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1 –
• Hayes Alvis – b. 1907; d. 12/29/1972; bass
• Big Maybelle – b. 1924; d. 1/23/1972; vocal
• Ada Brown – b. 1890; d. 3/31/1950; vocal
• Billy Byers – b. 1927; d. 5/1/1996; trombone/arranger
• Henderson Chambers – b. 1908; d. 10/19/1967; trombone
• Ralph Freed – b. 1907; d. 2/13/1973; Lyrics: You Leave Me Breathless, How About You, I Thought of You Last Night.
• Kevin Hays – b. 1968; piano/composer
• Shirley Horn – b. 1934; d. 10/20/2005; vocal/piano
• Floyd “Candy” Johnson – b. 1922; d. 6/28/1981; tenor, alto & baritone sax/drums
• Jack Lidstrom – b. 1931; trumpet
• James Newton – b. 1953; flute
• Sakis Papadimitriou – b. 1940; piano
• Jesse Price – b. 1909; d. 4/19/1974; drums/vocal
• Ira Sullivan – b. 1931; alto/tenor/soprano saxes/flute/trumpet
• Carlos Ward – b. 1940; alto/tenor saxes/flute

2 –
• Van Alexander – b. 1915; arranger/composer/leader
• Mickey Bass – b. 1943; bass
• J. Fred Coots – b. 1897; d. 4/8/1985; composer – Music: Love Letters In the Sand, You Go to My Head, For all We Know
• Bing Crosby – b. 1904; (or 5/3); d. 10/14/1977; vocals
• Connie Crothers – b. 1941; piano
• Jim Dahl – b. 1930; trombone
• Doris Fisher – b. 1915; Music & Lyrics: Whispering Grass, Put the Blame on Mame, You Always Hurt the One You Love.
• Henry Hall – b. 1898 – London, England; d. 10/28/1989; bandleader
• Lorenz Hart – b. 1895; d. 11/22/1943; Lyrics: Mountain Greenery, My Romance, Dancing On The Ceiling, Thou Swell, The Lady Is A Tramp, My Funny Valentine, Wait Till You See Her, Where Or When, Spring Is Here, Lover.
• Richard ‘Groove’ Holmes – b. 1931; d. 6/29/1991; organ
• Torbjorn Hultcrantz – b. 1937; bass
• Gunther Klatt – b. 1947; tenor & soprano sax/percussion/vocal
• Eddie Louiss – b. 1941 (or 5/12); piano/organ
• Eric Person – b. 1963; alto, tenor & soprano saxes/flute
• William O. (Bill) Smith – b. 1917; d. 5/30/1991; clarinet
• Pat Smythe – b. 1923; d. 5/6/1983; piano
• Teddy Stauffer – b. 1902 (or 1909); d. 8/1991; conductor/leader/saxophone/violin
• Spiegle Willcox b. 1903; d. 8/25/1999; trombone

3 –
• John Alexander – b. 1948; saxophones/flute
• Jimmy Cleveland – b. 1926; trombone
• Betty Comden (b. Elizabeth Cohen) – b. 1919; d. 11/23/2006 – New York City; lyricist/librettist; Lyrics: The Party’s Over, Just in Time, Make Someone Happy, Some other Time, Lucky to be Me.
• Bing Crosby – b. 1904; (or 5/3); d. 10/14/1977; vocals
• Tony DeCaprio – b. 1950; guitar
• Johnny Fischer – b. 1930; bass
• Bob Havens – b. 1930; trombone
• Ralf-Rainer Hubner – b. 1939; drums
• Rudy Jacobs – b. 1938 – Hilversum, Holland; bass/tenor sax/clarinet
• Kinichi Kawabe – b. 1927 – Kitakamata, Tokyo, Japan; composer/trombone
• Yank Lawson – b. 1911; d. 2/18/1995; trumpet
• Bob Leatherbarrow – b. 1955; drums
• John Lewis – b. 1920; d. 5/29/2001; piano/composer
• Jymie Merritt – b. 1926; bass
• Larry Ochs – b. 1949; tenor & soprano saxes
• Pete Seeger – b. 1919; Music & Lyrics: If I Had a Hammer, On Top of Old Smokey, Where Have All the Flowers Gone.

4 –
• Nickolas Ashford – b. 1943; Music & Lyrics: Ain’t No Mountain High Enough, Count Your Blessings, I’m Every Woman, Your Precious Love.
• Shelton Brooks – b. 1886; d. 9/6/1975; piano/composer
• Danny Brubeck – b. 1955; drums
• Ron Carter – b. 1937; bass/cello
• Ed Cassidy – b. 1923; drummer
• Leo DeJan – b. 1911; trumpet
• Michael DiPasqua – b. 1953; drums
• Maynard Ferguson – b. 1928 – Montreal, Canada; d. 8/23/2006 – Oaji, California; trumpet, leader
• Chuck Folds – b. 1938; piano
• Don Friedman – b. 1935; piano
• Lars Gullin – b. 1928; d. 5/17/1976; baritone sax
• Mary Ann McCall – b. 1919; d. 12/4/1994; vocal
• Charles Owens – b. 1939; tenor & soprano saxes
• Sonny Payne – b. 1926; d. 1/29/1979; drums
• Moe Purtill – b. 1916; d. 3/9/1994; drums
• Warren Smith – b. 1932; percussion
• Bill Stapleton – b. 1945; d. 1984; trumpet
• Guy Warren – b. 1923; drums/percussion
• Richard Williams – b. 1931; d. 11/5/1985; trumpet

5 –
• Monique Aldebert – b. 1931; vocal
• Paul Barbarin – b. 1899; d. 2/17/1969; drums
• Vic Berton (or July 5) – b. 1896; d. 12/26/1951; drums
• Frank Carlson – b. 1914; drums
• Cal Collins – b. 1933; d. 8.27/2001; guitar
• Joyce Collins – b. 1930; piano
• Stanley Cowell – b. 1941; piano
• Pete Daily – b. 1911; d. 8/24/1986; cornet
• Roy East – b. 1930 – Northampton, England; alto sax/clarinet/flute/bartione/tenor
• Ruth Gaylor – b. 1918; vocals
• Monica Lewis – b. 1922; vocals
• Sonny Parker – b. 1925; d. 2/7/1957; vocal
• Jack Walrath – b. 1947; trumpet

6 –
• Martha Boswell – b. 1908; d. 7/2/1958; vocals
• Till Bronner – b. 1971; trumpet/vocals
• Paul Dunmall – b. 1953; tenor, C-melody, baritone & soprano saxes/clarinet/bagpipes
• Isla Eckinger – b. 1939; bass
• David Friesen – b. 1942; bass
• Charlie Irvis – b. 1899; d. c. 1939; trombone
• Freddy Randall – b. 1921; d. 5/18/1999; trumpet/cornet
• Denny Wright – b. 1924; d. 2/8/1992; guitar

7 –
• Leon Abbey – b. 1900; d. 9/15/1975; violin/leader
• Lew Anderson – b. 1922; d. 5/14/2006; alto sax/leader/conductor/composer/arranger
• Lars Bagge – b. 1935; piano
• Arthur Blythe – b. 1940; alto sax
• Teresa Brewer – b. 1931; vocal
• Joe Ford – b. 1947; soprano, alto and tenor sax/flute/piano/arranger
• Michael Formanek – b. 1958; bass
• Edward Inge – b. 1906; d. 10/8/1988; clarinet/alto sax
• Pete Jacobs – b. 1899; d. c. 1952; drums
• Floyd O’Brien – b. 1904; d. 11/26/1968; trombone
• Yank Porter – b. 1895; d. 3/22/1944; drums
• Paul Quinichette – b. 1916; d. 5/25/1983; sax
• Ramesh Shotham – b. 1948; percussion
• Lars Sjosten – b. 1941; piano/leader
• Herbie Steward – b. 1926; alto & tenor saxes/clarinet
• Axel Zwingenberger – b. 1955; piano

8 –
• Jack Bland – b. 1899; d. 10/1968; guitar/banjo
• Moe Cohen – b. 1908; d. 6/1996; sax
• Brad Detrick – b. 1960; trumpet/flugelhorn/piccolo trumpet
• Keith Jarrett – b. 1945; piano/organ/soprano sax
• Papa Bue (Arne Jensen) – b. 1930; trombone/leader
• Jon-Erik Kelso – b. 1964; trumpetcornet
• Peter Littman – b. 1935; drums
• Red Nichols – b. 1905; d. 6/28/1965; cornet/leader
• Jerry Rusch – b. 1943; trumpet
• Mary Lou Williams – b. 1910; d. 5/28/1981; piano/composer/arranger

9 –
• Dennis Chambers – b. 1959; drums
• Claude Deppa – b. 1958; trumpet/flugelhorn/vocal/conga/composer/arranger/piano
• Sylvain Gagnon – b. 1961; bass
• George Golla – b. 1935; guitar
• Billy Joel – b. 1949; Music & Lyrics: Just the Way You Are, Uptown Girl, New York State of Mind, We Didn’t Start the Fire, Piano Man.

• Tania Maria – b. 1948; vocal/piano
• Ron Miles – b. 1963; cornet/trumpet/flugelhorn/piccolo trumpet/percussion
• Dick Morrissey – b. 1940; d. 11/8/2000; tenor sax
• Eddie Pollack – b. 1895 or 1899; d. 6/1955; reeds
• George T. Simon – b. 1912; d. 2/13/2001; writer
• Anthony Wilson – b. 1968; guitar

10 –
• Ahmed Abdullah – b. 1947; trumpet/flugelhorn/vocal/conga/composer/arranger/piano
• Fred Astaire – b. 1899 – Omaha, NE; d. 6/22/1987 – Los Angeles; vocal/dancer
• Claude Deppa – b. 1958; trumpet
• Alex Foster – b. 1953; alto/tenor/soprano sax
• George Golla – b. 1935; guitar
• Philip Harper – b. 1965; trumpet
• Duke Heitger – b. 1968; trumpet
• Al Hendrickson – b. 1920; d. 7/19/2007 – North Bend, Oregon; guitar
• Joe Holiday – b. 1925; tenor sax
• Pee Wee Hunt – b. 1907; d. 6/22/1979; trombone/vocal
• Mel Lewis – b. 1929; d. 2/2/1990; drums/leader
• Dave Lindup – b. 1928, Worthing, Sussex, England; composer/arranger
• Lorne Lofsky – b. 1954; guitar
• Mike Melvoin – b. 1937; keyboards
• Joe Nay – b. 1934; drums/percussion
• Jimmy Ponder – b. 1946; guitar
• Bob Prince – b. 1929; vibraphone/arranger
• Hans Reichel – b. 1949; guitar
• Karl Sanner – b. 1928; drums
• Julius Wechter – b. 1935; d. 2/1/1999; vibraphone/marimba

11 –
• Irving Berlin – b. 1888; d. 9/22/1989; Music & Lyrics: How Deep Is the Ocean, Cheek to Cheek, Let’s Face the Music and Dance, I’ve Got My Love to Keep Me Warm, All by Myself, Heat Wave, Blue Skies, Be Careful It’s My Heart
• Carla Bley – b. 1938; piano/organ/composer/leader
• Beryl Bryden – b. 1926; d. 7/14/1998; vocals
• Tutti Camarata – b. 1913; d. 4/30/2005; trumpet/arranger
• John Coppola – b. 1929; trumpet/arranger
• Johnny “Scat” Davis – b. ; d. 11/28/1983; leader/vocals/trumpet/actor
• Dick Garcia – b. 1931; guitar
• J. C. Higginbotham – b. 1906; d. 5/26/1973; trombone
• Ralph Humphrey – b. 1944; drums
• Lennart Jansson – b. 1932 – Karlskrona, Sweden; cornet/trumpet/drums
• Julian Joseph – b. 1966; piano
• Bob Kindred – b. 1940; soprano, tenor, baritone sax/clarinet/lfute
• Moon Mullens – b. 1916; d. 4/7/1977; trumpet
• Joseph “King” Oliver – b. 1885; d. 4/8 or 10/1938; cornet/leader
• Freddie Roach – b. 1931; d. 10/3/1980; organ
• Oscar Valdambrini – b. 1926; d. 12/26/1996; trumpet/composer

12 –
• Burt Bacharach – b. 1928; Music: What the World Needs Now Is Love, Raindrops Keep Falling on My Head, Wives and Lovers, The Look of Love, A House Is Not a Home.
• Hillard Brown – b. 1913; drums
• Barbara Dane – b. 1927; vocals/guitar
• Don DeMichael – b. 1928; d. 2/4/1982; drums/vibes/writer
• Klaus Doldinger – b. 1936; tenor & soprano saxes/keyboards
• Ronnie Foster – b. 1950; keyboards
• Jack Holley – b. 1936; d. 8/2/2002; drums
• Gordon Jenkins – b. 1910; d. 5/1/1984; arranger/composer/conductor: Music & Lyrics: This is All I Ask, Homesick, Blue Prelude, Married I Can Always Get. Music: P.S. I Love You.
• Jack Jenney – b. 1910; d. 12/16/1945; trombone
• Eddy Louiss – b. 1941(some sources say 5/2); organ/piano/vocals
• Billy Munn – b. 1911; d. 5/2/2000; piano
• Gary Peacock – b. 1935; bass
• Marshal Royal – b. 1912; d. 5/9/1995; alto sax/clarinet
• Matt Savage – b. 1992; piano
• Trevor Tompkins – b. 1941;drums
• Ronny Whyte – b. 1937; piano/vocals/celeste/kazoo
• Gerry Wiggins – b. 1922; d. 7/13/2008 – Los Angeles, CA; piano/organ

13 –
• Bobby Byrne – b. 1918; d. 11/25/2006; trombone/leader
• Buddy Catlett (or 6/13) – b. 1933; bass
• Tim Colwell – b. 1938; d. 9/18/2003; alto sax/leader/composer/radio producer
• Nils-Bertil (Bert) Dahlander (aka Dale) – b. 1928; drums
• Jim Douglas – b. 1942; guitar/banjo
• John Engels – b. 1935; drums
• Gil Evans – b. 1912; d. 3/20/1988; arranger/composer/piano
• Ronnie Foster – b. 1950; keyboards
• Red Garland – b. 1923; d. 4/23/1984; piano
• Squire Gersh (Girsback) – b. 1913; bass/tuba
• Miles Griffith – b. 1969; vocal
• Mary Cleere Haran – b. 1952; vocals
• Guus Janssen – b. 1951; piano
• Misuko Miyake – b. Manchuria; vocals
• Eric Moseholm – b. 1930; bass
• Bobby Plater – b. 1914; d. 11/20/1982; alto sax/flute
• Warren Smith – b. 1932 or 1934; percussion
• Maxine Sullivan – b. 1911; d. 4/7/1987; vocal
• Creed Taylor – b. 1929; producer/label owner
• Ross Tompkins – b. 1938; piano
• Colin Towns – b. 1948; piano/keyboards/arranger/conductor
• John Von Ohlen – b. 1941; drums
• Stevie Wonder – b. 1950; Music & Lyrics: You Are the Sunshine of My Life, Superstition, My Cherie Amour, Sir Duk, Have a Talk with God.

14 –
• Sidney Bechet – b. 1897; d. 5/14/1959; clarinet/ soprano sax
• Jay Beckenstein – b. 1951; alto & soprano saxes
• Jack Bruce – b. 1943; bass
• Jim Buffington – b. 1922- Jersey Shore, PA; French horn
• Grant Clarke – b. 1891; Lyrics: Am I Blue, Second Hand Rose, Sit Down You’re Rocking the Boat
• Alec Dankworth – b. 1960; bass
• Bobby Darin – b. 1936; d. 12/20/1973; vocal
• Louis Douglas – b. 1889; d. 5/19/1939; dancer/vocal
• Bruce Forman – b. 1956; guitar/educator/novelist
• Joe Knight – b. 1922 – Brooklyn, NY; piano
• Sammy Lowe – b. 1918; d. 2/17/1993; trumpet/arranger
• Skip Martin – b. 1916; tenor sax/arranger/composer
• Marilyn Maye – b. 1930; vocals
• Virginia Mayhew – b. 1959; alto, tenor, soprano sax/arranger/educator
• Al Porcino – b. 1925; trumpet
• Zutty Singleton – b. 1898; d. 7/14/1975; drums
• Clare Teal – b. 1973; vocals
• Pearlis Williams – b. 1909; drums
• Stu Williamson – b. 1933; d. 10/1/1991; trumpet/flugelhorn/trombone/valve trombone

15 –
• John Abriani – b. 1898; d. 1960; sax/violin/leader
• John Barnes – b. 1932; reeds
• Pippo Barzizza – b. 1902; violin
• Oscar Castro-Neves – b. 1940; guitar
• Sonny Clay – b. 1899; d. c. 1972; piano/leader
• Bob Cornford – b. 1940; d. 1983; piano
• Peter Donald – b. 1945; drums
• Glen Garrett – b. 1948; alto sax
• Joe Gordon – b. 1928; d. 11/4/1963; trumpet
• Edmond Hall – b. 1901; d. 2/11/1967; clarinet
• Chip Jackson – b. 1950; bass
• Karin Krog – b. 1937; vocal
• Ellis Larkins – b. 1923; d. 9/29/2002; piano
• Bobby Martin – b. 1903; d. 8/28/2001; trumpet
• Jimmy O’Bryant – b. 1896; d. 6/24/1928; clarinet
• Gus Viseur – b. 1915; d. 8/25/1974; accordion
• Bonnie Wetzel – b. 1926; d. 2/12/1965; bass

16 –
• Dud Bascomb – b. 1916; d. 12/25/1972; trumpet
• Eddie Bert – b. 1922; trombone
• Betty Carter – b. 1930; d. 9/26/1998; vocal
• Billy Cobham – b. 1944; drums
• Akbar DePriest – b. 1930; d. 5/2/2007 – Beaverton, Oregon; drums
• Friedrich Gulda – b. 1930; d. 1/27/2000; piano
• Woody Herman – b. 1913; d. 10/19/1987; clarinet/alto sax/vocal/leader/composer:
Music: Early Autumn, Woodchopper’s Ball, Apple Honey.
• Redd Holt – b. 1932; drums
• Levon Ichkhanian – b. 1964; guitar
• Nikki Iles – b. 1963; piano
• Pete Jacobson – b. 1950; d. 4/20/2002; piano
• Jesse Jones – b. 1944; alto sax
• Michael Moore – b. 1945; bass
• Marlowe Morris – b. 1915; d. c. 1977; piano/organ
• Hanna Richardson – b. 1956; vocal

17 –
• Peter Badie – b. 1925; bass
• Bill Bruford – b. 1949; drums
• Nick Demuth – b. 1925; keyboards
• Karl Drewo – b. 1929; d. 5/10/1985 – Weis, Austria; tenor sax
• Dick Hixson – b. 1924; trombone
• David Izenzon – b. 1932; d. 10/6/1979; bass
• Lee Katzman – b. 1928; trumpet
• Castor McCord – b. 1907; d. 2/14/1963; tenor sax/clarinet
• Ted McCord – b. 1907; saxophone/clarinet
• Sue Matthews – b. 1953; vocal
• Jackie McLean – b. 1931 or 1932; d. 3/31/2006; alto sax
• Bob Merrill – b. 1921; Lyrics: People, Don’t Rain o My Parade, Funny (Not Much), Take Me Along, Make Yourself Comfortable.

• Esa Pethman – b. 1938; tenor sax
• John Picard – b. 1934; trombone
• Paul Quinichette – b. 1916 – Denver, Colorado; d. 5/25/1983 – New York City; tenor sax
• Dewey Redman – b. 1931; tenor sax/musette
• Joe Roland – b. 1920; vibraphone
• Larry Shields – b. 1893, New Orleans; d. 11/22/1953, Hollywood, CA; clarinet
• Warren Smith – b. 1908; d. 8/28/1975; trombone
• Peter Trunk – b. 1936; d. 12/31/1973; bass
• Paul Van Kemenade – b. 1957; alto sax

18 –
• Lou Bennett – b. 1926; d. 2/10/1997; organ
• (George) Pops Foster – b. 1892; d. 10/30/1969; bass
• Frick Guin – b. 1938; trombone
• Lou Hooper – b. 1894; d. 9/17/1977; piano
• Sara Martin – b. 1894; d. 5/24/2955; vocal
• Jim McNeely – b. 1949; piano
• Dick McPartland – b. 1905; d. 11/30/1957; guitar/banjo
• Duane Tatro – b. 1927; composer/arranger
• Big Joe Turner – b. 1911; d. 11/24/1985; vocal
• Meredith Willson – b. 1902; d. 6/15/1984; songwriter
• Kai Winding – b. 1922; d. 5/6/1983; trombone/arranger
• Michael Zwerin – b. 1930;d. 4/2/2010 – Paris, France; bass trumpet/writer

19 –
• Georgie Auld – b. 1919; d. 1/8/1990; tenor sax/leader
• Bobby Bryant – b. 1934; d. 6/10/1998; trumpet
• Henry Busse – b. 1894; d. 4/23/1955; trumpet
• Kyle Eastwood – b. 1968; bass/guitar
• Allen Farnham – b. 1961; piano
• Sonny Fortune – b. 1939; alto/tenor/soprano saxes/flute
• Olli Hame – b. 1924; d. 6/11/1984; bass
• Greg Herbert – b. 1947; d. 1/31/1978; alto & tenor saxes/flute
• Cecil McBee – b. 1935; bass
• Monette Moore – b. 1902; d. 10/21/1962; vocal
• Mavis Rivers – b. 1929; vocals
• Tom Scott – b. 1948; reeds/flute/leader
• Eric Silk – b. 1926; d. 1982; banjo/leader
• Richard Teitelbau – b. 1939; composer/electronics

20 –
• Jimmy Blythe – b. 1901; d. 6/21/1931; piano
• Rod Cless – b. 1907; d. 12/8/1944; clarinet
• Charles Davis – b. 1933; baritone/ tenor saxes
• Bob Florence – b. 1932; d. 5/15/2008 – Thousand Oaks, CA; piano/arranger/leader/composer
• Milt Gabler – b. 1911; d. 7/20/2001; producer/label owner
• Tommy Gumina – b. 1931; accordion
• Rufus Harley – b. 1936; d. 8/1/2006; bagpipes/tenor sax/bagpipes
• Jimmy Henderson – b. 1921; d. 6/1/1988; trombone/leader
• Victor Lewis – b. 1950; drums
• Chuck Nessa – b. 1944; record producer/label owner
• Pauline Oliveros – b. 1932; accordion/clarinet/bass-flute/sopranino/composer
• Ralph Peterson – b. 1962; drums
• Dave Pochonet – b. 1924?; drums
• Dino Saluzzi – b. 1935; bandoneon/banjo/accordion/flute/percussion/vocals
• Louis Smith – b. 1931; trumpet, 1931

21 –
• Bill Barber – b. 1920; tuba
• Tommy Bryant – b. 1930; d. 1/3/1982; bass
• Joe Byrd – b. 1933; bass
• Henry Glover – b. 1921; d. 4/7/1991; trumpet/arranger/producer
• Kenny Harris – b. 1927; drums
• Bill Holman – b. 1927; tenor sax/arranger/composer/leader
• Terry Lightfoot – b. 1935; clarinet/alto and soprano sax/vocal/leader
• La(w)rence Marable – b. 1929; drums
• John Marabuto – b. 1925; d. 12/6/2004; piano
• Marc Ribot – b. 1954; guitar
• Thomas “Fats” Waller – b. 1904; d. 12/5/1943; piano/organ/vocal/composer; Music: Honeysuckle Rose, Keepin’ Out of Mischief Now, Ain’t Misbehavin’, Squeeze Me.

22 –
• Elek Bacsik – b. 1926; d. 2/14/1993; guitar
• Kenny Ball – b. 1930; trumpet
• Dick Berk – b. 1939; drums
• Jackie Cain – b. 1928; vocal
• Eric Delaney – b. 1924; drums
• Eddie Edwards – b. 1891; d. 4/9/1963; trombone
• Léon Francioli – b. 1946; bass/cello
• Francis W. Johnson – b. 1927; trumpet
• Franz Koglmann – b. 1947; trumpet/flugelhorn/composer/label owner
• Elaine Leighton – b. 1926; drums
• Giuseppi Logan – b. 1935; alto sax/bass clarinet/flute/piano
• Charlie Munro – b. 1917; d. 12/9/1985; reeds/flute
• Peter Nero – b. 1934; piano
• Sun Ra – b. 1914; d. 5/30/1993; piano/organ/keyboards/composer/space traveller
• Roger Segure – b. 1905; arranger
• Joe Springer – b. 1916; piano
• Bernie Taupin – b. 1950; Lyrics: Candle In the Wind, Your Song, Don’t Let the Sun Go Down On Me. Goodbye Yellow Brick Road, Levon, Desperation Train.
• Lasse Werner – b. 1934; piano/leader

23 –
• Nat Adderley, Jr. – b. 1955; keyboards/guitar
• Richie Beirach – b. 1947; piano
• Johnny Bothwell – b. 1919; d. 8/2/1995; alto sax
• Rosemary Clooney – b. 1928; 6/29/2002; vocal
• Randy Colville – b. 1942; clarinet/saxophone
• Scatman Crothers – b. 1910; 11/22/1986; vocal/drums
• Julian Euell – b. 1929; bass
• Fred Guy – b. 1897; d. 11/22/1971; guitar/banjo
• John Harrington – b. 1910; d. 9/28/1989; clarinet/alto sax
• Edgar Hayes – b. 1904; d. 6/28/1979; piano/arranger/leader
• Daniel Humair – b. 1938; drums
• Bjorn Johansen – b. 1940; tenor & baritone sax
• Steve Kirby – b. 1956; bass
• Humphrey Lyttleton – b. 1921; trumpet/leader
• Ichiro Masuda – b. 1933; vibes
• Bob Mitchell – b. 1935; trumpet
• Famadou Don Moye – b. 1946; drums/percussion
• Helen O’Connell – b. 1920; d. 9/9/1993; vocal
• Ken Peplowski – b. 1959, Garfield Heights, OH; clarinet/tenor sax
• Randy Sandke – b. 1949; trumpet
• Artie Shaw – b. 1910; d. 12/30/2004; clarinet/leader
• Les Spann – b. 1932; d. 1/24/1989; guitar/flute
• Marvin Stamm – b. 1939; trumpet

24 –
• Charlie Antoilini – b.
• Sylvester Ahola – b. 1902; trumpet
• Stan Barker – b. 1926; piano
• Gianni Basso – b. 1931; clarinet
• Max Bennett – b. 1928; bass/composer
• Herbert Cowans – b. 1904; drums
• David Defries – b. 1952; trumpet
• Bob Dylan – b. 1941; Music & Lyrics: Blowin’ In the Wind, I Shall be Released, Gotta Serve Somebody, All Along the Watchtower
• Charles Earland – b. 1941; d. 12/11/1999; organ/piano/keyboards
• Herbie Fields – b. 1919; d. 9/17/1958; alto/soprano/tenor sax/clarinet/vocal
• Vaughan Hawthorne-Nelson – b. 1968; alto and soprano sax/clarinet
• Charles Majeed Greenlee – b. 1927; d. 1/22/1993; trombone
• Marie Marcus – b. 1914; d. 10/10/2003; piano
• Archie Shepp – b. 1937; tenor sax/soprano sax
• Frank Signorelli – b. 1901; d. 12/9/1975; piano/composer; Music: I’ll Never be the Same, A Blues Serenade, Fool That I Am, Stairway to the Stars.
• Jarmo Savolainen – b. 1961; piano/keyboards
• Michael White – b. 1933; violin
• Nikki Yeoh – b. 1973; piano

25 –
• Marshall Allen – b. 1924; alto sax/flute
• Milt Bernhart – b. 1926; d. 1/22/2004; trombone
• Hal David – b. 1921; Lyrics: This Guy’s in Love with You, A House Is Not a Home, The Look of Love, Alfie, Make It Easy on Yourself.
• Gary Foster – b. 1936; alto/tenor/soprano saxes
• George Guesnon – b. 1907; d. 5/5/1968; banjo/vocal
• Jimmy Hamilton – b. 1917; d. 9/20/1994; clarinet/tenor sax
• Kitty Kallen – b. 1922; vocal
• Christof Lauer – b. 1953; tenor sax
• Pepi Lemer – b. 1944; vocal
• Piet Noordijk – b. 1932; alto sax
• Paul Oliver – b. 1927; writer
• Buddy Petit – b. 1897; d. 7/4/1931; trumpet
• Phil Ranelin – b. 1939; trombone
• Bill “Bojangles” Robinson – b. 1878; d. 1949; vocal/dancer
• Wallace Roney – b. 1960; trumpet
• Pha Terrell – b. 1910; d. 10/14/1945; vocal
• Lloyd Trotman – b. 1923; bass

26 –
• Vernon Alley – b. 1915; d. 10/3/2005; bass
• Neil Ardley – b. 1937; d. 2/23/2004; composer
• Harold ‘Shorty’ Baker – b. 1913; d. 11/8/1966; trumpet
• Bess Bonnier – b. 1928; piano
• Russ Carlton – b. 1926; d. 12/21/1975; sax/leader
• Miles Davis – b. 1926; d. 9/28/1991; trumpet/composer/leader
• Gene DiNovi – b. 1928; piano
• Ziggy Elman – b. 1914; d. 6/26/1968; trumpet
• Calvin Jackson – b. 1919; d. 12/9/1985; piano
• Peggy Lee – b. 1920; d. 1/21/2002; vocal/composer/lyricist; Lyrics: Where Can I Go without You, I’m Gonna Go Fishin’, It’s a Good Day, I Don’t Know Enough about You, He’s a Tramp.
• Moondog (Louis Hardin) – b. 1916; d. 9/8/1999; composer/percussion/vocal
• Lee Musiker – b. 1956; piano
• Ady Rosner – b. 1910; d. 8/8/1976; trumpet/trombone/violin/vocal/leader
• Mamie Smith – b. 1883; d. 8/16/1946; vocal
• Lew Tabackin – b. 1940; tenor sax/flute

27 –
• Dee Dee Bridgewater – b. 1950; vocal
• Ralph Carmichael – b. 1927; arranger/conductor
• Earl (Jock) Carruthers – b. 1910; d. 4/5/1971; alto/tenor/baritone sax/clarinet/vocals
• Marc Copland – b. 1948; piano/keyboards/alto sax
• Kenny Dennis – b. 1930; drums
• Diz Disley – b. 1939; guitar
• Teppo Hauta-aho – b. 1941; bass/composer
• Zbigniew Jaremko – b. 1946; tenor sax
• Rufus Jones – b. 1936; d. 4/25/1990; drums
• Ramsey Lewis – b. 1935; piano
• Carlo Morena – b. 1962; piano/composer
• Albert Nicholas – b. 1900; d. 9/3/1973; clarinet/saxophone
• Niels-Henning Orsted Pedersen – b. 1946; d. 4/19/2005; bass
• Harold Rome – b. 1908; d. 10/26/1993; songwriter; Music & Lyrics: All of a Sudden My Heart Sings, Wish You Were Here, Restless Heart.
• Gonzalo Rubalcaba – b. 1963; piano
• Brother John Sellers
• Bud Shank – b. 1926; alto/tenor/baritone sax/flute
• Chester Zardis (“Little Bear”) – b. 1900; d. 8/14/1990; bass/tuba

28 –
• Dave Barbour – b. 1912; d. 12/11/1965; guitar/arranger/composer/leader; Music: What More Can a Woman Do?, It’s a Good Day, I Don’t Know Enough about You, Don’t be So Mean to Baby.
• Joe Burton – b. 1928 – Chicago; piano
• Papa John Creach – b. 1917; d. 2/22/1994; violin, vocal
• Reginald Foresythe – b. 1907; d. 12/23/1958; piano/composer
• Russ Freeman – b. 1926; d. 6/27/2002; piano/composer
• Arthur Herbert – b.1907; drums
• Arthur “Skeets” Herfurt – b. 1911; (d.4/17/1992; alto & tenor sax
• Wojciech Karolak – b. 1930; piano/organ
• Andy Kirk – b. 1898; d. 12/11/1992; baritone & bass sax/leader
• Tommy Ladnier – b. 1900; d. 6/4/1039; trumpet/cornet
• Tricky Lofton – b. 1930; trombone
• Arno Marsh – b. 1928; tenor sax
• Bob Murphy – b. 1945; piano/organ
• Eddie Parker – b. 1959; flute
• Raymond Raubisko – b. 1939; tenor sax
• Claudio Roditi – b. 1946; trumpet
• Cathy Segal-Garcia – b. 1953; vocal
• Janet Seidel – b. 1955; vocals/piano
• Lew Stone – b. 1898; d. 2/13/1969; piano/arranger/leader/bass cello
• Al “Pee Wee” Tinney – b. 1921; d. 12/11/2002; piano
• Art Trappier – b. 1910; d. 5/17/1975; drums

29 –
• Lynne Arriale – b. 1957; piano/leader
• David “Bubba” Brooks – b. 1922; d. 4/11/2002; tenor sax
• Sam Dutry – b. 1909; d. 8/27/1971;clarinet
• John Livingston Eaton – b. 1934; piano/teacher
• Wycliffe Gordon – b. 1967; trombone
• Dick Hafer – b. 1027; tenor sax
• Sean Jones – b. 1978; trumpet
• Erik Lindstrom – b. 1922; bass/vibraphone/piano/composer
• Sandy Mosse – b. 1929; d. 7/1/1983; tenor sax
• Jack Palmer – b. 1900; d. 3/17/1976; trumpet
• Freddie Redd – b. 1928; piano/composer
• Hilton Ruiz – b. 1952; piano
• Thornel Schwartz – b. 1927; d. 12/30/1977; guitar
• Jim Snidero – b. 1958; soprano/alto/tenor sax/flute/clarinet/arranger
• Dick Stabile – b. 1909; d. 9/18/1980; alto and tenor sax/clarinet/leader
• Kenny Washington – b. 1958; drums
• Gene Wright – b. 1923; bass

30 –
• Fernando Arbello – b. 1907; d. 7/26/1970; trombone
• Harry Beckett – b. 1935; trumpet/flugelhorn, 1935
• Ben Bernie – b. 1891; d. 10/20/1943; vocal/leader
• Clora Bryant – b. 1929; trumpet/flugelhorn/vocals
• Ann Hampton Callaway – b. 1959; vocals
• Sidney DeParis – b. 1905; d. 9/13/1967; trumpet
• Pee Wee Erwin – b. 1913; d. 6/20/1901; trumpet
• Joe Gaines – b. 1919; percussion/vocals
• Michael Garrick – b. 1933; piano/organ
• Willie Garnett – b. 1933; alto and tenor sax/leader
• Benny Goodman – b. 1909; d. 6/13/1986; clarinet/leader
• John Gordon – b. 1939; trombone
• Darrell Grant – b. 1962; piano
• Pug Horton – b. 1932; vocal
• Shake Keane – b. 1927; d. 11/10/1997; trumpet
• Alex J. Kramer – b. 1903; d. 2/10/1998; composer
• Dave McKenna – b. 1930; piano
• Armando Peraza – b. 1924; percussion
• Lenny Popkin – b. 1941; alto and tenor sax
• Bobby Sherwood – b. 1911; d. 1/23/1981; guitar/leader
• Pietro Tonolo – b. 1959; tenor & soprano saxes
• Frankie Trumbauer – b. 1901; d. 6/11/1956; C-melody and alto saxes

31 –
• Greg Abate – b. 1947; alto & tenor saxes
• Stan Brenders – b. 1904; d. 6/1/1969; piano/leader
• Duncan Campbell – b. 1926; d. 11/22/1988; trumpet
• Bill Castagnino – b. 1924 – San Francisco; trumpet
• Mario Castronari – b. 1954; bass
• Alan Clare – b. 1921; d. 11/28/1993; piano
• Paulinho DaCosta – b. 1948; percussion
• Marty Ehrlich – b. 1955; reeds/flutes
• Gene Gifford – b. 1908; d. 11/12/1970; arranger/guitar/banjo
• Otto (Toby) Hardwick – b. 1904 – Washington, DC; d. 1970; alto sax
• Louis Hayes – b. 1937; drums
• Albert “Tootie” Heath – b. 1935; drums
• Heinz Hermannsdoerfer – b.1923; trombone
• Red Holloway – b. 1927; alto and tenor sax
• Ivan Krillzarin – b. 1941; percussion
• Billy Mayerl – b. 1902; d. 3/25/1959; piano
• Mark Nightingale (or 5/29) – b. 1967;trombone
• Christian McBride – b. 1972; bass
• Billy Robinson – b. 1939; d. 8/11/2005; tenor sax/composer/leader/educator
• Denis Rose – b. 1922; d. 11/22/1984; piano/trumpet/tenor horn
• Jimmy Shirley – b. 1913; d. 12/3/1989; guitar
• Julian Siegel – b. 1966; reeds/bass/percussion
• Eddie Thompson – b. 1925; d. 11/6/1986; piano