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Oct 21 2010
1 Satchmo: Louis Armstrong aka Pops, Satchel Mouth, Dipper Mouth 8694
2 Miles: Miles Davis 7500
3 Lady Day: Billie Holiday 5620
4 Bing: Bing Crosby 4936
5 Duke: Duke Ellington 4253
6 Trane: John Coltrane 4141
7 King: Nat King Cole aka Shorty Nadine 3937
8 Ella: Ella Fitzgerald 3808
9 Major: Glenn Miller 3047
10 Yardbird: Charlie Parker aka Bird 2999
11 Monk: Thelonious Monk 2948
12 Wes: Wes Montgomery 2096
13 Jaco: Jaco Pastorius 1851
14 Chick: Chick Corea 1763
15 Count: Count Basie 1724
16 Hi De Ho: Cab Calloway 1664
17 Buddy: Buddy Rich 1487
18 Sonny: Sonny Blount 1338
19 Maharaja: Oscar Peterson 1086
20 Bu: Art Blakey took the name "Abdullah Ibn Buhaina" after a reported trip to Africa. Friends shortened it to "Bu". 841
21 Newk: Sonny Rollins 805
22 Big Mama: Big Mama Thornton 586
23 Hawk: Coleman Hawkins aka "Bean" 569
24 Pops: Paul Whiteman 518
25 Ma: Ma Rainey 480
26 Brownie: Clifford Brown 477
27 Jeru: Gerry Mulligan 472
28 Bud: Bud Powell 435
29 Smack: Fletcher Henderson 433
30 Fatha: Earl Hines 427
31 Abbey: Abbey Lincoln 335
32 Phantom: Joe Henderson 331
33 Eubie: Eubie Blake 283
34 Chick: Chick Webb 280
35 Frog: Ben Webster 270
36 Jackie: Jackie McLean 247
37 Mr. T: Stanley Turrentine 243
38 Papa Jo: Jonathan David Samuel Jones 235
39 Jeep: Johnny Hodges aka "Rab" (short for "Rabbit") 234
40 Blue Lou: Lou Marini 233
41 Pretty: Bernard Purdie 217
42 Bags: Milt Jackson 215
43 Zoot: Jack Sims 205
44 Dee Dee: Dee Dee Bridgewater 202
45 Jack: Jack Teagarden 194
46 Lucky: Eli Thompson 189
47 Kid: Kid Ory 189
48 Bones: Tom Malone 175
49 Tex: Tex Beneke 171
50 Fat Girl: Fats Navarro 167
51 Buddy: Buddy Morrow 166
52 Pee Wee: Alfred "Pee Wee" Ellis 158
53 Bucky: Bucky Pizzarelli 157
54 Sonny: Sonny Sharrock 157
55 Eddie Lang: Salvatore Massaro 155
56 Pepper: Pepper Adams aka "The Knife" 148
57 Spoon: Jimmy Witherspoon ‎ 143
58 Sonny: Sonny Clark 140
59 Fathead: David Newman 140
60 Deedles: Diane Schuur 129
61 Red: Red Nichols 128
62 Red: Red Norvo 119
63 Mex: Paul Gonsalves 113
64 Blue: Blue Mitchell 104
65 Cootie: Charles Williams 103
66 Teo: Teo Macero 99
67 Lockjaw: Eddie Davis 95
68 Slide: Slide Hampton 89
69 Buddy: Buddy Clark 89
70 Dewey: Dewey Redman 87
71 Nick: Nick LaRocca 86
72 Jaki: Jaki Byard 85
73 Bud: Bud Shank 85
74 Shorty: Shorty Rogers 83
75 Bumps: Robert Blackwell 83
76 Red: Red Allen 82
77 Jay: Jay McShann aka "Hootie" 80
78 Barney: Barney Bigard 80
79 Hank: Hank Crawford 79
80 King: Freddie Keppard 78
81 Hammond: Johnny "Hammond" Smith 76
82 Bubber: James "Bubber" Miley 71
83 Red: Red Rodney 71
84 Tubby: Tubby Hayes aka Tubbs 70
85 Cozy: Cozy Cole 69
86 Pee Wee: Pee Wee Russell 69
87 Judge: Milt Hinton 67
88 Slam: Slam Stewart 66
89 Mezz: Mezz Mezzrow 66
90 Red: Keith Mitchell 65
91 Duke: Duke Jordan 63
92 Sonny: Sonny Criss 63
93 Sy: Sy Oliver 61
94 Ray: Ray Bryant 61
95 Tain: Jeff "Tain" Watts 61
96 Hoss: Walter Page 60
97 Ziggy: Ziggy Elman 60
98 Monk: William Montgomery 59
99 Maggie: Howard McGhee 58
100 Flip: Flip Phillips 57
101 Stuff: Stuff Smith 57
102 Bud: Bud Brisbois 57
103 Groove: Richard Holmes 57
104 Cab: Cab Kaye 56
105 Gigi: Gigi Gryce 56
106 Tina: Tina Brooks 55
107 Bobo: Bobo Stenson 53
108 Bunk: Bunk Johnson 53
109 Dizzy: Dizzy Reece 52
110 Lucky: Lucky Millinder 51
111 Tutti: Tutti Camarata 50
112 Smitty: Marvin Smith 50
113 Muggsy: Muggsy Spanier 49
114 Trummy: Trummy Young 48
115 Sunny: Sunny Murray 47
116 Turk: Turk Murphy 47
117 Junior: Junior Mance 47
118 Buster: Buster Smith aka Professor 45
119 Budd: Budd Johnson 44
120 Doc: Doc Cheatham 44
121 Tex: Herschel Evans 44
122 Snub: Snub Mosley 43
123 Babs: Babs Gonzales 40
124 Tiny: Tiny Grimes 40
125 Chu: Leon "Chu" Berry Charlie Parker named his first son "Leon" after Chu 40
126 Miff: Miff Mole 39
127 Red: Red Ingle 39
128 Wild: Bill Davison 38
129 Buster: Buster Williams 37
130 Mule: Major Holley 36
131 Conte: Conte Candoli 36
132 Osie: Osie Johnson 36
133 Papa: Papa Celestin 36
134 Crap: Chummy MacGregor 35
135 Wild: Wild Bill Davis 35
136 Pops: George Murphy "Pops" Foster 34
137 Shorty: Harold Baker 34
138 Jiggs: Jiggs Whigham 33
139 Zutty: Zutty Singleton 33
140 King: King Pleasure 33
141 Buster: Buster Bailey 32
142 Stix: Stix Hooper 31
143 Peanuts: Peanuts Hucko 31
144 Barney: Barney Wilen 31
145 Santy: Santy Runyon 31
146 Kidd: Kidd Jordan 31
147 Buddie: Buddie Petit 30
148 Toby: Otto Hardwick 29
149 Sonny: Sonny Payne 29
150 Junior: Junior Cook 29
151 Spike: Spike Hughes 28
152 Bunky: Bunky Green 28
153 Rusty: Rusty Bryant 28
154 Buddy: Buddy Tate 28
155 Spud: Spud Murphy 27
156 Pee Wee: Leon "Pee Wee" Whittaker 27
157 Punch: Punch Miller 27
158 Pat: Laurdine "Pat" Patrick 26
159 Pops: Robert Popwell 26
160 Buster: Buster Cooper 26
161 Rap: Leon Roppolo 26
162 Shifty: Shifty Henry 25
163 Red: Alvin Tyler 25
164 Red: Tom Brown 25
165 Butter: Quentin Jackson 25
166 Pee Wee: H. B. Barnum 25
167 Yank: Yank Lawson 25
168 Smith: Smith Ballew 24
169 Jabbo: Jabbo Smith 24
170 Fats: Jimmy Ponder 24
171 Dink: Dink Johnson 23
172 Ivory: Harold Ivory Williams 22
173 Papa: Louis "Papa" Tio 22
174 Spike: Spike Robinson 22
175 Big Sid: Sid Catlett 22
176 Butch: Butch Ballard 22
177 Shorty: Shorty Sherock 22
178 Candy: Floyd "Candy" Johnson 22
179 Hod: Hod O'Brien 21
180 Porky: Al Porcino 20
181 Pancho: Kenny Hagood 20
182 Tito: Tito Burns 20
183 Fiddler: Claude "Fiddler" Williams 20
184 Bubba: Bubba Brooks 20
185 Spanky: Spanky DeBrest 20
186 Spike: Spike Heatley 20
187 Minor: Minor Hall 19
188 Keter: Keter Betts 19
189 Tab: Tab Smith 18
190 Jay: Jay Clayton 18
191 Mutt: Tom Carey aka "Papa Mutt" 18
192 Chubby: Chubby Jackson 18
193 Doc: Doc West 18
194 Big-Eye: Louis Nelson Delisle 18
195 Red: Red Holloway 17
196 Truck: Truck Parham 17
197 Tuts: Tuts Washington 17
198 Sonny: Sonny Simmons 17
199 Duke: Duke Groner 16
200 Tubby: Tubby Hall 16
201 Red: Red Prysock 16
202 Beaver: Beaver Harris 16
203 Lovie: Lovie Austin 15
204 Fess: Fess Williams 15
205 Corky: Corky Cornelius 15
206 Toots: Toots Mondello 15
207 Fats: Fats Sadi 15
208 Booty: Booty Wood 14
209 Buddy: Buddy Featherstonhaugh 14
210 Monk: Monk Hazel 14
211 Skippy: Skippy Williams 14
212 Sonny: Sonny Berman 14
213 Tiny: Tiny Kahn 14
214 Panama: Panama Francis 14
215 Monk: Monk McFay 13
216 Red: Red McKenzie 13
217 Jiver: Jiver Hutchinson 13
218 Skip: Skip Martin 13
219 Boots: Boots Mussulli 13
220 Kaiser: Kaiser Marshall 13
221 Cutty: Cutty Cutshall 13
222 Scrappy: Scrappy Lambert 13
223 Polo: Polo Barnes 12
224 Doc: Doc Cook 12

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