Historical List of Musicians

Who's Played Jazz at the Bach

Below is a partial listing of principle jazz musicians who have performed at the Bach Dancing & Dynamite Society since 1964, most of whom are listed in the Grove Dictionary of Jazz and the Leonard Feather Encyclopedia of Jazz or will be! Musicians we may have omitted due to incomplete records should contact us to be included in future listings. Musicians are listed by their instrument. DOWNLOAD pdf file

Selected Performers Timeline

Who's Played Classical at the Bach

Though most people have known the Bach Society for our Jazz programs, many have yet to discover our Classical concerts over the years. We apologize if we have omitted any artists, and invite visitors to our website to contact us with additions or corrections to this list. DOWNLOAD pdf file

Musician Comments

The Douglas Beach House has a huge reputation in the music community as being one of the best places to perform. Our respect for them, the great acoustics and vibe of the concert room, and great audiences are repetitive themes in their comments: We’re treated so good as musicians . . . nice vibe . . . It’s like being home with a bunch of friends and your audience is tremendously awesome.” The audience is an important part of the musical equation: great venue, talented musicians + appreciative audiences = an incredible musical experience. Check out some of their comments.

Selected Musician Quotes

  • . . . it was the best gig on the tour. It's nice when we can play the more intimate venues and the crowd gets to interact with the band.” – Albert Sun, Manager, Mingus Big Band
  • “My favorite venue in the world, including Ronnie Scott's. No better vibes anywhere. We all had a ball!” – Jackie Ryan
  • Your audience was so open—they were in my corner, up for the journey. – Nancy Zeltsman,
  • I have known about this club for as long as I’ve been playing and this is my first time here. Thank you for making it so special. – Ravi Coltrane
  • The Bach Dancing & Dynamite Society – a musician’s house. – Joyce Cooling
  • This place is a legendary club – the level that you aspire to get to. – Rachel Z
  • This space is what life is about – love, heat, passion, true oneness! It sounds like God’s bedroom stereo! – Bobbie Rae, drummer (Rachel Z Trio)
  • The audience is the best and the room has the right vibe! – Steve Smith
  • As always, a great experience for me, Pete. Thank you. – Mack McCray
  • It’s like playing in someone’s living room. Comfort on the stage is very important to me, and the Bach puts you in a comfort zone every time! – Kenny Washington
  • Hearing live music at the Douglas Beach House is like “having food” versus looking at a photo of food. – Rachael Sage
  • The Bach is all about the music: physical setup is focused to the stage, it’s intimate, the piano is awesome, the audience shares the environment. – Michael Wolff
  • That’s a ‘boss’ piano.” – Harold Mabern
  • It’s like being home with a bunch of friends – nice vibe. – Ruth Davies
  • Total musical heaven – sound and sight. Thanks. - Pete Yellin
  • After you’ve heard about this place for years, there is no way to know until you get here – so beautiful and beyond our expectations. – Brian Blade

Principal Musician Listing by Instrument


Kei  Akagi,  Toshiko  Akiyoshi,  Monty  Alexander,   Mose  Allison,   Lynne  Arriale,  Kenny   Barron,   Denny   Barthiaume,   Bill   Bell,  Warren  Bernhardt,   Richie  Bierach,    Walter  Bishop,    Ron  Blake,   Joe  Bonner,    Joanne  Brackeen,     Alan  Broadbent,    Charles   Brown, John  Burr,  Jaki  Byard,   George   Cables,   Uri   Caine,   Judy   Carmichael,   Tee   Carson, Federico Cervantes, Bill Charlap, Billy Childs, Jeff Chimenti,  Gerald Clayton,  Todd Cochran,  Steve  Cohn,   Pat  Coil,   Frank  Collette,   Dick  Conte,   Mark  Copland,   Stanley  Cowell,    Marilyn  Crispell,  Bill  Cunliffe,  Jorge  Dalto,  Rick  Della  Ratta,  Wendy  Dewitt,  Gary  Dial, Dwight Dickerson, Terry Disley, George DiQuatro, Smith Dobson,  Armen Donelian,  Kenny Drew Jr., Larry Dunlap, Eliane Elias, Bill Evans, Victor Feldman, Russel Ferrante,  Tommy Flanagan,  Bob  Florence,  Dick  Fregulia,  Dave  Frishberg,   Larry  Fuller,   Hal  Galper,   Mike  Garrison,  Mike Garson, Kent Glen, Erika Gocka, Tom Grant, Eddie Green, Benny Green , Mike Greensill, Danny Grissett, Vince Guaraldi, Gus Gustafson,  Don Haas,  Tardo Hammer,  Roland Hanna,  Gene  Harris,  Barry  Harris,  Hampton  Hawes,  David  Hazeltine,  Fred  Hersch,  John  Hicks,   Dick  Hindman,  Earl  “Fatha”  Hines,  Hiromi,  Art  Hodes,   Merrill  Hoover,   Abdulla  Ibrahim, Larry Karush, Geoffrey Keezer, Roger Kellaway, Ed Kelly , Siegfried Kessler, Frank Kimbrough, Kenny Kirkland, Steve Kuhn, Art Lande, Andy Laverne, Milcho Leviev, Mark Levine, Lou Levy,  Kirk  Lightsey,  Mike  Lipskin,   Mark  Little,   Frank  LoCrasto,   Michael  Longo,   Murray  Low,  Bob   Lucas,   Harold   Mabern,   Adam   Makowicz,   Bevan   Manson,    John   Marabuto,    Ronnie  Mathews,  Jon  Mayer,  Bill  Mays,   Les  McCann,   Dave  McKenna,   Jim  McNeeley, Brad   Mehldau,   Mulgrew   Miller,    Charles   Moffett,    Phil   Markowitz,    Bob   Mocarsky, Buddy   Montgomery,   Tete   Montoliu,   Jason   Moran,   Dado   Moroni,    George   Muribus, Susan  Muscarella,  Paul  Nagel,   Josh  Nelson,   Mike  Nock,   Walter  Norris,   Flip  Nunez, Makoto  Ozone,  Eddie  Palmieri,  Jeb  Patton,  Glen  Pearson,  Luis  Perdomo,  Si  Perkoff,   Michel  Petrucciani,  Don  Piestrup,  Jean-Michel Pilc,  Jeff  Pittson,  Al  Plank,   Paul  Potyen,   Don   Pullen,   John   Rangel,   Marcus   Roberts,   Robert   Rodrigues,   John   Rosenberg,   Michele   Rosewoman,   Renee   Rosnes,    Jimmy   Rowles,    Hilton   Ruiz,    Merl   Saunders,   Ted Saunders,  Ricardo Scales,  Rob Schneiderman,  Ben Sidran,  Chris Siekert, Horace Silver, Sid  Simmons,  Sunnyland  Slim,  Martial  Solal,  Omar  Sosa,   Mark  Soskin,   Alan  Steger,   Peggy   Stern,   Frank   Strazzeri,   Ralph   Sutton,    Esbjord   Svensson,    Horace   Tapscott, Norma Teagarden, Mark Thompson, McCoy Tyner, Eric Vaughn, Larry Vuckovich, Mal Waldron, Cedar   Walton,   Michael   Weiss,   Kenny   Werner,    Randy   Weston,    Eddie   Whettleland,  Dick  Whittington,  Gerald  Wiggins,  Mary  Lou  Williams,  James Williams,  Jessica Williams,  Larry Willis, Jack Wilson, Teddy Wilson,  Mike  Wofford,  Michael  Wolff,  Anthony  Wonsey,  Martha Young,  Joachim Young,  Rachel Z,  Denny Zeitlin,  Al Zulaica


Charles Ables, Vernon Alley, Chris Amberger,  Arild Andersen,  Jay Anderson,  Peter Barshay, John Benitez, Walter Bishop, Jr., Bob Bowman, Ronnie Boykins, Ray Brown , Cameron Brown, Baron Browne,  Chris Brubeck,  Monty Budwig,  Michael Burr,  Red Callender,  Dave Cameron, Jeff Carney, Dave Carpenter, Rashaan Carter, Ron Carter, Federico Cervantes, Jeff Chambers, John Clayton, Sam Comfort, Anthony  Cox,  Palle  Danielson,  Richard  David,  Ruth  Davies,  Frank De la Rosa, Chuck Domanico, Bill Douglass, Ray Drummond, Tony Dumas, Kai Eckhart,  Jeff Eyrich, Malachi Favors, Rob Fisher, Michael  Formanek,  David  Friesen,  Larry  Gales,  Richard Gerard,  Hans  Glawischnig,  Eddie  Gomez,  Jerry  Goode,  Rich  Goods,  Bill  Goodwin, Mel Graves, Larry Grenadier, Charlie Haden, Ratzo Harris, Bob Harrison ,  Max Hartstein,  Marshall  Hawkins,Roland  Hayes,John  Heard,Percy  Heath,Mark  Helias,Calvin  Hill,  Milt Hinton, Dave Holland ,  Major  Holly,  Luther  Hughes,  John  Humphrey,  Chuck  Isreals, Kenny Jenkins,  Jeff Johnson,  Marc  Johnson,Reggie Johnson,Paul Keller,Tom Kennedy,Pat  Klobas,Boris  Kozlov,Jim  Lacefield,Lenny  Lasher,James  Leary,Jack  Lesberg, James  Lewis,  Herbie  Lewis,  John  Lindberg,  Victor  Little,  Curtis  Lundy,  Bob  Magnusson, BobMaize, CecilMcBee, ChristianMcBride, RonMcClure, MickeyMcPhillips, Roberto Miranda, Charnett Moffett, Charles Moffett,  Jr.,  Michael  Moore,  John  Mosher, Francois Moutin, George Mraz, Jamil Nasser, Al Obidinsky, William Parker, Frank Passantino, JohnPatitucci, LonniePlaxico, DonPrell, EricReevis, RufusReid, DeanReilly,  MikeRichmond, LarryRidley, RicardoRodrigues, HowardRumsey, WyattRuther, Keith Saunders, Tony Saunders, Pat Senatore, Miriam Sullivan, Mario Serachi, Avery Sharpe, Marcus Shelby, Chuck Sher, John  Shifflett,  Andy  Simpkins,  Scott  Steed,  Steve  Swallow,  Harvie  Swartz,  Bill  Takas,  Don  Thompson,  Frank  Tusa,  Gerald  Veasley,Leroy  Vinnegar,  Bob  Wackerman,  Paul  Warburton,Peter  Warren,Tom  Warrington,Peter  Washington, Harley White, Lenny White, John Wiitala, Buster Williams, David Williams, Reggie Workman, Michael Zisman


Alex Acuna, Eric Allen, Donald Bailey, Victor Bailey, Thurman Barker, Joey Baron, Benny Barth, Bobby  Battle,  Ron  Beck,Clarence  Becton,Louie  Bellson,Dick  Berk,Ignacio  Berrio,Brad  Bilhorn,  Gaylord  Birch,  Dave  Black,  Cindy  Blackman,Brian  Blade,Jonathan  Blake, Art  Blakey, Bob  Bray, Tom  Brechtlein, Cecil  Brooks, Anthony  Brown, Steve  Brown,  DanBrubeck, CarlBurnett, FrankieCapp, WilburCarlson, TeriLynneCarrington, Jon Christensen, Mike Clark, Terry Clark, Omar Clay, Henry Cole, Jimmy Cobb, Billy Cobham, Norman Connors, Kirk Covington, Andrew Cyrille, Steve Davis, Jack De Johnette, Joe Dodge, Dottie Dodgion, Peter Donald, Tony Dumas, Steve Ellington, Peter Erskine,  Mark  Ferber, Sherman Ferguson, Al Foster, Eddie Gladden, Chuck  Glave,  Bill  Goodwin,  John  Guerin,  Terreon Gully, Jeff Hamilton, Jake Hanna, Billy Hart,  Jeff Hart,  Dana Hawkins,  Louis Hayes, Tootie Heath, Alan Hertz, Billy Higgins, Moto Hikohino, Jeff Hirshfield, Joe Hodge,  Ari Hoenig,  Paul Humphrey, Ralph Humphrey, Yoron Israel, Gene Jackson, Clifford Jarvis, Gus Johnson, ClarenceJohnston,HaroldJones,Victor  Jones,Vince  Lateano,Bob  Leatherbarrow,  Victor Lewis,  Joe La Barbera,  Shelly Manne,  John Markham,George Marsh,Eddie Marshall, Ed  McClary,  Roy  McCurdy,  Steve  Michele,  Butch  Miles,  Allison  Miller,  Charles  Moffett,  EddieMoore,MartyMorell, BobMoses, PaulMotian, DonMoye, MelMartin, Idris Muhammad, Louis Nash, Adam Nussbaum,  Earl Palmer,  Clarence Penn,  Charlie Persip,  Jim  Plank,  Alvin  Queen,Tom  Reynolds,Danny  Richmond,Karriem  Riggins,Ben  Riley, Max Roach, Mickey Roker,  Adonis  Rose,  Bobby  Rosenstein,  Ronald  Shannon  Jackson, Antonio  Sanchez,Avery  Sharpe,Matt  Slocum,Jimmie  Smith,Marvin  “Smitty”  Smith, Steve Smith, Akira Tana,  Russ Tucker,  Freddie Waits,  Kenny  Washington,  Jeff  Tain  Watts, Dave Weckl, Dick Weller, Lenny White, Tony Williams, Al Williams,  Smiley Winters,  Elliot Zigmund,  Jim Zimmerman


Babatunde,BigBlack, WillieBobo, FrankColon, WillieColon, ChemboCorniel,Glen Cronkhite, Kwaku Dadey, Vince Delgado, Ian Dogole, Pete Escovedo, Sheila E. Escovedo, MalachiFavors,ChuckFertal,JerryGonzales, GiovanniHildalgo, MichaelHorne,Zakir  Hussain,Mongo  Santa  Maria,Nicky  Marreno,Pedro  Martinez,Helicio  Milito, Otello Molineaux, Airto Moreira, Andy Narrell,  Kenneth Nash,  Hermeto Pascual,  Tito Puente,  Luis  Romero,  Poncho  Sanchez,John  Santos,Boogsie  Sharpe,Carlos  Patato  Valdez, Benny Valardi


John  Abercrombie, Howard  Alden, Laurindo  Almeida, George  Barnes, Roni  Ben-Hur,Don  Burnham,  Kenny  Burrell, Andre  Bush, Charlie  Byrd, Dave  Cantor,Danny  Carron, Dori Caymmi, Joyce  Cooling,  Larry  Coryell,  Alex  De  Grassi,  Mike  DeMicco,  Denny  Diaz,  Steve  Draper,Ted  Dunbar, Eddie  Duran, Herb  Ellis, James  Emery, Ron  Eschete, Kevin Eubanks, Tal Farlow,  Bruce  Forman,  Bill  Frisell,  Frank  Gambale,  Mick Goodrick,  Fareed Hague,  Jerry  Hahn,  Jim  Hall,  Joel  Harrison,  Scott  Henderson,  Toninho  Horta,  Michael  Howell,Duncan  James,Vic  Juris,Barney  Kessell,Calvin  Keyes, Jeff  Linsky,CarlLockett, NicoleLong, MundellLowe, CarlosBarbosa-Lima,  RussellMalone, Mike  Marshall,Paul  Mehling,Dave  McNabb,Paul  Nash, Mary  Osborne, Joe  Pass, Bucky Pizzarelli, Tony Purrone, Prasanna, Vernon  Reid, Emily  Remler, Tony  Rice, Jeff  Richman,  Brandon  Ross,  Gray  Sargent,John  Scofield,Bola  Sete, Jimmy  Stewart, John Stowell, Strunz & Farah, Eric Swinderman, Gabor Szabo, Ralph Towner, Phil Upchurch,  Vinny Valentino,  Randy Vincent,  Al Viola,  Joe Louis Walker


George Adams,  Pepper  Adams,  Harry  Allen,  Eric Alexander,  Peter Apfelbaum,  Gary  Bartz, Bob  Berg,  Dave  Berson,  Ron  Blake,Jane  Ira  Bloom,Hamiet  Bluiett,Arthur  Blythe, Anthony Braxton, Nick Brignola, Pat Britt, George Brooks, Jules Broussard,  Sheldon Brown,  Wilbur  Brown,  Jane  Bunnett,  Melvin  Butler,  Bill  Byne,  Hadley  Caliman,Ralph  Carney, Benny Carter, Howard Cespides, Pete Christlieb, Pee Wee Claybrook, Arnett Cobb,  Al Cohn, Richie  Cole,  Steve  Coleman,  George  Coleman,  Ravi  Coltrane,  Paul  Contos,Bob  Cooper, John Coppola, Hank  Crawford,  Sonny  Criss,  Ron Cuber,  Vince Denham,  Jerry Dodgion,  Paquito D’Rivera, Teddy Edwards, Dave Ellis, Brooker Ervin, Bill Evans, Joe Farrell, Dino Faxio, Wilton  Felder,  Bob  Ferreira,  Brandon  Fields,  Martin  Fierro,John  Firman,Med  Flory,Sonny Fortune,  Frank Foster,  Gary Foster,  Chico Freeman,  Bennett Friedman,Andy Fusco,  Jan Garbarek,  Kenny  Garrett,  Stan  Getz,  Benny  Golson,  Dexter  Gordon,  Johnny  Griffin,  John Gross , John Gruntfest, Steve Hackman,  Scott Hamilton,  Craig Handy,  John Handy,  Joseph  Harman,  Billy  Harper,  Eddie  Harris,  Donald  Harrison,Tom  Hart,Jimmy  Heath, Julius  Hemphill,Joe  Henderson, Vincent  Herring, Christopher  Holliday, Red  Holloway, Phil  Howe,  Tim  Jackson,  Sonya  Jason,  Carter  Jefferson,  Noel  Jewkes,  Plas  Johnson,Clifford Jordan, Kidd Jordan, Louis Jordan, Lee Konitz, Steve Lacy, Oliver Lake, Harold Land, Prince Lasha, Dave Liebman, Warne Marsh, Mel  Martin,  Zane  Massey,  Donny  McCaslin, CharlesMcNabb,CharlesMcPherson, DonMenza, BobMintzer, RoscoeMitchell,  Billy Mitchell, James Moody,  Brew  Moore,  Michael  Moore,  Ralph  Moore,  Lanny  Morgan, Frank  Morgan,Mike  Morris,David  Murray, Nir  Naaman, David  “Fathead”  Newman,Jack Nimitz,  Sal Nistico,  Michael O’Neill,  Greg Osby,  Cecil Payne,Jim Pepper,Art Pepper,Bill  Perkins,Eric  Person,Houston  Person, Flip  Phillips, Bill  Pierce, Courtney  Pine,  Chris Bonner Pitts,  Ray Pizzi,  Tony Poindexter,  Odean Pope,  Chris Potter,  John Purcell, Vi Redd, Dewey Redman,  Jerome Richardson,  Herman Riley,  Sam Rivers,  George Roberts,  Paul  Robertson,  Antoine  Roney,  Steve  Rosenbloom,  Jim  Rothermel,  Charlie  Rouse,Marshall Royal,  Pharoah Sanders,  Moacir Santos,  Matt Schon,  Bud Shank,Archie Shepp,Bob  Sheppard,  Wayne  Shorter,  Sonny  Simmons,  Zoot  Sims,  Jim  Snidero,Rory  Snyder,Ron  Stallings,  Herbie  Steward,  Grant  Stewart,  Sonny  Stitt,Mel  Stuart,John  Stubbelfield, Ira Sullivan, Lew Tabackin, Henry Threadgill, Jean Toussaint, Chuck Travis, Stanley Turrentine, Eddie  “Cleanhead”  Vinson,  Jerry  Vivino,  Myron  Walden,Mel  Waldron,Junior  Walker, Vince Wallace, Tim  Warfield,  Bobby  Watson,  Ernie  Watts,  Harvey Wainapel,  Frank  Wiess, Walt  Weiskopf,  Norman  Williams,  Steve  Wilson,  Bert  Wilson,  Phil  Woods,  Peter  Yellin, Miguel Zenon,  Michael Zilber


Rex Allen, Ray Anderson, Chuck Bennett,  Chris  Braymen,  Jerry Butzen,  Jimmy Cleveland,  Buster Cooper, Allen Copland, Dave Eshelman, Robin Eubanks, Carl Fontana,  Bruce Fowler, Curtis Fuller, Bryan Gould, Dave Gregoric, Dick Griffin, Slide Hampton, Wayne Henderson,  Conrad Herwig, Dean Hubbard, Mike Humphrey,  Slyde Hyde,  Joel Karp,  Steve Kohlbacker,  Frank Lacy, Dick Leland,  Tricky  Lofton,  Charles  Loper,  Delfeayo  Marsalis,  Andy  Martin,  Grover  Mitchell,  Ed  Neumeister,  Pat  O’Hara,  Bob  Ojeda,   Max  Perkoff,   Kevin  Porter,   Benny Powell, Bobby Pratt, Julian Priester, James Pugh, Bill Reischenbach,  Billy Robinson,  James  Romanek,  Frank  Rosolino,  John  Russell,  Mal  Sharpe,  Phil  Teele,   Mick  Teubrock, Lee Thornberg,  Wayne Wallace,  Bill Watrous,  Marty Wehner,  Bruce Wolfe,  Britt Woodman,   Don Young


Nat Adderley, Clint Baker, Gary Barone, Dave Bendigkeit, Fred Berry, Bill Berry, Rich Bice, Terrence Blanchard, Lester  Bowie,  Bobby  Bradford,  Randy  Brecker,  Cecil  Bridgewater,  Harper Brothers,  Steve Campos,  Conte Candoli,  Pete Candoli,  Baikida Carroll,  Waldo Carter, Bill  Catalone,  Buddy  Childers,  Johnny  Coles,   Larry  Cramer,   Ted  Curson,   Bob  Doll,   Barbara  Donald,  Dave  Douglas,  Don  Ellis,  Mercer  Ellington,   Jon  Faddis,   Art  Farmer,   Ernie  Figueroa,   Larry  Ford,   Eddie  Gale,    Warren  Gale,    Luis  Gasca,    Dizzy  Gillespie,    Jerry Gonzalez, Phil Grenadier, David Hardiman, Roy Hargrove, Tom Harrell, Eddie Henderson, Steve Hoffsteger, Freddie Hubbard,  Mark Isham,  Lee Katzman,  Ryan Kisor,  Cal Lewiston,  Randy Masters, Blue Mitchell, Al Molina, Ed Neumeister, Bobbie Ojeda, Shinzo Ono, Nicholas Payton,  Jeremy  Pelt,  Max  Perkoff,  Ed  Polcer,  Mike  Price,   Don  Rader,   Kenny  Rampion,   Bill Resch, Red Rodney, Shorty Rogers, Wallace Roney, Bill Saks, Rudy Salvini, George Sams, Chase  Sanborn,  Carl  Saunders,  Henry  Scott,  Jim  Seeley,  Woody  Shaw,   Jack  Sheldon, Bobby  Shew,   Allen  Smith,   Clark  Terry,   Lee  Thornberg,    Rick  Theurer,    Jack  Walruth, Peter Welker,  Kenny Wheeler,  Zane Woodsworth,  John Worley, Snooky Young


John  Carter,  Vince  Catolica,  Roy  Collins,  Eddie  Daniels,  Kenny  Davern,  Paquito  D’Rivera, Phil  Howe,  Noel  Jewkes,  Paul  McCandless,  Jim  Rothermel,  Marshall  Royal,   Allan  Vache, Jim Walker


Buddy Collette, Viviana Guzman, Holly Hofman, Paul Horn, Herbie Mann,  Roscoe Mitchell,  James  Moody,   James  Newton,    Nika  Rejto,    Ali  Ryerson,    Kenny  Stahl,    Jeremy  Steig, Lew Tabackin,  Dave Valentin,  Jim Walker,  Frank Wess


Tom Coster, Joey DeFrancesco, Duke Jethro, Merl Saunders, Dr. Lonnie Smith, Jimmy Smith, Akiko Tsruruga,  John Turk, Tony Monaco


Larry  Blackshere,  Gary  Burton,  John  Cocuzzi,  Jon  Ericksen,  Terry  Gibbs,   Jay  Hoggart,  Bobby Hutcherson, Milt Jackson,  Joe  Locke,  Matt  Luprie,  Mike  Mainieri,  Don  McCaslin, Buddy Montgomery, Jon Nagourney, Red Norvo, John Rae, Dave Samuels, Charlie Shoemake, Christian Tamburr, Cal Tjader


Billy  Bang,   John  Blake,    Charles  Burnham,    India  Cooke,   Eric  Golub,    Leroy  Jenkins, Tommy Kesecker,  Michal Urbaniak,  Michael White,


Claudia  Acuna,   Lorez  Alexandria,   Mose  Allison,   Karrin  Allyson,    Ernestine  Anderson,    Doug    Arrington,     Margie    Baker,      Nicholas    Bearde,      Dee    Bell,      Brenda    Boykin,  Dee Dee Bridgewater, Charles Brown, Dori Caymmi, Faye Carol, Betty Carter,  Chris Connor, Buddy  Connor,  Jamie  Davis,  Spencer  Day,  Blossom  Dearie,  Dena  DeRose,  Gail  Dobson, Bob   Dorough,   Urszula   Dudziak,   Madeline   Eastman,    Lorraine   Feather,    Kelly   Flint,  Carol  Fredette,  Nnenna  Freelon,  Dave  Frishberg,  Kellye  Gray,  Yuko Hata,   Bill Henderson, Jon  Hendricks,  Marigold  Hill,  Shirley  Horn,  Helen  Humes,  Frank  Jackson,   Etta  James, Eddie  Jefferson,   Etta  Jones,   Sheila  Jordan,   Nancy  King,   Andy Kirshner,   Jackie & Roy Kral, Irene  Kral,  Karen  Krog,  Barbara  Lashley,  Abbey  Lincoln,  Carmen  Lundy,  Tania  Maria,  Rene   Marie,   Bobby   McFerrin,   Carmen   McRae,    Barbara   Morrison,    Maria   Muldaur, Mark Murphy, Chris Murrell, Kim  Nalley,  Morning  Nicholes,  Bobbie  Norris,  Anita  O’Day, Denise Perrier, Rebecca Parris, Flora Purim, Nate Pruitt, Kenny Rankin, Vi Redd, Anne Ross, Jackie  Ryan,  Tessa  Souter,  Marlena  Shaw,  Jack  Sheldon,   Ben  Sidran,   Carol  Sloane,   Lavay  Smith,  Tessa  Souter,  Mary  Stallings,   Bob  Steger,   Tierney  Sutton,   Earl  Thomas, Cami Thompson,  Linda Tillery,  Ramana Vieira,  Claudia Villela,  Roseanna Vitro,  Maria  Volonte, Walter, Kenny Washington, Carol Welsman, Paula West, Carla White, Wesla Whitfield, Spanky Wilson,  Faith Winthrop,  Cookie Wong,  Pat Yankee,

Big Band

Rex   Allen,   Akiyoshi/Tabackin,   Count   Basie,    Bill   Berry,    Louie   Bellson,    Ray   Brown, John  Coppola/Chuck  Travis,  Duke  Ellington,   Full  Faith  &  Credit,   Bill  Holman  Band,   Marcus Shelby Orchestra,  Mingus Big Band,  Oregon,  Don Piestrup,   Bill Sacks,   Rudy Salvin , SF Jazz HS Allstars, Stan Kenton Alumni, Tokyo Union Jazz Orchestra, Studio Six, Mike Vax,  Gerald Wilson


Tom Coster–Accordion, Franc D’Ambrosio–Broadway vocals, Eric Golub–Viola, David Grisman– Mandolin,  Tommy  Gumina–Accordion,   Paul   Hansen–Bassoon,   Howard   Johnson–Tuba, Scott Kinsey–Elec. Keyboards, Ali Akbar Khan–Sarod, Salar Nader–Tabla, Ray Pizzi–Bassoon, Christos Rafalides–Marimba, Badal Roy–Tabla, Bob Stewart–Tuba, Toots Thielemans– Harmonica,   Art   Van   Damme–Accordion,    Abdul   Wadud–Cello,    Peter   Warren–Cello, Jayme Stone–Banjo