Jazz Artists You Should Know


Guitar

Al Caiola
Al Casey
Attila Zoller
Barney Kessel
Bill De Arango
Bill Jennings
Billy Bauer
Charlie Christian
Chuck Wayne
Django Reinhardt
Ed Bickert
George Benson
Grant Green
Hank Garland
Herb Ellis
Howard Roberts
Jim Hall
Jimmy Ponder
Jimmy Raney
Joe Pass
Joe Puma
Johnny Smith
Kenny Burrell
Les Spann
Mundell Lowe
Oscar Moore
Pat Martino
Rene Thomas
Sal Salvador
Tal Farlow
Tiny Grimes
Tony Mottola
Toots Thielemans
Wes Montgomery


Saxophone

Art Pepper
Ben Webster
Benny Carter
Benny Golson
Cannonball Adderley
Charlie Parker
Dexter Gordon
Eddie Harris
Ernie Watts
Gene Ammons
Gerry Mulligan
Grover Washington Jr.
Hank Crawford
Hank Mobley
Ike Quebec
James Spaulding
Jimmy Heath
John Coltrane
Johnny Griffin
Lou Donaldson
Maceo Parker
Oliver Nelson
Ornette Coleman
Rusty Bryant
Sonny Rollins
Sonny Stitt
Stanley Turrentine
Wayne Shorter


Organ

Baby Face Willette
Big John Patton
Booker T. Jones
Charles Earland
Charles Kynard
Don Patterson
Freddie Roach
Jack McDuff
Jackie Davis
Jimmy McGriff
Jimmy Smith
Johnny "Hammond" Smith
Larry Young
Lonnie Smith
Lou Bennett
Melvin Rhyne
Milt Buckner
Reuben Wilson
Rhoda Scott
Richard "Groove" Holmes
Shirley Scott
Sonny Phillips


Piano

Art Tatum
Bill Evans
Bobby Timmons
Bud Powell
Cedar Walton
Count Basie
Dave Brubeck
Duke Ellington
George Shearing
Herbie Hancock
Horace Silver
Kenny Drew
Les McCann
McCoy Tyner
Oscar Peterson
Sonny Clark
Stan Kenton
Thelonious Monk
Tommy Flanagan
Wynton Kelly


Trumpet

Art Farmer
Benny Carter
Blue Mitchell
Chet Baker
Clark Terry
Clifford Brown
Dizzy Gillespie
Donald Byrd
Freddie Hubbard
Jack Sheldon
Johnny Coles
Kenny Dorham
Lee Morgan
Miles Davis
Nat Adderley
Ornette Coleman
Thad Jones


Clarinet

Art Pepper
Benny Carter
Ernie Watts
Gerry Mulligan
Oliver Nelson


Drums

Art Blakey
Dave Bailey
Grady Tate
Jack DeJohnette
Philly Joe Jones
Tony Williams


Flute

Ernie Watts
Herbie Mann
James Spaulding


Bass

Charles Mingus
Paul Chambers 
Ron Carter


Vibes

Gary Burton
Milt Jackson 


Trombone

Fred Wesley
J.J. Johnson


Flugelhorn

Chet Baker
Clark Terry


Violin

Ornette Coleman


Harmonica

Toots Thielemans