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List of French jazz bands, listed by popularity with photos when available. This list includes more than just bands, as jazz solo artists from France are included as well. It's always interesting to see where famous bands got their starts, so use this list to discover some great French music that you've never heard before. The jazz bands and artists below have played their music all over the world, but they all were formed in France. If you think the best French 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.

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If you want to answer the questions, "Who are popular jazz bands from France?" and "Which jazz bands started in France?" then this list will answer your questions.

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Charles Aznavour is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list French Jazz Bands List
Charles Aznavour Chanson, Pop music, Jazz

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Arthur H is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list French Jazz Bands List
Arthur H Rock music, Experimental rock, Electronic dance music

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Henri Texier is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list French Jazz Bands List

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Manu Chao is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list French Jazz Bands List
Manu Chao Ska, Rock music, Latin American music

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Amanda Lear is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list French Jazz Bands List
Amanda Lear New Wave, Disco, Pop music

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Serge Gainsbourg is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list French Jazz Bands List
Serge Gainsbourg Adult contemporary music, Chanson, New Wave

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Magma is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list French Jazz Bands List
Magma Avant-progressive rock, Experimental rock, Jazz fusion

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Eric Le Lann is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list French Jazz Bands List

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Sylvie Vartan is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list French Jazz Bands List
Sylvie Vartan Blue-eyed soul, Disco, Pop music

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Stéphane Grappelli is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list French Jazz Bands List
Stéphane Grappelli Swing music, Gypsy jazz, Jazz fusion

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Yael Naim is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list French Jazz Bands List
Yael Naim New Wave, Pop music, Jazz

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Sofia Essaïdi is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list French Jazz Bands List
Sofia Essaïdi Pop music, Contemporary R&B, Rhythm and blues

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Leslie is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list French Jazz Bands List
Leslie Hip hop music, Synthpop, Pop music

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Renaud Garcia-Fons is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list French Jazz Bands List
Renaud Garcia-Fons World music, Jazz

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Dan Tepfer is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list French Jazz Bands List
Dan Tepfer Classical music, Jazz