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Concert Listening List

It’s important that all young musicians spend time listening to world class level performers. This is a list of  influential and talented concert musicians from whom we can all learn something.

 

Flute:

Julius Baker, Jeanne Baxtresser, Lori Bell, William Bennett, Michel Debost, Sir James Galway, Geoffrey Gilbert, Marcel Moyse

 

Clarinet:

Carl Baermann, Heinrich Baermann, Julian Bliss, Jack Brymer, Martin Fröst, Johann Simon Hermstedt, Sharon Kam, Dieter Klöcker, Karl Leister, Sabine Meyer, Jost Michaels, Richard Mühlfeld, Charles Neidich, Anton Stadler, Richard Stoltzman

 

Saxophone, Alto:

Cannonball Adderly, Ornette Coleman, Paul Desmond, Eric Dolphy, Lee Konitz, Johnny Hodges, Benny Carter, Charlie Parker, Art Pepper, Bud Shank, Sonny Stitt, Phil Woods, Steve Coleman

 

Saxophone, Tenor:

Michael Brecker, John Coltrane, Stan Getz, Benny Golson, Dexter Gordon, Coleman Hawkins, Joe Henderson, Dave Liebman, Sonny Rollins, Wayne Shorter, Zoot Sims, Ben Webster, Lester Young

 

Saxophone, Baritone:

Pepper Adams, Harry Carney, Serbe Chaloff, Gerry Mulligan

 

Trumpet:

Maurice André, Alison Balson, Armando Ghitalla, Haken Hardenberger, Adolph “Bud” Herseth, Malcom McNab, Rafael Méndez, Maurice Murphy, Sergei Nakariakov, Charles Schlueter, Philip Smith, William, Vacchiano, Allen Vizzutti, Roger Voisin

 

Horn:

Dennis Brain, Dale Clevenger, Philip Farkas, Douglas Hill, Gunther Schuller, Michael Thompson, Barry Tuckwell

 

Trombone:

Joseph Alessi, Ian Bousfield, Nick Hudson, JJ Johnson, Christian Lindberg, Don Lusher, Arthur Pryor, Frank Rosolino, Bill Watrous, Denis Wick

 

Euphonium:

Brian Bowman, Leonard Falcone, Arthur W. Lehman,  Simone Mantia, Steven Mead, Alfred James Phasey, David Thornton

 

Tuba:

William Bell, Roger Bobo, Tommy Johnson, Harvey Phillips

 

Mallet Percussion:

Teddy Brown, Gary Burton, Ian Finkel, George Hamilton Green, Lionel Hampton, Bobby Hutcherson, Milt Jackson, Clair Omar Musser, Red Norvo, David Samuels, Leigh Howard Stevens, Gordon Stout, Nancy Zeltsman

 

Timpani:

Tim Adams, Cloyd Duff, Vic Firth, Tom Freer, Saul Goodman, David Gross, Fred Hinger, Roland Kohloff

 

Symphonic Bands/Wind Ensembles

Dallas Wind Symphony, Eastman Wind Ensemble, Keystone Winds, Tokyo Kosei Wind Orchestra, United States Army Band, United States Navy Concert Band, The President’s Own” United States Marine Band, University of North Texas Symphonic Band

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