Who are some good ,well known Jazz artists?

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  • 1 decade ago
    Best Answer

    CD - (Miles Davis) Kind Of Blue, (The Crusaders) Chain Reaction, (Charlie Parker) Yardbird Suite

    GUITAR - Larry Carlton, Django Reinhart, Lee Ritenour, Wes Montgomery, Pat Metheny, T Bone Walker, Stanley Jordan, George Benson, Earl Klugh, Joe Pass, Steve Laury, Charlie Christian, Allan Holdsworth, Al Dimeola, Kenny Burrell, Ross Freeman (The Rippingtons), Larry Coryell, Lenny Breau, Barnie Kessel

    SAXOPHONE - Charlie Parker, John Coltrane, Paul Desmond, Wayne Henderson (The Crusaders), Ronnie Laws, David Sanborn, Michael Brecker, Phil Woods, Joshua Redman, Eddie Harris, Branford Marsalis, Benny Carter, Bill Evans (not the pianist with the same name), Wayne Shorter, Steve Marcus (Larry Coryell Band), Ernie Watts, Kenny Garrett

    PIANO / KEYBOARDS - Oscar Peterson, Bill Evans, Chick Corea, Herbie Hancock, Teddy Wilson, Jan Hammer, McCoy Tyner, Kenny Kirkland, Joe Sample (The Crusaders), Bob James, George Duke, Red Garland, Jimmy Smith (organ)

    ELECTRIC BASS - Jaco Pastorious, Stanley Clarke, Victor Wooten, Victor Bailey, John Pattitucci, Abe Laboriel, Foley, Steve Swallow, Jeff Berlin, Marcus Miller, Gerald Veasley

    ACOUSTIC BASS - Charlie Mingus, Ron Carter, Ray Brown, Charlie Haden, Dave Holland, Jimmy Garrison

    DRUMS - Billy Cobham, Tony Williams, Jack De Johnette, Peter Erskine, Steve Gadd, Elvin Jones, Lenny White

    FLUTE - Hubert Laws, Dave Valentin

    TRUMPET - Miles Davis, Dizzy Gillespie, Wynton Marsalis, Freddie Hubbard, Louie Armstrong, Randy Brecker, Roy Hargrove, Clark Terry

    VIBES - Gary Burton, Lionel Hampton, Milt Jackson, Bobby Hutcherson, Dave Samuels (Spyro Gyra)

    VIOLIN - Jean Luc Ponty, Stephane Grappelli, Jerry Goodman (Mahavishnu Orchestra), Joe Venuti

    FEMALE VOCALS - Billie Holliday, Ella Fitzgerald, Annie Ross, Cassandra Wilson, Flora Purim (Brazilian jazz), Dianne Reeves, Diana Krall

    MALE VOCALS - Joe Williams, Louie Armstrong, Jon Hendricks

    MISC - (Clarinet) Benny Goodman / (Harmonica) Toots Thieleman / (Trombone) JJ Johnson, Benny Green / (Flugelhorn) Chuck Mangione, (Mandolin) David Grisman / (Vocal Group) Lambert Hendricks & Ross

  • Anonymous
    1 decade ago

    Miles Davis

    John Coltrane

    Loui Armstrong

    Billie Holiday

    Herbie Hancock

    The Sun Ra

    Carlos Santana

    Chick Corea

    Gil Scot Heron

  • Anonymous
    1 decade ago

    Dizzy Gillespie

  • 1 decade ago

    I'm just gonna give you some names that are really well known, even people who doesnt love jazz.

    Diana Krall

    Oscar Peterson

    Nat King Cole

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  • Anonymous
    1 decade ago

    Try these two...John Coltrane and Thelonous Monk

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