Credits



Gunther Schuller: Conductor, French Horn
Stéphane Grappelli: Violin
Herbie Hancock: Drum Machine, Synthesizer, Keyboards, Piano, Vocoder, Other Instruments
Wynton Marsalis: Trumpet
Benny Goodman: Clarinet
Bob James: Piano, Electric Piano, Arranger
Paul Barnes: Editor
Charlie Haden: Bass
Ron Carter: Bass
Paul Whiteman: Violin
Lee Konitz: Alto Saxophone
David Nadien: Violin
Marcus Belgrave: Trumpet
MC Solaar: Vocals
Jimmy Jones: Bass
Lonnie Johnson: Guitar
Grandmixer D.ST: Turntables
Chano Pozo: Congas, Vocals
Daniel Ponce: Bata
Ziggy Elman: Trumpet
Alex Acuña: Drums
Benny Bailey: Trumpet
Louis Armstrong: Cornet, Trumpet, Vocals
Louis Jordan: Alto Saxophone
Mario Bauzá: Trumpet
Al Casey: Guitar
Al McKibbon: Bass
Al Haig: Piano
Art Taylor: Drums
Artie Shaw: Clarinet
Arvell Shaw: Bass
Barney Bigard: Clarinet, Tenor Saxophone
Ben Webster: Tenor Saxophone
Bennie Maupin: Bass Clarinet
Benny Morton: Trombone
Bill Easley: Tenor Saxophone
Bill Evans: Piano
Bill Rank: Trombone
Bill Reichenbach: Drums, Percussion
Billy Higgins: Drums
Billy Strayhorn: Arranger
Billy Kyle: Piano
Benny Carter: Alto Saxophone
Buck Clayton: Trumpet
Billie Holiday: Vocals
Buddy Rich: Drums
Bix Beiderbecke: Cornet
Bobby Hackett: Cornet
Buster Bailey: Clarinet
Buell Neidlinger: Bass
Bunny Berigan: Trumpet
Cassandra Wilson: Vocals
Cecil Taylor: Piano
Charles Mingus: Bass, Vocals, Voices
Bud Powell: Piano
Charlie Green: Trombone
Charlie Christian: Electric Guitar
Charlie Parker: Alto Saxophone
Chick Corea: Electric Piano
Chick Webb: Drums
Chet Baker: Trumpet
Chico Hamilton: Drums
Cecil Payne: Baritone Saxophone
Clarence Williams: Piano
Clifford Brown: Trumpet
Charlie Byrd: Guitar
Coleman Hawkins: Clarinet, Tenor Saxophone
Cootie Williams: Trumpet
Count Basie: Piano, Arranger
Cyro Baptista: Percussion, Jaw Harp
Danny Barker: Guitar
Dannie Richmond: Drums, Vocals
Dave Brubeck: Piano
Dave Holland: Bass
Cozy Cole: Drums
Denis Charles: Drums
Dexter Gordon: Tenor Saxophone
Dizzy Gillespie: Trumpet, Piano, Vocals
Django Reinhardt: Guitar, Guitar Solo
Don Cherry: Cornet
Don Redman: Clarinet, Alto Saxophone, Arranger
Duke Ellington: Piano, Arranger
Eddie Lang: Guitar
Eddie Barefield: Clarinet, Alto Saxophone
Eddie Edwards: Trombone
Eddie Heywood: Piano
Edmond Hall: Clarinet
Ella Fitzgerald: Vocals
Elvin Jones: Drums
Duke Jordan: Piano
Erskine Butterfield: Piano
Eric Dolphy: Alto Saxophone
Ethel Waters: Vocals
Fletcher Henderson: Piano, Arranger
Eric Gale: Guitar
Frankie Trumbauer: C-Melody Saxophone
Freddie Green: Guitar
Gene Krupa: Drums
Gil Evans: Arranger
Glenn Miller: Conductor
Gerry Mulligan: Baritone Saxophone
George Van Eps: Guitar
Grover Washington, Jr.: Tenor Saxophone
Hank Mobley: Tenor Saxophone
Harry Carney: Clarinet, Baritone Saxophone
Harold Land: Tenor Saxophone
Herschel Evans: Clarinet, Tenor Saxophone
Herlin Riley: Drums
Horace Silver: Piano
Harry James: Trumpet
J.C. Higginbotham: Trombone
Jack DeJohnette: Drums
Ivie Anderson: Vocals
Jaco Pastorius: Bass, Mandocello, Vocals
James P. Johnson: Piano
J.J. Johnson: Trombone
Jack Teagarden: Trombone, Vocals
Joe Thomas: Tenor Saxophone
Joe Zawinul: ARP 2600, Melodica, Piano, Electric Piano, Vocals, Oberheim Synthesizer
John McLaughlin: Guitar
Johnny Hodges: Alto Saxophone, Tenor Saxophone
Johnny Guarnieri: Piano
Johnny Dodds: Clarinet
Johnny St. Cyr: Banjo, Voices
Joe Temperley: Baritone Saxophone
Jon Faddis: Trumpet, Flugelhorn
John Coltrane: Chant, Tenor Saxophone
Kenny Clarke: Drums
Kenny Dorham: Trumpet
Keter Betts: Bass
Kid Ory: Trombone
King Oliver: Cornet
Lawrence Brown: Trombone
Lester Young: Clarinet, Tenor Saxophone
Lenny White: Drums
Lew Soloff: Trumpet
Lionel Hampton: Vibraphone
Larry Young: Electric Piano
Lawrence Lucie: Guitar
Luis Russell: Piano
Marcus Roberts: Piano
Mal Waldron: Piano
McCoy Tyner: Piano
Max Roach: Drums
Mercer Ellington: Trumpet
Miles Davis: Trumpet
Milt Jackson: Vibraphone
Nick LaRocca: Cornet
Noble Sissle: Violin, Vocals
Omer Simeon: Clarinet
Paul Barbarin: Drums
Ornette Coleman: Alto Saxophone
Paul Desmond: Alto Saxophone
Osie Johnson: Drums
Paul Chambers: Bass
Paul Gonsalves: Tenor Saxophone
Percy Heath: Bass
Pete Johnson: Piano
Peanuts Hucko: Clarinet
Phil Bodner: Baritone Saxophone
Pops Foster: Bass, Cornet, Trumpet
Ralph MacDonald: Percussion
Ray Brown: Bass
Ray Nance: Trumpet
Rex Stewart: Cornet
Sarah Vaughan: Vocals
Slam Stewart: Bass
Rufus Reid: Bass
Sidney Bechet: Clarinet, Soprano Saxophone
Sonny Rollins: Tenor Saxophone
Sir Roland Hanna: Piano
Stan Getz: Tenor Saxophone
Stan Freeman: Piano
Sy Oliver: Trumpet, Arranger
Tab Smith: Alto Saxophone
Thad Jones: Arranger
Ted Curson: Trumpet
Tex Beneke: Tenor Saxophone
Thelonious Monk: Piano
Tommy Dorsey: Trombone
Tommy Flanagan: Piano
Tommy Potter: Bass
Tony Williams: Drums
Vido Musso: Tenor Saxophone
Trummy Young: Trombone
Willie Smith: Clarinet, Alto Saxophone
Wayne Shorter: Soprano Saxophone, Tenor Saxophone
Wycliffe Gordon: Trombone
Albert Nicholas: Clarinet, Alto Saxophone
Art Blakey: Drums
Art Tatum: Piano
Baby Dodds: Drums, Chimes
Bubber Miley: Trumpet
Dicky Wells: Trombone
Doc Cheatham: Trumpet
Earl Hines: Piano
George Cables: Piano
Harry Lookofsky: Violin
Jelly Roll Morton: Piano, Voices, Arranger
Jess Stacy: Piano
Jimmie Lunceford: Conductor
Jimmy Cobb: Drums
Jimmy Dorsey: Clarinet, Alto Saxophone
Jimmy Garrison: Bass, Chant
Jo Jones: Drums
Joe Darensbourg: Clarinet
Joe Morello: Drums
Joe Wilder: Trumpet
Roy Bargy: Piano
Roy Eldridge: Trumpet
Roy Haynes: Drums
Russell Procope: Clarinet, Alto Saxophone
Sahib Shihab: Alto Saxophone
Harry "Sweets" Edison: Trumpet
Mitch Miller: Oboe
Bing Crosby: Vocals
Mississippi Fred McDowell: Guitar, Vocals
Bessie Smith: Vocals
Big Joe Turner: Vocals
Jimmy Rushing: Vocals
Henry "Red" Allen: Trumpet
Harvey Mason: Drums
Art Baron: Trombone
Harvey Brooks: Electric Bass
Bill Laswell: Bass
Doug Watkins: Bass
Eva Taylor: Vocals
Eddie Gladden: Drums
Julian "Cannonball" Adderley: Alto Saxophone
Ben Selvin: Violin
Eddie Durham: Guitar, Trombone, Valve Trombone, Arranger
Marion Hutton: Vocals
Ray Eberle: Vocals
Tony Pastor: Tenor Saxophone
Harry Barris: Backing Vocals
Matty Malneck: Violin
Ed Lewis: Trumpet
Zutty Singleton: Drums
Horace Henderson: Arranger
Albert Washington: Tenor Saxophone
Van Alexander: Arranger
Don Alias: Congas
Oran "Hot Lips" Page: Trumpet
Walter Page: Bass
Frankie Newton: Trumpet
Brandon Ross: Acoustic Guitar
Jerry Dodgion: Alto Saxophone, Tenor Saxophone
Curly Russell: Bass
Lil Hardin: Piano
Chris Griffin: Trumpet
Jimmy Sherman: Piano
Juan Tizol: Valve Trombone
Keg Johnson: Trombone
Matthew Raimondi: Violin
Michael Beinhorn: Programming, Drum Machine, Electronic Drums
Paul Webster: Trumpet
Danny Barcelona: Drums
Nick Fatool: Drums
Carroll Dickerson: Violin
Dan Grissom: Alto Saxophone
Heinie Beau: Clarinet, Alto Saxophone
Richie Powell: Piano
George Morrow: Bass
Teddy Hill: Tenor Saxophone
Toots Mondello: Alto Saxophone
Gene Anderson: Piano, Celesta
Milt Hinton: Bass
Jimmy Carroll: Conductor, Arranger
Sam Musiker: Clarinet, Tenor Saxophone
Otto Hardwick: Alto Saxophone, Bass Saxophone, Soprano Saxophone
Kevin Breit: Tenor Banjo
Aaron Bell: Bass
Howard Fritzson: Art Direction, Artwork Direction
Mark Wilder: Mastering
Norris Turney: Alto Saxophone
Reginald Veal: Bass
Earl Warren: Alto Saxophone
Jerry Gray: Arranger
John Lewis: Piano
Larry Shields: Clarinet
Russell Smith: Cornet, Trumpet
Nate Herr: Project Manager
Adam Block: Project Manager
Charles McCracken: Cello
Gary King: Bass
Kevin Reeves: Mastering
Manolo Badrena: Tambourine
Marvin Stamm: Trumpet, Flugelhorn
Wayne Andre: Trombone
Jesús Hernández: Reeds
Joe Benjamin: Bass
Michael Cuscuna: Producer
Sandy Williams: Trombone
Al Hall: Bass
Calvin "Fuzz" Jones: Piccolo Flute
Dave Burns: Trumpet
Hollis King: Art Direction, Artwork Direction
Jimmy Powell: Alto Saxophone
John Best: Trumpet
Adam Owett: Art Direction, Artwork Direction
Alan Schulman: Cello
Allan Reuss: Guitar
Britt Woodman: Trombone
Bryan Koniarz: Project Manager
Buster Cooper: Trombone
Harold Kohon: Violin
John Simmons: Bass
Ken Druker: Project Manager
Max Ellen: Violin
Nathan Savage: Design
Nedra Olds-Neal: Producer
Paul Gershman: Violin
Peter Miller: Producer
Tony Studd: Bass Trombone
Walter Johnson: Drums
Fred Robinson: Trombone
George Matthews: Trombone
Jake "Vernon" Porter: Cornet, Trumpet
John Lindsay: Bass
Preston Jackson: Trombone
Wellman Braud: Bass
Arthur Herbert: Drums
Charlie Holmes: Clarinet, Alto Saxophone
Cliff Leeman: Drums
Jeffrey Peisch: Project Director
John Christiana: Packaging Manager
Louis Metcalf: Trumpet
Sid Catlett: Drums
Teddy McRae: Tenor Saxophone
Elmer Williams: Tenor Saxophone
Elmon Wright: Trumpet
Ernie Caceres: Clarinet, Baritone Saxophone
Harry Glickman: Violin
Harry Goodman: Bass
Herb Fleming: Trombone
Herbert Wright: Drums
Jack Washington: Alto Saxophone, Baritone Saxophone
John Barber: Tuba
Lamar Wright: Trumpet
Seth Foster: Mastering
Shadow Wilson: Drums
Taft Jordan: Trumpet
Paul Mertz: Piano
Jumma Santos: Shaker
Jeff "Tain" Watts: Drums
Lester Boone: Alto Saxophone
Charlie Alexander: Piano
Pierre Ferret: Guitar
Mike McKendrick: Guitar, Banjo
Richard Fisher: Guitar
Joseph Reinhardt: Guitar
Bill Challis: Arranger
Al Klink: Tenor Saxophone
George James: Alto Saxophone
Zilner Randolph: Trumpet
Doc Ryker: Alto Saxophone
Crawford Wethington: Alto Saxophone
David Berger: Director
Claude Jones: Trombone
Otis Johnson: Trumpet
Hilton Jefferson: Alto Saxophone
Bert Curry: Alto Saxophone
Stanley Crouch: Advisor
Will Johnson: Guitar
Pete Briggs: Tuba
Red Ballard: Trombone
Homer Hobson: Trumpet
Mancy Carr: Banjo
Gil White: Tenor Saxophone
Ralph Escudero: Bass
Chauncey Morehouse: Drums
Jimmy Strong: Clarinet, Tenor Saxophone
Art Rollini: Tenor Saxophone
Arthur Whetsol: Trumpet
Austin Young: Backing Vocals
Beverly Peer: Bass
Bobby Stark: Trumpet
Buddy Christian: Banjo
Buddy Deppenschmidt: Drums, Percussion
Charlie Dixon: Banjo, Arranger
Charlie Irvis: Trombone
Dallas Bartley: Bass
Elmer Chambers: Cornet, Trumpet
Elmer Crumbley: Trombone
Elmer James: Bass
Eugene Wright: Bass
Fred Guy: Banjo
Fud Livingston: Arranger
Gene Byrd: Rhythm Guitar
George Koenig: Alto Saxophone
Gil Fuller: Arranger
Hayes Alvis: Bass
Henry Ragas: Piano
Honoré Dutrey: Trombone
Hymie Schertzer: Alto Saxophone
Irving "Mouse" Randolph: Trumpet
Jimmy Crawford: Drums
Joe Gayles: Tenor Saxophone
Joe Guy: Trumpet
Joe "Tricky Sam" Nanton: Trombone
John Malachi: Piano
Kaiser Marshall: Drums
Ken Burns: Compilation Producer, Producer
Lauren Atlas: Packaging Manager
Leroy Berry: Guitar
Louis Vola: Bass
Manny Klein: Trumpet
Max Hollander: Violin
Milt Raskin: Piano
Milton Lomask: Violin
Murray McEachern: Trombone
Ralph Muzillo: Trumpet
Remo Palmieri: Guitar
Sonny Greer: Drums
Ted Kelly: Trombone
Tommy Fulford: Piano
Tony Gattuso: Banjo
Tony Sbarbaro: Drums
Tubby Hall: Drums
Victoria Gohl: Producer, Photo Research
Wayman Carver: Flute, Tenor Saxophone
Mischa Russell: Violin
Paul Tanner: Trombone
Phil Stevens: Bass
Ted Vesely: Trombone
Todd Williams: Tenor Saxophone
Chuck Connors: Bass Trombone
Hank Freeman: Alto Saxophone
Sid Weiss: Bass
William "Cat" Anderson: Trumpet
Garvin Bushell: Clarinet, Alto Saxophone
Thomas Morris: Cornet
Al Avola: Guitar
Al Mastren: Trombone
Al Rinker: Backing Vocals
Bass Edwards: Tuba
Big Nick Nicholas: Tenor Saxophone
Bob Kitsis: Piano
Boyce Cullen: Trombone
Bronislaw Gimpel: Violin
Charles Gaylord: Violin, Backing Vocals
Charles Strickfaden: Clarinet, Baritone Saxophone
Chauncey Haughton: Clarinet, Alto Saxophone
Chuck Peterson: Trumpet
Clark Yocum: Guitar
Claude Bowen: Trumpet
Clint Neagley: Alto Saxophone
Clyde Hart: Piano
Clyde Hurley: Trumpet
Dale McMickle: Trumpet
Dan Minor: Trombone
Darnell Howard: Clarinet
Dave Jacobs: Trombone
Don Lodice: Tenor Saxophone
Eddie Dougherty: Drums
Elton Hill: Arranger
Eustis Moore: Alto Saxophone
Frank Brieff: Viola
Frank De Broit: Cornet, Trumpet
Frank Froeba: Piano
Fred Stulce: Alto Saxophone
Freddie Jenkins: Trumpet
Freddy Taylor: Vocals
Gene Rodgers: Piano
George Arus: Trombone
Grachan Moncur II: Bass
Hal McDonald: Drums
Hal McIntyre: Clarinet, Alto Saxophone
Hal McLean: Clarinet, Alto Saxophone
Henry Busse: Trumpet
Herbie Jones: Trumpet
Howard E. Johnson: Alto Saxophone
Irene Daye: Vocals
Jack Fulton: Backing Vocals
Jack Lacey: Trombone
Jackie Fields: Alto Saxophone
James Lincoln Collier: Advisor
Jim Europe: Conductor
Jimmy Blake: Trumpet
John Lamb: Bass
Karl Kenny: Drums
Kurt Dieterle: Violin
Les Burness: Piano
Les Robinson: Alto Saxophone
Mario Perry: Violin
Norman Murphy: Trumpet
Paul Chapman: Guitar
Pinkhead Parker: Reeds
Ray Biondi: Guitar
Ronnie Perry: Tenor Saxophone
Rube Crozier: Clarinet, Tenor Saxophone
Rufus "Speedy" Jones: Drums
Shorty Sherock: Trumpet
Sonny White: Piano
Tommy Lindsay: Trumpet
Wallace Jones: Trumpet
Ward "Dope" Andrews: Trombone
Wendell Culley: Trumpet
Wilbert Kirk: Drums
Wilbur Hall: Trombone
Wilbur Schwartz: Clarinet, Alto Saxophone
William Oscar Smith: Bass
Al Norris: Guitar
Andrew Hilaire: Drums
Art Bernstein: Bass
Babe Wagner: Trombone
Baby Cox: Vocals
Bobby Johnson: Guitar
Bruce Snyder: Tenor Saxophone
Chet Hazlett: Clarinet, Alto Saxophone
Clarence Brereton: Trumpet
Demas Dean: Trumpet
Earl Carruthers: Baritone Saxophone
Earl Hardy: Trombone
Ed Wilcox: Piano
Eddie Tompkins: Trumpet
Ernest Ashley: Guitar
Ernie Powell: Alto Saxophone
Harold Tennyson: Alto Saxophone, Baritone Saxophone
Herbert Cowans: Drums
Irving Riskin: Piano
Jay Kelliher: Trombone
Jimmy McLin: Guitar
Joe Keyes: Trumpet
Lynn Novick: Producer
Marty Bloom: Effects
Moses Allen: Bass
Musky Ruffo: Alto Saxophone
Myor Rosen: Harp
Nat Story: Trombone
Nate Kazebier: Trumpet
Pat Virgadamo: Trombone
Ronald E. "Rollie" Bundock: Bass
Russell Bowles: Trombone
Sarah Botstein: Associate Producer, Project Director
Stanley Payne: Tenor Saxophone
Torg Halten: Trumpet
Walter Bates: Tenor Saxophone
William Randolph "Cozy" Cole: Drums
Willie "Mack" Washington: Drums
Steve Berkowitz: Producer
Bob Whitlock: Bass
Mike Pingitore: Banjo
Rudy Novak: Trumpet
Charles Margulis: Trumpet
Al Brown: Viola
Joe Malin: Violin
Joe Smith: Cornet, Trumpet
Raphael Hernandez: Trombone
Chester Burrill: Trombone
Oscar Madera: Violin
Jimmy Miller: Guitar
Johnny Williams: Bass
Manny Vardi: Viola
Mark Anthony Peterson: Bass
Steve Brown: Bass
Vic Dickerson: Trombone
John B. Brown: Alto Saxophone
Bill Shepherd: Trombone
Don Murray: Clarinet, Tenor Saxophone
Whitney Viney: Drums
Steve Wright: Drums
Elige Rijos: Reeds
Artura Ayala: Reeds
Lee Perry: Tuba
Bill Johnson: Banjo
George Mitchell: Cornet
John Thomas: Trombone
Tommy Sutterfield: Arranger
Mike Traficante: Tuba
Prince Dee Stewart: Trumpet
Ed Brown: Alto Saxophone
Dick Clark: Tenor Saxophone
Carl Smith: Trumpet
Kenneth Holton: Tenor Saxophone
Jerome Don Pasquall: Tenor Saxophone
Harry Rogers: Trombone
Maurice Purtill: Drums
Chummy McGregor: Piano
Leigh Knowles: Trumpet
Mannie Gershman: Alto Saxophone
Jimmy Skiles: Trombone
Biddy Bastien: Bass
Frank Miller: Cello
Robert Leslie Hurst III: Bass
Dougie Browne: Drums, Percussion
Ben Young: Producer
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