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The ten best female jazz vocalists of all time

In jazz discussions, the saxophonists and the trumpeters generally dominate the conversation, and rightly so. Equally as integral to the music, though, is the rest of the band. While we've already listed the top guitarists, pianists and bassists, today we focus on the female vocalists. Although there are a number of exceptional voices worthy of consideration, these are the ten best female jazz vocalists of all time.

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