Ronnie Wells

Ronnie Wells is a jazz vocalist and teacher in the Washington, DC area. She is the organizer and founder of the East Coast Jazz Festival.

  • Top 3 Picks:
    • Dick de Graaf - Saxophonist
    • Sue Tucker - Vocalist
    • Loet Van der Lee - Trumpeter

Honorable Mentions:
Elias Bailey - Bassist
Sheryl Bailey - Guitarist
Amanda Sedgewick - Saxophonist

   

Steve Abshire

Steve Abshire is a jazz guitarist, teacher, and clinician in the Washington, DC / Baltimore area.

  • Top 3 Picks:
    • Deanna Witkowski - Pianist
    • Sheryl Bailey - Guitarist
    • Sarah Jane Cion - Pianist

Honorable Mentions:
Tom Lippincott - Guitarist
Elias Bailey - Bassist
Daria - Vocalist

   

Marshall Keys

Marshall Keys is a jazz alto saxophonist, composer and arranger in the Washington, DC area.

  • Top 3 Picks:
    • George Colligan - Pianist
    • Dave Pietro - Saxophonist
    • Thomas W. Anderson - String Bassist

Honorable Mentions:
Angela Hagenbach - Vocalist
Kirk McDonald - Saxophonist
Elias Bailey - Bassist

   

Dan La Maestra

Dan La Maestra is a jazz pianist, composer and arranger in the Washington, DC / Virginia area.

  • Top 3 Picks:
    • Lex O'Brien - Vibraphonist
    • Thomas W. Anderson - String Bassist
    • Randy Bauer - Pianist

Honorable Mentions:
Randy Bauer - Guitarist
Sarah Jane Cion - Pianist
Scott Sherwood - Guitarist

   

Lenny Robinson

Lenny Robinson is a jazz drummer, teacher, clinician and producer in the Washington, DC and New York area.

  • Top 3 Picks:
    • George Colligan - Pianist
    • Dave Pietro - Saxophonist
    • Amanda Sedgewick - Saxophonist

Honorable Mentions:
Sarah Jane Cion - Pianist
Sheryl Bailey - Guitarist
Byron Stripling - Trumpeter

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