List of Japanese jazz fusion bands, listed by popularity with photos when available. This list includes more than just bands, as jazz fusion solo artists from Japan are included as well. It's always interesting to see where famous bands got their starts, so use this list to discover some great Japanese music that you've never heard before. The jazz fusion bands and artists below have played their music all over the world, but they all were formed in Japan. If you think the best Japanese jazz fusion band is missing from the list, then feel free to add it at the bottom so it's included with these other great acts.
Artists here include everything from Tak Matsumoto to Nightmare.If you want to answer the questions, "Who are popular jazz fusion bands from Japan?" and "Which jazz fusion bands started in Japan?" then this list will answer your questions.