Jazz (1960–70s) (Reference)

The reference list includes records that have been obtained and/or rated (in blue) as well as many other records that have been recommended from various sources.


Juhani Aaltonen (1935– )

Ahmed Abdullah (1947– )

Kaoru Abe (1948–78)

John Abercrombie (1944–2017)

Muhal Richard Abrams (1930–2017)

George Adams (1940–92)

Air [1971–1986]

Tohru Aizawa

Toshiko Akiyoshi (1929– )

Monty Alexander (1944– )

Rashied Ali (1935–2009)

Jan Allan (1934– )

Barry Altschul (1943– )

Amalgam

Franco Ambrosetti (1941– )

AMM [1965– ]

Curtis Amy (1929–2002)

Arild Andersen (1945– )

Chris Anderson (1926–2008)

Fred Anderson (1929–2010)

Ray Anderson (1952– )

Charly Antolini (1937– )

Art Ensemble of Chicago [1966– ]

Albert Ayler (1936–70)

Azimuth [1977– ]

Back Door

Derek Bailey (1932–2005)

Duck Baker (1949– )

Gabe Baltazar (1929– )

Billy Bang (1947–2011)

Gato Barbieri (1934–2016)

George Barnes (1921–77)

Bill Barron (1927–89)

Kenny Barron (1943– )

Gary Bartz (1940– )

Conrad Bauer (1943– )

Gordon Beck (1936–2011)

Joe Beck (1945–2008)

Harry Beckett (1935–2010)

Richie Beirach (1947– )

Marcus Belgrave (1936–2015)

Han Bennink (1942– )

Steve Beresford (1950– )

Karl Berger (1935– )

Borah Bergman (1933–2012)

Tim Berne (1954– )

Bill Berry (1930–2002)

Gene Bertoncini (1937– )

Big Black (1934– )

Travis Biggs

Walter Bishop Jr. (1927–98)

Black Artists Group

Lou Blackburn (1922–90)

Black Eagle Jazz Band

Ran Blake (1935– )

Carla Bley (1938– )

Hamiet Bluiett (1940–2018)

Arthur Blythe (1940–2017)

Phil Bodner (1917–2008)

Joe Bonner (1948–2014)

Joseph Bowie (1953– )

Lester Bowie (1940–99)

Charles Brackeen (1940– )

Joanne Brackeen (1938– )

Bobby Bradford (1934– )

Alan Michael Braufman (1951– )

Anthony Braxton (1945– )

Lenny Breau (1941–84)

Randy Brecker (1945– )

Willem Breuker (1944–2010)

Nick Brignola (1936–2002)

Alan Broadbent (1947– )

Roy Brooks (1938–2005)

Brother Ah (1934– )

Peter Brötzmann (1941– )

Marion Brown (1931–2010)

Bill Bruford (1948– )

Paul Bryant (1933–2009)

Rusty Bryant (1929–91)

John Bunch (1921–2010)

Dave Burrell (1940– )

Gary Burton (1943– )

Jaki Byard (1922–99)

George Cables (1944– )

Hadley Caliman (1932–2010)

Frank Capp (1931– )

Rüdiger Carl (1944– )

Larry Carlton (1948– )

Ian Carr (1933–2009)

Baikida Carroll (1947– )

Ernie Carson (1937–2012)

John Carter (1929–91)

Ron Carter (1937– )

Michael Carvin (1944– )

Catalyst [1972–1975]

Philip Catherine (1942– )

André Ceccarelli (1946– )

Andrea Centazzo (1948– )

Joe Chambers (1942– )

Jim Chappell (1955– )

Don Cherry (1936–95)

Jon Christensen (1943–2020)

Pete Christlieb (1945– )

Günter Christmann (1942– )

Stanley Clarke (1951– )

Billy Cobham (1944– )

Tony Coe (1934– )

Kelan Philip Cohran (1927– )

Mark Colby (1949– )

Richie Cole (1948–2020)

George Coleman (1935– )

Johnny Coles (1926–97)

Graham Collier (1937– )

Alice Coltrane (1937–2007)

Company [1977–1991]

Bill Connors (1949– )

The Contemporary Jazz Quintet [1966–1967]

Junior Cook (1934–92)

Jerome Cooper (1946–2015)

Cooper-Moore (1946– )

Chick Corea (1941– )

Larry Coryell (1943–2017)

Jacques Coursil (1938– )

Stanley Cowell (1941– )

Kenny Cox (1940–2008)

Lol Coxhill (1932–2012)

Hank Crawford (1934–2009)

Connie Crothers (1941–2016)

Ronnie Cuber (1941– )

Jim Cullum [Jr.] (1941– )

Ted Curson (1935–2012)

Leo Cuypers (1947– )

Andrew Cyrille (1939– )

Ted Daniel (1943– )

Eddie Daniels (1941– )

Harold Danko (1947– )

Wolfgang Dauner (1935–2020)

Kenny Davern (1935–2006)

Anthony Davis (1951– )

Charles Davis (1933– )

Nathan Davis (1937–2018)

Elton Dean (1945–2006)

Barrett Deems (1913–98)

Jack DeJohnette (1942– )

Walt Dickerson (1931–2008)

Al Di Meola (1954– )

Danny D'Imperio (1945– )

Bill Dixon (1925–2010)

Klaus Doldinger (1936– )

Eric Dolphy (1928–64)

Pierre Dørge (1946– )

Lajos Dudas (1941– )

Gerd Dudek (1938– )

Johnny Dyani (1945–86)

Charles Earland (1941–99)

Eastern Rebellion [1975–1995]

Don Ellis (1934–78)

Emergency

Booker Ervin (1930–70)

Christian Escoudé (1947– )

Extra Ball

Jon Faddis (1953– )

Joe Farrell (1937–86)

Kali Z. Fasteau (1947– )

Malachi Favors (1927–2004)

Pierre Favre (1937– )

Bobby Few (1935– )

Mongezi Feza (1945–75)

Svein Finnerud (1945–2000)

Clare Fischer (1928–2012)

Ricky Ford (1954– )

Bruce Forman (1956– )

Sonny Fortune (1939–2018)

Gary Foster (1936– )

Henry Franklin (1940– )

Free Jazz Group Wiesbaden [1969–1971]

Chico Freeman (1949– )

George Freeman (1927– )

Von Freeman (1922–2012)

Don Friedman (1935–2016)

David Friesen (1942– )

Eddie Gale (1941–2020)

Jim Galloway (1936–2014)

Hal Galper (1938– )

Ganelin Trio [1971–1990]

Jan Garbarek (1947– )

Linton Garner (1915–2003)

Carlos Garnett (1938– )

Donald Rafael Garrett (1932–89)

Michael Garrick (1933–2011)

Giorgio Gaslini (1929–2014)

Gateway [1975– ]

Michael Gibbs (1937– )

Jef Gilson (1926–2012)

Egberto Gismonti (1947– )

Globe Unity Orchestra (1966–86)

Vinny Golia (1946– )

Eddie Gomez (1944– )

Mick Goodrick (1945– )

Bobby Gordon (1941– )

Dusko Goykovich (1931– )

Joanne Grauer

Milford Graves (1941– )

Georg Gräwe (1956– )

The Great Jazz Trio [1976– ]

Bunky Green (1935– )

Grant Green (1931–79)

Bob Greene (1922–2013)

Burton Greene (1937– )

Guillermo Gregorio (1941– )

Al Grey (1925–2000)

Henry Grimes (1935–2020)

Steve Grossman (1951–2020)

George Gruntz (1932–2013)

Dave Grusin (1934– )

Onaje Allan Gumbs (1949–2020)

Ulrich Gumpert (1945– )

Charlie Haden (1937–2014)

Hagaw [1967– ]

Bob Haggart (1914–98)

Bengt Hallberg (1932–2013)

Scott Hamilton (1954– )

Jan Hammer (1948– )

Gunter Hampel (1937– )

Slide Hampton (1932– )

Herbie Hancock (1940– )

Captain John Handy (1900–71)

Jake Hanna (1931–2010)

Sir Roland Hanna (1932–2002)

Staffan Harde

Billy Harper (1943– )

Barry Harris (1929– )

Beaver Harris (1936–91)

Eddie Harris (1934–96)

Billy Hart (1940– )

Mark Harvey

Louis Hayes (1937– )

Keith Hazevoet

The Headhunters

Albert "Tootie" Heath (1935– )

The Heath Brothers [1976– ]

Jerry Heldman (1937–2013)

Gerry Hemingway (1955– )

Julius Hemphill (1940–95)

Eddie Henderson (1940– )

Joe Henderson (1937–2001)

Wayne Henderson

John Hicks (1941–2006)

Billy Higgins (1936–2001)

High Society

Andrew Hill (1931–2007)

Buck Hill (1927–2017)

Jay Hoggard (1954– )

Dave Holland (1946– )

Red Holloway (1927–2012)

Richard "Groove" Holmes (1931–91)

Tristan Honsinger (1949– )

William Hooker (1946– )

Hugh Hopper (1945–2009)

Noah Howard (1943–2010)

Norman Howard (1944– )

Michael Howell

Freddie Hubbard (1938–2008)

Paul Hubweber (1954– )

Daniel Humair (1938– )

Bobby Hutcherson (1941–2016)

Dick Hyman (1927– )

Abdullah Ibrahim (1934– )

ICP Orchestra [1967– ]

Infinite Spirit Music [1979– ]

Keith Ingham (1942– )

Isotope [1974–1976]

Bobby Jackson

Fred Jackson (1929– )

Michael Gregory Jackson (1953– )

Joseph Jarman (1937–2019)

Keith Jarrett (1945– )

André Jaume (1940– )

Jazz Band Ball Orchestra [1966– ]

Jazz Composers Orchestra

Leroy Jenkins (1932–2007)

Jan Johansson (1931–68)

Boogaloo Joe Jones (1940– )

Elvin Jones (1927–2004)

Theo Jörgensmann (1948– )

Vic Juris (1953–2019)

Roger Kellaway (1939– )

Steve Khan (1947– )

Masabumi Kikuchi (1939–2015)

Eric Kloss (1949– )

Jimmy Knepper (1927–2003)

Franz Koglmann (1946– )

Eero Koivistoinen (1946– )

Toshinori Kondo (1948–2020)

Mieczyslaw Kosz (1944–73)

Peter Kowald (1944–2002)

Ernie Krivda (1945– )

Joachim Kühn (1944– )

Peter Kuhn

Steve Kuhn (1938– )

Andrzej Kurylewicz (1932–2007)

Pat LaBarbera (1944– )

Scott LaFaro (1936–61)

Guy Lafitte (1927–98)

Oliver Lake (1944– )

Byard Lancaster (1942–2012)

Art Lande (1947– )

Pete La Roca (1938–2012)

Prince Lasha (1929–2008)

Christof Lauer (1953– )

Azar Lawrence (1952– )

Carmen Leggio (1927–2009)

Urs Leimgruber (1952– )

Peter Lemer (1942– )

Mark Levine (1938– )

George Lewis (1952– )

Mel Lewis (1929–90)

David Liebman (1946– )

Ove Lind (1926–91)

Nils Lindberg (1933– )

Selwyn Lissack

Charles Lloyd (1938– )

Giuseppi Logan (1935–2020)

London Improvisers Orchestra

London Jazz Composers Orchestra (1970– )

Mike Longo (1939–2020)

Eddy Louiss (1941– )

Love Cry Want

Paul Lovens (1949– )

Frank Lowe (1943–2003)

Gene Ludwig (1937– )

Jimmy Lyons (1931–86)

Paul Lytton (1947– )

Harold Mabern (1936–2019)

Pete Magadini (1942– )

Mahavishnu Orchestra [1971–1976]

Mike Mainieri (1938– )

Henryk Majewski (1936–2005)

Joe Maneri (1927–2009)

Albert Mangelsdorff (1928–2005)

Emil Mangelsdorff (1925– )

Ray Mantilla (1934–2020)

Michael Mantler (1943– )

Chuck Marohnic

Ellis Marsalis (1934–2020)

Pat Martino (1944– )

Mat Marucci (1945– )

Hugh Masekela (1939–2018)

Cal Massey (1928–72)

Bennie Maupin (1940– )

Mieczyslaw Mazur (1943– )

Guerino Mazzola (1947– )

Cecil McBee (1935– )

Paul McCandless (1947– )

Ron McClure (1941– )

Rob McConnell (1935– )

Stephen McCraven (1954– )

Jack McDuff (1926–2001)

Gary McFarland (1933–71)

Chris McGregor (1936–90)

Jimmy McGriff (1936–2008)

Kalaparush Maurice McIntyre (1936–2013)

Ken McIntyre (1931–2001)

Dave McKenna (1930–2008)

John McLaughlin (1942– )

Jim McNeely (1949– )

John McNeil (1948– )

Lloyd McNeill (1935– )

Joe McPhee (1939– )

Charles McPherson (1939– )

Memphis Nighthawks

Misha Mengelberg (1935– )

Don Menza (1936– )

Pat Metheny (1954– )

Pierre Michelot (1928–2005)

Jerzy Milian (1935–2018)

Harry Miller (1941–83)

Lloyd Miller (1938– )

Steve Miller [piano] (1943–98)

Dom Minasi (1943– )

Billy Mitchell (1926–2001)

Roscoe Mitchell (1940– )

Modern Jazz Quintet Karlsruhe [1968–1973]

Louis Moholo (1940– )

Grachan Moncur III (1937– )

Tete Montoliu (1933–97)

Jemeel Moondoc (1951– )

Takeo Moriyama (1945– )

Dick Morrissey (1940–2000)

Sal Mosca (1927–2007)

Rakalam Bob Moses (1948– )

Danny Moss (1927–2008)

Paul Motian (1931–2011)

Alphonse Mouzon (1948– )

Bob Mover (1952– )

Idris Muhammad (1939–2014)

Tisziji Muñoz (1946– )

David Murray (1955– )

Sunny Murray (1936–2017)

Music Improvisation Company

Zbigniew Namyslowski (1939– )

Bobby Naughton (1944– )

Buell Neidlinger (1936–2018)

New York Art Quartet (1964– )

Sal Nistico (1948–91)

Walter Norris (1931–2011)

Larry Novak (1933– )

Bill O'Connell (1953– )

Shunzo Ohno (1949– )

Itaru Oki (1941–2020)

Old and New Dreams [1979–1987]

Oregon [1970– ]

Niels-Henning Ørsted-Pedersen (1946–2005)

Mike Osborne (1941–2007)

Ovary Lodge

Jimmy Owens (1943– )

Tony Oxley (1938– )

Evan Parker (1944– )

William Parker (1952– )

Horace Parlan (1931–2017)

Pasadena Roof Orchestra

Joe Pass (1929–94)

Jaco Pastorius (1951–87)

Don Patterson (1936–88)

Big John Patton (1935–2002)

Gary Peacock (1935–2020)

Duke Pearson (1932–80)

Aladár Pege (1939–2006)

Bill Perkins (1924–2003)

Charlie Persip (1929– )

Houston Person (1934– )

Ernst-Ludwig Petrowsky (1933– )

Barre Phillips (1934– )

Dave Pike (1938–2015)

Trudy Pitts (1933–2010)

Bucky Pizzarelli (1926–2020)

Pekka Pohjola (1952–2008)

Polish Jazz Quartet [1964– ]

Jean-Luc Ponty (1942– )

Michel Portal (1935– )

Steve Potts (1943– )

Tom Prehn

Preservation Hall Jazz Band [1966– ]

Eddie Prévost (1942– )

Julian Priester (1935– )

Dudu Pukwana (1938–90)

Don Pullen (1944–95)

Bernard Purdie (1939– )

The Ragtime Jazz Band

Ram Ramirez (1913–94)

Phil Ranelin (1940– )

Doug Raney (1957– )

Enrico Rava (1943– )

Dewey Redman (1931–2006)

Hans Reichel (1949–2011)

Steve Reid (1944–2010)

Revolutionary Ensemble [1971–1977]

Melvin Rhyne (1936–2013)

Howard Riley (1943– )

Sammy Rimington (1942– )

Lee Ritenour (1952– )

Sam Rivers (1923–2011)

Perry Robinson (1938–2018)

Spike Robinson (1930–2001)

Bernt Rosengren (1937– )

ROVA Saxophone Quartet [1977– ]

Roswell Rudd (1935–2017)

Eddie Russ (1940–96)

Hal Russell (1926–92)

Ray Russell (1947– )

Paul Rutherford (1940–2007)

Terje Rypdal (1947– )

Michael Sahl (1934– )

Pharoah Sanders (1940– )

Nisse Sandström (1942– )

Michel Sardaby (1935– )

Heikki Sarmanto (1939– )

Hideto Sasaki

Masahiko Satoh (1941– )

Dieter Scherf (1841– )

Mario Schiano (1933–2008)

Alexander von Schlippenbach (1938– )

Manfred Schoof (1936– )

Herman Schoonderwalt (1931–97)

Irène Schweizer (1941– )

John Scofield (1951– )

Ronnie Scott (1927–96)

Tom Scott (1948– )

Al Sears (1910–90)

Don Sebesky (1937– )

Doc Severinsen (1927– )

Sextet of Orchestra USA [1964– ]

Shadowfax [1976– ]

Sonny Sharrock (1940–94)

Woody Shaw (1944–89)

Archie Shepp (1937– )

Alan Shorter (1932–87)

Alan Silva (1939– )

Sonny Simmons (1933– )

Fred Simon

Sirone (1940–2009)

Alan Skidmore (1942– )

Derek Smith (1931–2016)

Dr. Lonnie Smith (1942– )

Michael Smith (1938– )

Wadada Leo Smith (1941– )

Warren Smith (1934– )

Günter "Baby" Sommer (1943– )

Soprano Summit [1973–2001]

Mark Soskin (1953– )

Sounds of Liberation [1972– ]

Melvin Sparks (1946– )

Spontaneous Music Ensemble [1967– ]

Peter Sprague (1955– )

Heiner Stadler (1942– )

Tomasz Stanko (1942–2018)

Jeremy Steig (1942– )

Bobo Stenson (1944– )

John Stevens (1940–94)

Louis Stewart (1944– )

John Stowell (1950– )

String Trio of New York [1979– ]

Dick Sudhalter (1938–2008)

Juma Sultan (1942– )

John Surman (1944– )

Richard Sussman (1946– )

Steve Swallow (1940– )

Gabor Szabo (1936–82)

Lew Tabackin (1940– )

Masayuki Takayanagi (1932–91)

Horace Tapscott (1934–99)

Grady Tate (1932–2017)

John Taylor (1942– )

John Tchicai (1936–2012)

Richard Teitelbaum (1939–2020)

Makoto Terashita

Buddy Terry (1941– )

Ed Thigpen (1930–2010)

René Thomas (1927–75)

Barbara Thompson (1944– )

Bob Thompson (1924–2013)

Danny Thompson (1939– )

Clifford Thornton (1936–89)

Henry Threadgill (1944– )

Steve Tibbetts (1954– )

Bobby Timmons (1935–74)

Keith Tippett (1947–2020)

Charles Tolliver (1942– )

Ross Tompkins (1938–2006)

Ralph Towner (1940– )

The Trio [1970– ]

Gianluigi Trovesi (1944– )

Andrzej Trzaskowski (1933–98)

Stanley Turrentine (1934–2000)

François Tusques (1938– )

Charles Tyler (1941–92)

McCoy Tyner (1938–2020)

James Blood Ulmer (1942– )

UMO Jazz Orchestra [1976– ]

Phil Upchurch (1941– )

Michal Urbaniak (1943– )

Warren Vaché (1951– )

Fred Van Hove (1937– )

Harry Verbeke (1922–2004)

Edward Vesala (1945–99)

Harold Vick (1936–87)

Tommy Vig (1938– )

Miroslav Vitous (1947– )

Mike Walbridge (1937– )

Collin Walcott (1945–84)

Terry Waldo (1944– )

Dan Wall

Bennie Wallace (1946– )

Jim Waller

Per Henrik Wallin (1946– )

Cedar Walton (1934–2013)

David S. Ware (1949–2012)

Warsaw Stompers [1965– ]

Sadao Watanabe (1933– )

Benny Waters (1902–98)

Bill Watrous (1939–2018)

Bobby Watson (1953– )

Marzette Watts (1938–98)

Trevor Watts (1939– )

Weather Report [1970–1985]

Eberhard Weber (1940– )

Dick Wellstood (1927–87)

Alex Welsh (1929–82)

Kenny Werner (1951– )

David Wertman (1952–2013)

Fred Wesley (1944– )

Mike Westbrook (1936– )

Kenny Wheeler (1930–2014)

Harry Whitaker (1942– )

Michael White (1933– )

Widespread Depression Orchestra [1979–1980]

Don Wilkerson (1932–86)

Baby Face Willette (1933–71)

Arthur Williams

Buster Williams (1942– )

Claude Williams (1908–2004)

Jessica Williams (1948– )

Patrick Williams (1939– )

Richard Williams (1931–85)

Tony Williams (1945–97)

Larry Willis (1940–2019)

Jack Wilson (1936–2007)

Phil Wilson (1937– )

Phillip Wilson (1941–92)

Reuben Wilson (1935– )

Mike Wofford (1938– )

Booty Wood (1919–87)

World Saxophone Quartet [1977–2006]

Frank Wright (1935–90)

Jan Ptaszyn Wróblewski

Richard Wyands (1928– )

Yosuke Yamashita (1942– )

Larry Young (1940–79)

Snooky Young (1919–2011)

Janusz Zabieglinski (1934–2001)

Joe Zawinul (1932–2007)

Denny Zeitlin (1937– )

James Zitro

Attila Zoller (1927–98)

John Zorn (1954– )

Axel Zwingenberger (1955– )

Various Artists


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