Musician/Instrumentalist

Bob James

April 2020

Bob James
Fourplay

May 2020

Fourplay
Timmy Thomas

July 2020

Timmy Thomas
The Crusaders

August 2020

The Crusaders

MUSICIAN/INSTRUMENTALIST or INSTRUMENTAL GROUP - Defined as primarily an instrumentalist who has recorded as a soloist,or a main or featured player or primarily an instrumental group who has recorded consistently in the soul music field at any time between 1960 and the present day.

Full List of Inductees

HARVEY MASON * GEORGE DUKE * GEORGE BENSON * JOE SAMPLE * RAMSEY LEWIS * ROY AYERS * MARCUS MILLER * BOOKER T. JONES * PATRICE RUSHEN * NAJEE * HERBIE HANCOCK * JR. WALKER * BILLY PRESTON * KENNY G * RAY PARKER JR. * LARRY GRAHAM * STANLEY CLARKE * RONNIE LAWS * GERALD ALBRIGHT * EARL KLUGH * VERDINE WHITE * DAVID SANBORN * JIMMY SMITH * BOBBY ELI * LONNIE LISTON-SMITH * BOBBI HUMPHREY * NORMAN CONNORS * KIRK WHALUM * MARCUS ANDERSON * BOOTSY COLLINS * JONATHAN BUTLER * BONEY JAMES * MACEO PARKER * MICHAEL HENDERSON * BERNARD ‘PRETTY’ PURDIE * CHUCK RAINEY * STIX HOOPER * PIECES OF A DREAM * BOB JAMES * FOURPLAY * TIMMY THOMAS * THE CRUSADERS *