MUSICIAN LIST

This index refers to the 219,164 individual jazz musicians (1,369,475 total entries) included in over 238,128 recording sessions detailed in The Jazz Discography Database as of September, 2018.

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Musician nameSessionsRecording YearsInstruments
Ray Arondoski12007b
Herb Aronoff91981-2006ts,saxes,cl,as,sax,reeds
Kenny Aronoff51990-1996d,perc
Matt Aronoff82007-2016b
Ben Aronov701956-2007p,synt,keyboards,el-p,arr,cel,harpsichord
Benny Aronov11977p
Matt Aronov12006b
Paul Aronovici141928-1933tp,bj,vln
Susan Aronovici11981as
Jon Arons12000tb
Jonathan Arons22002-2006tb
Mike Aronsen12015unknown inst.
Nina Aronsen22007p
Abby Aronson21999-2001vcl
Abigail Aronson11999vcl,b
Rich Aronson71976-1988keyboards,strings,p,electronics,el-p
Stanley Aronson591938-1947ts,cl
Gun Aronsson11994vcl
Henrik Aronsson12007b
Magnus Aronsson22002-2003arr,vcl
Ulf Aronsson11980p
Tom Aros211986-2008perc,perc sequencing
Tommy Aros151980-2018perc,cga,bgo
Tony Aros12012perc
Marga Arosa31975-1980background vcl,vcl
Phil Arosa11980vcl
Papi Arosemena11979cowbell,bgo
Pappi Arosemena11980timb,bgo
Nuno Aroso22005-2017perc,sampling
Jochen Arp11979as,ts,bar,fl
Ryan Arp12007tb
Thomas Arp21988-1992d
Ole Arp-Hansen11983marskal
Mucsi Arpad11988tb
Tzumo Arpad12015p
Claudio Arpagaus41992as,bar
Hans Peter Arpagaus11965tb
Steffen Arpagaus61992-2005ts,as
Laura Arpianen62002-2011vln,viola
Jay Arpin12005d
John Arpin121964-2006p
Andre Arpino571962-2011d,perc
Thierry Arpino191990-2008d,perc
Cass Arpke11960p
Jouni Arponen11993tp
Len Arpons11956g
Hawk Arps12009vib
F. Arquelladas11942arr
Les Arquette21929-1930cl,vcl,as
Aziz Arradi12004qarqabas,vcl,guembri
Djassi Arraffan11998cga,vcl
Ken Arrair11959tp,vcl
Jean-Luc Arramy61991-2016b
Jeremie Arranger32009-2014b
Jorge Arrante12009arr
Anibal Arrascue21976ts,fl
Evan Arredondo121985-2010b
Juan Pablo Arredondo22008-2016g
Gregg Arreguin31991-2002g
Joey Arreguin111999keyboards
Oscar Arriaga11983perc
Nelson Arriagada112004-2016b,cello,ocarina,vcl
Lynne Arriale271992-2017p
Johan Arrias21999-2006electronics,reeds,sax,no input mixingboard
Sara Arrighetti12001vcl
Alessandro Arrighini11994g
Enrico Arrighini11977g
Riccardo Arrighini271998-2008p
Jay Arrigo11984p
Arrigoni21948b
Dino Arrigotte11956p
Philippe Arril-Blachette11993vln
Milan Arriola12001vcl
Beth Arrison12005p,vcl
Sebastien Arritu12016tb
The Arrival21974background vcl
Pelayo Fernandez Arrizabalaga21981-1990cl,as,b-cl,sax
Dave Arrollado11991fl,sax
Juanjo Arrom91979-2006tb
Edward Arron11996cello
Robert Arron51980-1996reeds,ts,p
Bertrand Arrondel21990-1993perc
Jorge Arronte12009p
Enrique Arrosa12009perc
Raul Arrosie21985-1993bj,bj-g,g
William Arrow Smith11962oboe
Bob Arrowsmith41977-1992b,el-b
Davis Arrowsmith11987b
Ronald Arrowsmith21947-1948b
Tom Arrowsmith31961-1963p,el-org
William Arrowsmith11972eng-hrn
Marcela Arroyo12007vcl
Margarita Arroyo12004dancer
Martin Arroyo31990-1994p
Mike Arroyo32003-2012g
Reinaldo Arroyo11990perc
Rick Arroyo12011p,perc
John Arrucci81979-2017perc,d,cga,mar
Adam Arruda22009-2013d,perc
Alexandre Arruda131978-1994tb
Paulo Arruda12014b
Sebastien Arruti62007-2014tb
Sebastien "Lep" Arruti12008tb
Ars Nova21991-1998vcl group,vcl
Ars Nova Choir41982-1990vcl
Lord Arsenal101989-1999p,cnt,vcl,el-p
Doug Arsenault11947d
George Arsenault11999d,perc
Martin Arsenault11995perc
Serge Arsenault81997-2010tb,perc
Shan Arsenault22005-2007g
Stephan Arsenault11996b
Radu Arsenie12006vln
Poala Arsesano12004vcl
Riza Arshad22005-2008synt,el-p,grand-p,p
Vern Arslan11947tp
Vernon Arslan311947-1949tp
Anisa Arslanagi12015viola
John Arslanian111929-1938cl,as,ts,b-cl,vcl
Krikor "Coco" Arslanian61929d,vcl
Paul Arslanian151976-2000p,el-p,perc,darbuka,whistle,cga,wind chimes,bells,
Bill Arstad11937tb
Maria Art12011as
Art House Choir11951vcl
Genevieve Artadi12012vcl
Dean Artall21979tp
Juri Artamonov12008p
Bengt Artander81937-1988tp
Pierre Yves Artaud11999fl
Vincent Artaud161998-2012b,arr,el-b,keyboards,g,p,programming
Bernard Artault111964-2004d
Jorgen Artby12007dir
Elaine Arte11979vcl
Ivan Arteaga32011-2014iPad,cl,as
Manolo Arteaga12001perc
Juan A. Arteche21990-1991buzuki,vcl,sax
Mike Artega21974-1975tp,flhrn
Artemis21947-1948vcl
Caroline Artemis11995vcl
Susan Artemis12008p,vcl
Carl Arter31982-1984p,arr
Chris Arter12004g
Mathias Arter11998oboe
Benita Arterberry11998vcl
Patrick Artero501971-2016tp,flhrn,cnt,vcl
Antonio Artese12006p
The Artesian Art Ensemble 11988
Alberto Arteta32013-2016ts
John Arthey31967-1968b,tu
Arthor11994g
Al Arthur31930-2009d,b,vcl
Black Arthur11974as
Brooks Arthur21969-1993vcl
Charles Arthur12005lap-steel-g
George Arthur131945-1951g,tb
Grant Arthur42008-2009tb,bj
Howard Arthur11985g
Ingrid Arthur12014vcl
Jack Arthur11930vcl
Jeff Arthur221990-2007g,bj,backing-vcl,el-g
Maureen Arthur11967vcl
Pamela Arthur12004p,keyboard
Pamela C. Arthur11996p,keyboards
Rob Arthur11991d,vcl,b
Sherlon Arthur21989-1990tp
Tom Arthur161944-1950ts,tp
Toni Arthur11977vcl
Gusten Arthuren11954d
Bob Arthurs51997-2017tp,vcl,flhrn
Debbie Arthurs111994-2010vcl,perc,d,sax,ldr
Michael Arthurs22004-2009ts,sax
Tom Arthurs132004-2017tp,flhrn
Alan Arthy11975ts
John Arthy301974-2010b,sousa,tu,sou
Alfred Artigas22008-2014g
Massimo Artiglia11984el-p
Albert Artigues21952-1953tp
Raphael Artiles11981perc
Tom Artin231970-2004tb
Arto Artinian42000-2003fl,p,electronics
Artis11952vcl
Dave Artis11975el-b
Malcolm Artis11960b
Lothar Artmaier21956-1957g
Fred Artmair41956-1957g
Gilbert Artman61972-1987d,p,org,vib,ts,keyboards,perc
Renata Artman Knific12000vln
Christian Artmann32004-2017fl,alto-fl,tambin
Odysseus Artner11970misc inst,vln,fl,perc
Bill Artola12001accor
Greg Artry72009-2015d,perc
Hans Arts31985-1987tp,flhrn
Henk Arts31986-2010b
Jaap Arts11980p
Utar Artun32011-2016p,el-p,synt,microtonal keyboards
Marie Arturen21996-1998vcl
Hans Artursson12003vcl
Arturzinho11984el-b
Simonetta Artuso11994vcl
Neil Artwick71991-1994keyboards,synt,programming,synt "efx"
Tom Artwick131991-2013fl,ts,sax,sop
Greg Arty22010-2015d
Billy Artz71927-1931vln,ldr
Jason Artz11995bassoon
Freddy Artzberger21942as
Giancarlo Aru11994d
Maria Claudia Aru12003vcl
John Arucci12010d
Adam Aruda12015d
Scott Aruda71996-2003tp
Eva Arulf12007oboe
Len Aruliah12006as,sop
Owuor Arunga12004tp
George Arus2741937-1961tb
Ivars Arutyunyan32016-2017d
Georges Arvanitas1821954-2000p,org,el-p,g,celeste
Pierre Arvay11958arr
Orvar Arvedson11945g
Borre Arveng12010d
Joffe Arvidas11988d,perc
Torbjorn Arvidson31976-1977tb
Bengt Arvidsson41976-1979tp
Bo Arvidsson11971vcl
Ivar Arvidsson11984bj
Knut Arvidsson11975cl
Bo Arvinder21957b
Lars Arvinder221967-1991viola,vla
John Arvis11991keyboards
Rey Arvizu, Jr.11988as
Little Joe Arwood21954-1955p
Bill von Arx81976-1990g,whistling
Jean-Pierre von Arx21975-1990tb,accor
Ruedi von Arx21975-1990cl,ts,fl
Ary21976-1992hrns,perc
Castanheira e Ary11988perc
Jack Ary11953as
Jacques Ary11953as
Charles Aryman11932vcl
Kike Arza42010-2016b,arr,comp,el-b
Ken Arzberger21956saxes
Kenny Arzberger11959bar
Anton Arze11976txalaparta
Jose Arze11976txalaparta
Leo Arzewiski31938p
Carl Arzinia Richards11975b
Otto Arztmann11966org
Hirofumi Asaba12014g
Naomi Asada12009vcl
Arto Asadoorian21999ts,p
Ruslan Asadov31972-1978s,saxes
P. Asaf oglu11997b-g
Takashi Asahi81972-1998alto-fl,b-fl,pic,fl
Nanjo Asahiyo11994b,vcl
Kenji Asai11978tp
Ryosuke Asai52010-2013as,fl
Takeshi Asai31997-2013p
Mayumi Asaka11984vcl
Maki Asakawa321970-1998vcl
Tomoyuki Asakawa12007harp
Mari Ide Asako Takahashi11995vcl
Marvie Asakura21993-2003b
Masanobu Asakura91974-1986b
Masanori Asakura21974-1980b
Yato Asami12014p
Yoshinori Asami81987-1992b
Chika Asamoto41988-1994sax,as,sop
Hirofumi Asamoto11996keyboards
Yoko Asano11990vcl
Yoshiyuki Asano21989-2000g
Suad Asanov12011bar-tu
Pop Asanovic11971org
Tihomir Asanovic11978keyboards
Tihomir "Pop" Asanovic21974-1975keyboards
Tihomir Pop Asanovic11974synt,org,el-p
Alexey Asantcheeff22011-2015p,arr
Asante61968-2000perc,d,talking-d,vcl
Charles Asante12000cga
Eric Asante41989-1993perc,d,cga
Isaak Asante41973-1976perc,vcl,talking-d
Kwame Kimathi Asante31973-1975el-b,Ethiopian-d,vcl,fl,perc,bamboo-fl,Ugandian-ha
Marcus Asante21998-1999d
Okyerema Asante91977-2003perc,African-d,vcl,kalimba,balaphon,leader,etc.,af
Marcus Asanti11994d
Per-Erik Asard11977tb
Kwasi Asare11990African perc
Samuel Asare-Bediako12009perc
Katsuhisa Asari22011-2013b-tb
Seth Asarno12006bandoneon
Adam Asarnow101996-2012p
Seth Asarnow22000-2002vib,bandoneon,theremin,p
Mariella Asaro11993vcl
Paul Asaro261984-2016p,vcl,celeste
Anna Asatrian12011vln
Karen Asatrian91998-2011keyboards,p,vcl,groove-programming,synt,arr,backin
Ames Asbell22000-2007vla,viola
Jerry Asbell31958-1959p
Paul Asbell31979-1989g,el-g
Egon Asbensen11942ts
Hans Asberg251964-2007d
Hilde Louise Asbjornsen22004-2008vcl,p
Isabella Maria Asbjornsen12017harp
Kristin Asbjornsen51998-2009vcl,comp
Ragnar Asbjornsen11965vcl
Cfaba Asboth12009tb
Alphonse van Asbroek41925-1926cl,as,bar,bassax,sop
Tony Ascanio11984tb
... Ascari11959d
D. Asch21952vln
Don Asch11955vln
Glen Asch11986vln
Les Asch51967-1968ts
Peter Asch21978ts
Franz Aschauer21996as
Manfred Aschauer31994-2009tb,alto-tb,tenor-tb
Richard Aschauer31994-2009b-tb,tu,tb
Stefan Aschbock41988-1998keyboard,keyboards,sound programming,sampler
Stephan Aschbock11992synt,p,keyboards,tapes
Kyle Asche42002-2008g
Mark Asche111989-2002p,keyboards
Ray Asche71947ts
Bob Ascher571945-1979tb,bar-hrn
Ken Ascher12004p
Kenny Ascher601967-2013p,el-p,keyboards,asst cond,keyboard,arr,clav,org,clavinet,synt,harmonium,mellotron
Nick Ascher22004-2008g,el-g
Patty Ascher12011vcl
Peter Ascher11980g
Sebastian Ascher12013perc
Ben Ascheri12004tenor-kazoo,vcl
Chris Aschman22007-2013tp,flhrn
Jurgen Aschoff11974bj
Didier Aschour22012g
Beat Aschwanden12003d
Dino Asciolla71969-1974viola,vln
Gerard Ascione11983p
Jerry Ascione11999arr,p
Joe Ascione1371991-2010d,perc,brushes,djembe,d-programming,shakers,djembe
Giampaolo Ascolese461974-2015d,perc,mar,timpani,marimba,xyl,glockenspiel,vib,vcl
Michele Ascolese61974-2002g,el-g
Bob Ascough31964-1996bj
Tone Ase11998vcl
Oleg Aseev12000el-g
Javier Asencio12006b
Ruth Asenlund11980vcl
Radko Asenov12005tarambuka,tupan
Miguel Asensio22006-2010d
Mike Asetta41997-2007b,el-b
Aki Asgeirssson12007org
Adam Ash11999ts
Bill Ash92006-2012tp,flhrn
Dave Ash21987bj
Gerald Ash31969-1970tb
Gerry Ash21994-1996tb,b-tb
Jay Ash11972b
Jerry Ash101970-1998tb,saxes
Marvin Ash521945-1971p,org,celeste
Paul Ash181923-1937ldr,vln
Steve Ash131982-2014p,b
Vic Ash891951-2002cl,ts,as,saxes,woodwinds,reeds,fl,b-cl,sax
Whitney Ash12015p
William Ash141992-2008g
Asha71990background vcl,vcl
Ashagasha11976d
Hassan Abdul Ashak-Kar11997b
Bill Ashbord11927tp
Peter Ashbourne11980keyboards
John Ashbury11966p
Roy Ashbury41973-1981perc,fl
Virgil Ashbury11951lead vcl
Bill Ashby11984b
Charles Ashby31999-2000perc
David Ashby22007b
Dorothy Ashby301957-1988harp,string section,vcl
Ed Ashby12014tu
Harold Ashby1491949-2000ts,cl,bar,saxes
Irving Ashby1461940-1976g,el-g,rhythm-g
Jack Ashby11964cl
Jay Ashby991989-2017tb,perc,arr,vcl,background vcl,keyboards,a go-go shaker,tamb,backing-vcl,tp
Jerome Ashby51977-2000fhr
Kay Ashby11982keyboards
Lucas Ashby72006-2015perc
Marty Ashby581989-2017g,classical-g,ac-g,bj,cond,el-g,arr,12-string-g
Reggie Ashby91947-1959p,vcl
Reginald Ashby11949p
Roland Ashby12003p
Tony Ashby341959-2004cl,ts,reeds,sop,ldr,didgeridoo
Walter Ashby261924-1932cl,as,vcl,ts,bar
Johnnie Ashcombe51952-1965vib,xyl
Kent Ashcraft11979g
Squirrel Ashcraft141926-1980p,accor,vcl
Steve Ashcraft21975-1997d
Chloe Ashcroft11975vcl
Graham Ashcroft11973as
Johnny Ashcroft41958-1959vcl
Arthur Ashe11926reeds
Brian Ashe51966-1974fl,reeds,woodwinds,ts
Jim Ashe21962bj,g
Mark Ashe12005org
Stan Ashe11926reeds
Steve Ashe12011p
Whitney Ashe21998-2002p
Hakon Asheim11994vln
Ivar Myrset Asheim12017d
Nils Henrik Asheim22001-2004org
Renato Ashelmi12003p
Simon Ashenden12005sousa,vcl
Alex Asher42011-2013tb
Arlen Asher81979-2006fl,cl,as,sop,woodwinds,alto-fl,bar,b-cl,ts,bassoon
Bob Asher21955tb
Eli Asher82002-2012tp,melodica,perc,flhrn,toys,slide-tp
Emily Asher82005-2012tb,vcl
Fran Asher11999vcl
Jesse Asher12006vcl
Kenny Asher31966-2001p
Lori Colombo Asher12005vcl
Meira Asher11998vcl
Mike Asher241972-1993p,el-p,synt
Ehud Asheria12015p
Ehud Asherie282000-2017p,org
Bo Ashford331924-1941tp,cnt
Bob Ashford71927-1931tp
David Ashford12004mridang
Jack Ashford11981tamb
Marilyn Ashford11983backing vcl
Nick Ashford11978perc
Simon Ashford11995p
Tony Ashford11975reeds
Ashford & Simpson11987backing vcl
Ashia12007cello,vcl
Mitsuru Ashida41934ts,sax
Yasushi Ashida21958ts,fl
Lori Ashikawa21995vln
Prof. (Steven Field) Ashiwa12005unknown inst
David Ashkenazy22008-2009d
Joe Ashlar52000-2009p,keyboards,org,el-p,synt
Al Ashley21977-2002d
Albert Ashley11947ts
Alvin Ashley12001d
Bob Ashley11980vcl
Carolyn Ashley21985-1986tb
Dave Ashley12000tb
David Ashley21998-2002tb
Donald Ashley11986d,perc
Ed Ashley11970d
Ernest Ashley71940-1957g
Kim Ashley12000vln
Mickey Ashley61936-1937bar
Sam Ashley11991electronics
Scott Ashley91980-1999g,el-g,d
Shawn Ashley11998vcl
Tom Ashley21932vcl
Joe Ashliman11962d
Clint Ashlock42008-2014tp,flhrn
Jesse Ashlock21937-1940vln,vcl
Micky Ashman1321949-2004b
Steve Ashman11980b-g
Bilent Ashmedov12011b-tu
Harry Ashmore11962d
Julie Ashmore11978vln
Kerry Ashmore11997bj
Richard Ashmore11995tb
T.N. Ashok12005vcl
The Sai Anantam Ashram Singers12002vcl
Ali Ashtiani12009voice
April Ashton11996ts
Ben Ashton32005-2007tb,b-tb
Bill Ashton591973-2011dir,perc,bar,ldr
Bob Ashton611942-1973ts,cl,reeds,bar,fl,saxes,as,tp
Bobby Ashton11977ts
Danielle Gabriella Ashton42008-2011tp,flhrn
Dennis Ashton121986-2007b
Eddie Ashton11974tb
Gene Ashton21975-1978p,synt
Jamie Ashton11933tb,b
Janie Ashton21962-1963vcl
Lt. J.J. Ashton11916bj
Martin Ashton51949-1952d
Monica Ashton12007p
Nick Ashton81992-2004d,perc
Robert Ashton11970saxes
Simon Ashton41991-1993d
Steve Ashton11977d
Tony Ashton71971-2000p,vcl,p-1.org,keyboards,org
Donald Ashwander41960-1998p,rhythm box,chordiana,comp,el-harpsichord
Paul Ashwell71992-2006tb,euphonium,arr,cond,euph
Robin Ashwell32008-2017viola
David Ashwood11987tp
Helen Ashwood11987tb
Nick Ashwood12014tp
Dominic Ashworth251993-2014g,el-g,backing-vcl,arr
Don Ashworth411956-1994bar,reeds,oboe,woodwinds,cl,fl,recorder,sax,fhr,sop,ocarina,b-cl,saxes,bassoon,eng-hrn,ts
Donald Ashworth21969-1970reeds
Joe Ashworth271970-2000cl,sop,vcl,reeds,ts
Neyire Ashworth11996b-cl,cl
Nigel Ashworth31992-2000cl,ts,woodwinds,saxes
Sam Ashworth11994tb
Steve Ashworth21997-1999p
Tom Ashworth61982-2012tb
Eran Asias22010d
Niayi Asiedu11994jun jun,bell,djembe
Seppo Asikainen21964-1978chimes,perc

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