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Year of induction Member % Correct
1962Miles Davis
95.7%
1965John Coltrane
93.1%
1998Elvin Jones
92%
2010Philly Joe Jones
91.4%
1987Thad Jones
91.4%
2009Hank Jones
91.1%
2008Jo Jones
91.1%
1979Ella Fitzgerald
89.9%
1955Charlie Parker
89.9%
1952Louis Armstrong
89.7%
1963Thelonious Monk
89.7%
2012Ron Carter
89.4%
1997Nat King Cole
89.4%
1956Duke Ellington
89.4%
1961Billie Holiday
89.1%
1999Betty Carter
88.8%
1991John Carter
88.8%
1977Benny Carter
88.5%
2006Jimmy Smith
88.2%
1994Dave Brubeck
87.6%
1971Charles Mingus
87.6%
1997Tony Williams
87.4%
1981Bill Evans
86.8%
2003Ray Brown
86.5%
1995J.J. Johnson
86.5%
1967Bessie Smith
86.5%
1986Gil Evans
86.2%
2013Robert Johnson
86.2%
1972Clifford Brown
85.9%
1992James P. Johnson
85.9%
1990Mary Lou Williams
85.9%
1975Cannonball Adderley
85.1%
1958Count Basie
85.1%
1998Frank Sinatra
84.8%
1974Buddy Rich
84.5%
1981Art Blakey
83.9%
1999Milt Jackson
81.9%
1953Glenn Miller
81.9%
1969Ornette Coleman
81.6%
2005Herbie Hancock
81.6%
1980Max Roach
81%
1984Oscar Peterson
80.2%
1960Dizzy Gillespie
79.3%
2008Keith Jarrett
78.4%
1971Django Reinhardt
78.2%
1964Art Tatum
77.6%
1989Chet Baker
76.7%
1968Wes Montgomery
76.4%
Year of induction Member % Correct
1984Sun Ra
76.4%
1975Cecil Taylor
75.9%
2010Chick Corea
75%
1973Fletcher Henderson
75%
2001Joe Henderson
74.4%
1986Stan Getz
73.9%
1973Sonny Rollins
72.4%
2004McCoy Tyner
72.4%
1996Artie Shaw
70.7%
1989Woody Shaw
70.7%
1959Lester Young
70.7%
1963Jelly Roll Morton
70.4%
1994Frank Zappa
70.4%
1968Fats Waller
70.1%
1970Jimi Hendrix
69%
2003Wayne Shorter
65.8%
1996Horace Silver
65.8%
1987Teddy Wilson
65.8%
1966Bud Powell
64.7%
2015 Tony Bennett
63.5%
2014B.B. King
62.9%
2002John Lewis
62.4%
1961Coleman Hawkins
60.9%
2011Paul Chambers
57.5%
1977Paul Desmond
56.6%
1985Sarah Vaughan
56%
1991Lee Morgan
55.7%
2013Charlie Haden
54.6%
2014Bing Crosby
54%
1987Lionel Hampton
54%
1965Earl Hines
54%
1988Jaco Pastorius
52.6%
1988Kenny Clarke
50.6%
2008Erroll Garner
50.3%
1976King Oliver
50%
1957Benny Goodman
49.1%
2009Freddie Hubbard
48.9%
1972Gene Krupa
48.6%
1962Bix Beiderbecke
48.3%
1993Gerry Mulligan
45.4%
1980Dexter Gordon
44.5%
2015Muddy Waters
43.4%
1983Stephane Grappelli
43.1%
1964Eric Dolphy
42%
2002Antonio Carlos Jobim
40.5%
1967Billy Strayhorn
39.4%
1968Sidney Bechet
39.1%
2008Joe Zawinul
38.5%
Year of induction Member % Correct
1954Stan Kenton
38.2%
1966Charlie Christian
37.6%
2011Ahmad Jamal
37.6%
1992Maynard Ferguson
36.5%
1978Rahsaan Roland Kirk
35.9%
1969Pee Wee Russell
35.3%
1985Zoot Sims
34.8%
2004Roy Haynes
33.9%
2011Abbey Lincoln
33.3%
2014Dinah Washington
33.3%
2013Pat Metheny
33%
2007Andrew Hill
32.8%
1976Woody Herman
32.5%
1970Johnny Hodges
32.5%
2000Clark Terry
31.9%
2000Lester Bowie
31.3%
2008Jimmie Lunceford
31%
2007Michael Brecker
29.9%
1969Jack Teagarden
29.9%
1982Art Pepper
28.4%
1974Ben Webster
27.6%
1983Albert Ayler
27%
1982Fats Navarro
26.4%
2014Jim Hall
25.3%
2010Muhal Richard Abrams
23%
2012Gene Ammons
22.7%
2001Milt Hinton
22.7%
2009Oscar Pettiford
22.7%
2010Chick Webb
22.4%
1987Johnny Dodds
21%
2010Baby Dodds
20.7%
1993Ed Blackwell
20.4%
1971Roy Eldridge
20.4%
2010Billy Eckstine
18.1%
1995Julius Hemphill
17.8%
1978Joe Venuti
15.2%
2008Jimmy Blanton
14.4%
2012Sonny Stitt
10.6%
2006Jackie McLean
9.8%
2015Lee Konitz
9.2%
2005Steve Lacy
7.8%
1979Lennie Tristano
6.9%
2008Harry Carney
6.6%
2012Paul Motian
6.6%
1990Red Rodney
5.5%
2009Tadd Dameron
4%

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