Jazz The Best Afro Jazz Musicians  

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Afro-jazz artists list, with photos, ranked best to worst by votes. List of good afro-jazz musicians includes a filter so you can sort by the groups’s label and what albums they've put out. This list of the top afro-jazz bands in the world includes all musicians who have released recordings that have gotten distribution, and is an up-to-date list. Afro-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 afro-jazz bands on this list got started. These are truly the greatest afro-jazz bands of all time, since the most famous afro-jazz artists ever are listed, and the order is decided by actual fans of the best afro-jazz music.

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

List artists include Lelio La Tanza, Ngonidzashe Kambarami and many more. The list order changes if enough people vote for the right artists, so cast your vote now. If you don't like Voodoogang or Guy Warren, then give them a thumbs down.

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

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

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Victor Kunonga is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Afro Jazz Musicians
Victor Kunonga Afro-jazz

7 1
Cheick Tidiane Seck is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Afro Jazz Musicians
Cheick Tidiane Seck Music of Africa, Afro-jazz, Jazz

5 0
Ngonidzashe Kambarami is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Afro Jazz Musicians
Ngonidzashe Kambarami Ragga, Afro-jazz, Rhythm and blues

8 4
Louis Mhlanga is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Afro Jazz Musicians
Louis Mhlanga Afro-jazz

4 2
Orkestra Rumpilezz is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Afro Jazz Musicians
Orkestra Rumpilezz Pop music, Afro-jazz, Samba

6 5
Guy Warren is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Afro Jazz Musicians
Guy Warren Music of Africa, Afro-jazz, Smooth jazz

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Jean-jacques Elangué is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Afro Jazz Musicians
Mornette added Jean-jacques Elangué

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Lionel Loueke is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Afro Jazz Musicians
Frano Frano added Lionel Loueke

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Voodoogang is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Afro Jazz Musicians
Voodoogang World music, Afro-jazz, Latin jazz

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Lelio La Tanza is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Afro Jazz Musicians
Lelio La Tanza Rumba, Nuevo tango, Swing music