Grammys Grammy Award for Best Jazz Instrumental Solo Winners List

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List of Grammy Award for Best Jazz Instrumental Solo winners from every year the award has been given out. All Grammy Award for Best Jazz Instrumental Solo winners are listed below in order of popularity, but can be sorted by any column. People who won the Grammy Award for Best Jazz Instrumental Solo award are listed along with photos for every Grammy Award for Best Jazz Instrumental Solo winner that has a picture associated with their name online. You can click on the name of the Grammy Award for Best Jazz Instrumental Solo award recipients to get more information about each. People who won the Grammy Award for Best Jazz Instrumental Solo are usually listed by year, but on this list you've got a complete list of Grammy Award for Best Jazz Instrumental Solo winners from all years. If this proves to not be a full list of Grammy Award for Best Jazz Instrumental Solo winners, you can help make it so by adding to this one. This list includes the most memorable and well-known Grammy Award for Best Jazz Instrumental Solo winners of all time. Anybody who won the Grammy Award for Best Jazz Instrumental Solo usually has a picture associated with their name, so all the Grammy Award for Best Jazz Instrumental Solo-winning people are listed here with photos when available. This list spans the history of the Grammy Award for Best Jazz Instrumental Solo, so most of the famous Grammy Award for Best Jazz Instrumental Solo winners are here and can be a good starting point for making a list of your favorites. This list answers the question "who are all the people who have ever won Grammy Award for Best Jazz Instrumental Solo?" If you're looking for all the nominees, you can click the links above the title of this page to the Listopedia page where you'll find a directory of award nominees, as well as the rest of the award winners lists we have. You may copy this list to build your own just like it, re-rank it to fit your opinions, then publish it to share it with your Facebook friends, Twitter followers or with any other social networks you're on. Dizzy Gillespie and Benny Carter are a great starting point for your to rank your favorites on this list (25 items)

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Art Tatum is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Grammy Award for Best Jazz Instrumental Solo Winners List
Arthur "Art" Tatum, Jr. was an American jazz pianist. Tatum is widely acknowledged as one of the greatest jazz pianists of all time, and was a major influence on later generations of ...more

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Chick Corea is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Grammy Award for Best Jazz Instrumental Solo Winners List
Chick Corea Elektric Band is a jazz fusion band, led by pianist Chick Corea. Following the demise of Return to Forever, Corea established the musical ensemble in 1986. Following a long hiatus, ...more

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Benny Carter is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Grammy Award for Best Jazz Instrumental Solo Winners List
Bennett Lester "Benny" Carter was an American jazz alto saxophonist, clarinetist, trumpeter, composer, arranger, and bandleader. He was a major figure in jazz from the 1930s to the ...more

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Bill Evans is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Grammy Award for Best Jazz Instrumental Solo Winners List
William John Evans, known as Bill Evans, was an American jazz pianist and composer who mostly worked in a trio setting. He is considered by some to have been the most influential post-World War ...more

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Charlie Parker is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Grammy Award for Best Jazz Instrumental Solo Winners List
Charles Parker, Jr., also known as "Yardbird" and "Bird", was an American jazz saxophonist and composer. Parker was a highly influential jazz soloist and a leading figure in ...more

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Chick Corea is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Grammy Award for Best Jazz Instrumental Solo Winners List
Armando Anthony "Chick" Corea is an American jazz and fusion pianist, keyboardist, and composer. Many of his compositions are considered jazz standards. As a member of Miles Davis' ...more

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Chick Corea & Gary Burton is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Grammy Award for Best Jazz Instrumental Solo Winners List

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Count Basie is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Grammy Award for Best Jazz Instrumental Solo Winners List
William James "Count" Basie was an American jazz pianist, organist, bandleader, and composer. His mother taught him to play the piano and he started performing in his teens. Dropping ...more

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Dexter Gordon is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Grammy Award for Best Jazz Instrumental Solo Winners List
Dexter Gordon was an American jazz tenor saxophonist. He was among the earliest tenor players to adapt the bebop musical language of people such as Charlie Parker, Dizzy Gillespie, and Bud ...more

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Dizzy Gillespie is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Grammy Award for Best Jazz Instrumental Solo Winners List
John Birks "Dizzy" Gillespie was an American jazz trumpeter, bandleader, composer and occasional singer. AllMusic's Scott Yanow wrote, "Dizzy Gillespie's contributions to jazz ...more

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Doc Cheatham & Nicholas Payton is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Grammy Award for Best Jazz Instrumental Solo Winners List
Doc Cheatham & Nicholas Payton

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Ella Fitzgerald is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Grammy Award for Best Jazz Instrumental Solo Winners List
Ella Jane Fitzgerald was an American jazz singer often referred to as the First Lady of Song, Queen of Jazz, and Lady Ella. She was noted for her purity of tone, impeccable diction, phrasing and ...more

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Gary Burton is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Grammy Award for Best Jazz Instrumental Solo Winners List
Gary Burton is an American jazz vibraphonist, composer and jazz educator. Burton developed a pianistic style of four-mallet technique as an alternative to the prevailing two-mallet technique. ...more

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Herbie Hancock is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Grammy Award for Best Jazz Instrumental Solo Winners List
Herbert Jeffrey "Herbie" Hancock is an American pianist, keyboardist, bandleader and composer. Starting his career with jazz legend Donald Byrd, he shortly thereafter joined the Miles ...more

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Joe Henderson is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Grammy Award for Best Jazz Instrumental Solo Winners List
Joe Henderson was an American jazz tenor saxophonist. In a career spanning more than forty years Henderson played with many of the leading American players of his day and recorded for several ...more

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John Coltrane is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Grammy Award for Best Jazz Instrumental Solo Winners List
John William Coltrane, also known as "Trane", was an American jazz saxophonist and composer. Working in the bebop and hard bop idioms early in his career, Coltrane helped pioneer the ...more

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Michael Brecker is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Grammy Award for Best Jazz Instrumental Solo Winners List
Michael Leonard Brecker was an American jazz saxophonist and composer. Acknowledged as "a quiet, gentle musician widely regarded as the most influential tenor saxophonist since John ...more

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Miles Davis is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Grammy Award for Best Jazz Instrumental Solo Winners List
Miles Dewey Davis III was an American jazz musician, trumpeter, bandleader, and composer. Widely considered one of the most influential musicians of the 20th century, Miles Davis was, together ...more

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Oscar Peterson is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Grammy Award for Best Jazz Instrumental Solo Winners List
Oscar Emmanuel Peterson, CC, CQ, OOnt was a Canadian jazz pianist and composer. He was called the "Maharaja of the keyboard" by Duke Ellington, but simply "O.P." by his ...more

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Pat Metheny is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Grammy Award for Best Jazz Instrumental Solo Winners List
Patrick Bruce "Pat" Metheny is an American jazz guitarist and composer. He is the leader of the Pat Metheny Group and is also involved in duets, solo works and other side projects. His ...more

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Sonny Rollins is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Grammy Award for Best Jazz Instrumental Solo Winners List
Theodore Walter "Sonny" Rollins is an American jazz tenor saxophonist. Rollins is widely recognized as one of the most important and influential jazz musicians. A number of his ...more

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Stan Getz is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Grammy Award for Best Jazz Instrumental Solo Winners List
Stanley Getz was an American jazz saxophonist. Playing primarily the tenor saxophone, Getz was known as "The Sound" because of his warm, lyrical tone, his prime influence being the ...more

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Terence Blanchard is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Grammy Award for Best Jazz Instrumental Solo Winners List
Terence Oliver Blanchard is an American jazz trumpeter, bandleader, composer, arranger, and film score composer. Since Blanchard emerged on the scene in 1980 with the Lionel Hampton Orchestra ...more

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Wayne Shorter is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Grammy Award for Best Jazz Instrumental Solo Winners List
Wayne Shorter is an American jazz saxophonist and composer. Jazz critic Ben Ratliff of the New York Times has described Shorter as "probably jazz's greatest living small-group composer and ...more

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Wynton Marsalis is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Grammy Award for Best Jazz Instrumental Solo Winners List
Wynton Marsalis is a nominee of 2013 News & Documentary Emmy Award for Outstanding Feature Story in a Regularly Scheduled Newscast.