These best jazz trombone players in history are from different eras but are all extremely talented jazz musicians. Classically trained American jazz vibraphonist/percussionist Stefon Harris emerged in the 1990s playing with Charlie Hunter's Pound for Pound trio,…, The Modern Jazz Quartet was formed in 1952 by Milt Jackson (vibraphone), John Lewis (piano, musical director), Percy Heath (bass), and Kenny…, While a student at the Berklee School of Music in the early 1980s, pianist Makoto Ozone met jazz vibraphonist Gary Burton's, and subsequently…, The critical community continually cites Joe Locke for his artistic work. Swing". Unlike other American jazz musicians who experimented with the music…. These are musicians who are masters of their craft. Hampton was born in Louisville,…, Milt Jackson leads a group that includes two of his cohorts in the Modern Jazz Quartet (Heath and Kay), with the great Horace Silver sitting in…, Gary Burton (b. January 23, 1943, Anderson, Indiana) is an American jazz vibraphonist and composer. The duo…, Margaret Marian McPartland, OBE (née Turner; 20 March 1918 – 20 August 2013), was an English-born jazz pianist, composer, and writer. Connect your Spotify account to your Last.fm account and scrobble everything you listen to, from any Spotify app on any device or platform. He helped to establish the xylophone, marimba…. Having been self-taught on the vibraphone,…, 3 time Grammy nominee vibraphonist Stefon Harris introduces his new band Blackout, on his CD Evolution (Blue Note records). Milton "Bags" Jackson (January 1, 1923 – October 9, 1999) was an American jazz vibraphonist, usually thought of as a bebop player, although he… Red Norvo 25,698 listeners Gary Burton (born on 23 January 1943 in Anderson, Indiana) is a jazz vibraphone player, known for developing the innovative technique of playing…, Milton "Bags" Jackson (January 1, 1923 – October 9, 1999) was an American jazz vibraphonist, usually thought of as a bebop player, although he…, Red Norvo (March 31, 1908 – April 6, 1999) was an American jazz vibraphonist, known as "Mr. In March 2016 we posted a list of eight rising stars that included the likes of trombonist and vocalist Natalie Cressman , trumpeter Bria Skonberg , and saxophonist Melissa Aldana . While it is often the singers who claim all the fame, these musicians are famous in their own right. Members:Al McKibbon, Al Torre, Armando Peraza, Bobby White, Brew Moore, Cal Tjader, Carlos Duran, Eddie Cano, Eddie Coleman,…, Italians Andrea Dulbecco and Luca Gusella form the eclectic marimba and vibraphone duo known as Aisha Duo (meaning "life" in Arabic). Hampton was born on 20th April 1908 in Louisville,…, Robert "Bobby" Hutcherson (January 27, 1941 – August 15, 2016) was an American jazz vibraphone and marimba player. Leave feedback. This list has the best jazz trombonists to ever pick up the instrument. More than ever, monstrously talented young women are rising through the ranks of jazz instrumentalists, challenging the male-dominated status quo. Terry Gibbs (born Julius Gubenko on 13 October 1924) is an american jazz vibraphonist and band leader. Since a lot of trombonists didn't play in small groups and combos, you may notice that most of these artists come from New Orleans and Big Bands. A new version of Last.fm is available, to keep everything running smoothly, please reload the site. David Samuel Pike (born March 23, 1938 in Detroit, Michigan) is a jazz vibraphone and marimba player. List of Famous Jazz Trombonists with photos includes all the most famous trombone players to play the instrument. Criteria: These trombonists were chosen for the improvisation, range, originality, versatility, impact, and influence on the underrated instrument. He…, Lionel Leo Hampton (April 20, 1908 – August 31, 2002), was a bandleader, jazz percussionist and vibraphone virtuoso. List of 100 Greatest Jazz Trombonists at DigitalDreamDoor.com. "There seems little doubt that Locke, with his ability to play cool and…. "Little B's Poem", from the…, Cal Tjader (July 16, 1925–May 5, 1982) was an American Latin jazz musician. Let us know what you think of the Last.fm website. The trombone is used in classical and orchestral music, but is also incredibly common in jazz music as well. She was the…, Steve HobbsBorn April 17, 1956The son of professional ballroom dancers, Steve Hobbs was exposed to music and Latin Music at around age 3. Featuring an exciting…, Let us know what you think of the Last.fm website. Lionel Leo Hampton (1908–2002), was a U.S. bandleader, jazz percussionist, and vibraphonist.