List of saxophonists

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
  (Redirected from Saxophonists)
Jump to: navigation, search

Explanation of columns:

This page lists all saxophonists. See List of jazz saxophonists for a list of jazz sax players.

Explanation of indicators:

  • X = instrument has been used by person or group
  • X = instrument has been used by person or group, but much less often than other X-marked instruments
  • C = person or group uses a C melody saxophone (either as primary instrument, or in addition to the normal tenor sax)
  • F = person or group uses an F Mezzo-soprano saxophone in addition to the E♭ alto sax.
Name Timespan s S A T B b c sc Genre
Mindi Abair 1969-     X X Smooth jazz
Greg Abate 1947-     X X X X Bebop
Ray Abrams 1920–1992 X Jazz
George Adams 1940–1992 X Jazz
Pepper Adams 1930–1986 X Jazz
Cannonball Adderley 1928–1975 X X Jazz
Gerald Albright 1957-     X X X Jazz
Eric Alexander 1968-     X Jazz
Harry Allen 1966-     X Jazz
Lee Allen 1926–1994 X R&B
Marshall Allen 1924-     X Jazz
Gene Ammons 1925–1974 X Jazz
Fred Anderson 1929–2010 X Jazz
Elie Apper 1933-     X Classical
Buddy Arnold 1926–2003 X Jazz
Harry Arnold 1920–1971 X Jazz
Harold Ashby 1925–2003 X Jazz
Georgie Auld 1919–1990 X Jazz
Albert Ayler 1936–1970 X X Jazz
Jerome Badini X Nu jazz
Gabe Baltazar X Jazz
Greg Banaszak 1966-     X X Classical
Linda Bangs X Classical
Gato Barbieri 1932-     X Jazz
Eddie Barefield 1909–1991 X Jazz
Phillip Barham 1957-     X X X Classical
Paul "Polo" Barnes 1901–1981 X Jazz
Charlie Barnet 1913–1991 X X X Swing
Kjell Bartholdsen 1938–2009 X Jazz
Gary Bartz 1940-     X X Jazz
Paul Bascomb 1912–1986 X Jazz
Sidney Bechet 1897–1959 X Jazz
Jay Beckenstein 1951-     X X Smooth jazz
Captain Beefheart 1941–2010 X Rock
Bob Belden 1956-     X X Jazz
Tex Beneke 1914–2000 X Swing
Bob Berg 1951–2002 X X Jazz
Kristian Bergheim 1926–2010 X Jazz
Sean Bergin 1948-     X X Jazz
Jerry Bergonzi 1947-     X X Jazz
Tim Berne 1954-     X X Jazz
Chu Berry 1908–1941 X X Jazz
Gary Bias 1962-     X X Jazz
Rolf Billberg 1930–1966 X Jazz
Gus Bivona 1915–1996 X X Jazz
Alfonzo Blackwell 1971-     X X X Jazz
Jane Ira Bloom 1955-     X X Jazz
T. K. Blue  ????-     X Jazz
Hamiet Bluiett 1940-     X X X Jazz
Arthur Blythe 1940-     X X X X Free jazz, jazz
Arno Bornkamp 1959-     X X X Classical
Earl Bostic 1913–1965 X R&B
Mwata Bowden 1947-     X X Jazz
Ralph Bowen X Jazz
David Bowie 1947-     X X X X Rock
Charles Brackeen 1940-     X X Jazz, free jazz
Anthony Braxton 1945-     X X X+F C X X X Jazz
Michael Brecker 1949–2007 X X Jazz
Willem Breuker 1944–2010 X X X X Jazz
James Briggs (Jimmy the Robot) 1978-     X Ska
Nick Brignola 1936–2002 X X X Jazz
Napoleon Murphy Brock 1945-     X Rock, jazz
Tina Brooks 1932-1974 X Jazz
Peter Brötzmann 1941-     X X X X Free jazz
Les Brown 1912-2001 X Jazz, Swing
Marion Brown 1931–2010 X [ Jazz
YolanDa Brown 1982-     X X X Jazz
Cornelius Bumpus 1946–2004 X Jazz, rock
Jane Bunnett 1956-     X Jazz
Garvin Bushell 1902–1991 X Jazz
Sam Butera 1927–2009 X R&B, Big Band
Don Byas 1912–1972 X Jazz
Ernie Caceres 1911–1971 X X Jazz
Sid Caesar 1922–2014 X Swing
Hadley Caliman 1932–2010 X X Jazz
Ed Calle 1969-     X X X X Jazz
Ace Cannon 1934-     X X Rock
Ronald Caravan 1946-     X X X X Classical
Harry Carney 1910–1974 X X Jazz
Pete Carney 1974-     X X X X Acid jazz
Benny Carter 1907–2003 X Jazz
Daniel Carter 1945-     X X Free jazz
James Carter 1969-     X X X+F C X X Jazz
Emilio Castillo 1968-     X Soul, funk
Serge Chaloff 1923–1957 X Jazz
James Chance 1953-     X Punk, funk, free jazz
Igo Chico      X Afrobeat
Pete Christlieb 1945-     X Jazz, bebop
Jeff Clayton 1954-     X Jazz
Clarence Clemons 1942–2011 X X X X Rock
Bill Clinton 1946-     X Jazz, funk
Arnett Cobb 1918–1989 X Jazz
Jeff Coffin 1965-     X X X X Jazz
Anat Cohen X X Jazz
Paul Cohen X X X X X X X X Classical
Al Cohn 1925–1988 X Jazz
Ornette Coleman 1930-     X X Free jazz
Steve Coleman 1956-     X Jazz
Mel Collins 1947-     X X X X Rock, jazz
John Coltrane 1926–1967 X X X Jazz
Ravi Coltrane 1965-     X Jazz
Alix Combelle 1912–1978 X Jazz
Junior Cook 1934–1992 X Jazz
Bob Cooper 1925–1993 X Jazz
Lol Coxhill 1932-     X X X Free improv
Hank Crawford 1934-2009 X Jazz, R&B
Sonny Criss 1927–1977 X Jazz
Ronnie Cuber 1941-     X Jazz
King Curtis 1934–1971 X X X Rock & roll, soul
Claire Daly 1958-     X Jazz
Eric Darius X Jazz, Smooth jazz
Julian Dash 1916–1974 X Jazz
Eddie "Lockjaw" Davis 1922–1986 X Jazz
Snake Davis X X X X Jazz
Charles DeChant X X X X Blue-eyed soul
Daniel Deffayet 1922–2002 X X Classical
Claude Delangle 1957-     X X X X X X Classical
Karl Denson 1956-     X Jazz, funk
Paul Desmond 1924–1977 X Jazz
Stefano di Battista 1969-     X X Jazz
Manu Dibango 1933-     X X X X Jazz funk
Klaus Doldinger 1936-     X X Jazz
Eric Dolphy 1928–1964 X Jazz
Arne Domnérus 1924–2008 X Jazz
Sam Donahue 1918–1974 X Swing
Lou Donaldson 1926-     X Hard bop
Daniel Dorff 1956-     X X Classical
Jimmy Dorsey 1904–1957 X Big band
Paquito D'Rivera 1948-     X X X Latin jazz
Steve Duke 1954-     X X Contemporary classical
Candy Dulfer 1969-     X Smooth jazz
Hans Dulfer 1940-     X Jazz
Paul Dunmall 1953-     X C Free jazz
Teddy Edwards 1924–2003 X Jazz
Larry Elgart 1922-     X Jazz, Swing
Alfred "Pee Wee" Ellis 1941-     X X X X Jazz
Booker Ervin 1930–1970 X Jazz
Wayne Escoffery 1975-     X Jazz
Ellery Eskelin 1959-     X Jazz
Bill Evans 1958-     X Jazz
Herschel Evans 1909–1939 X Jazz
Joe Evans  ????-???? X Jazz
Stump Evans 1904–1928 Jazz
Douglas Ewart 1946-     X X Free jazz
Joe Farrell 1937-1986 X X Jazz
Mirko Fait 1965-     X X Smooth jazz, ambient
Wilton Felder 1940-     X Jazz, fusion, R&B
Herbie Fields 1919–1958 X X Jazz, R&B
Gavin Fitzjohn 1985-     X X Jazz, rock
Christian Forshaw X Classical
Frank Foster 1928–2011 X X Jazz
Gary Foster 1936-     x X X X Jazz
Jean-Yves Fourmeau X X Classical
Charlie Fowlkes 1916–1980 X Jazz
Bob Franceschini 1961-     X X X Jazz
Bud Freeman 1906–1991 X Jazz
Chico Freeman 1949-     X Jazz
Von Freeman 1923-2012 X Jazz
Bob Fuller X X Jazz
Tia Fuller 1976-     X Jazz, R&B
Kenny G 1956-     X X X Smooth jazz
Alfred Gallodoro 1913–2008 X Jazz, classical
Jan Garbarek 1947-     X X X Jazz
Bunk Gardner 1933-     X X X Jazz, rock
Joe Garland 1903–1977 X Jazz
Kenny Garrett 1960-     X X X Jazz
George Garzone 1950-     X X Jazz, Free jazz
Charles Gayle 1939-     X X X Free jazz
Stan Getz 1927–1991 X Jazz
John Gilmore 1931–1995 X X Jazz
Vince Giordano 1952-     X Jazz
Jimmy Giuffre 1921–2008 X Jazz
Vinny Golia 1946-     X X X X X X X Jazz
Benny Golson 1929-     X Jazz
Paul Gonsalves 1920–1974 X Jazz
Kadri Gopalnath 1950-     X Carnatic
Bob Gordon 1928-1955 X Jazz
Dexter Gordon 1923–1990 X X Hard bop
Doudou Gouirand 1940-     X X Jazz
Glen Gray 1906–1963 X Jazz
Wardell Gray 1921–1955 X Jazz
Bunky Green 1935-     X Jazz
Leo Green 1972-     X Rock
Johnny Griffin 1928–2008 X Hard bop
Steve Grossman 1951-     X X Jazz
Gigi Gryce 1925–1983 X Jazz
Lars Gullin 1928–1976 X Jazz
Mats Gustafsson 1964-     X X X X X X Free jazz
Lawrence Gwozdz 1953-     X X Classical
Dick Hafer 1927–2012 X Jazz
Elisa Hall 1853–1924 X Classical
Randall Hall      X X X X Free improv
Greg Ham 1953-2012 X Reggae
Lenny Hambro 1942–1995 X X X Jazz, swing, bebop, mambo
Scott Hamilton 1954-     X Jazz
John Handy 1933-     X Jazz
Keitaro Harada 1985-     X X Classical
Otto Hardwick 1904–1970 X X X Jazz
John Harle 1956-     X X x Classical
Rufus Harley 1936–2006 X X Jazz
Billy Harper 1946-     X X Jazz
Joe Harriott 1929–1973 X Jazz
Eddie Harris 1934–1996 X Jazz
Donald Harrison 1960-     X Jazz, smooth jazz, hip hop
Coleman Hawkins 1904–1969 X Jazz
Jimmy Heath 1926-     X X X Jazz
John Helliwell 1945-     X X X X Rock
Frederick L. Hemke 1935-     X X X Classical
Julius Hemphill 1938–1995 X X X Jazz
Joe Henderson 1937–2001 X Jazz
Ernie Henry 1926–1957 X Jazz
Haywood Henry 1913–1994 X Jazz
Woody Herman 1913–1987 X X Jazz
Chuck Higgins 1924-     X R&B
Warren Hill 1991-     X X Smooth jazz
Johnny Hodges 1906–1970 X X Jazz
Red Holloway 1927-2012 X X Jazz
Ron Holloway 1953-     X Jazz, R&B, blues, funk, rock
Bill Holman 1927-     X Jazz
Michael Holmes X X Classical
Kyle Horch 1964-     Classical
Lynn Hope 1926-1993 X R&B
Jim Horn 19xx-     X X Blues, rock, R&B
James Houlik 1942-     X Classical
Joe Houston 1926-     X R&B
Mihai Iordache 1967-     X X X Jazz, funk, punk, rock
David Jackson 1947-     X X Progressive rock
Franz Jackson 1912-2008 X Jazz
Javon Jackson 1965-     X Jazz
Illinois Jacquet 1922–2004 X Jazz
Hilton Jefferson 1903–1968 X Jazz
Budd Johnson 1910–1984 X Jazz
Floyd "Candy" Johnson 1922–1981 X Jazz
Howard Johnson 1941-     X Jazz
Howard E. Johnson 1908-1991 X Jazz
Plas Johnson 1931-     X Bebop, R&B, blues, jazz
David Jones 1888?-1956? Jazz
Clifford Jordan 1931–1993 X X Jazz
Edward "Kidd" Jordan 1935-     X X X C X Jazz
Louis Jordan 1908–1975 X R&B
Richie Kamuca 1930-1977 X Jazz
Ori Kaplan 1969-     X X Jazz
Bruce Kapler 1953-     X X X X X Rock, R&B
Jackie Kelso 1922-2012 X Jazz, rock, R&B
Theodore Kerkezos      X X Classical
John-Edward Kelly X Classical
Bobby Keys 1943-     X X Rock
Rahsaan Roland Kirk 1935–1977 X X X Free jazz, jazz
John Klemmer 1946-     X X X Smooth jazz
Al Klink 1915–1991 X Jazz
Lynn Klock 1950-     X X Classical
Sigurd Køhn 1959–2004 X Jazz
Lee Konitz 1927-     X Jazz
Dave Koz 1963-     X X X X Smooth jazz
Karel Krautgartner 1922-1982 X Classical, jazz
Jonas Kullhammar 1978-     X X X X X X Jazz
Stephen "Doc" Kupka 1946?-     X Funk
Fela Kuti 1938–1997 X Afrobeat
Femi Kuti 1962-     X Afrobeat
Seun Kuti 1982-     X Afrobeat
Trent Kynaston 1946-     X X X Classical, jazz
Guy Lacour 1932-     X Classical
Steve Lacy 1934–2004 X Jazz
Guy Lafitte 1927–1998 X Jazz
Oliver Lake 1942-     X X X Jazz
Harold Land 1928–2001 X Hard bop
Brian Landrus 1978-     x x X X Jazz
Prince Lasha 1929-     X Jazz
Yusef Lateef 1920-     X Jazz
Géraldine Laurent 1975-     X Jazz
Clifford Leaman X X Classical
Amy Lee 1963-     X X X X X Smooth jazz, jazz, R&B
Cecil Leeson 1902–1989 X X Classical
Min Leibrook 1903–1943 X Jazz
Michael Lewis 1946-     X X X Jazz
Dave Liebman 1946-     X X Jazz
Lin Chien-Kwan 1972-     X Classical
Magnus Lindgren 1974-     X Jazz
John Linnell 1959-     X X X X Pop, rock
Charles Lloyd 1938-     X X Jazz
Jean-Marie Londeix 1932-     X X X X Classical
Julien Lourau 1970-     X X Jazz
Joe Lovano 1952-     X X X+C Jazz
Joseph Lulloff 1960-     X X X X Classical
Anders Lundegård X X Classical
Claude Luter 1923–2006 X Jazz
Arun Luthra X x X Jazz
Andy Mackay 1946-     X X X X Rock
Steve Mackay 1949-     X Punk rock
Fraser MacPherson 1928-1993 X Jazz
Rudresh Mahanthappa 1971-     X Jazz
Joe Maini 1930–1964 X Jazz
Didier Malherbe 1943-     X X X X Progressive rock, jazz fusion
Steve "The Count" Marcus 1939–2005 X X Jazz, fusion
Rick Margitza 1961-     X Jazz
Charlie Mariano 1923–2009 X X Jazz, fusion
Eric Marienthal 1957-     X X X Jazz
Lou Marini 1945-     X X X X X X X X Jazz
Branford Marsalis 1960-     X X X X Jazz, classical
Warne Marsh 1927–1987 X Jazz
Jerry Martini 1943-     X X Soul, funk, rock
Sabir Mateen Jazz
Bennie Maupin 1940-     X X Jazz
Tommy McCook 1927–1998 X Reggae
Jackie McLean 1932–2006 X Hard bop
René McLean 1946–     X X X Hard bop
Harold McNair 1932–1971 X X Jazz
Big Jay McNeely 1927-     X R&B
Joe McPhee 1939-     X Jazz
Charles McPherson 1939-     X X Jazz
Patrick Meighan 1949-     X Classical
Jay Migliori 1930-2001 X Jazz
Charles Miller 1939–1980 X X Funk
Eddie Miller 1911–1991 X Jazz
Bob Mintzer 1953-     X X Jazz
Billy Mitchell 1926–2001 X Jazz
Roscoe Mitchell 1940-     X X X X X X Jazz
Hank Mobley 1930–1986 X Jazz
J. R. Monterose 1927–1993 X X Jazz
Jack Montrose 1928–2006 X Jazz
James Moody 1925–2010 X X X Jazz
Jemeel Moondoc 1951-     X Free jazz
Angelo Moore 1965-     x x x X X Rock
John Moore X Classical
LeRoi Moore 1961–2008 X X X X X Rock, jazz
Wild Bill Moore 1918-1983 X R&B
Frank Morgan 1933–2007 X Jazz
Van Morrison 1945-     X X X Rock
Dick Morrissey 1940–2000 X X Jazz
Bob Mover 1952-     X X X Jazz
Marcel Mule 1901–2001 X X Classical
Gerry Mulligan 1927–1996 X X X Jazz
Otis Murphy 1972-     X X X Classical
David Murray 1955-     X Jazz
Don Murray 1904–1929 X Jazz
Vido Musso 1913–1982 X Jazz
Boots Mussulli 1915–1967 X Jazz
Don Myrick 1940–1993 X X R&B
Ted Nash 1922–2011 X X Jazz
Ted Nash 1960-     X Jazz
David "Fathead" Newman 1933–2009 X X X X Jazz
Albert Nicholas 1900–1973 X Jazz
Jack Nimitz 1930-2009 X Jazz
Enzo Nini 1954-     X X X Jazz
Ryo Noda 1948-     X Classical
Steve Norman 1960-     X Pop
Norbert H. J. Nozy 1952-     X Classical
Greg Osby 1960-     X X Jazz
Gerald Oshita 1942–1992 X X X Jazz, contemporary classical
Fausto Papetti 1923–1999 X Smooth jazz
Walter Parazaider 1945-     X X Rock
Johnny Paris 1940–2006 X Rock & roll
Charlie Parker 1920–1955 X X Bebop
Evan Parker 1944-     X X Free improv
Maceo Parker 1943-     X X R&B, funk
J. D. Parran X X X X Free jazz
Dick Parry 1964- X X Rock
Tony Pastor 1907–1969 X Swing
Lee Patrick 1938-     X Classical
Pat Patrick 1929–1991 X Jazz
Cecil Payne 1922-2007 X Jazz
Dave Pell 1925-     X Jazz
Kirk Pengilly 1958-     Rock
Ken Peplowski 1959-     X Jazz
Art Pepper 1925–1982 X X Jazz
Jim Pepper 1941–1992 X Jazz
Houston Person 1934-     X Jazz
Flip Phillips 1915–2001 X Jazz
Reuben Phillips  ????-1974 X Jazz
Lenny Pickett 1954-     X X X X R&B, funk
Dave Pietro X X C Jazz
St. Clair Pinckney 1930–1999 X X Funk
Courtney Pine 1964-     X X X X Jazz, jazz fusion
Harvey Pittel 1943-     X X X X Classical
Dan Plonsey 1958-     X X C X Free jazz
Rudy Pompilli 1926–1976 X Rock & roll
Michel Portal 1935-     Jazz, classical
Chris Potter 1971-     X X X Jazz
Noah Preminger 1986-     X Jazz
Russell Procope 1908–1981 X X X X Jazz
Ike Quebec 1918–1963 X Jazz
Gene Quill 1927-1988 X Bebop
Paul Quinichette 1916–1983 X Jazz
Kenneth Radnofsky 1953-     X X Classical
Boyd Raeburn 1913–1966 X Jazz
Boots Randolph 1927–2007 X X Rock & roll
Sigurd Raschèr 1907–2001 X X X X X X X Classical
Raphael Ravenscroft X Rock
Danny Ray 1951-     X Rock
Dewey Redman 1931–2006 X Free jazz
Don Redman 1900–1964 X Jazz
Joshua Redman 1969-     X X X Jazz
Alto Reed      X X X X X X Rock
Don Rendell 1926-     X X Jazz
Jerome Richardson 1920–2000 X X X X Jazz, big band
Kim Richmond 1940-     X X X X Jazz
Debra Richtmeyer 1957-     X X Classical
Sam Rivers 1923–2011 X X Jazz
Tyler Rix 1993-     X X Classical
Pat Rizzo 1943-     X X Soul, funk, rock
David Roach 1955-     X X Classical
Matana Roberts X Jazz
Scott Robinson 1959-     C X X Jazz
Adrian Rollini 1904–1956 X Swing
Sonny Rollins 1930-     X Jazz
Erik Rönmark 1976-     X X Classical
Bernt Rosengren 1937-     X Jazz
Hubert Rostaing 1918–1990 X Jazz
Ned Rothenberg 1956-     X Free improv
Charlie Rouse 1924–1988 X Jazz
Eugene Rousseau 1932-     X X Classical
Marshall Royal 1912–1995 X Jazz
Pee Wee Russell 1906–1969 X Jazz
Babe Russin 1911–1984 X Jazz
John Sampen 1949-     X Classical
Edgar Sampson 1907–1973 X X Jazz
David Sanborn 1945-     X X Smooth jazz
Pharoah Sanders 1940-     X X X Jazz
Adolphe Sax 1814–1894 X X X X X X Classical
Jack Schroer 1944–1995 X X X X Rock
Jacques Schwarz-Bart 1962-     X Jazz
Louis Sclavis 1953-     X X Jazz
Cecil Scott 1905–1964 X Jazz
Tom Scott 1948-     X X X X Jazz fusion
Al Sears 1910–1990 X Jazz
Gene Sedric 1907–1963 X Jazz
Bud Shank 1926–2009 X Jazz
Elliott Sharp 1951-     X X X Experimental
Archie Shepp 1937-     X X X Jazz
Andy Sheppard 1957-     X X Jazz
Bob Sheppard 1952-     X X X Jazz
Euclid James "Motorhead" Sherwood 1942-2011 X X X Rock, jazz
Sahib Shihab 1925-1989 X X X Bebop
1965-     X X X X Blues/Rock
Wayne Shorter 1933-     X X X X Jazz
Omer Simeon 1902–1959 X X X Jazz
Sonny Simmons 1933-     X Jazz
Zoot Sims 1925–1985 X X X Jazz
Hal Singer 1919-     X R&B
Donald Sinta 1937-     X Classical
Rodney Slater 1944-     X X X Rock
Ben Smith 1905-???? X X Jazz
Buster Smith 1904–1991 X Jazz
Tab Smith 1909–1971 X Jazz, R&B
Tommy Smith 1967-     X X X Jazz
Willie Smith 1910–1967 X Swing
Gary Smulyan 1956-     X Jazz
James Spaulding 1937-     X Jazz
Roger Ruskin Spear 1943-     X X Rock
Chris Speed 1967-     X

Jazz

Dick Stabile 1909–1980 X Swing
Hal Stein 1928-2008 X X Jazz
Herbie Steward 1926-     X X Jazz
Sonny Stitt 1924–1982 X X X Bebop
Vernon Story 1922–2007 X Bebop
Ira Sullivan 1931-     X X X Jazz
Ed Summerlin 1928–2006 X Jazz
John Surman 1944-     X X Jazz
Lew Tabackin 1940-     X Jazz
Richard Tabnik 1952-     X Jazz
Yaz Takagi X Jazz
Buddy Tate 1913–2001 X Jazz
Sam "the Man" Taylor 1916–1990 X X X Jazz, R&B, pop
John Tchicai 1936-     X X Jazz
Larry Teal 1905–1984 X X Classical
Joe Temperley 1929-     X Jazz
Frank Teschemacher 1906–1932 X Jazz
Joe Thomas 1909–1986 X Jazz
Pete Thomas X X X X X X Rock
Barbara Thompson 1944-     X X X Jazz
Lee Jay Thompson 1957-     X X X Ska
Lucky Thompson 1924–2005 X X Jazz
Frankie Trumbauer 1901–1956 C Jazz
Kenneth Tse 1972-     X X Classical
Mark Turner 1965-     X Jazz
Stanley Turrentine 1934–2000 X Jazz
Kazutoki Umezu 1949-     X X Free jazz
Ian Underwood 1939-     X X X X Jazz, rock
Ken Vandermark 1964-     Jazz
Charlie Ventura 1916–1992 X Jazz
Eddie Vinson 1917–1988 X Jazz
Greely Walton 1904–1993 X Jazz
Mark Walton 1957-     X X X X Classical
Carlos Ward 1940-     X X Jazz
David S. Ware 1949-     X X X Jazz
Pete Wareham  ? X x Punk jazz, Alternative Rock
Earle Warren 1914–1994 X Jazz
Grover Washington, Jr. 1943–1999 X X X X Smooth jazz, jazz
Jack Washington 1910–1964 X Jazz
Tyrone Washington 1944-     X Jazz
Benny Waters 1902-1998 X Jazz
Bobby Watson 1953-     X Jazz
Ernie Watts 1945-     X X XC[1] Jazz, fusion
Noble "Thin Man" Watts 1926–2004 X R&B
Doug Webb 1960-     X X Jazz
Ben Webster 1909–1973 X Jazz
Frank Wess 1922-     X X Jazz
Crawford Wethington 1904–1994 Jazz
Kirk Whalum 1958-     X X Jazz fusion
Andrew White 1942-     X X Jazz
Chris White 1955-     X X X X Jazz, rock
Harry White 1967-     X X Classical
Steve White 1925-2005 X X Jazz
Rudy Wiedoeft 1893–1940 X C Classical
Barney Wilen 1937–1996 X X Jazz
Ernie Wilkins 1922–1999 X X Jazz
Eddie Williams X Jazz
Mars Williams 1955-     X X X X Jazz, free jazz, acid jazz, rock, funk
Pamela Williams X Jazz
Paul Williams 1915-2002 X X R&B
Dick Wilson 1911–1941 X Jazz
Steve Wilson 1961-     X X Jazz
Paul Winter 1939-     X X Jazz, world music
Don Wise 1957-     x X R&B, soul
Francis Wong X X Jazz
Chris Wood 1944–1983 X X X X Rock
Phil Woods 1931-     X X Bebop
Andrew Woolfolk 1951-     X X X R&B
John Worley X Classical
Laurence Wyman X Classical
Lester Young 1909–1959 X Jazz
Daniel Zamir 1981-     X X Free jazz, Jewish music
John Zorn 1953-     X Free jazz
Name Timespan s S A T B b c sc Genre

Fictional players[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Watts plays a straight C-melody mystery horn in Zappa's The Grand Wazoo.