...this man is a rare talent and a genius on the guitar...He has a depth and scope that are limitless.
— The late Ed Thigpen, Master Drummer

  • Ben Brown- Bass
  • Albert "Tootie" Heath- Drums
  • Jimmy Heath- Sax
  • Tony Purrone- Guitar

  • Tony Purrone- Guitar
  • Idris Muhammad- Drums
  • Lenny White- Drums
  • Lonnie Smith- Organ
  • Joey Defrancesco- Organ
  • Kenny Garrett- Sax
  • Grover Washington, Jr.- Sax