Shelly Berg, pianist and President of the International Association of Jazz Educators,

Armen Donelian - Pianist and educator at the Mannes New School for Jazz and Contemporary music.

Evelyn Blakey, vocalist and daughter of the great drummer, Art Blakey,

Bob Meyer - Joe Lovano's drummer,

Barry Harris :

James Moody,

Allen Gershwin - Composer and son of George,

Abshalom .....