Japanese People Japanese Jazz Fusion Bands List

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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.
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Tak Matsumoto is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Japanese Jazz Fusion Bands List
Blues-rock, Pop music, Rock music

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Nightmare is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Japanese Jazz Fusion Bands List
Rock music, Heavy metal, Jazz fusion

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Midori is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Japanese Jazz Fusion Bands List
Noise rock, Experimental rock, Jazz fusion

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Sid is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Japanese Jazz Fusion Bands List
Ska punk, Ska, Rock music

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Hiram Bullock is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Japanese Jazz Fusion Bands List
Jazz fusion, Jazz

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Terumasa Hino is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Japanese Jazz Fusion Bands List
Avant-garde jazz, Hard bop, Jazz fusion

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Naomi Chiaki is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Japanese Jazz Fusion Bands List
Pop music, Rock music, Folk music

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Yumi Matsutoya is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Japanese Jazz Fusion Bands List
Adult contemporary music, Pop music, Rock music

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Akira Jimbo is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Japanese Jazz Fusion Bands List
Jazz fusion, Jazz

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Sadistic Mika Band is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Japanese Jazz Fusion Bands List
Rock music, Jazz fusion, Glam rock

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KBB is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Japanese Jazz Fusion Bands List
Rock music, Jazz fusion, Jazz

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Hiromi is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Japanese Jazz Fusion Bands List
Jazz-funk, Jazz fusion, Post-bop

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orange pekoe is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Japanese Jazz Fusion Bands List
orange pekoe Jazz fusion, Jazz

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Sukima Switch is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Japanese Jazz Fusion Bands List
Sukima Switch Pop music, J-pop, Jazz fusion

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Toe is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Japanese Jazz Fusion Bands List
Instrumental rock, Jazz fusion, Alternative rock

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Jimsaku is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Japanese Jazz Fusion Bands List
Jimsaku Jazz fusion, Jazz

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Blues Creation is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Japanese Jazz Fusion Bands List
Blues-rock, Rock music, Heavy metal

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T-Square is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Japanese Jazz Fusion Bands List
DeinyonDavies added Smooth jazz, Jazz fusion, Jazz

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Masato Honda is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Japanese Jazz Fusion Bands List
DeinyonDavies added Masato Honda

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Casiopea is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Japanese Jazz Fusion Bands List
1463891404212 added Casiopea Jazz fusion, Jazz

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TRIX is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Japanese Jazz Fusion Bands List
Kim Chủ Tịch added Trix

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bradio is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Japanese Jazz Fusion Bands List
Luke Albright added bradio

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Himiko Kikuchi is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Japanese Jazz Fusion Bands List
HeitorM. added Himiko Kikuchi