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

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

The list you're viewing is made up of different artists like Chad Smith and Greg Ginn. Dowvote the artists you don't like and upvote the ones you do. The order changes depending on votes. If you're not a fan of Lydia Lunch or Bill Laswell, then vote those down so that the list takes your preferences into account.

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

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

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The Lounge Lizards is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Punk Jazz Bands/Artists
Jazz, Punk jazz, Punk rock

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Midori is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Punk Jazz Bands/Artists
Noise rock, Experimental rock, Jazz fusion

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21 3
Nomeansno is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Punk Jazz Bands/Artists
Rock music, Punk jazz, Punk rock

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15 2
Last Exit is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Punk Jazz Bands/Artists
Noise music, Experimental music, Punk jazz

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John Zorn is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Punk Jazz Bands/Artists
Dark ambient, Noise rock, Klezmer

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15 3
Acoustic Ladyland is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Punk Jazz Bands/Artists
Jazz fusion, Jazz, Punk jazz

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14 3
The Ex is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Punk Jazz Bands/Artists
Anarcho-punk, Punk jazz, Punk rock

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10 2
Zu is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Punk Jazz Bands/Artists
Noise rock, Mathcore, Experimental rock

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10 2
Massacre is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Punk Jazz Bands/Artists
Avant-progressive rock, Experimental rock, Experimental music

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11 3
Naked City is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Punk Jazz Bands/Artists
Noise rock, Avant-garde jazz, Experimental rock

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8 1
Lydia Lunch is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Punk Jazz Bands/Artists
Spoken word, No wave, Experimental rock

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7 2
Painkiller is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Punk Jazz Bands/Artists
Avant-garde jazz, Experimental rock, Punk jazz

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6 1
Bill Laswell is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Punk Jazz Bands/Artists
Industrial hip hop, Experimental music, Dub

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4 0
Universal Congress Of is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Punk Jazz Bands/Artists
Arco Voltaico added

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4 0
Rob Wright is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Punk Jazz Bands/Artists
Progressive rock, Punk jazz, Punk rock

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Swing Kids is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Punk Jazz Bands/Artists
Noise rock, Hardcore Emo, Emo

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The Plot to Blow Up the Eiffel... is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Punk Jazz Bands/Artists
Noise rock, Punk jazz, Punk rock

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Skerik's Syncopated Taint Sept... is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Punk Jazz Bands/Artists
Jazz-funk, Dance-punk, Jazz

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Rip Rig & Panic is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Punk Jazz Bands/Artists
s.paton.bass added Post-punk

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Iceburn is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Punk Jazz Bands/Artists
Heavy metal, Alternative rock, Punk jazz

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Black Flag is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Punk Jazz Bands/Artists
Arco Voltaico added Heavy metal, Punk rock, Hardcore punk

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2 0
Bazooka is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Punk Jazz Bands/Artists
Jazz, Punk jazz, Punk rock

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2 0
Saccharine Trust is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Punk Jazz Bands/Artists
Arco Voltaico added Punk rock, Post-hardcore

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2 0
Black Eyes is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Punk Jazz Bands/Artists
s.paton.bass added

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SOIL&“PIMP”SESSIONS is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Punk Jazz Bands/Artists
Jazz fusion, Jazz, Bebop

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Pigbag is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Punk Jazz Bands/Artists
s.paton.bass added Dance-punk, Alternative dance, Jazz fusion

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2 1
Greg Ginn is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Punk Jazz Bands/Artists
Instrumental rock, Heavy metal, Punk jazz

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1 0
The Flying Luttenbachers is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Punk Jazz Bands/Artists
Noise rock, Punk jazz

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Andy Kerr is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Punk Jazz Bands/Artists
Pop punk, Progressive rock, Punk jazz

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1 0
I Would Set Myself on Fire for... is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Punk Jazz Bands/Artists
Emo, Experimental rock, Post-rock

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1 0
Weasel Walter is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Punk Jazz Bands/Artists
Avant-garde jazz, No wave, Punk jazz

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1 0
Screaming Headless Torsos is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Punk Jazz Bands/Artists
Jazz-funk, Rock music, Experimental rock

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1 0
Mick Harris is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Punk Jazz Bands/Artists
Hip hop music, Dark ambient, Isolationism

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1 0
Mick Harris is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Punk Jazz Bands/Artists
Hip hop music, Dubstep, Dark ambient

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Yakuza is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Punk Jazz Bands/Artists
Doom metal, Post-metal, Progressive metal

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0 0
Rolo Tomassi is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Punk Jazz Bands/Artists
Mathcore, Experimental rock, Progressive rock

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0 0
Cezary Ostrowski is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Punk Jazz Bands/Artists
Dark ambient, Noise rock, New Wave

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0 0
Mower is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Punk Jazz Bands/Artists
Lounge music, Punk jazz, Punk rock

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0 0
James Sigfried is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Punk Jazz Bands/Artists
Dance-punk, No wave, Free funk

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0 0
Sky Eats Airplane is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Punk Jazz Bands/Artists
Progressive metal, Nintendocore, Rock music

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0 0
Tom Holliston is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Punk Jazz Bands/Artists
Progressive rock, Punk jazz, Punk rock

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0 0
Off Minor is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Punk Jazz Bands/Artists
Emo, Screamo, Punk jazz

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0 0
Kevin Martin is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Punk Jazz Bands/Artists
Dubstep, Dancehall, Industrial hip hop