Nu jazz artists list, with photos, ranked best to worst by votes. List of good nu 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 nu jazz bands in the world includes all musicians who have released recordings that have gotten distribution, and is an up-to-date list. Nu 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 nu jazz bands on this list got started. These are truly the greatest nu jazz bands of all time, since the most famous nu jazz artists ever are listed, and the order is decided by actual fans of the best nu jazz music.
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1 18 1 emreerendag added Skalpel Nu jazz, Downtempo, Jazz
2 61 15 St. Germain Nu jazz, Downtempo, Electronic music
3 41 11 Nujabes Nu jazz, Hip hop music, Jazz rap
4 24 3 Incognito Nu jazz, Jazz-funk, Pop music
5 32 8 The Cinematic Orchestra Nu jazz, Downtempo, Trip hop
6 22 4 Jaga Jazzist Nu jazz, Electronic music, Experimental rock
7 24 6 Goldfish Nu jazz, Downtempo, Electronic music
8 12 1 Micatone Nu jazz, Electronic music
9 19 4 Hidden Orchestra Nu jazz
10 15 2 Mr. Scruff Nu jazz, Downtempo, Trip hop
11 16 3 Renato Tubere added Club Des Belugas
12 14 2 Gotan Project Nu jazz, Nuevo tango, Trip hop
13 15 4 Fila Brazillia Nu jazz, Downtempo, Trip hop
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15 10 1 United Future Organization Nu jazz, Jazz-funk, Trip hop
16 16 7 Moloko Nu jazz, Downtempo, Trip hop
17 11 3 Vanessa Daou Dance-pop, Electronic dance music, House music
18 9 2 4hero Nu jazz, Neo soul, Electronic music
19 6 1 Róisín Murphy Synthpop, New Wave, Neo soul
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21 5 0 Eivind Aarset Nu jazz, Electronic music
22 4 0 John Shelton added Kruder & Dorfmeister Downtempo, Lounge music, Trip hop
23 7 4 Funki Porcini Nu jazz, Downtempo, Trip hop
24 6 3 Clara Hill Nu jazz, Downtempo, Trip hop
25 4 1 Bitter:Sweet Nu jazz, Hip hop music, Trip hop
26 3 0 S-Tone Inc. Nu jazz, Electronic music, House music
27 3 0 Frano Frano added Robert Glasper Experiment
28 3 0 FadetoBlackEntertainment added Rebelinx NuJazz -
NuJazz, Fusion, Neo Soul
NuJazz, Fusion, Neo Soul