1944
January
Louis Stewart Al Foster Steve Reid Gianluigi Trovesi Bob Degen
February
Rufus Reid Henry Threadgill Lew Soloff Martin Drew
March
David Friedman
April
Pat LaBarbera Peter Kowald
May
Billy Cobham
June
Monty Alexander
July
August
Pat Martino
September
George Mraz
October
Eddie Gomez Sherman Ferguson
November
George Cables
December
John Abercrombie Woody Shaw Bernie Senensky