Don Byron on clarinet with the Ivey-Divey Trio at Le Poisson Rouge, one of three stages used this year for the Winter Jazzfest. (Hiroyuki Ito for The New York Times in 2009)

Don Byron on clarinet with the Ivey-Divey Trio at Le Poisson Rouge, one of three stages used this year for the Winter Jazzfest. (Hiroyuki Ito for The New York Times in 2009)

Christian McBride in back with, from left, Terence Blanchard, Branford Marsalis and the bandleader Jeff (Tain) Watts. (Hiroyuki Ito for The New York Times in 2009)

Christian McBride in back with, from left, Terence Blanchard, Branford Marsalis and the bandleader Jeff (Tain) Watts. (Hiroyuki Ito for The New York Times in 2009)

ARTIST 2009 LINEUP

Aaron Parks
Aaron Parks, piano / Mike Moreno, guitar / Matt Penman, bass / Eric Harland, drums

Ali Shaheed Muhammad of Tribe Called Quest (DJ Set)
Ali Shaheed Muhammad, turntables

Ayelet Rose Gottlieb
Ayelet Rose Gottlieb, vocals / Anat Fort, piano / Sean Conly, bass / Allison Miller, drums / Loren Stillman, saxophone

Burnt Sugar the Arkestra Chamber
Greg Tate, conduction/laptop / Lisala, vocals / Karma Mayet Johnson, vocals / Maya Acuzena, vocals / Justice Dilla X, vocals / Mikel Banks, vocals/freak-a-phone / Lewis "Flip" Barnes Jr., trumpet / Micah Gaugh, alto sax / Avram Fefer, tenor sax / Paula Henderson, bari sax / Josh Sinton, bari clarinet / Dave Smith, trombone / Miles Reilly. piano / Bruce Mack, synthesizer / Ben Tyree, guitar / Asim Barnes, guitar / Andre Lassalle, guitar / Rene Akan, guitar / Mazz Swift, violin/vocals / Will Martina, cello / Jason DiMatteo, acoustic bass / Jared Michael Nickerson, electric bass / Trevor Holder, drums

By Any Means
William Parker, bass / Charles Gayle, saxophone / Rashied Ali, drums

Claudia Acuña
Claudia Acuna, vocals / John Cowherd, piano / Juancho Herrera, guitar / Carlos Henderson, bass / Samuel Torres, percussion / Yayo Serka, drums 

Dafnis Prieto Sextet

Dafnis Prieto, drums / Peter Apfelbaum, saxophones, melodica / Ralph Alessi, trumpet / Dave Binney, saxophones / Manuel Valera, piano / Charles Flores, bass

Don Byron Ivey-Divey Trio
Don Byron, clarinet, tenor sax / Jason Moran, piano / Eric Harland, drums

Gary Bartz - Ommas Keith Project (CANCELED.)
Gary Bartz, saxophone / Ommas Keith, vocals
(produced by Jill Newman Productions)

Jacob Fred Jazz Odyssey
Brian Haas, piano / Josh Raymer, drums / Chris Combs, lap steel guitar / Matt Hayes, bass

Jason Moran's Bandwagon
Jason Moran, piano / Tarus Mateen, bass / Nasheet Waits, drums

Jonathan Batiste Trio
Jonathan Batiste, piano / Phil Kuehn, bass / Joe Saylor, drums

Lafayette Gilchrist Trio
Lafayette Gilchrist, piano / Nathan Reynolds, drums / Anthony Blue Jenkins, bass

Marco Benevento Trio
Marco Benevento, piano / Marc Friedman, bass / Andrew Barr, drums
  
Robert Glasper Trio
Robert Glasper, piano / Alan Hampton, bass / Jamire Willims, drums

Sarah Morrow "Elektric Air"
Sarah Morrow, augmented trombone / Robert Glasper, piano and rhodes / Earl Travis, bass / Jamire Williams, drums / Val-Inc, turntables

Sexmob Plays "Sexotica" 
Steven Bernstein, slide-trumpet / Briggan Krauss, alto, baritone saxophone, laptop / Kenny Wolleson, drums, percussion / Tony Scherr, electric bass / DJ Olive, turntables, laptop

Tar Baby 
Orrin Evans, piano / Stacy Dillard, saxophone / Eric Revis, bass / Nasheet Waits, drums

Taylor Ho Bynum’s Positive Catastrophe
Taylor Ho Bynum, cornet, co-leader / Abraham Gomez-Delgado, percussion, voice, co-leader / Jen Shyu, voice, erhu / Matt Bauder, tenor sax, clarinet / Michael Attias, baritone sax / Mark Taylor, french horn / Reut Regev, trombone / Pete Fitzpatrick, guitar / Alvaro Benevides, bass / Tomas Fujiwara, drums

Theo Bleckman "Berlin - Las Vegas"
The Bleckmann, voice / Rob Schwimmer, piano / Todd Reynolds String Quartet featuring Courtney Orlando, Caleb Burhans, Clarice Jenson 

Toshi Reagon & BIGLovely
Toshi Reagon, vocals, guitar / Fred Cash, bass / Robert "Chicken" Burke, drums / Judith Casselberry, guitar, vocals / Catherine Russell, mandolin, vocals / Adam Widoff,  electric guitar

'The Watts Project' *
featuring Jeff "Tain" Watts, Terence Blanchard, Christian McBride, Prometheus Jenkins

Jeff "Tain" Watts, drums / Terence Blanchard, trumpet / Christian McBride, bass / Prometheus Jenkins, saxophone 

Will Calhoun Native Land Experience
Will Calhoun, drums, loops, indigenous percussion / Mark Kelly, bass / Marc Cary, keys, Piano/ Corey Wilkes, trumpet / Marcus Strickland, saxophone