Jazz Student Resource Page


   See recordings recommended by NSHS Jazz Students HERE!    

   List of 10 Recommended Artists for Each Instrument  Click on the name for more information
  This list is by no means all-inclusive.  It is merely a "start".  Artists are listed in random order.

  Alto Sax                                    Tenor Sax                                Bari Sax / Misc. Reeds
  Charlie Parker                            Lester Young                             Gerry Mulligan
  Cannonball Adderley                  Coleman Hawkins                      Pepper Adams
  Ornette Coleman                        John Coltrane                             Harry Carney
  Johnny Hodges                           Sonny Rollins                             Sidney Bechet
  Kenny Garrett                             Hank Mobley                            Benny Goodman
  Sonny Stitt                                  Wayne Shorter                          Charles Lloyd
  Phil Woods                                 Joe Henderson                          Rashaan Roland Kirk
  Lee Konitz                                  Benny Golson                            Joe Temperley
  Jackie McLean                           Dexter Gordon                          Hamiet Blueitt
  Lou Donaldson                           Stan Getz

  Trumpet                                     Trombone                                Guitar
  Dizzy Gillespie                             JJ Johnson                                 Jim Hall
  Louis Armstrong                          Curtis Fuller                              Wes Montgomery
  Miles Davis                                 "Tricky" Sam Nanton                 Grant Green
  Freddie Hubbard                         Frank Rosolino                         Charlie Christian
  Lee Morgan                                Slide Hampton                           Freddie Greene
  Kenny Dorham                            Bob Brookmeyer                      Django Reinhart
  Woody Shaw                              Al Grey                                     Joe Pass
  Booker Little                               Kid Ory                                    Tal Farlow
  Clifford Brown                            Urbie Green                              Jimmy Raney
  Clark Terry                                 Carl Fontana                             Charlie Hunter

  Piano                                         Bass                                         Drums                                 Vocal
  Art Tatum                                   Ray Brown                                Art Blakey                            Frank Sinatra
  Duke Ellington                            Jimmy Blanton                            Elvin Jones                           Ella Fitzgerald
  Count Basie                                Paul Chambers                          Philly Joe Jones                     Sarah Vaughn
  Bill Evans                                   Oscar Pettiford                           Jo Jones                               Louis Armstrong
  McCoy Tyner                             Ron Carter                                Ed Thigpen                           Nat King Cole
  Oscar Peterson                           Charles Mingus                          Tony Williams                       Kurt Elling
  Thelonius Monk                          Jimmy Garrison                          Max Roach                          Billie Holiday
  Herbie Hancock                         Charlie Haden                            Billy Higgins                          Johnny Hartman
  Chick Corea                               Scott LaFaro                             Roy Haynes                          Joe Williams
  Michel Camilo                            Dave Holland                             Jimmy Cobb                         Betty Carter


  Jazz Resource Links:  

AH HA JAZZ! - Photos of Jazz Greats                                          Jazz Roots - Early Jazz History    
A Passion for Jazz - Music History and Education                          The Golden Age of Jazz - Great Photos      
All About Jazz - A Jazz History Timeline                                        The Jazz Store - Lots of Jazz Stuff!
Cool Singers - A Page Just for Vocalists!                                       IAJE Camps and Clinics Directory
  Jazz Corner - Links to Jazz Musicians                                            Bob Keller's Jazz Page - Tons of Links, Info

  Transcription Links:

Transcribe! - Free Transcription Program                                      Piano Solos
Bert Ligon's Jazz Transcriptions                                                     Transcriptions
Jazz Trumpet Transcriptions                                                          Music Transcriptions
Jazz Transcriptions                                                                        JazzTranscriptions.com
Jeff's Solo Transcriptions

  Miscellaneous Goodies:

  Famous Jazz Quotes
  Blank Staff Paper
Blank Jazz Score Paper