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1 –
• Helmut Brandt – b. 1931; d. 7/26/2001; baritone sax
• Oscar “Papa” Celestin – b. 1884; d. 12/15/1954; trumpet/leader
• Leonid Chizhik – b. 1947; piano
• Holly Cole – b. 1963; vocals/piano
• Israel Crosby – b. 1919;
• Neville Dickie – b. 1937; piano
• Tom Dowd – b. or October 20, 1925; d. 10/27/2002; engineer/producer
• Teddy Foster – b. 1908; d. 1/5/1984; trumpet/vocal
• Slim Gaillard – b. or January 4, 1916; d. 2/26/1991; vocal, piano, guitar
• Andy Gonzales – b. 1951; bass
• Sonny Greenwich – b. 1936; guitar
• Eiichi Hayashi – b. 1960; alto sax
• Yoshio Ikeda – b. 1942; bass
• Milt Jackson – b. 1923; d. 10/9/1999; vibraphone/piano/guitar
• Howard Johnson – b. 1908; d. 12/28/1991; alto sax
• Urs Leimgruber – b. 1952; saxophones/bass clarinet
• Susannah McCorkle – b.1946; (d. May 19, 2001) vocals
• Al McKibbon – b. 1919; d. 7/29/2005; bass
• Manny Oquendo – b. 1931; percussion
• T .C Pfeiler – b. 1958; organ
• Chris Potter – b. 1971; alto & tenor saxes
• Jasper Taylor – b. 1894; d. 11/7/1964; drums/washboard
• Kevin Toney – b. 1953; keyboards
• Ack Van Rooyen – b. 1930; trumpet/flugelhorn

2 –
• Ann Dupont – b. 1915; clarinet/leader
• Ron Falson – b. 1928; trumpet
• Nick Fatool – b. 1915; d. 9/26/2000; drums
• Henry Goodwin – b. 1910; d. 7/2/1979; trumpet
• Bob Laine – b. 1910; d. 12/30/1997; piano
• John McLevy – b. 1927; trumpet
• Clarence Palmer – b. 1919; vocal
• Judd Proctor – b. 1933; guitar/mandolin/vocals
• Arthur Prysock – b. 1929; d. 6/21/1997; vocals
• Isao Suzuki – b. 1946; bass

3 –
• Maxene Andrews – b. 1916; d. 10/21/1995; vocal
• Al Belletto – b. 1928; alto sax
• James Carter – b. 1969; saxophones/bass clarinet
• Noel Crow – b. 1938; clarinet/leader
• Joe Haider – b. 1936; piano
• Motohiko Hino – b. 1946; d. 5/13/1999; drums
• Christopher Hollyday – b. 1970; alto sax
• Ian Hunter-Randall – b. 1938; trumpet
• Preston Jackson – b. 1902; d. 11/12/1983; trombone
• John Jenkins – b. 1931, d. 7/12/1993; alto sax
• Musa Kaleem (Orlano Wright) – b. 1921; tenor saxophone/flute
• Trudy Kerr – b. 1963; vocal/arranger
• Harold “Geezil” Minerve – b. 1922; d. 6/4/1992; alto sax/flute
• Herbie Nichols – b. 1919; d. 4/12/1963; piano/composer
• Fred Rich – b. 1898; d. 9/8/1956; leader/pianist
• Brian Smith – b. 1939; saxophone/flute
• Floyd Standifer – b. 1929 – Wilmington, North Carolina; d. 1/22/2007 – Seattle, Washington; trumpet/flugelhorn/tenor sax/vocal

4 –
• Norman “Buddy” Baker – b. 1918; d. 7/26/2002; composer/arranger/trombone/euphonium
• Roger Bell – b. 1919; trumpet/cornet/clarinet/washboard/drums/vocal
• Eugene Chadbourne – b. 1954; guitar/banjo/harmonica/vocals
• Alex Cline – b. 1956; drums/composer
• Nels Cline – b. 1956; guitar
• Robert Dick – b. 1950; composer/flute
• Al Dreares – b. 1929; drums
• Slim Gaillard – b. (or January 1) 1916; d. 2/26/1991; vocal/piano/guitar
• Carroll Gibbons – b. 1903; d. 5/10/1954; leader/piano/conductor
• Nigel Hitchcock – b. 1971; alto sax
• Ken James – b. 1944; alto, tenor & soprano saxes/flute/percussion/leader
• David Lee – b. 1941; drums
• Sydney Lipton – b. 1904; d. 7/19/1995; violin/leader
• Alan Littlejohn – b. 1928; d. 11/12/1995; trumpet
• John McLaughlin – b. 1942; guitar
• Joe Marsala – b. 1907 – Chicago, Illinois; d. 3/3/1978 – Santa Barbara, California; clarinet/alto & tenor saxophone/vocal/composer/leader: Don’t Cry, Joe
• Noro Morales;
• Ted Nettelbeck – b. 1936; piano
• Frank Newton – b. 1906, d. 3/11/1954; trumpet
• Lionel Newman – b. 1916; d. 2/3/1989; arranger/composer: Music: Again; I Met Her on Monday; Never; Just Try Me
• Boris Rose – b. 1918; d. 12/31/2000; producer/engineer
• Pavel Smetacek – b. 1940; clarinet/alto & soprano sax/arranger/tuba/leader
• Ray Starling – b. 1933; trumpet/flugelhorn/mellphonium/piano/arranger
• Ron Webber – b. 1928; drums
• Frank Wess – b. 1922; alto and tenor saxophones, flute

5 –
• Arthur Baron – b. 1950; trombone/mandolin/didjeridoo/recorder/leader
• Piotr Baron – b. 1961; soprano & tenor sax/clarinet/keyboards
• John Bates – b. 1936; trombone/tuba/vocals
• Jack Brokensha – b. 1926; vibraphone/drums
• George Brown – b. 1949; drums
• Andre Ceccarelli – b. 1946; drums
• Wild Bill Davison – b. 1906; d. 11/14/1989; cornet
• Roger Quincy Dickerson – b. 1898; d. 1/21/1951; trumpet
• Chuck Flores – b. 1935; drums
• Lennie Hastings – b. 1927; d. 7/14/1978; drums
• Alan Richard Jackson – b. 1940; vocal
• Bob Keene – b. 1922; clarinet/leader/producer/label owner
• Oscar Klein – b. 1930; d. 12/12/2006; trumpet/guitar/clarinet/harmonica/flute/taragato
• David McLeod – b. 1960; piano/vocals
• Myra Melford – b. 1957; piano/composer
• Woolf Phillips – b. ; trombone/reeds/composer/leader
• Dizzy Reece – b. 1931; trumpet
• Dal Richards – b. 1918; alto sax/leader
• Mike Riley – b. 1904; d. 9/2/1984; trombone/leader/vocal
• Cees See – b. 1934; d. 12/9/1985; drums
• Louis Stewart – b. 1944; guitar
• Paul Wertico – b. 1953; drums

6 –
• Lee Abrams – b. 1925; drums
• Barry Altschul – b. 1943; drums
• Jacques Bolognesi – b. 1947; trombone/accordion
• Vernon Brown – b. 1907; d. 5/18/1979; trombone
• John Burch – b. 1932; d. 4/18/2006; piano
• Jean-Paul Céléa – b. 1951; bass
• Keith Christie – b. 1931; d. 12/16/1980; trombone
• Paolo Conte – b. 1937 – Asti, Piedmont, Italy; vocal/piano/vibes/arranger/composer
• Bruno Henriksen – b. 1910 – Copenhgen; d. 2/27/1984; piano/bandleader
• Chris Laurence – b. 1949; bass
• Alex Maguire – b. 1959; piano/organ/keyboards/composer
• Danny Moore – b. 1941; d. 2/14/2005; trumpet
• Don Sickler – b. 1944; trumpet/arranger/composer/record producer
• Harvey Silver – b. 1917; piano
• Bobby Stark – b. 1906; d. 12/29/1945; trumpet
• Jack Varney – b. 1918; banjo/guitar/vibes/piano

7 –
• Henry ‘Red’ Allen – b. 1908; d. 4/17/1967; trumpet/vocal
• Archie Alleyne – b. 1933; drums
• Al Bowlly – b. 1899; d. 4/17/1941; vocal/guitar/ukelele
• John Colianni – b. 1963; piano/arranger/conductor/leader
• Kenny Davern – b. 1935; d. 12/12/2006; clarinet/soprano sax
• George Kahn – b. 1952; piano/arranger/synthesizer/composer
• Horry King – b. 1925; reeds
• Herb Magidson – b. 1906; Lyrics: The Masquerade is Over, I’ll Buy That Dream, Music Maestro Please, The Continental, Gone With the Wind;
• Don Payne – b. 1933; bass
• Chano Pozo – b. 1915; d.12/2/1948; conga/vocal
• Keg Purnell – b. 1915; d. 6/25/1965; drums
• Dave Schildkraut – b. 1925; d. 1/1/1998; alto & tenor saxes
• Keith Sterling – b. 1938 – Melbourne, Austrailia; d. 2003; trumpet
• Christine Tobin – b. 1963 – Dublin, Ireland; vocal
• Sam Woodyard – b. 1925; d. 9/20/1988; drums
• Eldee Young – b. 1936; bass/cello

8 –
• Thurman Barker – b. 1948; drums/percussion
• Bobby Battle – b. 1944; drums/percussion
• Dick Charlesworth – b. 1932; clarinet/vocal
• Andy Cleyndert – b. 1963; bass
• Wendell Culley – b. 1906; d. 6/1983; trumpet
• Bill Goodwin – b. 1942; drums/producer
• Marilyn Mazur – b. 1955; drums/percussion
• Tomasz Szukalski – b. 1948; tenor & soprano sax/bass clarinet
• Bobby Tucker – b. 1923; piano
• Dave Weckl – b. 1960; drums
• Bobby Worth – b. 1949; drums
• Marvin Wright – b. 1911; d. 12/7/1980; piano

9 –
• Walter Bishop, Sr. – b. 1905; d. 1/8/1984; piano
• Bernard Brightman – b. 1921; d. 11/9/2003; producer/label owner
• Malcolm Cecil – b. 1937; bass/cello/piano/synthesizer
• Kenny Clarke – b. 1914, Pittsburgh, PA; d. 1/26/1985, Montreuil-sous-Bois, France; drums
• Nick Evans – b. 1947; trombone
• Chinee Foster – b. 1900; d. 9/12/1962; drums/vocal
• Ed Garland – b. 1885; d. 1/22/1980; bass
• Ed Gaston – b. 1929; bass
• Roger Guerin – b. 1926; trumpet
• Charlie Harris – b. 1916; d. 9/13/2003; bass
• Dick Jurgens – b. 1910; d. 10/5/1995; leader
• Jimmy Maxwell – b. 1919; d. 7/20/2002; trumpet
• Vic Mizzy – b. 1922; Music: There’s a Faraway Look in Your Eyes, My Dreams Are Getting Better All The Time, Take It Easy;
• Billy O’Connor – b. 1914; d. 11/18/2001; piano/leader
• Bucky Pizzarelli – b. 1926; guitar
• Betty Roche – b. 1920; d. 2/16/1999; vocal
• Carson Smith – b. 1931; d. 11/2/1997; bass
• Mel Stitzel – b. 1902; d. 12/31/1952; piano
• Benny Strickler – b. 1917; d. 1946; trumpet
• Buddy Weed – b. 1918; d. 5/25/1997; piano

10 –
• Aaron Bridgers – b. 1918; d. 2003; piano
• George Chisholm Jr. – b. 1947; trombone
• Gwen Cleveland – b. 1929; d. 6/21/2002; vocal
• Willie Dennis – b. 1926; d. 7/8/1965; trombone
• Allen Eager – b. 1927; d. 4/13/2003; tenor sax
• Donald Fagen – b. 1948; Music & Lyrics: Deacon Blues, Walk Between Raindrops, Hey Nineteen, Third World Man, FM (No Static At All), Black Friday, Century’s End, Snowbound
• Haywood Henry – b. 1913 (or January 7); d. 9/15/1994; soprano & baritone sax/clarinet
• Buddy Johnson – b. 1915; d. 2/9/1977; piano/leader/songwriter
• Arthur Johnston – b. 1898; d. 5/1/1954; Music: Pennies from Heaven, Just One More Chance, My Old Flame, Song of the South, Cocktails for Two
• William Parker – b. 1952; bass
• Waymon Reed – b. 1940; d. d. 11/25/1983; flugelhorn/trumpet
• Lyle Ritz – b. 1930; bass/ukulele
• Max Roach – b. 1924; d. 8/16/2007 – New York City; drums/leader
• Mike Stern – b. 1953; guitar
• Gianluigi Trovesi – b. 1944; clarinet/saxophone
• Jimmy Weinstein – b. 1960; drums

11 –
• Eden Atwood – b. 1970; vocal
• Rene Bertschy – b. 1912; bass/vocal/violin
• Johnny Cowell – b. 1926; trumpet/composer
• Wilbur DeParis – b. 1900; d. 1/3/1973; trombone
• Bob Enevoldsen – b.1920; d. 11/23/2005; trombone/valve trombone/alto tenor & baritone sax/clarinet/bass-clarinet/bass/arranger
• Wilton “Bogey” Gaynair – b. 1927; d. 2/13/1995; tenor sax
• Art Hallman – b. 1910; d. 1995; singer/arranger/sax/piano/vocal coach/leader
• Egil Johansen – b. 1934; d. 12/4/1998; drums
• Osie Johnson – b. 1923; d. 2/10/1966; drums
• Cal Massey – b. 1927; d. 10/25/1972; composer/trumpet
• Jack Nimitz – b. 1930; baritone sax
• Lee Ritenour – b. 1952; guitar
• Ed Schuller – b. 1955; bass
• Bud Scott – b. 1890; d. 7/2/1949; guitar/banjo/vocal
• Tab Smith – b. 1909; d. 8/17/1971; alto, soprano & tenor saxes/clarinet/arranger/vocal/ leader

12 –
• Jane Ira Bloom – b. 1955; soprano saxophone
• Ruth Brown – b. 1928 (0r 1930); d. 11/17/2006; vocal
• Hadley Caliman – b. 1932 (or 12/1/1932); tenor, soprano, & alto sax/bass clarinet.flute/percussion
• Olu Dara – b. 1941; trumpet/guitar
• Edgar DeLange – b. 1904; d. 7/13/1949; leader/vocal/lyricist; Lyrics: Lost April, Darn That Dream, Solitude, Moonglow, Deep In a Dream
• George Duke – b. 1946; piano/keyboards
• John Etheridge – b. 1948; guitar
• Ronald Shannon Jackson – b. 1940; drums
• Ingrid Jensen – b. 1966; trumpet/flugelhorn/composer
• Dill Katz – b. 1946; guitar/bass
• Guy Lafitte – b. 1927; d. 6/10/1998; tenor sax
• Gene Lake – b. 1966; drums
• Jay “Hootie” McShann – b. 1916; d. 12/7/2006; piano/vocal
• Raimond Pauls – b. 1936; piano
• Ivo Perelman – b. 1961; tenor sax
• Harry Roy – b. 1900; d. 2/1/1971; clarinet/vocal/composer/leader
• Bert Thomas – b. 1907 – Swansea, Glamorgan, Wales; banjo/guitar
• Trummy Young – b. 1912; d. 9/10/1984; trombone/vocal

13 –
• Danny Barker – b. 1909; d. 3/13/1994; guitar/banjo/vocal
• Steve Brown – b. 1890; d. 9/15/1965; bass/tuba
• Edward Burke – b. 1909; d. 4/19/1988; trombone
• Putney Dandridge – b. 1902; d. 2/15/1946; piano/vocal
• Bill Easley – b. 1946; alto & tenor saxes/flute/clarinet
• Simon Fell – b. 1959; bass/composer
• Percy Humphrey – b. 1905; d. 7/22/1995; trumpet
• Quentin ‘Butter’ Jackson – b. 1909; d. 10/2/1976; trombone
• Otis Johnson – b. 1910; trumpet
• Eero Koivistoinen – b. 1941; tenor & soprano sax
• Melba Liston – b. 1926; d. 4/23/1999; trombone/arranger
• Andy McDevitt – b. 1914; d. 3/15/1980; alto & tenor sax/clarinet
• James Monaco – b. 1885; Music: There Will Never Be Another You, This Is My Night to Dream, You Made Me Love You, I’m Making Believe, I Can’t Begin To Tell You
• Vido Musso – b. 1913 (or 1/17); d. 1/9/1982; tenor saxophone
• Joe Pass – b. 1929, New Brunswick, NJ; d. 5/23/1994, Los Angeles, CA
• Nat Peck – b. 1925; trombone
• Dick Wetmore – b. 1927; d. 1/4/2007; violin
• Ian Wheeler – b. 1931 – Greenwich, London, England, UK; soprano, alto, & tenor sax/clarinet/flute/harmonica

14 –
• Charles Bellonzi – b. 1941; drums
• Charles Bocage – b. 1900; d. 11/4/1963; guitar/banjo/vocals
• Richard Busiakiewicz – b. 1963; piano
• Billy Butterfield – b. 1917; d. 3/18/1988; trumpet
• Jimmy Crawford – b. 1910; d. 1/28/1980; drums
• Don Cunningham – b. 1931; vocal/alto sax/vibes/percussion/leader/arranger
• Maxwell Davis – b. 1916; d. 9/18/1970; tenor sax/arranger/piano/vocal
• Wray Downes – b. 1931; piano
• Mark Egan – b. 1951; bass/keyboards/composer
• Siggi Gerhard – b. 1930; clarinet/violin/leader
• Jerome Hunter – b. 1942 – Spartansburg, South Carolina; bass
• Tony Inzalaco – b. 1938; drums
• Steve Jordan – b. 1919; d. 9/13/1993; guitar,
• Steve Jordan – b. 1957; drums
• Nguyen Le – b. 1959; guitar/synthesizer/zither
• Joe Muranyi – b. 1928; clarinet
• Seymour Simons – b.1896; d. 2/12/1949; composer: Music: All Of Me; Lyrics: Breezin’ Along with the Breeze, Honey
• Grady Tate – b. 1932; drums/vocal
• Caterina Valente – b. 1931 – Paris, France; guitar/vocal
• Kenny Wheeler – b. 1930; trumpet/flugelhorn/composer
• David Young – b. 1912; d. 12/25/1992; tenor sax

15 –
• Buddy Banks – b. 1927; d. 8/7/2005; bass
• Baikida Carroll – b. 1947; trumpet/flugelhorn
• Werner Dies – b. 1928; clarinet/alto & tenor sax/guitar
• Ronnie Free – b. 1936; drums
• Gene Krupa – b. 1909; d. 10/16/1973; drums/leader
• Dick Lammi – b. 1909; d. 1970; tuba/bass/banjo
• Alan Lomax – b. 1915; d. 7/19/2002; folklorist/engineer/vocals
• Bob Maize – b. 1945, San Diego, CA; d. 11/2004, Los Angeles, CA; bass
• Artie Shapiro – b. 1916; bass
• Jerry Wald – b. 1918 ( 1919); d. 1973; leader/clarinet
• Allie Wrubel – b. 1905; d. 12/13/1973; composer: Music: The Masquerade is Over, I’ll Buy That Dream, Music Maestro Please, As You Desire Me, Gone With The Wind

16 –
• Claude Abadie – b. 1920; clarinet/leader
• Sandy Block – b. 1917; bass
• Phil Guilbeau – b. 1926; trumpet
• (Granville) G. T. Hogan – b. 1929; d. 8.7.2004; drums
• Ulf Johansson – b. 1956; piano/organ/trombone/vocals
• Irving Mills – b. 1894; d. 4/21/1985; leader/manager/publisher/vocal/lyricist
• Stan Reynolds – b. 1926; trumpet/guitar/leader
• David Thomas Roberts – b. 1955; piano/composer/horn
• John Robichaux – b. 1886; d. 1939; violin/drums/leader
• Spike Robinson – b. 1930; d. 10/29/2001; tenor sax
• Aldo Romano – b. 1941; drums
• Charley Straight – b. 1891 – Chicago, Illinois; d. 9/21/1940 – Chicago; piano/ composer/arranger/director/leader
• Spike Wells – b. 1946; drums

17 –
• Kazumasa Akiyama – b. 1955; bass
• Jeff Berlin – b. 1953 – New York City, New York; bass
• Cheryl Bentyne – b. 1954; vocal/piano
• Big Sid Catlett – b. 1910; d. 3/25/1951; drums
• Cyrus Chestnut – b. 1963; piano
• Ted Dunbar – b. 1937; d. 5/28/1998; guitar
• George Handy – b. 1920; d. 1/8/1997; piano/composer/arranger
• Billy Harper – b. 1943; tenor sax
• Harry Hines – b. 1898 – Nuneaton, Warwickshire, England, UK; d. 12/31/1971; alto & baritone sax/clarinet
• Issei Igarashi – b. 1965; trumpet
• Vido Musso – b. 1913; d. 1/9/1982; tenor saxophone/clarinet
• Johnny Porazzo – b. 1915; guitar/banjo
• Harry Reser – b. 1896; d. 9/27/1965; banjo/guitar/leader
• Tommy Reynolds – b. 1917; clarinet/leader
• Yves Robert – b. 1958; trombone
• Clifford Solomon – b. 1931; tenor sax
• Larry Sonn – b. 1924; trumpet/leader
• Cedar Walton – b. 1934; piano, composer, 1934
• Morris White – b. 1911; d. 11/1986; banjo/guitar
• Bob Zurke – b. 1912, Detroit, MI; d. 2/16/1944; piano/composer

18 –
• Pat Britt – b. 1940; alto sax/label owner (Catalyst)
• Bobby Broom – b. 1961; guitar
• Bernie Cash – b. 1935; bass/educator
• Johnny Costa – b. 1922; d. 10/11/1996; piano/arranger/composer
• Charles Delaunay – b. 1911; d. 2/16/1988; writer/discographer
• Peter Epstein – b. 1967; soprano/alto/tenor sax
• Al Foster – b. 1944; drums
• Steve Grossman – b. 1951; tenor & soprano saxes
• Paul Gunther – b. 1915; d. 1996; drums
• Art Kassel – b. 1896; d. 2/3/1956 or 1965; alto & tenor sax/clarinet/eader
• Christian Kellens – b. 1925; trombone/bass trombone/baritone horn/tuba
• Irene Kral – b. 1932; d. 8/15/1978; vocal
• Frits Landesbergen – b. 1961; vibes/drums/percussion
• Min Leibrook – b. 1903; d. 6/8/1943; bass sax/bass/tuba
• Chuck Metcalf – b. 1931; bass/violin/piano/composer
• Andy Panayi – b. 1964; reeds/flute/composer/arranger
• Roman Schwaller – b. 1957; tenor sax
• Ray Sims – b. 1921; trombone/trombonium/vocals
• Don Thompson – b. 1940; bass/piano/vibraphone/drums

19 –
• Sam Brown – b. 1939; d. 12/28/1977; guitar
• Albert “Abbie” Brunies – b. 1900; d. 10/2/1978; cornet
• Israel Crosby – b. 1919; d. 8/11/1962; bass
• Ray Eberle – b. 1919; d. 8/25/1979; vocal
• John “Streamline” Ewing – b. 1917; d. 2/1/2002; trombone
• Joe Johnson – b. 1942; bass
• Joe Magnarelli – b. 1960; trumpet/flugelhorn/trombone
• J. R. Monterose – b. 1927; d. 9/26/1993; tenor & soprano saxes
• Hod O’Brien – b. 1936; piano
• Horace Parlan – b. 1931; piano
• Ray Pizzi – b. 1943; tenor & soprano saxes/flute/bassoon
• Shep Shepherd – b. 1917; drums/arranger
• Steep Wade – b. 1918; piano/alto sax

20 –
• Jeff Andrews – b. 1960; bass/electric bass/guitar/keyboards/percussion
• Ray Anthony – b. 1922; trumpet/leader
• Jimmy Cobb – b. 1929; drums
• Riccardo Del Fra – b. 1956; bass
• Chuck Domanico – b. 1944; d. 10/17/2002; bass
• (Juan Garcia) Esquivel – b. 1918; d. 1/3/2002; piano/composer/arranger/leader
• James Genus – b. 1966; bass
• Connie Haines – b. 1922; vocal
• Johnny Hawksworth – b. 1924; bass/piano/composer
• Antoine Herve – b. 1959; piano/keyboards/synthesizer/vibes/vocal/arranger/composer
• Jimmie Johnson – b. 1930; drums
• Bill LeSage – b. 1927; d. 10/31/2001; vibraphone/piano/leader
• Jorge Navarro – b. 1940; piano
• Valery Ponomarev – b. 1943; trumpet/leader
• Andy Sheppard – b. 1957; tenor & soprano saxes/flute
• Giovanni Tommaso – b. 1941; bass
• Jeff ‘Tain’ Watts – b. 1960; drums

21 –
• Vincent (Jimmy) Abato – b. 1919; clarinet/alto & baritone sax
• Smith Ballew – b. 1902; d. 5/2/1984; vocals/guitar/banjo/mandolin/leader
• Rudi Blesh – b. 1899; d. 8/25/1985; writer/broadcaster
• Steve Gilmore – b. 1943; bass
• Erwin Helfer – b. 1936; piano/keyboards/synthesizer
• Billy Maxted – b. 1917; piano/arranger/leader
• Shigeharu Mukai – b. 1949; trombone
• Steve Potts – b. 1945; tenor, alto & soprano sax/flute
• Bruce Squires – b. 1910; d. 5/8/1981; trombone
• Hank Wayland – b. 1906; bass
• Bob Whitlock – b. 1931; bass
• Robert “Juice” Wilson – b. 1904; clarinet/violin

22 –
• Mouse Alexander – b. 1909
• Maarten Altena – b. 1943; bass
• Sid Bass – b. 1913; d. 6/19/1993; arranger/conductor
• Pud Brown – b. 1917; d. 5/27/1996; clarinet/saxophone/trumpet
• Tony Campise – b. 1943; alto, soprano, tenor & baritone saxes/flute/vocal
• Jim Delney – b. 1957 – Billi, Australia; flute/alto & tenor sax/drums/vocal
• Buddy DeSylva – b. 1895; Lyrics: The Best Things in Life Are Free, Sunny Side Up, Birth of the Blues, Somebody Loves Me, It All Depends On You
• Milo Fine – b. 1952; piano/drums
• André Hodeir – b. 1921; writer/composer/arranger/critic
• J. J. Johnson – b. 1924; d. 2/4/2001; trombone/composer/arranger/leader
• Phillip Johnston – b. 1955; alto, tenor & soprano saxes
• Ekkehard Jost – b. 1938; reeds
• Ed Lewis – b. 1909; d. 9/18/1985; trumpet
• Teddy McRae – b. 1908; d. 3/4/1999; tenor sax
• Pete Minger – b. 1943; d. 4/13/2000; trumpet/flugelhorn
• Gene Norman – b. 1922; producer/label & club owner
• Harry Parry – b. 1912; d. 10/18/1956; clarinet/sax/ vocals/composer
• Irving “Mouse” Randolph – b. 1909; d. 12/12/1997; trumpet
• Fred Selden – b. 1945; alto sax/flute/clarinet
• Charlie Short – b. 1921; d. 12/22/1998; bass
• Alan Silva – b. 1939; bass/keyboards/cello/violin/viola/piano/vibes/vocals
• Teddy Smith – b. 1932; d. 4/24/1979; bass
• Eva Taylor – b. 1895; d. 10/31/1977; vocal
• Juan Tizol – b. 1900; d. 4/23/1984; valve trombone/composer
• Michal Urbaniak – b. 1943; violin/soprano & tenor sax/keyboards/arranger
• Jean-Louis Viale – b. 1933; d. 5/10/1984; drums
• Eberhard Weber – b. 1940; bass/leader/composer
• Melle Weersma – b. 1908; composer/arranger/leader
• Lizz Wright – b. 1980; vocal/songwriter

23 –
• Ray Abrams – b. 1920; tenor sax
• Lori Andrews – b. 1958; harp/vocal
• Fred Beckett – b. 1917; d. 1/30/1946; trombone
• Dave Black – b. 1928; d. 12/4/2006; drums
• Jerry Blake – b. 1908; d. 12/31/1961; saxophone/clarinet/arranger/vocal 1961)
• Gary Burton – b. 1943; vibraphone/piano
• Scoops Carry – b. 1915; d. 8/4/1970; alto sax/clarinet
• Gianni Coscia – b. 1931; accordion/harmonica
• Curtis Counce – b. 1926; d. 7/31/1963; bass
• Richie Crabtree – b. 1934; piano
• Raymond Droz – b. 1938? or 1934? or 1935?; d. 6/23/2000; trombone/alto horn/arranger
• Ken Errair – b. 1930; vocal
• George Evans – b. 1963; vocal
• Bob Freedman – b. 1934; composer/piano/alto & baritone sax
• Erich Kleinschuster – b. 1930; trombone
• Jack Kluger – b. 1912; d. 5/26/1963; leader
• Fapy Lafertin – b. 1950; guitar
• Teddy Napoleon – b. 1914; d. 7/5/1964; piano
• Harold Ousley – b. 1929; tenor sax
• Marty Paich – b. 1925; d. 8/12/1995; piano/arranger/leader
• Django Reinhardt – b. 1910; d. 5/16/1953; guitar
• David Stahl – b. 1949; trumpet
• Michel Warlop – b. 1911; d. 5/20/1947; violin
• Benny Waters – b. 1902; d. 8/11/1998; clarinet/alto, tenor & soprano saxes/arranger

24 –
• Joe Albany – b. 1924; d. 1/12/1988; piano
• Bob Degen – b. 1944; piano
• Duane Eubanks – b. 1969; trumpet
• Mitchel Forman – b. 1956; piano
• Jimmy Forrest – b. 1920; d. 8/26/1980; tenor sax
• Julius Hemphill – b. 1938; d. 4/2/1995; alto, tenor & soprano saxes/flute/arranger/composer
• James Kok – b. 1902; d. 10/18/1976; leader/violin/saxophone/clarinet/piano
• Lennie McBrowne – b. 1933; drums
• Mick Mulligan – b. 1928; d. 12/20/2006; trumpet/leader
• Avery Parrish – b. 1917; d. 12/10/1959; piano
• Bobby Pratt – b. 1927; d. 6/5/1968; trumpet/trombone/piano/vocal
• Marcus Printup – b. 1967; trumpet/flugelhorn
• Bobby Scott – b. 1937; d. 11/5 or 12/1990; piano/vocal/composer/arranger/producer
• Bobby Wellins – b. 1936; tenor sax
• Tiny Winters – b. 1909; d. 2/7/1996; bass

25 –
• Leny Andrade – b. 1943; vocal
• Reg Arnold – b. 1919; d. 1/15/1963; trumpet/cornet
• Wellman Braud – b. 1891; d. 10/27 or 29/1966; bass
• Barbara Carroll – b. 1925; piano/vocals/arranger
• Sophia Domancich – b. 1957; piano/keyboards
• David Doruzka – b. 1980; guitar
• Lloyd Ellis – b. 1920; guitar
• Gennady (L’vovich) Gol’shteyn – b. 1938; clarinet
• Benny Golson – b. 1929; tenor sax/composer/arranger: Music: Killer Joe, I Remember Clifford, Stablemates, Along Came Betty, Whisper Not
• D. D. Jackson – b. 1967; piano
• Etta James – b. 1938; vocal
• Antonio Carlos Jobim – b. 1927; d. 12/8/1994; piano/composer/arranger: Music: Desifinado, Meditation, Girl From Ipanema. Music & Lyrics (Port.): Quiet Nights of Quiet Stars, One Note Samba, Waters of March
• Harry Link – b. 1896; d. 7/5/1956; composer: Music: These Foolish Things (Remind Me of You), I’ve Got a Feeling I’m Falling, By My Side
• Graeme Lyall – b. 1942; reeds
• Pete Magadini – b. 1942; drums
• Truck Parham – b. 1911; d. 6/5/2002; bass
• Bebe Ridgley – b. 1882; trombone
• Floyd Smith – b. 1917; d. 3/29/1982; guitar
• Dave Storrs – b. 1950; drums
• Jimmy Wyble – b. 1926; guitar

26 –
• Alice Babs – b. 1924; vocal
• Stan Butcher – b. 1920; d. 1987; piano/arranger/conductor
• Page Cavanaugh – b. 1922; d. 12/19/2008 – Los Angeles; piano/vocal
• Gary Crosby – b. 1955; bass
• Talib Dawud – b. 1923; d. 7/9/1999; trumpet
• Steve Dobrogosz – b. 1956; composer/piano/keyboards/lyricist
• Stephane Grappelli – b. 1908; d. 12/1/1997; violin/piano
• Ulrich “Uli” Gumpert – b. 1945; piano
• Jamey Haddad – b. 1952; drums
• Dick Nash – b. 1928; trombone
• Stan Puls – b. 1916; d. 4/20/1998; bass
• Ronnie Stephenson – b. 1937; d. 8/8/2002; drums
• Aki Takase – b. 1948; piano/koto
• Jimmy Van Heusen – b. 1913; d. 2/7/1990; composer: Music: Here’s That Rainy Day, Polka Dots and Moonbeams, Like Someone In Love, Walking Happy, It Could Happen To You, Darn That Dream, Imagination, Aren’t You Glad You’re You?
• Mark Vinci – b. 1960; soprano, alto & tenor sax/flute/piccolo/clarinet
• Terry Waldo – b. 1944; piano/leader
• Crawford Wethington – b. 1908; alto, tenor & baritone sax/clarinet, 1908

27 –
• Abe (Alvin) Aaron – b. 1910; d. 1/31/1970; saxophone
• Pheeroan AkLaff – b. 1955; percussion/drums
• Jimmy Bond – b. 1933; bass
• Jeff Castleman – b. 1946; bass
• Will Marion Cook – b. 1869; d. 7/18, 19, or 29/1944; violin/composer/conductor
• George Gard “Buddy” DeSylva – b. 1895; d. 7/11/1950: songwriter: Lyrics: Alabamy Bound, The Birth of the Blues, April Showers, I’ll Build a Stariway to Paradise, Keep Smiling at Trouble, The Thrill Is Gone, You’re an Old Smoothie, Look for the Silver Lining, The Best Things in Life Are Free, California, Here I Come
• Will Marion Cook – b. 1869; d. 7/19/1944; violin/composer/conductor
• Skitch Henderson – b. 1918; d. 11/1/2005; piano/arranger/conductor/leader
• Charlie Holmes – b. 1910; 9/12 or 19/1985; alto sax
• Bobby Hutcherson – b. 1941; vibraphone/marimba
• Jerome Kern – b. 1885; d. 11/11/1945; composer: Music: In Love in Vain, Nobody Else But Me, All The Things You Are, Pick Yourself Up, Smoke Gets in Your Eyes, The Way You Look Tonight, A Fine Romance, The Song is You
• Monia Liter – b. 1905; d. 10/5/1988; piano/accordion/arranger/composer
• Dick Meldonain – b. 1930; alto. tenor & baritone saxes/clarinet/flute
• Bob Mintzer – b. 1953; tenor & soprano sax/bass clarinet/flute/arranger
• Hot Lips Page – b. 1908; d. 11/5/1954; trumpet/vocals
• Milt Raskin – b. 1916; d. 10/16/1977; piano
• Harry Ruby – b. 1895; d. 2/232/1974; composer/piano: Music: Nevertheless (I’m in Love With You), Give Me the Simple Life, Who’s Sorry Now, Three Little Words
• Don Shirley – b. (or 1/29) 1927; piano
• Jimmie Smith – b. 1938; drums
• Henri Texier – b. 1945; bass

28 –
• Julian Arguelles – b. 1966; reeds/flute
• Cliff Ball – b. 1927; bass/bass guitar
• Acker Bilk – b. (or 1/29)/1929; clarinet
• Niels Foss – b. 1916; bass
• John Gill – b. 1954; piano
• William Gottlieb – b. 1917; d. 4/23/2006; photographer
• Bob Hilliard – b. 1918; d. 2/1/1971; lyricist: Lyrics: In The Wee Small Hours of the Morning, How Do You Speak to An Angel, Dear Hearts and Gentle People, Our Day Will Come
• Henry Johnson – b. 1954; guitar
• Kent Kessler – b. 1957; bass
• Rolf Larsson – b. 1918; d. 5/5/1991; piano
• Kerry McCoy – b. 1958; piano
• Bob Moses – b. 1948; drums/percussion/keyboards/vocal/composer
• Louis “Big Eye” Nelson – b. 1880 or 1885; d. 8/29/1949; clarinet
• Mert Oliver – b. 1917; bass
• Zilner Randolph – b. 1899; d. 2/2/1994; trumpet/piano/arranger/composer/leader
• Bobby Sands – b. 1907; tenor sax
• Ronnie Scott – b. 1927; d. 12/23/1996; tenor sax/club owner/leader
• John Williams – b. 1929; piano

29 –
• Frank Assunto – b. 1932; d. 2/25/1974; trumpet
• Derek Bailey – b. 1932; d. 12/25/2005; guitar
• Phil Bancroft – b. 1967; tenor, alto, & soprano sax/clarinet/background vocals
• Tom Bancroft – b. 1967; drums/percussion/vocals/bodhran
• Acker Bilk – b. (or 1/28)/1929; clarinet
• Leslie Bricusse – b. 1937; Music & Lyrics: What Kind of Fool Am I?, A Wonderful Day Like Today, Gonna Build a Mountain, Who Can I Turn To (When Nobody Needs Me)? Lyrics: If I Ruled the World
• Mark Cary – b. 1967; piano
• Franco Cerri – b. 1926; guitar/bass
• Jeff Clyne (or Cline) – b. 1937; bass
• Sacha Distel – b. 1933; d. 7/2004; guitar/vocal
• Paul Gayten – b. 1920; d. 3/26/1991; piano/producer/leader/vocals/songwriter
• Gilberto Gil – b. 1942; vocals/guitar/composer
• Robert Hall – b. 1889 or 1899; d. 3/8/2003; clarinet
• Ed Jackson – b. 1961; alto sax
• Beverly Kenney – b. 1932; d. 1960; vocal
• Jeanne Lee – b. 1939; d. 10/25/2000; vocal
• Ulysses Livingston – b. 1912; d. 10/7/1988; guitar
• Fred Ramsey – b. 1915; d. 3/18/1995; writer/producer
• Arnold Ross – b. 1921; d. 6/5/2000; piano
• Bobby Scott – b. or 1/24; d. 11/5/1990; piano/vocals/composer
• Jack Sels – b. 1922; d. 3/21/1970; tenor sax
• Ed Shaughnessy – b. 1929; drums
• Joan Shaw – b. 1930; vocal
• Don Shirley – b. (or 1/27)/1927; piano
• Albert Snaer – b. 1902; d. c. 1962; trumpet
• Earl Watkins – b. 1920; drums
• Homer Watson – b. 1912; d. 12/15/1997; vocal/leader
• Dave Young – b. 1940; bass

30 –
• Ahmed Abdul-Malik – b. 1927; d. 10/2/1993; bass/oud
• Sam Allen – b. 1909; d. 9/19/1963; piano
• Ruth Brown – b. 1928, Portsmouth, VA; d. 11/17/2006; vocals
• Gregory Davis – b. 1957; trumpet
• Roy Eldridge – b. 1911, Pittsburgh, PA; d. 2/26/1989, Valley Stream, NY; trumpet
• Gene Gammage – b. 1931; drums
• Bob Harrington – b. 1912; piano/vibraphone/drums/arranger
• Tubby Hayes – b. 1935, London, England; d. 6/8/1973, London, England; tenor sax/flute/ vibraphone
• Ingfried Hoffman – b. 1935; piano/organ
• Roger Humphries – b. 1944; drums
• Horst Jankowski – b. 1936; d. 6/29/1998; piano/leader
• Ralph Lalama – b. 1951; tenor sax
• Mitch Leigh – b. 1928; flute/basson/composer
• Jim Lanigan – b. 1902; d. 4/9/1983; bass
• Bernie Leighton – b. 1921, West Haven, CT; d. 9/16/1994, New York City; piano
• Tony Levin – b. 1940; drums
• Hank Marr – b. 1927; d. 3/16/2004; organ
• Buddy Montgomery – b. 1930; piano/vibraphone
• Frank Weir – b. 1911; d. 5/12/1981; alto sax/clarinet/leader

31 –
• John Anderson – b. 1921; d. 8/18/1974; trumpet
• William Thornton (“Bill”) Blue – b. 1902 or 1905; d. 1968; alto sax/clarinet
• Garnett Brown – b. 1936; trombone
• Bruts Gonella – b. 1911; trumpet/vocal
• Bobby Hackett – b. 1915, Providence, RI; d. 6/7/1976, Chatham, MA; cornet/trumpet/guitar/ ukulele/vocal
• Joyce Hahn – b. 1929; vocals
• Jock Jacobsen – b. 1905 (exact birth date not known); drums/xylophone/organ
• Isham Jones – b. 1894; d. 10/19/1956; tenor sax/piano/leader/composer: Music: It Had To Be You, There Is No Greater Love, You’ve Got Me Crying Again, I’ll See You in My Dreams, The One I Love (Belongs to Somebody Else)
• Jose Magalhaes – b. 1929; trumpet
• Tony Mann – b. 1942; drums
• Benny Morton – b. 1907, New York City; d. 12/28/1985, New York City; trombone
• Ottilie Patterson – b. 1932; vocal
• Clyde Reasinger – b. 1927; trumpet/leader
• Fred Rich – b. 1898; d. 9/8/1956; piano/leader
• Frank Ricotti – b. 1949; vibes
• Keshav Sathe – b. 1928; tabla
• Emanuel Sayles – b. 1907; d. 10/5/1986; banjo/ guitar/vocal
• John Splawn – b. 1931; trumpet
• Ron Weatherburn – b. 1934 – essex, UK; d. 5/26/1995; piano