Canada Canadian Jazz Bands List

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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.
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Joni Mitchell is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Canadian Jazz Bands List
Pop music, Folk music, Folk jazz

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k.d. lang is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Canadian Jazz Bands List
Adult contemporary music, Pop music, Folk music

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Neil Peart is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Canadian Jazz Bands List
Progressive metal, Swing music, Heavy metal

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Michael Bublé is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Canadian Jazz Bands List
Adult contemporary music, Lounge music, Pop music

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Jeff Healey is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Canadian Jazz Bands List
Blues-rock, Rock music, Jazz

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Paul Anka is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Canadian Jazz Bands List
Doo-wop, Pop music, Rock music

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Deborah Cox is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Canadian Jazz Bands List
Pop music, Dance-pop, House music

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Bruce Cockburn is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Canadian Jazz Bands List
Rock music, Folk music, Jazz

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Maynard Ferguson is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Canadian Jazz Bands List
Hard bop, Jazz fusion, Jazz

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Warren Hill is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Canadian Jazz Bands List
Adult contemporary music, Smooth jazz, Jazz

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Esthero is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Canadian Jazz Bands List
Hip hop music, Lounge music, Rock music

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Oscar Peterson is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Canadian Jazz Bands List
Third stream, Hard bop, Jazz

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Leon Redbone is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Canadian Jazz Bands List
Ragtime, Easy listening, Jazz

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Greg Wells is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Canadian Jazz Bands List
Pop music, Rock music, Classical music

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Brian Hughes is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Canadian Jazz Bands List
World music, Smooth jazz, Jazz fusion

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Matt Dusk is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Canadian Jazz Bands List
Jazz

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Gino Vannelli is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Canadian Jazz Bands List
Blue-eyed soul, Rhythm and blues, Pop rock

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Holly Cole is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Canadian Jazz Bands List
Jazz

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Daniel Adair is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Canadian Jazz Bands List
Rock music, Heavy metal, Jazz fusion

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Derek R. Audette is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Canadian Jazz Bands List
Rock music, Experimental music, Jazz

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Do Make Say Think is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Canadian Jazz Bands List
Experimental rock, Instrumental rock, Jazz fusion

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Adam Messinger is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Canadian Jazz Bands List
Pop music, Rock music, Rhythm and blues

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Metalwood is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Canadian Jazz Bands List
Metalwood Jazz fusion, Jazz

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Marie-Mai is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Canadian Jazz Bands List
Pop music, Rock music, Jazz

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Sisters Euclid is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Canadian Jazz Bands List
Rock music, Jazz, Blues

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Ryan Shore is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Canadian Jazz Bands List
Rock music, Electronic music, Classical music

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Alain Caron is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Canadian Jazz Bands List
Jazz fusion, Jazz

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Mathieu Soucy is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Canadian Jazz Bands List
Rock music, Electronic music, Smooth jazz

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Mae Moore is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Canadian Jazz Bands List
Pop music, Folk music, Jazz

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Destroyer is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Canadian Jazz Bands List
Indie pop, Jazz, Indie rock

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Murray McEachern is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Canadian Jazz Bands List
Murray McEachern Jazz

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Molly Johnson is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Canadian Jazz Bands List
Pop music, Rock music, Jazz

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The Brothers Creeggan is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Canadian Jazz Bands List
Alternative rock, Jazz

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Lester Quitzau is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Canadian Jazz Bands List
Folk music, Jazz, Blues

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Dr. Draw is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Canadian Jazz Bands List
Dr. Draw Jazz, Electronic rock, Indie rock

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The Henrys is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Canadian Jazz Bands List
Americana, Traditional music, Folk music

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Timothy Luchies-Landertinger is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Canadian Jazz Bands List
Classic rock, Jazz, Electronica

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Heather Blush is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Canadian Jazz Bands List
Heather Blush Jazz, Blues

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Gypsophilia is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Canadian Jazz Bands List
Gypsophilia Jazz

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Alysha Brillinger is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Canadian Jazz Bands List
Alysha Brillinger Jazz, Blues

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Tom Fahy is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list Canadian Jazz Bands List
Tom Fahy