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List of Representative Artists

Following are artists for whom J-DISC has completed or intends to document the entire recorded oeuvre. For those listed as “completed,” our work should be understood as virtually complete, pending additional information or corrections that may come forth from contributors or users.


Artists completed
Albert Ayler
Billie Holiday
Cecil Taylor
Charlie Parker
Dizzy Gillespie
Don Byas
Gerald Wilson (as leader)
Harold Mabern
Jelly Roll Morton
Kenny Dorham
Mary Lou Williams
Paolo Moura
Wardell Gray
Wes Montgomery

Artists in progress
Chet Baker
Chris McGregor
Clifford Brown
Joe Harriott
John Carter
John Coltrane
Keith Jarrett
Krzystof Komeda
Ornette Coleman

Artists planned
Abbey Lincoln
Albert Mangelsdorff
Albert Nicholas
Arnett Cobb
Art Blakey
Art Ensemble of Chicago
Art Tatum
Benny Carter
Benny Goodman
Bill Dixon
Bill Evans
Billy Higgins
Bix Beiderbecke
Blue Mitchell
Cannonball Adderley
Charles Mingus
Charlie Christian
Clifford Jordan
Coleman Hawkins
Count Basie
Don Patterson
Dorothy Donegan
Duke Ellington
Edmond Hall
Eric Dolphy
Fletcher Henderson
Harold Land
Horace Silver
Jackie McLean
Jimmy Heath
Jimmy Lyons
John McLaughlin
King Oliver
Lester Young
Louis Armstrong
Melba Liston
Miles Davis
Nat King Cole
Pat Metheny
Sarah Vaughan
Sidney Bechet
Sonny Rollins
Thelonious Monk
Tommy Flanagan
Tony Williams
Weather Report