21 June

AB+, French horn – 1960,  AB+ has performed and recorded with many of the world’s finest musicians including: Miles Davis, Sonny Rollins, Lenny Kravitz, Quincy Jones, Jim Hall, Michael Brecker, Gil Evans, McCoy Tyner and many others. He was one of the top artists on mp3.com throughout its history, and is now one of the top selling artists on eMusic.com. He has produced for many top Acid Jazz, Pop and R&B / Hip Hop artists with major radio airplay. Currently he is working on a new Reggaeton album with Nemesis to appear on Racy music (Ray Contreras’ label). AB+ is constantly putting out new music so keep checking his pages for the latest joint.

Ajamu Akinyele, Bass – 1972

Alex Brofsky, French horn – 1960

Alison Margaret Jazz Quartet (band/ensemble/orchestra) – 1978

Andreas Baer (piano) – 1962

Booker Collins, Bass, b.1914, Roswell, NM

Dewey Jackson, Trumpet, b.1900-1994, St.Louis, MO

Dick Gratton, guitar

Donald Dean, Drums, b.1937, Kansas City, MO

Eric Reed, piano – 1970,  Born in the musically rich city of Philadelphia, PA. Eric grew up playing in his father’s storefront Baptist church, starting at the age of five. His father was a minister and he also used to sing with a Gospel group in Philly called the Bay State Singers.

Gemini Soul, bass – 1972

Guy Hatton, guitar, electric – 1960

Helen Abbey, vocals – 1960

Helen Merrill (Jelena Ana Milcetic) b.1930 in New York City is an internationally known jazz vocalist. Merrill’s recording career has spanned six decades and she is popular with fans of jazz in Japan and Italy (where she lived for many years) as well as in her native United States. She has recorded and performed with some of the most notable figures in the American jazz scene.

Jackie Coon, Flugelhorn, b.1929, Beatrice, NE

Jacques Offenbach: (was 61) Composer, Musician, German, b.1819=d.Oct 4, 1880 say b. 6-20 & d. 10-5

Jamil Nasser, Bass, b.1932, Memphis, TN

Jamil Sulieman Nasser (bass, acoustic) – 1932

Joe Purrenhage (guitar, electric) – 1966

Johann Christoph Frederic Bach, composer, 1732

Jon Hiseman, musician, drummer, record producer and music publisher, born in Woolwich, London, b.1944, , formed bands Colosseum, Coloseeum II with Don Airey, Gary Moore and Tempest with Alan Holdsworth

Lalo Schifrin, Piano/Composer, b.1932, Buenos Aires, Argentina

Lua Hadar, vocals, Lua Hadar, intriguing ‘world jazz’ vocalist is a refreshing revelation in passionate musical creativity. Her latest CD, Lua Hadar with TWIST (her sophisticated high-energy band), makes it clear that, as the name implies, their music keeps moving forward in unexpected ways.

Mark Randall, piano – 1951

Mitty Collier – 1941

Nana, is a song stylist with extensive experience in the music industry. She has a Korean Folk Music background with her beginning roots in the guitar at a young age. Nana has been singing and composing music for the past fifteen years.

Polly Harrison, plays 7-string guitar and is associated with the mainstream jazz group Small World. She resides in San Antonio, Tx.

Rob Schneiderman – 1957

Sarah DeLeo, vocals, from Waterbury, Connecticut

Skip James – 1902

Wally Fawkes, Clarinet and Cartoonist, b.1924, Vancouver, BC, Canada

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