJimmy Rushing
American
Chris ConnorChris Connor
American

CelesteCeleste
British, American
Ella Mae MorseElla Mae Morse
American