Throughout history, there have been many women Jazz musicians who have made significant contribution to their field. The list includes many familiar and great female such as Billie Holiday, Amy Winehouse, Eva Cassidy, Norah Jones, Jill Scott. The women featured in this list are from United States, United Kingdom, Canada & Australia and many more countries.
Gwen VerdonGwen Verdon
13 January 1925, American
Actress
Eartha KittEartha Kitt
17 January 1927, American
Singer

Billie HolidayBillie Holiday
07 April 1915, American
Musician

Chaka KhanChaka Khan
23 March 1953, American
Singer

Cindy VelaCindy Vela
04 January 1979, American
Actress

Cindy BreakspeareCindy Breakspeare
24 October 1954, Canadian, Jamaican
Miss World 1976
Cindy Blackman SantanaCindy Blackman Santana
18 November 1959, American
Drummer

Amy WinehouseAmy Winehouse
14 September 1983, British
Singer-songwriter, Guitarist, Jazz musician,

Norah JonesNorah Jones
30 March 1979, American
Actor, Street artist, Pianist, Singer-songwriter,

Fiona AppleFiona Apple
13 September 1977, American
Singer-songwriter, Singer, Composer, Pianist,
Eva CassidyEva Cassidy
02 February 1963, American
Singer, Jazz musician

Julie LondonJulie London
26 September 1926, American
Actor, Singer, Singer-songwriter, Jazz musician,
Lea DeLariaLea DeLaria
23 May 1958, American
Actor, Jazz musician, Singer, Stage actor,

Jill ScottJill Scott
04 April 1972, American
Singer, Singer-songwriter, Actor, Poet, Jazz

Rachael MacFarlaneRachael MacFarlane
21 March 1976, American
Voice actor, Unit production manager, Writer,
Peggy LeePeggy Lee
26 May 1920, American
Film actor, Actor, Singer, Songwriter, Jazz

Corinne Bailey RaeCorinne Bailey Rae
26 February 1979, British
Singer-songwriter, Singer, Guitarist, Jazz
Tina ArenaTina Arena
01 November 1967, Australian
Singer, Songwriter, Television presenter, Actor,

Judith DurhamJudith Durham
03 July 1943, Australian
Singer, Jazz musician, Pianist, Songwriter

Sarah VaughanSarah Vaughan
27 March 1924, American
Singer, Jazz musician, Pianist
Dinah WashingtonDinah Washington
29 August 1924, American
Singer, Jazz musician

Kate CeberanoKate Ceberano
17 November 1966, Australian
Singer, Jazz musician
Melody GardotMelody Gardot
02 February 1985, American
Singer-songwriter, Jazz musician, Singer,

Esperanza SpaldingEsperanza Spalding
18 October 1984, American
Music educator, Jazz musician, Singer

Ethel WatersEthel Waters
31 October 1896, American
Actor, Singer, Jazz musician, Stage actor

Astrud GilbertoAstrud Gilberto
29 March 1940, Brazilian
Singer, Composer, Jazz musician, Songwriter
Wendy CarlosWendy Carlos
14 November 1939, American
Musician
Kiri Te KanawaKiri Te Kanawa
06 March 1944, New Zealander
Opera singer, Singer, Jazz musician, Actor

Cheryl MillerCheryl Miller
04 February 1943, American
Actress

Candy DulferCandy Dulfer
19 September 1969
Singer, Saxophonist, Jazz musician

Kate HigginsKate Higgins
16 August 1969, American
Actor, Singer, Jazz musician, Pianist
Caro EmeraldCaro Emerald
26 April 1981
Singer, Jazz musician

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Ximena SariñanaXimena Sariñana
29 October 1985, Mexican
Actor, Singer, Jazz musician, Television actor,

Cleo LaineCleo Laine
28 October 1927, British
Actor, Singer, Jazz musician, Stage actor

Gabriella CilmiGabriella Cilmi
10 October 1991, Australian
Singer, Songwriter, Jazz musician

Elis ReginaElis Regina
17 March 1945, Brazilian
Singer, Jazz musician
Keely SmithKeely Smith
09 March 1932, American
Singer, Jazz musician

Annie RossAnnie Ross
25 July 1930, British
Actor, Singer, Jazz musician, Nightclub owner
Mica ParisMica Paris
27 April 1969, British
Actor, Singer, Jazz musician

BasiaBasia
30 September 1954, Polish
Singer, Jazz musician, Record producer, Composer

Gin WigmoreGin Wigmore
06 June 1986, New Zealander
Singer, Jazz musician, Songwriter
Lee AaronLee Aaron
21 July 1962, Canadian
Singer, Jazz musician, Songwriter

Mary Lou WilliamsMary Lou Williams
08 May 1910, American
American jazz pianist
Stacey KentStacey Kent
27 March 1968, American
Jazz musician, Singer, Radio personality

Victoria AbrilVictoria Abril
04 July 1959, Spanish
Television actor, Singer, Jazz musician, Film

Carmen McRaeCarmen McRae
08 April 1920, American
Pianist, Actor, Jazz musician, Singer

Lucia MicarelliLucia Micarelli
09 July 1983, American
Actor, Jazz musician, Violinist, Television actor

Eliane EliasEliane Elias
19 March 1960, Brazilian
Pianist, Composer, Singer, Jazz musician
Adelaide HallAdelaide Hall
20 October 1901, American
Singer, Artist, Jazz musician, Actor, Stage actor

Emilie-Claire BarlowEmilie-Claire Barlow
06 June 1976, Canadian
Singer, Jazz musician, Music arranger, Record

Nikki YanofskyNikki Yanofsky
08 February 1994, Canadian
Singer, Vocalist, Jazz musician

Carla BleyCarla Bley
11 May 1936, American
bandleader, composer, conductor, jazz musician
Trijntje OosterhuisTrijntje Oosterhuis
05 February 1973
Singer, Jazz musician

Jane SiberryJane Siberry
12 October 1955, Canadian
Singer, Songwriter, Jazz musician
Marian McPartlandMarian McPartland
20 March 1918, British
Pianist, Radio personality, Composer, Jazz

EstheroEsthero
23 December 1978, Canadian
Singer, Jazz musician, Songwriter

Susheela RamanSusheela Raman
21 July 1973, British
Singer, Jazz musician
Monica ZetterlundMonica Zetterlund
20 September 1937, Swedish
Singer, Actor, Jazz musician

Julie DriscollJulie Driscoll
08 June 1947, British
Singer, Singer-songwriter, Jazz musician, Actor
Laura FygiLaura Fygi
27 August 1955
Singer, Jazz musician

Sophie MilmanSophie Milman
1983 AD, Canadian
singer, jazz musician

Anna Maria JopekAnna Maria Jopek
14 December 1970, Polish
Singer, Jazz musician, Pianist, Lyricist,
Clare TealClare Teal
14 May 1973, British
Jazz musician, Singer

Nancy Wilson(Jazz Singer)Nancy Wilson(Jazz Singer)
20 February 1937, American
Pop music, Cabaret Jazz