Members of the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra

Rodney Whitaker, Director of Jazz Studies, Michigan State University

Loren Schoenberg, Executive Director, Jazz Museum in Harlem

Terell Stafford, Director of Jazz Studies, Temple University

Bob Stewart, innovative tubist and leading jazz educator

Steve Fidyk, Temple University Jazz Studies faculty and Army Blues Jazz Ensemble drummer

James Chirillo, composer/arranger, and guitarist with the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra

Pharez Whitted, Director of Jazz Studies, Chicago State University

David Berger, composer/arranger, conductor, transcriber and Duke Ellington authority

Jeff Hamilton, renowned drummer and big band leader