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

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

This list below has a variety of artists in it, from Donald Harrison to Charlie Byrd. Vote up your favorite artists to see them get closer to the top of the list. The best artists on this list are the ones with the most votes, so show things like Toquinho and Antônio Carlos Jobim some love.

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

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

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Antônio Carlos Jobim is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Brazilian Jazz Bands/Artists
Antônio Carlos Jobim Brazilian jazz, Latin jazz, Samba

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João Gilberto is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Brazilian Jazz Bands/Artists
João Gilberto Brazilian jazz, Latin jazz, Samba

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Astrud Gilberto is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Brazilian Jazz Bands/Artists
Astrud Gilberto Brazilian jazz, Latin jazz, Bossa nova

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Stan Getz is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Brazilian Jazz Bands/Artists
fred-di-giacomo-rocha added Stan Getz Cool jazz, Jazz, West Coast jazz

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Tania Maria is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Brazilian Jazz Bands/Artists
Tania Maria Brazilian jazz

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Luciana Souza is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Brazilian Jazz Bands/Artists
Luciana Souza Brazilian jazz, Jazz, Bossa nova

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Hermeto Pascoal is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Brazilian Jazz Bands/Artists
fred-di-giacomo-rocha added Hermeto Pascoal Forró, Jazz

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Toquinho is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Brazilian Jazz Bands/Artists
Toquinho Brazilian jazz, Tropicália, Bossa nova

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Gilberto Gil is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Brazilian Jazz Bands/Artists
Ferry73 added Gilberto Gil Música Popular Brasileira

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Stan Kessler is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Brazilian Jazz Bands/Artists
Stan Kessler Brazilian jazz, Mainstream jazz, Jazz

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Moacir Santos is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Brazilian Jazz Bands/Artists
fred-di-giacomo-rocha added Moacir Santos

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Charlie Byrd is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Brazilian Jazz Bands/Artists
Charlie Byrd Swing music, Brazilian jazz, Latin jazz

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Minas is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Brazilian Jazz Bands/Artists
Seek added Minas Brazilian Jazz, Bossa nova, Latin Jazz - Featuring core-members Orlando Haddad and Patricia King, internationally acclaimed Minas is one of the most established Brazilian Jazz musical groups in the U.S. today. With a few decades experience performing and recording, the ...

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Clare Fischer is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Brazilian Jazz Bands/Artists
Clare Fischer Pop music, Third stream, Brazilian jazz

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Paul Meyers is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Brazilian Jazz Bands/Artists
paulm8469 added Paul Meyers Brazilian Jazz Guitarist  

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Tamir Hendelman is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Brazilian Jazz Bands/Artists
Tamir Hendelman Brazilian jazz, Jazz

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Victor Assis Brasil is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Brazilian Jazz Bands/Artists

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Ed Lincoln is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Brazilian Jazz Bands/Artists
Ed Lincoln Space age pop, Brazilian jazz, Easy listening

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Haralds Bondaris is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Brazilian Jazz Bands/Artists
Haralds Bondaris Fusion, Pop music, Rock music

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Dave Pike is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Brazilian Jazz Bands/Artists
Dave Pike World music, Brazilian jazz, Latin jazz

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Donald Harrison is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Brazilian Jazz Bands/Artists
Donald Harrison Hip hop music, Brazilian jazz, Smooth jazz

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Steve Barta is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Brazilian Jazz Bands/Artists
Steve Barta Brazilian jazz