Suggested Recordings


Classical -
Jean-Pierre Rampal, The Great Flute Concertos
Petri Alanko, Complete Bach Sonatas, Vol. I and II

Jazz -
Yusef Lateef, Psychicemotus
Billy Taylor, Billy Taylor with Four Flutes



Classical -
Ray Still, Baroque Oboe Sonatas
John Mack , Mozart Wind Concertos

Jazz -
Yusef Lateef, Eastern Sounds
Yusef Lateef, Three Faces



Classical -
Larry Combs, Larry Combs, Clarinet
Mozart/Brahms Clarinet Quintets

Jazz -
Artie Shaw, The Essential Artie Shaw
Eddie Daniels, Homecoming :Eddie Daniels Live at the Iridium


Bass Clarinet



Alto Saxophone

Classical -
Fred Hemke, The American Saxophonist
Debra Richtmeyer, Light of Sothis

Jazz -
Phil Woods, any recording
Kenny Garrett, Songbook -or- Pursuance:The Music of John Coltrane


Tenor Saxophone

Jazz -
John Coltrane, Giant Steps
Chris Potter, Follow the Red Line


Baritone Saxophone

Jazz -
Gerry Mulligan, Quartet (w/ Paul Desmond)
Ronnie Cuber, Ronnie



Classical -
Wynton Marsalis, Carnaval
Philip Smith, New York Legends

Jazz -
Miles Davis, Kind of Blue
Clifford Brown, Study in Brown


French Horn

Classical -
Dale Clevenger, Mozart Four Horn Concertos
Gail Williams, 20th Century Settings
Philip Meyers, Principal Horn of the New York Philharmonic

Jazz -
Julius Watkins, - Charlie Rouse and Julius Watkins, Les Jazz Modes
(Watkins is also featured on the albums "Thelonius Monk and Sonny Rollins", "Monk and Foster", "Benny Bailey, Big Brass")

Mark Taylor, Quietland - or - Circle Squared
Tom Varner



Classical -
Christian Lindberg,

J.J. Johnson,
Steve Turre,


Baritone Horn/ Euphonium

Classical -
Brian Bowman, First Carnegie Hall Euphonium Recital
Kevin Thompson, Euphonic Bach
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Jazz -
Tom Ball, - Fishleather Jacket
Rich Matteson, Pardon Our Dust, We're Making Changes




Evelyn Glennie Aurolucent Circles

Miles Davis Four and More (Tony Williams)
John Coltrane A Love Supreme (Elvin Jones)
Buddy Rich and Max Roach Rich vs. Roach


Latin: Los Van Van Llego Van Van
Middle Eastern: Raquy and the Cavemen Release the Green Lover
African: Fela Kuti Opposite People (Tony Allen)

Classic Rock:
Led Zeppelin - any (John Bonham)
Jimi Hendrix Are You Experienced - or - Axis: Bold As Love (Mitch Mitchell)

Hard Rock:
The Mars Volta De-Loused in the Comatorium (Jon Theodore)
Tool Lateralus (Danny Carey)