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  • Klein: Emmanuel "Manny" (tp), Dave (tp), Sol (violin) ans Merrill (b) were brothers
  • Klein: Oscar (tp & g & hm) was married to singer Miriam and their sons David (ts & dm) & Peter (ts)
  • Kolaja: Gerd (sax) and Jan (tp) are brothers
  • Kolax: blues-tp-player King Kolax - real name: William Little - is the brother-in-law of Sun Ra (p & leader) - real name: Herman Blount -
  • Kral: Roy (p & voc), who was married to singer Jackie Cain, and his younger sister is Irene (voc), who wwas married to Joe Burnett (tp)
  • Kuhn: Rolf (cl) and his younger brother Joachim (p & as)
  • LaBarbera: Pat (Pascel) (ts) is the older brother of John (tp & arr) and Joe (Joseph James) (dm)
  • Ladnier: Tommy and his younger brother Calvin (both - co & tp)

  • Laine: Cleo - née Clementia Dinah Campbell - (voc) and her husband John Dankworth (sax & leader) and their son Alec (b)
  • Laine: "Papa" Jack (dm & alto-horn & leader) was the father of Alfred "Baby" (co & dm)
  • Lamare: Hilton Napoleon "Nappy" (g & bjo & voc) and his brother Jimmy (sax)
  • Lamb: the vocalist Jeannie is married to Danny Moss (ts)
  • Land: Harold (ts) and his son Harold, Jr. (p)
  • Lang: Eddie - real name: Salvatore Massaro - and his sister Eadie (both - g)
  • Larkin: Milton "Tippy" (tp & valve-tb & voc) and his son Milton jr. (tp)
  • LaRocca: Dominic James "Nick" (co & tp & comp) and his son James (tp)

  • Lawler: Ernest "Little Son Joe" (g & voc) was married to "Memphis Minnie (voc)
  • Laws: Hubert (fl) and his younger brother Ronnie (ts & ss)
  • Lee: William James Edwards "Bill" (b & comp) is the son of Alberta G. (p) and Arnold W. (co & tp)
  • Lee: hammond-organist Bobbie Lee is the mother of Ellery Eskelin (ts)
  • Lee: David jr. (dm & perc & comp), Robert (fl & perc), Adam (perc) and Joseph (perc) are brothers
  • Lee: George E. (bs & voc & leader) was the brother of Julia (p & voc)
  • Lee: singer Jeanne was married to Gunter Hampel (vibes & b-cl & p & fl)

  • Lee: singer Peggy - real name: Norma Dolores Egstrom - was married to Dave Barbour (g)
  • Legrand: Michel (arr & comp & p) has a sister Chistiane (voc)
  • Leonhart: James C "Jay" (b) is the brother of Bill (g)
  • Lett: Richard (tp) is the son of Ike Isaacs (b)
  • Lewis: Edward "Ed" was the son of Oscar (both - tp)
  • Lewis: singer Nettie was married to J.Glover Compton (p)
  • Lewis: Ted - real name: Theodore Leopold Friedman - (cl & voc) was the brother of Edgar (co)
  • Lincoln: Abbey - real name: Anna Marie Wooldridge - (voc) was married to Max Roach (dm)
  • Lindberg: Nils (p & comp) was the nephew of Oscar (organ & comp)
  • Lindsey: John (b & tb) and his brother Herb (violin)
  • Lingle: Curt (co) was the father of Paul (p)

  • Little: Weston Wilbur (b) is a distant cousin of Benny Golson (ts)
  • Livingstone: Joseph Anthony "Fud" (cl & sax & arr) was the brother of Walter (sax)
  • Lloyd: singer Shilrey was married to Nat Jaffe (p)
  • London: Julie (voc) was married to Bobby Troup (p & voc & comp)
  • Logan: singer Ella was the aunt of Annie Ross (voc)
  • Lovano: Joe (ts) and his wife Judi Silvano (voc)
  • Lovelle: Herbie was the nephew of Arthur Herbert (dm)
  • Lowe: Curits Sylvester jr. (ts & bs) was the cousin of Sam (tp)
  • Lowe: Samuel Millton "Sammy" (tp & arr) and his brother James (sax) and sister Leatha (p)
  • Lucie: Lawrence (g & voc) was married to singer Susan "Nora Lee" King

  • Lukasik: Joe (cl) is married to Sally (tp)
  • Lutcher: Nellie (p & voc & comp) was the daugther of Isaac (b)
  • Mabane: Bob (ts) is the cousin of Chris Woods (as)
  • Mair: Albert sr. is the father of Albert jr. (both - p)
  • Manari: Joe (reeds) is the father of Matt (bariton-violin & viola)
  • Mangelsdorff: Albert (tb) & his older brother Emil (as) from Germany
  • Mangione: Gaspare Charles "Gap" (p & leader) is the older brother of Charles Frank "Chuck" (tp & flugelhorn)
  • Mantler: Mike (tp) is the husband of Carla Bley (p & leader) and the father of Karen (p & voc)
  • Marable: bandleader Fate (p) was a distant relative of Lawrence Norman (dm)

  • Mares: Paul (tp) was the older brother of Joe (cl), their father was Joseph P. (tp)
  • Mariani: Dick /ts) was the uncle of of James Edward III "Jimmy" Wormworth (dm)
  • Mariano: Charlie (as) was the first husband of Toshiko Akiyoshi (p & leader)
  • Marrero: Billy (b) was the father of John (bjo), Eddie (b), Simon (b & tuba) and Lawrence (bjo)
  • Marsala: Joe (cl), who was married to Adele Girard (harp), is the older brother of Marty (co), their father was Pete (valve-tb)
  • Marsalis: Ellis (p) is the father of Branford (ts & ss), Wynton (tp), Delfayo (tb) and Jason (dm)
  • Marshall: Wendell (b) followed his cousin Jimmy Blanton (b) in the Ellington Organization
  • Martin: "Cink" - real name: Martin Abraham - (b & tuba & g) was the father of Martin "Little Chink" (b) and the brother of Willie (bjo & g & b)
  • Martin: Freddie (cl & as) and Walter (sax) were brothers

  • Martin: Robert "Bobby" was married to singer Thelma Minor
  • Mason: Norman (cl & as & tp) and Henry (tp) were brothers
  • Massey: Cal (tp & comp) is the father of Zane (ts) and the uncle of Billy (tp)
  • Masso: George (tb) has an older brother Thomas (tp) and a son David (tb) and a daughter Paula (fl)
  • Mastren: Nicholas "Carmen" Mastren (g & arr) was the older brother of bigband-trombonist Al(bert)
  • Matthews: singer Babe was married to Joseph Lewis "Joe" Thomas (tp)
  • Mayer: Vali (b & voc) and his son "Jojo" (dm) from Switzerland
  • McCall: singer Mary Ann was married to Al Cohn (ts)
  • McCord: Castor was the twin-brother of Ted (both - cl & ts)
  • McCoy: "Memphis Minnie" - née Minnie Douglas - (voc) was married to Joe "Kansas" (voc & g) who was the brother of Charlie (g & mand & voc)

  • McFerrin: Bobby (voc) has the opera-singers Robert & Sara as parents
  • McGee: Willa Mae (p) is the mother of Khan Jamal (vibes)
  • McGhee: Brownie (g & voc) was the brother of Sticks (g)
  • McGrath: Fulton "Fidgy" (p & arr) was the father-in-law of Victor Feldman (vibes & p & dm & arr)
  • McKenrick: Gilbert sr. (tb & violin) was the father of Gilbert "Little Mick" (bjo & g & voc), Reuben (g & bjo), Richard (tb), Daniel (violin) and James (p) - to the utter confusion of the discographers they all worked sometimes as "Mike McKendrick"
  • McKinney: Harold Walton "Hal" (p & comp & voc) is the brother of Kiane Zawadi (tb) and the husband ov Gwen (voc)

  • McLean: John (g) was the father of Jackie (as) and the grandfather of Rene (ts & as & fl)
  • McPartland: James Duigald "Jimmy" (co & voc) was the husband of Marian - née Turner - (p) and the brother of Richard George "Dick" (g & bjo)
  • McRae: the singer Carmen was married to Kenny Clarke (dm) and Ike Isaaks (b)
  • McRae: Theodore "Teddy" (ts & arr) was the brother of Bobby (g & tp) and Dave (as & bs)
  • McShann: Jay (p & leader & voc) has a drumming cousin Pete
  • McVea: Jack (saxophones & cl) and his father Isaac "Satchel" (bjo & leader)

  • Meiri: Eli (p) is the husband of Timna Brauer (voc)
  • Melhardt: Axel (voc & list-maker) is the grand-nephew of Antonin Dworzak (comp)
  • Melrose: Frank and Charles were brothers (both - p)
  • Memphis Minnie: the blues-singer was first married to Joe "Kansas" McCoy (g & voc) and then to Ernest "Little Son Joe" Lawler (g & voc)
  • Merrill: singer Helen (real name: Milcetic) was married to Aaron Sachs (cl & ts)
  • Metheny: Pat (g) and the older brother Mike (flugelhorn)
  • Metz: Ed sr. (p) is the father of Ed jr. (dm)
  • Middleton: Velma (voc) and her brother Emmanuel (b)
  • Miles: singer Lizze - real name: Elizabeth Mary Pajaud, née Landreaux - was the step-sister of Herb (tp) and Maurice (dm) Morand
  • Miley: James Wesley "Bubber" Miley (co) was the brother of the "South Carolina Trio" - his sisters Connie, Rose and Murdis (all - voc), their father was Valentine (g)
  • Miller: Alton "Glenn" (tb & arr & leader) was the older brother of Herb (tp & leader)

  • Mills: John, Sr. (1889) was the father of John, Jr., Herbert (1912), Harry F. (1913) and Donald (1915) (all voc - the MILLS BROTHERS)
  • Mingus: Charles (b & leader) was the nephew of Stanley "Fess" Williams (cl & as & leader)
  • Mitchell: Keith Moore "Red" (b & p & voc) was the older brother of Gordon B. "Whitey" (b)
  • Moffit: Charles (dm) and his son Charnette (b)
  • Möller: Claus-Jürgen (cl) is the older brother of the late german boogie-woogie-pioneer George (p)
  • Moncur: Grachan II (b) was the father of Grachan III (tb) and the half-brother of Al Cooper (as & bandleaderof the "Savoy Sultans")
  • Mondello: Toots (as) and Pete (ts) were brothers
  • Monk: Thelonious (p) and his son T.S. (dm)
  • Montgomery: Wes (g) and his brothers Buddy (p & vibes) and Monk (b)
  • Moore: Eddie (b) was the cousin of Merl Saunders (organ)

  • Moore: Marilyn (voc) was married to Al Cohn (ts) and is the mother of Joe Cohn (g)
  • Moore: Oscar formed "Three Blazers" with his brother Johnny (both - g)
  • Morand: the brothers Herb (tp) and Maurice (dm) and her step-sister Lizzie Miles (voc)
  • Moreira: Airto (perc) and his wife Flora Purim (voc)
  • Moret: Lenair was the father of George (both - co)
  • Morgan: Russ (tb & arr) and his sons Jack (tb) & David (g)
  • Morgan: Sam (tp), Isaiah (tp), Andrew (cl & sax) and Albert (b) were brothers
  • Morris: Thomas (co) was the uncle of Marlow (p & organ & arr)
  • Morrison: Superstar James (tp & tb & sax & p & tuba) has a brother: John (dm)

  • Morrow: Buddy - real name: Muni "Moe" Zukedoff - (tb) and his brother Al (tp)
  • Moss: the england-born Australian Danny (ts) is married to Jeannie Lamb (voc)
  • Most: Abraham "Abe" (cl) is the older brother of Sam (fl & cl & as)
  • Moten: Bandleader Bennie (p) and his brother Buster (acc)
  • Muehlhofer: Fred(vard) (dm & organ) is the older brother of Anton "Toni" (dm & perc)
  • Muthspiel: Wolfgang (g) and his brother Christian (tb)
  • Myers: Hubert Maxwell "Bumps" (as & ts & bs) was married to Evelyne (voc) who became later Mrs.Marshall Royal (as)
  • Napoleon: Filippo Napoli "Phil" (tp & bandleader) was the uncle of George Napoli "Teddy" and Matthew Napoli "Marty" (both - p)
  • Nash: Ted (ts) and his younger brother Dick (tb)
  • Navarro: Theodore "Fats" (tp) was a distant relative of Charlie Shavers (tp)

  • Neal: Both Aubrey and Bobbie were leader of the 20-ies and 30-ies
  • Nell: Thomas (tp) is the cousin of Udo Ehmsen (bjo & g & tp)
  • Nelson: Dave (tp) was the nephew of Joe "King" Oliver (co)
  • Nelson: Louis (tb) was the older brother of George (sax)
  • Nestico: see Nistico
  • Newborn: Phineas jr. (p & tp & ts & french-horn) is the older brother of Calvin (g & fl & p) - their father was Phineas sr. (dm & leader)
  • Newman: Bob (ts) was married to Norma Carson (tp)
  • Newman: Dwight (p) was the father of Joe (tp & voc)

  • Nicholas: Albert (cl) was the nephew of "Wooden Joe" Nicholas (co & cl)
  • Nichols: Walter (tp) was the uncle of Herbert Horatio "Herbie" (p & comp)
  • Nichols: Loring jr. "Red" (co) was the son of Loring sr. (co & tp)
  • Nistico: Sal(vatore) Nistico (ts) was the much younger cousin of Sam(uel) L. Nestico (tb & arr) whose name at birth was Sal Nistico
  • Noone: Jimmy (cl) was the father of Jimmy jr. (ts)
  • Normand: Germaine (p) is the mother of Emile R. "Cisco" (dm & p & vibes & comp)
  • Normann: Charlie (p) is the father of Paer (g) from Sweden
  • Norvo: Red - real name: Kenneth Norville - (vibes) was the husband of Mildred Bailey (voc)
  • Novosel: Steve (b) was married to Roberta Flack (voc & p)

  • Nubin: Katie Bell (voc), who recorded with Dizzy Gillespie, was the mother of "Sister" Rosetta Tharpe (voc)
  • Oldham: William "Bill" (tb & tuba & b & bs & comp) was the brother of George D. (sax)
  • Oliver: Joe "King" (co) was the uncle of Dave Nelson (tp)
  • Oliver: Sy (tp & arr) was the brother-in-law of Archie "Skip" Hall (p & organ & arr)
  • Osborne: Mary (g & voc & leader) was married to Ralph Scaffidi (tp)
  • Page: Nathen (g & b & p) and Henry (dm) are brothers

  • Paque: Eric "Glyn" (as & cl) was two years younger than his nephew Bernadine "Bert" Curry (sax)
  • Palao: Edgar (violin) was the uncle of Jimmy (sax & violin & alto-horn)
  • Palmer: Gladys (p & voc) was the cousin of Curley & Avery Parrish (both - p)
  • Paquinet: the french trombonist Guy was the father of Andre (tb)
  • Parenti: Tony (cl) was the uncle of August "Augie" Schellang (dm)
  • Parker: Charlie "Yardbird" (as) and his daughter Kim (voc)
  • Parker: singer Dolores was married to Vernon Smith (tp) - both from the Earl Hines Band
  • Parlato: David Charles (b & p) is the son of Charles (tp & voc)
  • Parrish: Curley and Avery (both - p) were brothers and the cousins of Gladys Palmer (p & voc)

  • Pastor/Pestritto: Tony (ts & voc) was the brother of Stubby (tp) and the father of Tony jr. and Guy (both - voc)
  • Patterson: singer Ottilie was the wife of Bandleader Chris Barber (tb)
  • Pauer: Fritz (p) was the step-father of the late Cornelia Giese (voc)
  • Paul: Les - real name: Lester Polfus - (g) was married to Mary Ford (voc)
  • Pawluk: Paul (tp & arr) is married to singer Ines Reiger
  • Payne, Cecil (bs) has a sister Cavril Payne (voc)
  • Payne: Percival "Sonny" (dm) was the adopted son of drummer Chris(topher) Columbus
  • Peacock: Annette (comp & voc & p) - née Coleman - was first married to Paul Bley (p) and later to Gary Peacock (b & p)
  • Pecora(ro): Joseph "Santo" Pecora(ro) (tp) was the uncle of drummer Santo Pecoraro
  • Perkins: Carl (p) was the brother of Ed (b)
  • Perkins: Frank "Red" (tp & as & voc & leader) was the father of Frank jr. (p)

  • Perry: Ray (as & violin) with his brothers Joe (bs) and Bay (dm)
  • Perryman: Rufus "Speckled Red" and Willie "Piano Red" were brothers (both - p & voc)
  • Petit: Joseph (tb) was the stepfather of Buddy (co & leader)
  • Petrocca: Lorenzo (g), Franco (e-b & g), Antonio (dm) and Davide (b) are new 4 swinging brothers - born in Italy, living in Germany.
  • Petrucciani: Michael (p) was the son of Tony (g)
  • Pettiford: Oscar (b & cello) was the son of Harry "Doc" (leader)
  • Peyer: the late Gerhard (b) and his younger brother Helmut "Wicht" (tp & bjo) who is the father of Kurt (bjo & voc)
  • Pickens: Willie and his daughter Bethany - both p
  • Pierce: Wilhelmina "Billie" - née Goodson - (p & voc) and her blind husband Joseph De Lacroix "De De" (tp & voc)

  • Pillars: Charles & Hayes (both - sax) were brothers
  • Pizzarelli: John Paul sr."Bucky" (g) is the nephew of Bobby Domenick (g) and the father of John (g & voc), Mary (g), Martin (b) and Melvin (g) and the uncle of Peter (g) and Dominick (g)
  • Plattner: Helmut (tp & ss & p) and his sons Christian (cl & as & ts) and Bernhard (tb) and his daughter Susanne (g & voc) are an Austrian jazz-family
  • Pleis: Jack (p & arr & leader) was married to ex-Goodman singer Karen Chandler, who used the name: Eve Young
  • Pointer: Ruth (1946), Anita (1948), Patricia "Bonnie" (1950) and June (1953) are sisters (all voc - the POINTER SISTERS)
  • Powell: Bud (p) is the son of William sr. (p) and the brother Richie of (p) and William jr. (tp & violin)
  • Powell: singer Ginnie was married to Boyd Raeburn (bass-sax & leader)

  • Pozo: the percussionists Chano (Luciano Pozo y Gonzales) and Chino (Francisco) were cousins
  • Pratt: Bobby and Norman are brothers (both - tb)
  • Preston: Eddie (tp) is a cousin of Bobbi Humphrey (as & fl)
  • Previn: André (p & comp) was married to singer Betty Bennett
  • Prima: Leon (tp) had a sister Mary Ann (p) and was the older brother of Louis (tp & voc) who was the husband of Keely Smith (voc)
  • Procope: Russel and his brother Bill (both - sax & cl)
  • Profit: Herman was the father of Clarence (both - p)
  • Pullen: Don Gabriel (p & organ &comp) is the nephew of Clyde "Fats" Wright (p)
  • Purim: Flora (voc) and her husband Airto Moreira (perc)
  • Purnell: Alton (p & voc) and his older brother Theodore "Wiggles" (cl & sax)

  • Pyne: Chris (tb) is the older brother of Mick (p & violin & co) from England
  • Ra: see Sun Ra
  • Raeburn: Boyd (bass-sax & leader) war married to Ginnie Powell (voc)
  • Raney: Jimmy and his son Doug (both g)
  • Redd: Alton (dm) was the father of Elvira "Vi" (ss & as & voc), who married Richie Goldberg (dm)
  • Redman: Dewey (ts), who believes that Don (as & arr & leader) and his brother Lewis (leader) were his uncles, and his son Joshua (ts)
  • Reed: Waymon (tp & arr) was married to singer Sarah Vaughan
  • Reeves: Reuben (tp) and Gerald (tb) were brothers
  • Reichenbach: Bill sr. (dm) is the father of Bill jr. (tb)

  • Reiger: singer Ines is married to Paul Pawluk (tp & arr)
  • Reinhardt: Django was the older brother of Joseph (g), the cousin of Roger Chaput and the father of Babik (all - g) and the grand-uncle of "Schnuckenack" (violin)
  • Reinhardt: Franz "Schnuckenack" (violin) is the grand-nephew of Django and the father of Forello & Ricardo (both - g) and Torino (violin)
  • Rena: Joseph (dm) was the older brother of René "Kid" (co)
  • Rettenbacher: Hans was the older brother of Harry (both - b)
  • Rey: Alvino (g & leader) was married to Louise King (voc) from the "King Sisters"
  • Reys: Rita (voc) was married to the drummer Wessel Ilcken or Ilken from the Netherlands
  • Riccio: Patrick Joseph "Pat" (as & bs & cl) was the brother of James (ts)
  • Rice: Eli (ts) was the father of Sylvester (dm)
  • Richards: singer Ann married Stan Kenton (p & leader)
  • Ringwood: Ron (voc & management) was associated with Lindy "Lady Bass" Huppertsberg (b & voc)

  • Riddick: Dave (tp) was a cousin of Taft Jordan (tp & voc)
  • Rinker: Al (voc) from Paul Whtieman's "Rhythm Boys" (another member: Bing Crosby) was the brother of Mildred Bailey (voc)
  • Roach: Max (dm) and his daughter Maxine (viola), he was married to singer Abbey Lincoln
  • Roane: Kenneth A. (tp & sax & cl & oboe & arr) was the older brother of Eddie (tp)
  • Robichaux: John (leader & violin & dm) was the uncle of Joseph (p) and related to the Dodds brotherrs
  • Rollini: Adrian (bass-sax & p & vibes & dm) was the older brother of Arthur (cl & ts)

  • Robinson: Perry Morris (cl) is the son of composer (Ballad for Americans) Earl
  • Roney: Wallace (tp) and his younger brother Antoine (ts)
  • Rosengarden: Robert M. "Bobby" (dm) is the father of Mark (dm) and Neal (tp & p)
  • Ross: singer Annie - real name: Annabelle Short - was the niece of Elly Logan (voc)
  • Rotis: Joe (tb) was the brother-in-law of Irving Fazola (cl & sax)
  • Rowles: Jimmy (p) and his daughter Stacey (tp)
  • Royal: Ernie (tp) is the younger brother of Marshall (as) who married Evelyne Myers (voc)
  • Russel: William (Eu)Gene (p & comp) is a cousin of Charlie Christian (g)
  • Russel bandleader Luis Carl was the son of Felix Alexander (both - p)
  • Russel: Isaak "Snookum" (p & leader & b & dm) was the brother of Allen (voc)
  • Russin: Irving "Babe" (ts & cl) was the brother of Jack - who worked sometimes as "Rasin" - and had a sister Sunny (both - p)

  • Ryerson: Ali (fl) is the daughter of Art (g)
  • Rypdal: Terje (g & fl & ss & comp) is the son of Jakob (leader) and the husband of Inge-Liser (voc)
  • Sachs: Aaron (cl & ts) was married to Helen Merrill (voc)
  • Sandke: Randy is the younger brother of Jordan (both tp)
  • Santana: pop-idol Carlos (g) is the son-in-law of blues-player Saunders King (g) from Chicago
  • Sarmanto: Heikki (p) is the older brother of Pekka (b) from Finland
  • Saunders: organ-player Merl was the cousin of Eddie Moore (b)
  • Scaffidi: Ralph (tp) was married to Mary Osborne (g & voc & leader)
  • Schellang: drummer August "Augie" was the nephew of Tony Parenti (cl)
  • Schiefer: Walter (dm) and his son Helmuth (perc)
  • Schoen: Vic (arr & leader) was married to singer Marion Hutton

  • Schrammel: Klaus-Peter (p) is the 2nd husband of Christine Jones and the stepfather of Stella Jones (both - voc)
  • Schuller: Gunther (comp & arr & french-horn) and his son Ed (b)
  • Scott: Cecil (reeds) was the younger brother of Lloyd (dm) and the father of Cecil jr. (sax)
  • Scott: Raymond - real name: Harold Warnow - (p & leader) was the brother of Mark Warnow (violin)
  • Scott: Shirley (hammond-organ) was married to Stanley Turrentine (ts)
  • Scott: Thomas Wright "Tom" (saxophones & fl) is the son of Margery (p) and Nathan Wright (comp)
  • Sealy: Milton Randolph "Milt" (p & vibes & b) George (sax) and Hugh (sax) were brothers
  • Sears: Al and Marion were brothers (both - sax)
  • Sharrock: Linda - née Chambers - (voc) and Sonny (g & comp) are a couple
  • Shavers: Charlie was a distant relative of Fats Navarro (both - tp)

  • Shaw: Joan - real name: DeCosta - (voc & comp) was the niece of Bootsie (voc & dancer)
  • Shepherd: Berisford "Shep" (dm & arr) is the uncle of Sid Francis (b) and Mike Headley (ts)
  • Shields: Pat (g), Eddie (p), Harry (cl & bs) and Larry (cl) were brothers
  • Shorter: Wayne (ts) and his brother Alan (flugelhorn)
  • Shulman: Joe (b) was the husband of Barbara Carroll (p)
  • Sillaway: Ward (tb) married the Bob-Crosby-vocalist Kay Weber
  • Silvano: Judi (voc) and her husband Joe Lovano (ts)
  • Simmons: Sonny (as) is the husband of Barbara Donald (tp & leader)
  • Sims: John Haley "Zoot" (ts) was the younger brother of Ray (tb)
  • Sinatra: Frank (voc) & his daughter Nancy and his son Frank jr. (both voc)
  • Singleton: Arthur James "Zutty" (dm) was the nephew of Willie "Bontin" Bontemps (b &g & bjo)

  • Skidmore: Jimmy is the father of Alan (both - ts) from England
  • Smith: Henry "Buster" (as & cl & g & arr) was the brother of Boszon (p)
  • Smith: Crickett (tp) was the uncle of Arthus Briggs (tp)
  • Smith: singer Dorothy Jacqueline "Keely" Smith was the wife of Louis Prima (tp & voc)
  • Smith: singer Dotty Dare was married to Billy Butterfield (tp)
  • Smith: Joe was the brother of Russel, Luke jr., George and Charlie (all - co & tp), their father Luke sr. was leader of a brassband, who was the uncle of Clarence (tp)
  • Smith: Leo (tp & flugelhorn & piccolo-tp & comp & asian-fl & Indian-fl & koto & Gamelan & keyboards & perc) is the son of Alex "Little Bill" Wallace (g & voc)

  • Smith: Lonnie Liston jr. (p & keyboards & comp & tp & tuba) is the son of Lonnie Liston sr. (voc) and the brother of Ray and Donald (both - voc)
  • Smith: Mae York (p) who played with Eubie Blake was the grand-greatmother of Marc Cary (p)
  • Smith: Vernon (tp) is the husband of Dolores Parker (voc) - both with Earl Hines
  • Smith: Warren jr. (perc & comp) is the son of Warren sr. (sax)
  • Soloff: Lew(is) Michael (tp & flugelhorn & piccolo-tp) is the son of Buddy (dancer)
  • Spann: Otis (p & voc) was the half-brother of blues-legend Muddy Waters (g & voc)
  • Spikes: Benjanim J. "Reb" (leader & sax) and Bob (sax) of the "So-Different Orchestra" were brothers

  • Spivak: bandleader & trumpet-player Charlie was married to singer Irene Daye
  • Spivey: Victoria (voc) was married to Reuben Floyd (tp) and the sister of Addie "Sweet Pea" (voc)
  • St.Cyr: Johnny (bjo & g) was the son of Jules Firmin (g & fl)
  • St.Louis Jimmy: the blues-singer was the uncle of Calvin Keys (g)
  • Stacy: Jess was the husband of Lee Wiley (voc)
  • Stafford: Singer Jo was married to Arranger Paul Weston (tp) and the sister of George (dm)
  • Stafford: Terell (tp) and his spouse Melissa Walker (voc)
  • Stevenson: George Edward (tb) was the brother of Cyrus (p) and the father of George jr. (tb)
  • Stobart: Kathy (all saxophones) was first married to canadian pianoplayer Art Thompson and then associated with John Burch (p) and married later Bert Courtley (tp)
  • Strasser: Hans Strasser (b) was married to the late Cornelia Giese (voc)
  • Sudhalter: Richard Merrill "Dick" (co & flugelhorn) is the son of Al (as)
  • Sugano: Kunihiko (p)is the husband of Junko Kimura (p)
  • Suggs: W.Percie (tp) was the father of Peter (dm & vibes)

  • Sullivan: singer and valve-trombonist Maxine - née Marietta Williams - was married to John Kirby (b & leader) and later to Cliff Jackson (p) and is the cousin of Ike Isaacs (b)
  • Sullivan: Charles Henry (tp & flugelhorn) is the nephew of Hubert & Herman James (both - tp)
  • Sun Ra: the avantgarde bandleader & keyboard-player was the brother-in-law of blues-trumpetist King Kolax - real name: William Little - from Chicago
  • Sutton: Ralph and his sister Barbara Sutton-Curtis (both - p)
  • Swope: George Robert "Rob" was the older brother of "Earl" Bowman (both - tb)
  • Tabackin: Lew Tabackin (ts) is married to Toshiko Akiyoshi (p)
  • Tate: Erskine (violin & multi-instrumentalist & leader) was the brother of James "Jimmy" (tp)
  • Taylor: Singer Eve - real name: Irene Gibbons - was married to Clarence Williams (p)
  • Taylor: Irene (voc) was married to Seger Ellis (p & voc)
  • Taylor: William "Billy" (b & tuba & comp) was the father of Billy jr. (b)

  • Teagarden: pianist Helen - née Geingar - was the mother of Jack (tb & voc), Charlie (tp), Norma - married name: Friedlander - (p) and Clois Lee "Cub" (dm)
  • Temple: Esther B. (voc & p) was the mother of Clye Hurley (co & tp)
  • Terharen: Walter (tb & p) is the brother-in-law of Alfons Wuerzl (cl & ss & voc)
  • Tharpe: "Sister" Rosetta (voc) was the daughter of gospel-singer Katie Bell Nubin (who recorded with Dizzy Gillespie)
  • Thigpen: Benjamin F. "Ben" (dm) is the father of Ed (dm)
  • Thiele: record-producer Bob married Singer Teresa Brewer
  • Thomas: Joseph Lewis "Joe" (tp) was married to Babe Matthews (voc)
  • Thomas: Hershal (p) was the uncle of Hociel (voc) and the brother of Sippie Wallace (voc)
  • Thomas: Walter "Foots" was the older brother of Joseph jr. "Joe" (both - saxophones)
  • Thompson: Barbara (sax & fl) is married to John Hiseman (dm & leader)
  • Thompson: canadian pianoplayer Art war married to the british saxophonist Kathy Stobart
  • Thornton: Clifford Edward III (co & v-tb & comp & perc & shenai) is the nephew of Jimmy (p) and Alease (organ) Golden
  • Tilton: the Goodman-singer Martha and the Bob-Crosby-singer Elizabeth "Liz" were sisters
  • Tio: "Papa" Luis was the older brother of Lorenzo sr., who was the father of Lorenzo jr. (all - cl)
  • Tippetts: Keith (p) is married to the singer Julie, who is the daughter of Reg Driscoll (tp)
  • Tobias: John (tb) was the uncle of Milt Bucker (organ)
  • Tobin: ex-Goodman singer Louise was married to Harry James (tp) and is now the wife of Michael Andrew "Peanuts" Hucko (cl & ts)
  • Towles: Phil "Charlie" (b) was the father of Nat (b & leader)
  • Toyfl: blues-singer Petra is the sister of Markus (g)
  • Trenier: Claude and Clifford (both - voc & leader) were twins and their younger brother Milton (voc)
  • Tristano: Lenny (p) and his daughter Carol (dm)
  • Troup: Robert William "Bobby" (p & voc & comp) was married to Julie London (voc)
  • Trumbauer: Frankie (c-melody-sax & multi-instrumentalist & voc) was the father of Bill (tp)
  • Turrentine: Stanley (ts), who was married to Shirley Scott (organ), and his older brother Tommy (tp)
  • Urbanek: Kurt is the father of Paul (both - p & organ)
  • Urbaniak: Michal (violin & ts & leader) is the husband of singer Urszula Dudziak of Poland
  • Vaché: Warren Vaché Sr. (b) and his sons Warren Jr. (co) and Allan (cl)
  • Valente: Catharina (voc & g), who made very few but great jazz recordings, is the sister of Silvio Francesco (voc & g & cl)
  • VanEps: Fred (bjo) was the father of George (g) - the most important one - and his brothers Bobby (p), Freddy (tp) and John (ts)
  • VanRooyen: Ack (tp) and his twin-brother Jerry (tp & arr) from Holland
  • Vas: Norbert (tb & b) and Heinz Altwith (tp & b) and Christian Zahn (vibes & dm) are brothers-in-law
  • Vaughan: singer Sarah was married to Waymon Reed (tp & arr & cond)
  • Ventura: Charlie - real name: Charles Venturo - (ts) and his brothers Ernie and Ben (both -sax)
  • VerPlanck: Marlene (voc) and her husband Billy (arr)
  • Walder: Herman (as) was the brother of Woodie (cl & sax)
  • Walker: Melissa (voc) and her husband Terell Stafford (tp)
  • Wallace. "Alex (Little Bill" (g & voc) was the father of Leo Smith (tp)
  • Wallace: Sippie - née Belulah Thomas - (voc) was the aunt of Hociel (voc) and the sister of Hershal Thomas (p)
  • Waller: Thomas Wright "Fats" (p & organ & voc & comp) was the father of Thomas W. jr. (p) and Ronald (sax)
  • Walters: Teddy (g & voc) was the son of drummer Danny Alvin
  • Ward: Carlos N. (as & fl & cl & ss) is the nephew of Avinal (p)
  • Ward: Clara (voc) was the daughter of Gertrude (voc) from the Ward-Singers
  • Warnow: Mark (violin) was the brother of Raymond Scott - real name: Harold Warnow - (p & leader)
  • Warren: Earl Ronald (as & cl & voc) was the brother of Bob (dm) - he married the former wife of Henry Chaix (p) who married the mother of his ex-wife - Earl was therefore the step-son-in-law of Henry
  • Washington: Dinah - née Ruth Jones - (voc) was married to Eddie Chamblee (ts) and Jimmy Cobb (dm)
  • Washington: Grover jr. (sax & p & b) is the son of Grover sr. (sax) and the older brother of Darryl (dm)
  • Watanabe: Sadao (sax) and Fumio (dm) are brothers and Takashi Honda (p) is their brother-in-law
  • Waters: Muddy (g & voc) was the half-brother of Otis Spann (p & voc)
  • Watrous: Ralph Waltrous was the father of Bill Watrous (both - tb)
  • Watters: Ken (tp) and his brother Harry (tb)
  • Wayne: singer Frances - real name: Chiarina Francesca Bertocci - was married to Basie-Arranger Neal Hefti (tp) and the sister of Nick Jerret (cl & leader)
  • Webb: drummer-legend Chick was the cousin of Wallace Jones (tp)
  • Weber: Kay (voc) married Bob-Crosby-trombonist Ward Sillaway
  • Webster: Paul Francis (tp) was the nephew of Sam Ford (tp)
  • Weinrich: Alois "Joschi" (rhythm-g) was the father of Alois "Zipflo" (violin)
  • Weiss: Häns'che (g & voc) is the uncle of Romani (g) und Martin (violin)
  • Weston: Paul Weston (arr & tp) was married to singer Jo Stafford.
  • Weston: Randy (p) and his son Azzedin (perc)
  • Whatley: John Tuggle "Fess" (tp & leader) was the brother of Edward (sax)
  • Whiting: singer Margaret was married to Joe "Fingers" Carr (p)
  • White: Andrew Nathaniel III (saxophones & comp) is the nephew of addison (sax & g)
  • White: Harry Alexander "Father" (tb & sax & co & arr & comp) was the brother of Willie (tp & sax) and Eddie (p) and the cousin of Gilbert (ts) and Morris (sax & p) - all from the "White Brothers Orchestra"
  • Wiggins: Gerry "The Wig" (p) and his bassist son Gerald Foster "J.J."

  • Wilber: Bob (cl & ss & as & ts) is married to Joanne "Pug" Horton (voc)
  • Wilde: the singers Lee & Lyn were twin-sisters and also sisters-in-law - they married Jimmy (tp) and Tom (?) Cathcart
  • Wiley: Lee (voc) was the wife of Jess Stacy (p)
  • Williams: David "Happy" is the son of Buddy (both - b)
  • Williams: Dennis (b) was the father of Clarence (p) who was married to singer Eva Taylor
  • Williams: John Towner (p & comp) was the son of Johnny (dm)
  • Williams: Mary Lou - née Mary Elfrieda Scruggs and working under the name of her step-father Burleigh or Burley - (p & arr) was married to John W. (as & leader) and to Harold "Shorty" Baker (tp)
  • Williams: Skippy (ts & cl) was the younger brother of Pinky (bs)
  • Williams:Stanley "Fess" Williams (cl & as & leader) was the uncle of Charles Mingus (b & leader), the brother of Rudolph (sax) and the father of Rudy & Phil (both - sax) and Estella (p & voc)
  • Williamson: Claude (p) and his younger brother Stu (tp & valve-tb)
  • Wilson: Gerald (arr & leader & tp) is the cousin of Chuck Carter (dm) and the father of Anthony (g & arr & comp)
  • Wilson: Phillip Sanford (dm & vibes & p & comp) isthe grand-son of Ira Kimball (dm)
  • Wilson: Teddy (p) was the older brother of Gus (tb) and the father of Teddy jr (dm)
  • Wink: George (g) is the uncle of Derek Bailey (g)
  • Winstone: the british singer Norma is married to drummer Ted Humphrey
  • Woode: Jimmy (b) is the son of the composer Henry ("Broadway") (bariton-horn) and the father of Shawn Monteiro-Woode (voc)
  • Woods: Chris(topher) Columbus (as & bs & cl & comp) is the cousin of Bob Mabane (ts)
  • Wormworth: James Edward III "Jimmy" (dm) is the nephew of Dick Mariani (ts)
  • Wright: Clyde "Fats" (p) is the uncle of Don Pullen (p)
  • Wright: Lammar sr. was the father of Lammar jr. and Elmon (all - tp)
  • Wright: the late Leo Nash (as) was the husband of Elly - née Petronella Vasicek - (voc)
  • Wright: Margery (p) was the wife of Nathan (comp) and the mother of Tom Scott (sax)
  • Wuerzl: Alfons (cl & ss & voc) is the brother-in-law of Walter Terharen (tb & p)
  • Yancey: Bluespianist Jimmy was married to Estella "Mama" (voc) and the brother of Alonzo (p)
  • Young: Bill (dm) is married to Jean Hoffmann (e-p & voc)
  • Young: Lester (ts) and his brother Lee (dm) were the sons of W.H.Young (leader & multi-instrumentalist)
  • Young: Eugene Edward "Snooky" and Granville "Catfish" were brothers (both - tp)
  • Zahn: Christian (vibes & dm) and Heinz Altwirth (tp & b) and Norbert Vas (tb & b) were brothers-in-law
  • Zawadi: Kiane (tb) is the sister of Hal McKinney (p)
  • Zorn: John (as) and Ikue Mori ?
  • Zottola: Bob and Glenn are brothers (both - tp)
  • Zwingenberger: Boogie-Woogie player Axel is the older brother of Torsten (dm)
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