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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

Toshiko Akiyoshi
Albert Ayler

Chet Baker

Clifford Brown

Don Byas

John Carter

Ornette Coleman
John Coltrane

Kenny Dorham

Dizzy Gillespie

Wardell Gray

Joe Harriott
Billie Holiday

Keith Jarrett
Krzystof Komeda
Harold Mabern

Chris McGregor

Wes Montgomery

Jelly Roll Morton
Paolo Moura
Charlie Parker

Cecil Taylor

Mary Lou Williams

Gerald Wilson


Artists planned

Cannonball Adderley

Geri Allen

Louis Armstrong

Art Ensemble of Chicago

Count Basie

Sidney Bechet

Bix Beiderbecke

Art Blakey

Lester Bowie

Joanne Brackeen

Jaki Byard

Benny Carter

Betty Carter

Charlie Christian

Kenny Clarke

Miles Davis

Eric Dolphy

Roy Eldridge

Bill Evans

Gil Evans

Ella Fitzgerald

Stan Getz

Benny Goodman

Dexter Gordon

Jim Hall

Lionel Hampton

Coleman Hawkins

Fletcher Henderson

Joe Henderson

Earl Hines

Ahmad Jamal

J.J. Johnson

Franz Koglman

John Lewis

Abbey Lincoln

Melba Liston

Booker Little

Albert Mangelsdorff

Charles Mingus

Thelonious Monk

Lee Morgan

Fats Navarro

Herbie Nichols

Bud Powell

Enrico Rava

Django Reinhardt

Max Roach

Sonny Rollins

Maria Schneider

Woody Shaw

Art Tatum

Sarah Vaughan

Fats Waller

Teddy Wilson

Lester Young