Best Modal Jazz Bands/Artists Bands/Musicians

Best Modal Jazz Bands/Artists

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

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

List is made up of items like Elvin Jones and Miles Davis. Upvote your favorites to see them rise to the top of the list. What's the best item on this list? John Coltrane? Herbie Hancock?

All important, significant and iconic names in modal 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 modal 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 modal jazz, as well as a good place to start if you're asking yourself, or friends, exactly how to get into modal 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 modal jazz bands with which to start out. No point in listening to them if they aren't actually good or even half-way decent modal jazz bands.

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

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    Cool jazz, Third stream, Hard bop More
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    Avant-garde jazz, Hard bop, Post-bop More
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    Jazz-funk, Cool jazz, Third stream More
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    Kozmigroov, Jazz-funk, Electro More
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    Cool jazz, Hard bop, Jazz More
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    Avant-garde jazz, Free jazz, Modal jazz More
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    Avant-garde jazz, Hard bop, Post-bop More
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    Hard bop, Jazz fusion, Post-bop More
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    Fusion, Spoken word, Drone music More
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    Jazz rap, Avant-garde jazz, Jazz-funk More
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    Avant-garde jazz, Hard bop, Post-bop More
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    Hard bop, Latin jazz, Post-bop More
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    Hard bop, Jazz fusion, Post-bop More
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    Hard bop, Jazz fusion, Post-bop More
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    Avant-garde jazz, Hard bop, Post-bop More
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    Jazz fusion, Post-bop, Jazz More
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    Cool jazz, Jazz fusion, Jazz More
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    Hard bop, Post-bop, Afro-Cuban jazz More
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    Crossover jazz, Third stream, Hard bop More
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    Hard bop, Jazz fusion, Post-bop More
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    Avant-garde jazz, Modal jazz, Free improvisation More
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    Cool jazz, Hard bop, Jazz More
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    Third stream, Hard bop, Post-bop More
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    Cool jazz, Jazz, Bebop More
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