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Top 3 Session Musicians: Rock / Pop / Funk

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My nominees for best session musicians / sidemen:

1. Waddy Wachtel (Joe Walsh, Fleetwood Mac, Stevie Nicks, Warren Zevon, James Taylor, Keith Ricards)

2. Steve Stevens (Michael Jackson, Billy Idol, Robert Palmer, Vince Neil)

3. Bootsy Collins (Parliament, Funkadelic, Dee-Lite, Buckethead)
 

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Anthony Jackson:

with:
504 Boyz
Aftershock
Akiko Yano
Al Di Meola
Al Jarreau
Alejandro Sanz
Alex Bugnon
Aloid & The Interplanetary Invasion
André Kostelanetz
Andy Snitzer
Anita Baker
Arturo Sandoval
Ashford & Simpson
Astrud Gilberto
Barry Miles
Bass Extremes
Bee Gees
Bert Sommer
Bette Midler
Billy Paul
Birds of Tokyo
Biréli Lagrène
Bob Baldwin
Bobbi Humphrey
Boys & Girls Choir of Harlem
Brandon Burrows
Buddy Rich
Carla Hunt
Carlos Franzetti
Carlos Garnett
Carly Simon
Carol Townes and Fifth Avenue
Catalyst
Chaka Khan
Charli Baltimore
Chick Corea
Chris Hunter
Christina Ashley
Christoph Spendel
Claude Nougaro
Claus Ogerman
Cory
CTI All-Stars
D. Horne
Daniel Ash
Dave Grusin
Dave Valentin
Dave Weckl
David "Fathead" Newman
David Arnold
David Liebman
David Matthews
David Sanborn
David Spinozza
Dennis Chambers
Deodato
Devoted
DeWayne Woods
Diana Ross
Dina Carroll
Dionne Warwick
DJ's Choice
Doc Severinsen
Donald Fagen
Donald Rubinstein
Earl Klugh
Easy Pieces
Eddie Daniels
Eddie Green
Edward Simon / Edward Simon Group
Eliane Elias
Emmanuel
Eric Gale
Eric Martin
Ernest Ranglin
Esther Phillips
Fahir Atakoglu
Franz Ferdinand
Freddie Jackson
Freddy Gardner
Freetempo
Funk Factory
Garland Jeffreys
Gato Barbieri
Gene Harris
George Benson
Gerry Mulligan
Gonzoe
Grady Tate
Grandmaster Flash
Grover Washington
Hank Crawford
Harold Vick
Harvey Mason
Helen Schneider
Henry Gaffney
Hiromi
James "D-Train" Williams
Jeff Richman
Jeffrey Osborne
Jess Roden
Jettricks
Jim Beard
Jimmy Buffett
Jimmy Payne
Joe Farrell
Joe Jackson
Joey Jay / Norman Jay
John Clark
John Lennon
John Scofield
John Sebastian
John Tropea
Johnny Bush
Jon Faddis
Jorge Dalto
Judy Collins
Jun Fukamachi
Katey Sagal
Lalo Schifrin
Lee Ritenour
Lena Horne
Leonid Agutin / Al Di Meola
Lionel Hampton
Lonnie Liston Smith
Lou Courtney
Luiz Bonfá
Luther Vandross
Madonna
Magic
Man Doki Soulmates
Martha Wash
Martin Mull
Masabumi Kikuchi
Maureen McGovern
Meco
Metro
MFSB
Michael Davis
Michael Zentner
Michal Urbaniak
Michel Camilo
Michel Petrucciani
Michele Hendricks
Mike Davis
Mike Lawrence
Mike Stern
Miki Howard
Milton Nascimento
Monifah
Monty Alexander
Nancy Wilson
Nate Phillips
Neneh Cherry
New Jersey Mass Choir of the GMWA
Nino Tempo
Noel Pointer
Norman Connors
O.V. Wright
Onyx
Original Broadway Cast
Paranoise
Pat Metheny
Patti Austin
Paul Dresher
Paul Simon
Peabo Bryson
Pee Wee Ellis
Pepper Williams
Perry Botkin
Peter
Peter Allen
Peter O'Mara
Phil Perry
Phoebe Snow
Phyllis Hyman
Prime Flo
Queensrÿche
Quincy Jones
Rachelle Ferrell
Ralph Bowen Quintet
Randy Bernsen
Randy Crawford
Ray Russell
Rebbie Jackson
Rob Whitlock
Robben Ford
Roberta Flack
Roland Vazquez
Rory Block
Rosie
Russell Morris
Ryo Kawasaki
Sadao Watanabe
Sergio Mendes
Sesame Street
Simon & Garfunkel
Simon Phillips
Sinbad
Sonny Fortune
SOS All-Stars
Soul Bossa Trio
Stanley Jordan
Steely Dan
Stéphane Grappelli
Stéphane Grappelli / Phil Woods
Steve Gadd
Steve Khan
Steve Smith
Superfriends
Tackhead
Tania Maria
Teena Marie
Terumasa Hino
Texas Johnny Brown
The Chris Parker Trio
The Doobie Brothers
The Four Tops
The Game
The Hard Boys
The Intruders
The O'Jays
The Stylistics
The Sugarhill Gang
The Three Degrees
The Writers
Thijs van Leer
Till Brönner
Tom Boras
Tom Moulton
Tony Lakatos
Toshihiko Kankawa
Urbie Green
Utopia
Vanessa Williams
Warren Bernhardt
Warrior
Wayne Krantz
Webster Lewis
Will & Rainbow
Will Downing
William Eaton
Willie B. Barthel
Wincey
Wolff & Clark Expedition
Ximo Tebar
Yiorgos Fakanas
Yusef Lateef
Zulema
 
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