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Best Latin Jazz Bands/Artists

Latin jazz artists list, with photos, ranked best to worst by votes. List of good latin jazz 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 latin jazz bands in the world includes all musicians who have released recordings that have gotten distribution, and is an up-to-date list. Latin jazz 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 latin jazz bands on this list got started. These are truly the greatest latin jazz bands of all time, since the most famous latin jazz artists ever are listed, and the order is decided by actual fans of the best latin jazz music.

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

List features items like Al Di Meola and Paquito D'Rivera. Voting for your favorites gets them to rise to the top of the list. The fun of voting on multiple items is that you get to make choices like "do I like Pat Metheny more than Gato Barbieri?"

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

The list includes all new latin jazz 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 latin jazz, as well as a good place to start if you're asking yourself, or friends, exactly how to get into latin jazz 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 latin jazz bands with which to start out. No point in listening to them if they aren't actually good or even half-way decent latin jazz bands.

This list answers the questions "who are the best latin jazz bands of all time?" and "who is the greatest latin jazz 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 latin jazz bands that you might've heard of, but not really listened to closely enough to cast an informed vote.

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    Smooth jazz, Jazz fusion, Latin jazz More
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    Kozmigroov, Fusion, Avant-garde jazz More
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    Mambo, Salsa music, Latin jazz More
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    Latin jazz, Jazz More
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    Mongo Santamaría

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    Swing music, Brazilian jazz, Latin jazz More
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    Adult contemporary music, Disco, Lounge music More
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    Smooth jazz, Latin jazz, Jazz More
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    Rumba, Latin jazz, Jazz More
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    Boogaloo, Latin jazz, Afro-Cuban jazz More
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    Salsa music, Latin jazz More
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    Machito

    Cubop, Latin jazz, Afro-Cuban jazz More
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    Mario Bauzá

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    Latin jazz, Afro-Cuban jazz, Jazz More
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    Brazilian jazz, Latin jazz, Samba More
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    Jose Valdes

    Latin jazz, Jazz More
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    Pop music, Rhythm and blues, Latin jazz More
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    Brazilian jazz, Latin jazz, Samba More
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    Minas

    Brazilian Jazz, Bossa Nova, Latin Jazz More
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    Nu jazz, Chill-out music, Electronic dance music More
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    Latin jazz, Post-bop, Afro-Cuban jazz More
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    World music, Brazilian jazz, Latin jazz More
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    Chano Pozo

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    Francisco Aguabella

    Latin jazz, Jazz More
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    Synthpop, New Wave, Pop music More
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    Brazilian jazz, Latin jazz, Bossa nova More
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    Samuel Torres

    Latin jazz More
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    Alex Cuba

    Pop music, Latin jazz More
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    Son Jarocho, Latin pop, World music More
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    Jazz fusion, Latin jazz, Jazz More
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    Roni Ben-Hur

    Latin jazz, Jazz, Bebop More
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    World music, Afro-jazz, Latin jazz More
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    new! Edmar Castañeda

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    World music, Acid jazz, Jazz fusion More
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    Mambo, Salsa music, Latin jazz More
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    Experimental rock, Latin jazz, Jazz More
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    Hard bop, Latin jazz, Post-bop More
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    new! Frank Colón

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    Quantic and his Combo Bárbaro

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    Ethno jazz, Pop music, Folk jazz More
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    Indie pop, Worldbeat, Ska More
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    Electronic music, House music, Garage house More
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    Rock music, Hip Hop, Contemporary R&B More
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    Avant-garde jazz, Salsa music, Latin jazz More
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    Thomas Lorenzo

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    Pucho & The Latin Soul Brothers

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    Salsa music, Classical music, Smooth jazz More
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    The Stimulators

    Ska, Reggae, Latin jazz More
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    World music, Smooth jazz, Latin jazz More
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    Jazz fusion, Latin jazz, Post-bop More
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