BBJHFF Inductee History

1978

1979

1980

1981

1982

1983

1984

1985

Louis Armstrong

Charlie Parker

John Coltrane

Count Basie

Jelly Roll Morton

Sidney Bechet

King Oliver

Art Tatum

Duke Ellington

Bix Beiderbecke

James P. Johnson

Tommy Dorsey

Stan Kenton

Ben Webster

Charlie Barnet

Roy Eldridge

Benny Goodman

Fletcher Henderson

Thelonious Monk

Charlie Christian

Art Blakey

Wes Montgomery

Claude Thornhill

Mary Lou Williams

Glenn Miller

Miles Davis

Earl Hines

Woody Herman

Charles Mingus

Harry James

Eric Dolphy

C. Adderley

Ella Fitzgerald

Billie Holiday

Lester Young

Buddy Rich

Coleman Hawkins

Stan Getz

Chu Berry

Bunny Berigan

 

 

Frank Sinatra

Billy Strayhorn

Dizzy Gillespie

Gene Krupa

Gerry Mulligan

Jay McShann

 

 

 

W. C. Handy

Bill Evans

Eddie Condon

Django Reinhardt

Clifford Brown

 

 

 

Bessie Smith

Sarah Vaughan

Jimmy Dorsey

Fats Navarro

Jack Teagarden

 

 

 

 

 

Eubie Blake

Chick Webb

Illinois Jacquet

 

 

 

 

 

Ma Rainey

Carmen McRae

Billy Eckstine

 

1986

1987

1988

1989

1990

1991

1992

1993

Red Nichols

Pee Wee Russell

Quincy Jones

Ornette Coleman

Artie Shaw

Horace Silver

Ben Pollack

James Moody

Bunk Johnson

Willie Smith

J. J. Johnson

Fats Waller

Buck Clayton

Clarence Williams

Jimmy McPartland

Budd Johnson

Lil Armstrong

Bennie Moten

Dexter Gordon

Frankie Carle

Kenny Burrell

Paul Desmond

Hal Kemp

Louie Bellson

Dave Brubeck

Cab Calloway

Johnny Dodds

Milt Jackson

Johnny Hodges

Andy Kirk

Bud Freeman

Meade Lux Lewis

Kenny Clarke

Ray Noble

Buddy Tate

Shorty Rogers

Don Redman

Baby Dodds

Zoot Sims

Paul Whiteman

Kid Ory

Sun Ra

Billy May

Sonny Stitt

Jo Jones

Bud Powell

Oscar Pettiford

John Kirby

Gil Evans

Chet Baker

Buddy Bolden

Isham Jones

Les Paul

Max Roach

Pops Foster

Cootie Williams

Eddie Lang

Jimmie Lunceford

Benny Carter

Lawrence Welk

Mel Torme

Red Norvo

Sammy Kaye

Erroll Garner

Lionel Hampton

Scott Joplin

Jimmy Rushing

Mildred Bailey

 

Lena Horne

Guy Lombardo

Louis Prima

Johnny Hartman

Jimmie Noone

 

 

 

 

Peggy Lee

Teddy Wilson

 

Dinah Washington

 

 

 

 

 

Nat King Cole

 

1994

1995

1996

1997

1998

1999

2000

2001

Clark Terry

Don Cherry

Wynton Marsalis

Wild Bill Davison

Eddie Miller

Sonny Rollins

Joe Venuti

Art Farmer

Freddie Hubbard

Oscar Peterson

Tal Farlow

Bobby Hackett

Dorothy Donegan

Barney Kessel

Harry Carney

Lawrence Brown

Sweets Edison

Herbie Hancock

Doc Cheatham

Pete Fountain

Wayne Shorter

Billy Taylor

Dave Tough

Lennie Tristano

Paul Chambers

Red Allen

Sid Catlett

Ray Brown

Yank Lawson

Jonah Jones

Sy Oliver

Tadd Dameron

Stuff Smith

Thad Jones

Tex Beneke

Tony Williams

Claude Hopkins

Tommy Flanagan

Hank Jones

Jimmy Rowles

Raymond Scott

Joe Pass

Lucky Millinder

Freddie Keppard

Adrian Rollini

Barry Harris

Freddie Green

John Lewis

Jimmy Blanton

Tito Puete

Al Cohn

Mel Powell

Art Hodes

Marian McPartland

Chubby Jackson

Terry Gibbs

Wynton Kelly

Stephane Grappelli

Jess Stacy

Muggsy Spanier

Will Bradley

Nancy Wilson

McCoy Tyner

Toshiko Akiyoshi

Rex Stewart

Joe Williams

Milt Hinton

Charlie Shavers

Louis Jordan

Les Brown

Ron Carter

Gerald Wilson

Betty Carter

 

Alberta Hunter

Tony Bennett

Maxine Sullivan

Stanley Dance

Shirley Horn

Helen Forrest

 

2002

2003

2004

John Lewis

Bob Brookmeyer Mundell Lowe

Buddy DeFranco

Jim Hall Specs Powell

Lennie Tristano

Toshiko Akiyoshi Paul Tanner

Lawrence Brown

Jimmy Rowles Gerald Wilson

Ralph Sutton

Ray Nance Terry Gibbs

Shelly Manne

Scott LaFaro Tadd Dameron

Art Pepper

Howard McGhee Paul Gonsalves

Bing Crosby

JC Higginbotham Trummy Young

Nina Simone

Bob Eberly Perry Como
T-Bone Walker Jo Stafford Martha Tilton
Glen Gray's Casa Loma Orchestra Eddie Sauder Sammy Nestico
George T. Simon B. B. King Ray Charles
  Ted Weems William McKinney
  Norman Granz Helen Dance
    Irving Berlin