The Best Folk Jazz Bands/Artists

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

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

Everything from Joni Mitchell to Bill Frisell is included on this list. This order of the list changes dyanimcally based on votes, so thumbs up your favorites. Show some love to your favorites like Pat Metheny or Jimmy Giuffre.

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

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

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