Bands/Musicians GRP Records Complete Artist Roster

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List of GRP Records artists, listed alphabetically with photos when available. This GRP Records roster includes both past and present artists. Popular GRP 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 GRP 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 GRP Records.

Diana Krall and George Benson are only the beginning of the artists on this list.

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

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Acoustic Alchemy is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list GRP Records Complete Artist Roster
New Age music, Smooth jazz, Instrumental Acoustic Alchemy is an English contemporary instrumental and smooth jazz band formed in England in the early 1980s, originally fronted by acoustic guitarists Nick Webb and Simon James. The band ...more

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Al Jarreau is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list GRP Records Complete Artist Roster
Pop music, Rhythm and blues, Jazz Alwin "Al" Lopez Jarreau is an American jazz singer.

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Billy Cobham is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list GRP 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 Berg is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list GRP Records Complete Artist Roster
Hard bop, Post-bop Robert Berg was a jazz saxophonist originally from Brooklyn, New York City.

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Dave Weckl is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list GRP Records Complete Artist Roster
Jazz fusion, Latin jazz, Post-bop Dave Weckl was a member of the musical group Aztec Camera.

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David Benoit is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list GRP Records Complete Artist Roster
Smooth jazz, Jazz fusion, Easy listening David Benoit is an American jazz pianist, composer and producer from Los Angeles, California. Benoit has charted over 25 albums since 1980, and has been nominated for three Grammy Awards. He is ...more

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David Sanborn is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list GRP Records Complete Artist Roster
Pop music, Rock music, Smooth jazz David Sanborn is an American alto saxophonist. Though Sanborn has worked in many genres, his solo recordings typically blend jazz with instrumental pop and R&B. He released his first solo ...more

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Diana Krall is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list GRP Records Complete Artist Roster
Traditional pop music, Jazz, Bossa nova Diana Jean Krall, OC, OBC is a Canadian jazz pianist and singer, known for her contralto vocals. She has sold more than 6 million albums in the US and over 15 million worldwide. On December 11, ...more

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Diane Schuur is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list GRP Records Complete Artist Roster
Pop music, Jazz, Blues Diane Joan Schuur (born December 10, 1953), nicknamed "Deedles," is an American jazz singer and pianist. As of 2018, Schuur has released 23 albums, won two Grammy Awards for best ...more

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Eric Reed is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list GRP Records Complete Artist Roster
Post-bop, Jazz Eric Scott Reed, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, is an American jazz pianist and composer. His group Black Note released several albums in the 1990s.

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George Benson is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list GRP 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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George Howard is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list GRP Records Complete Artist Roster
Smooth jazz, Jazz George Howard was an American Jazz-Funk/ Fusion /Smooth Jazz soprano saxophonist.

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Gerald Albright is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list GRP Records Complete Artist Roster
Jazz Gerald Albright is an American jazz saxophonist and multi-instrumentalist. Albright has sold over 1,000,000 albums in the U.S. alone. His self-produced music features him on bass guitar, ...more

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Jeff Golub is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list GRP Records Complete Artist Roster
Rock music, Jazz, Blues Jeff Golub was an American jazz guitarist. Golub was a contemporary jazz guitarist with 12 solo albums and three CDs as the leader of the instrumental band, Avenue Blue. Before becoming an ...more

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Joe Sample is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list GRP Records Complete Artist Roster
Jazz Joseph Leslie "Joe" Sample was an American pianist, keyboard player, and composer. He was one of the founding members of the Jazz Crusaders, the band which became simply the Crusaders ...more

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Kenny Kirkland is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list GRP Records Complete Artist Roster
Jazz fusion, Big band, Jazz Kenneth David "Kenny" Kirkland was an American pianist/keyboardist.

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Lalah Hathaway is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list GRP Records Complete Artist Roster
Contemporary R&B, Rhythm and blues, Jazz Eulaulah Donyll Hathaway best known as Lalah Hathaway, and sometimes referred to as the First Daughter of Soul, is an American artist. She is the daughter of soul singer Donny Hathaway and a ...more

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Lee Ritenour is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list GRP Records Complete Artist Roster
Jazz-funk, Pop music, Sophisti-pop Lee Mack Ritenour is an American jazz guitarist, session musician, and composer. Ritenour has contributed to over 3000 sessions, and has charted over 30 contemporary jazz hits since 1976.

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Marc Antoine is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list GRP Records Complete Artist Roster
Smooth jazz, Jazz fusion, Latin jazz Marc Antoine is a jazz fusion guitarist. Marc currently resides in Madrid, Spain. His guitar play style is based on Roma music.

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Patrice Rushen is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list GRP Records Complete Artist Roster
Urban contemporary, New Wave, Jazz-funk Patrice Louise Rushen is an American composer, record producer, multi-instrumentalist, songwriter, music director and vocalist. Her 1982 single, "Forget Me Nots", received a Grammy ...more

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Patti Austin is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list GRP 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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Phil Perry is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list GRP Records Complete Artist Roster
Rhythm and blues, Jazz, Soul music Phil Perry is an American R&B singer, songwriter, musician and a former member of the soul group "The Montclairs" from 1971 to 1975.

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Richard Bona is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list GRP Records Complete Artist Roster
Jazz fusion, Jazz Richard Bona is a jazz bassist and musician.

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Roger Ingram is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list GRP Records Complete Artist Roster
Christian music, Pop music, Swing music Roger Ingram is a lead trumpet player, educator, and author. He is best known for being the lead trumpet player on the Jazz at Lincoln Center, Harry Connick, Jr., Maynard Ferguson, Ray Charles, ...more

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Sergio Salvatore is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list GRP Records Complete Artist Roster
Sergio Salvatore Jazz

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Spyro Gyra is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list GRP Records Complete Artist Roster
Smooth jazz, Jazz fusion, Jazz Spyro Gyra is an American jazz fusion band that was originally formed in the mid-1970s in Buffalo, New York, United States. Their music, often featured on smooth jazz radio stations, combines ...more

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The Crusaders is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list GRP Records Complete Artist Roster
Popular music, Jazz fusion, Jazz The Crusaders are an American music group popular in the early 1970s known for their amalgamated jazz, pop, and soul sound. Since 1961, more than forty albums have been credited to the group, 19 ...more

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The Rippingtons is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list GRP Records Complete Artist Roster
Smooth jazz, Jazz fusion, Jazz The Rippingtons is a contemporary jazz group mainly relating to the genres smooth jazz, jazz pop, and crossover jazz. Formed in 1986 by guitarist and band leader Russ Freeman, their career has ...more

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Will Downing is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list GRP Records Complete Artist Roster
Neo soul, Contemporary R&B, Rhythm and blues Will Downing, is an American singer, songwriter and producer. Downing is known in the contemporary jazz and R&B music genres for his rich baritone vocals, and his interpretations of R&B ...more

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Yellowjackets is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list GRP Records Complete Artist Roster
Smooth jazz, Jazz fusion, Jazz Yellowjackets is an American jazz fusion quartet.

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Gary Burton is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list GRP Records Complete Artist Roster
Maureen Gochett added Hard bop, Jazz fusion, Jazz Gary Burton is an American jazz vibraphonist, composer and jazz educator. Burton developed a pianistic style of four-mallet technique as an alternative to the prevailing two-mallet technique. ...more