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1 –
• Yolande Bavan – b. 1940; vocal
• Jan De Haas – b. 1962; vibraphone
• Bart Howard – b. 1915; d. 2/21/2004 – Carmel, New York; composer: Music & Lyrics: In Other Words (Fly Me To The Moon), Let Me Love You; If You Leave Paris
• Sydney Kyte – b. 1896; d. 4/29/1981; violin/piano/leader
• Herbie Lovelle – b. 1924; drums
• Hal McKusick – b. 1924; alto & tenor sax/clarinet/flute
• Lennie Niehaus (or 6/11) – b. 1929; alto sax/composer/arranger
• Frank Parr – b. 1928; trombone
• Nelson Riddle – b. 1921; d. 10/6/1985; arranger/trombone
• Robertinho Silva – b. 1941; drums/percussion
• Dan St. Marseille – b. 1962; tenor sax
• Marc Steckar – b. 1935; bass trombone/trombone/tuba, euphonium
• Harry White – b. 1898; d. 8/14/1962; trombone/cornet/sax/piano/arranger/composer

2 –
• Ronnie Bedford – b. 1931; drums
• Norman Cave – b. 1925; trombone/piano
• Porky Cohen – b. 1924; d. 4/14/2004; trombone
• Pierre Favre – b. 1937; drums/percussion
• Matthew Garrison – b. 1970; bass/guitar
• Marvin Hamlisch – b. 1944; composer: Music: The Way We Were, Break It To Me Gently, Looking Through The Eyes of Love, What I Did For Love
• Ernie Hood – b. 1923; d. 1991; guitar/zither
• Gildo Mahones – b. 1929; piano
• John Morell – b. 1946; guitar
• Jeff Morton – b. 1929; drums
• Marty Napoleon – b. 1921; piano
• Burnie Peacock – b. 1921 – Columbus, Tennessee; alto sax/clarinet
• Irene Schweizer – b. 1941; piano
• Milton Sealy – b. 1928 – Montreal, Quebec, Canada; d. 10/26/2000 – New York City; piano/vibes/bass
• Ian Shaw – b. 1962; vocal
• Valaida Snow – b. 1903 (or 1900); d. 5/30/1956; trumpet/vocal
• Louis George Alexander Stephenson – b. 1907 – St. Ann’s Parish, Jamaica, West Indies; d. 2/3/1994; reeds/bass/vocals
• Charlie Watts – b. (or 7/2) 1941; drums

3 –
• Bill Airey-Smith – b. 1901; drums/vocal/leader
• Bjorn Alterhaug – b. 1945; bass/percussion/composer
• Josephine Baker – b. 1906; d. 4/12/1975; vocal
• Lillian Briggs – b. 1935 – Allentown, Pennsylvania; vocal/trombone
• Tom Brown – b. 1888; d. 3/25/1958; trombone/bass
• Ted Curson – b. 1935; trumpet
• Aubrey Frank – b. 1921; d. 6/3/1993; tenor sax
• Carlos Franzetti – b. 1948; piano
• Derrick Gardner – b. 1965; trumpet
• David Glasser – b. 1962; soprano, alto & tenor sax/flute
• Al Harewood – b. 1923; drums
• Memphis Minnie – b. 1897 – Algiers, LA; d. 8/6/1973; guitar/vocals/composer
• Grachan Moncur III – b. 1937; trombone
• Phil Nimmons – b. 1923; clarinet/composer/arranger/leader
• Tatevik Oganesyan – b. 1955; vocal
• Carl Pruitt – b. 1918; bass
• Dakota Staton – b. 1932 – Pittsburgh, PA; d. 4/10/2007 – vocal
• Piet Verbist – b. 1961; bass
• Bob Wallis – b. 1934; trumpet/vocal
• Jack Wilkins – b. 1944; guitar
4 –
• Fred Thelonious Baker – b. 1960; bass/guitar
• Alan Branscombe – b. 1936; d. 10/27/1986; piano
• Anthony Braxton – b. 1945 – Chicago; alto/sopranino/bass/contrabs saxes; clarinet/cass clarient/flute/composer
• Paquito D’Rivera – b. 1948 – Havana, Cuba; soprano/alto/tenor saxes; clarinet
• Syd Dean – b. 1907; d. 8/1/1993; leader
• Edwin Duff – b. 1928; vocals/composer
• Johnny Dyani – b. 1947; d. 10/25/1986; bass
• Sammy Gardner – b. 1926; d. 6/223/1995; reeds
• Winard Harper – b. 1962; drums
• George Jinda – b. 1941; d. 1/11/2001; percussion
• Morgana King – b. 1930; d. vocal, 1930
• Teddy Kotick – b. 1928; d. 4/17/1986; bass
• Andor Kovacs – b. 1929; guitar
• Lloyd Lambert – b. 1928 (or 7/4); d. 10/41/1995; bass
• James Leary – b. 1946; bass
• Oliver Nelson – b. 1932; d. 10/27 or 28/1975; alto & tenor saxes/composer/arranger
• Johnny Russell – b. 1909; tenor sax
• Ralph Salmins – b. 1964; drums
• Chuck Thompson – b. 1926; drums
• Britt Woodman – b. 1920; d. 10/13/2000; trombone
• Bob Zieff – b. 1927; arranger

5 –
• Angela Deniro – b. 1957; vocals
• Kurt Edelhagen – b. 1920; d. 2/8/1982; arranger/bandleader
• Peter Erskine – b. 1954; drums
• John Fumo – b. 1957; trumpet/flugelhorn
• Bob Gillis – b. 1950; trumpet/flugelhorn/piano/composer/arranger/leader/educator
• Mick Hutton – b. 1956 – Chester, Cheshire, England; bass
• Jerry Gonzalez – b. 1949; percussion/trumpet
• Tony Jackson – b. 1876, New Orleans; d. 4/20/1921 – Chicago; piano/songwriter/singer
• Pete Jolly – b. 1932; d. 11/6/2004; piano/accordion
• Chris Kelsey – b. 1961; soprano sax/writer
• Erica Lindsay – b. 1955 – San Francisco; tenor sax
• Misha Mengelberg – b. 1935; piano/composer/arranger
• Specs Powell – b. 1922; drums
• Gordon Stretton – b. 1887 – Liverpool, England, United Kingdom; d. 1982; drums/leader

6 –
• Monty Alexander – b. 1944; piano
• Emilie-Claire Barlow – b. 1976; vocal
• Kristian Bergheim – b. 1926; tenor sax
• Paul Bollenback – b. 1959; guitar
• Raymond Burke – b. 1904; d. 3/21/1986; clarinet
• Lennie Bush – b. 1927; bass
• Eddie Cano – b. 1927; d. 1/20/1988; piano
• Larry Cramer – b. 1955; trumpet
• Gil Cuppini – b. 1924; d. 6/16/1996; drums
• Grant Green – b. 1931; d. 1/31/1979; guitar
• Al Grey – b. 1925; d. 3/24/2000; trombone
• Bev Kelly – b. 1934; vocal
• Tony Levin – b. 1946; bass/electric bass/Chapman stick/tuba/bass guitar
• Ted Lewis – b. 1892; d. 8/25/1971; clarinet/vocal/leader
• Paul Lovens – b. 1949; drums/percussion
• Bert Lown – b. 1903 – White Plains, NY; d. 11/20/1962 – Portland, Oregon; leader/violin
• Jimmie Lunceford – b. 1902; d. 7/12/1947; alto sax/leader
• Dave Matthews – b. 1911; alto & tenor saxes
• Leroy Maxey – b. 1904; drums
• John Mehegan – b. 1920; d. 4/3/1984; piano
• Charles Owens – b. 1972; tenor sax
• Alex Scorier – b. 1930; tenor & soprano sax/flute/composer
• Zbigniew Seifert – b. 1946; d. 2/15/1979; violin/alto sax/organ/piano/synthesizer
• Jack Yellen – b. 1892 – Poland; d. 4/17/1991 – Concord, NY; songwriter: Lyrics: Something I Dreamed Last Night, Happy Days Are Here Again, Hard-Hearted Hannah, Ain’t She Sweet, Who Cares, Are You Havin’ Any Fun?
• Dave Taylor – b. ; trombond

7 –
• Beryl Booker – b. 1922; d. 9/30/1978; piano
• Tina Brooks – b. 1932; d. 8/13/1974; tenor sax
• Royce Campbell – b. 1952; guitar/composer
• Ed Cuffee – b. 1902; d. 1/3/1959; trombone
• Tal Farlow – b. 1921; d. 7/24/1998; guitar
• Hotep Idris Galeta – b. 1941 – South Africa; piano/electric piano/educator
• Glen Gray – b. 1906; d. 8/23/1963; alto sax/leader
• George F. Hirst – b. 1906 – Tonyrefail, Wales, UK; trumpet
• Mel Martin – b. 1942; saxophones/flute
• Don Murray – b. 1904; d. 6/2/1929; clarinet/saxophone
• Anthony Ortega- b. 1928; reeds/flute
• Gene Porter – b. 1910; saxophone/clarinet
• Prince Robinson – b. 1902; d. 7/23/1960; tenor sax/clarinet
• Charles Strouse – b. 1928 – New York City; composer: Music: A Lot of Livin’ to Do, Put on a Happy Face, Easy Street, I Don’t Need Anything but You, Tomorrow
• Butch Watanabe – b. 1924; d. 11/7/2002; trombone

8 –
• Louis J. Aldebert – b. 1931; vocal/piano
• Lou Black – b. 1901; d. 11/18/1965; banjo
• Uri Caine – b. 1956; piano/composer
• Geoff Castle – b. 1949; piano
• Kenny Clare – b. 1929; d. 1/11/1985; drums
• Laurence Cook – b. 1939; drums
• Horst Fischer – b. 1930 – Chemnitz, Germany; trumpet
• Toni (Rocquelle) (Harper) Dunlap – b. 1937 – Los Angeles; vocals
• Kurt Jaernberg – b. 1932 – Gävle, Sweden; valve and slide trombone
• Willie Jones III – b. 1968 – Los Angeles; drums
• Erwin Lehn – b. 1919; vibes/arranger/leader
• Rob Madna – b. 1931; d. 4/5/2003; piano
• Danny (Dante) Martucci – b. 1922; bass
• Henry Nemo – b. 1914; d. 11/26/1999; actor/songwriter: Lyrics: Don’t Take Your Love From Me, ‘Tis Autumn, I Let a Song Go Out of My Heart, Hip Hip Hooray
• Billie Pierce – b. 1907; d. 9/29/1974; piano/vocal
• Bill Rank – b. 1904; d. 5/20/1979; trombone
• Charles Edward Smith – b. 1904; d. 12/16/1970; writer
• Julie (Driscoll) Tippets – b. 1947; vocal
• Bill Watrous – b. 1939; trombone
• Freddie Webster – b. 1916 or 1917; d. 4/1/1947; trumpet

9 –
• Kenny Barron – b. 1943; piano
• Curtis Boyd – b. 1940; drums
• Igor Bril – b. 1944; piano
• Sanford Gold – b. 1911; piano
• Mick Goodrick – b. 1945; guitar
• Jimmy Gourley – b. 1926; guitar
• Mike Melillo – b. 1939; piano
• Les Paul – b. 1916; guitar
• Cole Porter – b. 1891 – Peru, Indiana; d. 10/15/1964 – Santa Monica, California; composer: Music & Lyrics: Ev’ry Time We Say Goodbye, It’s All Right With Me, What Is This Thing Called Love, Night and Day, Get Out of Town, Just One of Those Things, After You, I’ve Got You Under My Skin, I Love Paris, All of You, Begin the Beguine, You’re The Top
• Eje Thelin – b. 1938; d. 5/18/1990; trombone
• Gosta Theselius – b. 1922; d. 1/24/1976; piano
• Wayman Tisdale – b. 1964; guitar

10 –
• Max Albright – b. 1923; vibes/drums
• Andrew Blakeney – b. 1898; d. 2/12/1992; trumpet
• Dwayne Burno – b. 1970; bass
• Al Dubin – b. 1891 – Zurich, Switzerland; d. 2/11/1945; songwriter: Lyrics: September In the Rain, I Only Have Eyes for You, You’re Getting to Be a Habit with Me
• Joao Gilberto – b. 1931; vocal/guitar
• David Goloshchokin – b. 1944; flugelhorn/violin/sax/piano/bass/drums/composer
• George Gordon – b. 1916; d. 12/26/1982; vocal
• Carl Halen – b. 1928; cornet
• Glenn Hardman – b. 1910; organ
• Wes Hensel – b. 1919; trumpet
• Nat Hentoff – b. 1925; writer
• Aaron J. Johnson – b. 1958; trombone
• Porter Kilbert – b. 1921; d. 10/23/1960; alto sax
• Bertell Knox – b. 1927 – New York City
• Willie Lewis – b. 1905; d. 1/13/1971; saxophone/clarinet/leader
• Frederick Loewe – b. 1901 – Berlin, Germany; d. 2/14/1988; composer: Music: Scores for Brigadoon, My Fair Lady, Camelot. Almost Like Being In Love, On The Street Where You Live, If Ever I Would Leave You, I’ve Grown Accustomed To Her Face, The Heather on the Hill
• Chink Martin – b. 1886; d. 1/7/1981; tuba/bass
• Punch Miller – b. 1894; d. 12/2/1971; trumpet
• Charnett Moffett – b. 1967; bass
• Nanette Natal – b. 1945; vocal
• Guy Pedersen – b. 1930; bass
• Gray Sargent – b. 1970; guitar
• John Stevens – b. 1940; d. 9/13/1994; drums
• Gary Thomas – b. 1961; tenor sax/flute
• Dicky Wells – b. 1907; d. 11/12/1985; trombone

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• Bob Gordon – b. 1928; d. 8/28/1955; baritone sax
• Irene Higginbotham – b. 1918 – Worcester, Massachusetts; d. 8/27/1988 – New York City; pianist/composer: Music: Good Morning Heartache, This Will Make You Laugh; No Good Man, Man and Evil Blues, The Bottle’s Empty
• Nils Lindberg – b. 1933; piano
• Shelly Manne – b. 1920; d. 9/26/1984; drums/leader
• Kaiser Marshall – b. 1899; d. 1/3/1948; drums
• Lajos Martiny – b. 1912; d. 9/14/1985; piano/leader
• Turk Mauro – b. 1944; tenor and baritone sax/vocals
• Johnson “Fat Cat” McRee – b. 1923; d. 1/30/1990; producer/vocal
• Lennie Niehaus – b. 1929; alto sax/composer
• Bernard “Pretty” Purdie – b. 1939; drums
• Antti Sarpila – b. 1964; saxophones/clarinet/piano/arranger/composer
• Hazel Scott – b. 1920; d. 10/2/1981; piano/vocal
• Clarence “Pinetop” Smith – b. 1904; d. 3/15/1929; piano
• Jamaaladeen Tacuma – b. 1956; electric bass
• Assif Tsahar – b. 1969; tenor sax
• Maurice Vander – b. 1929; piano

12 –
• Geri Allen – b.1957; piano
• Don Barrigo – b. 1906; alto & tenor sax/clarinet
• Marcus Belgrave – b. 1936; trumpet
• Kent Carter – b. 1939; bass/cello/composer
• Chick Corea – b. 1941; piano/keyboards/composer
• Al Fairweather – b. 1927; d. 1993; trumpet/leader
• (Morris Eugene) Gene Hall – b. 1913 – Whitewright, Texas; d. 3/4/1993; teacher/tenor & alto sax/ clarinet/flute/oboe
• Emmett Hardy – b. 1903; d. 1925; cornet
• Patience Higgins – b. 1954 – Greenville, SC; saxes/clarinet/English horn/flute
• Gene Kardos – b. 1899; d. 8/1980; bandleader
• Jesper Lundgaard – b. 1954; bass
• Georgio Occhipinti – b. 1969; piano/synthesizer/percussion/vocal
• Wayne Peet – b. 1954 – Dallas, TX; piano/organ/keyboards/electronics
• Jabbo Ward – b. 1919; d. 4/10/2004; sax
• Eddie Williams – b. 1915; d. 2/18/1995; bass
• Zeke Zarchy – b. 1915; trumpet

13 –
• Georges Arvanitas – b. 1931; d. c. 9/24/2005; piano
• Clarence Banks – b. 1952; trombone
• Eddie Beal – b. 1910; d. 12/15/1984; piano
• Phil Bodner – b. 1919; reeds/clarinet/flute
• Buddy Catlett – b. 1933; some sources show 5/13; bass
• Doc Cheatham – b. 1905; d. 6/2/1997; trumpet
• Harold Danko – b. 1947; piano
• Charlie Elgar – b. 1885; d. 8/1973; violin/leader
• Art Hickman – b. 1886; d. 1/16/1930; drums/leader/composer
• Clarence Hutchenrider – b. 1908; d. 8/18/1991; clarinet/saxophone
• Richard M. Jones – b. 1892; d. 12/8/1945; piano/composer
• Wild Bill Moore – b. 1918; d. 8/1/1983; tenor sax
• Elvira Plenar – b. 1955; piano/synthesizer
• Vincent Rose – b. 1880; d. 5/20/1944; leader/composer
• Rudi Sehring – b. 1930; drums
• Frank Strozier – b. 1937; alto sax/flute/clarinet/piano
• Edwin Swayze – b. 1906; d. 1/31/1935; trumpet
• Herb Wasserman – b. 1922 – New York City; d. 1/28/2001; drums/author of A Different Drummer © 2000
• Ronald Westray – b. 1970; trombone
• Garland Wilson – b. 1909; d. 5/31/1954; piano
• Si Zentner – b. 1917; d. 1/31/2000; trombone/leader
• Attila Zoller – b. 1927; d. 1/25/1998; guitar

14 –
• Pepsi Auer – b. 1928; piano
• Al Bourdreau – b. 1940; drums
• Darius Brubeck – b. 1947; keyboards
• Joe Cinderella – b. 1927; guitar
• Cy Coleman – b. 1929 – New York City; d. 11/18/2004; composer: Music: Why Try To Change Me Now, Hey Look Me Over, Witchcraft, The Rules of The Road, The Best Is Yet To Come
• Dennis Dotson – b. 1946; trumpet
• Kenny Drew, Jr. – b. 1958; piano
• Cliff ‘Ukelele Ike’ Edwards – b. 1895; d. 7/18/1971; vocal/ukelele
• Edward Frank – b. 1932; d. 2/13/1997; piano
• (Narada) Burton Greene – b. 1937; piano
• Gary Husband – b. 1960; drums/piano
• Nappy Lamare – b. 1907 (or 1910); d. 5/8/1988; guitar/vocal
• Pete Lemer – b. 1942; keyboards
• Ian McDougall – b. 1938; trombone/composer/leader
• Marcus Miller – b. 1959; electric bass/producer
• Tiit Paulus – b. 1945; guitar
• Coleridge Taylor Perkinson – b. 1932; d. 3/9/2004; arranger/conductor
• Sid Phillips – b. 1902 or 1907; d. 5/23/1973; clarinet/composer/arranger
• Robert Scherman – b. 1920; producer/label owner
• Daryl Sherman – b. 1950; vocal
• John Simmons – b. 1918; d. 9/19/1979; bass
• Janusz Stefanski – b. 1946; drums

15 –
• Tom Adair – b. 1913; lyricist
• Rudy Bruder – b. 1914; piano
• Jaki Byard – b. 1922; d. 2/11/1999; piano
• Alix Combelle – b. 1912; d. 2/27 or 3/2/1978; clarinet/tenor sax
• Erroll Garner – b. 1921 – Pittsburgh; d. 1/21/1977 – Los Angeles; piano/composer: Music: Misty, Dream Street, Passing Through
• John Hart – b. 1961; guitar
• Phil Haynes – b. 1961 – Hillsboro, OR; drums
• Clarence Jones – b. 1889; d. 6/1/1949; piano
• Jack Kapp – b. 1901; d. 3/25/1949; producer
• George Kawaguchi – b. 1927; drums
• Nancy King – b. 1940; vocal
• Paul Mares – b. 1900; d. 8/18/1949; trumpet
• Melvin Moore – b. 1923; trumpet
• Tony Oxley – b. 1938; drums
• Talcott Reeves – b. 1904; banjo/guitar
• Allen Reuss – b. 1915; guitar
• David Rose – b. 1910; d. 8/23/1990; composer/arranger, piano
• Gary Smiley – b. 1948; trumpet
• Johnny Stein – b. 1891 or 1895; d. 9/30/1962; drums
• Gail Thompson – b. 1958; baritone sax/composer/writer/educator
• Turk Van Lake – b. 1918; d. 9/1/2002; guitar
• Stan Wrightsman – b. 1910; d. 12/17/1975; piano

16 –
• Jean-Jacques Avenel – b. 1948; bass
• Albert Dailey – b. 1938; d. 6/26/1984; piano
• Dominique Eade – b. 1958; vocal
• Lamont Dozier – b. 1941; composer: Music & Lyrics: I Can’t Help Myself (Sugar Pie Honey Bunch), Come See About Me, You Keep Me Hangin’ On, Stop In The Name of Love, Baby Love, How Sweet It Is
• Jimmy Ford – b. 1927; d. 3/13/1994; alto sax/ clarinet
• Lou Gare – b. 1939; tenor sax/flute/violin
• Tom Harrell – b. 1946; trumpet/flugelhorn
• Gregory Hutchinson – b. 1970; drums
• Javon Jackson – b. 1965; tenor sax
• Fred Karlin – b. 1936 – Chicago, Illinois; d. 3/26/2004 – Culver City, California; composer: Music: Early In the Morning, For All We Know, Come Follow Follow Me, California Dreamin’
• Sergey (Anatol’yevich) Kuryokhin – b. 1954; d. 7/9/1996; piano/composer/percussion
• Tom Malone – b. 1947; trombone
• Marilyn Moore – b. 1931 – Oklahoma City, OK; d. 3/1992 – Florida; vocals
• Clarence (Gene) Shaw – b. 1926; d. 1970s?; trumpet
• Teddy Sommer – b. 1924 – New York City; drums/vibes/percussion
• Fredy Studer – b. 1948; drums
• Joe Thomas – b. 1933; tenor sax/flute
• Lucky Thompson – b. 1924; d. 7/30/2005; tenor & soprano sax
• Al Viola – b. 1919 – Brooklyn, New York; d. 2/21/2007 – Los Angeles; guitar

17 –
• Chris Columbus – b. 1902; d. 8/20/2002; drums
• Nick Buono – b. 1917; d. 10/14/1993; trumpet/trombone
• Gene DePaul – b. 1919; d. 2/27/1988; composer: Music: Teach Me Tonight, You Don’t Know What Love Is, Star Eyes, I’ll Remember April, He’s My Guy
• Sammy Fain – b. 1902; d. 1989; composer/vocal: Music: Secret Love, That Old Feeling, I’ll Be Seeing You, Happy In Love, You Brought a New Kind of Love to Me
• Jerry Fielding – b. 1922; arranger/leader
• Ronni Gleaves – b. 1923; vibes/piano
• Dominic Frontiere – b. 1931; accordion/composer
• Lorenzo Holden – b. 1924; d. 11/19/1987; tenor sax
• Tom King – b. 1911; d. 10/6/2003; trumpet/promoter
• Don Kirkpatrick – b. 1905; d. 5/13/1956; piano
• Bobby Knight – b. 1936; trombone/leader
• Benny Krueger – b. (or 7/17/) 1899; d. 1967; alto, soprano, C-melody, & tenor sax/clarinet/leader
• Sing Miller – b. 1914; d. 5/18/1990; piano/vocal
• Chuck Rainey – b. 1940; electric bass/bass/guitar
• Tony Scott – b. 1921; d. 3/28/2007; clarinet/tenor & baritone sax/piano/electronics/percussion/arranger/composer
• Gene (Honeybear) Sedric – b. 1907; d. 4/3/1963; tenor sax/clarinet/vocal
• Chuck Spedding – b. 1944; guitar/ bass/electric bass
• Vladimir Tolkachev – b. 1951; alto sax/flute/leader/piano/percussion
• Tom Varner – b. 1957; French horn
• Sam Wooding – b. 1895; d. 8/1/1985; piano/ arranger/leader

18 –
• Louis Alter – b. 1902; d. 1980; composer: Music: You Turned The Tables on Me, My Kinda Love, Nina Never Knew
• Ray Bauduc – b. 1909; d. 1/8/1988; drums
• Sammy Cahn – b. 1913; d. 1/15/1993; piano/songwriter: Lyrics: Please Be Kind, High Hopes, Guess I’ll Hang My Tears Out To Dry, I Should Care, It’s Magic, Day By Day, Walking Happy, Time After Time
• Con Conrad – b. 1891; d.9/28/1938; composer: Music: The Continental, You Call It Madness, I Call It Love, Mimi, Here’s to Romance
• Jimmy Cheatham – b. 1924; d. 1/23/2007 – San Diego; trombone/arranger
• Dennis Dotson – b. 1946; trumpet
• Don “Sugarcane” Harris – b. 1938; d. 12/1/1999; violin/vocal/organ/bass
• Ferdinand Havlik – b. 1928; clarinet/alto sax/leader
• Sara Martin – b. 1884; d. 5/24/1955; vocal
• Mat Matthews – b. 1924; accordion
• Paul McCartney – b. 1942; composer: Music & Lyrics: The Long and Winding Road, Yesterday, Fool On The Hill, Got to Get You into My Life, Michelle, Hey Jude, Eleanor Rigby
• Ray McKinley – b. 1910; d. 5/7/1995; drums/leader/vocals
• Bennie Payne – b. 1907; d. 9/2/1986; piano/celeste/vibes/vocals
• Sue Raney – b. 1940; vocal
• Babe Russin – b. 1911; d. 8/4/1984; sax
• Rudy Rutherford – b. 1924; alto, tenor, baritone sax/clarinet & bass-clarinet/flute
• Thore Swanerud – b. 1919; piano/vibes
• Lutz Templin – b. 1901; d. 3/7/1973; tenor sax/leader

19 –
• Darren Barrett – b. 1967; trumpet/guitar
• Philip Bates – b. 1931; bass
• Chuck Berghofer – b. 1937; bass
• Jimmy Buxton – b. 1924; d. 6/28/1989; trombone
• Billy Drummond – b. 1959; drums
• Jerry Jerome – b. 1912 – Brooklyn, New York ; d. 11/17/2001; tenor sax/leader/arranger
• Bertie King – b. 1912; d. 9/2/1981; alto & tenor sax/clarinet/flute
• Bruno Laako – b. 1907; alto sax/clarinet
• Dave Lambert – b. 1917; d. 10/3/1966; singer
• Lloyd Morales – b. 1928 – Norwell, Massachusettes; drums/vibes/percussion
• Paul Nieman – b. 1950; trombone
• Robert Palmer – b. 1945; d. 11/20/1997; writer/critic/reeds
• Ernest Ranglin – b. 1932; guitar
• Joe Thomas – b. 1908 (or 1909); d. 8/3/1986; tenor sax
• Charles Thompson – b. 1891; piano
• Dave Van Kriedt – b. 1922; tenor sax

20 –
• Jeff Beal – b. 1963; trumpet/composer
• Dennis Budimir – b. 1938; guitar
• John M. Dengler – b. 1927; d. 7/25/1994; trumpet/cornet/tuba/clarinet/baritone & sax/kazoo
• Eric Dolphy – b. 1928; d. 6/29/1964; alto sax/clarinet/bass clarinet/flute
• Carol Ettman – b. 1943 – St. Louis, MO; piano/vocals
• Doc Evans – b. 1907; d. 1/10/1977; cornet/leader
• Bob Howard – b. 1906; d. 12/3/1986; vocal/piano
• Thomas Jefferson – b. 1920; d. 1986; trumpet
• Jeremy Monteiro – b. 1960; piano
• Bob Porter – b. 1940; producer
• Enrique Regoli – b. 1934; drums
• George Stevenson – b. 1906 – Baltimore, Maryland; d. 9/21/1970; trombone
• Joe Venuto – b. 1929 – Bronx, New York; d. 4/13/1973; vibes/drums/misc. percussion
• Lammar Wright, Sr – b. 1912 – Texarkana, Texas; trumpet

21 –
• Martin Banks – b. ; d. 8/20/2004; trumpet
• Booker Collins – b. 1914; bass/tuba
• Jackie Coon – b. 1929; trumpet/flugelhorn/cornet/alto horn/vocal
• Henry Creamer – b. 1879; d. 10/14/1930; songwriter
• Donald Dean – b. 1937; drums
• Eumir Deodato – b. 1942 (or June 22); keyboards/arranger/conductor/vocal/percussion
• Wally Fawkes – b. 1924; clarinet/cartoonist
• Maggie Galloway – b. 1958; vocal
• Harry Goodman – b. 1906; d. 1977; bass
• Mack Gordon – b. 1904; d. 3/1/1959; songwriter: Lyrics: At Last, You’ll Never Know, The More I See You, I’m Making Believe, You Make Me Feel So Young
• Jon Hiseman – b. 1944; drums
• Dewey Jackson – b. 1900; d. 1994; trumpet/cornet
• Jamil Nasser (George Joyner) – b. 1932; bass
• Eric Reed – b. 1970; piano
• Lalo Schifrin – b. 1932; piano/composer
• Rob Schneiderman – b. 1957; piano
• Clifford Scott – b. 1928; d. 4/19/1993; alto & tenor saxes
• O. C. Smith – b. 1932; d. 11/23 or 24/2001; vocals
• Harold Spina – b. 1906; songwriter: Lyrics: Would I Love You Love You Love You, I Could Use A Dream, Annie Doesn’t Live Here Anymore, The Beat of My Heart
• Jim Wynn – b. 1912; d. 7/19/1977; tenor & baritone saxes
22 –
• Willy Berking – b. 1910; d. 5/21/1979; leader/trombone/arranger
• Lem Davis – b. 1914; d. 1/16/1970; alto sax
• Eumir Deodato – (or June 21) 1942; arranger/pianist/deyboards/conductor/vocals/percussion
• Mark Isaacs – b. 1958; piano/keyboards/composer
• Ella Johnson – b. 1923; d. 2/16/2004; vocal
• Ray Mantilla – b. 1934; percussion
• Bernie McGann – b. 1937; alto sax
• John Mosca – b. 1950; trombone
• Hermeto Pascoal – b. 1936; choro/saxophone/accordion/piano/guitar/flute
• Ben Pollack – b. 1903; d. 6/7/1971; drums/leader
• Eddie Prevost – b. 1942; drums
• Heikki Sarmanto – b. 1939; piano/keyboards/composer/conductor
• Ed “Milko” Wilson – b. 1944; trombone/leader/arranger

23 –
• Thomas Agergaard – b. 1962; tenor sax
• Forrie Cairns – b. 1936; clarinet/saxophones
• Donald Harrison – b. 1960; alto & soprano saxes
• Lance Harrison – b. 1920; d. 11/26/2000; tenor sax/clarinet/leader
• Milt Hinton – b. 1910; d. 12/19/2000; bass
• Helen Humes – b. 1913; d. 9/13/1981; vocal
• Ken “Snakehips” Johnson – b. 1917 – Georgtown, Guyana; d. 3/8/1941 – London, England; leader/dance
• Stanley Mendelson – b. 1923; piano
• Eddie Miller – b. 1911; d. 4/1/1991; tenor sax/clarinet
• John Mosca – b. 1950; trombone/ arranger/leader
• Tim Richards – b. 1952; piano/composer
• Eli Robinson – b. 1908; d. 12/24/1972; trombone
• Simon Rowe – b. 1969; piano
• George Russell – b. 1923; composer/arranger/piano
• Mahanaim Satya – b. 1945; bass/piano
• Hank Shaw – b. 1926; trumpet
• Sahib Shihab – b. 1925; d. 10/24/1989; alto & baritone saxes/flute
• Luther Thomas – b. 1950; alto sax, 1950
• Fran Thorne – b.1922 – Bay Shore, Long Island, New York; piano/composer

24 –
• Manny Albam – b. 1922; d. 10/2/2001; composer/arranger
• Taswell Baird – b. 1922; d. 11/22/2002; trombone
• Ian Christie – b. 1927; clarinet
• Bill Grah – b. 1928; vibes/piano
• Brian Gephart – b. 1958; soprano, alto, tenor saxes, flute/whistle/percussion
• George Gruntz – b. 1932; piano/composer/arranger/leader
• Capt. John Handy – b. 1900; d. 1/12/1971; alto sax
• Clint Houston – b. 1946; d. 6/7/2000; bass
• Frank Lowe – b. 1943; d. 9/19/2003; tenor sax
• Charlie Margulis – b. 1903; d. 4/24/1967; trumpet
• Chuck Niles – b. 1927; d. 3/15/2004; jazz disc jockey
• Jacques Pelzer – b. 1924; alto sax/flute
• Marvin ‘Smitty’ Smith – b. 1961; drums

25 –
• Eddie Blair – b. 1927 – Johstone, Renfrewshire, Scotland, UK; trumpet/flugelhorn
• Joe Chambers – b. 1942; drums
• Dave Cliff – b. 1944 – Hexham, Northumberland, UK; guitar
• Alby Cullaz – b. 1941; d. 2/8/1998; bass
• Adele Girard Marsala (wife of Joe Marsala) – b. 1913 – Holyoke, Massachusettes; d. 9/7/1993 – Denver, Colorado; jazz harp
• Bobby Naughton – b. 1944; vibraphone/piano/composer
• Jean Robert – b. 1908; d. 2/28/1981; tenor sax
• Bill Russo – b. 1928; d. 1/11/2003; composer/arranger/trombone
• Johnny Smith – b. 1922; d. 6/11/2013 – Colorado Springs, Colorado; guitar
• Radka Toneff – b. 1952; d. 1982; vocal/piano/songwriter

26 –
• Brian Abrahams – b. 1947; drums
• Joey Baron – b. 1955; drums
• Big Bill Broonzy – b.
• Leon Calvert – b. 1927 – Westcliff-On-Sea, Essex, England, UK; (d. July 12,1976 – London); trumpet
• Eugen Cicero – b. 1940; d. 1998; piano
• Bill Cunliffe – b. 1956; piano
• Jimmy Deuchar – b. 1930; d. 9/9/1993; trumpet/flugelhorn
• Georgie Fame – b. 1943; vocal/keyboards
• Liz Fletcher – b. 1959; vocals
• Teddy Grace – b. 1905; d. 1/4/1992; vocal
• Dave Grusin – b. 1934; keyboards/composer
• Ladislav Habart – b. 1914; clarinet/tenor sax/leader
• Syd Lawrence – b. 1924; d. 5/5/1998; trumpet/flugelhorn/cornet/leader
• Don Lanphere – b. 1928; d. 10/10/2003; tenor sax
• Richard Maltby – b. 1914; d. 8/19/1991; composer/trumpet, leader
• Ken Moule – b. 1925; d. 1/27/1986; composer/arranger
• Clarence Profit – b. 1912; d. 10/22/1944; piano
• Maurice Rocco – b. 1915; d. 3/25/1976; piano/vocal
• Stewie Speers – b. 1928; d. 9/26/1986; drums
• Al Stillman – b. 1906; Lyrics: Don’cha Go Way Mad, Juke Box Saturday Night, I Believe, Moments To Remember, The Breeze and I
• Gary Valente – b. 1953; trombone
• Reggie Workman – b. 1937; bass

27 –
• George Braith – b. 1939; alto/tenor/soprano saxes/stritch
• Shad Collins – b. 1910; d. 6/6/1978; trumpet
• Santi Debriano – b. 1955; bass/composer
• Litsa Davies – b. 1963 – Hampshire, England; vocal/percussion
• Madeline Eastman – b. 1954; vocal
• Glenn Ferris – b. 1950; trombone
• Ben Homer – b. 1917; arranger/conductor
• Elmo Hope – b. 1923; d. 5/19/1967; piano
• Ronnie Hughes – b. 1925 – Aberystwyth, Wales, UK; trumpet/flugelhorn
• Jimmy McLin – b. 1908; d. 12/15/1983; guitar
• Robert Normann – b. 1916; guitar
• Maceo Pinkard – b. 1897; d. 6/21/1962; composer: Music & Lyrics: Them There Eyes, Sweet Georgia Brown, Sugar, Don’t Be Like That
• Jerome Pomus – b. 1925; composer: Music: Save the Last Dance for Me, This Magic Moment, Can’t Get Used to Losing You
• Bill Saxton – b. 1948; saxes/flute/arranger
• Tony Sbarbaro (Spargo) – b. 1897; d. 10/30/1969; drums/kazoo
• Leon Washington – b. 1909; tenor & alto sax/clarinet

28 –
• Pete Candoli – b. 1923; trumpet
• Phil Flanigan – b. c. 1960; bass
• Frtiz Hartschuh – b. 1930; vibes
• John Lee – b. 1952; bass
• Jimmy Mundy – b. 1907; d. 4/24/1983; tenor sax/vocal/composer/arranger/conductor
• Alan Pasqua – b. 1952; piano/keyboards, vibes
• Richard Rodgers – b. 1902 – New York City; d. 12/30/1979 ; composer: Music: Glad to be Unhappy, It Never Entered My Mind, My Funny Valentine, I Could Write a Book, Spring Is Here, My Heart Stood Still, This Can’t be Love, You Took Advantage of Me
• Adrian Rollini – b. 1904; d. 5/15/1956; bass sax/vibraphone/xylophone/goofus/celeste/ drums/piano/chimes/leader
• Arnold Shaw – b. 1909; d. 9/26/1989; writer
• Herman Sherman – b. 1923; d. 9/10/1984; saxophone/clarinet/leader
• Joe Smith – b. 1902; d. 12/2/1937; trumpet
• Tierney Sutton – b. 1963; vocal
• Gene Traxler – b. 1913; bass
• Henry Turner – b. 1904; d. 7/26/1980; bass
• Laurel Watson – b. 1911; vocal
• Magni Wentzel – b. 1945; vocal/guitar
• Bobby White – b. 1926; drums
• Steve Williamson – b. 1965; alto, tenor & soprano saxes/keyboards/percussion

29 –
• Mousie Alexander – b. 1922; d. 10/9/1988; drums
• Ralph Burns – b. 1922; d. 11/21/2001; composer/arranger/piano; Early Autumn; Northwest Passage
• Edmund Falkiner – b. 1938; d. 9/20/1997; saxophone
• Gilberto Gil – b. 1942; guitar/songwriter/vocals
• Bobby Gordon – b.1941; clarinet
• Ken Hyder – b. 1946; drums
• Ove Lind – b. 1926; d. 4/16/1991; clarinet/baritone sax
• Frank Loesser – b. 1910 – New York City; d. July 26,1969 – New York City; composer: Music & Lyrics: Score toGuys and Dolls. If I Were a Bell, Spring Will Be a Little Late This Year, I Believe In You, Baby It’s Cold Outside, Can’t Get Out of This Mood, I Hear Music, Inch Worm
• Julian Priester – b. 1935; trombone
• Lew Spence – b. 1920; composer: Music: Nice ‘n’ Easy, Sleep Warm, Marriage-Go-Round, That’s Him over There. Music & Lyrics: That Face.
• Vladimir Tarasov – b. 1947; drums
• Camiel Van Breedam – b. 1936; trombone

30 –
• Stanley Clarke – b. 1951; bass/electric bass
• Wallace Davenport – b. 1925; d. 3/18/2004; trumpet
• Mort Herbert – b. 1925; d. 6/5/1983; bass
• Andrew Hill – b. 1931 – Chicago, IL; d. 4/20/2007 – Jersey City, NJ of lung cancer; piano
• Chris Hinze – b. 1938; flute
• Lena Horne – b. 1917; d. 5/9/2010 – New York City; vocals
• Andy Marsala – b. 1942 – Brooklyn, New York; alto sax/clarinet/flute/oboe
• Roger King Mozian – b. 1927; trumpet
• Dean Reilly – b. 1926; bass
• Harry Shields – b. 1899; d. 1/18/1971; clarinet
• Jasper Van’t Hof – b. 1947; keyboards/piano/composer
• Grady Watts – b. 1908; trumpet