Bands/Musicians Verve Records Complete Artist Roster

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

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Abbey Lincoln is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Verve Records Complete Artist Roster
Jazz Anna Marie Wooldridge, known by her stage name Abbey Lincoln, was an American jazz vocalist, songwriter, and actress, who wrote and performed her own compositions. She was a civil rights ...more

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Kim Hoorweg is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Verve Records Complete Artist Roster
Kim Hoorweg Traditional pop music, Jazz Kim Hoorweg is a Dutch singer/songwriter.

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Adam Cruz is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Verve Records Complete Artist Roster
Jazz Adam Cruz is an American jazz drummer from New York City.

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Leila Pinheiro is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Verve Records Complete Artist Roster
Bossa nova Leila Pinheiro is a Brazilian Bossa Nova singer, pianist and composer. Her self-titled debut album had the guest performances of Tom Jobim, João Donato, Ivan Lins, Francis Hime, and ...more

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Al Hibbler is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Verve Records Complete Artist Roster
Traditional pop music, Easy listening, Jazz Albert George "Al" Hibbler was an American baritone vocalist, who sang with Duke Ellington's orchestra before having several pop hits as a solo artist. Some of Hibbler's singing is ...more

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Alex Blake is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Verve Records Complete Artist Roster
Post-bop, Jazz Alex Blake is a post-bop jazz double-bassist and electric bass guitarist.

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Anita O'Day is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Verve Records Complete Artist Roster
Vocal jazz, Bebop Anita O'Day was an American jazz singer. Born Anita Belle Colton, O'Day was admired for her sense of rhythm and dynamics, and her early big band appearances shattered the traditional image of ...more

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Antônio Carlos Jobim is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Verve 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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Art Porter is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Verve Records Complete Artist Roster
Smooth jazz, Jazz Arthur Lee "Art" Porter, Jr. was an American jazz saxophonist. He was the son of jazz musician Art Porter, Sr., as well as the namesake of "The Art Porter Bill".

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Astrud Gilberto is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Verve 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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Bebel Gilberto is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Verve Records Complete Artist Roster
Downtempo, Latin pop, Chill-out music Bebel Gilberto is a Brazilian popular singer often associated with bossa nova. She is the daughter of João Gilberto and singer Miúcha. Her uncle is singer/composer Chico Buarque. ...more

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Benny Carter is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Verve Records Complete Artist Roster
Swing music, Big band, Jazz Bennett Lester "Benny" Carter was an American jazz alto saxophonist, clarinetist, trumpeter, composer, arranger, and bandleader. He was a major figure in jazz from the 1930s to the ...more

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Bessie Banks is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Verve Records Complete Artist Roster
Bessie Banks Rhythm and blues, Soul music Bessie Banks is an American soul singer, best known for her original 1964 recording of "Go Now," successfully covered in the same year by UK band the Moody Blues.

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Betty Carter is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Verve Records Complete Artist Roster
Vocal jazz, Post-bop, Jazz Betty Carter was an American jazz singer known for her improvisational technique, scatting and other complex musical abilities that demonstrated her vocal talent and imaginative interpretation ...more

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Bill Evans is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Verve Records Complete Artist Roster
Cool jazz, Third stream, Hard bop William John Evans, known as Bill Evans, was an American jazz pianist and composer who mostly worked in a trio setting. He is considered by some to have been the most influential post-WWII jazz ...more

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Billie Holiday is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Verve Records Complete Artist Roster
Torch song, Ballad, Swing music Billie Holiday was an American jazz singer and songwriter. Nicknamed "Lady Day" by her friend and musical partner Lester Young, Holiday had a seminal influence on jazz and pop singing. ...more

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Bing Crosby is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Verve Records Complete Artist Roster
Traditional pop music, Easy listening, Jazz Harry Lillis "Bing" Crosby, Jr. was an American singer and actor. Crosby's trademark warm bass-baritone voice made him one of the best-selling recording artists of the 20th century, ...more

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Birth Control is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Verve Records Complete Artist Roster
Krautrock, Alternative rock, Progressive rock Birth Control was a German rock band known for their progressive hard rock sound and provocative album covers.

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Blossom Dearie is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Verve Records Complete Artist Roster
Cool jazz, Swing music, Traditional pop music Blossom Margrete Dearie was an American jazz singer and pianist, often performing in the bebop genre and remembered for her light and girlish voice. One of the last supper club performers, she ...more

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Bobby Jameson is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Verve Records Complete Artist Roster
Bobby Jameson Robert Parker Jameson, known as Bobby Jameson, is an American singer and songwriter, who was briefly hyped as a major star in the early 1960s and later recorded with The Rolling Stones, Frank ...more

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Bobby Scott is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Verve Records Complete Artist Roster
Jazz Bobby Scott was an American musician, record producer, and songwriter.

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Boogie Pimps is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Verve Records Complete Artist Roster
Boogie Pimps Electronic music Boogie Pimps are an electronic music duo from Erfurt, Germany. It was formed by the two DJs Mark J Klak and Mirko Jacob. Their collaboration started in 2000, when Mirko Jacob started performing ...more

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Brazilian Girls is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Verve Records Complete Artist Roster
Downtempo, Pop music, Dance-punk Brazilian Girls is a band from New York City known for their eclectic blend of electronic dance music with musical styles as diverse as tango, chanson, house, reggae and lounge. None of the ...more

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Brian Blade is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Verve Records Complete Artist Roster
Blues-rock, Jazz fusion, Alternative rock Brian Blade is an American jazz drummer, composer, session musician, and singer-songwriter.

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Bruce Palmer is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Verve Records Complete Artist Roster
Folk rock Bruce Palmer was a Canadian musician notable for playing bass guitar in the folk rock band Buffalo Springfield.