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what are some names of some good jazz singers i just started listening to it and i really like it please help

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  • zynjen
    Lv 7
    10 years ago
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    Betty Carter

    Billie Holiday

    Billy Eckstine

    Brenda Russell

    Eddie Jefferson

    Ella Fitzgerald

    Esperanza Spalding

    Ernestine Anderson

    Eydie Gorme

    Harry Connick, Jr.

    Helen Forrest

    Jamie Cullum

    Kurt Elling

    Carmen McRae

    Carol Sloane

    Chet Baker

    Chris Connor

    Sammy Davis, Jr.

    Sarah Vaughan

    Salena Jones

    Shirley Horn

    Tony Bennett

    Diana Krall

    Dianne Reeves

    George Benson

    Al Jarreau

    Angela Bofill

    Anita Baker

    Anita O’Day

    Astrud Gilberto

    Melody Gardot

    Nancy Wilson

    Nat King Cole

    Nina Simone

    Nnena Freelon

    Oleta Adams

    Patti Austin

    Pauline Wilson

    Annie Ross


    Baby Cox

    Bebel Gilberto

    Joe Carroll

    Julie London

    João Gilberto

    June Christy

    Jon Hendricks

    Babs Gonzales

    Randy Crawford

    Rebecca Kilgore

    Rosemary Clooney

    Lena Horne

    Dakota Staton

    Dinah Shore

    Dinah Washington

    Michael Franks

    Madeleine Peyroux

    Marlena Shaw

    Marilyn Scott

    Mel Torme

    Johnny Hartman

  • Anonymous
    10 years ago

    Aretha Franklin, Ella Fitzgerald, Elvis Costello, Diana Krall these are some Jazz singers :)

    If you like jazz you'll probably like blues, you should look into that as well. Hope I helped, happy listening :)

  • 10 years ago

    kurt elling

    mark murphy

    ella fitzgerald

    mel torme

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  • ?
    Lv 7
    10 years ago

    We'll start with the Bossa Nova (to be politically correct, hehe):

    - Bem Bom (Gal Costa)

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    - Madalena (Elis Regina)

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    - Tarde em Itapoa (Maria Bethania w/Vinicius Moraes)

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    - Estrada do Sol (Elis Regina and Gal Costa)

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    - O Pato (sung by [a very young] Joao Gilberto "O Pato" = The Duck and "Quem"= Quack in Port.

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    - You and I (Stanley Turrentine) (no YouTube, on his "Soulful Saxaphone" CD, LOVE it.

    - Blues in Hoss Flat (Stanley Turrentine, '63)

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    - Half a Minute (Matt Bianco and where Basia got her start) LOVE his stuff!

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    - Do you want to know what I want? (New York Voices, LOVE them)

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    - What a Wonderful World (Louis Armstrong)

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    Also love Thelonius Monk; "Round about Midnight", "April in Paris", I like "The Essential . . ." and "The Best of Thelonius Monk" CDs

    - Orange Colored Sky (check out Natalie Cole version)

    - Route 66 (check out Manhattan Transfer version)

    - Twisted (Joni Mitchell - big range song, key changes, funny)

    - Summerwind (check out Buble's or Frank's version)

    - Fly Me to the Moon (check out Frank Sinatra version)

    - Volare (check out Dean Martin Version)

    - 'Round Midnight (Bernie Hanighen)

    - Mambo Italiano (Check out Leslie Kendall & the Jump Daddies band)

    - Ac-cent-tschu-ate The Positive (Bing Crosby)

    - They Can't Take That Away From Me (George Gershwin)

    - Don't Get Around Much Anymore (Duke Ellington as sung by Natalie Cole)

    - Georgia On My Mind (Ray Charles & The Count Basie Orchestra )

    - Cry me A River (Natalie Cole)

    - Someone to Watch Over Me (Frank Sinatra)

    - Rise (Herb Alpert)

    - In the Mood (Glen Miller)

    - Autumn in New York (Vernon Duke)

    - Thelonious Monk - Monk's Music

    - Feels so Good (Chuck Mangione)

    - Breezin’ (George Benson)

    - Sing, Sing, Sing (Benny Goodman)

    - Body & Soul (Manhattan Transfer)

    - Just the Two of Us (George Benson)

    - Just One of Those Things (Ella Fitzgerald)

    - Summertime (My Mom and my Pop) :o)

    - Who’se Side Are You On (Matt Bianco)

    - Matt’s Mood (Matt Bianco)

    - Oh Lady Be Good (New York Voices)

    - God Bless the Child (Billie Holiday)

    - Suavecito (Freddie Ravel)

    - Straight, No Chaser (Thelonious Monk)

    - This Can’t Be Love (as sung by Natalie Cole)

    - Boy From New York City (Manhattan Transfer)

    - Basin Street Blues (Leslie Kendall & the Jump Daddies)

    - Thou Swell (Natalie Cole)

    - West 42nd Street (John Coltrane)

    - Birth of the Blues (Sammy Davis, Jr.)

    - Ain’t that a Kick in the Head (Dean Martin)

    - Birdland (Manhattan Transfer)

    - Boogie Woogie Bugle Boy (Andrews Sisters or Bette Midler)

    - A Nightingale Sang in Berkeley Square (E. Maschwitz)

    - Caravan (Sergio Mendez's version w/words)

    - It Don't Mean a Thing (If It Ain't Got that Swing) (Duke Ellington)

    - The Birth of the Blues (Frank Sinatra)

    - Everything Must Change (B. Igher)

    - Sweet Georgia Brown (Ray Charles’ version I like best)

    - Body and Soul (Johnny Green)

    - A Tribute to a Rose (Jimmy Ponder)

    - Body and Soul (Billie Holiday or Frank Sinatra)

    - Blue Skies – (Irving Berlin, sung by Ella Fitzgerald)

    - Ain't Misbehavin' (Louis Armstrong)


    - S'Wonderful (Joao Gilberto)

    - Brasil (Nino Tempo)

    - Desafinado (Antonio Carlos Jobim)

    - Falsa Baiana – (Joao Gilberto version)

    - Girl from Ipanema (Garota de Ipanema) – (Astrud Gilberto)

    - Bem Bom (Gal Costa)

    - O Pato – (Getz and Gilberto)

    - Aguas de Marco – (Elis Regina version)

    - Madalena (Elis Regina)

    - Manha de Carnaval – (Anna Gazzola)

    - Tarde em Itapoa (Maria Bethania w/Vinicius Moraes)

    - Estrada do Sol (Elis Regina and Gal Costa)

    - Coracao Vagabundo – (Caetano Veloso)

    - Tanto Tempo (Bebel Gilberto)

    - Menino das Laranjas (Elis Regina)

    - Quilombo, O El Dorado ***** (Gilberto Gil)

    - Chega de Saudade – (Joao Gilberto version)

    - Agua de Beber (Astrud Gilberto)

    - A Volta (Eliane Elias)

    - De Conversa em Conversa – (Joao Gilberto)

    - Kid Cavaquinho (Joao Bosco)

    - Pra Que Chorar (Alcione)

    - Lost in Amazonia (Tania Maria)

    - Upa Neguinho (Elis Regina)

    - Bom Conselho – (Maria Bethania)

    - O Ronco da Cuica (Joao Bosco)

    - Cara ao Tom 74 (Toquinho)

    - Pagode do Maracana (Katia Moraes)

    - Mae Africa (Katia Moraes)

    - Aquarela do Brasil (Emilio Santiago)

    - Rio After Dark (Ana Caram)

    - O Tempo e o Lugar (Ana Caram)

    - Morena Boca de Ouro (Joao Gilberto) (Anything by Joao Gilberto!)

    - Rosa Morena (Joao Gilberto)

    - Minha Saudade (Lisa Ono)

    - O Barquinho (Joao Gilberto)

    - O Samba (Lisa Ono)

    Source(s): Retired Percussionist
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