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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, NPPS (Nancy, Pam, Paul, Scot – Dale’s children), Agradecido, Tracking, Vanishing Point
• 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; d. 1/3/2016 – Stuart, FL; 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

24 –
• 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