List of California smooth jazz bands, listed by popularity with photos when available. This list includes more than just bands, as smooth jazz solo artists from California are included as well. It's always interesting to see where famous bands got their starts, so use this list to discover some great California music that you've never heard before. The smooth jazz bands and artists below have played their music all over the world, but they all were formed in California. If you think the best California smooth jazz band is missing from the list, then feel free to add it at the bottom so it's included with these other great acts.
The list you're viewing has a variety of bands in it, like B.Slade and Tower of Power.If you want to answer the questions, "Who are popular smooth jazz bands from California?" and "Which smooth jazz bands started in California?" then this list will answer your questions.