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1,000 Trumpeters to check out (1-300)

Posted in Improvisation, jazz trumpet music, Musical Influences, Performance with tags , , , on April 7, 2015 by pogo56

Hello Trumpeters and everyone else,

Here’s a partial list of the 1,000 trumpeters that I think are worth checking out if you are serious about the craft. They are in no particular order.  Just listing off the top of the dome!! I’ll be releasing these in sections so stay tuned!

1.Buddy Bolden

2.Louis Armstrong

3.Jabbo Smith

4.Bix Beiderbeck

5.Henry “Red” Allen

6.Doc Chetham

7.Theo Croker

8.Wallace Roney

9.Miles Davis

10.Clifford Brown

11.Fats Navarro

12.Chet Baker

13.Freddie Hubbard

14.Booker Little

15.Lee Morgan

16.Richard Willams

17.Johnny Coles

18.Carmel Jones

19.Thad Jones

20.John McNeil

21.Sean Jones

22.Ambrose Akinmusire

23.Tom Harrell

24.Terence Blanchard

25.Wynton Marsalis

26.Philip Harper

27.Philip Dizack

28.Mike Rodriguez

29.Avishai Cohen

30.Ingrid Jensen

31.Clora Bryant

32.Maurice Brown

33.Corey Wilkes

34.Nicholas Payton

35.Don Ellis

36.Taylor Ho Bynum

37.Bill Dixon

38.Dave Douglas

39.Graham Haynes

40.Ted Curson

41.Jeremy Pelt

42.Darren Barrett

43.Greg Hopkins

44.Blue Mitchell

45.Randy Brecker

46.Peter Kenagy

47.Dan Rosenthal

48.Billy Buss

49.Eric Bloom

50.Dizzy Gillespie

51.Roy Eldridge

52.Snooky Young

53.Lonnie Hillyer

54.Jack Walrath

55.Lew Soloff

56.Josh Evans

57.Scotty Barnhart

58.Marquis Hill

59.Coung Vu

60.Woody Shaw

61.Andrew Baham

62.Irvin Mayfield

63.Derrick Shezbie

64.Jeremy Davenport

65.Kevin Louis

66.Theljon Allen

67.Deandre Shaffer

68.Peter Evans

69.Jay Phelps

70.Roy Hargrove

71.Lester Bowie

72.Jon Faddis

73.Benny Benack III

74.DuPree Bolton

75.Jonah Jones

76.Joe Wilder

77.Clark Terry

78.Freddie Webster

79.Nat Adderley

80.Brian Lynch

81.Art Farmer

82Leron Thomas

83.Keyon Harold

84.Arturo Sandoval

85.Waldron Ricks

86.Alex “Pope” Norris

87.Alan Shorter

88.Conti Candoli

89.Dave Neves

90.Phrarez Whitted

91.Ryan Kisor

92.Mike Olmos

93.Geechi Taylor

94.Louis Smith

95.Donald Byrd

96.Arve Henriksen

97.Gerard Prescenser

98.Phil Grenadier

99.Adam Rapa

100.Carlos Abadie

101.Lee Hogans

102.Michael “Patches” Stewart

103.Tom Brown

104.Herb Alpert

105.Chuck Mangione

106.Chris Botti

107.Gabe Johnson

108.Raynald Colom

109.Josiah Woodson

110Johnathan Finlayson

111.Chris Klaxton

112.Maynard Ferguson

113.Ralph Allesi

114.Rolf Erickson

115.Benny Bailey

116.Scott Tinkler

117.Bria Skonberg

118.Cindy Bradley

119.Rick Braun

120.Rashawn Ross

121.Tim Hagans

122.Dave Smith

123.Seneca Black

124.Marcus Printup

125.Kenny Rampton

126.Ron Horton

127.Pat Harbison

128.Ron Miles

129.Orbert Davis

130.Dominick Farrinachi

131.Nate Wooley

132.Adam O’Farrill

133.Greg Gisbert

134.Brad Goode

135.Hugh Ragin

136.Joe Robinson

137.Jay Lineberry

138.Harry James

139.Bruce Harris

140.Scott Arruda

140.Justin Ray

141.Marlon Jordan

142.Terell Stafford

143.Ashlin Parker

144.Forbes Graham

145.Nabate Isles

146.Alex Sipiagin

147.Ray Nance

148.Bunny Berigan

149.Oran “Hot Lips” Page

150.Kermit Ruffins

151.Virgil Jones

152.Bobby Shew

153.Enrico Rava

154.Red Rodney

155.Dizzy Reece

156.Jim Rotundi

157.Christian Scott

158.Ray Vega

159.Cy Touff

160.Charles Tolliver

161.Eddie Allen

162.Franco Ambrosetti

163.Ray Anderson

164.Donald Ayler

165.Guy Barker

166.Harold “Shorty” Baker

167.Mario Bauza

168.Uli Beckerhoff

169.Marcus Belgrave

170.Anders Bergcrantz

171.Wayne Bergeron

172.Steven Bernstein

173.Russ Johnson

174.Flavio Boltro

175.Bobby Bradford

176.Ruby Braff

177.Bud Brisbois

178.Till Bronner

179.Billy Butterfield

180.Pete Candoli

181.Andre Canniere

182.Roy Campbell

183.Benny Carter

184.Bill Chase

185.Don Cherry

186.Buck Clayton

187.Bill Coleman

188.John D’earth

189.Josh Deutsch

190.Billy Eckstine

191.Harry “Sweets” Edison

192.Mathias Eick

193.Ziggy Elman

194.Don Fagerquist

195.Dusko Gojkovic

196.Dennis Gonzalez

197.Jerry Gonzalez

199.Conrad Gozzo

200.Bobby Hackett

201.Bill Hardman

202.Eddie Henderson

203.Roger Ingram

204.Mark Isham

205.Don Jacoby

206.Bunk Johnson

207.Freddie Keppard

208.Hugh Masekela

209.Howard McGhee

210.Mike Metheny

211.Bubber Miley

212.Nils Petter Molvaer

213.Joe Newman

214.Farnell Newton

215.Ibrahim Maalouf

216.King Oliver

217.Ephraim Owens

218.Jimmy Owen

219.Herb Phillips

220.Herb Pomeroy

221.Chase Sanborn

223.Carl Saunders

224.Manfred Schoof

225.Doc Severinsen

226.Charlie Shavers

227.Jack Sheldon

228.Marvin Stamm

229.Tomasz Stanko

230.Rex Stewart

231.Allen Vizzutti

232.Kenny Wheeler

233.Cootie Willams

234.Cosimo Boni

235.Felix Rossy

236.Russell Macklem

237.Al Strong

238.Tiger Okoshi

239.Amir el Shafaar

240.Abram Wilson

241.Ahmed Abdullah

242.Al Porcino

243.Al Hood

244.Amik Guerra

245.Andrea Tofanelli

246.Ansyn Banks

247.Axel Dorner

248.Baikida Carroll

249.Barrie Lee Hall Jr.

250.Scott Wendholt

251.Bill Warfield

252.Bob Lark

253.Bob Montgomery

254.Brad Clements

255.Brad Mason

256.Brad Turner

257.Brandon Lee

258.Brian Chahley

259.Brownman

260.Antoine Drye

261.Michael Shobe

262.Nathan Breedlove

263.Susana Santos

264.Ray Codrington

265.Jorge Vistel

267.Justin Kisor

268.Arthur Whetsol

270.Mercer Ellington

271.Russell Gunn

272.Melvin Jones

273.Fabien Mary

274.John Bailey

275.Tom William (DC)

276.Matt Shulman

277.Matt Holman

278.Nadje Noordhuis

279.Diego Urcola

280.Jean Caze

281.Jumaane Smith

282.Barry Ries

283.Kenny Dorham

284.Melton Mustafa

285.Igmar Thomas

286.Thad Wilson

287.Michael Thomas

288.Trent Austin

289.Rasul Saddik

290.Leroy Jones

291.Lionel Ferbos

292.Malachi Thompson

293.Mark Rapp

294.Matthew Jodrell

295.Nick Roseboro

296.Nicole Rampersaud

297.Paolo Fresu

298.Randy Sandke

299.Raphe Malik

300.Rex Richardson

 More to come, Stay tuned!!

JP

100 Songs

Posted in Composition, Musical Influences with tags , , , on February 11, 2011 by pogo56

Here’s a compilation of 100 great songs that I compiled after reading the NPR list, which can be found here. These are songs that were excluded from the NPR list. I put this list together in a little more than an hour, just thinking off the top of my head. This list of course is in NO particular order. I could’ve gone on and on but I decided to make 100 the magic number. What would you have liked to see on the NPR list or mine?

1. My Funny Valentine-Miles
2. Cherokee-Clifford Brown
3. Garvey’s Ghost-Max Roach
4. Moment’s Notice-John Coltrane
5. Pensativa-Freddie Hubbard & Lee Morgan
6. All or Nothing at All-John Coltrane
7. Dear Lord-John Coltrane
8. Ugetsu-Freddie Hubbard
9. I Want to Talk About You-John Coltrane
10. Una Mas-Kenny Dorham
11. Zhvaigo-Kurt Rosenwinkel
12. India-John Coltrane
13. Crescent-John Coltrane
14. Haitian Fight Song-Charles Mingus
15. West End Blues-Louis Armstrong
16. The Blessing-John Coltrane & Don Cherry
17. Lonely Woman-Ornette Coleman
18. Peace-Ornette Coleman
19. The Jody Grind-Horace Silver
20. All the Things you Are-Brad Mehldau
21. Skylark-Freddie Hubbard w/Blakey
22. Spanish Key-Miles Davis
23. Chick’s Tune-Blue Mitchell
24. Matrix-Chick Corea
25. Speak no Evil-Wayne Shorter
26. Save your Love for Me-Nancy Wilson & Cannonball
27. Fiddler on the Roof-Cannonball Adderley
28. Dolphin Dance-Herbie Hancock
29. Blue Bossa-Joe Henderson & Kenny Dorham
30. Inner Urge-Joe Henderson
31. Nobody Else But Me-Kenny Dorham
32. Brooklyn Sometimes-Kurt Rosenwinel
33. Blue Line-Kurt Rosenwinkel
34. Like a Flower Seeking the Sun-Myron Walden
35. Season of Changes-Brian Blade Fellowship
36. Nemesis-Aaron Parks
37. Out There-Derrick Hodge
38. Number Ten-Kurt Rosenwinkel
39. Christmas Song-Kurt Rosenwinkel
40. Zurich-Mark Turner
41. Strasbourg/St. Denis-Roy Hargrove
42. The Hidden Light-Greg Tardy
43. Jacky’s Place-Mark Turner
44. Lennie Groove-Mark Turner
45. Hey it’s Me You’re Talking To-Victor Lewis/Mark Turner
46. You Know I Care-Duke Pearson
47. 26-2-John Coltrane
48. Delfeayo’s Dilema-Wynton Marsalis
49. Autumn Leaves-Wynton Marsalis
50. The Infinite-Dave Douglas
51. Kate Song-Walter Smith
52. Himorme-Walter Smith
53. Allison-Sean Jones
54. Blak Music-Sean Jones
55. Blackstone Legacy-Woody Shaw
56. In a Capricornian Way-Woody Shaw
57. Jodi-Dexter Gordon
58. Clubhouse-Dexter Gordon
59. Remember-Hank Mobley
60. This I Dig of You-Hank Mobley
61. Dreams of the Manbaniese-Ambrose Akinmusire
62. Weak-Gretchen Parlato
63. Within Me-Gretchen Parlato
64. Freesia-Nicholas Payton and Esperanza Spaulding
65. The Backwards Step-Nicholas Payton
66. Beyond the Stars-Nicholas Payton
67. Sister Cheryl-Tony Williams
68. Cheesecake-Dexter Gordon
69. Of Things to Come-Stefon Harris
70. Adam’s Apple-Wayne Shorter
71. It’s a Brand New Day-Maurice Brown
72. Pent-up-House-Sonny Rollins & Clifford Brown
73. The Shade of the Cedar Tree-Christian McBride
74. Groovin High-Dizzy & Bird
75. Hot House-Dizzy and Bird
76. Mrs. Parker of K.C. (Bird’s Mother)-Eric Dolphy
77. Miss Ann-Eric Dolphy
78. Cape Verdean Blues-Horace Silver
79. The African Queen-Horace Silver
80. Pretty Eyes-Horace Silver
81. The Preacher-Horace Silver
82. Doodlin-Horace Silver
83. Tell Me a Bedtime Story-Herbie Hancock
84. Heyoke-Kenny Wheeler
85. Edda-Wayne Shorter & Lee Morgan
86. Speedball-Lee Morgan
87. Someday my Prince will Come-Miles Davis
88. Poetry-The RH Factor
89. East of the Sun-Sarah Vaughan
90. Benny’s Tune-Terence Blanchard & Lionel Loueke
91. Mo Betta Blues-Terence Blanchard
92. Monk’s Mood-Thelonious Monk
93. Donna Lee-Wynton Marsalis
94. Impaler-Jeff Tain Watts
95. Jazz Battle-Jabbo Smith
96. My Baby Just Cares for Me-Nina Simone
97. Freedom Jazz Dance-Eddie Harris
98. Killer Joe-Quincy Jones
99. The Moontrane-Woody Shaw
100. The Space in a Song to Think-Rebecca Martin

Cheers,

J.P.