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Art Pepper

Art Pepper

Art Pepper, born Arthur Edward Pepper, Jr., was an American alto saxophonist and clarinetist. more »

Barney Kessel

Barney Kessel

Barney Kessel was an American jazz guitarist born in Muskogee, Oklahoma. Noted in particular for... more »

Bob Brookmeyer

Bob Brookmeyer

Robert Edward Brookmeyer was an American jazz valve trombonist, pianist, arranger, and composer... more »

Buddy Collette

Buddy Collette

William Marcel "Buddy" Collette was an American tenor saxophonist, flautist, and clarinetist. He... more »

Chico Hamilton

Chico Hamilton

Chico Hamilton was an American jazz drummer and bandleader. more »

George Shearing

George Shearing

Sir George Shearing, OBE was a British jazz pianist who for many years led a popular jazz group... more »

Gerry Mulligan

Gerry Mulligan

Gerald Joseph "Gerry" Mulligan was an American jazz saxophonist, clarinetist, composer and... more »

Gil Evans

Gil Evans

Ian Ernest Gilmore "Gil" Evans was an American jazz pianist, arranger, composer and bandleader... more »

Herb Ellis

Herb Ellis

Mitchell Herbert "Herb" Ellis was an American jazz guitarist. Perhaps best known for his 1950s... more »

Jim Hall

Jim Hall

James Stanley Hall was an American jazz guitarist, composer and arranger. more »

Jimmy Raney

Jimmy Raney

Jimmy Raney was an American jazz guitarist born in Louisville, Kentucky, most notable for his... more »

Johnny Smith

Johnny Smith

John Henry "Johnny" Smith was an American cool jazz and mainstream jazz guitarist. He wrote the... more »

Lee Konitz

Lee Konitz

Lee Konitz is an American jazz composer and alto saxophonist who was born in Chicago,... more »

Nnenna Freelon

Nnenna Freelon

Nnenna Freelon, is an American jazz singer, composer, producer, and arranger. She has been... more »

Paul Desmond

Paul Desmond

Paul Desmond was an American jazz alto saxophonist and composer, best known for the work he did... more »

Shorty Rogers

Shorty Rogers

Milton “Shorty” Rogers was one of the principal creators of West Coast jazz. He played both the... more »

Stan Getz

Stan Getz

Stanley Getz - American jazz saxophonist of Jewish origin, playing the saxophone. Getz was known... more »

Tal Farlow

Tal Farlow

Talmage Holt Farlow was an American jazz guitarist. Nicknamed the "Octopus", for his extremely... more »

Zoot Sims

Zoot Sims

John Haley "Zoot" Sims was an American jazz saxophonist, playing mainly tenor and soprano. more »

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