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List of jazz musicians
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List of jazz musicians

A jazz musician is someone who plays jazz music. Jazz musicians must be good improvisers and have a thorough knowledge of musical scales.

Table of contents
1 Some of the most famous jazz musicians
2 Noted jazz figures by period
3 Noted jazz figures by instrument

Some of the most famous jazz musicians

Noted jazz figures by period

Early jazz musicians

Middle period

Modern innovators

Noted jazz figures by instrument

Bass

See also: Jazz Bassists

Cello

Clarinet

See Jazz Clarinetists

Drums

See Jazz Drummers

Flute

Guitar

See Jazz Guitarists

Piano

See also: Jazz pianists

Saxophone

Trombone

See Jazz Trombonists

Trumpet

See also Jazz Trumpeters

Vibraphone

Violin

Vocal

Multi-instrumentalists

Organ