Jazz Ensemble

General Artists or Groups

Artist Piece Album
Count Basie
 Louis Armstrong    The Complete Hot Fives and Hot Sevens
 Chet Baker    Chet Baker Sings
 Miles Davis    Kind of Blue
 Miles Davis All-Stars    Walkin'
 Kenny Garrett    Simply Said
 Grant Green    Green Street
 Herbie Hancock    Takin' Off
 Johnny Hodges    Everybody Knows Johnny Hughes
 Freddie Hubbard    Backlash
 JJ Johnson and Kai Winding    The Great Kai and JJ
 Sonny Rollins    Tenor Madness
 Sonny Stitt and Paul Gonsalves    Salt and Pepper
 Clifford Brown and Max Roach    Max

Others: Airmen of Note, Count Basie, Louis Bellson, Duke Ellington, Gordon Goodwin, Woody Herman, Buddy Rich, Stan Kenton, and Thad Jones-Mel Lewis, University of North Texas One o' Clock Lab Band, Vanguard Jazz Orchestra, The Jazz Messengers

Alto Sax

Artist Piece Album
 Sonny Stitt By Accident  Constellation
 Paul Desmond  Autumn Leaves  Complete Paul Desmond on RCA
   Tangerine  
   Blues for Fun  Easy Living
   All the Things  Desmond: Greatest Hits Series
 Charlie Parker  Moose the Mooche  
   Au Privave  
   Now's the Time  The Essential C. Parker
 Cannonball Adderley  Autumn Leaves  Something Else
   The Way You Look Tonight Cannonball Enroute
 Jackie McLean  Cool Struttin'  

Others: Ornette Coleman, Eric Dolphy, Vincent Herring, Lee Konitz, Lennie Niehaus, Art Pepper, Bud Shank, Sonny Rollins, David Sanborn, Tom Scott, and Phil Woods

Tenor Sax

Artist Piece Album
 Stan Getz  Billie's Bounce  Getz and JJ at the Opera
   Desafinado  Getz/Gilberto
   The Girl from Impanema  
   Corvacado  
 Sonny Rollins  Blue Seven  Smithsonian Collection
 Harold Land  Sandu  Study in Brown
   Land's End  
 Joe Henderson  Song for My Father  Song for My Father
 Hank Mobley  Git-Go Blues  Peckin' Time

Others: Ralph Brown, Michael Becker, John Coltrane, Benny Golson, Dexter Gordon, Coleman Hawkins, Jimmy Heath, Branford Marsalis, Bob Mintzer, Ralph Moore, Wayne Shorter, Zoot Simms, Ernie Watts, Ben Webster, and Lester Young

Bari Sax

Pepper Adams, Denis DiBlasio, Harry Carney, Serve Chaloff, Gerry Mulligan, Ronnie Cuber, Gary Smulyan

Trumpet

Artist Piece Album
 Miles Davis  So What Kind of Blue
   Freddie Freeloader  
   All Blues  
   Bag's Groove  Bag's Groove
   Autumn Leaves  Something Else
 Chet Baker  Autumn Leaves She Was Too Good To Me
   Summertime  Verve Masters #32
   But Not For Me  Best of Chet Baker Sings
   Just Friends  Line for Lyons
 Clifford Brown  Sandu  Study in Brown
   Daahoud  
   Joy Spring  
 Lee Morgan  Git-Go Blues  Peckin' Time
   The Sidewinder  The Sidewinder
   The Sermon  The Sermon
 Art Farmer  Cool Struttin'  Cool Struttin'
 Louis Armstrong  St. Louis Blues  
 Jon Faddis  Dizzy Atmosphere  
 Dizzy Gillespie    
 Roy Hargrove    
Freddie Hubbard
Clark Terry

Others: Bix Beiderbecke, Randy Brecker, Don cherry, Roy Eldridge, Tom Harrel, Freddie Hubard, Arturo Sandoval, Doc Severinsen, Woody Shaw, Marvin Stamm, Clark Terry, Ray Vega, Allen Vizutti, and Scott Wendholt

Trombone

Artist  Piece  Album
JJ Johnson  Billie's Bounce Getz and JJ at the Opera
   Groovin'  The Eminent JJ
 Curtis Fuller Blue Train  Blue Train

Others: Urbie Green, Bill Watrous, Fred Wesley, Tommy DOrsey, Andy Martin, Conrad Herwig, Jim Pugh, Bob McChesney, Bonerama, James Pankow, David Baker, George Bohanon, Jimmy Cleveland, Carl Fontana, Slide Hampton, Bill Harris, Frank Rosilino, Roswell Rudd, Jack Teagarden, Steve Turre’, Phil Wilson, and Kai Winding

Piano

Artist Piece Album
Horace Silver  Song for My Father  Song for My Father
   Sister Sadie  The Best of Horace Silver
   Doodlin'  
   Filthy McNasty  Retrospective
 Wynton Kelly  Fressie Freeloader  Kind of Blue
 Sonny Clark  All the Things...  Blue Surge
   Cool Struttin'  Cool Struttin'
   Blues Blue  Conny Clark Trio
 Richie Powell  Sandu  Study in Brown
   Land's End  
 Kenny Drew  Blue Train  Blue Train
 Herbie Hancock    
 Chick Corea  Blue Miles  
 Bill Evans    

Others: Nat “King” Cole, Tommy Flanagan, Red Garland, Erroll Garner, Benny Green, Ahmad Jamal, Keith Jarrett, Kenny Kirkland, John Lewis, Ellis Marsalis, Thelonius Monk, Oscar Peterson, Bud Powell, Marus Roberts, Art Tatum, Lennie Tristano, McCoy Tyner, Fats Waller, Mary Lou Williams, and Joe Zawinul

Guitar

Artist Piece Album
 Jim Hall  Blues for Fun  Easy Living
 Wes Montgomery  Blues  Goin' Out of My Head
 Kenny Burrell Back at the Chicken Shack  Back at the Chicken Shack
 Pat Matheny First Circle  First Circle

Others: George Benson, Kenny Burrell, Charlie Christian, Larry Coryell, Herb Ellis, Stanley Jordan, Barney Kessel, Pat Martino, John McLaughlin, Joe Pass, John Scofield, Jimmy Raney, Django Reinhardt, and Lee Ritenour

Bass

Artist Piece Album
Paul Chambers Blue Train Blue Train
   Freddie Freeloader  Kind of Blue
 Victor Wooten    

Others: Ray Brown, Ron Carter, Paul chamber, Stanley Clarke, Richard Davis, Jimmy Garrison, Eddie Gomes, Robert Hurst, Christian McBride, Charlie Mingus, Mark Montgomery, Jaco Pastorius, John Patitucci, Oscar Pettiford, Rufus Reid, and Steve Swallow

Drums

Artist Piece Album
Buddy Rich    
 Louie Bellson Shave-Tail  Peaceful Thunder
 Jeff Tain Watts  Wry Koln  Citizen Tain
Max Roach  Drums Unlimited  Collectibles Jazz Classics
 Philly Joe Jones  Stable Mates  Drums Around the World
 Steve Smith  Two for One  Vital Tech Tones
 Cindy Blackman  A Strawberry for Cindy  In the Now
 Dave Weckl  High Life  The Zone
 Peter Erskine  To Be or Not To Be  Sweet Soul
 Roy Haynes  Diverse  Birds of a Feather: A Tribute to Charlie Parker
 Max Roach  Joy Spring  Max

Others: Buddy Rich, Louie Bellson, Max Roach, Roy Haynes, Jeff Tain Watts, Dennis Chambers, Peter Erskine, Philly Joe Jones, Dave Weckl, Bill Cobham, Jeff Hamiliton, Steve Smith, Steve Gadd, Gary Hobbs

Percussion

Tito Puente, Poncho Sanchez, Giovanni Hidalgo, Luis Conte

Vocalists

Ella Fitzgerald, Sarah Vaughn, Nancy Wilson, Dianne Reeves, Carmen McRae, Frank Sinatra, Patti Austin, New York Voices, Manhattan Transfer

Desert Island Picks

Mr. Dickey
1.  Oscar Peterson Trio – “Oscar Peterson Trio + One (Clark Terry)
2.  Miles Davis – “Kind of Blue”
3.  Count Basie – “The Atomic Mr. Basie”
4.  Stan Getz and J. J. Johnson – “Live at the Opera House”
5.  Wayne Shorter – “Speak No Evil”
6.  Frank Sinatra (with Count Basie) – “Live at the Sands”
7.  Urbie Green and his Orchestra – “Let’s Face the Music and Dance”
8.  Nancy Wilson – “Nancy Wilson/Cannonball Adderley”
9.  Lettuce – “Outta Here”
10. Oscar Peterson Trio – “Stan Getz and the Oscar Peterson Trio”

Mr. Schmidt
1. Hubtones - Freddie Hubbard
2. Clifford Brown and Max Roach - max roach
3. Clark terry and Bobby Brookmeyer quintet
4. Nicholas Payton - Fingerpainting
5. Chairman of the Board - Count Basie
6. Sinatra at the Sands - Frank Sinatra
7. Someday my Prince will Come - Miles Davis
8. Get well Soon - Bob Brookmeyer
9. Concert in the Garden - Maria Schneider
10. Modern Jazz Classics - Art Pepper 11