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Genre: contemporary jazz

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Parent Genre: jazz

Contemporary jazz is a modern interpretation of the traditional jazz genre. It incorporates elements of funk, hip-hop, and electronic music, resulting in a more experimental and diverse sound. The genre often features complex rhythms, improvisation, and a focus on individual expression. Contemporary jazz musicians often push the boundaries of traditional jazz, creating new and innovative sounds.


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Piano, Guitar, Trumpet, Saxophone, Vibraphone, Violin, Drum Kit, Trombone, Clarinet, Double Bass, Vocals, Bass Guitar, Electric Guitar, Synthesizer, Horn Section, Keyboard/Piano, Organ

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Most popular contemporary jazz albums

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Tuesday Wonderland
2006
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The Köln Concert
1975
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We Like It Here
2014
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The Art of the Trio, Vol. 2: Live at the Village Vanguard
1998
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Streams
2016
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The 7th Hand
2022
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An Ever Changing View
2023
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8: Kindred Spirits (Live From The Lobero)
2020
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Speak To Me
2024
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Shadow Work
2017
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The Magic of Now
2021
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Black Focus
2016
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Esperanza
2008
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Everything Is Going to Be OK
2023
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Black Radio
2012
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Monument
2021

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List of contemporary jazz artists

Here is a list of contemporary jazz artists on Spotify, ranked based on popularity, who exemplifies the contemporary jazz genre. You can find out what contemporary jazz genre sounds like where you can preview artists or sort them the way you want, just click the headers to sort.

#namepopularityfollowers
1 50 369980
2 41 50791
3 41 40546
4 42 75159
5 36 33073
6 46 223633
7 39 18613
8 34 34819
9 34 29877
10 35 60183
11 40 131927
12 44 204507
13 37 107681
14 39 19310
15 33 62316
16 56 448058
17 54 466864
18 23 18978
19 32 48566
20 24 20686
21 31 29126
22 22 4507
23 32 29264
24 32 16168
25 33 8091
26 32 26596
27 25 13833
28 46 698634
29 43 239448
30 18 24567
31 36 139300
32 31 96945
33 26 6193
34 38 160488
35 28 4759
36 31 19123
37 33 9245
38 42 98106
39 29 4660
40 29 16039
41 35 6000
42 41 119347
43 26 17446
44 43 193121
45 26 27847
46 40 42896
47 32 139045
48 39 18550
49 28 5674
50 38 77995
51 25 20460
52 20 13131
53 44 118956
54 38 125013
55 34 146152
56 37 42997
57 30 10921
58 39 72762
59 33 24286
60 27 28040
61 18 4410
62 20 5587
63 27 11893
64 27 3878
65 31 19959
66 19 14920
67 33 10015
68 32 13121
69 24 11935
70 34 49621
71 38 19410
72 29 14648
73 30 8636
74 20 18573
75 29 3236
76 30 30123
77 36 19351
78 28 7160
79 19 12585
80 32 55903
81 34 6142
82 33 8711
83 20 7209
84 32 37305
85 23 10661
86 28 17496
87 26 9646
88 24 23079
89 23 5425
90 22 27999
91 22 17131
92 28 8699
93 19 10730
94 28 18083
95 24 10819
96 28 4662
97 27 3904
98 26 15091
99 24 27484
100 20 21918

contemporary jazz playlist created by Chosic

Enjoy this playlist of popular contemporary jazz music. We made this playlist using an algorithm created by our team.