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Best Jazz Fusion Bands/Artists

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Jazz fusion artists list, with photos, ranked best to worst by votes. List of good jazz fusion bands includes a filter so you can sort by the groups’s label and what albums they've put out. This list of the top jazz fusion bands in the world includes all musicians who have released recordings that have gotten distribution, and is an up-to-date list. Jazz fusion groups and artists are shown below along with any additional genres in which their music belongs. If available, you can also see information about where all jazz fusion bands on this list got started. These are truly the greatest jazz fusion bands of all time, since the most famous jazz fusion artists ever are listed, and the order is decided by actual fans of the best jazz fusion music.

You can click on the jazz fusion band names to see more information about that particular notable jazz fusion group. If they're near the top of the best jazz fusion artist list, though, then they should have at least some information available. All the top jazz fusion bands named on the list also have discographies on their pages if you click on the jazz fusion band names themselves.

Examples include The Doors and Stevie Ray Vaughan. Make sure to upvote the best items on this list to see them rise to the top. Also, items on this list like Frank Zappa and Red Hot Chili Peppers probably need more votes.

All important, significant and iconic names in jazz fusion music history deserve your votes, so make sure to choose wisely. You can only vote once on this list.

The list includes all new jazz fusion bands, and if there are any missing on the list, you can always add them yourself. Just make sure they aren't already on the list and check your spelling, because this is already an accurate compilation of the best examples of jazz fusion, as well as a good place to start if you're asking yourself, or friends, exactly how to get into jazz fusion music. Especially since the bands at the top of the list will at the very least be the best choices if you're looking for a list of good jazz fusion bands with which to start out. No point in listening to them if they aren't actually good or even half-way decent jazz fusion bands.

This list answers the questions "who are the best jazz fusion bands of all time?" and "who is the greatest jazz fusion musician ever?"

If you know enough about the genre, please vote based on the quality of the band's music instead of just voting for the most popular jazz fusion bands that you might've heard of, but not really listened to closely enough to cast an informed vote.

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    Kozmigroov, Fusion, Avant-garde jazz More
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    Kozmigroov, Jazz-funk, Rock music More
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    Kozmigroov, Rock music, World music More
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    Crossover jazz, Sophisti-pop, Smooth jazz More
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    Jazz fusion, Latin jazz, Jazz More
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    Crossover jazz, World music, Jazz fusion More
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    Kozmigroov, Jazz-funk, Electro More
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    Alphonso Johnson

    Jazz fusion, Jazz, Funk More
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    Instrumental rock, Jazz fusion, Jazz More
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    Smooth jazz, Jazz fusion, West Coast jazz More
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    Brand X

    Jazz fusion, Jazz More
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    Caldera

    Jazz fusion, Jazz More
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    Crossover jazz, Jazz fusion, Post-bop More
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    Kozmigroov, Jazz fusion, Jazz More
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    Crossover jazz, Sophisti-pop, Smooth jazz More
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    Jazz-funk, Jazz fusion, Jazz More
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    Ethno jazz, Crossover jazz, Pop music More
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    Kozmigroov, Jazz-funk, Rock music More
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    Nucleus

    Rock music, Jazz fusion More
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    Jazz fusion, Jazz More
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    Rock music, Experimental rock, Heavy metal More
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    Ohm

    Progressive metal, Rock music, Instrumental rock More
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    Jazz fusion, Progressive rock More
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    Kozmigroov, New Age, New Age music More
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    Jazz fusion, Jazz More
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    Blues-rock, Jazz fusion, Jazz More
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    Jazz fusion More
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    Disco, Rock music, Black metal More
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    Pop music, Rock music, Smooth jazz More
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    Swing music, Gypsy jazz, Jazz fusion More
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    Jazz fusion, Jazz More
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    Urban Knights

    Smooth jazz, Jazz fusion More
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    New Wave, Experimental rock, Instrumental rock More
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    Fusion, Rock music, Instrumental rock More
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    Glam metal, Rock music, Heavy metal More
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    Shakti

    Jazz fusion, Progressive rock More
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    Melodic Rock, Neo-progressive rock, Rock music More
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    Rock music, Jazz fusion, Progressive rock More
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    Jazz fusion, Jazz More
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    Progressive metal, Black metal, Heavy metal More
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    Ethno jazz, New Age music, Third stream More
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    Nu jazz, Indie pop, Blue-eyed soul More
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    Progressive metal, Instrumental rock, Jazz fusion More
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    Rock music, Jazz fusion, Progressive bluegrass More
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    Victor Bailey

    Pop music, Jazz fusion, Jazz More
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    Rock music, Jazz fusion, Jazz More
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    Crossover jazz, Third stream, Hard bop More
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    World music, Jazz fusion, Jazz More
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    Tribal Tech

    Jazz fusion, Jazz, Progressive rock More
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    Crossover jazz, Hard bop, Smooth jazz More
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