Ray Charles, a pioneering singer, songwriter, and pianist, blended soul, jazz, blues, and country to create a unique sound that revolutionized musi... Ray Charles profile

Heatwave, formed in 1975, quickly rose to fame with their unique blend of R&B, funk, and disco. Led by Johnnie Wilder Jr. and Keith Wilder, and fue... Heatwave profile

Peter Edward "Ginger" Baker (August 19, 1939 – October 6, 2019) was an English drummer and a co-founder of the rock band Cream. He was known for hi... Ginger Baker profile

Harvey William Mason (born February 22, 1947) is an American jazz drummer, producer, and member of the band Fourplay. Known for his versatility and... Harvey Mason profile

Ronnie Laws (born October 3, 1950) is an American jazz, R&B, and funk saxophonist, known for his work both as a solo artist and as a member of nota... Ronnie Laws profile

Steve Gadd (born April 9, 1945) is an American drummer and session musician widely recognized for his exceptional technique and versatility. Throug... Steve Gadd profile

Vincent Peter "Vinnie" Colaiuta (born February 5, 1956) is an American drummer known for his versatility and technical prowess. Throughout his care... Vinnie Colaiuta profile

Cory Wong is an American guitarist, songwriter, and producer known for his work in the funk, jazz, and R&B genres. His energetic playing style, tec... Cory Wong profile

Anomalie is the stage name of Nicolas Dupuis, a Canadian keyboardist, producer, and composer known for his unique blend of classical, jazz, electro... Anomalie profile

Earth, Wind & Fire is an American band known for their unique blend of R&B, soul, funk, jazz, disco, pop, rock, dance, and more. Formed in Chicago ... Earth Wind and Fire profile

Vulfpeck is an American funk band known for their minimalist yet funk groove sound, energetic live performances, and innovative approach to music p... Vulfpeck profile

Dirty Loops is a Swedish band known for their unique blend of jazz, funk, pop, and electronic music. The band, formed in 2008, consists of Jonah Ni... Dirty Loops profile

Michael McDonald is a renowned singer, songwriter, and keyboardist known for his distinctive, soulful voice and contributions to rock, pop, and R&B... Michael McDonald profile

Billy Cobham , arguably the best drummer in the World for decades, was born on May 16, 1944, in Colón, Panama. He moved to New York City with his f... Billy Cobham profile

Stanley Clarke, bassist supreme, was born on June 30, 1951, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. He showed an early interest in music, starting with the ... Stanley Clarke profile

George Duke, keyboardist extraordinaire, was born on January 12, 1946, in San Rafael, California. He developed an early interest in music, starting... George Duke profile

Snarky Puppy, an instrumental ensemble known for its dynamic fusion of jazz, funk, and world music, was formed in 2004 by bassist and composer Mich... Snarky Puppy profile

The J@zz Motherfuckers occupy the vacuum left by the death of Jazz. They are a collective of like-minded musicians operating inside the same musicv... The J@zz Motherfuckers profile

John McLaughlin, born on January 4, 1942, in Doncaster, England, is a highly influential jazz fusion guitarist and composer. He began playing guita... John McLaughlin profile

Weather Report was an American jazz fusion band formed in 1970 by keyboardist Joe Zawinul and saxophonist Wayne Shorter. Known for their innovative... Weather Report profile

Joe Zawinul (1932-2007) was an Austrian-born keyboardist and composer, renowned for his pioneering work in jazz fusion. He co-founded the influenti... Joe Zawinul profile

Wayne Shorter is a revered American jazz saxophonist and composer. Known for his innovative approach and profound influence on jazz, Shorter’s care... Wayne Shorter profile

Charles Mingus, one of the most important figures in jazz, was not only an exceptional bassist and composer but also a visionary bandleader whose m... Charles Mingus profile

John Coltrane, AKA Trane, was an iconic saxophonist and composer, who reshaped the landscape of jazz with his innovative improvisational style, spi... John Coltrane profile