Nick Larocca was its original leader
Original Dixieland Jass Band
First Black Coalition Combo to record, led by Kid Ory
Seven Pods of Pepper (Sunshine Orchestra)
Creole band led by King Oliver
Creole Jazz Band
Jelly Roll Morton’s group
Red Hot Peppers
Louis Armstrong’s recording-only groups
Hot Fives/Hot Sevens
Louis Armstrong’s main post-1940’s performing group
Art Blakey’s main group
Jazz Messengers
Quartet that inclued John Lewis and Milt Jackson
Modern Jazz Quartet