1994 – Professor Longhair

1997 – James “Little” Booker

2000 – Al Hirt

2003 – Milton Batiste

2006 – Clarence “Gatemouth” Brown

2009 – Buddy Bolden

2012 – Freddie Palmisano

2015 – Cosimo Matassa

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

1995 – Sweet Emma Barrett

1998 – Louis Prima

2001 – Mahalia Jackson

2004 – Earl King

2007 – Warren Bell, Sr.

2010 – Snooks Eaglin

2013 – Lionel Batiste

2016 – Frankie Ford

1996 – Jelly Roll Morton

1999 – Louis Moreau Gottschalk

2002 – Ernie K-Doe

2005 – Moses Hogan

2008 – Oliver Morgan

2011 – Marva Wright

2014 – Coco Robicheaux

2017 – Allen Toussaint