List of French jazz bands, listed by popularity with photos when available. This list includes more than just bands, as jazz solo artists from France are included as well. It's always interesting to see where famous bands got their starts, so use this list to discover some great French 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 France. If you think the best French 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.
The list you're viewing contains bands like Charles Aznavour and Arthur H.If you want to answer the questions, "Who are popular jazz bands from France?" and "Which jazz bands started in France?" then this list will answer your questions.