Jazz The Best Nu Jazz Bands/Artists  

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

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

The list you're viewing is made up of artists like Mr. Scruff and RJD2. Vote for the greatest artists by clicking the thumbs up button. The most fun part of this is deciding to vote on artists like Jaga Jazzist and John Scofield.

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

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

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St. Germain is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Nu Jazz Bands/Artists
St. Germain Nu jazz, Downtempo, Electronic music

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Club Des Belugas is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Nu Jazz Bands/Artists

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Nujabes is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Nu Jazz Bands/Artists
Nujabes Nu jazz, Hip hop music, Jazz rap

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The Cinematic Orchestra is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Nu Jazz Bands/Artists
The Cinematic Orchestra Nu jazz, Downtempo, Trip hop

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Micatone is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Nu Jazz Bands/Artists
Micatone Nu jazz, Electronic music

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Skalpel is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Nu Jazz Bands/Artists
Skalpel Nu jazz, Downtempo, Jazz

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Goldfish is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Nu Jazz Bands/Artists
Goldfish Nu jazz, Downtempo, Electronic music

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Jaga Jazzist is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Nu Jazz Bands/Artists
Jaga Jazzist Nu jazz, Electronic music, Experimental rock

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Hidden Orchestra is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Nu Jazz Bands/Artists

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Mr. Scruff is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Nu Jazz Bands/Artists
Mr. Scruff Nu jazz, Downtempo, Trip hop

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Incognito is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Nu Jazz Bands/Artists
Incognito Nu jazz, Jazz-funk, Pop music

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Moloko is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Nu Jazz Bands/Artists
Moloko Nu jazz, Downtempo, Trip hop

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Gotan Project is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Nu Jazz Bands/Artists
Gotan Project Nu jazz, Nuevo tango, Trip hop

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Fila Brazillia is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Nu Jazz Bands/Artists
Fila Brazillia Nu jazz, Downtempo, Trip hop

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Vanessa Daou is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Nu Jazz Bands/Artists
Vanessa Daou Dance-pop, Electronic dance music, House music

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4hero is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Nu Jazz Bands/Artists
4hero Nu jazz, Neo soul, Electronic music

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Trüby Trio is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Nu Jazz Bands/Artists

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United Future Organization is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Nu Jazz Bands/Artists
United Future Organization Nu jazz, Jazz-funk, Trip hop

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Clara Hill is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Nu Jazz Bands/Artists
Clara Hill Nu jazz, Downtempo, Trip hop

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Funki Porcini is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Nu Jazz Bands/Artists
Funki Porcini Nu jazz, Downtempo, Trip hop

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Fingathing is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Nu Jazz Bands/Artists
Fingathing Nu jazz, Hip hop music, Electronic dance music

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Jocelyn Brown is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Nu Jazz Bands/Artists
Jocelyn Brown Nu jazz, Pop music, House music

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Róisín Murphy is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Nu Jazz Bands/Artists
Róisín Murphy Synthpop, New Wave, Neo soul

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S-Tone Inc. is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Nu Jazz Bands/Artists
S-Tone Inc. Nu jazz, Electronic music, House music

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Bitter:Sweet is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Nu Jazz Bands/Artists
Bitter:Sweet Nu jazz, Hip hop music, Trip hop

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Uyama Hiroto is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Nu Jazz Bands/Artists

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L.U.C is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Nu Jazz Bands/Artists
L.U.C Nu jazz, Trip hop, Rap music

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Eivind Aarset is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Nu Jazz Bands/Artists
Eivind Aarset Nu jazz, Electronic music

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Esthero is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Nu Jazz Bands/Artists
Esthero Hip hop music, Lounge music, Rock music

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Madita is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Nu Jazz Bands/Artists
Madita Nu jazz, Pop music, Trip hop

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Pest is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Nu Jazz Bands/Artists
Pest Nu jazz, Hip hop music, Trip hop

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Grand Pianoramax is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Nu Jazz Bands/Artists

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Rebelinx is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Nu Jazz Bands/Artists
Rebelinx NuJazz - NuJazz, Fusion, Neo Soul

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Kaidi Tatham and Dego is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Nu Jazz Bands/Artists

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Siel Jazz, Nu Jazz - SIEL, Deep Affection Album

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The Wah Wah Collective is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Nu Jazz Bands/Artists
The Wah Wah Collective Nu jazz, Neo soul, Hip Hop

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The Kulide o' Scope is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Nu Jazz Bands/Artists
The Kulide o' Scope Nu jazz, Progressive rock, Art rock

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Antony raijekov is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Nu Jazz Bands/Artists
Antony raijekov Nu jazz, Lounge music, Trip hop

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Zoran Madžirov is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Nu Jazz Bands/Artists
Zoran Madžirov Nu jazz, Classical music, Contemporary classical music

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Brotherly is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Nu Jazz Bands/Artists

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Markus Ecklmayr is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Nu Jazz Bands/Artists
Markus Ecklmayr Nu jazz, Electronic dance music, Jazz

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Beanfield is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Nu Jazz Bands/Artists
Beanfield Nu jazz, Downtempo, Trip hop

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Robert Glasper Experiment is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Nu Jazz Bands/Artists

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Plaster is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Nu Jazz Bands/Artists
Plaster Nu jazz, Minimal techno, Electronic music

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Kaidi Tatham is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Nu Jazz Bands/Artists

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Flanger is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Nu Jazz Bands/Artists
Flanger Nu jazz, Electronic music, Jazz

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Rambo Amadeus is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Nu Jazz Bands/Artists
Rambo Amadeus Nu jazz, Hip hop music, Pop music

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Robert Miles is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Nu Jazz Bands/Artists
Robert Miles Nu jazz, Pop music, Trip hop

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Candy Dulfer is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Nu Jazz Bands/Artists
Candy Dulfer Nu jazz, Smooth jazz, Funk

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Mark Gorbulew is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Nu Jazz Bands/Artists
Mark Gorbulew Nu jazz, Downtempo, Chill House Zurich