The results are in! Here are your top picks for each category:

Female Vocalist

  1. Ella Fitzgerald
  2. Sarah Vaughan
  3. Billie Holiday
  4. Dinah Washington
  5. Nancy Wilson
  6. Nina Simone
  7. Dianne Reeves
  8. Cassandra Wilson
  9. Abbey Lincoln
  10. Diana Krall

Tenor Saxophone

  1. John Coltrane
  2. Sonny Rollins
  3. Dexter Gordon
  4. Grover Washington, Jr.
  5. Lester Young
  6. Stan Getz
  7. Coleman Hawkins
  8. Wayne Shorter
  9. Ben Webster
  10. Houston Person

Trumpet

  1. Miles Davis
  2. Dizzy Gillespie
  3. Louis Armstrong
  4. Lee Morgan
  5. Clifford Brown
  6. Chet Baker
  7. Freddie Hubbard
  8. Arturo Sandoval
  9. Wynton Marsalis
  10. Roy Hargrove

Piano

  1. Thelonious Monk
  2. Oscar Peterson
  3. Bill Evans
  4. Ahmad Jamal
  5. Art Tatum
  6. Herbie Hancock
  7. Duke Ellington
  8. McCoy Tyner
  9. Horace Silver
  10. Keith Jarrett

Alto Saxophone

  1. Charlie Parker
  2. Cannonball Adderley
  3. Paul Desmond
  4. Kenny Garrett
  5. Paquito D'Rivera
  6. David Sanborn
  7. Ornette Coleman
  8. Gary Bartz
  9. Johnny Hodges
  10. Lou Donaldson

Bass

  1. Charles Mingus
  2. Ron Carter
  3. Christian McBride
  4. Esperanza Spalding
  5. Ray Brown
  6. Paul Chambers
  7. Cecil McBee
  8. Charlie Haden
  9. Jaco Pastorius
  10. Buster Williams

Male Vocalist

  1. Frank Sinatra
  2. Johnny Hartman
  3. Nat Cole
  4. Gregory Porter
  5. Joe Williams
  6. Tony Bennett
  7. Louis Armstrong
  8. Billy Eckstine
  9. Al Jarreau
  10. Ray Charles

Drums

  1. Art Blakey
  2. Max Roach
  3. Elvin Jones
  4. Buddy Rich
  5. Lewis Nash
  6. Tony Williams
  7. Kenny Washington
  8. Roy Haynes
  9. Gene Krupa
  10. Jack DeJohnette

Vibes

  1. Milt Jackson
  2. Lionel Hampton
  3. Cal Tjader
  4. Bobby Hutcherson
  5. Gary Burton
  6. Joe Locke
  7. Stefon Harris
  8. Warren Wolf
  9. Steve Nelson
  10. Dave Samuels

Large Ensemble

  1. Count Basie Orchestra
  2. Duke Ellington Orchestra
  3. Dizzy Gillespie Big Band
  4. Lincoln Center Jazz Orchestra
  5. Mingus Big Band
  6. Machito Orchestra
  7. Chico O'Farrill Orchestra
  8. Gil Evans Orchestra
  9. Thad Jones-Mel Lewis Orchestra
  10. Gerald Wilson Orchestra

Guitar

  1. Wes Montgomery
  2. Django Reinhardt
  3. George Benson
  4. Pat Metheny
  5. Russell Malone
  6. Kenny Burrell
  7. Grant Green
  8. Joe Pass
  9. john McLaughlin
  10. Bucky Pizzarelli

Trombone

  1. J.J. Johnson
  2. Wycliffe Gordon
  3. Steve Turre
  4. Curtis Fuller
  5. Tommy Dorsey
  6. Slide Hampton
  7. Robin Eubanks
  8. Conrad Herwig
  9. Jack Teagarden
  10. Bob Brookmeyer

Organ

  1. Jimmy Smith
  2. Joey Defrancesco
  3. Dr. Lonnie Smith
  4. Jimmy McGriff
  5. Charles Earland
  6. Shirley Scott
  7. Wild Bill Davis
  8. Rhoda Scott
  9. Richard "Groove" Holmes
  10. Larry Young

Baritone Saxophone

  1. Gerry Mulligan
  2. James Carter
  3. Pepper Adams
  4. Hamiet Bluiett
  5. Ronnie Cuber
  6. Gary Smulyan
  7. Leo Parker
  8. Joe Temperley
  9. Nick Brignola
  10. Scott Robinson

Soprano Saxophone

  1. John Coltrane
  2. Wayne Shorter
  3. Branford Marsalis
  4. Sidney Bechet
  5. Jimmy Heath
  6. Steve Lacy
  7. Sonny Fortune
  8. Dave Liebman
  9. Steve Wilson
  10. Wes Anderson

Clarinet

  1. Paquito D'Rivera
  2. Benny Goodman
  3. Artie Shaw
  4. Anat Cohen
  5. Don Byron
  6. Pee Wee Russell
  7. Eddie Daniels
  8. Barney Bigard
  9. Buddy DeFranco
  10. Victor Goines

Flute

  1. Herbie Mann
  2. Hubert Laws
  3. Dave Valentin
  4. Yusef Lateef
  5. Rahsaan Roland Kirk
  6. Frank Wess
  7. Eric Dolphy
  8. James Moody
  9. David "Fathead" Newman
  10. Oliver Nelson

Violin

  1. Regina Carter
  2. Stephane Grappelli
  3. Ray Nance
  4. Stuff Smith
  5. Billy Bang

Percussion

  1. Tito Puente
  2. Mongo Santamaria
  3. Ray Barretto
  4. Ray Mantilla
  5. Poncho Sanchez
  6. Airto Moreira
  7. Bobby Sanabria
  8. Duduka Da Fonseca
  9. Candido
  10. Carlos "Patato" Valdes