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The Best Brazilian Jazz Bands/Artists 

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Updated June 14, 2019 505 votes 191 voters 23.2k views 24 items

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 Job... is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Brazilian Jazz Bands/Artists
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João Gilberto is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Brazilian Jazz Bands/Artists
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Astrud Gilberto is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Brazilian Jazz Bands/Artists
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Stan Getz is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Brazilian Jazz Bands/Artists
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Tania Maria is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Brazilian Jazz Bands/Artists
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Gilberto Gil is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Brazilian Jazz Bands/Artists
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Hermeto Pascoal is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Brazilian Jazz Bands/Artists
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Luciana Souza is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Brazilian Jazz Bands/Artists
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Toquinho is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Brazilian Jazz Bands/Artists
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Stan Kessler is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Brazilian Jazz Bands/Artists
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Charlie Byrd is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Brazilian Jazz Bands/Artists
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Airto Moreira is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Brazilian Jazz Bands/Artists
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Elis Regina is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Brazilian Jazz Bands/Artists
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Paul Meyers is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Brazilian Jazz Bands/Artists
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Moacir Santos is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Brazilian Jazz Bands/Artists
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Ed Lincoln is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Brazilian Jazz Bands/Artists
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Minas is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Brazilian Jazz Bands/Artists
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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 music of Minas creates an intimate and unforgettable musical tapestry that transports and inspires listeners. Their debut album 'Num Dia Azul' (1983) is  included in the first ever catalog of independent music recordings that came out of Brazil with orginial pressing now a hard to find collectors item. Minas was nomnations for 3 Grammy awards for (2009) release Bossa Nova Day, 4 nominations for (2015) Symphony in Bossa. ~ www.minasmusic.com
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Clare Fischer is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Brazilian Jazz Bands/Artists
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Victor Assis Brasil is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Brazilian Jazz Bands/Artists
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Tamir Hendelman is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Brazilian Jazz Bands/Artists
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Dave Pike is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Brazilian Jazz Bands/Artists
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Donald Harrison is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Brazilian Jazz Bands/Artists
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Steve Barta is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Brazilian Jazz Bands/Artists
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Haralds Bondaris is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Brazilian Jazz Bands/Artists