Artists from Chicago, IL

Artist Active Genre & Styles
Herbie Hancock 1960s - 2020s Jazz, Fusion, Hard Bop, Jazz-Funk, Modal Music, Post-Bop, Piano Jazz, Funk, Jazz Instrument, Electro
The Smashing Pumpkins 1980s - 2020s Pop/Rock, Alternative Pop/Rock, Alternative/Indie Rock, Grunge, Indie Rock
Earth, Wind & Fire 1960s - 2020s R&B, Funk, Soul, Smooth Soul, Quiet Storm, Adult Contemporary R&B, Psychedelic Soul, Disco
Chicago 1960s - 2020s Pop/Rock, Adult Contemporary, Soft Rock, Contemporary Pop/Rock, AM Pop, Jazz-Rock
Benny Goodman 1920s - 1980s Jazz, Big Band, Dance Bands, Sweet Bands, Swing
Curtis Mayfield 1950s - 1990s R&B, Blaxploitation, Chicago Soul, Funk, Soul, Soundtracks, Uptown Soul, Psychedelic Soul, Smooth Soul, Film Score
Quincy Jones 1950s - 2020s Jazz, R&B, Big Band, Bop, Crossover Jazz, Jazz-Pop, Traditional Pop, Film Score, Soul
R. Kelly 1980s - 2020s R&B, Contemporary R&B, Pop, Adult Contemporary R&B, New Jack Swing
Mel Tormé 1920s - 1990s Vocal, Jazz, Stage & Screen, Children's, Holiday, Religious, Cast Recordings, Show Tunes, Swing, Traditional Pop, Vocal Jazz, West Coast Jazz, American Popular Song, Bop, Vocal Pop, Cool, Show/Musical
Wilco 1990s - 2020s Pop/Rock, Adult Alternative Pop/Rock, Alternative/Indie Rock, Experimental Rock, Indie Rock, Alternative Country-Rock
Gene Ammons 1940s - 1970s Jazz, Bop, Hard Bop, Soul Jazz, Jazz Instrument, Saxophone Jazz
Patti Smith 1960s - 2020s Pop/Rock, New York Punk, Punk/New Wave, Album Rock, Hard Rock, Alternative Singer/Songwriter
The Impressions 1950s - 2010s R&B, Chicago Soul, Northern Soul, Pop-Soul, Soul, Uptown Soul, Early R&B
Anita O'Day 1930s - 2000s Vocal, Jazz, Bop, Swing, Traditional Pop, Vocal Jazz
Gil Scott-Heron 1960s - 2010s R&B, Poetry, Spoken Word, Soul Jazz, Jazz-Funk, Soul
Tony Williams 1960s - 1990s Jazz, Pop/Rock, Fusion, Hard Bop, Post-Bop
David Arkenstone 1980s - 2020s New Age, Contemporary Instrumental, Ethnic Fusion, Solo Instrumental, Adult Alternative, Progressive Electronic
Eddie Harris 1960s - 1990s Jazz, Hard Bop, Jazz-Funk, Mainstream Jazz, Soul Jazz, Fusion, Jazz Instrument, Saxophone Jazz
The Dells 1950s - 2010s R&B, Soul, Chicago Soul, Early R&B, Pop-Soul, Smooth Soul, Doo Wop, Northern Soul, Uptown Soul
Chaka Khan 1960s - 2020s R&B, Funk, Contemporary R&B, Smooth Soul, Soul, Club/Dance, Quiet Storm
Common 1990s - 2020s Rap, Alternative Rap, Midwest Rap, Jazz-Rap, Political Rap
Jack DeJohnette 1960s - 2020s Jazz, Free Funk, Fusion, Post-Bop, Straight-Ahead Jazz
Robin Williams 1970s - 2010s Comedy/Spoken, Standup Comedy, Observational Humor, Blue Humor, Comedy, Political Comedy
Chance the Rapper 2010s - 2020s Rap, Contemporary Rap, Midwest Rap, Alternative Rap
Frankie Laine 1930s - 2000s Vocal, Jazz, Traditional Pop, Vocal Pop, Dance Bands, Swing, Vocal Jazz
Andrew Hill 1950s - 2000s Jazz, Avant-Garde Jazz, Post-Bop, Modal Music, Jazz Instrument, Piano Jazz, Modern Creative
The Staple Singers 1940s - 1990s R&B, Religious, Gospel, Soul, Black Gospel, Traditional Gospel, Country Soul
LaVern Baker 1940s - 1990s R&B, Blues, Early R&B, Jump Blues
Anthony Braxton 1960s - 2020s Jazz, Avant-Garde, Classical, Avant-Garde Jazz, Experimental Big Band, Free Jazz, Structured Improvisation, Creative Orchestra, Jazz Instrument, Saxophone Jazz, Avant-Garde Music
Michael Bloomfield 1960s - 1980s Blues, Pop/Rock, Electric Chicago Blues, Regional Blues, Blues-Rock, Modern Electric Chicago Blues, Jazz-Rock, Acoustic Chicago Blues, Psychedelic/Garage
Tom Paxton 1960s - 2020s Folk, Pop/Rock, Folk Revival, Singer/Songwriter, Contemporary Folk, Political Folk, Protest Songs, Traditional Folk
Gene Krupa 1920s - 1970s Jazz, Big Band, Dixieland, Swing, Bop
Lee Konitz 1940s - 2010s Jazz, Cool, Post-Bop, Jazz Instrument, Modern Creative, Saxophone Jazz
The Art Ensemble of Chicago 1960s - 2020s Jazz, Avant-Garde Jazz, Free Jazz, Modern Creative
Mavis Staples 1950s - 2020s R&B, Religious, Gospel, Soul, Contemporary Gospel, Country Soul
Kurt Elling 1990s - 2020s Vocal, Jazz, Post-Bop, Vocal Jazz, Contemporary Jazz Vocals, Vocalese, Straight-Ahead Jazz
Ministry 1980s - 2020s Pop/Rock, Alternative Metal, Dance-Rock, Industrial, Industrial Metal, Alternative/Indie Rock, Industrial Dance, Heavy Metal, Alternative Pop/Rock, Synth Pop
James Cleveland 1950s - 1990s Religious, Black Gospel, Contemporary Gospel, Traditional Gospel, Gospel Choir, Gospel
Donny Hathaway 1960s - 1970s R&B, Film Score, Soul, Smooth Soul, Chicago Soul
Paul Butterfield 1960s - 1980s Blues, Pop/Rock, Blues-Rock, Chicago Blues, Electric Chicago Blues, Electric Harmonica Blues, Harmonica Blues, Regional Blues, Modern Electric Chicago Blues
Roscoe Mitchell 1960s - 2020s Jazz, Classical, Avant-Garde Jazz, Free Improvisation, Free Jazz, Jazz Instrument, Modern Creative, Progressive Jazz, Saxophone Jazz, Chamber Music
Johnny Griffin 1940s - 2000s Jazz, Hard Bop, Bop, Jazz Instrument, Saxophone Jazz, Film Score, Post-Bop
Rise Against 1990s - 2020s Pop/Rock, Alternative/Indie Rock, Punk Revival, Post-Hardcore
Steve Goodman 1960s - 1980s Folk, Pop/Rock, Country, Contemporary Folk, Singer/Songwriter, Contemporary Singer/Songwriter, Folk-Pop
The Chi-Lites 1950s - 2020s R&B, Chicago Soul, Smooth Soul, Soul, Psychedelic Soul
Disturbed 1990s - 2020s Pop/Rock, Nü Metal, Alternative Metal, Rap-Metal, Heavy Metal
Jimmy Yancey 1930s - 1950s Blues, Jazz, Boogie-Woogie, Piano Blues
Warren Zevon 1960s - 2000s Pop/Rock, Singer/Songwriter, Album Rock, Contemporary Pop/Rock, Hard Rock
Bud Freeman 1920s - 1980s Jazz, Mainstream Jazz, Swing, Dixieland, Trad Jazz, Jazz Instrument, Saxophone Jazz
Lou Rawls 1950s - 2000s R&B, Soul, Philly Soul, Pop-Soul, Smooth Soul, Vocal Jazz, AM Pop, Early R&B