R 300 musicians | from Ra, Sun to Gordon Rytmeister


  1. ♂ Ra, Sun → Blount, Herman Sonny

  2. Rabaraona, Isa (vocals) [* Madagascar]

  3. Råberg, Bruno (bass) [* Sweden]

  4. Rabinowitz, Michael (bassoon) [* USA]
       • leader of → Bassoon in the Wild (USA)
       • co-leader of the → Michael Jefry Stevens/Michael Rabinowitz Duo (USA)
       • member of → Joe Fonda's → Bottoms Out (USA)

  5. Rabs, Jeen (guitar) [* Netherlands]
       • member of the → Holland Big Band (Netherlands)

  6. Racine-Granvik, Marianne (vocals) [* 1956, Sweden]

  7. ♂ Rakovec, Uros (guitar) [* Slovenia]
       • member of → Tamara Obrovac's → Transhistria Ensemble (Crotia/Italy/Slovenia)

  8. Radding, Reuben (bass) [* Washington DC, USA]
       • co-leader of the → Ursel Schlicht / Reuben Radding Duo (Germany/USA)
       • member of the → Michael Bates - Reuben Radding Duo (Canada/USA)
       • member of the → Nate Wooley Quartet (USA)
       • member of the → RID Quartet (Canada/USA)
       • member of → Kris Davis' String Project (Canada/USA)
       • member of the → Laura Andel Somnambulist Orchestra (Argentina/Germany/Italy/USA)
       • member of → Nate Wooley's → Attack/Adorn/Decay (USA)
       • member of the → Ursel Schlicht / Adam Simmons Quartet (Australia/Germany/USA)

  9. Rådelius, Ulf (bass) [* Sweden]
       • leader of → Connection (Sweden/USA)
       • member of the → Tony Pancella Trio (Italy/Sweden)

  10. Rader, Abbey (drums) [* Bronx, NY, USA]

  11. Raduli, Marek (guitar) [* 1959, Poland]

  12. Radulovich, Marcelo (audio/visual artist) [* Chile]
       ♣ member of the → Trummerflora Collective (USA)

  13. Rae, Cathy (vocals) [* Edinburgh, Scotland, UK]
       • daughter of bassist → Ronnie Rae Snr
       • see also → Alba Arts and Jazz Base Scotland, run by Cathy
       • Cathy also handles the administration of the → Fionna Duncan Vocal Jazz Workshops
       • member of the → Rae Sisters (UK)

  14. Rae, Gina (vocals) [* Edinburgh, Scotland, UK]
       • daughter of bassist → Ronnie Rae Snr
       • member of the → Rae Sisters (UK)

  15. Rae, John (drums) [* June 8, 1966, Edinburgh, Scotland, UK]
       • son of bassist → Ronnie Rae Snr
       • member of the → Rae Sisters (UK)
       • member of the → Brian Kellock Trio (UK)

  16. Rae Jnr, Ronnie (piano) [* Edinburgh, Scotland, UK]
       • son of bassist → Ronnie Rae Snr

  17. Rae Snr, Ronnie (bass) [* 1938, Edinburgh, Scotland, UK]
       • father of pianist → Ronnie Rae Jnr
       • member of the → Rae Sisters (UK)

  18. Rae, Sylvia (vocals) [* Edinburgh, Scotland, UK]
       • daughter of bassist → Ronnie Rae Snr
       • member of the → Rae Sisters (UK)

  19. Rafalides, Christos (vibes) [* Kozani, Greece]
       • leader of the → Manhattan Vibes (Greece/USA)

  20. Rafferty, Adam (guitar) [* New York City, NY, USA]
       • leader of the → Adam Rafferty Trio (USA)
       • leader of the → Adam Rafferty Quintet (USA)
       • member of the → New York Trio Project (USA)

  21. ♂ Rager, Joshua (piano) [* Ottawa, Canada]
       • member of the → Wali Muhammad Trio (Canada/USA)

  22. Raheb, Jeff (guitar) [* USA]
       • member of → TrioVera (USA)

  23. Raimondi, Barbara (vocals) [* Savona, Italy]
       • leader of the → Barbara Raimondi Quartet (Italy)

  24. Rainey, Bhob (saxophone) [* USA]

  25. ♂ Rainey, Tom (drums) [* 1957, Los Angeles, California, USA]
       • member of the → SGR Trio (Slovenia/USA)
       • member of → Samo Salamon & Theory Of Chaos (Slovenia/USA)

  26. Rainone, Lou (piano) [* USA]

  27. Raknes, Eldbjørg (vocals) [* Feb 9, 1970, Norway]

  28. Ralph, Carol (vocals) [* Carrington, Newcastle, New South Wales, Australia]

  29. Ramadori, Leonardo (percussion) [* 1968, Foligno, Italy]
       • member of → TETRAKTIS Percussioni (Italy)

  30. Rampton, Kenny (trumpet) [* Las Vegas, Nevada, USA]
       • member of the → George Gruntz Concert Jazz Band (Switzerland)

  31. Ramsay, Suzanne (vocals) [* New Liskeard, Ontario, Canada]

  32. Ramsbøl, Morten (bass) [* 1970, Denmark]
       • leader of the → Morten Ramsbøl Quartet (Denmark/USA)
       • leader of the → Morten Ramsbøl Trio (Denmark/USA)
       • member of → Klüvers Big Band (Denmark)

  33. Randall, Frankie (piano, vocals) [* Clifton, New Jersey, USA]

  34. Randalu, Kristjan (piano) [* 1978, Tallinn, Estonia]

  35. Randolph, Fred (bass) [* Honolulu, Hawaii, USA]
       • member of the → Contemporary Jazz Orchestra (USA)

  36. Ranelin, Phil (trombone) [* Indianapolis, Indiana, USA]
       • leader of the → Phil Ranelin Jazz Ensemble (USA)

  37. Rangel, John (piano) [* New York, USA]
       • member of the → Bruce Eskovitz Jazz Orchestra [BEJO] (USA)

  38. Rangell, Nelson (saxophone) [*]

  39. Rao, Enzo (violin) [* Jan 13, 1957, Palermo, Italy]

  40. Rapa, Adam (trumpet) [* Boston, Massachusetts, USA]

  41. Raphael, Leonore (piano) [* USA]

  42. Rapp, Mark (trumpet) [* USA]

  43. ♂ Raskin, Jon (saxophone) [* 1954, Heppner, Oregon, USA]
       • member of → ROVA

  44. ♂ Rasmussen, Eric (saxophone) [* California, USA]
       • member of → Christophe Schweizer's → 5SIX7 (Switzerland/USA)

  45. ♂ Rasmussen, Ole (bass) [* Denmark]
       • member of the → David Gordon Trio (Denmark/UK/USA)

  46. Rasmussen, Valdemar (trumpet) [* March 2, 1939, Tønder, Denmark]
       • leader of the → Valdemar Rasmussen Trio (Denmark)

  47. Rassinfosse, Jean-Louis (bass) [* Jan 9, 1952, Brussels, Belgium]
       • member of the → European Swing Trio (Belgium/Germany)

  48. ♂ Rastegar, Kaveh (bass) [*]
       • member of → Kneebody

  49. ♂ Räther, Sebastian (bass) [* July 23, 1971, Germany]
       • member of the → Axel Knappmeyer Quartet (Germany)

  50. Ratkje, Maja Solveig Kjelstrup (composition) [* Dec 29, 1973, Trondheim, Norway]

  51. Rattigan, Jim (french horn) [* UK]

  52. Ratzer, Karl (guitar) [* July 4, 1950, Vienna, Austria]

  53. Rau, Alicia (trumpet) [* USA]

  54. Raufeisen, Dirk (piano) [* 1966, Hanau, Germany]
       • member of → Lindy Huppertsberg's → Lady Bass & The Real Gone Guys (Germany/USA)

  55. Raulin, Francois (piano) [* France]

  56. Rava, Enrico (trumpet) [* Aug 20, 1943, Trieste, Italy]
       • member of the → George Gruntz Concert Jazz Band (Switzerland)

  57. Ravalico, Maurizio (percussion) [* 1963, Trieste, Italy]
       • member of → Synergy (UK)
       ♣ member of the → F-IRE Collective (Australia/Austria/France/Germany/Italy/UK/USA)

  58. Ravita, Phil (bass) [* USA]
       • member of the → John Turner Trio (USA)
       • member of the → Jim Stewart Jazz Trio (USA)

  59. Ravitz, Ziv (drums) [* Jan 10, 1976, Beer-Sheva, Israel]
       • member of the → Jeremy Udden Quintet (USA)
       • member of the → Ramona Borthwick Quintet (India/USA)
       • member of → Minsarah (Germany/USA)

  60. Rawls, Lou (vocals) [* Dec 1, 1933, Chicago, Illinois, USA; † Jan 6, 2006, Los Angeles, California, USA]

  61. Ray, Jeff (guitar) [* Toledo, Ohio, USA]
       • member of → Darryl Harper's → Onus Quintet (USA)

  62. Ray, Justin (trumpet) [* USA]

  63. Ray, Matt (piano) [* 1972, Washington, D.C., USA]

  64. Ray, Tim (piano) [* USA]
       • leader of → Tre Corda
       • member of the → Jane Miller Group
       • member of → George Schuller's → Orange Then Blue and → Orange Then Light Blue (USA)

  65. Rayner, Alison (bass) [* Sep 7, 1952, Bromley, England, GB]

  66. Raynor, Michael (drums) [* USA]
       • member of the → Chicago Jazz Quartet (USA)
       • member of the → Rich Corpolongo Quartet (USA)

  67. Read, Paul (piano) [* Canada]

  68. Redd, Chuck (drums & vibes) [* USA]
       • member of the → Smithsonian Jazz Masterworks Orchestra (USA)

  69. ♂ Redman, Dewey (saxophone) [* May 17, 1931, Fort Worth, Texas, USA; † Sep 2, 2006, Brooklyn, NY, USA]
       ♥ father of saxophonist → Joshua Redman

  70. Redman, Joshua (saxophone) [* Feb 1, 1969, Berkeley, California, USA]
       ♥ son of saxophonist → Dewey Redman
       • leader of the → Elastic Band (USA)

  71. Reed, Eric (piano) [* June 21, 1970, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA]

  72. Reed, Jeff (bass) [* USA]
       • member of the → Philip Cunneff Trio (USA)
       • member of the → Al Maniscalco Quartet (USA)
       • member of the → Al Maniscalco Trio (USA)
       • member of the → Todd Marcus Jazz Orchestra (Dominica/USA)

  73. Reedus, Tony (drums) [* 1959, Memphis, Tennessee, USA]

  74. Reeves, Darryl (trumpet) [* Jackson, Mississippi, USA]

  75. Reeves, Dianne (vocals) [* Oct 23, 1956, Detroit, Michigan, USA]

  76. Reeves, Scott (trombone) [* Chicago, Illinois, USA]
       • leader of the → Manhattan Bones (USA)

  77. Regan, David (saxophone) [* USA]
       • leader of the → David Regan Orchestra

  78. Reggio, Felice (trumpet) [* Nov 3, 1960, Asti, Italy]

  79. ♂ Réhault, Jean-Baptiste (saxophone) [* Apr 8, 1977, Rennes, France]

  80. Reichel, Hans (guitar) [* May 10, 1949, Hagen, Germany]
       • cool site

  81. Reichhart, Andrea (vocals) [* Aug 5, 1972, Kaiserslautern, Germany]
       • member of → ooyaah (Germany)

  82. Reichman, Ted (piano) [* 1973, Houlton, Maine, USA]

  83. Reid, Damion (drums) [* June 16, 1979, West Covina, California, USA]
       • son of → Rufus Reid
       • member of the → Robert Glasper Trio
       • member of → Ergo (USA)

  84. Reid, Rufus (bass) [* Feb 10, 1944, Atlanta, Georgia, USA]
       • father of → Damion Reid
       • member of the → Bob Mintzer Big Band

  85. Reid, Steve (drums) [* Jan 29, 1944, Bronx, New York, USA]

  86. Reiger, Ines (vocals) [* Vienna, Austria]
       • co-leader of the → Ines Reiger/Thomas Huber Quintet (Austria)

  87. Reijngoud, Ilja (trombone) [* July 5, 1972, Leiden, Netherlands]
       • member of the → Pierre Courbois Double Quintet (Netherlands)
       • member of → Octurn (Belgium)

  88. ♀ Reimer, Pamela (piano) [* Canada]
       • member of → Tim Brady's → Bradyworks (Canada)

  89. Reinelt, Jan (trombone, piano) [* 1975, Germany]

  90. Reinen, Jan (piano) [* Netherlands]
       • member of → Gateway (Netherlands)

  91. Reiner, Estelle (vocals) [* New York City, USA]

  92. ♂ Reinhardt, Django (guitar) [* Jan 23, 1910, Liberchies, nr Luttre, Belgium; † May 16, 1953, Samois on Seine, France]
       • About Django, maintained by Frédéric Roy

  93. Reinhardt, Zipflo (violin) [*]
       • leader of the → Zipflo Reinhardt Quartet

  94. ♂ Reinke, Mark (piano) [* 1976, Düsseldorf, Germany]
       • member of → Short Circuit (Germany/Italy)

  95. Reis, Michel (piano) [* 1982, Luxembourg City, Luxembourg]

  96. Reiter, Jörg (piano) [* Nov 22, 1958, Waiblingen, Germany]

  97. Reith, Dieter (organ) [* Feb 25, 1938, Mainz, Germany]

  98. Rejto, Nika (flute, vocals) [*]

  99. Rek, Vitold (bass) [* 1955, Rzeszów, Poland]
       • member of the → Europlane Orchestra
       • member of the → Bassic Trio (Germany/Poland)

  100. Remler, Emily (guitar) [* Sep 18, 1957, Manhattan, NY, USA; † May 4, 1990, Sydney, Australia]

  101. Remy, Tony (guitar) [* Aug 13, 1962, London, England, UK]

  102. ♂ Renken, John Dennis (trumpet) [*]
       • member of → u.f.o. (Germany)

  103. Rennert, Uli (piano) [* 1960, Frankfurt on Main, Germany]
       • member of the → Jazz Big Band Graz

  104. Renta, Ivan (saxophone) [* Ponce, Puerto Rico]
       • member of → William Cepeda's → Afro-Rican Jazz (Columbia/Germany/Puerto Rico)
       • member of → Wilson "Chembo" Corniel's → Chembo & Grupo Chaworo (Mexico/Puerto Rico/USA)

  105. Renzi, Gianluca (bass) [* Italy]
       • member of → Maurizio Giammarco's → Megatones (Italy)

  106. Reschny, Trent (saxophone) [* Canada]

  107. ♂ Retzlaff, Peter (drums) [* USA]
       • member of → Christophe Schweizer's → 5SIX7 (Switzerland/USA)

  108. ♂ Rev. Frank Wright → Wright, Rev. Frank

  109. ♂ Reverter, Raül (saxophone) [* Sep 19, 1975, Granollers, Spain]

  110. Revis, Eric (bass) [* May 31, 1967, Los Angeles, California, USA]
       • member of the → Branford Marsalis Quartet

  111. Rex, Britta (vocals) [* May 26, 1970, Hildesheim, Germany]
       • leader of the → Britta Rex Quartet

  112. ♂ Rex, Philip (bass) [* Australia]
       • member of the → Australian Art Orchestra (Australia)

  113. Reynolds, Bob (saxophone) [* Morristown, New Jersey, USA]

  114. ♂ Reynolds, Roger (vocals) [* USA]
       • member of → Ginny Carr's → Uptown Vocal Jazz Quartet (USA)

  115. Reynolds, Todd (violin) [* USA]
       • member of → Neil Rolnick's → Fish Love That (Austria/USA)
       • member of → Steve Salerno's → Subject to Change (USA)

  116. Reys, Rita (vocals) [* Dec 21, 1924, Rotterdam, Netherlands]

  117. ♂ Rhyne, Melvin (organ) [* Oct 12, 1936, Indianapolis, Indiana, USA]

  118. Ribeiro, Sofia (vocals) [* 1978, Lisbon, Portugal]
       • leader of → Places (Luxembourg/Portugal)
       • member of the → Marc Demuth - Sofia Ribeiro Duo (Luxembourg/Portugal)

  119. Riber, Mikkel (bass) [* Feb 14, 1977, Århus, Denmark]

  120. Ribot, Marc (guitar) [* 1954, Newark, New Jersey, USA]

  121. Riccio, Alessio (percussion) [* 1969, Firenze, Italy]
       • member of the → Claude Barthélemy Italian Quartet (France/Italy)

  122. Ricchiuti, Mike (piano) [* Brooklyn, NY, USA]

  123. Rich, Buddy (drums) [* Sep 30, 1917, Brooklyn, NYC, NY, USA; † Apr 2, 1987, Los Angeles, California, USA]

  124. Richard, Marcel (drums) [*]

  125. Richards, Tim (piano) [* June 23, 1952, London, England, UK]

  126. Richardson, Hanna (vocals) [* c1957, Alexandria, Virginia, USA]
       • married to bassist → Phil Flanigan

  127. Richmond, Kim (saxophone) [* USA]

  128. ♂ Rickard, Tom (vibraphone) [* Virginia, USA]
       • member of → Brassolution (Germany)

  129. Ridl, Jim (piano) [* North Dakota, USA]

  130. Rieder, Alain (drums) [* 1955, Geneva, Switzerland]

  131. Riegler, Robert (bass) [* 1963, Kapfenberg, Austria]
       • member of the → Vienna Art Orchestra
       • member of the → Christian Maurer Quintet (Austria)

  132. Riel, Alex (drums) [* Sep 13, 1940, Copenhagen, Denmark]
       • member of the → Jens Jefsen Trio (Denmark)

  133. Riemer, Susanne (trumpet) [* 1972, Germany]
       • member of the → United Women's Orchestra

  134. Rieppi, Pablo (percussion) [* Uruguay]
       • member of → Kristjan Järvi's → Absolute Ensemble (Estonia/USA)
       • member of the → New York Percussion Quartet (Israel/Ukraine/Uruguay/USA)

  135. Ries, Tim (saxophone) [* USA]
       ♣ member of the → Jazz Composers Collective (USA)
       • member of the → Aaron Choulai Quintet (Australia/USA)

  136. ♂ Rifbjerg, Frands (saxophone) [* France]
       • member of the → Søren Kjærgaard Trio (Denmark)

  137. ♂ Rifflet, Sylvain (saxophone) [* France]
       • member of → Jazzophone (France)

  138. ♂ Rigaut, Laurent (saxophone) [* France]
       ♣ member of the → CIRCUM Collective (France)
       ♣ member of the → Creative Music Improvisers Forum (CMIF) (USA)
       • member of → De Nouvelles Erreurs (France)

  139. Rigby, Jason (saxophone) [* c1975, Cleveland, Ohio, USA]
       • member of the → Trio Colossus (Norway/USA)
       • member of the → Scott DuBois Quintet (UK/USA)
       • member of the → Kris Davis Group (Canada/Norway/USA)
       • member of → Sidecar (Norway/USA)

  140. Riggi, Stefano (saxophone) [* Nov 25, 1972, Genova, Italy]
       • member of the → Pic Trio (Italy)

  141. Righini, Edoardo (guitar) [* Dec 19, 1973, Florence, Italy]

  142. Rigter, Bob (saxophone) [* 1934, Haarlem, Holland, Netherlands]

  143. Riis, Jesper (trumpet) [* 1969, Vejle, Denmark]
       • composer & conductor of the → Orchestra (Denmark)
       • member of → Klüvers Big Band (Denmark)
       • member of → Maria Hiort Petersen's → Maria Quatro Bossa (Denmark)
       • member of → Maria Hiort Petersen's → Braziliana (Denmark)
       • member of the → Mads Hansen Group (Denmark)

  144. ♂ Rijk, Jeroen de → de Rijk, Jeroen

  145. Riley, Ben (drummer) [* July 17, 1933, Savannah, Georgia, USA]

  146. Riley, Colin (composer, conductor) [* 1963, UK]
       • co-founder, composer, and conductor of the → Homemade Orchestra (UK)

  147. Riley, John (drums) [* USA]
       • member of the → Bob Mintzer Big Band
       • member of the → Vanguard Jazz Orchestra
       • member of the → George Gruntz Concert Jazz Band (Switzerland)

  148. Ripley, Andrew (melodica) [* USA]
       • member of the → Richard Leo Johnson Trio (USA)

  149. ♂ Ripoche, François (saxophone) [* France]
       • member of → Le Gros Cube (France)
       • member of → Out of the Blue (France)

  150. Risby, Bill (piano) [* Australia]
       • leader of the → Bill Risby Trio (Australia)
       • member of the → Adrian Cunningham Quartet (Australia)

  151. Rissmann, Gunther (bass) [* Germany]
       • member of the → Kathrin Kohlmann Quartet

  152. Ristich, Ruthie (vocals) [* USA]

  153. Ritchie, Stuart (drums) [* Aberdeen, Scotland, UK]
       • member of → Trianglehead (UK)
       • member of the → Colin Steele Quintet (Scotland, UK)
       • member of → arthurs.høiby.ritchie (Denmark/UK)

  154. Ritenour, Lee (guitar) [* Jan 11 or Nov 1, 1952, Hollywood, California, USA]

  155. Rivello, Dave (composer, conductor) [* USA]
       • leader of the → Dave Rivello Ensemble (USA)

  156. Rivera, Albert (saxophone) [* Bronx, NY, USA]
       • leader of the → Albert Rivera Quartet (USA)

  157. Rivera, Emedin (percussion) [*]
       • member of → Chieli Minucci's → Special EFX (USA)

  158. Rivers, Sam (saxophone, flute) [* Sep 25, 1930, El Reno, Oklahoma, USA]
       • member of → NOJO

  159. Roach, Max (drums) [* Jan 10, 1924, Brooklyn, NY, USA; † Aug 16, 2007, Manhattan, NY, USA]

  160. Robbins, Dave (drums) [* Canada]
       • leader of the → Dave Robbins Sextet (Canada)
       • member of the → Jill Townsend Big Band (Canada)
       • member of the → Vancouver Ensemble of Jazz Improvisation (Canada)
       • member of the → Hard Rubber Orchestra (Canada)
       • member of → Junction (Canada)

  161. Robbins, Pete (saxophone) [* USA]
       • member of → Tyshawn Sorey's → Oblique (USA)

  162. Robert, Yannick (guitar) [* France]

  163. Robert, Roger (piano) [* 1949, Neuchâtel, Switzerland]

  164. Robert, Yves (trombone) [* Jan 17, 1958, Clermont-Ferrand, France]
       • member of → David Chevallier's → Pyromanes (France)

  165. Roberts, Adam (sax, guitar) [* USA]

  166. Roberts, Bryn (piano) [* Winnipeg, Manitoba, USA]

  167. ♂ Roberts, Howard (guitar) [* Oct 2, 1929, Phoenix, Arizona, USA; † June 28, 1992, Seattle, USA]
       • Michael Evans from Toronto, Canada maintains a site about → Howard Roberts

  168. Roberts, Jameel (keyboards) [* Norwalk, Connecticut, USA]

  169. Roberts, Judy (piano) [* USA]

  170. Roberts, Marcus (piano) [* Aug 7, 1963, Jacksonville, Florida, USA]

  171. Roberts, Matt (guitar) [* North Hollywood, California, USA]
       • leader of the → Matt Roberts Group (USA)

  172. Roberts, Rio (vocals, flute) [*]

  173. Robertson, Herb (trumpet) [* Feb 21, 1951, Plainfield, New Jersey, USA]
       • member of the → Fonda/Stevens Group (USA)
       • member of → Michael Jefry Stevens' → Aercine (USA)
       • member of → George Schuller's → Schulldogs (USA)
       • member of → George Schuller's → Orange Then Blue (USA)
       • member of the → George Gruntz Concert Jazz Band (Switzerland)
       • member of → All Ears (Germany/Netherlands/USA)
       • member of the → Lou Grassi PoBand (USA)
       • member of → Lou Grassi's → Avanti Galoppi (USA)

  174. Robertson, Rick (saxophone) [* Australia]
       • leader of → Baecastuff (Australia)
       • leader of → e.o.n. (Australia)
       • leader of the → Rick Robertson Trio (Australia)

  175. ♂ Robillard, Yvan (piano) [* 1978, France]
       • member of → Hubert Dupont's → Dupont T (France)

  176. Robin, Ruggero (guitar) [* Apr 29, 1962, Padova, Italy]

  177. Robinson, Jason (reeds) [* USA]
       ♣ member of the → Trummerflora Collective (USA)
       • leader of the → Jason Robinson Trio/Ensemble (USA)
       • member of → Cosmologic (USA)
       • member of → Nathan Hubbard's → Skeleton Key Orchestra (USA)
       • member of → Curtis Glatter's → Obscuricon (USA)

  178. Robinson, N. Scott (percussion) [* USA]

  179. Robinson, Scott (saxophone, clarinet) [* Apr 27, 1959, New Jersey, USA]
       ♣ member of the → Jazz Composers Collective (USA)
       • member of → Dan Barrett's → Blue Swing (USA)

  180. Robitaille, Jim (guitar) [* Bedford, Massachusetts, USA]

  181. Robson, Andrew (saxophone) [* Australia]
       • leader of the → Andrew Robson Trio (Australia)
       • member of the → Bronson/Evans/Robson Quintet (Australia)
       • member of John Pochée's → Ten Part Invention (Australia)

  182. Rocha, Alex (bass) [* May 26, 1968, Brazil]

  183. Rocheman, Manuel (piano) [* France]

  184. ♂ Rocher, Christophe (clarinet) [* France]
       ♣ member of the → CIRCUM Collective (France)
       ♣ member of the → Creative Music Improvisers Forum (CMIF) (USA)
       • member of the → Circum Grand Orchestra (France)

  185. ♂ Rochette, Eric (guitar) [* Norway]
       • member of → Rochette/Jensen/Tokstad (Norway)

  186. Rodby, Steve (bass) [* Dec 1954, Joliet, Illinois, USA]
       • member of the → Pat Metheny Group

  187. ♂ Rodgers, John (violin) [* Australia]
       • member of the → Australian Art Orchestra (Australia)

  188. Roditi, Claudio (trumpet) [* May 28, 1946, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil]
       • member of the → George Gruntz Concert Jazz Band (Switzerland)

  189. Roditi, Jenni (composer, vocals) [*]
       • composer for the → Homemade Orchestra (UK)

  190. Rodman, Deidre (piano) [* Idaho, USA]
       • leader of the → Deidre Rodman Quintet (USA)
       • member of the → East 5th Street Quartet (USA)
       • member of the → Alphabet Lounge Big Band (USA)

  191. Rodrigues, Vanessa (organ) [* Nov 17, 1978, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada]

  192. Rodriguez, Emiliano (saxophone) [* Italy]
       • member of the → Dams Jazz Orchestra (Italy)

  193. Rodriguez, Jay (saxophone) [* Sep 17, 1967, Barranquilla, Colombia]
       • member of the → Groove Collective (Australia/Colombia/Cuba/Germany/Italy/USA)
       • member of the → Alphabet Lounge Big Band (USA)

  194. ♂ Rodríguez, José García (percussion) [* Mexico]
       • member of the → Spinefex Orchestra (France/Germany/Mexico/Netherlands/USA)

  195. Rodríguez, Máximo (bass) [* Aug 9, 1960, Capital Federal, Argentina]
       • leader of the → Máximo Rodríguez Quintet (Argentina)

  196. Rodriguez, Michael (trumpet) [* July 14, 1979, Queens, New York, USA]
       ♥ brother of pianist → Robert Rodriguez

  197. Rodriguez, Robert (piano) [* Jan 11, 1978, NYC, NY, USA]
       ♥ brother of trumpeter → Michael Rodriguez

  198. Rodriguez, Roberto Juan (drums, percussion) [* Cuba]
       • leader of the → Septeto Rodriguez (Cuba/USA)

  199. Roebke, Jason (bass) [*]

  200. Roeder, Jorge (bass) [* 1980, Lima, Peru]
       • member of the → Dan Tepfer Trio
       • member of the → Sofia Koutsovitis Group (USA)
       • member of the → Michael Dessen Trio (USA)

  201. Roelofs, Mike (piano) [* Holland, Netherlands]
       • leader of the → Mike Roelofs Quartet (Germany/Netherlands)
       • leader of the → Mike Roelofs Trio
       • member of the → Willem Hellbreker Quartet
       • member of → Surfcake (Netherlands)

  202. Rogers, Adam (guitar) [* USA]

  203. Rogers, Marc (bass) [* Sherbrooke, Quebec, Canada]

  204. Rogers, Reuben (bass) [* Nov 15, 1974, Virgin Islands, USA]

  205. Rogers, Sherisse (comp/arr/orch) [* Apr 17, 1978, Philadelphia, USA]

  206. Rohrer, Samuel (percussion) [* 1977, Bern, Switzerland]
       • leader of → TREE (Austria/Switzerland)
       • member of the → Brederode / Puntin / Eilertsen / Rohrer Quartet (Netherlands/Norway/Switzerland)
       • member of → Axis (Switzerland)
       • member of → COR (Switzerland)
       • member of → Lynx (Germany/Greece/Finland/Switzerland)
       • member of the → Tomas Sauter Group (Switzerland)
       • member of the → Colin Vallon Trio (Switzerland)
       • member of the → Michael Beck Trio (Switzerland)
       • member of → Markus Stockhausen's → Joyosa (Germany/Hungary/Norway/Switzerland)
       • member of → 3 Spirits (Greece/Switzerland/USA)

  207. Roidinger, Adelhard (bass) [* Nov 28, 1941, Windischgarsten, Austria]
       • member of the → European Jazz Ensemble

  208. Roland, Richard (vocals) [* New York, USA]
       • member of → Monday Off (Canada/USA)

  209. Rolfe, Nick (piano, vocals) [* Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA]

  210. Rolli, Maurizio (bass) [* Italy]
       • leader of the → Maurizio Rolli Quintet (Italy/USA)
       • leader of the → Maurizio Rolli Big Band (Italy)
       • member of → R.A.R.E. (Italy/USA)
       • member of the → Claude Barthélemy Italian Quartet (France/Italy)

  211. Rollins, Sonny (saxophone) [* Sep 7, 1930, New York City, New York, USA]
       • Sonny @ Blue Note
       • Sonny @ Fantasy Jazz
       • Sonny @ Verve

  212. Rolnick, Neil (piano) [* USA]
       • leader of → Fish Love That (Austria/USA)

  213. Romano, Aldo (drums) [* Jan 16, 1941, Belluno, Italy]
       • member of → Pork Pie (Europe)
       • member of → Francesco Bearzatti's → Bizart Trio (Italy)
       • member of the → Claudio Fasoli Quintet (Italy/USA)

  214. Romberg, Barry (drums) [*]
       • member of → NOJO
       • member of the → Rob Mosher Quartet (Canada)

  215. Röer, Rolf (saxophone) [* Wiesbaden, Germany]

  216. Rompaey, Ruben vanvan Rompaey, Ruben

  217. Roon, Mark vanvan Roon, Mark

  218. Roos, Toon (saxophone) [* Apr 11, 1964, Alphen on Rhine, Netherlands]

  219. Rörby, Michael (trombone) [* 1969, Stockholm, Sweden]
       • member of the → New Generation Big Band (Netherlands)

  220. Rorke, Daniel (saxophone) [* Australia]

  221. Rosales, Gerardo (percussion) [* July 6, 1964, Caracas, Venezuela]

  222. Roscher, Britta (flute) [* Germany]
       • member of → VerQuer (Germany)

  223. Rose, Dan (guitar) [* Nov 6, 1947, Elmira, New York, USA]

  224. Rose, Jon (violin) [* 1951, Australia]

  225. Rose, Sandra (vocals) [* Germany]
       • leader of → Sandra Rose & Band (Austria/Germany)

  226. Roseman, Josh (trombone) [* USA]
       • leader of the → Josh Roseman Unit (USA)
       • member of the → Dave Holland Big Band (USA)
       • member of the → Groove Collective (Australia/Colombia/Cuba/Germany/Italy/USA)
       • member of → George Schuller's → Orange Then Blue (USA)
       • member of → Samo Salamon's NYC Quintet (Slovenia/USA)

  227. Rosen, Jay (drums) [* 1961, Philadelphia, USA]

  228. Rosen, Michael (saxophone) [* 1963, Ithaca, New York, USA]

  229. ♂ Rosenberg, Doug (saxophone) [*]
       • member of the → Goran Ivanovic Group (USA)

  230. Rosenberg, Jimmy (guitar) [* Apr 10, 1980, Helmond, Netherlands]

  231. Rosenberg, Nonnie (guitar) [* March 9, 1956]
       • brother of → Nous'che and cousin of → Stochelo (USA)
       • member of the → Rosenberg Trio

  232. Rosenberg, Nous'che (guitar) [* Feb 23, 1965, Helmond, Netherlands]
       • brother of → Nonnie and cousin of → Stochelo (USA)
       • member of the → Rosenberg Trio

  233. Rosenberg, Stochelo (guitar) [* Feb 19, 1968, Gypsy camp]
       • cousin of → Nonnie and → Nous'che (USA)
       • member of the → Rosenberg Trio

  234. Rosendal, Peter (saxophone) [* 1976, Denmark]
       • leader of the → Peter Rosendal Trio (Denmark)
       • member of the → ULC Quintet (Denmark)

  235. Rosene, Barbara (vocals) [* USA]

  236. Rosenman, Roberto (guitar) [* 1975, Caracas, Venezuela]

  237. Rosenn, Jamie (guitar) [* USA]

  238. Rosenthal, Ted (piano) [* Great Neck, Long Island, NYC, NY, USA]
       • member of the → Jay Leonhart Trio (USA)

  239. Rosenwinkel, Kurt (guitar) [* 1970, Philadelphia, USA]
       • leader of the → Kurt Rosenwinkel Group (USA)

  240. Roseth, Ben (saxophone) [* 1984, Seattle, USA]
       • member of → Here & Now (USA)
       ♣ member of the → Boston Jazz Collective (USA)

  241. Rosewoman, Michele (piano) [* March 19, 1953, Oakland, California, USA]

  242. Rosnes, Renee (piano) [* March 24, 1962, Regina, Saskatchewan, Canada]

  243. Ross, Brandon (guitar) [*]
       • member of → Myra Melford's → Be Bread (USA)

  244. Ross, Briar (vocals) [* Australia]

  245. Ross, Clay (guitar) [* South Carolina, USA]

  246. Ross, Florian (piano) [* 1972, Germany]

  247. Rossi, Gio (drums) [* Italy]
       • member of → Alberto Marsico's → Organ Logistics (Italy)

  248. Rothbard, Avi (guitar) [* Kibbutz Gan Shmuel, Israel]

  249. Rothen, Roman (bass) [* 1970, Pforzheim, Germany]
       • member of the → Zeiteinheit (Germany)
       • member of the → NUR Trio (Germany)
       • member of → Hardt/Klittlich/Rothen/Jung2 (Germany)

  250. Rothenberg, Ned (woodwinds) [* Sep 15, 1956, Boston, Massachusetts, USA]
       • member of → No Fear Act (Germany/USA)

  251. ♂ Rothenberg, Rich (saxophone) [* USA]
       • member of the → 29th Street Saxophone Quartet (USA)

  252. Rotondi, Jim (trumpet) [* USA]

  253. Rotter, Thomas (bass) [* 1963, Lüdenscheid, Germany]
       • member of the → Daniel Messina Group (Argentina/Cuba/Germany)
       • member of the → Daniel Messina Trio (Argentina/Germany)

  254. ♂ Roulin, Arnaud (piano) [* June 12, 1979, Nantes, France]
       • member of → Le Cube (France)
       • member of → Le Gros Cube (France)

  255. Rounds, Michelle (vocals) [* Australia]

  256. ♂ Rours, Berland (guitar) [*]
       • member of the → Ron van Stratum Band (Belgium/Netherlands)

  257. Rouzer, Gary (bass) [* USA]
       • member of the → Vector Trio (USA)

  258. Roved, Jacob (drums) [* Aug 1975, Holbæk, Denmark]
       • leader of the → Jacob Roved Quartet (Denmark/Netherlands)
       • member of the → Atte André Jensen Quartet (Denmark)

  259. Rover, Christian (guitar) [* Germany]

  260. Rowe, Jay (piano) [* Milford, Connecticut, USA]
       • member of → Chieli Minucci's → Special EFX (USA)

  261. Rox, Georg (piano) [* Germany]
       • member of → Fritz Krisse's → Double Spaces (Germany)

  262. ♂ Roy•el → Wooten, Roy

  263. Rubin, Harold (clarinet) [* May 13, 1932, Johannesburg, South Africa]

  264. Rubin, Vanessa (vocals) [* March 14, 1957, Cleveland, Ohio, USA]

  265. Rückbeil, Claus (guitar) [* Germany]
       • leader of the → Claus Rückbeil Trio (Germany)

  266. Rückert, Thomas (piano) [* Germany]
       • member of the → Felix Petri Group (Germany)
       • member of the → Dorthe Keune Quartet (Germany)

  267. Rud, Mike (guitar) [* Edmonton, Canada]

  268. Rudd, Roswell (trombone) [* Nov 17, 1935, Sharon, Connecticut, USA]
       • Discography
       • Roswell @ ECM Records

  269. ♂ Ruddick, Joe (sax, piano, perc) [*]
       • member of the → Phillip Johnston's →Transparent Quartet (USA)

  270. Rudolph, Céline (vocals) [* Germany]

  271. Rudolph, Steve (piano) [* Apr 10, 1949, Evansville, Indiana, USA]
       • member of the → Joe Hunt Trio (USA)

  272. Rüetschi, Lars (guitar) [* March 24, 1977 , Switzerland]

  273. Ruf, Bernd (clarinet) [* Germany]
       • member of → Tango Five

  274. Rugebregt, Maurice (guitar) [* Netherlands]

  275. Ruh, Ralf (piano, drums) [* 1963, Winterthur, Switzerland]
       • leader of the → Ralf Ruh Trio (Germany/Switzerland)
       • leader of the → Ralf Ruh Organ Trio (Germany/Switzerland)
       • member of Hans "Yankee" Meier's → Groove Brothers (Germany/Switzerland)
       • member of the → Toughest Tenors (Germany/Switzerland)
       • member of the → Matthias Harig Quintet (Germany)

  276. Ruiz, Hilton (piano) [* May 29, 1952, New York City, NY, USA; † June 6, 2006, New Orleans, Louisiana, USA]

  277. Ruiz, Otmaro (piano) [* June 27, 1964, Caracas, Venezuela]
       • member of → R.A.R.E. (Italy/USA)

  278. Ruiz, William (percussion) [* USA]

  279. ♂ Ruller, Jesse van → van Ruller, Jesse

  280. Rumpf, Inga (vocals) [* Aug 2, 1946, Hamburg, Germany]

  281. ♂ Rundqvist, Fredrik (drums) [* Sweden]
       • member of the → Göran Strandberg/Berit Andersson Quartet (Sweden)

  282. Rupp, Olaf (guitar) [* 1963, Saarlouis, Germany]
       • member of → Speedmaster (Germany/Switzerland)

  283. Rupp, Tobias (guitar) [* Germany]

  284. Rüschenbaum, Harald (drums) [* 1956, Arnsberg, Germany]

  285. Rushen, Patrice (piano) [* Sep 30, 1954, Los Angeles, California, USA]

  286. Rushing, Jimmy (vocals) [* Aug 26, 1903, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, USA; † June 8, 1972, New York City, New York, USA]

  287. Russell, George (piano) [* June 23, 1923, Cincinnati, Ohio, USA]

  288. Russo, Joe (drums) [*]
       • co-leader of the → Marco Benevento / Joe Russo Duo (USA)

  289. Russo, Nick (guitar) [* USA]

  290. Russo, Paolo (piano) [* 1969, Pescara, Italy]
       • leader of → Alchemy (Denmark/Italy/Finland)
       • member of the → Fabrizio Mandolini Quartet (Italy/Sweden)
       • member of → Bo Stief's → One Song III (Denmark/Italy/Serbia)

  291. ♂ Russo, Paulo (bass) [* Brazil]
       • member of the → Mauro Senise Quartet (Brazil)

  292. Rutner, Josh (saxophone) [* USA]
       • member of → Brady Miller's → Electric Medicine (USA)
       • member of the → Respect Sextet (USA)
       • member of the → Red Wierenga Unit (USA)
       • member of the → André Canniere Group (USA)

  293. ♂ Rutten, Sjoerd (drums) [* Netherlands]
       • member of the → Searing Quartet (Netherlands)
       • member of → Surfcake (Netherlands)

  294. Ryan, Gregory (bass) [* New York City, USA]
       • co-leader of the → Grupo Yanqui (Cuba/Israel/USA)
       • member of → Freddie Bryant's → Kaleidoscope (USA)

  295. Ryan, Jackie (vocals) [* San Francisco Bay Area, USA]

  296. Ryan, Mike (trumpet) [* Australia]

  297. Ryan, Molly (vocals) [* c1985, Sacramento, California, USA]

  298. Rybicki, Matthew (bass) [* Cleveland, Ohio, USA]

  299. Rydqvist, Robin (trumpet) [* 1969, Tranemo, Sweden]

  300. Ryerson, Ali (flute) [* 1952, New York, USA]

  301. Ryga, Campbell (saxophone) [* Canada]
       • member of the → Jill Townsend Big Band (Canada)
       • member of the → Mike Herriott Sextet (Canada)
       • member of the → Vancouver Ensemble of Jazz Improvisation (Canada)
       • member of the → Hugh Fraser Quintet (Canada)
       • member of the → Hard Rubber Orchestra (Canada)

  302. ♂ Rypdal, Terje (guitar) [* Aug 23, 1947, Oslo, Norway]
       • Jeff Gower's site offers a lot of links related to Terje Rypdal

  303. Rytmeister, Gordon (drums) [* 1968, Sydney, Australia]
       • member of the → Adrian Cunningham Quartet (Australia)
       • member of the → Ian Cooper Quartet (Australia)
       • member of the → Ian Cooper Quintet (Australia)


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