A Selected list of bands who have appeared in the Birmingham Jazz Festival

The Count Basie Orchestra in Birmingham
  • Miles Davis [USA]
  • Dizzy Gillespie Big Band [USA]
  • BB King [USA]
  • Count Basie Orchestra [USA]
  • The Blues Brothers Band [USA]
  • Cab Calloway Cotton Club Orchestra [USA]
  • Art Blakey and The Jazz Messengers [USA]
  • Buddy Rich Orchestra [USA]
  • Maynard Ferguson Orchestra [USA]
  • C J Chenier & The Red Hot Louisiana Band [USA]
  • Bill Wyman’s Rhythm Kings
  • Clarence Gatemouth Brown [USA]
  • Earth Wind & Fire [USA]
  • George Melly [USA]
  • Hugh Masekela [South Africa]
  • Humphrey Lyttelton
  • Jamie Cullum
  • Jimmy McGriff/Hank Crawford [USA]
  • Jimmy Smith [USA]
  • Kenny Baker’s Dozen
  • Georgie Fame And The Blue Flames
  • John McLaughlin
  • Ramsey Lewis Trio [USA]
  • Tony Bennett [USA]
  • Tower of Power [USA]
  • Albert King [USA]
  • Albert Collins and The Icebreakers [USA]
  • Harry Gold and His Pieces Of Eight
  • Morrissey-Mullen
  • Champion Jack Dupree [USA]
  • Clark Terry [USA]
  • Harry Sweets Edison [USA]
  • Modern Jazz Quartet [USA]
  • Michel Petrucciani [France]
  • Martin Taylor
  • Nat Pierce [USA]
  • Plas Johnson [USA]
  • Red Holloway [USA]
  • Teddy Edwards [USA]
  • Acker Bilk & The Paramount Jazz Band
  • Kenny Ball Jazzmen
  • Chris Barber Jazz & Blues Band
  • Alan Barnes
  • Val Wiseman
  • Simon Spillett
  • Big Bad Voodoo Daddy [USA]
  • Bill Allred’s Goodtime Jazz Band [USA]
  • Bill Perkins [USA]
  • Bob Kerr & His Whoopee Band
  • Bruce Adams
  • Byron Stripling [USA]
  • Chick Willis [USA]
  • Digby Fairweather
  • Gene The Mighty Flea Connors [USA]
  • Hal Cornbread Singer [USA]
  • Harold Ousley [USA]
  • Warren Vache [USA]
  • Ruby Braff [USA]
  • Al Casey [USA]
  • Claude Fiddler Williams [USA]
  • Lighthouse All Stars [USA]
  • Arturo Sandoval [Cuba]
  • Magic Slim & The Teardrops [USA]
  • Robert Cray [USA]
  • Buddy Guy/Junior Wells Band [USA]
  • Spencer Davis Group
  • James Morrison [Australia]
  • Bud Shank [USA]
  • Bo Dollis & The Wild Magnolias [USA]
  • Rebirth Brass Band [USA]
  • Ted Heath Orchestra
  • Charlie Byrd [USA]
  • Howard Alden [USA]
  • Bireli Lagrene [France]
  • George Shearing [USA]
  • Shorty Rogers [USA]
  • Slim Gaillard [USA]
  • Marty Grosz [USA]
  • Shuggie Otis [USA]
  • Tokyo Hot Club Band [Japan]
  • Mundell Lowe [USA]
  • Oliver Jones Trio [Canada]
  • Carol Kidd
  • Pete And Conte Candoli [USA]
  • Mose Allison [USA]
  • Jacques Loussier [France]
  • Roy Ayres [USA]
  • Mark Knopfler
  • Urbie Green [USA]
  • The Skatalites [Jamaica]
  • Cleo Laine and John Dankworth