David Amram, Musician, Composer, Conductor, Putnam Valley, NY

Jon Faddis, Music Director of the Jon Faddis Jazz Orchestra, Professor of Music, Purchase College, State University of New York, Teaneck, NJ

Gary Giddins, Jazz Writer, New York City, NY

Dorthaan Kirk, Radio Exec., WBGO-FM, Newark, NJ

Wynton Marsalis, Musician and Artistic Director of Jazz at Lincoln Center, New York City, NY  

Dan Morgenstern, Director, Institute of Jazz Studies, Rutgers University, NJ