Musician/Instrumentalist

Cornell Dupree

March 2021

Cornell Dupree
Larry Dunn

April 2021

Larry Dunn
Paulinho da Costa

May 2021

Paulinho da Costa
Nathan East

June 2021

Nathan East

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 * CORNELL DUPREE * LARRY DUNN * PAULINHO DA COSTA * NATHAN EAST