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OPEN Closing on December 5, 2024

Your Favorite Legacy Jazz Pianists

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Your Favorite Legacy Jazz Pianists

Share a list of your favorite legacy (i.e. deceased) jazz pianists. To vote, enter up to 25 different pianists then click the SUBMIT button.

TIPS: Enter the musician's name, then select it from autocomplete. Be patient and wait for the name to load. Once you cast your vote, it's final, so take your time. Another approach is to enter names that immediately spring to mind then completing the voting process at your leisure from your MY POLLS page

At a loss for 25 pianists? Click here (piano) or here (keyboard) for ideas. (these pages include both living and deceased musicians).

OPEN Closing on December 30, 2024

Your Favorite Legacy Trumpeters

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Your Favorite Legacy Trumpeters

Cast your vote for your favorite legacy trumpeters (including flugelhornists). To vote, enter up to 30 different trumpeters then click the SUBMIT button.

HOW-TO TIP: enter the musician's name, then select it from autocomplete. Be patient and wait for the name to load—sometimes names load immediately, sometimes you need to wait a couple of seconds. Once you cast your vote, it's final, so take your time. At a loss for 30 trumpeters? Click here and use the instrument dropdown list to find flugelhornists here.

OPEN Closing on December 29, 2024

Your Favorite Living Trumpeters

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Your Favorite Living Trumpeters

Cast your vote for your favorite living trumpeters (including flugelhornists). To vote, enter up to 30 different trumpeters then click the SUBMIT button.

HOW-TO TIP: enter the musician's name, then select it from autocomplete. Be patient and wait for the name to load—sometimes names load immediately, sometimes you need to wait a couple of seconds. Once you cast your vote, it's final, so take your time. At a loss for 30 trumpeters? Click here and use the instrument dropdown list to find flugelhornists here.

OPEN Closing on December 26, 2024

Your Favorite Trombonists

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Your Favorite Trombonists

Cast your vote for your favorite living AND legacy trombonists. To vote, enter up to 25 different trombone players then click the SUBMIT button.

HOW-TO TIP: enter the musician's name, then select it from autocomplete. Be patient and wait for the name to load—sometimes names load immediately, and sometimes you need to wait a couple of seconds. Once you cast your vote, it's final, so take your time. At a loss for 25 trombonists? Click here for ideas. Also, check Bass Trombone players.

If you're experiencing difficulty voting, check out additional tips here.

OPEN Closing on December 22, 2024

Your Favorite Legacy Jazz Vocalists

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Your Favorite Legacy Jazz Vocalists

Cast your vote for your favorite legacy jazz vocalists. To vote, enter up to 30 different vocalists then click the SUBMIT button.

HOW-TO TIP: enter the musician's name, then select it from autocomplete. Be patient and wait for the name to load—sometimes names load immediately, sometimes you need to wait a couple of seconds. Once you cast your vote, it's final, so take your time. At a loss for 30 vocalists? Click here and use the instrument dropdown list to find vocalists who also play piano (select piano and vocals) or guitar (select guitar and vocals).

OPEN Closing on December 22, 2024

Your Favorite Living Jazz Vocalists

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Your Favorite Living Jazz Vocalists

Cast your vote for your favorite living jazz vocalists. To vote, enter up to 30 different vocalists then click the SUBMIT button.

HOW-TO TIP: enter the musician's name, then select it from autocomplete. Be patient and wait for the name to load—sometimes names load immediately, sometimes you need to wait a couple of seconds. Once you cast your vote, it's final, so take your time. At a loss for 30 vocalists? Click here and use the instrument dropdown list to find vocalists who also play piano (select piano and vocals) or guitar (select guitar and vocals).

OPEN Closing on December 15, 2024

Your Favorite Vibraphonists

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Your Favorite Vibraphonists

Cast your vote for your favorite living AND legacy vibraphonists. To vote, enter up to 25 different vibraphone players then click the SUBMIT button.

HOW-TO TIP: enter the musician's name, then select it from autocomplete. Be patient and wait for the name to load—sometimes names load immediately, and sometimes you need to wait a couple of seconds. Once you cast your vote, it's final, so take your time. At a loss for 25 vibraphonists? Click here for ideas.

OPEN Closing on December 14, 2024

Your Favorite Legacy Jazz Saxophonists

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Your Favorite Legacy Jazz Saxophonists

Cast your vote for your favorite legacy jazz saxophonists (alto, baritone, soprano, tenor, etc.). To vote, enter up to 30 different saxophonists then click the SUBMIT button.

HOW-TO TIP: enter the musician's name, then select it from autocomplete. Be patient and wait for the name to load—sometimes names load immediately, sometimes you need to wait a couple of seconds. Once you cast your vote, it's final, so take your time. At a loss for 30 saxophonists? Click here and use the instrument dropdown list to find specific saxophonists (e.g. tenor, baritone). Woodwinds are here.

Closed on January 24, 2024

Your Favorite Living Jazz Saxophonists

Your Favorite Living Jazz Saxophonists

Voters: 259
Views: 6,072

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Closed on December 7, 2022

Your Favorite Hammond B-3 Organ Players

Your Favorite Hammond B-3 Organ Players

Voters: 101
Views: 6,440

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Closed on November 30, 2022

Your Favorite Living Jazz Guitarists

Your Favorite Living Jazz Guitarists

Voters: 198
Views: 8,616

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Closed on November 23, 2022

Your Favorite Living Jazz Pianists

Your Favorite Living Jazz Pianists

Voters: 193
Views: 8,845

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Closed on November 16, 2022

Your Favorite Living Jazz Bassists

Your Favorite Living Jazz Bassists

Voters: 221
Views: 8,287

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Closed on November 9, 2022

Your Favorite Living Jazz Drummers

Your Favorite Living Jazz Drummers

Voters: 518
Views: 14,801

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Closed on November 2, 2022

Your Favorite Legacy Jazz Drummers

Your Favorite Legacy Jazz Drummers

Voters: 127
Views: 5,330

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Closed on January 1, 2021

Best Jazz Record Labels 2020

Best Jazz Record Labels 2020

Voters: 441
Views: 1,660

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Closed on January 1, 2021

Fantasy Jazz Festival Poll

Fantasy Jazz Festival Poll

Voters: 130
Views: 1,127

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Closed on January 1, 2021

Best Jazz Cities

Best Jazz Cities

Voters: 228
Views: 1,651

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Closed on April 16, 2019

Best Jazz Venues 2019

Best Jazz Venues 2019

Voters: 3,895
Views: 5,622

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