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drums

Bands: McCoy Tyner Trio, Billy Harper

Abbey Lincoln

vocal

Bands: Booker Little, David Williams, Eric Dolphy, Victor Lewis, Solo

Abdul Wadud

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cello

Bands: Arthur Blythe

Abdullah Ibrahim

piano, composer

Bands: Gato Barbieri, David Williams, The Jazz Epistles, Dollar Brand Trio, Basil Coetzee, Robbie JansenSolo

Adam Beck

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trumpet

Bands: Denver & the Mile High Orchestra

Adam Mack

drums

Bands: Solo

Adam Makowicz

piano

Bands: Michal Urbaniak, Urszula Dudziak, The Jazz Darings, Solo

Adam Niewood

soprano sax, alto sax, tenor sax, baritone sax, C Melody sax, clarinet

Bands: Bill Goodwin Quartet, Adam Niewood & His Rabble Rousers,

Adam Nussbaum

drums

Bands: Mike Stern, John Abercrombie Trio, Michael Brecker, Joey Calderazzo, Bob Berg, Kenny Wheeler, Don Cherry, Tom Harrell, Jeff Andrews, Jerry Bergonzi, Gary Versace, Franco Ambrosetti Quintet, Gianluca Ambrosetti, Manuel Codjia, Miroslav Vitous, Steve Swallow Quintet, James Moody, Christian Jacob, George Gruntz, Karl Ratzer, Ryan Kisor, Chris Potter, Mick Goodrick, Dan Wall, Joe Lovano, Mark Feldmann, Larry Schneider, Rick Margitza, Jackie Paris, Marc Feldmann, We Three

Adam Smale

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guitar

Bands: Solo

Ahmad Jamal

piano

Bands: John Coltrane, George Coleman, the Three Strings, Ahmad Jamal Trio, James Cammack, Idris Muhammad, Red Garland, Paul Chambers, Solo

Air

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Fred Hopkins - bass

Herny Threadgill - alto sax, flute, baritone sax

Steve McCall - drums

Andrew Cyrille - drums

Pheeroan akLaff - drums

Airto Moreira

percussion

Bands: Weather Report, Joe Zawinul, Miles Davis, Return to Forever, Al DiMeola, John McLaughlin, Cannonball Adderley, Lee Morgan, Dave Holland, Planet Drum, Paul Desmond, Wayne Shorter, Jack DeJohnette, Keith Jarrett, Zakir Hussain, Walter Brooker, George Duke, Solo

Al Cohn

tenor sax

Bands: Artie Shaw, Dexter Gordon, Zoot Sims, Woody Herman's Second Herd, Mose Allison, Bob Brookmeyer, Buddy Tate, Jimmy Rowles, Scott Hamilton, Joe Marsala, Georgie Auld, Boyd Raeburn, Alvino Rey, Buddy Rich, Solo

Al Foster

drums

Bands: Michael Brecker, Dave Holland, Dexter Gordon, Blue Michell, Chick Corea, Bill Evans, Branford Marsalis, John Scofield, Bob Berg, Bobby Hutcherson, John McLaughlin, George Adams, Herbie Hancock, Gene Taylor, Sonny Fortune, Pete Cosey, Regie Lucas, Michael Henderson, Red Garland, Sam Jones, Don Pullen, Darryl Jones, Joe Lovano, Mino Cinelu, Gil Evans, Sting, Joe Henderson, Ron Carter, Bobby Enriquez, McCoy Tyner, Ray Brown, Sonny Rollins, Tommy Flanagan, Bob Cranshaw, Lew Soloff, Ray Vega, Jimmy Knepper, Dave Taylor, Christian McBride, Joe Chambers, Craig Handy, Steve Kuhn, Michel Petrucciani, Kenny Garrett, Geri Allen, Christian McBride, Junior Cook, Solo

Al Hirt

trumpet

Bands: Benny Goodman, Pete Fountain, Tommy Dorsey, Jimmy Dorsey, Horace Heidt's Orchestra, Ina Ray Hutton, Monk Hazel, Junior Police Band, Solo

Aladar Pege

acoustic bass

Bands: Herbie Hancock, Zana Zoltan, Walter Norris, Mingus Dynasty, Solo

Alan Broadbent

piano, arranger, composer

Bands: Chet Baker, Warne Marsh, Bud Shank, Woody Herman, Diane Schuur, Irene Kral, Sheila Jordan, Charlie Haden, Putter Smith, Frank Gibson, Jr.

Albert Ammons

Excellent, influential boogie-woogie pianist during the 1930-40s. He was only 42 when he died in 1949.

piano

Bands: Gene Ammons, Benny Goodman, Harry James, Pete Johnson, Meade Lux Lewis, Sippie Wallace, Solo

Albert Ayler

alto sax, tenor sax

Bands: Don Cherry, Little Walter, Cecil Taylor, Gary Peacock, Donald Ayler, Sunny Murray, Lloyd Pearson and His Counts of Rhythm, Solo

Albert "Tootie" Heath

Tootie, younger brother of Percy and Jimmy Heath, has played hard bop since the late 1950s.

drums

Bands: John Coltrane, Dexter Gordon, Herbie Hancock, J.J. Johnson, Cedar Walton, Yusef Lateef, Bobby Timmons, The Heath Brothers

Alice Coltrane

piano, harp, organ, synthesizer

Bands: John Coltrane, Archie Shepp, Ravi Coltrane, Oran Coltrane, Yusef Lateef, Kenny Burrell, Terry Gibbs, Pharoah Sanders, Joe Henderson, Frank Lowe, Carlos Ward, Rashied Ali, Jimmy Garrison, Charlie Haden, Jack DeJohnette, Jeff "Tain" Watts, James Genus, Solo

Alison Brown Quartet

Alison Brown - banjo

Garry West - acoustic bass

John R. Burr - piano

Kendrick Freeman - drums

David Hyer - drums

Anders Bergcrantz

Swedish trumpeter with a real sweet tone.

trumpet

Bands: Adam Nussbaum, Billy Hart, Richie Beirach, Ron McClure, Ed Thigpen

Andre Previn

piano, composer, conductor

Bands: Benny Carter, Shelley Manne, Dinah Shore, Julie Andrews, Houston Symphony, London Symphony, Pittsburgh Symphony, Los Angeles Philharmonic, Royal Philharmonic

Andrew Cyrille

drums

Bands: Coleman Hawkins, Archie Shepp, David Murray, Illinois Jacquet, Mary Lou Williams, Muhal Richard Abrams, Horace Tapscott, John Carter, Mal Waldron, Cecil Taylor, Trio 3, Andrew Cyrille's CrashPad, Vladimir Tarasov, Dialogue of the Drums, Pieces of Time, Weights and Measures, Maono, Roswell Rudd, Dave Douglas, Henry Grimes, William Parker, Dave Burrell, Marilyn Crispell, Karl Berger

Andrew Hill

piano

Bands: Charlie Parker, Miles Davis, Eric Dolphy, Bobby Hutcherson, Freddie Hubbard, Woody Shaw, Lee Morgan, Joe Henderson, Elvin Jones, Hank Mobley, Tony Williams, Greg Osby, John Gilmore, Joe Chambers, Richard Davis, Charles Tolliver, John Herbert, Eric McPherson, Greg Tardy, Scott Colley, Ron Horton, Charles Tolliver, Sam Rivers, Marty Ehrlich, Billy Drummond

Andy Narell

steel drums

Bands: Mike Stern, Calypsociation, Caribbean Jazz Project, Paquito d'Rivera, Dave Samuals, David Sanchez, Luis Conte, Mark Walker, Jean Philippe Fanfant, Sakésho, Solo

Andy Rowley

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baritone sax, vocal

Bands: Big Bad Voodoo Daddy

Andy Simpkins

acoustic bass

Bands: Freddie Hubbard, Nat Adderley, Buddy DeFranco, Gene Harris, Sarah Vaughan, George Shearing, Stanley Turrentine, Lou Donaldson, The Three Sounds, Carmen McRae, Stephane Grappelli, Kenny Burrell, Joe Williams, Don Menza, Monty Alexander

Ann Savoy & Her Sleepless Knights

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1920s/30s Gypsy swing and blues featuring Ann Savoy's sultry voice.

Anthony Braxton

saxes, clarinets, piano, flute, composer

Bands: Dave Holland, Barry Altschul, Andrew Cyrille, Kenny Wheeler, Willem Breuker, Pat Metheny, George Lewis, Ray Anderson, Leroy Jenkins, the Creative Construction Company, Marilyn Crispell, Mark Dresser, Gerry Hemingway, Richard Teitelbaum, Circle, Wadada Leo Smith, Dave Douglas, Ornette Coleman, Dave Brubeck, Lee Konitz, Peter Brötzmann, Derek Bailey, Evan Parker, Globe Unity Orchestra, Mal Waldron, Muhal Richard Abrams, Steve Lacy, Roscoe Mitchell, Wolf Eyes, Misha Mengelberg, Chris Dahlgren, Lauren Newton, Max Roach, Solo

Antonio Hart

alto sax

Bands: Art Blakey's Jazz Messengers, Dizzy Gillespie, Roy Hargrove, Dave Holland, Solo

Archie Shepp

tenor sax, soprano sax

Bands: John Coltrane, Cecil Taylor, New York Contemporary Five Band, Roswell Rudd, Jasper Van't Hof, Dresch Mihály, Eric Le Lann, Solo

Arnaud Clerc

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congas, percussion

Bands: N JAWAZZ

Arnett Cobb

tenor sax

Bands: Chester Boone, Milt Larkin, Lionel Hampton's Orchestra, Jimmy Heath, Joe Henderson, Solo

Art Blakey

drums

Bands: Miles Davis, Bud Powell, Billy Eckstine, Thelonious Monk, Cannonball Adderley, Art Blakey's Jazz Messengers, Jimmy Smith, Herbie Nichols, Grant Green, Mary Lou Williams, Fletcher Henderson

Art Blakey's Jazz Messengers

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Art Blakey - drums

John Hicks - piano

Benny Green - piano

Keith Jarrett - piano

Joanne Brackeen - piano

Cedar Walton - piano

Mulgrew Miller - piano

Bobby Timmons - piano

Horace Silver - piano

Donald Brown - piano

Walter Davis - piano

James Williams - piano

Johnny O'Neal - piano

Jackie McLean - alto sax

Wayne Shorter - tenor sax

Hank Mobley - tenor sax

Johnny Griffin - tenor sax

Benny Golson - tenor sax

John Gilmore - tenor sax

Branford Marsalis - alto sax

Gary Bartz - alto sax

Billy Harper - tenor sax

Donald Harrison - alto sax

Bobby Watson - alto sax

Dale Barlow - tenor sax

Lou Donaldson - alto sax

Bill Pierce - tenor sax

David Schnitter - tenor sax

Javon Jackson - tenor sax

Wynton Marsalis - trumpet

Lee Morgan - trumpet

Chuck Mangione - trumpet

Clifford Brown - trumpet

Woody Shaw - trumpet

Freddie Hubbard - trumpet

Donald Byrd - trumpet

Terence Blanchard - trumpet

Brian Lynch - trumpet

Kenny Dorham - trumpet

Bill Hardman - trumpet

Valery Ponomarev - trumpet

Curtis Fuller - trombone

Robin Eubanks - trombone

Spanky DeBrest - acoustic bass

Jymie Merritt - acoustic bass

Doug Watkins - acoustic bass

Curly Russell - acoustic bass

Charles Farmbrough - acoustic bass

Dennis Irwin - acoustic bass

Reggie Workman - acoustic bass

Kevin Eubanks - guitar

Art Ensemble of Chicago

Roscoe Mitchell - sax

Joseph Jarman - sax

Lester Bowie - trumpet

Malachi Favors - bass

Famoudou Don Moye - drums

Art Farmer

trumpet, flugelhorn, flumpet

Bands: Benny Carter, Benny Golson, Dexter Gordon, Gerry Mulligan, Wardell Gray, Jay McShann, Lionel Hampton's Orchestra, Gigi Gryce, Horace Silver, The Jazztet, Jim Hall, Steve Swallow, The Kenny Clarke-Francy Boland Big Band, Janne Schaffer, Sabu Martinez, Red Mitchell, Austrian Radio Orchestra, Horace Henderson, Johnny Otis, Joe Turner, Jay McShann, Solo

Art Hodes

piano

Bands: Sidney Bechet, Joe Marsala, Mezz Mezzrow, Pee Wee Russell, Jimmy McPartland, Wingy Manone, Solo

Art Pepper

alto sax, tenor sax, clarinet

Bands: Benny Carter, Freddie Hubbard, Shorty Rogers, Warne Marsh, Buddy Rich, Johnny Griffin, Richie Cole, George Cables, Elvin Jones, Stan Kenton, Art Pepper Quintet, Hoagy Carmichael, Marty Paich, Dolo Coker, Milcho Leviev, Solo

Art Tatum

piano

Bands: Benny Carter, Buddy DeFranco, Roy Eldridge, Ben Webster, Sweets Edison, Lionel Hampton, Adelaide Hall, Tiny Grimes, Slam Stewart, Solo

Arthur Blythe

alto sax, composer

Bands: Lester Bowie, Chico Hamilton, Gil Evans Orchestra, Jack DeJohnette, McCoy Tyner, World Saxophone Quartet, The Leaders, John Hicks, Bob Stewart, Cecil Brooks III, James "Blood" Ulmer, Kelvyn Bell, Stanley Cowell, Solo

Artie Shaw (Arthur Jacob Arshawsky)

clarinet, bandleader, composer

Bands: Barney Kessel, Billie Holiday, Johnny Caverello, Austin Wylie, Irving Aaronson's Commanders, Buddy Rich, Tal Farlow, Mel Torme, The Gramercy Five, Solo

Arturo Sandoval

trumpet

Bands: Herbie Hancock, Woody Shaw, Stan Getz, Orquesta Cubana de Musica Moderna, Irakere, BBC Symphony Orchestra, Leningrad Symphony, Johnny Mathis, Gloria Estefan, Kenny G, Paul Anka, Frank Sinatra, Dave Grusin, Woody Herman, Céline Dion, Tito Puente, Alicia Keys, Patti LaBelle, Tony Bennett, the Miami Sound Machine

Avery Sharpe

bass, acoustic bass

Bands: Wynton Marsalis, Archie Shepp, Pat Metheny, McCoy Tyner Trio, Yusef Lateef, Ricky Ford, Joe Ford, Solo

Avishai Cohen

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bass, composer

Bands: Chick Corea New Trio, Danilo Perez, Israel Philharmonic Orchestra, Boston Pops Symphony

Avishai Cohen

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trumpet

Bands: Young Israeli Philharmonic Orchestra, Claudia Acuna, Jason Lindner, Omer Ivatal, John Sullivan, Jeff Ballard, Joel Frahm, Third World Love

Baikida Carroll

trumpet, composer

Bands: David Murray, Oliver Lake, Sam Rivers, Jack DeJohnette, Graham Parker, Carla Bley, John Carter, Michele Rosewoman, Julius Hemphill, Steve Weisberg, Charles Papasoff, Michael Gregory Jackson, Muhal Richard Abrams, John Lindberg, Pheeroan akLaff, Solo

Barney Kessel

guitar

Bands: Oscar Peterson Trio, Herb Ellis, Charlie Byrd, Chico Marx, Charlie Barnet Big Band, Artie Shaw Big Band, Gramercy Five, Solo

Barry Altschul

drums

Bands: Chick Corea, Dave Holland, Andrew Hill, Circle, Sam Rivers, Alan Silva, Paul Bley, Simon Nabotov, Kenny Drew, Sr., Solo

Barry Harris

piano

Bands: Coleman Hawkins, Cannonball Adderley, Dexter Gordon, Sonny Stitt, Illinois Jacquet, Yusef Lateef, Hank Mobley, Solo

Ben Sidran

piano, keys, synth

Bands: The Ardells, Steve Miller Band, Boz Scaggs, Solo

Ben Tyree

guitar

Bands: Clark Terry, MuthaWit, Vernon Reid, Kyp Malone, Res, Nomi, The Family Stand, Elliot Sharp’s SyndaKit, Solo

Ben Webster

tenor sax

Bands: Duke Ellington, Art Tatum, Benny Carter, Lester Young, Andy Kirk, Fletcher Henderson, Willie Bryant, Cab Calloway, Teddy Wilson Big Band, Raymond Scott, John Kirby, Sid Catlett, Jazz at the Philharmonic, Jap Allen, Young Family Band, Blanche Calloway, Solo

Bennie Maupin

saxes, clarinets

Bands: Miles Davis, Chick Corea, Herbie Hancock, Andrew Hill, Lee Morgan, Freddie Hubbard, Woody Shaw, Eddie Henderson, Jack DeJohnette, Mike Clark, The Headhunters, Horace Silver, McCoy Tyner, The Bennie Maupin Ensemble

Bennie Moten

piano, big band bandleader

Bands: Count Basie, Ben Webster, Harlan Leonard, Jack Washington, Eddie Durham, Jimmy Rushing, Hot Lips Page, Eddie Barefield, Walter Page, Buster Moten, Bennie Moten's Kansas City Orchestra

Benny Carter

alto sax, arranger, composer, bandleader

Bands: Miles Davis, Ben Webster, Bille Holliday, Art Tatum, Roy Eldridge, Django Reinhardt, Coleman Hawkins, Dizzy Gillespie, Max Roach, Charlie Johnson Orchestra, Oscar Peterson Trio, Teddy Wilson, McKinney's Cotton Pickers, Bennie Moten, Willie Lewis Orchestra, Lionel Hampton, Fletcher Henderson, J. Johnson, Stephane Grappelli, Kenny Clarke, Red Norvo, Kay Starr, Peggy Lee, Julia Lee, Solo

Benny Golson

tenor sax, composer arranger

Bands: John Coltrane, Dizzy Gillespie, Art Blakey's Jazz Messengers, Art Farmer, Red Rodney, Red Garland, Jimmy Heath, Percy Heath, Philly Joe Jones, Tadd Dameron, Lionel Hampton, Johnny Hodges, Earl Bostic

Benny Goodman

clarinet, big bandleader

Bands: Benny Goodman Orchestra

Benny Green

piano, composer, arranger, producer

Bands: Art Blakey's Jazz Messengers, Bucky Pizzarelli, Freddie Hubbard, Betty Carter, Christian Mcbride, Billy Drummond, Ray Brown, Carl Allen, Solo

Benny Powell

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trombone

Bands: Count Basie, Benny Carter, Thad Jones-Mel Lewis Jazz Orchestra, Randy Weston's African Rhythms, Jane Jarvis, Earl May, Lionel Hampton Big Band, The Heath Brothers, Solo

Betty Carter (Lillie Mae Jones)

vocal, piano

Bands: Charlie Parker, Dizzy Gillespie, Billy Eckstine, Dave Holland, Buster Williams, Ray Charles, Sarah Vaughan, Lionel Hampton, Max Roach, Jacky Terrasson, Cyrus Chestnut, Benny Green, John Hicks, Stephen Scott, Mulgrew Miller, Curtis Lundy, Ira Coleman, Jack DeJohnette, Lewis Nash, Kenny Washington, Greg Hutchinson, Ray Bryant, Gigi, Gryce, Solo

Big Bad Voodoo Daddy

Excellent, highly energetic jump blues/swing band that formed in 1989. Albert Collins signed a poster to the lead singer Scotty Morris, "To Scotty, the big bad voodoo daddy," hence the band's name.

Bill Evans

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piano

Bands: Miles Davis, Freddie Hubbard, Scott LaFaro, Paul Motian, Chuck Israels, Jim Hall, Gary McFarland Big Band, Stan Getz, Gary Peacock, Teddy Kotick, Eddie Gomez, Marc Johnson, Larry Bunker, Arnie Wise, Joe Hunt, Philly Joe Jones, Jack DeJohnette, John Dentz, Marty Morell, Eliot Zigmund, Joe La Barbera, Herbie Fields, Tony Scott Quartet, Solo

Bill Frisell

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guitar

Bands: Dave Holland, Paul Motian, Jan Garbarek, Ron Carter, Ginger Baker, Elvin Jones, Marianne Faithfull, Elvis Costello, John Zorn, Tim Berne, Gavin Bryars, Philip Bailey, Andrew Woolfork, Larry Dunn, Solo

Bill Goodwin

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drums

Bands: Bill Evans, Dexter Gordon, Art Pepper, Bobby Hutcherson, Jim Hall, George Shearing, June Christy, Phil Woods, Bill Goodwin Quartet, Joe Williams, Tony Bennett, Manhattan Transfer, Gary Burton

Bill Goodwin Quartet

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Bill Goodwin - drums

Frank LoCrasto - piano

Matt Brewer - bass

Adam Niewood - saxes

Bill Harris

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trombone

Bands: Benny Goodman, Eddie Condon, Woody Herman's First Herd, Gene Krupa, Ray McKinley, Bob Chester, Charlie Barnet, Four Brothers Second Herd, Charlie Ventura, Chubby Jackson, Jazz at the Philharmonic, Flip Phillips

Bill Laurance

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piano

Bands: Roughneck

Bill Stewart

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drums

Bands: John Scofield, Maceo Parker, Joe Lovano, Scott Kreitzer, Solo

Billie Holiday (Eleanora Fagan Gough)

vocal

Bands: Benny Goodman, Ben Webster, Gerry Mulligan, Roy Eldridge, Chu Berry, Teddy Wilson, Johnny Hodges, Solo

Billy Childs

piano, keys, arranger

Bands: Freddie Hubbard, Bobby Hutcherson, Branford Marsalis, Allan Holdsworth, Night Flight, Eddie Daniels, J.J. Johnson, Solo

Billy Drummond

drums

Bands: Bobby Hutcherson, Andrew Hill, Jon Faddis, J. J. Johnson, Renee Rosnes, Mulgrew Miller, Sadao Watanabe, Peter Washington

Billy Eckstine

trumpet, valve trombone, guitar, big bandleader

Bands: Count Basie, Benny Carter, Earl Hines, Billy Eckstine Orchestra, Sarah Vaughan, Quincy Jones

Billy Hart

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drums

Bands: Miles Davis, Herbie Hancock, Jimmy Smith, Wes Montgomery, McCoy Tyner, Stan Getz, Buck Hill, Shirley Horn, the Montgomery Brothers, Quest

Billy Higgins

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drums

Bands: Donald Byrd, Dexter Gordon, Thelonious Monk, Lee Morgan, David Murray, Art Pepper, Don Cherry, John Scofield, Archie Shepp, Charles Lloyd, Clifford Jordan, Pat Metheny, Hank Mobley, Jackie McLean, Joe Henderson, Ornette Coleman, Sonny Rollins, Steve Lacy, Mal Waldron, Cedar Walton, Jimmy Raney, Sonny Clark, Milt Jackson

Billy Strayhorn

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piano, composer

Bands: Duke Ellington, Solo

Billy Taylor

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piano

Bands: Ben Webster, Dizzy Gillespie, Billie Holiday, Don Byas, Billy Taylor, Max Roach, Oscar Pettiford, Machito, Cozy Colt's Quintet, Slam Stewart Trio, Don Redman Orchestra

Bireli Lagrene

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acoustic guitar, guitar, bass

Bands: Larry Coryell, Billy Cobham, Jaco Pastorius, Al DiMeola, Diego Imbert, Hono Winterstein, Henri Salvador, Thomas DutroncSolo

Bix Beiderbecke (Leon Bismark Beiderbecke)

cornet, piano

Bands: Paul Whiteman Orchestra, Hoagy Carmichael and His Orchestra, the Wolverine Orchestra, Frankie Trumbauer, Jean Goldkette Orchestra

Blue Mitchell (Richard Allen Mitchell)

trumpet

Bands: Cannonball Adderley, Al Foster, Chick Corea, Ray Charles, John Mayall, Paul Williams, Horace Silver Quintet, Louie Bellson, Bill Holman, Tony Bennett, Harold Land, Lena Horne, Bill Berry, Earl Bostic, Chuck Willis, Solo

Bob Berg

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tenor sax

Bands: Mike Stern, Miles Davis, Chick Corea, Steve Gadd, Horace Silver, Cedar Walton, Eddie Gomez, Solo

Bob Brookmeyer

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valve trombone, piano, arranger

Bands: Gerry Mulligan, Clark Terry, Jimmy Giuffre, Thad Jones/Mel Lewis Orchestra, New Art Orchestra, Solo

Bob Dorough

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piano, vocal, composer

Bands: Miles Davis, Nellie McKay, Solo

Bob James

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piano, keys, arranger, producer

Bands: Sarah Vaughan, Stanley Turrentine, Milt Jackson, David Sanborn, Earl Klugh, Grover Washington, Jr., Fourplay, Hilary James, Kirk Whalum, Solo

Bob Magnusson

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acoustic bass

Bands: Art Pepper, Freddie Hubbard, Shorty Rogers, Cleanhead Vinson, Art Farmer, Clifford Jordan, Benny Golson, Bud Shank, Billy Higgins, Ernie Watts, Joe Farrell Quartet, Linda Ronstadt, Natalie Cole, Neil Diamond, Bonnie Raitt, 10,000 Maniacs, Madonna, Hank Jones, Cedar Walton, Jimmy Heath, Kenny Barron, Slide Hampton, Carl Fontana, Tommy Flanagan, Mike Wofford, Holly Hofmann, Kenny Burrell, Roger Kellaway, Randy Porter, Peter Erskine, Bobby Shew, Bill Mays, Buddy Rich, Sarah Vaughan, Jimmy Cobb, Bob Cooper, Lou Donaldson, George Cables, Victor Lewis, Joe Pass, Laurindo Almeida

Bob Moses

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drums

Bands: Rashaan Roland Kirk, Charles Mingus, Larry Coryell, Pat Metheny, Gary Burton, Jaco Pastorious, Mike Gibbs

Bob Sheppard

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tenor sax, alto sax

Bands: Chick Corea, Steely Dan, Rickie Lee Jones, The Manhattan Transfer, Burt Bacharach, Elvis Costello, Randy Newman, Billy Childs, Scott Henderson, Michael Franks, John Beasley, Marilyn Scott, Peter Erskine Trio, Bob Summers

Bob Stewart

tuba

Bands: Arthur Blythe

Bobby Battle

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drums

Bands: Arthur Blythe, Coleman Hawkins, David Murray, Sonny Stitt, Sonny Fortune, Jimmy Ponder, Roland Kirk, Pharaoh Sanders, Don Pullen, Sam Rivers, Larry Willis, Santi Debriano, Solo

Bobby Hutcherson

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vibes

Bands: Herbie Hancock, Archie Shepp, Charles Lloyd, Andrew Hill, Eric Dolphy, Freddie Hubbard, Woody Shaw, Jackie McLean, Harold Land, Sam Rivers, Joe Chambers, Herbie Lewis, Curtis Amy, Al Grey, Grant Green, Hank Mobley, McCoy Tyner, Grachan Moncur III, Billy Mitchell, Solo

Bobby McFerrin

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vocal, conductor

Bands: Chick Corea, Wynton Marsalis, Joe Zawinul, Herbie Hancock, Manhattan Transfer, Jon Hendricks, Wayne Shorter, Voicestra, Astral Projection, Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra, New York Philharmonic, Chicago Symphony, Cleveland Orchestra, Philadelphia Orchestra, Los Angeles Philharmonic, London Philharmonic, Solo

Bobby Watson

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alto sax, tenor sax

Bands: Art Blakey's Jazz Messengers, George Coleman, Branford Marsalis, Wynton Marsalis, Betty Carter, Joe Williams, Dianne Reeves, Lou Rawls, Sam Rivers, Max Roach, Louis Hayes, Horizon, High court of Swing, 29th Street Saxophone Quartet

Booker Ervin

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tenor sax

Bands: Charles Mingus, Randy Weston, Horace Parlan, Jaki Byard, Richard Davis, Alan Dawson, Solo

Booker Little

trumpet

Bands: John Coltrane, Eric Dolphy, Abbey Lincoln, Johnny Griffin, MJT + 3, Max Roach, Solo

Brainchild

Branford Marsalis

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tenor sax, alto sax, baritone sax

Bands: Art Blakey's Jazz Messengers, Clark Terry, Wynton Marsalis, Roy Hargrove, The WATTS ProjectLionel Hampton, Herbie Hancock, Buckshot LeFonque, Bruce Hornsby, Delfeayo Marsalis, Jason Marsalis, Béla Fleck and the Flecktones, Sting, Joe Louis Walker, Crosby, Stills & Nash, Grateful Dead, Tina Turner, Kevin Eubanks, Harry Connick, Jr., VSOP, Solo

Brennan Andes

bass, vocal

Bands: The Macpodz

Brian Blade

drums

Bands: Herbie Hancock, Wallace Roney, Kenny Garrett, Wayne Shorter, Joshua Redman, Danilo Perez, John Patitucci, Chris Potter, Wolfgang Muthspiel, Kevin Hays, Emmylou Harris, Delfeyao Marsalis, Darell Grant, Christian McBride, Calvin Jones, Seamus Blake, Scott Wendholt, Ryan Kisor, Sam Yahel, Peter Bernstein, Aaron Goldberg, Reuben Rogers, Joni Mitchell, Bill Frisell, Brian Blade Fellowship, John Cowherd, Chis Thomas, Melvin Butler, Myron Walden, Jeff Parker, Dave Easley, Daniel Lanois, Kurt Rosenwinkel, Joni Mitchell, Seal

Brian Landrus

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saxes, clarinets, flutes, oboe, english horn, bassoon, piano, piccolo

Bands: Brian Landrus Project, George Garzone, Michael Cain, Bob Moses, John Lockwood, Ken Schaphorst Orchestra, Ayn Inserto Orchestra, Allan Chase, The Temptations, The Four Tops, Martha Reeves, The Coasters, The Drifters, Clint Strong, The Beach Boys

Brian Torff

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acoustic bass, composer

Bands: George Shearing, Stephane Grappelli, Mel Tormé, Marian McPartland, Mary Lou Williams, Thunderstick, Cleo Laine

Bruce Forman

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guitar

Bands: Richie Cole, George Cables, Solo

Buck Clayton

trumpet

Bands: Count Basie, Billie Holiday, Coleman Hawkins, Buck Clayton, Lester Young, Teddy Wilson, J.J. Johnson, Joe Bushkin, Tony Parenti, Jimmy Rushing, Sidney Bechet

Bucky Pizzarelli

guitar

Bands: Benny Goodman, George Barnes, Zoot Sims, Bud Freeman, Stéphane Grappelli, John Pizzarelli, the Three Sounds, Vaughn Monroe, Martin Pizzarelli, Tonight Show Band, Dion and the Belmonts, Solo

Bud Powell (Earl Rudolph Powell)

piano

Bands: Charlie Parker, Miles Davis, Don Byas, Fats Navarro, Dexter Gordon, Coleman Hawkins, Cootie Williams, Art Blakey, Sonny Rollins, Sonny Stitt, Roy Haynes, Buddy Rich, Ray Brown, Percy Heath, Curly Russell, Max Roach, Tommy Potter, George Duvivier, Art Taylor, Lloyd Trotman, Osie Johnson, Frank Socolow, J. J. Johnson, Oscar Pettiford, Kenny Clarke, Pierre Michelot, Idrees Sulieman, Solo

Bud Shank

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alto sax, tenor sax, flute, clarinet

Bands: Shorty Rogers, Chet Baker, Charlie Barnet, Stan Kenton, Howard Rumsey's Lighthouse All-Stars, Bob Cooper, Laurindo Almeida, Sergio Mendes, the L.A. Four, Cyrus Chestnut

Buddy Defranco

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clarinet, big bandleader

Bands: Count Basie, Art Blakey's Jazz Messengers, Glenn Miller Orchestra, Gene Krupa, Charlie Barnet, Tommy Dorsey, the Metronome All-Stars, Kenny Drew, Terry Gibbs, Sonny Clark, Solo

Buddy Greco

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vocal, piano

Bands: Benny Goodman, the London Symphony Orchestra, Solo

Buddy Rich

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drums, vocal

Bands: Charlie Parker, Artie Shaw, Art Tatum, Harry James, Lester Young, Lionel Hampton, Bunny Berigan Orchestra, Tommy Dorsey, Jazz at the Philharmonic, Les Brown, Charlie Ventura, Joe Marsala, Buddy Rich Big Band

Bunny Berigan (Rowland Bernard Berrigan)

trumpet, vocal, big bandleader

Bands: Benny Goodman, Billie Holiday, Glenn Miller, Paul Whiteman Orchestra, the Boswell Sisters, the Dorsey Brothers, Hal Kemp, Bunny Berigan Orchestra

Buster Williams

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acoustic bass

Bands: Miles Davis, Gene Ammons, Betty Carter, Bobby Hutcherson, Chet Baker, Branford Marsalis, Larry Coryell, Frank Morgan, Dexter Gordon, Woody Shaw, Frank Foster, Harold Land, Illinois Jacquet, Joe Farrell, Sonny Stitt, Rahsaan Roland Kirk, Harold Mabern, Carmen McRae, Hilton Ruiz, Steve Turre, McCoy Tyner, the Mel Lewis Jazz Orchestra, Ron Cater, Sarah Vaughan, Kenny Barron, Sathima Bea Benjamin, Stanley Cowell, Gil Evans, Shirley Horn, Buster Williams Quartet

Byron Wallen

trumpet

Bands: Solo, Dele Sosimi Afrobeat Orchestra, The Tony Kofi Trio +1

Cab Calloway

vocal

Bands: Solo

Cal Tjader

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vibes, percussion

Bands: Solo

Calvin Hill

acoustic bass

Bands: Calvin Hill Combo

Calvin Keys

guitar

Bands: Solo

Cameron Brown

acoustic bass

Bands: George Adams, Don Pullen

Cannonball Adderley (Julian Adderley)

alto sax, soprano sax

Bands: Miles Davis, John Coltrane, Nat Adderley, Joe Zawinul, Bill Evans, Charles Lloyd, Art Blakey, Barry Harris, Victor Feldman, George Duke, Sam Jones, Hank Jones, Bobby Timmons, Wes Montgomery, Oscar Peterson, Sarah Vaughan, Dinah Washington, Oscar Pettiford, Joe Williams, Lou Rawls, Sergio Mendes, Junior Mance, Louis Hayes, Yusef Lateef, Nancy Wilson

Caravan Gypsy Swing Ensemble

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Chris Ruppenthal - acoustic guitar

Ed Fila - acoustic guitar

Kevin Tipple - acoustic bass

Greg Smith - clarinet

Chris Wagoner - violin, accordion

Jon Vriesacker - violin

Jim "Djeem" Huwe - percussion

Carl Allen

drums

Bands: Courtney Pine, Benny Green

Carl Cafagna

tenor sax, clarinet

Bands: Hot Club of Detroit, Carl Cafagna & North Star Jazz

Carl Clements

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tenor sax, soprano sax, flute, bansuri

Bands: Crosscurrent, solo

Carla Bley

All Music

piano

Bands: Solo

Carmen McRae

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vocal

Bands: Solo

Cecil Bridgewater

trumpet

Bands: Horace Silver, Thad Jones/Mel Lewis Orchestra, Max Roach, Bridgewater Brothers Band, Solo

Cecil McBee

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acoustic bass

Bands: Solo

Cecil Payne

baritone sax, alto sax, flute

Bands: Count Basie, Coleman Hawkins, Illinois Jacquet, J.J. Johnson, Tadd Dameron, Machito, Woody Herman, Randy Weston, Duke Jordan, Wynton Kelly, Harold Mabern, Solo

Cecil Taylor

All Music

piano

Bands: Solo

Cedar Walton

All Music

piano

Bands: Solo

Cédrick Devenyns

guitar

Bands: N JAWAZZ

Charles "Buddy" Bolden

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Some credit him with founding jazz in New Orleans around 1895.

cornet

Bands: Solo

Charles Lloyd

tenor sax, alto sax, flute

Bands: Don Cherry, Eric Dolphy, Cannonball Adderley, Billy Higgins, Bobby Hutcherson, Herbie Hancock, Ornette Coleman, Ron Carter, Tony Williams, Gabor Szabo, Keith Jarrett, Jack DeJohnette, B. B. King, Howlin' Wolf, Bobby "Blue" Bland, Chico Hamilton, Cecil McBee, Zakir Hussain, Eric Harland, Solo

Charles McPherson, Sr.

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tenor sax

Bands: Charles Mingus, Lonnie Hillyer, Uptown Express, Solo

Charles Mingus

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acoustic bass

Bands: Solo

Charlie Barnet

big bandleader

Bands: Solo

Charlie Byrd

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guitar

Bands: Solo

Charlie Christian

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guitar

Bands: Solo

Charlie Haden

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acoustic bass

Bands: Solo

Charlie Parker

tenor sax, alto sax

Bands: Miles Davis, Dizzy Gillespie, Cootie Williams, Kenny Dorham, Billy Eckstine, Wardell Gray, Lucky Thompson, Jay McShann, J.J. Johnson, Duke Jordan, Tiny Grimes, Noble Sissle, Earl Hines, Max Roach, Red Norvo, Ray Brown, Dodo Marmarosa, Arvin Garrison, Vic McMillan, Roy Porter, Tommy Potter, Arvin Garrison, Vic McMillan, George Handy, Flip Phillips, Slam Stewart

Charlie Rouse

tenor sax

Bands: Thelonious Monk, Duke Ellington, Count Basie, Dizzy Gillespie, Clifford Brown, Billy Eckstine, Fats Navarro, Tadd Dameron, Bennie Green, Oscar Pettiford, Les Modes, Sphere

Charnett Moffett

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bass, acoustic bass

Bands: Wynton Marsalis, Courtney Pine, David Sanborn, Ornette Coleman, Tony Williams, Slide Hampton, Mulgrew Miller, Monty Alexander, Sonny Sharrock, Stanley Jordan, Arturo Sandoval, Diane Reeves, Solo

Chet Baker

trumpet, flugelhorn, vocal

Bands: Charlie Parker, Gerry Mulligan, Stan Getz, Elvis Costello, Jim Hall, Phil Markowitz, Philip Catherine, Jean-Louis Rassinfosse, Vido Musso, Russ Freeman, Carson Smith, Joe Mondragon, Francy Boland, Jimmy Bond, Sixth Army Band, Shelly Manne, Larry Bunker, Bob Neel, Solo

Chick Corea New Trio

Chick Corea - piano

Avishai Cohen - bass

Jeff Ballard - drums

Chick Corea's Akoustic Band

Chick Corea - piano

Dave Weckl - drums

John Patitucci - acoustic bass

Chick Webb

drums, big bandleader

Bands: Solo

Chico Freeman (Earl Lavon Freeman)

tenor sax

Bands: Dizzy Gillespie, Art Blakey, Charles Mingus, Wynton Marsalis, Arthur Blythe, Branford Marsalis, Lester Bowie, Billy Hart, Joe Henderson, Bobby Hutcherson, Sam Rivers, McCoy Tyner, Elvin Jones, Roy Haynes, Jack DeJohnette, Sun Ra,Von Freeman, The Leaders, John Hicks, Don Pullen, Famadou Don Moye, Cecil McBee, Kirk Lightsey, Mal Waldron, Earth, Wind & Fire, The Eurythmics, Hank Jones, Freddie Cole, The Temptations, The Four Tops, Brainstorm, Solo

Chico Hamilton

drums

Bands: Solo

Chris Brubeck

bass

Bands: Dave Brubeck

Chris Cheek

tenor sax, soprano sax

Bands: Paul Motian's Electric Bebop Band, Los Guachos, Bloomdaddies, Stephan Crump, Jen Chapin, Emilio Solla Group, Fred Hersch Trio, Frank LoCrasto, Tom Beckham Group, Paul Olenick, David Berkman, Solo

Chris Gregg

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alto sax, soprano sax

Bands: Denver & the Mile High Orchestra, Kelly Clarkson, DMHO, Chester Thompson, Tommy Simms, Lori Morgan

Chris Ruppenthal

acoustic guitar

Bands: Caravan Gypsy Swing Ensemble

Chris Wagoner

violin, accordion

Bands: Caravan Gypsy Swing Ensemble

Christian McBride

acoustic bass

Bands: The WATTS Project

Christopher Hollyday

alto sax

Bands: Maynard Ferguson, Solo

Chu Berry (Leon Berry)

tenor sax, alto sax, composer

Bands: Benny Carter, Roy Eldridge, Fletcher Henderson, Cab Calloway, Teddy Hill, Lionel Hampton, Teddy Wilson, Sammy Stewart, Charlie Johnson Orchestra, Spike Hughes, Perry's Broadway Buddies

Circle

Chick Corea - keys

Barry Altschul - drums

Dave Holland - bass

Anthony Braxton - tenor sax

Clark Terry

One of the best trumpet and flugelhorn players.

trumpet, flugelhorn

Bands: Count Basie, Duke Ellington, Thelonious Monk, Coleman Hawkins, Jon Faddis, Dizzy Gillespie, Ben Webster, Dexter Gordon, Cleanhead Vinson, Billie Holiday, Zoot Sims, Charlie Barnet, Doc Severinsen, Ray Charles, Billy Strayhorn, Sarah Vaughan, Wes Montgomery, Milt Jackson, Bob Brookmeyer, Oscar Peterson, J.J. Johnson, Bob Brookmeyer, Quincy Jones, Ella Fitzgerald, Dinah Washington, Cecil Taylor, Dianne Reeves

Clef

trombone

Bands: Hypnotoc Brass Ensemble

Clifford Brown

Probably the best trumpeter ever, he mastered bop with alarming speed and precision. He tragically died in a car crash going to a gig at age 25 in 1956.

trumpet

Bands: Art Blakey, Harold Land, Sonny Rollins, Chris Powell, Tadd Dameron, Lionel Hampton, Max Roach, Teddy Edwards

Coleman Hawkins

tenor sax, clarinet

Bands: Thelonious Monk, Benny Carter, Django Reinhardt, Miles Davis, Fats Navarro, John Coltrane, Dizzy Gillespie, Ben Webster, Howard McGhee, Duke Ellington, Roy Eldridge, Sonny Rollins, Oscar Pettiford, Max Roach, J.J. Johnson, Oscar Peterson, Herb Ellis, Ray Brown, Alvin Stoller, Harry "Red" Allen, Mamie Smith's Jazz Hounds, Jack Hylton, Fletcher Henderson Orchestra, Jesse Stone and his Blues Serenaders, McKinney's Cotton Pickers, Red McKenzie's Mound City Blue Blowers, Jazz at the Philharmonic

Colin Hodgkinson

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bass

Bands: The Eric Delaney Band, Back Door, Alexis Korner, Whitesnake, Jon Lord, Jan Hammer, Paul Butterfield, The Spencer Davis Group, Pete York, The Electric Blues Duo, Rocket 88

Colin Walcott

percussion

Bands: Oregon

Connie Kay

drums

Bands: Modern Jazz Quartet

Conte Candoli

trumpet

Bands: The Doobie Brothers, Tonight Show Band, West Coast All Stars

Cootie Williams (Charles Williams)

trumpet, big bandleader

Bands: Duke Ellington, Charlie Parker, Bud Powell, Lockjaw Davis, Cleanhead Vinson, Benny Goodman

Count Basie (William Basie)

piano, organ, big band bandleader, composer, arranger

Bands: Count Basie Orchestra, Bennie Moten, Walter Page and his Famous Blue Devils, Sonny Greer, Count Basie and his Cherry Blossoms, Count Basie and His Barons of Rhythm, Kings of Syncopation, Katie Krippen and Her Kiddies, Katie Krippen, Gonzelle White

Count Basie Orchestra

Sammy Nestico - tenor sax

Frank Foster - tenor sax

Herschel Evans - tenor sax

Eddie "Lockjaw" Davis - tenor sax

Lester Young - tenor sax

Jack Washington - baritone sax

Preston Love - alto sax

Marshall Royal - alto sax

Earle Warren - alto sax, vocal

Joe Williams - vocal

Billie Holiday - vocal

Dennis Rowland - vocal

Chris Murrell - vocal

Jimmy Rushing - vocal

Reunald Jones - trumpet

Thad Jones - trumpet

Buck Clayton - trumpet

Scotty Barnhart - trumpet

Neal Hefti - trumpet

Harry "Sweets" Edison - trumpet

Joe Newman - trumpet

Al Grey - trombone

John Clayton - acoustic bass

Cleveland Eaton - acoustic bass

James Leary - acoustic bass

Walter Page - acoustic bass

Dave Gibson - drums

Jo Jones - drums

Rich Thompson - drums

Butch Miles - drums

Brian Gryce - drums

Sonny Payne - drums

George Caldwell - piano

Count Basie - piano

Tony Suggs - piano

Charlton Johnson - guitar

Freddie Green - guitar

Will Matthews - guitar

Countdown Quartet

Courtney Pine

soprano sax, tenor sax, baritone sax, clarinet, flute, keys

Bands: Art Blakey's Jazz Messengers, Eddie Henderson, Nicholas Payton, Dwarf Steps, Charnett Moffett, General Saint, Charlie Watts Orchestra, George Russell, Mica Paris, Geri Allen, Mark Whitfield, Jeff Watts, Reggie Veal, Cyrus Chestnut, Clint Eastwood, Zoe Rahman, Alec Dankworth, Mark Mondesir, Robert Fordjour, Solo

Craig Aschoff

drums

Bands: Fuzzy Logic Boptet

Curtis Fuller

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trombone

Bands: Dizzy Gillespie, Cannonball Adderley, Count Basie, Nat Adderley, Bud Powell, Lee Morgan, Art Farmer, Benny Golson, Art Blakey, Joe Henderson, Wayne Shorter, Yusef Lateef, Jimmy Smith, Sonny Clark, Paul Chambers, Solo

Curtis Lightsey

piano

Bands: Art Blakey's Jazz Messengers

Damon Grant

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percussion, vibraphone, marimba

Bands: The Bomb Squad, Cadets Drum Corps, University of Massachusetts Jazz Ensemble

Dan Brubeck

drums

Bands: Dave Brubeck

Dan Hicks

acoustic guitar, vocal

Bands: Dan Hicks & His Hot Licks, Dan Hicks & His Acoustic Warriors, The Charlatans

Dan Hicks & His Hot Licks

Dan Hicks - acoustic guitar, vocal

Dan Hicks & His Acoustic Warriors

Dan Hicks - acoustic guitar, vocal

Dan Kaufman

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piano

Bands: Dan Kaufman Group, Paul Olenick

Daryl Taylor

MySpace

bass, composer

Bands: Afrobeat Academy, Archie Bell & the Drells, Arnett Cobb, Big Jay McNeely's Sax-O-Mania II, No Angels, Yvonne Catterfeld, The Weather Girls, Brothers Keepers, The Soulpower Allstars, Gwen McCrae, Marva Whitney, Jabo & Clyde, Della Miles, The Black/Golden Gospel Pearls, Black Gospel Stars, Ayman, Deema, Witches Brew

Dannie Richmond

drums

Bands: Charles Mingus, George Adams, Don Pullen, Cameron Brown

Dave Brubeck

piano

Bands: Charlie Rouse

Dave Grusin

piano, keys

Bands: Solo

Dave Holland

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Superb bassist

bass, acoustic bass

Bands: Solo, Miles Davis, Chick Corea, Herbie Hancock, John Abercrombie, Sam Rivers, Stan Getz, Wayne Shorter, Robin Eubanks, Jack DeJohnette, Circle, Steve Nelson, Chris Potter, Billy Kilson, Nate Smith, Kenny Wheeler

Dave Kikoski

guitar

Bands: Randy Brecker, Bob Berg, Seamus Blake

Dave McKenna

piano

Bands: Solo

David "Fathead" Newman

tenor sax, flute, baritone sax

Bands: Eddie Harris, Hank Crawford, Herbie Mann, Ray Charles, Stanley Turrentine, Aretha Franklin, B.B. King, the Average White Band, Jimmy McGriff, Eric Clapton, Lowell Fulson, T-Bone Walker, Natalie Cole, Aaron Neville, Queen Latifah, Richard Tee, Dr. John, James Clay, Cheryl Bentyne, David Williams, King Curtis, Red Garland, Solo

David Friesen

bass

Bands: Solo

David Liebman

soprano sax, tenor sax, flute

Bands: Miles Davis, Chick Corea, Elvin Jones, Dave Liebman Group, We Three, Saxophone Summit, Quest, Ten Wheel Drive, The Open Sky Trio, Lookout Farm, The Bickel-Marks Group

David Murray

tenor sax, bass clarinet

Bands: World Saxophone Quartet, McCoy Tyner, Elvin Jones, Ed Blackwell, Jack DeJohnette Special Edition, Jamaaladeen Tacuma, The Skatalites, Henry Threadgill, James Blood Ulmer, Bobby Battle, Steve Coleman, Olu Dara, Ralph Peterson, Teresa Brewer, The Clarinet Summit, Curtis Clark, Cold Sweat, Tani Tabbal, Butch Morris, Donal Fox, Johnny Dyani, Steve McCall, Ted Daniel, Conjure, Kahil El'Zabar, Kip Hanrahan, William Hooker Trio, Michael Gregory Jackson, Jon Jang Sextet, Ozay

David Sanborn

tenor sax, alto sax

Bands: Kenny Garrett, Albert King, Little Milton, Paul Butterfield, James Brown, Bryan Ferry, Michael Stanley, Eric Clapton, Cat Stevens, Roger Daltrey, Stevie Wonder, Paul Simon, Jaco Pastorius, the Brecker Brothers, Casiopea, Players Association, David Bowie, Todd Rundgren, Bruce Springsteen, Little Feat, Tommy Bolin, Bob James, James Taylor, Al Jarreau, Pure Prairie League, Kenny G, George Benson, Joe Beck, Donny Hathaway, Elton John, Gil Evans, Carly Simon, Guru, Linda Ronstadt, Billy Joel, Roger Waters, Steely Dan, Ween, the Eagles, The Grateful Dead, Charlie Haden, Jack DeJohnette, Bill Frisell, Marc Ribot, Nena, Utada Hikaru, Solo

David Sancious

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keys, guitar

Bands: Jack Bruce, Clem Clempson, Solo

David Williams

Trinidad Express

acoustic bass

Bands: Woody Shaw, Bobby Hutcherson, Charles Lloyd, Billy Higgins, Donald Byrd, Charles Lloyd, Clifford Jordan, Billy Taylor, Frank Morgan, Abdullah Ibrahim, Abbey Lincoln, Charlie Rouse, David "Fathead" Newman, Hugh Masekela, Charles McPherson, Jackie McLean, Stan Getz, Ornette Coleman, Sonny Fortune, Cedar Walton, Kenny Barron, Roberta Flack, Quincy Jones, Donny Hathaway, Roy Haynes, Herb Alpert, David Benoit, Louis Hayes, Elvin Jones, Hank Jones, Larry Willis, George Cables, Ernestine Anderson

Denardo Coleman

drums

Bands: Ornette Coleman

Denny Zeitlin

piano

Bands: Solo

Denver Bierman

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trumpet, vocal, big bandleader

Bands: Denver & the Mile High Orchestra

Denver & the Mile High Orchestra

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Formed in 1999 in Nashville, they are a young, Christian, 12 piece, big band that plays Tower of Power-like funk, jump blues and 1930s/40s swing. Amazingly they are one of the 12 2007 finalists on TV's The Next Great American Band -- because they are actually extremely talented!

Denver Bierman - trumpet, vocal

Mike "Motown" Kemp - tenor sax

Tony Marvelli - bass, guitar, mandolin, keys, drums

Jeff Pardo - keys

Jared Ribble - drums

Dewey Redman (Walter Redman)

tenor sax, alto sax, musette, clarinet

Bands: Pat Metheny, Don Cherry, Ornette Coleman, Keith Jarrett's American Quartet, Charlie Haden, Ed Blackwell, Cameron Brown, Paul Motian, Randy Weston, Roswell Rudd & The Jazz Composer's Orchestra, Leroy Jenkins, Donald Rafael Garrett, Old And New Dreams, Clifford Thornton, Jon Ballantyne, Michael Bocian

Dexter Gordon

tenor sax

Bands: Charlie Parker, Louis Armstrong, Bud Powell, Ben Webster, Billy Eckstine, Freddie Hubbard, Wardell Gray, Donald Byrd, Bobby Hutcherson, Thad Jones, Billy Higgins, Gene Ammons, Kenny Clarke, Kenny Drew, Chico Hamilton, Hank Jones, Fletcher Henderson, Niels-Henning Řrsted Pedersen, Horace Parlan, Pierre Michelot, Tete Montoliu, Lionel Hampton, Buddy Collette, Solo

Dick Hyman

piano

Bands: Solo

Dirk Shumaker

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bass, vocal

Bands: Big Bad Voodoo Daddy, Solo

Dizzy Gillespie (John Birks Gillespie)

trumpet

Bands: Charlie Parker, Duke Ellington, Coleman Hawkins, Benny Carter, Stan Getz, Sarah Vaughan, Oscar Peterson, Milt Jackson, Charlie Barnet, Fess Williams, Les Hite, Claude Hopkins, Lucky Millinder, Red Norvo, Ray Brown, Ella Fitzgerald, Flip Phillips, Slam Stewart, Lucky Thompson, George Handy, Arvin Garrison, Al Haig, Jimmy Heath, Mulgrew Miller, Claudio Roditi, Cab Calloway Orchestra, Frankie Fairfax, Teddy Hill Orchestra

Django Reinhardt

acoustic guitar

Bands: Duke Ellington, Stephane Grappelli, Hot Club de France, Andre Ekyan, Ralph Schécroun, Alf Masselier, Roger Paraboschi, Jean Sablon, Hubert Rostaing, Jean Tranchant, Mel Powell, Peanuts Hucko, Ray McKinley

Doc Cheatham (Adolphus Cheatham)

trumpet, vocal, bandleader

Bands: Benny Goodman, Benny Carter, Nicholas Payton, Teddy Wilson, Fletcher Henderson, Machito, Claude Hopkins, Perez Prado, Marcelino Guerra, Chick Webb, Ma Rainey, Bobby Lee, Sam Wooding, Marion Handy, McKinney's Cotton Pickers, Butch Thompson, Albert Wynn, Ricardo Ray, Wilber de Paris, Solo

Doc Severinsen (Carl Severinsen)

trumpet

Bands: Tonight Show Band, Clarke/Boland Big Band, Thad Jones/Mel Lewis Band, Ted Fio Rito Orchestra, Solo

Dodo Marmarosa

Considered one of the best bop pianists, playing mostly in the 1940s.

piano

Bands: Dizzy Gillespie, Charlie Parker, Artie Shaw, Barney Kessel, Roy Eldridge, Gene Ammons, Howard McGhee, Lester Young, Tommy Dorsey, Buddy Rich, Gene Krupa, Charlie Barnet

Don Alias

percussion

Bands: Steps Ahead

Don Byas

tenor sax, alto sax

Bands: Dizzy Gillespie, Charlie Parker, Thelonious Monk, Count Basie, Benny Carter, Coleman Hawkins, Buck Clayton, Art Blakey, Bud Powell, Ben Webster, Bennie Moten, Don Redman, Big Joe Turner, Kenny Clarke, Oscar Pettiford, Max Roach, Blue Devils, Lionel Hampton, Charlie Christian, George Wallington, Don Byas and the Collegiate Ramblers

Don Cherry

trumpet, piano, composer

Bands: John Coltrane, Charles Mingus, Art Farmer, Albert Ayler, Gato Barbieri, Dewey Redman, Ornette Coleman, Sonny Rollins, George Russell, Charlie Haden, New York Contemporary Five, Old And New Dreams, Codona, Lou Reed, Ian Dury, Rip Rig & Panic, Sun Ra , Ed Blackwell, Carla Bley

Don Pullen

piano

Bands: Charles Mingus, Don Pullen/George Adams Quartet

Donald Byrd

trumpet

Bands:Herbie Hancock, Art Blakey's Jazz Messengers, John Coltrane, the Blackbyrds, George Wallington, Max Roach, Sonny Rollins, Red Garland, Jazz Lab Quintet, Gigi Gryce, Pepper Adams, the Mizell Brothers, Jazzmatazz, Solo

Donald Harrison

alto sax, composer

Bands: Art Blakey's Jazz Messengers, Larry Coryell, Terence Blanchard, Roy Haynes, Jack McDuff, Jazzmatazz, The Notorius BIG, Don Pullen, Ron Carter, Billy Cobham, Christian McBride, Mark Whitfield, The Head Hunters, Jennifer Holiday, Digable Planets, Christian Scott, Dwayne Burno, Cyrus Chestnut, Donald Harrison Electric Band, Frequinox, Lena Horne, Spike Lee, Eddie Palmieri

Dorothy Donegan

piano, vocal

Bands: Solo

Drew Sayers

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tenor sax

Bands: The Superpowers, Raymond Williams and his Brass Band. Kris Allen, Dead Cat Bounce, Drew Sayers/Tony Falco Duo, Sayers Brothers

Duke Ellington (Edward Kennedy Ellington)

piano, big band bandleader

Bands: Duke Ellington Orchestra, Louis Armstrong, Solo

Earl Bostic

big band bandleader

Bands: Solo

Earl Klugh

guitar

Bands: Solo

EB3

Eberhard Weber

acoustic bass

Bands: Pat Metheny, Jan Garbarek, Gary Burton

Ed Blackwell

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drums

Bands: Eric Dolphy, Archie Shepp, Ornette Coleman, Randy Weston, Old and New Dreams

Ed Cherry

guitar

Bands: Dizzy Gillespie

Ed Fila

acoustic guitar

Bands: Caravan Gypsy Swing Ensemble

Ed Kelly

piano

Bands: Solo

Ed Thigpen

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drums

Bands: Cootie Williams, Bud Powell, Gene Ammons, Donald Byrd, Thad Jones, Clark Terry, Howard McGhee, Billy Taylor, Oscar Peterson, Ella Fitzgerald, Teddy Edwards, Milt Jackson, The Staple Singers, Charles Brown, Dinah Washington, Johnny Hodges

Eddie Bert

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trombone

Bands: Benny Goodman, Sam Donahue Orchestra, Red Norvo, Stan Kenton, Solo

Eddie "Cleanhead" Vinson

alto sax, vocal

Bands: Cannonball Adderley, Jay McShann, Roomful of Blues, Big Bill Broonzy, Cootie Williams Orchestra, Milton Larkins Orchestra, Hal Singer, Solo

Eddie Condon

Played Dixieland starting in 1921 and owned a jazz club in New York from 1945 to 1964.

banjo, guitar, big bandleader, piano, vocal

Bands: Bix Beiderbecke, Louis Armstrong, Fats Waller, Red Nichols, Pee Wee Russell

Eddie Gomez

bass, acoustic bass

Bands: Gato Barbieri, Steps Ahead

Eddie Harris

tenor sax, organ, electric piano, vocal, trumpet, composer

Played bop on the sax and jazz/funk on the electric piano in the late 1960s. He was also known for inventing new instruments in the early 1970s and writing "Freedom Jazz Dance."

Bands: Charlie Parker, Gene Ammons, Lester Young, Cedar Walton, Les McCann, Albert Lee, Jeff Beck, Steve Winwood, Chris Squire, Alan White, Tony Kaye, Rufus Reid, Solo

Eddie Henderson

trumpet

Bands: Solo

Eddie Jefferson

vocal

Bands: Solo

Eddie "Lockjaw" Davis

tenor sax

Bands: Louis Armstrong, Fats Navarro, Count Basie Orchestra, Johnny Griffin, Harry "Sweets" Edison, Sonny Stitt, Cootie Williams Orchestra, The Kenny Clarke-Francy Boland Big Band, Shirley Scott Trio, Lucky Millinder, Andy Kirk, Eddie Davis and His Beboppers

Eddie Marshall

drums

Bands: Bebop & Beyond

Eddie Moore

drums

Bands: Dewey Redman

Elcid

trombone

Bands: Hypnotoc Brass Ensemble

Eliane Elias

piano, keys

Bands: Steps Ahead, Solo

Elizabeth Windau

piano

Bands: Solo

Elizabeth Windau Quartet

Ella Fitzgerald

vocal

Bands: Solo

Ellis Larkins

piano

Bands: Solo

Elvin Jones

drums

Bands: John Coltrane, Solo

Emily Remler

guitar

Bands: Larry Coryell

Eric Arellano

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tenor sax, composer

Bands: Wynton Marsalis, Randy Brecker, Operation Panda, V.O.D. Quartet, Tales of Wayne Shorter, Peter Epstein, Monterey Jazz Festival All-Star Big Band, Victor Goines, Joe Gilman, Paul Contos, Gary Stevens, Walter Gaete, Vincent Gardner, Tom Ries, David Ake, Latin Jazz Ensemble, Alegria Ensemble, Kleine Schiesse Band, Price Bulo Band, Evert Taube Orchestern, Annie Selleck, Eric Arellano Quintet

Eric Dolphy

tenor sax, soprano sax, baritone sax, clarinet, flute

Bands: John Coltrane, Charles Mingus, Herbie Hancock, Freddie Hubbard, Abbey Lincoln, Bobby Hutcherson, Booker Little, Ornette Coleman, Gerald Wilson, Roy Porter, Chico Hamilton Quintet, Max Roach, Ron Carter, Richard Davis, Tony Williams, George Russell, Gunther Schuller, Ken McIntyre, Solo

Eric Gale

guitar

Bands: Solo

Ernest Tibbs

acoustic bass

Bands: Allan Holdsworth, Natalie Cole, David Benoit, Andy Summers

Ernestine Anderson

vocal

Bands: Solo

Ernie Watts

tenor sax, alto sax, soprano sax, flute

Bands: Thelonious Monk, Stanley Clarke, Cannonball Adderley, Donald Byrd, Bobby Hutcherson, Gene Harris, Pat Metheny, Billy Taylor, Billy Cobham, the Rolling Stones, Frank Zappa, Aretha Franklin, Steely Dan, Marvin Gaye, Buddy Rich Big Band, Charlie Haden's Liberation Music Orchestra, Charlie Haden's Quartet West, John Mayall, Don Grusin, Quincy Jones, Carole King, Ron Feuer, Willie Bobo, Torsten de Winkel, Steve Smith, Tom Coster, The Tonight Show Band, Gerald Wilson, Oliver Nelson, Ernie Watts Quartet, Kurt Elling, Moacir Santos, Billy Alessi and Bobby Alessi, Randy Crawford, Solo

Errol Garner

piano

Bands: Solo

Eubie Blake

piano

Bands: Solo

Evan Perri

guitar

Bands: Hot Club of Detroit

Fabio Morgera

trumpet

Bands: Roy Hargrove, JoJo Kuo & The Afro-Beat Collective, Need For Peace, Nublu Orchestra, Turbulence, Groove Collective, Alvin Queen, Village Vanguard Orchestra, Maxwell, Mingus Big Band, Solo

Famoudou Don Moye

drums

Bands: Art Ensemble of Chicago, The Leaders

Fats Navarro (Theodore Navarro)

trumpet

Bands: Andy Kirk, Billy Eckstine, Benny Goodman, Lockjaw Davis, Coleman Hawkins, Howard McGhee, Bud Powell, Illinois Jacquet, Lionel Hampton, Kenny Clarke, Tadd Dameron,

Fats Waller

piano

Bands: Solo

Firecracker Jazz Band

Fletcher Henderson

big bandleader

Bands: Solo

Frank Foster

tenor sax, soprano sax, flute, bandleader, composer, arranger

Bands: Count Basie, Wardell Gray, Donald Byrd, Gene Ammons, Horace Parlan, Duke Pearson, Earl Coleman, Bennie Green, Frank Wess, Living Color, The Loud Minority, Elvin Jones, Kenny Burrell, Thad Jones–Mel Lewis Big Band, Jimmy Smith Quintet, The Loud Minority Big Band, The Non-Electric Company, Swing Plus, Solo

Frank LoCrasto

piano

Bands: Bill Goodwin Quartet

Frank Morgan

alto sax, soprano sax

Bands: Billie Holiday, Art Pepper, Billy Higgins, Bobby Hutcherson, Wardell Gray, Al Foster, Conte Candoli, Joe Henderson, Mulgrew Miller, George Cables, Grady Tate, Ray Drummond, Ron Carter, Cedar Walton, Ray Brown, Teddy Charles, Kenny Clarke, Howard Roberts, Carl Perkins, Wild Bill Davis, Curtis Lundy, Josephine Baker, Freddy Martin, Solo

Frank Schellenberger

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keys, composer, producer

Bands: Afrobeat Academy, Mocky and the Saskamodie Orchestra, Siri Svegler, Bantu, Brothers Keepers, Della Miles, Denyo, D Flame, Ekow Alabi Savage, Kabu Kabu, Katja Riemann, King Sweat, Jacuzzi, Lisa Who, Meral, Nneka, Nosliw, Pegah Ferydoni, Rolf Zacher, Samy Deluxe, Smudo, Taylor Savvy, Torch, Tony L, US5, Witches Brew

Frank Tusa

MySpace

acoustic bass

Bands: Paul Bley, Open Sky, Stan Getz

Freddie Green

guitar

Bands: Count Basie

Freddie Hubbard

trumpet

Bands: Art Blakey's Jazz Messengers, Solo

Freddie Keppard

trumpet

Bands: Solo

Free Flight

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Jim Walker - flute

Fuzzy Logic Boptet

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Jim Wright - Warr touch-style guitar

Robin Rader - sax, flute

Polly Klemmer - piano, keys

Dave Sanford - drums

Craig Aschoff - drums

Dave Erwin - trumpet

Gabor Szabo

guitar

Bands: Solo

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drums

Bands: Vorcza

Gary Bartz

alto sax, soprano sax, clarinet

Bands: Miles Davis, Charles Mingus, Gene Ammons, Donald Byrd, Woody Shaw, Antonio Hart, Norman Connors, Alphonse Mouzon, Pharoah Sanders, Max Roach, McCoy Tyner, Jackie McLean, Phyllis Hyman, Barney McAll, Rare Silk, Grachan Moncur III, Sphere, Charles Tolliver, Chip White, Ntu Troop, The Rance Allen Group, Solo

Gary Burton

vibes

Bands: Chick Corea

Gary Peacock

acoustic bass

Bands: Keith Jarrett

Garry West

acoustic bass

Bands: Alison Brown Quartet

Gato Barbieri

tenor sax, alto sax, clarinet, composer

Bands: Coleman Hawkins, Dizzy Gillespie, Don Cherry, Stanley Clarke, Abdullah Ibrahim, Airto Moreira, Eddie Gomez, Lalo Schifrin, Steve Lacy, Herbie Mann, Charlie Haden's Liberation Music Orchestra, Carla Bley's Escalator Over The Hill, Chico O’Farrell, Lonnie Liston Smith, Jazz Composer’s Orchestra, Joăo Gilberto, Perez Prado, Carlos Franzetti, David Finck, Nestor Astorita, Solo

Gaylord Birch

drums

Bands: The Pointer Sisters, Lydia Pense & Cold Blood

Gene Ammons

tenor sax

Bands: George Coleman, Buster Williams, Albert Ammons, Billy Eckstine, Woody Herman, Sonny Stitt, Dodo Marmarosa, James Moody, King Kolax, Solo

Gene Harris

piano

Bands: Nat Adderley, Benny Carter, The Three Sounds, Ray Brown, Lou Donaldson, Stanley Turrentine, Ralph Moore, B.B. King, Mary Stallings, Niki Haris, Marian McPartland, Milt Jackson Quartet, Anita O'Day, Gene Harris All-Star Big Band, Ernestine Anderson, The Philip Morris Superband, Gene Harris/Scott Hamilton Quintet, Jack McDuff, James Clay, Melvin Rhyne, Blue Note All-Stars, Solo

Gene Krupa

drums, big bandleader

Bands: Solo

George Adams

tenor sax, flute

Bands: Charles Mingus, Archie Shepp, Art Blakey, Sam Cooke, Roy Haynes, Gil Evans, McCoyTyner, Dannie Richmond, Don Pullen/George Adams Quartet, Solo

George Benson

guitar, vocal

Bands: Solo

George Cables

piano

Bands: Solo

George Cole

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acoustic guitar, vocal

Bands: George Cole Quintet, Joe Walsh, Big Blue Hearts, Beatnik Beatch, Chris Isaak, Lee Seung Hwan, Keely Smith

George Cole Quintet

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George Cole - acoustic guitar, vocal

Molly Mahoney - vocal

Julian Smedley - violin

Jimmy Grant - acoustic guitar

Keenan O'Brien - acoustic bass

George Coleman

tenor sax, alto sax, bandleader, composer

Bands: Miles Davis, Herbie Hancock, Chet Baker, Charles Mingus, Gene Ammons, Clark Terry, Lee Morgan, Ahmad Jamal, Mike Stern, Ray Charles, B. B. King, Booker Little, Johnny Griffin, Max Roach Quintet, Jimmy Smith, Lionel Hampton, Horace Silver, Elvin Jones, Slide Hampton, Ron Carter, Jimmy Cobb, Curtis Fuller, Kenny Burrell, Donald Bailey, Shirley Scott, Wild Bill Davis, Solo

George Howard

soprano sax

Bands: Solo

George Marsh

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drums, percussion

Bands: Mel Martin, John Abercrombie, David Grisman Quintet, Timeless Pulse Quintet, Mel Graves, Maria Muldaur, Tom Buckner, Sam Andria, Jimmy Williams, Barbara Streisand, Mose Allison, Harold Land, Joe Henderson, Denny Zeitlin, Terry Riley, William Allaudin Mathieu, Pauline Oliveros, Kronos Quartet, Chuck Berry, Loading Zone, The Jerry Hahn Brotherhood

George Masso

trombone

Bands: Solo

George Mraz

acoustic bass

Bands: Stan Getz

George Nardello

piano

Bands: Solo

George Robert

alto sax

Bands: Clark Terry, Tom Harrell, Randy Brecker, Buck Clayton, Jon Faddis, Billy Hart, Buster Williams, Jimmy Heath, Lionel Hampton Big Band, Toshiko Akiyoshi-Lew Tabackin Jazz Orchestra, Billy Drummond, George Robert Jazztet, Kenny Barron, Rufus Reid, Metropole Orchestra, Manhattan School of Music Big Band, Dave Valentin, Solo

George Shearing

piano

Bands: Solo

Geri Allen

piano

Bands: Solo

Gerry Mulligan

baritone sax, clarinet, piano, composer, arranger

Bands: Miles Davis, Duke Ellington, Clark Terry, Thelonious Monk, Charles Mingus, Chet Baker, Ben Webster, Louis Armstrong, Count Basie, Art Farmer, Thad Jones, Al Cohn, Billie Holiday, Doc Severinsen, Conte Candoli, Wallace Roney, Marian McPartland, Stan Getz, Fletcher Henderson, Phil Woods, Mel Lewis, Zoot Sims, Lee Konitz, Paul Desmond, Jimmy Witherspoon, Johnny Hodges, Kai Winding, Dave Brubeck, Stan Kenton, Chico Hamilton, Ástor Piazzolla, André Previn, Manny Albam, Quincy Jones, Annie Ross, Bob Brookmeyer, Georgie Auld, Chubby Jackson

Gigi Gryce

alto sax, flute, clarinet, big band bandleader

Bands: Solo

Gil Evans

piano

Bands: Miles Davis

Glen David Andrews

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trombone, vocal

Bands: Glen David Andrews & the Lazy Six, Glen David Andrews Band

Glen "The Kid" Marhevka

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trumpet

Bands: Big Bad Voodoo Daddy

Glen Moore

acoustic bass

Bands: Oregon

Glenn Miller

trombone, big bandleader

Bands: Solo

Gonzalo Rubalcaba

piano

Bands: Solo

Gordon Kilroy

drums

Bands: Roughneck

Greg Osby

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alto sax

Bands: Solo

Greg Smith

clarinet

Bands: Caravan Gypsy Swing Ensemble

Griffin Bastian

drums

Bands: The Macpodz

Groove Collective

Grover Washington, Jr.

tenor sax

Bands: Solo

Gypsy Strings of Detroit

Hal Galper

piano

Bands: Phil Woods

Hamiett Bluiett

baritone sax

Bands: World Saxophone Quartet

Hampton Hawes

piano

Bands: Solo, Dexter Gordon, Charlie Parker

Hank Crawford

alto sax

Bands: Solo

Hank Garland

piano

Bands: Solo

Hank Jones

piano

Bands: Solo

Hank Mobley

tenor sax

Bands: Solo

Harold Land

tenor sax

Bands: Solo

Harry James

trumpet, big bandleader

Bands: Harry James Orchestra

Henry Butler

Placing Henry Butler, who is blind, in any one genre is just about criminal, because he's one of the very best pianists whether he's playing jazz, funk, blues, R&B, classical, gospel or rock, often in one song! Bad pun, but he's truly a must-see musician!

piano, keys, vocal

Bands: Solo, Corey Harris, Rhythm Council

Henry Hung

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trumpet

Bands: Stanley Clarke, Aphrodesia, Big Bang, James Moody, The Marcus Shelby Jazz Orchestra, Pyeng Threadgill, Mitch Marcus, The BJ Papa Quintet, Downtown Uproar

Henry Threadgill

baritone sax

Bands: Air

Herb Ellis

guitar

Bands: Solo

Herbie Lewis

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acoustic bass

Bands: Cannonball Adderley, Bobby Hutcherson, Freddie Hubbard, Archie Shepp, Harold Land, Jackie McLean, McCoy Tyner

Herbie Mann

flute

Bands: Solo

Herlin Riley

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drums

Bands: Lincoln Center Jazz Orchestra, Wynton Marsalis, Ahmad Jamal

Higgs Boson

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keys

Bands: Chuck Scirocco, Kevin Jeffries, Pete Claridge, Tom Hooper, Rob Townsend, Martin Lewison, Brendon Taylor

Horace Silver

piano

Bands: Solo

Horace Tapscott

piano

Bands: Solo

Hot Club of Detroit

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Evan Perri - acoustic guitar

Julien Labro - button accordion

Carl Cafagna - tenor sax, clarinet

Paul Brady - acoustic guitar

Shannon Wade - acoustic bass

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Houston Person

tenor sax

Bands: Solo, Etta Jones

Howard Alden

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guitar

Bands: Joe Bushkin, Ruby Braff, Joe Williams, Warren Vache, Red Norvo, Woody Herman

Howard Johnson

baritone sax, tuba

Bands: Solo

Howard McGhee

trumpet

Bands: Count Basie, Lionel Hampton, Andy Kirk, Charlie Barnet

Hubert Laws

flute

Bands: Solo

Hudah

trumpet

Bands: Hypnotoc Brass Ensemble

Hugh Masekela

trumpet

Bands: Solo

Hypnotic Brass Ensemble

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Smoove - trumpet

June Baji - trumpet

Hudah - trumpet

Jafar Baji - trumpet

Elcid - trombone

Clef - trombone

L. T. - sousaphone

Rocco - baritone sax

Idris Muhammad

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drums

Bands: Lou Donaldson, Johnny Griffin, Pharoah Sanders, Grover Washington, Jr.

Ignacio Berroa

drums

Bands: Dizzy Gillespie

Illinois Jacquet

tenor sax

Bands: Solo

Ira Sullivan

trumpet, saxes, flutes

Bands: Charlie Parker, Roy Eldridge, Art Blakey, Red Rodney, Wardell Gray, Lester Young, Solo

J.J. Johnson

trombone

Bands: Solo

Jack DeJohnette

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drums

Bands: Jack DeJohnette's Special Edition, Keith Jarrett

Jack DeJohnette's Special Edition

Jack DeJohnette - drums

David Murray - tenor sax

John Purcell - alto & baritone sax

Rufus Reid - bass

Howard Johnson - tuba, baritone sax

Jack McDuff

organ

Bands: Solo

Jack Teagarden

trombone

Bands: Solo

Jack Walrath

drums

Bands: Solo

Jackie McLean

alto sax

Bands: Solo

Jafar Baji

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trumpet

Bands: Hypnotoc Brass Ensemble

Jake Shimabukuro

Jake is a ukulele virtuoso who plays mostly jazz with varying doses of blues, folk, funk, bluegrass, classical and rock.

ukulele

Bands: Solo

Jaki Byard

piano

Bands: Solo

Jaleel Shaw

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tenor sax

Bands: Solo

Jamaaladeen Tacuma

bass

Bands: Ornette Coleman, Man vs. Machine

James Blood Ulmer

guitar

Bands: Solo, Man vs. Machine

James Carter

flute

Bands: Solo

James Kerwin

acoustic bass

Bands: avid Grisman, Jerry Garcia

James Moody

tenor sax

Bands: Solo

James Newton

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flute

Bands: Solo

James P. Johnson

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piano

Bands: Solo

James Spaulding

alto sax, flute

Bands: Solo

Jamie Masefield

mandolin

Bands: Jazz Mandolin Quartet

Jan Garbarek

alto sax

Bands: Solo, Eberhard Weber

Jared Ribble

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drums

Bands: Denver & the Mile High Orchestra

Jared Sims

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saxes, flute, clarinet, piano

Bands: Sam Kininger Band, Miracle Orchestra, Jared Sims Trio, Blueprint Project, Mango Blue, Akashic Record, Toussaint Liberator and Buru Style, Dead Cat Bounce, Phat Beats -n- Noize, Cecil McBee, Han Bennink, Ran Blake, Matisyahu, DJ Logic, Oteil Burbridge, Artie Shaw Band, Jimmy Dorsey Orchestra

Jay Beckenstein

soprano sax

Bands: Spyrogyra

Jazz Mandolin Project

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Jamie Masefield - mandolin

Gabe Jarrett - drums (ex-member)

Stacey Starkweather - bass (ex-member)

Jon Fishman - drums (ex-member)

Chris Dahlgren - bass (ex-member)

Gil Goldstein - piano (ex-member)

Greg Cohen - bass (ex-member)

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Christoph Victor Kaiser - bass

Stefan Ivan Schäfer - guitar

Thomas Lui Ludwig - drums

Jeff Ballard

drums

Bands: Chick Corea New Trio

Jeff Pardo

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keys

Bands: Denver & the Mile High Orchestra

Jeff "Tain" Watts

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drums

Bands: The WATTS Project, Wynton Marsalis, Branford Marsalis, Jeff Tain Watts Quartet

Jeff Andrews

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acoustic bass

Bands: Mike Stern, Michael Brecker Band

Jeff Carney

acoustic bass

Bands: Stan Getz

Jeff Coffin

tenor sax, alto sax

Bands: Bela Fleck & the Flectones, Jeff Coffin Mu'tet

Jeff Coffin Mu'tet

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Jeff Coffin - tenor sax, alto sax

Jeff Sipe - drums

Roy "Futureman" Wooten - drums

Tom Giampietro - drums

Alana Rocklin - bass

Doug Belote - drums

Tyler Wood - keys

Chris Walters - piano

Pat "Happy" Bergeson - guitar

Derico Watson - drums

Lamar Carter - drums

Kofi Burbridge - keys, flute

Roy Agee - trombone

Rod McGaha - trumpet

Chester Thompson - keys

Victor Wooten - bass

Paul Brantley - cello

Jeff Golub

guitar

Bands: Rod Stewart, Billy Squier, Solo

Jelly Roll Morton

piano

Bands: Solo

Jerry Bergonzi

tenor sax

Bands: Dave Brubeck

Jesse Clayton

keys

Bands: The Macpodz

Jessica Lurie

tenor sax, alto sax, flute, vocal, accordion

Bands: Living Daylights, Jessica Lurie Ensemble, The Tiptons, Wayne Horvitz, Eugene Chadbourne, Sleater-Kinney, Frank Pahl, Eyvind Kang, Amy Denio

Jessica Lurie Ensemble

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Jessica Lurie - tenor sax, alto sax, flute, vocal

Todd Sickafoose - acoustic bass

Allison Miller - drums

Erik Deutsch - keys

Scott Amendola - drums (ex-member)

Jon Evans - bass (ex-member)

Nels Cline - guitar (ex-member)

Julie Wolf - piano (ex-member)

Zeno de Rossi - drums (ex-member)

Danilo Gallo - bass (ex-member)

Giorgio Pacorig - piano (ex-member)

Jessica Williams

piano

Bands: Solo

Jessy Blondeel

tenor sax, alto sax, soprano sax, clarinet

Bands: Taraf Dékalé, Ubik Band, Carte ŕ 4, Greg Leroy trio, le Global, Vincent Vansteene Quintet, Sewaryé, le Balcon, N'jawazz, Sebastien Willart Quintet

Jim Campilongo

guitar

Bands: Jim Campilongo & the 10 Gallon Cats

Jim "Djeem" Huwe

percussion

Bands: Caravan Gypsy Swing Ensemble

Jim Hall

guitar

Bands: Solo

Jim Pepper

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tenor sax, soprano sax, flute

Bands: Don Cherry, John Scofield, Naná Vasconcelos, Collin Walcott, Kenny Werner, Ed Schuller, Hamid Drake, The Freee Spirits

Jim Stephanson

guitar, vocal

Bands: The Blue Rhythm Boys, Billy Hancock, Jimmy & the Blue Dogs

Jim Wright

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Extremely influential touch-style Warr guitarist (Stanley Jordan-esque guitar/bass playing), who in 1998 was one of the first to use "uncrossed 4ths" tuning (for an explanation, see this 1/17/07 blog.

Warr touch-style guitar

Bands: Fuzzy Logic Boptet, Solo

Jimmie Lunceford

alto sax, big bandleader

Bands: Jimmie Lunceford Orchestra

Jimmy Blanton

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acoustic bass

Bands: Duke Ellington

Jimmy Cobb

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Played in Miles Davis' legendary band from 1957-1963, including on "Kind of Blue," the most popular and arguably the best album in jazz history.

drums

Bands: Miles Davis, John Coltrane,Billie Holiday, Cannonball Adderley, Dizzy Gillespie, Clark Terry, Freddie Hubbard, David Liebman, Jon Faddis, Nat Adderley, Dave Holland, David "Fathead" Newman, Mike Stern, George Coleman, Michael Brecker, Roy Hargrove, Hank Jones, Ron Carter, Winton Kelly, Kenny Burrell, J.J. Johnson, Sarah Vaughan, Sonny Stitt, Paul Chambers, Dinah Washington

Jimmy Dorsey

big bandleader

Bands: Solo

Jimmy Garrison

acoustic bass

Bands: John Coltrane

Jimmy Giuffre

clarinet, sax, arranger, composer

Bands: Woody Herman, Shorty Rogers, Jim Hall, Ralph Pena, Pee Wee Russell, Bob Brookmeyer, Paul Bley, Steve Swallow, Kiyoshi Tokunaga, Randy Kaye, Jim Atlas

Jimmy Grant

acoustic guitar

Bands: George Cole Quintet, David Grisman, Ludovic Beier, Simon Planting, Tommy Davy, Wings of Swing

Jimmy McPartland

cornet

Bands: Benny Goodman, Eddie Condon, Art Hodes, Gene Krupa, Jack Teagarden, Tommy Dorsey, Solo

Jimmy Smith

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organ

Bands:Lee Morgan, Kenny Burrell, Wes Montgomery, Lou Donaldson, Tina Brooks, Jackie McLean, Ike Quebec, Stanley Turrentine, Solo

Jimmy Witherspoon

vocal

Bands: Solo

Jo Jones

drums

Bands: Count Basie, Walter Page, Jazz at the Philharmonic

Joe Albany

piano

Bands: Charlie Parker, Miles Davis, Warne Marsh, Benny Carter

Joe Beck

guitar

Bands: Solo

Joe Diorio

guitar

Bands: Solo

Joe Farrell

tenor sax, soprano sax

Bands: Solo

Joe Henderson

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tenor sax

Bands: Solo

Joe Lovano

tenor sax

Bands: Solo, John Scofield

Joe Pass (Joseph Anthony Passalaqua)

guitar

Bands: Dizzy Gillespie, Duke Ellington, Bud Shank, Count Basie, Freddie Hubbard, Chet Baker, Benny Carter, Roy Eldridge, Cleanhead Vinson, Buddy De Franco, Oscar Peterson, Milt Jackson, Herb Ellis, Zoot Sims, Ella Fitzgerald, George Shearing, Ray Brown, Jake Hanna, Louis Bellson, Frank Sinatra, Sarah Vaughan, Niels-Henning Řrsted Pedersen, Joe Williams, Della Reese, Johnny Mathis, Gerald Wilson, Les McCann, Toots Thielmans, Clifford Scott, Les McCann, Nancy Wilson, Carmen Mc Rae, Tommy Gunima, Red Mitchell, Martin Drew, J.J. Johnson, Jimmy Rowles, Bobby Durham, John Piscano, Colin Bailey, Mickey Roker, Roy Clark, Steven Crapelli, Paulinho Da Costa, Tony Pastor, Charlie Barnet, Solo

Joe Venuti

violin

Bands: Eddie Lang, Benny Goodman, the Dorsey Brothers, Bing Crosby, Bix Beiderbecke, Jack Teagarden, the Boswell Sisters, Zoot Sims, Jethro Burns, Curly Chalker, Eldon Shamblin

Joey Calderazzo

piano, keys

Bands: Michael Brecker, Branford Marsalis, Dave Holland, Jack DeJohnette, Solo

Joey DeFrancesco

organ

Bands: Solo

John Bunch

piano

Bands: Benny Goodman, Woody Herman, Eddie Condon, Solo

John Carter

flute

Bands: Solo

John Coltrane

tenor sax, soprano sax, alto sax

Bands: Miles Davis, Dizzy Gillespie, Thelonious Monk,Cleanhead Vinson, Lee Morgan, Cannonball Adderley, Eric Dolphy, Billy Higgins, Howard McGhee, Johnny Hodges, Elvin Jones, Reggie Workman, Mal Waldron, Curtis Fuller, Kenny Drew, Red Garland, Paul Chambers, "Philly" Joe Jones, Johnny Splawn, Sahib Shihab, Milt Jackson, Steve Kuhn, Steve Davis, Pete La Roca, Johnny Hartman, Joe Webb Band, McCoy Tyner, King Kolax Band, Solo

John Gilmore

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tenor sax, bass clarinet, percussion

Bands: Art Blakey, Clifford Jordan, Andrew Hill, Sun Ra, Paul Bley, Pete La Roca, McCoy Tyner

John Handy

tenor sax

Bands: Solo, Class

John Jacobs

bass

Bands: Elizabeth Windau Quartet

John Lewis

piano

Bands: Modern Jazz Quartet

John Liqouri

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guitar

Bands: Solo

John R. Burr

piano

Bands: Alison Brown Quartet

John Santos

percussion

Bands: Solo

John Stubblefield

tenor sax

Bands: Solo

John Tchicai

alto sax, clarinet

Bands: John Coltrane, New York Contemporary Five, New York Art Quartet, Irčne Schweizer, Yo Miles, Solo

John Wiitala

acoustic bass

Bands: Benny Golson, Bruce Forman, Joe Henderson, James Moody, Jessica Williams, Mark Levine

Johnny Griffin

tenor sax

Bands: Solo

Johnny Hodges

tenor sax

Bands: Duke Ellington

Jon Faddis

trumpet, flugelhorn

Bands: Dizzy Gillespie, Stanley Clarke, Charles Mingus, Count Basie, Duke Ellington, Lionel Hampton, Thad Jones/Mel Lewis Big Band, Oscar Peterson, Sarah Vaughan, Eubie Blake, Gil Evans, the Rolling Stones, Frank Sinatra, Kool and the Gang, Greg Osby, James Williams, Carnegie Hall Jazz Band, Jimmy Heath, Trumpet Summit Band, Slide Hampton, Luther Vandross, Quincy Jones, Billy Joel, Solo

Jon Hendricks

vocal

Bands: Solo

Jon Vriesacker

violin

Bands: Caravan Gypsy Swing Ensemble

Jonathan Blake

drums

Bands: Paul Olenick

Joseph Jarman

sax, reeds, percussion

Bands: One of the first members of the Association for the Advancement of Creative Musicians and the Art Ensemble of Chicago.

Joshua Levy

piano

Bands: Big Bad Voodoo Daddy

Joshua Redman

tenor sax

Bands: Solo

Joyce Cooling

guitar

Bands: Solo

Jules Broussard

tenor sax

Bands: Solo

Julian Priester

trombone

Bands: Solo

Julian Smedley

violin

Bands: George Cole Quintet, Bowles Brothers Band, Cornish Institute Jazz Orchestra, Connie Doolan Quartet, Paul Horn

Julien Labro

button accordion

Bands: Hot Club of Detroit

Julius Hemphill

baritone sax

Bands: Solo, World Saxophone Quartet

June Baji

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trumpet

Bands: Hypnotoc Brass Ensemble

Junior Mance

Bop pianist from 1947 to the late 80s and inducted into the International Jazz Hall of Fame.

piano

Bands: Gene Ammons,Cannonball Adderley, Dizzy Gillespie, Lester Young, Dinah Washington

Justin Carpenter

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trombone

Bands: Denver & the Mile High Orchestra

Justin Mullens

trumpet

Bands: Justin Mullens & The Delphian Jazz Orchestra, Paul Olenick

Justin Mullens & The Delphian Jazz Orchestra

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Justin Mullens - trumpet

Kai Winding

trombone

Bands: Solo, Benny Goodman, Stan Kenton, J. J. Johnson

Karl Hunter

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alto sax, tenor sax, baritone sax, clarinet

Bands: Big Bad Voodoo Daddy

Kasper Villaume

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piano

Bands: Benny Golson, Jimmy Heath, Leroy Jones, Jimmy Heath, Allan Bothcinsky, Danny Moss, Alex Riel, Ed Thigpen, Jesper Lundgaard, Katrine Madsen, Jesper Thilo, Bob Rockwel, Bent Jćdig

Keenan O'Brien

acoustic bass

Bands: George Cole Quintet

Kei Akagi

keys

Bands: Solo, Kasumi Watanabe

Keiko Matsui

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piano

Bands: Solo

Keith Jarrett

piano

Bands: Solo

Kendrick Freeman

drums

Bands: Alison Brown Quartet

Kenn Hughes

trombone

Bands: Denver & the Mile High Orchestra

Kenny Barron

piano

Bands: Solo

Kenny Burrell

guitar

Bands: Solo

Kenny Clarke

drums

Bands: Solo

Kenny Dorham

Bop-oriented trumpeter from the mid-1940s until 1972.

trumpet

Bands: Charlie Parker, Art Blakey's Jazz Messengers, Dizzy Gillespie, Billy Eckstine, The Be Bop Boys, Lionel Hampton, Mercer Ellington, The Jazz Prophets, Max Roach Quintet, Joe Henderson, Solo

Kenny Garrett

tenor sax, alto sax

Bands: Miles Davis, Solo

Kenny Kirkland

piano, keys

Bands: Branford Marsalis

Kenny Wheeler