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11. Female Singer of the Year

Roberta Gambarini
Sheila Jordan
Dianne Reeves
Luciana Souza
Cassandra Wilson

12. Male Singer of the Year

Andy Bey
John Boutte
Kurt Elling
Giacomo Gates
Mark Murphy

13. Instruments Rare in Jazz of the Year

Bela Fleck, banjo
Richard Galliano, accordion
Gregoire Maret, harmonica
Scott Robinson, bass saxophone, etc.

14. Large Ensemble of the Year

Darcy James Argue's Secret Society
Mingus Big Band
Maria Schneider Orchestra
Charles Tolliver Big Band
Vanguard Jazz Orchestra

15. Arranger of the Year

Steven Bernstein
Carla Bley
Gil Goldstein
Bill Holman
Jim McNeely
Maria Schneider

16. Small Ensemble of the Year

The Bad Plus
Charles Lloyd Quartet
Jason Moran Trio/Bandwagon
SF Jazz Collective
Wayne Shorter Quartet

17. Trumpeter of the Year

Terence Blanchard
Taylor Ho Bynum
Dave Douglas

Wynton Marsalis
Wadada Leo Smith
Warren Vaché

18. Trombonist of the Year

Clifton Anderson
Robin Eubanks
Wycliffe Gordon
Roswell Rudd
Steve Turre

19. Tenor Saxophonist of the Year

Harry Allen
Joe Lovano
Joshua Redman
Sonny Rollins
Wayne Shorter

20. Alto Saxophonist of the Year

Dave Binney
Ornette Coleman
Lee Konitz
Rudresh Mahanthappa
Phil Woods

21. Flutist of the Year

Jamie Baum
Jane Bunnett
Holly Hoffman
Nicole Mitchell
Ali Ryerson
Frank Wess

22. Baritone Saxophonist of the Year

Hamiet Bluiett
James Carter
Claire Daly
Mats Gustafsson
Gary Smulyan

23. Soprano Saxophonist of the Year

Jane Ira Bloom
Jane Bunnett
Dave Liebman
Branford Marsalis
Evan Parker
Wayne Shorter

24. Clarinetist of the Year

Don Byron
Evan Christopher
Anat Cohen
Eddie Daniels
Ken Peplowski

25. Guitarist of the Year

John Abercrombie
Peter Bernstein
Gene Bertoncini
Bill Frisell
Jim Hall
Mary Halvorson
Russell Malone

26. Pianist of the Year

Kenny Barron
Ahmad Jamal
Keith Jarrett
Hank Jones
Myra Melford
Jason Moran
Matthew Shipp
Cecil Taylor
McCoy Tyner

27. Organist of the Year

Joey DeFrancesco
Larry Goldings
John Medeski
Dr. Lonnie Smith
Gary Versace

28. Strings Player of the Year

Billy Bang
Mark Feldman
Erik Friedlander
Jason Kao Hwang
Fred Lonberg-Holm
Jenny Scheinman

29. Bassist of the Year

Ron Carter
Charlie Haden
Dave Holland
Christian McBride
William Parker
John Patitucci
Rufus Reid

30. Electric Bassist of the Year

Richard Bona
Stanley Clarke
Charnett Moffett
Steve Swallow
Victor Wooten

31. Mallet Instrumentalist of the Year

Gary Burton
Stefon Harris
Bobby Hutcherson
Joe Locke
Steve Nelson

32. Percussionist of the Year

Cyro Baptista
Hamid Drake
Kahil El'Zabar
Zakir Hussain
Daniel Sadownick

33. Drummer of the Year

Brian Blade
Jack DeJohnette
Roy Haynes
Paul Motian
Jeff "Tain” Watts
Matt Wilson