Summer School

1986 – Thelonious Monk

1987 – Stan Kenton

1988 – Stevie Wonder

1989 – Billie Holiday

1990 – Ray Charles

1991 – Chris Connor, From Kenton to Rediscovery

1992 – Mahalia Jackson

1993 – Aretha Franklin

1994 – Sarah Vaughan

1995 – Al Green

1996 – Abbey Lincoln

1997 – Duke Ellington

1998 – Horace Silver

1999 – Charles Mingus

2000 – Miles Davis, the unpopular

2001 – Bill Evans

2002 – George Russell

2003 – Ornette Coleman

2004 – Mahalia Jackson

2005 – John Coltrane

2006 – Dmitri Shostakovich

2007 – Chris Connor, New Again

2008 – Gunther Schuller


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