List of Canadian jazz bands, listed by popularity with photos when available. This list includes more than just bands, as jazz solo artists from Canada are included as well. It's always interesting to see where famous bands got their starts, so use this list to discover some great Canadian music that you've never heard before. The jazz bands and artists below have played their music all over the world, but they all were formed in Canada. If you think the best Canadian jazz band is missing from the list, then feel free to add it at the bottom so it's included with these other great acts.
Joni Mitchell and k.d. lang are included on this list.If you want to answer the questions, "Who are popular jazz bands from Canada?" and "Which jazz bands started in Canada?" then this list will answer your questions.