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Best Soul Jazz Bands/Artists

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

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

List contains artists like Medeski Martin & Wood and Erykah Badu. You get to decide which ones are the "best" artists by voting for your favorites right on the list. Make sure you always vote for stuff like Booker T. & the M.G.'s or Luther Vandross if you like it.

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

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

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    Rapture, Christmas Fantasy, Giving You the Best That I Got

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    New Amerykah Part One (4th World War), Baduizm, Worldwide Underground

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    Graffiti Blues, Smooth As the Wind, The Cup Bearers

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    Christmas '64, The Incredible Jimmy Smith at the Organ, Verve Jazz Masters ...

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    Far Wes, Full House, Greatest Hits

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    In Person, The Cannonball Adderley Sextet in New York, Cannonball & ...

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    Vibrations, Everybody Loves the Sunshine, The Universal Masters ...

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    Life on Planet Groove, A Blow for Me, A Toot to You

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    Arnett Blows for 1300, Movin' Right Along, Sizzlin'

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    Always There, Who Needs Love, Tribes

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    The Cape Verdean Blues, Song for My Father, Horace-Scope

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    Kirk's Work, Domino, The Case of the 3 Sided Dream in Audio Color

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    Blue Hour, Blue Hour: The Complete Sessions, LD + 3

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    The Latin Bit, Sunday Mornin', Idle Moments

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    Moss Side Story, Soul Murder, Stranger on the Sofa

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    Upper West Side Story, Bobby Broom Plays for Monk, Clean Sweep

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    Swiss Movement, E.H. in the U.K. / Is It In, Is It In

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    El Chico, Man from Two Worlds, Further Adventures of El Chico

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    Chillin', It's "Mister" Fathead, Davey Blue

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    John Jenkins, Cliff Jordan and Bobby Timmons, Soul Time

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    Blue Hour, Blue Hour: The Complete Sessions, Gilberto with Turrentine

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    It's Morrissey, Man!, Right-On

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    Some People Have Real Problems, Don't Bring Me Down E.P, OnlySee

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    Jawbreakers, The Toughest Tenors, The Battle of Birdland

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    A Brighter Day, Off the Record, The Antidote

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    Introducing Duke Pearson's Big Band, I Don't Care Who Knows It, Sweet ...

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    Just Between Friends, Get Out'a My Way!, My Romance

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    The Healer, Turning Point, Think!

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    All Night Session, Key for Two, Green Leaves of Summer

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    Inland Emperor, A Town Called Earth, West Coast Boogaloo (With Fred ...

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    The Educated Sounds of Gene Ludwig

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    Introducing Nat Adderley, Soul Zodiac, Much Brass

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    It Is What It Is, This Is It!, Spark Plug

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    Rock Encounter, Let the Ocean Worry, Polarity

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    On the Blue Side, Jimmy Mcgriff/Junior Parker, Electric Funk

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    LD + 3, Blues Walk, The Natural Soul

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    Friday Afternoon in the Universe, Shack-Man, The Dropper

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    The 3 Sounds, Nexus, Astral Signal

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    Superfunk, Urban Renewal, Funk Inc.

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    On the Blue Side, Road Tested, South-Central

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    Cure All, Super Heavy Organ, There Goes the Neighborhood

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    A Night in Tunisia

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    WindSong, African Songbird

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    Organic Vibes, Falling in Love Again, Reboppin'

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    Mode for Joe, Inner Urge, In 'n Out

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    Walk, Don't Run!, The Stinger

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    Set Us Free, Blue Mode, Love Bug

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