Well, being a musician, I tend to be pretty critical of anything i hear, especially if it's on the radio.I believe most of what is played on the radio is not music, but merely a quickly put together project with a lack of thought and heart, made with the soul intention of gaining money and fame.
Billy Cobham, Buddy Rich, Dennis Chambers, Thelonious Monk, The Marsalis's, Herbie Hancock, Christian Mcbride, Roy Ayers, Bela Fleck, George Benson, Soulive, etc.,
Santana The Doobie Brothers, America, Jimi Hendrix, Janis Joplin, Earth, Wind, & Fire, Michael Jackson, Luther Vandross, STEVIE WONDER, Frank Sinatra, Sammy Davis Jr., Chuck Berry, O'jays, Al Green, Beatles, Breakin' and Breakin 2 soundtrack:-), Danny Kaye, James Brown, Little Richard, George Clinton, James Taylor, Raffi....lol....memories:-), Jelly Roll Morton, Jimmy Smith, Ledbelly, Louis Armstrong, Prince, Ravi Shankar, Yes, The Police, George Gershwin, Gustav Holst, etc,
DAVE MATTHEWS BAND John Mayer, Jason Mraz, Minus The Bear, Fall of Troy, Ambulance, ROBERT RANDOLPH & THE FAMILY BAND, Mute Math, Carbon Leaf, Mae, Bloc Party, The Killers, Bedouin Soundclash, Dispatch, Coheed & Cambria, Jupiter One, Decemberists, Spin Doctors, Blues Traveler, Oasis, The Slip, The Shins, Rage Against the Machine, Presidents of the United States of America, Phoenix, Fiona Apple, Nickle Creek, Ozomatli, Seed Is..., The Fuzz Band, Mike Corrado Band, Bio Ritmo, Hootie & the Blowfish...I'm telling too much aren't I?, Marc Broussard, Kenna, Interpol, Fishbone, Glassjaw, Flaming Lips, The Faint, Dismemberment Plan, Denali, Cursive, Lagwagon, Raisin hill, Cranberries, Incubus, 311, Citizen Cope, Bad Brains, Against Me, Bjork, Braid, Radiohead, etc,
India Arie Jill Scott, Erykah Badu, Cee-Lo, Anthony Hamilton, Alice Smith, Floetry, Corrine Bailey Rae, Me'shell Ndegeocello, Amy Winehouse, Brandy, Kem, John Legend, Joss Stone, Bilal, Martin Luther, R. Kelly, Usher, etc.,
Mos Def Talib Kweli, Common, Jay-Z, Biggie, Wu-tang, A Tribe Called Quest, Digable Planets, Timbo, Jean Grae, Guru, The Roots, Pharcyde, Busdriver, Atmosphere, Das Efx, Outkast, Fugees, Mobb Deep, Dead Prez, Missy Elliot, Neptunes, Lupe Fiasco, Lil Wayne, LL Cool J, Lil Kim, K-os, Jurrassic 5, Kanye West, Infectious Organisms, Heiroglyphics, Freeway, Beanie Siegel, Estelle, De La Soul, Danger Mouse, Busta, old Black Eyed Peas, Run dmc, Blackalicious, etc.,
Toots and the Maytals Burning Spear, Steel Pulse, Bob marley, Damian Marley, Stephen Marley, Ziggy Marley, Julian Marley, Ky-mani Marley, Hepcat, Refugee All-stars, John Brown's Body, old Sizzla, Capleton, Buju Banton, Midnite, Sesion Rockers and Black Culture, Luciano, Jah Mason, Morgan Heritage, soja, Wyclef, etc.