1928
January
Ruth Brown
February
Frank Butler
March
Lou Levy Wilbur Little Willie Maiden
April
Tommy Turrentine Johnny Griffin Bill Potts Fraser MacPherson Mike Daniels Teddy Charles Monty Sunshine
May
Maynard Ferguson Joe Gordon
June
Eric Dolphy
July
August
Art Farmer Kenny Drew
September
Horace Silver Cannonball Adderley Frank Foster John Carter Jon Eardley
October
Junior Mance Clare Fischer
November
Herb Geller Larry Bunker Ernestine Anderson Hampton Hawes
December
Harold Land Moe Koffman Jack Montrose