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List of Famous Jazz Musicians

List of famous jazz musicians, with photos, bios, and other information when available. Who are the top jazz musicians in the world? This includes the most prominent jazz musicians, living and dead, both in America and abroad. This list of notable jazz musicians is in alphabetical order and can be sorted for various bits of information, such as where these historic jazz musicians were born and what their nationality is. The people on this list are from different countries, but what they all have in common is that they're all renowned jazz musicians.

List features John Coltrane, Herbie Hancock and more.

From reputable, prominent, and well known jazz musicians to the lesser known jazz musicians of today, these are some of the best professionals in the jazz musician field. If you want to answer the questions, "Who are the most famous jazz musicians ever?" and "What are the names of famous jazz musicians?" then you're in the right place. (101 items)
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    Al Sergel

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    Alain Bédard

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    Alan Jones age 52

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    André Manoukian age 57

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    Andrew Armstrong

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    Ann Helgenberger

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    Bengt Berger age 72

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    Bengt Ernryd age 71

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    Bill Folwell age 75

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    Borje Crona age 82

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    age 81

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    Died at 95 (1904-1999)

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    Chris Donnelly

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    Christine Jensen

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    Coco Schumann age 90

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    Curtis Amy Died at 73 (1929-2002)

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    Dan Jacobs age 72

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    Darius Brubeck age 67

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    Dave Burns Died at 85 (1924-2009)

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    Died at 69 (1939-2008)

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    Dewitt Yancey

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    age 46

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    Died at 76 (1917-1993)

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    age 82

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    Died at 96 (1908-2004)

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    Died at 59 (1924-1983)

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    Died at 82 (1930-2012)

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    Ferdinand Lewis Alcindor, Sr.

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    Died at 91 (1922-2013)

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    Frederick H. Tupper Died at 70 (1904-1974)

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    Gaute Storaas age 55

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    Died at 73 (1931-2004)

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    Hal Schaefer Died at 87 (1925-2012)

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    Hank Thomas

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    James Emery age 63

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    Jimmy Butts Died at 81 (1917-1998)

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    Died at 84 (1907-1991)

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    Joe McQueen age 95

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    Died at 41 (1926-1967)

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