Jazz A-List


Juhani Aaltonen (1935– )

Eivind Aarset (1961– )

Greg Abate (1947– )

Rez Abbasi (1965– )

Ahmed Abdullah (1947– )

John Abercrombie (1944–2017)

Rabih Abou-Khalil (1957– )

Joshua Abrams

Muhal Richard Abrams (1930–2017)

Idris Ackamoor (1951– )

Beegie Adair (1937– )

George Adams (1940–92)

Cannonball Adderley (1928–75)

Nat Adderley (1931–2000)

Aesop Quartet [1999– ]

Affinity [1993– ]

Konrad Agnas

Air [1971–1986]

Tohru Aizawa

Jason Ajemian

Tetuzi Akiyama (1964– )

Joe Albany (1924–88)

Howard Alden (1958– )

Gabriel Alegria (1970– )

Eric Alexander (1968– )

Hasaan Ibn Ali (1931–80)

Rashied Ali (1935–2009)

Geri Allen (1957–2017)

Harry Allen (1966– )

Henry "Red" Allen (1908–67)

J.D. Allen (1972– )

Marshall Allen (1924– )

Ben Allison (1966– )

Gonçalo Almeida

Barry Altschul (1943– )

Jimmy Amadie (1937–2013)

Rodrigo Amado (1964– )

Amalgam

Gabriel Amargant

Zoh Amba

Scott Amendola (1969– )

Sebastien Ammann (1981– )

Albert Ammons (1907–49)

Gene Ammons (1925–74)

Curtis Amy (1929–2002)

Arild Andersen (1945– )

Cat Anderson (1916–81)

Chris Anderson (1926–2008)

Fred Anderson (1929–2010)

Ray Anderson (1952– )

Reid Anderson (1970– )

The Andrews Sisters

Lotte Anker (1958– )

Florian Arbenz (1975– )

Neil Ardley (1937–2004)

Louis Armstrong (1901–71)

Art Ensemble of Chicago [1966– ]

Ehud Asherie (1979– )

Pablo Aslan

Fred Astaire (1899–1987)

Andrew Atkinson (1982– )

Gilad Atzmon (1963– )

Available Jelly

Jean-Jacques Avenel

Bobby Avey

Franck Avitabile

Omer Avital (1971– )

Albert Ayler (1936–70)

Don Ayler (1942–2007)

Tommy Babin (1973– )

The Bad Plus [2000– ]

BadBadNotGood

Dmitry Baevsky (1976– )

Mildred Bailey (1903–51)

Chet Baker (1929–88)

Duck Baker (1949– )

Ginger Baker (1939–2019)

Jim Baker

Iain Ballamy (1964– )

Ballin' the Jack [1999– ]

Lucian Ban (1969– )

Billy Bang (1947–2011)

Harrison Bankhead

Chris Barber (1930–2021)

Patricia Barber (1956– )

Gato Barbieri (1934–2016)

Andrew Barker

Guy Barker (1957– )

Joey Baron (1955– )

Jorge Lima Barreto (1949– )

Ray Barretto (1929–2006)

Kenny Barron (1943– )

Nik Bärtsch (1971– )

Gary Bartz (1940– )

Count Basie (1904–84)

Conrad Bauer (1943– )

Edwin Bayard

Sidney Bechet (1897–1959)

Gordon Beck (1936–2011)

Bix Beiderbecke (1903–31)

Harry Belafonte (1927– )

Louie Belogenis

Lakecia Benjamin

Dave Bennett (1984– )

Han Bennink (1942– )

Bob Berg (1951–2002)

Borah Bergman (1933–2012)

Jerry Bergonzi (1947– )

Sebastian Bergström

Dick Berk (1939–2014)

David Berkman (1958– )

Josh Berman (1972– )

Will Bernard

Tim Berne (1954– )

Steven Bernstein (1961– )

Ignacio Berroa (1953– )

Chu Berry (1910–41)

Nat Birchall (1957– )

Jeb Bishop (1962– )

Andy Biskin

Raoul Björkenheim (1956– )

Jim Black (1967– )

Black Bombaim

Johnathan Blake (1976– )

Michael Blake (1964– )

Ran Blake (1935– )

Art Blakey (1919–90)

Terence Blanchard (1962– )

Carla Bley (1938– )

Paul Bley (1932–2016)

Jane Ira Bloom (1955– )

The Blueprint Project

Hamiet Bluiett (1940–2018)

Arthur Blythe (1940–2017)

Body Meπa [2020– ]

Benjamin Boone

Mihály Borbély

Pierre Borel

Thomas Borgmann (1955– )

Samantha Boshnack

Boulevard of Broken Dreams

Jean-Paul Bourelly (1960– )

Lester Bowie (1940–99)

Bobby Bradford (1934– )

Ruby Braff (1927–2003)

Jaimie Branch (1983–2022)

Anthony Branker (1958– )

Alan Michael Braufman (1951– )

Anthony Braxton (1945– )

Randy Brecker (1945– )

Kyle Brenders

Willem Breuker (1944–2010)

Matt Brewer (1983– )

Dee Dee Bridgewater (1950– )

Nick Brignola (1936–2002)

Alan Broadbent (1947– )

Owen Broder

Magnus Broo (1965– )

Bob Brookmeyer (1929–2011)

Tina Brooks (1932–74)

Peter Brötzmann (1941– )

Anthony Brown

Clifford Brown (1930–56)

Marion Brown (1931–2010)

Oscar Brown Jr. (1926–2005)

Rob Brown (1962– )

Dave Brubeck (1920–2012)

Bill Bruford (1948– )

Burnt Sugar/The Arkestra Chamber [2001– ]

Dave Burrell (1940– )

Kenny Burrell (1931– )

Abraham Burton (1971– )

Ark "Turk" Burton (1946– )

Mark Buselli

Jaki Byard (1922–99)

Chris Byars (1970– )

Don Byas (1912–72)

Taylor Ho Bynum (1975– )

Don Byron (1958– )

Francesco Cafiso (1989– )

Adam Caine

Uri Caine (1956– )

Cab Calloway (1907–94)

Roy Campbell (1952–2014)

Paul Carlon (1968– )

Doug Carmichael

Hoagy Carmichael (1899–1981)

Judy Carmichael (1957– )

Ralph Carney (1956–2017)

François Carrier (1961– )

Bill Carrothers (1964– )

Ernie Carson (1937–2012)

Benny Carter (1907–2003)

Betty Carter (1930–98)

Daniel Carter (1945– )

James Carter (1969– )

John Carter (1929–91)

Regina Carter (1966– )

Ron Carter (1937– )

Frank Catalano (1972– )

Sid Catlett (1910–51)

Oscar "Papa" Celestin (1884–1953)

Serge Chaloff (1923–57)

Thomas Chapin (1957–98)

Brian Charette (1972– )

Bill Charlap (1966– )

Doc Cheatham (1905–97)

Don Cherry (1936–95)

Cyrus Chestnut (1963– )

Chicago Underground

Jeremiah Chiu

Tom Christensen

Charlie Christian (1916–42)

June Christy (1926–90)

Mino Cinelu (1957– )

Albert Cirera

Sonny Clark (1931–63)

Kenny Clarke (1914–85)

Buck Clayton (1911–91)

Gerald Cleaver (1963– )

Nels Cline (1956– )

Rosemary Clooney (1928–2002)

Todd Clouser (1981– )

Club D'Elf [2000– ]

Clusone Trio [1988– ]

Arnett Cobb (1918–89)

Tony Coe (1934– )

Anat Cohen (1975– )

Avishai Cohen (1970– )

Al Cohn (1925–88)

Bill Cole (1937– )

Cozy Cole (1909–81)

Freddy Cole (1931–2020)

Nat King Cole (1917–65)

George Coleman (1935– )

Ornette Coleman (1930–2015)

Steve Coleman (1956– )

Graham Collier (1937– )

Denis Colin

John Coltrane (1926–67)

Ravi Coltrane (1965– )

The Comedian Harmonists

Eddie Condon (1905–73)

Chris Connor (1929–2009)

Cooper-Moore (1946– )

Marc Copland (1948– )

The Core Trio [2013– ]

Chick Corea (1941–2021)

Cortex

Cosmosamatics [2001– ]

Stanley Cowell (1941–2020)

Neil Cowley (1972– )

Dominique Cravic (1946– )

Marilyn Crispell (1947– )

Sonny Criss (1927–77)

Bing Crosby (1903–77)

Theon Cross

Stephan Crump

Alexis Cuadrado

Curlew [1980– ]

King Curtis (1934–71)

Francesco Cusa

Andrew Cyrille (1939– )

Ted Daniel (1943– )

Lars Danielsson (1958– )

James Dapogny (1940–2019)

Roger Davidson (1952– )

Josephine Davies

Eddie "Lockjaw" Davis (1922–86)

Kris Davis (1980– )

Miles Davis (1926–91)

Wild Bill Davison (1906–90)

Ernest Dawkins (1953– )

Elton Dean (1945–2006)

Blossom Dearie (1926–2009)

Jack DeJohnette (1942– )

Benoît Delbecq (1966– )

De Nazaten

Carlo De Rosa (1970– )

Paul Desmond (1924–77)

Ted Des Plantes

Ramón Díaz

Stefano di Battista (1968– )

Robert Dick (1950– )

Vic Dickenson (1906–84)

Whit Dickey (1954– )

Die Enttäuschung [1996– ]

Jorrit Dijkstra

Mike DiRubbo (1970– )

Bruce Ditmas

Bill Dixon (1925–2010)

Johnny Dodds (1892–1940)

Bill Doggett (1916–96)

Eric Dolphy (1928–64)

Arne Domnérus (1924–2008)

Lou Donaldson (1926– )

Christy Doran (1949– )

Pierre Dørge (1946– )

Kenny Dorham (1924–72)

Bob Dorough (1923–2018)

Tommy Dorsey (1905–56)

Dave Douglas (1963– )

Kaja Draksler (1987– )

Kenny Drew Jr. (1958–2014)

Paquito D'Rivera (1948– )

Billy Drummond (1959– )

Scott DuBois (1978– )

Lajos Dudas (1941– )

Gerd Dudek (1938– )

Ismael Dueñas (1975– )

Paul Dunmall (1953– )

Dominic Duval (1944–2016)

Johnny Dyani (1945–86)

Eastern Rebellion [1975–1995]

Silke Eberhard (1972– )

Teddy Edwards (1924–2003)

Marty Ehrlich (1955– )

Mathias Eick (1979– )

8 Bold Souls [1986– ]

Harris Eisenstadt (1975– )

Either/Orchestra [1986– ]

Roy Eldridge (1911–88)

Eliane Elias (1960– )

Duke Ellington (1899–1974)

Moppa Elliott (1978– )

Don Ellis (1934–78)

Herb Ellis (1921–2010)

Mike Ellis

Liberty Ellman (1971– )

Amir ElSaffar (1977– )

Kahil El'Zabar (1953– )

James Emery (1951– )

Peter Epstein

Espen Eriksen

Booker Ervin (1930–70)

John Escreet (1984– )

Ellery Eskelin (1959– )

Julieta Eugenio

Bill Evans (1929–80)

Gil Evans (1912–88)

Orrin Evans (1976– )

Peter Evans

The Evenfall Quartet

The Evergreen Classic Jazz Band

Jon Faddis (1953– )

Art Farmer (1928–99)

Adrean Farrugia (1974– )

Fast 'N' Bulbous [2005– ]

Kali Z. Fasteau (1947–2020)

Avram Fefer (1965– )

Simon H. Fell (1959–2020)

Maynard Ferguson (1928–2006)

Agustí Fernández (1954– )

Festen

Joe Fiedler (1965– )

Scott Fields (1957– )

Jonathan Finlayson

Fire! [2009– ]

Jörg Fischer (1971– )

Ella Fitzgerald (1917–96)

Tommy Flanagan (1930–2001)

Ingebrigt Håker Flaten (1971– )

Béla Fleck (1958– )

Ben Flocks

Joe Fonda (1954– )

Ricky Ford (1954– )

Adam Forkelid (1979– )

Michael Formanek (1958– )

Manel Fortiá (1984– )

Sonny Fortune (1939–2018)

Frank Foster (1928–2011)

Chad Fowler

Nick Fraser

Free Radicals [1998– ]

Bud Freeman (1906–91)

Chico Freeman (1949– )

Von Freeman (1922–2012)

Erik Friedlander (1960– )

Friends and Neighbors

Bill Frisell (1951– )

Frisque Concordance

Jake Fryer

Satoko Fujii (1958– )

Tomas Fujiwara (1977– )

Joel Futterman (1946– )

Anders Gahnold

Slim Gaillard (1916–90)

Eddie Gale (1941–2020)

Richard Galliano (1950– )

Hal Galper (1938– )

Ganelin Trio [1971–1990]

Garage A Trois [2003– ]

Jan Garbarek (1947– )

Jacob Garchik (1976– )

Judy Garland (1922–69)

Red Garland (1923–84)

Erroll Garner (1926–77)

Kenny Garrett (1960– )

Michael Garrick (1933–2011)

Giorgio Gaslini (1929–2014)

Charles Gayle (1939– )

Herb Geller (1928–2013)

Moncef Genoud (1961– )

Stan Getz (1927–91)

Melvin Gibbs

Michael Gibbs (1937– )

Terry Gibbs (1924– )

John Gill (1954– )

Dizzy Gillespie (1917–93)

Vince Giordano (1952– )

Frode Gjerstad (1948– )

Dave Glasser

Globe Unity Orchestra (1966–86)

Binker Golding

Vinny Golia (1946– )

Benny Golson (1929– )

Dennis González (1954–2022)

Jerry Gonzalez (1949–2018)

Rubén González (1920–2003)

Benny Goodman (1909–86)

Mick Goodrick (1945– )

Dexter Gordon (1923–90)

Simon Goubert (1960– )

Dusko Goykovich (1931– )

Jerry Granelli (1940– )

Frank Gratkowski (1963– )

Milford Graves (1941–2021)

Georg Gräwe (1956– )

Wardell Gray (1921–55)

Gordon Grdina (1977– )

The Great American Music Ensemble

Grant Green (1931–79)

Burton Greene (1937–2021)

Jimmy Greene (1975– )

Al Grey (1925–2000)

Michael Griener (1968– )

Johnny Griffin (1928–2008)

Henry Grimes (1935–2020)

Don Grolnick (1947–96)

Steve Grossman (1951–2020)

Muriel Grossmann

Marty Grosz (1930– )

John Gruntfest

Jostein Gulbrandsen (1976– )

Lars Gullin (1928–76)

Ulrich Gumpert (1945– )

Mats Gustafsson (1964– )

Barry Guy (1947– )

Iro Haarla (1956– )

Charlie Haden (1937–2014)

John Hagen (1950– )

Al Haig (1924–82)

Edmond Hall (1901–67)

Jim Hall (1930–2013)

Rich Halley (1947– )

Mary Halvorson (1980– )

Scott Hamilton (1954– )

Ross Hammond (1977– )

Lionel Hampton (1909–2002)

Herbie Hancock (1940– )

Craig Handy (1963– )

Sir Roland Hanna (1932–2002)

Kip Hanrahan (1937– )

Happy Apple [1997– ]

John Hardee (1918–84)

Roy Hargrove (1970–2018)

Harlem Hamfats [1936–1939]

Billy Harper (1943– )

Tom Harrell (1946– )

Harriet Tubman [1998– ]

Joe Harriott (1928–73)

Craig Harris (1954– )

Eddie Harris (1934–96)

Gene Harris (1933–2000)

Steve Harris (1948–2008)

Nancy Harrow (1930– )

Michael Hashim (1956– )

Hampton Hawes (1928–77)

Alexander Hawkins (1981– )

Coleman Hawkins (1901–69)

Erskine Hawkins (1914–93)

Tubby Hayes (1935–73)

Graham Haynes (1960– )

Phil Haynes (1961– )

Roy Haynes (1925– )

David Hazeltine (1958– )

Jimmy Heath (1926–2020)

Percy Heath (1923–2005)

Bjørn Marius Hegge (1987– )

Duke Heitger (1968– )

Mark Helias (1950– )

Gerry Hemingway (1955– )

Julius Hemphill (1940–95)

Fletcher Henderson (1897–1952)

Joe Henderson (1937–2001)

Ian Hendrickson-Smith

Peter Herborn

Benjamin Herman (1968– )

Woody Herman (1913–87)

Heroes Are Gang Leaders

Fred Hersch (1955– )

Frank Hewitt (1935–2002)

John Hicks (1941–2006)

Eddie Higgins (1932–2009)

High Definition Quartet

Andrew Hill (1931–2007)

Tyrone Hill

Earl Hines (1905–89)

Art Hirahara (1971– )

Jim Hobbs

Art Hodes (1904–93)

Johnny Hodges (1907–70)

Ari Hoenig (1973– )

Jasper Høiby (1977– )

Billie Holiday (1915–59)

Dave Holland (1946– )

John Hollenbeck (1968– )

Richard "Groove" Holmes (1931–91)

Will Holshouser

Holus-Bolus

Honey Ear Trio

William Hooker (1946– )

Hugh Hopper (1945–2009)

Shirley Horn (1934–2005)

Lena Horne (1917–2010)

Noah Howard (1943–2010)

Freddie Hubbard (1938–2008)

Spike Hughes (1908–87)

Helen Humes (1913–81)

Hunger Pangs

Bobby Hutcherson (1941–2016)

Shabaka Hutchings (1984– )

Jason Kao Hwang (1957– )

Dick Hyman (1927– )

Rocco John Iacovone

Susie Ibarra (1970– )

Abdullah Ibrahim (1934– )

Ibrahim Electric [2004– ]

ICP Orchestra [1967– ]

Ideal Bread [2007– ]

Ill Considered

Infinite Spirit Music [1979– ]

Keith Ingham (1942– )

Mikko Innanen (1978– )

Invisible Astro Healing Rhythm Quartet

Inzinzac

Jon Irabagon (1979– )

Irakere [1973– ]

Sherman Irby (1968– )

Christoph Irniger (1979– )

Irreversible Entanglements

Isotope [1974–1976]

Anne Mette Iversen (1972– )

Ethan Iverson (1973– )

Vijay Iyer (1971– )

D.D. Jackson (1967– )

Javon Jackson (1965– )

Milt Jackson (1923–99)

Ronald Shannon Jackson (1940–2013)

Willis Jackson (1932–87)

Illinois Jacquet (1922–2004)

Ahmad Jamal (1930– )

Andrew Jamieson

Guus Janssen (1951– )

Keith Jarrett (1945– )

André Jaume (1940– )

Jazz at the Philharmonic [1944–1983]

The Jazz Passengers [1990– ]

Billy Jenkins (1954– )

John Jenkins (1931–93)

Leroy Jenkins (1932–2007)

Brent Jensen

Ochion Jewell

Malcolm Jiyane (1982– )

Per "Texas" Johansson (1969– )

Budd Johnson

Bunk Johnson (1879–1949)

J.J. Johnson (1924–2001)

James P. Johnson (1894–1955)

Lucien Johnson (1981– )

Marc Johnson (1953– )

Pete Johnson (1904–67)

Russ Johnson

Darren Johnston

Darius Jones

Hank Jones (1918–2010)

Thad Jones (1923–86)

Clifford Jordan (1931–93)

Duke Jordan (1922–2006)

Kidd Jordan (1935– )

Louis Jordan (1908–75)

Sheila Jordan (1928– )

Henry Kaiser (1952– )

Anna Kaluza

The Kandinsky Effect

Noah Kaplan (1984– )

Bobby Kapp

Pandelis Karayorgis (1962– )

Karkhana

Manu Katché (1958– )

Arthur Kell

Roger Kellaway (1939– )

Wynton Kelly (1931–71)

Rodney Kendrick (1960– )

Steve Khan (1947– )

Franklin Kiermyer (1956– )

Frank Kimbrough (1956–2020)

John Kirby (1908–52)

Oleg Kireyev (1964– )

Andy Kirk (1898–1993)

Rahsaan Roland Kirk (1936–77)

Julie Kjaer

Tobias Klein (1967– )

Kirk Knuffke (1980– )

Eero Koivistoinen (1946– )

Krzysztof Komeda (1931–69)

Lee Konitz (1927–2020)

Alex Kontorovich (1980– )

Sarathy Korwar

Peter Kowald (1944–2002)

Kristijan Krajncan

Diana Krall (1964– )

Martin Küchen (1966– )

Joachim Kühn (1944– )

Peter Kuhn

Rolf Kühn (1929– )

Jonas Kullhammar (1978– )

Frank Lacy (1959– )

Steve Lacy (1934–2004)

Mário Laginha (1960– )

Oliver Lake (1944– )

Andrew Lamb (1958– )

Michel Lambert

Adam Lane (1968– )

Pete La Roca (1938–2012)

Last Exit [1986–1994]

Yusef Lateef (1920–2013)

Matt Lavelle (1970– )

Andy LaVerne (1958– )

John Law

Azar Lawrence (1952– )

The Leaders [1985–1988]

Jerry Leake

Julia Lee (1902–58)

Peggy Lee (1963– )

Peggy Lee (1920–2002)

Michel Legrand (1932–2019)

Steve Lehman (1978– )

Urs Leimgruber (1952– )

José Lencastre

Lou Levy (1928–2001)

George Lewis (1900–68)

George Lewis (1952– )

Greg Lewis

James Brandon Lewis (1983– )

John Lewis (1920–2001)

David Liebman (1946– )

Chris Lightcap (1971– )

Kirk Lightsey (1937– )

Christian Lillinger (1984– )

Lim

John Lindberg (1959– )

Jon Lipscomb

Lisbon Freedom Unit [LFU]

Booker Little (1938–61)

Living by Lanterns

Charles Lloyd (1938– )

Jon Lloyd (1958– )

Joe Locke (1959– )

Mark Lomax (1979– )

Fred Lonberg-Holm (1962– )

Julie London (1926–2000)

Luís Lopes

Russ Lossing (1960– )

Louisiana Repertory Jazz Ensemble [1982– ]

The Lounge Lizards [1981– ]

Joe Lovano (1952– )

Allen Lowe (1954– )

Frank Lowe (1943–2003)

Gene Ludwig (1937– )

Jimmie Lunceford (1902–47)

Jon Lundbom

John Lurie (1952– )

Lyambiko [2002– ]

Brian Lynch (1956– )

Jimmy Lyons (1931–86)

Humphrey Lyttelton (1921–2008)

Harold Mabern (1936–2019)

Machito (1912–84)

Rudresh Mahanthappa (1971– )

Mahavishnu Orchestra [1971–1976]

Adam Makowicz (1940– )

Tony Malaby (1964– )

Raphe Malik (1948–2006)

Rafi Malkiel (1972– )

Junior Mance (1928–2020)

Albert Mangelsdorff (1928–2005)

Shelly Manne (1920–84)

Jacám Manricks

Michael Mantler (1943– )

Guido Manusardi (1935– )

Michael Marcus (1952– )

Rick Margitza (1963– )

Charlie Mariano (1923–2009)

Branford Marsalis (1960– )

Wynton Marsalis (1961– )

Warne Marsh (1927–87)

Billy Martin (1963– )

Dean Martin (1917–95)

Hugh Masekela (1939–2018)

Sabir Mateen (1951– )

Jørgen Mathisen

Pat Matshikiza (1938–2014)

Koichi Matsukaze (1948– )

Bennie Maupin (1940– )

Wojciech Mazolewski (1976– )

Rob Mazurek (1966– )

Jim McAuley (1946– )

Christian McBride (1972– )

Nate McBride

Alexander McCabe

Les McCann (1935– )

Ernest McCarty Jr.

Donny McCaslin (1966– )

Makaya McCraven (1983– )

Peter McEachern

The Gary McFarland Legacy Ensemble

Howard McGhee (1918–87)

Chris McGregor (1936–90)

McKinney's Cotton Pickers (1928–30)

John McLaughlin (1942– )

Jackie McLean (1932–2006)

Terrence McManus

Jim McNeely (1949– )

Michael McNeill (1982– )

Marian McPartland (1918–2013)

Joe McPhee (1939– )

Charles McPherson (1939– )

Carmen McRae (1922–94)

Jay McShann (1916–2006)

Medeski, Martin and Wood [1992– ]

Hermon Mehari

Brad Mehldau (1970– )

Francisco Mela (1968– )

Myra Melford (1957– )

Misha Mengelberg (1935–2017)

Manuel Mengis (1972– )

Helen Merrill (1930– )

Pat Metheny (1954– )

Szilárd Mezei (1974– )

Lisa Mezzacappa

The Microscopic Septet (1981–90)

Joakim Milder (1965– )

Allison Miller

Harry Miller (1941–83)

Charles Mingus (1922–79)

Mingus Dynasty / Big Band Charlie Mingus [1982– ]

Blue Mitchell (1930–79)

Nicole Mitchell (1967– )

Roscoe Mitchell (1940– )

Yoko Miwa (1970– )

Hank Mobley (1930–86)

Modern Jazz Quartet [1952–1993]

Modern Jazz Quintet Karlsruhe [1968–1973]

Billy Mohler (1975– )

Louis Moholo (1940– )

Nils Petter Molvaer (1960– )

Ravish Momin

Thelonious Monk (1917–82)

J.R. Monterose (1927–93)

Wes Montgomery (1925–68)

Tom Moon

Jemeel Moondoc (1946–2021)

Michael Moore (1954– )

Ralph Moore (1956– )

Jason Moran (1975– )

Frank Morgan (1933–2007)

Lee Morgan (1938–72)

Jonathan Moritz (1977– )

Joe Morris (1955– )

Lawrence Butch Morris (1947–2013)

Barbara Morrison (1952– )

Chris Morrissey (1980– )

Jelly Roll Morton (1890–1941)

Moskus [2005– ]

Mostly Other People Do the Killing [2006– ]

Bennie Moten (1894–1935)

Paul Motian (1931–2011)

Mujician [1990– ]

Gerry Mulligan (1927–96)

Bryan Murray

David Murray (1955– )

Sunny Murray (1936–2017)

Michael Musillami (1953– )

Wolfgang Muthspiel (1965– )

Amina Claudine Myers (1943– )

Mylab

Simon Nabatov (1959– )

Quinsin Nachoff (1973– )

Nacka Forum

Max Nagl (1960– )

Tatsuya Nakatani

Zbigniew Namyslowski (1939– )

Dag Magnus Narvesen (1983– )

Ted Nash (1959– )

Zaid Nasser

Roy Nathanson (1951– )

Fats Navarro (1923–50)

Abdoulaye N'Diaye

Buell Neidlinger (1936–2018)

Oliver Nelson (1932–75)

Scott Neumann

Keir Neuringer

New Orleans Rhythm Kings (1922–25)

The New Jazz Wizards

New York Art Quartet (1964– )

Joe Newman (1922–92)

Sam Newsome (1965– )

Albert Nicholas (1900–71)

Herbie Nichols (1919–63)

Keith Nichols (1945– )

Red Nichols (1905–65)

The Herbie Nichols Project [1995– ]

Gard Nilssen (1983– )

Paal Nilssen-Love (1974– )

Anders Nilsson (1974– )

Hilary Noble

Fredrik Nordström (1974– )

Walter Norris (1931–2011)

Eva Novoa

Larry Ochs (1949– )

Adam O'Farrill (1994– )

John O'Gallagher (1964– )

Michiko Ogawa

Linda May Han Oh

Miles Okazaki (1974– )

Old Time Musketry

Marcin Oles (1973– )

King Oliver (1885–1939)

On the Levee Jazz Band

One More

Eivind Opsvik (1973– )

Oregon [1970– ]

Niels-Henning Ørsted-Pedersen (1946–2005)

Anthony Ortega (1928–2022)

Aruán Ortiz (1973– )

Kid Ory (1886–1973)

Mike Osborne (1941–2007)

Greg Osby (1960– )

Kresten Osgood (1976– )

OZO

Pago Libre

Jason Palmer (1979– )

Jeff Palmer (1951– )

Eddie Palmieri (1936– )

Tony Parenti (1900–72)

Paris Washboard [1988– ]

Charlie Parker (1920–55)

Evan Parker (1944– )

Jeff Parker (1967– )

Leon Parker (1965– )

Maceo Parker (1943– )

Matt Parker (1979– )

William Parker (1952– )

Horace Parlan (1931–2017)

Big John Patton (1935–2002)

Les Paul (1915–2009)

Hanna Paulsberg (1987– )

Jessica Pavone

Mario Pavone (1940–2021)

Annette Peacock (1941– )

Gary Peacock (1935–2020)

Art Pepper (1925–82)

Ivo Perelman (1961– )

Ben Perowsky (1966– )

Houston Person (1934– )

Marvin "Hannibal" Peterson (1948– )

Oscar Peterson (1925–2007)

Ernst-Ludwig Petrowsky (1933– )

Michel Petrucciani (1962–99)

Oscar Pettiford (1922–60)

Barre Phillips (1934– )

Dan Phillips

Enrico Pieranunzi (1949– )

Adam Pieronczyk (1970– )

Rodrigo Pinheiro (1973– )

Alberto Pinton (1962– )

Steve Pistorius

Chris Pitsiokos (1990– )

Bucky Pizzarelli (1926–2020)

Odean Pope (1938– )

Michel Portal (1935– )

Chris Potter (1971– )

Bud Powell (1924–66)

Mel Powell (1923–98)

Chano Pozo (1915–48)

Tom Prehn (1940– )

Noah Preminger (1986– )

Bobby Previte (1957– )

Julian Priester (1935– )

Louis Prima (1911–78)

Tito Puente (1923–2000)

Dudu Pukwana (1938–90)

Don Pullen (1944–95)

The Pyramids

Ike Quebec (1918–63)

Alvin Queen (1950– )

Bruno Råberg

Radio I-Ching [1997– ]

Tom Rainey (1957– )

Phil Ranelin (1939– )

Doug Raney (1957– )

Enrico Rava (1943– )

Javier Red

Freddie Redd (1927–2021)

Dewey Redman (1931–2006)

Don Redman (1900–64)

Joshua Redman (1969– )

Dizzy Reece (1931– )

Mike Reed (1974– )

Della Reese (1931–2017)

Dianne Reeves (1956– )

Reut Regev

Hans Reichel (1949–2011)

Steve Reid (1944–2010)

Tomeka Reid (1977– )

Christian Reim (1945– )

Django Reinhardt (1910–53)

Dave Rempis (1975– )

Eric Revis (1967– )

Revolutionary Ensemble [1971–1977]

Revolutionary Snake Ensemble

Bob Reynolds

Marc Ribot (1954– )

Logan Richardson (1980– )

Ben Riley (1933–2017)

Howard Riley (1943– )

Eve Risser (1982– )

Claire Ritter (1952– )

Sam Rivers (1923–2011)

Max Roach (1924–2007)

Jason Robinson (1975– )

Perry Robinson (1938–2018)

Scott Robinson (1959– )

Spike Robinson (1930–2001)

Bob Rockwell (1945– )

Roberto Juan Rodriguez

Kalí Rodríguez-Peña

Ari Roland (1972– )

Sonny Rollins (1930– )

Rent Romus (1968– )

Roots Magic

Daniel Rosenboom (1982– )

Ted Rosenthal (1959– )

Renee Rosnes (1962– )

Ned Rothenberg (1956– )

Charlie Rouse (1924–88)

ROVA Saxophone Quartet [1977– ]

Jimmy Rowles (1918–96)

Gonzalo Rubalcaba (1963– )

Roswell Rudd (1935–2017)

Hilton Ruiz (1952–2006)

Howard Rumsey (1917–2015)

Jimmy Rushing (1903–72)

George Russell (1923–2009)

Luis Russell (1902–63)

Pee Wee Russell (1906–69)

Ray Russell (1947– )

Paul Rutherford (1940–2007)

Harvie S (1948– )

Jacob Sacks (1977– )

Jamie Saft

Samo Salamon (1978– )

Felipe Salles

Dino Saluzzi (1935– )

David Sanborn (1945– )

Angelica Sanchez (1972– )

David Sanchez (1968– )

Marta Sánchez

Pharoah Sanders (1940– )

Randy Sandke (1949– )

Idan Santhaus

Vittor Santos

São Paulo Underground [2006– ]

Heikki Sarmanto (1939– )

Bernardo Sassetti (1970–2012)

Masahiko Satoh (1941– )

Dana Saul

Jenny Scheinman (1979– )

Ignaz Schick (1972– )

Alexander von Schlippenbach (1938– )

Irène Schweizer (1941– )

Louis Sclavis (1953– )

John Scofield (1951– )

Shirley Scott (1934–2002)

Stephen Scott (1969– )

Tony Scott (1921–2007)

Brian Settles

Dave Sewelson (1952– )

Bud Shank (1926–2009)

Paul Shapiro

Steve Shapiro (1963– )

Sonny Sharrock (1940–94)

Artie Shaw (1910–2004)

Woody Shaw (1944–89)

Brad Shepik (1966– )

Archie Shepp (1937– )

Andy Sheppard (1957– )

John Sheridan (1946– )

Ibrahim Khalil Shihab (1946– )

Mark Shim (1973– )

Matthew Shipp (1960– )

Paula Shocron (1980– )

Wayne Shorter (1933– )

Ayanda Sikade (1981– )

Horace Silver (1928–2014)

Sonny Simmons (1933–2021)

Nina Simone (1933–2003)

Zoot Sims (1925–85)

Frank Sinatra (1915–2003)

Hal Singer (1919–2020)

Josh Sinton (1971– )

Sirone (1940–2009)

Ted Sirota (1969– )

Sergi Sirvent

Tom Skinner

Ches Smith

Jabbo Smith (1908–90)

Jimmy Smith (1925–2005)

Stuff Smith (1909–67)

Tommy Smith (1967– )

Wadada Leo Smith (1941– )

Walter Smith III (1980– )

Willie "The Lion" Smith (1895–1973)

Paul Smoker (1941–2016)

Rebecca Sneddon

Jim Snidero (1958– )

Lisa Sokolov (1954– )

Günter "Baby" Sommer (1943– )

Sonar

Sonic Liberation Front [2000– ]

Sons of Kemet [2013– ]

Soprano Summit [1973–2001]

Tyshawn Sorey (1980– )

Harvey Sorgen (1957– )

Omar Sosa (1965– )

Sounds of Liberation [1972– ]

Muggsy Spanier (1906–67)

Chris Speed (1967– )

Martin Speicher

Gust Spenos

Terell Stafford (1966– )

Mary Stallings (1939– )

Tomasz Stanko (1942–2018)

Kay Starr (1922–2016)

Jason Stein (1976– )

Bobo Stenson (1944– )

Leni Stern (1952– )

Colin Stetson

Luke Stewart

Rex Stewart (1907–67)

Joan Stiles

Sonny Stitt (1924–82)

Nobu Stowe

Billy Strayhorn (1915–67)

Marcus Strickland (1979– )

String Trio of New York [1979– ]

Dave Stryker (1957– )

Juma Sultan (1942– )

Kevin Sun (1991– )

Sun Ra (1914–93)

John Surman (1944– )

Norbert Susemihl (1956– )

Ralph Sutton (1922–2001)

Tierney Sutton (1963– )

Svenska Kaputt

Esbjörn Svensson (1964–2008)

Steve Swell (1954– )

Ben Syversen (1983– )

Booker T. Trio

Lew Tabackin (1940– )

Tani Tabbal (1954– )

Craig Taborn (1970– )

Mototeru Takagi (1941–2002)

Aki Takase (1948– )

Natsuki Tamura (1951– )

Horace Tapscott (1934–99)

Buddy Tate (1913–2001)

Art Tatum (1909–56)

Cecil Taylor (1929–2018)

Chad Taylor (1973– )

Martin Taylor (1956– )

John Tchicai (1936–2012)

Jack Teagarden (1905–64)

Makoto Terashita

Yosvany Terry [Cabrera] (1972– )

Clark Terry (1920–2015)

Henri Texier (1945– )

Stephan Thelen (1959– )

The Thing [2000– ]

Katie Thiroux

Pat Thomas (1960– )

René Thomas (1927–75)

Hedvig Mollestad Thomassen (1982– )

Butch Thompson (1943– )

Danny Thompson (1939– )

Lucky Thompson (1924–2005)

Clifford Thornton (1936–89)

Henry Threadgill (1944– )

Three of a Kind [1994– ]

Bobby Timmons (1935–74)

Tin Hat [1999– ]

TOC [2009– ]

Charles Tolliver (1942– )

Mel Tormé (1925–99)

David Torn (1953– )

Gian Tornatore

Total Music Association [1971–1988]

Stan Tracey (1926–2013)

The Trio [1970– ]

Trio Heinz Herbert

Trio Xolo

Triot

Lennie Tristano Centennial Quartet

Lenny Tristano (1919–78)

Trondheim Jazz Orchestra [2005– ]

Gianluigi Trovesi (1944– )

Ryan Truesdell

Assif Tsahar (1969– )

Mark Turner (1965– )

Steve Turre (1948– )

Stanley Turrentine (1934–2000)

Chris Tyle

Tess Tyler

McCoy Tyner (1938–2020)

Gebhard Ullmann (1957– )

James Blood Ulmer (1942– )

Unscientific Italians

Massimo Urbani (1957–93)

Allan Vaché (1953– )

Warren Vaché (1951– )

Bebo Valdés (1918–2013)

Chucho Valdés (1941– )

Kid Thomas Valentine (1896–1987)

Ken Vandermark (1964– )

Peter Van Huffel (1978– )

Albert Van Veenendaal (1956– )

Tom Varner (1957– )

Vector Families

Velkro

Joe Venuti (1903–78)

Marlene VerPlanck (1933–2018)

Edward Vesala (1945–99)

Luís Vicente

Fay Victor (1965– )

Vienna Art Orchestra [1980– ]

Frank Vignola (1965– )

David Virelles (1983– )

Miroslav Vitous (1947– )

Roseanna Vitro (1951– )

Rob Wagner

Nasheet Waits

Ulf Wakenius (1958– )

Mike Walbridge (1937– )

Devin Brahja Waldman

Mal Waldron (1926–2002)

Mat Walerian

Bennie Wallace (1946– )

Fats Waller (1904–43)

Per Henrik Wallin (1946– )

Christian Wallumrød (1971– )

Jack Walrath (1946– )

Cedar Walton (1934–2013)

Greg Ward (1982– )

David S. Ware (1949–2012)

Wilbur Ware (1923–79)

Tim Warfield (1965– )

Warsaw Stompers [1965– ]

Dinah Washington (1924–63)

Grover Washington Jr. (1943–99)

Marcin Wasilewski (1975– )

Ethel Waters (1896–1977)

Bobby Watson (1953– )

Leo Watson (1898–1950)

Ernie Watts (1945– )

Trevor Watts (1939– )

Chick Webb (1909–39)

Ben Webster (1909–73)

Walt Weiskopf (1959– )

David Weiss (1964– )

Ezra Weiss (1979– )

Mort Weiss (1935– )

Frank Wess (1922–2013)

Bugge Wesseltoft (1964– )

Mike Westbrook (1936– )

Randy Weston (1926–2018)

Kenny Wheeler (1930–2014)

Mark Whitecage (1937–2021)

Bob Wilber (1928–2019)

Joe Wilder (1922–2014)

Barney Wilen (1937–96)

Ernie Wilkins (1922–99)

Immanuel Wilkins

Bert Williams (1874–1922)

Clarence Williams (1893–1965)

Jessica Williams (1948– )

Mars Williams

Mary Lou Williams (1910–81)

Tom Williams (1962– )

Tony Williams (1945–97)

Hal Willner (1956–2020)

Cassandra Wilson (1955– )

Gerald Wilson (1918–2014)

Matt Wilson (1964– )

Teddy Wilson (1912–86)

Francis Wong

Nate Wooley (1974– )

Reggie Workman (1937– )

World Saxophone Quartet [1977–2006]

Frank Wright (1935–90)

XY Quartet

Eri Yamamoto

Yerba Buena Stompers [2001– ]

Larry Young (1940–79)

Lester Young (1909–59)

Peter Zak (1965– )

Per Zanussi

Flavio Zanuttini

Z-Country Paradise

The Zebra Street Band

Miguel Zenón (1977– )

Michael Zerang (1958– )

Torbjörn Zetterberg (1976– )

Omri Ziegele (1959– )

Waclaw Zimpel (1983– )

Carlos Zingaro [Alves] (1948– )

James Zollar

John Zorn (1954– )

Zu [1999– ]

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