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MUSICIAN LIST

This index refers to the 214,139 individual jazz musicians (1,334,026 total entries) included in over 232,302 recording sessions detailed in The Jazz Discography Database as of June, 2017.

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Musician nameSessionsRecording YearsInstruments
Michael Risman11980vcl
Larry Risner11970bj
Fabio Riso21993-2004p
Pete Riso71976-1995d
Rick Riso61983-1993vcl
Olaf Risoe11953as
Rick Rison11987wordless vcl
Jose "Joe" Rispoli201944-1950p
Greg Riss12013perc
Aki Rissanen72004-2015p,comp,keyboards
Antti Rissanen351996-2008tb,cond,arr
Marja-Liisa Rissanen11991vla
Sade Rissanen12006backing-vcl
Michel Risse61980-1995perc,d
Eve Risser62009-2014p,fl,sound effects,prep-p
Mathias Rissi121979-2006as,ts,sop,ldr,comp,perc,dir
Stefano Rissi12010b
Gunther Rissman11999b
Gunther Rissmann11994b
Gary Rissmiller91996-2010d,co-ldr
Joe Risso41941arr
Meg Risso12013cello
Stefano Risso111997-2011b
Tom Risso11982g
Robert Rist61993perc,vib,xyl,cymbals
Fabian Ristau22014-2016d,perc
Paul Riste41948as
Tammy Riste21992-1994eng-hrn,oboe
Draganco Ristevski31996-2005tp
Dragutin Ristevski11984tp
Dragutin Ristic11961strings
Vladimir Ristic11982bj
Ruthie Ristich41985-2001vcl
Aapo Ristila92000b-tb,tb
Teuvo Ristola11969tp
Seppo Ristolainen31976-1992viola
Jean Ristori31975-1977b,cello
Laza Ristovski11991synt,p
Ljupce Ristovski11983b
Reuben Ristrom181965-2002g,bj,vcl
Mikkel Risum12006b
Andrzej Riszka11986d
Maria Rita12005vcl
Rita Williams Chorus11958vcl
Eddie Ritch12012keyboards,p
Allan Ritchie21973bj
Brian Ritchie71995-1999b-g,misc. inst.,home-made-cl,shakuhachi,b,Moroccan
Cam Ritchie121945mc
Cole Ritchie32002-2008reeds,ts
Darren Ritchie61987-2014tp,flhrn
Dave Ritchie11995vcl
Evan Ritchie12015d
Grag Ritchie12002d
Greg Ritchie192002-2015d,perc,vcl
Grieg Ritchie11944tp
Ian Ritchie11961viola
John "Rabbit" Ritchie12007tb
Ken Ritchie11977tp
Larry Ritchie61957-1961d
Rob Ritchie12005g,vcl
Ruth Ritchie101970-1977perc,tymp
Scott Ritchie42000-2014b
Stu Ritchie22004-2008d
Valdine Ritchie12006cello
Lee Ritenour3311974-2015g,el-g,synt,arr,d-programming,b,keyboards,rhythm track,g-synt,d-synt,b-synt,mar,rhythm-g,classical g,kybd-programs,synclavier,synthaxe,synt-g,keyboard-programming,vcl,keyboard,12 string-g,d,org,samples,as,nylon-string-el-g,d programming
Wesley Ritenour12012d
Dillan Riter12013b
Tye Riter11997flhrn,tp
Cees Ritman11962viola
Eric Rits21982perc
Karen Ritscher12000viola
Brad Ritson12007tb
Ritsuko12005keyboards
Carolyn Ritt11991p,vcl
Dave Ritt11998b-tb
Wolfgang Ritt11996el-b
Wolfgant Ritt21998el-b
Rudolf Rittberg11938as
Ernest Ritte1441931-1939as,cl,bar
Kenny Rittehouse12006tp
Eddie Ritten561927-1930tp,vcl
Kenny Rittenhouse51996-2014tp,flhrn
Benjamin Ritter11995vcl,el-g
Bertram Ritter12005d
Bob Ritter31954cnt
Boris Ritter31997p
Brian Ritter91999-2011d
Claire Ritter111987-2014p
Jim Ritter191978-1998cnt
John Steele Ritter11982tack-p,p,harpsichord
Jorg Ritter21997-2005d,perc
Leslie Ritter11999vcl
Loretta Ritter31969-1971vcl
Michael Ritter31985-1990g
Steve Ritter11970perc
Tex Ritter41962vcl
Anja Ritterbusch12012vcl
Wolfgang Ritthoff71996-1999vcl,perc
Eugene Rittich21968fhr
Ernest Rittie11932cl,as,bar
Hans-Jurgen Rittig11971tp
Bruno Rittiner12004tp
Todd Rittman11998vcl,b
Todd Rittmann11998g
Frank Rittner11963bj
Howard Rittner11962reeds
Alex Ritz12014d
Duran Ritz12011d
Ellen Ritz11996vcl
Emily Ritz12000ukulele
Lyle Ritz431957-2007b,ukulele,el-b,tenor-ukulele,ten-ukulele
Lyle J. Ritz11964b
Raymond Ritz11955g
Richie Ritz41968perc
Sally Ritz21924vcl
Jorg Ritzenhoff21991-1996vcl
Beat Ritzmann11992tb
Pep Rius22002-2005b
Eddy Riva151962-2002d
Marc Riva41965-1968d
Vittorio Riva71994-2004d,perc
Elio Rivaglia11988d
Chris Rival11998lap-steel-g
Jean-Denis Rivaleau11996d
The Rivals11971vcl choir
Gabriel Rivano32001-2005band,bandoneon
Jim Rivard11974g
Marielle Rivard12007vcl
Michael Rivard111986-1992b,axatse,vocal,kidi,arr,gankogui,el-b
Mike Rivard61994-2004b,fretless-el-b,el-b
Alejandro Rivas12008as,bar
Andres Rivas12006d
Aristides Rivas32008-2011cello
Brandon Rivas31995-2010b
Maria Rivas121996vcl
Anne-Marie Rivaud11991tb
Emmanuelle Rivault22008-2012g,vcl
Oliver Rivaux12001b
Olivier Rivaux21995-2000b
Mario Riveira11999vcl
Dave Rivello12002cond
Jim Riven11973pedal org,p
Jus River11990antaras
Sue River12010vcl
Rivera12003perc
A. Rivera51942-1945g
Al Rivera11968el-b
Albert Rivera32008-2015ts,sop
Alejandro Rivera21975-1989charanga,g,vcl
Alfredo Rivera12005as
Amadin Rivera11985perc
Angelita Rivera11926vln
Augie Rivera21996-1997tb
Bob Rivera11993bgo,timb,perc
Cali Rivera21982-1987guiro,vcl
Carlos Rivera11967cembalo
Cristan Rivera12008perc
Cristian Rivera72005-2017perc,cga,g,backing-vcl,bgo/cencerro,vcl
Danny Rivera22005-2012b-cl,vcl,bar
Dave Rivera481944-1962p
Diego Rivera52005-2015ts,sop
Dioris Rivera41991-1995ts,alto-fl
Eddie Rivera21976-1994b
Eddie "Gua Gua" Rivera171970-2000b,el-b,unknown inst
Eddie "Guagua" Rivera61995b
Eddie Gua Gua Rivera11997arr,b
Eddy "Guagua" Rivera12009baby-b
Emanuel Rivera12014p
Emedin Rivera441987-2010perc,cga,bgo,timb,vcl,unknown inst
Enedin Rivera12003perc
Evangelina Rivera11999vcl
Galo Rivera12011g
Gilberto Rivera11998vcl
Hector Rivera12001arr
Jackie Rivera12001vcl
Jaime Rivera21999-2004b
Jerry Rivera11959vcl,perc
Jimmy Rivera41973-2007d,b,timbales
Joe Rivera121962-2015tp,b
Johnny Rivera21994-1997vcl,perc
Jose Rivera21997perc
Joseph Rivera11966perc
Juan Pablo Rivera22012-2015vcl
Julio Rivera11999bgo
Junior Rivera12009perc
Lawrence Rivera11953bgo
Lawrence V. Rivera11953d,cga
Louis Rivera11985campana,bgo,guiro
Louis Reyes Rivera12004poetry
Luis Rivera81953-1962org,p
Mari Carmen Rivera11995b
Mario Rivera811967-2010ts,fl,bar,sop,pic,sax,as,alto-fl,coro,reeds,saxes,
Martin Rivera371949-1991b
Miguel Rivera41950-1980cgo,cga,perc
Nicholas Rivera12002cga,itotele
Nick Rivera12000quinto,coro,bell,bata
Nino Rivera21960perc
Paul Rivera12014tb
Pedro Rivera91967-1997vcl
Phenix Rivera12010d
Phoenix Rivera171990-2008d,p
Rafael Rivera21967timb
Ramon Rivera21948-1956bgo,cga
Ramon "Sonny" Rivera221949-1973d,bgo,perc,latin perc,tamb,cga,gourd
Ray Rivera81957-1990g,vcl,comp,accor,perc,d,whistling,lat-am rhythm
Rene "Rashede" Rivera11973as,fl,sop
Rhonda Rivera11976vcl
Rodrigo Rivera12007b
Roman Rivera11957cga
Santos Rivera21999-2003bgo,cga,perc
Scarlet Rivera41987-1994vln,el-vln
Stan Rivera11999fl
Terri Rivera21960-1961vcl
Tito Rivera11961d,cgo
Waldemar P. Rivera11996bgo
Wanda Sharpe Rivera11994vcl
Wendell Rivera251994-2005cga,perc,chime,guiro,latin perc,quinto,vcl,bombo,c
"Little Johnny" Rivero12014shaker,bgo,cga
Alfredo Rivero12007g
Ania Fernandez Rivero21997bata-d
Francisco Rivero41982-1992g
Jose Pepe Rivero12010p
Little Johnny Rivero82005-2016perc,cga,campana,bgo
Mario Rivero12007b
Pepe Rivero102005-2013p,el-p
Renyel Rivero12014b
Rogelio Rivero11993d,perc
Ronaldo Rivero12014p,backing-vcl
Vincente "Little Johnny" Rivero12008cga
Roberto Riveron12000b
Felipe Riveros52000-2009p,el-p
Nelson Riveros12009g,vcl
Candy Rivers81950-1954vcl
Craig Rivers241987-2013fl,sop,ts,alto-fl,pic-fl,as,pic
Curtis Rivers12005sax
Donald Rivers11976perc
Dougal Rivers11984b
Eli Rivers11971tp
Hank Rivers11996d
Harry Rivers11980d
James Rivers131958-1996ts,as,sop,fl,vcl,bar,hca synt,saxes
Jimmie Rivers61978-1981g
Jimmy Rivers11947p
John Rivers61988-2015b
Kurtis Rivers51997-2009as,ts,cl,bar
Mavis Rivers221950-1990vcl
Rachid Rivers12001perc
Sam Rivers1101961-2009ts,sop,fl,p,vcl,voice,b-cl,saxes,arr,cl,pic,1,perc,reeds,synt
Sarel Rivers22005g
Silvester Rivers21975-1981keyboards,el-p
Sue Rivers12010fl,vcl
Tony Rivers11980background vcl
Roberto Riverson11999b
Hamcrest Riverton11998uh-huh,sinister laugh
Cecile Rives12002vcl
Felicia Rives12007backing-vcl
George Rives111928-1931bj
Stephane Rives62003-2010sop
Gabriel Rivest12011tu
Al Rivet11974vcl
Mark Rivett41990-2002g,vcl
Mike Rivett12011ts
Nick Riviello231944-1945ts,bar,ss
Cristian Riviera12007cga,kazoo,vcl
Dave Riviera11956bgo
Eddie Riviera11974b
Eddie "Gua-Gua" Riviera11990b
Bruno Riviere12002g
Jose Riviere11985as
Olivier Riviere12006b-tb
Sharon Rivka11991vcl
David Rivkin11993g
Gregory Rivkin22003-2010tp,flhrn
Renato Rivolta31987-2002fl,cond
Alexandr Rivtshunas31939-1944as,tp,ts
Arthur Rix31965-1974sax,as
Bob Rix21954-1966b
Jano Rix12010d
Jerry Rix71964-1976vcl,background vcl
Lawrence Rix11948g
Leon Rix21968traps
Luther Rix71974-2009d,perc,vcl,backing-vcl,shakers
Toby Rix31977-1989toeterix,claxon-horns,hca
Nick Rixen12007p
Gary Rixner21998-2001tb
... Rixon11958reeds
Patrick Rixon21992tb
B.B. Rixx11996ts
Martin Rizek71988-2006b
Ahmet Kadri Rizeli12008kemence
Dave Rizer11959b
Adil Rizki12008g
Dan Rizner21994-2005strings,vln
Fred Rizner41969-2000fhr
Russ Rizner21990-1992fhr,hrn
Jose Rizo12000unknown
Lazaro Rizo22000vcl
Roger Rizo12014p
Mario Rizza11933tp
Michael "Riz" Rizza11999vib,org,p,g,el-processing,b
Piero Rizza41929-1962cl,arr,bassax,as,vcl
Piero Rizza11933ldr,as
Pierro Rizza111931cl,as,arr,sop
Alessandro Rizzardi62000-2003ts
Carlo Rizzari12003vln
Rossella Rizzaro12001vcl
Maggie Rizzi61987-2003b
Robert Cole Rizzi31997-2000g,perc,electronics,voice,vcl
Tony Rizzi2341945-1991g,arr,cond,el-g
Carlo Rizzo111992-2006tamb,perc,voice,riqq,polytimbral tamb,kanjira,daf,zarb,tambourelli,tamborine,tamburello,harmonic tamb,bendir
Claudio Rizzo21983-1989d
Fabio Rizzo101992-2006sop,keyboard,sax,metal perc,d,keyboards,bells,tin
Filippo Rizzo31989-1994el-b,b
Frederique Rizzo11991as
Joe Rizzo201942-1944arr
Ken Rizzo11999b-g
Luca Rizzo12008cl,as
Paolo Rizzo11983fl
Pat Rizzo41977-2013ts,arr,as,bar,saxes
Ray Rizzo51993-1997perc,d
Robert Rizzo51987synt-programs,sequencing
Roberto Rizzo11987synt-programs
Ross Rizzo12013saxes
Tom Rizzo121976-2009g,el-g
Vincent Rizzo61924-1926ldr,vln
Chiara Rizzolo12008d
Dalton Rizzotto1401938-1946tb,vcl
Bryan Rizzuto12008b
Maurizio Rizzuto41993d
RJ12012keyboards,p
Andrei Rjabov11989g
Catherine Ro51998-2006vln
Andres Roa32006-2009d
Eddie Roa21945cl,as,fl
Victor Roa51973-2012bj,g,bg
Abby "The Spoon Lady" Roach12015spoons
Al Roach51933tu,b
Bobby Roach141957-1962g
Dale Roach21990-1995d
Dan Roach41967b,el-b
Danny Roach11930reeds
David Roach91978-2004ts,as,sop,fl,keyboards,lyricon,oboe,woodwinds,sax,
Earl Roach41930-1972vcl,d,p
Felix Roach11997p
Freddie Roach201961-1975org,vcl,p,fl
Geoff Roach61999-2013bar,ldr,fl,alto-fl,ts,arr,as,bassax,saxes
Harry Roach21953-1954tb
Jim Roach101950-1960p
Jimmy Roach81950-1976arr,cond,p
Max Roach3861943-2010d,perc,vib,tymp,mar,voice,comp,cowbell,xyl,gongs,vcl,rap,arr,keyboards,bells,concert snare,tuned cymbals,glockenspiel,chimes,p,bass-d,multiple perc,narration,b-d
Maxine Roach321976-1996viola,strings,vln,vla
Melvin Roach11976d
Mike Roach11986g
Rahim Roach11968as
Steve Roach51986-2012tp,synt,flhrn,el-d
Tom Roach31992-2007d,perc
William Roach21972g
John Roachford11971p
Willie Roachford11955as
Willy Roachford11950ts
Johnny Roadhouse21965-1986saxes,cl,as,woodwind,bar,fl
Margret Roadknight91971-1987vcl
Andrea Roads11995timb,perc
Chip Roads11994b
Curt Roads11972synt
Dusty Roads131921-1927d,vcl
Bob Roadwell21946b
Tom Roady181990-2010perc,d
Marco Roagna12005g,el-g
Eric Roalson31967p,bowed cymbals,comp
The Roamers41954-1955vcl group,vcl
Eddie Roane221941-1945tp,vcl,backing vcl
Griggs Roane11978tb
Kenneth Roane171927-1950tp,arr,ocarina
Stephen Roane281978-2008b,g,perc,cello
Assi Roar31983-1997b,g
Finn Roar41980-1995arr,vcl,p,as,con,keyboards,el-p,cond
Larry Roark11987euph
Guillermo Roatta11985d
Chris Rob22009-2010synt,p,vcl
Klaas Rob11979b
The Rob Mathes Voices12000vcl
Gary Roba12000bansuri-fl
Erik Robaard61998-2013b
Francois Robad11986b
Gino Robair871985-2014perc,d,theremin,cond,vib,synt,motors,mar,faux dax,mand,electronics,energised surfaces,sampler,p,analog-synt,ebow snare,energized surfaces,etc.,toy p,marimba,styrofoam,voltage made audible,toy horns,voice,calabash,non-perishables,dustpan,radio,tape,cymb,bike hrn,ebow-snare,producer,implements,gift metals,bows,preparations,farfisa,bowed metal,electronic,rubble,vcl,lap steel-g,slide-g,org,dog toy,analog synt,calls,vln
Dave Robaire52010-2014b
Christian Robard11980vib,d,xyl
Jim Robataille12001g,el-g
Lucas Robatto22001fl
Adam Robb12007tp
Andrew Robb42010-2017b
Charlie Robb71973-1975tb
George Robb21973-1980p,arr
Glen Robb31978-1995d
Harvey Robb31995-1999cl,sax,as,ts
Kevin Robb11997as,sop
Lean Robbemont12010d
Louis Robben21969voice
Rainer Robben11990d
Eric Robberecht12005vln
Flip Robbers11990tb
Kit Robberson12010b
Mario Robbiani11976arr,dir
Mary Robbie11981tp
Ruth Robbin51940-1946vcl
Richard Robbinette11976dir
Adelaide Robbins61955-1958p,tp
Arnold Robbins11944b
Bernard Robbins11946vln
Bernie Robbins11953vln
Bill Robbins461940-1960tp
Carol Robbins151992-2016harp
Corky Robbins21952vcl
Dale Robbins11994b
Dan Robbins81999-2008b,el-b
Danny Robbins21999-2008perc
Dave Robbins771948-2015tb,d,tp
Dave Robbins411973-2012d,vcl,perc
Dave Robbins12000bar
David Robbins31981-1987synt,el-d,p,electronics,comp,keyboard,el-p
Doris Robbins51933-1935vcl
Eddie Robbins11965cl,vcl
Everett Robbins51922-1924p,ldr
Frank Robbins11937g
Fred Robbins71947-1948mc,host
Gale Robbins11957vcl
Gil Robbins61981-1982cond
Hargus "Pig" Robbins101984-1986keyboards,unknown inst
Harold Robbins11931bj,g
Harry Robbins941922-1938xyl,vib,tymps,d
Harry Robbins, Sr.41915-1919d
Hy Robbins41946-1949ts
Ian Robbins12007g
Irene Robbins51981-2012p,vcl,keyboards
Ivor Robbins71930-1931vcl
Jeff Robbins61986-2012as,fl,ts,reeds,saxes
Jessie Robbins21999vcl
Joyce Robbins31958-1968vln
Leigh Robbins21992vcl,backing vcl
Lilian Robbins41922slide whistle
Maria Robbins12006vcl
Mel Robbins11959vcl
Pete Robbins82001-2012as,cl
Phyllis Robbins11933vcl
Robert Robbins51924vln
Shelly Robbins11947p
Steve Robbins151978-1995synt,mini-moog,p,keyboards,d programming,keyboard
Todd Robbins31988-1998p
Melvin Robble11924cl,as,ts
Ron Robboy21990cello
Bart "Joke" Robbrecht11994b
Israel Robel11937vln
Geraldine Robella11993fl
Jacques Robellaz11988cnt
Jason Robello11992p,keyboards
Andy Roben11988keyboards
Ton Roben21992ts,b
Harry Robens291930-1935p
Jack Roberds11960ts
Jan Roberg11988ts
Jacques Roberge11984sounds
Kelly Roberge92002-2012ts,cl,b-cl,saxes
Ferry Robers11977el-g
Flip Robers231976-2006tb
Marc Robers12002b
Reuben Robers12005b
Frank Roberscheuten741984-2013cl,ts,as,vcl,cl+ts,ldr,arr,sax,E-flat-cl,cl+as,bar,sop,b-cl,as-l
Hermien Roberscheuten21997oboe,eng hrn
Albert Roberson11986cl,b-cl,fl
Ben Roberson11946p
Chico Roberson11970fl
D. "Taz" Roberson12003d
Duane "Muziki" Roberson31978el-p,el-grand-p
Duane Muziki Roberson21997keyboards
Eric Roberson12016vcl
Jeremy Roberson12014d
Muziki Roberson11996p
Orlando Roberson181929-1940vcl
Rosseau Roberson11997ts
V. Lester Roberson11962p
Dick Roberston11941vcl
Robert11996backing vcl
Alex Robert11959vln
Armand Robert71944-1945reeds
Babs Robert41968-1970ts,recorder,rattle,tambo,el-ts,as,siren,clave,bell
Brother Robert12009g
Denis Robert11987as
Eric Robert91994-2004tp
Francoise Robert11983vcl
George Robert431985-2014as,sop,cl,dir,arr
Guy Robert101994-2004bar,cl,fl,as,b-cl
Jean Robert631928-1976ts,cl,bar,tp,arr,bassax,as,haw-g,reeds
Jean-Pierre Robert11989g
Jocelyn Robert11997computer
Kakaire Robert12009perc
Michel Robert51957-1969cnt,tp
Pierre Robert51947-1954g,el-harp
Roger Robert141969-1996p
Yannick Robert51989-1991g

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