- Miles Davis-Kind of Blue
- Tom Waits-Nighthawks at the Diner
- Allman Brothers-Eat a Peach
- Sonny Criss-Crisscraft
- Sarah Vaugnah-Live at Mr. Kelley's
- Carmen McCrae-The Great American Songbook
- Frank Sinatra-At the Sands
- Miles Davis-Cookin'
- Miles Davis-Tribute to Jack Johnson
- Miles Davis-My Funny Valentine/Four n' More
- Abbey Lincoln-You've Got to Pay the Band
- Eliane Elias-Fantasia
- Stan Getz/Kenny Barron=People Time
- Miles Davis-Live at the Plugged Nickel
- Herbie Hancock-Maiden Voyage
- Wayne Shorter-Speak No Evil
- Dexter Gordon-Homecoming: Live at the Village Vanguard
- John Coltrane-Crescent
- John Coltrane-Giant Steps
- Yusef Lateef-Ten Years Hence
- Thelonious Monk-Straight, No Chaser
- Muddy Waters-Muddy "Mississippi" Waters- LIVE
- Mose Allison-The Mose Chronicles: Live in London
- Kurt Elling-This Time It's Love
- Eliane Elias-Everything I Love
Member since 1999.
Home: Saratoga Springs, NY
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R.J. DeLuke is an indefatigable jazz fan and arbiter elegantiarum who aspires to ultimate hipness; also an upstate NY freelance writer for various media.
R.J. holds a journalism degree from Utica College of Syracuse University and spent many years as a reporter and editor for daily newspapers and some magazines. He contributes jazz articles regularly to the Albany (NY) Times-Union and All About Jazz, and has also written for Downbeat, Strings Magazine, and anyone else that will take his shit. A self-taught musician (reeds and flute), he holds concerts in the living room, and sometimes shower (acoustics, baby!). Admission: a cup of coffee (Sunday mornings) or a beer.