Musician/Instrumentalist

Eric Gale

November 2020

Eric Gale
Al McKay

December 2020

Al McKay
Wayne Henderson

January 2021

Wayne Henderson
Greg Phillinganes

February 2021

Greg Phillinganes

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 * RAY CHEW * OMAR HAKIM * ERIC GALE * AL MCKAY * WAYNE HENDERSON * GREG PHILLINGANES