V 163 musicians | from Chris Vadala to Petras Vysniauskas


  1. V, FrankieVardaros, Frank

  2. Vaché, Allen (clarinet) [* Dec 16, 1953, Rahway, New Jersey, USA]
       ♥ son of bassist → Warren Vaché Sr. and brother of cornetist → Warren Vaché Jr.
       • leader of the → Big Four (USA)

  3. Vaché Jr., Warren (cornet) [* Dec 16, 1953, Rahway, New Jersey, USA]
       ♥ son of bassist → Warren Vaché Sr. and brother of clarinetist → Allen Vaché Jr.

  4. ♂ Vaché Sr., Warren (bass) [* 1914, Brooklyn, New York, USA; † Feb 4, 2005, Rahway, New Jersey, USA]
       ♥ father of cornetist → Warren Vaché Jr. and clarinetist → Allen Vaché Jr.

  5. Vadala, Chris (saxophone) [* Poughkeepsie, New York, USA]

  6. Vaganeé, Frank (saxophone) [* March 19, 1966, Mechelen, Belgium]
       • artistic director of the → Brussels Jazz Orchestra (Belgium)

  7. Vagenas, Nick (trombone) [* Boston, Massachusetts, USA]

  8. ♂ Valdés, Chucho (keyboards) [* Oct 9, 1941, Quivicán, nr San Antonio de los Banos, Cuba]
       • Chucho @ AfroCubaWeb
       • leader of the → Chucho Valdés Quartet (Cuba)
       • member of the → Groove Collective (Australia/Colombia/Cuba/Germany/Italy/USA)

  9. Valdi KolliKolbeinn Sigurjónsson, Valdimar

  10. Valega, Vinson (drums) [* near Washington, D.C., USA]

  11. ♂ Valentin, Dave (flute) [* April 29, 1952, New York City, New York, USA]
       • Dave @ GRP/Verve

  12. Valentino, Vinny (guitar) [* Virginia, USA]
       • co-founder of → ON 3 (Israel/USA)

  13. Valera, Manuel (piano) [* Cuba]
       • son of saxophonist Manuel Valera

  14. Valihora, Martin (drums) [* 1976, Czechoslovakia]
       • member of the → Dan Brantigan Quartet (USA)

  15. Valk, Claudius (saxophone) [* Germany]
       • leader of the → valktrio
       • member of the → Tim Sund Quartet (Germany)
       • member of → Ben Bönniger's → Schärfentiefe (Germany)
       • member of the → André Nendza Quartet (Germany)

  16. Valle, Jaime (guitar) [*]

  17. van Bavel, Rob (piano) [* 1965, Netherlands]
       • member of the → Pitch Pine Project (Netherlands)
       • member of the → Ad Colen Quartet (Netherlands)

  18. Van Cleave, Mark (trumpet) [* USA]
       • member of the → Maynard FergusonAlumni And Friends Big Band (USA)

  19. Van De Geyn, Hein (bass) [* 1956, Holland, Netherlands]

  20. van de Wouw, Rob (trumpet) [* 1975, Netherlands]
       • co-founder of the → Rotterdam Jazz Orchestra (Netherlands)

  21. van den Bergh, Rik (baritone saxophone) [* May 10, 1970, Netherlands]
       • member of the → Rotterdam Jazz Orchestra (Netherlands)

  22. van den Boomen, Jan (bass) [* Netherlands]

  23. van den Brink, Bert (piano) [* July 24, 1958, Netherlands]
       • member of the → Willem Hellbreker Quartet

  24. van den Broeck, Rob (piano) [* 1940, Hilversum, Netherlands]
       • member of the → European Jazz Ensemble
       • member of the → Jeroen Pek Quartet (Netherlands)

  25. van den Dungen, Ben (saxophone) [* 1960, Netherlands]
       • member of → Ed Verhoeff's → Edition (Netherlands)

  26. van der Feen, Mark (piano) [* 1972, Netherlands]
       • member of the → New Generation Big Band (Netherlands)

  27. van der Grinten, Maarten (guitar) [* Dec 19, 1963, Geleen, Netherlands]
       • co-leader of the → Van der Grinten Herman Quartet

  28. van der Hoeven, Frans (bass) [* Netherlands]
       • member of → Jasper Blom's → Red, Yellow & Blue (Netherlands)

  29. van der Lee, Loet (trumpet) [* June 3, 1968, Bakkum, North Holland, Netherlands]
       • director of the → Holland Big Band (Netherlands)
       • member of the → Willem van Manen & Contraband (Germany/Netherlands)

  30. van der Moolen, Ellister (trumpet) [* Netherlands]
       • member of → Alice in Dixieland (Netherlands)
       • member of the → New Generation Big Band (Netherlands)

  31. van der Putten, Bart (saxophone) [* Nov 28, 1957, Helmond, Netherlands]
       • member of → Michiel Braam's → Bik Bent Braam (Netherlands)

  32. van der Weijden, Erik (saxophone) [* Netherlands]
       • member of the → Tetzepi Bigtet (France/Germany/Netherlands/USA)

  33. Van Der Werf, Bo (saxophone) [* Jan 15, 1969, Belgium]
       • member of → Octurn (Belgium)

  34. Van Der Werf, Otti (bass) [* June 14, 1966, Belgium]
       • member of → Octurn (Belgium)

  35. van der Westen, Eric (bass) [* Aug 29, 1963, Zierikzee, Netherlands]
       • leader of → Quadrant (Belgium/Netherlands)
       • member of the → Amsterdam Jazz Trio (Netherlands)
       • member of the → Impressionistic Improvisers Quartet (Germany/Netherlands)

  36. van Doorn, Ineke (vocals) [* Netherlands]

  37. Van Dyke, Pat (drums) [* USA]

  38. van Erk, Bert (bass) [* 1948, Amsterdam, Netherlands]

  39. ♂ van Geel, Oene (violin) [* 1973, Netherlands]
       • member of the → ZAPP! string quartet (Netherlands)
       • member of → Osmosis (Belgium/France/Germany/India/Netherlands)
       • member of → Bhedam (Belgium/Germany/India/Netherlands/USA)

  40. ♂ van Hemmen, Flin (drums) [* Netherlands]
       • member of the → Franz von Chossy Trio (Germany)

  41. Van Herzeele, Jeroen (saxophone) [* Sep 13, 1965, Zottegem, Belgium]
       • member of the → Ben Sluijs Quartet (Belgium)
       • member of → Octurn (Belgium)

  42. Van Huffel, Peter (saxophone) [* Kingston, Ontario, Canada]
       • leader of the → Peter Van Huffel Quintet (Canada/USA)
       • member of → Castlevania (Canada/USA)

  43. van Kemenade, Paul (saxophone) [* 1957, Rotterdam, Netherlands]
       • leader of the → Paul van Kemenade Quintet (France/Germany/Netherlands)
       • member of the → Willem van Manen & Contraband (Germany/Netherlands)

  44. ♂ van Lier, Bart (trombone) [* June 14, 1950, Netherlands]
       • member of → First Brass

  45. ♂ van Lier, Erik (trombone) [* Netherlands]
       • member of → First Brass

  46. van Manen, Willem (trombone) [* 1940, Amsterdam, Netherlands]
       • leader of the → Willem van Manen & Contraband (Germany/Netherlands)

  47. van Meel, Caspar (bass) [* Netherlands]
       • member of → u.f.o. (Germany)

  48. van Merwijk, Lucas (drums) [* 1961, Netherlands]
       • member of → Ed Verhoeff's → Edition (Netherlands)

  49. van Nuis, Petra (vocals) [* Cincinnati, Ohio, USA]
       ♥ married to guitarist → Andy Brown

  50. van Oosterhoud, Hans (drums) [* 1965, Netherlands]
       • member of the → Ivan Paduart Trio (France/Netherlands)

  51. ♂ van Otterloo, Rutger (saxophone) [* 1959, Netherlands]
       • member of the → Willem van Manen & Contraband (Germany/Netherlands)

  52. van Poll, Jack (piano) [* 1934, Roosendaal, Holland, Netherlands]

  53. van Rompaey, Ruben (drums) [* Netherlands]
       • member of → Caglayan Yildiz' → TurQumstances (Bulgaria/Germany/Netherlands/Senegal/Turkey/USA/Yugoslavia)

  54. van Roon, Mark (piano) [* Nov 2, 1967, The Hague, Netherlands]

  55. van Ruller, Jesse (guitar) [* Netherlands]

  56. Van Sant, Kevin (guitar) [* Princeton, New Jersey, USA]

  57. van Stratum, Ron (drums) [* Oct 22, 1961, Asten, Netherlands]
       • leader of the → Ron van Stratum Band (Belgium/Netherlands)
       • member of → Surfcake (Netherlands)

  58. ♂ van Swigchem, Onno (saxophone) [* Netherlands]
       • member of the → Tetzepi Bigtet (France/Germany/Netherlands/USA)

  59. Van Sant, Kevin (guitar) [* Princeton, New Jersey, USA]

  60. van 't Hof, Jasper (piano) [* June 30, 1947, Enschede, Holland, Netherlands]
       • leader of → Pork Pie (Europe)
       • leader of → Pili-Pili (Netherlands)

  61. ♂ van Tol, Theo (accordion) [* Netherlands]
       • member of the → Spinefex Orchestra (France/Germany/Mexico/Netherlands/USA)
       • member of → Gijs Levelt's → Deep Fried Angel Fish (Germany/Netherlands)

  62. van Tuinen, Francien (vocals) [* Netherlands]

  63. van Veenendaal, Albert (piano) [* 1956, Netherlands]
       • member of → Pavlov Plays Jazz (Netherlands)

  64. van Vliet, Jeroen (piano) [* April 1965, Rosmalen, Netherlands]

  65. van Vugt, Marc (guitar) [* Netherlands]

  66. Vanderheyden, Joel (saxophone) [* Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA]

  67. Vandermark, Ken (saxophone) [* Sep 22, 1964, Warwick, Rhode Island, USA]
       • leader of → School Days (Norway/USA)
       • leader of the → Vandermark 5 (USA)
       • leader of the → Territory Band (Norway/Sweden/USA)
       • leader of the → Free Music Ensemble (Norway/USA)
       • member of → Free Fall (Norway/USA)
       • member of → Sonore (Germany/Sweden/USA)

  68. Vanderstraeten, Benoît (bass) [*]
       • member of → Cédric Hanriot's → Akoustik Obsession (France)

  69. Vann, Erwin (saxophone) [* Dec 17, 1963, Antwerp, Belgium]
       • member of → Eric van der Westen's → Quadrant (Belgium/Netherlands)

  70. Vannatter, Dane (vocals) [*]

  71. Vannelli, Gino (vocals) [* USA]

  72. Vanoli, Raphaël (guitar) [* France]
       • member of the → Tetzepi Bigtet (France/Germany/Netherlands/USA)
       • member of → Tobias Klein's → Full Fathom Five (Germany/Netherlands)
       • member of the → Spinefex Orchestra (France/Germany/Mexico/Netherlands/USA)
       • member of → Teun Verbruggens' → Futhark (Belgium/France/Germany)

  73. Vardaros, Frank aka Frankie D (trumpet) [* Island, New York, USA]
       • leader of the → Maynard FergusonAlumni And Friends Big Band (USA)

  74. Vardi, Emanuel (viola) [* Apr 21, 1917, Jerusalem, Israel]

  75. Varekamp, Michael (trumpet) [* 1968, Rotterdam, Netherlands]

  76. Vargas, Bryan (guitar) [* South Williamsburg, Brooklyn, NY, USA]
       → Bryan Vargas @ MySpace.com
       • leader of → Bryan Vargas & ¡YA ESTÁ! (USA)

  77. Varner, Tom (French horn) [* June 17, 1957, New Jersey, USA]
       ♣ member of the → Jazz Composers Collective (USA)
       • member of the → Charles Mingus Orchestra
       • member of → George Schuller's → Orange Then Blue and → Orange Then Light Blue (USA)

  78. Vartan, Lynn (percussion) [* USA]

  79. Vasandani, Sachal (vocals) [* Chicago, Illinois, USA]

  80. Vasconcelos, Naná (percussion) [* Aug 2, 1944, Recife, Brazil]
       • member of the → Pat Metheny Group

  81. ♂ Vasi, Vincenzo (bass, vibes, theremin) [* July 25, 1964, Rimini, Italy]
       ♣ member of the → Associazione Bassesfere (Italy)
  82. Vasilic, Nenad (bass) [* 1975, Nis, Yugoslavia]

  83. Vassilakis, Dimitrios (saxophone) [* Athens, Greece]

  84. ♂ Vatcher, Michael (drums) [* California, USA]
       • member of → All Ears (Germany/Netherlands/USA)

  85. Vaughan, Alun (bass) [* UK]

  86. Vaughan-Lee, Emmanuel (bass) [* USA]

  87. Vavti, Mario (trombone) [* 1973, Klagenfurt, Austria]

  88. Vega, Al (piano) [* USA]

  89. Velasco, Edmund (saxophone) [* USA]

  90. Veldkamp, Eric (trumpet) [* Aug 5, 1969, Wapenveld, Netherlands]
       • member of the → Holland Big Band (Netherlands)

  91. Velez, Glen (percussion) [*]
       • member of the → Pat Metheny Group (USA)

  92. Verbruggens, Teun (drums) [* 1975, Belgium]
       • leader of → Futhark (Belgium/France/Germany)

  93. Vercher, Javier (saxophone) [* 1978, Madrid, Spain]
       • leader of the → Javier Vercher Sextet (Spain/USA)

  94. Verdier, Ben (bass) [*]
       • member of → Reptet (USA)

  95. Verdino, Mark (bass) [* Long Island, New York, USA]
       • member of the → Jostein Gulbrandsen Trio (Norway/USA)
       • member of the → Nate Smith Quartet (Norway/USA)

  96. Verdonk, Martin (percussion) [* Curacao]

  97. ♂ Verhaegen, Peter (bass) [* Belgium]
       • Peter @ JAZZ IN BELGIUM
       • member of → The Bones (Belgium)

  98. Verhoeff, Ed (guitar) [* Sep 19, 1966, Netherlands]
       • leader of → Edition (Netherlands)
       • member of the → Amsterdam Jazz Trio (Netherlands)
       • member of → Jeroen Pek's → Four Pek (Netherlands)

  99. Vermeersch, Peter (clarinet/saxophone) [* Sep 24, 1959, Waregem, Belgium]

  100. Vermeerssen, Frans (saxophone) [* Netherlands]
       • co-leader of → All Ears (Germany/Netherlands/USA)
       • co-leader of the → Vermeerssen Vermeulen Quartet (Germany/Netherlands)
       • member of the → Willem van Manen & Contraband (Germany/Netherlands)
       • member of → Michiel Braam's → Bik Bent Braam (Netherlands)

  101. Vermeulen, Eric (piano) [* 1959, Ieper, Belgium]
       • leader of the → Erik Vermeulen Trio (Belgium/Czechoslovakia/France)
       • co-leader of the → Erik Vermeulen / Ben Sluijs Duo (Belgium)

  102. ♂ Vermeulen, Robert Jan (piano) [* 1957, Netherlands]
       • co-leader of the → Vermeerssen Vermeulen Quartet (Germany/Netherlands)

  103. Verne, Andy LaLaVerne, Andy

  104. Verna, Maurizio (guitar) [* July 31, 1963, Ivrea (Torino), USA]

  105. Verny, Cécile (vocals) [* Ivory Coast]
       • leader of the → Cécile Verny Quartet

  106. Versace, Gary (piano) [* USA]
       • co-founder of the → Project O (Canada/UK/USA)
       • member of the → Marriott Jazz Quintet
       • member of → Anne Mette Iversen's → AMI Quintet (Denmark/USA)

  107. Vesper, Alex (drums) [* 1967, Germany]
       → Alex Vesper @ MySpace.com

  108. Vetter, Antje (violin) [* 1967, Germany]
       • leader of → Das letzte Kammerensemble (Germany)
       • member of → DASKwartett (Germany)
       ♣ member of the → Jazz Offensive Essen (Germany)

  109. Vicari, Andrea (piano) [* July 16, 1965, Miami, Florida, USA]

  110. Vida, Andre (saxophone) [* USA]

  111. ♂ Vidacovich, John (drums) [*]
       • member of → Astral Project

  112. Vienna, Marco (guitar) [* 1959, Rimini, Italy]

  113. Vigorito, Aldo (bass) [* Salerno, Italy]
       • member of the → Giovanni Amato Quartet (Italy)
       • member of the → Giovanni Amato Quintet (Italy)
       • member of the → Fausto Ferraiuolo Trio (Italy)

  114. Vigroux, Franck (guitar) [* France]

  115. Vijayan, Shalini (violin) [* California, USA]
       • member of → Kristjan Järvi's → Absolute Ensemble (Estonia/USA)

  116. Viklický, Emil (piano) [* Nov 23, 1948, Olomouc, Czechoslovakia]
       • leader of the → Emil Viklický Trio (Czech Rep.)

  117. Villanueva, Rodrigo (percussion) [* March 26, 1967, Mexico City, Mexico]
       • member of → Nick Fryer Quartet (USA)

  118. Villaume, Kasper (piano) [* Denmark]
       • leader of the → Kasper Villaume Quartet (Denmark)
       • member of the → Karsten Kjems Quintet (Denmark)
       • member of the → Bari-Bone Connection (Denmark)
       • member of the → Ed Thigpen Scantet (Denmark/USA)

  119. Ville, Hary dede Ville, Hary

  120. Vilnai, Jay (guitar) [* 1977, Jerusalem, Israel]

  121. Vincent, Larry (guitar) [* Merida, Venezuela]

  122. Vincent, Randy (guitar) [* USA]

  123. Vinci, Mark (saxophone) [* Jan 26, 1960, Xenia, Ohio, USA]

  124. Vinding, Mads (bass) [* Dec 7, 1948, Copenhagen, Denmark]
       • member of the → Peter Rosendal Trio (Denmark)
       • member of the → ULC Quintet (Denmark)

  125. Vinding, Nils (drums) [* June 29, 1968, Denmark]
       • leader of the → Nils Vinding Quartet (Denmark)
       • member of → Nils Vinding/Thomas Clausen/Arild Andersen (Denmark/Norway)

  126. Vinson, Will (saxophone) [* 1977, London, England, UK]
       • member of → VNMG
       • member of → Pedro Giraudo's → Mr. Vivo (Argentina/UK/USA/Venezuela)

  127. Vintskevich, Leonid (piano) [* 1949, Kursk, Russia, USSR]
       • member of the → Talliner Jazz Quintet (Estonia/Russia)

  128. Vintskevich, Nickolai (saxophone) [* USSR]

  129. Viqueira, Katie (vocals) [*]
       • guest of the → Pablo Ablanedo Octet

  130. Visceglia, Mike (guitar, bass) [* New York City, USA]

  131. Visibelli, Giulio (saxophone) [* Siena, Italy]

  132. Viskant, Joan (vocals) [* Chicago, Illinois, USA]

  133. Visser, Erik (guitar) [* Jakarta, Indonesia]
       • founder of → Flairck

  134. ♂ Visser, Hans (trombone) [* 1950, Amsterdam, Netherlands]
       • member of the → Willem van Manen & Contraband (Germany/Netherlands)

  135. Vitale, Richie (trumpet) [* Sep 23, 19__, Rochester, New York, USA]

  136. Vitous, Miroslav (bass) [* Dec 9, 1947, Prague, Czechoslovakia]
       • member of → Weather Report

  137. Vitro, Roseanna (vocals) [* Texarkana, Arizona, USA]

  138. ♂ Vivens, Stéfanus (piano) [* 1971, France]
       • member of → Nicolas Genest's → Hati Sextet (France)

  139. Vivo, Tony deDe Vivo, Tony

  140. Vlasman, Jacobien (vocals) [* Mar 26, 1969, Amsterdam, Netherlands]

  141. Vloeimans, Eric (trumpet) [* 1963, Netherlands]

  142. Vochezer, Michael (guitar) [* Germany]
       • leader of the → Michael Vochezer Dectet (Germany/Ukraine/USA)
       • co-leader of the → Marco Pacassoni-Micheal Vochezer Quartet (Germany/Italy/USA)
       • member of → The Three (Germany/Korea/Switzerland)

  143. ♂ Voegler, Sebastian (drums) [* Germany]
       • member of the → Swedish Mingus Band (Sweden)

  144. Voirol, John (saxophone) [* Sep 21, 1958, Genevez, Switzerland]
       • leader of → flow'n jazz (Switzerland)
       • member of the → Lars Lindvall Tentet (Sweden/Switzerland)

  145. ♂ Volpi, Dario (guitar) [* 1962, Monrovia, Liberia]
       • member of the → Stefano Senni Quartet (Italy/Liberia)

  146. Volpini, Daniel (drums) [* June 5, 1957, Buenos Aires, Argentina]

  147. ♀ von Bülow, Christina → Bülow, Christina von

  148. Chossy, Franz von (piano) [* 1979, Munich, Germany]
       → Franz von Chossy @ MySpace
       • leader of the → Franz von Chossy Trio (Germany)
       • member of → Esra Dalfidan's → Fidan (Germany/USA)

  149. Von Dollen, Dave (bass) [* USA]

  150. Von Doran, Matthew (guitar) [* 1960, Germany]

  151. von Eichel, AnetteEichel, Anette von

  152. von Flüe, RolandFlüe, Roland von

  153. von Kalnein, HeinrichKalnein, Heinrich von

  154. von Kaphengst, ChristianKaphengst, Christian von

  155. von Kleist, EricaKleist, Erica von

  156. von Klewitz, JanKlewitz, Jan von

  157. von Mosch, MaxMosch, Max von

  158. von Schlippenbach, AlexanderSchlippenbach, Alexander von

  159. von Wattenbyl, StewyWattenbyl, Stewy von

  160. von Westernhagen, ThiloWesternhagen, Thilo von

  161. Vosbein, Terry [* New Orleans, Louisiana, USA]

  162. Vougas, Stratos (saxophone) [* 1967, Athens, Greece]
       • leader of the → Stratos Vougas Quartet (Greece/USA)

  163. Vries, Doug dede Vries, Doug

  164. Vu, Cuong (trumpet) [* Sep 19, 1969, Saigon, Vietnam]
       • member of the → Pat Metheny Group
       • member of → Myra Melford's → Be Bread (USA)
       • member of → Myra Melford's → The Tent (USA)

  165. Vucinic, Alma (vocals) [* Belgrade, Serbia, Yugoslavia]

  166. Vuckovich, Larry (piano) [* Dec 8, 1936, Kotor, Yugoslavia]

  167. Vugt, Marc vanvan Vugt, Marc

  168. Vysniauskas, Petras (saxophone) [* Lithuania]


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