Jazz (1980–90s) (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.


Aaly Trio

Eivind Aarset (1961– )

Abash

Greg Abate (1947– )

Rez Abbasi (1965– )

Chris Abelen

Rabih Abou-Khalil (1957– )

Chris Abrahams (1961– )

Idris Ackamoor

Bob Ackerman

Bruce Ackley (1948– )

Beegie Adair (1937– )

Steve Adams (1952– )

Aesop Quartet [1999– ]

Ron Affif (1965– )

Affinity [1993– ]

Kei Akagi

Noël Akchoté (1968– )

Ahmad Alaadeen

Rashied Al Akbar

Howard Alden (1958– )

Eric Alexander (1968– )

Steve Allee (1950– )

Carl Allen (1961– )

Eddie Allen (1957– )

Geri Allen (1957– )

Harry Allen (1966– )

J.D. Allen (1972– )

Marshall Allen (1924– )

Ben Allison (1966– )

Bill Allred (1936– )

John Allred (1962– )

Misha Alperin (1956– )

Myriam Alter

Jimmy Amadie (1937–2013)

Ari Ambrose (1973– )

Franco Ambrosetti (1941– )

Scott Amendola (1969– )

The American Jazz Orchestra [1985– ]

American Jazz Quintet

Franck Amsallem (1961– )

Clifton Anderson (1957– )

Ray Anderson (1952– )

Reid Anderson (1970– )

Krister Andersson

Lotte Anker (1958– )

Bill Anschell

Tatsu Aoki

Apaturia Quintet

Peter Apfelbaum (1960– )

Arcado [1989– ]

Arcana

Gene Argel

Julian Arguëlles (1966– )

Tim Armacost

David Arnay

Kenneth Arnström (1946– )

Lynne Arriale (1957– )

Bob Arthurs

Joe Ascione (1961– )

Michaël Attias (1968– )

Available Jelly

Teodross Avery (1973– )

Franck Avitabile

Omer Avital (1971– )

Azymuth [1979– ]

Jay Azzolina (1952– )

Ab Baars (1955– )

Back Bay Ramblers [1993–1999]

Sheryl Bailey (1966– )

Ginger Baker (1939– )

Jon Balke (1955– )

Iain Ballamy (1964– )

Ballin' the Jack [1999– ]

Dave Ballou (1963– )

Denys Baptiste

Bardo State Orchestra [1994– ]

Guy Barker (1957– )

Dale Barlow (1959– )

Alan Barnes (1959– )

Joey Baron (1955– )

Dan Barrett (1955– )

Darren Barrett

Carlos Barretto

Bruce Barth (1958– )

Baseline

John Basile (1955– )

Django Bates (1960– )

Alvin Batiste (1937–2007)

Stefano Battaglia (1965– )

Bobby Battle (1944– )

Johannes Bauer (1954– )

Jamie Baum

Jim Beard (1960– )

John Beasley (1960– )

BeatleJazz [1999– ]

Gerry Beaudoin

Bebop and Beyond [1984–1991]

Tom Beckham

Burkhard Beins (1964– )

Bob Belden (1956–2015)

Louie Belogenis

Gregg Bendian (1963– )

Roni Ben-Hur (1962– )

Gorka Benitez (1966– )

Don Bennett (1941– )

Bob Berg (1951–2002)

Shelly Berg (1955– )

John Bergamo

Anders Bergcrantz (1961– )

David Berger

Totti Bergh (1935–2012)

Sean Bergin (1948– )

Jerry Bergonzi (1947– )

Gunnar Bergsten (1945–2011)

Dick Berk (1939–2014)

David Berkman (1958– )

Berlin Contemporary Jazz Orchestra

Will Bernard

Marc Bernstein (1961– )

Peter Bernstein (1967– )

Steven Bernstein (1961– )

Bob Bertles

Tony Bevan (1951– )

Carlos Bica

David Binney (1961– )

Nat Birchall (1957– )

Jeb Bishop (1962– )

John Bishop

Michael Bisio (1955– )

Raoul Björkenheim (1956– )

Ketil Bjørnstad (1952– )

Cindy Blackman (1959– )

Brian Blade (1970– )

John Blake Jr. (1947– )

Michael Blake (1964– )

Seamus Blake (1969– )

Rob Blakeslee

Terence Blanchard (1962– )

Jane Ira Bloom (1955– )

Eric Boeren (1959– )

Mike Bogle (1961– )

Stefano Bollani (1972– )

Paul Bollenback (1959– )

Salvatore Bonafede (1962– )

Ntshukumo Bonga

Raymond Boni (1947– )

Mike Boone

Thomas Borgmann (1955– )

Michael Borstlap

René Bottlang

Richard Boulger

Jean-Paul Bourelly (1960– )

Pierre Boussaguet

Ralph Bowen (1961– )

Phil Bowler (1948– )

Michiel Braam (1964– )

Don Braden (1964– )

Anouar Brahem (1957– )

Kelly Brand

Wayne Brasel

Joshua Breakstone (1955– )

Michael Brecker (1949–2007)

John Wolf Brennan (1954– )

Patrick Brennan (1954– )

Tad Britton

Cole Broderick

Cecil Brooks III (1961– )

David "Bubba" Brooks (1923–2002)

George Brooks

Bobby Broom (1961– )

Anthony Brown

Ari Brown (1944– )

Donald Brown (1954– )

Reuben Brown

Rob Brown (1962– )

Dale Bruning (1934– )

Jimmy Bruno (1953– )

Gai Bryant

Bucketrider [1998– ]

Dewa Budjana (1963– )

David Budway

Jane Bunnett (1955– )

Markus Burger (1966– )

John Burgess

Chris Burn (1955– )

Jon Burr

Abraham Burton (1971– )

Ark "Turk" Burton

André Bush

Garvin Bushell (1902–91)

John Butcher (1954– )

Henry Butler (1949– )

Taylor Ho Bynum (1975– )

Don Byron (1958– )

Michael Cain (1966– )

Elliott Caine

Uri Caine (1956– )

Joey Calderazzo (1965– )

Will Calhoun (1964– )

Michel Camilo (1954– )

John Campbell (1955– )

Roy Campbell (1952–2014)

Arrigo Cappelletti (1949– )

Frank Carlberg

Fredrik Carlquist (1969– )

James Carney

Ralph Carney (1956– )

François Carrier (1961– )

Terri Lyne Carrington (1965– )

Bill Carrothers (1964– )

Daniel Carter (1945– )

James Carter (1969– )

Joe Carter

Regina Carter (1966– )

Marc Cary (1967– )

Dick Cary's Tuesday Night Friends

Frank Catalano (1972– )

Matt Catingub (1961– )

Dave Catney (1961–94)

Tommy Cecil

Joaquin Chacón

Eugene Chadbourne (1954– )

Thomas Chapin (1957–98)

Bill Charlap (1966– )

Xavier Charles (1963– )

Chris Cheek (1968– )

Ed Cherry (1954– )

Andrew Cheshire

Cyrus Chestnut (1963– )

Chicago Underground

Billy Childs (1957– )

Jodie Christian (1932–2012)

Denny Christianson

Antonio Ciacca (1969– )

Jim Cifelli (1961– )

Roberto Cipelli (1958– )

Circulasione Totale Orchestra [1988– ]

Clarinet Summit

Clarion Fracture Zone

Curtis Clark

John Clark (1944– )

Mike Clark (1946– )

Scott Clark

Terry Clarke (1944– )

Classic Jazz Ensemble

The Classic Jazz Quartet [1984–1986]

Thomas Clausen (1949– )

The Buck Clayton Legacy

Clayton-Hamilton Jazz Orchestra

Alex Cline (1956– )

Nels Cline (1956– )

Clusone Trio [1988– ]

Jimmy Cobb (1929– )

Michael Cochrane

Gil Coggins (1924–2004)

Ryan Cohan (1971– )

Avishai Cohen (1970– )

Greg Cohen (1953– )

Porky Cohen (1924–2004)

Tom Cohen

Bill Cole (1937– )

Richard Cole (1957– )

Jeff Colella

Anthony Coleman (1955– )

Cecilia Coleman (1962– )

Steve Coleman (1956– )

John Colianni (1963– )

Denis Colin

Collective Identity

Collective Quartet

Scott Colley (1963– )

Tom Collier (1950– )

George Colligan (1970– )

Colorado Conservatory for the Jazz Arts

Steve Colson (1949– )

Ravi Coltrane (1965– )

The Contemporary Piano Ensemble [1989– ]

Contraband [1988– ]

Laurence Cook

Marty Cook

India Cooke

Todd Coolman

Jackie Coon

Lindsay Cooper (1951– )

Marc Copland (1948– )

Laurent Coq

Tom Cora

Jon Corbett

Rich Corpolongo (1941– )

Gianni Coscia

Anthony Cox

Bruce Cox

Marilyn Crispell (1947– )

The Crown Royals [1997–1999]

Stephan Crump

Laurent Cugny

Bill Cunliffe (1956– )

Daniele D'Agaro (1958– )

Tony Dagradi

Chris Dahlgren (1961– )

Jorge Dalto (1948–87)

Claire Daly

Dameronia

Paolo Damiani

Jay D'Amico

Franco D'Andrea (1941– )

Lars Danielsson (1958– )

Stefano D'Anna (1959– )

James Dapogny (1940– )

David Darling (1941– )

Carlo Actis Dato (1952– )

Dave's True Story [1996– ]

Jesse Davis (1965– )

Richard Davis (1930– )

Steve Davis (1967– )

Ernest Dawkins (1953– )

Day and Taxi

Dead Cat Bounce [1998– ]

Santi Debriano

Dan DeChellis (1970– )

Mark de Clive-Lowe (1974– )

The Dedication Orchestra [1992– ]

Joey DeFrancesco (1971– )

Papa John DeFrancesco (1940– )

Dick de Graaf

Peter Delano (1976– )

Benoît Delbecq (1966– )

Diane Delin

Tobias Delius (1964– )

Christopher Dell (1965– )

Tom Dempsey

Barbara Dennerlein (1964– )

Ted Des Plantes

Detail

Bob DeVos

Laurent De Wilde (1960– )

Ramón Díaz

Stefano di Battista (1968– )

Denis DiBlasio

Furio DiCastri (1955– )

Robert Dick (1950– )

Whit Dickey (1954– )

Neville Dickie (1937– )

Brian Dickinson (1961– )

Die Enttäuschung [1996– ]

Jorrit Dijkstra

Gene DiNovi (1928– )

Joe Diorio (1936– )

The Dirty Dozen Brass Band [1975– ]

Mike DiRubbo (1970– )

Herbert Distel (1942– )

Bruce Ditmas

Christian Minh Doky

Niels Lan Doky (1963– )

Sophia Domancich

Miles Donahue (1944– )

Michel Doneda

Armen Donelian (1950– )

Christy Doran (1949– )

Double Trio

Dave Douglas (1963– )

Hamid Drake (1955– )

Mark Dresser (1952– )

Kenny Drew Jr. (1958–2014)

Billy Drummond (1959– )

Ray Drummond (1946– )

Goff Dubber

Marc Ducret (1957– )

Paul Dunmall (1953– )

Cornell Dupree (1942– )

Phil Durrant

The Dutch Jazz Orchestra [1995– ]

Dominic Duval (1944–2016)

Jim Dvorak

Matt Eakle

Bill Easley (1946– )

Kyle Eastwood (1968– )

Peter Ecklund (1945– )

Donald Edwards

Marty Ehrlich (1955– )

8 Bold Souls [1986– ]

Bruce Eisenbeil (1968– )

Either/Orchestra [1986– ]

Mark Elf (1949– )

Eliane Elias (1960– )

John Ellis (1974– )

Lisle Ellis

Liberty Ellman (1971– )

Kahil El'Zabar (1953– )

Jorgen Emborg (1953– )

James Emery (1951– )

Frank Emilio (1921–2001)

Giuseppe Emmanuele

Marco Eneidi (1956– )

Bobby Enriquez (1943–96)

Enten Eller [1989– ]

Ed Epstein

Peter Epstein

Peter Erskine (1954– )

Lars Erstrand (1936–2009)

Dave Eshelman (1948– )

Ellery Eskelin (1959– )

Bruce Eskovitz

John Etheridge (1948– )

Duane Eubanks (1969– )

Kevin Eubanks (1957– )

Robin Eubanks (1955– )

Bill Evans [2] (1958– )

Brandon Evans (1972– )

Orrin Evans (1976– )

The Evergreen Classic Jazz Band

Excelsior Brass Band

Peter Fairclough

Digby Fairweather (1946– )

Charles Fambrough (1950– )

Andy Farber

Allen Farnham (1961– )

Claudio Fasoli

Riccardo Fassi (1955– )

Dan Faulk (1969– )

Rick Fay (1927–99)

Enrico Fazio

John Fedchock (1957– )

Avram Fefer (1965– )

Mark Feldman (1955– )

Simon Fell (1958– )

Eric Felten (1964– )

Agustí Fernández (1954– )

Glenn Ferris (1950– )

Garrison Fewell (1953–2015)

Joe Fiedler (1965– )

Ken Field

Scott Fields (1957– )

Amina Figarova (1966– )

Sigi Finkel (1960– )

Five Play [1999– ]

Paul Flaherty

Béla Fleck (1958– )

Floros Floridis

Chris Flory (1953– )

The Flying Luttenbachers [1994– ]

Chuck Folds (1938– )

Fool Proof

Joe Fonda (1954– )

Mitchel Forman (1956– )

Michael Formanek (1958– )

Joel Forrester

Al Foster (1944– )

Four80East [1998– ]

Donal Fox (1952– )

Mimi Fox (1956– )

Joel Frahm (1969– )

Yves François

Dave Frank

Rebecca Coupe Franks

Hugh Fraser

Nick Fraser

Free Jazz Quartet [1989– ]

Free Range Rat [1998–1999]

Paolo Fresu (1961– )

Fred Fried (1948– )

Erik Friedlander (1960– )

The Fringe [1978– ]

Bill Frisell (1951– )

Frisque Concordance

Mike Frost

Wolfgang Fuchs

Cor Fuhler

Satoko Fujii (1958– )

Fun Horns [1990– ]

Stephane Furic

Furt

Joel Futterman (1946– )

Steve Gadd

Anders Gahnold

Richard Galliano (1950– )

Christoph Gallio (1957– )

Joe Gallivan

Bob Gallo

Frank Gambale (1958– )

Vyacheslav "Slava" Ganelin (1944– )

Renaud Garcia-Fons (1962– )

Jeff Gardner (1953– )

Laszlo Gardony (1956– )

Tim Garland (1966– )

Kenny Garrett (1960– )

Christian Garrick

George Garzone (1950– )

Geoff Gascoyne

Clementine Gasser

Jacques Gauthé

Jeff Gauthier (1954– )

Charles Gayle (1939– )

Gianni Gebbia

George Gee

Maximilian Geller (1964– )

Moncef Genoud (1961– )

Brian Gephart

Bruce Gertz

Terje Gewelt

Maurizio Giammarco (1952– )

Joe Giardullo

Gerry Gibbs (1964– )

John Gill (1954– )

Joe Gilman (1962– )

Vince Giordano

Rosario Giuliani (1967– )

Frode Gjerstad

Ole Amund Gjersvik

Frank Glover

Aaron Goldberg (1974– )

Ben Goldberg (1959– )

Larry Goldings (1968– )

Mac Gollehon

Dennis González (1954– )

Jerry Gonzalez (1949– )

Brad Goode (1963– )

Gordon Goodwin (1955– )

Frank Gordon

Jon Gordon (1966– )

Peter [Laurence] Gordon (1951– )

Sax Gordon (1965– )

Wycliffe Gordon (1967– )

Danny Gottlieb (1953– )

Simon Goubert (1960– )

Paul Grabowsky (1958– )

Alex Graham

Jerry Granelli (1940– )

Darrell Grant (1962– )

Lou Grassi (1947– )

Frank Gratkowski (1963– )

Benny Green (1965– )

Jesse Green (1973– )

Thurman Green (1940–97)

Green Room

Chris Greene

Jimmy Greene (1975– )

Sonny Greenwich (1936– )

Drew Gress (1959– )

Carola Grey

Frank Griffith (1959– )

Steve Grismore

Don Grolnick (1947–96)

Richard Grossman (1937–92)

Steve Grossman (1951– )

Jean-Luc Guionnet (1966– )

Peter Gullin (1959– )

Russell Gunn (1971– )

John Gunther

Trilok Gurtu (1951– )

Gush

Mats Gustafsson (1964– )

Barry Guy (1947– )

Andy Haas

Christoph Haberer (1951– )

Cliff Habian

Tim Hagans (1954– )

Gerald Hagen

Jürgen Hagenlocher (1967– )

Omar Hakim (1959– )

Randy Halberstadt (1953– )

Rob Hall

Rich Halley (1947– )

Jimmy Halperin

Andy Hamilton (1918–2012)

Jeff Hamilton (1953– )

Doug Hammond

Craig Handy (1963– )

Kip Hanrahan (1937– )

Happy Apple [1997– ]

Fareed Haque (1963– )

Roy Hargrove (1970– )

Cathy Harley

Winard Harper (1962– )

Tom Harrell (1946– )

Harriet Tubman [1998– ]

Craig Harris (1954– )

Lafayette Harris, Jr. (1963– )

Stefon Harris (1973– )

Donald Harrison (1960– )

Joel Harrison (1957– )

Antonio Hart (1969– )

John Hart (1961– )

Alfred Harth (1949– )

Mark Harvey

Michael Hashim (1956– )

George Haslam (1939– )

Elias Haslanger

Gary Hassay

Ken Hatfield

Fritz Hauser

Graham Haynes (1960– )

Phil Haynes (1961– )

Kevin Hays (1968– )

David Hazeltine (1958– )

Jon Hazilla

Scott Healy

Thomas Heberer (1965– )

Chuck Hedges

Duke Heitger (1968– )

Mark Helias (1950– )

Paul Heller (1974– )

Skip Heller (1965– )

Jonas Hellborg

Gerry Hemingway (1955– )

Scott Henderson (1955– )

Ig Henneman (1945– )

The Herbie Nichols Project [1995– ]

Peter Herborn

Benjamin Herman (1968– )

Vincent Herring (1964– )

Fred Hersch (1955– )

Conrad Herwig (1959– )

Fred Hess (1944– )

Frank Hewitt (1935–2002)

Joan Hickey

Tyrone Hill

Lisa Hilton

Pamela Hines (1962– )

Motohiko Hino (1946– )

Terumasa Hino (1942– )

Fred Ho (1957–2014)

Jim Hobbs

Eric Hofbauer (1974– )

Jan Gunnar Hoff (1958– )

Amos Hoffman

Holly Hofmann

Bendik Hofseth

John Hogman (1953– )

Allen Holdsworth (1946–2017)

Mike Holober

Yuri Honing (1965– )

Glenn Horiuchi (1955–2000)

Lindsey Horner

Hornweb

Steve Horowitz

Ron Horton (1960– )

Bill Horvitz (1947– )

Wayne Horvitz (1955– )

Hot Club of San Francisco [1993– ]

François Houle (1961– )

Karsten Houmark (1951– )

George Howard (1956–98)

Owen Howard (1965– )

Christian Howes (1972– )

Charlie Hunter (1968– )

Robert Hurst (1964– )

Jason Kao Hwang (1957– )

Ken Hyder (1946– )

I Compani [1985– ]

Susie Ibarra

Klaus Ignatzek

Tommy Igoe

Keith Ingham (1942– )

Sherman Irby (1968– )

Robert Irving III (1953– )

Yoron Israel

Italian Instabile Orchestra [1991– ]

Ethan Iverson (1973– )

Vijay Iyer (1971– )

D.D. Jackson (1967– )

Ed Jackson (1959– )

Javon Jackson (1965– )

Oliver Jackson (1933–94)

Ronald Shannon Jackson (1940–2013)

Jacob Fred Jazz Odyssey [1999– ]

Jean-Marc Jafet

Andy Jaffe

Andrzej Jagodzinski

Khan Jamal (1946– )

Jon Jang (1954– )

Guus Janssen (1951– )

Lars Jansson (1951– )

Tomas Janzon

Jane Jarvis (1915–2010)

Jazz Composers Alliance Orchestra [1992– ]

Jazz Group Arkhangelsk

The Jazz Members Big Band of Chicago

The Jazz Passengers [1990– ]

The Jazz Tribe

David Jean-Baptiste (1969– )

Billy Jenkins (1954– )

Jeff Jenkins (1957– )

Ingrid Jensen (1967– )

Hilmar Jensson (1966– )

Jet All Star Quartet

Gisle Johansen

Per Texas Johansson (1969– )

Sven-Ake Johansson (1943– )

Ulf Johansson (1957– )

Art Johnson (1945– )

Howard Johnson (1941– )

Jeff Johnson

Marc Johnson (1953– )

Wayne Johnson (1951– )

Philip Johnston (1955– )

Randy Johnston (1956– )

Joint Venture [1987– ]

Chris Jonas

Ed Jones

Leroy Jones (1955– )

Mike Jones (1962– )

Oliver Jones (1934– )

Rodney Jones (1956– )

Herbert Joos (1940– )

Anders Jormin (1957– )

Julian Joseph (1967– )

Ekkehard Jost (1938–2017)

Vic Juris (1953– )

Henry Kaiser (1952– )

Michael Kanan

Misako Kano

Seppo Kantonen

Egil Kapstad (1940– )

Pandelis Karayorgis (1962– )

Mick Karn (1958–2011)

Jan Kaspersen

Manu Katché (1958– )

Eyran Katsenelenbogen (1965– )

Bruce Katz (1952– )

Darrell Katz

Achim Kaufmann (1962– )

Geoffrey Keezer (1970– )

Gary Keller

Willi Kellers

Brian Kellock (1962– )

Jon-Erik Kellso (1964– )

Chris Kelsey (1961– )

Rodney Kendrick (1960– )

Tom Kennedy (1960– )

Hans Kennel

Keystone Trio

Franklin Kiermyer (1956– )

David Kikoski (1961– )

Frank Kimbrough (1956– )

Jonny King (1965– )

Peter King (1940– )

Steven Kirby

Bill Kirchner (1953– )

Kenny Kirkland (1955–98)

Yoshiko Kishino (1960– )

Ryan Kisor (1973– )

Jan Klare

Guillermo Klein (1970– )

Randy Klein (1949– )

Mark Kleinhaut

Hans Koch (1948– )

Jacek Kochan (1955– )

Charlie Kohlhase (1956– )

Adam Kolker (1958– )

Kolner Saxophon Mafia (1986– )

Klaus Konig

Bernd Konrad (1948– )

Tommy Koverhult

Maj-Britt Kramer

Wayne Krantz

Briggan Krauss

Jonathan Kreisberg

Erling Kroner (1943– )

Uwe Kropinski (1952– )

Marty Krystall (1951– )

Tom Kubis

Leszek Kulakowski (1955– )

Jonas Kullhammar (1978– )

Sergey Kuryokhin

Frank Lacy (1959– )

Bireli Lagrene (1966– )

Tony Lakatos

Ralph Lalama (1951– )

Andrew Lamb (1958– )

Lammas

Mathias Landaeus (1968– )

Nils Landgren

Adam Lane (1968– )

Steven Lantner

Jon Larsen (1959– )

Steve LaSpina (1954– )

Last Exit [1986–1994]

Andy Laster (1961– )

Ingrid Laubrock (1970– )

Andy LaVerne (1958– )

John Law

Daunik Lazro

Nguyen Lê (1959– )

The Leaders [1985–1988]

Joelle Léandre (1951– )

LeeAnn Ledgerwood

Mike LeDonne (1956– )

Gordon Lee (1953– )

Peggy Lee (1963– )

Phil Lee

Soren Lee

Johan Leijonhufvud (1971– )

Urs Leimgruber (1952– )

Peter Leitch (1944– )

Brian Lemon (1937– )

Gianni Lenoci (1963– )

David Leonhardt

Jay Leonhart (1940– )

Marilyn Lerner

Billy Lester

Elliott Levin

Pete Levin (1942– )

Jed Levy (1958– )

Victor Lewis (1950– )

Steuart Liebig

Chris Lightcap (1971– )

Kirk Lightsey (1937– )

John Lindberg (1959– )

François Lindemann

Erica Lindsay (1955– )

Rudy Linka

Arthur Lipner

Martin Litton (1957– )

Fredrik Ljungkvist (1969– )

Jon Lloyd (1958– )

Joe Locascio

Joe Locke (1959– )

Pete Lockett

Didier Lockwood (1956– )

Fred Lonberg-Holm (1962– )

Jean-Loup Longnon

Mark Alban Lotz (1963– )

Louisiana Repertory Jazz Ensemble [1982– ]

The Lounge Lizards [1981– ]

Joe Lovano (1952– )

Allen Lowe (1954– )

Werner Ludi (1936–2000)

Jan Lundgren (1966– )

Lunge

Matthias Lupri

Evan Lurie

John Lurie (1952– )

Chick Lyall

Brian Lynch (1956– )

Paul Lytton (1947– )

Doug MacDonald (1953– )

Kirk MacDonald (1959– )

Bill MacKay

Peter Madsen

Joe Magnarelli

Dean Magraw

Roberto Magris (1959– )

Alex Maguire

Rudresh Mahanthappa (1971– )

Thierry Maillard (1966– )

Adam Makowicz (1940– )

Tony Malaby (1964– )

Llanfranco Malaguti

Raphe Malik (1948–2006)

Pete Malinverni (1957– )

Russell Malone (1963– )

Stefano Maltese (1955– )

Bob Mamet

Augusto Mancinelli

Mat Maneri (1969– )

Manhattan New Music Project

Karen Mantler

Guido Manusardi (1935– )

Gerard Marais

Rita Marcotulli

Michael Marcus (1952– )

Rick Margitza (1963– )

Sherrie Maricle

Phil Markowitz

Denman Maroney (1949– )

Hank Marr (1927–2004)

Branford Marsalis (1960– )

Delfeayo Marsalis (1965– )

Jason Marsalis (1977– )

Wynton Marsalis (1961– )

Keshavan Maslak

Masqualero

George Masso (1926– )

Mark Masters (1957– )

Mikio Masuda

Sabir Mateen (1951– )

Ronnie Matthews (1935–2008)

Virginia Mayhew (1959– )

Bill Mays (1944– )

Lyle Mays (1953– )

Louis Mazetier (1960– )

Guido Mazon

Rob Mazurek (1966– )

Christian McBride (1972– )

Nate McBride

Pete McCann

Donny McCaslin (1966– )

Barney McClure

Tom McDermott (1957– )

Bernie McGann (1937–2013)

Scott McGill

Pete McGuinness (1963– )

Bill McHenry (1972– )

René McLean (1947– )

Medeski, Martin and Wood [1992– ]

Brad Mehldau (1970– )

Rajesh Mehta (1964– )

Myra Melford (1957– )

Steve Melling (1959– )

Mike Melvoin (1937–2012)

Vince Mendoza (1961– )

Henrik Metz (1948– )

Szilárd Mezei (1974– )

Nando Michelin

The Microscopic Septet (1981–90)

Andy Middleton

Sei Miguel (1961– )

Palle Mikkelborg (1941– )

Joakim Milder (1965– )

Ron Miles (1963– )

Dominic Miller

Joel Miller

Mulgrew Miller (1955– )

Steve Million

Andy Milne

Pino Minafra

Pete Minger (1943–2000)

Mingus Big Band

Mingus Dynasty / Big Band Charlie Mingus [1982– ]

Bob Mintzer (1953– )

Chieli Minucci

Giovanni Mirabassi

Les Miserables Brass Band

Seth Misterka

Bill Mobley (1953– )

Hafez Modirzadeh (1962– )

Charnett Moffett (1967– )

Cody Moffett

Lars Møller (1967– )

Nils Petter Molvaer (1960– )

Ben Monder (1962– )

T.S. Monk (1949– )

Lou Montelione

Glen Moore (1941– )

Michael Moore (1945– )

Michael Moore (1954– )

Ralph Moore (1956– )

Tony Moore

Jason Moran (1975– )

Justin Morell

Lanny Morgan (1934– )

Fabio Morgera (1963– )

Joe Morris (1955– )

Lawrence Butch Morris (1947–2013)

Sonny Morris

Wilber Morris (1937–2002)

James Morrison (1962– )

Michael Mossman (1959– )

John Moulder

Leszek Mozdzer (1970– )

George Mraz (1944– )

Bheki Mseleku (1955– )

Mujician [1990– ]

Jim Mullen (1945– )

Rob Mullins (1958– )

Doug Munro

Joe Muranyi (1928–2012)

Mike Murley (1962– )

Paul Murphy

Deidre Murray

Music Revelation Ensemble (1980– )

Michael Musillami (1953– )

Melton Mustafa

Christian Muthspiel

Wolfgang Muthspiel (1965– )

Amina Claudine Myers (1943– )

Simon Nabatov (1959– )

Max Nagl (1960– )

Andy Narell (1954– )

Lewis Nash (1958– )

Ted Nash (1959– )

Roy Nathanson (1951– )

The Necks [1995– ]

Bob Nell

Steve Nelson (1955– )

Scott Neumann

The New Jazz Wizards

New Orchestra Workshop

New Orleans Classic Jazz Orchestra [1990– ]

New Percussion Group of Amsterdam

New Winds [1986– ]

New York Jazz Collective

New York Unit [1990– ]

Jeff Newell (1955– )

Tommy Newsom (1929–2007)

Sam Newsome (1965– )

David Newton (1958– )

James Newton (1953– )

Keith Nichols (1945– )

Giancarlo Nicolai (1957– )

Lucas Niggli (1968– )

Bern Nix (1950–2017)

Steve Noble

Mike Nock (1940– )

Peter Nordahl

Marius Nordal

Fredrik Norén

Charlie Norman

Phil Norman

Kevin Norton (1956– )

NOW Orchestra [1991– ]

NRG Ensemble [1993–1998]

Hubert Nuss (1964– )

Dick Oatts

Uwe Oberg

Giorgio Occhipinti

Michael Occhipinti

Larry Ochs (1949– )

Piero Odorici (1962– )

Dave O'Higgins (1963– )

Darek Oleszkiewicz (1963– )

One for All [1998– ]

Kevin O'Neil

Junko Onishi (1967– )

Orange Then Blue [1986– ]

Orange Trane

Orchestre National de Jazz

The Orphan Newsboys [1989– ]

Greg Osby (1960– )

Oslo 13 (1987–92)

Other Dimensions in Music [1989– ]

Roberto Ottaviano (1957– )

Chuck Owen

Keith Oxman

Makoto Ozone (1961– )

Michael Pagán

Pago Libre

Ed Palermo

Jeff Palmer (1951– )

Paris Washboard [1988– ]

Leon Parker (1965– )

Maceo Parker (1943– )

Andrea Parkins

Chris Pasin (1958– )

Alan Pasqua (1954– )

Pat Brothers

John Patitucci (1959– )

Mario Pavone (1939– )

Wlodek Pawlik (1958– )

Nicholas Payton (1973– )

Dave Peck (1954– )

Michael Pedicin (1947– )

Wayne Peet

Clarence Penn (1968– )

Harry Pepl

Ken Peplowski (1959– )

Jim Pepper (1941–92)

Ivo Perelman (1961– )

Danilo Perez (1966– )

Jack Perla

P.J. Perry (1941– )

Rich Perry

Eric Person (1963– )

Edward Petersen

Marvin "Hannibal" Peterson (1948– )

Ralph Peterson (1962– )

Le Petit Jazzband de Mr Morel [1997– ]

Umberto Petrin

Michel Petrucciani (1962–99)

Andreas Petterson (1964– )

Lenny Pickett (1954– )

Enrico Pieranunzi (1949– )

Bill Pierce (1948– )

Adam Pieronczyk (1970– )

Dave Pietro

Dominique Pifarély (1957– )

Roberta Piket (1968– )

Jean-Michel Pilc (1960– )

Charles Pillow

Courtney Pine (1964– )

John Pisano (1931– )

Steve Pistorius

Lonnie Plaxico (1960– )

Paul Plimley (1953– )

Dan Plonsey

Paul Plummer and Ron Enyard

Mika Pohjola (1972– )

Jimmy Ponder (1946– )

Valery Ponomarev (1943– )

Odean Pope (1938– )

Position Alpha

Frank Potenza (1950– )

Chris Potter (1971– )

Benny Powell (1930–2010)

Don Preston (1932– )

Bobby Previte (1957– )

Marcus Printup (1967– )

Prism Quartet [1990– ]

Andrzej Przybielski (1944–2011)

Nick Purnell

Wolfgang Puschnig

Pip Pyle (1950–2006)

Quartett [1988–1993]

Quartette Indigo [1994–1998]

Alvin Queen (1950– )

Queen Mab

Bruno Råberg

Michael Rabinowitz (1955– )

Abbey Rader

Radio I-Ching [1997– ]

Hugh Ragin (1951– )

John Rangecroft

John Rapson

François Raulin

Rebirth Brass Band [1984– ]

The Recyclers

Red Records All Stars

Chuck Redd

Rob Reddy

Joshua Redman (1969– )

Eric Reed (1970– )

Tony Reedus (1959–2008)

Scott Reeves

Rufus Reid (1944– )

Ernst Reijseger (1954– )

Emily Remler (1957–91)

The Remote Viewers [1998– ]

Matt Renzi

Marc Ribot (1954– )

Red Richards (1912–98)

Tim Richards (1952– )

Rex Richardson

Jeff Richman

Kim Richmond (1940– )

Mike Richmond (1948– )

Georg Riedel

Larry Ridley (1937– )

Alex Riel (1940– )

Tim Ries (1959– )

Yannick Rieu

Knut Riisnaes (1945– )

Odd Riisnaes (1953– )

Ben Riley (1933– )

Per Ringkjobing

Claire Ritter (1952– )

Gino Robair

George Robert

Yves Robert

David Thomas Roberts (1955– )

Hank Roberts (1955– )

Marcus Roberts (1963– )

Herb Robertson (1951– )

Reginald R. Robinson (1973– )

Scott Robinson (1959– )

Andrew Robson (1969– )

Bob Rockwell (1945– )

Mart Rodger

Claudio Roditi (1946– )

Bob Rodriguez

Paul Rogers (1956– )

Aldo Romano (1941– )

Furio Romano

Barry Romberg (1959– )

Rent Romus (1968– )

Antoine Roney

Wallace Roney (1960– )

Adonis Rose (1974– )

Marlene Rosenberg

Scott Rosenberg

Ted Rosenthal (1959– )

Kurt Rosenwinkel (1970– )

Michele Rosewoman (1953– )

Renee Rosnes (1962– )

Florian Ross (1972– )

Marc Rossi

Mick Rossi

Ned Rothenberg (1956– )

Jim Rotondi (1962– )

Keith Rowe

Harold Rubin (1932– )

Adam Rudolph (1955– )

Jochen Rueckert (1975– )

Kermit Ruffins (1964– )

John Russell (1954– )

Charles Rutherford Jazz Pacific Orchestra

Harvie S (1948– )

Helmut Joe Sachse

Jamie Saft

Akira Sakata (1945– )

Dino Saluzzi (1935– )

Perico Sambeat (1962– )

David Sanchez (1968– )

Tommy Sancton (1949– )

Sten Sandell (1958– )

Randy Sandke (1949– )

Kent Sangster

Akio Sasajima (1952– )

Bernardo Sassetti (1970–2012)

Satchmo Legacy Band

Carl Saunders (1943– )

Jarmo Savolainen (1961– )

Cynthia Sayer

Ken Schaphorst (1960– )

Peter Schärli (1955– )

Larry Schneider (1950– )

Maria Schneider (1960– )

Rob Schneiderman (1957– )

Loren Schoenberg (1958– )

Steven Schoenberg (1952– )

Mathias Schubert (1960– )

Ed Schuller

George Schuller

Manfred Schulze (1934–2010)

Reg Schwager (1962– )

Anton Schwartz (1967– )

Radam Schwartz

Jacques Schwarz-Bart (1962– )

Louis Sclavis (1953– )

Stephen Scott (1969– )

Karl Seglem

Trygve Seim

Jim Self

Joey Sellars

Charlie Sepulveda (1962– )

Doug Sertl

Sex Mob [1998– ]

Avery Sharpe (1955– )

Bryan Shaw

Lee Shaw (1926–2015)

Michael Shea

Marcus Shelby (1966– )

Brad Shepik (1966– )

Andy Sheppard (1957– )

John Sheridan (1946– )

Mark Sherman (1957– )

Ray Sherman (1923– )

Sammy Sherman (1914–2003)

Bobby Shew (1941– )

Mark Shim (1973– )

Matthew Shipp (1960– )

Wally Shoup

Tad Shull (1955– )

Don Sickler

David Sills

Silver Leaf Jazz Band [1993– ]

Edward Simon (1969– )

Nina Simopoulos

Alex Sipiagin (1967– )

Ted Sirota (1969– )

Blaise Siwula (1950– )

The Six Winds

Greg Skaff

Harry Skoler (1956– )

Steve Slagle (1951– )

Daniel Smith (1939–2015)

Hal Smith

Harrison Smith (1946– )

Ian Smith

Mike Smith (1938– )

Roger Smith

Sean Smith

Tommy Smith (1967– )

Paul Smoker (1941–2016)

Gary Smulyan (1956– )

Ferenc Snétberger (1957– )

Jim Snidero (1958– )

Fredrik Soegaard

Harry Sokal (1954– )

Lew Soloff (1944– )

Harvey Sorgen

South Frisco Jazz Band

Space Jazz Trio

Spanish Fly [1994– ]

James Spaulding (1937– )

Martin Speake (1958– )

Glenn Spearman (1947–98)

Chris Speed

Martin Speicher

Alister Spence

Sphere [1982–1988]

Spirit Level

Terell Stafford (1966– )

Mattias Ståhl

Jim Staley (1950– )

Joe Stanley

Statesmen of Jazz [1994– ]

John Stein

Norbert Stein

Chip Stephens

Leni Stern

Mike Stern (1953– )

Peggy Stern (1948– )

John Stetch (1968– )

Michael Jefry Stevens (1951– )

Bill Stewart (1967– )

Bob Stewart (1945– )

Grant Stewart (1971– )

Robert Stewart

Joan Stiles

Loren Stillman (1980– )

G.E. Stinson

Markus Stockhausen

Stolen Van

Rick Stone

Strata Institute

Dave Stryker (1957– )

John Stubblefield (1945– )

Daryl Stuermer (1952– )

Stan Sulzmann (1948– )

Klaus Suonsaari (1959– )

Esbjörn Svensson (1964–2008)

John Swana

Thore Swanerud (1919–90)

Swedish Swing Society

Steve Swell (1954– )

Swing Fever

Tomas Szukalski

Booker T. Trio

Richard Tabnik

Craig Taborn [1994– ]

Jamaaladeen Tacuma (1956– )

Aki Takase (1948– )

Ohad Talmor (1970– )

Hans Tammen

Natsuki Tamura

Akira Tana (1952– )

John Tank

Vladimir Tarasov (1947– )

Gregory Tardy (1966– )

David Taylor (1950– )

Martin Taylor (1956– )

Frank Tate (1943– )

Tom Teasley

Ximo Tebar (1963– )

Joris Teepe (1962– )

Richard Teitelbaum (1939– )

Joe Temperley (1929–2016)

Jackie Terrasson (1966– )

TEST

Henri Texier (1945– )

The Bob Thiele Collective

Jesper Thilo (1941– )

Gary Thomas (1961– )

Jay Thomas

Luther Thomas

Butch Thompson (1943– )

Malachi Thompson (1941–2006)

Henry Threadgill (1944– )

Three of a Kind [1994– ]

Mircea Tiberian (1955– )

Tin Hat [1999– ]

Scott Tinkler

Tolvan Big Band

Giovanni Tommaso (1941– )

Pietro Tonolo (1959– )

Sumi Tonooka (1956– )

David Torn (1953– )

Jean Toussaint (1960– )

Colin Towns (1948– )

Tino Tracanna

Clark Tracey (1961– )

Travelin' Light

Theo Travis (1964– )

Klaus Treuheit (1957– )

The Trio [Norway] [1998– ]

Trio AAB [1998– ]

Trio Time

David Tronzo

Erik Truffaz

Vassilis Tsabropoulos (1966– )

Assif Tsahar (1969– )

Gust William Tsilis (1956– )

Mark Turner (1965– )

Matt Turner

Norris Turney (1921– )

Steve Turre (1948– )

Twenty-Ninth Street Saxophone Quartet

Chris Tyle

Ugetsu [1997– ]

Federico Ughi (1972– )

Gebhard Ullmann (1957– )

Hans Ulrik (1965– )

UMO Jazz Orchestra

Upper Manhattan Jazz Society

Massimo Urbani (1957–93)

Allan Vaché (1953– )

Dave Valentin (1954–2017)

Corrie van Binsbergen (1957– )

Frank Van Bommel (1962– )

Bert Van Den Brink

Ken Vandermark (1964– )

Eric van der Westen (1963– )

The Vanguard Jazz Orchestra

John Vanore

Mark Van Roon

Jasper Van't Hof (1947– )

Eric Vaughn (1954– )

Tom Varner (1957– )

Johnny Varro (1930– )

Dimitrios Vassilakis

Glen Velez

Glauco Venier (1962– )

Andrea Vicari [1994– ]

Lluis Vidal

Vienna Art Orchestra [1980– ]

Frank Vignola (1965– )

Mads Vinding (1948– )

Biggi Vinkeloe

Allen Vizzutti (1952– )

Eric Vloeimans (1963– )

Urs Voerkel

Lou Volpe

Cuong Vu (1969– )

Larry Vuckovich (1936– )

Philipp Wachsmann (1944– )

Steve Waddell

Harvey Wainapel

Ulf Wakenius (1958– )

Chris Walden

Myron Walden (1972– )

Torben Waldorff (1963– )

Greg Wall

Jan Wallgren (1935–96)

Christian Wallumrød (1971– )

Jack Walrath (1946– )

Robert Walter

Ben Waltzer

Carlos Ward (1940– )

Bill Ware (1959– )

Bill Warfield (1952– )

Tim Warfield

Henry P. Warner (1940– )

Marcin Wasilewski (1975– )

Mitch Watkins

Eric Watson

Ken Watters

Charlie Watts (1941– )

Ernie Watts (1945– )

Jeff Tain Watts (1960– )

Trevor Watts (1939– )

Hans-Günther Wauer

Sean Wayland (1969– )

Dave Weckl (1960– )

Tad Weed

James Weidman

Mark Weinstein

Walt Weiskopf (1959– )

Michael Weiss

Peter Martin Weiss

Deborah Weisz

Jerry Weldon (1957– )

Don Weller (1940– )

Bobbby Wellins (1936– )

Jens Wendelboe

Scott Wendholt (1965– )

Paul Wertico (1953– )

Bugge Wesseltoft (1964– )

Grant Calvin Weston

Petter Wettre (1967– )

What We Live [1995– ]

Rodney Whitaker (1968– )

David White

Dr. Michael White (1954– )

Mark Whitecage (1937– )

Tim Whitehead (1950– )

Mark Whitfield (1967– )

Scott Whitfield

Pharez Whitted (1960– )

Wolter Wierbos (1957– )

Doug Wieselman

Dan Wilensky (1961– )

Edward Wilkerson Jr. (1955– )

James Williams (1951– )

Jeff Williams (1950– )

Mars Williams

Rod Williams

Roy Williams (1937– )

Tom Williams (1962– )

Willie Williams (1958– )

Bruce Williamson

Steve Williamson (1956– )

Dan Willis

Hal Willner

Anthony Wilson (1968– )

Gini Wilson

Matt Wilson (1964– )

Steve Wilson (1961– )

Jens Winther (1960– )

Michel Wintsch (1964– )

Christine Wodrascka (1957– )

Nils Wogram (1972– )

Piotr Wojtasik

Ben Wolfe

Michael Wolff (1952– )

Francis Wong

Anthony Wonsey (1972– )

Rickey Woodard (1956– )

Reggie Workman (1937– )

World Bass Violin Ensemble

WorldService Project

Jürgen Wuchner

Jack Wright

Stich Wynston (1961– )

Sam Yahel

Eli Yamin (1968– )

Jim Yanda (1959– )

Keith Yaun

Dave Young

Young Tuxedo Brass Band

Your Neighbourhood Saxophone Quartet

Bojan Z (1968– )

Rachel Z (1962– )

Aziza Mustafa Zadeh

Peter Zak (1965– )

Bobby Zankel

Michael Zerang (1958– )

Michael Zilber

Patrick Zimmerli (1968– )

Carlos Zingaro [Alves] (1948– )

Dann Zinn

James Zollar

Zu [1999– ]

Mark Zubek (1974– )

Various Artists


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