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The Best Jazz Blues Bands/Artists 

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Updated June 14, 2019 872 votes 290 voters 32.9k views 27 items

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

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

This list features artists like B.B. King and Billie Holiday. Make sure to rock the vote by upvoting the best artists on this list. If you like Norah Jones or Jimmie Vaughan, then make your voice heard.

All important, significant and iconic names in jazz blues music history deserve your votes, so make sure to choose wisely. You can only vote once on this list.

The list includes all new jazz blues 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 jazz blues, as well as a good place to start if you're asking yourself, or friends, exactly how to get into jazz blues 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 jazz blues bands with which to start out. No point in listening to them if they aren't actually good or even half-way decent jazz blues bands.

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

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B.B. King is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Jazz Blues Bands/Artists
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Billie Holiday is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Jazz Blues Bands/Artists
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Norah Jones is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Jazz Blues Bands/Artists
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Joe Bonamassa is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Jazz Blues Bands/Artists
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Buddy Guy is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Jazz Blues Bands/Artists
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Jeff Beck is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Jazz Blues Bands/Artists
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Robben Ford is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Jazz Blues Bands/Artists
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Jimmie Vaughan is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Jazz Blues Bands/Artists
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Johnny "Guitar"... is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Jazz Blues Bands/Artists
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Toots Thielemans is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Jazz Blues Bands/Artists
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Stanley Turrentine is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Jazz Blues Bands/Artists
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Lonnie Johnson is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Jazz Blues Bands/Artists
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Soul Basement is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Jazz Blues Bands/Artists
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Wilson Pickett is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Jazz Blues Bands/Artists
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Mose Allison is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Jazz Blues Bands/Artists
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Odetta is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Jazz Blues Bands/Artists
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Lou Donaldson is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Jazz Blues Bands/Artists
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David "Fathead"... is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Jazz Blues Bands/Artists
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Big Jay McNeely is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Jazz Blues Bands/Artists
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Asylum Street Spankers ... is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Jazz Blues Bands/Artists
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Roomful of Blues is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Jazz Blues Bands/Artists
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Lovie Austin is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Jazz Blues Bands/Artists
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Bruce Hornsby is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Jazz Blues Bands/Artists
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Jelly Roll Morton is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Jazz Blues Bands/Artists