the musicians:
Steve Lacy
"I'll play it first and tell you what it is later" --- Miles Davis
Cindy Blackman
Medeski, Martin, & Wood
Pat Metheny
Jaco Pastorious
Keith Jarrett
Sun Ra
Evan Parker
David Murray
Ornette Coleman
Art Ensemble of Chicago
Anthony Braxton
John McLaughlin
Cecil Taylor
Art Blakey
George Russell
Bud Powell
Cannonball Adderly
Wes Montgomery
Dave Brubeck
Miles Davis
John Coltrane
Charles Mingus
Jazz Messengers
Sonny Rollins
Eric Dolphy
Louis Armstrong
Captain Beefheart
Frank Zappa
Hot Club of France
Duke Ellington
Bill Evans
Kronos Quartet
Ronald Shannon Jackson
King Crimson
Bill Frisell
Moondog
Ken Nordine
Ensemble Modern
Earthworks
Tzadik
New Albion
Atatvistic
Joe McPhee
Spaceheads
Rovo
Robert Hanlon
Dirty Dozen
Blue Note