1. Leverkusener Jazztage

history-1980

Künstler

Ali Claudi
Helen Sachs
Barbara Thompson‘s Paraphernalia
Randy Weston
Champion Jack Dupree
Dexter Gordon
Spendel & Schlüter
Art Blakey
Jack de Johnette
Luther Allison
Headband
Yusef Lateef
Carroll & Ron Wilson
Don Alias
Kenny Kirkland
Bob Mintzer
Airto Moreira

2. Leverkusener Jazztage

history-1981

Künstler

Muzak
Jasper van‘t Hof
Turquise
John Scofield
Andreas Vollenweider
Charlie Mariano
Alphonse Mouzon
Stu Goldberg
Jim Hall
Billy Cobham
Didier Lockwood
Eddie Clearwater & dritte Ohr
Otis Rush
Chris Barber

3. Leverkusener Jazztage

history-1982

Künstler

Kalahari Dollar Brand (Abdullah Ibrahim)
Ray Anderson
Manshark
Max Roach
Milan Svoboda
Trilok Gurtu
Charlie Mariano
Eric Watson
Steve Swallow
Rainer Brüninghaus
Eddie Harris
Ron Wilson
Lousiana Red
Rick Abao

4. Leverkusener Jazztage

history-1983

Künstler

Beaver Harris
Charlie Mariano & the Karnataka College of Percussion
Dom Um Romao
Lee Konitz
Joanne Brackeen & Clint Houston
Lars Danielsson
Lee Green
Jasper van‘t Hof
Trilok Gurtu
Anne Haigis
Barbara Thompson
Max Roach
Frank Frost & and the Jelly Roll Kings
Michael Sagmeister
Leonard Gincberg
WDR Big Band

5. Leverkusener Jazztage

history-1984

Künstler

Lala Kovacev
Tone Jansa
Arthur Blythe
Nana
Rachel Gould & Sal Nistico
Randy Weston Trio
Jack Bruce
Tony Williams
David Soncious
Arcie Shepp
Jiri Stivin
Jo Thönes & Lakatos
Mwendo Dawa
Hans Schneider
Evan Parker
Paul Lytton
Rick Odums Dance Explosion
Supercharge
Ronald Shannon Jackson & the Decoding Society
Geri Allen
Ray Brown
Milt Jackson
Cedar Walten
Aki Takase
Oregon
Andrew White

6. Leverkusener Jazztage 1985

history-1985

Künstler

Luis di Matteo
Larry Coryell
Aladar Pege
Manfred Schoof & Jasper van‘t Hof
Chet Baker
Philippe Catherine
Oliver Lake
Woody Shaw
Richie Cole
Vienna Art Orchestra
Marty Cook
Modern Dance Company Den Haag
Guitar Crusher
Steve Lacy
John Scofield
Lee Konitz Quintet
David Liebman
Chico Freeman
Don Cherry

7. Leverkusener Jazztage 1986

history-1986

Künstler

Peter Herborn
Eddie Harris
Reggie Workman
Kölner Saxophon Mafia
Jim Hall
Steve Coleman
Cassandra Wilson
Geri Allen
Airto Moreira & Flora Purim
Charlie Haden
Dewey Redman
Paul Motion
World Saxophone Quartet
Stockhausen/Brüninghaus/Gurtu
Christoph Spendel
Gunter Hampel
Rick Odums Company
Pili-Pili
Angelique Kidjo
Klaus Ignatzek
Dino Saluzzi
Enrico Rava
Betty Carter
Billy Bang
Joe Henderson
Attila Zoller
Abdullah Ibrahim

8. Leverkusener Jazztage 1987

history-1987

Künstler

Sun Ra Arkestra & the Bushdancers
Arturo Sandval & Group
United Jazz + Rock Ensemble
Sunny Murray Quartett
Maria Joao & Aki Takase
Hans Koller
John Thomas
Lacherschmidt & Lenz
Alvin Ailey‘s American Dance Theater
Arnett Cobb
Katie Webster
Astor Piazolla
Anita O‘Day
Herbie Mann
Pharoah Sanders

9. Leverkusener Jazztage 1988

history-1988

Künstler

Steve Coleman
Antony Braxton
Joe Pass
Phil Woods
Ekaya
Jim Hall
Gary Burton
Egberto Gismonti
Bruce Cockburn
Dom Um Romao
Tyree Glenn Jr. Band
Markus Stockhausen
Marilyn Mazur
Lindsay
Cooper Ian Carr‘s Nucleus
Barbara Thompson
Cecil Taylor
Randy Brecker
Aladar Pege
Jan Garbarek
John Scofield
Dennis Chambers
Michel Petrucciani
Art Blakey & the Messengers
Carlos Ward

10. Leverkusener Jazztage 1989

history-1989

Künstler

European Jazz Ensemble
Sam Rivers
Joachim Becker
Alphonse Mouzon
Steve Lacy
Courtney Pine
Jack Mc Duff
Archie Shepp
Lake/Cyrille/Barefield
Dieter Ilg
The Johnny Thompson Singers
Pharoah Sanders
Art Blakey‘s Jazz Messengers
Wayne Shorter
Freddy Hubbard
Dee Dee Bridgewater
Ladysmith Black Mambazo
Wayne Horvitz
Peter Brötzmann
Sonny Sharrock
Bill Laswell
Mal Waldron
Enrico Rava
James Newton
Bob Stewart
Howard Johnson
Chico Hamilton
Steps Ahead
Oregon
Barbara Dennerlein
Peter Kowald – Gunter Hampel

11. Leverkusener Jazztage 1990

history-1990

Künstler

Miles Davis
Jan Garbarek
Don Cherry
Wayne Shorter
Buster Williams
Manu Dibango
James Newton Quartet
The Intergalactic Maiden Ballet
Albert Mangelsdorff, Wolfgang Dauner,
Charlie Mariano & Family of Percussion

Miroslav Vitous Solo
Arthur Blythe Electric Band
Pata Masters
Louis Sclavis Quartet
Elvin Jones Jazzmachine
Vienna Art Special, Fe & Males
Gene „Mighty Flea” Conners
String Duo of New York
Gold Washboard
Elephant Tuba Horde
Hubert Laws Quintet
McCoy Tyner Big Band
Jackie McLean, Robbie Hutcherson Quintet
Jimmy Smith Quintet feat. Bunky Green
Eddie Harris Quintet
Marc Ducret Quartett
Myra Melford Trio
Vincent Herring Quintet

12. Leverkusener Jazztage 1991

history-1991

Künstler

Herbie Hancock, Wayne Shorter, Omar Hakim, Stanley Clarke
Bill Bruford’s Earthworks
Dave Brubeck Quartet
Rabih Abu Khalil
Nat Adderley
Take Six
Chico Freemans Brainstorm
Les McCann & His Magic Band
Jack De Johnette
Eddie Harris Quintet
Al Farka Touré

Ray Lema & Band
Klaus Ignatzek Group
Bill Saxton Quartet
Maggy Scott Trio
Little Willie Littlefield
Gerry Mulligan Quartet
Sharp Wood
Tommy Berndtsson Quartet
Modern String Quartet
Pata Orchester
Bobby Watson Quintet
Chicago 3D
Edward Wilkerson Quartet
Myra Melfort Trio

13. Leverkusener Jazztage 1992

history-1992

Künstler

Maceo Parker
Billy Cobham Quartet
Chris Barber Jazz & Blues Band
Angelique Kidjo & Band
Jean-Paul Bourelly & his blue wave bandits
Arturo Sandoval Septett
Joe Henderson & Friends
Eric Watson, John Lindberg, Albert Mangelsdorff
Piekarek/ Bowie Quartet
Barbara Dennerlein Group
Bill Saxton Quartet
Papa Wemba & Band
Ahmed Abdullah’s Solomonic Sextet feat Charles Moffett
Dino Saluzzi Group Mojotoro-Project

Vital Information
Eddie Harris Funk Project
Orchestre de Contrabasses
Jimmy McGriff Quartet
Amina Claudine Myers Organ Quartet feat Hamiet Bluiett
Aki Takase / Nobuyshi Ino-Duo
John Hammond
Vinx
Eric Watson / Joelle Leàndre
Philadelphia Dance Company
Stanley Turrentine Quintet
David Murray Quartet
Michael Gassmann Quartet
European Tuba Quartet
Jiri Stivin Quartet
Marty Ehrlich Ensemble
Bobby Previte’s Bumb & the Renaissance Band
Lindsey Horner Group
Michael Formanek & Wide Open Spaces
The David Livinstone Jazzmessengers
Paul Smoker Trio
Archie Shepp Quartet feat Yuseef Lateef
Andrew Cyrille Quintet

14. Leverkusener Jazztage 1993

history-1993

Künstler

Ray Charles
Cassandra Wilson Quartet
Stanley Clarke Trio
Larry Carlton Group
Maceo Parker
Take Six
Lester Bowie’s Brass Fantasy
Lucky Peterson & The Blues Steamrollers
Nippy Noya Hands’n’Minds
Dieter Ilg Trio

Bill Saxton „Atymony”
Wayne Krantz Trio
Don Pullen: African-Brazilian Connection
Sam Rivers & James „Blood” Ulmer Group
Don Pullen & David Murray Organ Group
Frank Lacy Quartet
Taj Mahal
Stéphane Grappelli Trio
Billy Bang Quartet
Jean Luc Ponty Group
Walter „Wolfman“ Washington & Band
Michael Katon & Band
Junior Wells & His Bluesband
Joe Louis Walker and the Boss Talkers
Maynard Ferguson Big Bob Nouveau Band
Graham Haynes & The Ethnotronic Sextet
Der Rote Bereich
Shirley Horn Trio

15. Leverkusener Jazztage 1994

history-1994

Künstler

Don Cherry
Roy Hargrove Quintet feat Joshua Redman
Robben Ford & the Blue Line
United Jazz & Rock Ensemble
Barbara Thompson’s Paraphernalia
Manu Dibango & Soul Makossa Band
The Tab Two
Joshua Redman Group
Passport feat Robben Ford
Luther Allison and Band
Klaus Doldinger’s All Star Band feat Tommy Flanagan
Stanley Jordan
The Spirit of Africa: Randy Weston Quintet,
The Gnawa of Morocco, Johnny Copeland & Band
Terje Rypdal, Miroslav Vitous, Trilok Gurtu

Milan Sladek
Paul Wertico Trio
Trinovox
Schäl Sick Brass Band
Jiri Stivin & Co Jazz Quartet
Benny Golson, Larry Coryell, Adalar Pege, Idris Muhammad
Zoller, Konitz, Lackerschmid
Abraham Burton Quartet
Amina Claudine Myers
Philippe Catherine, Bireli Lagrene, Aladar Pege
Bugs Henderson & The Shuffle Kings
Chuck Loeb – Mitch Forman Band
Gunter Hampel – Willem Breuker
Jimmy Johnson Band & The French Horns
John „Clide” Copeland & his Bluesmachine
Gunter Hampel – Shaun Vargas
Marc Ducret – Michel Godard Duo
The David Cross Band
Aki Takase Septet
Yosuke Yamashita Duo Plus
Takeo Moriyama Quintet
J.J.Johnson Quintet

16. Leverkusener Jazztage 1995

history-1995

Künstler

Dianne Reeves
Dee Dee Bridgewater Sextet
The Rosenberg Trio
Frank Gambale
The Tab Two
Roy Ayers & Ubiquity
Nguyen Lê Trio
Joe Henderson „Double Rainbow“ Quartet

Ifang Bondi
Sam Mangwana
Arthur Blythe – Bob Stewart – Ed Thigpen
Jackie Terrasson
Andrew Cyrille – James Newton – Lisle Atkinson
Joachim Kühn Quartet feat Rolf Kühn
Jimmy McGriff Quintet
New York Swing Trio
American Swing All Stars
John Pizzarelli
Danilo Perez
Ahmad Jamal
Tommy Flanagan
JoAnne Brackeen Quintet
Jean-Michel Pilc Quartet
Clarence „Gatemouth” Brown
Larry Garner
Masha Bijlsma Band
Renaud Garcia Fons
Daniel Humair Trio
Novotnik 44
Matt Cooper’s OUTSIDE
Mark Whitfield Quintet
Sixun
Howard Johnson’s Nubia
Nils Landgren’s Funk Unit
The Jazz Crusaders
The Byrd’s Grooving Soul Express

17. Leverkusener Jazztage 1996

history-1996

Künstler

Al Jarreau
Maria João
John Scofield
Azizah Mustafa Zadeh
Jan Garbarek Group
Kid Creole & the Coconuts
Candy Dulfer
The Zawinul Syndicate
Faithless
Michael Sagmeister Trio
Al Foster Group

Mike Herting International Commission
Super Rail Band de Bamako
Abraham Burton Quartet
Big Light
Om Buschman
Elisa Monte Dance Company
Déjà Vu
Dusko Goykovich Quintet
Harald Haerter / Dewey Redman Quintet
String Thing
Howard Johnson
Mardi Gras Brass Band

18. Leverkusener Jazztage 1997

history-1997

Künstler

Allan Holdsworth
Larry Corryel & Billy Cobham
Joe Zawinul Syndicate
Mike Stern
Joe Lovano
Bill Evans & Push feat Jim Beard
Vernon Reid
Helge Schneider
Joe Henderson „Porgy & Bess“
Roy Hargrove
Dissidenten
Nils Petter Molvaer
Charlie Mariano
John Mayall & the Bluesbreakers

Sally Nido
Illinois Jacquet Big Band
Gus Giordano Chicago Jazz Dance
Popa Chubby
Walter Trout Band
Jean-Paul Bourelly
Abbey Lincoln Quartet
Bugge Wesseltoft
Lenny White

19. Leverkusener Jazztage 1998

history-1998

Künstler

Herbie Hancock
Maceo Parker
John McLaughlin
Michel Petrucciani
Fred Frith
Maria João
Michael Brecker Group
Dee Dee Bridgewater & Ray Braun Trio
Jazzkantine
Mangelsdorff – Dauner Quintett

Gino Vannelli
Alex Gunia + Philipp van Endert
Geri Allen
Spectrum Jazzdance Seattle
Gonzalo Rubalcaba Trio
Rob Tognani
Peter Green & Splinter Group
Brian Auger
Rich Hopkins
Geoffrey Williams & Band
Mari Boine
Jungle Funk
Magma

20. Leverkusener Jazztage 1999

history-1999

Künstler

Herbie Hancock
Maceo Parker
John McLaughlin
Michel Petrucciani
Fred Frith
Maria João
Michael Brecker Group
Dee Dee Bridgewater & Ray Braun Trio
Jazzkantine
Mangelsdorff – Dauner Quintett

Gino Vannelli
Alex Gunia + Philipp van Endert
Geri Allen
Spectrum Jazzdance Seattle
Gonzalo Rubalcaba Trio
Rob Tognani
Peter Green & Splinter Group
Brian Auger
Rich Hopkins
Geoffrey Williams & Band
Mari Boine
Jungle Funk
Magma

21. Leverkusener Jazztage 2000

history-2000

Künstler

Jan Garbarek
John McLaughlin & Shakti
Maria João
Bill Evans & Les McCann
Oregon
Miriam Makeba
Dee Dee Bridgewater
Silje Neergard
Roger Chapman & The Shortlist
Omar Sosa
Scott Henderson
WDR Big Band feat Charlie Mariano
St. Germain

Rokia Traoré
Lokua Kanza
Sierra Maestra
Moscow Art Trio & Eli Kristin Hagen
The Sun Ra Arkestra
Tony Martinez Cuban Power
The Robbie McIntosh Band
Eric Bibb
Boomish
Hattler
Richard Bona Group
Karizma
Vienna Art Orchestra
Lenine

22. Leverkusener Jazztage 2001

history-2001

Künstler

Ibrahim Ferrer
Al di Meola
Kronos Quartet
Jan Garbarek & the Hilliard Ensemble
Joe Zawinul
Maria João
Randy Brecker Group
Lucky Peterson
Victor Bailey Group
Mory Kante
Manu Dibango

Masashi Mishiro Jazz Dance Nagoya
WDR Big Band & James Moody
Curtis Stigers & Band
Orchestra Baobab
Addys D’Mercedes
Mario Di Cara
Project El Niño
Jan Akkerman
Holly Cole
Charles Lloyd
Susanne Abbuehl
Omar & the Howlers
Los Lonely Boys
Lance Kettner

23. Leverkusener Jazztage 2002

history-2002

Künstler

Kool & The Gang
Leningrad Cowboys
The Zawinul Syndicate
Maceo Parker
Angélique Kidjo
Aziza Mustafa Zadeh
Diane Reeves
Bill Frisell
Gato Barbieri feat Enrico Rava
Joshua Redman
Andreas Vollenweider
Béla Fleck & The Flecktones
Bill Evans & The Soul Insiders
Hiram Bullock Funktrio
WDR Big Band „The Music of Weather Report”
Omar Sosa

Paul Shigihara Group
The Accordion Tribe
Two Siberians
Márcio Faraco Group
Ramón Valle
Esbjörn Svensson Trio

24. Leverkusener Jazztage 2003

history-2003

Künstler

Robert Cray
Miriam Makeba
Marcus Miller
Mike Stern
Charlie Mariano
Scott Henderson
Paul Kuhn
Take 6
Lucky Peterson
Brecker Brothers & WDR Big Band
Roy Hargrove
Holly Cole
Hiram Bullock
Tok Tok Tok
Kraan
Trio Töykeät
Rebekka Bakken
Beady Belle
Osibisa
Lyambiko
Sczepanski
Müller
Talking Horns
Trio Ivoire
Café du Sport

25. Leverkusener Jazztage 2004

history-2004

Künstler

Al Jarreau
Jimmy Smith
Edgar Winter
Living Colour
Jean Luc Ponty Group
Silje Nergaard
Joo Kraus
Mezzoforte
TM Stevens
Richard Galliano Trio
Nnenna Freelon & WDR Big Band
Hiram Bullock & WDR Big Band
Popa Chubby
Lizz Wright
James Carter

Greg Koch
Jane Monheit
Bernard Allison
Udo Schild
For free Hands
Madaleno & Wolfgang Fuhr
Friend’n Fellow
3
André Nendza Group
Charlie A’Court

26. Leverkusener Jazztage 2005

history-2005

Künstler

Joe Zawinul
Victor Bailey
Alex Acuña
José Feliciano
WDR Big Band
Rebekka Bakken
Marianne Faithfull
Anna-Maria Jopek
Van der Graaf Generator
Dave Hole
Paddy Milner
Tower of Power
Incognito
Nils Wülker
E.S.T.
Lars Danielsson
Dee Dee Bridgewater
tok tok tok
Eivind Aarset
Khaled
Eastenders
Compania Maria Serano
Rafael Cortes
Romero
Terry Bozzio
Michael Riessler
Pierre Charial
Billy Cobham
Manu Katché
Holly Cole
Softmachine

27. Leverkusener Jazztage 2006

history-2006

Künstler

BUENA VISTA SOCIAL CLUB™ feat:
Cachaito López, Guajiro Mirabal, Manuel Galbán, Jesús „Aguaje“ Ramos
Level 42
Midge Ure
Tommy Emmanuel
Oregon
Badi Assad
Aziza Mustafa Zadeh
Mari Boine
Al di Meola
Paco de Lucia
Rafael Cortés
Amadou & Mariam
The Manhattan Transfer
Take 6 & WDR Big Band

Cutting Crew
Ulf Wakenius
Heather Greene
Müller
Okan Ersan
Janusz Strobel Trio
Simphiwe Dana
Souad Massi
Philipp van Endert
Peter Finger
Quadro Nuevo

28. Leverkusener Jazztage 2007

history-2007

Künstler

Abdullah Ibrahim Trio
Lars Danielsson & Leszek Mozdzer
Mariza
Mario Biondi
Marcus Miller
Gary Burton
Richard Galliano
Avishai Cohen
Quadro Nuevo
Holly Cole
Malia
DobaCaracol
Roy Hargrove & WDR Big Band
Janusz Muniak Quartet
Robben Ford
Snowy White
Sasha & Klaus Doldingers Passport
Sinéad O’Connor
Raul Midón
NKQ: The Nigel Kennedy Quintet

Antonio Faraó
Torsten Goods
Diknu Schneeberger
Aigui & Bonnen
Okan Ersan
FrauContraBass
Julian & Roman Wasserfuhr
Susan Weinert
[re:jazz]
Sandy Dillon

29. Leverkusener Jazztage 2008

history-2008

Künstler

Incognito
The Brand New Heavies
The Headhunters
Steps Ahead
Living Colour
Roger Hodgson
Maceo Parker & WDR Big Band
John McLaughlin & Chick Corea Five Peace Band
Klezmatics
Omara Portuondo

David Sanchez
Adrian Belew
Dominic Miller
Ola Onabule
David Sanborn
Panzerballett feat. Okan Ersan
Vocal Sampling
David Orlowsky Trio
Cæcilie Norby & Band
and many more

30. Leverkusener Jazztage 2009

history-2009

Künstler

Marcus Miller & Band
Michel Camilo
Nils Petter Molvær
Jan Garbarek Group with Trilok Gurtu
Al di Meola
The Hang Allstars
Tuck & Patti
WDR Big Band feat. Bill Evans & Dave Weckl
Candy Dulfer & Band
Tower of Power
Julian & Roman Wasserfuhr feat. Nils Landgren & Lars Danielsson
Clueso & Bernewitz Trio feat. Paul Brody
Christopher Cross & Band

Avishai Cohen
Roberto Fonseca
Tingvall Trio
Karl Seglem
Three Fall
Joe Robinson
David Knopfler
and many more

31. Leverkusener Jazztage 2010

history-2010

Künstler

Paco de Lucía
Al di Meola
Mariza
Carmen Souza
Johnny Winter
Steve Lukather
Allan Holdsworth
John Scofield
Wolfgang Niedecken & WDR Big Band
Billy Cobham
Manu Katché
Omar Hakim
Salif Keita
Lokua Kanza
Victor Bailey
Aziza Mustafa Zadeh

Mezzoforte
Jessica Gall
Joe Robinson
Music Maker Relief Foundation Blues Revue
Eric Sardinas & Big Motor
3 Peas
Piotr Wylezol
Joscho Stephan
Axel & Torsten Zwingenberger
Richard Bargel & Klaus „Major“ Heuser
and many more

32. Leverkusener Jazztage 2011

history-2011

Künstler

Zaz
Randy Crawford & Joe Sample
Gonzalo Rubalcaba & Al di Meola
George Duke Band
Raphael Gualazzi
Maceo Parker & WDR Big Band
Popa Chubby
The Manhattan Transfer
Deodato
Yellowjackets
Larry Graham & Graham Central Station
Walter Trout
Johnny A.
Mezzoforte
Kurt Elling

Lisa Bassenge
Achim Seifert Project
Vijay Iyer
Tingvall Trio
Jacob Karlzon 3
Kyle Eastwood
Andy McKee
New York Voices
Stephan Sulke
Boo Boo Davis & Band
Engelbert Wrobels „The Three Tenors of Swing“
Quadro Nuevo
Hotel Bossa Nova
Lorenz & Die Band
Grand Mother’s Funck
Wolf Maahn
Three Fall

33. Leverkusener Jazztage 2012

history-2012

Künstler

Sonny Rollins & Band
Ingognito
Marcus Miller & Band
Tower of Power
John McLaughlin & The 4th Dimension
Tommy Emmanuel
Klaus Doldinger’s Passport
Candy Dulfer & Band
Esperanza Spalding
Fourplay
Paul Kuhn & Band
WDR Big Band feat. Victor Bailey & Peter Erskine
Dominic Miller & Band
Leo Kottke

Y’Akoto
Butterscotch
Joscho Stephan Trio
Mo‘ Blow
Wolfgang Niedecken
Köster/ Hocker
Pete York Blues Project
Engelbert Wrobel’s Swing Society
Peter Horton
Max Prosa
Adriano Batolba Orchestra