1931
January
Dizzy Reece Horace Parlan John Jenkins Carson Smith
February
Nathan Davis
March
Karel Velebny Paul Motian
April
Walt Dickerson Krzysztof Komeda
May
Richard "Groove" Holmes Jackie McLean Dewey Redman Teresa Brewer Freddie Roach Louis Smith
June
Andrew Hill
July
Sonny Clark Kenny Burrell
August
September
Clifford Jordan John Gilmore Richie Powell Makanda Ken McIntyre Marion Brown
October
Dusko Gojkovic
November
Phil Woods Nat Adderley Harold McNair
December
Wynton Kelly Phineas Newborn Ray Bryant Walter Norris Gil Melle