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

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

The list you're viewing is made up of many different artists, including Django Reinhardt and Al Di Meola. Any artists you vote for graduate closer to the top of the list. Make sure to give artists you favor (like John Jorgenson or Hank Marvin) a vote.

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

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

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Django Reinhardt is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Gypsy Jazz Artists
Swing music, Romani music, Gypsy jazz

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Stéphane Grappelli is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Gypsy Jazz Artists
Swing music, Gypsy jazz, Jazz fusion

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28 4
Angelo Debarre is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Gypsy Jazz Artists
kamalruzamann added

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39 10
Biréli Lagrène is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Gypsy Jazz Artists
Swing music, Gypsy jazz, Jazz fusion

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15 3
Jimmy Rosenberg is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Gypsy Jazz Artists
JonWilliams added

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11 2
Tchavolo Schmitt is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Gypsy Jazz Artists
JonWilliams added

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15 6
Quintet of the Hot Club of Fra... is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Gypsy Jazz Artists

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9 2
Stochelo Rosenberg is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Gypsy Jazz Artists
Djandrew added

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17 15
John Jorgenson is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Gypsy Jazz Artists
Rock music, Gypsy jazz, Country

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12 10
George Cole is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Gypsy Jazz Artists
Pop music, Rock music, Gypsy jazz

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10 8
Gonzalo Bergara is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Gypsy Jazz Artists
Brian Netzley added

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5 3
Fapy Lafertin is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Gypsy Jazz Artists
JonWilliams added

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4 2
Paulus Schäfer is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Gypsy Jazz Artists
Chris Quinn added

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7 6
Robin Nolan is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Gypsy Jazz Artists
JonWilliams added

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5 4
Adrien Moignard is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Gypsy Jazz Artists
JonWilliams added

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5 4
Sebastien Giniaux is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Gypsy Jazz Artists
JonWilliams added

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3 2
Maurice Ferret & Joseph Po... is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Gypsy Jazz Artists

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samarabalouf is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Gypsy Jazz Artists
TomPicker added

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Babik Reinhardt is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Gypsy Jazz Artists
Gypsy jazz

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Zsolt Vegh is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Gypsy Jazz Artists
Mike Burns added

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3 4
Andreas Oberg is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Gypsy Jazz Artists
JonWilliams added

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Ninine Garcia is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Gypsy Jazz Artists
JonWilliams added

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lanenapochola added Gypsy Jazz - http://www.brishenmusic.com

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9 12
Pearl Django is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Gypsy Jazz Artists
Swing music, West Coast Gypsy jazz, Gypsy jazz

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2 4
Paul Tchan-tchou Vidal is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Gypsy Jazz Artists
JonWilliams added

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2 4
Jazz Gitan is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Gypsy Jazz Artists
jazzgitan added

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1 3
Kálmán Balogh is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Gypsy Jazz Artists
AntonGjeldum added Hungarian folk music, Jazz

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5 8
The Lost Fingers is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Gypsy Jazz Artists
Gypsy jazz

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3 6
Pierre Ferret is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Gypsy Jazz Artists
Romani music, Gypsy jazz, Continental jazz

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1 4
Café Musique is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Gypsy Jazz Artists
nesher9 added

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Al Di Meola is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Gypsy Jazz Artists
Chicano rock, Rock music, Instrumental rock

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2 6
Gaucho Gypsy Jazz is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Gypsy Jazz Artists
nesher9 added

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2 6
Richard Smith is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Gypsy Jazz Artists
Folk music, Gypsy jazz, Classical music

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1 5
Gruchot/Krumins is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Gypsy Jazz Artists
rror added Gypsy Jazz

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1 5
TG Collective is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Gypsy Jazz Artists
World music, Gypsy jazz, Jazz

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2 7
Aaron Bowen is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Gypsy Jazz Artists
Gypsy jazz, Neo-classical metal

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0 5
Tony Balluff is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Gypsy Jazz Artists
Gypsy jazz

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0 5
Duane Andrews is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Gypsy Jazz Artists
Gypsy jazz, Instrumental

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0 8
Monsieur Camembert is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Gypsy Jazz Artists
World music, Gypsy jazz