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plastic_guitar
01-29-2008, 12:11 PM
hey can u guyz recommend me some
quality jazz artists..
cz im really into jazz now..
n my band wana record an acoustic jazz
kinda stuff..

Dimebag22
01-29-2008, 12:22 PM
Jazz Artists
Guitar
Charlie Christian
Django Reinhardt
Wes Montgomery
Barney Kessel
Joe Pass
Kenny Burrell
Tal Farlow
Larry Coryell
Jimmy Raney
John McLaughlin
Pat Metheny
Grant Green
George Benson
Vic Juris
Scott Henderson
Mike Stern
David "Fuze" Fiuczynski
Larry Carlton
Kurt RosenWinkle
Bill Frisell
Charlie Hunter
John Scofield
Emily Remler
Mick Goodrick
Alan Holdsworth
Al Dimeola
Ed Bickert
John Abercrombie
Joao Gilberto

Trumpet
Louis Armstrong
Freddie Hubbard
Roy Eldridge
Clifford Brown
Dizzy Gillespie
Miles Davis
Chet Baker
Kenny Dorham
Woody Shaw
Quincy Jones

Alto Sax
Charlie Parker
Sonny Stitt
Cannonball Adderley
Ornette Coleman
Eric Dolphy
Paul Desmond
Lee Konitz[/b]

Tenor Sax
Lester Young
Coleman Hawkins
John Coltrane
Stan Getz
Joe Henderson
Sonny Rollins
Dave Liebman
Hank Mobely
Sonny Stitt
Ben Webster
Dexter Gordon
Wayne Shorter
Mike Brecker
Joshua Redman
Benny Golson

All Saxaphones and even a flute played with his nose
Rahsann Roland Kirk

Flute
Roland Kirk
Yusef Lateef
Eric Dolphy
Herbie Mann
Dave Liebman

Piano
Duke Ellington
Bill Evans
Herbie Hanco<e>ck
Thelonius Monk
Wynton Kelly
Oscar Peterson
Art Tatum
McCoy Tyner
Bud Powell
Horace Silver
Mark Levine
Mulgrew Miller
Jimmy Smith (organ actually)
Dave Brubeck
Chick Corea
Hank Jones
George Duke

Drums
Max Roach
Roy Haynes
Elvin Jones
Buddy Rich
Louis Bellson
Art Blakey
Billy Higgins
Jimmy Cobb
Philly Joe Jones
Joe Chambers
Steve Smith
Dennis Chambers
Gregg Bissonette

Bass
Paul Chambers
Ron Carter
Charlie Mingus
Eddie Gomez
Ruffus Reid
Stanely Clarke
Sam Jones
Milt Hinton
Jerry Carboy
Jaco Pastorius
John Patitucci
Micheal Manring

Vibes
Roy Ayers
Lionel Hampton
Bobby Hutcherson
Joe Locke
Terry Gibbs
Milt Jackson

Vocalists
Billie Holiday
Ella Fitzgerald
Chet Baker
Frank Sinatra
Mel Torme
Diana Krall
Lou Rawles
Peggy Lee
Bill Eckstine
Sarah Vaughn
Bobby McFerrin

This was all taken from the Suggested Listening Thread - Read the stickies please :)

Nick_
01-29-2008, 01:26 PM
Lee Morgan needs to be added to the trumpet list, Herb Ellis and Pat Martino to the guitar list, Ray Brown to the bass list, and Ed Thigpen to the drum list.

But 'tis a good list.