November Birthdays

1 -
• Jac Assunto - b. 1905; d. 1/5/1985; trombone/banjo
• Louis Bacon - b. 1904; 12/8/1967; trumpet/vocals
• Gabe Baltazar - b. 1929; alto sax
• Henry Lee "Pucho" Brown - b. 1938; drums, percussion, leader 1938
• Mike Burney - b. 1944; tenor sax
• Robert Curnow - b. 1941; composer/arranger
• Denny Dennis - b. 1913; d. 11/2/1993; vocalist
• Lou Donaldson - b. 1926; alto sax
• Marco Eneidi - b. 1956; alto sax
• Conrad Herwig - b. 1959; trombone
• Franz Jackson - b. 1912; clarinet/soprano, alto, & tenor sax/leader/vocal/arranger
• Roger Kellaway - b. 1939; piano
• Alonzo Levister - b. 1925; piano/composer/arranger
• Sabby Lewis - b. 1914; d. 7/9/1974; piano/leader
• Carmen Lundy - b. 1954; vocal
• Raphe Malik (Laurence Mazel) - b. 1948; d. 3/8/2006; trumpet/composer
• Sam Margolis - b. 1923; d. 3/10/1996; tenor sax/clarinet
• John Markham - b. 1926; drums
• Gail Reese - b. 1917; d. 4/11/1997; vocals
• Lee Ritenour - b. 1952; guitar
• Joe Rushton - b. 1907; d. 3/2/1964; baritone & bass sax/clarinet
• Johnny Scott - b. 1930; tenor sax/flute
• Henry Thies - b. 1893; d. 1935; bandleader/violin
• Sippie Wallace - b. 1898; d. 11/1/1986; vocal

2 -
• Walter Allen - b. 1920; d. 1974; writer
• Bunny Berigan - b. 1908; d. 6/2/1942; trumpet/leader
• Jack Burger - b. 1925; percussion
• Maxine Daniels - b. 1930; d. 10/20/2003; vocals/leader
• Ernest Dawkins - b. 1953; soprano, alto & tenor sax/clarinet/flute/percussion/composer/vocal
• Kurt Elling - b. 1967; vocal
• Herb Geller - b. 1928; alto & soprano saxes
• Frank Kimbrough - b. 1956; piano
• Phil Minton - b. 1940; trumpet/vocal
• Jim Mullen - b. 1945; guitar
• Johnny Richards - b. 1911; d. 10/7/1968; arranger/composer/tenor sax/leader
• Bill Rubenstein - b. 1928; piano
• Rudy Van Gelder - b. 1924; recording engineer
• Phil Woods - b. 1931; alto sax/clarinet

3 -
• Lulle Ellbol - b. 1911; d. 3/12/1960; alto sax/leader
• Henry Grimes - b. 1935; bass
• Gus Haenschen - b. 1889; d. 3/26/1980; piano/composer/producer/leader
• Melissa "Missy" Hasin - b. 1954; cello
• Milt Herth - b. 1902; d. 6/18/1969; organ/leader
• Joe Howard - b. 1919; trombone
• Azar Lawrence - b. 1953; alto, tenor & soprano saxes/synthesizer/percussion/vocals
• Andy McGhee - b. 1927; tenor sax
• Joe McPhee - b. 1939; tenor & soprano saxes/trumpet
• Billy Mitchell - b. 1926 or 3/11; d. 4/18/2001; tenor sax
• Joe Turner - b. 1907; d. 7/21/1990; piano
• Rocky White - b. 1952; drums

4 -
• Bennie Benjamin - b. 1907; Music: I Don't Want to Set the World on Fire, Confess, Oh What It Seemed To Be, Rumors Are Flying
• Joe Benjamin - b. 1919; d. 1/26/1974; bass
• Willem Breuker - b. 1944; reeds/composer/leader
• Larry Bunker - b. 1928; d. 3/8/2005; drums/vibraphone
• Les DeMerle - b. 1946; drums
• Eddie Gomez - b. or Oct. 4/1944; bass
• Eric Le Lann - b. 1957; trumpet/flugelhorn
• Eggy Ley - b. 1928; d. 12/20/1995; soprano sax
• Jeff Lorber - b. 1952; keyboards
• Phyllis Marshall - b. 1921; d. 2/2/1996; vocals
• Peter Schilperoort - b. 1919; d. 11/7/1990; sax clarinet/leader
• Joe Sullivan - b. or Nov. 5/1906; d. 10/13/1971; piano/composer/leader
• Ralph Sutton - b. 1922; d. 12/30/2001; piano
• Carlos "Patato" Valdez - b. 1926; percussion
• Harry Woods - b. 1896; d.1/4/1970; Music: Try a Little Tenderness, Side Bb Side, We Just Couldn't Say Goodbye, What a Little Moonlight Can Do

5 -
• Fionna Duncan - b. 1939; vocalist
• George Fierstone - b. (or 11/14) 1916 or 1917; d. 4/13/1984; drums/vocal
• Jan Garber - b. 1897; d. 10/5/1977; leader/violin
• Harold McNair - b. 1931; d. 3/7/1971; alto, soprano, & tenor sax/flute/vocals
• Jack McVea - b. 1914; d. 2000; alto, tenor & baritone sax/clarinet/vocal/leader
• Terry Shannon - b. 1929; piano
• Joe Sullivan - b. (or Nov. 4) 1906; piano
• George Williams - b. 1917; arranger/conductor/piano/composer/leader
• Johnny Windhurst - b. 1926; trumpet
• Red Wootten - b. 1921; bass

6 -
• Ozzie Bailey - b/ 1925; singer
• Francy Boland - b. 1929; d. 8/12/2005; piano/composer/arranger
• Gordon Brisker - b. 1937; d. 9/10/2004; tenor sax/arranger/conductor
• Dick Cathcart - b. 1924; d. 11/8/1993; trumpet
• Ray Conniff - b. 1916; d/ 10/12/2002; trombone/arranger/composer/leader
• Laila Dalseth - b. 1940; vocals
• David Eyges - b. 1950; cello
• Andy Gibson - b. 1913; d. 2/10/1961; composer/arranger/trumpet
• Juanita Hall - b. 1902; d. 2/28/1968; vocals
• Lisa Hindmarsh - b. 1962; vocals
• Gus Kahn - b. 1886; d. 1941; Lyrics: It Had to be You, You Stepped Out of a Dream, Love Me or Leave Me, Makin' Whoopee, I'm Through with Love
• Don Lusher - b. 1923; d. 5/5/2006; trombone
• Jimmy Lyon - b. 1921; piano
• Johnny Parker - b. 1929; piano
• Arturo Sandoval - b. 1949; trumpet/flugelhorn/trombone/piano/percussion/vocals
• Amos White - b. 1889; d. ??; cornet

7 -
• Jan Allan - b. 1934; trumpet
• Alvin Batiste - b. 1932 - New Orleans, LA; d. 5/6/2007 - New Orleans; clarinet/composer
• Cyril Blake - b. 1900; d. 12/3/1951; trumpet
• Ray Brown - b. 1948; flugelhorn
• Joe Bushkin - b. 1916; d. 11/3/2004piano
• Johannes Faber - b. 1952; trumpet
• Al Hirt - b. 1922; d. 4/27/1999; trumpet/leader
• Red Ingle - b. 1907; d. 1965; vocals/saxes/clarinet/leader
• Roland Kovac - b. 1927; piano/celeste/harpsichord
• Steve Lane - b. 1921; cornet/leader
• Ron Loughead - b. 1929; piano/arranger/composer
• Karl Maij - b. 1964; guitar/composer
• Kitty Margolis - b. 1955; vocal
• Rene Marie - b. 1955; vocal
• Joni Mitchell - b. 1943; Music & Lyrics: The Circle Game, Both Sides Now, Free Man in Paris, Carey, Big Yellow Taxi
• Howard Rumsey - b. 1917; bass/leader
• Martin Shaw - b. 1966; trumpet/flugelhorn
• Chris Staunton - b. 1938; bass
• Mark Taylor - b. 1962; drums
• David S. Ware - b. 1949; tenor sax
• Vishnu Wood - b. 1937; bass
• Lewis Worrell - b. 1934; bass

8 -
• Pete Beilmann - b. 1905; trombone
• John Blair - b.1943; violin/vitar/sitar/vocals
• Dale Bruning - b. 1934 - Carbondale, Pennsylvania; guitar/bass/composer/arranger/educator/leader. Music:Grant Street Azure, Her Tender Countenance, Love Comes Softly, Port o' Call, Dances with Daffodils, Conference Call,Tomorrow's Reflections
• Don Byron - b. 1958; clarinet & bass clarinet/baritone sax/arranger
• Chris Connor - b. 1927; vocal
• Bertha Hope - b. 1936; piano
• Russell Malone - b. 1963; guitar

• Johnny Mercer - b. 1909; d. 6/25/1976; vocals/composer: Lyrics: Something's Gotta Give, That Old Black Magic, Midnight Sun, Satin Doll, Day in Day Out, Blues in the Night, Laura, The Days of Wine and Roses
• Georg Riedel - b. 1934; bass/cello/guitar/violin/banjo/percussion/arranger
• Dizzy Sal - b. 1934; d. 7/25/1998; piano
• Charles Sullivan (Kamau Adilfu) - b. 1944; trumpet & flugelhorn

9 -
• Euday L. Bowman - b. 1887; d. 5/26/1949; composer
• Gerry Brown - b. 1951; drums
• Pete Brown - b. 1906; d. 9/20/1963; alto & tenor sax/trumpet/vocal
• Jesse Davis - b. 1965; alto sax
• Tommy Douglas - b. 1906 ro 1911; d. 3/9/1965; clarinet/saxophone/arranger
• Brian Leake - b. 1934; d. 8/5/1972; piano
• Mezz Mezzrow - b. 1899; d. 8/5/1972; clarinet/tenor, alto & c-melody sax/arranger
• Malcolm Mitchell - b. 1926; d. 3/8/1998 - Bognor Regis, West Sussex, England; guitar/leader
• Alfredo Remus - b. 1938; bass
• Muggsy Spanier - b. 1906; d. 2/12/1967; trumpet/cornet
• Kay Thompson - b. 1908; d. 7/2/1998; vocalist

10 -
• Marilyn Bergman - b. 1929; Lyrics: How Do You Keep the Music Playing?, The Way We Were, Nice 'n Easy, The Windmills of Your Mind, I Believe in Love.
• Paul Bley - b. 1932; piano/synthesizer
• Max Boag - b. 1906; d. 5/6/1980; bass
• Vince Cattolica - b. 1923; d. 2/18/2004; clarinet
• Andrew Cyrille - b. 1939; drums
• Stanton Davis - b. 1945; trumpet
• Ian John "Splash" Drinkwater - b. 1928; clarinet/reeds/flute/arranger/eader
• Arnold Johansson - b. 1922; trumpet/trombone/valve trombone/vibes
• John LaBarbara - b. 1945; trumpet
• Natalie Lamb - b. 1940; vocal
• Hubert Laws - b. 1939; flute/piccolo/tenor sax
• Billy May - b. 1916; d. 1/22/2004; arranger/leader/trumpet
• Tony Osborne - b. 1947; bass/cello/composer/lecturer
• Houston Person - b. 1934; tenor sax
• Ann Shelton - b. 1928; d. 7/31/1994; vocalist
• Mark Turner - b. 1965; tenor sax

11 -
• Joseph "Josse" Aerts - b. 1903; d. 9/9/1973; drums
• Annisteen Allen - b. 1920; d. 8/10/1992; vocal
• Mose Allison - b. 1927; piano/vocal
• Ernestine Anderson - b. 1928; vocal
• Lavern Baker - b. 1929; d. 3/10/1997; leader/vocal
• Ivy Benson - b. 1913; d. 5/6/1993; piano/leader
• Willie Cook - b. 1923; d. 9/22/2000; trumpet
• Carroll Dickerson - b. 1895; d. 10/9/1957; violin/leader
• Kahil El Zabar - b. 1953; percussion
• Hubert Fol - b. 1925; alto sax
• Hank Garland - b. 1930; d. 12/27/2004; guitar
• Deborah Henson-Conant - b. 1953; harp
• Al Levitt - b. 1932; d. 11/28/1994 - Paris, France; drums
• Lloyd Mayers - b. 1929; piano/organ
• James Morrison - b. 1962; trumpet/trombone
• Hannibal Marvin Peterson - b. 1948; trumpet
• Irvin Stokes - b. 1926; trumpet
• Louise Tobin - b. 1918; vocalist
• Marlene Ver Planck - b. 1933; vocal
• Sonny White - b. 1917; d. 4/28/1971; piano
• Dick Wilson - b. 1911; d. 11/24/1941; tenor sax

12 -
• Mickey Ashman - b. 1927; bass
• Lou Blackburn - b. 1922; d. 6/6/1990; trombone
• Pierre Boussaguet - b. 1962; bass
• Buck Clayton - b. 1911; d. 12/8/1991; trumpet/composer/arranger
• Leon Eason - b. 1910; vocal
• Sam Jones - b. 1924; d. 12/15/1981; bass
• Merle Koch - b. 1914; piano
• Chuck Logan - b. 1924; d. 10/5/2006; drums
• Charlie Mariano - b. 1923; alto tenor, soprano & baritone saxes/flute/nagaswaram
• Audrey Morris - b. 1928; piano/vocal
• Jim Pugh - b. 1950; trombone
• Wolfgang Schlüter - b. 1933; vibes/percussion
• Michael Silva - b. 1925; d. 3/8/1990; drums
• Claudio Slon - b. 1943; d. 4/16/2002; drums/percussion
• Jo Stafford - b. 1920; vocal
• Thorgeir Stubo - b. 1943; d. 10/22/1986; guitar
• Mort Shuman - b. 1936; Music & Lyrics: Save the Last Dance for Me, Can't Get Used to Losing You, This Magic Moment
• Richard Whiting - b. 1891; d.2/10/1938; Music: Hooray for Hollywood, Too Marvelous for Words, My Ideal, Beyond the Blue Horizon, She's Funny that Way

13 -
• Blue Lu Barker - b. 1913; d.5/7/1998; vocal
• Warren Bernhardt - b. 1938; piano
• Eddie Calhoun - b. 1921; d. 1/27/1994; bass
• Ted Donnelly - b. 1912; d. 5/8/1958; trombone
• Ernie Farrow - b. 1928; d. 7/14/1969; bass
• Chris Flory - b. 1953; guitar
• Shelton Gary - b. 1943; drums
• Hampton Hawes - b. 1928; d. 5/22/1977; piano
• Delores Hawkins - b. 1927; d. 1987; vocalist
• John Latouche - b. 1917; d. 8/7/1957; lyricist
• Janet Lawson - b. 1940; vocal
• Howard McFarlane - b. 1894; d. 3/6/1983; trumpet
• Bennie Moten - b. 1894; d. 4/2/1935; piano/leader
• Idris Muhammad (Leo Morris) - b. 1939; drums
• Meg Myles - b. 1932; vocal
• Singleton Palmer - b. 1912; d. 3/8/1993; bass/tuba
• Ernst Reijseger - b. 1954; cello
• Jim Riley - b. 1914; piano/vibes/banjo/arranger
• Ricard Roda - b. 1931; alto sax
• Dick Sherman - b. 1927; trumpet
• Clement Tervalon - b. 1915; d. 12/2/1989; bass/trombone/tuba

14 -
• Billy Bauer - b. 1915; d. 6/17/2005; guitar/bass guitar/ukelele/arranger
• George Cables - b. 1944; piano
• Kim Clarke - b. 1954; bass & electric bass/bass guitar/vocal/composer
• Johnny Desmond - b. 1920; d. 9/6/1985; vocal
• Don Ewell - b. 1916; d. 8/9/1983; piano
• George Fierstone - b. or Nov. 5/1916 or 1917; d. March or April, 1984; drums
• Sandy Graham - b. 1937; vocals
• Clancy Hayes - b. 1908; d. 3/3/1972; banjo/vocal
• Art Hodes - b. 1904; d. 3/4/1993; piano
• Ellis Marsalis - b. 1934; piano
• Jay Migliori - b. 1930; d. 9/2/2001; soprano, alto, tenor, baritone & bass sax/clarinet/flute
• Jim Somerville - b. 1922; piano/leader/composer/arranger
• Martha Tilton - b. 1915; d. 12/8/2006; vocal
• Masao Yagi - b. 1932; d. 3/4/1991; piano/composer/arranger

15 -
• Paul Acket - b. 1922; d. 10/5/1992; piano/publisher/festival organizer
• Achille (Joseph) Baquet - b. 1885; d. 11/20/1956; clarinet/saxophone
• Kevin Eubanks - b. 1957; guitar/leader
• Dickie Harris - b. 1918; trombone
• Eddie Harvey - b. 1925; trombone/composer/piano
• Ali Haurand - b. 1943; bass
• Gus Johnson - b. 1913; d. 2/6/2000; drums
• Sonny Lester - b. 1924; producer/label owner/trumpet
• Curtis Lowe - b. 1919; alto, tenor & baritone saxes
• Seldon Powell - b. 1928; d. 1/25/1997; alto, tenor & baritone saxes/flute/clarinet & bass clarinet
• Jerome Richardson - b. or 12/25/1920; d. 6/23/2000; saxophones/clarinets/flute/piccolo/composer
• Neil Swainson - b. 1955; bass
• Jerry Toth - b. 1928; d. 1999; alto sax/clarinet/flute
• Jack Towers - b. 1915; recording engineer
• Pete Welding - b. 1935; d. 11/17/1995; writer/producer
• Aleksey Zubov - b. 1936; tenor sax

16 -
• Herb Abramson - b. 1920; d. 11/9/1999; producer/engineer
• Tom Archia - b. 1919; tenor sax
• Steve Arguelles - b. 1963; drums
• Jim Bates - b. 1930; bass
• Dolo Coker - b. 1927; d. 4/13/1983; piano
• Eddie Condon - b. 1905; d. 8/4/1973; guitar/eader
• Otto Donner - b. 1939; composer/trumpet
• Sonny (elmer Lewis) Dunham - b. 1914; d. 6/18/1990; trumpet
• W. C. Handy - b. 1873; d. 3/28/1958; composer/trumpet/leader: Music: St. Louis Blues, Beale Street Blues, Long Gone, Joe Turner's Blues
• Rick Hollander - b. 1956; drums
• Wallace Jones - b. 1906; d. 3/23/1983; trumpet
• Joe Kennedy, Jr. - b. 1923; d. 4/17/2004; violin/composer/arranger
• Diana Krall - b. 1964; piano/vocals/leader
• Al Lucas - b. 1916; d. June or July 19/1983; bass
• Steve Neil - b. 1953; bass
• Roberto Nicolosi - b. 1914; bass/arranger
• Leon Pendarvis - b. 1945; keyboards
• Jesse Stone - b. 1901; d. 4/1/1999; piano/composer/producer)
• Ben Thigpen - b. 1908; d. 10/5/1971; drums
• Nick Travis - b. 1925; d. 10/7/1964; trumpet
• Bill Trussel - b. 1934; d. 8/20/2005; trombone
• Virginia Verrell - b. 1920; d. 1/18/999; vocals

17 -
• Ben Allison - b. 1966; bass
• David Amram - b. 1930; French horn/composer
• Wayne Andre - b. 1931; d. 4/26/2003; trombone
• Chuck Andrus - b. 1928; d. 6/12/1997; bass
• Katie Crippen - b. 1895; d. 11/25/1929; vocal
• Bob Drasnin - b. 1927; alto & tenor sax/flute/clarinet/arranger
• Bernie Fenton - b. 1921; d. 11/17/2001; piano/organ/arranger
• Peter Fuglsang - b. 1968; tenor & soprano saxes/clarinet & bass clarinet/flute
• Charles "Sunny" Henry - b. 1885; d. 1/7 or 2/19/1960; trombone, 1885 (d: Jan. 7 or Feb. 19, 1960)
• Neil Frederick Levis - b. 1935; piano
• George Masso - b. 1926; trombone
• Max Miller - b. 1911; piano/vibes/guitar/banjo/vocals
• Marian Montgomery - b. 1934; d. 7/22/2002; vocal
• Roswell Rudd - b. 1935; trombone
• John Sangster - b. 1928; d. 10/26/1995; drums/composer
• Shorty Sherock - b. 1915; d. 2/19/1980; trumpet

18 -
• Cindy Blackman - b. 1959; drums
• Don Cherry - b. 1936; d. 10/19/1995; trumpet/pocket trumpet/flute/piano/composer/percussion/cornet
• Dorothy Collins - b. 1926; d. 7/21/1994; vocalist
• Claes-Goran Fagerstedt - b. 1928; piano
• Allyn Ferguson -b. 1924 or Oct 18; piano/arranger/composer
• Kim Gannon - b. 1900; d. 4/29/1974; lyricist
• Eddie Graham - b. 1937; drums
• Genie Grant - b. 1932; vocal
• Lil Greenwood - b. 1923; vocal
• Sheila Jordan - b. 1928; vocal
• Mel Lastie - b. 1930; d. 12/4/1972; trumpet
• Jimmy Lyons - b. 1916 - Peking, China; Monterey Jazz festival founder/organizer/disc jockey
• Ellis Mclintock - b. 1921; trumpet/leader
• Boots Mussulli - b. 1917; d. 9/23/1967; alto sax
• Victor Sproles - b. 1927; bass
• Bennie Wallace - b. 1946; tenor sax
• Claude Williamson - b. 1926; piano/composer

19 -
• Bill Allred - b. 1936; trombone
• Mark Caparone - b. 1973; trumpet
• Tommy Dorsey - b. 1905; d. 11/26/1956; trombone/trumpet/leader
• Bud Green - b. 1897; d.1/2/1981; lyricist
• Nobuo Hara - b. 1926; tenor sax/leader
• Vincent Herring - b. 1964; alto & soprano sax
• Keg Johnson - b. 1908; d. 11/8/1967; trombone
• Fred Lipsius - b. 1944; alto & tenor sax
• Mornington Lockett - b. 1961; tenor sax
• Andre Persiany - b. 1927; d. 1 2 or/3/2004; piano
• Sam Trippe - b. 1923; d. 11/19/1959; trumpet/leader
• Kenny Werner - b. 1951; piano

20 -
• Skeeter Best - b. 1914; d. 5/27/1985; guitar
• Don Braden - b. 1963; tenor sax
• June Christy - b. 1925; d. 6/21/1990; vocal
• Julian Fuhs - b. 1891; d. 2/4/1975; piano/leader
• Meredith Monk - b. 1942; piano/vocal/composer
• Wayne Naus - b. 1949 - Boston, MA; trumpet/flugelhorn/educator
• Ray Price - b. 1921; banjo/guitar/leader
• Bill Reichenbach - b. or 30th/1949; trombone
• Colin Smith - b. 1934; trumpet

21 -
• Joe Alexander - b. 1865; d. 10/5/1950; tuba
• Claire Austin - b. 1918; vocal
• Al Baculis - b. 1930; clarinet/alto & tenor sax/leader
• Rainer Bruninghaus - b. 1949; piano
• Alvin Burroughs - b. 1911; d. 8/1/1950; drums
• Robert Conti - b. 1945; guitar
• Jimmy De Preist - b. 1936; drums/tympani/composer
• Michel Doneda - b. 1954; soprano sax
• Lloyd Glenn - b. 1909; d. 5/23/1985; piano/arranger
• Coleman Hawkins - b. 1904; d. 5/19/1969; tenor saxophone
• Charlie Johnson - b. 1891; d. 12/13/1959; piano/bandleader
• Geoff Keezer - b. 1970; piano
• Jack Millman - b. 1930; trumpet & flugelhorn/arranger/composer
• Alphonse Mouzon - b. 1948; drums
• Cisco Normand - b. 1936; drums/vibes/piano/composer
• Charlie Palmieri - b. 1927; d. 9/12/1988 - New York City; piano/keyboards/organ/percussion/composer/teacher
• Ron Philpott - b. 1945; bass/guitar/arranger/composer
• Alex Revell - b. 1929; clarinet
• Sal Salvador - b. 1925; d. 9/22/1999; guitar/leader/composer
• Arthur Schutt - b. 1902; d. 1/28/1965; piano/arranger/composer
• Francesca Tanksley - b. 1957; piano/composer
• Alex Wilson - b. 1971; piano/keyboards/bass/tuba/vocal/leader
• Peter Warren - b. 1935; bass/cello
• Eli Yamin - b. 1968; piano

22 -
• Polo Barnes - b. 1901; d. 4/13/1981; clarinet/soprano & alto saxes/vocals
• Ernie Caceres - b. 1911; d. 1/10/1971; clarinet/baritone sax
• Hoagy Carmichael - b. 1899; d. 12/27/1981; piano/vocal/composer/actor/leader: Music: Skylark, The Nearness of You, Georgia on My Mind, Star Dust, Baltimore Oriole, I Get Along without You Very Well, Lazy Bones, How Little We Know
• Will Connell - b. 1938; alto sax/flute/clarinet/bass clarinet
• Billy Exiner - b. 1910; drums
• Horace Henderson - b. 1904; d. 8/29/1988; piano/arranger/leader
• Craig Hundley - b. 1953; piano/keyboards
• Grady "Fats" Jackson - b. 1927; d. 1/17/1994; tenor sax
• Guy Kelly - b. 1906; d. 2/24/1940; trumpet
• Jimmy Knepper - b. 1927; d. 6/14/2003; trombone
• Ron McClure - b. 1941; bass
• Allen Neiburg - b. 1902; Music: It's the Talk of the Town, Under a Blanket of Blue, I'm Confessin' That I Love You
• Al Plank - b. 1932; d. 4/8/2003; piano
• Gunther Schuller - b. 1925; composer/musicologist/French horn/writer
• Cecil Scott - b. 1905; d. 1/5/1964; clarinet/tenor sax
• Mel Wanzo - b. 1930; d. 9/9/2005; trombone

23 -
• Robert Alexander - b. 1920; trombone
• Pete Allen - b. 1954; clarinet
• Jerry Bock - b. 1928; Music: Too Close for Comfort, Matchmaker Matchmaker, Sunrise Sunset, Mr. Wonderful, Tonight at Eight
• Jean-Paul Bourelly - b. 1960; guitar
• Ray Drummond - b. 1946; bass
• Ruth Etting - b. 1897; d. 9/24/1978; vocal
• Alvin Fielder - b. 1935; drums
• Victor Gaskin - b. 1934; bass
• Tyree Glenn - b. 1912; d. 5/18/1974; trombone/vibraphone
• Norman Keenan - b. 1916; d. 2/12/1980; bass
• Gloria Lynne - b. 1931; vocal
• Johnny Mandel - b. 1925; composer/arranger/trombone/bass trrombone: Music: A Time for Love, Not Really the Blues, The Shadow of Your Smile, Emily, Straight Life, Where Do You Start, The Shining Sea, Unless It's You
• Jack Marshall - b. 1921; d. 9/2/1971; guitar/producer/leader/composer
• Bob McCracken - b. 1904; d. 7/4/1972; clarinet/saxophone
• Mustafa Melton - b. 1947; trumpet
• Pat Patrick - b. 1929; d. 12/31/1991; alto/tenor & baritone sax/flute/piccolo/bass clarinet
• Vito Price - b. 1929; alto & tenor sax
• Teddy Reig - b. 1918; d. 9/29/1984; producer/label owner
• Xero Slingsby - b. 1957; alto sax/bikepumpaphone
• Jiri Stivin - b. 1942; alto & tenor saxes/flute/piccolo/bass clainet/pipes
• Alan Turnbull - b. 1943; drums

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• Bob Barnard - b. 1933; trumpet
• Harry Barris - b. 1905; d. 12/13/1962; piano/vocal/songwriter
• Gary Boyle - b. 1941; guitar
• Stella Brooks (or 10/24) - b. 1910; d. 12/13/2002; vocal
• Serge Chaloff - b. 1923; d. 7/16/1957; baritone sax
• Al Cohn - b. 1925; d. 2/15/1988; tenor sax/composer/arranger
• Scott Colley - b. 1963; bass
• Wild Bill Davis - b. 1918; d. 8/17/1995; organ
• Rosa Henderson - b. 1896; d. 4/6/1968; vocal
• Scott Joplin - b. 1868; d. /1/1917; piano/composer: Music: Maple Leaf Rag, Sugar Cane Rag, Wall Street Rag, The Entertainer
• Rolph Pommer - b. 1914; d. ?; alto sax
• Ruthie Smith - b. 1950; alto & soprano sax/vocal
• Richard Tee - b. 1943; d. 7/21/1993; keyboards
• Anatoly Petrovich Vapirov - b. 1947; saxophones/flute/clarinet/composer
• Teddy Wilson - b. 1912; d. 7/31/1986; piano

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• Nat Adderley - b. 1931; d. 1/2/2000; cornet/composer
• Rex Allen - b. 1952; trombone/leader
• Gus Bivona - b. 1915; d. 1/5/1996; clarinet/alto sax
• Palle Bolvig - b. 1932; trumpet/composer
• Rusty Bryant - b. 1929; d. 3/25/1991; tenor sax
• Joe Carroll - b. 1919; d. 2/1/1981; vocal
• Elisabeth Caumont - b. 1957; vocals
• Alan Cohen - b. 1934; reeds/arranger/composer
• Charles Crosby - b. 1931; drums
• Paul Desmond - b. 1924; d. 5/30/1977; alto sax
• Guilherme Franco - b. 1946; percussion
• Matthew Gee - b. 1925; d. 7/18/1979; trombone
• Etta Jones - b. 1928; d. 10/16/2001; vocal
• Jack Maher - b. 1924; d. 2/14/2003; publisher
• Will Osborne - b. 1906; d. 10/22/1981; vocal/leader
• Arthur Schwartz - b. 1900; d. 9/3/1984; composer: Music: Dancing in the Dark, That's Entertainment, I Guess I'll Have to Change My Plan, Alone Together, Then I'll be Tired of You, I See Your Face before Me, A Gal in Calico
• Willie Smith - b. 1910; d. 3/7/1967; alto sax
• Willie 'The Lion' Smith - b. 1897; d. 4/18/1973; piano
• Graham Spedding - b. 1933; reeds/clarinet/vocals
• O'Neil Spencer - b. 1909; d. 7/24/1944; drums/vocal
• Terrell Stafford - b. 1966; trumpet
• Dickie Wellstood - b. 1927; d. 7/24/1987; piano

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• Trump Davidson - b. 1908; d. 5/2/1978; cornet/vocal/leader/trumpet
• Mark Dresser - b. 1952; bass
• Nesuhi Ertegun - b. (or 11/27) 1917; d. 7/15/1989; producer/label owner
• Kenneth Hollon - b. 1909; d. 9/30/1974; tenor sax)
• Henry “Hot Lips” Levine - b. 1907; d. 5/1989; trumpet/leader
• Frank Melrose - b. 1907; d. 9/1/1941; piano/leader/violin/composer
• Jim Morris - b. 1960; trombone
• Jack Perciful - b. 1925; piano
• Gunnar Sonstevold - b. 1912; piano
• Phil Sunkel - b. 1925; trumpet/cornet/flugelhorn/arranger/composer
• Art Themen - b. 1939; tenor sax
• Kiane Zawadi (Bernard McKinney) - b. 1932; euphonium/trombone/bass trumpet

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• Wessell “Warmdaddy” Anderson - b. 1964; alto & soprano sax/clarinet
• Tom Archia - b. 1919; d. 1/16/1977; tenor sax
• Joe Bishop - b. 1907; d. 5/12/1976; trumpet/flugelhorn
• Randy Brecker - b. 1945; trumpet
• Judy Carmichael - b. 1952; piano
• Stan Daly - b. 1929; d. 11/23/1997; drums
• Nesuhi Ertegun - b. (0r 11/26) 1917; d. 7/15/1989; producer/label owner
• Raymond Fonseque - b. 1930; trombone/tuba
• Rebecca Coupe Franks - b. 1961; trumpet/flugelhorn/arranger
• Paul Furniss - b. 1944; reeds/flute/singer/leader/arranger/composer
• Christopher "Black Happy" Goldston - b. 1893; d. 3/17/1968; drums
• Mileham Hayes - b. 1940; clarinet/banjo/leader
• Papa John Joseph - b. 1877; d. 1965; bass
• Lyle Mays - b. 1953; piano
• Tom Montgomery - b. 1924; drums/trumpet
• Wilber Morris - b. 1937; d. 8/8/2002; bass
• Liza Morrow - b. 1913; d. 6/24/2001; vocalist
• Frank Ortega - b. 1927; piano
• Michel Portal - b. 1935; saxophone/clarinet
• Michael Rabinowitz - b. 1955; bassoon
• Maria Schneider - b. 1960; composer/arranger/eader/piano
• John Smith - b. 1908; guitar
• Eddie South - b. 1904; d. 4/25/1962; violin
• Jacky Terrasson - b. 1966; piano
• Warren Vache, Sr. - b. 1914; bass
• Bill Wissing - b. 1956 - Fort Collins, Colorado; bass; guitar

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• Gato Barbieri - b. 1934; tenor sax
• Al Beldini - b. 1934; drums
• Joe Britton - b. 1903; d. 8/12/1972; trombone
• Jerry Coker - b. 1932; tenor sax/composer/teacher
• Ethel Ennis - b. 1932; vocal
• Gigi Gryce - b. 1925; d. 3/17/1983; alto sax/flute/arranger/composer
• Dennis Irwin - b. 1951; bass
• Charlie Kohlhase - b. 1956; alto & baritone saxes
• Ralph Martin - b. 1926; piano/arranger
• Roy McCurdy - b. 1936; drums
• Randy Newman - b. 1943; Music & Lyrics: Short People, I Love to See You Smile, Mama Told Me Not to Come, I Think It's Going to Rain Today
• Adelhard Roldinger - b. 1941; bass
• Jesper Thilo - b. 1941; alto & tenor saxes/clarinet/flute
• Butch Thompson - b. 1943; piano/clarinet
• Dick Vance - b. 1915; d. July or August 1985; trumpet/arranger/vocals/leader
• George Wettling - b. 1907; d. 6/6/1968; drums

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• Danny Alvin - b. 1902; d. 1958; drums
• Ed Bickert - b. 1932; guitar
• Harry Blons - b. 1911; clarinet/tenor sax
• Otto Bredl - b. 1928; d. 1985; trombone
• Tony Coe - b. 1934; alto/tenor & soprano saxes/clarinet
• Bobby Donaldson - b. 1922; d. 1971; drums
• Nate Gershman - b. 1917; cello
• Coleridge Goode - b. 1914; bass
• Billy Hart - b. 1940; drums
• Lucille Hegamin - b. 1894; d. 1970; vocal
• Ronny Jordan - b. 1952; guitar
• Chuck Mangione - b. 1940; trumpet/flugelhorn/piano/keyboards/vocals/arranger
• Hal McIntyre - b. 1914; d. 1959; alto sax/leader
• Meco Monardo - b. 1939; trombone
• Adam Nussbaum - b. 1955; drums
• Nat Perrilliat - b. 1936; d. 6/26/1971; tenor sax
• Billy Strayhorn - b. 1915; d. 5/31/1967; piano/composer: Lush Life, Take the "A" Train, Something to Live For, Music: Just A-Sittin' and A-Rockin', Chelsea Bridge, Satin Doll
• Mitch Seidman - b. 1953; guitar
• Jack van Poll - b. 1934 - Roosendaal, Holland; piano/composer/arranger
• Dr. Michael White - b. 1954; clarinet

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• Roy Burnes - b. 1935; drums
• Carter Jefferson - b. 1945; d. 12/9/1993; tenor sax
• Walter "Brownie" McGhee - b. 1915; d. 2/16/1996; vocals/guitar
• Benny Moten - b. 1916; d. 3/27/1977; bass
• Bill Reichenbach - b. )or 11/20) 1949; trombone
• Boyd Senter - b. 1898 or 1899; d. 6/1982; clarinet/alto & tenor sax/trumpet/vocals/kazoo/accordion
• Jack Sheldon - 1931; trumpet/vocal
• Stan Sulzmann - b. 1948; soprano, alto & tenor sax/flute
• Jerry Tilitz - b. 1945; vocal/trombone


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