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Famous Jazz Drummers 

Steve Jackson
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A list of famous jazz drummers with photos! These are musicians who are masters of their craft. While it is often the singers who claim all the fame, these musicians are famous in their own right. As time has past and music evolved, the list of musical instruments available has grown, especially with the advent of the digital age.

While the vocalist may have his lyrics, it is the musicians behind him, who truly make the sound. After all, instrumentals are as popular as ever, but acappellas are few and far between. Who are famous jazz drummers? This list should answer that question. Best of all, with our modern recording technology, we will be able to enjoy these artists for centuries if not millennia!
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Aaron Scott is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Jazz Drummers
Aaron Scott
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Adam Cruz is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Jazz Drummers
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Adam Nussbaum is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Jazz Drummers
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Airto Moreira is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Jazz Drummers
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Al Foster is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous Jazz Drummers
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Alan Dawson is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous Jazz Drummers
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Albert "Tootie"... is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous Jazz Drummers
Albert "Tootie" Heath
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Alex Acuña is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous Jazz Drummers
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Alex Riel is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous Jazz Drummers
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Alphonse Mouzon is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous Jazz Drummers
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Alvester Garnett is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous Jazz Drummers
Alvester Garnett
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Alvin Stoller is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous Jazz Drummers
Alvin Stoller
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Andrew Cyrille is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous Jazz Drummers
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Andrew Isaac Walker is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous Jazz Drummers
Andrew Isaac Walker
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Anthony Brown is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous Jazz Drummers
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Antonio Sanchez is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous Jazz Drummers
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Ari Hoenig is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous Jazz Drummers
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Art Blakey is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous Jazz Drummers
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Art Taylor is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous Jazz Drummers
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Warren "Baby" ... is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous Jazz Drummers
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Barrett Martin is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous Jazz Drummers
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Barry Altschul is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous Jazz Drummers
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Beaver Harris is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous Jazz Drummers
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Ben Pollack is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous Jazz Drummers
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Ben Riley is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous Jazz Drummers