Bands/Musicians CTI Records Complete Artist Roster

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List of CTI Records artists, listed alphabetically with photos when available. This CTI Records roster includes both past and present artists. Popular CTI Records bands and artists are all listed here with information such as what genre the bands fall under and what albums they're known for. If you're looking for any of these CTI Records band's full discographies then click on their name and you can find them here on Ranker. The artists and bands on this list might be pop, rap, rock, electronic or any other genre, but what they all have in common is that they were signed by CTI Records.

A list made up of artists like Nina Simone and George Benson.

This page can help answer questions like, "Who are the best CTI Records bands?" and "Which artists are signed by CTI Records?"

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Airto Moreira is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list CTI Records Complete Artist Roster
Jazz fusion, Jazz Airto Moreira is a Brazilian jazz drummer and percussionist. He is married to jazz singer Flora Purim, and their daughter Diana Moreira is also a singer. He currently resides in Los Angeles.

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Alex Blake is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list CTI Records Complete Artist Roster
Post-bop, Jazz Alex Blake is a post-bop jazz double-bassist and electric bass guitarist.

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Allan Holdsworth is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list CTI Records Complete Artist Roster
Instrumental rock, Jazz fusion, Jazz Allan Holdsworth is an English guitarist and composer. He has released twelve studio albums as a solo artist and played a variety of musical styles spanning a period of more than four decades, ...more

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Antônio Carlos Jobim is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list CTI Records Complete Artist Roster
Brazilian jazz, Latin jazz, Samba Antônio Carlos Brasileiro de Almeida Jobim — known as Tom Jobim — was a Brazilian songwriter, composer, arranger, singer, and pianist/guitarist. He was a primary force behind the creation ...more

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Astrud Gilberto is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list CTI Records Complete Artist Roster
Brazilian jazz, Latin jazz, Bossa nova Astrud Gilberto is a Brazilian samba and bossa nova singer. She is best known for her performance of the Grammy Award-winning song "The Girl from Ipanema".

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Billy Cobham is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list CTI Records Complete Artist Roster
Kozmigroov, Jazz-funk, Rock music William Emanuel "Billy" Cobham is a Panamanian American jazz drummer, composer and bandleader, who permanently relocated to Switzerland during the late 1970s. Coming to prominence in ...more

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Bob James is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list CTI Records Complete Artist Roster
Crossover jazz, Sophisti-pop, Smooth jazz Robert McElhiney "Bob" James is an American two-time Grammy Award-winning smooth jazz keyboardist, arranger and producer. He is recognized as one of the original founders of smooth ...more

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Dave Valentin is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list CTI Records Complete Artist Roster
Jazz Dave Valentin is a jazz flutist. He first learned latin percussion, and then switched to flute. Valentin's teacher, Hubert Laws, suggested that he not double on saxophone because of his ...more

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Esther Phillips is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list CTI Records Complete Artist Roster
Popular music, Rhythm and blues, Jazz Esther Phillips was an American singer. Phillips was known for her R&B vocals, but she was a versatile singer, also performing pop, country, jazz, blues and soul music.

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Flora Purim is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list CTI Records Complete Artist Roster
Jazz fusion, Jazz Flora Purim is a Brazilian jazz singer known primarily for her work in the jazz fusion style. She became prominent for her part in Return to Forever with Chick Corea and Stanley Clarke. She has ...more

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Freddie Hubbard is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list CTI Records Complete Artist Roster
Hard bop, Post-bop, Jazz Frederick Dewayne "Freddie" Hubbard was an American jazz trumpeter. He was known primarily for playing in the bebop, hard bop and post-bop styles from the early 1960s and on. His ...more

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Gábor Szabó is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list CTI Records Complete Artist Roster
Crossover jazz, Jazz fusion, Jazz Szabó Gábor István, better known as Gábor Szabó, was an influential jazz guitarist, famous for mixing jazz, pop-rock and his native Hungarian music.

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George Benson is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list CTI Records Complete Artist Roster
Pop music, Rhythm and blues, Jazz George Benson is a ten-time Grammy Award-winning American musician, guitarist and singer-songwriter. He began his professional career at twenty-one, as a jazz guitarist. Benson uses a ...more

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Grover Washington, Jr. is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list CTI Records Complete Artist Roster
Rhythm and blues, Jazz, Soul music Grover Washington, Jr. was an American jazz-funk / soul-jazz saxophonist. Along with George Benson, John Klemmer, David Sanborn, Bob James, Chuck Mangione, Herb Alpert, and Spyro Gyra, he is ...more

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Hubert Laws is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list CTI Records Complete Artist Roster
Classical music, Jazz Hubert Laws is an American flutist and saxophonist with a career spanning over 40 years in jazz, classical, and other music genres. Alongside Herbie Mann, Laws is probably the most recognized ...more

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Joe Farrell is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list CTI Records Complete Artist Roster
Jazz-funk, Hard bop, Jazz fusion Joseph Carl Firrantello, known as Joe Farrell, was an American jazz saxophonist and flutist. He is best known for a series of albums under his own name on the CTI record label and for playing in ...more

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Lalo Schifrin is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list CTI Records Complete Artist Roster
Spy music, Rock music, Jazz Lalo Schifrin is an Argentine pianist, composer, arranger and conductor. He is best known for his film and TV scores, such as the "Theme from Mission: Impossible". He has received four ...more

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Nina Simone is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list CTI Records Complete Artist Roster
Folk music, Rhythm and blues, Jazz Nina Simone was an American singer, songwriter, pianist, arranger, and civil rights activist. She worked in a broad range of musical styles including classical, jazz, blues, folk, R&B, ...more

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Patti Austin is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list CTI Records Complete Artist Roster
Adult contemporary music, Pop music, Dance music Patti Austin is an American R&B, Pop and jazz singer. In 2008 she received the Grammy for Best Jazz Vocal album for "Avant Gershwin" recorded mostly live with The WDR Big Band in

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Paul Desmond is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list CTI Records Complete Artist Roster
Cool jazz, West Coast jazz Paul Desmond was an American jazz alto saxophonist and composer, best known for the work he did in the Dave Brubeck Quartet and for composing that group's greatest hit, "Take Five". He ...more

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Ron Carter is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list CTI Records Complete Artist Roster
Orchestral jazz, Avant-garde jazz, Third stream Ron Carter is an American jazz double-bassist. His appearances on over 2,500 albums make him one of the most-recorded bassists in jazz history. Carter is also an acclaimed cellist who has ...more

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Stanley Turrentine is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list CTI Records Complete Artist Roster
Hard bop, Jazz blues, Bebop Stanley William Turrentine, also known as "Mr. T" or "The Sugar Man", was an American jazz tenor saxophonist.

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Wes Montgomery is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list CTI Records Complete Artist Roster
Crossover jazz, Hard bop, Smooth jazz John Leslie "Wes" Montgomery was an American jazz guitarist. He is widely considered one of the major jazz guitarists, emerging after such seminal figures as Django Reinhardt and ...more

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Yusef Lateef is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list CTI Records Complete Artist Roster
New Age music, Third stream, Swing music Yusef Abdul Lateef was an American jazz multi-instrumentalist, composer and educator for the Ahmadiyya Muslim Community after his conversion to the Ahmadiyya sect of Islam in 1950. Although ...more