Suggested Listening List

1. TRUMPET
Freddie Hubbard, Clifford Brown, Miles Davis, Dizzy Gillespie, Woody Shaw, Lee Morgan, Blue Mitchell, Clark Terry, Kenny Dorham, Roy Eldridge, Don Cherry,
Fats Navarro, Johnny Coles, Chet Baker, Virgil Jones, John McNeil, Tom Harrell, Wynton Marsalis, Terumaso Hino, Wallace Roney, Phillip Harper, Scott
Wendholt, Roy Hargrove, Bobby Shew, Kevin Dean, Art Farmer, Tim Hagens, Barry Ries, Harry Edison, Buck Clayton, Booker Little, Thad Jones, Nat Adderley,
John Swana, Nicholas Payton, Kenny Wheeler, Joe Magnarelli
2. ALTO SAX
Charlie Parker, Sonny Stitt, Lou Donaldson, Phil Woods, Cannonball Adderley, Charlie Mariano, Lee Konitz, Paul Desmond, Jackie McLean, Ornette Coleman,
Roscoe Mitchell, Eric Dolphy, Herb Geller, Art Pepper, Lennie Niehaus, Bud Shank, Lanny Morgan, Richie Cole, Eric Kloss, Bunky Green, Bobby Watson, Kenny
Garrett, Greg Osby, Frank Morgan, John Jenkins, Jim Snidero, Paquito D’Rivera, James Spaulding, Gary Bartz, Arthur Blythe, Steve Coleman, Steve Wilson,
Craig Bailey, Jimmy Greene
3. TENOR SAX
Lester Young, Walt Weiskopf, Coleman Hawkins, Stan Getz, John Coltrane, Sonny Rollins, Gene Ammons, Joe Henderson, Wayne Shorter, George Coleman,
Harold Land, Azar Lawrence, Dewey Redman, Steve Grossman, John Klemmer, Dave Liebman, Pharoah Sanders, Ben Webster, Benny Golson, Dexter Gordon,
Wayne Marsh, Zoot Sims, Charles Lloyd, Hank Mobley, Sonny Stitt, Bob Berg, Billy Pierce, Joe Farrell, Mike Brecker, Archie Shepp, Bud Freeman, Von Freeman,
Chico Freeman, Clifford Jordon, Rick Margitza, Branford Marsalis, Larry Schneider, Bill Evans, Joe Lovano, Eric Alexander, James Moody, Don Braden, Joshua
Redman, Gary Campbell, Ralph Lalama, Illinois Jacquet, Paul Gonsalves, Eddie “Lockjaw” Davis, Johnny Griffin, Stan Turrentine, George Adams, Chris Potter,
George Garzone, Jerry Bergonzi, Benny Wallace, Bob Mintzer
4. BARITONE SAX
Gerry Mulligan, Pepper Adams, Harry Carney, Sahib Shihab, Serge Chaloff, Leo Parker, Charles Davis, Pat Patrick, Ronnie Cuber, Nick Brignola, Gary Smulyan
5. TROMBONE
Milt Bernhardt, Jimmy Cleveland, Jack Teagarden, Bill Harris, Phil Wilson, J.J.Johnson, Kai Winding, Frank Rosolino, Carl Fontana, Curtis Fuller, Grachan
Moncur, Garnett Brown, Bill Watrous, Roswell Rudd, Steve Turre, Robin Eubanks, Hal Crook, Urbie Green, Conrad Herwig, John Fedchock, Ray Anderson,
Steve Davis
6. FLUTE
Hubert Laws, James Moody, Herbie Mann, Frank Wess, Jeremy Steig, Roland Kirk, Yusef Lateef, David Liebman, Eric Dolphy, Joe Farrell
7. CLARINET
Benny Goodman, Artie Shaw, Tony Scott, Buddy DeFranco, Woody Herman, Pee Wee Russell, Jimmy Guiffre, Eric Dolphy (bass clarinet), Russell Procope,
Eddie Daniels, Paquito D’Rivera, Phil Woods, Art Pepper, John Carter
8. GUITAR
Charlie Christian, Django Reinhardt, Wes Montgomery, Kenny Burrell, Barney Kessel, Herb Ellis, Joe Pass, Jim Hall, Tal Farlow, Attila Zoller, Pat Martino, Mick
Goodrick, Larry Coryell, John McLaughlin, Grant Green, George Benson, Jerry Hahn, Jimmy Raney, Doug Raney, Emily Remler, Earl Klugh, Peter Bernstein,
Steve Erquiaga, Peter Leich, Vic Juris, Joshua Breakstone, Chris Flory, Joe Cohn, Scott Henderson, Dave Cliff, Howard Alden, Pat Metheny, Dave Stryker, John
Scofield, Bill Frisell, Charlie Hunter, Mike Stern
9. PIANO
Bill Evans, Chick Corea, Herbie Hancock, Oscar Peterson, Lennie Tristano, Mulgrew Miller, James Williams, Mary Lou Williams, Thelonius Monk, Hampton
Hawes, Roland Hanna, Al Haig, Art Tatum, Oscar Peterson, Joe Zawinul, Victor Feldman, McCoy Tyner, Keith Jarrett, Paul Bley, Wynton Kelly, Red Garland,
George Cables, George Duke, Denny Zeitlin, Bud Powell, Phineas Newborn Jr., Ahmad Jamal, Kenny Drew, Tommy Flanagan, Horace Silver, Kenny Barron, John
Lewis, Michel Petrucciani, Ronnie Mathews, Makoto Ozone, Michel Camilo, Cedar Walton, Hal Galper, Larry Goldings, Benny Green, Lynne Arriale, Mike
LeDonne, Dan Haerle, Mark Levine, Dave Brubeck, Andy LaVerne, Harry Pickens, Kenny Werner, Erroll Garner, Hank Jones, Ray Bryant, Bobby Timmons,
Harold Mabern, Andrew Hill, Geri Allen, Joey Calderazzo, Danilo Perez, Brad Meldhau, Jacky Terrasson, Gonzalo Rubalcaba, Geoff Keezer, Benny Green, Bruce
Barth
10. BASS
Ray Brown, Scott LaFaro, Oscar Pettiford, Charlie Mingus, Paul Chambers, Richard Davis, Ron Carter, Rufus Reid, Eddie Gomez, Monk Montgomery, Chuck
Rainey, Miroslav Vitous, George Mraz, Stanley Clarke, Bob Cranshaw, Jimmy Garrison, Percy Heath, Steve Swallow, Buster Williams, Cecil McBee, Jimmy
Blanton, Red Mitchell, Mike Moore, Sam Jones, Israel Crobsy, Jaco Pastorius, Milt Hinton, Slam Stewart, George Duvivier, Todd Coolman, Larry Grenadier, John
Patitucci, Lynn Seaton, Bill Moring, Denis Irwin, John Goldsby, Kenny Washington, Peter Washington, Christian McBride, Bob Hurst, Charles Fambrough
11. DRUMS
Elvin Jones, Max Roach, Tony Williams, Philly Joe Jones, Kenny Clarke, Art Blakey, Connie Kay, Jack DeJohnette, Roy Haynes, Paul Motian, Billy Higgins, Billy
Cobham, Louis Bellson, Buddy Rich, Grady Tate, Micky Roker, Ed Blackwell, Bobby Moses, Joe Chambers, Alphonse Mouzon, Shelly Manne, Stan Levy, Danny
Richmond, Billy Hart, Lenny White, Al Foster, Ed Soph, Terri Lyne Carrington, Steve Davis, Peter Washington, Bill Stewart, Billy Drummond, Art Taylor, Jimmy
Cobb, Tootie Heath, Roger Humphries, Roy Brooks, Idris Muhammed, Kenny Washington, Jeff “Tain” Watts, Marvine “Smitty” Smith, Ralph Peterson, Joey
Baron, Dave Weckl, Brian Blade, Joe Farnsworth, Adam Nussbaum, Tony Reedus
12. VIBES
Milt Jackson, Gary Burton, Dave Friedman, David Samuels, Roy Ayers, Lynn Blessing, Lionel Hampton, Red Norvo, Bobby Hutcherson, Steve Nelson, Cal Tjader,
Terry Gibbs, Dave Pike, Jay Hoggard, Stephen Harris, Joe Locke
13. ORGAN
Jimmy Smith, Larry Young, Jack McDuff, Richard “Groove” Holmes, Jimmy McGriff, John Patton, Hank Marr, Larry Goldings, Mike Ladonne, Charles Earland,
Joey DeFrancesco, Barbara Dennerlein
14. BIG BANDS
Duke Ellington, Count Basie, Woody Herman, Stan Kenton, Buddy Rich, Don Ellis, Gerald Wilson, Thad Jones-Mel Lewis, Bill Watrous, Francy Boland, Louis
Bellson, Gil Evans, Rob McConnell, Maynard Ferguson, Bob Mintzer, Airmen Of Note, Bill Holman, Bob Florence, Dizzy Gillespie, Charles Mingus, George
Russell, Maria Schneider, Sun Ra, Toshiko Akiyoshi, Lew Tabackin, Mingus Dynasty Big Band, Bob Mintzer, Conrad Herwig’s Latin Big Band, Randy Weston, Tito
Puente, Eddie Palmieri, Carla Bley, Monday Night Vanguard Orchestra, Wynton Marsalis,
15. VOCALISTS
Jon Lucien, Roy Kral, Frank Sinatra, Mel Torme, Lou Rawles, Ray Charles, Mose Allison, Billy Eckstine, Leon Thomas, Grady Tate, Joe Williams, Sarah Vaughn,
Carmen McCrae, Peggy Lee, Rosemary Clooney, Billie Holiday, Ella Fitzgerald, Jackie Cain, Dakota Staton, Johnny Hartman, Chris Connor, June Christy, Anita
O’Day, Betty Carter, Chet Baker, Dinah Washington, Eddie Jefferson, Diana Krall, Kevin Mahogany
16. SCAT SINGERS
Clark Terry, Denis DiBlasio, Chet Baker, Louis Armstrong, Dizzy Gillespie, Ella Fitzgerald
17. VIOLIN
Joe Venuti, Stuff Smith, Ray Nance, Jean-Luc Ponty, Stephane Grappelli, Michael White, Jerry Goodman, John Blake, Randy Sabien, Fiddler Williams, Joe
Kennedy Jr., Darol Anger
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Suggested Listening List