Noted jazz musicians who play string bass, electric bass, or both.

  • Ben Allison
  • Reid Anderson
  • John Benitez
  • Charles Biddle
  • Jimmy Blanton
  • Wellman Braud, (1891-1966)
  • Brian Bromberg
  • Ray Brown
  • Steve Brown
  • Whit Browne
  • Ron Carter, (born 1937)
  • Paul Chambers
  • Stanley Clarke
  • Avishai Cohen
  • Greg Cohen
  • Scott Colley
  • Todd Coolman
  • Bill Crow
  • Chris Dahlgren
  • Dr. Art Davis
  • Richard Davis
  • Mark Dresser
  • Kermit Driscoll
  • Ray Drummond
  • Pops Foster
  • David Friesen
  • Sylvain Gagnon
  • Bruce Gertz
  • Dan Greenspan
  • Larry Grenadier
  • Drew Gress
  • Roland Guerin
  • Charlie Haden
  • Stuart Hamm
  • Mark Helias
  • Milt Hinton
  • Dave Holland
  • Robert Hurst
  • Dieter Ilg
  • Chubby Jackson
  • Marc Johnson
  • Bill Johnson, (1872-1972)
  • Steve LaSpina
  • Jay Leonhart
  • John Lockwood
  • Michael Manring
  • Cecil McBee
  • Christian McBride
  • Mary Ann McSweeney
  • Marcus Miller (born 1959)
  • Charles Mingus, (1922-1979)
  • Charnett Moffett
  • Michael Moore
  • Al Morgan
  • Wilber Morris
  • George Mraz
  • Bob Nieske
  • William Parker
  • John Patitucci
  • Gary Peacock
  • Ugonna Okegwo
  • Niels-Henning ěrsted Pedersen
  • Oscar Pettiford
  • Jaco Pastorius, (1951-1987)
  • Rufus Reid
  • Eric Revis
  • Steve Rodby
  • Tony Scherr
  • Ed Schuller
  • Lynn Seaton
  • Avery Sharpe
  • Todd Sickafoose
  • Ben Street
  • Steve Swallow
  • Harvie Swartz
  • Stomu Takeishi
  • Henri Texier
  • Hein Van de Geyn
  • Reginald Veal
  • Mads Vinding
  • Miroslav Vitous
  • Peter Washington
  • Rodney Whitaker
  • Gary Willis
  • Ben Wolfe
  • Marshall Wood
  • Victor Lemonte Wooten
  • Reggie Workman
  • Eugene Wright
  • Dave Young
  • Mark Zubek

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